Kathāvatthu

Mahāpaṇṇāsaka

Satta­rasa­ma­vagga

Navattab­baṃ­saṃ­ghas­sadinnaṃ­mahap­phalan­tika­thā

Na vattabbaṃ—“saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti? Āmantā. Nanu saṃgho āhuneyyo pāhuneyyo dakkhiṇeyyo añjalikaraṇīyo anuttaraṃ puññakkhettaṃ lokassāti? Āmantā. Hañci saṃgho āhuneyyo … pe … anuttaraṃ puññakkhettaṃ lokassa, tena vata re vattabbe—“saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti.

Na vattabbaṃ—“saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti? Āmantā. Nanu cattāro purisayugā aṭṭha purisapuggalā dakkhiṇeyyā vuttā bhagavatāti? Āmantā. Hañci cattāro purisayugā aṭṭha purisapuggalā dakkhiṇeyyā vuttā bhagavatā, tena vata re vattabbe—“saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti.

Na vattabbaṃ—“saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti? Āmantā. Nanu vuttaṃ bhagavatā—“ saṃghe, gotami, dehi, saṃghe te dinne ahañceva pūjito bhavissāmi saṃgho cā”ti. Attheva suttantoti? Āmantā. Tena hi saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalanti.

Na vattabbaṃ—“saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti? Āmantā. Nanu sakko devānamindo bhagavantaṃ etadavoca—

“Yajamānānaṃ manussānaṃ,
puññapekkhāna pāṇinaṃ;
Karotaṃ opadhikaṃ puññaṃ,
kattha dinnaṃ mahapphalan”ti.

“Cattāro ca paṭipannā,
cattāro ca phale ṭhitā;
Esa saṃgho ujubhūto,
paññā­sī­lasamā­hito.

Yajamānānaṃ manussānaṃ,
puññapekkhāna pāṇinaṃ;
Karotaṃ opadhikaṃ puññaṃ,
saṃghe dinnaṃ mahapphalanti.

Eso hi saṃgho vipulo mahaggato,
Esappameyyo udadhīva sāgaro;
Ete hi seṭṭhā naravīrasāvakā,
Pabhaṅkarā dhamma­mudī­rayanti.

Tesaṃ sudinnaṃ suhutaṃ suyiṭṭhaṃ,
Ye saṃghamuddissa dadanti dānaṃ;
Sā dakkhiṇā saṃghagatā patiṭṭhitā,
Mahapphalā lokavidūna vaṇṇitā.

Etādisaṃ yañ­ña­manus­sa­rantā,
Ye vedajātā vicaranti loke;
Vineyya maccheramalaṃ samūlaṃ,
Aninditā saggamupenti ṭhānan”ti.

Attheva suttantoti? Āmantā. Tena hi saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahapphalanti.

Na vattabbaṃ saṃghassa dinnaṃ mahap­phalan­tika­thā niṭṭhitā.