SD 50 – 59 (in progress)


(a) A sutta whose title is preceded by an asterisk (*) means that it is only an excerpt.

(b) All files are in pdf.

SD 50a: Awakening & nirvana (part 1) [isbn 978-981-11-3004-5]

If life is a dream, when sleep ends, then naturally comes awakening.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
50.0SD 50 a contents & TMC activities  
50.1Nibbana Patisamyutta Sutta 1U 8.1The full nirvana pericope.
50.2Nibbana Patisamyutta Sutta 2U 8.2The “bent-free” (anata) nirvana formula.
50.3Nibbana Patisamyutta Sutta 3U 8.3The “birth-free” (ajata) nirvana formula.
50.4Nibbana Patisamyutta Sutta 4U 8.4The “non-dependent” (anissita) nirvana formula.
50.5(Iti) Indriya SuttaIt 3.2.3The 3 faculties of final knowledge.
50.6(Janussoni) Nibbana SuttaA 3.55Nirvana as a personal experience.
50.7Jhanabhinna SuttaS 16.9The 9 progressive abodes of arhathood.
50.8Maradheyya SuttaU 3.1.10The nature of Mara in terms of existence.
50.9(Catukka) Pariyesana SuttaA 4.252 = A:B 4.255Ignoble quests and noble quests.
50.10Bilangka SuttaS 7.4The bad karma of harming the innocent returns to the doer.
50.11Orambhagiya SuttaS 45.179The 5 lower fetters and the eightfold path.
50.12Uddhambhagiya SuttaS 45.180The 5 higher fetters and the eightfold path.
50.13Nibbanadhatu SuttaIt 2.2.7The 2 ways of viewing nirvana.
50.14(Dasaka) Abhabba SuttaA 10.100The 10 hindrances to attaining arhathood.
 50a Bibliography  
 Backcover: 20 reasons for translating suttas  


SD 50b: awakening & nirvana (part 2) [ISBN 978-981-11-3903-1] 

If life is a dream, when sleep ends, then naturally comes awakening.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
 50bContents & TMC activities  
50.15(Ananda) Sankhitta Dhamma SuttaS 35.86To Ananda on awakening.
50.16No Cedam SuttaS 14.33The purpose of the spiritual life.
50.17Sasankhara Patipada SuttaA 4.169The 4 ways of attaining nirvana.
50.18(Kamma) Ariya Magga SuttaA 4.235The 4 kinds of karma in terms of result.
50.19(Catukka) Samyojana SuttaA 4.131The 3 kinds of saints (rebirth and existence).
50.20Dhaniya Sutta
Sn 1.2Worldly joy verses spiritual joy.
50.21 Ahimsaka SuttaS 7.5Non-violent in word and in deed.
50.22 Jata SuttasS 1.23; S 7.6; Vism 1.1 – 1.8 Cutting the inner tangle.
50.23 Suddhika (Bharadvaja) SuttaS 7.7Spiritual purity is the highest.
50.24 Bahudhitara SuttaS 7.10Having nothing is true happiness.
50.25 (Navaka) Sanditthika Sutta 1 & 2A 9.46; A 9.47The state that is directly experienced.
50.26(Navaka) Nibbana SuttaA 9.48The progress to nirvana.
50.27 (Navaka) Parinibbana SuttaA 9.49The progress to nirvana.
50.28(Navaka) Tadanga Nibbana SuttaA 9.50The progress to nirvana.
50.29 (Navaka) Ditthadhamma Nibbana SuttaA 9.51The progress to nirvana.
50.30 (Navaka) Kayasakkhi SuttaA 9.43The one who gains the formless attainments.
50.31 (Navaka) Pannavimutta SuttaA 9.44The one liberated by insight wisdom.
50.32 (Navaka) Ubhatobhagavimutta SuttaA 9.45The one liberated in body and mind.
50.33 (Kamma) Bojjhanga SuttaA 4.236Karma and the awakening factors.
50.34 Navakammika SuttaS 7.17The Buddha’s work is done.
50.35 Mahasala SuttaS 7.14A father’s love, and gratitude.
50.36 Manatthaddha SuttaS 7.15Respect to whom respect is due.
50.37 Paccanika SuttaS 7.16Being open to others.
50.38 Katthahara SuttaS 7.18The Buddha resorts to the forest awakened and joyful.
50.39 Matuposaka SuttaS 7.19Filial piety and aims-receiving.
50.40 Bhikkhaka SuttaS 7.20True purpose of living on alms (renunciation).
50.41 (Udaka Suddhika) Sangarava SuttaS 7.21Purification through virtue, not ritual.
50.42Khomadussa SuttaS 7.22Goodness in high places.
 SD 50b Bibliography  
 SD 50 b Back cover  20 reasons for translating the suttas.


