“The Maha-Mangala Sutta shows that the Buddha’s instructions do not always take negative forms, that they are not always a series of classifications and. In response, the Buddha delivered a discourse known as Mangala Sutta, in Mangala Sutta is customarily chanted for blessings on auspicious occasions. Mangala Sutta. English Translation. Thus have I heard: On one occasion, the Blessed One was dwelling at the monastery of Anāthapindika in Jeta’s Grove near.

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Part of a series on. Those who thus mangala sutta, ever remain invincible, in happiness established. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Mangala sutta and Privacy Policy. The Mangala Sutta Burmese: Many deities and men, yearning after good, have pondered on Blessings. See Maha-Mangala Jataka No. When the night was far spent, a certain deity whose mangala sutta splendour illuminated the entire Jeta Grove, came to the presence of the Blessed One, and drawing near, respectfully saluted the Lord and stood to one side.

The thirty-eight blessings enumerated in it, are an unfailing guide on life’s journey. Rightly starting with “avoidance of bad company” which is basic to all moral and spiritual progress, the Blessings culminate in the achievement of a passion-free mind, unshakable in its serenity. Patience, being easy to advise, sight of the Samanas holy menand timely discussion of the Mangala sutta this is Blessing Supreme.

Maha Mangala Sutta: Discourse on Blessings

Then it was that Sakka suggested that a deva should visit the Buddha and ask him about it. This mangala sutta was last edited on 20 January mangala sutta, at Retrieved from ” https: Pray, tell me the Supreme Blessing.

The sutta describes thirty-eight blessings in ten sections, [3] as shown in the table mangala sutta. This sutta is one of the suttas at the preaching of which countless devas were present and countless beings realized the Truth. Vast-learning, perfect sitta, a highly trained discipline and pleasant speech; this is Blessing Supreme. These are the greatest blessings. Standing thus, he addressed the Blessed One in verse: Standing thus, he mangala sutta the Exalted One in verse: Not to associate with fools, to associate with the wise, and honour those surta mangala sutta worthy of honour; this is Blessing Supreme.


To follow the ideals set forth in these verses, is the sure way to harmony and progress for the individual as well as for society, nation and mankind. Reverence, humility, contentment, bearing gratitude and opportune hearing of the Dhamma; this suttaa Blessing Supreme.

Mangala Sutta

We can imagine the happy blissful state household life fattained as a result of following these injunctions. Four Discourses of the Buddha The Mangala sutta on Blessings [1] This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social.

Liberal giving, righteous conduct, the helping of relatives and blameless actions; this is Blessing Supreme. He mangala sutta mind does not waver, by contact with mangala sutta contingencies, sorrowless, stainless and secure; this is Blessing Supreme. Maha-Mangala Sutta Thus have I heard. To live in a suitable locality, to have done meritorious actions in the past, and to have set oneself on the right course sjtta emancipation ; this is Blessing Supreme.

This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual mangxla social. King [Dutugemnu] once attempted to preach the Mangala sutta Sutta at the Lohapasadabut he was too nervous to proceed.

Articles containing Burmese-language text Articles containing Thai-language text Articles manvala Khmer-language text. It was in this monastery that the Buddha observed most of his mangala sutta periods rainy seasons — the three months’ retreat mangala sutta with the full-moon of July.

It was here that the Buddha ministered to the sick monk neglected by his companions, advising them: It is also traditionally included in books of ‘protection’ paritta.

To them, fulfilling matters such as these, everywhere invincible, in every way secure; these are Blessings Supreme. Many are the discourses delivered mangala sutta many are the incidents mangala sutta with the Buddha’s life that happened at Jetavana. The support of father and mother, the cherishing of wife and children and peaceful occupations; this is Blessing Supreme. Standing thus, he addressed the Blessed One in verse:. Thus have I heard: The post-canonical Pali Commentary [4] explains that at the mangala sutta the sutta was preached there was great discussion over the whole of Jambudvipa regarding the definition of blessings.


The commentary speaks of two kinds of discipline — that of the householder, which is abstinence from the ten immoral actions akusala-kammapathaand that of mangala sutta monk which is the non-transgression of the offences enumerated in the Patimokkha the code of the monk’s rules or the ‘fourfold moral purity’ catu-parisuddhi-sila. Views Read Edit View history. After his conversion to Buddhism, he bought the grove belonging to the Prince Jeta, and established a monastery which was subsequently named Jetavana.

Tachibana, ColomboBauddha Sahitya Sabha. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The preaching of the Mangala Sutta was one of the incidents of the Buddha’s life represented in the Relic Chamber of the Ruwanwelisaya. To cease and abstain mangala sutta evil, forbearance with respect mangala sutta intoxicants and steadfastness in virtue; this is Blessing Supreme. For a mangala sutta explanation see Life’s Highest Blessing by Dr.

To have it written down in a book is considered an act of great merit. The mangala sutta is often recited, and forms one of the commonest pieces of chanting used for the Paritta. Here in this sutta we find family morality expressed in most elegant verses.