“Aµµhaªgasamann±gata½ [aµµhaªgasamann±gato (ka.)] kho pana so bhava½ gotamo ±h±ra½ ±h±reti– neva dav±ya, na mad±ya na maº¹an±ya na vibh³san±ya, y±vadeva imassa k±yassa µhitiy± y±pan±ya, vihi½s³paratiy± brahmacariy±nuggah±ya– ‘iti pur±ºañc vedana½ paµihaªkh±mi navañca vedana½ na upp±dess±mi, y±tr± ca me bhavissati anavajjat± ca ph±suvih±ro c±’ti So bhutt±v² pattodaka½ paµiggaºhanto na patta½ unn±meti, na patta½ on±meti; na patta½ sann±meti, na patta½ vin±meti. So pattodaka½ paµiggaºh±ti n±tithoka½ n±tibahu½. So na khulukhuluk±raka½ patta½ dhovati, na samparivattaka½ patta½ dhovati, na patta½ bh³miya½ nikkhipitv± hatthe dhovati; hatthesu dhotesu patto dhoto hoti, patte dhote hatth± dhot± honti. So pattodaka½ cha¹¹eti n±tid³re n±cc±sanne, na ca viccha¹¹ayam±no. So bhutt±v² na patta½ bh³miya½ nikkhipati n±tid³re n±cc±sanne, na ca anatthiko pattena hoti, na ca ativel±nurakkh² pattasmi½. So bhutt±v² muhutta½ tuºh² nis²dati, na ca anumodanassa k±lamatin±meti. So bhutt±v² anumodati, na ta½ bhatta½ garahati, na añña½ bhatta½ paµikaªkhati; aññadatthu dhammiy± kath±ya ta½ parisa½ sandasseti sam±dapeti samuttejeti sampaha½seti. So ta½ parisa½ dhammiy± kath±ya sandassetv± sam±dapetv± samuttejetv± sampaha½setv± uµµh±y±san± pakkamati. So n±tis²gha½ gacchati, n±tisaºika½ gacchati, na ca muccituk±mo gacchati; na ca tassa bhoto gotamassa k±ye c²vara½ accukkaµµha½ hoti na ca accokkaµµha½, na ca k±yasmi½ all²na½ na ca k±yasm± apakaµµha½; na ca tassa bhoto gotamassa k±yamh± v±to c²vara½ apavahati; na ca tassa bhoto gotamassa k±ye rajojalla½ upalimpati So ±r±magato nis²dati paññatte ±sane. Nisajja p±de pakkh±leti; na ca so bhava½ gotamo p±damaº¹an±nuyogamanuyutto viharati. So p±de pakkh±letv± nis²dati pallaªka½ ±bhujitv± uju½ k±ya½ paºidh±ya parimukha½ sati½ upaµµhapetv±. So neva attaby±b±dh±ya ceteti, na paraby±b±dh±ya ceteti, na ubhayaby±b±dh±ya ceteti; attahitaparahita-ubhayahitasabbalokahitameva so bhava½ gotamo cintento nisinno hoti. So ±r±magato parisati dhamma½ deseti, na ta½ parisa½ uss±deti, na ta½ parisa½ apas±deti; aññadatthu dhammiy± kath±ya ta½ parisa½ sandasseti sam±dapeti samuttejeti sampaha½seti.
