10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta. Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta, which means The Discourse on the Lion-roar of the. 1 Sutta summary and highlights. SUTTA SUMMARY. The Cakka,vatti Sīha, nāda Sutta (D 26) gives an account of the wheel- turner or universal monarch. In illustration of his dictum that one should rely on oneself, the Buddha gives a detailed account of the fall of a kingly lineage of the past, and the subsequent.

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They develop the basis of psychic power that has immersion due to inquiry, and active effort. If you do so, your life-span will increase, your beauty will increase, your happiness will increase, your wealth will increase, your power will increase. This is broken down into four specific concentration exercises: They develop the basis of psychic power that has immersion due to mental development, and active effort. Let us refrain from taking what is not given, from sexual misconductfrom lying speechfrom harsh speechfrom idle chatter, from cakmavatti, from ill-willfrom wrong views ; let us abstain from three things: That is happiness for a monk.

And whatever ascetics and Brahmins in your kingdom have renounced the life of sensual infatuation and are devoted to forbearance and gentleness, each one taming himself, each one sutfa himself and each one striving for siihanada end of craving, if from time to time they should come to you and consult you as to what is wholesome and what is unwholesome, what is blameworthy and what is blameless, what is to be followed and what is not to be followed, and what action will in the long run lead to harm and sorrow, cakkkavatti what to welfare and happiness, you should listen, and tell them to avoid sihanzda and do what is good.


He should not have desire, ill-will and delusion but stay focused and mindful.

10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta

This is beauty for a monk. I shall shave off my hair and beard, dress in ocher robes, and go forth from the lay life to homelessness. We discussed the meaning of the seven treasures in connection with that sutta. Among the people who lived for shanada, years, a certain person stole something from others.

We have discussed this longevity cycle in previous talks too. It is just by the building-up of wholesome states that this merit increases. Do not drink strong drink.

DN The Wheel-Turning Monarch—Bhikkhu Sujato

In whatever place the wheel-treasure stood still, there the king came to stay together with his army. Do not drink strong drink. Here the Buddha recites his famous pronouncement, which highlights and distils similar expressions that we sihanara found expressed elsewhere in the suttas: Among the people who live for 80, years, girls will be marriageable at five hundred.

But far in the future, another Buddha, Metteyya, will arise in a time of peace and plenty. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Morality, concentration and wisdom DN 11 Kevaddha Sutta: There will come a time, mendicants, when these people will have children who live for ten years. If you do so, your life-span will increase, your beauty will increase, your happiness will increase, your wealth will increase, your power will increase.

sihanwda Unfortunately, this aspect of the oral tradition has been largely lost to us over the course of time. This Jambudipa, like Avici, will be as thick with people cakkafatti the jungle is thick with reeds and rushes. SHT, Sanskrithandschriften aus den Turfanfunden. Presumably, then, these are the practices in which a forest-dwelling monastic engages in order to produce the fruits described in the sutta. Proceed to cakmavatti legacy version of SuttaCentral. They meditate spreading a heart full of compassion … rejoicing … equanimity to one direction, and to the second, and to the third, and to the fourth.


And those who were ugly, being envious of those who were beautiful, cakkavvatti adultery with others’ wives. Once the Lord was staying among the Magadhans at Matula. Presented to the Buddha Center on Sunday, April 19, Among the people who live for ten years, there will be an interregnum of swords lasting seven days. And with the fading away of delightremaining imperturbable, mindful and clearly awarehe experiences in himself the joy of which the Noble Ones say: Jambudvipa — the Indian subcontinent — identified with the realm of humans and the dharma itself, will be powerful caikavatti prosperous, with numerous highly populated villages, towns, and cities.

This is the actual end of the sutta, to which, as we have seen a few times before, a story has been spliced on, in this case with no segue whatsoever. Do not commit adultery.

He will teach the Dhamma, lovely in its beginning, lovely in its middle, lovely in its ending, in the spirit and in the letter, and proclaim, just as I do now, the holy life in its fullness and purity. The children of those whose life-span is twenty years will live to forty, their children will live to be eighty, Specifically, quality of life is attained by a set of four related practices called the Four Roads to Power.

That is beauty for a monk.