3. Assal±yanasutta½

401. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena n±n±verajjak±na½ br±hmaº±na½ pañcamatt±ni br±hmaºasat±ni s±vatthiya½ paµivasanti kenacideva karaº²yena. Atha kho tesa½ br±hmaº±na½ etadahosi– “aya½ kho samaºo gotamo c±tuvaººi½ suddhi½ paññapeti. Ko nu kho pahoti samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetun”ti? Tena kho pana samayena assal±yano n±ma m±ºavo s±vatthiya½ paµivasati daharo, vuttasiro, so¼asavassuddesiko j±tiy±, tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³ sanighaº¹ukeµubh±na½ s±kkharappabhed±na½ itih±sapañcam±na½, padako, veyy±karaºo, lok±yatamah±purisalakkhaºesu anavayo. Atha kho tesa½ br±hmaº±na½ etadahosi– “aya½ kho assal±yano m±ºavo s±vatthiya½ paµivasati daharo, vuttasiro, so¼asavassuddesiko j±tiy±, tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³…pe… anavayo. So kho pahoti samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetun”ti.
Atha kho te br±hmaº± yena assal±yano m±ºavo tenupaªkami½su; upasaªkamitv± assal±yana½ m±ºava½ etadavocu½– “aya½, bho assal±yana samaºo gotamo c±tuvaººi½ suddhi½ paññapeti. Etu bhava½ assal±yano samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantet³”ti [paµimantetunti (p². ka.)].
Eva½ vutte, assal±yano m±ºavo te br±hmaºe etadavoca “samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo dhammav±d²; dhammav±dino ca pana duppaµimantiy± bhavanti. N±ha½ sakkomi samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetun”ti. Dutiyampi kho te br±hmaº± assal±yana½ m±ºava½ etadavocu½– “aya½, bho assal±yana, samaºo gotamo c±tuvaººi½ suddhi½ paññapeti. Etu bhava½ assal±yano samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetu [paµimantetu½ (s². p². ka.)]. Carita½ kho pana bhot± assal±yanena paribb±jakan”ti. Dutiyampi kho assal±yano m±ºavo te br±hmaºe etadavoca– “samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo dhammav±d²; dhammav±dino ca pana duppaµimantiy± bhavanti N±ha½ sakkomi samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetun”ti. Tatiyampi kho te br±hmaº± assal±yana½ m±ºava½ etadavocu½– “aya½, bho assal±yana, samaºo gotamo c±tuvaººi½ suddhi½ paññapeti. Etu bhava½ assal±yano samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetu [paµimantetu½ (s². p². ka.)]. Carita½ kho pana bhot± assal±yanena paribb±jaka½. M± bhava½ assal±yano ayuddhapar±jita½ par±jay²”ti.
Eva½ vutte, assal±yano m±ºavo te br±hmaºe etadavoca– “addh± kho aha½ bhavanto na labh±mi. Samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo dhammav±d²; dhammav±dino ca pana duppaµimantiy± bhavanti. N±ha½ sakkomi samaºena gotamena saddhi½ asmi½ vacane paµimantetunti. Api c±ha½ bhavant±na½ vacanena gamiss±m²”ti.
