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Majjhima Nikåya
1. MËlapaˆˆåsapåli
1. MËlapariyåyavagga (suttas 1-10)
2. S¥hanådavagga (suttas 11-20)
3. Opammavagga (suttas 21-30)
4. Mahåyamakavagga (suttas 31-40)
5. Cˬayamakavagga (suttas 41-50)
2. Majjhimapaˆˆåsapåli
6. Gahapitivagga (suttas 51-60)
7. Bhikkhuvagga (suttas 61-70)
8. Paribbåjakavagga (suttas 71-76)
8. Paribbåjakavagga (suttas 77-80)
9. Råjavagga (suttas 81-90)
10. Bråhmaˆavagga (suttas 91-100)
3. Uparipaˆˆåsapåli
11. Devadahavagga (suttas 101-106)
11. Devadahavagga (suttas 107-110)
12. Anupadavagga (suttas 111-120)
13. Suññatavagga (suttas 121-130)
14. Vibha∫gavagga (suttas 131-142)
15. Sa¬ayåyatanavagga (suttas 143-152)
Note that each of the fifteen vaggas of the Majjhima-Nikåya contains
ten suttas, except for the 14th (Vibha∫gavaggo) which has twelve.
This yields a total count of 152 suttas instead of the expected 150.


Suttas of the Majjhima Nikaya
Book I

The Mulapannasa — The Root 50

Key

Index of Sutta Indexes


 




























1Mulapariyaya Sutta (Muulapariyaaya, Mūlapariyāya), I.1

PTS: Discourse on the Synopsis of Fundamentals, Horner, trans., I.3
WP: The Root of All Things, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., I.83
Pali Buddhist Review, Vol.5 #1-2 The first article is the Bhikkhu Ñāṇamoli translation. Slightly different than the version edited by Bhk. Bodhi.
ATI: The Root Sequence Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
BD: The Root of All Evil, Olds, trans.
MNL: Origin and Behaviour of All Thoughts

BD: Mulapariyaya Resources Contents Page
Examining the Mulapariyaya
The Gotamaka Olds, trans.
Mulapariyaya Download Package (the Olds, trans. set up for printing)
PTS: The Gotamaka Woodward, trans.
The Jataka Story Rouse, trans.

2Sabbasava Sutta, I.6

BS (Buddhist Suttas): All the Asavas, Rhys Davids, T., trans.
PTS: Discourse on All the Cankers, Horner, trans., I.8
WP: All the Taints, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 91
ATI: All the Fermentations, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: All Desires Sister Upali, trans.
BD: All the Influences, outline, Olds, trans.

3Dhammadayada Sutta (Dhammadaayaada, Dhammadāyāda), I.12

PTS: Discourse on Heirs of Dhamma, Horner, trans., I.16
MNL: To Inherit the Teaching Sister Upali, trans.
WP: Heirs in Dhamma, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 97

4Bhayabherava Sutta, I.16

PTS: Discourse on Fear and Dread, Horner, trans., I.21
WP: Fear and Dread, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 102
ATI: Fear and Terror, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: Great Fear Sister Upali, trans.

5Anagana Sutta, I.24

PTS: Discourse on No Blemishes, Horner, trans., I.31
WP: Without Blemishes, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 108
MNL: Blemishes Sister Upali, trans.

6Akankheyya Sutta (AAkankheyya, Ākankheyya), I.33

Buddhism in Translations MN 6: Ākaṇkheyya-sutta. (Excerpt) Warren, trans.
PTS: Discourse on What one may Wish, Horner, trans., I.41
WP: If A Bhikkhu Should Wish, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 115
MNL: Blemishes Sister Upali, trans.

7Vatthupama Sutta (Vatthuupama, Vatthūpama), I.36

PTS: Discourse on the Simile of the Cloth, Horner, trans., I.45
WP: The Simile of the Cloth, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 118
ATI: The Simile of the Cloth, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Simile of the Cloth, Sister Upali, trans.

8Sallekha Sutta, I.40

PTS: Discourse on Expunging, Horner, trans., I.51
WP: Effacement, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 123
ATI: The Discourse on Effacement, Nyanaponika Thera, trans.
MNL: Purity, Sister Upali, trans.

9Sammaditthi Sutta (Sammaadi.t.thi, Sammādiṭṭhi), I.46

PTS: Discourse on Perfect View, Horner, trans., I.57
WP: Right View, Ñanamoli Thera trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 132
ATI: The Discourse on Right View, Ñanamoli Thera trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., (@ Same as WP link w/o footnotes)
Right View, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: Right View, Sister Upali, trans.

