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Majjhima Nikaaya
I. Muulapa.n.naasa
5. Cuu.la Yamaka Vagga

Sutta 49

Brahmaa-Nimanta.nika Sutta.m

Based on the 'Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series.'

 


 

[1][chlm][pts][than][upal] Eva.m me suta.m:|| ||

Eka.m samaya.m Bhagavaa Saavatthiya.m viharati Jetavane Anaathapi.n.dikassa aaraame.|| ||

Tatra kho Bhagavaa bhikkhuu aamantesi: Bhikkhavo ti.|| ||

Bhadante ti te bhikkhuu Bhagavato paccassosu.m.|| ||

Bhagavaa etad avoca:|| ||

2. Ekam idaaha.m bhikkhave samaya.m Ukka.t.thaaya.m viharaami Subhagavane saal-araaja-muule.|| ||

Tena kho pana bhikkhave samayena Bakassa brahmuno evaruupa.m paapaka.m di.t.thigata.m uppanna.m hoti:

'Ida.m nicca.m||
ida.m dhuva.m||
ida.m sassata.m||
ida kevala.m||
ida.m acavana-dhamma.m,||
ida.m hi na jaayati||
na jiiyati||
na miiyati||
na cavati||
na upapajjati,||
ito ca pan'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.na.m n'atthii' ti.|| ||

3. Atha khvaaha.m bhikkhave Bakassa brahmuno cetasaa ceto-parivitakkam-a~n~naaya||
seyyathaa pi naama balavaa puriso||
sami~njita.m vaa baaha.m pasaareyya||
pasaarita.m vaa baaha.m sami~njeyya||
evam-eva.m Ukka.t.thaaya.m Subhagavane saal-araaja-muule antarahito||
tasmi.m brahmaloke paatu-r-ahosi.m.|| ||

Addasaa kho ma.m bhikkhave Bako Brahmaa duurato va aagacchanta.m,||
disvaana ma.m etad-avoca:|| ||

'Ehi kho maarisa,||
saagata.m maarisa,||
cirassa.m kho maarisa||
ima.m pariyaayam-akaasi||
yad ida.m idh'aagamanaaya.|| ||

Ida.m hi maarisa nicca.m||
ida.m dhuva.m||
ida.m sassata.m||
ida.m kevala.m||
ida.m acavana-dhamma.m,||
ida.m hi na jaayati||
na jiiyati||
na miiyati||
na cavati||
na upapajjati,||
ito ca pan'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.na.m n'atthii' ti.|| ||

4. Eva.m vutte aham-bhikkhave Baka.m Brahmaana.m etad-avoca.m:|| ||

'Avijjaagato vata bho Bako Brahmaa,||
avijjaagato vata bho Bako Brahmaa,||
yatra hi naama anicca.m||
yeva samaana.m 'niccan' ti vakkhati,||
addhuva.m yeva samaana.m 'dhuvan' ti vakkhati,||
asassata.m yeva samaana.m 'sassatan' ti vakkhati,||
akevala.m yeva samaana.m 'kevalan' ti vakkhati,||
cavana-dhamma.m yeva samaana.m 'acavana-dhamm' ti vakkhati,||
yattha ca pana jaayati ca||
jiiyati ca||
miiyati ca||
cavati ca||
upapajjati ca||
ta.m tathaa vakkhati:||
'i.da.m hi na jaayati||
na jiiyati||
na miiyati||
na cavati||
na upapajjatii' ti,||
santa~n ca pan'a~n~na.m uttari.m nis-sara.na.m:||
'n'atth'a~n~na.m uttari.m nis sara.nan' ti vakkhatii" ti.|| ||

5. Atha kho bhikkhave Maaro paapimaa a~n~natara.m Brahma-paarisajja.m anvaavisitvaa ma.m etad-avoca:

'Bhikkhu bhikkhu,||
meetam-aasado,||
meetam-aasado,||
eso hi bhikkhu Brahmaa Mahaa- [327] Brahmaa abhibhuu anabhibhuuto a~n~nadatthudaso vasavattii issaro kattaa nimmaataa se.t.tho sa~njitaa vasii pitaa bhuutabhabyaana.m.|| ||

