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Ajahn Brahmali discusses sutta 117 from the Majjhima Nikaya; The Mahacattarisaka Sutta, "The Great Forty".

You can read this sutta on Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 25 from the Majjhima Nikaya: the Nivapa Sutta - The Bait. 

Read MN25 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm elaborates upon the Greater Discourse on Voidness; sutta 122 from the Majjhima Nikaya, The Mahasunnyata Sutta. The discussion is based upon the contemporary english translation of the Majjhima Nikaya translated by Bhikkhu Nyanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi, published by Wisdom Books. 

Read MN122 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 48 from the Majjhima Nikaya: Kosambiya Sutta - The Mendicants of Kosambi. (Believed to be given on the 12-12-2004)

Read MN48 here on Sutta Central.

"Despite the Buddha’s presence, the monks of Kosambi fell into a deep and bitter dispute. The Buddha taught the reluctant monks to develop love and harmony, reminding them of the state of peace that they sought," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Visuddhi discusses the 75th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Magandiya Sutta, "With Magandiya".

Read MN75 here on Sutta Central.

"Accused by a hedonist of being too negative, the Buddha recounts the luxury of his upbringing, and his realization of how little value there was in such things. Through renunciation he found a far greater pleasure," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Hasapanna discusses sutta 140 from the Majjhima Nikaya: Dhātuvibhaṅga Sutta, 'The Analysis or Exposition of the Elements.'

Read MN140 on Sutta Central here.

"While staying overnight in a potter’s workshop, the Buddha has a chance encounter with a monk who does not recognize him. They have a long and profound discussion based on the four elements. This is one of the most insightful and moving discourses in the canon," Sutta Central.

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This recording is a Dhamma talk by Ajahn Vayama (not a scheduled Sutta class). Ajahn Vayama reflects upon the occasion upon which the Buddha gave his first teaching the 'Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (SN56.11) - The Discourse on Setting In Motion The Wheel Of Dhamma'. Ajahn Vayama discusses the circumstances around this first teaching of the Buddha and its meaning.

Read SN56.11 on Sutta Central here.

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Ajahn Nissarano discusses two suttas from the Anguttara Nikaya:

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 139 of the Majjhima Nikaya - Aranavibhanga Sutta: The Analysis of Non-Conflict. Ajahn Brahm begins with an introductory talk about suttas.

Read MN139 here on Sutta Central.

"Achieving peace is no simple matter. The Buddha explains how to avoid conflict through contentment, right speech, understanding pleasure and not insisting on local conventions," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahmali discusses sutta 56 from the Majjhima Nikaya: Upali Sutta - Discourse with Upali. The date given is unknown. 

Read MN56 on Sutta Central here.

"The Buddha disagrees with a Jain ascetic on the question of whether physical or mental deeds are more important. When he hears of this, the Jain disciple Upāli decides to visit the Buddha and refute him, and proceeds despite all warnings," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Nissarano discusses suttas:

Anguttara Nikaya: AN1.296 – 305, AN6.10 Mahānāma Sutta - Mahanama. Read AN6.10 here on Sutta Central.

Samyutta Nikaya: SN47.10 Bhikkhunupassaya Sutta - The Bhikkhuni’s Quarters. Read SN47.10 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 22 of the Majjhima Nikaya: Alagagaddupama Sutta - The Simile of the Snake.

Read MN22 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Visuddhi discusses the 82nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Ratthapala Sutta, "To Ratthapala".

"A wealthy young man, Raṭṭhapala, 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 MN82 here on Sutta Central 

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Ajahn Cittapalo 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 sutta 66 of the Majjhima Nikaya: Latukikopama Sutta - The Simile of the Quail.

"Again raising the rule regarding eating, but this time as a reflection of gratitude for the Buddha in eliminating things that cause complexity and stress. The Buddha emphasizes how attachment even to little things can be dangerous," Sutta Central. 

Read MN66 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Dhiravamso discusses sutta 3.65 from the Anguttara Nikaya, the Kalama Sutta.

"How to navigate among different spiritual opinions," Sutta Central. 

Click here to read AN3.65 on Sutta Central. Apologies if this is the incorrect sutta as its say Kesamutti Sutta, but believed to be the right one. 

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Ajahn Appichato discusses sutta 16 from the Digha Nikaya: Mahaparinibbana Sutta - The Great Discourse on the Buddha's Extinguishment.

Click here to read DN16 on Sutta Central.

"The longest of all discourses, this extended narrative tells of the events surrounding the Buddha’s death. Full of vivid and moving details, it is an ideal entry point into knowing the Buddha as a person and understanding how the Buddhist community coped with his passing," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 9 of the Digha Nikaya: Potthapada Sutta - On the Wanderer Potthapada. 

"The Buddha discusses with a wanderer the nature of perception and how it evolves through deeper states of meditation. None of these, however, should be identified with a self or soul", Sutta Central. 

Read DN9 here on Sutta Central.

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Venerable Hasapanna discusses the 128th sutta from Majjhima Nikaya: Upakkilesa Sutta, "Imperfections" or "Corruptions". 

Click here to read MN128 on Sutta Central.

"A second discourse set at the quarrel of Kosambi, this depicts the Buddha, having failed to achieve reconciliation between the disputing mendicants, leaving the monastery. He spends time in the wilderness before encountering an inspiring community of practicing monks. There he discusses in detail obstacles to meditation that he encountered before awakening," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Nissarano discusses sutta 148 of the Majjhima Nikaya: Chachakka Sutta - Six By Six. 

Read MN148 here on Sutta Central.

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