10Satipatthana Sutta (Satipa.t.thaana, Satipaṭṭhāna), I.55

PTS: Discourse on the Applications of Mindfulness, Horner, trans., I.70
WP: The Foundations of Mindfulness, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 145
ATI: Frames of Reference/Foundations of Mindfulness, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
Nyanasatta Thera, trans.
Soma Thera, trans.
MNL: Establishing Mindfulness, Sister Upali, trans.
BD: The Spell of Four Satisfactions, Olds, trans.

BD: Satipatthana Resources Contents Page (Check this page for information on the MahaSatipatthana Sutta, the Digha Nikaya version of this sutta and for resources for researching the technique for putting this sutta into practice)

11Culasihanada Sutta (Cuu.lasiihanaada, Cūḷasīhanāda), I.63

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the Lion's Roar, Horner, trans., I.85
WP, ATI: The Shorter Discourse on the Lion's Roar, Ñanamoli Thera trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 159
MNL: A Minor Lion's Roar, Sister Upali, trans.

12Mahasihanada Sutta (Mahaasiihanaada, Mahāsīhanāda), I.68

PTS: Greater Discourse on the Lion's Roar, Horner, trans., I.91
WP, ATI: The Greater Discourse on the Lion's Roar, Ñanamoli Thera trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 164
MNL: The Major Lion's Roar, Sister Upali, trans.

13Mahadukkhakkhandha Sutta (Mahaadukkhakkhandha, Mahādukkhakkhandha), I.83

PTS: Greater Discourse on the Stems of Anguish, Horner, trans., I.110
WP: The Greater Discourse on the Mass of Suffering, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 179
ATI: The Greater Discourse on the Mass of Suffering, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Major Mass of Unpleasantness, Sister Upali, trans.

14Culadukkhakkhandha Sutta (Cuu.ladukkhakkhandha, Cūḷadukkhakkhandha), I.91

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the Stems of Anguish, Horner, trans., I.119
WP: The Shorter Discourse on the Mass of Suffering, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 186
ATI: The Lesser Discourse on the Mass of Suffering, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Minor Mass of Unpleasantness, Sister Upali, trans.

15Anumana Sutta (Anumaana, Anumāna), I.95

PTS: Discourse on Measuring in Accordance With, Horner, trans., I.124
WP: Inference, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., I.190
MNL: Self Observation, Sister Upali, trans.

16Cetokhila Sutta, I.101

Buddhist Suttas: Barreness And Bondage, Rhys Davids, T., trans.
PTS: Discourse on Mental Barrenness, Horner, trans., I.132
WP: The Wilderness in the Heart, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 194
MNL: The Arrow in the Mind, Sister Upali, trans.

17Vanapattha Sutta, I.104

PTS: Discourse on the Forest Grove, Horner, trans., I.136
WP: Jungle Thickets, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 198
MNL: The Ways of the Forest, Sister Upali, trans.

18Madhupindika Sutta (Madhupi.n.dika, Madhupiṇḍika), I.108

PTS: Discourse of the Honey-ball, Horner, trans., I.141
WP: The Honey Ball, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 201
ATI: The Ball of Honey, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Honey Ball, Sister Upali, trans.

19Dvedhavitakka Sutta, I.114

PTS: Discourse on the Twofold Thought, Horner, trans., I.148
ATI: Two Sorts of Thinking, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
WP: Two Kinds of Thought, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 207
MNL: The Twofold Thought Processes, Sister Upali, trans.
BD: Splitting Up Thought, Olds, trans.

20Vitakkasanthana Sutta, (Vitakkasa.n.thaana, Vitakkasaṇṭhāna), I.118

PTS: Discourse on the Forms of Thought, Horner, trans., I.152
WP: The Removal of Distracting Thoughts, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 211
ATI: The Relaxation of Thoughts, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
The Removal of Distracting Thoughts, Soma Thera, trans.
MNL: The Discursively Thinking Mind, Sister Upali, trans.

BD: 2500 Years Before Freudoutline, discussion

21Kakacupama Sutta, (Kakacuupama, Kakacūpama), I.122

PTS: Discourse on the Parable of the Saw, Horner, trans., I.159
WP: The Simile of the Saw, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 217
ATI: The Simile of the Saw (excerpt), Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Simile of the Saw, Sister Upali, trans.

22Alagaddupama Sutta (Alagadduupama, Alagaddūpama), I.130

PTS: Discourse on the Parable of the Water-snake, Horner, trans., I.167
WP: The Simile of the Snake, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 224
ATI: The Water-Snake Simile, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Simile of the Snake, Sister Upali, trans.
Norwegian: Lignelsen om flåten, Lie trans.

