XVI. Indriya Vagga
The Book of the Gradual Sayings
The Book of the Fours
Chapter XVI: Controlling Powers
Dutiya Bala Suttaṃ
Translated from the Pali by F. L. Woodward, M.A.
 Thus have I heard:
On a certain occasion the Exalted One was staying near Sāvatthī.
Then the Exalted One addressed the monks, saying:
"Yes, lord," they replied, and the Exalted One said:
"Monks, there are these four powers.
 Anavajja = niddosa. Comy.
 Sangāha. Comy., however, appears to take it as from sangaṇhana (showing kindness).