Theme: Right Effort.
Assignment: MN 78, 2, 5, 15, 21, 53
Please read the Suttas in the order listed here.
Study guides and other documents associated with this class from Gil:
Audio Recordings (Hosted by the Sati Center)
Class handouts: No handouts.
Sutta translations available on-line at Access to Insight, or made available as a PDF document from the translation by Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi – used with permission (No link means no text available)
|MN 78||MN 2||MN 5 (Nanamoli/Bodhi)|
|MN 15(Nanamoli/Bodhi)||MN 21 Buddharakkhita Thanissaro||MN 53|
Optional audio recordings:
Sutta commentaries from Bhikkhu Bodhi:
|MN 2||A series of 3 audio talks on the Sabbāsava Sutta — All the Taints found on the website of the Bodhi Monastery in the Audio Dhamma section. This is part of a series of talks given by Bhikkhu Bodhi on the Majjhima Nikaya. These talks are located in section V.4c “The Path to Liberation: Eliminating the taints”|
|MN 5||Audio talk on the Anangaṇa Sutta — Without Blemishes in section IX “Additional Talks”|
|MN 21||Audio talk on the Kakacūpama Sutta — The Simile of the Saw in section III.4 “The Ethical Life: Right speech and patience”|
General resources from Gil: