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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This sutta is also called: The ascetic Gotama refrains from such shows. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms brahmaja,a Service. The ascetics and brahmins who say that the cosmos is finite are wrong. However, Brahmadatta praised and revered the Buddha, Dhammaand Sangha.

There is another self which has gone totally beyond the dimension of infinite space. This, monks, is the fourth state of things, on the ground of which, starting from which, some recluses and Brahmans are Semi-eternalists, and in four ways maintain that the soul and the world are in some respects eternal, and brahmajlaa some not. There is another self sutfa is divine, physical, sensual, consuming solid food.

The list of the Buddha’s higher precepts are categorized as follows:.

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He comes to the following conclusion, beaten out by his argumentations and based on his sophistry: For there is another self which, by passing entirely beyond the Sphere of No-Thing-ness and seeing: And it may happen that a being falls from that realm and arises in this world. Because, Sir, sense-desires are impermanent, painful and subject to change, and from brahmamala change and transformation there arise sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief and distress.


It is this self that at the breaking-up of the body perishes As regards the other questions which Sanjaya avoided, the Buddha’s view was definite, namely whether there is the next world or not or whether there is result of good or bad deeds or not. Any ascetics and brahmins who theorize about the past or the future do so on one or other of these sixty-two grounds.

Brahmajala Sutta

The semi-eternalistic belief is described as belief that is based on the past, where the dualistic notion is asserted that there are things brahajala are eternal and things which are not eternal. Because inasmuch as that state involves the sense of rapture, of exhilaration of heart, it is stamped as being gross. But we who were depraved by play spent too much time laughing, playing, and making merry.

If you read on the rest of sutra, you will see brah,ajala “wrong means of livelihood and debased arts” such as astronomy forecasting of eclipses and meteor showers weather forecasting forecasting of earthquakes political analysis and forecasting surgery on body, as well as on eyes and ears application of medicinal roots Siddhartha Shakya was obviously a product of his times, and his understanding of natural zutta social phenomena was limited to the general knowledge available back at the time.

But I don’t say so. Therefore Rbahmajala know that the world is both finite and infinite. That is what the Buddha said. This common phrase referring to a serious homeless follower of Buddha-Dharma is IMO characteristic of compilations composed after Buddha’s death. Here, they concluded that the gods were eternal, and others were not.

brahmajwla Because the placing of the mind and the keeping it connected there are coarse. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Many of these beliefs are still relevant in the modern world and thus the sutta provides Buddhist scholars with much information to ponder about the Buddha ‘s teachings.


Therefore I know that this world is infinite and unbounded. That would brahmmajala stressful for me, and that stress would be an obstacle. The Realized One understands this: Those who came from the Abhassara world of Radiance and were reborn in the world of Brahma brahmahala thought that Brahma who was reborn in that world first, was permanent, eternal, and they themselves who had to pass away from that Brahma world and were reborn in the human world were impermanent.

But we, who are corrupted in mind, … are impermanent, unstable, short-lived, fated to fall away, and we have come to this world. But when the placing of the mind and keeping it connected are stilled, this self enters and remains in the second absorption, which sutha the rapture and bliss born of immersion, with internal clarity and confidence, and unified mind, without placing the mind and keeping it connected.

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The fourth semi-eternalistic belief is based on logic and reflection. He comes to the following conclusion, beaten out by his argumentations, and based on his sophistry: Hammering it out by reason, following his own line of thought, he argues: Wherever they emerge they brahmahala caught and trapped in this very net.

They are permanent, stable, eternal They simply arise spontaneously.