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Suttas of the Digha Nikaya

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Index of Sutta Indexes

 

PTS: Dīgha Nikāya,
Volume 1 Suttas 1-13.
Volume 2 Suttas 14-23.
Volume 3 Suttas 24-34.
The Pali Text Society Pali text by T.W. Rhys Davids and J.E. Carpenter.

BJT: Dīgha Nikāya,
Volume 1 Suttas 1-13.
Volume 2 Suttas 14-23.
Volume 3 Suttas 24-34.
The Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series Pali text

The Pali text for individual suttas listed below is adapted from the Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series [BJT]. Much, but not all of it is unabridged and has been checked against the Pali Text Society edition, and many of the suttas have been reformatted to include the original Pali (and/or organizational) phrase and sentence breaks.

PTS: Dialogues of the Buddha, Volumes I, III, III, Translated from the Pali by T.W. Rhys Davids,

Title Page/Contents of Volume 1
Preface to Volume 1: Note on the Probable Age of the Dialogues

WP: The Long Discourses of the Buddha, Maurice Walshe
BD: Sutta translations by M. Olds.
ATI: Sutta translations by Bhikkhu Thanissaro and others originally located on Access to Insight.

1. Brahmajāla Suttanta, I.1

BD:Brahmagala Notes
The BrahmaNet Spell Nidana, Olds, trans.
The BrahmaNet Spell Ethics, Olds, trans.
The BrahmaNet Spell Higher Dhamma: Speculation about the Past 1, Olds, trans.
The BrahmaNet Spell Higher Dhamma: Speculation about the Past 2, Olds, trans.
The BrahmaNet Spell Higher Dhamma: Speculation about the Future, Olds, trans.
The BrahmaNet Spell Conclusion, Olds, trans.

PTS: The Perfect Net, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.1
WP: The Supreme Net: What the Teaching is Not, Walshe, trans., 67

ATI: The All-embracing Net of Views, Bhk. Bodhi, trans.

2. Sāmañña-Phala Suttanta, I.47

PTS: The Fruits of the Life of a Recluse, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.65
WP: The Fruits of the Homeless Life, Walshe, trans., 91
ATI: The Fruits of the Contemplative Life, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

3. Ambaţţha Suttanta, I.87

PTS: A Young Brahman's Rudness and An Old One's Faith: The Pride of Birth and Its Fall, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.108
WP: About Ambattha: Pride Humbled, Walshe, trans., 111

4. Soņadaņđa Suttanta, I.111

PTS: Characteristics of the True Brahman, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.144
WP: About Sonadanda: The Qualities of a True Brahmin, Walshe, trans., 125

5. Kūţadanta Suttanta, I.127

PTS: The Wrong Sacrifice and the Right, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.173
WP: About Kutadanta: A Bloodless Sacrifice, Walshe, trans., 133

6. Mahāli Suttanta, I.150

PTS: The Aim of the Brethren, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.197
WP: About Mahali: Heavenly Sights, Soul and Body, Walshe, trans., 143
BD: Mahali, Olds, trans.

7. Jāliya Suttanta, I.159

PTS: Is the Soul Distinct from the Body? Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.205 (But see #6 as this is just a reference to that sutta.)
WP: About Jaliya, Walshe, trans., 149

8. Kassapa Sīhanāda Suttanta, I.161

PTS: The Naked Ascetic, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.223
WP: The Great Lion's Roar, Walshe, trans., 151

9. Poţţhapāda Suttanta, I.178

PTS: The Soul Theory, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.244
WP: About Potthapada: States of Consciousness, Walshe, trans., 159
ATI: About Potthapada, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, trans.

10. Subha Suttanta, I.204

PTS: Conduct, Concentration, and Intellect, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.267
WP: Morality, Concentration, Wisdom, Walshe, trans., 171

11. Kevaddha Suttanta, I.211

PTS: The Three Wonders, and the Gods, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.276
WP: About Kevaddha: What Brahma Didn't Know, Walshe, trans., 175
ATI: To Kevatta, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
Buddhism in Translations, D 11: Kevaddha-Sutta. Warren, trans.

