5. Soºavaggo [mah±vagga (aµµhakath±ya sameti)]

1. Piyatarasutta½

41. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena r±j± pasenadi kosalo mallik±ya deviy± saddhi½ uparip±s±davaragato hoti. Atha kho r±j± pasenadi kosalo mallika½ devi½ etadavoca– “atthi nu kho te, mallike, kocañño attan± piyataro”ti?
“Natthi kho me, mah±r±ja, kocañño attan± piyataro. Tuyha½ pana, mah±r±ja, atthañño koci attan± piyataro”ti? “Mayhampi kho, mallike, natthañño koci attan± piyataro”ti.
Atha kho r±j± pasenadi kosalo p±s±d± orohitv± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho r±j± pasenadi kosalo bhagavanta½ etadavoca–
“Idh±ha½, bhante, mallik±ya deviy± saddhi½ uparip±s±davaragato mallika½ devi½ etadavoca½– ‘atthi nu kho te, mallike, kocañño attan± piyataro’ti? Eva½ vutte, mallik± dev² ma½ etadavoca– ‘natthi kho me, mah±r±ja, kocañño attan± piyataro. Tuyha½ pana, mah±r±ja, atthañño koci attan± piyataro’ti? Eva½ vutte, aha½, bhante, mallika½ devi½ etadavoca½– ‘mayhampi kho, mallike, natthañño koci attan± piyataro”’ti.
Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ ima½ ud±na½ ud±nesi–
“Sabb± dis± anuparigamma cetas±,
nevajjhag± piyataramattan± kvaci;
eva½ piyo puthu att± paresa½,
tasm± na hi½se paramattak±mo”ti. Paµhama½.