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Digha Nikaya

DN 32 Āṭānāṭiya Sutta:
Discourse on Ātānātiya

Verses of protection

Now, Bhante, there are disciples of the Blessed One who dwell in forests, groves, and remote lodgings, where there is little noise or shouting, far from the maddening crowd, hidden from people, suitable for retreat.

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Dīgha Nikāya 32 Āṭānāṭiya Sutta: Discourse on Ātānātiya

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 46.14 Maha Kassapatthera Bojjhanga Sutta:
Discourse on Enlightenment Factors to Arahant Kassapa

The Supreme Buddha recites the Enlightenment Factors to Arahant Mahā Kassapa to help him overcome illness.

Mindfulness, the factor of enlightenment, Kassapa, is well expounded, cultivated, and fully developed by me. It leads to special knowledge, to realization of the Noble Truths, and to Nibbāna.

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Saṁyutta Nikāya 46.14 Maha Kassapatthera Bojjhanga Sutta: Discourse on Enlightenment Factors to Arahant Kassapa

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Anguttara Nikaya

AN 10.60 Girimānanda Sutta:
Discourse to Girimānanda Thera

The monk Girimānanda listens to a teaching that helps him overcome his illness.

Ānanda, if you go to the monk Girimānanda and explain to him the ten perceptions, it is possible that having heard the ten perceptions, he will be cured of his illness.

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Aṅguttara Nikāya 10.60 Girimānanda Sutta: Discourse to Girimānanda Thera

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Sutta Nipata

Snp 1.4 Kasībhāradvāja Sutta:
The Discourse to the Brahmin Kasībhāradvāja

Beautiful similes the Buddha gives to a brahmin who challenges him.

Mindfulness, the factor of enlightenment, Kassapa, is well expounded, cultivated, and fully developed by me. It leads to special knowledge, to realization of the Noble Truths, and to Nibbāna.

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Sutta Nipāta 1.4 Kasībhāradvāja Sutta: The Discourse to the Brahmin Kasībhāradvāja

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Sutta Nipata

Snp 1.8 Metta Sutta:
Discourse on Loving-Kindness

How to practice loving-kindness meditation.

As a mother would risk her own life to protect her only child, even so towards all living beings, one should cultivate boundless loving-kindness.

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Sutta Nipāta 1.8 Metta Sutta: Discourse on Loving-Kindness

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Sutta Nipata

Snp 2.1 Ratana Sutta:
Jewels Discourse

This sutta was taught by the Supreme Buddha as a protection for the city of Rājagaha when it was overcome with famine, disease, and evil spirits. It explains the qualities of the Triple Gem.

Those who are well trained, freed from all defilements, and with minds firm in Gotama Buddha’straining, upon attaining Nibbāna, they plunge into the Deathless, freely enjoying the liberation they have gained. In the Saṅgha is this precious jewel. By this truth may there be well-being!

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Snp 2.4 Mahā Maṅgala Sutta:
Discourse on Blessings

The Supreme Buddha teaches a humble devata about ways that we can collect blessings into our lives.

Many deities and humans longing for happiness have pondered on the questions of blessings. Pray, tell me what are the highest blessings?

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