Question for Bhante Sujato re: Seminar Series for Sutta Lovers: The Sutta Nipāta Lecture #3

Greetings, Bhante:

I just listened to your lecture on Snp 4.6 and 4.11 today. So insightful! Thank you.

I do have one question, though: when speaking on the evolution of the concept of the yakkha, you mentioned a study or a series of studies from the 1950s; but we missed the name of the study and the author. Can you please repeat them?

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I also had a question. I really enjoyed the discussion of snp 4.11: Kalahavivādasutta SuttaCentral

Bhante mentioned that the translation of papañca in that sutta is informed by prose suttas such as MN18 Madhupiṇḍikasutta SuttaCentral. He also mentioned another sutta, but I didn’t catch the reference. Can anyone fill that in?

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Mystery solved:

The book mentioned was Buddhist And Vedic Studies: A Miscellany Hardcover by O. H. De A. Wijesekera (found here).

Once the lecture was posted, I just went back and listened for the part.