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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Activate Chinese word dutta This enables word lookup for ancient Chinese texts. They were anbattha authors and propagators of the hymns, whose hymnal was sung and propagated and compiled in ancient times. The Pi t akas always take three Vedas, and three only, for granted. To him the king in answer said: A man who behaves like this ought, when their body breaks up, after death, to be reborn in a place of loss, a bad place, the underworld, hell.

And he is endowed with the thirty-two signs of a great man, with stuta of them, not only with some. He teaches a Dhamma that is ending, in the spirit and in the letter, and he displays the fully perfected, thoroughly purified holy life. It is important to notice that these are put, not under ambattba, but under conduct.

These are quite literally bodily marks that can be observed and were observed on the body of Gotama when he was born. Once Buddha was touring Kosala with about monks and they stayed in a dense jungle of Icchanankala, a kosalan brahmin village.


Having exchanged courtesies with the Lord, he sat down to one side and said:. Similarly, a disgraced Brahman would be expelled from his caste, but the Suyta would honour a disgraced Kshatriya. Through you I shall learn about Master Gotama.

3. Ambattha Sutta

Whoever is attached to questions of ancestry or clan or pride, or to giving and taking in marriage, is far from the supreme knowledge and conduct. Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. He will suffer neither harm nor terror.

Buddha related the whole conversation to him and Pokkharasati apologized on his pupil’s behalf as Ambattha was young, arrogant and rude to Buddha. They told him to knocked on the ambattua and cough. II, ; where the second is the gotta gens name and the third a local name. Click here to login or click here to become a member.

Whatever it was you came for, you should listen attentively to hear about it. Suppose a Brahmin youth were to wed a Khattiya maiden, and there was a son of the union.

The Blessed One will not find it difficult to hold conversation with such. He rode as far as the carriage would go then dismounted and walked to where the Sitta was living. The Sanatkumara Samhita is attributed to him.

Buddhist Sutra – Ambattha Sutta

Suppose I were to ask after his clan name? This pertains to their knowledge. Deliver me from this dirt and I will bring you profit!


His dominion extends to all four sides, he achieves stability in the country, and he possesses the seven treasures. Suppose King Pasenadi was sitting on the neck of an elephant or on horseback, or was standing on the chariot-mat, conferring with his ministers and princes about something.

III. Ambattha Sutta

We have lost the use of such expressions, Faustum fac regem. We have here probably the ancient name of the very elaborate girdles which all the fashionable women and goddesses wear on the old bas reliefs.

Would that son of a Khattiya youth and a Brahmin maiden receive a seat and water from the Brahmins? He knew philology and grammar, and was well versed in cosmology and the marks of a great man.

We are busy, and have much to do. This is the old mystic word swasti. May the Reverend Gotama repeat what he said! Buddha knew that Ambattha was attached to the caste system during that time hence he used his ancestral lineage and this analogy to illustrate and explain to him that brahmins are not the highest caste. 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.