Nala Kalāpa Sutta

A statue of the Buddha at Buddha at Dvaravati Temple Thailand Photograph by Deepak Bhatia

A statue of the Buddha at Dvaravati Temple, Thailand. Photograph by Deepak Bhatia

Nala Kalāpa Sutta was the sutta focused on by Most Ven. U. Dhammajiva Maha Thero at a residential retreat at Katoomba, Sydney. The retreat was conducted from 19th to 25th December 2015.

Nala Kalāpa Sutta is a very valuable sutta which is rarely discussed at Dhamma sermons today. In this Sutta the Lord Buddha emphasize and reveal a lot of valuable areas of Dhamma. One important aspect revealed in Nala Kalāpa Sutta is the explanation as to what makes a proper Dhamma Teacher or a preacher of Dhamma. Such knowledge is invaluable these days to the listeners of Dhamma available in abundance through various media.

Kindly note that during the Q&A Sessions, the questioners from the audience had asked questions without a microphone. The sound was very faint and we have improved that to the best of our ability. In some occasions the recording had captured the sound of a ticking clock. It may have happened due to the clock being kept near the recorder or as a result of us dramatically amplifying the faint audio track during Q&A sessions. In spite of these we have managed to maintain the basic quality of this rare Dhamma series for the benefit of the present and future generations.

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

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_Day 01_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_19-12-2015
  2. 02. Dhamma Talk 01_Day 01_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_19-12-2015
  3. 03. Q&A 02_Day 02_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_20-12-2015
  4. 04. Dhamma Talk 02_Day 02_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_20-12-2015
  5. 05. Q&A 03_Day 03_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_21-12-2015
  6. 06. Dhamma Talk 03_Day 03_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_22-12-2015
  7. 07. Q&A 04_Day 04_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_22-12-2015
  8. 08. Dhamma Talk 04_Day 04_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_22-12-2015
  9. 09. Q&A 05_Day 05_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_23-12-2015
  10. 10. Dhamma Talk 05_Day 05_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_23-12-2015
  11. 11. Q&A 06_Day 06_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_24-12-2015
  12. 12. Dhamma Talk 06_Day 06_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_24-12-2015
  13. 13. Q&A 07_Day 07_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_25-12-2015
  14. 14. Dhamma Talk 07_Day 07_Nala Kalāpa Sutta_25-12-2015

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

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