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]


On Pilgrimage and Tudong, Session 4Ajahn Pasanno – Apr. 25, 2015

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18. “You slept outdoors?” [Shelter] [Culture/India] [Tudong]

Story: Ajahn Pasanno and Ajahn Jayasaro stay the night at the Buddha's kuti. [Visiting holy sites] [Ajahn Pasanno] [Ajahn Jayasaro] [Buddha/Biography] [Great disciples]


Stanford Community Dhamma DiscussionAjahn Pasanno – Apr. 25, 2020

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6. “How do we deal with a world full of view and opinions?” [Views] // [Idealism] [Conditionality] [Impermanence] [Truth]

Story: Sariputta doesn't approve of a teaching of the Buddha until he puts it into practice himself. Told by Ajahn Chah. [Great disciples] [Teaching Dhamma] [Direct experience] [Faith] [Ajahn Chah]