SN 5.1 Āḷavikāsuttaṁ Thai reads: Paṭhamaṁ Āḷavikāsuttaṁ, with the number written out preceding the title, and similarly throughout.01



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162. Thai omits these discourse numbers and includes paragraph numbers instead.02 Evaṁ me sutaṁ: Thai: Evam-me; alternative sandhi, throughout.03
ekaṁ samayaṁ Bhagavā Sāvatthiyaṁ viharati Jetavane Anāthapiṇḍikassa ārāme.

Atha kho Āḷavikā bhikkhunī, pubbaṇhasamayaṁ BJT: pubbaṇha-, alternative spelling, throughout.04 nivāsetvā, pattacīvaram-ādāya, Sāvatthiṁ piṇḍāya pāvisi. Sāvatthiyaṁ piṇḍāya caritvā, pacchābhattaṁ piṇḍapātapaṭikkantā, yena Andhavanaṁ tenupasaṅkami vivekatthinī. Thai: vivekatthikinī; same meaning.05

Atha kho Māro pāpimā Āḷavikāya bhikkhuniyā bhayaṁ chambhitattaṁ lomahaṁsaṁ uppādetukāmo, vivekamhā cāvetukāmo, yena Āḷavikā bhikkhunī tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā Āḷavikaṁ bhikkhuniṁ gāthāya ajjhabhāsi:

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“Natthi nissaraṇaṁ loke, kiṁ vivekena kāhasi?

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Bhuñjassu kāmaratiyo, māhu pacchānutāpinī.” ti

Atha kho Āḷavikāya bhikkhuniyā etad-ahosi: “Ko nu khvāyaṁ Thai: kho ayaṁ; dissolving the sandhi, Thai wavers between writing kho ayaṁ and khvāyaṁ.07 manusso vā amanusso vā gāthaṁ bhāsatī?” ti Atha kho Āḷavikāya bhikkhuniyā etad-ahosi: “Māro kho ayaṁ Pāpimā mama bhayaṁ chambhitattaṁ lomahaṁsaṁ uppādetukāmo, vivekamhā cāvetukāmo gāthaṁ bhāsatī.” ti

Atha kho Āḷavikā bhikkhunī: Māro ayaṁ Pāpimā iti viditvā, Māraṁ Pāpimantaṁ gāthāhi paccabhāsi:

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“Atthi nissaraṇaṁ loke, paññāya me suphussitaṁ,

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Pamattabandhu Pāpima, na tvaṁ jānāsi taṁ padaṁ,

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Sattisūlūpamā BJT: Sattisulupamā?08 kāmā, khandhāsaṁ adhikuṭṭanā, Thai: adhikuṭṭhanā; transcription mistake?09

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Yaṁ tvaṁ kāmaratiṁ brūsi, arati mayha' BJT: mayhaṁ, against the metre. We would expect a reading aratī to correct the opening.10 sā ahū.” ti

Atha kho Māro Pāpimā: “Jānāti maṁ Āḷavikā bhikkhunī!” ti dukkhī dummano tatthevantaradhāyī ti.