Index of the Suttas of the Saɱyutta Nikāya
II. Nidāna Vagga
PTS: Saɱyutta Nikāya Volume 2, Nidāna-Vagga ed. by M. Léon Feer, London: Pali Text Society 1888. The html formatted Pali Text Society edition of the Pali text.
BJT: Saɱyutta Nikāya Volume 2, Nidāna-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: The Kindred Sayings on Cause, translated by Mrs. Rhys Davids assisted by F.L. Woodward,
WP: The Book of Causation, translated by Bhikkhu Bodhi
ATI: The translations of Bhikkhu Thanissaro and others originally located on Access to Insight.
BD: The translations of M. Olds
MNL: The translations of Sister Upalavanna.
XXI. Bhikkhu Saɱyutta, II.273
PTS: Kindred Sayings about Brethren, II. 184
WP: Connected Discourses with Bhikkhus, I.713
1. Kolita Suttaɱ, [Moggallāna] II.273
Maha Moggallano describes his initial practice at entering the second jhana, it's obstruction by thinking, and the assistance given him by the Master.
PTS: Kolita, II.184
WP: Kolita, I.713
ATI: Kolita, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
2. Upatissa (Sāriputta) Suttaɱ, II.274
Sariputta states that there is nothing in the world whatsoever that would cause him suffering even including the passing away of the Master. Note the presence in this sutta of the terms 'ahiṅkāra' and 'mamaṅkāra': 'I-making' and 'My-making.' If these, why not 'own-making'?
PTS: Upatissa, II.185
WP: Upatissa, I.714
ATI: About Upatissa (Sariputta)
3. Ghaṭa or Mahā Nāga Suttaɱ, II.275
Sariputta and Moggallāna speak of a conversation between Maha-Moggallāna and Gotama via clairvoyance and clariaudience, the topic being consummate energy.
PTS: The jar, II.186
WP: The Barrel, 714
ATI: The Barrel, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
4. Nava Bhikkhu Suttaɱ, II.277
A novice bhikkhu is brought before the Buddha because he is thought to be a slacker by other bhikkhus. The Master reveals that this brother is already an Arahant.
PTS: The novice, II.187
WP: The Newly Ordained Bhikkhu, 716
5. Sujāta Suttaɱ, II.278
The Master proclaims the beauty of Sujata, both physical and mental
PTS: Sujata, II.188
WP: Sujāta, 717
6. Bhaddi or Lakuṇṭaka Bhaddiya Suttaɱ, II.279
The Master proclaims the wisdom of this ugly, huntchbacked dwarf.
PTS: Bhaddiya, II.189
WP: Lakuṇṭaka Bhaddiya, 718
ATI: About Bhaddiya the Dwarf, Nizamis, trans.
Bhaddiya, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
7. Visākha Pañcāli-Putta Suttaɱ, II.280
The Buddha praises Visaka's manner of teaching Dhamma.
PTS: Visakha, II.190
WP: Visākha, I.718
8. Nanda Suttaɱ, II.281
Nanda, nephew of the Exalted One's mother, is admonished by the Buddha for wearing fine robes, makeup, and using a new bowl — resulting in Nanda becomeing a forest-dwelling beggar wearing rag-robes.
PTS: Nanda, II.191
WP: Nanda, I.719
9. Tissa Suttaɱ, II.281
The Buddha admonishes Tissa, nephew to Gotama's father, to learn to accept criticism as well as give it.
PTS: Tissa, II.191
WP: Tissa, I.720
ATI: Tissa, Bhk. Thanissaro, trans.
10. Thera-Nāmo or Thera-Namaka Suttaɱ, II.282
A bhikkhu who was fond of solitude is summoned before the Buddha who then gives him insruction as to perfecting his practice.
PTS: Senior by Name, II.192
WP: A Bhikkhu Named Elder, 720
ATI: [A Monk] by the Name of Elder (On Solitude)
BD: In Name, 'Elder', Olds translation.
11. Kappina Suttaɱ, II.284
The Buddha informs the bhikkhus about the mighty magic powers of Maha Kappina.
PTS: Kappina, II.193
WP: Mahā Kappina, I.721
12. Sahāya Suttaɱ, II.285
Two comrades are praised by Gotama and declared Arahants.
PTS: The Comrade, II.194
WP: Companions, I.722