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

Read MN123 on Sutta Central here. 

"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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Ayye Vayama discusses 137th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Salayatanavibhanga Sutta, "The Analysis of the Six Sense Fields".

Click here to read MN137 on Sutta Central.

"A detailed analysis of the six senses and the relation to emotional and cognitive processes", Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses Sutta 107 from the Majjhima Nikaya: Ganakamoggallana Sutta - To Ganaka Moggallana. Click here to read MN107 on Sutta Central.

"The Buddha compares the training of an accountant with the step by step spiritual path of his followers. But even with such a well explained path, the Buddha can only show the way, and it is up to us to walk it," Sutta Central. 

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 45th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Culadhammasamadana Sutta, "the Shorter Discourse on Ways of Undertaking Things", also known as "the Shorter Discourse on Taking Up Practices". "The Buddha explains how taking up different practices may have harmful or beneficial results. The memorable simile of the creeper shows how insidious temptations can be," Sutta Central.

Read MN45 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 35th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Culasaccaka Sutta - The Shorter Discourse to Saccaka.

Read MN35 here on Sutta Central.

"Saccaka was a debater, who challenged the Buddha to a contest. Despite his bragging, the Buddha was not at all perturbed by his attacks," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses sutta 152 from the Majjhima Nikaya, the Indriyahavana Sutta, "The Development of Faculties".

Read MN152 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 78th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Samanamundika Sutta - with Samanamundika. Click here to read MN78 on Sutta Central.

"A wanderer teaches that a person has reached the highest attainment when they keep four basic ethical precepts. The Buddha’s standards are considerably higher," Sutta Central. 

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Ayye Vayama discusses the 52nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya; Atthakanagara Sutta, "The Man From the City of Atthaka."

Click here to read MN52 on Sutta Central.

"Asked by a householder to teach a path to freedom, Venerable Ānanda explains no less than eleven meditative states that may serve as doors to the deathless," Sutta Central.

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

Click here to read MN143 on Sutta Central.

"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 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 Vayama discusses the 151st sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Pindapataparisuddhi Sutta - on the purification of almsfood.

"The Buddha notices Venerable Sāriputta’s glowing complexion, which is the result of his deep meditation. He then presents a series of reflections by which a mendicant can be sure that they are worthy of their alms-food," Sutta Central. 

Click here to read MN151 on 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 Vayama discusses the 126th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: - the Bhumija Sutta, "With Bhumija".

Click here to read MN 126 on Sutta Central.

"Success in the spiritual life does not depend on any vows you may or may not make, but on whether you practice well," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses sutta 152 from the Majjhima Nikaya, the Indriyahavana Sutta, "The Development of Faculties".

Read MN152 here on Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 35th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Culasaccaka Sutta - The Shorter Discourse to Saccaka.

Read MN35 here on Sutta Central.

"Saccaka was a debater, who challenged the Buddha to a contest. Despite his bragging, the Buddha is not at all perturbed at his attacks," Sutta Central.

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Ajahn Vayama discusses the 45th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Culadhammasamadana Sutta, "the Shorter Discourse on Ways of Undertaking Things", also known as "the Shorter Discourse on Taking Up Practices".

Read MN45 here on 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.

Click here to read on Sutta Central or Access To Insight

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Ayye Vayama discusses the 52nd sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya; Atthakanagara Sutta, "The Man From the City of Atthaka."
 
 
"Asked by a householder to teach a path to freedom, Venerable Ānanda explains no less than eleven meditative states that may serve as doors to the deathless," Sutta Central.
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Ayye Vayama discusses 137th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya - the Salayatanavibhanga Sutta, "The Analysis of the Six Sense Fields".

Click here to read MN137 on Sutta Central.

"A detailed analysis of the six senses and the relation to emotional and cognitive processes", Sutta Central.

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

Click here to read MN143 on Sutta Central.

"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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