Great disciples
Parent topic: History
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All excerpts (24) Questions about (6) Answers involving (14) Stories (4) Quotes (1) Readings (3) Texts (8)

Metta Retreat, Session 1Ajahn Pasanno – Sep. 9, 2008

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4. “As a guilt-ridden American, how do you respond to personal mistakes without guilt?” [Guilt/shame/inadequacy] [Culture/West] [Great disciples] // [Saṅgha] [Conscience and prudence] [Pāli] [Skillful qualities] [Self-identity view] [Respect] [Perception] [Virtue] [Buddha]

Story: A monk falsely accuses Sāriputta (AN 9.11). [Great disciples] [Forgiveness]


Metta Retreat, Session 5Ajahn Pasanno – Sep. 13, 2008

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13. “In your opinion, why do you think Mogallana is portrayed in the scriptures as mostly an idiot/unwise and Sariputta is portrayed as wise?” [Sutta] [Great disciples] // [Psychic powers] [Saṅgha] [Conflict] [Mahāyāna] [Personality]

Quote: “But Ānanda, since when has Anuruddha been involved in disciplinary issues in the midst of the Saṅgha?” AN 4.243 [Great disciples] [Vinaya]

Story: Moggallāna sees a yakkha clobber Sāriputta. Ud 4.4 [Great disciples] [Non-human beings]


Abhayagiri 2015 Winter Retreat, Session 40Ajahn Pasanno – Mar. 3, 2015

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4. Comments by Ajahn Karuṇadhammo: Sariputta didn't get distracted in fourth jhāna to develop the psychic powers. [Great disciples] [Jhāna] [Psychic powers] [Concentration]

Response by Ajahn Pasanno. [Great disciples]


Abhayagiri 2015 Winter Retreat, Session 45Ajahn Karuṇadhammo – Mar. 15, 2015

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6. Dhammadinnā foremost in...? [Great disciples] [Bhikkhunī] // [Teaching Dhamma]


Buddhist Identity in the Modern WorldAjahn Pasanno – Aug. 15, 2015

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4. “Why did Jīvaka ask whether a virtuous lay follower is practicing for themselves or others (AN 8.26)?” [Great disciples] [Lay life] [Virtue] [Compassion] [Buddhist identity] // [Culture/India] [Lunar observance days] [Teaching Dhamma]

Vinaya: Kd 2.1.1: Origin of Lunar Observance Days.


Honoring the Buddha: The Mahāparinibbāna SuttaAjahn Pasanno – Apr. 25, 2021

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5. “What was the sutta you mentioned in regard to Ananda's question 'What do we do about women?'” [Women in Buddhism] [Great disciples] [Sensual desire] [Sutta] [Buddha/Biography]

Suttas: DN 16: Mahāparinibbāna Sutta; SN 35.127: Bhāradvāja