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AN 8 Aṭṭhaka Nipāta

About 90 suttas that are unique, the rest is repetition series that go up to #627.

4👑☸AN‍ AN 8 📇     V1   2   4   6   8       🔝

Mettā (friendly-kindness) Vagga 1

AN 8.1 Mettā-nisaṃsa [Mettā]: good-will-benefits: 8 benefits of doing metta, and verse
AN 8.2 Ādi-brahma­cariya­-paññā [Paññā]: eight causes and conditions that lead to obtaining the wisdom fundamental to the spiritual life when it has not been obtained and to its increase, maturation, and fulfillment by development after it has been obtained.
AN 8.3 Piya 1 [Appiya 1]: pleasing: eight qualities, a bhikkhu is displeasing and disagreeable to his fellow monks and is neither respected nor esteemed by them.
AN 8.4 Piya 2 [Appiya 2]: pleasing: 8 more qualities similar to 8.3
AN 8.5 Lokadhamma 1
AN 8.6 Lokadhamma 2
AN 8.7 Devadattavipatti
AN 8.8 Uttara [Uttaravipatti]
AN 8.9 Nanda
AN 8.10 Kāraṇḍava

Mahā (great) Vagga 2

AN 8.11 Verañja
AN 8.12 Sīhasenāpati [Sīha]
AN 8.13 Ājañña [Assājānīya]
AN 8.14 Khaluṅka [Assakhaḷuṅka]
AN 8.15 Mala
AN 8.16 Dūteyya
AN 8.17 - 🔗🔊 1min, Purisa-bandhana [Bandhana 1]: man-bound (by 💃 💋 💌 👫)
AN 8.18 - 🔗🔊 1min, Itthi-bandhana [Bandhana 2]: woman-bound (by man 💌 👫)
AN 8.19 Pahārāda
AN 8.20 Uposatha

Gahapati (householder) Vagga 3

AN 8.21 Paṭhamaugga: With Ugga of Vesālī
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.22 Dutiyaugga: With Ugga of the Village of Hatthi
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.23 Paṭhamahatthaka: With Hatthaka (1st)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.24 Dutiyahatthaka: With Hatthaka (2nd)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.25 Mahānāma: With Mahānāma
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.26 Jīvaka: With Jīvaka
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.27 Paṭhamabala: Powers (1st)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.28 Dutiyabala: Powers (2nd)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.29 Akkhaṇa: Lost Opportunities
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.30 Anuruddha-mahā-vitakka: Anuruddha and the Great Thoughts     || MA 74     FLP     🔗📝
    One of the most explicit and detailed suttas in the EBT that details how vitakka works in first jhāna.
    AN 8.3030.1 - (Anuruddha has line of thinking, pari-vitakka, on these 7 great thoughts)
        AN 8.3030.1.1 – (Buddha uses psychic power to read Anuruddha’s vitakka thoughts)
        AN 8.3030.1.2 – (Buddha adds one more to make it 8 great thoughts)
        AN 8.3030.1.3 – (eighth thought of not ‘proliferating’ is reference to MN 18 vitakka thought proliferation)
    AN 8.3030.5(You transition seamlessly from vitakka of 8 great thoughts into First jhāna’s vitakka)
        AN 8.3030.5.2 – (2nd jhāna)
        AN 8.3030.5.3 – (3rd jhāna)
        AN 8.3030.5.5 – (4th jhāna)
        AN 8.3030.5.10 – (4 jhānas = heightened mental states = ābhi-cetasikānaṃ, often synonym with pleasant abiding ‘diṭṭha-dhamma-sukha-vihāra)
    AN 8.3030.10 – (5 Requisites of living Similes)
        AN 8.3030.10.1 – (rag robe ↔ chest full of fine garments of different colors)
        AN 8.3030.10.2 – (almsfood ↔ fine rice with fancy soups and sauces)
        AN 8.3030.10.3 – (sitting under tree ↔ fine bungalow with windows protecting you from mosquitos and wind)
        AN 8.3030.10.4 – (sleeping under tree ↔ fine canopied bed with fancy covers and blankets)
        AN 8.3030.10.5 – (medicinal fermented urine ↔ ghee and honey)
        AN 8.3030.10.11 – (all 5 similes use of phāsu-vihārāya, comfortable abiding, is also synonym of jhāna, meaning jhāna is done in variety of postures and actitivies)
    AN 8.3030.50 – (Buddha gives more detailed explanation of 8 great thoughts)
        AN 8.3030.50.1 – (1. this Dharma is for those with few wishes)
        AN 8.3030.50.2 – (2. this Dharma is for the contented)
        AN 8.3030.50.3 – (3. this Dharma is for those who judiciously-seclude [themselves from bad company and unskillful Dharmas])
        AN 8.3030.50.4 – (4. this Dharma is for those with vigor)
        AN 8.3030.50.5 – (5. this Dharma is for those who are mindful [of The Dharma])
        AN 8.3030.50.6 – (6. this Dharma is for those with undistractible-lucidity,)
        AN 8.3030.50.7 – (7. this Dharma is for the wise)
        AN 8.3030.50.8 – (8. this Dharma is for those who don’t enjoy proliferating)
    AN 8.3030.60 - (Anuruddha becomes arahant with 3 higher knowledges)
        AN 8.3030.60.1 - (verse draws connection to saṅkappo and vitakka)

