the shorter discourse with sakuludāyi

Cūḷasakuludāyi Sutta

Majjhima Nikāya 79of 152

Translated by: Bhikkhu Sujato
Read by: Roland Kitchen


A wanderer teaches his doctrine of the “highest splendor” but is unable to give a satisfactory account of what that means. The Buddha memorably compares him to someone who is in love with an idealized women who he has never met.