Definition of Sutra. Meaning of Sutra. Synonyms of Sutra

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Definition of Sutra

Sutra
Sutra Su"tra, n.; pl. Sutras. [Skr. s?tra a thread, a string of rules; an aphorism; fr. siv to sew.] 1. (a) A precept; an aphorism; a brief rule. (b) A collection of such aphorisms. 2. pl. A body of Hindoo literature containing aphorisms on grammar, meter, law, and philosophy, and forming a connecting link between the Vedic and later Sanscrit literature. --Balfour (Cyc. of India).

Meaning of Sutra from wikipedia

- A sutra (IAST: sūtra सूत्र) is a Sanskrit word that means "string" or "thread". In Indian literary traditions, it also refers to an aphorism or a collection...
- The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali are a collection of 196 Indian sutras (aphorisms) on the theory and practice of yoga. The Yoga Sutras were compiled prior...
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- Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love is a 1996 Indian English-language historical romance film co-written, co-produced, and directed by Mira Nair. It takes its...
- The Diamond Sūtra (Sanskrit: Vajracchedikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra) is a Mahāyāna (Buddhist) sūtra from the Prajñāpāramitā sutras or 'Perfection of Wisdom'...
- The Avataṃsaka Sūtra (Sanskrit; alternatively, the Mahāvaipulya Buddhāvataṃsaka Sūtra) is one of the most influential Mahayana sutras of East Asian Buddhism...
- The Mahayana sutras are a broad genre of Buddhist scriptures that various traditions of Mahayana Buddhism accept as canonical. They are largely preserved...
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