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by BikkuBodhi

The English translation of Majjima Nikaya (Middle length discourses) done by Venerable Bhikku Bodhi while at Buddhist Publication Society , Kandy, Sri Lanka based on the original translation by Ven Gnanamoli. Later updated editions can be purchased as hard copies from Wisdom Publishers,USA.

1.PART ONE:- THE ROOT FIFTY DISCOURSES
(Mula Pannasa pali)
MN 1-1 MulaPariya Wagga

1 Mulapariyaya Sutta: The Root of All Things
2 Sabbasava Sutta: All the Taints
3 Dhammadayada Sutta: Heirs in Dhamma
4 Bhayabherava Sutta: Fear and Dread
5 Anangana Sutta: Without Blemishes
6 Akankheyya Sutta: If a Bhikkhu Should Wish
7 Vatthupama Sutta: The Simile of the Cloth
8 Sallekha Sutta: Effacement
9 Sammaditthi Sutta: Right View
10 Satipatthana Sutta: The Foundations of Mindfulness

MN 1-2 Sihanada

11 Cula Sihanada Sutta:
The Shorter Discourse on the Lion’s Roar

12 Maha Sihanada Sutta:
The Greater Discourse on the Lion’s Roar

13 Maha dukkhakkhandha Sutta:
The Greater Discourse on the Mass of Suffering

14 Cula Dukkhakkhandha Sutta:
14 .The Shorter Discourse on the Mass of Suffering

15 Anumana Sutta: Inference
16 Cetokhila Sutta: The Wilderness in the Heart
17 Vanapattha Sutta: Jungle Thickets
18 Madhupindika Sutta: The Honey Ball
19 Dvedhavitakka Sutta: Two Kinds of Thought
20 Vitakka santhana Sutta:
The Removal of Distracting Thoughts

MN 1-3 Tatiya

21 Kakacupama Sutta: The Simile of the Saw
22 AlagaddUpama Sutta: The Simile of the Snake
23 Vammika Sutta: The Ant-hill
24 Rathavinita Sutta: The Relay Chariots
25 Nivapa Sutta: The Bait
26 Ariyapariyesana Sutta: The Noble Search
27 Cula Hatthipadopama Sutta:
—-The Shorter Discourse on the
Simile of the Elephant’s Footprint

28 Maha Hatthipadopama Sutta:
28 The Greater Discourse on the
Simile of the Elephant’s Footprint

29 Maha Saropama Sutta:
29, Greater Discourse – Simile of the  Heartwood

30 Cula Saropama Sutta:
Shorter Discourse – Simile of the Heartwood

MN 1-4 Maha Yamaka

31 Cula Gosinga Sutta: Shorter Discourse in Gosinga
32 Maha Gosinga Sutta: Greater Discourse in Gosinga
33 Maha Gopolaka Sutta:
The Greater Discourse on the Cowherd

34 Cula Gopalaka Sutta:
The Shorter Discourse on the Cowherd

35 Cula Saccaka Sutta: The Shorter Discourse to Saccaka
36 Maha Saccaka Sutta: The Greater Discourse to Saccaka
37 Cula Tanhasankhaya Sutta:
37 The Shorter Discourse on the Destruction of Craving

38 Maha Tanhasankhaya Sutta:
38 The Greater Discourse on the Destruction of Craving

39 Maha-Assapura Sutta-
     The Greater Discours at Assapura

40 Cula-Assapura Sutta:
     The Shorter Discourse at Assapura

MN 1-5 Cula Yamaka

41 Saleyyaka Sutta: The Brahmins of Sala
42 Veranjaka Sutta: The Brahmins of Veranja
43 Maha Vedalla Sutta:
—-The Greater Series of Questions and Answers

44 Cula Vedalla Sutta:
     The Shorter Series of Questions and Answers

45 Cula Dhammasamadana Sutta:
45. The Shorter Discourse on Ways of Undertaking Things

46 Maha Dhammasamadana Sutta:
46 Greater Discourse – Ways of Undertaking Things

47 Vimarhsaka Sutta: The Inquirer
48 Kosambiya Sutta: The Kosambians
49 Brahmanimantanika Sutta:
The Invitation of a Brahma

50 MaraTajjamya Sutta: The Rebuke to Mara


PART TWO: 2 THE MIDDLE FIFTY DISCOURSES – (Majjhima Pannasapali)

MN 2-1 Gahapati

51 Kandaraka Sutta: To Kandaraka
52 Atthakanagara Sutta: The Man from Atthakanagara
53 Sekha Sutta: The Disciple in Higher Training
54 Potaliya Sutta: To Potaliya
55 Jivaka Sutta: To Jivaka
56 Upali Sutta: To Upali
57 Kukkuravatika Sutta: The Dog-duty Ascetic
58 Abhayarajakumara Sutta: To Prince Abhaya
59 Bahuvedaniya Sutta: The Many Kinds of Feeling
60 Apannaka Sutta: The Incontrovertible Teaching

MN 2-2 Bhikku

61 Ambalatthikarahulovada Sutta:
—-Advice to Rahula at Ambalatthika

62 Maharahulovada Sutta:
—-The Greater Discourse of Advice to Rahula

63 Cula Malunkya Sutta:
—-The Shorter Discourse to Malunkyaputta

64 Maha Malunkya Sutta:
—-The Greater Discourse to Malunkyaputta

65 Bhaddali Sutta: To Bhaddali
66 Latukikopama Sutta-. The Simile of the Quail
67 Catuma Sutta: At Catuma
68 Nalakapana Sutta: At Nalakapana
69 Gulissani Sutta: Gulissani
70 Kitagiri Sutta: At Kitagiri