12. Lohikka Suttanta, I.224

PTS: Some Points in the Ethics of Teaching, Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.289
WP: About Lohicca: Good and Bad Teachers, Walshe, trans., 181
ATI: To Lohicca, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

13. Tevijja Suttanta, I.235

PTS: On Knowledge of the Vedas Rhys Davids, T., trans., I.300
Buddhist Suttas: Chapter 3: On Knowledge of the Vedas, Rhys Davids, T., trans.,
WP: The Threefold Knowledge: The Way to Brahma, Walshe, trans., 187

14. Mahā-Padāna Suttanta, II.1

PTS: The Sublime Story, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.4
WP: The Great Discourse on the Lineage, Walshe, trans., 199

15. Mahā-Nidāna Suttanta, II.55

BD: The Great Downbinding Spell, Olds, trans.
PTS: The Great Discourse on Causation T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.50
WP: The Great Discourse on Origination, Walshe, trans., 223
ATI: The Great Causes Discourse, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
Buddhist Publication Society: Bodhi: The Great Discourse on Causation
Buddhism in Translations: There is No Ego. (DN 15: Excerpt).Dependent Origination (DN 15: Excerpt) Warren, trans.

16. Mahā-Parinibbāna Suttanta, II.72

Buddhist Suttas: Rhys Davids, Chapter 1: The Book of the Great Decease
PTS: The Book of the Great Decease, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.78
Excerpt: § 33-42
WP: The Great Passing: The Buddha's Last Days, Walshe, trans., 231
ATI: The Last Days of the Buddha, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
The Last Days of the Buddha, Story, trans.
BIT: Buddhism in Translations: Chapter 12: The Death of the Buddha (Excerpt)

17. Mahā-Sudassana Suttanta, II.169

Buddhist Suttas: Rhys Davids,
Chapter 6: Legend Of The Great King Of Glory
(Mahā-Sudassana Jātaka
PTS: The Great King of Glory, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.199
WP: The Great Splendour: A King's Renunciation, Walshe, trans., 279

18. Jana-Vasabha Suttanta, II.200

PTS: Jana-Vasabha's Story, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., trans., II.237
WP: About Janavasabha: Brahma Addresses the Gods, Walshe, trans., 291

19. Mahā-Govinda Suttanta, II.220

PTS: The Lord High Steward, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II, 259
WP: The Great Steward: A Past Life of Gotama, Walshe, trans., 301

20. Mahā-Samaya Suttanta, II.253

PTS: The Great Concourse, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.284
WP: The Mighty Gathering: Devas Come to See the Buddha, Walshe, trans., 315
ATI: The Great Assembly, Piyadassi Th., trans.
The Great Meeting, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

21. Sakka-Pañha Suttanta, II.263

PTS: The Questions of Sakka, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.299
WP: Sakka's Questions: A God Consults the Buddha, Walshe, trans., 321
ATI: Sakka's Questions, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.

22. Mahā Satipaţţhāna Suttanta, II.290

BD: The Spell of Four Great Satisfactions, Olds, trans.
PTS: Setting-Up of Mindfulness, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.326
WP: The Greater Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, Walshe, trans., 335
ATI: The Great Frames of Reference, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
Buddhism in Translations, [BIT] The Four Intent Contemplations. Warren, trans.
The Four Intent Contemplations. Warren, trans. reformatted with links to the Pali and the other translations above.
Norwegian: Den store teksten om oppmerksomhetens hovedområder Kåre A. Lie trans.
Ganges Sangha: The Great Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness

See also: Satipatthana Resources
Glossology: Cattari Satipatthana

23. Pāyāsi Suttanta, II.316

PTS: Rebirth and Karma, T.W. Rhys Davids, trans., II.349
WP: About Payasi: Debate with a Sceptic, Walshe, trans., 351

24. Pāţika Suttanta, III.1

PTS: Mystic Wonders and the Origin of Things, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.7
WP: About Patikaputta: The Charlatan, Walshe, trans., 371

