This sutta gathers various instructions the Buddha gave for the sake of his followers after his passing away, which makes it be a very important set of instructions. THUS HAVE I HEARD. Once the Lord was staying at Rajagaha on the mountain called Vultures’ Peak. Now just then King Ajatasattu Vedehiputta of Magadha. A historical analysis of the Mahaparinibbana Sutta of the. Digha Nikaya of the Pali Canon. by. Ven. Pategama Gnanarama Ph. D. The Mission Accomplished is .

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The Realized One has developed and cultivated the four bases of psychic power, made them a vehicle and a basis, kept them up, consolidated them, and properly implemented them.

It looks even brighter than the golden [] robes in which it is clothed. If a bhikkhu laughs loudly magaparinibbana town, if he talks with food in his mouth, if he teaches Dhamma while standing to one who is sitting, if he urinates while standing — these are offences of wrong-doing.

Through their glory this rich earth is adorned with the best of offerings. How is it possible that they should not be dissolved?

I must hold this disease in check by energy and apply myself to the force of life. Do, whatever you deem fit! Whatever devas there are who report this offering, They will pay him respect and honour for this.

This is the fourth drawback. What are the four? At this the Venerable Ananda said: For whatever Subhadda asks me he will ask in quest of enlightenment and not to annoy me, and what I say in reply to his questions he will quickly understand.


And some of the young Licchavis were all in blue, with blue make-up, blue clothes and blue adornment, while some were in yellow, some in red, some in white, with white make-up, white clothes and white adornment. But those monks who were free from craving endured mindfully sktta clearly aware, saying: And after having eaten the meal provided by Cunda, the Lord was attacked by a severe sickness with bloody diarrhoea, and with sharp pains as if he were about to die.

In the second place, he gets a bad reputation for immorality and misconduct. Just now, though the shallow water in that creek had been churned up by wheels, and flowed cloudy and murky, when I approached it flowed transparent, clear, and unclouded.

For this stream which, stirred up by the wheels, was shallow and flowing muddy and turbid, mahaparinigbana I came near to it, flowed clear and bright and free from all turbidity. Listen, and pay heed, I will speak. I am thirsty and want to drink.

Mahāparinibbāna Sutta—Suttas and Parallels

Rare is it to meet a Buddha through hundreds of ages! I have heard and received this from that elder Drink the water, Blessed One! Later, he attained to Arahantship, just before the First Buddhist Council. For a second time, and a third time the Buddha addressed the mendicants: Water Uv Kg a3 mdo sde sa a3—b3. The monks also, after washing their feet, entered the hall, and took their seats around the Blessed One, against the western wall, and facing the east. The Discourse about the Relinquishment of the Life Process.

And then the Lord came to the River Ganges. And when the Lord [] saw this he uttered this verse: Too soon has the eye of the world disappeared! Those five hundred monks arranged their robes on one shoulder, and paying respect with palms joined they circumambulated the pyre three times, keeping it on their right, and paid homage at the feet of the Blessed One.


Where has he been reborn in his next life? May the Blessed One accept them out of compassion! He lived having achieved with his own insight the goal for which people from good families rightly go forth from the lay life to homelessness. In the fourth place, he dies confused. Then it occurred to the Buddha: Noble ethics, immersion, wisdom, and freedom.

This will not surprise anyone who knows the teachings well. In this one, Subhadda, if mahapaarinibbana monks live the perfect life, the world will not be bereft of Arahants. And a lot of people went out of Atuma to where the two brothers and the four oxen were killed.

Mahaparinibbana Sutta

I shall teach you the Dhamma. So they went to the Venerable Anuruddha and told him what had happened: That is the fifth stage. Bhesajjakkhandhaka Pli Tv Kd 6 Vin i The ascetic Gotama passed away a week ago. A monument for the Realized One is to be built at the crossroads.

An assembly of the gods of the Thirty-Three. May I obtain the going-forth in the presence mahqparinibbana the Blessed One? And it has a gatekeeper who is astute, competent, and intelligent. No attainment of moral purity, deep concentration, or mystic powers can eradicate the deep-seated wrong view of egoism.