Khuddakapāṭha

6. Ratanasuttaṁ

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−    Tuṭṭhubha From here on the lines are to be understood as Tuṭṭhubha, unless otherwise indicated.01
yānīdha bhūtāni samāgatāni,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
bhummāni vā yāni va va here cannot be m.c. as Norman (GD II, 191 & 194) maintains, because the break −⏑− is tolerated, cf. 2a, 7d, 12a, 14ad, rather we must understand it as the emphatic, inserted as a line filler.02 antalikkhe, Ce: antaḷikkhe here, and in vs 15, 16 & 17 below.03

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
sabbe va bhūtā sumanā bhavantu,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
atho pi sakkacca suṇantu bhāsitaṁ. [1]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
tasmā hi bhūtā nisāmetha sabbe,

−−⏑−⏑¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
mettaṁ karotha This is an example of extended Tuṭṭhubha, pausing at the 5th, and restarting from the same syllable.04 mānusiyā pajāya,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
divā ca ratto ca haranti ye baliṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tasmā hi ne rakkhatha appamattā. [2]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yaṁ kiñci vittaṁ idha vā huraṁ vā

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
saggesu vā yaṁ ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
na no samaṁ atthi tathāgatena

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi buddhe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [3]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
khayaṁ virāgaṁ amataṁ paṇītaṁ

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
yad-ajjhagā sakyamunī ī m.c.05 samāhito

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
na tena dhammena samatthi kiñci

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi dhamme ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [4]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
yam-buddhaseṭṭho parivaṇṇayī ī m.c.06 suciṁ

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
samādhim-ānantarikañ-ñam-āhu

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
samādhinā tena samo na vijjati

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi dhamme ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [5]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
ye puggalā aṭṭha satam Be: sataṁ.07 -pasatthā Se: pasaṭṭhā.08

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
cattāri etāni yugāni honti

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
te dakkhiṇeyyā sugatassa sāvakā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etesu dinnāni mahapphalāni

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [6]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
ye suppayuttā manasā daḷhena Note that ḷh is a digraph, and does not make position.09

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nikkāmino gotamasāsanamhi

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
te pattipattā amataṁ vigayha Note that yh makes position here.10

−−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
laddhā mudhā nibbutiṁ bhuñjamānā

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [7]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
yathindakhīlo paṭhaviṁ sito Be: paṭhavissito.11 siyā

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
catubbhi vātehi Ce, Se: vātebhi.12 asampakampiyo,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tathūpamaṁ sappurisaṁ vadāmi,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
yo ariyasaccāni avecca passati

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [8]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
ye ariya Se: ye 'rīya.13 saccāni vibhāvayanti,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
gambhīrapaññena sudesitāni,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
kiñcāpi te honti bhusappamattā Be: bhusaṁ pamattā.14

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
na te bhavaṁ aṭṭhamam-ādiyanti Ee: aṭṭhamaṁ.15

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [9]

 

⏑−−⏑¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sahā vassa dassanasampadāya Note the unusual opening.16

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tayassu dhammā jahitā bhavanti:

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sakkāyadiṭṭhi Be: diṭṭhī, to produce the Upajāti break −⏑⏑, but ⏑⏑⏑ is tolerated.17 vicikicchitañ-ca

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sīlabbataṁ vā pi yad-atthi kiñci.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
Be starts a new verse here (no 11).18 catūhapāyehi ca vippamutto,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
cha cābhiṭhānāni Note that simple ṭh in this word is m.c.19 abhabbŏ Be: abhabba, but we can understand abhabbŏ to give the normal cadence, cf 11c below (Norman in GD II makes no comment on the reading here).20 kātuṁ

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [10]

 

−−⏑−¦−−⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
kiñcāpi so kammaṁ Be: kamma' to produce the classical bhagaṇa break.21 karoti pāpakaṁ

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
kāyena vācā uda Se: yuda.22 cetasā vā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
abhabbŏ Be: abhabba, see note to 10f above.23 so tassa paṭicchadāya: Ee, Ce: paṭicchādāya.24

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
abhabbatā diṭṭhapadassa vuttā

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [11]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
vanappagumbe yathā Be: yatha to produce the classical bhagaṇa break.25 phussitaggā ss is m.c.26

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−−−−
gimhāna Ce: gimhāṇa.27 māse paṭhamasmiṁ gimhe, Note the unusual cadence, which should possibly be corrected, though it occurs in the older writings.28

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
tathūpamaṁ dhammavaraṁ adesayi, Ce: adesayī, here and in 13 below.29

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nibbānagāmiṁ paramaṁhitāya

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi buddhe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [12]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
varo varaññū varado varāharo,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−     Jagatī
anuttaro dhammavaraṁ adesayi

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi buddhe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [13]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
khīṇaṁ purāṇaṁ navaṁ Be: nava to produce the classical bhagaṇa break.30 natthi sambhavaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
virattacittāyatike Ee, Ce: cittā āyatike, which gives the extended form of the metre.31 bhavasmiṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
te khīṇabījā avirūḷhichandā, Se: aviruḷhichandā, but that would give the cadence ⏑⏑−−, which seems unlikely.32

−−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
nibbanti dhīrā yathāyam Be: yaṁ.33 -padīpo

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
idam-pi saṅghe ratanaṁ paṇītaṁ:

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
etena saccena suvatthi hotu! [14]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yānīdha bhūtāni samāgatāni,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
bhummāni vā yāni va see note to 1b above.34 antalikkhe,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
tathāgataṁ devamanussapūjitaṁ

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
buddhaṁ namassāma suvatthi hotu! [15]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yānīdha bhūtāni samāgatāni,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
bhummāni vā yāni va antalikkhe,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
tathāgataṁ devamanussapūjitaṁ

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
dhammaṁ namassāma suvatthi hotu! [16]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yānīdha bhūtāni samāgatāni,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
bhummāni vā yāni va antalikkhe,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−    Jagatī
tathāgataṁ devamanussapūjitaṁ

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
saṅghaṁ namassāma suvatthi hotu! [17]

Ratanasuttaṁ Niṭṭhitaṁ