Sutta Study Program MN Page 1 of 1. Study Guide for MN Ariyapariyesana Sutta. Discourse on the Noble Search. Discourses 26, 4, 19, and The Pali text of Majjhima Nikaya, Sutta The Buddha describes the method of his quest for Nibbana as consisting of avoiding that which was, like himself at. Pali Canon – Ariyapariyesana Sutta. by Sangharakshita. The Ariyapariyesana Sutta Seminar. Held at Padmaloka in July-August Those present: Urgyen.

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You notice that these words, ‘Thus have I heard’ occur at the beginning of every [sic] sutta, but what do they mean? The undoing of this settlement is dependent cessation.

Slaves men and women, are subject to death. We mustn’t imagine anything very grand, you mustn’t imagine [3] an enormous monastery like those of Tibet in later days. Slaves men and women, are subject to grief. Open the door to deathlessness sir, by making the pure Teaching to be heard. Determination and self-confidence mainly. Let those with ears to hear decide their faith.

MN The Noble Search—Bhikkhu Sujato

This teaching is such that a sensible person can soon realize their own tradition with their own insight and live having achieved it.

Friend, it may be so, and turning to a side track, went away. Bhikkhus, it occurred to me. You should lead this community. Again the bhikkhu having overcome all perceptions of matter and perceptions of anger, not attending to various perceptions, with space is boundless, attained to, abides in the sphere of space. Display 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 search results per page. All right let’s go through it paragraph by paragraph: It’s ‘from the Buddha’, directly from the Buddha, face to face.

Come friend, the wise ones, before long, realise this teaching and abide like the teacher.

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We do get that more direct impact with works, with Pali texts, which seem to belong to an earlier phase of development, that is to say works like the Sutta Nipata and the Udana and the Itivuttaka. Let them hear the teaching the stainless one discovered. He can’t give any undertaking on the Buddha’s behalf, as it were, close as he is.


Being themselves liable to grow old, fall sick, die, sorrow, and become corrupted, understanding the drawbacks in these things, they sought the unaging, unailing, undying, sorrowless, uncorrupted supreme sanctuary, extinguishment—and they found it.

It leads up to the sphere of no-thingness only. I replied him with this verse. Bhikkhus, these five are the strands of sensual pleasures.

Subject to grief, knowing the danger of grief, in search of the griefless noble end of the yoke attained extinction. Knowledge and vision arose in them: In the same way, I saw sentient beings with little dust in their eyes, and some with much dust in their eyes.

And what should be described as liable to grow old? Bhikkhus, whoever recluse or brahmin was to partake these five strands of sensual pleasures enslaved, swooned, guilty of ariyzpariyesana offence, not seeing the danger, and not wise about the escape should know we are in misfortune, have come to destruction and are in the power of death.

And what is the noble search? There ariyapariyeasna be those who understand the teaching! When he knew the talk had ended he cleared his throat and knocked with the latch. Having abandoned that striving and gone to abundance, what distinct knowledge ariyaparriyesana vision above human have you attained?. Pleasant agreeable forms arousing fondness cognizable by eye consciousness. I was able to persuade the group of five mendicants.

I have no teacher. And what should be described as liable to corruption? Whose teaching do you believe in? Venerable one, is it this much, the teaching you have realised and abide.

Slaves, men and women, are subject to birth. Then the Lord, emerging from seclusion towards evening, said to the venerable Ananda, ‘We will go along Ananda and One subject to illness searches illness.


Overcoming all the sphere of neither-perception -nor-non-perception attains to the cessation of perceptions and feelings. It may be just a temporary shelter. To this abiding the noble ones say, abiding mindfully in equanimity. So no doubt if one had written the sutta, if one had written an account of what happened, then one would have written it in a much more condensed and direct sort of way, which no doubt would have had a much stronger impact on the reader, though perhaps it is not only a question of translating the text into less archaic English but also it would be boiling the whole thing down so that you just get that more direct impact.

Under whom do you lead the holy life, who is your Teacher and whose Teaching appeals to you? There is no-one like me. Search Options Audio Text Display 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 search results per page Display full part no talk summaries in audio search results See tips for advanced text search.

Partners and children, male and female bondservants, goats and sheep, chickens and pigs, and elephants and cattle are liable to grow old. I make it a practice to act out generous impulses, even if only small efforts. And nearby was a village to go for alms. One subject to illness, knowing the dangers of illness searches the non-ailing noble end of the yoke extinction.

Pali Canon – Ariyapariyesana Sutta

Slaves, men and women, are subject to illness. Partners and children, male and female bondservants, goats and sheep, chickens and pigs, and elephants and cattle are liable to die. A subject of decay sought after decay.