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  • Part I - The Book with Verses (Sagathavagga)
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I - Devatasamyutta Connected Discourses with Devatas
    • I. A REED
    • II. NANDANA
    • III. A SWORD
    • IV. THE SATULLAPA HOST
    • V. ABLAZE
    • VI. OLD AGE
    • VII. WEIGHED DOWN
    • VIII. HAVING SLAIN
  • Chapter II - Devaputtasamyutta Connected Discourses with Young Devas
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER (SURIYA)
    • II. ANATHAPINDIKA
    • III. VARIOUS SECTARIANS
  • Chapter III - 3 Kosalasamyutta Connected Discourses with the Kosalan
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER (BONDAGE)
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER (CHILDLESS)
    • III. THE THIRD SUBCHAPTER (THE KOSALAN PENTAD)
  • Chapter IV - 4 Marasamyutta Connected Discourses with Mara
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER (LIFE SPAN)
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER (RULERSHIP)
    • III. THE THIRD SUBCHAPTER (THE MARA PENTAD)
  • Chapter V - 5 Bhikkhunisamyutta Connected Discourses with Bhikkhunis
    • 1 Alavika
    • 2 Soma
    • 3 Gotami
    • 4 Vijaya
    • 5 Uppalavanna
    • 6 Cala
    • 7 Upacala
    • 8 Sisupacala
    • 9 Sela
    • 10 Vajira
  • Chapter VI - 6 Brahmasamyutta Connected Discourses with Brahmas
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER (THE REQUEST)
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER (BRAHMA PENTAD)
  • Chapter VII - 7 Brahmanasamyutta Connected Discourses with Brahmins
    • I. THE ARAHANTS
    • II. THE LAY FOLLOWERS
  • Chapter VIII - 8 Vangisasamyutta Connected Discourses with Vangisa
    • 1 Renounced
    • 2 Discontent
    • 3 Well Behaved
    • 4 Ananda
    • 5 Well Spoken
    • 6 Sariputta
    • 7 Pavarana
    • 8 Over a Thousand
    • 9 Kondanna
    • 10 Moggallana
    • 11 Gaggara
    • 12 Vangisa
  • Chapter IX - 9 Vanasamyutta Connected Discourses in the Woods
    • 1 Seclusion
    • 2 Rousing
    • 3 Kassapagotta
    • 4 A Number
    • 5 Ananda
    • 6 Anuruddha
    • 7 Nagadatta
    • 8 Family Mistress
    • 9 Vajjian Prince (or Vesali)
    • 10 Reciting
    • 11 Unwholesome Thoughts
    • 12 Noon
    • 13 Loose in Sense Faculties
    • 14 The Thief of Scent
  • Chapter X - 10 Yakkhasamyutta Connected Discourses with Yakkhas
    • 1 Indaka
    • 2 Sakkanamaka
    • 3 Suciloma
    • 4 Manibhadda
    • 5 Sanu
    • 6 Piyankara
    • 7 Punabbasu
    • 8 Sudatta
    • 9 Sukka (1)
    • 10 Sukka (2)
    • 11 Cira
    • 12 Alavaka
  • Chapter XI - 11 Sakkasamyutta
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER (SUVIRA)
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER (THE SEVEN VOWS)
    • III. THE THIRD SUBCHAPTER (SAKKA PENTAD)
  • Part II - The Book of Causation
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I - 12 Nidanasamyutta Connected Discourses on Causation
    • I. THE BUDDHAS
    • II. NUTRIMENT
    • III. THE TEN POWERS
    • IV. THE KARA KHATTIYA
    • V. THE HOUSEHOLDER
    • VI. SUFFERING (OR THE TREE)
