Sutta Name Nikaya Vagga Academic PTS PSA Plae Keywords Notes
Bhaddaali Majjhima Majjhimapa.n.naasa, Bhikkhu Vagga MN.065 M.i.437ff. 20/321 self-training, obedience The monk who believes in the Buddha and obeys his instructions will ultimately understand dukkha and will bring it to an end. The sutta contains the parable of the ajaniya horse. A horse schooled by an expert trainer and put through the various stages of training becomes endowed with ten qualities and is fit to be regarded as a treasure by a king. Similarly, a man who has developed the Noble Eightfold Path and obtained Right Knowledge and Right Liberation becomes the richest field in which the seed of merit may be sown.

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