Sutta talks (2018)

Recording of sutta talks by Piya Tan.

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From SD 45: Faith & giving

True coversion. (Licchavi) Bhaddiya Sutta (A 4.193 @ SD 45.8) [180128].

1. Sela, Keniya and the Buddha. Sela Sutta ( M 92 = Sn 3.7 @ SD 45.7a); Keniya Jatila Vatthu (Mv 1.6.35 @ SD 45.7b) [180114]

2. True conversion. (Licchavi) Bhaddiya Sutta (A 4.193 @ SD 45.8) [180128]

3. Five benefits of the faithful. (Pancangika) Saddha Sutta (A 5 38 @ SD 45.9) [180211]

4. The faith of the saints. (Sotapattiyanga) Vassa Sutta (S 55.38 @ SD 45.10)[180211]

5. Talking about the Buddha. Karanapali Sutta (A 5.194 @ SD 45.11) [180225]

6. Qualities of a true lay follower. Candala Sutta (A 5.175 @ SD 45.12) [180225]

From SD 50: Awakening & nirvana

7. Do bad, get bad. Bilangika Sutta (S 7.4 @ SD 50.10) [180117]

8. Do not fear merit. Ma Punna Bhayi Sutta (It 22 @ SD 2.11b) [180123]

9. The 5 lower fetters. Orambhayika Suttas (S 45.179 @ SD 50.11) [180124]

10. The 5 higher fetters. Uddhambhagiya Suttas (S 45.180 @ SD 50.12) [180131]

11. Two ways of viewing nirvana. Nibbanadhatu Sutta (It 2.2.7 @ SD 50.13) [180207]

12. Ten hindrances to arhathood. (Dasaka) Abhabba Sutta (A 10.100 @ SD 50.14) [180221]

13. On liberation. (Ananda) Sankhitta Dhamma Sutta (S 35.86 @ SD 50 15) [180228]

14. Ananda’s arhathood. (Ananda) Sankhitta Dhamma Sutta (S 35.86 @ SD 50.15) [180306]

15. Faith in the foremost. (Catukka) Aggappasada Sutta (A 4.34 @ SD 45.13) [180311]

16. Four ways of attaining nirvana. Sasankhara Patipada Sutta (A 4 169 @ SD 50.17)[180314]

17. Four kinds of karma. Kamma Ariya Magga Sutta (A 4.235 @ SD 50.18) [180321]

18. Different paths, different goals. (Arahatta) Acelaka Kassapa Sutta (S 4.19 @ SD 45.14) [180325]

19. Benefits of lovingkindness. (1) Culacchar? Sutta (A 1.6.3-5 @ SD 2.13), (2) Okkh? Sutta (S 20.4 @ SD 3.14), (3) (Eka,dasa) Mettanisamsa Sutta (A 11.16 @ SD 2.15) [180327]

20. Ending existence and rebirth. (Catukka) Samyojana Sutta (A 4.131 @ SD 50.19)[180328]

21. Buddhism as healing therapy 1 of 2. [180402]

22. Buddhism as healing therapy 2 of 2. (Q & A) [180402]

23. Worldly joy versus spiritual joy Dhaniya Sutta (Sn 1.2 @ SD 50.20) [180404]

24. Eight qualities of a layman non-returner.  (Hatthigamaka) Ugga Sutta (A 8.22 @ SD 45.15) [180408]

25. Why Buddhism is true 1 of 2. [180409]

26. Why Buddhism is true 2 of 2 (Q & A). [180409]

27. Non-violent in word and in deed. Ahimsaka Sutta (S 7 5 @ SD 50.21) [180411]

28. Cutting away the inner tangle. (Devata) Jata Sutta (S 1.23) and Jata Bhara,dvaja Sutta (S 7.6) @ SD 50.22. [180411]

29. Having nothing is true happiness. Bahu Dhitara Sutta (S 7.10 & SD 50.24) [180418]

30. Pabbajja: a very short history. How the early monastics were admitted. (SD 45.16) [180422]

31. Experiencing nirvana. (Navaka) Sanditthika Suttas (A 9.46 & A 9.47 @ SD 50.25) [180425]

32. The progress to nirvana(Navaka) Nibbana Suttas (A 9.48 @ SD 50.26) (Navaka) Parinibbana Sutta (A 9.49 @ SD 50.27) [180502]

33. Is rebirth immediate? (SD 2.17) [180508]

34. Nirvana here and now. (Navaka) Tad-anga Nibbana Sutta (A 9.50 @ SD 50.28), (Navaka) Dittha,dhamma Nibbana Sutta (A 9.51 @ SD 50.29), (Navaka) Kaya,sakkhi Sutta (A 9.43 @ SD 50.30), (Navaka) Panna,vimutta Sutta (A 9.44 @ SD 50.31), (Navaka) Ubhato.bhaga,vimutta Sutta (A 9.45 @ SD 50.32) [180509]

35. Eight wonderful qualities of the Dharma-Vinaya. Paharada Sutta (A 8.19 @ SD 45.18) [180513]

36. How to end karma. (Kamma) Bojjhanga Sutta (A 4.236 @ SD 50.33) [180516]

37. Sariputta on how to inherit the Dharma. Dhammadaya Sutta (M 3 @ SD 2.18) [180522]