Here is a simple handout that explains the four stages of enlightenment. As you read the suttas, the Buddha will refer to these stages so it is good to have this chart on hand when reading. Related: Make a Sutta Reading Practice Plan Simple Chart of the Sutta Pitaka Living in the Land of the … Read more
You can use these sutta checklists to keep track of the suttas that you have read. If you like to skip around, this will help to make sure that you eventually read them all. Complete Checklist These checklists are designed to be printed double sided, flipped on the short side, then folded into a booklet … Read more
This is the detailed table of contents of In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon by Bhikkhu Bodhi, published by Wisdom Publications, but linked to the free translations available on SuttaCentral.net. The translations are by Bhikkhu Sujato. NOTE: Once you are on SuttaCentral.net, you can click on the Parallels icon … Read more
These three charts give a perspective on the Buddha’s teachings on the realms of rebirth.
A sutta reading practice life list is a record of all the complete sutta collections you have read, either canonical collections or anthologies, including the dates of each cycle. There are several benefits of doing this. It acts as an incentive to read a book completely. It only goes on the list if you read … Read more
Use this easy technique to motivate yourself to stick with your reading practice even when it is difficult or inconvenient.