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Digha Nikaya

DN 22 Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna Sutta:
Long Discourse on the Establishments Of Mindfulness

A complete set of instructions for practicing mindfulness meditation.

“He dwells contemplating the arising of the body, he dwells contemplating the passing away of the body, and he dwells contemplating the arising and passing away of the body.

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Dīgha Nikāya 22 Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna Sutta: Long Discourse on the Establishments Of Mindfulness

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Digha Nikaya

DN 31 Sigāla Sutta:
Advice to Sigālaka

The Buddha gives advice to a young man on how to live a good life as a lay person.

“But bhante, how should the six directions be honored in the Dhamma the Blessed One teaches? Bhante, please teach me this.”

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Dīgha Nikāya 31 Sigāla Sutta: Advice to Sigālaka

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Majjhima Nikaya

MN 10 Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta:
Discourse on the Establishments of Mindfulness

A complete set of instructions for practicing mindfulness meditation.

“He dwells contemplating the arising of the body, he dwells contemplating the passing away of the body, and he dwells contemplating the arising and passing away of the body.

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Majjhima Nikāya 10 Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta: Discourse on the Establishments of Mindfulness

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 45.2 Upaḍḍha Sutta:
Half the Spiritual Life

“Not so, Ānanda! Not so, Ānanda! Good friends, companions, and associates are the whole of the spiritual life.

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Saṁyutta Nikāya 45.2 Upaḍḍha Sutta: Half the Spiritual Life

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 56.11 Dhamma Cakkappavattana Sutta:
Setting In Motion the Wheel of Dhamma

The Supreme Buddha's very first sermon.

Monks, this is the Middle Path realized by the Tathāgata which gives vision, gives knowledge; and leads to calm, to insight, to enlightenment, and to Nibbāna.

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Saṁyutta Nikāya 56.11 Dhamma Cakkappavattana Sutta: Setting In Motion the Wheel of Dhamma

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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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Sutta Nipāta 2.4 Mahā Maṅgala Sutta: Discourse on Blessings

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