- Lim Fong |
The Maṅgala Sutta is a discourse of the Buddha on the subject of 'blessings'. In this discourse, the Buddha describes 'blessings' that are wholesome personal pursuits or attainments, identified in a progressive manner from the mundane to the ultimate spiritual goal.
This sutta consists of 38 blessings and it is one of the best known and popular short discourse. It is commonly used for recitals in Theravada Buddhist countries. This sutta serves as a fundamental text for Buddhist laity, helping them to lead a life of blessings.
To take this course, the prerequite is to have some basic knowledge of Buddhism. Nevertheless, this online course will have adequate notes with detailed commentaries so that even beginners would have no problem following.