Sutta Pitaka
Samyutta Nikàya
Volume V Ý Mahàvaggo
Samyutta 44 Ý Magga Saüyutta
Chapter 13 Ý Appamàda Vaggo

44. 13. 1.
(139) Tathàgata Ý The Thus Gone One (Viveka Ý Seclusion)

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, of all beings without feet, with two feet, with four feet, with many feet, material or immaterial, perceptive, imperceptive, or neither perceptive nor imperceptive, the Thus Gone One, worthy and rightfully enlightened, is the foremost, it is said. Monks, in the same manner to all meritorious things, diligence is foremost. They take root in diligence and come together in diligence, and is said diligence is the foremost.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.

5. ßMonks, the monk should develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path in this manner.û

44. 13. 2.
(140) Tathàgata 2 Ý The Thus Gone One 2 (Viràga Ý Dispassion)

1Ý3. As in sutta 139.

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive out greed, hate, and delusion completely  re  and the monk develops right concentration to drive out greed, hate, and delusion completely. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path.

44. 13. 3.
(141) Tathàgata 3 Ý The Thus Gone One 3 (Amata Ý Deathless)

1Ý3. As in sutta 139.

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view to drive in the deathless and to end in the deathless  re  and the monk develops right concentration to dive in the deathless and to end in the deathless. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path.

44. 13. 4.
(142) Tathàgata 4 Ý The Thus Gone One 4 (Nibbàna Ý Extinction)

1Ý3. As in sutta 139.

4. 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, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path.

44. 13. 5.
(143) Pàdaü 1 Ý Footprint 1 (Seclusion)

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, the footprints of all moving things get included in the footprint of the elephant, and it is said the footprint of the elephant is the foremost and most huge among them. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44.13. 6.
(144) Pàdaü 2 Ý Footprint 2 (Dispassion)

1Ý3. As in sutta 143.

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on dispassion for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on dispassion for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44.13. 7.
(145) Pàdaü 3 Ý Footprint 2 (The Deathless)


As in sutta 143, substituting The Deathless for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 8.
(146) Pàdaü 4 Footprint 4 (Extinction)

As in sutta 143, substituting Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 9.
(147) Kåñaü 1 Ý Pinnacle (Seclusion & Non-excitement)

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, all the ridge poles meet at the top of the gabled roof, and the top pole is said to be the most important. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 10.
(148) Kåñaü 2 Ý Pinnacle 2 (Dispassion)

As in sutta 147, substituting Dispassion for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 11.
(149) Kåñaü 3 Ý Pinnacle 3 (The Deathless)

As in sutta 147, substituting The Deathless for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 12.
(150) Kåñaü 4 Ý Pinnacle 4 (Extinction)

As in sutta 147, substituting Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 13.
(151) Målaü 1 Ý The Root 1 (Seclusion)

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, of all fragrant roots, the roots of the black sandal wood is the foremost. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 14.
(152) Målaü 2 Ý The Root 2 (Dispassion)

As in sutta 151, substituting Dispassion for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 15.
(153) Målaü 3 Ý The Root 3 (The Deathless)

As in sutta 151, substituting the Deathlessfor Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 16.
(154) Målaü 4 Ý The Root 4 (Extinction)

As in sutta 151, substituting Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 17.
(155) Sàro 1 Ý Heartwood 1 (Seclusion, non-excitement)

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, of all fragrant heartwood the heartwood of the red sandal wood is the foremost. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 18.
(156) Sàro 2 Ý Heartwood 2 (Dispassion)

As in sutta 155, substituting the Dispassion for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 19.
(157) Sàro 3 Ý Heartwood 3 (The Deathless)

As in sutta 155, substituting the The Desathless for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 20.
(158) Sàro 4 Ý Heartwood 4 (Extinction)

As in sutta 155, substituting the Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 21.
(159) Vassikaü 1 Ý Jasmine 1 (Seclusion & Non-excitement)

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, of all fragrant flowers, the Jasmine is the foremost. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 22.
(160) Vassikaü 2 Ý Jasmine 2 (Dispassion)

As in sutta 159, substituting the Dispassion for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 23.
(161) Vassikaü 3 Ý Jasmine 3 (The Deathless)

As in sutta 159, substituting the The Deathless for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 24.
(162) Vassikaü 4 Ý Jasmine 4 (Extinction)

As in sutta 159, substituting Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 25.
(163) Raja 1Ý The King 1 (Seclusion & Non-excitement)

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, all warrior kings are subordinate to the Universal Monarch. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much of the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 26.
(163) Raja 2 Ý The King 2 (Dispassion)

As in sutta 163, substituting Dispassion for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 27.
(165) Raja 3 Ý The King 3 (The Deathless)

As in sutta 163, substituting The Deathlessfor Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 28.
(166) Raja 4 Ý The King 4 (Extinction)

As in sutta 163, substituting Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 29.
(167) Chando 1 Ý The Moon (Seculsion, Non-excitement)

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, the radiance of all constellations is inferior to the radiance of the moon. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much of the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 30Ý32.
(168Ý170) Chando 2, 3, 4 Ý The Moon 2, 3, 4

As in sutta 167, substituting Dispassion, The Deathless, and Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

44. 13. 33.
(171) Suriya 1 Ý The Sun 1 (Seculsion, Non-excitement)

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, during the Summer months when the sky is free of rainy clouds the Sun rises dispelling all the darkness. In the same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much of the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 34Ý36.
(172Ý174) Suriya 2, 3, 4 Ý The Sun 2, 3, 4

As in sutta 171, substituting Dispassion, The Deathless, and Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.

 

44. 13. 37.
(175) Vatthaü 1 Ý Cloth 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, of all woven cloth the Cashmere cloth is saide same manner diligence is foremost for all merit and all merits come together in diligence.

3. ßMonks, for the development and making much the Noble Eightfold Path, the monk should expect to be diligent. Monks, how does the monk develop and make much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently?

4. ßHere, monks, the monk develops right view relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity  re  and the monk develops right concentration relying on seclusion, non-excitement, for ceasing and to give up in the end with maturity. Monks, in this manner the monk develops and makes much the Noble Eightfold Path diligently.û

44. 13. 37.
(176Ý178) Vatthaü 2Ý4 Ý Cloth 2Ý4

As in sutta 175, substituting Dispassion, The Deathless, and Extinction for Seclusion and non-excitement.