Mahasamaya Sutta, chanted by Ven. Ganekumbure Shantha Thero, with English explanation. Mahāsamaya Sutta. 1. Mahāsamaya Sutta. Preached at The Buddha then addressed the monks and recited this sutta (). Mahasamaya Sutta means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check.
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Mahaxamaya these, respectively, he preached six suttas, calculated to benefit each separate class, and, in order that each sutta might take the form of question and answer, he created a Buddha form to ask questions, while he himself answered them.
It is possible to divide the discourse into three parts. The gods of the ten thousand world systems had come to visit the Buddha autta the monks, and were joined by four gods from the Suddhavasa, who saluted the Buddha in verse.
I, 76; II, 13; Vin. The first contains a list of the devas and other beings present to worship the Buddha. When the quarrel was thus settled, two hundred and fifty young men from each family entered the Order and the Buddha dwelt with them in Mahavana.
The arahants mentioned are Sakiyan and Koliyan youths, representatives of Sakiyan and Koliyan families, sent to join the Order as a sign of gratitude to the Buddha for having averted the quarrel between the two families regarding the water of the Rohini.
The list of gods given in the Mahasamaya should be compared with that given in the Atanatiya Sutta. Click here to login or click here to become a member. It is noteworthy that even the most important gods – e.
Anathapindika visits the Buddha, who tells him of the five guilty fears—that begotten by killin Page 2 Sacitta, 1 nt.
He suttw related the story of their origin, showing that both families were descended from a common stock. Many of the beings mentioned are to us now mere names, with no special information attached.
Mahasamaya Sutta, Mahāsamaya-sutta: 1 definition
Mahasamaya Sutta means something in BuddhismPali. Many of the beings mentioned are to us now mere names, with no special information attached. The Buddha then addressed the monks and recited this sutta D. A similar mahaeamaya of devas is found in the Mahavastu i. Guide to Tipitaka by U Ko Lay.
Sutta 1 Sutta, 2 nt. But the wives of the men tried to entice them back; the Buddha, therefore, took them to Himava, where he preached to them the Kunala Jataka on the banks of the Kunala Lake.
It is possible to divide the discourse into three parts. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to sugta summary article. He then related the story of their origin, showing that both families were descended from a common stock. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page.
The second part of the sutta is the framework of the words attributed to the Buddha, introducing the list of devas, giving the Buddhas warning to mahaasmaya monks to beware of Mara and Maras declaration that he had no power over them as arahants are free from fear. The Buddha then addressed the monks and recited this sutta D.
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A mahasqmaya list of devas is found in the Mahavastu i. Most of them were probably local deities, the personification of natural phenomena, guardian spirits, fairies, harpies, naiads, dryads, and many others, who are here represented as adherents of the Buddha, come to do him honour.
The Commentaries give long accounts of the preaching of the Mahasamya E. This prologue is elsewhere preserved as a separate episode S.
Preached at Mahavana in Kapilavatthu, where the Buddha was staying with five hundred arahants.