25 Feb For we find the whole, or nearly the whole, of it repeated (with direct reference by name to our Sutta as the oldest and most complete. The newly crowned King Ajātasattu is disturbed by the violent means by which he achieved the crown. He visits the Buddha to find peace of mind, and asks him. Samannaphala Sutta (Digha-Nikaya) (The Fruits of the Life of a Recluse). Held in two parts at: (1) Padmaloka – 17thth July (2) Sukhavati – 15th August.
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With the divine power of sight, which is extremely clear, surpassing the sight of men, he sees beings in the process of passing away and also of arising, inferior or superior beings, beautiful or ugly beings, beings with good or bad destinations.
He has his sense-doors guarded. There is this Nigantha Nataputta, who has samannaphal group of disciples, with his own sect, being the teacher of his sect, reputed and well-known, the founder of a school of thought, acclaimed by many as virtuous, ripe with experience, having spent long years as an ascetic, with knowledge of the olden days, and far advanced in age.
He delights in unity, loves it and rejoices in it. Ajatasattu was the son of Bimbisara, the king of Magadha.
And neither in question nor answer is there any reference specially to the Buddhist Order. And there is no fruit of the life of a recluse, visible in this world, that is higher and sweeter than this.
With its excellent organisation and fast delivery, FBA is a unique resource. We have many things to do. Let me then cut off my hair and beard, let me clothe myself in the orange-coloured robes, and let me go forth from the household life into the homeless state.
Pali Canon – Samannaphala Sutta
He’s very moved by the beauty of the night, because there’s a very strange sort of atmosphere, you know, in India when it’s ustta particular time of year and it’s the full moon. Your Majesty’s landholder who used to cultivate his own land and pay taxes to increase the country’s wealth has shaved off his hair and beard, donned the bark-dyed robe, renounced hearth and home, and has become a samannapjala leading the homeless life. The Samannaphala Sutta is the second sutta in the Digha Nikaya.
I died in that existence. All these explanations belong to the Path, not to the rules of the Order. He abstains from the acceptance of uncooked meat.
It is only certain ethical precepts that are referred to in so many words. When the concentrated mind has thus become purified, pellucid, unblemished, undefiled, malleable, pliable, firm and imperturbable, that bhikkhu directs and inclines his mind to the gaining of the hearing power like the divine hearing-power. Water, permeating through that mass to form a cake soaked with unguents inside and out, is unable to seep out. There is this Sancaya Belatthaputta, who has a group of disciples, with his own sect, being the teacher of his sect, reputed and well-known, the founder of a school of thought, acclaimed by many as virtuous, suttq with experience, having spent long years as an ascetic, with knowledge of the olden days, and far advanced in age.
On this theory compare A. The double meaning must have been clearly present to the Indian hearer, and the words are, therefore, really untranslatable. Let him be a landholder again, cultivating his own land and paying taxes to increase the country’s wealth.
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So these five nikayas make up the Sutta Pitaka. Proceed on, your Majesty!
See the discussion in the Milinda 11, 91 of my translation. Now I have recovered from that disease. It is nurtured on rice and bread. Wikipedia articlequotesWikidata item. We are busy, and there is much to do. The explanation is very confused, and makes the terms by no means mutually exclusive.
They maintain themselves, and their parents and children and friends, in happiness and comfort. May the young Prince, Udayabhadda, have the peace that this assembly possesses. The joy sutfa peace suyta, as a result of the sense of this samabnaphala, fills his whole being; Section They engage them selves in the practice of making gifts to samanas and brahmanas with samannaphhala view to attaining the higher realms, the abodes of devas, and obtaining happy and beneficial results. Let Your Majesty attend on that Ajita Kesakambala.
When the concentrated mind has thus be come purified, pellucid, unblemished, undefiled, malleable, pliable, firm and imperturbable, that bhikkhu directs and inclines his mind to knowledge of the passing away and arising of beings cutupapata nana. Which samana or brahmana shall I attend on today? Views Read Edit View history. There is no place in his body not suffused with pill and sukha, born of detachment from the hindrances. If that be so, Great King, what do you think of this?
Full of hindrances is household life, a path for the dust of passion. He adds that of course a man could not take a snake out of its slough with his hand.
The Fourth Jhana as an Advantage for a Samana That being so, is there, or is there suttta, some fruit, visible in this world, of the life of a recluse?
Let him be a servant again, rising up from bed earlier and retiring samwnnaphala than I, ready to act at my bidding, performing duties to give pleasure to me, affable in speech and observant of my demeanour to know what I want.
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