The Discourse on the Snake Simile

Author: Nyanaponika Thera (1901-1994)
Subtitle: Alagaddupama Sutta
No of Pages: 45
Year of Publication: 1974
File Size: 520 KB
Permission: Available through the generosity of the Buddhist Publication Society (
Blurb: The main concern of this discourse is to warn against misconceptions and misrepresentations of the Teaching. While the Buddha said that his Teaching should be accepted only after due investigation, he was quite firm when misrepresentations occurred on the part of his monks.
Notes: Notes by Nyanaponika. Translator: Nyanaponika.