Dāna (giving) Vagga 4

AN 8.31 Dāna 1
AN 8.32 Dāna 2
AN 8.33 Dānavatthu
AN 8.34 Khettūpama [Khetta]
AN 8.35 Dānūpapatti
AN 8.36 Puññakiriyavatthu
AN 8.37 Sappurisadāna
AN 8.38 Sappurisa
AN 8.39 Puññābhisanda [Abhisanda]
AN 8.40 Apāya­saṃvattanika [Duccarita­vipāka]

Uposatha (as in 8 precepts of uposatha observance) Vagga 5

AN 8.41 Saṅkhittūposatha: The Sabbath With Eight Factors, In Brief
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.42 Vitthatūposatha: The Sabbath With Eight Factors, In Detail
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.43 Visākhā: With Visākhā on the Sabbath
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.44 Vāseṭṭha: With Vāseṭṭha on the Sabbath
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.45 Bojjha: With Bojjhā on the Sabbath
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.46 Anuruddha: Anuruddha and the Agreeable Deities
Anuruddha converses with devas about their lifestyle and abilities. He then visits Buddha to ask them what kind of karma for those ladies in the human realm led to that rebirth.

AN 8.47 Dutiyavisākhā: With Visākhā on the loveable Gods
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.48 Nakulamātā: With Nakula’s Mother on the loveable Gods
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.49 Paṭhamaidhalokika: Winning in This Life (1st)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.50 Dutiyaidhalokika: Winning in This Life (2nd)
( short sutta summary )

Gotamī (name of First Bhikkhuni, Buddha's mom) Vagga 6

AN 8.51 Gotamī
AN 8.52 Bhikkhunovādaka [Ovāda]
AN 8.53 Saṅkhitta gotamiyovāda [Saṃkhitta] what is and isn't dhamma-vinaya
AN 8.54 Byagghapajja [Dīghajāṇu]
AN 8.55 Ujjaya
AN 8.56 Kāmādhivacana [Bhaya]
AN 8.57 Āhuneyyabhikkhu 1 [Āhuneyya 1]
AN 8.58 Āhuneyyabhikkhu 2 [Āhuneyya 2]
AN 8.59 Aṭṭhapuggala 1 [Puggala 1]
AN 8.59 –60 Aṭṭhapuggala 1–2 [Puggala 1–2]
AN 8.60 Aṭṭhapuggala 2 [Puggala 2]

Cāpāla (name of shrine in Vesali) Vagga 7

AN 8.61 Icchā: Desire
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.62 Alaṃ: Good Enough
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.63 Saṅkhitta: A Teaching in Brief     || MA 76     FLP     🔗📝
    AN 8.6363.1 – (4bv brahma vihāras done simultaneously with 4 jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.1.1 – (4bv #1: mettā me ceto-vimutti)
        AN 8.6363.1.1.2 – (combine 4bv with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.1.2 – (4Bv #2: karuṇā me ceto-vimutti)
        AN 8.6363.1.2.2 – (combine 4bv with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.1.3 – (4Bv #3: muditā me ceto-vimutti)
        AN 8.6363.1.3.2 – (combine 4bv with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.1.4 – (4Bv #4: upekkhā me ceto-vimutti)
        AN 8.6363.1.4.2 – (combine 4bv with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
    AN 8.6363.2 – (4sp sati-'paṭṭhāna done simultaneously with 4 jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.2.1 – (4sp #1: seeing body as it actually is)
        AN 8.6363.2.1.2 – (combine 4sp with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.2.2 – (4sp #2: seeing sensations as they actually are)
        AN 8.6363.2.2.2 – (combine 4sp with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.2.3 – (4sp #3: seeing the mind as it actually is)
        AN 8.6363.2.3.2 – (combine 4sp with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
        AN 8.6363.2.4 – (4sp #4: seeing Dharma as it actually is)
        AN 8.6363.2.4.2 – (combine 4sp with samādhi in 3 ways for four jhānas)
    AN 8.6363.3 – (all of these jhānas and samādhis and sati are done simultaneously in all four postures: is blissful and comfortable)
    AN 8.6363.4 – (conclusion: monk practicing in this way becomes an arahant)

