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SN 11.4 Vepacitti: The Discourse about Vepacitti

If one gets angry at another angry person, he makes things worse for himself. The one who doesn’t repay an angry person with anger, he wins the hard battle.

Even though the strength of a fool is called power, in reality there is no power there. No one can challenge the patience of the one who is guarded by Dhamma.

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SN 11.5 Subhāsita Jaya Sutta: Victory by Well-Spoken Words

God Sakka and Vepacitti engage in a debate to see who uses well-spoken words.

There is great benefit in cultivating good qualities within oneself. There is nothing better than patience.

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SN 11.7 Na Dubbhiya Sutta: One Should Not Betray

God Sakka and Vepacitti discuss a thought that arose in God Sakka's mind.

Though someone may be my sworn enemy, I should not do wrong even against him.

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SN 11.9 Araññāyatana Isi Sutta: The Discourse about the Seers in the Forest

God Sakka and Vepacitti both go to a monastery but in different ways.

Then Sakka, lord of the gods, and Vepacitti, lord of the titans, approached those good and virtuous seers.

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SN 11.23 Māyā Sutta: The Discourse about Magic

When Vepacitti falls sick, he asks god Sakka for help.

At Sāvatthi. There, the Blessed One said this: “Monks, once in the past Vepacitti, lord of the titans, was sick, afflicted, and seriously ill. Then Sakka, lord of the gods, went to Vepacitti to inquire about his illness. Vepacitti saw Sakka, lord of the gods, coming in the distance and said to Sakka, lord of […]