cookiemonster wrote:After this, I've decided to read through the Nikayas. Any recommendations on which Collection I should read first, second, etc.? Thank you.
If you're committed to reading the lot, I'd go SN, MN, AN, and then maybe DN if you could be bothered.
If you're only going to read one, I'd go with MN, or possibly SN... or one of the anthologies mentioned by others.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
“One to whom it might occur, ‘I’m a woman’ or ‘I’m a man’. Or ‘I’m anything at all’— Is fit for Mara to address.” (SN 5.2)