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Venerable Ekagatta discusses sutta 82 of Majjhima Nikaya: Ratthapala Sutta "To Ratthapala".

"A wealthy young man, Raṭṭhapāla, has a strong aspiration to go forth, but has to prevail against the reluctance of his parents. Even after he became a monk, his parents tried to persuade him to disrobe. The discourse ends with a moving series of teachings on the fragility of the world." Sutta Central. 

Read MN 82 Read MN 82 here on Sutta Central 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 27 from the Digha Nikaya: Aggañña Sutta, “On Knowledge of Beginnings” or "The Origin of the World."

Read DN27 here on Sutta Central.

“In contrast with the Brahmin’s self-serving mythologies of the past, the Buddha presents an account of evolution that shows how human choices are an integral part of the ecological balance, and how excessive greed destroys the order of nature,” Sutta Central.

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Venerable Hasapanna discusses sutta 19 from the Majjhima Nikaya; Dvedhāvitakka Sutta, "Two Kinds of Thought". 

Click here to read MN19 on Sutta Central.

"Recounting his own experiences in developing meditation, the Buddha explains how to understand harmful and harmless thoughts, and how to go beyond thought altogether" Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 81st sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Ghatikara Sutta - With Ghatikara (the Discourse to Ghatikara).

Click here to read MN81 on Sutta Central.

"The Buddha relates an unusual account of a past life in the time of the previous Buddha, Kassapa. At that time he was not interested in Dhamma, and had to be forced to go see the Buddha. This discourse is important in understanding the development of the Bodhisattva doctrine," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 123rd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya Acchariyaabbhuta Sutta - Incredible and Amazing (The Discourse on Wonderful Things).

Click here to read MN123 on Sutta Central. 

"Venerable Ānanda is invited by the Buddha to speak on the Buddha’s amazing qualities, and proceeds to list a series of apparently miraculous events accompanying his birth. The Buddha caps it off by explaining what he thinks is really amazing about himself," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 18th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - The Madhupindika Sutta - "The Honey-Cake".

"Challenged by a brahmin, the Buddha gives an enigmatic response on how conflict arises due to proliferation based on perceptions. Venerable Kaccāna draws out the detailed implications of this in one of the most insightful passages in the entire canon," Sutta Central.

Click here to read MN18 on Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Khemavaro discusses the 89th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Dhammacetiya Sutta - on Monuments to the Dhamma.

"King Pasenadi, near the end of his life, visits the Buddha, and shows moving devotion and love for his teacher," Sutta Central. 

Click here to read MN89 on Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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Ajahn Brahmali and Ajahn Sujato are not just forest monks but authoritative scholars actively researching early Buddhist history trying to get an authentic understanding of who the Buddha was and the events surrounding his life by investigating multiple sources, including the discourses of all major Buddhist traditions.

This course won't just enlighten the listener about the early Buddhist world and who the real historical Buddha was, but will cast these events in a fresh light free from the dogma of any one Buddhist school.

Please support the BSWA in making teachings available for free online via Patreon.

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