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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When outsiders speak in praise of me, or of the Dhamma, or of bahmajala Sangha, you should acknowledge what is factual, saying: For the Mahayana sutra of the same name, see Brahmajala Sutra Mahayana. Unconscious existence of the soul after death.
DN1 Brahmajala Sutta
Next The Fruits of the Ascetic Life. The Eternalists held the view that brahmaiala soul and the world are eternal, giving birth to nothing new, is steadfast as a mountain peak and is as a pillar firmly fixed.
Strictly speaking, the number of brahmakala is eight, namely Eternalism, Semi-Eternalism, Extensionism, Eel-wriggling, Fortuitous- origination, Existence after death, Annihilationism and Hedonismthe doctrine of happiness in this life. When I passed away from that place I was reborn here. What talk have I interrupted?
And since this soul, on the dissolution of the body, is suttaa off, destroyed, does not continue after death, then is it, Sir, that the soul is completely annihilated.
The theories regarding the nature of the world or universe which certain monks and brahmins formulated did not interest the Buddha who regarded such discussion as useless for it does not help us to attain the goal of life which is making an end of suffering.
What is the name of this exposition of Dhamma? September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Suppiya uttered some insulting words about the Buddha, his teachings, and his disciples. Any ascetics and brahmins who assert that the cosmos is finite or infinite do so on one or other of these four grounds. He knows this, and he also knows other things far beyond far better than those speculations ; and having that knowledge he is not puffed up, and thus untarnished he has, in his own heart, realized the way of escape from them, has understood, as they really are, the rising and passing away of sensations, their sweet taste, their danger, how they cannot be relied on, and not grasping after any of those things men are eager for the Tathagata is quite set free.
But I don’t say so. While others may praise or criticize the Buddha, they tend to focus on trivial details. There are other principles—deep, hard to see, hard to understand, peaceful, sublime, beyond the scope of reason, subtle, comprehensible to the astute—which the Realized One makes known after realizing them with his own insight.
When this happens an empty Palace of Brahma appears. The cosmos is infinite and unbounded.
This brahmajaal the way in which the self is completely annihilated. It is, monks, when a monk understands, as they really are, the origin and the end, the attraction, the danger, and the way of escape from the six realms of contact, that he gets to know what is above, beyond, them all [ ].
And how do they do btahmajala Some were afraid of being influenced by feeling chandadesire ragaill-will dosa and hatred patighawhich might cause them attachment upadana and thus become a hindrance on their way to the goal.
And so also did Suppiya the mendicant, and with him his young disciple Brahmadatta. However, Brahmadatta praised and revered the Buddha, Dhammaand Sangha. It is mentioned in the Sasanavamsa that Sona and Uttara after driving away an ogress recited the Brahmajala sutta which caused the conversion of sixty thousand people to the new faith, while 3, young men and 1, girls of noble family entered the Order.
And as brahmxjala exposition was being proclaimed, the ten-thousand world-system shook. Because the mind contains the idea of joy, and that state is considered gross. And those who do so, all of them, do so in one or other of these sixteen ways.
Brahmajala Sutta (Theravada)
I also consulted other translations by Bhikkhu Bodhi and Maurice Walshe. And what are the eight grounds on which they rely? This includes running errands for rulers, ministers, aristocrats, brahmins, householders, or princes who say: View original text with translation This only works with certain texts, which include translations by Sujato and Brahmali.
You are interpreting it in the right way by agreeing “Mahasila” section in Brahmajala Sutta. This illness of mind caused their death. I then edited the sutta using material from similar suttas there’s lots branmajala repetition – both within suttas and among suttas at the Access to Insight collection of suttas. Wrong view number 7: The longer section on ethics is finished.
You said last what you should have said first. Because I have attained to such a state of concentration that I dwell perceiving the world as finite up-and-down, and infinite across. There are some ascetics and brahmins who speak of extinguishment in the present life.
Views Read Edit View history. Those who genuinely praise the Realized One would rightly speak of these things. But young Brahmadatta, his pupil, spoke in praise of the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha. 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.