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  Yuganaddha Sutta — In Tandem
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 09-06-2017, 09:25 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Yuganaddha Sutta — In Tandem!

Four ways to attain Arahantship.

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  Valāhaka Sutta — Storm Clouds
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 09-06-2017, 09:23 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Valāhaka Sutta — Storm Clouds

Four kinds of storm clouds: one that thunders but does not rain, one that rains but does not thunder, one that neither thunders nor rains, one that both thunders and rains. 

Four kinds of individuals like storm clouds.

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  Udakūpama Sutta — The Simile of Water
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 09-04-2017, 12:09 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Udakūpama Sutta — The Simile of Water

Seven kinds of individual submerged in water.

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  Titthiyātanādi Sutta — A Discourse on Heretical Views
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 09-01-2017, 08:32 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Titthiyātanādi Suttaṃ — A Discourse on Heretical Views

The Buddha refutes the three heretical wrong views of fatalism, creationism, and nihilism.

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  Tālapuṭa Sutta — A Discourse to Tālapuṭa
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 08-29-2017, 05:32 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Tālapuṭa Sutta — A Discourse to Tālapuṭa.

A leader of a troupe of actors asks the Buddha about the destiny of actors after death. 

The Buddha tells him that they are destined for hell. Tālapuṭa ordains and becomes an Arahant.

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  Okkhā Sutta — Pots of Food
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 08-28-2017, 05:52 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Okkhā Sutta — Pots of Food

Practising meditation on loving-kindness is more meritorious than giving alms.

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  Issatta Sutta — The Archer
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 08-28-2017, 04:07 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added the Issatta Sutta — The Archer.

A discourse on giving to gain great fruit, given to King Pasenadi. Other texts call it the Issatthasuttaṃ

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  Hatthaka Sutta — Three Discourses about Hatthaka
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 08-27-2017, 03:47 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

I have added three discourses about Hatthaka of Āḷavi.

  1. A discourse about his eight wonderful and marvellous qualities
  2. A discourse to him about the four bases of sympathy
  3. A discourse to him after his rebirth as a deity in Avihā.

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  Ekanipāta — Book of Ones
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 08-26-2017, 06:46 PM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

I have added selected chapters from the Ekanipāta — the Book of Ones. 

Two more can be found on Access to Insight. I made add some more later.

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  Siṅgāla Sutta — A Discourse to Siṅgāla
Posted by: Bhikkhu Pesala - 08-24-2017, 08:45 AM - Forum: Selected Discourses - No Replies

Added Siṅgāla Sutta — A Discourse to Siṅgala on the social responsibilities of a lay Buddhist.

This important discourse is also known as the lay person's discipline.

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