BD: The Simile of the Snake discussion
"Not-Self" not "No Self" discussion

23Vammika Sutta, I.142

PTS: Discourse on the Anthill, Horner, trans., I.183
WP: The Ant-hill, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 237
BD: The Anthill, Olds, trans.
SWE: nor Liknelsen om myrstacken, Jönhagen, trans.
MNL: The Simile of the Ant Hill, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

24Rathavinita Sutta, (Rathaviniita, Rathavinīta), I.145

PTS: Discourse on the Relays of Chariots, Horner, trans., I.187
ATI: Relay Chariots, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Simile of the Relay of Chariots, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

25Nivapa Sutta, (Nivaapa, Nivāpa), I.151

PTS: Discourse on Crops, Horner, trans., I.194
WP: The Bait, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 246
MNL: The Simile of the Deer Feeder, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

26Ariyapariyesana Sutta, (Ariyapariyesanaa, Ariyapariyesanā), I.160

Buddhism in Translations: The Summum Bonum, Warren, trans.
PTS: Discourse on the Ariyan Quest, Horner, trans., I.203
WP: The Noble Search, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 253
ATI: The Noble Search Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Noble Search, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

27Culahatthipadopama Sutta, (Cuu.lahatthipadopama, Cūḷahatthipadopama), I.175

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the Simile of the Elephant's Footprint, Horner, trans., I.220
WP: The Shorter Discourse on the Simile of the Elephant's Footprint, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 269
ATI: The Shorter Elephant Footprint Simile, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Minor Discourse of the Simile of the Elephant's Footprint, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

28Mahahatthipadopama Sutta (Mahaahatthipadopama, Mahāhatthipadopama), I.184

PTS: Greater Discourse on the Simile of the Elephant's Footprint, Horner, trans., I.230
WP: The Greater Discourse on the Simile of the Elephant's Footprint, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 278
ATI: The Great Elephant Footprint Simile Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Major Disourse on the Simile of the Elephant's Footprint, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

29Mahasaropama Sutta (Mahaasaaropama, Mahāsāropama), I.192

PTS: Greater Discourse on the Simile of the Pith, Horner, trans., I.238
WP: The Greater Discourse on the Simile of the Heartwood, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 286
MNL: The Major Discourse on Heartwood, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
ATI: The Longer Heartwood-simile Discourse, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

30Culasaropama Sutta (Cuu.lasaaropama, Cūḷasāropama), I.198

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the Simile of the Pith, Horner, trans., I.245
WP: The Shorter Discourse on the Simile of the Heartwood, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 291
MNL: The Shorter Discourse on the Simile of the Heartwood, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
ATI: The Shorter Heartwood-simile Discourse, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

31Culagosinga Sutta (Cuu.lagosinga, Cūḷagosinga), I.205

PTS: Lesser Discourse in Gosinga, Horner, trans., I.257
WP: The Shorter Discourse in Gosinga, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 301
MNL: The Minor Discourse in the Gosinga Forest, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

32Mahagosinga Sutta (Mahaagosinga, Mahāgosinga), I.212

PTS: Greater Discourse in Gosinga, Horner, trans., I.263
WP: The Greater Discourse in Gosinga, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 307
MNL: The longer Discourse in the Gosinga Forest, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

33Mahagopalaka Sutta (Mahaagopaalaka, Mahāgopālaka), I.220

PTS: Greater Discourse on the Cowherd, Horner, trans., I.271
WP: The Greater Discourse on the Cowherd, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 313
ATI: The Greater Cowherd Discourse, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Major Discourse on the Cowherd, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

34Culagopalaka Sutta (Cuu.lagopaalaka, Cūḷagopālaka), I.225

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the Cowherd, Horner, trans., I.277
WP: The Shorter Discourse on the Cowherd, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 319
MNL: The Minor Discourse on the Cowherd, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

35Culasaccaka Sutta (Cuu.lasaccaka, Cūḷasaccaka), I.227

Buddhism in Translations, MN 35 Warren, trans.
PTS: Lesser Discourse to Saccaka, Horner, trans., I.280
WP: The Shorter Discourse to Saccaka, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 322
MNL: The Shorter Discourse to Saccaka, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
ATI: The Shorter Discourse to Saccaka, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

36Mahasaccaka Sutta (Mahaasaccaka, Mahāsaccaka), I.237

PTS: Greater Discourse to Saccaka, Horner, trans., I.291
WP: The Greater Discourse to Saccaka, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 332
ATI: The Greater Discourse to Saccaka, (excerpt), Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Major Discourse to Saccaka, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

37Culatanhasankhaya Sutta (Cuu.lata.nhaasankhaya, Cūḷataṇhāsankhaya), I.251

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the Destruction of Craving, Horner, trans., I.306
WP: The Shorter Discourse on the Destruction of Craving, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 344
MNL: The Shorter Discourse On the Destruction of Craving, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

