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Spiritworld and Angels and the Buddha

Postby villkorkarma » Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:44 pm

Did Buddha talked about the spiritworld or angels?
Its very interesting to know.
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Re: Spiritworld and Angels and the Buddha

Postby cooran » Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:17 pm

Hello villkorkarma,

This link to readings at Accesstoinsight may be of assistance:

Devas (celestial beings). See also Kamma; Planes of Existence, Thirty-one; Sagga (heaven).
Citta's deathbed conversation with some ~: SN 41.10
Some ~ gather to see the Buddha on his deathbed: DN 16
A huge gathering of ~ visits the Buddha: DN 20
Conversations with the ~ as a basis for faith: DN 11
Occasions when the ~ raise a cheer for a meditator: Iti 82
Omens that a ~ is about to die: Iti 83
As one of the ten Recollections: see Recollections, ten
Teacher of the Devas (Jootla)
"The Thirty-one Planes of Existence" in the Path to Freedom pages
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/index-subject.html#deva

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Re: Spiritworld and Angels and the Buddha

Postby Zom » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:28 pm

Even about super-gods! ,)


Again, bhikshus, a monk is accomplished in faith, moral virtue, spiritual learning, charity,
and wisdom. He hears that Brahma of five thousand (pañca,sahasso brahma) is long-lived, beautiful,
enjoying great happiness. Bhikshus, Brahma of five thousand dwells resolved on pervading a worldsystem
of five thousand worlds, and he dwells resolved on pervading the beings that have arisen there.
Just as a man with good sight might take five myrobalans in his hand and review it, so Brahma of five
thousand dwells resolved on pervading a world-system of five thousand worlds, and he dwells resolved
on pervading the beings that have arisen there. He thinks thus: ‘Oh how I wish, after death, with the body’s breaking up, I would arise in the company of Brahma of five thousand!’ He fixes his mind upon it, resolves his mind on it, cultivates his mind on it. These aspirations and this
abiding of his, thus cultivated, thus often developed, leads him to be reborn there. This, bhikshus, is the
path, the way that leads to rebirth there.

Again, bhikshus, a monk is accomplished in faith, moral virtue, spiritual learning, charity,
and wisdom. He hears that Brahma of ten thousand (dasa,sahasso brahma) is long-lived, beautiful,
enjoying great happiness. Bhikshus, Brahma of ten thousand dwells resolved on pervading [102] a worldsystem
of ten thousand worlds, and he dwells resolved on pervading the beings that have arisen there.
Just as a beryl, a gem of the purest water, eight-faceted, well cut, lying on red brocade, glows, radiates
and shines,34 so Brahma of ten thousand dwells resolved on pervading a world-system of ten thousand
worlds, and he dwells resolved on pervading the beings that have arisen there...



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