23: Mahāsamayasuttaṁ



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evaṁ me sutaṁ:
ekaṁ samayaṁ bhagavā sakkesu viharati kapilavatthusmiṁ mahāvane mahatā bhikkhusaṅghena saddhiṁ pañcamattehi bhikkhusatehi sabbeheva arahantehi, dasahi ca lokadhātūhi CBhp: lokadhātuhi.01 devatā yebhuyyena sannipatitā honti bhagavantaṁ dassanāya bhikkhusaṅghañ-ca. atha kho catunnaṁ suddhāvāsakāyikānaṁ devānaṁ etad-ahosi:

“ayaṁ kho bhagavā sakkesu viharati kapilavatthusmiṁ mahāvane mahatā bhikkhusaṅghena saddhiṁ pañcamattehi bhikkhusatehi sabbeheva arahantehi, dasahi ca lokadhātūhi CBhp: lokadhātuhi.02 devatā yebhuyyena sannipatitā honti bhagavantaṁ dassanāya bhikkhusaṅghañ-ca. yan-nūna mayam-pi yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkameyyāma, upasaṅkamitvā bhagavato santike paccekagāthaṁ bhāseyyāmā” ti.

atha kho tā devatā seyyathā pi nāma balavā puriso sammiñjitaṁ vā bāhaṁ pasāreyya, pasāritaṁ vā bāhaṁ sammiñjeyya, evam-evaṁ suddhāvāsesu devesu antarahitā bhagavato purato pātur-ahesuṁ. atha kho tā devatā bhagavantaṁ abhivādetvā, ekam-antaṁ aṭṭhaṁsu. ekam-antaṁ ṭhitā kho ekā devatā bhagavato santike imaṁ gāthaṁ abhāsi:

 

⏑−⏑⏑−¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− Siloka savipula
“mahāsamayo pavanasmiṁ, ~ devakāyā samāgatā,

⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−−⏑⏑⏑− Mattacchandas
gatamha imaṁ dhammasamayaṁ Metre: these two lines are probably meant to be in Opacchandasaka metre, but it is difficult to find any satisfactory way of scanning the cadences.03

⏑⏑−−⏑⏑¦−⏑⏑−−−
dkkhitāye aparājitasaṅghan”-ti. [1]

 

atha kho aparā devatā bhagavato santike imaṁ gāthaṁ abhāsi:

−⏑−⏑¦−⏑−⏑−− Mattacchandas
“tatra bhikkhavo samādahaṁsu, Metre: the first 2 lines in this verse are in Opacchandasaka metre, with the syncopated opening; the 3rd line appears to a Vegavatī even line; the 4th is a Vetālīya even line.04

−⏑−⏑−¦⏑⏑−⏑−−
cittamattano ujukaṁ akaṁsu, MPP, PPV, PPV2: ujukam-akaṁsu.05

−⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑−−
sārathīva nettāni gahetvā,

−⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−⏑−
indriyāni rakkhanti paṇḍitā” ti. [2]

 

atha kho aparā devatā bhagavato santike imaṁ gāthaṁ abhāsi:

−⏑−⏑¦−−⏑⏑− Svāgatā
“chetv khīlṁ chetvā palighaṁ, Metre: Warder (Introduction to Pāli p. 371), first idendified this metre as Svāgatā. To make it scan however requires making a number of adjustments.06

−⏑⏑−−¦−⏑⏑−−
indakhlaṁ ūhacca-m-anejā,

−⏑−⏑¦−−⏑⏑−
te caranti suddhā vimalā,

⏑⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑−−
căkkhumatā sudantā susunāgā” ti. [3]

 

atha kho aparā devatā bhagavato santike imaṁ gāthaṁ abhāsi:

−−⏑−¦−,⏑⏑¦−⏑−− Tuṭṭhubha
“ye keci buddhaṁ saraṇaṁ gatāse

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑−− Mattacchandas
na te gamissanti apāyaṁ. CBhP: apāyabhūmiṁ. Metre: the metre is not at all clear in these lines; line b scans as a Vegavatī odd line (and so is in the wrong position here). The 3rd line scans as a pathyā variation of the Siloka metre. The last line appears to have a Mattacchandas opening, but the cadence is irredeemable!07

