7. Ekaputtakasutta½

17. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena aññatarassa up±sakassa ekaputtako piyo man±po k±laªkato hoti.
Atha kho sambahul± up±sak± allavatth± allakes± div± divassa yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Ekamanta½ nisinne kho te up±sake bhagav± etadavoca– “ki½ nu kho tumhe, up±sak±, allavatth± allakes± idh³pasaªkamant± div± divass±”ti?
Eva½ vutte, so up±sako bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “mayha½ kho, bhante, ekaputtako piyo man±po k±laªkato. Tena maya½ allavatth± allakes± idh³pasaªkamant± div± divass±”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ ima½ ud±na½ ud±nesi–
“Piyar³pass±dagadhit±se [piyar³pass±tagadhit±se (s². p².)],
devak±y± puthu manuss± ca;
agh±vino parijunn±,
maccur±jassa vasa½ gacchanti.
“Ye ve div± ca ratto ca,
appamatt± jahanti piyar³pa½;
te ve khaºanti agham³la½,
maccuno ±misa½ durativattan”ti. Sattama½.