Categories
Digha Nikaya

DN 30 Lakkhana Sutta:
The Marks of a Great Man

Because of good actions he had done in the past, the Supreme Buddha had special marks on his body and special qualities related to those marks. In this sutta we learn the exact actions he did to earn each mark.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.24 Issatta Sutta:
Archery

King Pasenadi asks the Buddha who one should give gifts to, so that one gains the most merit?

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 7.13 Devahita Sutta:
Devahita

A brahmin gives and asks about giving.

Categories
Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.16 Yajamāna Sutta:
The Discourse about Sacrifices

For those people who make sacrificial offerings, searching for merit, the gift given to the community of monks generates great results.

Categories
Itivuttaka

Itv 26 Dānasaṁvibhāga Sutta:
Giving and Sharing

The Buddha explains the benefits of giving and the results that one gains after death.

Categories
Itivuttaka

Itv 75 Vutthi Sutta:
Rainy Cloud

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

Categories
Itivuttaka

Itv 98 Dāna Sutta:
Giving

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

Categories
Itivuttaka

Itv 100 Brāhmana Sutta:
The True Brāhmin

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

Categories
Vimana Vatthu

Vv 1.6 Paṭhama Nāvā Sutta:
Ship Mansion

Arahant Moggallana asks a deva how she gained a golden roofed ship as her mansion.

Categories
Vimana Vatthu

Vv 1.7 Dutiya Nāvā Sutta:
Second Ship Mansion

Offering water to the Noble Sangha will bring much happiness.

Categories
Vimana Vatthu

Vv 5.4 Kakkaṭakarasadāyaka Sutta:
Crab-Soup Giver’s Mansion

A deva explains the happiness she gained after offering crab soup to the Sangha.

Categories
Peta Vatthu

Pv 2.9 Aṅkura Sutta:
The Merchant Aṅkura

Giving will always bring good results.

Categories
Peta Vatthu

Pv 4.13 Pokkharaṇī Sutta:
The Axle

What was the result of giving a small gift?