Ajahn Visuddhi discusses sutta 82 of Majjhima Nikaya: Ratthapala Sutta “To Ratthapala”.

“A wealthy young man, Raṭṭhapala, has a strong aspiration to go forth, but has to prevail against the reluctance of his parents. Even after he became a monk, his parents tried to persuade him to disrobe. The discourse ends with a moving series of teachings on the fragility of the world,” Sutta Central.

Read MN 82 here on Sutta Central

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