- SN 56.1 Samādhi Sutta: Concentration We can understand the Four Noble Truths if we have concentration.
- SN 56.2 Patisallāna Sutta: Meditation Those who meditate understand things as they really are.
- SN 56.3 Kulaputta Sutta: Sons 1 What does someone who wants to leave the household life need to understand?
- SN 56.4 Dutiya Kulaputta Sutta: Sons 2 What have people who have left the household life understood?
- SN 56.5 Samanabrāhmana Sutta: Monks 1 The Four Noble Truths
- SN 56.6 Dutiya Samanabrāhmana Sutta: Monks 2 What do ascetics and brahmins strive to understand?
- SN 56.7 Vitakka Sutta: Thinking Wholesome and unwholesome thoughts.
- SN 56.8 Cintā Sutta: Ideas Wholesome and unwholesome reflections
- SN 56.9 Viggāhikakathā Sutta: Arguments Don’t engage in quarrelsome talk. Engage in wholesome talk.
- SN 56.10 Tiracchānakathā Sutta: Unbeneficial Talk What is pointless and useful talk.
- SN 56.11 Dhamma Cakkappavattana Sutta: Setting In Motion the Wheel of Dhamma The Supreme Buddha’s very first sermon.
- SN 56.12 Tathāgata Sutta: The Buddha The Tathāgatha had the utmost knowledge about the Four Noble Truths, which gave him knowledge, wisdom, and light.
- SN 56.13 Khandha Sutta: Groups of Clinging The Buddha encourages us to understand the Four Noble Truths as they really are.
- SN 56.14 Āyatana Sutta: Sense Faculties The connection between internal sense bases and the Four Noble Truths.
- SN 56.15 Dhāraṇa Sutta: Remembering 1 How to remember the Four Noble Truths.
- SN 56.16 Dhāraṇa Sutta: Remembering 2 Remembering the Four Noble Truths as said by the Buddha and rejecting any other Four Noble Truths.
- SN 56.17 Avijjā Sutta: Ignorance The definition of ignorance
- SN 56.18 Vijjā Sutta: True knowledge The true knowledge of the Four Noble Truths is explained in detail.
- SN 56.19 Saṁkāsana Sutta: Expressions For every Noble Truth, numerous expressions can be made.
- SN 56.20 Tatha Sutta: Real The Buddha shows us what is real in this world.
- SN 56.21 Koṭigāma Sutta: At the Village of Koṭi 1 What is the reason we are still roaming in this saṁsara?
- SN 56.22 Dutiya Koṭigāma Sutta: At the Village of Koṭi 2 The Buddha does not consider ascetics and brahmins who do not understand the Four Noble Truths as they really are to be true ascetics or brahmins at all.
- SN 56.23 Abhisambuddha Sutta: Fully Enlightened Buddha Why is the Buddha called an arahant, the fully enlightened one?
- SN 56.24 Arahanta Sutta: The Liberated One What do those working to attain arahantship have to understand?
- SN 56.25 Āsavakkhaya Sutta: Destruction of Defilements The destruction of the defilements is only for those who know and see.
- SN 56.26 Mitta Sutta: Friends How should we help our friends?
- SN 56.27 Tatha Sutta: Real The Buddha shows us the most real thing in the whole world.
- SN 56.28 Loka Sutta: The World The Buddha is the most noble being in all the worlds, therefore the Four Noble Truths taught by him are noble.
- SN 56.29 Pariññeyya Sutta: Should be Comprehended What should be understood, what should be abandoned, what should be realized, and what should be developed?
- SN 56.30 Gavampati Sutta: Venerable Gavampati Thero When we see and understand one of the Noble Truths, do we understand the other three as well?
- SN 56.31 Siṁsapā Sutta: In the Indian Rosewood Forest There are many things that the Buddha did not teach us because they are irrelevant, unbeneficial and do not lead to Nibbāna.
- SN 56.32 Khadira Sutta: Cactus A simile for the people who think that they can become enlightened without understanding the Four Noble Truths.
- SN 56.33 Daṇda Sutta: A Stick The Buddha gives a simile about people blindly going from one world to another fettered with the defilements.
- SN 56.34 Cela Sutta: Clothes on Fire What should we do if our clothes or head were to catch on fire?
- SN 56.35 Sattisata Sutta: A Hundred Spears Would it be worth being struck by 100 spears if we could attain Nibbāna?
- SN 56.36 Pāṇa Sutta: Beings The vastness of the planes of misery.
- SN 56.37 Suriyupama Sutta: The Sun 1 Right View comes first.
- SN 56.38 Dutiya Suriyupama Sutta: The Sun 2 Until a Supreme Buddha appears in the world, there is darkness.
- SN 56.39 Indakhīla Sutta: Stone Pillar Not understanding the Four Noble Truths, people look everywhere for a teacher.
