Udāna 4.9

Upasenasutta

Evaṃ me sutaṃ—​   ekaṃ samayaṃ bhagavā rājagahe viharati veḷuvane kalanda­ka­nivāpe. Atha kho āyasmato upasenassa vaṅgan­ta­puttassa rahogatassa paṭisallīnassa evaṃ cetaso parivitakko udapādi: “lābhā vata me, suladdhaṃ vata me, satthā ca me bhagavā arahaṃ sammāsambuddho; svākkhāte camhi dhammavinaye agārasmā anagāriyaṃ pabbajito; sabrahmacārino ca me sīlavanto kalyāṇadhammā; sīlesu camhi paripūrakārī; susamāhito camhi ekaggacitto; arahā camhi khīṇāsavo; mahiddhiko camhi mahānubhāvo. Bhaddakaṃ me jīvitaṃ, bhaddakaṃ maraṇan”ti.

Atha kho bhagavā āyasmato upasenassa vaṅgan­ta­puttassa cetasā ceto­pari­vitak­ka­maññāya tāyaṃ velāyaṃ imaṃ udānaṃ udānesi: 

“Yaṃ jīvitaṃ na tapati,
maraṇante na socati;
Sa ve diṭṭhapado dhīro,
sokamajjhe na socati.

Ucchin­na­bhava­taṇhassa,
santacittassa bhikkhuno;
Vikkhīṇo jātisaṃsāro,
natthi tassa punabbhavo”ti.

Navamaṃ.