Saṃyutta Nikāya 7

2. Upāsakavagga

16. Paccanīkasutta

Sāvatthi­nidānaṃ. Tena kho pana samayena paccanīkasāto nāma brāhmaṇo sāvatthiyaṃ paṭivasati. Atha kho pac­canī­ka­sātassa brāhmaṇassa etadahosi: “yannūnāhaṃ yena samaṇo gotamo tenu­pasaṅka­meyyaṃ. Yaṃ yadeva samaṇo gotamo bhāsissati taṃ tadevassāhaṃ paccanīkāssan”ti. Tena kho pana samayena bhagavā abbhokāse caṅkamati. Atha kho paccanīkasāto brāhmaṇo yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā bhagavantaṃ caṅkamantaṃ etadavoca: “bhaṇa samaṇadhamman”ti.

“Na pac­canī­ka­sātena,
suvijānaṃ subhāsitaṃ;
Upak­kiliṭ­ṭha­cit­tena,
sāram­bha­bahu­lena ca.

Yo ca vineyya sārambhaṃ,
appasādañca cetaso;
Āghātaṃ paṭinissajja,
sa ve jaññā subhāsitan”ti.

Evaṃ vutte, paccanīkasāto brāhmaṇo bhagavantaṃ etadavoca: “abhikkantaṃ, bho gotama, abhikkantaṃ, bho gotama … pe … upāsakaṃ maṃ bhavaṃ gotamo dhāretu ajjatagge pāṇupetaṃ saraṇaṃ gatan”ti.