⏑−⏑−¦⏑−−−
pahāya mānusaṁ dehaṁ

⏑⏑−−⏑⏑¦−−−−
dĕvakāyaṁ paripūressantī” ti. [4]

 

atha kho bhagavā bhikkhū āmantesi: “yebhuyyena bhikkhave dasasu lokadhātūsu devatā sannipatitā tathāgataṁ dassanāya bhikkhusaṅghañ-ca. ye pi te bhikkhave ahesuṁ atītam-addhānaṁ arahanto, sammāsambuddhā, tesam-pi bhagavantānaṁ etaparamā yeva devatā sannipatitā ahesuṁ seyyathā pi mayhaṁ etarahi.

ye pi te bhikkhave bhavissanti anāgatam-addhānaṁ arahanto, sammāsambuddhā, tesam-pi bhagavantānaṁ etaparamā yeva devatā sannipatitā bhavissanti seyyathā pi mayhaṁ etarahi.

ācikkhissāmi bhikkhave devakāyānaṁ nāmāni,
kittayissāmi bhikkhave devakāyānaṁ nāmāni,
desissāmi PPV: desessāmi.08 bhikkhave devakāyānaṁ nāmāni.
taṁ suṇātha sādhukaṁ manasikarotha bhāsissāmī” ti.

“evaṁ bhante” ti kho te bhikkhū bhagavato paccassosuṁ, bhagavā etad-avoca:

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− pathyā
“silokam-anukassāmi ~ yattha bhummā tadassitā: Metre: all lines in this sutta are to be understood as the pathyā form of Siloka unless otherwise indicated.09

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− Anuṭṭhubha
ye sitā girigabbharaṁ, ~ pahitattā samāhitā, [5]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
puthū MPP, PPV2: puthu.10 sīhā va sallīnā, ~ lomahaṁsābhisambhuno,

−−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
odātamanasā suddhā, ~ vippasanna-m-anāvilā”. [6]

 

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
bhiyyo PPV: bhīyyo.11 pañcasate ñatvā ~ vane kāpilavatthave,

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
tato āmantayī satthā ~ sāvake sāsane rate: [7]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
“devakāyā abhikkantā, ~ te vijānātha bhikkhavo!”

−⏑−−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− navipula
te ca ātappam-akaruṁ, ~ sutvā buddhassa sāsanaṁ, [8]

 

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
tesaṁ pātur-ahū CBhp: ahu.12 ñāṇaṁ, ~ amanussānadassanaṁ -

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
appeke satam-addakkhuṁ, ~ sahassaṁ atha sattatiṁ. [9]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
sataṁ eke sahassānaṁ ~ amanussānam-addasuṁ, CBhp: addaṁsu.13

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
appekenantam-addakkhuṁ ~ disā sabbā phuṭā ahū. CBhp: ahu.14 [10]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
tañ-ca sabbaṁ abhiññāya ~ vavakkhitvāna CBhp: avekkhitvāna.15 cakkhumā,

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
tato āmantayī satthā ~ sāvake sāsane rate: [11]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
“devakāyā abhikkantā, ~ te vijānātha bhikkhavo! PPV: bhikkhave.16

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
ye vohaṁ kittayissāmi ~ girāhi anupubbaso. [12]

 

−⏑⏑−¦−,−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑− mavipula
sattasahassā te yakkhā, PPV, MPP, PPV2: sattasahassā yakkhā.17 ~ bhummā kāpilavatthavā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, CBhp: jutimanto, and so throughout.18 ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [13]

 

⏑⏑−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
chasahassā hemavatā ~ yakkhā nānattavaṇṇino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [14]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− savipula
sātāgirā tisahassā ~ yakkhā nānattavaṇṇino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [15]

 

−−−−⏑¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− irregular
iccete soḷasasahassā ~ yakkhā nānattavaṇṇino, Metre: the first half of the pādayuga is hypermetric by one syllable, something which often happens when it is not possible to fit numbers to the metre.19

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [16]

 

