The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha - Selections

The Book of the Tens: Table of Contents

The First Fifty

I. Benefits
1 What Purpose?  •  2 Volition  •  3 Virtuous Behavior  •  4 Proximate Cause  •  5 Ānanda  •  6 Concentration  •  7 Sāriputta  •  8 Faith  •  9 Peaceful  •  10 True Knowledges

II. Protector
11 Lodging  •  12 Five Factors  •  13 Fetters  •  14 Mental Barrenness  •  15 Heedfulness  •  16 Worthy of Gifts  •  17 Protector  •  18 Protector  •  19 Abodes of the Noble Ones  •  20 Abodes of the Noble Ones

III. The Great Chapter
21 The Lion  •  22 Doctrinal Principles  •  23 Body  •  24 Cunda  •  25 Kasiṇas  •  26 Kāḷī  •  27 Great Questions  •  28 Great Questions  •  29 Kosala  •  30 Kosala

IV. Upāli
31 Upāli  •  32 Suspending  •  33 Adjudication  •  34 Full Ordination  •  35 Dependence  •  36 Novice  •  37 Schism  •  38 Schism  •  39 Ānanda  •  40 Ānanda

V. Insults
41 Disputes  •  42 Roots  •  43 Roots  •  44 Kusinārā  •  45 Entering  •  46 Sakyans  •  47 Mahāli  •  48 Things  •  49 Subsisting through the Body  •  50 Arguments

The Second Fifty

I. One’s Own Mind
51 One’s Own Mind  •  52 Sāriputta  •  53 Standstill  •  54 Serenity  •  55 Decline  •  56 Perceptions  •  57 Perceptions  •  58 Roots  •  59 Going Forth  •  60 Girimānanda

II. Pairs
61 Ignorance  •  62 Craving  •  63 Certainty  •  64 Unwavering  •  65 Happiness  •  66 Happiness  •  67 Naḷakapāna  •  68 Naḷakapāna  •  69 Topics of Discussion  •  70 Topics of Discussion

III. Wish
71 Wish  •  72 Thorns  •  73 Wished For  •  74 Growth  •  75 Migasālā  •  76 Incapable  •  77 The Crow  •  78 The Nigaṇṭhas  •  79 Grounds  •  80 Grounds

IV. The Elders
81 Bāhuna  •  82 Ānanda  •  83 Puṇṇiya  •  84 Declaration  •  85 The Boaster  •  86 Final Knowledge  •  87 Disciplinary Issues  •  88 One Who Insults  •  89 Kokālika  •  90 Powers

V. Upāli
91 One Who Enjoys Sensual Pleasures  •  92 Enmity  •  93 View  •  94 Vajjiyamāhita  •  95 Uttiya  •  96 Kokanada  •  97 Worthy of Gifts  •  98 An Elder  •  99 Upāli  •  100 Incapable

The Third Fifty

I. An Ascetic’s Perceptions
101 An Ascetic’s Perceptions  •  102 Factors of Enlightenment  •  103 The Wrong Course  •  104 A Seed  •  105 True Knowledge  •  106 Wearing Away  •  107 Dhovana  •  108 Physicians  •  109 Emetic  •  110 Ejected  •  111 One Beyond Training  •  112 One Beyond Training

II. Paccorohaṇī
113 Non-Dhamma  •  114 Non-Dhamma  •  115 Non-Dhamma  •  116 Ajita  •  117 Saṅgārava  •  118 Near  •  119 Paccorohaṇī  •  120 Paccorohaṇī  •  121 Forerunner  •  122 Taints

III. Purified
123 First  •  124 Second  •  125 Third  •  126 Fourth  •  127 Fifth  •  128 Sixth  •  129 Seventh  •  130 Eighth  •  131 Ninth  •  132 Tenth  •  133 Eleventh

IV. Good
134 Good  •  135–144 The Noble Dhamma, Etc.

V. Noble
145 The Noble Path  •  146–154 The Dark Path, Etc.

The Fourth Fifty

I. Persons
155 Associate With  •  156–166 Resort To, Etc.

II. Jāṇussoṇī
167 Paccorohaṇī  •  168 Paccorohaṇī  •  169 Saṅgārava  •  170 The Near Shore  •  171 Non-Dhamma  •  172 Non-Dhamma  •  173 Non-Dhamma  •  174 Causes of Kamma  •  175 Avoidance  •  176 Cunda  •  177 Jāṇussoṇī

III. Good
178 Good  •  179–188 The Noble Dhamma, Etc.

IV. Noble Path
189 The Noble Path  •  190–198 The Dark Path, Etc.

V. Another Chapter on Persons
199 Associate With  •  200–210 Resort To, Etc.

An Extra Fifty

I. The Deed-Born Body
211 Hell  •  212 Hell  •  213 Women  •  214 Female Lay Follower  •  215 Self-Confidence  •  216 Creeping  •  217 Volitional  •  218 Volitional  •  219 The Deed-Born Body  •  220 Conduct Contrary to the Dhamma

II. Similarity
221‒236

III. Lust, Etc., Repetition Series
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