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Origin of sutra
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Example sentences from the Web for sutra
Tripitaka, as the monk is nicknamed, has been tasked by China’s emperor to bring back special sutras of salvation from Thunderclap Monastery on Soul Mountain.The action-packed saga ‘Monkey King: Journey to the West’ gets a modern take|Michael Dirda|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
Certainly it was more fun than yoga, which is, as far as I can tell, Kama Sutra for the lonely.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is the author of Teenage Waistland, but her greatest claim to fame is naming “Karamel Sutra” ice cream for Ben and Jerry's.
The word "sutra" denotes literally "threads," and is used by Brahmanic writers for short, dry sentences, brief expositions.
In this way the great commentator seeks to reconcile teaching apparently contradictory in this Sutra.
Sankara maintains that the Sutra in question teaches the latter; the soul is everywhere.
Still, a man who could not kiss properly after reading the Kama Sutra would be a dullard indeed.The Life of Sir Richard Burton|Thomas Wright
Most of the early sects, as will be seen, were founded upon some particular sutra, or upon selections or collections of sutras.The Religions of Japan|William Elliot Griffis
British Dictionary definitions for sutra
- of or relating to the last of the Vedic literary periods, from about 500 to 100 bcthe sutra period
- of or relating to the sutras or compilations of sutras of about 200 ad onwards