Sutta : Paritti

Updated : June 18, 2019 The early Paritta texts were edited by Saya Phyay, Thudhammawaddy U Pan Maung, … The Ministry of Religious Affairs published the “normal” version of 11 Pairtta Suttas, a “super-sized” version of 30+ Suttas (including the 11 Paritta Suttas). The Suttas were approved/re-affirmed at […]

Sutta : Anatta Lekhana [2]

Updated : June 18, 2019 Some early religions talked about reincarnation (transmigration of atta, atman, soul). In contrast, Buddhism discusses rebirth and no-soul (annatta). The Buddha delivered “Anattalakkhana Sutta” as a follow-up sermon to the “Taya Oo” to his five disciples (led by Ashin Kondanna). The Sutta’s ttile […]

Sutta : Anattalakkhana

Updated : June 18, 2019 Some early religions talked about reincarnation (transmigration of atta, atman, soul). In contrast, Buddhism discusses rebirth and no-soul (anatta). The Buddha delivered “Anattalakkhana Sutta” as a follow-up sermon to the “Taya Oo” to his five disciples (led by Ashin Kondanna). The Sutta’s title […]

Sutta : Mangala

Updated : June 18, 2019 Mangala is usually rendered as auspices or blessings. The Myanmar equivalent is “Mingalar” Mangala Sutta describes 38 Blessings, which are related to both Loki (mundane) and Lokotra (supramundane). It is the First of the 11 suttas covered in “Paritta Pali” (Protective Verses). At […]

Sutta : Pubbhana

Updated : June 18, 2019 No need to wait for lucky stars 11th Sutta in “Paritta Pali” for protection against bad omens, etc. and gaining happiness 4 verses from the Scriptures see notes below (verse numbering per Sayadaw U Silanandabhivamsa) the rest composed by compilers verse 153 (of […]

Sutta : Bojjhanga

Updated : June 18, 2019 Seven Factors of Enlightenment 1. Mindfulness 2. Investigation of dhammas 3. Effort (or energy) 4. Zest 5. Tranquility 6. Concentration 7. Equanimity BOJJHANGA SUTTA 10th Sutta in “Paritta Pali” Gatha (Pali Verse) For protection against and getting free from sickness and disease Reference […]

Sutta : Angulima

Updated : June 18, 2019 Short but effective 9th Sutta in “Paritta Pali” Assertion of truth by an Arahant (formerly notorious or his “garland of [human] fingers”) For easy delivery of expectant mothers Contents: “Oh, sister! Ever since I was reborn in this Noble Birth, I do not […]

Sutta : Atanatiya

Updated : June 18, 2019 8th Sutta in “Paritta Pali” For protection against evil spirits, and gaining health and happiness Homage to seven Buddhas: Vipassi, Sikhi, Vessabhu, Kakausandha, Konagamana, Gautama Ask four Deities: Dharatha (Lord of Gnadhabhas), Virulaka (Lord of Kumbhandas), Virupakkha (Lord of Nagas, or divine serpents), […]