Viveka Sutta: 2 definitions



Viveka 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. Viveka Sutta. An admonition spoken by a deva on seeing a monk in a forest tract of Kosala indulging in wrong and evil thoughts. S.i.197.

2. Viveka Sutta. Sariputta tells Ananda, in answer to his questions that the clearness of his senses and the agreeable colour of his face are due to the fact that he had passed the siesta in Andhavana, aloof from passions and from evil things. S.iii.235f.

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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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