10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta. Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta, which means The Discourse on the Lion-roar of the. 1 Sutta summary and highlights. SUTTA SUMMARY. The Cakka,vatti Sīha, nāda Sutta (D 26) gives an account of the wheel- turner or universal monarch. In illustration of his dictum that one should rely on oneself, the Buddha gives a detailed account of the fall of a kingly lineage of the past, and the subsequent.
|Published (Last):||14 February 2004|
|PDF File Size:||8.90 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||1.60 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
That, my son, is the duty of an Ariyan wheel-turning monarch. And for a second time, and a third, a fourth, a fifth, a sixth, and a seventh time, a wheel-turning monarch was established in exactly the same way. The world will become promiscuous, like goats and sheep, chickens and pigs, and dogs and jackals. He dwells having conquered this sea-girt land without stick or sword, by the law. Mendicants, be your own island, your own refuge, with no other refuge.
But far in the future, another Buddha, Metteyya, will arise in a time of peace and plenty. The following 7 kings followed the instructions of a wheel-turning monarch and ruled with dhamma.
But now, my son, you must turn yourself into an Ariyan wheel-turner. Let the Dhamma be your island; let the Dhamma be your refuge, with no other refuge. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. He just governed the country according to his own ideas.
Here, as there, we are mainly interested in the Wheel Treasure. He also gave property to a second man who stole thinking if that will get them out of sianada and reduce thefts. Among the people who lived for 1, years, wrong view became widespread. Thus he dwells suffusing the whole world, upwards, downwards, across–everywhere, always with a mind filled with loving-kindness, abundant, unbounded, without hate or ill-will.
Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta (DN 26) – Paliesque
And with the subsiding of thinking and ponderingby gaining inner tranquillity and oneness of mindenters and remains in the Second Jhanawhich without thinking and pondering initial application and sustained applicationborn of concentrationfilled with delight and joy.
Accidents also seem to be excluded.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. If you do so, your life-span will increase, your beauty will increase, your happiness will increase, your wealth will increase, your power will increase. This Jambudipa, like Cakkavarti, will be as thick with people as the jungle is thick with reeds and rushes.
I shall shave off my hair and beard, dress in ocher robes, and go forth from the lay life sufta homelessness. The energy of enlightenment immediately posits the energy of unenlightenment.
Rule us, Your Majesty. And whatever ascetics and Brahmins in cakkacatti kingdom have renounced the life of sensual infatuation and are devoted to forbearance and gentleness, each one taming himself, each one calming himself and each one striving for the end of craving, if from time to time they should come to you and consult you as to what is wholesome and what is unwholesome, what is blameworthy and what is blameless, what is to be followed and what is not to be followed, and what action will in the long run lead to harm and sorrow, and what to welfare and happiness, you should listen, and tell them to avoid evil and do what is good.
The Lion’s Roar on the Turning of the Wheel (Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta)
He then reiterates the Four Attentions and the Ancestral Haunts, already discussed. The narrative part is framed by certain important remarks by the Buddha which, announced at the beginning, are repeated in elaborated form at the end n.
Then, with his heart filled with sympathetic joydwells suffusing one cakkvaatti, the second, the third, the fourth. The children of those whose life-span is twenty years will live to forty, their children will live to be eighty, When it comes to the prediction of Suyta Maitreya as the future Buddha, what are the differences between Cakkavati-Sihanada Sutta and the Lotus Sutra?
But then some of those beings will think: What good things can we do? It is just by the building-up of wholesome states that this merit increases.
In your realm are found ministers and counselors, treasury officials, military officers, guardsmen, and ca,kavatti ourselves and others—who remember the noble duties of a wheel-turning monarch.
Let us make for some grassy thickets or jungle-recesses or clumps of trees, for rivers hard to cakiavatti or inaccessible mountains, and live on roots and fruits of the forest. Here, a monk, with his heart filled with loving-kindness, dwells suffusing one quarter, the second, the third, the fourth.