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Majjhima Nikaya

MN 82 Raṭṭhapāla Sutta:
With Arahant Raṭṭhapāla

A young man becomes a monk and teaches a King about the true nature of life.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.3 Dhajagga Sutta:
The Discourse about the Top of the Flag

The Tathāgata, the Arahant, the Supremely Enlightened One is free from lust, is free from hatred and is free from delusion; he is not subject to fear, terror and fright. He will never flee.

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Anguttara Nikaya

AN 1.1-1.10:
Sights, etc.

The Supreme Buddha taught that desire is the cause of suffering. What did he say that people desire?

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Itivuttaka

Itv 68 Paṭhamarāga Sutta:
Passion 1

The Buddha explains how not eradicating passion, hatred and delusion makes a person fall into Māra's noose.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 69 Dutiyarāga Sutta:
Passion 2

When passion, hatred, and delusion is not eradicated, it is as if one is swimming in the ocean without being able to come ashore.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 87 Andhakaraṇa Sutta:
Producing Blindness

What are three kinds of unwholesome thoughts that leads towards suffering?

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Itivuttaka

Itv 92 Sanghāṭikaṇṇa Sutta:
Grabbing Hold of the Robe

The Buddha explains what it really means to be "close to the Buddha."

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Itivuttaka

Itv 93 Aggi Sutta:
The Fires

The Buddha explains three type of fires; the fire of lust, hate and delusion.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 95 Kāmupapatti Sutta:
Sense Pleasures

The Buddha explains three sense pleasures that can be obtained and how one must abandon them by understanding reality.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 109 Purusapiyarupa Sutta:
Delightful Nature

The Buddha gives a beautiful simile to describe to abandon lust and to head towards Nibbāna.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 110 Cara Sutta:
While Walking

The Buddha explains how energy must be roused to get rid of evil thoughts and overcome them.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 112 Loka Sutta:
The World

The Buddha explains who the Tathāgata (The Buddha) is and the qualities of the Buddha.