Pokkharas±tivatthuvaººan±

255. Tena kho pana samayen±ti yena samayena bhagav± tattha viharati, tena samayena, tasmi½ samayeti ayamattho. Brahma½ aºat²ti br±hmaºo, mante sajjh±yat²ti attho. Idameva hi j±tibr±hmaº±na½ niruttivacana½. Ariy± pana b±hitap±patt± br±hmaº±ti vuccanti. Pokkharas±t²ti ida½ tassa n±ma½. Kasm± pokkharas±t²ti vuccati. Tassa kira k±yo setapokkharasadiso, devanagare uss±pitarajatatoraºa½ viya sobhati. S²sa½ panassa k±¼avaººa½ indan²lamaºimaya½ viya. Massupi candamaº¹ale k±¼ameghar±ji viya kh±yati. Akkh²ni n²luppalasadis±ni. N±s± rajatapan±¼ik± viya suvaµµit± suparisuddh±. Hatthap±datal±ni ceva mukhadv±rañca katal±kh±rasaparikamma½ viya sobhati, ativiya sobhaggappatto br±hmaºassa attabh±vo. Ar±jake µh±ne r±j±na½ k±tu½ yuttamima½ br±hmaºa½. Evamesa sassiriko. Iti na½ pokkharasadisatt± pokkharas±t²ti sañj±nanti.
Aya½ pana kassapasamm±sambuddhak±le tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³ dasabalassa d±na½ datv± dhammadesana½ sutv± devaloke nibbatti. So tato manussalokam±gacchanto m±tukucchiv±sa½ jigucchitv± himavantapadese mah±sare padumagabbhe nibbatti. Tassa ca sarassa avid³re t±paso paººas±l±ya vasati. So t²re µhito ta½ paduma½ disv±– “ida½ paduma½ avasesapadumehi mahantatara½. Pupphitak±le na½ gahess±m²”ti cintesi. Ta½ satt±hen±pi na pupphati. T±paso kasm± nu kho ida½ satt±hen±pi na pupphati. Handa na½ gahess±m²ti otaritv± gaºhi. Ta½ tena n±¼ato chinnamatta½yeva pupphita½. Athassabbhantare suvaººacuººapiñjara½ viya rajatabimbaka½ padumareºupiñjara½ setavaººa½ d±raka½ addasa. So mah±puñño esa bhavissati. Handa na½ paµijagg±m²ti paººas±la½ netv± paµijaggitv± sattavassak±lato paµµh±ya tayo vede uggaºh±pesi. D±rako tiººa½ ved±na½ p±ra½ gantv± paº¹ito byatto jambud²pe aggabr±hmaºo ahosi. So aparena samayena rañño kosalassa sippa½ dassesi. Athassa sippe pasanno r±j± ukkaµµha½ n±ma mah±nagara½ brahmadeyya½ ad±si. Iti na½ pokkhare sayitatt± pokkharas±t²ti sañj±nanti.
Ukkaµµha½ ajjh±vasat²ti ukkaµµhan±make nagare vasati. Abhibhavitv± v± ±vasati. Tassa nagarassa s±miko hutv± y±ya mariy±d±ya tattha vasitabba½, t±ya mariy±d±ya vasi. Tassa kira nagarassa vatthu½ ukk± µhapetv± ukk±su jalam±n±su aggahesu½, tasm± ta½ ukkaµµhanti vuccati. Okkaµµhantipi p±µho, soyevattho. Upasaggavasena panettha bhummatthe upayogavacana½ veditabba½. Tassa anupayogatt± ca sesapadesu. Tattha lakkhaºa½ saddasatthato pariyesitabba½.
