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Khuddakapatha

Khp 5 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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Itivuttaka

Itv 75 Vutthi Sutta: Rainy Cloud

The Buddha explains three kinds of people existing in the world.

This discourse was taught by the Blessed One, taught by the Arahant, the fully enlightened Supreme Buddha. This is as I heard: “Monks, these three kinds of persons are found existing in the world. What three? One like a cloud without rain, one who rains locally, and one who rains everywhere. Now, monks, what kind […]

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Sutta Nipata

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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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 1.15 Uttarā Sutta: Uttara’s Mansion

Living a restrained life, keeping the precepts, and being generous will only bring good results.

Moggallana Bhante: Devata, your beauty shines in all directions like the bright star named Osadhi. What are the meritorious deeds that led to this happiness? Tell me Devata, what kind of meritorious action did you do when you were in the human world to have gained this beauty that shines in all directions, and to […]

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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 6.1 Agāriya Sutta: Householder’s Mansion

Generosity and confidence when giving alms will bring much happiness.

Moggallana Bhante: The best park among all parks is Cittalata Park, found in the great Tavatimsa Heaven. Dear Deva, your mansion shines in the sky like that Cittalata Park. Powerful Deva, you have become a leader among devas. The pure radiance of your body and limbs is stainless and shines in all directions. Tell me, […]

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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 6.2 Dutiya Agāriya Sutta: Second Householder’s Mansion

A deva explains giving with confident hearts to monks will bring wonderful results.

Moggallana Bhante: The best park among all parks is Cittalata Park, found in the great Tavatimsa Heaven. Dear Deva, your mansion shines in the sky like that Cittalata Park. Powerful Deva, you have become a leader among devas. The pure radiance of your body and limbs is stainless and shines in all directions. Tell me, […]