Kālāma Sutta

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An important discourse in the Aṇguttara Nikāya of the Pāli Canon preached by the Buddha to the Kālāmas, a family or clan of nobles (khattiyas; Skt., kṣatriyas) resident in Kosala (Skt., Kośala). In it, the Buddha warns against blindly accepting hearsay or tradition and emphasizes the importance of knowing for oneself through intuitive insight (prajñā).

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