Ajahn Brahmali discusses the first sutta from the Digha Nikaya: the Brahmajala Sutta, ‘The Prime Net’.

Read DN1 here on Sutta Central.

“While others may praise or criticize the Buddha, they tend to focus on trivial details. The Buddha presents an analysis of 62 kinds of wrong view, seeing through which one becomes detached from meaningless speculations,” Sutta Central.

You can read suttas online at Access to Insight and SuttaCentral

The teachings are given in 8 parts:

Description Teaching links
Part 1 | 9th February 2020

Ajahn looks at the introductory parts of DN1 and explains ethics and the importance of keeping a cool head when being praised or blamed.

Part 2 | 22nd March 2020

The sound improves, just hang in there.

Part 3 | 24th January 2021
Part 4 | 14th November 2021

Part 5 | 9th January 2022
Part 6 | 24th April 2022
Part 7 | 22nd May 2022
Part 8 | 13th November 2022

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