Ahesu.m kho bhikkhu tayaa pubbe sama.na-braahma.naa lokasmi.m||
pa.thavii-garahakaa pa.thavii-jigucchakaa,||
aapa-garahakaa aapa-jigucchakaa,||
teja-garahakaa teja-jigucchakaa,||
vaaya-garahakaa vaaya-jigucchakaa,||
bhuuta-garahakaa bhuuta-jigucchakaa,||
deva-garhakaa deva-jigucchakaa,||
Pajaapati-garahakaa Pajaapati-jigucchakaa,||
Brahma-garahakaa Brahma-jigucchakaa,||
te kaayassa bhedaa paa.nupacchedaa hiine kaaye pati.t.thitaa.|| ||

Ahesu.m pana bhikkhu tayaa pubbe sama.na-braahma.naa lokasmi.m||
pa.thavii-pasa.msakaa pa.thav'aabhinandino,||
aapa-pasa.msakaa aap'aabhinandino,||
teja-pasa.msakaa tej'aabhinandino,||
vaaya-pasa.msakaa vaay'aabhinandino,||
bhuuta-pasa.msakaa bhuut'aabhinandino,||
deva-pasa.msakaa dev'aabhinandino,||
Pajaapati-pasa.msakaa Pajaapat'aabhinandino,||
Brahma-pasa.msakaa Brahm'aabhinandino,||
te kaayassa bhedaa paa.nupacchedaa pa.niite kaaye pati.t.thitaa' ti.|| ||

Tan-taaha.m bhikkhu eva.m vadaami:

'I'ngha tva.m maarisa yad-eva te Brahmaa aaha tad-eva tva.m karohi,||
maa tva.m Brahmuno vacana.m upaativattittho.|| ||

Sace kho tva.m bhikkhu Brahmuno vacana.m upaativattissasi,||
seyyathaa pi naama puriso siri.m aagacchanti.m da.n.dena pa.tippa.naameyya,||
seyyathaa pi vaa pana bhikkhu puriso narakappapaate papatanto hatthehi ca paadehi ca pa.thavi.m viraageyya,||
eva.m-sampadam-ida.m bhikkhu tuyha.m bhavissati.|| ||

I'ngha tva.m maarisa yad-eva te Brahmaa aaha tad-eva tva.m karohi,||
maa tva.m Brahmuno vacana.m upaativattittho.|| ||

Nanu tva.m bhikkhu passasi brahmi.m parisa.m sannisinnan' ti.|| ||

Iti kho ma.m bhikkhave Maaro paapimaa brahmi.m parisa.m upanesi.|| ||

Eva.m vutte aha.m bhikkhave Maara.m paapimanta.m etad-avoca.m:|| ||

'Jaanaami kho taaha.m paapima,||
maa tva.m ma~n~nittho:||
"na ma.m jaanaatii" ti.|| ||

Maaro tvam-asi paapima,||
yo c'eva paapima Brahmaa||
yaa ca Brahmaparisaa||
ye ca Brahmapaarisajjaa sabbe va tava hatthagataa,||
sabbe va tava vasagataa.|| ||

Tuyha.m hi paapima eva.m hoti:|| ||

"Eso pi me assa hatthagato,||
eso pi me assa vasagato" ti.|| ||

Aha.m kho pana paapima n'eva tava hatthagato,||
n'eva tava vasagato' ti.|| ||

6. Eva.m vutte bhikkhave Bako Brahmaa ma.m etad-avoca:|| ||

'Aha.m hi maarisa||
nicca.m yeva samaana.m "niccan" ti vadaami,||
[328] dhuva.m yeva samaana.m "dhuvan" ti vadaami,||
sassata.m yeva samaana.m "sassatan" ti vadaami,||
kevala.m yeva samaana.m "kevalan" ti vadaami,||
acavana-dhamma.m yeva samaana.m "acavana-dhamman" ti vadaami,||
yattha ca pana||
na jaayati||
na jiiyati||
na miiyati||
na cavati||
na upapajjati||
tad-evaaha.m vadaami:||
"ida.m hi na jaayati||
na jiiyati||
na miiyati||
na cavati||
na upapajjati,"||
asanta~n ca pan'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.na.m:||
"na-tth'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.nan" ti vadaami.|| ||

Ahesu.m kho bhikkhu tayaa pubbe sama.na-braahma.naa lokasmi.m,||
yaavataka.m tuyha.m kasi.na.m aayu taavataka.m tesa.m tapokammam-eva ahosi,||
te kho eva.m jaaneyyu.m:||
santa.m vaa a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.na.m:||
"atth'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.nan" ti,||
asanta.m vaa a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.na.m:||
"na-tth'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.nan" ti.|| ||

