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Khp 1 Saraṇagamanaṁ:
Going for Refuge

The three Refuges.

I go for refuge to the supreme Buddha.

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Khp 2 Dasasikkhāpadaṁ:
Ten Training Rules

The ten precepts of a sāmanera.

I undertake the training rule to abstain from killing beings.

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Khp 5 Mahā Maṅgala Sutta:
Discourse on Blessings

The Supreme Buddha teaches a humble devata about ways that we can collect blessings into our lives.

Many deities and humans longing for happiness have pondered on the questions of blessings. Pray, tell me what are the highest blessings?

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Khp 6 Ratana Sutta:
Jewels Discourse

This sutta was taught by the Supreme Buddha as a protection for the city of Rājagaha when it was overcome with famine, disease, and evil spirits. It explains the qualities of the Triple Gem.

Those who are well trained, freed from all defilements, and with minds firm in Gotama Buddha’straining, upon attaining Nibbāna, they plunge into the Deathless, freely enjoying the liberation they have gained. In the Saṅgha is this precious jewel. By this truth may there be well-being!

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Khp 7 Tirokuḍḍha Sutta:
Outside the Walls

The Supreme Buddha explains how to share merit with past relatives.

As water that rains on a mountain-top flows down to the bottom, so will the merits shared from the human world reach the beings in the ghost world.

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Khuddakapāṭha 7 Tirokuḍḍha Sutta: Outside the Walls

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Khp 8 Nidhikaṇḍa Sutta:
The Discourse on Savings

What is the proper way to protect our futures?

The wise person should make merit,
for that savings follow one along. That savings satisfy every desire of gods and humans,
whatever they wish for.

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Khuddakapāṭha 8 Nidhikaṇḍa Sutta: The Discourse on Savings

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Khp 9 Metta Sutta:
Discourse on Loving-Kindness

How to practice loving-kindness meditation.

As a mother would risk her own life to protect her only child, even so towards all living beings, one should cultivate boundless loving-kindness.

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