Ajahn Brahm discusses the 108th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya, the Gopakamoggallana Sutta, “With Moggallana the Guardian”.
“Amid rising military tensions after the Buddha’s death, Venerable Ānanda is questioned about how the Sangha planned to continue in their teacher’s absence. As the Buddha refused to appoint a successor, the teaching and practice that he laid down become the teacher, and the Sangha resolves issues by consensus,” Sutta Central.
To find and download specific Sutta Classes visit our BSWA DeeperDhamma Podcast and type the sutta title you want into the search box.
Audio teachings are available to download from our BSWA Podcast (Dharma talks and guided meditations) and BSWA DeeperDhamma Podcast (retreats and suttas). Videos can be viewed on our BSWA Youtube Channel and YouTube playlists.