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Samyutta Nikaya

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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Samyutta Nikaya

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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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.11 Deva Sattavatapada Sutta: The Discourse about the Noble Promises of God Sakka

What are the 7 noble promises one should practice to become God Sakka?

Monks, in the past, when Sakka, lord of the gods, was a human, he practised these noble seven promises.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.21 Jhatva Sutta: The Discourse about Burning

What does one need to burn to sleep peacefully? What does one need to burn to not sorrow?

Oh God Sakka, having burned anger one sleeps peacefully. Having burned anger one does not sorrow.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.22 Dubbanniya Sutta: The Discourse about Being Ugly

What does god Sakka do when an anger eating demon sits on his seat?

I am not one who hurts his own mind, nor is easily taken by anger. I have not gotten angry for a long time. Therefore anger does not stay in me.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.24 Accaya Sutta: The Discourse about Offence

The Buddha explains two types of fools and two types of wise people.

There are two kinds of fools: one who does not see an offence as an offence; and one who, when another is confessing an offence, does not give him forgiveness according to the Dhamma.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.25 Akkodha Sutta: The Discourse about Non-anger

When two monks have an argument, the Supreme Buddha explains the two types of fools and two types of wise people.

There are two kinds of wise people: one who sees an offence as an offence; and one who, when another is confessing an offence, gives him forgiveness according to the Dhamma.

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Dhammapada

Dhp 17 Kodha Vagga: Anger

223. Conquer anger with non-anger, conquer wickedness with goodness, conquer stinginess with giving and conquer a liar with truth.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 4 Kodha Sutta: Anger

The Buddha explains how abandoning anger can lead to non-returning.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard: “Abandon one quality, monks, and I guarantee you non-returning. What is that one quality? Anger is that one quality, monks. Abandon that, and I guarantee you non-returning.” This is the meaning of what […]

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Itv 12 Kodhapariñña Sutta: Fully Understanding Anger

One who has fully knows and fully understands anger can put an end to suffering.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard: “Monks, one who has not fully known anger and fully understood it with insight, whose mind has not been cleansed of passion for anger and has not abandoned it, is incapable of putting […]