The many kinds of feeling

Bahuvedanīya Sutta

Majjhima Nikāya 59 of 152

Translated by: Bhikkhu Sujato
Read by: Roland Kitchen


The Buddha resolves a disagreement on the number of kinds of feelings that he taught, pointing out that different ways of teaching are appropriate in different contexts, and should not be a cause of disputes. He goes on to show the importance of pleasure in developing higher meditation.