“Aµµhaªgasamann±gato kho panassa bhoto gotamassa mukhato ghoso niccharati– vissaµµho ca, viññeyyo ca, mañju ca, savan²yo ca, bindu ca, avis±r² ca, gambh²ro ca, ninn±d² ca. Yath±parisa½ kho pana so bhava½ gotamo sarena viññ±peti, na cassa bahiddh± paris±ya ghoso niccharati. Te tena bhot± gotamena dhammiy± kath±ya sandassit± sam±dapit± samuttejit± sampaha½sit± uµµh±y±san± pakkamanti avalokayam±n±yeva [apalokayam±n±yeva (s². ka.)] avijahitatt± [avijahant±bh±vena (s². sy±. ka½. p².)]. Addas±ma kho maya½, bho, ta½ bhavanta½ gotama½ gacchanta½, addas±ma µhita½, addas±ma antaraghara½ pavisanta½, addas±ma antaraghare nisinna½ tuºh²bh³ta½, addas±ma antaraghare bhuñjanta½, addas±ma bhutt±vi½ nisinna½ tuºh²bh³ta½, addas±ma bhutt±vi½ anumodanta½, addas±ma ±r±ma½ gacchanta½, addas±ma ±r±magata½ nisinna½ tuºh²bh³ta½, addas±ma ±r±magata½ parisati dhamma½ desenta½. Ediso ca ediso ca so bhava½ gotamo, tato ca bhiyyo”ti.
388. Eva½ vutte, brahm±yu br±hmaºo uµµh±y±san± eka½sa½ uttar±saªga½ karitv± yena bhagav± tenañjali½ paº±metv± tikkhattu½ ud±na½ ud±neti–
“Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhassa.
“Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhassa.
“Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhass±”ti.
“Appeva n±ma maya½ kad±ci karahaci tena bhot± gotamena sam±gaccheyy±ma? Appeva n±ma siy± kocideva kath±sall±po”ti!
389. Atha kho bhagav± videhesu anupubbena c±rika½ caram±no yena mithil± tadavasari. Tatra suda½ bhagav± mithil±ya½ viharati maghadevambavane. Assosu½ kho mithileyyak± [methileyyak± (s². p².)] br±hmaºagahapatik±– “samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo sakyaputto sakyakul± pabbajito videhesu c±rika½ caram±no mahat± bhikkhusaªghena saddhi½ pañcamattehi bhikkhusatehi mithila½ anuppatto, mithil±ya½ viharati maghadevambavane. Ta½ kho pana bhavanta½ gotama½ eva½ kaly±ºo kittisaddo abbhuggato– ‘itipi so bhagav± araha½ samm±sambuddho vijj±caraºasampanno sugato lokavid³ anuttaro purisadammas±rathi satth± devamanuss±na½ buddho bhagav±ti. So ima½ loka½ sadevaka½ sam±raka½ sabrahmaka½ sassamaºabr±hmaºi½ paja½ sadevamanussa½ saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± pavedeti So dhamma½ deseti ±dikaly±ºa½ majjhekaly±ºa½ pariyos±nakaly±ºa½ s±ttha½ sabyañjana½, kevalaparipuººa½ parisuddha½ brahmacariya½ pak±seti. S±dhu kho pana tath±r³p±na½ arahata½ dassana½ hot²”’ti.
Atha kho mithileyyak± br±hmaºagahapatik± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su; upasaªkamitv± appekacce bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su; appekacce bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi½su, sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su; appekacce yena bhagav± tenañjali½ paº±metv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su; appekacce bhagavato santike n±magotta½ s±vetv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su; appekacce tuºh²bh³t± ekamanta½ nis²di½su.
390. Assosi kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo– “samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo sakyaputto sakyakul± pabbajito mithila½ anuppatto, mithil±ya½ viharati maghadevambavane”ti. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo sambahulehi s±vakehi saddhi½ yena maghadevambavana½ tenupasaªkami. Atha kho brahm±yuno br±hmaºassa avid³re ambavanassa etadahosi– “na kho meta½ patir³pa½ yoha½ pubbe appaµisa½vidito samaºa½ gotama½ dassan±ya upasaªkameyyan”ti. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo aññatara½ m±ºavaka½ ±mantesi– “ehi tva½, m±ºavaka, yena samaºo gotamo tenupasaªkama; upasaªkamitv± mama vacanena samaºa½ gotama½ app±b±dha½ app±taªka½ lahuµµh±na½ bala½ ph±suvih±ra½ puccha– ‘brahm±yu, bho gotama, br±hmaºo bhavanta½ gotama½ app±b±dha½ app±taªka½ lahuµµh±na½ bala½ ph±suvih±ra½ pucchat²’ti. Evañca vadehi– ‘brahm±yu, bho gotama, br±hmaºo jiººo vu¹¹ho mahallako addhagato vayo-anuppatto, v²savassasatiko j±tiy±, tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³ sanighaº¹ukeµubh±na½ s±kkharappabhed±na½ itih±sapañcam±na½, padako, veyy±karaºo, lok±yatamah±purisalakkhaºesu anavayo. Y±vat±, bho, br±hmaºagahapatik± mithil±ya½ paµivasanti, brahm±yu tesa½ br±hmaºo aggamakkh±yati– yadida½ bhogehi; brahm±yu tesa½ br±hmaºo aggamakkh±yati– yadida½ mantehi; brahm±yu tesa½ br±hmaºo aggamakkh±yati– yadida½ ±yun± ceva yasas± ca. So bhoto gotamassa dassanak±mo”’ti.