SD 51a: Effort & energy (PART 2) [ISBN 978-981-11-4859-0] 

Self-effort is the basis of spiritual salvation

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
51a51a contents & TMC activities  
51.0Kammakarana VaggaA 2.1 – A 2.10The significance of spiritual effort.
51.1 (Duka) Vajja SuttaA 2.1Karma with present fruit and future fruit.
51.2 (Duka) Padhana SuttaA 2.2The highest striving is the abandoning of all acquisitions.
51.3a (Duka) Tapaniya SuttaA 2.3Avoiding practices that torment us.
51.3b (Iti) Tapaniya SuttaIt 30Practices that bring torment.
51.4a (Duka) Atapaniya SuttaA 2.4Practices that do not bring torment.
51.4b (Iti) Atapaniya SuttaIt 2.1.4Practices that do not bring torment.
51.5(Duka) Upannata SuttaA 2.5Unrelentingly advancing in spiritual cultivation.
51.6(Duka) Sannojana SuttaA 2.6What holds us to suffering; what frees us from suffering.
51.7 (Duka) Vassupanayika SuttaA 2.10The 2 rains-entries.
51.8 Sallekha SuttaM 8Self-effacement and its true purpose.
51.9 Citta Hatthisariputta SuttaA 6.60The dangers of a monastic socializing. 
51.9(1.3.2)Avila Udakarahada Sutta (download file from the above link)A 1.5.5A clouded mind will not awaken.
51.9(1.3.3) Accha Udakarahada Sutta (download file from 51.9 above)A 1.5.6A clear mind will be able to awaken. 
51.10Cetokhila Suttas:  
51.10(2.3.1)Sangiti SuttaD 33,2.1(19)The 5 mental barrennesses.
51.10(2.3.2)Sangiti SuttaD 33,2.1(20)The 5 mental bandages.
51.10a(Pancaka) Cetokhila SuttaA 5.205The 5 mental barrennesses.
51.10b(Navaka) Cetokhila SuttaA 9.71 The 5 mental barrennesses are overcome by the 4 satipatthanas.
51.10c(Pancaka) Cetaso Vinibandha SuttaA 5.206The 5 mental bandages.
51.10d(Navaka) Cetaso Vinibandha SuttaA 9.72The 5 mental bandages are overcome by the 4 satipatthanas.
51.11(Suttanipata) Padhana SuttasSn 3.2The Buddha’s great striving for awakening.
51.12(Khetta) Desana SuttaS 42.7The 3 fields and the Buddha’s priorities.
51.13(Bojjhanga) Aggi SuttaS 46.53Overcoming sluggishness and agitation.
51.end Bibliography  


SD 51B: Effort & energy (part 2) [ISBN 978-981-11-6187-2] 

Self-effort is the basis of spiritual salvation

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
51b51b contents & TMC activities  
51.14(Pancaka) Padhana SuttaA 5.53The 5 supports for spiritual endeavour.
51.15Samayasamaya SuttaA 5.54The best conditions for spiritual striving.
51.15(1.2a)Dullabha Vuddhapabbajita Sutta 1A 5.59The 5 qualities difficult to find in one who renounces when old.
51.15(1.2b)Dullabha Vuddhapabbajita Sutta 2A 5.60The 5 qualities difficult to find in one who renounces when old.
51.16(Catukka) Appassuta SuttaA 4.6Learning and spiritual progress.
51.17 (Catukka) Sobhana SuttaA 4.7How a community is corrupted or beautified.
51.17(1.1)(Pancaka) Sobhana SuttaA 5.233The 5 qualities of a monastic renunciant.
51.17(2)(Catukka) Parisa sutta 2A 4.211The corruptors and the beautifiers of an assembly.
51.17(3.4)(Tika) Parisa Sutta.A 3.132The 3 kinds of assemblies in terms of training.
51.18Asamsa Bhikkhu SuttaA 3.13Who we are, what we are, and beyond.
51.19(Catukka) Vesarajja SuttaA 4.8The 4 certain qualities of the Buddha.
51.20(Catukka) Sancetana SuttaA 4.171Karma is rooted in ignorance and often occurs without our knowledge.
51.21(Catukka) Padhana Sutta 1A 4.13The 4 right strivings.
51.21(2)(Catukka) Padhana Sutta 2A 4.69The fourfold dynamics of spiritual striving. 
51.22 Patthana Sutta 1A 5.135The true purpose of renunciation.
51.22(2)Patthana Sutta 2A 5.136The true purpose of renunciation.
51.23Sarabha SuttaA 3.64A wanderer tries to degrade the Dharma and the Buddha’s response.
51.23(1.2)Gitassara SuttaA 5.209Why the texts should not be chanted in a musical manner.
51.24Utthana SuttaSn 2.10The most urgent task of spiritual cultivation.
51.25 Arakkheyya SuttaS 7.55The Buddha has nothing to hide.
51.26 (Tika) Bhaya SuttaA 3.62Understanding and overcoming the suffering of separation.
Back cover20 reasons for translating suttas  


