On Fridays at the Buddha Center in Second Life the sangha has been learning about and discussing aspects of the Angulimala Sutta. This talk arose from the. ANGULIMALA SUTTA. uyyojanna. parittam yam bhanantassa,. nisinnatthanadhovanam;. udakampi vinaseti,. sabbameva parissayam. At that time in King Pasenadi’s kingdom of Kosala there was a robber named Angulimala. He was fierce, with bloody hands, engaged in killing living beings.
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At that time venerable Angulimala was seated close to the Blessed One, and the Blessed One stretched his right and said, to king Pasenadi of Kosala: My enemies, with patience and aversion dispelled, listen to the Anggulimala and live according to the Teaching. The Buddha made the choice to walk into the forest of Jalini and to engage with Angulimala.
When this was said the Blessed One went on, silently. Ahimsaka performs exceptionally as a student, becomes a favorite of his teacher which causes the arising of fear, anger and hatred in his fellow students. He knew, birth is destroyed, the holy life is lived, what should be done is done. Then all that fear vanished from the king and approached venerable Angulimala and said. How shtta tame those that could not be tamed angulimalw stick or weapon, without stick or weapon.
When the robber saw the Buddha, he changed his mind from chasing his own mother and attempted to seize the Buddha. Indeed it is wonderful, people come along this path in bands of ten, or twenty, or thirty, or forty, or fifty, they all got into my hands, this recluse comes all alone, without another, may be he thinks to overcome me. Great king, do not fear, there is nothing to fear now.
The Angulimala Sutta
King Kosala publicly notified that the royal army was going to annihilate the robber. When his merit covers up the demerit, he illuminates the world like the moon freed from clouds. He has destroyed complete villages, complete hamlets and even states. There is nothing more to wish.
ANGULIMALA SUTTA /
Irrigators lead water, fletchers bend arrows, the carpenter bends wood and the wise tame the self. At the time he leaves for the university at Taxila he is that laudable person. Choices interdependent on culture, context and dispositions; choices whose determination have a firm foundation in moral acceptance and situationally ethical actions. Lord he should be punished. Now we have much work to do, we would go. He used skillful means to get King Pasenadi to publicly state his intention to do no harm to a disciple of the Buddha.
Then venerable Angulimala putting on robes in the morning and taking bowl and robes went the alms round in Savatthi. Then Angulimala go to Savatthi and approach that woman and anguilmala her.
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There is nothing for you to fear from Angulimala. Indeed beings are defiled.
Cowherds, farmers and travelers seeing the Blessed One following up the path leading to where Angulimala was staying said. Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme. Great king that is Angulimala. Angulimala Paritta in Burmese Myanmar. And usually it works well. The Angulimala Sutta Angulimala: Realizing the impossibility of the glory of the Buddha, Angulimala robber became a convert and was ordained as a monk.
Then angullmala occurred to the robber Angulimala: Having done many actions leading to birth in hell, touched by the results of actions I partake food without a debt.
Then king Pasenadi of Kosala left his palace with about five hundred riders on horseback and approached the monastery. Do not hurt me or anybody else for any reason, attain to the highest appeasement and protect the firm and the infirm.
MN 86 – Angulimala Sutta
Then the Blessed One put on robes in the morning, taking bowl and robes entered Savatthi for alms. He did so, and the lives of two beings were saved by this paritta.
Confused, but always the respectful and dutiful person, Ahimsaka returns to Kosala, goes into the forest of Jalini and embarks angulijala a murderous quest as Angulimala.