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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 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 Visuddhi discusses 82nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: 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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