Articles by Buddha Sutra

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Adiya Sutta – Benefits to Be Obtained from Wealth
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Oct 2021

Then Anathapindika the householder went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, having bowed down to him, sat to one side. As he was sitting there the Blessed One said to him: “There are these five benefits that can be obtained from wealth. Which five?

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Chappana Sutta – The Six Animals
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Sep 2021

Suppose that a man, wounded and festering, were to go into a swampy jungle. Its sharp-bladed grasses would pierce his feet; its thorns would scratch his festering sores. And so, from that cause, he would experience an even greater measure of pain and unhappiness.

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Ánanda Sutta (On Self, No Self, and Not-self)
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Aug 2021

“Now then, Venerable Gotama, is there a self?”
When this was said, the Blessed One was silent.
“Then is there no self?”
A second time, the Blessed One was silent.
Then Vacchagotta the wanderer got up from his seat and left.

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Atthakarana Sutta –> In Judgment
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jul 2021

At Savatthi. As he was sitting to one side, King Pasenadi Kosala said to the Blessed One: “Just now, lord, as I was sitting in judgment… (read on)

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Anubuddha Sutta – Understanding
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Jun 2021

The Blessed One said: “It’s because of not understanding and not penetrating four things that we have wandered and transmigrated on such a long, long time, you and I. Which four?

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Abhaya Sutta – Fearless
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 May 2021

Then Janussoni the Brahman went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, exchanged courteous greetings with him. After an exchange of friendly greetings and courtesies, he sat to one side. As he was sitting there he said to the Blessed One: “I am of the view and opinion that there is no one who, subject to death, is not afraid or in terror of death.”

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Anubuddha Sutta – Understanding
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Apr 2021

The Blessed One said:
“It’s because of not understanding and not penetrating four things that we have wandered and transmigrated on such a long, long time, you and I. Which four?

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The Fire Sermon (Adittapariyaya Sutta)
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jan 2021

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying at Varanasi in Gaya, at Gaya Head, with 1,000 monks. There he addressed the monks:

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Caatuma Sutta: The Discourse at Catuma
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jan 2021

I heard thus: At one time the Blessed One was living in the Aamalaki forest in Catuma. At that time about five hundred Bhikkhus had come to Catuma headed by venerable Shariputra and venerable Moggallana to see the Blessed One. While exchanging friendly greetings, arranging beddings, putting away bowls and robes, they made much noise. The Blessed One addressed venerable Ánanda:

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Akankha Sutta –> Wishes
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Nov 2020

[1] “If a monk would wish, ‘May I be dear and pleasing to my fellows in the holy life, respected by and inspiring to them,’ then he should be one who brings the precepts to perfection, who is committed to mental calm, who does not neglect jhana, who is endowed with insight, and who frequents empty dwellings.”

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Assu Sutta – Tears
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Nov 2020

At Savatthi. There the Blessed One said: “From an inconstruable beginning comes transmigration. A beginning point is not evident, though beings hindered by ignorance and fettered by craving are transmigrating and wandering on.

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Ambattha Sutta – Pride Humbled
Buddha Sutra - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2020

Now, at that time Pokkharasati had a pupil, the youth Ambattha, who was a student of the Vedas, who knew the mantras, perfected in the Three Vedas, a skilled expounder of the rules and rituals, the lore of sounds and meanings and, fifthly, oral tradition, complete in philosophy and the marks of a great man, admitted and accepted by his master in the Three Vedas with the words, “What I know, you know; what you know, I know.”

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Agara Sutta – The Guest House
Buddha Sutra – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2020

“In a guest house, O monks, people from the east may take lodgings, or people from the west, north or south.

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