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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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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 1.1 Paṭhama Pīṭha Sutta: Throne Mansion

Arahant Moggallana asks a deva about previous good karma.

Moggallana Bhante: Dear Devata, you are sitting on a golden throne. It flies wherever you want, and as quickly as you want it to. You are beautifully dressed, wearing garlands of flowers, and you are radiant, like lightning shining through the clouds. What kind of meritorious action did you do when you were in the […]

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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 1.2 Dutiya Pīṭha Sutta: Second Throne Mansion

Giving always gives results.

Moggallana Bhante: Dear Devata, you are sitting on a throne made of beryl gemstones. It flies wherever you want, and as quickly as you want it to. You are beautifully dressed, wearing garlands of flowers, and you are radiant, like lightning shining through the clouds. What kind of meritorious action did you do when you […]

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Vv 3.4 Latā Sutta: Lata’s Mansion

The daughters of God Sakka explain how they gained such happiness as devas.

The famous god Sakka and the god Vessavana have beautiful daughters named Lata, Sajja, Pavara, Acchimukhi, and Suta. They shine due to their good qualities. One day, these five daughters went to a magnificent river near the Himalayan Mountains to bathe. The water of the river was very cool and full of blue lotuses. These […]