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The Buddha's Wisdom Podcast

Religion & Spirituality:Buddhism   •   50 episodes

Do you want to read the authentic teachings of the Buddha, but find it hard to find the time? Then the Buddha’s Wisdom Podcast will give you access to
narrations of what the Buddha is actually recorded to have said based on translations available at Sutta Central. And because it’s in podcast audi... show more
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MN24. Prepared Chariots – Rathavinīta Sutta

This episode is the 24nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Rathavinīta sutta which is known in English the “prepared chariots”. This teaching principally involves the Venerable Sariputta and the Venerable Punna from Mantani engaging in a discussion about the purpose of living the holy life. This translation of the Rathavinīta sutta is by Bhikkhu … Continue reading MN24. Prepared Chariots – Rathavinīta Sutta

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MN23. The Ant Hill – Vammika Sutta

This episode is the 23nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Vammika Sutta which is known in English the “ant hill”. In a curious teaching full of evocative imagery, a deity lights up the Dark Forest to present Venerable Kassapa the Prince with a complex riddle. He goes on to seek an explanation of the … Continue reading MN23. The Ant Hill – Vammika Sutta

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MN22. Simile of the Snake – Alagaddūpama Sutta

This episode is the 22nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Alagaddūpama sutta which is known as the “simile of the snake”. In this teaching one of the monks denies that breaking the rules of conduct is really a problem. The monks go to great lengths to persuade him to change his views. Then the … Continue reading MN22. Simile of the Snake – Alagaddūpama Sutta

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MN21. Simile of the Saw – Kakacupama Sutta

This episode is the 21th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Kakacūpama Sutta which is known as the “simile of the saw”. This teaching has several memorable similes on the importance of patience and love even when faced with abuse and criticism. The Buddha finishes with the simile of the saw, one of the most … Continue reading MN21. Simile of the Saw – Kakacupama Sutta

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MN20. How To Stop Thinking - Vitakkasaṇṭhāna Sutta

This episode is the 20th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Vitakkasaṇṭhānasutta which is about “how to stop thinking”. In this practical teaching the Lord Buddha offers five methods by which to stop thinking and thereby lead into a tranquil meditation. This translation of the Vitakkasaṇṭhāna Sutta is by Bhikkhu Sujato and was sourced from Sutta Central. Click here if you'd like to find out more about what is on offer on the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast or to choose your favourite method to subscribe to the podcast (on the right hand side of the linked page). If you'd like to support the producer and narrator of the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast to cover costs of production and distribution donate via the Ko-fi.com creators platform click here. Or you can become are regular supporter via Patreon.

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MN19. Two Types of Thought - Dvedhāvitakka Sutta

This episode is the 19th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Dvedhāvitakkasutta which translates as “two types of thought”. In this teaching the Lord Buddha recollects how he was practicing in the lead up to his Awakening. This teaching recounts how he divided his thoughts into two classes: reflecting upon how sensual, malicious and cruel thoughts lead to suffering, and thoughts of renunciation, good will and harmlessness leads away from suffering. This is a practical teaching which can help meditators to distinguish between harmful and harmless mental states in order to renounce and let go of harmful mind-states, and to cultivate harmless, beneficial mind-states. This translation of the Dvedhāvitakkasutta Sutta is by Bhikkhu Sujato and was sourced from Sutta Central. Click here if you'd like to find out more about what is on offer on the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast or to choose your favourite method to subscribe to the podcast (on the right hand side of the linked page). If you'd like to support the producer and narrator of the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast to cover costs of production and distribution donate via the Ko-fi.com creators platform click here. Or you can become are regular supporter via Patreon.

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MN18. The Honey Cake - Madhupiṇḍikasutta Sutta

This episode is the 18th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Madhupiṇḍikasutta Sutta which translates as “the honey cake”. In this teaching the Buddha gives a brief explanation about how the view of self underlies a variety of perceptions that lead to conflict, and how by practicing the teaching of the Lord Buddha a person can end all quarrels, arguments and disputes, and arrive at the supreme peace. The bhikkhus then seek out Venerable Kaccāna who draws out the detailed implications of this statement in one of the most insightful passages in the entire canon. This translation of the Madhupiṇḍikasutta Sutta is by Bhikkhu Sujato and was sourced from Sutta Central. Click here if you'd like to find out more about what is on offer on the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast or to choose your favourite method to subscribe to the podcast (on the right hand side of the linked page). If you'd like to support the producer and narrator of the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast to cover costs of production and distribution donate via the Ko-fi.com creators platform click here. Or you can become are regular supporter via Patreon.

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MN17. Jungle Thickets - Vanapattha Sutta

This episode is the 15th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Vanapattha Sutta - “Jungle Thickets” translated by Bhikkhu Sujato, and narrated by Sol Hanna. It has be copied below for convenience. Click here if you'd like to find out more about what is on offer on the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast or to choose your favourite method to subscribe to the podcast (on the right hand side of the linked page). If you'd like to support the producer and narrator of the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast to cover costs of production and distribution donate via the Ko-fi.com creators platform click here. Or you can become are regular supporter via Patreon.

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MN16. Emotional Barrenness - Cetokhila Sutta

This episode is the 15th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Cetokhila Sutta - “Emotional Barrenness” translated by Bhikkhu Sujato, and narrated by Sol Hanna. It has be copied below for convenience. Click here if you'd like to find out more about what is on offer on the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast or to choose your favourite method to subscribe to the podcast (on the right hand side of the linked page). If you'd like to support the producer and narrator of the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast to cover costs of production and distribution donate via the Ko-fi.com creators platform click here.

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MN15. Measuring Up - Anumāna Sutta

This episode is the 15th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Anumāna Sutta - “Measuring Up” translated by Bhikkhu Sujato, and narrated by Sol Hanna. It has be copied below for convenience. Click here if you'd like to find out more about what is on offer on the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast or to choose your favourite method to subscribe to the podcast (on the right hand side of the linked page). If you'd like to support the producer and narrator of the Buddha's Wisdom Podcast donate via the Ko-fi.com creators platform click here.


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