“Eva½ bho”ti kho so m±ºavako brahm±yussa br±hmaºassa paµissutv± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi. Sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Ekamanta½ µhito kho so m±ºavako bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “brahm±yu, bho gotama, br±hmaºo bhavanta½ gotama½ app±b±dha½ app±taªka½ lahuµµh±na½ bala½ ph±suvih±ra½ pucchati; evañca vadeti– ‘brahm±yu, bho gotama, br±hmaºo jiººo vu¹¹ho mahallako addhagato vayo-anuppatto, v²savassasatiko j±tiy±, tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³ sanighaº¹ukeµubh±na½ s±kkharappabhed±na½ itih±sapañcam±na½, padako, veyy±karaºo, lok±yatamah±purisalakkhaºesu anavayo. Y±vat±, bho, br±hmaºagahapatik± mithil±ya½ paµivasanti, brahm±yu tesa½ br±hmaºo aggamakkh±yati– yadida½ bhogehi; brahm±yu tesa½ br±hmaºo aggamakkh±yati– yadida½ mantehi; brahm±yu tesa½ br±hmaºo aggamakkh±yati– yadida½ ±yun± ceva yasas± ca. So bhoto gotamassa dassanak±mo”’ti. “Yassad±ni, m±ºava, brahm±yu br±hmaºo k±la½ maññat²”ti. Atha kho so m±ºavako yena brahm±yu br±hmaºo tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± brahm±yu½ br±hmaºa½ etadavoca– “kat±vak±so khomhi bhavat± samaºena gotamena. Yassad±ni bhava½ k±la½ maññat²”ti.
391. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami. Addas± kho s± paris± brahm±yu½ br±hmaºa½ d³ratova ±gacchanta½. Disv±na oramiya [oramattha (sy±. ka½. p².), oramatha, oramati (ka.), atha na½ (s².), oramiy±ti pana tv±paccayantatathasa½vaººan±nur³pa½ visodhitapada½] ok±samak±si yath± ta½ ñ±tassa yasassino. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo ta½ parisa½ etadavoca– “ala½, bho! Nis²datha tumhe sake ±sane. Idh±ha½ samaºassa gotamassa santike nis²diss±m²”ti.
Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi. Sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo bhagavato k±ye dvatti½samah±purisalakkhaº±ni samannesi. Addas± kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo bhagavato k±ye dvatti½samah±purisalakkhaº±ni, yebhuyyena µhapetv± dve. Dv²su mah±purisalakkhaºesu kaªkhati vicikicchati n±dhimuccati na sampas²dati– kosohite ca vatthaguyhe, pah³tajivhat±ya ca. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo bhagavanta½ g±th±hi ajjhabh±si–
“Ye me dvatti½s±ti sut±, mah±purisalakkhaº±;
duve tesa½ na pass±mi, bhoto k±yasmi½ gotama.
“Kacci kosohita½ bhoto, vatthaguyha½ naruttama;
n±r²sam±nasavhay±, kacci jivh± na dassak± [n±r²sahan±ma savhay±, kacci jivh± narassik±. (S². sy±. ka½. p².)].
