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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 6.5 Aparā Diṭṭhi Sutta: The Discourse about a Certain Wrong View of a Brahma

When a Brahma thinks no ascetic or Brahmin can come to his world, the Buddha shows him the truth.

When the evil thought, “There is no ascetic or Brahmin who can come to this brahma world,” arises in a Brahma, the Buddha and other venerables show him the truth.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 6.15 Parinibbāna Sutta: The Discourse about the Final Extinguishing of the Buddha

What did monks, deities and brahmas say at the extinguishing of the Buddha?

Monks, deities, and brahmas recite verses at the final extinguishing of the Buddha.

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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 4.6 Vihāra Sutta: Monastery Mansion

Rejoicing at someone else's meritorious deed can bring much happiness.

Anuruddha Bhante: Devata, your beauty shines in all directions like the bright star named Osadhi. When you dance, beautiful divine sounds and fragrance come from your limbs. As you dance and as your hair blows, the bells in your hair play lovely music. Also, as wind blows on the garland-crown on your head it plays […]

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Theragatha

Thag 16.9 The Verses of Arahant Anuruddha (892-919)

It has been fifty-five years since I started meditating without sleep. It has been twenty-five years since sleepiness was abandoned completely.