4. Kum±rakasutta½

44. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena sambahul± kum±rak± antar± ca s±vatthi½ antar± ca jetavana½ macchake b±dhenti.
Atha kho bhagav± pubbaºhasamaya½ niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya s±vatthi½ piº¹±ya p±visi. Addas± kho bhagav± te sambahule kum±rake antar± ca s±vatthi½ antar± ca jetavana½ macchake b±dhente. Disv±na yena te kum±rak± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± te kum±rake etadavoca– “bh±yatha vo, tumhe kum±rak±, dukkhassa, appiya½ vo dukkhan”ti? “Eva½, bhante, bh±y±ma maya½, bhante, dukkhassa appiya½ no dukkhan”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ ima½ ud±na½ ud±nesi–
“Sace bh±yatha dukkhassa, sace vo dukkhamappiya½;
m±kattha p±paka½ kamma½, ±vi v± yadi v± raho.
“Sace ca p±paka½ kamma½, karissatha karotha v±;
na vo dukkh± pamutyatthi, upeccapi [upaccapi (ka.), uppaccapi (?), Uppatitv±pi iti attho] pal±yatan”ti. Catuttha½.