SN 35.87 Channa

On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Rājagaha in the Bamboo Grove, the Squirrel Sanctuary.48 Now on that occasion the Venerable Sāriputta, the Venerable Mahācunda, and the Venerable Channa were dwelling on Mount Vulture Peak, and the Venerable Channa was sick, afflicted, gravely ill. Then, in the evening, the Venerable Sāriputta [56] emerged […]

SN 22.79 Being Devoured

At Sāvatthī. “Bhikkhus, those ascetics and brahmins who recollect their manifold past abodes all recollect the five aggregates subject to clinging or a certain one among them.108 What five? “When recollecting thus, bhikkhus: ‘I had such form in the past,’ it is just form that one recollects. When recollecting: ‘I had such a feeling in […]

SN 46.54 Accompanied by Lovingkindness

On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling among the Koliyans, where there was a town of the Koliyans named Haliddavasana.106 Then, in the morning, a number of bhikkhus dressed and, taking their bowls and robes, entered Haliddavasana for alms. Then it occurred to them: “It is still too early to walk for alms in […]

AN 8.19 Pahārāda

On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Verañjā at the foot of Naḷeru’s neem tree. Then Pahārāda, ruler of the asuras, approached the Blessed One, paid homage to him, and stood to one side. The Blessed One then said to him: [198] “Pahārāda, do the asuras take delight in the great ocean?” “Bhante, […]

SN 25 Okkantisaṃyutta Connected Discourses on Entering

SN 25 Okkantisaṃyutta Connected Discourses on Entering 入道经 1 The Eye At Sāvatthī. “Bhikkhus, the eye is impermanent, changing, becoming otherwise. The ear … The nose … The tongue … The body … The mind is impermanent, changing, becoming otherwise. One who places faith in these teachings and resolves on them thus is called a faith-follower, […]

MN 63 Cūḷamālunkya Sutta – The World

MN 63 Cūḷamālunkya Sutta – The Shorter Discourse to Mālunkyāputta THUS HAVE I HEARD. On one occasion the Blessed One was living at Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s Park. Then, while the venerable Mālunkyāputta was alone in meditation, the following thought arose in his mind: “These speculative views have been left undeclared by the Blessed […]

MN 61 Advice to Rāhula at Ambalaṭṭhikā

MN 61 Ambalaṭṭhikārāhulovāda Sutta – Advice to Rāhula at Ambalaṭṭhikā [414] THUS HAVE I HEARD. On one occasion the Blessed One was living at Rājagaha in the Bamboo Grove, the Squirrels’ Sanctuary. Now on that occasion the venerable Rāhula was living at Ambalaṭṭhikā.637 Then, when it was evening, the Blessed One rose from meditation and […]

MN 20 Vitakkasaṇṭhāna Sutta – The Removal of Distracting Thoughts

THUS HAVE I HEARD.238 On one occasion the Blessed One was living at Sāvatthī in Jeta’s Grove, Anāthapiṇḍika’s Park. There he addressed the bhikkhus thus: “Bhikkhus.”—“Venerable sir,” [119] they replied. The Blessed One said this: “Bhikkhus, when a bhikkhu is pursuing the higher mind, from time to time he should give attention to five signs.239 […]