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Anguttara Nikaaya
Sattaka Nipaata

Sutta 59a

Maapu~n~nabhaayi Sutta.m

Be Not Afraid of Good Deeds

Translated from the Pali by Michael Olds

 


 

[1][pts] I HEAR TELL:

Once upon a time Bhavaga, Bhagga-land revisiting,
Mount Crocodile, Deer Park.

There he said this to the beggars gathered round:

Maa bhikkhave, pu~n~naana.m bhayittha.|| ||

Sukhasseta.m bhikkhave,||
adhivacana.m yad ida.m pu~n~nanti.|| ||

1. Abhijaanaami kho panaaha.m bhikkhave, diigha-ratta.m kataana.m pu~n~naana.m diigha-ratta.m i.t.tha.m kanta.m manaapa.m vipaaka.m paccanubhuuta.m.|| ||

Sattavassaani metta.m citta.m bhaavesi.m.|| ||

Sattavassaani metta.m citta.m bhaavetvaa sattasa.mva.t.thaviva.t.takappe nayima.m loka.m punaraagamaasi.m. Sa.mva.t.tamaanassudaaha.m bhikkhave,||
loke aabhassaruupago homi.|| ||

Viva.t.tamaane loke su~n~na.m Brahma-vimaana.m upapajjaami.|| ||

Tatra suda.m bhikkhave,||
(sattakkhattu.m) Brahmaa homi Mahaa-Brahmaa abhibhuu anabhibhuuto a~n~nadatthu daso vasavattii.|| ||

Chatti.msakkhattu.m kho panaaha.m bhikkhave Sakko ahosi.m devaanamindo.|| ||

Anekasatakkhattu.m raajaa ahosi.m cakkavatti dhammiko dhammaraajaa caaturanto vijitaavi janapadatthaavariyappatto sattaratanasamannaagato.|| ||

Tassa mayha.m bhikkhave,||
imaani sattaratanaanii ahesu.m.|| ||

Seyyathiida.m:||
cakkaratana.m hatthiratana.m assaratana.m ma.niratana.m itthiratana.m gahapatiratana.m parinaayakaratanameva sattama.m.|| ||

Parosahassa.m kho pana me bhikkhave,||
puttaa ahesu.m suuraa viira'ngaruupaa parasenappamaddanaa.|| ||

Soha.m ima.m pa.thavi.m saagarapariyan ta.m ada.n.dena asatthena dhammena ahivijiya ajjhaavasinti.|| ||

 

Passa pu~n~naana.m vipaaka.m kusalaana.m sukhesino||
Metta.m citta.m viibhaavetvaa sattavassaani bhikkhave,||
Satta sa.mva.t.ta- viva.t.takappe nayima.m loka.m punaagama.m.|| ||

Sa.mva.t.tamaane lokambhi homi aabhassaruupago,||
Viva.t.tamaane lokambhi su~n~na.m brahmuupago ahu.m.|| ||

Sattakkhattu.m Mahaa-Brahmaa vasavatti tadaa ahu.m.||
Chatti.msakkhattu.m devindo devarajjamakaarayi.m|| ||

Cakkavatti ahu.m raajaa jambudiipassa issaro||
Muddhaavasitto khattiyo manussaadhipatii ahu.m.|| ||

Ada.n.dena asatthena vijeyya pa.thavi.m ima.m||
Asaahasena dhammena samena anusaasiya.m.|| ||

Dhammena rajja.m kaaretvaa asmi.m pa.thavima.n.dale||
Mahaddhane mahaabhoge a.d.dhe ajaayisa.m kule|| ||

Sabbakaamehi sampanno ratanehi ca sattahi,||
Buddhaa sa'ngaahakaa loke tehi eta.m1 sudesita.m.|| ||

Esa hetumahantassa pathavyo yena vuccati.||
Pahuutavittuupakara.no raajaa homi pataapavaa|| ||

Iddhimaa yasavaa homi jambusa.n.dassa issaro.||
Ko sutvaa nappasiideyya api ka.nhaabhijaatiyo.|| ||

Tasmaa hi atthakaamena mahattamabhika'nkhataa||
Saddhammo garukaatabbo sara.m buddhaana saasana.m.|| ||

 


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