    • VII. THE GREAT SUBCHAPTER
    • VIII. ASCETICS AND BRAHMINS
    • IX. WITH INCORPORATED REPETITION SERIES
  • Chapter II - 13 Abhisamayasamyutta Connected Discourses on the Breakthrough
    • 1 The Fingernail
    • 2 The Pond
    • 3 Water at the Confluence (1)
    • 4 Water at the Confluence (2)
    • 5 The Earth (1)
    • 6 The Earth (2)
    • 7 The Ocean (1)
    • 8 The Ocean (2)
    • 9 The Mountain (1)
    • 10 The Mountain (2)
    • 11 The Mountain (3)
  • Chapter III - 14 Dhatusamyutta Connected Discourses on Elements
    • I. DIVERSITY
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
    • III. COURSES OF KAMMA
    • IV. THE FOURTH SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter IV 15 Anamataggasamyutta - Connected Discourses on Without Discoverable Beginning
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter V - 16 Kassapasamyutta Connected Discourses with Kassapa
    • 1 Content
    • 2 Unafraid of Wrongdoing
    • 3 Like the Moon
    • 4 A Visitor of Families
    • 5 Old
    • 6 Exhortation (1)
    • 7 Exhortation (2)
    • 8 Exhortation (3)
    • 9 Jhanas and Direct Knowledges
    • 10 The Bhikkhunis' Quarters
    • 11 The Robe
    • 12 After Death
    • 13 The Counterfeit of the True Dhamma
  • Chapter VI - 17 Labhasakkarasamyutta Connected Discourses on Gains and Honour
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
    • III. THE THIRD SUBCHAPTER
    • IV. THE FOURTH SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter VII - 18 Rahulasamyutta Connected Discourses with Rahula
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter VIII - 19. Lakkhanasamyutta Connected Discourses with Lakkhana
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter IX - 20 Opammasamyutta Connected Discourses with Similes
    • 1 The Roof Peak
    • 2 The Fingernail
    • 3 Families
    • 4 Pots of Food
    • 5 The Spear
    • 6 The Archers
    • 7 The Drum Peg
    • 8 Blocks of Wood
    • 9 The Bull Elephant
    • 10 The Cat
    • 11 The Jackal (1)
    • 12 The Jackal (2)
  • Chapter X - 21 Bhikkhusamyutta Connected Discourses with Bhikkhus
    • 1 Kolita
    • 2 Upatissa
    • 3 The Barrel
    • 4 The Newly Ordained Bhikkhu
    • 5 Sujata
    • 6 Lakuntaka Bhaddiya
    • 7 Visakha
    • 8 Nanda
    • 9 Tissa
    • 10 A Bhikkhu Named Elder
    • 11 Mahakappina
    • 12 Companions
  • Part III - The Book of the Aggregates (Khandhavagga)
  • Introduction
    • 22. Khandhasamyutta
    • 23. Radhasamyutta
    • 24. Ditthisamyutta
    • 28. Sariputtasamyutta
    • 33. Vacchagottasamyutta
    • 34. Jhanasamyutta
  • Chapter I - 22 Khandhasamyutta Connected Discourses on the Aggregates
    • Division I THE ROOT FIFTY
    • Division II THE MIDDLE FIFTY
    • Division III THE FINAL FIFTY
  • Chapter II - 23 Radhasamyutta Connected Discourses with Radha
    • I. THE FIRST MARA SUBCHAPTER
    • II. THE SECOND MARA SUBCHAPTER
    • III. REQUEST
    • IV. SITTING NEARBY
  • Chapter III - 24 Ditthisamyutta Connected Discourses on Views
    • I. STREAM-ENTRY
    • II. THE SECOND TRIP
    • III. THE THIRD TRIP