Tan-taaha.m bhikkhu eva.m vadaami:|| ||

Na c'ev'a~n~na.m uttari.m nissara.na.m dakkhi'ssasi,||
yaavad-eva ca pana kilamathassa vighaatassa bhaagii bhavissasi.|| ||

Sace kho tva.m bhikkhu pa.thavi.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace aapa.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace teja.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace vaaya.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace bhuute ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace deve ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace Pajaapati.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace Brahma.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo' ti.|| ||

'Aham-pi kho eta.m Brahme jaanaami:

Sace pa.thavi.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace aapa.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace teja.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace vaaya.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace bhuute ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace deve ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace Pajaapati.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo,|| ||

sace Brahma.m ajjhosissasi opasaayiko me bhavissasi||
vatthusaayiko||
yathaakaamakara.niiyo||
baahiteyyo.|| ||

Api ca te aha.m Brahme gati~n ca pajaanaami juti~n ca pajaanaami:||
eva.m mahiddhiko Bako Brahmaa,||
eva.m mahaanubhaavo Bako Brahmaa,||
eva.m mahesakkho Bako Brahmaa' ti.|| ||

Yathaakatha.m pana me tva.m maarisa gati~n ca pajaanaasi juti~n ca pajaanaasi:|| ||

'Eva.m mahiddhiko Bako Brahmaa,||
eva.m mahaanubhaavo Bako Brahmaa||
eva.m mahesakkho Bako Brahmaa' ti:

9. Yaavataa candimasuriyaa pariharanti disaa bhanti virocanaa
taava sahassadhaa loko,||
ettha te vattatii vaso.
Paropara~n ca jaanaasi atho raagaviraagina.m,
itthabhaava~n~nathaabhaava.m sattaana.m aagati.m gatin' ti.|| ||

Eva.m kho te apa.m Brahme gati~n ca pajaanaami juti~n ca pajaanaami:|| ||

'Eva.m mahiddhiko Bako Brahmaa,||
eva.m mahaanubhaavo [329] Bako Brahmaa,||
eva.m mahesakkho Bako Brahmaa' ti.|| ||

10. Atthi kho Brahme a~n~ne tayo kaayaa,||
tattha tva.m na jaanaasi na passasi,||
tyaaha.m jaanaami passaami.|| ||

Atthi kho Brahme Aabhassaraa naama kaayo yato tva.m cuto idhuupapanno,||
tassa te aticiranivaasena saa sati mu.t.thaa,||
tena ta.m tva.m na jaanaasi na passasi,||
tam-aha.m jaanaami passaami.|| ||

Evam-pi kho aha.m Brahme n'eva te samasamo abhi~n~naaya,||
kuto niiceyya.m,||
atha kho aham-eva tayaa bhiyyo.|| ||

Atthi kho Brahme Subhaki.n.naa naama kaayo yato tva.m cuto idhuupapanno,||
tassa te aticiranivaasena saa sati mu.t.thaa,||
tena ta.m tva.m na jaanaasi na passasi,||
tam-aha.m jaanaami passaami.|| ||

Evam-pi kho aha.m Brahme n'eva te samasamo abhi~n~naaya,||
kuto niiceyya.m,||
atha kho aham-eva tayaa bhiyyo.|| ||

Atthi kho Brahme Vehapphalaa naama kaayo yato tva.m cuto idhuupapanno,||
tassa te aticiranivaasena saa sati mu.t.thaa,||
tena ta.m tva.m na jaanaasi na passasi,||
tam-aha.m jaanaami passaami.|| ||

Evam-pi kho aha.m Brahme n'eva te samasamo abhi~n~naaya,||
kuto niiceyya.m,||
atha kho aham-eva tayaa bhiyyo.|| ||

11. Pa.thavi.m kho aha.m Brahme pa.thavito||
abhi~n~naaya yaavataa pa.thaviyaa pa.thavattena ananubhuuta.m||
tad abhi~n~naaya||
"pa.thavii naahosi,||
pa.thaviyaa naahosi,||
pa.thavito naahosi,||
pa.thavii me" ti naahosi,||
pa.thavi.m naabhivadi.m.|| ||

Evam-pi kho aha.m Brahme n'eva te samasamo abhi~n~naaya,||
kuto niiceyya.m,||
atha kho aham-eva tayaa bhiyyo.|| ||

