Part 10 – Non-Clinging, Nibbana, and The Deathless

Theme: Non-clinging, Nibbana & The Deathless.  

Readings: MN-131, 143, 138, 22.20-35, 22.40-41, 147, 64, 68.8-24, 73.7-12  

Optional: 70.14-22, 76.51

Please read the Suttas in the order listed here.

Study guides and other documents associated with this class from Gil:

Introduction to June

Audio Recordings  (Hosted by the Sati Center) 

Part 1   Part 2   Part 3

Class handouts:

Means to Liberation     Nibbana quotes
Synonyms for Nibbana

Sutta translations available on-line at Access to Insight, or made available as a PDF document from the translation by Bhikkhu Nanamoli and Bhikkhu Bodhi – used with permission  (No link means no text available)

MN 131 [Nanananda | Thanissaro]MN 143 [Olendzky | Thanissaro ]MN 138
MN 22 Nyanaponika | ThanissaroMN 147MN 64 (Nanamoli/Bodhi)
MN 68 (Nanamoli/Bodhi)MN 73 (Nanamoli/Bodhi)MN 70
MN 76 (Nanamoli/Bodhi)MN 148


Optional audio recordings:

Sutta commentaries from Bhikkhu Bodhi

MN 22A series of 5 audio talks on the Alaggūpama Sutta — The Simile of the Snake found on the website of the Bodhi Monastery in the Audio Dhamma section. This is part of a series of talks given by Bhikkhu Bodhi on the Majjhima Nikaya. These talks are located in section VII. The Cultivation of Wisdom – 1. Right View
MN 64Two audio talks on the Mahāmalunkya Sutta — The Greater Discourse to Mālunkyāputta in section VII. The Cultivation of Wisdom – 2. Penetrative Insight
MN 70Two audio talks on the Kīṭāgiri Sutta — At Kīṭāgiri in section VII. The Cultivation of Wisdom – 5. A typology of noble disciples
MN 148An audio talk on the Chachakka Sutta in section VII. The Cultivation of Wisdom – 2. Penetrative insight


General resources from Gil:

Resources for Studying

Study Syllabus

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