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|Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera|
|Parābhava Sutta：1．Parābhava SuttaThe sixth sutta of the Sutta Nipāta，preached on the day after that of the preaching of the Mangala Sutta．In the latter the Buddha had spoken of the ways of progress； the devas then wished to hear how beings deteriorated，and，at their request，Sakka sent a deva to ask the Buddha who，thereupon，preached this discourse．It is said that at the conclusion of the sutta countless beings realized the Truth．SNA．i．169 74．
The sutta deals with various causes，which lead to the decay and corruption of beings．Having well considered all the various ways of destruction，the wise man avoids them and，being endowed with insight，attains to happiness．SN．vs．91-115．
2．Parābhava SuttaSeven conditions that bring about loss．A．iv．26f．