10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta. Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta, which means The Discourse on the Lion-roar of the. 1 Sutta summary and highlights. SUTTA SUMMARY. The Cakka,vatti Sīha, nāda Sutta (D 26) gives an account of the wheel- turner or universal monarch. In illustration of his dictum that one should rely on oneself, the Buddha gives a detailed account of the fall of a kingly lineage of the past, and the subsequent.

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And in the time of those people this continent of Jambudipa will be powerful and prosperous, and villages, towns and cities will be but a cock’s flight one from the next.

Simply by knowing the name Buddha Maitreya enables one to encounter and practice the Dharma under the guidance of Buddha Maitreya in future. Clearly, the techniques were more detailed and the texts must have been supplemented by verbal instructions that were given by the Buddha or his disciples directly to the monastics in person.

Another man denounced him to the King, saying: After hearing this discourse given by Buddha, the monks were delighted and rejoiced. Monks, keep to your own preserves, to your ancestral haunts.

This brings us to the extended present of history, when the human lifespan is about years. Among the people who lived for two hundred and fifty years, three things became widespread: He will thoroughly know by his own super-knowledge, and proclaim, this universe with its devas and maras and Brahmas, its ascetics and Brahmins, and this generation with its princes and people, just as I do now.


The Lion’s Roar on the Turning of the Wheel (Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta)

The last royal sage in this succession, which obviously lasted many thousands, perhaps even millions, of years,[1] is told that the Wheel Treasure had slipped from its position. And the land will be as crowded as hell, just full of people, like a thicket of rushes or reeds.

But now, my son, you must turn yourself into an Ariyan wheel-turner.

What should not be cultivated? Doing what leads to xutta lasting harm and suffering? Perhaps this is as good a place as any to mention that while this and other meditative practices are alluded to in the Pali Canon, the actual methods are only discussed in the briefest possible way.

10 Inspirational Quotes from Cakkavatti-Sihanada Sutta – Lotus Happiness

Those people who lived for five hundred years had some children who lived for two hundred and fifty years, while others lived for two hundred years. Font Size Increase font size Decrease font size Default font size. Among the people who lived for 5, years, two things became widespread: Those people who live for forty years will have children who live for eighty years, then a hundred and sixty years, three hundred and twenty years, six hundred and forty years, 2, years, 4, years, 8, years, 20, years, 40, years, and finally 80, years.

And those who opposed him in the eastern region came and said: During that time they will see each other as beasts. Seven days later, the Wheel Treasure vanishes.

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Siyanada, the absence of details might also imply that the redactors of the Pali Canon themselves were beginning to forget the details. Word meanings are from the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism. He also mentioned that there is no power so hard to conquer as the power of Mara. The Buddha was not trying to establish a theocracy.

This Jambudipa, like Avici, will be as thick with people as the jungle is thick with reeds and rushes. The Wheel-Treasure is not an heirloom from your fathers. That he told his son is the duty of an Ariyan wheel-turning monarch.

When lying was widespread, backbiting became widespread. That is the wealth of a monk. According to the text, sihanaa exercise is accompanied by an effort of will.

But he did not go in the royal cakjavatti and ask him about the duties of a wheel-turning monarch. Then, with his heart filled with compassion,…with his heart filled with sympathetic joy,…with his heart filled with equanimity,…he dwells suffusing the whole world, upwards, downwards, sihwnada, everywhere, always with a mind filled with equanimity, abundant, unbounding, without hate or ill-will. Beauty is attained by Right Conduct.

Finally, Power is attained by a practice called the liberation of heart and wisdom. Among the people who lived for 2, years, desire and ill will became widespread.

Here, a monk abides contemplating mind-objects as mind-objectsardent, clearly aware and mindfulhaving put aside hankering and fretting for the world.