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The Majjhima Nikaya

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The Majjhima Nikaya

The Majjhima Nikaya

The Middle Length Discourses

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The Majjhima Nikaya, or "Middle-length Discourses" of the Buddha, is the second of the five nikayas,or collections, in the Sutta Pitaka of the Tipitaka.

This nikaya consists of 152 discourses by the Buddha and his chief disciples, which together constitute a comprehensive body of teaching concerning all aspects of the Buddha's teachings.


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Selected suttas from the Majjhima Nikaya
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MN 1

Mulapariyaya Sutta (MN 1) -- The Root Sequence

MN 2

Sabbasava Sutta (MN 2) -- All the Fermentations

MN 4

Bhaya-bherava Sutta (MN 4) -- Fear & Terror

MN 7

Vatthupama Sutta (MN 7) -- The Simile of the Cloth

MN 8

Sallekha Sutta (MN 8) -- The Discourse on Effacement

MN 9

Sammaditthi Sutta (MN 9) -- The Discourse on Right View

MN 10

Satipatthana Sutta (MN 10) -- Frames of Reference/Foundations of Mindfulness

MN 11

Cula-Sihanada Sutta (MN 11) -- The Shorter Discourse on the Lion's Roar

MN 12

Maha-Sihanada Sutta (MN 12) -- The Great Discourse on the Lion's Roar

MN 13

Maha-Dukkhakkhandha Sutta (MN 13) -- The Greater Discourse on the Mass of Suffering

MN 18

Madhupindika Sutta (MN 18) -- The Ball of Honey

MN 19

Dvedhavitakka Sutta (MN 19) -- Two Sorts of Thinking

MN 20

Vitakkasanthana Sutta (MN 20) -- The Relaxation of Thoughts

MN 21

Kakacupama Sutta (MN 21) -- The Simile of the Saw

MN 24

Ratha-vinita Sutta (MN 24) -- Relay Chariots

MN 36

Maha-Saccaka Sutta (MN 36) -- The Greater Discourse to Saccaka

MN 41

Saleyyaka Sutta (MN 41) -- The Brahmans of Sala

MN 44

Cula-Vedalla Sutta (MN 44) -- The Shorter Set of Questions-and-Answers.

MN 45

Cula-Dhammasamadana Sutta (MN 45) -- The Shorter Discourse on Taking on Practices

MN 57

Kukkuravatika Sutta (MN 57) -- The Dog-duty Ascetic

MN 58

Abhaya Sutta (MN 58) -- To Prince Abhaya (On Right Speech)

MN 59

Bahuvedaniya Sutta (MN 59) -- The Many Kinds of Feeling

MN 61

Ambalatthikarahulovada Sutta (MN 61) -- Advice to Rahula at Amballatthika

MN 63

Cula-Malunkyovada Sutta (MN 63) -- The Shorter Instructions to Malunkya

MN 72

Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta (MN 72) -- To Vacchagotta on Fire

MN 75

Magandiya Sutta (MN 75) -- To Magandiya

MN 82

Ratthapala Sutta (MN 82) -- About Ratthapala

MN 87

Piyajatika Sutta (MN 87) -- From One Who Is Dear

MN 95

Canki Sutta (MN 95) -- With Canki

MN 105

Sunakkhatta Sutta (MN 105) -- To Sunakkhatta

MN 107

Ganaka-Moggallana Sutta (MN 107) -- The Discourse to Ganaka-Moggallana

MN 108

Gopaka-Moggallana Sutta (MN 108) -- Moggallana the Guardsman

MN 110

Cula-Punnama Sutta (MN 110) -- The Shorter Discourse on the Full-moon Night

MN 117

Maha-Cattarisaka Sutta (MN 117) -- The Great Forty

MN 118

Anapanasati Sutta (MN 118) -- Mindfulness of Breathing

MN 119

Kayagata-sati Sutta (MN 119) -- Mindfulness Immersed in the Body

MN 121

Cula-Suññata Sutta (MN 121) -- The Lesser Discourse on Emptiness

MN 125

Dantabhumi Sutta (MN 125) -- The Discourse on the "Tamed Stage"

MN 126

Bhumija Sutta (MN 126) -- To Bhumija

MN 131

Bhaddekaratta Sutta (MN 131) -- An Auspicious Day

MN 135

Cula-Kammavibhanga Sutta (MN 135) -- The Shorter Exposition of Kamma

MN 136

Maha-Kammavibhanga Sutta (MN 136) -- The Greater Exposition of Kamma

MN 138

Uddesa-vibhanga Sutta (MN 138) -- An Analysis of the Statement

MN 140

Dhatu-vibhanga Sutta (MN 140) -- An Analysis of the Properties

MN 148

Chachakka Sutta (MN 148) -- The Six Sextets

MN 149

Maha-Salayatanika Sutta (MN 149) -- The Great Six Sense-media Discourse

MN 152

Indriya-bhavana Sutta (MN 152) -- The Development of the Faculties

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