Saṃyutta Nikāya 6

1. Paṭhamavagga

6. Brahma­loka­sutta

Sāvatthi­nidānaṃ. Tena kho pana samayena bhagavā divāvihāragato hoti paṭisallīno. Atha kho subrahmā ca paccekabrahmā suddhāvāso ca paccekabrahmā yena bhagavā tenu­pasaṅka­miṃsu; upasaṅkamitvā paccekaṃ dvārabāhaṃ upanissāya aṭṭhaṃsu. Atha kho subrahmā paccekabrahmā suddhāvāsaṃ pac­ce­kab­rahmā­naṃ etadavoca: “akālo kho tāva, mārisa, bhagavantaṃ payirupāsituṃ; divāvihāragato bhagavā paṭisallīno ca. Asuko ca brahmaloko iddho ceva phīto ca, brahmā ca tatra pamādavihāraṃ viharati. Āyāma, mārisa, yena so brahmaloko tenu­pasaṅka­mis­sāma; upasaṅkamitvā taṃ brahmānaṃ saṃvejeyyāmā”ti. “Evaṃ, mārisā”ti kho suddhāvāso paccekabrahmā subrahmuno pac­ce­kab­rah­muno paccassosi.

Atha kho subrahmā ca paccekabrahmā suddhāvāso ca paccekabrahmā—seyyathāpi nāma balavā puriso … pe … evameva—bhagavato purato antarahitā tasmiṃ brahmaloke pāturahesuṃ. Addasā kho so brahmā te brahmāno dūratova āgacchante. Disvāna te brahmāno etadavoca: “handa kuto nu tumhe, mārisā, āgacchathā”ti? “Āgatā kho mayaṃ, mārisa, amha tassa bhagavato santikā arahato sammā­sambud­dhassa. Gaccheyyāsi pana tvaṃ, mārisa, tassa bhagavato upaṭṭhānaṃ arahato sammā­sambud­dhassā”ti?

Evaṃ vutto, kho so brahmā taṃ vacanaṃ anadhivāsento sahas­sak­khat­tuṃ attānaṃ abhinimminitvā subrahmānaṃ pac­ce­kab­rahmā­naṃ etadavoca: “passasi me no tvaṃ, mārisa, evarūpaṃ iddhānubhāvan”ti? “Passāmi kho tyāhaṃ, mārisa, evarūpaṃ iddhānubhāvan”ti. “So khvāhaṃ, mārisa, evaṃmahiddhiko evaṃma­hānu­bhāvo kassa aññassa samaṇassa vā brāhmaṇassa vā upaṭṭhānaṃ gamissāmī”ti?

Atha kho subrahmā paccekabrahmā dvi­sahas­sak­khat­tuṃ attānaṃ abhinimminitvā taṃ brahmānaṃ etadavoca: “passasi me no tvaṃ, mārisa, evarūpaṃ iddhānubhāvan”ti? “Passāmi kho tyāhaṃ, mārisa, evarūpaṃ iddhānubhāvan”ti. “Tayā ca kho, mārisa, mayā ca sveva bhagavā mahiddhikataro ceva mahā­nubhā­va­taro ca. Gaccheyyāsi tvaṃ, mārisa, tassa bhagavato upaṭṭhānaṃ arahato sammā­sambud­dhassā”ti? Atha kho so brahmā subrahmānaṃ pac­ce­kab­rahmā­naṃ gāthāya ajjhabhāsi: 

“Tayo supaṇṇā caturo ca haṃsā,
Byagghīnisā pañcasatā ca jhāyino;
Tayidaṃ vimānaṃ jalate ca brahme,
Obhāsayaṃ uttarassaṃ disāyan”ti.

“Kiñcāpi te taṃ jalate vimānaṃ,
Obhāsayaṃ uttarassaṃ disāyaṃ;
Rūpe raṇaṃ disvā sadā pavedhitaṃ,
Tasmā na rūpe ramatī sumedho”ti.

Atha kho subrahmā ca paccekabrahmā suddhāvāso ca paccekabrahmā taṃ brahmānaṃ saṃvejetvā tat­the­vantara­dhāyiṃsu. Agamāsi ca kho so brahmā aparena samayena bhagavato upaṭṭhānaṃ arahato sammā­sambud­dhas­sāti.