SD 52.1: Miraculous life of gotama buddha ISBN 978-981-11-7432-2 (E-book)
SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
 SD 52.1 book cover


Miraculous life of Gotama Buddha

  A study in the psychology of mythology of the historical Bodhisattva.


SD 52b: parables 2 [ISBN 978-981-11-7431-5] (2018b)


A parable speaks our thoughts with the heart

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
52b.0Contents and TMC activities  
52.2Acchariya,abbhuta SuttaM 123The miraculous qualities of the Buddha.
52.2aAcchariya,abbhuta Sutta 1A 4.127Boundless radiance in Buddha’s life.
52.2bAcchariyaabbhuta Sutta 2A 4.128Overcoming attachment, conceit, etc.
52.2cAcchariya,abbhuta Sutta 3A 4.129Ananda’s 4 charismatic qualities.
52.2dAcchariya,abbhuta Sutta 4A 4.130Ananda’s charisma is like a wheel-turner.
52.2e(Radha) Satta Sutta S 23.2Satta as “being” and as “stuck.”
52.2ff(Udana) Satta Sutta 1U 7.1How not to be stuck to suffering.
52.2g(Udana) Satta Sutta 2U 7.2Lust blinds and traps us.
52.3Kesi SuttaA 4.111How the Buddha trains his disciples.
52.4(Sotapatti) Ananda SuttaS 22.83Punna Mantaniputta and Ananda’s attainment of streamwinning.
52.5Vanapattha SuttaM 17On the conduciveness of monastic dwellings.
52.6Maha Gopalaka SuttaM 33Parable of the bad and good cowherd.
52.7Dhanuggaha SuttaS 20.6Life is brief: strive on heedfully.
52.8aRohitassa Sutta 1A 4.45The world’s end cannot be reached by going.
52.8bRohitassa Sutta 2A 4.46The world’s end cannot be reached by going.
52.9Samudda Sutta 1S 35.187Our senses are like an ocean.
52.10aRaga Sutta 1It 68Greed, hate, delusion are Mara’s traps.
52.10bRaga Sutta 2It 69Our negative emotions are the raging ocean.
52.11Nadisota SuttaIt 109Our negative emotions are like a river current.
52.12Aggikkhandhupama SuttaS 7.68Renunciants should be worthy of their offering.
52.13f Nagaropama SuttaA 7.63The spiritually disciplined is like a citadel.



SD 53a: truth and reality 1 (2018c)


Theme: seeing true reality frees us from itself.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
53.0Contents & imprint  
53.1Gavampati SuttaS 56.30Penetrating any of the 4 truths, penetrate all of them.
53.2Andhakara SuttaS 56.46The dark interstices of outer space.
53.3Tevijja Vacchagotta SuttaM 71On the Buddha’s knowledge and salvation.
53.4(Digha) Mahali SuttaD 6The true purpose of the spiritual life.
53.5Dittha Suta Muta VinnataEssayThe 4 means of cognition.
53.6Vohara SuttasA 4.247-250 & A 8.67-68Wrong ways and right ways of speaking.
53.7(Vangisa) Arati SuttaS 8.2Self-counselling a lustful mind.
53.8Maha Saropama SuttaM 29Worldly success is not spiritual progress.
53.9Cula Saropama SuttaM 30Spiritual goal is not acquisition but awakening.
53.10Kimsuka Sutta; Kimsukopama JatakaS 35.204; J 248True teachers teach according to the manner of their awakening; 4 different means to the same awakening.
53.11Miccha Ditthi Sutta; Micchaditthi Pahana SuttaS 22.153; S 35.164Wrong view is the grasping of views; overcoming wrong views.
53.12Sakkayaditthi Sutta; Sakkayaditthi Pahana SuttaS 22.154; S 35.165Self-identity view is the grasping of craving; overcoming self-identity view.
53.13Attanuditthi SuttaS 35.165; S 35.166Self-view is the grasping of conceit; the 6 senses are non-self.
53a Bibliography  
 20 reasons for translating suttas



