MAHA MANGALA SUTHRAYA PDF
“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.
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For a detailed explanation see Life’s Highest Blessing by Dr. The Suthryaa Sutta Burmese: Tachibana, ColomboBauddha Sahitya Sabha. Many are the discourses delivered and many are the incidents connected with the Buddha’s life that happened at Jetavana.
The thirty-eight blessings enumerated in it, are an unfailing guide on life’s journey. The commentary speaks of two kinds of discipline — that of the householder, which is abstinence from the ten immoral actions akusala-kammapathaand that of the 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.
Here in this sutta we find family morality expressed in most elegant verses.
Those who thus abide, ever remain invincible, in happiness established. The sutta describes thirty-eight blessings in ten sections,  as shown in the table below:.
Part of a series on. Four Discourses of the Buddha The Discourse on Blessings  This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary ssuthraya Buddhist ethics, individual and social.
Mangala Sutta – Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This sutta is one of the suttas at the preaching of which manhala devas were present and countless beings realized the Truth. King [Dutugemnu] once attempted to preach the Mangala Sutta at the Lohapasadabut he was too nervous to proceed. To follow the ideals set forth in these verses, is the sure way to harmony and progress suthraa the individual as well as for society, nation and mankind.
The sutta is often recited, and forms one of the commonest pieces of chanting used for the Paritta. Articles containing Burmese-language text Articles containing Thai-language text Articles containing Khmer-language text.
It was in this monastery that the Buddha observed most of his vassana periods rainy seasons — the suyhraya months’ retreat beginning with the full-moon of July. The post-canonical Pali Commentary  explains that at the time the sutta was preached there was great discussion over the whole of Jambudvipa regarding the definition of blessings.
Then it was that Sakka suggested that a deva should visit the Buddha and ask him about it. See Maha-Mangala Jataka No. Views Read Edit View history. The mangaoa of the Mangala Sutta was one of the incidents of the Buddha’s life represented in the Relic Chamber of the Ruwanwelisaya. We can imagine the happy blissful state household life fattained as a result of following these injunctions. These are the greatest blessings. Maha-Mangala Sutta Thus have I heard.
It is also traditionally included in books of ‘protection’ paritta. Standing thus, he addressed the Exalted One in verse: This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary suthrsya Buddhist ethics, individual and social.
After his conversion to Buddhism, he bought the grove belonging to the Prince Jeta, and established a monastery which was subsequently named Jetavana. 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.