38Mahatanhasankhaya Sutta, (Mahaata.nhaasankhaya, Mahātaṇhāsankhaya), I.256

PTS: Greater Discourse on the Destruction of Craving, Horner, trans., I.311
WP: The Greater Discourse on the Destruction of Craving, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 349
MNL: The Major Discourse on the Destruction of Craving, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
ATI: The Greater Craving-Destruction Discourse

39Maha-Assapura Sutta (Mahaa-Assapura, Mahā-Assapura), I.271

PTS: Greater Discourse at Assapura, Horner, trans., I.325
WP: The Greater Discourse at Assapura, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 362
ATI: The Greater Discourse at Assapura, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
PTS/BD: Greater Discourse at Assapura, Olds, excerpt of PTS trans.
MNL: The Longer Discourse in Assapura, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

40Cula-Assapura Sutta (Cuu.la-Assapura, Cūḷa-Assapura), I.281

PTS: Lesser Discourse at Assapura, Horner, trans., I.334
WP: The Shorter Discourse at Assapura, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 372
MNL: The Shorter Discourse in Assapura, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

41Saleyyaka Sutta, (Saaleyyaka, Sāleyyaka), I.285

PTS: Discourse to the People of Sala, Horner, trans., I.343
WP: The Brahmins of Sala, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 379
ATI: The Brahmans of Sala, Ñanamoli Thera, trans.
MNL: The Discourse Given at Sālā, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
ATI: (Brahmans) of Sala, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

42Veranjaka Sutta, (Vera~njaka, Verañjaka), I.290

PTS: Discourse to the People of Veranja, Horner, trans., 349
WP: The Brahmins of Veranja, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 386
MNL: The Discourse to the Householders of Veranjaka, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

43Mahavedalla Sutta, (Mahaavedalla, Mahāvedalla), I.292

PTS: Greater Discourse of the Miscellany, Horner, trans., I.350
WP: The greater Series of Questions and Answers, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 387
ATI: The Greater Set of Questions-and-Answers, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Longer Discourse — Questions and Answers, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
BD: Mahavedalla [outline], Olds, trans. [same as below]

BD: Outlining the Mahavedalla A sutta outline, vocabulary, discussion.

44Culavedalla Sutta, (Cuu.lavedalla, Cūḷavedalla), I.299

Buddhism in Translations, MN 44. Warren, trans.
PTS: Lesser Discourse of the Miscellany, Horner, trans., I.360
WP: The Shorter Series of Questions and Answers, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 396
ATI: The Shorter Set of Questions and Answers, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Shorter Discourse on Questions and Answers, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

45Culadhammasamadana Sutta (Cuu.ladhammasamaadaana, Cūḷadhammasamādāna), I.305

PTS: Lesser Discourse on the (Ways of) undertaking Dhamma, Horner, trans., I.368
WP: The Shorter Discourse on Ways of Undertaking Things, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 405
ATI: The Shorter Discourse on Taking on Practices, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
MNL: The Shorter Discourse on Observances, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

46Mahadhammasamadana Sutta (Mahaadhammasamaadaana, Mahādhammasamādāna), I.309

PTS: Greater Discourse on the (Ways of) undertaking Dhamma, Horner, trans., I.372
WP: The Greater Discourse on Ways of Undertaking Things, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 408
MNL: The Longer Discourse on Observances, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

47Vimamsaka Sutta (Viima.msaka, Vīmaɱsaka), I.317

PTS: Discourse on Inquiring, Horner, trans., I.379
WP: The Inquirer, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 415
MNL: The Examination, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
BD: The Good Example (1), Olds, trans. excerpt adapted from this sutta

48Kosambiya Sutta, I.320

PTS: Discourse at Kosambi, Horner, trans., I.383
WP: The Kosambians, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 419
MNL: The Discourse at Kosambi, Sister Upalavanna, trans.
BD: The Good Example (2), Olds, trans. excerpt adapted from this sutta

49Brahmanimantanika Sutta, I.326

PTS: Discourse on a Challenge to a Brahma, Horner, trans., I.388
ATI: The Brahma Invitation, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
WP: The Invitation of a Brahma, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 424
MNL: An Address to Brahma, Sister Upalavanna, trans.

50Maratajjaniya Sutta (Maaratajjaniiya, Māratajjanīya), I.332

PTS: Discourse on a Rebuke to Mara, Horner, trans., I.395
WP: The Rebuke to Mara, Ñanamoli Thera, trans., Bhk. Bodhi, ed., 431
MNL: Frightening the Evil One, Sister Upalavanna, trans.