1. Sāriputta Sutta.– The sixteenth sutta of the Aṭṭhakavagga of the Suttanipāta. Sāriputta asks the Buddha how a monk should conduct himself in order to achieve his goal. The Buddha explains that a monk must avoid the five dangers, endure heat and cold and other discomforts, and must not be guilty of theft, anger, lying, or arrogance. He should be guided by wisdom and moderation (SN. 955‑75). The Commentary explains (SNA.ii.569 f ) that the sutta is also called the Therapañha Sutta, and that it was taught on the occasion of the Buddha’s descent from Tāvatiṃsa to Saṅkassa. The Buddha desired that Sāriputta’s wisdom should be adequately recognised, for Mahā-
2. Sāriputta Sutta.– When Sāriputta is exhorting the monks, Vaṅgīsa asks his permission to speak, and on it being granted, he praises the Sāriputta is verse. S.i.189.
3. Sāriputta Sutta.– Sāriputta approaches the Blessed One at Sāvatthi and says that good friendship is the whole of the holy life. The Buddha congratulates him and says that of one who has a good friend it is to be expected that he would develop and cultivate the Noble Eightfold Path. S.v.3.
4. Sāriputta Sutta.– The Buddha instructs Sāriputta on how to train oneself in order to get rid of notions of “I” and “mine.” The sutta contains a quotation from the Udayamāṇavapucchā. A.i.133.
5. Sāriputta Sutta.– Mahā-
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7. Sāriputta Sutta.– Sāriputta teaches the Sacitta Sutta to the monks. A.v.94.
8. Sāriputta Sutta.– At one time, when Sāriputta was sitting cross-