Saṃyutta Nikāya 11

1. Paṭhamavagga

1. Suvīrasutta

Evaṃ me sutaṃ—​   ekaṃ samayaṃ bhagavā sāvatthiyaṃ viharati jetavane anātha­piṇḍi­kassa ārāme. Tatra kho bhagavā bhikkhū āmantesi: “bhikkhavo”ti. “Bhadante”ti te bhikkhū bhagavato paccassosuṃ. Bhagavā etadavoca: 

“Bhūtapubbaṃ, bhikkhave, asurā deve abhiyaṃsu. Atha kho, bhikkhave, sakko devānamindo suvīraṃ devaputtaṃ āmantesi: ‘ete, tāta suvīra, asurā deve abhiyanti. Gaccha, tāta suvīra, asure paccuyyāhī’ti. ‘Evaṃ, bhaddantavā’ti kho, bhikkhave, suvīro devaputto sakkassa devānamindassa paṭissutvā pamādaṃ āpādesi. Dutiyampi kho, bhikkhave, sakko devānamindo suvīraṃ devaputtaṃ āmantesi: ‘ete, tāta suvīra, asurā deve abhiyanti. Gaccha, tāta suvīra, asure paccuyyāhī’ti. ‘Evaṃ, bhaddantavā’ti kho, bhikkhave, suvīro devaputto sakkassa devānamindassa paṭissutvā dutiyampi pamādaṃ āpādesi. Tatiyampi kho, bhikkhave, sakko devānamindo suvīraṃ devaputtaṃ āmantesi: ‘ete, tāta suvīra, asurā deve abhiyanti. Gaccha, tāta suvīra, asure paccuyyāhī’ti. ‘Evaṃ, bhaddantavā’ti kho, bhikkhave, suvīro devaputto sakkassa devānamindassa paṭissutvā tatiyampi pamādaṃ āpādesi. Atha kho, bhikkhave, sakko devānamindo suvīraṃ devaputtaṃ gāthāya ajjhabhāsi:

‘Anuṭṭhahaṃ avāyāmaṃ,
sukhaṃ yatrā­dhi­gacchati;
Suvīra tattha gacchāhi,
mañca tattheva pāpayā’ti.

Alasvassa anuṭṭhātā,
na ca kiccāni kāraye;
Sabba­kāma­samid­dhassa,
taṃ me sakka varaṃ disā’ti.

‘Yatthālaso anuṭṭhātā,
accantaṃ sukhamedhati;
Suvīra tattha gacchāhi,
mañca tattheva pāpayā’ti.

‘Akammunā devaseṭṭha,
sakka vindemu yaṃ sukhaṃ;
Asokaṃ anupāyāsaṃ,
taṃ me sakka varaṃ disā’ti.

‘Sace atthi akammena,
koci kvaci na jīvati;
Nibbānassa hi so maggo,
suvīra tattha gacchāhi;
Mañca tattheva pāpayā’ti.

So hi nāma, bhikkhave, sakko devānamindo sakaṃ puññaphalaṃ upajīvamāno devānaṃ tāvatiṃsānaṃ issa­riyā­dhi­paccaṃ rajjaṃ kārento uṭṭhā­na­vīriyassa vaṇṇavādī bhavissati. Idha kho taṃ, bhikkhave, sobhetha, yaṃ tumhe evaṃ svākkhāte dhammavinaye pabbajitā samānā uṭṭhaheyyātha ghaṭeyyātha vāyameyyātha appattassa pattiyā anadhigatassa adhigamāya, asacchikatassa sacchikiriyāyā”ti.