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The Long Discourses of the Buddha - Table of Contents

A Translation of the Dīgha Nikāya

List of Illustrations   
Foreword      
Preface          
Technical Notes        
Introduction 
Summary of the Thirty-Four Suttas           

Division One: The Moralities

1. Brahmajāla Sutta: The Supreme Net

What the Teaching Is Not   

2. Sāmaññaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Homeless Life  

3. Ambaṭṭha Sutta: About Ambaṭṭha

Pride Humbled         

4. Soṇadaṇḍa Sutta: About

The Qualities of a True Brahmin    

5. Kūṭadanta Sutta: About Kūṭadanta

A Bloodless Sacrifice

6. Mahāli Sutta: About Mahali

Heavenly Sights, Soul and Body     

7. Jāliya Sutta: About Jāliya 

8. Mahāsīhanāda Sutta: The Great Lion's Roar      

9. Poṭṭapāda Sutta: About Poṭṭapāda

States of Consciousness       

10. Subha Sutta: About Subha

Morality, Concentration, Wisdom   

11. Kevaddha Sutta: About Kevaddha

What Brahma Didn't Know

12. Lohicca Sutta: About Lohicca

Good and Bad Teachers

13. Tevijja Sutta: The Threefold Knowledge

The Way to Brahmā

Division Two: The Great Division

14. Mahâpadāna Sutta: The Great Discourse on the Lineage

15. Mahānidāna Sutta: The Great Discourse on Origination

16. Mahāparinibbāna Sutta: The Great Passing

The Buddha’s Last Days

17. Mahāsudassana Sutta: The Great Splendour

A King’s Renunciation

18. Janavasabha Sutta: About Janavasabha

Brahmā Addresses the Gods

19. Mahāgovinda Sutta: The Great Steward

A Past Life of Gotama

20. Mahāsamaya Sutta: The Mighty Gathering

Devas Come to See the Buddha

21. Sakkapañha Sutta: Sakka’s Questions

A God Consults the Buddha

22. Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna Sutta: The Greater Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness

23. Pāyāsi Sutta: About Pāyāsi

Debate With a Sceptic

Division Three: The Pāṭika Division

24. Pāṭika Sutta: About Pāṭikaputta

The Charlatan

25. Udumbarika-Sīhanāda Sutta: The Great Lion’s Roar to the Udumbarikans

26. Cakkavatti-Sīhanāda Sutta: The Lion’s Roar on the Turning of the Wheel

27. Aggañña Sutta: On Knowledge of Beginnings

28. Sampasādanīya Sutta: Serene Faith

29. Pāsādika Sutta: The Delightful Discourse

30. Lakkhaṇa Sutta: The Marks of a Great Man

31. Sigālaka Sutta: To Sigālaka

Advice to Lay People

32. Āṭānāṭiya Sutta: The Āṭānāṭā Protective Verses

33. Sangīti Sutta: The Chanting Together

34. Dasuttara Sutta: Expanding Decades

 

Bibliography

List of Abbreviations

Notes
Index