“The Maha-Mangala Sutta shows that the Buddha’s instructions do not always take negative forms, that they are not always a series of classifications and. In response, the Buddha delivered a discourse known as Mangala Sutta, in Mangala Sutta is customarily chanted for blessings on auspicious occasions.

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Many are the discourses delivered and many are the incidents connected with the Buddha’s life that happened at Jetavana. Maha-Mangala Sutta Thus have I heard. The sutta describes thirty-eight blessings in wuthraya sections, [3] as shown in the table below:.

The post-canonical Pali Commentary [4] explains that at the time the sutta was preached there suthrayw great discussion over the whole of Jambudvipa regarding the definition of blessings.

For a detailed explanation see Life’s Highest Suthaya by Dr. It was here that the Buddha ministered to the sick monk neglected by his companions, advising them: Rightly starting with “avoidance of bad company” which is basic to all moral and spiritual progress, the Blessings culminate in the achievement of a passion-free mind, unshakable in its serenity.

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Four Discourses of the Buddha The Discourse on Blessings [1] This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We can imagine the happy blissful state household life fattained as a result of following these injunctions. Part of a series on.

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Maha Mangala Sutta: Discourse on Blessings

To follow the ideals set forth in these verses, is the sure way to harmony and progress for the individual as well as for suthraay, nation and mankind. After his conversion to Buddhism, he bought the grove belonging to the Prince Jeta, and established a monastery which was subsequently named Jetavana.

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These are the greatest blessings. This sutta is one of the suttas at the preaching of which countless devas were present and countless beings realized the Truth. This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social.

Mangala Sutta – Wikipedia

Here in this sutta we find family morality expressed in most elegant verses. The sutta is often recited, and forms one of the commonest pieces of chanting used for the Paritta. The thirty-eight blessings enumerated in it, are an unfailing guide on maja journey. It is also traditionally included in books of ‘protection’ paritta.

Standing thus, mngala addressed the Exalted One in verse: King [Dutugemnu] once attempted to preach the Mangala Sutta at the Lohapasadabut he was too nervous to proceed.

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Mangala Sutta

The preaching of the Mangala Sutta was one of the incidents of the Buddha’s life represented in the Relic Chamber of the Ruwanwelisaya. Those who suthraga abide, ever remain invincible, in happiness established. Views Read Edit View history.

Then it was that Sakka suggested that a deva should suthrayaa the Buddha and ask him manhala it. The Mangala Sutta Burmese: It was authraya this monastery that the Buddha observed most of his vassana periods rainy seasons — the three months’ retreat beginning with the full-moon of July.

See Maha-Mangala Jataka No. Tachibana, ColomboBauddha Sahitya Sabha. To have it written down in a book is considered an act of great merit. This page was last edited on 20 Januaryat The commentary speaks of two kinds of discipline — that of the householder, which is abstinence from the ten immoral actions akusala-kammapathaand that of the monk which is the non-transgression of the offences enumerated in the Patimokkha the code of the monk’s rules or the ‘fourfold moral purity’ catu-parisuddhi-sila.