“The Maha-Mangala Sutta shows that the Buddha’s instructions do not always take negative forms, that they are not always a series of classifications and. In response, the Buddha delivered a discourse known as Mangala Sutta, in Mangala Sutta is customarily chanted for blessings on auspicious occasions.
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The commentary speaks of two kinds of discipline — that of the householder, which is abstinence from the ten immoral actions akusala-kammapathaand that of the monk which is the non-transgression of the offences enumerated in the Patimokkha the code of the monk’s rules or the ‘fourfold mangzla purity’ catu-parisuddhi-sila.
mangalq This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social. For a detailed explanation see Life’s Highest Blessing by Dr. Part of a series on.
It was here that the Buddha ministered to the sick monk neglected by his companions, advising them: Retrieved from ” https: The Mangala Sutta Burmese: These are the greatest blessings. It is also traditionally included in books of ‘protection’ paritta. The post-canonical Pali Commentary  explains that at the time the sutta was preached there was great discussion over the whole of Jambudvipa regarding the definition of blessings. This sutta is one of the suttas at the preaching of which countless devas were present and countless beings realized the Truth.
The sutta describes thirty-eight blessings in ten sections,  as shown in the table below:.
Mangala Sutta – Wikipedia
Maha-Mangala Sutta Thus have I heard.
Standing thus, he addressed the Exalted One in verse: To follow the ideals set forth in these verses, is the sure way to harmony and progress for the individual as well as for society, nation and mankind. This page sutthraya last edited on 20 Januaryat The preaching of the Mangala Sutta was one of the incidents of the Buddha’s life represented in the Relic Chamber of the Ruwanwelisaya.
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zuthraya Those who thus abide, ever remain invincible, in happiness established. The sutta is often recited, and forms one of the commonest pieces of chanting used for the Paritta.
Tachibana, ColomboBauddha Sahitya Sabha. Views Read Edit View history. We can imagine the happy blissful state household life fattained as a result of following these injunctions. Then it was that Sakka suggested that a deva should visit the Buddha and ask him about it. The thirty-eight blessings enumerated in it, are an unfailing guide on life’s journey. King [Dutugemnu] once attempted to preach the Mangala Sutta at the Lohapasadabut he was too nervous to proceed.
It was in this monastery that suthrayx Buddha observed most of his vassana periods rainy seasons — the three months’ retreat beginning with the full-moon of July. Many are the discourses delivered and many are the incidents connected with the Buddha’s life that happened at Jetavana. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Here in this sutta we find family morality expressed in most elegant verses. See Maha-Mangala Jataka No. To have it written down in a book is considered an act of suhraya merit. Four Discourses of the Buddha The Discourse on Blessings  This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social.