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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At this point, Ambattha, mission accomplished, withdraws. Just like a clean cloth removed of all stains, there arose the pure and spotless dhamma-eye in Pokkharasati and he knew ” Whatever things have an origin must come to cessation. May the Reverend Gotama repeat what he said! This is surely a modern improvement. This is the fourth path of failure. Young Brahmin Ambattha is sent by his mentor Pokkharasadi to the hermit Gotama in order to verify whether the Buddha is really as great as people say he is.

For this idiom, not in Childers, see M. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:. The paragraph on Content, above, p. At that time several mendicants were walking meditation in the open air.

Approach it quietly, without hurrying; go onto the porch, clear your throat, and knock with the latch. So I have heard. Pokkharasati goes to the Buddha and asks him about the conversation he had with Ambattha, so the Buddha tells him. Furthermore, take some ascetic or brahmin who, not managing to obtain this supreme knowledge and conduct or to get by eating fallen fruit, plunges into a wilderness region carrying a spade and basket, thinking they will get by eating tubers and fruit. If Buddhaghosa’s interpretation of brahmadeyya m is correct, then the grantee would also be the king’s representative for all purposes judicial and executive.

And he has more than a thousand sons, heroes, mighty in frame, beating down the armies of the foe. The Buddha says that knowledge and conduct is attained by the abandonment of all notions of racial and class superiority and inferiority.

III. Ambattha Sutta

I, and Vin. I, 17 verse The Lord opened the door, and Ambattha went it. He is ambaattha born, Gotama, and of good family; he is versed in the sacred hymns, an able reciter, a learned man. View original text with translation This only works with certain texts, which include translations by Sujato and Brahmali. And the inference from both our passages is that the knowledge is scattered through the Brahman texts.

Crouching down close to the Lord, he said, “What did the Reverend Gotama say? And it seems that the ascetic Gotama spoke only the truth, though we presumed to rebuke him! The paragraphs on the Mental Image, above, p. Is he such a one, or is he not? One of the more curious traditions of India, fully accepted and recited throughout the Pali Canon, is that of the marks of a great or superior man. I, 76; II, 13; Anbattha.

Ambattha Sutta; 1 Definition(s)

The land revenue, payable of course in kind, would be a tithe. Get suttq filth off of me! If he stays at home he becomes a king, a wheel-turning monarch, a just and principled king.

Have you heard from old and venerable Brahmins, teachers of teachers, where the Kanhayans came from, or who was their ancestor? When he had thus spoken the young Brahmans said amabttha the Blessed One: Whatever young men and maidens are amabttha will revere the Reverend Gotama and rise before him, will give him a seat and water and will be glad at heart, and that will be for their welfare and happiness for a long time.

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Buddha asked Ambattha why he was displeased with the Sakyans, he replied that they did not pay respect to the brahmins and deduced that they made fun of him when he and his teacher visited Kapilavatthu. When Ambattha went back to his Brahmin teacher Pokkharasati, he reported that Buddha was indeed as reported a truly fully enlightened one with the 32 marks of a Great man and he went into details of the conversation between himself with the Buddha.

The old gods are supporting the new religion. Sammanti, ‘dwell,’ not in Childers in this sense. See the whole article in the J.

But Pokkharasati having gone home, ate a meal and then left for where the Buddha was assisted by the light of torches by a chariot, and then by foot. They are the first mind-born creations and sons of Brahma. The Buddha, on the other hand, admitted all Indian castes to the sangha and recognized all human beings as a single species.

Further, the Buddha contrasts the behavior of serious, reserved monks to the behavior of those who are engaged in the accumulation of worldly values and the delights of their senses.

The monks thought that buddha would not mind talking to such suttq young man and so they directed him to Buddha’s dwelling. He went up to the Buddha and exchanged greetings with him. Now would the son thus come to the Brahman maiden through the Kshatriya ambagtha receive a seat and water as tokens of respect from the Brahmans?