Posts Tagged ‘Muccalinda’

The Nāga Lord is near, he’s very near…

2: Muccalinda 2.1 Muccalinda (11) (Muccalinda Sutta) Thus has it been made known. At one time the Blessed One was contemplating near Uruvelā, on the bank of the river Nerañjarā which nearby stood the Muccalinda Tree, when he arose from his Deep Samadhis at the end of seven days having thus newly realizing Enlightenment. Thereupon there arose an-out-of-season storm with driving winds and rain accompanied by an uncanny darkness surrounding it all like a shroud. Alerted to the gravity Read more [...]


Muccalinda Sutta (Trans: Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu) I have heard that on one occasion, the Blessed One was staying at Uruvelā on the bank of the Nerañjarā River at the root of the Muccalinda tree, newly awakened. And on that occasion he sat for seven days in one session, sensitive to the bliss of release. And on that occasion a great, out-of-season storm-cloud rose up, with seven days of rainy weather, cold winds, & intense darkness. Then Muccalinda the nāga king—leaving his dwelling Read more [...]