Sutta Pitaka
Samyutta Nikàya
Volume V Ý Mahàvaggo
Samyutta 44 Ý Magga Saüyutta
Chapter 9 Ý Gaïgàpeyyàlo

44. 9. 1.
(91) Pàcãna 1 Ý Facing East 1

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Ganges has a forward bend, slope, and incline, in the same manner the monk making much of the noble eightfold path has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in which manner, has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction.û

44. 9. 2.
(92) Pàcãna 2 Ý Facing East 2

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Yamunà has a forward bend, slope, and incline, in the same manner the monk making much the noble eightfold path has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in which manner, has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing to give up with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction.û

44. 9. 3.
(93) Pàcãna 3 Ý Facing East 3

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Aciravatã has a forward bend, slope, and incline, in the same manner the monk making much the noble eightfold path has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in which manner, has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity re. and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction.û

44. 9. 4.
(94) Pàcãna 4 Ý Facing East 4

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Sarabhå has a forward bend, slope, and incline, in the same manner the monk making much of the noble eightfold bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in which manner, has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity re.  and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction.û

44. 9. 5.
(95) Pàcãna 5 Ý Facing East 5

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Mahã has a forward bend, slope, and incline, in the same manner the monk making much the noble eightfold path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in which manner, has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction.û

44. 9. 6.
(96) Pàcãna 6 Ý Facing East 6

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as all rivers Ganges, Yamunà, Aciravati, and Mahã have a forward bend, slope, and incline, in the same manner the monk making much the noble eightfold path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in which manner, has a bend, slope, and incline towards extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion to the end, relying on seclusion, fading, ceasing, to give up with maturity. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û

44. 9. 7.
(97) Samudda 1 Ý The Ocean 1

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Ganges has a bend, slope, and incline towards the ocean, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û 

44. 9. 8.
(98) Samudda 2 Ý Ocean 2

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Yamunà has a bend, slope, and incline towards the ocean, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û 

44. 9. 9
(99) Samudda 3 Ý Ocean 3

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Aciravati has a bend, slope, and incline towards the ocean, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û 

44. 9. 10.
(100) Samudda 4 Ý Ocean 4

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Sarabhå has a bend, slope, and incline towards the ocean, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û 

44. 9. 11.
(101) Samudda 5 Ý Ocean 5

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as river Mahã has a bend, slope, and incline towards the ocean, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û 

44. 9. 12.
(102) Samudda 6 Ý Ocean 6

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anàthapiõóika in Jeta's Grove in Sàvatthi, and addressed the monks from there:

2. ßMonks, just as all rivers Ganges, Yamunà, Aciravati, Sarabhå, and Mahã bend, slope, and incline towards the ocean, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path bends, slopes, and inclines towards extinction.û 