Saṃyutta Nikāya 9

1. Vanavagga

9. Vajji­putta­sutta

Ekaṃ samayaṃ aññataro vajjiputtako bhikkhu vesāliyaṃ viharati aññatarasmiṃ vanasaṇḍe. Tena kho pana samayena vesāliyaṃ vajjiputtako sabbaratticāro hoti. Atha kho so bhikkhu vesāliyā tūriya­tāḷita­vādita­nigghosa­saddaṃ sutvā paridevamāno tāyaṃ velāyaṃ imaṃ gāthaṃ abhāsi:

“Ekakā mayaṃ araññe viharāma,
Apaviddhaṃva vanasmiṃ dārukaṃ;
Etādisikāya rattiyā,
Ko su nāmamhehi pāpiyo”ti.

Atha kho yā tasmiṃ vanasaṇḍe adhivatthā devatā tassa bhikkhuno anukampikā atthakāmā taṃ bhikkhuṃ saṃvejetukāmā yena so bhikkhu tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā taṃ bhikkhuṃ gāthāya ajjhabhāsi: 

“Ekakova tvaṃ araññe viharasi,
Apaviddhaṃva vanasmiṃ dārukaṃ;
Tassa te bahukā pihayanti,
Nerayikā viya saggagāminan”ti.

Atha kho so bhikkhu tāya devatāya saṃvejito saṃ­ve­ga­māpādīti.