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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At that time a number of monks were walking up and down in the open air.

Buddha thought that it was not very nice for Ambattha’s friends to humiliate him so he decided to help defend Ambattha. I, 17 verse Then the Blessed One said to them: Thinking, “The ascetic Gotama bears me ill-will” he said, “Reverend Gotama, the Sakyans are fierce, rough spoken, touchy and violent.

Whatever it was you came for, you should listen attentively to hear about it. Then he goes to the Buddha himself. And when he had exchanged with the Blessed One the greetings and compliments of politeness and courtesy, he took his seat on one side, and said to the Blessed One:. This teaching itself is not described in the Sutta, it is said only that Ambattha receives those texts. Then the Blessed One went forth from his chamber, and began to walk up and down.

Set me free, mother, of this dirt. And yet the King does not allow him to have audience face to face. If he stays at home he becomes a king, a wheel-turning monarch, a just and principled king. Then the Blessed One thought thus: The Amnattha t akas always take three Vedas, and three only, for granted.


Ambattha Sutta; 1 Definition(s)

Vajrapani also appears as a Bodhisattva in later Mahayana Sutras. And of these four, three–the nobles, the tradesfolk, and the work-people–are, verily, but attendants on the Brahmans. The eight kinds of vijja are detailed therein.

That Ka n ha was a mighty seer:. It is used in sacrifices, and also on special occasions. So Ambattha thinks that he being a brahmin, the highest castehe does not need to pay respect to the lower castes. Then the ministers and the counselors came together to the Sage Kanha and said, “Spare the King, Reverend Sir, spare the king!

Buddhist Sutra – Ambattha Sutta

For fear of diluting their lineage, they slept with their own sisters. Suppose King Ambwttha 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.

I have many duties, and much to do. Click here to login or click here to become a member. He said to the Buddha: Buddha wanted to teach Ambattha further so he asked him “what the caste of the son Khattiiya of Brahmin woman and Kshatriya man would be?. He told them that Kanha although dutta was a son of a salve-girl he was ambttha great mighty sage who was well versed with mantras.

Suppose a young Kshatriya should have connection with a Brahman maiden, and from their intercourse a son should be born.


This curious threat–which never comes to anything, among the Buddhists, and is apparently never meant to–is a frequent form of expression in Indian books. See the whole article in the J. And they said, “As soon as he was born, he spoke!

3. Ambattha Sutta | Three Vajras

Confirming the fact of the marks of a great man for himself, Pokkarasati invites the Buddha to come to his home for his morning meal. The rights of the peasants to the other half, and to the use of the common and waste and woods, would remain to them. The Reverend Pokkharasati should go to see him tomorrow.

The Buddha recognizes that the Shakyans had done something to offend Ambattha, so he asks him what that might have been. Now regarding that venerable Gotama, such is the high reputation that has been noised abroad: At this, King Okkaha exclaimed, “They are strong as Saka trees, these princes, they are real Sakyans! They made their home beside a lotus pond on the slopes of the Himalayas, where there was a large teak grove.

If he lives the household life he will become a ruler, a wheel-turning righteous monarch of ambatthx law, conqueror of the four quarters, who has established the security of his realm and is possessed of the seven treasures. However when the other brahmins chided AmbatthaBuddha defended him again.