402. Atha kho assal±yano m±ºavo mahat± br±hmaºagaºena saddhi½ yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi. Sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho assal±yano m±ºavo bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “br±hmaº±, bho gotama, evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo; br±hmaºova sukko vaººo, kaºho añño vaººo; br±hmaºova sujjhanti, no abr±hmaº±; br±hmaº±va brahmuno putt± oras± mukhato j±t± brahmaj± brahmanimmit± brahmad±y±d±’ti. Idha bhava½ gotamo kim±h±”ti? “Dissanti [dissante (s². sy±. ka½. p².)] kho pana, assal±yana, br±hmaº±na½ br±hmaºiyo utuniyopi gabbhiniyopi vij±yam±n±pi p±yam±n±pi. Te ca br±hmaºiyonij±va sam±n± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo; br±hmaºova sukko vaººo, kaºho añño vaººo; br±hmaº±va sujjhanti, no abr±hmaº±; br±hmaº±va brahmuno putt± oras± mukhato j±t± brahmaj± brahmanimmit± brahmad±y±d±”’ti. “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
403. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, suta½ te– ‘yonakambojesu aññesu ca paccantimesu janapadesu dveva vaºº±– ayyo ceva d±so ca; ayyo hutv± d±so hoti, d±so hutv± ayyo hot²”’ti “Eva½, bho, suta½ ta½ me– ‘yonakambojesu aññesu ca paccantimesu janapadesu dveva vaºº±– ayyo ceva d±so ca; ayyo hutv± d±so hoti, d±so hutv± ayyo hot²”’ti. “Ettha, assal±yana, br±hmaº±na½ ki½ bala½, ko ass±so yadettha br±hmaº± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti? “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
404. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, khattiyova nu kho p±º±tip±t² adinn±d±y² k±mesumicch±c±r² mus±v±d² pisuºav±co pharusav±co samphappal±p² abhijjh±lu by±pannacitto micch±diµµhi k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± ap±ya½ duggati½ vinip±ta½ niraya½ upapajjeyya, no br±hmaºo? Vessova nu kho…pe… suddova nu kho p±º±tip±t² adinn±d±y² k±mesumicch±c±r² mus±v±d² pisuºav±co pharusav±co samphappal±p² abhijjh±lu by±pannacitto micch±diµµhi k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± ap±ya½ duggati½ vinip±ta½ niraya½ upapajjeyya, no br±hmaºo”ti? “No hida½, bho gotama. Khattiyopi hi, bho gotama, p±º±tip±t² adinn±d±y² k±mesumicch±c±r² mus±v±d² pisuºav±co pharusav±co samphappal±p² abhijjh±lu by±pannacitto micch±diµµhi k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± ap±ya½ duggati½ vinip±ta½ niraya½ upapajjeyya. Br±hmaºopi hi, bho gotama…pe… vessopi hi, bho gotama…pe… suddopi hi, bho gotama…pe… sabbepi hi, bho gotama, catt±ro vaºº± p±º±tip±tino adinn±d±yino k±mesumicch±c±rino mus±v±dino pisuºav±c± pharusav±c± samphappal±pino abhijjh±l³ by±pannacitt± micch±diµµh² k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± ap±ya½ duggati½ vinip±ta½ niraya½ upapajjeyyun”ti. “Ettha, assal±yana, br±hmaº±na½ ki½ bala½, ko ass±so yadettha br±hmaº± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti? “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
405. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, br±hmaºova nu kho p±º±tip±t± paµivirato adinn±d±n± paµivirato k±mesumicch±c±r± paµivirato mus±v±d± paµivirato pisuº±ya v±c±ya paµivirato pharus±ya v±c±ya paµivirato samphappal±p± paµivirato anabhijjh±lu aby±pannacitto samm±diµµhi k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± sugati½ sagga½ loka½ upapajjeyya, no [no ca (ka.)] khattiyo no vesso, no suddo”ti? “No hida½, bho gotama! Khattiyopi hi, bho gotama, p±º±tip±t± paµivirato adinn±d±n± paµivirato k±mesumicch±c±r± paµivirato mus±v±d± paµivirato pisuº±ya v±c±ya paµivirato pharus±ya v±c±ya paµivirato samphappal±p± paµivirato anabhijjh±lu aby±pannacitto samm±diµµhi k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± sugati½ sagga½ loka½ upapajjeyya. Br±hmaºopi hi, bho gotama…pe… vessopi hi, bho gotama…pe… suddopi hi, bho gotama…pe… sabbepi hi, bho gotama, catt±ro vaºº± p±º±tip±t± paµivirat± adinn±d±n± paµivirat± k±mesumicch±c±r± paµivirat± mus±v±d± paµivirat± pisuº±ya v±c±ya paµivirat± pharus±ya v±c±ya paµivirat± samphappal±p± paµivirat± anabhijjh±l³ aby±pannacitt± samm±diµµh² k±yassa bhed± para½ maraº± sugati½ sagga½ loka½ upapajjeyyun”ti. “Ettha, assal±yana br±hmaº±na½ ki½ bala½, ko ass±so yadettha br±hmaº± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti? “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
406. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, br±hmaºova nu kho pahoti asmi½ padese avera½ aby±bajjha½ mettacitta½ bh±vetu½, no khattiyo, no vesso no suddo”ti? “No hida½, bho gotama! Khattiyopi hi, bho gotama, pahoti asmi½ padese avera½ aby±bajjha½ mettacitta½ bh±vetu½; br±hmaºopi hi, bho gotama… vessopi hi bho gotama… suddopi hi, bho gotama… sabbepi hi, bho gotama, catt±ro vaºº± pahonti asmi½ padese avera½ aby±bajjha½ mettacitta½ bh±vetun”ti. “Ettha, assal±yana, br±hmaº±na½ ki½ bala½, ko ass±so yadettha br±hmaº± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti? “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
407. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, br±hmaºova nu kho pahoti sottisin±ni½ ±d±ya nadi½ gantv± rajojalla½ pav±hetu½, no khattiyo, no vesso, no suddo”ti? “No hida½, bho gotama! Khattiyopi hi, bho gotama, pahoti sottisin±ni½ ±d±ya nadi½ gantv± rajojalla½ pav±hetu½, br±hmaºopi hi, bho gotama… vessopi hi, bho gotama… suddopi hi, bho gotama… sabbepi hi, bho gotama, catt±ro vaºº± pahonti sottisin±ni½ ±d±ya nadi½ gantv± rajojalla½ pav±hetun”ti. “Ettha, assal±yana, br±hmaº±na½ ki½ bala½, ko ass±so yadettha br±hmaº± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti? “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
408. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, idha r±j± khattiyo muddh±vasitto n±n±jacc±na½ puris±na½ purisasata½ sannip±teyya– ‘±yantu bhonto ye tattha khattiyakul± br±hmaºakul± r±jaññakul± uppann±, s±kassa v± s±lassa v± [uppann± s±lassa v± (s². p².)] sala¼assa v± candanassa v± padumakassa v± uttar±raºi½ ±d±ya, aggi½ abhinibbattentu, tejo p±tukarontu. ¾yantu pana bhonto ye tattha caº¹±lakul± nes±dakul± venakul± [veºakul± (s². p².), veºukul± (sy±. ka½.)] rathak±rakul± pukkusakul± uppann±, s±p±nadoºiy± v± s³karadoºiy± v± rajakadoºiy± v± eraº¹akaµµhassa v± uttar±raºi½ ±d±ya, aggi½ abhinibbattentu, tejo p±tukaront³’ti.
“Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, yo eva½ nu kho so [yo ca nu kho (sy±. ka½. ka.)] khattiyakul± br±hmaºakul± r±jaññakul± uppannehi s±kassa v± s±lassa v± sala¼assa v± candanassa v± padumakassa v± uttar±raºi½ ±d±ya aggi abhinibbatto, tejo p±tukato, so eva nu khv±ssa aggi accim± ceva [ca (s². p².)] vaººav± [vaººim± (sy±. ka½. p². ka.)] ca pabhassaro ca, tena ca sakk± aggin± aggikaraº²ya½ k±tu½; yo pana so caº¹±lakul± nes±dakul± venakul± rathak±rakul± pukkusakul± uppannehi s±p±nadoºiy± v± s³karadoºiy± v± rajakadoºiy± v± eraº¹akaµµhassa v± uttar±raºi½ ±d±ya aggi abhinibbatto, tejo p±tukato sv±ssa aggi na ceva accim± na ca vaººav± na ca pabhassaro, na ca tena sakk± aggin± aggikaraº²ya½ k±tun”ti? “No hida½, bho gotama! Yopi hi so [yo so (s². p².)], bho gotama, khattiyakul± br±hmaºakul± r±jaññakul± uppannehi s±kassa v± s±lassa v± sala¼assa v± candanassa v± padumakassa v± uttar±raºi½ ±d±ya aggi abhinibbatto, tejo p±tukato sv±ssa [so cassa (s². p².), sopissa (sy±. ka½.)] aggi accim± ceva vaººav± ca pabhassaro ca, tena ca sakk± aggin± aggikaraº²ya½ k±tu½; yopi so caº¹±lakul± nes±dakul± venakul± rathak±rakul± pukkusakul± uppannehi s±p±nadoºiy± v± s³karadoºiy± v± rajakadoºiy± v± eraº¹akaµµhassa v± uttar±raºi½ ±d±ya aggi abhinibbatto, tejo p±tukato, sv±ssa aggi accim± ceva vaººav± ca pabhassaro ca, tena ca sakk± aggin± aggikaraº²ya½ k±tu½. Sabbopi hi, bho gotama, aggi accim± ceva vaººav± ca pabhassaro ca, sabbenapi sakk± aggin± aggikaraº²ya½ k±tun”ti. “Ettha, assal±yana, br±hmaº±na½ ki½ bala½, ko ass±so yadettha br±hmaº± evam±ha½su– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo; br±hmaºova sukko vaººo, kaºho añño vaººo; br±hmaº±va sujjhanti, no abr±hmaº±; br±hmaº±va brahmuno putt± oras± mukhato j±t± brahmaj± brahmanimmit± brahmad±y±d±”’ti? “Kiñc±pi bhava½ gotamo evam±ha, atha khvettha br±hmaº± evameta½ maññanti– ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±”’ti.
409. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, idha khattiyakum±ro br±hmaºakaññ±ya saddhi½ sa½v±sa½ kappeyya, tesa½ sa½v±samanv±ya putto j±yetha; yo so khattiyakum±rena br±hmaºakaññ±ya putto uppanno, siy± so m±tupi sadiso pitupi sadiso, ‘khattiyo’tipi vattabbo ‘br±hmaºo’tipi vattabbo”ti? “Yo so, bho gotama, khattiyakum±rena br±hmaºakaññ±ya putto uppanno, siy± so m±tupi sadiso pitupi sadiso, ‘khattiyo’tipi vattabbo ‘br±hmaºo’tipi vattabbo”ti.
“Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, idha br±hmaºakum±ro khattiyakaññ±ya saddhi½ sa½v±sa½ kappeyya, tesa½ sa½v±samanv±ya putto j±yetha; yo so br±hmaºakum±rena khattiyakaññ±ya putto uppanno, siy± so m±tupi sadiso pitupi sadiso, ‘khattiyo’tipi vattabbo ‘br±hmaºo’tipi vattabbo”ti? “Yo so, bho gotama, br±hmaºakum±rena khattiyakaññ±ya putto uppanno, siy± so m±tupi sadiso pitupi sadiso, ‘khattiyo’tipi vattabbo ‘br±hmaºo’tipi vattabbo”ti.
“Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana idha va¼ava½ gadrabhena sampayojeyyu½ [sa½yojeyya (ka.)], tesa½ sampayogamanv±ya kisoro j±yetha; yo so va¼av±ya gadrabhena kisoro uppanno, siy± so m±tupi sadiso pitupi sadiso, ‘asso’tipi vattabbo ‘gadrabho’tipi vattabbo”ti? “Kuº¹añhi so [vekurañj±ya hi so (s². p².), so kum±raº¹upi so (sy±. ka½.), vekulajo hi so (?)], Bho gotama, assataro hoti. Ida½ hissa bho gotama, n±n±karaºa½ pass±mi; amutra ca panes±na½ na kiñci n±n±karaºa½ pass±m²”ti.
“Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, idh±ssu dve m±ºavak± bh±taro sa-udariy±, eko ajjh±yako upan²to eko anajjh±yako anupan²to. Kamettha br±hmaº± paµhama½ bhojeyyu½ saddhe v± th±lip±ke v± yaññe v± p±hune v±”ti? “Yo so, bho gotama, m±ºavako ajjh±yako upan²to tamettha br±hmaº± paµhama½ bhojeyyu½ saddhe v± th±lip±ke v± yaññe v± p±hune v±. Kiñhi, bho gotama, anajjh±yake anupan²te dinna½ mahapphala½ bhavissat²”ti?