    • IV. THE FOURTH TRIP
  • Chapter IV - 25 Okkantisamyutta Connected Discourses on Entering
  • Chapter V - 26 Uppadasamyutta Connected Discourses on Arising
  • Chapter VI - 27 Kilesasamyutta Connected Discourses on Defilements
  • Chapter VII - 28 Sariputtasamyutta Connected Discourses with Sariputta
  • Chapter VIII - 29 Nagasamyutta Connected Discourses on Nagas
  • Chapter IX - 30 Supannasamyutta Connected Discourses on Supannas
  • Chapter X - 31 Gandhabbasamyutta Connected Discourses on Gandhabbas
  • Chapter XI - 32 Valahakasamyutta Connected Discourses on Cloud Devas
  • Chapter XII - 33 Vacchagottasamyutta Connected Discourses with Vacchagotta
  • Chapter XIII - 34 Jhanasamyutta Connected Discourses on Meditation
  • Part IV - The Book of the Six Sense Bases (Salayatanavagga)
    • Introduction
  • Chapter I - 35 Salayatanasamyutta Connected Discourses on the Six Sense Bases
    • Division I THE ROOT FIFTY
    • Division II THE SECOND FIFTY
    • Division III - THE THIRD FIFTY
    • Division IV - THE FOURTH FIFTY
  • Chapter II - 36 Vedanasamyutta
    • I. WITH VERSES
    • II. ALONE
    • III. THE THEME OF THE HUNDRED AND EIGHT
  • Chapter III - 37 Matugamasamyutta
    • I. FIRST REPETITION SERIES (Women)
    • II. SECOND REPETITION SERIES - (Anuruddha)
    • III. POWERS
  • Chapter IV - 38 Jambukhadakasamyutta
    • 1 A Question on Nibbana
    • 2 Arahantship
    • 3 Proponents of Dhamma
    • 4 For What Purpose?
    • 5 Conslation
    • 6 Supreme Conslation
    • 7 Feeling
    • 8 Taints
    • 9 Ignorance
    • 10 Craving
    • 11 Floods
    • 12 Clinging
    • 13 Existence
    • 14 Suffering
    • 15 Identity
    • 16 Difficult to Do
  • Chapter V - 39 Samandakasamyutta
    • 1-16 A Question on Nibbana, Etc.
  • Chapter VI - 40 Moggallanasamyutta
    • 1 The First Jhana
    • 2 The Second Jhana
    • 3 The Third Jhana
    • 4 The Fourth Jhana
    • 5 The Base of the Infinity of Space
    • 6 The Base of the Infinity of Consciousness
    • 7 The Base of Nothingness
    • 8 The Base of Neither-Perception-Nor-Nonperception
    • 9 The Signless
    • 10 Sakka
    • 11 Candana
  • Chapter VII - 41 Cittasamyutta
    • 1 The Fetter
    • 2 Isidatta (1)
    • 3 Isidatta (2)
    • 4 Mahaka's Miracle
    • 5 Kamabhu (1)
    • 6 Kamabhu (2)
    • 7 Godatta
    • 8 Nigantha Nataputta
    • 9 The Naked Asetic Kassapa
    • 10 Seeing the Sick
  • Chapter VIII - 42 Gamanisamyutta
    • 1 Canda
    • 2 Talaputa
    • 3 Yodhajiva
    • 4 Hattharoha
    • 5 Assaroha
    • 6 Asibandhakaputta
    • 7 The Simile of the Field
    • 8 The Conch Blower
    • 9 Families
    • 10 Maniculaka
    • 11 Bhadraka
    • 12 Rasiya
    • 13 Pataliya
  • Chapter IX - 43 Asankhatasamyutta
    • I. THE FIRST SUBCHAPTER
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter X - 44 Abyakatasamyutta
    • 1 Khema
    • 2 Anuradha
    • 3 Sariputta and Kotthita (1)
    • 4 Sariputta and Kotthita (2)
    • 5 Sariputta and Kotthita (3)
    • 6 Sariputta and Kotthita (4)
    • 7 Moggallana
    • 8 Vacchagotta
    • 9 The Debating Hall
    • 10 Ananda (Is There a Self?)
