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15. P±thikaputtoti p±thikassa putto. ѱºav±den±ti ñ±ºav±dena saddhi½. Upa¹¹hapathanti yojana½ ce, no antare bhaveyya, gotamo a¹¹hayojana½, aha½ a¹¹hayojana½. Esa nayo a¹¹hayojan±d²su. Ekapadav±rampi atikkamma gacchato jayo bhavissati, an±gacchato par±jayoti. Te tatth±ti te maya½ tattha sam±gataµµh±ne. Taddiguºa½ taddiguº±hanti tato tato diguºa½ diguºa½ aha½ kariss±mi, bhagavat± saddhi½ p±µih±riya½ k±tu½ asamatthabh±va½ j±nantopi “uttamapurisena saddhi½ paµµhapetv± asakkuºantass±pi p±sa½so hot²”ti ñatv± evam±ha. Nagarav±sinopi ta½ sutv± “asamattho n±ma eva½ na gajjati, addh± ayampi arah± bhavissat²”ti tassa mahanta½ sakk±ramaka½su.
16. Yen±ha½ tenupasaªkam²ti “sunakkhatto kira p±thikaputto eva½ vadat²”ti assosi. Athassa h²najjh±sayatt± h²nadassan±ya citta½ udap±di.
So bhagavato vatta½ katv± bhagavati gandhakuµi½ paviµµhe p±thikaputtassa santika½ gantv± pucchi “tumhe kira evar³pi½ katha½ katheth±”ti? “¾ma, kathem±”ti. Yadi eva½ “m± bh±yittha vissatth± punappuna½ eva½ vadatha, aha½ samaºassa gotamassa upaµµh±ko, tassa visaya½ vij±n±mi, tumhehi saddhi½ p±µih±riya½ k±tu½ na sakkhissati, aha½ samaºassa gotamassa kathetv± bhaya½ upp±detv± ta½ aññato gahetv± gamiss±mi, tumhe m± bh±yitth±”ti ta½ ass±setv± bhagavato santika½ gato. Tena vutta½ “yen±ha½ tenupasaªkam²”ti. Ta½ v±canti-±d²su “aha½ abuddhova sam±no buddhomh²ti vicari½, abh³ta½ me kathita½ n±ha½ buddho”ti vadanto ta½ v±ca½ pajahati n±ma. Raho nis²ditv± cintayam±no “aha½ ‘ettaka½ k±la½ abuddhova sam±no buddhomh²’ti vicari½, ito d±ni paµµh±ya n±ha½ buddho”ti cintayanto ta½ citta½ pajahati n±ma. “Aha½ ‘ettaka½ k±la½ abuddhova sam±no buddhomh²’ti p±paka½ diµµhi½ gahetv± vicari½, ito d±ni paµµh±ya ima½ diµµhi½ pajah±m²”ti pajahanto ta½ diµµhi½ paµinissajjati n±ma. Eva½ akaronto pana ta½ v±ca½ appah±ya ta½ citta½ appah±ya ta½ diµµhi½ appaµinissajjitv±ti vuccati. Vipateyy±ti bandhan± muttat±lapakka½ viya g²vato pateyya, sattadh± v± pana phaleyya.
17. Rakkhatetanti rakkhatu eta½. Eka½sen±ti nippariy±yena. Odh±rit±ti bh±sit±. Acelo ca, bhante, p±thikaputtoti eva½ eka½sena bhagavato v±c±ya odh±rit±ya sace acelo p±thikaputto. Vir³par³pen±ti vigatar³pena vigacchitasabh±vena r³pena attano r³pa½ pah±ya adissam±nena k±yena. S²habyaggh±divasena v± vividhar³pena sammukh²bh±va½ ±gaccheyya. Tadassa bhagavato mus±ti eva½ sante bhagavato ta½ vacana½ mus± bhaveyy±ti mus±v±dena niggaºh±ti. Ýhapetv± kira eta½ na aññena bhagav± mus±v±dena niggahitapubboti.
18. Dvayag±min²ti sar³pena atthibh±va½, atthena natthibh±vanti eva½ dvayag±min². Alikatucchanipphalav±c±ya eta½ adhivacana½.
19. Ajitopi n±ma licchav²na½ sen±pat²ti so kira bhagavato upaµµh±ko ahosi, so k±lamak±si. Athassa sar²rakicca½ katv± manuss± p±thikaputta½ pucchi½su “kuhi½ nibbatto sen±pat²”ti? So ±ha– “mah±niraye nibbatto”ti. Idañca pana vatv± puna ±ha “tumh±ka½ sen±pati mama santika½ ±gamma aha½ tumh±ka½ vacanamakatv± samaºassa gotamassa v±da½ patiµµhapetv± niraye nibbattomh²”ti paroditth±ti. Tenupasaªkami div±vih±r±y±ti ettha “p±µih±riyakaraºatth±y±”ti kasm± na vadati? Abh±v±. Sammukh²bh±vopi hissa tena saddhi½ natthi, kuto p±µih±riyakaraºa½, tasm± tath± avatv± “div±vih±r±y±”ti ±ha.