Aŋguttara Nikāya


 

Aŋguttara Nikāya
VIII. Aṭṭhaka Nipāta
V. Uposatha Vagga

The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha
VIII. The Book of the Eights
V. Uposatha

Sutta 43

Visākh'uposatha Suttaɱ

Visākhā (1)

Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Bodhi.

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[255] [1181]

[1][pts][khan] On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling at Sāvatthī in Migāramātā's Mansion in the Eastern Park.

Then Visāka Migāramātā approached the Blessed One, paid homage to him, and sat down to one side.

The Blessed One then said to her:

"Visāka, observed complete in eight factors, the uposatha is of great fruit and benefit, extraordinarily brilliant and pervasive.

And how is the uposatha observed complete in eight factors, so that it is of great fruit and benefit, extraordinarily brilliant and pervasive?"

[All as in 8:42, including the verses.].


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