“Kacci pah³tajivhosi, yath± ta½ j±niy±mase;
ninn±mayeta½ pah³ta½, kaªkha½ vinaya no ise.
“Diµµhadhammahitatth±ya, sampar±yasukh±ya ca;
kat±vak±s± pucch±ma, ya½ kiñci abhipatthitan”ti.
392. Atha kho bhagavato etadahosi– “passati kho me aya½ brahm±yu br±hmaºo dvatti½samah±purisalakkhaº±ni, yebhuyyena µhapetv± dve. Dv²su mah±purisalakkhaºesu kaªkhati vicikicchati n±dhimuccati na sampas²dati– kosohite ca vatthaguyhe, pah³tajivhat±ya c±”ti Atha kho bhagav± tath±r³pa½ iddh±bhisaªkh±ra½ abhisaªkh±si yath± addasa brahm±yu br±hmaºo bhagavato kosohita½ vatthaguyha½. Atha kho bhagav± jivha½ ninn±metv± ubhopi kaººasot±ni anumasi paµimasi; ubhopi n±sikasot±ni anumasi paµimasi; kevalampi nal±µamaº¹ala½ jivh±ya ch±desi. Atha kho bhagav± brahm±yu½ br±hmaºa½ g±th±hi paccabh±si–
“Ye te dvatti½s±ti sut±, mah±purisalakkhaº±;
sabbe te mama k±yasmi½, m± te [m± vo (ka.)] kaªkh±hu br±hmaºa.
“Abhiññeyya½ abhiññ±ta½, bh±vetabbañca bh±vita½;
pah±tabba½ pah²na½ me, tasm± buddhosmi br±hmaºa.
“Diµµhadhammahitatth±ya sampar±yasukh±ya ca;
kat±vak±so pucchassu, ya½ kiñci abhipatthitan”ti.
393. Atha kho brahm±yussa br±hmaºassa etadahosi– “kat±vak±so khomhi samaºena gotamena. Ki½ nu kho aha½ samaºa½ gotama½ puccheyya½– ‘diµµhadhammika½ v± attha½ sampar±yika½ v±”’ti. Atha kho brahm±yussa br±hmaºassa etadahosi– “kusalo kho aha½ diµµhadhammik±na½ atth±na½. Aññepi ma½ diµµhadhammika½ attha½ pucchanti. Ya½n³n±ha½ samaºa½ gotama½ sampar±yika½yeva attha½ puccheyyan”ti. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo bhagavanta½ g±th±hi ajjhabh±si–
“Katha½ kho br±hmaºo hoti, katha½ bhavati vedag³;
tevijjo bho katha½ hoti, sotthiyo kinti vuccati.
“Araha½ bho katha½ hoti, katha½ bhavati keval²;
muni ca bho katha½ hoti, buddho kinti pavuccat²”ti.
394. Atha kho bhagav± brahm±yu½ br±hmaºa½ g±th±hi paccabh±si–
“Pubbeniv±sa½ yo vedi, sagg±p±yañca passati;
atho j±tikkhaya½ patto, abhiññ± vosito muni.
“Citta½ visuddha½ j±n±ti, mutta½ r±gehi sabbaso;
pah²naj±timaraºo, brahmacariyassa keval²;
p±rag³ sabbadhamm±na½, buddho t±d² pavuccat²”ti.
Eva½ vutte, brahm±yu br±hmaºo uµµh±y±san± eka½sa½ uttar±saªga½ karitv± bhagavato p±desu siras± nipatitv± bhagavato p±d±ni mukhena ca paricumbati, p±º²hi ca parisamb±hati, n±mañca s±veti– “brahm±yu aha½, bho gotama, br±hmaºo; brahm±yu aha½, bho gotama, br±hmaºo”ti. Atha kho s± paris± acchariyabbhutacittaj±t± ahosi– “acchariya½ vata, bho, abbhuta½ vata, bho! Yatra hi n±m±ya½ brahm±yu br±hmaºo ñ±to yasass² evar³pa½ paramanipaccak±ra½ karissat²”ti. Atha kho bhagav± brahm±yu½ br±hmaºa½ etadavoca “ala½, br±hmaºa, uµµhaha nis²da tva½ sake ±sane yato te mayi citta½ pasannan”ti. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo uµµhahitv± sake ±sane nis²di.