MN 2-3 Paribbajika

71 Tevijja Vacchagotta Sutta:
71,To Vacchagotta on the Threefold True Knowledge

72 Aggivacchagotta Sutta: To Vacchagotta on Fire
73 Maha Vacchagotta Sutta:
73. The Greater Discourse to Vacchagotta

74 Dighanakha Sutta: To Dlghanakha
75 Magandiya Sutta: To Magandiya
76 Sandaka Sutta: To Sandaka
77 Maha Sakuludayi Sutta: The Greater Discourse to Sakuludayin
78 Samanamandika Sutta: Samanamandikaputta
79 Cula Sakuludayi Sutta: Shorter Discourse to Sakuludayin
80 Vekhanassa Sutta: To Vekhanassa

MN 2-4 Rajawagga

81 Ghatikara Sutta: Ghatlkara the Potter
82 Ratthapala Sutta: On Ratthapala
83 Makhadeva Sutta: King Makhadeva
84 Madhura Sutta: At Madhura
85 Bodhirajakumara Sutta: To Prince Bodhi
86 Angulimala Sutta: On Angulimala
87 Piya Jatika Sutta: Born from Those Who Are Dear
88 Bahitika Sutta: The Cloak
89 Dhammacetiya Sutta: Monuments to the Dhamma
90 Kannakatthala Sutta: At Kannakatthala

MN 2-5 Brahmana wagga

91 Brahmayu Sutta: Brahmayu
92 Sela Sutta: To Sela
93 Assalayana Sutta: To Assalayana
94 Ghotamukha Sutta: To Ghotamukha
95 Canki Sutta: With Brahmin Canci
96 Esukari Sutta: To Esukari
97 Dhananjani Sutta: To Dhananjani
98 Vasettha Sutta: To Vasettha
99 Subha Sutta: To Subha
100 Sangarava Sutta: To Sangarava

PART THREE:
3 THE FINAL FIFTY DISCOURSES (Uparipannasa pali)

MN 3-1 Dewadaha Wagga

101 Devadaha Sutta: At Devadaha
102 Pancattaya Sutta: The Five and Three
103 Kinti Sutta: What Do You Think About Me?
104 Samagama Sutta: At Samagama
105 Sunakkhatta Sutta: To Sunakkhatta
106 Anenja sappaya Sutta: The Way to the Imperturbable
107 Ganaka MoggalUna Sutta: To Ganaka Moggallana
108 Gopaka Moggallana Sutta: With Gopaka Moggallana
109 Maha Punnama Sutta: The Greater Discourse on the Full-moon Night
110 Culapunnama Sutta:
110.The Shorter Discourse on the Full-moon Night

MN 3-2 Anupada wagga

111 Anupada Sutta: One by One As They Occurred
112 Chabbisodhana Sutta: The Sixfold Purity
113 Sappurisa Sutta: The Skilled Man
114 Sevitabbasevitabba Sutta:
114,To Be Cultivated and Not To Be Cultivated

115 Bahudhatuka Sutta: The Many Kinds of Elements
116 Isigili Sutta: Isigili: The Gullet of the Seers
117 Maha Cattarisaka Sutta: The Great Forty
118 Anapanasati Sutta: Mindfulness of Breathing
119 Kayagatasati Sutta: Mindfulness of the Body
120 Sankharupapatti Sutta: Reappearance by Aspiration

MN 3-3 Sunnata wagga

121 Cula Sunnata Sutta:
——The Shorter Discourse on Voidness

122 Maha Sunnata Sutta:
——-The Greater Discourse on Voidness

123 Acchariya-Abbhuta Sutta:
——Wonderful and Marvellous

124 Bakkula Sutta: Bakkula
125 Dantabhumi Sutta: The Grade of the Tamed
126 Bhumija Sutta: Bhumija
127 Anuruddha Sutta: Anuruddha
128 Upakkilesa Sutta: Imperfections
129 Balapandita Sutta: Fools and Wise Men
130 Devaduta Sutta: The Divine Messengers

MN 3-4 Vibhanga wagga

131 Bhaddekaratta Sutta: One Fortunate Attachment
132 Ananda bhaddekaratta Sutta:
——-Ananda and One Fortunate Attachment

133 Mahakaccana bhaddekaratta Sutta:
——-Maha Kaccana and One Fortunate Attachment

134 Lomasakangiya bhaddekaratta Sutta:
——-Lomasakangiya and One Fortunate Attachment,

135 Cula Kamma Vibhanga Sutta:
——-The Shorter Exposition of Action

136 Maha Kamma Vibhanga Sutta:
——-The Greater Exposition of Action

137 Salayatana Vibhanga Sutta:
——-The Exposition of the Sixfold Base

138 Uddesa Vibhanga Sutta: The Exposition of a Summary
139 Arana Vibhanga Sutta: The Exposition of Non-conflict
140 Dhatu Vibhanga Sutta:
——-The Exposition of the Elements

141 Sacca Vibhanga Sutta: The Exposition of the Truths
142 Dakkhina Vibhanga Sutta: The Exposition of Offerings

MN 3-5 Salayatana

143 Anathapindikovada Sutta: Advice to Anathapindika
144 Channovada Sutta: Advice to Channa144 Advice to Channa
145 Punnovada Sutta: Advice to Punna
146 Nandakovada Sutta: Advice from Nandaka
147 Cula Rahulovada Sutta:
——-The Shorter Discourse of Advice to Rahul
a

148 Chachakka Sutta: The Six Sets of Six
149 Maha Salayatanika Sutta: The Great Sixf-old Base
150 Nagaravindeyya Sutta: To the Nagaravindans
151 Pindapataparisuddhi Sutta:
——-The Purification of Alms-food

152 Indriyabhavana Sutta:
——The Development of the Faculties

ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS

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