SD 53B: truth and reality 2 (2018d)


Theme: seeing true reality frees us from itself.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
53bContents & imprint  
53.14ab(Avyakata) Vacchagotta Suttas S 44.7 & S 44.8Vacchagotta questions Moggallana and the Buddha on the declared.
53.15Papata SuttaS 56.42Fully understanding the 4 noble truths brings full awakening.
53.16Parilaha SuttaS 56.43Ignorance of the noble truths is worse than great hell-fire.
53.17(Sacca) Kutagara SuttaS 56.44Penetrating the 4 truths, we overcome suffering.
53.18(Dasaka) Samadhi SuttaA 10.6One in thought-free samadhi is still “percipient.” 
53.19(Dasaka) Sariputta SuttaA 10.7Sariputta’s experience of samadhi.
53.20abSanna Manasikara Suttas 1 & 2A 11.7 & A 11.8One in samadhi is still “percipient.”
53.21Sanna Manasikara Sutta 3A 11.9One in samadhi is still “attentive.”
53.22*Khandha Annana SuttasS 33.1-5Ignorance of the 5 aggregates and the 10 theses.
53.23(Vacchagotta) Sabhiya Kaccana SuttaS 44.11The awakened after death.
53.24Khana SuttaS 35.135Now is the time to practise the Buddha Dharma.
53.25(Sacca) Tathagata SuttaS 56.12All the buddhas discover the same 4 truths.
53.26(Sacca) Khandha SuttaS 56.13The 4 noble truths are about the 5 aggregates.
53.27(Sacca) Ajjhattikayatana SuttaS 56.14The 4 truths are about the 6 senses.
53.28Pathama Dharana SuttaS 56.15Remembering and reflecting on the 4 noble truths.
53.29Dutiya Dharana SuttaS 56.16Rightly remembering the 4 noble truths.
53.30(Sacca) Avijja SuttaS 56.17The greatest ignorance is that of the 4 noble truths.
53.31(Sacca) Vijja SuttaS 56.18Fully understanding the noble truths brings awakening.
53.32 Sankasana SuttaS 56.19The profundity of the 4 noble truths.
53.33aTatha Sutta 1S 56.20On the certainty of the 4 noble truths.
53.33bTatha Sutta 2S 56.27On the certainty of the 4 noble truths.
53.34Kotigama Sutta 1 & Bhavanetti SuttaS 56.21; S 23.3Ignorance of the 4 noble truths keeps us in samsara.
53.35Kotigama Sutta 2S 56.22The 4 truths are the true meaning and purpose of life.
53.36 (Kotigama) Sammasambuddha SuttaS 56.23An arhat masters the truths.
53.37(Kotigama) Arahanta SuttaS 56.24All buddhas awaken with the 4 truths.
53.38(Kotigama) Asavakkhaya SuttaS 56.25The truths destroys the influxes.
53.39(Kotigama) Mitta SuttaS 56.26Teach the 4 truths to the near and dear.
53.40(Kotigama) Parinneyya SuttaS 56.29The 4 truths should be comprehended.
53.41 Jaliya SuttaD 7The true purpose of religion and the spiritual life.
SD 54a: devas 1 (part 1) (2019a)


