Saṃyutta Nikāya 8

1. Vaṅgīsavagga

10. Mog­gallā­nasutta

Ekaṃ samayaṃ bhagavā rājagahe viharati isigilipasse kāḷasilāyaṃ mahatā ­bhik­khu­saṅ­ghena saddhiṃ pañcamattehi bhikkhusatehi sabbeheva arahantehi. Tesaṃ sudaṃ āyasmā mahāmoggallāno cetasā cittaṃ samannesati vippamuttaṃ nirupadhiṃ. Atha kho āyasmato vaṅgīsassa etadahosi: “ayaṃ kho bhagavā rājagahe viharati isigilipasse kāḷasilāyaṃ mahatā ­bhik­khu­saṅ­ghena saddhiṃ pañcamattehi bhikkhusatehi sabbeheva arahantehi. Tesaṃ sudaṃ āyasmā mahāmoggallāno cetasā cittaṃ samannesati vippamuttaṃ nirupadhiṃ. Yannūnāhaṃ āyasmantaṃ ­mahā­mog­gallā­naṃ bhagavato sammukhā sāruppāhi gāthāhi abhitthaveyyan”ti.

Atha kho āyasmā vaṅgīso uṭṭhāyāsanā ekaṃsaṃ uttarāsaṅgaṃ karitvā yena bhagavā tenañjaliṃ paṇāmetvā bhagavantaṃ etadavoca: “paṭibhāti maṃ, bhagavā, paṭibhāti maṃ, sugatā”ti. “Paṭibhātu taṃ, vaṅgīsā”ti bhagavā avoca. Atha kho āyasmā vaṅgīso āyasmantaṃ ­mahā­mog­gallā­naṃ bhagavato sammukhā sāruppāhi gāthāhi abhitthavi: 

“Nagassa passe āsīnaṃ,
muniṃ dukkhassa pāraguṃ;
Sāvakā payirupāsanti,
tevijjā maccuhāyino.

Te cetasā anupariyeti,
Moggallāno mahiddhiko;
Cittaṃ nesaṃ samannesaṃ,
Vippamuttaṃ nirūpadhiṃ.

Evaṃ sabbaṅ­ga­sam­pannaṃ,
Muniṃ dukkhassa pāraguṃ;
Anekā­kāra­sam­pannaṃ,
Payirupāsanti gotaman”ti.