4. Mettag³m±ºavapucch±

1055. “Pucch±mi ta½ bhagav± br³hi me ta½, (icc±yasm± mettag³)
maññ±mi ta½ vedagu½ bh±vitatta½;
kuto nu dukkh± samud±gat± ime, ye keci lokasmimanekar³p±”.
1056. “Dukkhassa ve ma½ pabhava½ apucchasi, (mettag³ti bhagav±)
ta½ te pavakkh±mi yath± paj±na½;
upadhinid±n± pabhavanti dukkh±, ye keci lokasmimanekar³p±.
1057. “Yo ve avidv± upadhi½ karoti, punappuna½ dukkhamupeti mando;
tasm± paj±na½ upadhi½ na kayir±, dukkhassa j±tippabhav±nupass²”.
1058. “Ya½ ta½ apucchimha akittay² no, añña½ ta½ pucch±ma [pucch±mi (s². p².)] tadiªgha br³hi;
katha½ nu dh²r± vitaranti ogha½, j±ti½ jara½ sokapariddavañca;
ta½ me muni s±dhu viy±karohi, tath± hi te vidito esa dhammo”.
1059. “Kittayiss±mi te dhamma½, (mettag³ti bhagav±)
diµµhe dhamme an²tiha½;
ya½ viditv± sato cara½, tare loke visattika½”.
1060. “Tañc±ha½ abhinand±mi, mahesi dhammamuttama½;
ya½ viditv± sato cara½, tare loke visattika½”.
1061. “Ya½ kiñci sampaj±n±si, (mettag³ti bhagav±)
uddha½ adho tiriyañc±pi majjhe;
etesu nandiñca nivesanañca, panujja viññ±ºa½ bhave na tiµµhe.
1062. “Eva½vih±r² sato appamatto, bhikkhu cara½ hitv± mam±yit±ni;
j±ti½ jara½ sokapariddavañca, idheva vidv± pajaheyya dukkha½”.
1063. “Et±bhinand±mi vaco mahesino, sukittita½ gotaman³padh²ka½;
addh± hi bhagav± pah±si dukkha½, tath± hi te vidito esa dhammo.
1064. “Te c±pi n³nappajaheyyu dukkha½, ye tva½ muni aµµhita½ ovadeyya;
ta½ ta½ namass±mi samecca n±ga, appeva ma½ bhagav± aµµhita½ ovadeyya”.
1065. “Ya½ br±hmaºa½ vedagum±bhijaññ±, akiñcana½ k±mabhave asatta½;
addh± hi so oghamima½ at±ri, tiººo ca p±ra½ akhilo akaªkho.
1066. “Vidv± ca yo [so (s². sy±. p².)] vedag³ naro idha, bhav±bhave saªgamima½ visajja;
so v²tataºho an²gho nir±so, at±ri so j±tijaranti br³m²”ti.

Mettag³m±ºavapucch± catutth² niµµhit±.