The Longer Discourse on the Lion’s RoaR

Mahāsīhanāda Sutta

Majjhima Nikāya 12 of 152

Translated by: Bhikkhu Sujato
Read by: Roland Kitchen


A disrobed monk, Sunakkhata, attacks the Buddha’s teaching because it merely leads to the end of suffering. The Buddha counters that this is, in fact, praise, and goes on to enumerate his many profound and powerful achievements.