Sutta Name Nikaya Vagga Academic PTS PSA Plae Keywords Notes
Brahmaayu Majjhima Majjhimapa.n.naasa, Braahmana Vagga MN.091 M.ii.133ff., MA.ii.617ff. 21/231 Buddhahood, Buddha's deportment, 32 marks of a Great Man Brahmayu, Triveda expert sends Uttara to confirm that the Buddha has 32 marks of a great man. Uttara confirms that the Buddha possesses these and follows the Buddha for seven months observing him. Reporting back to Brahmayu, Brahmayu decides to venerate the Buddha himself. The Buddha teaches anupubbikatha and Four Noble Truths and Brahmayu attains anagamiphala. Contains a description of the thirty-two marks of a Great Man and also particulars of the Buddha’s conduct in various circumstances -- such as walking, eating, meditating, preaching etc.

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