10. Bandhanasutta½

121. Tena kho pana samayena raññ± pasenadin± kosalena mah±janak±yo bandh±pito hoti, appekacce rajj³hi appekacce and³hi appekacce saªkhalik±hi.
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 nisinn± kho te bhikkh³ bhagavanta½ etadavocu½– “idha, bhante, raññ± pasenadin± kosalena mah±janak±yo bandh±pito, appekacce rajj³hi appekacce and³hi appekacce saªkhalik±h²”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ im± g±th±yo abh±si–
“Na ta½ da¼ha½ bandhanam±hu dh²r±,
yad±yasa½ d±ruja½ pabbajañca;
s±rattaratt± maºikuº¹alesu,
puttesu d±resu ca y± apekkh±.
“Eta½ da¼ha½ bandhanam±hu dh²r±,
oh±rina½ sithila½ duppamuñca½;
etampi chetv±na paribbajanti,
anapekkhino k±masukha½ pah±y±”ti.

Paµhamo vaggo.

Tassudd±na½–
Daharo puriso jar±, piya½ att±narakkhito;
appak± a¹¹akaraºa½, mallik± yaññabandhananti;