Lakkhana Sutta. The thirtieth sutta of the Dīgha Nikāya. It gives an account of the thirty two special marks of the superman (mahāpurisalakkhanāni) which signify. DN 30 Lakkhana Sutta: The Marks of a Great Man. The Lord said: ‘There are, monks, these thirty-two marks peculiar to a Great Man. That Great Man who. Lakkhana Suttanta, Written by T. W. and C. A. F. Rhys Davids, Hits: You are here: Home · Digha Nikaya · Pathikavaggapali; DN30 Lakkhana Sutta.

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Thus after death he was reborn in a happy state, in a heavenly world, where he was endowed beyond other devas in ten respects: As a Buddha, likewise, he is also equable and tolerant of exertion. As such, how does he benefit?

Built up beneath the flesh and skin. Serene Faith Dn 29 Pasadika Sutta: However, as I have observed before, a late date of composition neither proves that the constituent material is either late or logically or philosophically illegitimate even if it is.


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Falling away from there and being reborn here on earth, he acquired this mark of the Great Man: Anathapindika visits the Buddha, who tells him of the five guilty fears—that begotten by killin He is long- lived, long-enduring, attaining a great age and during that time no human foe can possibly take his life.

Sign In Don’t have an account? Gandhabbas, Sakkas, Asuras Will strive in vain to cast him down. After death upon returning to this earth, he acquired this mark of the Great Man: Inference MN 16 Cetokhila Sutta: Whatever he touches with the tip of his tongue he tastes in his throat, and the taste is dispersed everywhere.

When he thence returned to earth, His hands and feet were soft and tender, His toes and fingers netwise spread. Nagas also are morally ambiguous creatures.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. What is blameworthy, what is not? He is proportioned like a banyan-tree: He has a great retinue: But if he goes forth from the household life into hermit life, then he will become an Arahant, a fully enlightened Buddha, one who draws back the veil from the world. Lxkkhana heals, long fingers and toes, and a divinely straight body. Thus the infant was endowed. He has a large lakkhaba Click here to login or click here to become a member. As a Buddha, likewise.


About that it was said: Those who read the marks and signs Experts in such lore declare: This goodness brought him happy birth, And long he dwelt in Nandana. He has long fingers and toes V.

His body hairs are separate, one to each pore. He has more than a thousand sons who are heroes, of heroic stature, conquerors of the hostile army. As a Buddha he cannot be overcome by any foe or hostile thing from within or without, by lust, hatred, delusion, by any ascetic or Brahmin, deva, Mara, Brahma, or anything in the world.

As a Buddha, how does he benefit?

Lakkhana Sutta

Returned to earth, his teeth grew close, Forty of them, firmly set. And if he goes forth into homelessness, he will become a fully-enlightened Buddha.

So the three marks indicate. After death upon returning to earth he acquired this mark of the Great Man: This is what the Lord said.