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- DN 14 Mahāpadāna Sutta: Seven Fully Enlightened Buddhas Details of the life and going forth of the Supreme Buddha Vipassī
- DN 24 Pāṭikaputta Sutta: About Pāṭikaputta The Buddha tells the story of one of his foolish disciples.
- MN 82 Raṭṭhapāla Sutta: With Arahant Raṭṭhapāla A young man becomes a monk and teaches a King about the true nature of life.
- SN 6.4 Baka Brahmā Sutta: The Discourse Given to Brahmā Baka The Buddha teaches the reality to a Brahmā who thought his world is permanent.
- Snp 1.4 Kasībhāradvāja Sutta: The Discourse to the Brahmin Kasībhāradvāja Beautiful similes the Buddha gives to a brahmin who challenges him.
- Snp 1.10 Ālavaka Sutta: Discourse to Ālavaka the Demon The Supreme Buddha defeats the Demon Ālavaka with the power of his wisdom.
- Vv 7.5 Amba Sutta: Mango Mansion A deva explains his encounter with Arahant Sāriputta and the meritorious actions he did to achieve happiness.
- Vv 7.7 Kanthaka Sutta: Kanthaka’s Mansion What happened to, Kanthaka, the horse, who carried Prince Siddhartha on the day he left his home?
- Pv 2.5 Maṭṭakuṇḍalī Sutta: Mattakundali What should we do to secure happiness in our next life?
- Pv 2.6 Kaṇha Sutta: King Kanha How should we think to overcome grief?
- Pv 4.1 Ambasakkhara Sutta: King Ambasakkhara How does one escape from the path leading to hell?
- Pv 4.7 Rājaputta Sutta: The Son of a King What happened to a prince that committed evil actions towards a Pacceka Buddha?
- Thig 14.1: The Verses of Arahant Nun Subhā, Who Dwelled in the Jīvaka Mango Garden (365-398) This Arahant Nun uses the power of Dhamma to defeat an attacker.
- Thig 15.1: The Verses of Arahant Nun Isidāsī (399-446) The Arahant Nun Isidāsī tells the story of her previous lives.
- Thig 16.1: The Verses of Arahant Nun Sumedhā (447-521) This Arahant Nun gave up power and wealth to follow the Supreme Buddha’s teachings.