Sutta Pitaka
Samyutta Nikàya
Volume V Ý Mahàvaggo
Samyutta 44 Ý Magga Saüyutta
Chapter 12 Ý Catuttha Gaïgàpeyyàlo

 

44. 12. 1.
(127) 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 bends, slopes, and inclines to the east, in the same manner the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path bends, slopes, and inclines to extinction. How does the monk develop and make much the noble eightfold path to bend, slope, and incline to extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view, bending, sloping, and inclining to extinction  re  and the monk develops right concentration, bending, sloping, and inclining to extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner bends, slopes, and inclines to extinction.û

44. 12. 2Ý6
(128Ý132) Facing East 2Ý6

Repeat sutta 127 with necessary changes for Yamunà, Aciravatã, Sarabhå, Mahã, and All.

44. 12. 7.
(133) Samudda Ý Ocean

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 bends, slopes, and inclines to the ocean, in the same manner the monk making much the noble eightfold path bends, slopes, and inclines to extinction. Monks, developing and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, in which manner does the monk bend, slope, and incline to extinction?

3. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view, bending, sloping, and inclining to extinction  re  and the monk develops right concentration, bending, sloping, and inclining to extinction. Monks, the monk developing and making much of the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner bends, slopes, and inclines to extinction.û

44. 12. 8.
(134Ý138) Ocean 2Ý6

Repeat sutta 133 with necessary changes for Yamunà, Aciravatã, Sarabhå, Mahã, and All.