“Ta½ ki½ maññasi, assal±yana, idh±ssu dve m±ºavak± bh±taro sa-udariy±, eko ajjh±yako upan²to duss²lo p±padhammo, eko anajjh±yako anupan²to s²lav± kaly±ºadhammo. Kamettha br±hmaº± paµhama½ bhojeyyu½ saddhe v± th±lip±ke v± yaññe v± p±hune v±”ti? “Yo so, bho gotama, m±ºavako anajjh±yako anupan²to s²lav± kaly±ºadhammo tamettha br±hmaº± paµhama½ bhojeyyu½ saddhe v± th±lip±ke v± yaññe v± p±hune v±. Kiñhi, bho gotama, duss²le p±padhamme dinna½ mahapphala½ bhavissat²”ti?
“Pubbe kho tva½, assal±yana, j±ti½ agam±si; j±ti½ gantv± mante agam±si; mante gantv± tape agam±si; tape gantv± [mante gantv± tameta½ tva½ (s². p².), mante gantv± tameva µhapetv± (sy±. ka½.)] c±tuvaººi½ suddhi½ pacc±gato, yamaha½ paññapem²”ti. Eva½ vutte, assal±yano m±ºavo tuºh²bh³to maªkubh³to pattakkhandho adhomukho pajjh±yanto appaµibh±no nis²di.
410. Atha kho bhagav± assal±yana½ m±ºava½ tuºh²bh³ta½ maªkubh³ta½ pattakkhandha½ adhomukha½ pajjh±yanta½ appaµibh±na½ viditv± assal±yana½ m±ºava½ etadavoca– “bh³tapubba½, assal±yana, sattanna½ br±hmaºis²na½ araññ±yatane paººakuµ²su sammant±na½ [vasant±na½ (s².)] evar³pa½ p±paka½ diµµhigata½ uppanna½ hoti ‘br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±’ti. Assosi kho assal±yana, asito devalo isi– ‘sattanna½ kira br±hmaºis²na½ araññ±yatane paººakuµ²su sammant±na½ evar³pa½ p±paka½ diµµhigata½ uppanna½– br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo…pe… brahmad±y±d±’ti. Atha kho, assal±yana, asito devalo isi kesamassu½ kappetv± mañjiµµhavaºº±ni duss±ni niv±setv± paµaliyo [aµaliyo (s². p².), agaliyo (sy±. ka½.)] up±han± ±ruhitv± j±tar³pamaya½ daº¹a½ gahetv± sattanna½ br±hmaºis²na½ patthaº¹ile p±turahosi. Atha kho, assal±yana, asito devalo isi sattanna½ br±hmaºis²na½ patthaº¹ile caªkamam±no evam±ha– ‘handa, ko nu kho ime bhavanto br±hmaºisayo gat± [gant± (sy±. ka½. ka.)]; handa, ko nu kho ime bhavanto br±hmaºisayo gat±’ti? Atha kho, assal±yana, sattanna½ br±hmaºis²na½ etadahosi– ‘ko n±ya½ g±maº¹alar³po viya sattanna½ br±hmaºis²na½ patthaº¹ile caªkamam±no evam±ha– ‘handa, ko nu kho ime bhavanto br±hmaºisayo gat±; handa, ko nu kho ime bhavanto br±hmaºisayo gat±ti? Handa, na½ abhisap±m±’ti. Atha kho, assal±yana, satta br±hmaºisayo asita½ devala½ isi½ abhisapi½su– ‘bhasm±, vasala [vasal² (p².), vasali (ka.), capal² (sy±. ka½.)], hohi; bhasm±, vasala, hoh²’ti [bhasm± vasala hoh²ti abhisapavacana½ s². p². potthakesu sakideva ±gata½]. Yath± yath± kho, assal±yana, satta br±hmaºisayo asita½ devala½ isi½ abhisapi½su tath± tath± asito devalo isi abhir³pataro ceva hoti dassan²yataro ca p±s±dikataro ca. Atha kho, assal±yana, sattanna½ br±hmaºis²na½ etadahosi– ‘mogha½ vata no tapo, aphala½ brahmacariya½. Mayañhi pubbe ya½ abhisap±ma– bhasm±, vasala, hohi; bhasm±, vasala, hoh²ti bhasm±va bhavati ekacco. Ima½ pana maya½ yath± yath± abhisap±ma tath± tath± abhir³pataro ceva hoti dassan²yataro ca p±s±dikataro c±’ti. ‘Na bhavant±na½ mogha½ tapo, n±phala½ brahmacariya½. Iªgha bhavanto, yo mayi manopadoso ta½ pajahath±’ti. ‘Yo bhavati manopadoso ta½ pajah±ma. Ko nu bhava½ hot²’ti? ‘Suto nu bhavata½– asito devalo is²’ti? ‘Eva½, bho’. ‘So khv±ha½, bho, hom²’ti. Atha kho, assal±yana, satta br±hmaºisayo asita½ devala½ isi½ abhiv±detu½ upakkami½su.