−−−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
vessāmittā pañcasatā ~ yakkhā nānattavaṇṇino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [17]

 

−−−−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑− navipula
kumbhīro CBhp: kumbhiro, and two lines below.20 rājagahiko, ~ vepullassa nivesanaṁ,

−−−⏑¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑− savipula
bhiyyo CBhp, PPV: bhīyyo.21 naṁ satasahassaṁ ~ yakkhānaṁ payirupāsati,

−−−−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑− navipula
kumbhīro rājagahiko ~ so pāga samitiṁ vanaṁ. [18]

 

⏑⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
purimañ-ca disaṁ, rājā ~ dhataraṭṭho taṁ CBhp: omit taṁ.22 pasāsati,

−−−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
gandhabbānaṁ ādhipati, ~ mahārājā yasassi so, [19]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− navipula
puttā pi tassa bahavo, ~ indanāmā mahabbalā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [20]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dakkhiṇañ-ca disaṁ, rājā ~ virūḷho taṁ pasāsati,

−−−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
kumbhaṇḍānaṁ ādhipati, ~ mahārājā yasassi so, [21]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− navipula
puttā pi tassa bahavo, ~ indanāmā mahabbalā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [22]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
pacchimañ-ca disaṁ, rājā ~ virūpakkho taṁ pasāsati,

−−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑− 7 syllables + 9 syllables
nāgānaṁ ādhipati, ~ mahārājā yasassi so, Metre: the second half of the first pādayuga is hypermetric by 1 syllable. The first half of the second is short by 1 syllable. cf. Āṭānāṭiyasuttaṁ vs. 26, below.23 [23]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− navipula
puttā pi tassa bahavo, ~ indanāmā mahabbalā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [24]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
uttarañ-ca disaṁ, rājā ~ kuvero taṁ pasāsati,

−−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑− 7 syllables
yakkhānaṁ ādhipati, ~ mahārājā yasassi so, Metre: The first half of this pādayuga is short by 1 syllable.24 [25]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− navipula
puttā pi tassa bahavo, ~ indanāmā mahabbalā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [26]

 

⏑⏑−⏑−¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑− savipula
purimaṁ disaṁ dhataraṭṭho, PPV2: puratthimena dhataraṭṭho.25 ~ dakkhiṇena virūḷhako,

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
pacchimena virūpakkho, ~ kuvero uttaraṁ disaṁ. [27]

 

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
cattāro te mahārājā, ~ samantā caturo disā,

−−⏑−¦−,−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑− mavipula
daddallamānā aṭṭhaṁsu ~ vane kāpilavatthave. [28]

 

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
tesaṁ māyāvino dāsā ~ āgu CBhp: āguṁ, and so throughout.26 vañcanikā saṭhā:

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
māyā kuṭeṇḍu veṭeṇḍu, ~ viṭucca viṭuḍo saha, [29]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
candano kāmaseṭṭho ca, ~ kinnughaṇḍu nighaṇḍu ca,

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
panādo opamañño ca, ~ devasūto ca mātalī, [30]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
cittaseno Although the grammar suggests that this is the name of one gandhabba, the commentary defines it as two.27 ca gandhabbo, ~ nalo rājā janesabho

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
āgu pañcasikho ceva, ~ timbarū suriyavaccasā. [31]

 

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
ete caññe ca rājāno, ~ gandhabbā saha rājubhi,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [32]

 

⏑−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
athāgu nābhasā nāgā, CBhp: nāgasānāgā.28 ~ vesālā saha tacchakā,

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
kambal' assatarā āgu, ~ pāyāgā saha ñātibhi. [33]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
yāmunā dhataraṭṭhā CBhp: dhataraṭṭho.29 ca ~ āgu nāgā yasassino,

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
erāvaṇo mahānāgo, ~ so pāga samitiṁ vanaṁ. [34]

 

−−⏑−¦−,⏑⏑¦−⏑−− Tuṭṭhubha x 4
ye nāgarāje sahasā haranti

−−⏑−,¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
- dibbā dijā pakkhivisuddhacakkhū -

−−⏑−¦−,⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vehāsayā te vanam-ajjhapattā,

−−⏑−¦−,⏑⏑−¦−−−−
citrā supaṇṇā iti tesaṁ nāmāni. Metre: the metre is wrong here, we could do with reading: citrā supaṇṇā ti tesaṁ nmāni.30 [35]

 

⏑⏑−⏑−,¦−⏑−¦−⏑−− Tuṭṭhubha x 4
abhayaṁ tadā nāgarājānam-āsi,

⏑−⏑−,¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
supaṇṇato khemam-akāsi buddho.

