Khanda, Mora and Vatta Sutta

Khandha Sutta

  • Fourth Sutta in “Paritta Pali”
  • To protect from [venomous] snake bites, send Metta (loving kindness) to the four types/families of snakes
  • Extend to other reptiles

Mora Sutta

  • Fifth Sutta in “Paritta Pali”
  • Boddhisatta : Buddha to be
  • Jataka Tales : “550” Nipata (actually 547 tales about Bodhhisatta)
  • Mora : Peacock
  • Punctually recites Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer
  • Protects from snares/traps

Vatta Sutta

  • Sixth Sutta in “Paritta Pali”
  • Another Jataka Tale
  • Vatta : Quail
  • Asseveration of truth
  • Protects from fire

Pali (in Burmese Script) for the three Suttas

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