- SN 56.40 Vāda Sutta: Undefeated by Debate One who understands the Four Noble Truths cannot be shaken.
- SN 56.41 Loka Cintā Sutta: Thinking We should not reflect on unbeneficial things that will do us no good.
- SN 56.42 Papāta Sutta: A Cliff Most dangerous is holding on to wrong views.
- SN 56.43 Parilāha Sutta: Parilāha Hell More dangerous than hell is the holding of wrong views.
- SN 56.44 Kutāgāra Sutta: House with a Peaked Roof Is it possible to realize Nibbāna without the Four Noble Truths?
- SN 56.45 Vāla Sutta: Splitting Hair Which is more difficult, the splitting of a hair into several strands from a distance, or realizing the Four Noble Truths?
- SN 56.46 Andhakāra Sutta: Darkness Even more dark than the most pitch black places is the one who holds on to wrong views.
- SN 56.47 Chiggala Sutta: A Hole 1 The Buddha explains how rare the human birth is with a simile.
- SN 56.48 Dutiya Chiggala Sutta: A Hole 2 The Buddha shows us how rare the arising of a Tathāgatha is with a simile.
- SN 56.49 Sineru Sutta: Sineru Mountain 1 The amount of suffering for a person who has attained to enlightenment is insignificant.
- SN 56.50 Dutiya Sineru Sutta: Sineru Mountain 2 How much suffering remains for a noble disciple who has understood the Four Noble Truths?
- SN 56.51 Nakhasikā Sutta: Dirt on the Fingernail The suffering abandoned by a person who has attained Stream-Entry is huge like the earth.
- SN 56.52 Pokkharaṇi Sutta: Pond The suffering remaining in a person who has attained Stream-Entry is like a few drops of water.
- SN 56.53 Sambhejja Sutta: Meet Together 1 The water where the five great rivers come together is like the suffering abandoned by a Stream-Enterer.
- SN 56.54 Dutiya Sambhejja Sutta: Meet Together 2 The dried up water where the five great rivers come together is like the suffering remaining for a Stream-Enterer.
- SN 56.55 Paṭhavi Sutta: Earth 1 The suffering abandoned by a person who has attained Stream-Entry is huge like the earth.
- SN 56.56 Paṭhavi Sutta: Earth 2 The suffering abandoned by a person who has attained Stream-Entry is huge like the earth.
- SN 56.57 Samudda Sutta: Ocean 1 The suffering remaining in a person who has attained Stream-Entry is like a few drops of water.
- SN 56.58 Samudda Sutta: Ocean 2 The suffering remaining in a person who has attained Stream-Entry is like a few drops of water.
- SN 56.59 Pabbatupama Sutta: Mountain 1 Like pebbles the size of mustard seeds is the amount of suffering remaining for a Stream-Enterer.
- SN 56.60 Dutiya Pabbatūpama Sutta: Mountain 2 Like pebbles the size of mustard seeds is the amount of suffering remaining for a stream-enterer.
- SN 56.61–70 Āmakadhañña Peyyālavagga: First Raw Grain Repetition Series Because most of the people in the world have not seen the Four Noble Truths, they are not born among humans or deities.
- SN 56.71–80 Dutiya Āmakadhañña Peyyālavagga: Second Raw Grain Repetition Series Most people are not virtuous.
- SN 56.81–90 Tatiya Āmakadhañña Peyyālavagga: Third Raw Grain Repetition Series Most people do not keep the higher virtues.
- SN 56.91–101 Chatuttha Āmakadhañña Peyyālavagga: Fourth Raw Grain Repetition Series Most people do not keep the higher virtues.
All Saṁyutta Nikāya
— Sāgātha Vagga —
| SN 1 | SN 2 | SN 3 | SN 4 | SN 5 | SN 6 | SN 7 | SN 8 | SN 9 | SN 10 | SN 11 |
— Nidāna Vagga —
| SN 12 | SN 13 | SN 14 | SN 15 | SN 16 | SN 17 | SN 18 | SN 19 | SN 20 | SN 21 |
— Khandha Vagga —
| SN 22 | SN 23 | SN 24 | SN 25 | SN 26 | SN 27 | SN 28 | SN 29 | SN 30 | SN 31 | SN 32 | SN 33 | SN 34 |
— Saḷāyatana Vagga —
| SN 35 | SN 36 | SN 37 | SN 38 | SN 39 | SN 40 | SN 41 | SN 42 | SN 43 | SN 44 |
— Mahā Vagga —
| SN 45 | SN 46 | SN 47 | SN 48 | SN 49 | SN 50 | SN 51 | SN 52 | SN 53 | SN 54 | SN 55 | SN 56 |
All Saṁyutta Nikāya