Bh³tanirodhesakabhikkhuvatthu

487. “Bh³tapubba½, kevaµµa, imasmiññeva bhikkhusaªghe aññatarassa bhikkhuno eva½ cetaso parivitakko udap±di– ‘kattha nu kho ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti?
488. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu tath±r³pa½ sam±dhi½ sam±pajji, yath±sam±hite citte devay±niyo maggo p±turahosi. Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena c±tumah±r±jik± dev± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± c±tumah±r±jike deve etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti?
“Eva½ vutte, kevaµµa, c±tumah±r±jik± dev± ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavocu½– ‘mayampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±ma, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti [v±yodh±tu. Atthi kho (p². evamuparipi)]. Atthi kho [v±yodh±tu. Atthi kho (p². evamuparipi)], bhikkhu, catt±ro mah±r±j±no amhehi abhikkantatar± ca paº²tatar± ca. Te kho eta½ j±neyyu½, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti.
489. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena catt±ro mah±r±j±no tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± catt±ro mah±r±je etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti? Eva½ vutte, kevaµµa, catt±ro mah±r±j±no ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavocu½– ‘mayampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±ma, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu, ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti. Atthi kho, bhikkhu, t±vati½s± n±ma dev± amhehi abhikkantatar± ca paº²tatar± ca. Te kho eta½ j±neyyu½, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti.
490. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena t±vati½s± dev± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± t±vati½se deve etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti? Eva½ vutte, kevaµµa, t±vati½s± dev± ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavocu½– ‘mayampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±ma, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti. Atthi kho, bhikkhu, sakko n±ma dev±namindo amhehi abhikkantataro ca paº²tataro ca. So kho eta½ j±neyya, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti.
491. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena sakko dev±namindo tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± sakka½ dev±naminda½ etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti? Eva½ vutte, kevaµµa, sakko dev±namindo ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavoca– ‘ahampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±mi, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti. Atthi kho, bhikkhu, y±m± n±ma dev±…pe… suy±mo n±ma devaputto… tusit± n±ma dev±… santussito n±ma devaputto… nimm±narat² n±ma dev± sunimmito n±ma devaputto… paranimmitavasavatt² n±ma dev±… vasavatt² n±ma devaputto amhehi abhikkantataro ca paº²tataro ca. So kho eta½ j±neyya, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti.
492. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena vasavatt² devaputto tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± vasavatti½ devaputta½ etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti? Eva½ vutte kevaµµa, vasavatt² devaputto ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavoca– ‘ahampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±mi yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti. Atthi kho, bhikkhu, brahmak±yik± n±ma dev± amhehi abhikkantatar± ca paº²tatar± ca. Te kho eta½ j±neyyu½, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti.
493. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu tath±r³pa½ sam±dhi½ sam±pajji, yath±sam±hite citte brahmay±niyo maggo p±turahosi. Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena brahmak±yik± dev± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± brahmak±yike deve etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti? Eva½ vutte, kevaµµa, brahmak±yik± dev± ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavocu½– ‘mayampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±ma, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti. Atthi kho, bhikkhu, brahm± mah±brahm± abhibh³ anabhibh³to aññadatthudaso vasavatt² issaro katt± nimm±t± seµµho sajit± vas² pit± bh³tabhaby±na½ amhehi abhikkantataro ca paº²tataro ca. So kho eta½ j±neyya, yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³”ti.
“‘Kaha½ pan±vuso, etarahi so mah±brahm±’ti? ‘Mayampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±ma, yattha v± brahm± yena v± brahm± yahi½ v± brahm±; api ca, bhikkhu, yath± nimitt± dissanti, ±loko sañj±yati, obh±so p±tubhavati, brahm± p±tubhavissati, brahmuno heta½ pubbanimitta½ p±tubh±v±ya, yadida½ ±loko sañj±yati, obh±so p±tubhavat²’ti. Atha kho so, kevaµµa, mah±brahm± nacirasseva p±turahosi
494. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu yena so mah±brahm± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± ta½ mah±brahm±na½ etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³”ti? Eva½ vutte, kevaµµa, so mah±brahm± ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavoca– ‘ahamasmi, bhikkhu, brahm± mah±brahm± abhibh³ anabhibh³to aññadatthudaso vasavatt² issaro katt± nimm±t± seµµho sajit± vas² pit± bh³tabhaby±nan’ti.
“Dutiyampi kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu ta½ mah±brahm±na½ etadavoca– ‘na khoha½ ta½, ±vuso, eva½ pucch±mi– “tvamasi brahm± mah±brahm± abhibh³ anabhibh³to aññadatthudaso vasavatt² issaro katt± nimm±t± seµµho sajit± vas² pit± bh³tabhaby±nan”ti. Evañca kho aha½ ta½, ±vuso, pucch±mi– “kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³”’ti?
“Dutiyampi kho so, kevaµµa, mah±brahm± ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavoca– ‘ahamasmi, bhikkhu, brahm± mah±brahm± abhibh³ anabhibh³to aññadatthudaso vasavatt² issaro katt± nimm±t± seµµho sajit± vas² pit± bh³tabhaby±nan’ti. Tatiyampi kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu ta½ mah±brahm±na½ etadavoca– ‘na khoha½ ta½, ±vuso, eva½ pucch±mi– “tvamasi brahm± mah±brahm± abhibh³ anabhibh³to aññadatthudaso vasavatt² issaro katt± nimm±t± seµµho sajit± vas² pit± bh³tabhaby±nan”ti. Evañca kho aha½ ta½, ±vuso, pucch±mi– “kattha nu kho, ±vuso, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³”’ti?
495. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, mah±brahm± ta½ bhikkhu½ b±h±ya½ gahetv± ekamanta½ apanetv± ta½ bhikkhu½ etadavoca ‘ime kho ma½, bhikkhu, brahmak±yik± dev± eva½ j±nanti, “natthi kiñci brahmuno aññ±ta½, natthi kiñci brahmuno adiµµha½, natthi kiñci brahmuno avidita½, natthi kiñci brahmuno asacchikatan”ti. Tasm±ha½ tesa½ sammukh± na by±k±si½. Ahampi kho, bhikkhu, na j±n±mi yatthime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³ti. Tasm±tiha, bhikkhu, tuyheveta½ dukkaµa½, tuyheveta½ aparaddha½, ya½ tva½ ta½ bhagavanta½ atidh±vitv± bahiddh± pariyeµµhi½ ±pajjasi imassa pañhassa veyy±karaº±ya. Gaccha tva½, bhikkhu, tameva bhagavanta½ upasaªkamitv± ima½ pañha½ puccha, yath± ca te bhagav± by±karoti, tath± na½ dh±reyy±s²’ti.
496. “Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu– seyyath±pi n±ma balav± puriso samiñjita½ v± b±ha½ pas±reyya, pas±rita½ v± b±ha½ samiñjeyya evameva brahmaloke antarahito mama purato p±turahosi. Atha kho so, kevaµµa, bhikkhu ma½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di, ekamanta½ nisinno kho, kevaµµa, so bhikkhu ma½ etadavoca– ‘kattha nu kho, bhante, ime catt±ro mah±bh³t± aparises± nirujjhanti, seyyathida½– pathav²dh±tu ±podh±tu tejodh±tu v±yodh±t³’ti?