411. “Atha kho, assal±yana, asito devalo isi satta br±hmaºisayo etadavoca– ‘suta½ meta½, bho, sattanna½ kira br±hmaºis²na½ araññ±yatane paººakuµ²su sammant±na½ evar³pa½ p±paka½ diµµhigata½ uppanna½ br±hmaºova seµµho vaººo, h²no añño vaººo; br±hmaºova sukko vaººo kaºho añño vaººo; br±hmaº±va sujjhanti, no abr±hmaº±; br±hmaº±va brahmuno putt± oras± mukhato j±t± brahmaj± brahmanimmit± brahmad±y±d±’ti. ‘Eva½, bho’.
“‘J±nanti pana bhonto– y± janik± m±t± [janim±t± (s². sy±. ka½. p².)] br±hmaºa½yeva agam±si, no abr±hmaºan’ti? ‘No hida½, bho’.
“‘J±nanti pana bhonto– y± janik±m±tu [janim±tu (s². sy±. ka½. p².)] m±t± y±va sattam± m±tum±t±mahayug± br±hmaºa½yeva agam±si, no abr±hmaºan’ti? ‘No hida½, bho’.
“‘J±nanti pana bhonto– yo janako pit± [janipit± (s². sy±. ka½. p².)] br±hmaºi½yeva agam±si, no abr±hmaºin’ti? ‘No hida½, bho’.
“‘J±nanti pana bhonto– yo janakapitu [janipitu (s². sy±. ka½. p².)] pit± y±va sattam± pitupit±mahayug± br±hmaºi½yeva agam±si, no abr±hmaºin’ti? ‘No hida½, bho’.
“‘J±nanti pana bhonto– yath± gabbhassa avakkanti hot²’ti [na maya½ j±n±ma bho yath± gabbhassa avakkanti hot²ti. Yath± katha½ pana bho gabbhassa avakkanti hot²ti. (Ka.)]? ‘J±n±ma maya½, bho– yath± gabbhassa avakkanti hoti [na maya½ j±n±ma bho yath± gabbhassa avakkanti hot²ti. Yath± katha½ pana bho gabbhassa avakkanti hot²ti. (Ka.)]. Idha m±t±pitaro ca sannipatit± honti, m±t± ca utun² hoti, gandhabbo ca paccupaµµhito hoti; eva½ tiººa½ sannip±t± gabbhassa avakkanti hot²’ti.
“‘J±nanti pana bhonto– taggha [yagghe (s². sy±. ka½. p².)], so gandhabbo khattiyo v± br±hmaºo v± vesso v± suddo v±’ti? ‘Na maya½, bho, j±n±ma– taggha so gandhabbo khattiyo v± br±hmaºo v± vesso v± suddo v±’ti. ‘Eva½ sante, bho, j±n±tha– ke tumhe hoth±’ti? ‘Eva½ sante, bho na maya½ j±n±ma ke maya½ hom±’ti. Te hi n±ma, assal±yana, satta br±hmaºisayo asitena devalena isin± sake j±tiv±de samanuyuñj²yam±n± samanugg±h²yam±n± samanubh±s²yam±n± na samp±yissanti; ki½ pana tva½ etarahi may± sakasmi½ j±tiv±de samanuyuñj²yam±no samanugg±h²yam±no samanubh±s²yam±no samp±yissasi, yesa½ tva½ s±cariyako na puººo dabbig±ho”ti.
Eva½ vutte, assal±yano m±ºavo bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “abhikkanta½, bho gotama…pe… up±saka½ ma½ bhava½ gotamo dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gatan”ti.

Assal±yanasutta½ niµµhita½ tatiya½.