Month: March 2014

The Salla Sutta

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Buddhism

The Salla Sutta is found in the Suttanipāta.  The Buddha taught the Salla Sutta for the benefit of a certain householder whose son had died. Unable to abandon his grief, the householder had not eaten for seven days. It is not as well known as other discourses in the same collection, but it deserves to be taught more often. When affected by grief, sorrow, and despair due to loss of loved ones, or change of circumstances, […]