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Sutta Discovery Vol 1a

The Buddha and the early Buddhist teachings (part 1)

A taste of early Buddhism 

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1.1S 56.11Dhammacakka Pavattana SuttaThe Buddha’s first discourse.Youtube
1.2S 56.11Anatta Lakkhaṇa Sutta or Pañca Sutta3 characteristics, 5 aggregates, and non-self.Youtube
1.3S 35.28Āditta (Pariyāya) SuttaEverything is burning with greed, hate and delusion.Youtube
1.4D 25Udumbarikā Sīha,nāda SuttaDharma’s true purpose & spiritual bases for interfaith dialogue.Youtube
1.5S 55.7Veḷudvāreyya SuttaThe 4 precepts, the golden rule, values, and streamwinning.Youtube
1.6M 20Vitakka Saṇṭhāna SuttaHow to overcome distractions during meditation.YouTube
1.7SD 1.1 S 56.11Kevaḍḍha Sutta. 31 planes of existence according to the Pali source.Miracles and even God does not know.Youtube

 

Sutta Discovery Vol 1b

The Buddha and the early Buddhist teachings (part 2)

A taste of early Buddhism

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1.8D 13Tevijja SuttaProblems with the Creator-God idea and theistic prayer.Youtube
1.9M 142Dakkhiṇa Vibhaṅga SuttaThe first nuns and the nature of giving.Youtube
1.10EssayThe Dharma-ending AgeWho is responsible for the decline of Buddhism?Youtube
1.11D 25Ariya Pariyesana Sutta or Pāsa,rāsi SuttaThe events leading up to the great awakening.Youtube
1.12M 36,17-44Mahā Saccaka SuttaThe Bodhisattva’s self-mortification.Youtube
1.13M 12,44-63Mahā Sīhanāda SuttaThe Bodhisattva’s self-mortification.YouTube
 1.14SD 1 Main bibliography

 

Sutta Discovery Vol 2

Wealth & metta (lovingkindness)

With great wealth comes great opportunity to do good

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 2.1A 5.41Adiya SuttaThe best benefits of wealth.Youtube
 2.2A 4.62Anaṇa Sutta or Ānaṇya SuttaThe true benefits of worldly happiness.Youtube
2.3A 7.49Dāna Mahapphala SuttaOn the best motivation for givingYoutube
2.4A 10.76(Abhabba) Tayodhamma SuttaWhy and how to practise the spiritual life.Gradual dharma practice.
2.5A 10.76Moral shame and moral fearThe guardians of the world.Two world protectors.
2.6aA 10.177(Saddha) Jāṇussoṇi SuttaWho can benefit from the dedication of merit? ***
2.6bA 2.3.5+6Neyy’attha Nīt’attha SuttaTwo types of religious language.Youtube
2.7 Khp 7Tirokuḍḍa SuttaThe departed and merit.Youtube
2.8 S 1.41(Agāra) Āditta SuttaOn having the right priorities in life.Youtube
2.9S 141-143Kiṁdada SuttaOn the best gifts.Youtube
2.10A 10.208Karajakāya Brahmavihāra SuttaHow lovingkindness limits karma and cultivate divinity in us.How lovingkindness limits karma.
 2.11aA 7.58(Sattaka) Mettā Sutta or (Puñña) Mettā SuttaThe spiritual benefits of lovingkindness.Merit and lovingkindness
2.11bIt 22Ma Punna Bhayi SuttaThe 3 grounds for merit making.Do not fear merit.
 2.12 A 5.144Tikaṇḍaki SuttaDealing with repulsive and the attractive.Youtube
 2.13A 1.6.1-10Accharā Saṅghāṭa VaggaLovingkindness even works for a moment.Benefits of lovingkindness.
 2.14 S 20.4Okkha SuttaLovingkindness is more fruitful than giving.Youtube
 2.15A 7.58a(Ekā,dasaka) Mettânisaṁsā SuttaThe 11 benefits of lovingkindness.Youtube
 2.16EssayIs there a soul?Is there a soul?Youtube
 2.17EssayIs rebirth immediate?Is rebirth immediate?Video
 2.18M 3Dhamma,dāyāda SuttaSariputta on how to inherit the Dhamma.Our true legacy.
 2.19D 27Aggañña SuttaThe origin of the world, society and basic values.Videos: 1/1; 2/2
 2.20A 9.68(Pañcaka) Gati SuttaThe 5 realms of sentient existence.Youtube
 2.21A 9.5(Saṅgaha) Bala SuttaHow to free one from the 5 common fears.Youtube
 2.22M 129Bāla Paṇḍita SuttaThe hell and the universal monarch.Youtube
 2.23M 130(Majjhima) Deva,dūta SuttaThe 4 sights and their meanings.Youtube
 2.24M 12 excMahā Sīha,nāda Sutta(M 12,17-19 +32-43)The Buddha’s knowledge of the world.YouTube
 2.25S 36.4 Pātāla SuttaOn the symbolic nature of “hell”.

 

Sutta Discovery Vol 3

Refuge-going

To go for refuge is to want to grow spiritually 

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3.1EssayThe one true refuge
3.2EssayListening beyond the ear
3.3EssayEntering the stream
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Sutta Discovery Vol 4

Karma 1

Karma means that we can radically change ourselves and the world 

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4.1D 31Sigālovāda SuttaThe lay code of ethics and social responsibilities.
4.2-4A 5.151-153Sammatta Niyāma SuttasHow to prepare yourself for spiritual liberation.
4.5A 6.88Sussūsā SuttaHow to benefit from the Dharma with certainty.
4.6A 6.46(Catukka) Mahā Cunda SuttaFellowship between scholars and meditators.
4.7M 14Cūḷa Dukkha-k,khandha SuttaThe nature of true happiness.
4.8A 3.34(Hatthaka) Āḷavaka SuttaThe base of conciliation, true happiness.
7M 97(Majjhima) Dhānañjāni SuttaSāriputta guides a dying person to the Brahma world.
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Sutta Discovery Vol 5

Dependent-arising

Dependent arising is about how the mind works, and ending suffering

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Sutta Discovery Vol 6

Wisdom 1

True wisdom is seeing things as they really are, and that we are no different 

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Sutta Discovery Vol 7

The world and unverse

The world is our six senses: our eye, ear, nose, tongue, body, mind and their perceptions

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Sutta Discovery Vol 8

Lay-sainthood

No matter how low we have fallen, we can rise by looking deep into our heart 

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8.9M 131Bhaddekaratta SuttaLiving here and now.
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Sutta Discovery Vol 9

Maha Parinibbana Sutta

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Sutta Discovery Vol 10

The limbs of awakening

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