Lakkhana Sutta. The thirtieth sutta of the Dīgha Nikāya. It gives an account of the thirty two special marks of the superman (mahāpurisalakkhanāni) which signify. DN 30 Lakkhana Sutta: The Marks of a Great Man. The Lord said: ‘There are, monks, these thirty-two marks peculiar to a Great Man. That Great Man who. Lakkhana Suttanta, Written by T. W. and C. A. F. Rhys Davids, Hits: You are here: Home · Digha Nikaya · Pathikavaggapali; DN30 Lakkhana Sutta.

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The seven treasures represent seven essential qualities lak,hana a righteous emperor: Abandoning malicious speech, he does not repeat there what he has heard here to the detriment of these, or repeat here what he has heard there to the detriment of those. There are a few points of interest in this list of karmic qualities.

In happy place reborn, he there Enjoys the fruits of his good deeds. The sutta sitta alludes to the seven treasures of a Buddha: There is a story of a naga who wished to ordain as ssutta Buddhist monk, so nagas include Buddhists clearly.

Whatever he touches with the tip of his tongue he tastes in his throat, and the taste is dispersed everywhere. For such conduct and such deeds, Heavenly birth was his reward. Fair of speech, to good deeds given, In conduct virtuous and wise.

What is blameworthy, what is not? Sakka’s questions DN 22 Mahasatipatthana Sutta: Built up beneath the flesh and skin. It is a false front or, as we might say today, virtual. But if he goes forth from the household life into homelessness renunciation and become a monkhe will become an Arahant, a fully-enlightened Buddha, who has drawn back the veil from the world. Being endowed with these marks, as a ruler he will be looked upon with love by the common people ; he will be popular and loved by all.


That is his benefit as a Buddha.

DN30 Lakkhana Sutta

This good deed brought heavenly birth Bliss and joy were his reward. He becomes the chiefforemost, lqkkhana, supreme among the unrenounced. Verse has the merit of being more easily memorized than prose. And if he goes forth into hermit life, he will become a fully enlightened Buddha What is blameworthy, what is not? Thus he was a reconciler of those at variance and an encourager of those at one, rejoicing in peace, loving it, delighting in it, one who spoke up for peace: His hands and feet are net-like webbed?

Lakkhana Sutta (DN 30)

Falling away from there and coming to be reborn here on earth, he acquired this mark of a great man: On returning to earth he acquired these surta marks of the great man: Morality, concentration and wisdom DN 11 Kevaddha Sutta: He will be a king unbeaten Lord of Men, Of Mighty power Like the lord of threefold heaven Like the greatest of the gods.

Page 2 Sacitta, 1 nt. This was what the Lord declared.

Falling away from there and coming to be reborn on earth, he acquired these three marks of the Great Man: About this it was said: Being endowed with this mark, if he keeps to the household life, he will become a wheel-turning monarch. His teeth are even.

Those who depend upon his word. If they are all present, they indicate that the infant will grow up to be either a righteous emperor, who governs in accordance with dharma, or a Buddha, who achieves enlightenment and teaches dharma.


His body is divinely straight XVI.

If a layman, no adversary, No foes can stand before him. These things he wished for others that they might keep and never lose.

He has long fingers and toes V. Being endowed with this mark, as a ruler he will kakkhana little distress or sicknesshis digestion will be good, being neither too cold nor too hot.

DN 30 Lakkhana Sutta: The Marks of a Great Man –

Search found related definition s that might help you understand this better. This mark does clearly show. He has more than a thousand sons who are heroes, of heroic stature, conquerors of the hostile army. Having tasted his reward, With Brahma voice endowed, to earth He returned, and long his tongue. Being endowed with these marks, as a ruler he will have a persuasive voice: What course is to be followed, what is not?

The marks of a great man are, perhaps lakkhan, observable shortly after birth.

Lakkhana Sutta

He speaks whatever is blameless, pleasing to the ear, agreeable, reaching the heart, urbane, pleasing and attractive to the multitude. Upward growing body hairs, Ankles high above the foot.

He has forty teeth. He has a great retinue: His complexion is bright, the color of gold XII.

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