SN 56.011 Dhammacakkappavattana: Turning of the Wheel of Truth

This is the Buddha's first discourse, giving an overview of the four noble truths, to be penetrated in all 12 aspects.


Translator: Bhikkhu Bodhi
Guy Armstrong reads for   

Ven. Anandajoti
reading his own translation from the Pali

Thanissaro Bhikkhusutta text
Read by frank_k,  9min 48s  9.0MB Download
recorded on April 14,  2011 licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 , sutta text ©1993 Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
backup copy at

Translator:  Piya Tansutta text
Read by frank_k,  12min 23s  11.3MB Download
recorded on april 14,  2011 licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 , sutta text ©2002 Piya Tan
backup copy at

(ATI also has translations by Peter Harvey and Ven. Nanamoli)


SN 56.011 Dhammacakkappavattana (chant) sutta text from ( BJT  )
Read by Bhikkhu Jiv.,  19m 43s 18MB Download
recorded on nov. 2011 licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0

2 year old Dhammaruwan chants in 6th century style Pali, shocking his parents, from, Dhammachakka.mp3. Nice story about it here

Monks from (downloadpage)  file:Sutta.mp3 


(We could really use one)

SN 56.11 tags   PTS: S v 420   CDB ii 1843   Dhammacakkappavattana  Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion

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