Theme: The divine within us and without us.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
 SD 54a Contents & imprint  
54.1(Tika) Abhibhu SuttaA 3.80Universes and Ananda’s surety of liberation.
54.2Devata SamyuttaS 1.1 – 1.19The connected discourses on devas.
54.2aOgha,tarana SuttaS 1.1Defilements are like a great flood.
54.2bNimokkha SuttaS 1.2The Buddha knows and teaches true spiritual freedom.
54.2cUpaniya Sutta & (Deva,putta) Uttara SuttaS 1.3; S 2.19Life is short; hit the path now.
54.2dAccenti Sutta & (Devaputta) Nanda SuttaS 1.4; S 2.27Time flies; hit the path now.
54.2eKatichinda SuttaS 1.5Overcoming hindrances to spiritual development.
54.2fJagara Sutta & Jagariya SuttaS 1.6; It 47As we sleep, we gather dust; awake, we are purified. Being awake is safer than being asleep.
54.2gAppatividita SuttaS 1.7The awakened are at peace with the world.
54.2hSusammuttha SuttaS 1.8A confused mind invites exploitation by others.
54.2i(Devata) Arañña SuttaS 1.10The benefits of forest meditation.
54.3aNandana Sutt & (Vana) Anuruddha SuttaS 1.11; S 9.6Even the heavens are impermanent.
54.3b(Devata) Nandati SuttaS 1.12Acquisitions bring continued suffering.
.54.3cNatthi Putta,sama SuttaS 1.13Supreme love, wealth, light and wisdom.
54aSD 54a Bibliography Bibliography.
SD 54b: devas 1 (part 2) (2019b)
Theme: The divine within us and without us.
SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
 SD 54b Contents & imprint  
54.3dKhattiya Sutta (The Discourse on the Kshatriya)S 1.14The greatest of humans, animals, wives and sons.
54.3eSanamana Sutta (The Discourse on Murmuring)S 1.15The awakened find the solitary forest blissful.
54.3fNiddatandi Sutta (The Discourse on Drowsiness and Lethargy)S 1.16Sleep, sleepiness and spirituality.
54.3gDukkara Sutta (The Discourse on the difficult to practise)S 1.17Meditation difficulties can and should be overcome.
54.3h(Nandana) Hiri Sutta (The (Nandana Discourse on Moral Shame)S 1.18One with moral shame is ultimately free from blame.
54.3iKutika Sutta (The Discourse on a Little Hut)S 1.19The Buddha has renounced everything.
54.4Mahasamaya Sutta (The Discourse on the Great Assembly)D 20A god-believer’s way to the Buddha.
54.5(Brahma) Tissa Sutta (The Discourse on (Brahma) Tissa)A 7.53The knowledge of the gods is limited.
54.5(4)(Tissa) Brahma Sutta (The Moggallana Discourse (on Tissa)) [use the link at 54.5]A 6.34The knowledge of the gods is limited.
54.6The Vepacitti Suttas: Victory by patience.
54.6a(Sakka) Vepacitti Sutta (The (Sakka) Discourse on Vepacitti) [use the link 54.6]S 11.4To answer anger with anger is to fail twice.
54.6bSubhasita Jaya Sutta (The Discourse on the Victory by the Well-spoken Word) [use the link at 54.6]S 11.5The word is mightier than the sword.
54.7Na Dubbhiya Sutta (The “Do Not Harm” Discourse)S 11.7Not harming even our enemies.
54.8Sakka,panha Sutta (The Discourse on Sakra’s Questions)D 21The erotic, the spiritual and streamwinning.
 54b end Bibliography Bibliography
.SD 54b back cover 20 reasons for translating suttas.

SD 54C: devas 1 (part 3) (2019c)
Theme: The divine within us, without us.


SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
 SD 54c contents & imprint  
54.9Cula Tanhasankhaya Sutta |The Lesser Discourse on the Destruction of CravingM 37 A brief definition of arhathood (the accanta,nittha pericope).
54.10(Cetovimutti) Anuruddha SuttaThe Anuruddha Discourse (on freedom of mind) M 127The boundless freedom of mind and the exalted freedom of mind.
54.11Acchara Sutta | The Discourse on Nymphs  S 1.46The vehicle to nirvana.
54.12Vatapada Sutta | The Discourse on the Vows   S 11.11Sakra’s 7 vows.
54.13Jantu Sutta |The Jantu Discourse S 2.25The gods know about the bad monks.
54.13(2.3)Kuha Sutta | The Discourse on the Deceitful (download @ 54.13)A 4.26 = It 108The false religious life.
54.13(4)Pakatindriya Sutta | The Discourse on “Loose in the Sense-faculties” (download @ 54.13)S 9.13The false religious life.
54.14(Tika) Deva Sutta | The (Threes) Discourse on Devas A 3.18The purpose of the holy life is not heavenly rebirth.
54.15Patipujika VatthuThe Story of the Husband Honourer DhA 4.14 (Dh 48)Love transcend time and space.
54.16Dubbanniya Sutta | The Discourse on the Ugly  S 11.22The anger-eating demon.
54.17Arunavati Sutta | The Aruna,vati Discourse S 6.14Buddha Dhamma spreads beyond time & space.
54.18(Apara Ditthi) Annatara Brahma Sutta | The Discourse on a Certain Brahma (of a Different View) S 6.5The Buddha corrects Brahma’s wrong views.
54.19Sakkanama Sutta | The Discourse on Sakra’s Names S 11.12On Sakra’s 7 names and 7 vows.
54.20Sakka Vatthu | The Story of SakraDhA 15.8 (Dh 206-208)Sakra’s last meeting with the Buddha.
54.21Isayo Arannaka Sutta | The Discourse on Forest Seers S 11.9Sakra’s respect for holy men.
54.22Magha Vatthu | The Story of MaghaDhA 2.7 (Dh 30)How Magha became Sakra, the lord of the 2 heavens.
.Twenty reasons for translating suttas. Outside back cover..

