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“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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To live in a suitable locality, to have done meritorious actions in the past, and to have set mangala sutta on the right course towards emancipation ; this is Blessing Mangala sutta. Liberal giving, righteous conduct, the helping of relatives and blameless actions; this is Blessing Supreme.

When the night was far spent, a certain deity whose surpassing splendour illuminated the entire Jeta Grove, came to the presence of the Blessed One, and mangala sutta near, respectfully saluted the Lord and manggala to one side. Standing thus, he addressed the Blessed Majgala in verse: Many deities and men, yearning after good, have pondered on Blessings.

For a detailed explanation see Life’s Highest Blessing mangala sutta Dr. Part of a series on. To cease and abstain from evil, forbearance mangala sutta respect to intoxicants and steadfastness in virtue; this is Blessing Supreme. The Mangala Sutta Burmese: Mangala sutta have it written down in a book is considered an act of great merit. We can imagine the happy blissful state household life fattained as a result of following these injunctions.

The sutta describes thirty-eight blessings in ten sections, [3] as shown in the table below:. King [Dutugemnu] once attempted to preach the Mangala sutta Sutta at the Lohapasadabut he was too nervous to proceed.

The thirty-eight blessings enumerated in it, are an unfailing guide on life’s journey. Tachibana, ColomboBauddha Sahitya Sabha. To them, fulfilling matters such as these, everywhere invincible, in every way secure; these are Blessings Supreme.


It is also mangala sutta included in books of ‘protection’ paritta. Reverence, humility, contentment, bearing gratitude and opportune hearing of the Dhamma; this is Blessing Supreme. Then it was that Sakka suggested that a deva should visit the Buddha and mangala sutta him about it.

Articles containing Burmese-language text Articles containing Thai-language text Articles containing Khmer-language text. Standing thus, he addressed the Blessed One in verse:. The post-canonical Pali Commentary [4] explains that at the time the sutta was mangala sutta there was mangala sutta discussion over the whole of Jambudvipa regarding the definition of blessings. The sutta is often recited, mangala sutta forms one of the commonest pieces of chanting used for the Paritta. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mangala sutta whose mind does not waver, by contact with worldly contingencies, sorrowless, stainless and secure; this is Blessing Supreme.

Mangala Sutta

By using this site, you agree to xutta Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Here in this sutta we find family morality expressed in most elegant verses. This sutta is one mangala sutta the suttas at the preaching of which countless devas were present and countless beings realized the Truth.

Standing thus, he addressed mangala sutta Exalted One in verse: These are the greatest blessings.

Maha Mangala Sutta: Discourse on Blessings

Maha-Mangala Sutta Thus have I heard. Not to associate mangala sutta fools, to associate with the wise, and honour those who are worthy of honour; this is Blessing Supreme. Retrieved from ” mangala sutta The support of father and mother, the cherishing of wife and children and peaceful occupations; this is Blessing Supreme.

This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social.

Pray, tell me the Supreme Blessing. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 20 Januaryat The mangala sutta of the Mangala sutta Sutta was one of the incidents of the Buddha’s mangaoa represented in the Relic Chamber of the Ruwanwelisaya.


Those who thus abide, ever remain invincible, in happiness established. It was here that the Buddha ministered to the sick monk neglected by his companions, advising them: Many are the discourses delivered and many are the incidents connected with the Mangala sutta life that manala at Jetavana. Mangala sutta his conversion to Buddhism, he bought the grove belonging to the Prince Jeta, and established a monastery which was subsequently named Jetavana.

Vast-learning, perfect handicraft, a highly trained discipline and pleasant speech; this is Blessing Supreme. To follow the mangala sutta set forth in these verses, is the sure way mangala sutta harmony and progress for the individual as well as for society, nation and mankind.

See Maha-Mangala Jataka No. Four Discourses of the Buddha The Discourse on Blessings [1] This famous text, cherished highly in all Buddhist lands, is a terse but comprehensive summary of Buddhist ethics, individual and social. It was in this monastery that the Buddha observed most of his vassana periods rainy mangala sutta — the three months’ retreat beginning with the mangala sutta of July. Patience, being easy to advise, sight of the Samanas holy menand timely discussion of the Dhamma; this is Blessing Supreme.

Thus have I heard: The commentary speaks of two kinds mangala sutta 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 Mangala sutta the code of the monk’s rules or the ‘fourfold moral purity’ catu-parisuddhi-sila.