Aṅguttara Nikāya 4

7. Patta­kam­ma­vagga

68. Devadattasutta

Ekaṃ samayaṃ bhagavā rājagahe viharati gijjhakūṭe pabbate acirapakkante devadatte. Tatra kho bhagavā devadattaṃ ārabbha bhikkhū āmantesi: “ attavadhāya, bhikkhave, devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi. Parābhavāya, bhikkhave, devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, kadalī attavadhāya phalaṃ deti, parābhavāya phalaṃ deti; evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, attavadhāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi, parābhavāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, veḷu attavadhāya phalaṃ deti, parābhavāya phalaṃ deti; evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, attavadhāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi, parābhavāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, naḷo attavadhāya phalaṃ deti, parābhavāya phalaṃ deti; evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, attavadhāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi, parābhavāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, assatarī attavadhāya gabbhaṃ gaṇhāti, parābhavāya gabbhaṃ gaṇhāti; evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, attavadhāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādi, parābhavāya devadattassa lābhasakkā­ra­siloko udapādīti.

Phalaṃ ve kadaliṃ hanti,
phalaṃ veḷuṃ phalaṃ naḷaṃ;
Sakkāro kāpurisaṃ hanti,
gabbho assatariṃ yathā”ti.

Aṭṭhamaṃ.