395. Atha kho bhagav± brahm±yussa br±hmaºassa anupubbi½ katha½ kathesi, seyyathida½– d±nakatha½, s²lakatha½, saggakatha½; k±m±na½ ±d²nava½ ok±ra½ sa½kilesa½ nekkhamme ±nisa½sa½ pak±sesi. Yad± bhagav± aññ±si brahm±yu½ br±hmaºa½ kallacitta½ muducitta½ vin²varaºacitta½ udaggacitta½ pasannacitta½, atha y± buddh±na½ s±mukka½sik± dhammadesan± ta½ pak±sesi– dukkha½, samudaya½, nirodha½, magga½. Seyyath±pi n±ma suddha½ vattha½ apagatak±¼aka½ sammadeva rajana½ paµiggaºheyya, evameva brahm±yussa br±hmaºassa tasmi½yeva ±sane viraja½ v²tamala½ dhammacakkhu½ udap±di– “ya½ kiñci samudayadhamma½ sabba½ ta½ nirodhadhamman”ti. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo diµµhadhammo pattadhammo viditadhammo pariyog±¼hadhammo tiººavicikiccho vigatakatha½katho ves±rajjappatto aparappaccayo satthus±sane bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “abhikkanta½, bho gotama, abhikkanta½, bho gotama! Seyyath±pi, bho gotama, nikkujjita½ v± ukkujjeyya, paµicchanna½ v± vivareyya, m³¼hassa v± magga½ ±cikkheyya, andhak±re v± telapajjota½ dh±reyya– cakkhumanto r³p±ni dakkhant²ti– evameva½ bhot± gotamena anekapariy±yena dhammo pak±sito. Es±ha½ bhavanta½ gotama½ saraºa½ gacch±mi dhammañca bhikkhusaªghañca. Up±saka½ ma½ bhava½ gotamo dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gata½. Adhiv±setu ca me bhava½ gotamo sv±tan±ya bhatta½ saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghen±”ti. Adhiv±sesi bhagav± tuºh²bh±vena. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo bhagavato adhiv±sana½ viditv± uµµh±y±san± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± padakkhiºa½ katv± pakk±mi Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo tass± rattiy± accayena sake nivesane paº²ta½ kh±dan²ya½ bhojan²ya½ paµiy±d±petv± bhagavato k±la½ ±roc±pesi– “k±lo, bho gotama, niµµhita½ bhattan”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± pubbaºhasamaya½ niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya yena brahm±yussa br±hmaºassa nivesana½ tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± paññatte ±sane nis²di saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghena. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo satt±ha½ buddhappamukha½ bhikkhusaªgha½ paº²tena kh±dan²yena bhojan²yena sahatth± santappesi sampav±resi. Atha kho bhagav± tassa satt±hassa accayena videhesu c±rika½ pakk±mi. Atha kho brahm±yu br±hmaºo acirapakkantassa bhagavato k±lamak±si. Atha kho sambahul± bhikkh³ yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Ekamanta½ nisinn± kho te bhikkh³ bhagavanta½ etadavocu½– “brahm±yu, bhante, br±hmaºo k±laªkato. Tassa k± gati, ko abhisampar±yo”ti? “Paº¹ito, bhikkhave, brahm±yu br±hmaºo paccap±di dhammass±nudhamma½, na ca ma½ dhamm±dhikaraºa½ vihesesi. Brahm±yu, bhikkhave, br±hmaºo pañcanna½ orambh±giy±na½ sa½yojan±na½ parikkhay± opap±tiko hoti, tattha parinibb±y², an±vattidhammo tasm± lok±”ti.
Idamavoca bhagav±. Attaman± te bhikkh³ bhagavato bh±sita½ abhinandunti.

Brahm±yusutta½ niµµhita½ paµhama½.