Origin of sutra
Examples from the Web for sutta
But the Sutta Pitaka is an attempt to delineate a personality as well as to record a doctrine.
The reciter of a sutta simply adopts the style of a village story-teller.
In Buddhist literature the composite and tertiary character of the Sutta Pitaka is equally plain.
This Sutta Pitaka is divided into five collections called Nikyas.
It is doubtless meant that he recited the Sutta with a running exposition.
British Dictionary definitions for sutta
- 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