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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.

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Samyutta Nikaya

SN 3.11 Satta Jatila Sutta:
Seven Matted-Hair Ascetics

The Buddha explains how to judge a person’s character.

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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 56.71–80 Dutiya Āmakadhañña Peyyālavagga:
Second Raw Grain Repetition Series

Most people are not virtuous.

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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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Anguttara Nikaya

AN 9.2 Meghiya Sutta:
Monk Meghiya

What should we do to prepare the mind for wisdom?

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Itivuttaka

Itv 46 Sikkhānisaṁsa Sutta:
Benefits of Training

The Buddha explains how a monk should live experiencing the Triple Training called virtue, concentration, and wisdom.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 48 Āpāyika Sutta:
Plane of Misery

The Buddha explains the consequences of lying and accusing falsely those who are virtuous.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 59 Māradheyya Sutta:
Mara’s Domain

The Buddha explains three qualities a liberated monk has.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 60 Puññakiriyavatthu Sutta:
Grounds for Making Merits

The Buddha explains the three grounds for making merit.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 74 Putta Sutta:
Sons and Daughters

The Buddha explains the three kinds of sons and daughters in the world.

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Itivuttaka

Itv 76 Sukhapatthanā Sutta:
Hoping for Happiness

The Buddha explains the importance of associating with virtuous friends.

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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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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.

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Vimana Vatthu

Vv 3.9 Visālakkhī Sutta:
Mansion of the Beautiful-Eyed Goddess

Following the precepts, leading a restrained life, practicing generosity, and having faith can bring much happiness.