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Aŋguttara Nikāya
4. Catukka Nipāta
IV. Cakka Vagga

Sutta 35

Vassakāra Suttaɱ

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.

 


[35]

[1][pts][than][bodh] Ekaɱ samayaɱ Bhagavā Rājagahe viharati Veḷuvane Kalandakanivāpe.|| ||

Atha kho Vassakāro brāhmaṇo Magadha-mahā-matto yena Bhagavā ten'upasaŋkami.|| ||

Upasaŋkamitvā Bhagavatā saddhiɱ sammodi.|| ||

Sammodanīyaɱ kathaɱ sārāṇīyaɱ vītisāretvā eka-m-antaɱ nisīdi.|| ||

Eka-m-antaɱ nisinno kho Vassakāro brāhmaṇo Bhagavantaɱ etad avoca:|| ||

"Catuhi kho mayaɱ bho Gotama dhammehi samannāgataɱ mahāpaññaɱ mahāpurisaɱ paññapema.|| ||

Katamehi catuhi?|| ||

2. Idha bho Gotama bahussuto hoti,||
tassa tass'eva sutajātassa.|| ||

Tassa tass'eva kho pana bhāsitassa atthaɱ jānāti:|| ||

'Ayaɱ imassa bhāsitassa attho,||
ayaɱ imassa bhāsitassa attho' ti.|| ||

Satimā kho pana hoti cirakatam pi cirabhāsitam pi saritā anussaritā.|| ||

Yāni kho pana tāni gahaṭṭhakāni kiŋkaraṇīyāni,||
tattha dakkho hoti analaso,||
tatr'upāyavīmaɱsāya samannāgato alaɱ kātuɱ alaɱ saɱvidhātuɱ.|| ||

Imehi kho mayaɱ bho Gotama catuhi dhammehi samannāgataɱ mahāpaññaɱ mahāpurisaɱ paññapema.|| ||

Sace me pana bho Gotama anumoditabbaɱ,||
anumodatu me bhavaɱ Gotamo.|| ||

Sace pana me bhavaɱ Gotama paṭikkositabbaɱ,||
paṭikkosatu me bhavaɱ Gotamo' ti.|| ||

3. "N'eva kho tyāhaɱ brāhmaṇa anumodāmi,||
na pana paṭik- [36] kosāmi.|| ||

Catūhi kho ahaɱ brāhmaṇa dhammehi samannāgataɱ mahāpaññaɱ mahāpurisaɱ paññapemi.|| ||

Katamehi catūhi?|| ||

Idha brāhmaṇa bahujanahitāya paṭipanno hoti bahujanasukhāya bahu'ssa janatā ariye ñāye patiṭṭhāpitā,||
yadīdaɱ kalyāṇa-dhammatā kusala-dhammatā.|| ||

So yaɱ vitakkaɱ ākaŋkhati vitakketuɱ,||
taɱ vitakkaɱ vitakketi.|| ||

Yaɱ vitakkaɱ nākaŋkhati vitakketuɱ,||
na taɱ vitakkaɱ vitakketi.|| ||

Yaɱ saŋkappaɱ ākaŋkhati saŋkappetuɱ,||
taɱ saŋkappaɱ saŋkappeti.|| ||

Yaɱ saŋkappaɱ nākaŋkhati saŋkappetuɱ,||
na taɱ saŋkappaɱ saŋkappeti.|| ||

Iti cetovasippatto hoti vitakkapathesu.|| ||

Catunnaɱ jhānānaɱ ābhicetasikānaɱ diṭṭha-dhamma-sukha-vihārānaɱ nikāmalābhī hoti akicchalābhī akasiralābhī||
āsavānaɱ khayā anāsavaɱ ceto-vimuttiɱ paññā-vimuttiɱ diṭṭhe va dhamme sayaɱ abhiññā sacchikatvā upasampajja viharati.|| ||

N'eva kho tyāhaɱ brāhmaṇa anumodāmi||
na pana paṭikkosāmi.|| ||

Imehi kho ahaɱ brāhmaṇa catūhi dhammehi samannāgataɱ mahāpaññaɱ mahāpurisaɱ paññapemī" ti.|| ||

