Phena Pindupama Sutta

Statues of Buddha at Wat Phra, Thailand. Photograph captured by Aruna using a Galaxy S6 Mobile

Statues of Buddha at Wat Phra, Thailand. Photograph captured by Aruna using a Galaxy S6 Mobile

Phena Pindupama Sutta was the Sutta taken for discourses during the meditation retreat conducted at Adelaide, Australia during January 2016. The retreat was conducted by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero mainly in Sinhala. There were Q&A sessions in English and we have provided those separately for the benefit of English language listeners.

Phena Pindupama sutta is from SN, Khandaka Vagga and in it the Lord Buddha use the simile of a glob of foam while being at the bank of the river Ganges to explain deep Dhamma. We have provided links to the sutta in both Sinhala and in English.

Please click here to download the Sutta from Buddha Jayanthi Tripitaka.

Please click here to read a description of the Sutta in English from accesstoinsight.org.

To listen directly: Please left click on the link to listen directly. Once the link is clicked, you will be directed to a separate page containing the talk. Usually the file starts to play in that window. If it doesn’t you could highlight the browser window and click ‘reload this page’. It will start to play.

To download: You could download the file by right clicking on the link and then selecting “save as” from the drop down menu.

  1. 01. Q&A 01 – English_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 01
  2. 02. Q&A 01 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 01
  3. 03. Dhamma Talk 01 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 01
  4. 04. Q&A 02 – English_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 02
  5. 05. Q&A 02 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 02
  6. 06. Dhamma Talk 02 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 02
  7. 07. Q&A 03 – English_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 03
  8. 08. Q&A 03 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 03
  9. 09. Dhamma Talk 03 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 03
  10. 10. Q&A 04 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 04
  11. 11. Dhamma Talk 04 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 04
  12. 12. Q&A 05 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 05
  13. 13. Dhamma Talk 05 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 05
  14. 14. Q&A 06 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 06
  15. 15. Dhamma Talk 06 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 06
  16. 16. Q&A 07 – English_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 07
  17. 17. Q&A 07 – Sinhala_Phena Pindupama Sutta_Day 07

Please click here to reach the other Dhamma series done by Most Ven U Dhammajiva Maha Thero.

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