Udāna | Exclamations
1 : Awakening
- Ud 1:1 Bodhi Sutta | Awakening (1) The Buddha, soon after awakening, contemplates this/that conditionality and dependent co-arising.
- Ud 1:2 Bodhi Sutta | Awakening (2) The Buddha, soon after awakening, contemplates this/that conditionality and dependent co-arising.
- Ud 1:3 Bodhi Sutta | Awakening (3) The Buddha, soon after awakening, contemplates this/that conditionality and dependent co-arising.
- Ud 1:4 Huhuṅka Sutta | Overbearing A truly excellent person doesn’t display pride.
- Ud 1:5 Brāhmaṇa Sutta | Brahmans The Buddha redefines the term “brahman” to mean anyone, regardless of birth, who is awakened.
- Ud 1:6 Kassapa Sutta | Mahā Kassapa Ven. Mahā Kassapa chooses to go for alms among the poor rather than among the devas.
- Ud 1:7 Aja Sutta | Aja An awakened person has gone beyond fear.
- Ud 1:8 Saṅgāmaji Sutta | Saṅgāmaji A monk’s former wife tries to use their child to lure him back into the lay life.
- Ud 1:9 Jaṭila Sutta | Ascetics The mind is cleansed and purified, not by ablutions, but by truth and rectitude.
- Ud 1:10 Bāhiya Sutta | Bāhiya The ascetic Bāhiya becomes an arahant after receiving a brief teaching about adding nothing to sensory experience.
2 : Muccalinda
- Ud 2:1 Muccalinda Sutta | Muccalinda Shortly after the Buddha’s awakening, a nāga protects him from a storm.
- Ud 2:2 Rājā Sutta | Kings When monks have gathered, they shouldn’t spend their time gossiping about kings.
- Ud 2:3 Daṇḍa Sutta | The Stick A lesson to young boys: If you don’t want to suffer from pain, don’t inflict pain on other beings.
- Ud 2:4 Sakkāra Sutta | Veneration On how to deal with abusive language.
- Ud 2:5 Upāsaka Sutta | The Lay Follower The drawbacks of having.
- Ud 2:6 Gabbhinin Sutta | The Pregnant Woman More drawbacks of having.
- Ud 2:7 Ekaputta Sutta | The Only Son The sorrow that comes from having those who are dear.
- Ud 2:8 Suppavāsā Sutta | Suppavāsā After a long and difficult pregnancy, Suppavāsā invites the Buddha and the Sangha for a meal.
- Ud 2:9 Visākhā Sutta | Visākhā The drawbacks of having to do business with kings.
- Ud 2:10 Kāḷigodha Sutta | Bhaddiya Kāḷigodha A former king, now monk, exclaims over the bliss of solitude.
3 : Nanda
- Ud 3:1 Kamma Sutta | Kamma A monk meditates in pain engendered by past kamma but without being struck down by it.
- Ud 3:2 Nanda Sutta | Nanda The Buddha makes a deal with his step-brother: Stay a monk, and you’ll be rewarded with nymphs in the next life.
- Ud 3:3 Yasoja Sutta | Yasoja A group of monks, rebuked by the Buddha, take it as an encouragement to reach awakening.
- Ud 3:4 Sāriputta Sutta | Sāriputta Ven. Sāriputta meditates, his mind as solid as rock.
- Ud 3:5 Kolita Sutta | Mahā Moggallāna Ven. Mahā Moggallāna meditates.
- Ud 3:6 Pilinda Sutta | Pilinda Some old habits die hard.
- Ud 3:7 Kassapa Sutta | Mahā Kassapa A deva-king disguises himself to give alms to Ven. Mahā Kassapa.
- Ud 3:8 Piṇḍa Sutta | Alms The Buddha rebukes monks who are chatting about the agreeable things that one can encounter on almsround.
- Ud 3:9 Sippa Sutta | Crafts More lessons in what monks should and shouldn’t talk about.
- Ud 3:10 Loka Sutta | Surveying the World Shortly after awakening, the Buddha contemplates becoming.
4 : Meghiya
- Ud 4:1 Meghiya Sutta | Meghiya A monk leaves the Buddha to go into solitude, only to find his mind overcome by unskillful thoughts.
- Ud 4:2 Uddhata Sutta | High-strung The need to protect body and mind.
- Ud 4:3 Gopāla Sutta | The Cowherd A cowherd is murdered after presenting a meal to the Buddha and the Sangha.
- Ud 4:4 Juñha Sutta | Moonlit A spirit gives Ven. Sāriputta a blow on the head.
- Ud 4:5 Nāga Sutta | The Bull Elephant The Buddha, hemmed in by his followers, goes into seclusion.
- Ud 4:6 Piṇḍola Sutta | Piṇḍola Ven. Piṇḍola Bhāradvāja meditates.
- Ud 4:7 Sāriputta Sutta | Sāriputta Ven. Sāriputta meditates.
- Ud 4:8 Sundarī Sutta | Sundarī Wanderers of other sects kill a woman and blame her murder on the Sangha.
- Ud 4:9 Upasena Vaṅgantaputta Sutta | Upasena Vaṅgantaputta Ven. Upasena Vaṅgantaputta contemplates: “Fortunate has been my life; fortunate will be my death.”
