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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 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 11.4 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 11.16 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.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.18 Sakka Namassana Sutta:
The Discourse about the Worship of Sakka

Who does god Sakka worship before going out?

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.19 Dutiya Sakka Namassana Sutta:
The Second Discourse about the Worship of Sakka

God Sakka explains who he worships and why.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 11.20 Tatiya Sakka Namassana Sutta:
The Third Discourse about the Worship of Sakka

God Sakka describes those who leave the home life and the qualities they have.

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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.

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Anguttara Nikaya

AN 5.235 Anukampa:
A Monk with Compassion

The Supreme Buddha designed the monk life so they could be of benefit to themselves as well as others. This sutta shows the ways that monks can help lay people.

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Khuddakapatha

Khp 2 Dasasikkhāpadaṁ:
Ten Training Rules

The ten precepts of a sāmanera.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 28 Pathama Bhikku Sutta:
The Monk 1

When a monk is not careful guarding their sense faculties and are immoderate in eating, it leads to suffering.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 36 Dutiya Janakuhana Sutta:
Deceiving People 2

The holy life is lived for the sake of realizing special knowledge and attaining full understanding.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 37 Somanassa Sutta:
Living Joyfully

Insightful and ardent monks investigate the true nature of life.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 79 Parihāna Sutta:
Falling Away

The Buddha explains three things that lead to the falling away of a training monk and three things that lead to the non-falling of a training monk.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 82 Devasadda Sutta:
Divine Sounds

The Buddha explains when and why three divine sounds are sound from time to time.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 84 Bahujanahita Sutta:
For the Happiness of Many

The Buddha explains the three persons who are born in the world for the welfare of many people.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 90 Aggappasāda Sutta:
Supreme Confidence

The Buddha explains the three supreme object of confidence.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 91 Jīvikā Sutta:
Livelihood

The Buddha explains the reasoning behind why monks beg for food.

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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 94 Upaparikkha Sutta:
Investigating

The Buddha explains when a monk has eradicated the seven ties of defilements and cut the cord of existence, his wandering in the cycle of rebirths is finished.

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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 105 Taṇhuppāda Sutta:
Arousing Craving

The Buddha explains four types of craving that arise in a monk.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 107 Bahukāra Sutta:
Very Helpful

The Buddha explains the symbiotic relationship between monks and lay followers.

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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.