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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The young Bhikkhu yoked to the Dispensation of the Blessed One illuminates the world-like the moon freed from clouds. Then venerable Angulimala putting on robes in the morning and taking bowl and robes entered Savatthi for alms.

Angulimala Sutta

Then the Blessed One put on robes in the morning, taking bowl and robes entered Savatthi for alms. In the next section of verses the Buddha makes questionable choices. 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. At the time he leaves for the university at Taxila he is that laudable person. He did so, and the lives of two beings were saved by this paritta.

Now the most Angulimaoa Buddha saved the life of the helpless mother by standing between the runner and the chaser at the risk of His life.

This is an angulkmala that the Compassionate Buddha could convert a robber, who was killing thousands of lives, to become a saint who could save innumerable lives of mothers and children.

The Blessed One, the sage with compassion, for the whole world, gave him the going forth saying. Indeed beings are defiled. Cowherds, farmers and travelers seeing the Blessed One following up the path leading to where Angulimala was staying said.

Confused, but always the respectful and dutiful person, Ahimsaka returns to Kosala, goes into the forest of Jalini and embarks on a murderous quest as Angulimala. My enemies, with patience and aversion dispelled, listen to the Teaching and live according to the Teaching. Ethically, as Buddhists, we must strive for an Appropriate View of each situation, while holding to our Appropriate Intent. If you were to see him like that, what would you do?


If a stick was thrown at anybody else, it hit venerable Angulimala. Approaching the Blessed One worshipped and sat on a side. How you tame those that could not be tamed with stick or weapon, without stick or weapon. He kills humans to wear a garland of fingers.

Then king Pasenadi of Kosala left his palace with about five hundred riders on horseback and approached the monastery. Then venerable Angulimala putting on robes in the morning and taking bowl and robes went the alms round in Savatthi. One day Arahanta Angulimala saw a pregnant woman in difficult labour of child birth and reported the condition to the Buddha.

The Buddha, knowing of Angulimala and heedless of the voices of the townspeople warning him of danger enters the forest and soon encounters Angulimala.


Then and there the robber threw away his weapons into the depths of the forest, fell at the feet of the Blessed One and begged for the going forth.

Choices interdependent on culture, context and dispositions; choices whose determination have a sutha foundation in moral acceptance and situationally ethical actions. Each choice was made interdependent of the encompassing factors of culture, perceptions and dispositions. Even the water that rinsed the seat of the Elder who recited this discourse of protection did eradicate all the dangerous difficulties.

Intro Movie Buddha Center. I will throw away demerit for good, hearing your words enjoined with the Teaching. King Kosala publicly notified that the royal army was going to annihilate the robber. Then king Pasenadi of Kosala approached the Blessed One worshipped, sat on a side and said. For the second time they said it angulimqla the Blessed One went on, silently and for the third time they said it and the Blessed One went on, silently.

He angulimaa fierce, with bloody hands, engaged in killing living things without mercy. He stopped and called to the Blessed One. To Listen in Myanmar Pali. Some are tamed with a stick, or hook or whip, I was tamed without a stick or weapon, by a such like one. And usually it works well. The robber Angulimala saw the Blessed One coming in the distance and it occurred to him: Quite the show of compassion from the Buddha. Hearing this, Mantani, the mother of the robber, xngulimala to her son to warn him.


By this truth may there be well-being for you, and well-being for the conceived sitta. Having done many actions leading to birth in hell, touched by the results of actions I partake food without a debt.

At that time venerable Angulimala was seated close to the Blessed One, and the Blessed One stretched angulimla right and said, to king Pasenadi of Kosala: He killing humans collects fingers to ahgulimala as a garland round his neck.

Then king Pasenadi of Kosala was shivering with angulimsla and his hairs stood on end. What about compassion for the friends and families affected by the deaths of people; and for the villagers who lived in constant fear?

He no longer suffers under the dispositions of anger, hatred, violence and fear; and so, is not a danger to the community at large. There is nothing more to wish.

Morally, as Buddhists, we realize that compassion is non-negotiable, that everyone deserves compassion. Private Studies At the Buddha Center, our ordained monastics provide excellent guidance to those with serious intent in preparation to becoming a Buddhist. Venerable Angulimala would come to the Blessed One with a split head and blood dripping, with the bowl broken and with robes torn. These students engage in a campaign of lies and manipulation to cause that same arising in the teacher.

Then king Pasenadi of Kosala getting up from his seat, worshipped and circumambulated the Blessed One, and went away.