Anguttara Nikaya

Anguttara Nikaya

 Anguttara Nikaya

  The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
 translated with notes by Piya Tan (c) 2009


  1. A 1.2 Nivarana Pahana Vagga (The five emntal hindrances: causes and ending)
  2. A 1.6.3-6 Culacchara Sutta The efficacy of lovingkindness
  3. A 2.9 Hiri Ottappa Sutta The Two World Protectors: Moral Shame & Moral Fear. [see A 10.76 below]
  4. A 3.9 Pasenadi Yanna Sutta (The Discourse on the Sacrifice (by Pasenadi)
  5. A 3.33 Kamma Nidana Sutta [ The seed-like nature of karma]
  6. A 3.34 Hatthaka Alavaka Sutta The bases of solidarity; true happiness
  7. A 3.40 Adhipateyya Sutta On the true priorities that bring liberation
  8. A 3.53 Sandhitthika Dhamma Brahmana Sutta The Nature of the Dharma 
  9. A 3.54 Paribbajaka Brahmana Sutta  The Purpose of the Dharma
  10. A 3.57 (Dana) Vacchagotta Sutta sd 22.12 Benefits wise giving to those freed from mental hindrances
  11. A 3.60 Patihariya Sangarava Sutta The greatest miracle.
  12. A 3.61 Titthayatana Sutta The Discourse on Sectarian Tenets
  13. [The three wrong view views regarding karma]
  14. A 3.63 Venaga,pura Sutta  The Buddha’s qualities and virtue.  
  15. A 3.65 Kesaputtiya (Kalama) Sutta Doubt, moral virtue & spiritual assurance.
  16. A 3.67 Katha,vatthu Sutta (The Discourse on Points for Discussion)
  17. A 3.69 Mula Sutta The roots of moral action.
  18. A 3.76-77 Bhava Suttas 1-2 Karma, rebirth and existence 
  19. A 3.81 Gadrabha Samana Sutta Spiritual learning and growth are effected through spiritual training
  20. A 3.88 Ti Sikkha Sutta The training of moral virtue, of mental concentration and wisdom
  21. A 3.99 Lonaphala Sutta How to limit bad karma
  22. A 3.100a Pamsudhovaka Sutta Refining your meditation practice.
  23.  S 3.101 Pubba Sambodha SuttaThe world can never satisfy one completely.
  24. A 3.102 Assada Sutta Escape from suffering is possible.
  25. A 3.123 Gotamaka Cetiya Sutta Conclusion to the Mulapariyaya Sutta
  26. A 3. 134 Dhammaniyama Sutta  The characteristics of impermanence, suffering and not-self.
  27. A 4.14 (Cattaro) Padhana Sutta The 4 right efforts or the dynamics of spiritual growth 
  28. A 4.41Samadhi Bhava Sutta Four kinds of samadhi
  29. A 4.44 Uggatasarira Aggi Sutta The three fires reinterpreted. 
  30. A 4.55 Samajivi Sutta Living as ideal loving partners here and now.
  31. A 4.62 Anana Sutta [The Discourse on Debtlessness] World happiness 
  32. A 4.85 Puggala Sutta Two kinds of decline, two kinds of progress
  33. A 4.87 Samanamacala Sutta 1 [The Discourse on the Unshakable Recluse] Four types of true saints.
  34. A 4.88 Samanamacala Sutta 2 [The Discourse on the Unshakable Recluse] Four types of true saints.
  35. A 4.123 (Nanakarana) Puggala Sutta 1 Even the gods fall into hell, and rebirth according to dhyana.
  36. A 4.124 (Nanakarana) Puggala Sutta 2 Becoming a non-returner through dhyana.
  37. A 4.160 Sugata inaya Sutta Four reasons for the disappearance of the Dharma.
  38. A 4.162 Vitthara Patipada Sutta Spiritual progress by way of the five faculties.
  39. A 4.190 (Sangha) Uposatha Sutta The spiritual benefits of being a noble disciple
  40. A 4.192 Thanani Sutta How to truly know a person’s character
  41. A 5.2 Panca Sekhabala Sutta Qualities leading to arhathood.
  42. A 5.41 Adiya Sutta [The Discourse on the uses of wealth] The true benefits of wealth.
  43. A 5.57 (Abhinhapaccavekkhitabba) Thana Sutta Five regular reflections for spiritual development.
  44. A 5.144 Tikandaki Sutta The repulsive and the unrepulsive: emotions. 
  45. A 5.151-153 Sammatta Niyama Sutta 1-3 How to study the Dharma 
  46. A 5.161 Aghata Pativinaya Anger management
  47. A 5.174 Bhaya Vera Sutta The Disadvantages of breaking the Five Precepts 