12-23. Aapa.m kho aha.m Brahme ...||
teja.m kho aha.m Brahme ...||
vaaya.m kho aha.m Brahme . . .||
bhuute kho aha.m Brahme ...||
deve kho aha.m Brahme ...||
Pajaapati.m kho aha.m Brahme ...||
Brahma.m kho aha.m Brahme ...||
Aabhassare kho aha.m Brahme ...||
Subhaki.n.ne kho aha.m Brahme ...||
Vehapphale kho aha.m Brahme ...||
Abhibhu.m kho aha.m Brahme ...||
sabba.m kho aha.m Brahme sabbato||
abhi~n~naaya yaavataa sabbassa sabbattena ananubhuuta.m||
tad ... abhi~n~naaya||
"sabba.m naahosi,||
sabbasmi.m naahosi,||
sabbato naahosi,||
sabbam-me" ti naahosi,||
sabba.m naabhivadi.m.|| ||

Evam-pi kho aha.m Brahme n'eva te samasamo abhi~n~naaya,||
kuto niiceyya.m,||
atha kho aham-eva tayaa bhiyyo" ti.|| ||

24. "Sace kho te maarisa sabbassa sabbattena ananubhuuta.m,||
maa h'eva te rittakam-eva ahosi tucchakam-eva ahosi.|| ||

25. Vi~n~naa.na.m anidassana.m ananta.m sabbatopabha.m,||
ta.m pa.thaviyaa pa.thavattena ananubhuuta.m,||
aapassa aapattena ananubhuuta.m,||
tejassa tejattena ananubhuuta.m,||
vaayassa vaayattena ananubhuuta.m,||
bhuutaana.m bhuutattena ananubhuuta.m,||
devaana.m devattena ananubhuuta.m,||
Pajaapatissa Pajaapatattena ananubhuuta.m,||
Brahmaana.m brahmattena ananubhuuta.m,||
Aabhassaraana.m Aabhassarattena ananubhuuta.m,||
Subhaki.n.naana.m Subhaki.n.nattena ananubhuuta.m,||
Vehapphalaana.m Vehapphalat- [330] tena ananubhuuta.m,||
Abhibhussa Abhibhat tena ananubhuuta.m,[1]||
sabbassa sabbattena ananubhuuta.m.|| ||

Handa ca hi te maarisa antara-dhaayaami' ti.|| ||

'Handa ca hi me tva.m Brahme antaradhaayassu sace visahasii' ti.|| ||

Atha kho bhikkhave Bako Brahmaa:|| ||

'Antaradhaayissaami sama.nassa Gotamassa.|| ||

Antaradhaayissaami sama.nassa Gotamassaa' ti.|| ||

n'eva-ssu me Sakkoti antaradhaayitu.m.|| ||

Eva.m vutte aha.m bhikkhave Baka.m Brahmaana.m etad-avoca.m:|| ||

'Handa ca hi te Brahme antaradhaayaamii' ti.|| ||

'Handa ca hi me tva.m maarisa antaradhaayassu sace visahasii' ti.|| ||

Atha khvaaha.m bhikkhave tathaa- ruupa.m iddhaabhisankhaara.m abhisa'nkhaasi.m:|| ||

'Ettaavataa Brahmaa ca||
Brahmaparisaa ca||
Brahmapaarisajjaa ca||
sadda~n ca me sossanti||
na ca ma.m dakkhintii' ti|| ||

antarahito ima.m gaatha.m abhaasi.m:

'Bhave vaaha.m bhaya.m disvaa bhava~n-ca vibhavesina.m
bhava.m naabhivadi.m ka~nci nandi~n ca na upaadiyin' ti|| ||

28. Atha kho bhikkhave Brahmaa ca||
Brahmaparisaa ca||
Brahma-paarisajjaa ca||
acchariyabbhuta-citta-jaataa ahesu.m:|| ||

'Acchariya.m vata bho,||
abbhuta.m vata bho||
sama.nassa Gotamassa mahiddhikataa mahaanubhaavataa,||
na vata no ito pubbe di.t.tho vaa suto vaa a~n~no sama.no vaa braahma.no vaa eva.m mahiddhiko eva.m mahaanubhaavo yathaa'ya.m Sama.no Gotamo Sakyaputto Sakyakulaa pabbajito.|| ||

Bhavaraamaaya vata bho pajaaya bhava-rataaya bhava-sammuditaaya samuula.m bhava.m udabbahii' ti.|| ||

29. Atha kho bhikkhave Maaro paapimaa a~n~natara.m Brahma-paarisajja.m anvaavisitvaa ma.m etad-avoca:|| ||

'Sace kho tva.m maarisa eva.m jaanaasi,||
sace tva.m evam-anubuddho,||
maa saavake upanesi||
maa pabbajite,||
maa saavakaana.m dhamma.m desesi||
maa pabbajitaana.m,||
maa saavakesu gedhim-akaasi||
maa pabbajitesu.|| ||

