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Saɱyutta Nikāya,
V: Mahā-Vagga
47. Satipaṭṭhana Saɱyutta
2. Nālandā Vagga

Sutta 18

Brahmā Suttaɱ

Adapted from the 1995 edition of the digital version of the Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series.

 


 

[1][pts][bodh] Evam me sutaɱ:|| ||

Ekaɱ samayaɱ Bhagavā Uruvelāyaɱ viharati najjā Nerañjarāya tīre Ajapālanigrodhe paṭhamābhisambuddho.|| ||

Atha kho Bhagavato raho-gatassa patisallīnassa evaɱ cetaso parivitakko udapādi:|| ||

"Ekāyano'yaɱ Maggo sattānaɱ visuddhiyā||
soka-pari-d-davānaɱ||
samati-k-kamāya||
dukkha-domanassānaɱ attha-gamāya||
ñāyassa adhigamāya||
Nibbānassa sacchi-kiriyāya||
yad idaɱ cattāro sati-paṭṭhānā.|| ||

Katame cattāro?|| ||

Kāye vā bhikkhu kāye kāy'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

Vedanāsu vā bhikkhu vedan'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

Citte vā bhikkhu citt'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

Dhammesu vā bhikkhu Dhamm'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

"Ekāyano'yaɱ Maggo sattānaɱ visuddhiyā||
soka-pari-d-davānaɱ||
samati-k-kamāya||
dukkha-domanassānaɱ attha-gamāya||
ñāyassa adhigamāya||
Nibbānassa sacchi-kiriyāya||
yad idaɱ cattāro sati-paṭṭhānā" ti.|| ||

 


 

Atha kho Brahmā Sahampati Bhagavato cetasā ceto parivitakkam aññāya seyyathā pi nāma balavā puriso sammiñjitaɱ vā bāhaɱ pasāreyya pasāritaɱ vā bāhaɱ sammiñjeyya,||
evam eva kho Brahma-loke antara-hito Bhagavato purato pātur ahosi.|| ||

Atha kho Brahmā Sahampati ekaɱsaŋ uttarā-saŋgaɱ karitvā yena Bhagavā ten añjaliɱ paṇāmetvā Bhagavantaɱ etad avoca:|| ||

"Evam etaɱ Bhagavā!|| ||

Evam etaɱ Sugata!|| ||

Ekāyano'yaɱ bhante, Maggo sattānaɱ visuddhiyā||
soka-pari-d-davānaɱ||
samati-k-kamāya||
dukkha-domanassānaɱ attha-gamāya||
ñāyassa adhigamāya||
Nibbānassa sacchi-kiriyāya||
yad idaɱ cattāro [168] sati-paṭṭhānā.|| ||

Katame cattāro?|| ||

Kāye vā bhikkhu kāye kāy'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

Vedanāsu vā bhikkhu vedan'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

Citte vā bhikkhu citt'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

Dhammesu vā bhikkhu Dhamm'ānupassī vihareyya||
ātāpī||
sampajāno||
satimā||
vineyya loke abhijjhā-domanassaɱ.|| ||

"Ekāyano'yaɱ Maggo sattānaɱ visuddhiyā||
soka-pari-d-davānaɱ||
samati-k-kamāya||
dukkha-domanassānaɱ attha-gamāya||
ñāyassa adhigamāya||
Nibbānassa sacchi-kiriyāya||
yad idaɱ cattāro sati-paṭṭhānā" ti.|| ||

Idam avoca Brahmā Sahampati,||
idaɱ vatvā Brahmā Sahampati athāparaɱ etad avoca:|| ||

"Ekāyanaɱ jātikhayantadassī||
Maggaɱ pajānāti hitānukampī||
Etena maggena atariɱsu pubbe||
tarissanti ye ca taranti ca oghan" ti.|| ||

 


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