Maha Sakuludai Sutta

The Statue of the Buddha at Mihintale, Sri Lanka. Photograph by Prince Roy via Flickr

The Statue of the Buddha at Mihintale, Sri Lanka. Photograph by Prince Roy via Flickr

Maha Sakuludai Sutta was the discourse taken during the 108th residential meditation retreat at Nissaranavanaya Forest Monastery. The occasion was the 14 days retreat conducted in English medium by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero.

Maha Sakuludai Sutta is from Majjhima Nikaya, Majjhima Pannasaka, Paribrajika Vagga of Sutta Pitaka. The Sutta is based on a discussion between the Buddha and Sakuludai when the great teacher was in Rajagaha. In summary Buddha explains as to why the disciples respect and listen to the Buddha.

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