Vitthara Sutta, Vitthāra-sutta: 2 definitions


Vitthara Sutta means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Vitthara Sutta. The five indriyas, if completely cultivated, lead to arahantship; in lesser degree to lower attainments. S.v.201f.

2. Vitthara Sutta. A detailed account of deeds which are dark with dark result, bright with bright result, dark and bright with mixed results, neither dark nor bright the last leading to non doing. A.ii.230f.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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