PUPPHA VAGGA

44) Ko imaṃ pathaviṃ vicessati yamalokaṃ ca imaṃ sadevakaṃ ko dhammapadaṃ sudesitaṃ kusalo puppham iva pacessati


45) Sekho pathaviṃ vicessati yamalokaṃ ca imaṃ sadevakaṃ sekho dhammapadaṃ sudesitaṃ kusalo puppham iva pacessati


46) Pheṇūpamaṃ kāyam imaṃ viditvāmarīcidhammaṃ abhisambudhāno chetvāna mārassa papupphakāni adassanaṃ maccurājassa gacche


47) Pupphāni heva pacinantaṃ byāsattamanasaṃ naraṃ suttaṃ gāmaṃ mahogho va maccu ādāya gacchati


48) Pupphāni heva pacinantaṃ byāsattamanasaṃ naraṃ atittañ eva kāmesu antako kurute vasaṃ


49) Yathā pi bhamaro pupphaṃ vaṇṇagandhaṃ aheṭhayaṃ paleti rasam ādāya evaṃ gāme munī care


50) Na paresaṃ vilomāni na paresaṃ katākataṃ attano va avekkheyya katāni akatāni ca


51) Yathā pi ruciraṃ pupphaṃ vaṇṇavantaṃ agandhakaṃ evaṃ subhāsitā vācā aphalā hoti akubbato


52) Yathā pi ruciraṃ pupphaṃ vaṇṇavantaṃ sagandhakaṃ evaṃ subhāsitā vācā saphalā hoti sakubbato


53) Yathā pi puppharāsimhā kāyirā mālāguṇe bahū evaṃ jātena maccena kattabbaṃ kusalaṃ bahuṃ


54) Na pupphagandho paṭivātam eti na candanaṃ tagaramallikā vā sataṃ ca gandho paṭivātam eti sabbā disā sappuriso pavāyati


55) Candanaṃ tagaraṃ vā pi uppalaṃ atha vassikī etesaṃ gandhajātānaṃ sīlagandho anuttaro


56) Appamatto ayaṃ gandho yāyaṃ tagaracandanī yo ca sīlavataṃ gandho vāti devesu uttamo


57) Tesaṃ sampannasīlānaṃ appamādavihārinaṃ sammadaññāvimuttānaṃ māro maggaṃ na vindati


58) Yathā saṅkāradhānasmiṃ ujjhitasmiṃ mahāpathe padumaṃ tattha jāyetha sucigandhaṃ manoramaṃ


59) Evaṃ saṅkārabhūtesu andhabhūte puthujjane atirocati paññāya sammāsambuddhasāvako