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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 133rd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - Mahakaccanabhaddekaratta Sutta - Maha Kaccana's Explanation of the Single Auspicious Attachment.

Click here to read MN133 on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 143rd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Anathapindika Sutta - Advice to Anathapindika.

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"As the great lay disciple Anāthapiṇḍika lies dying, Venerable Sāriputta visits him and gives a powerful teaching on non-attachment," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 142 of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Dakkhinavibhanga Sutta - The Exposition on Offerings.

Click here to read MN142 on Sutta Central.

"When his step-mother Mahāpajāpatī wishes to offer him a robe for his personal use, the Buddha encourages her to offer it to the entire Saṅgha instead. He goes on to explain that the best kind of offering to the Saṅgha is one given to the dual community of monks and nuns, headed by the Buddha," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahmali discusses the 38th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Mahatanhasankhaya Sutta - The Greater Discourse on the Destruction of Craving.

“To counter the wrong view that a self-identical consciousness transmigrates from one life to the next, the Buddha teaches dependent origination, showing that consciousness invariably arises dependent on conditions”, Sutta Central.

Click here to read MN38 on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses sutta 10.60 of the Anguttara Nikaya, the Girimananda Sutta, "With Girimananda".

Read AN10.60 here on Sutta Central.

"The monk Girimānanda is sick. The Buddha encourages Ānanda to visit him and speak of ten perceptions," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 53rd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Sekha-patipada Sutta or Sekha Sutta: The Practice For One In Training.

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

"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. 

Read MN75 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 13th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: Mahadukkhakkhanda Sutta, the Longer Discourse on the Greater Mass of Suffering.

Read MN13 here on Sutta Central.

"Challenged to show the difference between his teaching and that of other ascetics, the Buddha points out that they speak of letting go, but do not really understand why. He then explains in great detail the suffering that arises from attachment to sensual stimulation," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Visuddhi discusses sutta 140 of the Majjhima Nikaya - Dhatuvibhanga Sutta; The Exposition of the Elements. Read MN140 here on Sutta Central. .

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 108th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Gopakamoggallana Sutta, "With Moggallana the Guardian".

"Amid rising military tensions after the Buddha’s death, Venerable Ānanda is questioned about how the Sangha planned to continue in their teacher’s absence. As the Buddha refused to appoint a successor, the teaching and practice that he laid down become the teacher and the Sangha resolves issues by consensus," Sutta Central.

Read MN108 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 12-11-2006)

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 Brahm discusses sutta 68 from the Majjhima Nikaya - the Nalakapana Sutta.

Click here to read MN68 on Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Brahmali discusses the 87th sutta from the Majjhima Nikaya: Piyajatika Sutta, “Born from Those Who Are Dear” or “Born From the Beloved.”

Read MN87 on Sutta Central or Access To Insight

“A rare glimpse into the marital life of King Pasenadi, and how he is led to the Dhamma by his Queen, the incomparable Mallika. She confirms the Buddha’s teaching that our loved ones bring us sorrow; but that’s not something a husband, father, and king wants to hear,” Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the very entertaining 49th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Brahmanimntinika Sutta, "On the Invitation of Brahma".

Click here to read MN49 on Sutta Central.

"The Buddha ascends to a high heavenly realm where he engages in a cosmic contest with a powerful divinity, who had fallen into the delusion that he was eternal and all-powerful," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahmali discusses 57th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Kukkuravatika Sutta, The Ascetic Who Behaved Like A Dog. 

Read MN57 here on Sutta Central.

"Some ascetics in ancient India undertook extreme practices, such as a vow to behave like an ox or a dog. The Buddha meets two such individuals, and is reluctantly pressed to reveal the kammic outcomes of such practice," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Brahm discusses the 9th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya; the Sammaditthi Sutta, Right View.

Click here to read MN9 on Sutta Central.

"Venerable Sāriputta gives a detailed explanation of right view, the first factor of the noble eightfold path. At the prompting of the other mendicants, he approaches the topic from a wide range of perspectives," Sutta Central.

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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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