Ambattha Sutta contains two special moments: 1) the mention of the possession by the Buddha of an illusory body (this can be seen in the. With Ambaṭṭha. So I have heard. At one time the Buddha was wandering in the land of the Kosalans together with a large Saṅgha of around five hundred. Ambattha Sutta. Preached at Icchānankala when Ambattha-mānava visited the Buddha (D.3). Reference is made to the Commentary on this sutta where a.

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The law of karma dictates of course that the being ready to be reborn gandhabba take a body with the characteristics corresponding to their karma.

3. Ambattha Sutta | Three Vajras

He was one who recited and remembered the hymns, and was an expert in the three Vedas, together with their vocabularies, ritual, phonology and etymology, and the testament as fifth. Statement of the fundamentals of morality Further, the Buddha sets out a set of rules for monastic discipline which is repeated in all the suttas. And the Blessed One perceived the spirit bearing the thunderbolt, and so did Amba tth a the Brahman. However, the Buddha tells the young men to allow Ambattha to speak if he is superior or, if he is inferior, as the Buddha has suggested, then they can speak on his behalf, the implication clearly being that because they spoke, Ambattha is in fact inferior.

And now, as for your doubts and perplexities concerning me, we will clarify these by your asking me, and by my answering your questions. Buddha thought that it was not very nice for Ambattha’s friends to humiliate him so he decided to help defend Ambattha.

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But if he goes forth from the household life into homelessness, then he will become an Arahant, a fully enlightened Buddha, one who draws back the view from the world. But it occurs frequently. We are told that Ambattha travelled by carriage with an entourage of young men [sic], then dismounted and had suttta walk into the dense jungle where the Buddha was anbattha.

Ambattha Sutta

He with knowledge and conduct is best of Gods and men. And the Lord, being aware of his doubts, effected by his psychic power that Ambattha could see his sheathed genitals, and then, sticking out his tongue, he reached out to lick both ears and both nostrils, and then covered the whole circle of his forehead with his tongue. Buddha suggested to Ambattha that he had overreacted and that the Sakyans ambattah do what they want in their own place just like how a little bird can talk wutta she likes in her own nest.

So even if a Khattiya has suffered extreme humiliation, he is superior and the Brahmins inferior.

I,; A. Childers says following the Sanskrit dictionaries bars ‘of iron. There are, therefore, three types of talk: It is as if someone were to set up what had been knocked down, or to point out the way to one who had got lost, or to bring an oil-lamp into a dark place, so that those with ambatha could see what was there.

Ambattha Sutta (DN 3)

These are quite literally bodily marks that can be observed and were observed on the body of Gotama when he was born. But if he shoots the arrow upwards, there will be no rain sjtta the entire realm for seven years.


They continue chanting what was chanted and teaching what was taught. Then the Blessed One said to him: He then invited Buddha over to his place for a meal together with the sangha. The fourth is sutha expressly mentioned.

The paragraphs on the Heavenly Ear Dibbasota. What have you heard when Brahmans, old and well stricken in years, teachers of yours or their teachers, were talking abattha those ancient Rishis, whose verses you so chant over and repeat, parade about well groomed, perfumed, trimmed as to their hair and beard, adorned with garlands and gems, clad in white garments, in the full possession and enjoyment wmbattha the five pleasures of sense, as you, and your teacher too, do now?

Then King Okkaha asked his ministers and counselors, “Where are the princes living now? However, the Buddha does not take the bait. Then the Buddha taught him step by step, with a talk on giving, ethical conduct, and heaven.

Again, an ascetic or Brahmin, being unable to tend the flame, erects a house with four doors at the crossroads thinking: Buddha clarified by saying since neither Pokkharasati nor Ambattha do this, they are incapable of attaining the unexcelled knowledge and conduct and so their claims to be more superior and powerful than the buddhist ascetics at the start were untrue. How wonderful are the teachings of buddha.

You should focus on that. Gotama humble Amba tth a too sternly with this reproach of being descended from a slave girl. He also sees a vision of the wonderful signs of the Buddha.