−−⏑−¦−⏑,⏑¦−⏑−−
saṇhāhi vācāhi upavhayantā,

−−⏑−¦−,⏑⏑⏑⏑¦−⏑−− extended
nāgā supaṇṇā saraṇam-agaṁsu buddhaṁ. CBhp: saraṇagamaṁsu, and omit buddhaṁ, which is an attempt to repair the metre. However this is the extended form of the Tuṭṭhubha, with resolution at the restart, so there is nothing to correct.31 [36]

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
jitā vajirahatthena, ~ samuddaṁ asurā sitā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
bhātaro vāsavassete, CBhp: vasavassete.32 ~ iddhimanto yasassino, [37]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
kālakañjā mahābhiṁsā, ~ asurā dānaveghasā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
vepacittī MPP, PPV, PPV2: vepacitti.33 sucittī ca, ~ pahārādo namucī saha, Metre: the second half of the pādayuga is hypermetric by 1 syllable.34 [38]

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
satañ-ca baliputtānaṁ, ~ sabbe verocanāmakā.

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
sannayhitvā baliṁ senaṁ ~ rāhubhaddam-upāgamuṁ:

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
“samayo dāni bhaddante, ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitaṁ vanaṁ.” [39]

 

−−⏑−−¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− savipula
āpo ca devā paṭhavī ca, CBhp: omit 2nd ca.35 ~ tejo vāyo tad-āgamuṁ,

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
varuṇā vāruṇā devā, ~ somo ca yasasā saha, [40]

 

−−⏑⏑¦−−⏑−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− tavipula
mettākaruṇākāyikā ~ āgu devā yasassino. Metre: an instance of the rare tavipula.36

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dasete dasadhā kāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino, [41]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino.

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [42]

 

−−−−¦⏑⏑−−¦¦⏑⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑− savipula
veṇhū devā MPP, PPV, PPV2: veṇhūcadevā.37 sahalī ca ~ asamā ca duve yamā.

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
candassūpanisā CBhp: candassupanisā.38 devā ~ candam-āgu purakkhatvā. Metre: we have to count -tv- in purakkatvā as not making position here and in the following line.39 [43]

 

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
suriyassūpanisā CBhp, PPV2: suriyassupanisā.40 devā ~ suriyam-āgu CBhp: -āguṁ.41 purakkhatvā,

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
nakkhattāni purakkhatvā, Metre: if we count -tv- as making position here, it is a Siloka line; if it doesn't make position (as above) then the vipulā is Anuṭṭhubha.42 ~ āgu mandavalāhakā. [44]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
vasūnaṁ vāsavo seṭṭho, ~ sakko pāga purindado.

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dasete dasadhā kāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino, [45]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [46]

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
athāgu sahabhū devā, ~ jalam-aggisikhāriva,

⏑−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
ariṭṭhakā ca rojā ca ~ ummāpupphanibhāsino. [47]

 

⏑⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
varuṇā sahadhammā ca, ~ accutā ca anejakā,

−−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
sūleyyarucirā CBhp, PPV2: suleyyarucirā.43 āgu; ~ āgu CBhp: āguṁ, which is probably an attempt to avoid two light syllables in the 2nd & 3rd positions of the pādayuga. Also in verse 50 below.44 vāsavanesino. [48]

 

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dasete dasadhā kāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [49]

 

⏑−−⏑¦−⏑−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− ravipula
samānā mahāsamānā, ~ mānusā mānusuttamā,

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑⏑−¦⏑−⏑−
khiḍḍāpadūsikā āgu; ~ āgu CBhp: āguṁ.45 manopadūsikā. [50]

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
athāgu harayo devā, ~ ye ca lohitavāsino.