SD 55a: happiness and progress (2019d)

Theme: The good that we are will be the good after us.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme & YouTube links
 SD 55a contents & imprint  
 Twenty reasons for translating suttas  
55.1(Navaka) Nibbana SuttaA 9.34Nirvana is happiness beyond feeling.
55.2Bodhi Rajakumara SuttaM 85Happiness cannot really come from suffering.
55.3Celapattika VatthuCv 5.21.1-4Monastics should inspire faith and happiness in others.
55.4Bodhirajakumara VatthuDhA 12.1We should guard our actions in childhood, youth and maturity.
55.5Dhonasakha JatakaJ 353Who sows violence reaps its fruits.
55.6Suddhika Niramisa Sutta & (Vedana) Agara SuttaS 36.29 & S 36.14Nirvana the highest spiritual state. 3 kinds of feeling: the carnal and the spiritual.
55.7Bhadraka SuttaS 42.11How to know the noble truths of reality.
55.8Uruvela Sutta 1S 4.21Even the teacher respects the teaching.
55.9(Iti ) Vitakka SuttaIt 38The essence of Buddhist discipleship
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SD 55b: happiness and progress (2020a)

Theme: The good that we are will be the good after us.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
55b.0SD 55b Contents and imprint SD 55b contents, imprint, 20 reason for translating the suttas.
55.10aSarandada SuttaA 7.197 conditions for social progress.
55.10b(Aparihaniya) Vassakara SuttaA 7.20Conditions for the invincibility of the Vajjis.
55.10cKalingara SuttaS 20.8Simplicity and diligence are the bases of inner progress.
55.11(Aparihaniya) Dhamma Sutta 1A 7.217 conditions for the spiritual growth of the monastic renunciant sangha.
55.12a(Pancaka) Nagita SuttaA 5.305 meditations on revulsion.
55.12b(Chakka) Nagita SuttaA 6.42The Buddha praises the forest life for monks.
55.13(Atthaka) Yasa SuttaA 8.86Benefits of monastic forest life and solitude.
55.14Rathopama SuttaS 35.1983 good habits that bring happiness now and lead us to the path.
55.15(Chakka) Saraniya Dhamma SuttaA 6.11Conditions that conduce to the spiritual life of renunciation.
55.16(Chakka) Saraniya Dhamma SuttaA 6.12Conditions that conduce to the spiritual life of renunciants.
55.17(Pancaka) Nissaraniya SuttaA 5.2005 elements of spiritual freedom.
55.18(Chakka) Nissaraniya SuttaA 6.136 elements of spiritual freedom.
55.19(Navaka) Ananda SuttaA 9.37Dhyana is where one is percipient but knows only itself.

SD 56a The Gradual Way (2020b)

Theme: The path of awakening is a gradual and true renunciation.

SD No.Sutta or Chapter TitleSutta referenceTheme
 SD 56a contents and imprint  
56.1The Gradual WayEssaySpiritual discourse, training and freedom in early Buddhism.
56.2Bhaddali SuttaM 65The Buddha, the sangha and a monk’s training.
56.3Gopala Moggallana SuttaM 107The Buddha’s gradual way.
56.4Anupada SuttaM 111The Buddha’s full account of Sariputta’s awakening.
56.5(Khandha) Channa SuttaS 22.90The scurrilous elder Channa realizes the Dharma.
56.6Sapugiya SuttaA 4.194Inner purification in 4 stages.
56.7(Catukka) Attantapa SuttaA 4.198The 4 kinds of spiritual practices.
 Back cover: 20 reasons for translating the suttas  

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