9. Candimasutta½

90. S±vatthinid±na½ Tena kho pana samayena candim± devaputto r±hun± asurindena gahito hoti. Atha kho candim± devaputto bhagavanta½ anussaram±no t±ya½ vel±ya½ ima½ g±tha½ abh±si–
“Namo te buddha v²ratthu, vippamuttosi sabbadhi;
samb±dhapaµipannosmi, tassa me saraºa½ bhav±”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± candima½ devaputta½ ±rabbha r±hu½ asurinda½ g±th±ya ajjhabh±si–
“Tath±gata½ arahanta½, candim± saraºa½ gato;
r±hu canda½ pamuñcassu, buddh± lok±nukampak±”ti.
Atha kho r±hu asurindo candima½ devaputta½ muñcitv± taram±nar³po yena vepacitti asurindo tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± sa½viggo lomahaµµhaj±to ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Ekamanta½ µhita½ kho r±hu½ asurinda½ vepacitti asurindo g±th±ya ajjhabh±si–
“Ki½ nu santaram±nova, r±hu canda½ pamuñcasi;
sa½viggar³po ±gamma, ki½ nu bh²tova tiµµhas²”ti.
“Sattadh± me phale muddh±, j²vanto na sukha½ labhe;
buddhag±th±bhig²tomhi, no ce muñceyya candiman”ti.