Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts

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This is part 20 of a course going systematically through Bhikkhu Analayo's Excursions series. Back to part 19.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

Suttas

Similes

Hecker similes: 38, 68, 71 and 83.

Reflection

Vipassana has good PR these days. Did anything surprise you about its presentation in the Canon, as opposed to modern portrayals?