Nibbana and The Fire Sermon

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Nibbana and The Fire Sermon

Post by Lucas Oliveira » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:22 pm

Nibbana, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

This short essay sketches the use of fire imagery in early Buddhism to describe Nibbana, the goal of Buddhist practice.

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... bbana.html


Adittapariyaya Sutta: The Fire Sermon

Several months after his Awakening, the Buddha delivers this sermon to an audience of 1,000 fire-worshipping ascetics. The Buddha uses the metaphor of fire to illustrate the nature of clinging. Upon hearing the sermon, the entire audience attains full Awakening.

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html



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