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Vedas

"Veda" and "Vedic" redirect here. For other uses, see Veda (disambiguation) and Vedic (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Vedas</b> (/ˈveɪdəzˈviː-/;[1] Sanskrit: वेद …

Mahābhūta

<b>Mahābhūta</b> is Sanskrit and Pāli for "great element."[1]<p>Further information: The 36 tattvas<p>In Hinduism's sacred literature, the "great" or "gross" …

Aarti

For other uses, see Arti (disambiguation).<p><b>Aarti</b> also spelled <b>arti</b>, <b>arati</b>, <b>arathi</b>, <b>aarthi</b> (In Devanagari: आरती <i>ārtī</i>) is a Hindu religious ritual of …

Puja

<b>Puja</b> or <b>Pooja</b> may refer to:<p>Puja (Hinduism), a ritual to host, honor or of devotional worship, or one to celebrate an event.<br>• Puja (Buddhism), …

Ghats in Varanasi

<b>Ghats in Varanasi</b> are riverfront steps leading to the banks of the River Ganges. The city has 88 ghats. Most of the ghats are bathing and puja …

Sarnath

This article is about the Indian city. For H. P. Lovecraft's fictitious city, see The Doom That Came to Sarnath.<p>Historical City<p>The Dhamekh Stupa, …

Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

Translations of<br>Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta<p>English<p>Setting in Motion the Wheel of the Dharma,<br>Promulgation of the Law Sutra,<br>The First Turning of the …

Mangala Sutta

The <i>Mangala Sutta</i> (Burmese: မင်္ဂလသုတ် <i>Mingala thoke</i>, Thai: มงคลสูตร, Khmer: មង្គលសូត្រ <i>mongkhol sut</i>, Sanskrit "mahāmaṅgalasūtra", "महामङ्गलसूत्र", …

Ratana Sutta

The <b>Ratana Sutta</b> (Burmese: ရတနသုတ်) is a Buddhist discourse (Sanskrit <i>sutra</i> Pali, <i>sutta</i>) found in the Pali Canon's Sutta Nipata (Snp 2.1) and …

Metta Sutta

The <b>Mettā Sutta</b> is the name used for two Buddhist discourses (Pali, <i>sutta</i>) found in the Pali Canon. The one, more often chanted by Theravadin monks, is …

Noble Eightfold Path

"Eightfold Path" redirects here. For other uses, see Eightfold Path (disambiguation).<p>Translations of<br>The Noble Eightfold Path<p>Pali<p>अरियो अट्ठङगिpको …

Seven Factors of Enlightenment

37<i><br>DHAMMĀ</i> of<br>ENLIGHTENMENT<p><b>4</b><i><br>satipaṭṭhāna</i><p><b>4</b><b><br>Efforts</b><p><b>4</b><b><br>Bases</b><p><b>5</b><b><br>Faculties</b><p><b>5</b><b><br>Powers</b><p><b>7</b><b><br>Factors</b><p><b>8</b><b><br>Path Factors</b><p>In Buddhism, the <b>Seven Factors of Enlightenment</b> (Pali: <i>satta</i> …

Pratītyasamutpāda

Translations of<br>paṭiccasamuppāda<p>English<p>dependent origination,<br>dependent arising,<br>interdependent co-arising,<br>conditioned</i> …

Patimokkha

For monastic discipline in other Buddhist traditions, see Prātimokṣa.<p>Theravada Bhikkhu Pāṭimokkha<p>Buddhist monks Patimokkha pali chanting in the …

Five precepts

This article is about the five precepts in Buddhism. For Taoism, see Five Precepts (Taoism).<p>Translations of<i><br>five precepts</i><p>Pali<p><i>pañcasīla,</i> …

Buddhism in Myanmar

<b>Buddhism in Myanmar</b> is practiced by 90% of the country's population, and is predominantly of the Theravada tradition.[1][2] It is the most religious …

Jivaka Komarabhacca

Personal details<p>Born<p>Rajagriha, Magadh<p>Died<p>Rajagriha, Magadh<p>Nationality<p>Magadh<p>Profession<p>Doctor<p><b>Jivaka</b>, also titled <b>Jivaka Komarabhacca</b> (<i>Jīvaka …

Licchavi

<b>Licchavi</b> can refer to two historic states in South Asia:<p>Licchavi (clan), lasted until the 4th century BCE<br>• Licchavi (kingdom), ruled Nepal beginning in …

Vajji

Vajji Confederacy<p>c. 700 BCE–c. 400 CE<p>Vajji and other Mahajanapadas in the Post Vedic period.<p>Capital<p>Vaishali[1]<p>Common languages<p>Maithili, …

Bimbisara

Not to be confused with Bindusara.<p>Bimbisara welcomes the Buddha<p>Founder of Haryanka dynasty<p>Reign<p>c. 544 – c. 492 BC (52 years) or c. 400 …

Pasenadi

<i>Raja</i><p>Prasenajit of Kosala pays a visit to buddha<p>Reign<p>Kosala<p>Queen<p>Mallika, Magadhan princess, Vāsavakhattiyā<p>Issue<p>Virudhaka, Princess …

Varanasi

Not to be confused with Varanasi division, Varanasi district, or Varanasi Tehsil.<p>"Banaras" redirects here. For other uses, see Banaras …

Magadha

Kingdom of Magadha<p>Magadha and other Mahajanapadas in the Post Vedic period.<p>Expansion of the Magadha state in the 6th-4th centuries …

Kosala

For other uses, see Kosala (disambiguation).<p>Kingdom of Kosala<p>कोसला राज्य<p>c. 7th century BCE[1]–5th century BCE<p>Kosala and other kingdoms of the late …

Kosambi

For the Indian district, see Kaushambi district.<p>For other uses, see Kosambi (disambiguation).<p>Kosambi cast copper coin. 1st century BCE. Inscribed …

Frequently Asked Questions About Access to Insight

Access to Insight is an HTML website dedicated to providing accurate, reliable, and useful information concerning the practice and study of Theravada …

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Ogha-tarana Sutta: Crossing over the Flood

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi in Jeta's Grove, Anathapindika's monastery. Then a certain devata, in the …

Adittapariyaya Sutta: The Fire Sermon

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying in Gaya, at Gaya Head, with 1,000 monks. There he addressed the monks:<p>"Monks, the All …

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Sedaka Sutta: At Sedaka

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was living among the Sumbhas. Now there is a Sumbhan town named Sedaka. There the Blessed One …

Frying Pan

Nagara Sutta: The City

Dwelling at Savatthi... "Monks, before my Awakening, when I was just an unawakened Bodhisatta, the realization came to me: 'How this world has fallen …

Aging