17. Sattarasamavaggo

(174) 9. Na vattabba½ saªghassadinna½ mahapphalantikath±

797. Na vattabba½– “saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalan”ti? ¾mant±. Nanu saªgho ±huneyyo p±huneyyo dakkhiºeyyo añjalikaraº²yo anuttara½ puññakkhetta½ lokass±ti? ¾mant±. Hañci saªgho ±huneyyo…pe… anuttara½ puññakkhetta½ lokassa, tena vata re vattabbe– “saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalan”ti.
Na vattabba½– “saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalan”ti? ¾mant±. Nanu catt±ro purisayug± aµµha purisapuggal± dakkhiºeyy± vutt± bhagavat±ti? ¾mant±. Hañci catt±ro purisayug± aµµha purisapuggal± dakkhiºeyy± vutt± bhagavat±, tena vata re vattabbe– “saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalan”ti.
798. Na vattabba½– “saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalan”ti? ¾mant±. Nanu vutta½ bhagavat±– “saªghe, gotami, dehi, saªghe te dinne ahañceva p³jito bhaviss±mi saªgho c±”ti [ma. ni. 3.376]. Attheva suttantoti? ¾mant±. Tena hi saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalanti.
Na vattabba½– “saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalan”ti? ¾mant±. Nanu sakko dev±namindo bhagavanta½ etadavoca–
“Yajam±n±na½ manuss±na½, puññapekkh±na p±ºina½;
karota½ opadhika½ puñña½, kattha dinna½ mahapphalanti.
“Catt±ro ca paµipann±, catt±ro ca phale µhit±;
esa saªgho ujubh³to, paññ±s²lasam±hito.
“Yajam±n±na½ manuss±na½, puññapekkh±na p±ºina½;
karota½ opadhika½ puñña½, saªghe dinna½ mahapphalan”ti [sa½. ni. 1.262; vi. va. 642, 751].
“Eso hi saªgho vipulo mahaggato,
esappameyyo udadh²va s±garo;
ete hi seµµh± narav²ras±vak± [naras²has±vak± (ka.)],
pabhaªkar± dhammamud²rayanti.
“Tesa½ sudinna½ suhuta½ suyiµµha½,
ye saªghamuddissa dadanti d±na½;
s± dakkhiº± saªghagat± patiµµhit±,
mahapphal± lokavid³na vaººit±.
“Et±disa½ yaññamanussarant±,
ye vedaj±t± vicaranti [viharanti (s². ka.)] loke;
vineyya maccheramala½ sam³la½,
anindit± saggamupenti µh±nan”ti [vi. va. 645, 754].
Attheva suttantoti? ¾mant±. Tena hi saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalanti.

Na vattabba½ saªghassa dinna½ mahapphalantikath± niµµhit±.