Ahesu.m kho bhikkhu tayaa pubbe sama.na-braahma.naa lokasmi.m arahanto Sammaa-sambuddhaa pa.tijaanamaanaa,||
te saavake upanesu.m||
pabbajite,||
saavakaana.m dhamma.m desesu.m||
pabbajitaana.m,||
saavakesu gedhim-aka.msu||
pabbajitesu.|| ||

Te saavake upanetvaa||
pabbajite,||
saavakaana.m dhamma.m desetvaa||
pabbajitaana.m,||
saavakesu gedhikata-cittaa||
pabbajitesu,||
kaayassa bhedaa paa.nupacchedaa hiine kaaye pati.t.thitaa.|| ||

Ahesu.m pana bhikkhu tayaa pubbe sama.na-braahma.naa lokasmi.m arahanto Sammaa-sambuddhaa [331] pa.tijaanamaanaa,||
te na saavake upanesu.m
na pabbajite,||
na saavakaana.m dhamma.m desesu.m||
na pabbajitaana.m,||
na saavakesu gedhim-aka.msu||
na pabbajitesu.|| ||

Te na saavake upanetvaa||
na pabbajite,||
na saavakaana.m dhamma.m desetvaa||
na pabbajitaana.m,||
na saavakesu gedhi-kata-cittaa||
na pabbajitesu,||
kaayassa bhedaa paa.nupacchedaa pa.niite kaaye pati.t.thitaa.|| ||

30. Tan-taaha.m bhikkhu eva.m vadaami:|| ||

I'ngha tva.m maarisa appossukko di.t.tha-dhamma-sukha-vihaara.m anuyutto viharassu,||
anakkhaata.m kusala.m hi maarisa,||
maa para.m ovadaahii' ti.|| ||

Eva.m vutte aha.m bhikkhave Maara.m paapimanta.m etad-avoca.m:|| ||

'"Jaanaami kho taaha.m paapima,||
maa tva.m ma~n~nittho:||
na ma.m jaanaatii" ti.|| ||

Maaro tvam-asi paapima,||
na ma.m tva.m paapima hitaanukampii eva.m vadesi,||
ahitaanukampii ma.m tva.m paapima eva.m vadesi,||
tuyha.m hi paapima eva.m hoti:|| ||

'Yesa.m Sama.no Gotamo dhamma.m desissati||
te me visaya.m upaativattissantii' ti.|| ||

Asammaasambuddhaa ca pana te paapima sama.na-braahma.naa samaanaa:|| ||

'Sammaasambuddh'amhaa' ti pa.tijaani.msu.|| ||

Aha.m kho pana paapima Sammaasambuddho va samaano:||
'Sammaa-sambuddho'mhii' ti pa.tijaanaami.|| ||

Desento pi hi paapima Tathaagato saavakaana.m dhamma.m taadiso va,||
adesento pi hi paapima Tathaagato saavakaana.m dhamma.m taadiso va; upanento pi hi paapima Tathaagato saavake taadiso va,||
anupanento pi hi paapima Tathaagato saavake taadiso va.|| ||

Ta.m kissa hetu?|| ||

Tathaagatassa paapima ye aasavaa sa'nkilesikaa ponobhavikaa sadaraa dukkhavipaakaa aayati.m jaati-jaraa-mara.niyaa te pahiinaa ucchinna-muulaa taalaavatthukataa anabhaavakataa aayati.m anuppaadadhammaa.|| ||

Seyyathaa pi paapima taalo matthakaacchinno abhabbo puna viruu.lhiyaa,||
evam-eva kho paapima Tathaagatassa ye aasavaa sa'nkilesikaa ponobhavikaa sadaraa dukkhavipaakaa aayati.m jaati-jaraa-mara.niyaa te pahiinaa ucchinna-muulaa taalaavatthukataa anabhaavakataa aayati.m anuppaadadhammaa' ti.|| ||

31. Itih'ida.m Maarassa ca anaalapanataaya Brahmuno ca abhinimantanataaya tasmaa imassa veyyaakara.nassa Brahma-nimanta.nikan-t'eva adhivacanan" ti.|| ||

BRAHMANIMANTA.NIKA SUTTA

 


[1]Why is this not the full list as found in the Mulapariyaya?


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