Mahāparinibbānasuttaṁ (DN 16)

[Tatiyabhāṇavāraṁ]

[21: Aṭṭha Abhibhāyatanāni] cf. Saṅgītisuttaṁ (DN 33); Abhibhāyatanasuttaṁ (AN Bk. 8:65); Mahāsakuludāyisuttaṁ (MN 77); a very different six Spheres of Mastery are mentioned elsewhere, see Parihānadhammasuttaṁ (SN 35:96).01

Aṭṭha kho imāni Ānanda abhibhāyatanāni. [376]

Katamāni aṭṭha? [377]

  1. Ajjhattaṁ rūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati parittāni suvaṇṇadubbaṇṇāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī’ ti PTS punctuates differently: “Tāni abhibhuyya jānāmi passāmīti” evaṁsaññī hoti. However, the Commentary's: Jānāmi passāmī ti iminā panassa ābhogo kathito; I know, I see: by this his thought is related, shows that the first part belongs outside the quotes.02 evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ paṭhamaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [378]

  2. Ajjhattaṁ rūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati appamāṇāni suvaṇṇadubbaṇṇāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī’ ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ dutiyaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ [379]

  3. Ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati parittāni suvaṇṇadubbaṇṇāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī’ ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ tatiyaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [380]

  4. Ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati appamāṇāni suvaṇṇadubbaṇṇāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī” ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ catutthaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [381]

  5. Ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, nīlāni nīlavaṇṇāni nīlanidassanāni nīlanibhāsāni, seyyathā pi nāma Ummāpupphaṁ ChS: Umāpupphaṁ.03 nīlaṁ nīlavaṇṇaṁ nīlanidassanaṁ nīlanibhāsaṁ seyyathā BJT adds pi, here and in similar places below.04 vā pana taṁ vatthaṁ Bārāṇaseyyakaṁ ubhatobhāgavimaṭṭhaṁ nīlaṁ nīlavaṇṇaṁ nīlanidassanaṁ nīlanibhāsaṁ, evam-eva ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, nīlāni nīlavaṇṇāni nīlanidassanāni nīlanibhāsāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī” ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ pañcamaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [382]

  6. Ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, pītāni pītavaṇṇāni pītanidassanāni pītanibhāsāni, seyyathā pi nāma Kaṇikārapupphaṁ Thai, ChS: Kaṇṇikāra-.05 pītaṁ pītavaṇṇaṁ pītanidassanaṁ pītanibhāsaṁ, seyyathā vā pana taṁ vatthaṁ Bārāṇaseyyakaṁ ubhatobhāgavimaṭṭhaṁ pītaṁ pītavaṇṇaṁ pītanidassanaṁ pītanibhāsaṁ, evam-eva ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, pītāni pītavaṇṇāni pītanidassanāni pītanibhāsāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī” ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ chaṭṭhaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [383]

  7. Ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, lohitāni BJT, PTS: lohitakāni, and similarly throughout (compare PTS in the section about the Licchavīs above where only the first word is given as lohitak-, the rest being lohit-).06 lohitavaṇṇāni lohitanidassanāni lohitanibhāsāni, seyyathā pi nāma Bandhujīvakapupphaṁ Thai: Bandhujīvakaṁ pupphaṁ, same words out of compound.07 lohitaṁ lohitavaṇṇaṁ lohitanidassanaṁ lohitanibhāsaṁ, seyyathā vā pana taṁ vatthaṁ Bārāṇaseyyakaṁ ubhatobhāgavimaṭṭhaṁ lohitaṁ lohitavaṇṇaṁ lohitanidassanaṁ lohitanibhāsaṁ, evam-eva ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, lohitāni lohitavaṇṇāni lohitanidassanāni lohitanibhāsāni, tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī” ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ sattamaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [384]

  8. Ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, odātāni odātavaṇṇāni odātanidassanāni odātanibhāsāni, seyyathā pi nāma osadhitārakā odātā BJT omits odātā, by mistake.08 odātavaṇṇā odātanidassanā odātanibhāsā, seyyathā vā pana taṁ vatthaṁ Bārāṇaseyyakaṁ ubhatobhāgavimaṭṭhaṁ odātaṁ odātavaṇṇaṁ odātanidassanaṁ odātanibhāsaṁ, evam-eva ajjhattaṁ arūpasaññī eko bahiddhā rūpāni passati, odātāni odātavaṇṇāni odātanidassanāni odātanibhāsāni, Thai omits odātanibhāsāni, by mistake.09 tāni abhibhuyya: ‘jānāmi passāmī” ti evaṁsaññī hoti. Idaṁ aṭṭhamaṁ abhibhāyatanaṁ. [385]

Imāni kho Ānanda aṭṭha BJT: aṭṭha Ānanda.10 abhibhāyatanāni. [386]