Aṅguttara Nikāya 3

10. Loṇa­kapal­la­vagga

102. Nimittasutta

“Adhi­citta­manu­yuttena, bhikkhave, bhikkhunā tīṇi nimittāni kālena kālaṃ manasi kātabbāni—kālena kālaṃ samā­dhi­nimittaṃ manasi kātabbaṃ, kālena kālaṃ ­pagga­ha­nimittaṃ manasi kātabbaṃ, kālena kālaṃ upekkhā­nimittaṃ manasi kātabbaṃ. Sace, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu ekantaṃ samā­dhi­nimittaṃ­yeva manasi kareyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ cittaṃ kosajjāya saṃvatteyya. Sace, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu ekantaṃ ­pagga­ha­nimittaṃ­yeva manasi kareyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ cittaṃ uddhaccāya saṃvatteyya. Sace, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu ekantaṃ upekkhā­nimittaṃ­yeva manasi kareyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ cittaṃ na sammā samādhiyeyya āsavānaṃ khayāya. Yato ca kho, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu kālena kālaṃ samā­dhi­nimittaṃ manasi karoti, kālena kālaṃ ­pagga­ha­nimittaṃ manasi karoti, kālena kālaṃ upekkhā­nimittaṃ manasi karoti, taṃ hoti cittaṃ muduñca kammaniyañca pabhassarañca, na ca pabhaṅgu, sammā samādhiyati āsavānaṃ khayāya.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, suvaṇṇakāro vā suvaṇṇa­kā­ran­tevāsī vā ukkaṃ bandheyya, ukkaṃ bandhitvā ukkāmukhaṃ ālimpeyya, ukkāmukhaṃ ālimpetvā saṇḍāsena jātarūpaṃ gahetvā ukkāmukhe pakkhipeyya, ukkāmukhe pakkhipitvā kālena kālaṃ abhidhamati, kālena kālaṃ udakena paripphoseti, kālena kālaṃ ajjhupekkhati. Sace, bhikkhave, suvaṇṇakāro vā suvaṇṇa­kā­ran­tevāsī vā taṃ jātarūpaṃ ekantaṃ abhidhameyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ jātarūpaṃ ḍaheyya. Sace, bhikkhave, suvaṇṇakāro vā suvaṇṇa­kā­ran­tevāsī vā taṃ jātarūpaṃ ekantaṃ udakena paripphoseyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ jātarūpaṃ nibbāpeyya. Sace, bhikkhave, suvaṇṇakāro vā suvaṇṇa­kā­ran­tevāsī vā taṃ jātarūpaṃ ekantaṃ ajjhupekkheyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ jātarūpaṃ na sammā paripākaṃ gaccheyya. Yato ca kho, bhikkhave, suvaṇṇakāro vā suvaṇṇa­kā­ran­tevāsī vā taṃ jātarūpaṃ kālena kālaṃ abhidhamati, kālena kālaṃ udakena paripphoseti, kālena kālaṃ ajjhupekkhati, taṃ hoti jātarūpaṃ muduñca kammaniyañca pabhassarañca, na ca pabhaṅgu, sammā upeti kammāya. Yassā yassā ca pilandha­na­vikatiyā ākaṅkhati—yadi paṭṭikāya, yadi kuṇḍalāya, yadi gīveyyake, yadi suvaṇṇamālāya—tañcassa atthaṃ anubhoti.

Evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yuttena bhikkhunā tīṇi nimittāni kālena kālaṃ manasi kātabbāni—kālena kālaṃ samā­dhi­nimittaṃ manasi kātabbaṃ, kālena kālaṃ ­pagga­ha­nimittaṃ manasi kātabbaṃ, kālena kālaṃ upekkhā­nimittaṃ manasi kātabbaṃ. Sace, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu ekantaṃ samā­dhi­nimittaṃ­yeva manasi kareyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ cittaṃ kosajjāya saṃvatteyya. Sace, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu ekantaṃ ­pagga­ha­nimittaṃ­yeva manasi kareyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ cittaṃ uddhaccāya saṃvatteyya. Sace, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu ekantaṃ upekkhā­nimittaṃ­yeva manasi kareyya, ṭhānaṃ taṃ cittaṃ na sammā samādhiyeyya āsavānaṃ khayāya. Yato ca kho, bhikkhave, adhi­citta­manu­yutto bhikkhu kālena kālaṃ samā­dhi­nimittaṃ manasi karoti, kālena kālaṃ ­pagga­ha­nimittaṃ manasi karoti, kālena kālaṃ upekkhā­nimittaṃ manasi karoti, taṃ hoti cittaṃ muduñca kammaniyañca pabhassarañca, na ca pabhaṅgu, sammā samādhiyati āsavānaṃ khayāya. Yassa yassa ca abhiñ­ñā­sacchi­karaṇī­yassa dhammassa cittaṃ abhininnāmeti abhiñ­ñā­sacchi­kiriyāya, tatra tatreva sak­khi­bhabba­taṃ pāpuṇāti sati satiāyatane.

So sace ākaṅkhati: ‘anekavihitaṃ iddhividhaṃ pac­canu­bhavey­yaṃ … pe … (cha abhiññā vitthāretabbā.) Āsavānaṃ khayā … pe … sacchikatvā upasampajja vihareyyan’ti, tatra tatreva sak­khi­bhabba­taṃ pāpuṇāti sati satiāyatane”ti.

Ekādasamaṃ.

Loṇa­kapal­la­vaggo pañcamo.

Accāyikaṃ pavivekaṃ,
Sarado parisā tayo;
Ājānīyā potthako ca,
Loṇaṃ dhovati nimittānīti.

Dutiyo paṇṇāsako samatto.