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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Kathavatthu Sutta:1.Kathā-Vatthu Sutta.-A group of seven suttas on the topics of discourse-past,future,and present-and the qualities which show whether a person is competent or incompetent to discuss.The profit of talk is the release of the mind from grasping.A.i.197f.; cf.D.iii.220 (Kathāvatthūni).



2.Kathā-Vatthu Sutta.-Monks should not indulge in idle talk,as of kings,robbers,great ministers,etc.There are,for monks,ten suitable topics of conversation,such as contentment,virtue,energy,wisdom,etc.A.v.128f.

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