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− Anuṭṭhubha
pāragā mahapāragā CBhp: mahāpāragā.46 ~ āgu devā yasassino. [51]

 

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dasete dasadhā kāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [52]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
sukkā karumhā CBhp: karamhā.47 aruṇā ~ āgu veghanasā saha.

−−⏑−¦−,−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− mavipula
odātagayhā pāmokkhā ~ āgu devā vicakkhaṇā. [53]

 

⏑−−−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
sadāmattā hāragajā, ~ missakā ca yasassino.

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
thanayaṁ āga pajjunno, ~ yo disā abhivassati. [54]

 

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dasete dasadhā kāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [55]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
khemiyā tusitā yāmā, ~ kaṭṭhakā ca yasassino.

−−⏑−,¦−⏑−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑− ravipula
lambītakā lāmaseṭṭhā ~ jotināmā ca āsavā, [56]

 

−−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
nimmāṇaratino āgu; ~ athāgu paranimmitā.

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
dasete dasadhā kāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino, [57]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iddhimanto, jutīmanto, ~ vaṇṇavanto, yasassino,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
modamānā abhikkāmuṁ ~ bhikkhūnaṁ samitiṁ vanaṁ. [58]

 

−−−−¦⏑⏑−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− savipula
saṭṭhete devanikāyā, ~ sabbe nānattavaṇṇino,

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
nāmanvayena āgañchuṁ ~ ye caññe sadisā saha: [59]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑− bhavipula
“pavutthajātiṁ akhilaṁ, ~ oghatiṇṇam-anāsavaṁ,

−−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
dakkhemoghataraṁ nāgaṁ, ~ candaṁ va asitātigaṁ. [60]

 

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
subrahmā paramatto ca, ~ puttā iddhimato saha.

⏑−⏑−¦−,−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑− mavipula
sanaṅkumāro tisso ca ~ so pāga samitiṁ vanaṁ. [61]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
sahassaṁ brahmalokānaṁ ~ mahābrahmābhitiṭṭhati,

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
upapanno jutīmanto, ~ bhismākāyo yasassi so. [62]

 

⏑−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−
dasettha issarā āgu, ~ paccekavasavattino,

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
tesañ-ca majjhato āga ~ hārito parivārito. [63]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
te ca sabbe abhikkante, ~ sa-inde deve sabrahmake, Metre: the second half of the pādayuga is hypermetric by 1 syllable.48

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
mārasenā abhikkāmi: PPV: abhikkhamuṁ.49 ~ passa kaṇhassa mandiyaṁ! [64]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−¦¦−−⏑−¦⏑−⏑− Anuṭṭhubha
“etha gaṇhatha bandhatha, ~ rāgena bandham-atthu ve, CBhp: vo.50

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
samantā parivāretha, ~ mā vo muñcittha koci naṁ!” [65]

 

⏑⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
iti tattha mahāseno ~ kaṇhasenaṁ apesayī, CBhp: apesayi.51

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
pāṇinā thalam-āhacca, ~ saraṁ katvāna bheravaṁ, [66]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
yathā pāvussako megho, ~ thanayanto savijjuko -

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
tadā so paccudāvatti, ~ saṅkuddho asayaṁvasī. [67]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
tañ-ca sabbaṁ abhiññāya ~ vavakkhitvāna cakkhumā,

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
tato āmantayī satthā ~ sāvake sāsane rate: [68]

 

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
“mārasenā abhikkantā, ~ te vijānātha bhikkhavo!”

−⏑−−¦⏑⏑⏑−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑− navipula
te ca ātappam-akaruṁ, ~ sutvā buddhassa sāsanaṁ.

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
vītarāgehapakkāmuṁ, CBhp: vītarāgehipakkāmuṁ.52 ~ nesaṁ lomam-pi iñjayuṁ! CBhp: iñjasuṁ.53 [69]

 

−−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−
“sabbe vijitasaṅgāmā, ~ bhayātītā PPV: bhayātitā.54 yasassino,

−−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−
modanti saha bhūtehi, ~ sāvakā te jane sutā” ti. [70]