Dhammaratanap³j±

Eko kira br±hmaºo cintesi– “buddharatanassa ca saªgharatanassa ca p³j± paññ±yati, katha½ nu kho dhammaratana½ p³jita½ hot²”ti? So bhagavanta½ upasaªkamitv± etamattha½ pucchi. Bhagav± ±ha– “sacepi br±hmaºa dhammaratana½ p³jetuk±mo, eka½ bahussuta½ p³jeh²”ti. Bahussuta½, bhante, ±cikkhath±ti. Bhikkhusaªgha½ pucch±ti. So bhikkhusaªgha½ upasaªkamitv± “bahussuta½, bhante, ±cikkhath±”ti ±ha. ¾nandatthero br±hmaº±ti. Br±hmaºo thera½ sahassagghanikena tic²varena p³jesi. Thero ta½ gahetv± bhagavato santika½ agam±si. Bhagav± “kuto, ±nanda, laddhan”ti ±ha? Ekena, bhante, br±hmaºena dinna½, ida½ pan±ha½ ±yasmato s±riputtassa d±tuk±moti. Dehi, ±nand±ti. C±rika½ pakkanto bhanteti. ¾gatak±le deh²ti, sikkh±pada½ bhante, paññattanti. Kad± pana s±riputto ±gamissat²ti? Das±hamattena bhanteti. “Anuj±n±mi, ±nanda, das±haparama½ atirekac²vara½ nikkhipitun”ti sikkh±pada½ paññ±pesi.
S±riputtattheropi tatheva ya½kiñci man±pa½ labhati, ta½ ±nandattherassa deti. So imampi attano kaniµµhabh±tika½ therasseva saddhivih±rika½ ad±si. Tena vutta½– “yenassa upajjh±yo ±yasm± ±nando tenupasaªkam²”ti. Eva½ kirassa ahosi– “upajjh±yo me mah±pañño, so ima½ katha½ satthu ±rocessati, atha satth± tadanur³pa½ dhamma½ desessat²”ti. Kath±p±bhatanti kath±ya m³la½. M³lañhi “p±bhatan”ti vuccati. Yath±ha–
“Appaken±pi medh±v², p±bhatena vicakkhaºo;
samuµµh±peti att±na½, aºu½ aggi½va sandhaman”ti. (J±. 1.1.4).
Bhagavanta½ dassan±y±ti bhagavanta½ dassanatth±ya. Ki½ pan±nena bhagav± na diµµhapubboti? No na diµµhapubbo. Ayañhi ±yasm± div± nava v±re, ratti½ nava v±reti ek±ha½ aµµh±rasa v±re upaµµh±nameva gacchati. Divasassa pana satav±ra½ v± sahassav±ra½ v± gantuk±mo sam±nopi na ak±raº± gacchati, eka½ pañhuddh±ra½ gahetv±va gacchati. So ta½ divasa½ tena kath±p±bhatena gantuk±mo evam±ha.