The Āṭānāṭiya Sutta is the 32nd Sutta in the Dīgha Nikāya ("Long Discourses of Buddha") of Pāli Canon. It is a poem of spiritual protection against evil spirits and it was presented to the Buddha by one of the "Four Great Heavenly Kings", King Vessavana (Pali; Sanskrit: Vaisravana). It also contains a description of the celestial kingdoms of Four Heavenly Kings. This scripture can also be found in Dīrgha Āgama of Chinese Buddhist canon and Kangyur of Tibetan Buddhist canon.
|Parent Collection||Digha Nikaya|
|PTS Abbreviation||DN 32|
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