  48. A 5.176 Piti Sutta Lay followers too should go into solitary retreat.
  49. A 5.26 Vimuttayatana Sutta Can liberation be won without meditation?
  50. A 6.10 Agataphala Mahanama Sutta The six recollections of the saints
  51. A 6.16 Nakula Sutta How a wise loving wife counsels a dying husband. 
  52. A 6.26 Sambadhokasa Sutta How to awaken as a lay follower
  53. A 6.29 Anussatitthana Udayi Sutta The six bases of recollection
  54. A 6.37 Sumana Dana Sutta Giving with wholesome intentions.
  55. A 6.38 Attakari Sutta Is there free will? On self-agency and other-agency.
  56. A 6.46 Maha Cunda Sutta Fellowship between scholars and meditators
  57. A 6.55 Sona Kolivisa Sutta How to balance our spiritual practice 
  58. A 6.56 Phagguna Sutta Benefit of knowing the Dharma at the time of dying
  59. A 6.57 Chalabhijati Sutta We can rise above our own karma 
  60. A 6.63 Nibbedhika Pariyaya Sutta Faith arises from suffering.
  61. A 6.88 Sussusa Sutta How to listen to the Dharma effectively. 
  62. A 6.93 Kinci Sankhara Sutta Things that one of right view would never do.
  63. A 6.98 Anicca Sutta  How to be certain of the path to liberation.
  64. A 7.15 Udakupama Sutta The levels of spiritual commitment and attaintment.
    A 7.46 Satta Sañña Sutta  Seven meditations leading to the Deathless. 
  65. A 7.47 Methuna Sutta  The 7 bonds of sexuality.
  66. A 7.48 Sannoga Sutta Sexuality and disengagement.
  67. A 7.49 Mahapphala Dana Sutta [The Discourse on Giving what gives best fruit] Best motivation for giving
  68. A 7.58 Pacala Sutta Eight ways of overcoming drowsiness
  69. A 7.58a Punna Metta Sutta The spiritual benefit of lovingkindness/ Lovingkindness as merit
  70. A 8.14 Khalunka Sutta Psychological defence mechanisms.
  71. A 8.16 Duta Sutta The Discourse on the Messenger
  72. A 8.25 Upasaka Mahanama Sutta What makes a true follower?
  73. A 8.30 Anuruddha Mahavitakka Sutta The 8 thoughts of the great man.
  74. A 8.31-33 Attha Dana SuttaThe Discourse on Ways of Giving 1 & 2 [The motives behind giving]
  75. A 8.35 Danupapatti Sutta The Morally virtuous  giver can choose their rebirth.
  76. A 8.40 Sabbalahusa Sutta The results of breaking the Precepts 
  77. A 8.48 Nakulamata Sutta On how women can be reborn among the gods.
  78. A 8.49 Atthapuggala Sutta Reflection on the 9 virtues of the Noble Sangha.
  79. A 8.54 Dighajanu Sutta The lay person’s welfare.
  80. A 8.59 Atthapuggala Sutta Recollection of the 9 virtues of the Noble Sangha
  81. A 9.3 Meghiya Sutta On spiritual friendship. 
  82. A 9.5 Sangaha Pan~n~abala Sutta How to free oneself form 5 common fears. 
  83. A 9.20 Velama Sutta On right giving and the best practice. 
  84. A 9.35 Pabbateyya Gavi Sutta How to progress into the dhyanas.
  85. A 10.29 Kosala Sutta 1  Even the best things in life are impermanent (except nirvana).
  86. A 10.60 Girimananda Sutta The 10 perceptions for the sick. How meditation heals.
  87. A 10.51 (Sattha) Sacitta Sutta The Discourse (by the Teacher) on one’s own mind
  88. A 10.76 Abhabba Sutta & A 2.9 Hiri Ottappa Sutta Why and How to Practice the Holy Life & The Two  World Protectors: Moral Shame & Moral Fear
  89. A 10.86 Annadhikarana Sutta Mere book learning does not lead to liberation
  90. A 10.177 (Saddha) Janussoni SuttaAncestor worship: Who benefits from our prayers?
  91. A 10.206 Kusalakusala Sancetanika Sutta How karma is destroyed
  92. A 10.208 Brahmavihara Sutta [The Discourse on the Divine Abode] How to become God-like.
  93. A 11.16 Mettanisamsa Sutta The 11 benefits of lovingkindness
  94. A 22.76 Pathama Arahata Sutta How the arhats arise.
  95. A 35.234 (Anatta) Udayi Sutta  Neither the body nor the mind has a self

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