9. Yaññasutta½

120. S±vatthinid±na½. Tena kho pana samayena rañño pasenadissa kosalassa mah±yañño paccupaµµhito hoti, pañca ca usabhasat±ni pañca ca vacchatarasat±ni pañca ca vacchatarisat±ni pañca ca ajasat±ni pañca ca urabbhasat±ni th³º³pan²t±ni honti yaññatth±ya. Yepissa te honti d±s±ti v± pess±ti v± kammakar±ti v±, tepi daº¹atajjit± bhayatajjit± assumukh± rudam±n± parikamm±ni karonti.
Atha kho sambahul± bhikkh³ pubbaºhasamaya½ niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya s±vatthi½ piº¹±ya pavisi½su. S±vatthiya½ piº¹±ya caritv± pacch±bhatta½ piº¹ap±tapaµikkant± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho te bhikkh³ bhagavanta½ etadavocu½– “idha, bhante, rañño pasenadissa kosalassa mah±yañño paccupaµµhito hoti, pañca ca usabhasat±ni pañca ca vacchatarasat±ni pañca ca vacchatarisat±ni pañca ca ajasat±ni pañca ca urabbhasat±ni th³º³pan²t±ni honti yaññatth±ya Yepissa te honti d±s±ti v± pess±ti v± kammakar±ti v±, tepi daº¹atajjit± bhayatajjit± assumukh± rudam±n± parikamm±ni karont²”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ im± g±th±yo abh±si–
“Assamedha½ purisamedha½, samm±p±sa½ v±japeyya½ niragga¼ha½;
mah±yaññ± mah±rambh± [v±japeyyu½. Niragga¼a½ mah±rambh± (ka.)], na te honti mahapphal±.
“Aje¼ak± ca g±vo ca, vividh± yattha haññare;
na ta½ sammaggat± yañña½, upayanti mahesino.
“Ye ca yaññ± nir±rambh±, yajanti anukula½ sad±;
aje¼ak± ca g±vo ca, vividh± nettha haññare;
eta½ sammaggat± yañña½, upayanti mahesino.
“Eta½ yajetha medh±v², eso yañño mahapphalo;
etañhi yajam±nassa, seyyo hoti na p±piyo;
yañño ca vipulo hoti, pas²danti ca devat±”ti.