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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 6.2 Gārava Sutta:
The Discourse on Honoring the Teacher

What did the Supreme Buddha respect?

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 6.13 Andhakavinda Sutta:
The Discourse of Approving the Verses Recited by Brahma Sahampati in the City of Andhakavinda

Brahma Sahampati recites verses describing the path monks should take to become liberated.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 6.14 Arunavati Sutta:
The Discourse of the Arunavati Capital

The Buddha tells a past story of Buddha Sikhī and Arahant Abhibhū visiting the brahma world.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.1 Suvīra Sutta:
The Discourse about the Deity Suvīra

What does God Sakka, the one with with power over Tāvatiṁsa gods, praise?

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.2 Susīma Sutta:
The Discourse about the Deity Susīma

The Buddha praises courage and effort so that one can attain enlightenment.

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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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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.4 Vepacitti:
The Discourse about Vepacitti Sutta

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.

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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.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.14 Dallidda Suttaṁ:
The Discourse about a Poor Man

The wise person, remembering the Buddha’s teachings, should be devoted to faith, virtue, confidence and realization of the Dhamma.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 55.53 Dhammadinna Sutta:
To Dhammadinna

How should a lay follower practice the Dhamma?

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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.

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Khuddakapatha

Khp 6 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.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 39 Desanā Sutta:
Teaching

See evil as evil; and having seen evil as evil, become disenchanted with it!

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Itivuttaka

Itv 86 Dhammānudhammapaṭipanna Sutta:
Practice According to Dhamma

The Buddha explains what it means to "practice according to the Dhamma."

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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 98 Dāna Sutta:
Giving

The Buddha explains two types of giving and which is the most important.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 100 Brāhmana Sutta:
The True Brāhmin

In this beautiful sutta, the Buddha explains his compassion and the two types of giving.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 101 Caturanavajja Sutta:
Four Blameless Things

The Buddha explains four trifling things, easily obtained and blameless.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 104 Sīlasampanna Sutta:
Possessing Virtue

The Buddha explains the importance of associating with monks.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 108 Kuha Sutta:
Deceitful

Monks who are deceitful, stubborn, desirous of talking, frauds, arrogant, and of a scattered mind are not followers of the Dhamma.

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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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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.

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Therigatha

Thig 5.1:
The Verses of a certain Arahant Nun (67-71)

A certain nun details her path to enlightenment.