I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One
How do we know who this author is? Is there general guidance on who to attribute the suttas to?
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A council of 500 Arahats was held at Rajgir (Sanskrit: Rājagaha) to agree the contents of the Dhamma and Vinaya. Ananda recited the Suttas, such that each begins: ‘Thus have I heard’.