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Majjhima Nikaya

MN 87 Piyajātika Sutta:
Suffering Born from the Ones We Love

Do the ones we love always bring us happiness?

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.8 Mallikā Sutta:
Queen Mallikā

The person most dear to us is ourselves.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.16 Dītu Sutta:
A Daughter

When King Pasenadi’s queen gives birth to a daughter, he becomes disappointed, but the Buddha explains the virtue of a woman.