3. Mah±lisutta½

259. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± ves±liya½ viharati mah±vane k³µ±g±ras±l±ya½. Atha kho mah±li licchav² yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho mah±li licchav² bhagavanta½ etadavoca–
“Diµµho kho bhante, bhagavat± sakko dev±namindo”ti?
“Diµµho kho me, mah±li, sakko dev±namindo”ti.
“So hi n³na, bhante, sakkapatir³pako bhavissati. Duddaso hi, bhante, sakko dev±namindo”ti.
“Sakkañca khv±ha½, mah±li, paj±n±mi sakkakaraºe ca dhamme, yesa½ dhamm±na½ sam±dinnatt± sakko sakkatta½ ajjhag±, tañca paj±n±mi.
“Sakko, mah±li, dev±namindo pubbe manussabh³to sam±no magho n±ma m±ºavo ahosi, tasm± maghav±ti vuccati.
“Sakko, mah±li, dev±namindo pubbe manussabh³to sam±no sakkacca½ d±na½ ad±si, tasm± sakkoti vuccati.
“Sakko, mah±li, dev±namindo pubbe manussabh³to sam±no pure d±na½ ad±si, tasm± purindadoti vuccati.
“Sakko, mah±li, dev±namindo pubbe manussabh³to sam±no ±vasatha½ ad±si, tasm± v±savoti vuccati.
“Sakko, mah±li, dev±namindo sahassampi atth±na½ muhuttena cinteti, tasm± sahassakkhoti vuccati.
“Sakkassa mah±li, dev±namindassa suj± n±ma asurakaññ± paj±pati, tasm± sujampat²ti vuccati.
“Sakko, mah±li, dev±namindo dev±na½ t±vati½s±na½ issariy±dhipacca½ rajja½ k±reti, tasm± dev±namindoti vuccati.
“Sakkassa, mah±li, dev±namindassa pubbe manussabh³tassa satta vatapad±ni samatt±ni sam±dinn±ni ahesu½, yesa½ sam±dinnatt± sakko sakkatta½ ajjhag±. Katam±ni satta vatapad±ni? Y±vaj²va½ m±t±pettibharo assa½, y±vaj²va½ kule jeµµh±pac±y² assa½, y±vaj²va½ saºhav±co assa½, y±vaj²va½ apisuºav±co assa½, y±vaj²va½ vigatamalamaccherena cetas± ag±ra½ ajjh±vaseyya½ muttac±go payatap±ºi vossaggarato y±cayogo d±nasa½vibh±garato, y±vaj²va½ saccav±co assa½, y±vaj²va½ akkodhano assa½– sacepi me kodho uppajeyya, khippameva na½ paµivineyyan”ti. “Sakkassa, mah±li, dev±namindassa pubbe manussabh³tassa im±ni satta vatapad±ni samatt±ni sam±dinn±ni ahesu½, yesa½ sam±dinnatt± sakko sakkatta½ ajjhag±”ti.
“M±t±pettibhara½ jantu½, kule jeµµh±pac±yina½;
saºha½ sakhilasambh±sa½, pesuºeyyappah±yina½.
“Maccheravinaye yutta½, sacca½ kodh±bhibhu½ nara½;
ta½ ve dev± t±vati½s±, ±hu sappuriso it²”ti.