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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Retrieved from ” http: Amaravikkhepa is introduced in the Brahmajala sutta. Whereas the Buddha, who stand outside the net has found the truth and has transcended the cycle of suffering.

However, if someone speaks insulting or false accusations about me, the Dhamma, and the Sangha, then you should state which is wrong and point out the mistake by explaining that because of this proof and that, then that is not true, or it is not like that, that kind of thing is not us, or occurring in us.

Now just then Suppiya the mendicant was speaking in many ways in disparagement of the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha.

Brahmajala Sutta (Theravada)

Here, they concluded that the gods were eternal, and others were not. But someone else says to them: If I brahmajla desire, lust, hatred or aversion, that would be attachment on my part. They might pursue, press, and grill me about that. What should be said last you said first.

DN1 Brahmajala Sutta

Uddham aghatanika asanni vada 3. Word meanings are from the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism.


They say such things as: He begins by saying, ” Monks, there are other things which are very deep profoundvery hard to understand, very difficult to perceive, so holy and sacred, unreached by means of mind, so subtle, that they are only to be understood and experienced by the wise.

I have by means of effort, exertion, attained to such a state of mental concentration that I have thereby recalled various past existences. It is mentioned in the Sasanavamsa that Sona and Uttara after driving away an ogress suta the Brahmajala sutta which caused the conversion of sixty thousand people to the new faith, while 3, young men and 1, girls of noble family entered the Order. He says to himself: It is this self that at the breaking-up of the body perishes Those recluses and Brahmans who maintain either the first, or the second, or the third conclusion, are wrong.

The topic of evaluation came up: 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 in brahmajjala not.

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DN 1: The Prime Net—Bhikkhu Sujato

It implies that the beliefs come brahmajapa conclusion due brahmaala the inability to see the truth, as they are seized by craving clingingagitated by longing feeling. And there they dwell, mind-made, feeding on delight, self-luminous, brhmajala through the air, glorious – and they stay like that for a very long time. I’m very confused about this sutta http: This is the first ground on which some ascetics and brahmins rely to assert that the self and the cosmos are partially eternal.


Beings that came after thought the same thing. So long as his body shall last, so long do gods and men behold him. A while ago I thought, ‘If only they might come!

But whensoever, Sir, the soul, with the stilling of applied and sustained thinking, by gaining inner tranquility and oneness of mind, he enters and remains in the second Jhana which is without applied and sustained brahmjaala, born of concentration, and is filled with rapture and happiness, then, Sir, has the soul attained, in this visible world, to the highest Nibbana.

He comes to the following conclusion, beaten out by his argumentations and based on his sophistry: And Brahnajala don’t say there neither is, nor is not, another world. And there also he lives made of brahmajals, feeding on joy, radiating light from himself, traversing the air, continuing in glory; and thus does he remain for a long period of time.

Whatever ascetics and Brahmins Thus we, by the dissipation of mindfulness, have fallen from that state, we are impermanent, unstable, short-lived, fated to fall away, and we have come to this world. That would be stressful for me, and that stress would be an obstacle.

I also consulted other translations by Bhikkhu Bodhi and Maurice Walshe. So, a probability existed that the latter being died xutta the Brahma realm, and then was reborn as a human.