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Digha Nikaya

DN 18 Janavasabha Sutta: With God Janavasabha

King Bimbisāra is reborn as the deva Janavasabha and returns to talk with the Supreme Buddha.

Table of Contents 1. Declaring the Rebirths of People from the city of Nādika and Elsewhere 2. Ānanda’s Suggestion 3. God Janavasabha 4. The Council of the Gods 5. On Sanaṅkumāra 6. Developing the Bases of Psychic Power 7. The Three Opportunities 8. Mindfulness Meditation 9. Seven aids for right concentration 1. Declaring the Rebirths […]

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Khuddakapatha

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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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 1.16 Sirimā Sutta: Sirima’s Mansion

The wife of King Bimbisara, now a deva, explains her unshakable confidence in the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha.

Vangisa Bhante: Devata, your chariot is very beautiful. The divine horses that pull it are very powerful and fast, and they are decorated with various ornaments. These horses travel down through the sky. Just as horses obey their driver, these horses take you to wherever your mind wishes to go. You have received five hundred […]

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Peta Vatthu

Pv 1.5 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.