25. Udumbarika-Sīhanāda Suttanta, III.36

PTS: On Asceticism, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.33
WP: The Great Lion's Roar to the Udumbarrikans, Walshe, trans., 385

26. Cakkavatti-Sīhanāda Suttanta, III.58

PTS: War, Wickedness, and Wealth, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.59
WP: The Lion's Roar on the Turning of the Wheel, Walshe, trans., 395
ATI: Cakkavatti Sutta The Wheel-turning Emperor (Excerpt) Bhk. Thanissaro, trans

27. Aggañña Suttanta, III.80

Misc: The Dialogue Primeval, Edwards, trans
PTS: A Book of Genesis, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.77
WP: On Knowledge of Beginnings, Walshe, trans., 407

28. Sampasādanīya Suttanta, III.99

PTS: The Faith that Satisfied, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.95
WP: Serene Faith, Walshe, trans., 417

29. Pāsādika Suttanta, III.117

PTS: The Delectable Discourse, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.111
WP: The Delightful Discourse, Walshe, trans., 427

30. Lakkhaņa Suttanta, III.142

PTS: The Marks of the Superman, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.137
WP: The Marks of a Great Man, Walshe, trans., 441

31. Sigālovāda Suttanta, III. 180

SSP: Sigālovada Suttanta, Gogerly, trans.
PTS: The Segala Homily Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.173
pdfThe Segala Homily, pdf file
WP: To Sigalaka: Advice to Lay People, Walshe, trans., 461
ATI: To Sigala/The Layperson's Code of Discipline, Narada Th., trans.
The Buddha's Advice to Sigalaka, John Kelly, Sue Sawyer, and Victoria Yareham, trans.

32. Āţānāţiya Suttanta, III.194

SSP: Grimblot, Sept Suttas Pali: The Discourse Called Āţānāţiya
PTS: The Ward Rune of Āţānāţa, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.188
Appendix to the Āţānāţiya Suttanta
WP: The Atanata Protective Verses, Walshe, trans., 471
ATI: Discourse on Atanatiya, Piyadassi Th., trans.

33. Saŋgīti Suttanta, III.207

[Pali] Sangiti Sutta: 1s and 2s, p 207
Sangiti Sutta: 3s, p 214
Sangiti Sutta: 4s, p 221
Sangiti Sutta: 5s, p 233
Sangiti Sutta: 6s, p 243
Sangiti Sutta: 7s, p 251
Sangiti Sutta: 8s, p 254
Sangiti Sutta: 9s, p 262
Sangiti Sutta: 10s, p 266

BD: The Compilation: 1s and 2s, Olds, trans.
The Compilation: 3s, Olds, trans.
The Compilation: 4s, Olds, trans.
  The Compilation: 4s: The Ancient Aristocratic Heritage, Olds, trans., (excerpt)
  The Compilation: 4s: Four Immeasurables, Olds, trans., (excerpt)
The Compilation: 5s, Olds, trans.
The Compilation: 6s, Olds, trans.
  The Compilation: 6s: Six-Part Harmony, Olds, trans., (excerpt)
The Compilation: 7s, Olds, trans.
The Compilation: 8s, Olds, trans.
The Compilation: 9s, Olds, trans.
The Compilation: 10s, Olds, trans.

PTS: The Recital: 1s and 2s, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 201
The Recital: 3s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 207
The Recital: 4s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 214
The Recital: 5s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 224
The Recital: 6s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 230
The Recital: 7s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 234
The Recital: 8s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 237
The Recital: 9s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 243
The Recital: 10s Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III. 245

WP: The Chanting Together: 1s and 2s, Walshe, trans., 479
The Chanting Together: 3s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 4s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 5s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 6s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 7s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 8s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 9s Walshe, trans.
The Chanting Together: 10s Walshe, trans.

34. Dasuttara Suttanta, III 272

PTS: The Tenfold Series, Rhys Davids, T. and C., trans., III.250
WP: Expanding Decades, Walshe, trans., 511


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