    • 11 Sabhiya Kaccana
  • Part V - The Great Book
    • Introduction
  • Chapter I - 45 Maggasamyutta
    • I. IGNORANCE
    • II. DWELLING
    • III. WRONGNESS
    • IV. PRACTICE
    • V. WANDERERS OF OTHER SECTS
    • VI. THE SUN REPETITION SERIES
    • VII. ONE THING REPETITION SERIES (1)
    • VIII. ONE THING REPETITION SERIES (2)
    • IX. FIRST GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • X. SECOND GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • XI. THIRD GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • XII. FOURTH GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • XIII. DILIGENCE
    • XIV. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • XV. SEARCHES
    • XVI. FLOODS
  • Chapter II - 46 Bojjhangasamyutta
    • I. THE MOUNTAIN
    • II. ILL
    • III. UDAYI
    • IV. THE HINDRANCES
    • V. WHEEL-TURNING MONARCH
    • VI. DISCUSSIONS
    • VII. IN-AND-OUT BREATHING
    • VIII. CESSATION
    • IX. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • X. DILIGENCE
    • XI. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • XII. SEARCHES
    • XIII. FLOODS
    • XIV. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • XV. DILIGENCE
    • XVI. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • XVII. SEARCHES
    • XVIII. FLOODS
  • Chapter III - 47 Satipatthanasamyutta
    • I. AMBAPALI
    • II. NALANDA
    • III. VIRTUE AND DURATION
    • IV. UNHEARD BEFORE
    • V. THE DEATHLESS
    • VI. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • VII. DILIGENCE
    • VIII. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • IX. SEARCHES
    • X. FLOODS
  • Chapter IV - 48 Indriyasamyutta
    • I. SIMPLE VERSION
    • II. WEAKER THAN THAT
    • III. THE SIX FACULTIES
    • IV. THE PLEASURE FACULTY
    • V. AGING
    • VI. THE BOAR'S CAVE
    • VII. CONDUCIVE TO ENLIGHTENMENT
    • VIII. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • IX. DILIGENCE
    • X. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • XI. SEARCHES
    • XII. FLOODS
    • XIII. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • XIV. DILIGENCE
    • XV. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • XVI. SEARCHES
    • XVII. FLOODS
  • Chapter V - 49 Sammappadhanasamyutta
    • I. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • II. DILIGENCE
    • III. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • IV. SEARCHES
    • V. FLOODS
  • Chapter VI - 50 Balasamyutta
    • I. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • II. DILIGENCE
    • III. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • IV. SEARCHES
    • V. FLOODS
    • VI. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • VII. DILIGENCE
    • VIII. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • IX. SEARCHES
    • X. FLOODS
  • Chapter VII - 51. Iddhipadasamyutta
    • I. CAPALA
    • II. THE SHAKING OF THE MANSION
    • III. THE IRON BALL
    • IV. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • V. DILIGENCE
    • VI. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • VII. SEARCHES
    • VIII. FLOODS
  • Chapter VIII - 52 Anuruddhasamyutta
    • I. ALONE
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter IX - 53 Jhanasamyutta
    • I. GANGES REPETITION SERIES
    • II. DILIGENCE
    • III. STRENUOUS DEEDS
    • IV. SEARCHES
    • V. FLOODS
  • Chapter X - 54 Anapanasamyutta
    • I. ONE THING
    • II. THE SECOND SUBCHAPTER
  • Chapter XI - 55 Sotapattisamyutta
    • I. BAMBOO GATE
    • II. THE THOUSANDFOLD, OR ROYAL PARK
    • III. SARAKANI
    • IV. STREAMS OF MERIT
    • V. STREAMS OF MERIT WITH VERSES
    • VI. THE WISE ONE
    • VII. GREAT WISDOM
  • Chapter XII - 56 Saccasamyutta Connected Discourses on the Truths
    • I. CONCENTRATION
    • II. SETTING IN MOTION THE WHEEL OF THE DHAMMA
    • III. KOTIGAMA
    • IV. THE SIMSAPA GROVE
    • V. THE PRECIPICE
    • VI. THE BREAKTHROUGH
    • VII. FIRST RAW GRAIN REPETITION SERIES
    • VIII. SECOND RAW GRAIN REPETITION SERIES
    • IX. THIRD RAW GRAIN REPETITION SERIES
    • X. FOURTH RAW GRAIN REPETITION SERIES
    • XI. THE FIVE DESTINATIONS REPETITION SERIES