Sutta Nipāta 1.6

Parābhavasutta

Evaṃ me sutaṃ—​   ekaṃ samayaṃ bhagavā sāvatthiyaṃ viharati jetavane anātha­piṇḍi­kassa ārāme. Atha kho aññatarā devatā abhikkantāya rattiyā abhikkan­ta­vaṇṇā kevalakappaṃ jetavanaṃ obhāsetvā yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā bhagavantaṃ abhivādetvā ekamantaṃ aṭṭhāsi. Ekamantaṃ ṭhitā kho sā devatā bhagavantaṃ gāthāya ajjhabhāsi:

“Parābhavantaṃ purisaṃ,
mayaṃ pucchāma gotama;
Bhavantaṃ puṭṭhumāgamma,
kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Suvijāno bhavaṃ hoti,
suvijāno parābhavo;
Dhammakāmo bhavaṃ hoti,
dhammadessī parābhavo”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
paṭhamo so parābhavo;
Dutiyaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Asantassa piyā honti,
sante na kurute piyaṃ;
Asataṃ dhammaṃ roceti,
taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
dutiyo so parābhavo;
Tatiyaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Niddāsīlī sabhāsīlī,
anuṭṭhātā ca yo naro;
Alaso kodhapaññāṇo,
taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
tatiyo so parābhavo;
Catutthaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Yo mātaraṃ pitaraṃ vā,
jiṇṇakaṃ gatayobbanaṃ;
Pahu santo na bharati,
taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
catuttho so parābhavo;
Pañcamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Yo brāhmaṇaṃ samaṇaṃ vā,
Aññaṃ vāpi vanibbakaṃ;
Musāvādena vañceti,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Pañcamo so parābhavo;
Chaṭṭhamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Pahūtavitto puriso,
Sahirañño sabhojano;
Eko bhuñjati sādūni,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Chaṭṭhamo so parābhavo;
Sattamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Jātitthaddho dhanatthaddho,
Gottatthaddho ca yo naro;
Saññātiṃ atimaññeti,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Sattamo so parābhavo;
Aṭṭhamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Itthidhutto surādhutto,
Akkhadhutto ca yo naro;
Laddhaṃ laddhaṃ vināseti,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Aṭṭhamo so parābhavo;
Navamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Sehi dārehi asantuṭṭho,
Vesiyāsu padussati;
Dussati paradāresu,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Navamo so parābhavo;
Dasamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Atītayobbano poso,
Āneti timbarutthaniṃ;
Tassā issā na supati,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Dasamo so parābhavo;
Ekādasamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Itthiṃ soṇḍiṃ vikiraṇiṃ,
Purisaṃ vāpi tādisaṃ;
Issariyasmiṃ ṭhapeti,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Iti hetaṃ vijānāma,
Ekādasamo so parābhavo;
Dvādasamaṃ bhagavā brūhi,
Kiṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ”.

“Appabhogo mahātaṇho,
Khattiye jāyate kule;
So ca rajjaṃ patthayati,
Taṃ parābhavato mukhaṃ.

Ete parābhave loke,
Paṇḍito samavekkhiya;
Ariyo ­dassa­na­sam­panno,
Sa lokaṃ bhajate sivan”ti.

Parābha­va­suttaṃ chaṭṭhaṃ.