Ambattha Sutta contains two special moments: 1) the mention of the possession by the Buddha of an illusory body (this can be seen in the. With Ambaṭṭha. So I have heard. At one time the Buddha was wandering in the land of the Kosalans together with a large Saṅgha of around five hundred. Ambattha Sutta. Preached at Icchānankala when Ambattha-mānava visited the Buddha (D.3). Reference is made to the Commentary on this sutta where a.

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After that, the comrades of Ambattha express contempt for the latter, but the Buddha stops them, explaining that the mother of Kanha, the ancestor of Ambattha, was a slave, but Kanha became a great sage and belonging to his family is not at all humiliating, but, on the contrary, honorable.

The Shakyans descended from amhattha four elder legitimate sons of King Okkaka, who intermarried with their own sisters to maintain the blood purity of the Shakyan line. Copy link Copy table Cite. Vajrapani also appears as a Bodhisattva in later Mahayana Sutras.

Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. He rode as far as the carriage would go then dismounted and walked to where the Buddha was living. But let the king aim the arrow at his eldest son. He demands from Ambattha to answer — is this so? Ambattha was a young student of the Vedas, who knew the mantras, expounded the rules, rituals, lore of sounds and meanings, oral tradition, philosophy, and physiognomy, and was regarded by his teacher as fully accomplished.


So that, even when a Kshatriya has fallen into the deepest degradation. When he was born, Black Boy said: You should focus on that. Kutta is not in Childers.

The whole string of adjectives recurs below, pp. Then those mendicants thought: And now, as for your doubts and perplexities concerning me, we will clarify these by your asking me, and by my answering your questions.

And he stuck out his tongue and stroked back and forth on his ear holes and nostrils, and covered his entire forehead with his tongue. The Khattiyas, the Brahmins, the merchants and the artisans.

Buddha wanted to teach Ambattha further so he asked him “what the caste of the son Khattiiya of Brahmin woman and Kshatriya man would be?. The rights of the peasants to the other half, and to the use of the common and waste and woods, would remain to them. It is answering one thing by alleging another.

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III. Ambattha Sutta

And is therefore, after all, not so much his fault as that of his teacher. Then Pokkharasati personally served the Lord with choice hard and soft food, and the young men served the monks. Only an historical explanation of the meaning of the marks can here guide us to what is inferred.


Buddha felt obliged and showed him the 32 marks of a Great Man so that Ambattha could accomplish the mission sent by his teacher. That Kahna was a mighty sage. When he confers with the King it is through a curtain. And just as the venerable Gotama visits the families of others, his disciples, at Ukka tth a, so let him visit. He approached the Sakyans in their meeting hall.

Ambattha Sutta

For this idiom, not in Childers, see M. For fear of diluting their lineage, they are sleeping with their own saka sisters. Please repeat the question.

We have come hither to call upon him.

It must there mean ‘tickling. This is surely a modern improvement.

The Buddha answers the door, and Ambattha enters along with his retinue of young men. Although you have not ammbattha unto this supreme perfection of wisdom and goodness, nor have attained to living on fruits fallen of themselves, have you been trained to take hoe and basket, and plunge into the depths of the forest as one who would fain observe the vow of living only on bulbs and roots and frutts?