Sutta Discovery  vol 20

 

Sutta Discovery

The Buddha’s Teachings in the Oldest Texts

Translations, essays and notes by Piya Tan ©2008
 
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Volume 20

Theme: Nibbidā (Revulsion)

2nd rev ed · 2009


Those who know true reality are not cheated by falsehood.


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     1            (1)    Nibbida. Disillusionment and revulsion in spirituality.

     25          (2)    Assutava Sutta 1 (S 12.61). Impermanence of mind, dependent arising, nibbida

    31          (3)    Assutava Sutta 2 (S 12.62). Understanding feelings leads to nibbida.

    34          (4)    Viveka,nissita. The stages to spiritual liberation.

    45          (5)    Moliya Phagguna Sutta (S 12.12). There is no self behind our mental processes.

   51           (6)    Putta,mamsa Sutta (S 12.53). The true nature of food.

   65           (7)    Subha Theri,gatha (Thi 366-399). The true meaning of seeing.

   84           (8)    Tala,puta Sutta (S 42.2). How an actor-dancer became a monk.

   89           (9)    Tala,puta Thera,gatha (Tha 1091-1145). The joy of spiritual solitude.

  116         (10)    Miga,jala Thera,gatha (Tha 423-428). True solitude.

  118         (11)    Samiddhi Sutta 4 (S 35.68). Our senses are the world.

  120         (12)    Sona Kolivisa Sutta (A  6.55). How to balance our spiritual practice.

  128         (13)    Samana-m-acala Sutta 1 (A 4.87). Four types of noble saints.

  136         (14)    Samana-m-acala Sutta 2 (A 4.88). Four types of noble saints.

  139         (15)    Punnovada Sutta (M 145). When are we ready to teach the Dharma?

  161         (16)    Nava Sutta (S 51.158). The noble eightfold path leads to awakening.