3. Devahitasutta½

199. S±vatthinid±na½ Tena kho pana samayena bhagav± v±teh±b±dhiko hoti; ±yasm± ca upav±ºo bhagavato upaµµh±ko hoti. Atha kho bhagav± ±yasmanta½ upav±ºa½ ±mantesi– “iªgha me tva½, upav±ºa, uºhodaka½ j±n±h²”ti. “Eva½, bhante”ti kho ±yasm± upav±ºo bhagavato paµissutv± niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya yena devahitassa br±hmaºassa nivesana½ tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± tuºh²bh³to ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Addas± kho devahito br±hmaºo ±yasmanta½ upav±ºa½ tuºh²bh³ta½ ekamanta½ µhita½. Disv±na ±yasmanta½ upav±ºa½ g±th±ya ajjhabh±si–
“Tuºh²bh³to bhava½ tiµµha½, muº¹o saªgh±µip±ruto;
ki½ patthay±no ki½ esa½, ki½ nu y±citum±gato”ti.
“Araha½ sugato loke, v±teh±b±dhiko muni;
sace uºhodaka½ atthi, munino dehi br±hmaºa.
“P³jito p³janeyy±na½, sakkareyy±na sakkato;
apacito apaceyy±na½ [apacineyy±na½ (s². sy±. ka½.) µ²k± oloketabb±], tassa icch±mi h±tave”ti.
Atha kho devahito br±hmaºo uºhodakassa k±ja½ purisena g±h±petv± ph±ºitassa ca puµa½ ±yasmato upav±ºassa p±d±si. Atha kho ±yasm± upav±ºo yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ uºhodakena nh±petv± [nah±petv± (s². p².)] uºhodakena ph±ºita½ ±loletv± bhagavato p±d±si. Atha kho bhagavato ±b±dho paµippassambhi.
Atha kho devahito br±hmaºo yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi. Sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho devahito br±hmaºo bhagavanta½ g±th±ya ajjhabh±si–
“Kattha dajj± deyyadhamma½, kattha dinna½ mahapphala½;
kathañhi yajam±nassa, katha½ ijjhati dakkhiº±”ti.
“Pubbeniv±sa½ yo ved², sagg±p±yañca passati;
atho j±tikkhaya½ patto, abhiññ±vosito muni.
“Ettha dajj± deyyadhamma½, ettha dinna½ mahapphala½;
evañhi yajam±nassa, eva½ ijjhati dakkhiº±”ti.
Eva½ vutte, devahito br±hmaºo bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “abhikkanta½ bho gotama…pe… up±saka½ ma½ bhava½ gotamo dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gatan”ti.