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216. Atha kho bhagav± ±yasmanta½ ±nanda½ ±mantesi– “siy± kho pan±nanda, tumh±ka½ evamassa– ‘at²tasatthuka½ p±vacana½, natthi no satth±’ti. Na kho paneta½, ±nanda, eva½ daµµhabba½. Yo vo, ±nanda, may± dhammo ca vinayo ca desito paññatto, so vo mamaccayena satth±. Yath± kho pan±nanda, etarahi bhikkh³ aññamañña½ ±vusov±dena samud±caranti, na kho mamaccayena eva½ samud±caritabba½. Theratarena, ±nanda, bhikkhun± navakataro bhikkhu n±mena v± gottena v± ±vusov±dena v± samud±caritabbo. Navakatarena bhikkhun± therataro bhikkhu ‘bhante’ti v± ‘±yasm±’ti v± samud±caritabbo. ¾kaªkham±no, ±nanda, saªgho mamaccayena khudd±nukhuddak±ni sikkh±pad±ni sam³hanatu. Channassa, ±nanda, bhikkhuno mamaccayena brahmadaº¹o d±tabbo”ti. “Katamo pana, bhante, brahmadaº¹o”ti? “Channo, ±nanda, bhikkhu ya½ iccheyya, ta½ vadeyya. So bhikkh³hi neva vattabbo, na ovaditabbo, na anus±sitabbo”ti.
217. Atha kho bhagav± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “siy± kho pana, bhikkhave, ekabhikkhuss±pi kaªkh± v± vimati v± buddhe v± dhamme v± saªghe v± magge v± paµipad±ya v±, pucchatha, bhikkhave, m± pacch± vippaµis±rino ahuvattha– ‘sammukh²bh³to no satth± ahosi na maya½ sakkhimh± bhagavanta½ sammukh± paµipucchitu”’nti. Eva½ vutte te bhikkh³ tuºh² ahesu½. Dutiyampi kho bhagav±…pe… tatiyampi kho bhagav± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “siy± kho pana, bhikkhave, ekabhikkhuss±pi kaªkh± v± vimati v± buddhe v± dhamme v± saªghe v± magge v± paµipad±ya v±, pucchatha, bhikkhave, m± pacch± vippaµis±rino ahuvattha– ‘sammukh²bh³to no satth± ahosi na maya½ sakkhimh± bhagavanta½ sammukh± paµipucchitu”’nti. Tatiyampi kho te bhikkh³ tuºh² ahesu½. Atha kho bhagav± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “siy± kho pana, bhikkhave, satthug±ravenapi na puccheyy±tha. Sah±yakopi, bhikkhave, sah±yakassa ±rocet³”ti. Eva½ vutte te bhikkh³ tuºh² ahesu½. Atha kho ±yasm± ±nando bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “acchariya½, bhante, abbhuta½, bhante, eva½ pasanno aha½, bhante, imasmi½ bhikkhusaªghe, ‘natthi ekabhikkhuss±pi kaªkh± v± vimati v± buddhe v± dhamme v± saªghe v± magge v± paµipad±ya v±”’ti. “Pas±d± kho tva½, ±nanda, vadesi, ñ±ºameva hettha, ±nanda, tath±gatassa. Natthi imasmi½ bhikkhusaªghe ekabhikkhuss±pi kaªkh± v± vimati v± buddhe v± dhamme v± saªghe v± magge v± paµipad±ya v±. Imesañhi, ±nanda, pañcanna½ bhikkhusat±na½ yo pacchimako bhikkhu, so sot±panno avinip±tadhammo niyato sambodhipar±yaºo”ti.
218. Atha kho bhagav± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “handa d±ni, bhikkhave, ±mantay±mi vo, vayadhamm± saªkh±r± appam±dena samp±deth±”ti. Aya½ tath±gatassa pacchim± v±c±.