1. Nāvā Sutta.– The eighth sutta of the Cūḷa Vagga of the Suttanipāta. Also called the Dhamma Sutta. It was taught in reference to Sāriputta’s habit, when he was on tour, of worshipping the direction in which his teacher, Assaji, lived. Others noticed this and said it was a relic of his old brahmanic habit of worshipping the different quarters. However, the Buddha said there was no need of Sāriputta to do that, for even the devas themselves worshipped him. In the sutta the wise man is compared to a ship (nāvā) which takes many others across. SN.vs. 316‑23; SNA.i.325 ﬀ.
2. Nāvā Sutta.– See the Vāsijaṭa Sutta.
3. Nāvā Sutta.– If a sea-