AN 8.64 Gayāsīsa: At Gāyā Head
    AN 8.6464.1 - (1. I perceived light, but saw NO forms;)
    AN 8.6464.2 - (2. I perceived light and saw forms;)
    AN 8.6464.3 - (3. Associate and converse with devas;)
    AN 8.6464.4 - (4. Know different classes/hosts/realms of devas)
    AN 8.6464.5 - (5. What kind of kamma led to deva being reborn in that class)
    AN 8.6464.6 - (6. Know result of kamma experienced as pleasure/pain in different deva classes;)
    AN 8.6464.7 - (7. Know the result of kamma why devas have certain life span length;)
    AN 8.6464.8 - (8. Buddha knows whether he previous lived with those devas or not;)
    AN 8.6464.10 - (conclusion: knowledge and vision not complete until… these permutations satisfied)

AN 8.65 Abhibhāyatana: Dimensions of Mastery
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.66 Vimokkha: Liberations
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.67 Anariyavohāra: Ignoble Expressions
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.68 Ariyavohāra: Noble Expressions
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.69 Parisā: Assemblies
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.70 Bhūmicāla: Earthquakes
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.63 - 🔗🔊 Saṅkhitta-desita [Saṃkhitta]: in brief - teaching [in brief]: 4bv☮️ and 4sp🐘 practiced in conjunction with samādhi in 3 ways fulfills 7sb☀️ and 4j🌕 and attain arahantship
AN 8.64 Adhidevañāṇa­dassana [Gayāsīsa]: [gaya sisa is a place]: Buddha describes perception of light (obhasa) for knowledge and vision, 8 ways purified before he claimed perfect awakening.
AN 8.65 Abhibhāyatana:
AN 8.66 Vimokkha:

Yamaka (pairs) Vagga 8

AN 8.71 Paṭhamasaddhā: Inspiring All Around (1st)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.72 Dutiyasaddhā: Inspiring All Around (2nd)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.73 Paṭhamamaraṇassati: remembering of Death (1st)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.74 Dutiyamaraṇassati: remembering of Death (2nd)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.75 Paṭhamasampadā: Accomplishments (1st)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.76 Dutiyasampadā: Accomplishments (2nd)
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.77 Icchā: Desires
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.78 Alaṃ: Good Enough
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.79 Parihāna: Decline
( short sutta summary )

AN 8.80 Kusīt-ārambha-vatthu: Grounds for Laziness and Arousing Energy
    For these 8 conditions, 8 grounds of laziness (kusīta) is to lie down and rest, 8 grounds of arousing vigor (vīriya) are to strive for nirvana.
    (1. Has work to do.)
    (2. Has completed some work, need rest.)
    (3. Before journey, need rest.)
    (4. Completed journey, needs rest.)
    (5. didn’t get enough food to eat for the day.)
    (6. Got enough to eat, need rest.)
    (7. Has illness, needs rest.)
    (8. Recovered from illness, still weak and need rest.)

Sati (remembering) Vagga 9

AN 8.81 Satisampajañña
AN 8.82 Puṇṇiya
AN 8.83 Kiṃmūlaka [Mūlaka]
AN 8.84 Mahācoraṅga [Cora]
AN 8.85 Tathāgat­ādhivacana [Samaṇa]
AN 8.86 Nāgita [Yasa]
AN 8.87 Pattanikkujjana [Pattanikujjana]
AN 8.88 Appasāda­ppasāda [Appasāda­pavedanīya]
AN 8.89 Paṭisāraṇiya­kamma [Paṭisāraṇīya]
AN 8.90 Tassapāpiyyasikā sammāvattana [Sammāvattana]

Sāmañña (similarity) Vagga 10

AN 8.91 –117 Upāsikā

Rāgādi-peyyāla (lust and so forth repetition series) Vagga 11

AN 8.118 Aṭṭhamaggaṅga
AN 8.119 Aṭṭhābhibh­āyatana
AN 8.120 Aṭṭhavimokkha
AN 8.121 –147 Rāga pariññāya peyyāla
AN 8.148 –627 Dosādi peyyāla 

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