- Ud 4:10 Sāriputta Sutta | Sāriputta Ven. Sāriputta meditates.
5 : Soṇa the Elder
- Ud 5:1 Rājan Sutta | The King King Pasenadi asks his queen, “Is there anyone dearer to you than yourself?”
- Ud 5:2 Appāyuka Sutta | Short-lived Ven. Ānanda comments on how the Buddha’s mother died shortly after his birth.
- Ud 5:3 Kuṭṭhi Sutta | The Leper A leper becomes a stream-enterer, dies, and is reborn as a deva.
- Ud 5:4 Kumāra Sutta | Boys A lesson to young boys: If you don’t want to suffer from pain, don’t inflict pain on other beings.
- Ud 5:5 Uposatha Sutta | Uposatha Ven. Mahā Moggallāna expels a sham monk from a meeting of the Sangha.
- Ud 5:6 Soṇa Sutta | Soṇa A young man in a remote part of India is able to ordain only after many delays.
- Ud 5:7 Revata Sutta | Revata Ven. Revata meditates.
- Ud 5:8 Ānanda Sutta | Ānanda Devadatta announces that he will cause a split in the Sangha.
- Ud 5:9 Sadhāyamāna Sutta | Jeering A group of youths jeer at the monks.
- Ud 5:10 Panthaka Sutta | Cūḷa Panthaka Ven. Cūḷa Panthaka meditates.
6 : Blind from Birth
- Ud 6:1 Āyusama-osajjana Sutta | Relinquishment of the Life Force The Buddha relinquishes the forces that will keep him living.
- Ud 6:2 Paṭisalla Sutta | Seclusion How to know another person’s character.
- Ud 6:3 Ahu Sutta | It Was The Buddha reflects on the unskillful qualities that he has abandoned.
- Ud 6:4 Tittha Sutta | Sectarians (1) The blind people and the elephant.
- Ud 6:5 Tittha Sutta | Sectarians (2) Wanderers of other sects dispute over the self, pleasure, pain, and the nature of the world.
- Ud 6:6 Tittha Sutta | Sectarians (3) Wanderers of other sects dispute over the self, pleasure, pain, and the nature of the world.
- Ud 6:7 Subhūti Sutta | Subhūti Ven. Subhūti meditates.
- Ud 6:8 Gaṇika Sutta | The Courtesan Two factions fight over a courtesan.
- Ud 6:9 Upāti Sutta | Rushing Insects fly into the flames of lamps set out at night.
- Ud 6:10 Uppajjanti Sutta | They Appear Other sectarians shine only as long as a Buddha hasn’t appeared in the world.
7 : The Minor Section
- Ud 7:1 Bhaddiya Sutta | Bhaddiya (1) A dwarf becomes an arahant.
- Ud 7:2 Bhaddiya Sutta | Bhaddiya (2) Ven. Sāriputta doesn’t realize that his listener has already become an arahant.
- Ud 7:3 Kāmesu Satta Sutta | Attached to Sensual Pleasures (1) Attachment to sensual pleasures keeps you from crossing over the flood.
- Ud 7:4 Kāmesu Satta Sutta | Attached to Sensual Pleasures (2) Attachment to sensual pleasures keeps you trapped like a fish.
- Ud 7:5 Lakuṇṭha Sutta | The Dwarf Inner vs. outer beauty.
- Ud 7:6 Taṇhākhaya Sutta | The Ending of Craving Ven. Aññata Koṇḍañña meditates.
- Ud 7:7 Papañcakhaya Sutta | The Ending of Objectification The Buddha contemplates his own abandonning of the perceptions and categories of objectification (papañca).
- Ud 7:8 Kaccāna Sutta | Kaccāna Ven. Mahā Kaccāyana meditates.
- Ud 7:9 Udapāna Sutta | The Well Wanderers of other sects try to keep the Buddha from drinking the water in a well.
- Ud 7:10 Udena Sutta | King Udena Five hundred awakened women die in a fire.
8 : Pāṭali Village
- Ud 8:1 Nibbāna Sutta | Unbinding (1) The nature of unbinding.
- Ud 8:2 Nibbāna Sutta | Unbinding (2) On seeing unbinding.
- Ud 8:3 Nibbāna Sutta | Unbinding (3) The existence of an unfabricated dimension allows for the escape from fabrication.
- Ud 8:4 Nibbāna Sutta | Unbinding (4) Unbinding as independence.
- Ud 8:5 Cunda Sutta | Cunda The Buddha’s last meal.
- Ud 8:6 Pāṭaligāma Sutta | Pāṭali Village The rewards of virtue and of dedicating merit to the devas.
- Ud 8:7 Dvidhapatha Sutta | A Fork in the Path One of the Buddha’s attendants disobeys him.
- Ud 8:8 Visākhā Sutta | Visākhā Lady Visākhā wishes for many grandchildren.
- Ud 8:9 Dabba Sutta | Dabba (1) Ven. Dabba Mallaputta performs a miracle on his death.
- Ud 8:10 Dabba Sutta | Dabba (2) There’s no destination to describe for those rightly released.