Saṃyutta Nikāya 1

1. Naḷavagga

2. Nimokkhasutta

Sāvatthi­nidānaṃ. Atha kho aññatarā devatā abhikkantāya rattiyā abhikkan­ta­vaṇṇā kevalakappaṃ jetavanaṃ obhāsetvā yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā bhagavantaṃ abhivādetvā ekamantaṃ aṭṭhāsi. Ekamantaṃ ṭhitā kho sā devatā bhagavantaṃ etadavoca: 

“Jānāsi no tvaṃ, mārisa, sattānaṃ nimokkhaṃ pamokkhaṃ vivekan”ti?

“Jānāmi khvāhaṃ, āvuso, sattānaṃ nimokkhaṃ pamokkhaṃ vivekan”ti.

“Yathākathaṃ pana tvaṃ, mārisa, jānāsi sattānaṃ nimokkhaṃ pamokkhaṃ vivekan”ti?

Nandī­bhava­parik­khayā,
Saññā­viñ­ñā­ṇa­saṅ­khayā;
Vedanānaṃ nirodhā upasamā,
Evaṃ khvāhaṃ āvuso jānāmi;
Sattānaṃ nimokkhaṃ pamokkhaṃ vivekan”ti.