Ambattha Sutta contains two special moments: 1) the mention of the possession by the Buddha of an illusory body (this can be seen in the. With Ambaṭṭha. So I have heard. At one time the Buddha was wandering in the land of the Kosalans together with a large Saṅgha of around five hundred. Ambattha Sutta. Preached at Icchānankala when Ambattha-mānava visited the Buddha (D.3). Reference is made to the Commentary on this sutta where a.

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Ambattha Sutta

If he lives the household life he will become a ruler, a wheel-turning righteous monarch of the law, conqueror of the four quarters, who has established the security of his realm and is possessed of the seven treasures. The refrain at the end of wutta of them ‘higher smbattha better than the last’ is here, of course, to be read not as higher fruit of the life of a recluse, but as higher conduct.

Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:. Brahma addresses the gods DN 19 Mahagovinda Sutta: When the greetings and polite conversation were over, he sat down to one side and said to the Buddha: This site uses cookies. Who am I and my tradition compared with the supreme knowledge and conduct? This is the fourth path of failure. He is born a Kanha, a hobgoblin! Furthermore, take some ascetic or brahmin who, not managing to obtain this supreme knowledge and conduct, or to get by eating fallen fruit, or to get by eating tubers and fruit, sets up a fire chamber in the neighborhood of a village or town and dwells there serving the sacred flame.


He has more than a thousand sons who are heroes, of heroic stature, conquerors of the hostile army.

Whoever is attached to questions of ancestry or clan or pride, or to giving and taking in marriage, is far from the supreme knowledge and conduct. Activate Chinese word lookup This enables word lookup for ancient Chinese texts.

Ambattha Sutta (DN 3) – Paliesque

The chariot of the time, as represented on the bas reliefs, had standing room for four passengers, the steeds wore plumes on their heads, and had their manes and tails elaborately plaited. A few of the marks cannot be explained naturalistically. Elsewhere the word has only been found as applied to marriage; and the first part of the compound brahma has always been interpreted by Brahmans as referring to themselves.

This is an important point to recognize, because of the abuse of Buddhist ideas by right-wing followers of people like Rene Guenon, Julius Evola, Savitri Devi, Adolf Hitler, and others, who are more allied with Hindu caste theories than with Buddhism, despite their appropriation of the swastika, which is a Buddhist as well as a Hindu symbol.

But Ambattha was angry and displeased at being called untrained, and he turned on the Lord with curses and insults.

Thus have I heard. Then Ambattha came to the park. Take the case of a Khattiya who, for some reason, had his head shaved by the Khattiyas, has been punished with a bag of ashes and banished from the country or the city.

DN 3 Ambattha Sutta –

Then the Blessed Amgattha thought thus: We shall be silent, he shall continue. Payasi Sutta; Debate with a sceptic DN He said to the Buddha: Is this supreme knowledge and conduct seen in your own tradition?

Buddha answered the door, they exchanged courtesies but the arrogant Ambattha refused to sit and instead walked up and down even when Buddha took his seat. They are charlatans, and as such not entitled to the veneration that they demand. It comes to much the same result, but is better, as omitting the word bhikkhu. Suppose I were to ask after his clan name?

But let the king aim the arrow at his eldest son. That Black Boy was an eminent sage. And at that time a lot of Sakyans were sitting on high seats in their meeting hall, poking each ambattya with their fingers, laughing and playing about together, and it seemed to me that they were just making fun of me, and no offered me a seat. He, having realized it by his own super-knowledge, proclaims this world with its Devas, Maras and Brahmas, its princes and people.

Then the brethren thought: Suppose a qmbattha, either seated on the neck of his elephant or on the back of his horse, or standing on the footrug of his chariot []ambahtha discuss some resolution of state with his chiefs or princes.

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