7. Kasmiragandh±raraµµhas±sanava½sakath±maggo

7. Id±ni yath±vuttam±tik±vasena kasm²ravandh±raraµµhas±sanava½sakath±magga½ vattu½ ok±so anuppatto, tasm± ta½ vakkh±mi.
TatiyasaŖg²t±vas±ne hi mah±moggaliputtatissatthero majjhanti katthera½ kasm²ragandh±raraµµha½ pesesi,-tva½ eta½ raµµha½ gantv± ettha s±sana½ pabhiµµh±peh²ti. Ettha ca kasm²ragandh±raraµµha½ n±ma c²naraµµhasam²pe tiµµhati. Teneva hi adhun± kasm²ragandh±raraµµhav±sino cinaraµµhav±sinoca manuss± arav±¼assa n±ma n±gar±jassa uppajjanak±lato paµµh±ya y±vajjatan± n±gar³pa½ katv± m±nenti p³jenti sakkaronti, vatthabh±jan±d²supi n±gar³pameva te yebhuyyena karont²ti.
Soca majjhantikattheropi cat³hi bhikkh³hi saddhi½ attha pańcamo hutv± p±µaliputtato veh±sa½ abbhuggantv± himavati arav±¼adahassa upari otari. Tena kho pana samayena kasm²ragandh±raraµµhe sassap±kasamaye arav±¼o n±ma n±gar±j± arav±¼adahe nis²ditv± karakavassa½ n±ma vass±petv± sassa½ har±petv± mah±samudda½ p±pesi. Teroca arav±¼adahassa upari otaritv± arav±¼adahapiµµhika½ caŖkamatipi tiµµhatipi nis²datipi seyyampi kappeti. N±gam±ŗavak± ta½ disv± arav±¼assa n±gar±jassa ±rocesu½, - mah±r±ja eko chinnabhinnapaµadharo bhaŗ¹uk±s±vavasano amh±ka½ udaka½ d³set²ti. Tad± pana thero att±na½yeva n±g±na½ dasseti. Nagar±j± t±vadeva kodh±bhibh³to nikkhamitv± thera½ disv± makkha½ assaham±no antalikkhe anek±ni bhi½sanak±ni nimmini. Tato tato bhus±v±t± v±yanti, rukkh± chijjanti, pabbatak³µ± patanti megh±gajjanti, vijju½lat± niccharanti, asaniyo phalanti, bhinna½ viya gagana½ udaka½ paggharati, bhay±nakar³p± n±gakum±r± sannipatanti, sayampi dh³m±yati pajjalati, paharaŗavuµµhiyo vissajjeti, ko aya½muŗ¹ako chinnabhinnapaµadharoti-±d²hi pharusavacanehi thera½ santajjeti, etha gaŗhatha hanatha niddhamatha ima½ samaŗanti n±gabala½ ±ŗ±pesi.
Thero sabba½ ta½ bhi½sanaka½ attano iddhibalena paµib±hitv± n±gar±j±na½ ±ha,–
Sadevakopi ce loko, ±gantv± t±sayeyya ma½;
na me paµibalo assa, janetu½ bhayabherava½.
Sacepi tva½ mahi½ sabba, sasamudda½ sapabbata½;
ukkhipitv± mah±n±ga, khipeyy±si mam³pari.
Neva me sakkuŗeyy±si, janetu½ bhayabherava½;
ańńadatthu tavevassa, vigh±to urag±dhip±ti.
Eva½ vutte n±gar±j± vihat±nubh±vo nipphalav±y±mo dukkh² dummano ahosi.
Ta½ thero taŖkhaŗ±nur³p±ya dhammiy± kath±ya sandassetv± sam±dapetv± samuttejetv± sampaha½setv± t²su saraŗesu pańcasuca s²lesu patiµµh±pesi saddhi½ catur±s²tiy± n±gasahassehi. Ańńepi bah³ himavantav±sino yakkh±ca gandhabb±ca kumbhaŗ¹±ca therassa dhammakatha½ sutv± saraŗesuca s²lesuca patiµµhahi½su. Pańcakopi yakkho saddhi½ bhariy±ya yakkhiniy± pańcahica puttasatehi paµhame phale patiµµhito. Ath±yasm± majjhanti katthero sabben±gayakkharakkhase ±mantetv± evam±ha,-
M±d±ni kodha½ janayittha, ito uddha½ yath± pure;
sassagh±tańca m± kattha, sukhak±m± hi p±ŗino;
karotha metta½ sattesu, vasantu manuj± sukhanti.
Te sabbepi s±dhu bhanteti therassa vacana½ paµissuŗitv± yath±nusiµµha½ paµipajji½su. Ta½ divasameva n±gar±jassa p³j±samayo hoti. Atha n±gar±j± attano ratanamaya½ pallaŖka½ ±har±petv± therassa pańńapesi. Nis²di thero pallaŖke. N±gar±j±pi thera½ b²jayam±no sam²pe aµµh±si. Tasmi½ khaŗe kasm²ragandh±raraµµhav±sino ±gantv± thera½ disv± amh±ka½ n±gar±jatopi thero mahiddhikataroti therameva vanditv± nisinn±. Thero tesa½ ±sivisopamasutta½ kathesi. Suttapariyos±ne as²tiy±p±ŗasahass±na½ dhamm±bhisamayo ahosi. Kulasatasahassańca pabbaji. Tato pabhuti ca kasm²ragandh±ro y±vajjetan± k±s±vapajjot± isiv±tapaµiv±t±-eva.
Gantv± kasm²ragandh±ra½, isi majjhantiko tad±;
duµµha½ n±ga½ pas±detv±, mocesi bandhan± bah³ti.
Adhun± pana kasm²ragandh±raraµµhe s±sanassa atthaŖgatassaviya s³riyassa obh±so na pańń±yati, tasm± tattha s±sanassa patiµµh±ne vitth±rena vattabbakicca½ natth²ti.

Iti s±sanava½se kasm²ragandh±raraµµhas±sanava½sakath±maggo

N±ma sattamo paricchedo.