Index of the Suttas of the Sa.myutta Nikaaya
PTS: Sa.myutta Nikaaya Volume 1, Sagaathaa-Vagga ed. by M. Léon Feer, London: Pali Text Society 1884. The html formatted Pali Text Society edition of the Pali text.
BJT: Sa.myutta Nikaaya Volume 1, Sagaathaa-Vagga 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], not from the PTS version.
Each translation is linked to it's Pali version and to the PTS, Sister Upalavanna, Olds and where available to the ATI Bhk. Thanissaro translation, and each of these is in turn linked back to each of the others. Many, but not all have been checked against the Pali Text Society edition, and many have been reformatted to include the original Pali (and/or organizational) phrase and sentence breaks.
PTS: Kindred Sayings with Verses, translated by Mrs. Rhys Davids,
WP: The Book with Verses, translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
ATI: The translations of Bhikkhu Thanissaro and others originally located on Access to Insight
MNL: The translations of Sister Upalavanna.
BD: The translations of M. Olds.
8. Va'ngiisa-Thera Sa'nyutta, I.185
PTS: The Va'ngiisa Suttas, I.234
WP: Connected Discourses with Va'ngiisa, 280
The story of Vangisa when as a novice he battled and overcame lust.
PTS: Gone from Home, 234
WP: Renounced, 280
Another episode in which Vangisa as a novice battles and overcomes lust.
PTS: Disaffection, 236
WP: Discontent, 281
Vangisa, who is a skillful extempoir speaker, chides himself for denegrating others with less skill at public speaking.
PTS: Disdaining the kindly, 237
WP: Well Behaved, 282
Another episode where Vangisa battles lust. This time Ananda comes to his rescue with a timely lesson.
Vangisa delivers an extempoir speach in praise of the Buddha.
PTS: Well spoken, 239
WP: Well Spoken, 284
Vangisa extolls the Venerable Sariputta in verses.
PTS: Saariputta, 241
WP: Saariputta, 285
The Buddha and Sariputta exchange assurances that the entire order of 500 bhikkhus that is present is without flaws. Vangisa expounds verses on the occasion.
PTS: Invitation, 242
WP: Pavarana, 286
PTS: A thousand and more, 244
WP: Over a Thousand, 288
A thousand bhikkhus listen to a Dhamma discourse delivered by the Buddha. Vangisa comes up with verses on the situation and the Buddha asks him if they were spontaneous or composed previously. Vangisa explains that the verses were spontaneous on the occasion and the Buddha asks him to the group a further example.
PTS: Ko.n.da~n~na,, 246
WP: Kondanna, 290
Vangisa recites spontaneous verses in praise of Maha Moggallana in front of the Buddha and 500 arahants.
PTS: Moggallaana, 246
WP: Moggallana, 291
Vangisa recites spontaneous verses on the exceeding glory of the Buddha.
PTS: At Gaggara, 247
WP: Gaggara, 292
Vangisa recites verses describing the bliss of the arahantship which he has just himself gained.
PTS: Va'ngiisa, 248
WP: Va'ngiisa, 292