Sutta Pitaka
Samyutta Nikāya
Volume V –– Mahāvaggo
Samyutta 44 –– Magga Saṃyutta
Chapter 2 –– Vihāra Vagga

44. 2. 1.
(11) Vihāra 1 –– Abiding 1

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi.

2. “Monks, I desire seclusion, for two weeks none is to approach me other than a single person who brings morsel food.”

The monks accepted and none approached the Blessed One except the one who brought morsel food.

3. At the end of the two weeks the Blessed One gave up his seclusion and addressed the monks: “Monks, I abode in that same abiding in which I abode just after my enlightenment.

4. “Monks, I know there is a feeling for wrong view, and one for right view. There is a feeling for wrong thoughts, and one for right thoughts. There is a feeling for wrong speech, and one for right speech. There is a feeling for wrong action, and one for right action. There is a feeling for wrong livelihood, and one for right livelihood. There is a feeling for wrong endeavor, and one for right endeavor. There is a feeling for wrong mindfulness, and one for right mindfulness. There is a feeling for wrong concentration and one for right concentration. There is a feeling for interest and one for reasoning and for perception also.

5. “There is a feeling for unappeased interest, reasoning and perception. There is a feeling for appeased interest, unappeased reasoning and perception. There is a feeling for appeased interest and reasoning and unappeased perception. There is a feeling for appeased interest, reasoning and perception too.

6. There is exertion to realize the not yet realized, until it is realized there is a feeling.”

44. 2. 2.
(12) Vihāra 2 –– Abiding 2

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi.

2. “Monks, I desire a seclusion of three months, none is to approach me other than a single person who brings morsel food.”

The monks accepted and none approached the Blessed One except the one who brought morsel food.

3. At the end of the three months the Blessed One gave up his seclusion and addressed the monks: “Monks, I abode in that same abiding in which I abode just after my enlightenment.

4. “Monks, I know, there is a feeling for wrong view, and for appeased wrong view. a feeling for right view, and for appeased right view. There is a feeling for wrong thoughts and for appeased wrong thoughts and a feeling for right thoughts, and for appeased right thoughts. There is a feeling for wrong speech and for appeased wrong speech and a feeling for right speech, and for appeased right speech. There is a feeling for wrong action and for appeased wrong action and a feeling for right action and for appeased right action. There’s a feeling for wrong livelihood and for appeased wrong livelihood. A feeling for right livelihood and one for appeased right livelihood. There is a feeling for wrong endeavor and for appeased wrong endeavor and a feeling for right endeavor, and for appeased right endeavor. There is a feeling for wrong mindfulness and for appeased wrong mindfulness and a feeling for right mindfulness, and for appeased right mindfulnessThere is a feeling for wrong concentration and for appeased wrong concentration and a feeling for right concentration and for appeased right concentration. There is a feeling for interest and for appeased interest. There is a feeling for reasoning and a feeling for appeased reasoning and a feeling for perception and for appeased perception.

5. “There is a feeling for unappeased interest, reasoning and perception. There is a feeling for appeased interest, unappeased reasoning and perception. There is a feeling for appeased interest, reasoning and unappeased perception. There is a feeling for appeased interest, reasoning and perception.

6. “There is exertion to realize the not yet realized, until it is realized there is a feeling.”

44. 1. 3.
(13) Sekho –– A trainee

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi.

2. Then a certain monk approached the Blessed One worshipped and sat on a side.

3. Sitting, that monk said to the Blessed One: “Venerable sir, it is said, a ‘trainee.’ How is one a trainee?”

4. “Here, monk, the monk is endowed with the right view of a trainee, right thoughts of a trainee, right speech of a trainee right action of a trainee, right livelihood of a trainee, right endeavor of a trainee, right mindfulness of a trainee and right concentration of a trainee. Monk, with this much he is a trainee.”

44. 1. 4.
(14) Uppādo1 –– Arising 1

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi and the Blessed One addressed the monks:

2. “Monks, the development and making much of these eight things is the arising of the unarisen, even when the Thus Gone, worthy rightfully enlightened one has not arisen.

3. “What eight? They are right view, right thoughts, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right endeavor, right mindfulness and right concentration. Monks, the development and making much of these eight things is the arising of the not-arisen even when the Thus Gone, worthy rightfully enlightened one has not arisen.”

