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Anguttara-Nikaya
III. Tikanipata
IV. Devaduta Vagga

Sutta 36

Catu-Maharaja Suttam

Adapted from the 1995 edition of the digital version of the Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series and proofed against, and mostly resolved to the 1979 Pali Text Society Anguttara-Nikaya edited by The Rev. Richard Morris, M.A., LL.D., Second Edition, revised by A.K. Warder, B.A., Ph.D., Lecturer in Sanskrit in the University of Edinburgh

 


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[1][pts][bodh] Evam me sutam.|| ||

Ekam samayam Bhagava bhikkhu amantesi:|| ||

'Bhikkhavo' ti.|| ||

'Bhadante' ti te bhikkhu Bhagavato paccassosum.|| ||

Bhagava etad avoca:|| ||

Atthamiyam bhikkhave pakkhassa Catunnam Maharajanam amacca parisajja imam lokam anuvicaranti,||
kacci bahu manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna brahmanna kule jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karonti ti.|| ||

Catuddasi bhikkhave pakkhassa Catunnam Maharajanam putta imam lokam anuvicaranti,||
kacci bahu manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna brahmanna kule [143] jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karonti' ti.|| ||

Tad ahu bhikkhave uposathe pannarase Cattaro Maharaja samam yeva imam lokam anuvicaranti:||
'kacci bahu manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna brahmanna kule jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karonti' ti|| ||

Sace bhikkhave appaka honti manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna brahmanna kule jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karon ti.|| ||

Tam enam bhikkhave Cattaro Maharaja devanam Tavatimsanam sudhammayam sabhayam sannisinnanam sannipatitanam arocenti:|| ||

Appaka kho marisa manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna brahmanna kule jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karonti' ti.|| ||

Tena hi bhikkhave deva Tavatimsa anattamana honti:|| ||

Dibba vata bho kaya parihayissanti paripurissanti asurakaya ti.|| ||

Sace pana bhikkhave bahu honti manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna brahmanna kule jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karonti ti.|| ||

Tam enam bhikkhave Cattaro Maharajano devanam Tavatimsanam sudhammayam sabhayam sannisinnanam sannipatitanam arocenti:|| ||

'Bahu kho marisa manussa manussesu matteyya petteyya samanna buhmanna kule jetthapacayino uposatham upavasanti,||
patijagaranti,||
punnani karonti ti.|| ||

Tena hi bhikkhave deva Tavatimsa attamana honti:|| ||

'Dibba vata bho kaya paripurissanti,||
parihayissanti asurakaya ti.|| ||

 


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