Aṅguttara Nikāya 7

7. Mahāvagga

71. Bhāvanāsutta

“Bhāvanaṃ ananuyuttassa, bhikkhave, bhikkhuno viharato kiñcāpi evaṃ icchā uppajjeyya: ‘aho vata me anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimucceyyā’ti, atha khvassa neva anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimuccati. Taṃ kissa hetu? ‘Abhāvitattā’tissa vacanīyaṃ. Kissa abhāvitattā? Catunnaṃ sati­paṭṭhā­nā­naṃ, catunnaṃ sammap­pa­dhā­nā­naṃ, catunnaṃ iddhipādānaṃ, pañcannaṃ indriyānaṃ, pañcannaṃ balānaṃ, sattannaṃ bojjhaṅgānaṃ, ariyassa aṭṭhaṅgikassa maggassa.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, kukkuṭiyā aṇḍāni aṭṭha vā dasa vā dvādasa vā. Tānassu kukkuṭiyā na sammā adhisayitāni, na sammā pariseditāni, na sammā paribhāvitāni. Kiñcāpi tassā kukkuṭiyā evaṃ icchā uppajjeyya: ‘aho vata me kukkuṭapotakā pādana­kha­sikhāya vā mukhatuṇḍakena vā aṇḍakosaṃ padāletvā sotthinā abhi­nib­bhij­jey­yun’ti, atha kho abhabbāva te kukkuṭapotakā pādana­kha­sikhāya vā mukhatuṇḍakena vā aṇḍakosaṃ padāletvā sotthinā abhi­nib­bhijji­tuṃ. Taṃ kissa hetu? Tathā hi, bhikkhave, kukkuṭiyā aṇḍāni na sammā adhisayitāni, na sammā pariseditāni, na sammā paribhāvitāni. Evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, bhāvanaṃ ananuyuttassa bhikkhuno viharato kiñcāpi evaṃ icchā uppajjeyya: ‘aho vata me anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimucceyyā’ti, atha khvassa neva anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimuccati. Taṃ kissa hetu? ‘Abhāvitattā’tissa vacanīyaṃ. Kissa abhāvitattā? Catunnaṃ sati­paṭṭhā­nā­naṃ, catunnaṃ sammap­pa­dhā­nā­naṃ, catunnaṃ iddhipādānaṃ, pañcannaṃ indriyānaṃ, pañcannaṃ balānaṃ, sattannaṃ bojjhaṅgānaṃ, ariyassa aṭṭhaṅgikassa maggassa.

Bhāvanaṃ anuyuttassa, bhikkhave, bhikkhuno viharato kiñcāpi na evaṃ icchā uppajjeyya: ‘aho vata me anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimucceyyā’ti, atha khvassa anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimuccati. Taṃ kissa hetu? ‘Bhāvitattā’tissa vacanīyaṃ. Kissa bhāvitattā? Catunnaṃ sati­paṭṭhā­nā­naṃ, catunnaṃ sammap­pa­dhā­nā­naṃ, catunnaṃ iddhipādānaṃ, pañcannaṃ indriyānaṃ, pañcannaṃ balānaṃ, sattannaṃ bojjhaṅgānaṃ, ariyassa aṭṭhaṅgikassa maggassa.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, kukkuṭiyā aṇḍāni aṭṭha vā dasa vā dvādasa vā. Tānassu kukkuṭiyā sammā adhisayitāni, sammā pariseditāni, sammā paribhāvitāni. Kiñcāpi tassā kukkuṭiyā na evaṃ icchā uppajjeyya: ‘aho vata me kukkuṭapotakā pādana­kha­sikhāya vā mukhatuṇḍakena vā aṇḍakosaṃ padāletvā sotthinā abhi­nib­bhij­jey­yun’ti, atha kho bhabbāva te kukkuṭapotakā pādana­kha­sikhāya vā mukhatuṇḍakena vā aṇḍakosaṃ padāletvā sotthinā abhi­nib­bhijji­tuṃ. Taṃ kissa hetu? Tathā hi, bhikkhave, kukkuṭiyā aṇḍāni sammā adhisayitāni, sammā pariseditāni, sammā paribhāvitāni. Evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, bhāvanaṃ anuyuttassa bhikkhuno viharato kiñcāpi na evaṃ icchā uppajjeyya: ‘aho vata me anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimucceyyā’ti, atha khvassa anupādāya āsavehi cittaṃ vimuccati. Taṃ kissa hetu? ‘Bhāvitattā’tissa vacanīyaṃ. Kissa bhāvitattā? Catunnaṃ sati­paṭṭhā­nā­naṃ … pe … ariyassa aṭṭhaṅgikassa maggassa.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, phalagaṇḍassa vā phala­gaṇ­ḍan­tevā­si­kassa vā dissanteva vāsijaṭe aṅgulipadāni dissati aṅguṭṭhapadaṃ. No ca khvassa evaṃ ñāṇaṃ hoti: ‘ettakaṃ me ajja vāsijaṭassa khīṇaṃ, ettakaṃ hiyyo, ettakaṃ pare’ti, atha khvassa khīṇe ‘khīṇan’teva ñāṇaṃ hoti. Evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, bhāvanaṃ anuyuttassa bhikkhuno viharato kiñcāpi na evaṃ ñāṇaṃ hoti: ‘ettakaṃ me ajja āsavānaṃ khīṇaṃ, ettakaṃ hiyyo, ettakaṃ pare’ti, atha khvassa khīṇe ‘khīṇan’teva ñāṇaṃ hoti.

Seyyathāpi, bhikkhave, sāmuddikāya nāvāya vet­ta­bandha­na­baddhāya cha māsāni udake pariyādāya hemantikena thale ukkhittāya ­vātāta­pa­paretāni bandhanāni, tāni pāvussakena meghena abhip­pa­vuṭṭhāni appakasireneva parihāyanti, pūtikāni bhavanti. Evamevaṃ kho, bhikkhave, bhāvanaṃ anuyuttassa bhikkhuno viharato appakasireneva saṃyojanāni paṭippas­sam­bhanti, pūtikāni bhavantī”ti.

Sattamaṃ.