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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Sangārava Sutta:1.Sangārava Sutta. The 100th Sutta of the Majjhima Nikāya.It contains an account of the discussion between the Buddha and Sangārava brāhmana of Candalakappa.See Sangārava.M.ii.209ff.

2.Sangārava Sutta. An account of the visit of the Buddha and Ananda to Sangārava brāhmana of Sāvatthi.Sangārava explains to the Buddha that he washes away his faults by bathing morning and evening.The Buddha says that the only true purification is through the Dhamma.S.i.182f.

3.Sangārava Sutta. The Buddha explains to Sangārava that mantras learnt at a time when the heart is possessed by sensual lust,malevolence,sloth and torpor,excitement and flurry,doubt and wavering,are easily forgotten; as is the case of a man who tries to see his reflection in a bowl of water,either mixed with some dye,or heated on the fire,or overspread with mossy grass,or ruffled by the wind,or muddied and set in the dark.The cultivation of the seven bojjhanga will remove these disadvantages.S.v.121ff.; cf.No.5 below.

4.Sangārava Sutta.Sangārava visits the Buddha and states that a brahmin is of more use than a Paribbājaka because he not only performs sacrifices himself,but makes others do likewise.The Buddha says that the appearance of a Tathāgata in the world is of benefit to many beings.Ananda asks Sangārava which of the two practices appears to him the simpler and of greater profit.Sangārava evades a straight answer,even though asked three times.The Buddha then tells him of the marvels of iddhi,ādesanā and anusāsanā possessed by monks,and describes them in detail.Sangārava admits that the ādesanā pātihāriya appeals moist to him.The Buddha tells him that numerous monks in the Order possess all three marvels.A.i.168ff.

5.Sangārava Sutta.Sangārava visits the Buddha and questions him on the power of remembering mantras.Same as No.3 above. A.iii.230f.

6.Sangārava Sutta. The Buddha tells Sangārava,in answer to a question,that wrong view,wrong thinking,speech,action,living,effort,mindfulness,concentration,knowledge and release,are the ”hither shore” and their opposites the ”further shore.” A.v.232f.

7.Sangārava Sutta. The Buddha tells Sangārava that taking life,theft,wrong sexual conduct,falsehood,spiteful and bitter speech,idle babble,coveting,harmfulness,wrong view,are the ”hither shore” and abstention from these is the ”further shore.” A.v.252f.

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