Ajahn Brahmali discusses sutta 2 from the Digha Nikaya: Sāmaññaphala Sutta, “The Fruits of the Ascetic Life”. We apologise for the lost of sound for about 5 minutes from around 14 minutes into the teaching. (Sorry there was no backup audio on this occasion).

Read DN2 on Sutta Central here.

“The newly crowned King Ajātasattu is disturbed by the violent means by which he achieved the crown. He visits the Buddha to find peace of mind, and asks him about the benefits of spiritual practice. This is one of the greatest literary and spiritual texts of early Buddhism”, Sutta Central.

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