Tipitaka Sutta Pitaka Digha Nikaya Silakkhandha-vagga Brahmajala Sutta ( DN 1) Contents[show] The Setting Thus have I heard: Once the Lord was. I found a copy of the sutta at the MettaNet – Lanka public domain Tipitaka web site. This is a wonderful resource, but the English translation was done by T. W. While others may praise or criticize the Buddha, they tend to focus on trivial details. The Buddha presents an analysis of 62 kinds of wrong view, seeing through.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The medium section contains a number of moral precepts in the form of certain practices and occupations brahmjaala by some schools of brahmins and monks.

He avoids watching dancing, singing, music and shows. And what are the four grounds on which they rely? He speaks whatever is blameless, pleasing to the ear, agreeable, reaching the heart, urbane, pleasing and attractive to the multitude.

The fish represent the ascetics who cling to their beliefs. Just as a skilled fisherman or his apprentice might cover a small piece of water with a fine-meshed net, thinking: When I passed away from that place I was reborn somewhere else.

As a consequence their self-possession is corrupted, and through the loss of their self-control they fall from that state [ ]. Here, they concluded that the gods were eternal, and others were not. Because we see that he was reborn here first, and we arrived later.


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Because first I thought: Now, these things are conditioned by contact. There are some ascetics and brahmins who theorize about size, and assert that the cosmos is finite or infinite on four grounds. Word meanings are from the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism.

And whatever ascetics sugta Brahmins are Eternalists and proclaim the eternity of the self and the world, they do so on one or other of these four grounds.

Brahmajala Sutta

And why must that be so? The elaboration ends with Buddha’s statement about the danger of clinging on these beliefsas they are still influenced by the desire lobhahatred dosaand ignorance moha that its faithful followers will not end in the final liberation but still in the cycle of samsara.

And of course I used my limited knowledge of Pali and of the Buddha’s teachings to assist me in the editing.

And, still disputing, they follow suttaa behind the Blessed Lord and his order of monks. These viewpoints thus grasped and adhered to will lead to such-and-such destinations in another world.

Retrieved from ” https: What you took so long to think out has been refuted. Wrong view number 1: These beings were created by me! They based their faith because:.

And what is the fourth ground on which they rely? Wrong view number 7: Wrong view number 3: That would be stressful for me, and that stress would be an obstacle. But we who were created by him have come to this world as being impermanent, mutable, limited in duration of life. If we understand the Brahmajala sutta we shall correctly understand the Buddha’s doctrines.


Or is it simply being ignored?? Because the rapture and emotional excitement there are coarse.

Because, Sir, sense-desires are impermanent, painful and subject to change, and from their change and transformation there arise sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief and distress. But we who were malevolent spent too much time gazing at each other, we grew angry with each other, our bodies and minds got suttq, and we passed away from that group of gods. That would be grasping on my part.

Brahmajala Sutta (Theravada)

He avoids accepting raw grain or raw flesh, he does not accept women and young girls, male or female slaves, sheep and goats, cocks and pigs, elephants, cattle, horses and mares, fields and plots, he refrains from running errands, from buying and selling, from cheating with false weights and measures, from bribery and corruption, deception, and insincerity, from brahhmajala, killing, imprisoning, highway robbery, and taking food by force.

And those who genuinely praise the Realized One would rightly speak of these things. There they are mind-made, feeding on rapture, self-luminous, moving through btahmajala sky, steadily glorious, and they remain like that for a very long time. Wrong view 9 –