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  Mettānisaṃsā Sutta — The Benefits of Loving-kindness
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-28-2018, 05:01 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Mettānisaṃsā Sutta — The Benefits of Loving-kindness

The eleven benefits of constantly practising loving-kindness.a

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  Upāli Sutta — A Discourse to Upāli
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-27-2018, 07:38 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Upāli Sutta — A Discourse to Upāli

The Buddha teaches Upāli ten reasons for laying down of the training rules.

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  Pabbajita Abhiṇha Sutta — Facts for Constant Recollection by One Gone-forth
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-27-2018, 07:36 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Pabbajita Abhiṇha Sutta — Facts for Constant Recollection by One Gone-forth

Ten facts that one gone-forth should recollect constantly.

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  Sīhanāda Sutta — Discourse on the Lion’s Roar
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-25-2018, 07:53 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Sīhanāda Sutta — Discourse on the Lion’s Roar

The Buddha gives ten reasons why he makes the lion’s roar in assemblies.

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  Taṇhāmūlaka Sutta — Rooted in Craving
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-23-2018, 09:52 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Taṇhāmūlaka Sutta — Rooted in Craving

The nine things rooted in craving.

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  Velāma Sutta — A Discourse About Velāma
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-23-2018, 09:50 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Velāma Sutta — A Discourse About Velāma

The Buddha teaches Anāthapiṇḍika about the benefits of giving even poor quality almsfood.

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  Sutavā Sutta — A Discourse to Sutavā
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-19-2018, 07:56 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Sutavā Sutta — A Discourse to Sutavā

Nine things that an Arahant cannot possibly do (includes the Sajjha Suttaṃ with a different list of nine things).

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  Hi
Posted by: Virgo - 02-17-2018, 06:37 PM - Forum: Introductions - Replies (2)

Hello all, some of you know me here (Kevin).  I learned insight meditation from Bhikkhu Pesala. 

Kevin

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  Gotamī Sutta — A Discourse to Gotamī
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-16-2018, 05:10 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - Replies (1)

Added the Gotamī Sutta — A Discourse to Gotamī

Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī requests the going-forth and eventually obtains it by accepting the eight weighty rules after the intervention of Ānanda on her behalf.

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  Sīha Sutta — A Discourse to Sīha
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 02-14-2018, 07:46 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Sīha Sutta — A Discourse to Sīha

The Buddha teaches General Sīha, a disciple of the Nigaṇṭhā (Jains), who the becomes a disciple and a Stream-winner. He invites the Saṅgha for the meal and offers them various kinds of hard and soft food including meat. The Nigaṇṭhā blame him, but he is indifferent to their slander.

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