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Q: How do I find a sutta by Pali name such as Dhammacakkappavattan?
A: Append sutta and search for Dhammacakkappavattanasutta
Q: How do I find a sutta by id, such as MN1 ?
Type MN1 in the search box
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Q: How do I locate Bhante Sujato & Ajahn Brahmali’s translation essays?
Their translation essays have all been tagged with the
You can type this tag in the quick search box or else in the advanced search box entitled ‘Tagged’: this will display a list of their essays.