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Aṅguttara Nikāya

(numbered collection)

Eleven Nipāta's. This is an oral tradition, everything is memorized. Humans having 10 fingers, you can see why the Nipāta's only advance up to 11, since the theme of this Nikāya is to remember things by numbered associations.

🤖 Roboman English audio recording read timings in hours (hr), read at fluent conversational speed, give you an idea of how long it takes a sutta reciter monk charged with the fidelity of memorizing suttas, to recite all the suttas in that group. Chanting fast, they probably could get through it about 1/2 to 1/3 of the conversational speed.

✴️AN 1 Ekaka Nipāta: 20 (or 31) vaggas, 627 suttas total, (🤖 88m)

✴️AN 2 Duka Nipāta: 19 vaggas, 479 suttas, (~2hr 🤖). 180-479 are repetition series.

✴️AN 3 Tika Nipāta: 18 vaggas, 352 suttas, (6.4hr 🤖) 156 and on are repetition series

✴️AN 4 Catukka Nipāta: 28 vaggas, 783 suttas. very short or repetition series from 201 on

✴️AN 5 Pañcaka Nipāta: 26 vaggas, 1152 suttas (7.6hr 🤖), after 250 mostly repetition series

✴️AN 6 Chakka Nipāta: 12 vaggas, 649 suttas (~5hr 🤖). repetition series from 120 on

✴️AN 7 Sattaka Nipāta: 94 suttas unique, remainder 1124 are repetition series

✴️AN 8 Aṭṭhaka Nipāta: ~90 suttas that are unique, the rest is repetition series that go up to #627.

✴️AN 9 Navaka Nipāta: 432 suttas, 92 unique, remainder repetition series.

✴️AN 10 Dasaka Nipāta: 746 suttas, after ~220 are repetition series

✴️AN 11 Ekādasaka Nipāta: 1151 suttas, after 21 are repetition series