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Aŋguttara Nikāya
VIII. Aṭṭhaka Nipāta
I: Mettā Vagga

Namo tassa Bhagavato arahato Sammā-Sam-Buddhassa

Sutta 1

Mettā-Nisaɱsa Suttaɱ

Adapted from the 1995 edition of the digital version of the Sri Lanka Buddha Jayanti Tripitaka Series.

 


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[1][pts][bodh] Evaɱ me sutaɱ:|| ||

Ekaɱ samayaɱ Bhagavā Sāvatthiyaɱ viharati||
Jetavane Anāthapiṇḍikassa ārāme.|| ||

Tatra kho Bhagavā bhikkhū āmantesi:|| ||

"Bhikkhavo" ti.|| ||

"Bhadante" ti te bhikkhū Bhagavato paccassosuɱ.|| ||

Bhagavā etad avoca:|| ||

2. "Mettāya bhikkhave ceto-vimuttiyā||
āsevitāya||
bhāvitāya||
bahulī-katāya||
yānī-katāya||
vatthu-katāya||
anuṭṭhitāya||
paricitāya||
susamāraddhāya||
aṭṭhānisaɱsā pāṭikaŋkhā.|| ||

Katame aṭṭha?|| ||

Sukhaɱ supati,||
sukhaɱ paṭibujjhati,||
na pāpakaɱ supinaɱ passati,||
manussānaɱ piyo hoti,||
amanussānaɱ piyo hoti,||
devatā rakkhanti,||
nāssa aggi vā visaɱ vā satthaɱ vā kamati,||
uttariɱ appaṭivijjhanto brahma-lok'ūpago hoti.|| ||

Mettāya bhikkhave ceto-vimuttiyā||
āsevitāya||
bhāvitāya||
bahulī-katāya||
yānī-katāya||
vatthu-katāya||
anuṭṭhitāya||
paricitāya||
susamāraddhāya||
aṭṭhānisaɱsā pāṭikaŋkhā" ti.|| ||

 


 

Yo ca mettaɱ bhāvayati,||
appamāṇaɱ patissato||
Tanū saŋyojanā honti,||
passato upadhikkhayaɱ.|| ||

Ekam pi ce pāṇam aduṭṭhacitto,||
mettāyati kusalī tena hoti,||
Sabbe'va pāṇe manasānukampī,||
pahūtamariyo pakaroti puññaɱ.|| ||

Ye sattasaṇḍaɱ paṭhaviɱ vichetvā,||
rājīsayo yajamānānupariyayā,||
Assamedhaɱ purisamedhaɱ,||
sammāpāsaɱ vācapeyyaɱ niraggaḷaɱ.|| ||

Mettassa cittassa subhāvitassa,||
kalam pi te nānubhavanti soḷasiɱ,||
Candappabhā tāragaṇā va sabbe.|| ||

Yo na hanti na ghāteti,||
na jināti na jāpaye,||
Mettaɱso sabbabhūtānaɱ,||
veraɱ tassa na kenacī ti.|| ||

 


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