Sattussadanti sattehi ussada½, ussanna½ bahujana½ ±kiººamanussa½. Pos±vaniyahatthi-assamoramig±di-anekasattasam±kiººañc±ti attho. Yasm± paneta½ nagara½ bahi ±vijjhitv± j±tena hatthi-ass±d²na½ gh±satiºena ceva gehacch±danatiºena ca sampanna½. Tath± d±rukaµµhehi ceva gehasambh±rakaµµhehi ca. Yasm± cassabbhantare vaµµacaturass±disaºµh±n± bah³ pokkharaºiyo jalajakusumavicitt±ni ca bah³ni anek±ni ta¼±k±ni udakassa niccabharit±neva honti, tasm± satiºakaµµhodakanti vutta½. Saha dhaññen±ti sadhañña½ pubbaºº±paraºº±dibheda½ bahudhaññasannicayanti attho Ett±vat± yasmi½ nagare br±hmaºo setacchatta½ uss±petv± r±jal²l±ya vasati, tassa samiddhisampatti d²pit± hoti.
R±jato laddha½ bhogga½ r±jabhogga½. Kena dinnanti ce? Raññ± pasenadin± kosalena dinna½. R±jad±yanti rañño d±yabh³ta½, d±yajjanti attho. Brahmadeyyanti seµµhadeyya½, chatta½ uss±petv± r±jasaªkhepena bhuñjitabbanti attho. Atha v± r±jabhogganti sabba½ chejjabhejja½ anus±santena nad²titthapabbat±d²su suªka½ gaºhantena setacchatta½ uss±petv± raññ± hutv± bhuñjitabba½. Raññ± pasenadin± kosalena dinna½ r±jad±yanti ettha ta½ nagara½ raññ± dinnatt± r±jad±ya½ d±yakar±jad²panattha½ panassa “raññ± pasenadin± kosalena dinnan”ti ida½ vutta½. Brahmadeyyanti seµµhadeyya½. Yath± dinna½ na puna gahetabba½ hoti, nissaµµha½ pariccatta½. Eva½ dinnanti attho.
Assos²ti suºi upalabhi, sotadv±rasampattavacananigghos±nus±rena aññ±si. Khoti avadh±raºatthe padap³raºamatte v± nip±to. Tattha avadh±raºatthena assosi eva, n±ssa koci savanantar±yo ahos²ti ayamattho veditabbo. Padap³raºena pana padabyañjanasiliµµhat±mattameva.
Id±ni yamattha½ br±hmaºo pokkharas±ti assosi, ta½ pak±sento– “samaºo khalu bho gotamo”ti-±dim±ha. Tattha samitap±patt± samaºoti veditabbo. Vuttañheta½– “samit±ssa honti p±pak± akusal± dhamm±”ti-±di (ma. ni. 1.434). Bhagav± ca anuttarena ariyamaggena samitap±po. Tenassa yath±bh³taguº±dhigatameta½ n±ma½, yadida½ samaºoti. Khal³ti anussavanatthe nip±to. Bhoti br±hmaºaj±tisamud±gata½ ±lapanamatta½. Vuttampi ceta½– “bhov±d² n±ma so hoti, sace hoti sakiñcano”ti (dha. pa. 55). Gotamoti bhagavanta½ gottavasena parikitteti. Tasm± samaºo khalu bho gotamoti ettha samaºo kira bho gotamagottoti evamattho daµµhabbo.
Sakyaputtoti ida½ pana bhagavato ucc±kulaparid²pana½ Sakyakul± pabbajitoti saddh±pabbajitabh±vaparid²pana½. Kenaci p±rijuññena anabhibh³to aparikkh²ºa½yeva ta½ kula½ pah±ya saddh±ya pabbajitoti vutta½ hoti. Tato para½ vuttatthameva. Ta½ kho pan±ti-±di s±maññaphale vuttameva. S±dhu kho pan±ti sundara½ kho pana. Atth±vaha½ sukh±vahanti vutta½ hoti. Tath±r³p±na½ arahatanti yath±r³po so bhava½ gotamo, evar³p±na½ yath±bh³taguº±dhigamena loke arahantoti laddhasaddh±na½ arahata½. Dassana½ hot²ti pas±dasomm±ni akkh²ni umm²letv± dassanamattampi s±dhu hot²ti, eva½ ajjh±saya½ katv±.