“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. Mangala Sutta. English Translation. Thus have I heard: On one occasion, the Blessed One was dwelling at the monastery of Anāthapindika in Jeta’s Grove near.

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Retrieved from ” https: Then it was that Sakka suggested that a deva should visit the Buddha and ask him about it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mangala sutta containing Mangala sutta text Articles containing Thai-language text Articles containing Mmangala text. Views Read Edit View history.

For a detailed explanation see Life’s Highest Blessing by Dr. The thirty-eight blessings enumerated in it, are an unfailing guide on life’s journey.

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mangala sutta Reverence, humility, contentment, bearing gratitude and opportune hearing of the Dhamma; this is Blessing Supreme.

To follow the ideals set forth in these verses, is the sure way to harmony mangala sutta progress for the individual as well as for society, nation and mankind. Many deities and men, yearning after good, have pondered on Blessings.

Mangala Sutta

The post-canonical Pali Commentary [4] explains that at the time the sutta mangala sutta preached there was great discussion over the whole of Jambudvipa regarding the definition of blessings. See Maha-Mangala Jataka No.

Standing thus, he addressed the Exalted One in verse: The preaching of the Mangala Sutta was one of the incidents of the Buddha’s life represented mangala sutta the Relic Chamber of the Ruwanwelisaya. It is also traditionally included in books of ‘protection’ paritta.

These are the greatest blessings. King [Dutugemnu] once attempted to preach the Mangala Sutta at the Lohapasadabut he was too nervous to proceed. Here in this sutta we find family morality expressed in mangala sutta elegant verses. The sutta describes thirty-eight blessings in ten sections, [3] as shown in the table below:. To live in a suitable locality, to have done meritorious actions in the past, and to have set oneself on the right course towards emancipation ; this is Blessing Supreme.

To mangala sutta it written down in a book mangala sutta considered an act of great merit.

This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social. We can imagine the happy blissful state household life fattained as a result of following these injunctions.

To them, fulfilling matters such as these, everywhere invincible, in every way secure; these are Blessings Supreme. Standing thus, he addressed the Blessed One in verse: Four Discourses of the Buddha The Discourse on Blessings [1] This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social.

The commentary speaks of two kinds of discipline — that of the householder, which is abstinence from the ten immoral actions mangala suttaand mangala sutta 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 moral purity’ catu-parisuddhi-sila. By using this site, you agree to the Mangala sutta of Use and Privacy Policy. After his conversion to Buddhism, he bought the grove belonging to the Prince Jeta, and established a mangala sutta which was subsequently named Jetavana.

Many are the discourses delivered and many are the incidents connected with the Buddha’s life that happened at Jetavana. The Mangala Sutta Burmese: Rightly starting with “avoidance mangala sutta bad company” which is basic to all moral and spiritual progress, the Blessings culminate in the mangala sutta of a passion-free mind, unshakable in its serenity.

Maha Mangala Sutta: Discourse on Blessings

When the night was far spent, a certain deity whose surpassing splendour illuminated the entire Jeta Grove, came to the presence of the Mangala sutta One, and mangala sutta near, respectfully saluted the Lord and mqngala to one side. Standing thus, he addressed the Blessed Mangala sutta in verse:. Those who thus abide, ever remain autta, in happiness established. Part of a series on. To cease and abstain from evil, forbearance with respect to intoxicants and steadfastness in virtue; this is Blessing Supreme.

This sutta is one of the suttas at the preaching of which countless devas were present and countless beings realized the Truth.

Nalanda e-Library | Mangala Sutta : English Translation

Liberal giving, righteous conduct, the helping of relatives mangala sutta blameless actions; this is Blessing Supreme. Pray, tell me the Supreme Blessing.

It was here suta the Buddha ministered to the sick monk neglected by his companions, advising them: It was in this monastery that the Buddha observed most of his vassana periods rainy seasons — mangala sutta three months’ retreat beginning with the full-moon of July. Maha-Mangala Sutta Thus have I mangala sutta. Thus have Mangala sutta heard: The support of father and mother, the cherishing of wife and children and peaceful occupations; this is Blessing Supreme. Patience, being easy to advise, sight of the Samanas holy menmangalaa timely discussion of the Dhamma; this is Blessing Supreme.

Not to associate with mangala sutta, to associate with the wise, and honour those who are worthy of honour; mangaala is Blessing Supreme. Tachibana, ColomboBauddha Sahitya Sabha. The sutta is often recited, and forms one of the commonest pieces of chanting used for the Paritta.