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Anguttara Nikaya
4. Catukka Nipata
V. Rohitassa Vagga

Sutta 48

Visakha 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 Pali Text Society Anguttara-Nikaya edited by Rev. Richard Morris, M.A., LL.D.

 


 

[1][pts] Evam me sutam:|| ||

Ekam samayam Bhagava Savatthiyam viharati Jetavane Anathapindikassa arame.|| ||

Tena kho pana samayena ayasma Visakho Pancaliputto upatthanasalayam bhikkhu dhammiya kathaya sandasseti samadapeti samuttejeti sampahamseti poriya vacaya vissatthaya anelagalaya atthassa vinnapaniya pariyapannaya anissitaya.|| ||

Atha kho Bhagava sayanhasamayam patisallana vutthito yen'upatthanasala ten'upasankami.|| ||

Upasankamitva pannatte asane nisidi.|| ||

Nisajja kho Bhagava bhikkhu amantesi:|| ||

"Ko nu kho bhikkhave upatthanasalayam bhikkhu dhammiya kathaya sandasseti samadapeti samuttejeti sampahamseti poriya vacaya vissatthaya anelagalaya atthassa vinnapaniya pariyapannaya anissitaya" ti?|| ||

"Ayasma bhante Visakho Pancaliputto upatthanasalayam bhikkhu dhammiya kathaya sandasseti samadapeti samuttejeti sampahamseti poriya vacaya vissatthaya anelagalaya atthassa vinnapaniya pariyapannaya anissitaya" ti.|| ||

Atha kho Bhagava ayasmantam Visakham Pancaliputtam etad avoca:|| ||

"Sadhu sadhu visakha,||
sadhu kho tvam Visakha bhikkhu dhammiya kathaya sandassesi samadapesi samuttejesi sampahamsesi poriya vacaya vissatthaya anelagalaya atthassa vinnapaniya pariyapannaya anissitaya" ti.|| ||

Na bhasamanam jananti missam balehi panditam,||
Bhasamanan ca jananti desentam amatam padam.|| ||

Bhasaye jotaye dhammam pagganhe isinam dhajam,||
Subhasitadhaja isayo dhammo hi isinam dhajo ti.|| ||

 


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