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Sutta Name Nikaya Vagga Academic PTS PSA Plae Keywords Notes
Keva.d.dha | Keva.t.ta Diigha Siilakhandha Vagga DN.11 D.i.211ff.,Ud.i.10 12/228 Dhamma teaching, miracles The Buddha enumerates three types of miracles: 1. Marvels of psychic power (iddhipaa.tihaariya); 2. marvels of mind-reading (aadesanaapaa.tihaariya), and; 3. marvels of implementing the teaching (anusaasaniipaa.tihaariya) of which the last is the ultimate (at D.i.211). The Buddha tells the story of a monk who wants to know where elements go when they pass away, but cannot find an answer by asking beings in any realm except by asking the Buddha.


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