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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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Majjhima Nikaya

MN 89 Dhammacetiya Sutta:
Discourse about the Monuments to the Dhamma

King Pasenadi visits the Buddha and explains why he has such great faith in the Buddha.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.1 Dahara Sutta:
Young

The Buddha explains the importance of not belittling things due to their age.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.2 Purisa Sutta:
A Person

What three things inside of us cause our suffering?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.3 Rāja Sutta:
King

What do we really have in this life?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.4 Piya Sutta:
Loved

Who are those that love themselves and those that do not love themselves?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.5 Attarakkhita Sutta:
Self-Protected

How do we protect ourselves?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.6 Appakā Sutta:
Few

Being intoxicated by wealth, becoming greedy and harming others only leads to pain.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.7 Atthakarana Sutta:
Judgment

Lying for wealth and pleasures only leads to suffering.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.8 Mallikā Sutta:
Queen Mallikā

The person most dear to us is ourselves.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.9 Yañña Sutta:
Sacrifice

The Buddha explains to King Pasenadi the proper types of sacrifice.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.10 Bandhana sutta:
Shackles

Attachment is a far stronger bond than chains and shackles.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.11 Satta Jatila Sutta:
Seven Matted-Hair Ascetics

The Buddha explains how to judge a person’s character.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.12 Pañca Rāja Sutta:
Five Kings

The Buddha teaches about sense pleasures to a group of kings.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.13 Donapāka Sutta:
A Big Plate of Rice and Curry

The Buddha explains the importance of not overeating to King Pasenadi.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.14 Paṭhama Saṇgāma Sutta:
Battle 1

A battle between King Ajātasattu and Pasenadi takes place, leading the monks to discuss it with the Buddha.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.15 Dutiya Saṇgāma Sutta:
Battle 2

A battle between King Ajātasattu and Pasenadi takes place. The Buddha explains the results of those who fight and when they fall.

Categories
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.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.17 Appamāda Sutta:
Diligence

What is the one thing that leads to the benefit of both the present life and the lives to come?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.18 Kalyāṇa Sutta:
Good Friends

The Buddha explains how the entire path to Nibbāna depends on good friends, good companions and good associates.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.19 Paṭhama Aputtaka Sutta:
Childless 1

The Buddha explains what a person should do if they acquire great wealth.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.20 Dutiya Aputtaka Sutta:
Childless 2

The Buddha tells the story of a rich man and his demise through his previous actions.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.21 Puggala Sutta:
Persons

The Buddha explains the four types of people and how their actions lead them in this cycle of rebirth.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.22 Ayyakā Sutta:
Grandmother

Using a simile with clay pots, the Buddha explains that all beings are subject to death, death is their end and that they are not free from death.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.23 Loka Sutta:
The World

What three things arise in the world for the harm, suffering and discomfort of beings?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.24 Issatta Sutta:
Archery

King Pasenadi asks the Buddha who one should give gifts to, so that one gains the most merit?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.25 Pabbatūpama Sutta:
The Simile of the Mountain

What should one do when old age and death are close by?