44. 1. 5.
(15) Uppādo2 –– Arising 2

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi and the Blessed One addressed the monks:

2. “Monks, the development and making much of these eight things is the arising of the not-arisen, even when the Well Gone one’s discipline is not present.

3. “What eight? They are right view, right thoughts, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right endeavor, right mindfulness and right concentration. Monks, the development and making much of these eight things is the arising of the not-arisen, even when the Well Gone one’s discipline is not present.”

44. 1. 6.
(16) Parisuddhā 1 –– Very Pure 1

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi and the Blessed One addressed the monks:

2. “Monks, these eight things, pure, quite clear, without specks and finer defilements, arouse the not-arisen even when the Thus Gone, worthy rightfully enlightened one has not arisen.

3. What eight? They are right view, right thoughts, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right endeavor, right mindfulness and right concentration. Monks, these eight things, pure, quite clear, without specks and finer defilements, arouse the not-arisen, even when the Thus Gone, worthy rightfully enlightened one has not arisen.”

44. 1. 7.
(17) Parisuddhā2 –– Very Pure2

1. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery offered by Anāthapiṇḍika in Jeta’s Grove in Sāvatthi and the Blessed One addressed the monks:

2. “Monks, these eight things, pure, quite clear, without specks and finer defilements, arouse the not-arisen even when the Well Gone One’s discipline is not present.

3. What eight? They are right view, right thoughts, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right endeavor, right mindfulness and right concentration. Monks, these eight things, pure, quite clear, without specks and finer defilements, arouse the not-arisen even when the Well Gone One’s discipline is not present.”

44. 1. 8.
(18) Kukkuṭārāma 1 –– Kukkuṭa Monastery 1

1. I heard thus. At one time venerable Ānanda and venerable Bhadda, the son of Paṭali lived in the Kukkuṭa monastery.

2. Venerable Bhadda getting up from his seclusion in the evening approached venerable Ānanda exchanged friendly greetings and sat on a side.

3. Sitting, venerable Bhadda said to venerable Ānanda: “Friend Ānanda, it is said ‘unholy behavior.’ What is unholy behavior?”

“Friend Bhadda, your deviant question is excellent! Your cross question is excellent!”

4. “Do you say Friend Ānanda, it is said unholy behavior. What is the unholy behavior?”

“Friend, I ask that.

5. “Friend, it is this same wrong eightfold path such as wrong view,  re  wrong concentration.”

44. 1. 9.
(19) Kukkuṭārāma 2. Kukkuṭa Monastery 2

1. I heard thus. At one time venerable Ānanda and venerable Bhadda, the son of Pāṭali lived in the Kukkuṭa monastery.

2. Venerable Bhadda getting up from his seclusion in the evening approached venerable Ānanda exchanged friendly greetings and sat on a side.

3. Sitting, venerable Bhadda said to venerable Ānanda: “Friend Ānanda, it is said ‘the holy behavior.’ What is holy behavior and what is the end of the holy behavior?”

“Friend Bhadda, your deviant question is excellent! Your cross question is excellent!”

4. “Do you say Friend Ānanda, it is said holy behavior. What is the holy behavior and what is the end of the holy behavior?”

“Friend, I ask that.

5. “Friend, it is this same noble eightfold path such as right view  re  right concentration. The destruction of greed, hate, and delusion is the end of the holy life.”

45. 1. 10.
(20) Kukkuṭārāma 3 –– Kukkuṭa Monastery 3

1. I heard thus. At one time venerable Ānanda and venerable Bhadda, the son of Pāṭali lived in the Kukkuṭa monastery.

2. Venerable Bhadda, getting up from his seclusion in the evening approached venerable Ānanda, exchanged friendly greetings, and sat on a side.

3. Sitting, venerable Bhadda said to venerable Ānanda: “Friend Ānanda, it is said ‘the holy behavior.’ What is holy behavior? Who leads the holy life and what is the end of the holy life?”

“Friend Bhadda, your deviant question is excellent! Your cross question is excellent!”

4. “Do you say Friend Ānanda, it is said holy behavior. What is the holy behavior? Who leads the holy life and what is the end of the holy life?”

“Friend, I ask that.

5. “Friend, it is this same noble eightfold path such as right view,  re  and right concentration. One following the Noble Eightfold Path leads the holy life and the destruction of greed, hate, and delusion is the end of the holy life.”