The Fire Sermon.
To Ananda (on Mindfulness of Breathing).
Sutra on mindfulness of breathing.
The Anattalakkhana Sutta
A document from the Pali canon of Buddhist scriptures in which Buddha speaks on not-self characteristic.
The Sermon on the Not-Self Characteristic.
Bhikkuni Samyutta Suttas
10 suttas about Mara, the personification of doubt and evil, trying in vain to lure the bhikkhunis (nuns) away from their meditation spots in the forest by asking them provocative questions.
The discourse to Bhumija.
Bodhisattva Kishitigarbha Vow Sutra
Transalation presented in the form of a seemingly mythic dialogue between the Buddha and Kishitigarbha. Includes historical introduction, the text and a glossary.
Buddha's First Sermon
A reconstruction of Buddha's first sermon. Composed at least several centuries after Siddhartha Gautama's death, contains the essence of what the Buddha taught his earliest disciples.
Buddha's Sermons and Teachings
A version of Buddha's first sermon and a discussion of the nature of Nirvana.
Buddhist text on how Action differentiates beings in terms of baseness and excellence.
The Shorter Instructions to Malunkya regarding the cosmos.
The Lesser Discourse on Emptiness.
The Shorter Set of Questions-and-Answers.
On Voidness (sunyata) - the quintessence of Buddhism.
Cunda Kammaraputta Sutta
Buddha's teaching about ways in which one is made impure by verbal or mental actions.
Setting Rolling the Wheel of Truth.
Full English translations of the Dhammapada.
A collection of verses; being one of the canonical books of the Buddhists.
The Story of Prince Dighavu. Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
The Gospel of Buddha
A 19th century compilation from a variety of Buddhist texts by Paul Carus. It is modelled on the New Testament. It was very widely read, and was even recommended by Ceylonese Buddhist leaders as a teaching tool for Buddhist children.
A sutra from the Sutta Nipata, discussing definition of friendship.
Householder Sutta Page
Provides links of various Suttas on the internet.
The sutra on right view.
Sutra on Mindfulness immersing in the body.
Excerpts from the Lankavatara Sutra.
Lotus of the True Dharma
A sacred text of Mahayana Buddhism on the subject of the true nature of the Buddha.
The Lotus Sutra
Translated By H. Kern (1884).
"The Great Forty" - a discourse on Right View.
The Great Causes Discourse.
Sutra on the Last Days of the Buddha. This sutra gives a good summary of the Buddha's Teachings.
The Great Frames of Reference Sutra.
Quotes from the Masters
A collection of quotes from various sutras. Indexed by author.
Rathakara Sutta (Pacetana Sutta) - The Chariot Maker
Buddha's parable about the straightness of wheels as corresponding to the straightness of practice.
Readings in Theravada Buddhism
Over 700 translated discourses by the Buddha.
Sutra on All the Fermentations (thoughts that arise in mind).
The Discourse on Effacement.
The Fruits of the Contemplative Life Sutra. This discourse is one of the masterpieces of the Pali Canon.
The Discourse on Right View
The third division of the Sutta Pitaka, contains 2,889 suttas grouped into five sections (vaggas).
Text, commentaries and articles on content of the sutra and its historical background.
The Discourse to Sigala -- The Layperson's Code of Discipline.
The discourse to Sunakkhatta on craving.
The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law
This is the complete text in English as translated by H. Kern in 1884.
Subjects for Contemplation.
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