Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts

Course Home > Yoniso Manasikāra — Wise Attention

This is part 19 of a course going systematically through Bhikkhu Analayo's Excursions series. Back to part 18.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

Suttas

Similes

Hecker similes: 19, 42, 45 and 63.

Reflection

The similes here are among the most dramatic in the course. Why do you think that is?