4. "Acchariyaɱ bho Gotama.|| ||

Abbhutaɱ bho Gotama.|| ||

Yāva subhāsitaɱ c'idaɱ bhotā Gotamena.|| ||

Imehi ca mayaɱ catuhi dhammehi samannāgataɱ bhavantaɱ Gotamaɱ dhārema.|| ||

Bhavaɱ hi Gotamo bahujanahitāya paṭipanno bahujanasukhāya,||
bahu te janatā ariye ñāye patiṭṭhāpitā yad idaɱ kalyāṇadhammatā kusaladhammatā.|| ||

Bhavaɱ hi Gotamo yaɱ vitakkaɱ ākaŋkhati vitakketuɱ,||
taɱ vitakkaɱ vitakketi.|| ||

Yaɱ vitakkaɱ nākaŋkhati vitakketuɱ,||
na taɱ vitakkaɱ vitakketi.|| ||

Yaɱ saŋkappaɱ ākaŋkhati saŋkappetuɱ,||
taɱ saŋkappaɱ saŋkappeti.|| ||

Yaɱ saŋkappaɱ nākaŋkhati saŋkappetuɱ,||
na taɱ saŋkappaɱ saŋkappeti.|| ||

Bhavaɱ hi Gotamo cetovasippatto vitakkapathesu.|| ||

Bhavaɱ hi Gotamo catunnaɱ jhānānaɱ ābhicetasikānaɱ diṭṭha-dhamma-sukha-vihārānaɱ||
nikāmalābhī akicchalābhī akasiralābhī.|| ||

Bhavaɱ hi Gotamo āsavānaɱ khayā anāsavaɱ ceto-vimuttiɱ paññā-vimuttiɱ||
Diṭṭh'eva dhamme sayaɱ abhiññā sacchikatvā upasampajja viharatī" ti.|| ||

[37] 5. Addhā kho te brāhmaṇa āsajja upanīyavācā bhāsitā||
api ca tyāhaɱ vyākarissāmi:|| ||

Ahaɱ hi brāhmaṇa bahujanahitāya paṭipanno bahujanasukhāya,||
bahu me janatā ariye ñāye patiṭṭhāpitā yad idaɱ kalyāṇadhammatā kusaladhammatā.|| ||

Ahaɱ hi brāhmaṇa yaɱ vitakkaɱ ākaŋkhāmi vitakketuɱ,||
taɱ vitakkaɱ vitakkemi.|| ||

Yaɱ vitakkaɱ nākaŋkhāmi vitakketuɱ,||
na taɱ vitakkaɱ vitakkemi.|| ||

Yaɱ saŋkappaɱ ākaŋkhāmi saŋkappetuɱ,||
taɱ saŋkappaɱ saŋkappemi.|| ||

Yaɱ saŋkappaɱ nākaŋkhāmi saŋkappetuɱ,||
na taɱ saŋkappaɱ saŋkappemi.|| ||

Ahaɱ hi brāhmaṇa cetovasippatto vitakkapathesu.|| ||

Ahaɱ hi brāhmaṇa catunnaɱ jhānānaɱ ābhicetasikānaɱ diṭṭha-dhamma-sukha-vihārānaɱ nikāmalābhī akicchalābhī akasiralābhī.|| ||

Ahaɱ hi brāhmaṇa āsavānaɱ khayā anāsavaɱ ceto-vimuttiɱ paññā-vimuttiɱ diṭṭhe va dhamme sayaɱ abhiññā sacchikatvā upasampajja viharāmī" ti.|| ||

 

Yo vedi sabbasattānaɱ maccupāsā pamocanaɱ,||
Hitaɱ deva-manussānaɱ ñāyaɱ dhammaɱ pakāsayī,||
Yaɱ ve disvā ca sutvā ca pasīdati bahujjano.|| ||

Maggāmaggassa kusalo katakicco anāsavo,||
Buddho antimasārīro mahāpañño mahāpuriso ti vuccatī ti.|| ||

 


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