Nigrodhassa pajjh±yana½

75. Yad± aññ±si sandh±no gahapati– “aññadatthu kho d±nime aññatitthiy± paribb±jak± bhagavato bh±sita½ suss³santi, sota½ odahanti, aññ±citta½ upaµµh±pent²”ti. Atha [atha na½ (ka.)] nigrodha½ paribb±jaka½ etadavoca “iti kho, bhante nigrodha, ya½ ma½ tva½ avac±si– ‘yagghe, gahapati, j±neyy±si, kena samaºo gotamo saddhi½ sallapati, kena s±kaccha½ sam±pajjati, kena paññ±veyyattiya½ sam±pajjati, suññ±g±rahat± samaºassa gotamassa paññ±, aparis±vacaro samaºo gotamo n±la½ sall±p±ya, so antamant±neva sevati; seyyath±pi n±ma gok±º± pariyantac±rin² antamant±neva sevati. Evameva suññ±g±rahat± samaºassa gotamassa paññ±, aparis±vacaro samaºo gotamo n±la½ sall±p±ya; so antamant±neva sevati; iªgha, gahapati, samaºo gotamo ima½ parisa½ ±gaccheyya, ekapañheneva na½ sa½s±deyy±ma, tucchakumbh²va na½ maññe orodheyy±m±’ti. Aya½ kho so, bhante, bhagav± araha½ samm±sambuddho idh±nuppatto, aparis±vacara½ pana na½ karotha, gok±ºa½ pariyantac±rini½ karotha, ekapañheneva na½ sa½s±detha, tucchakumbh²va na½ orodheth±”ti. Eva½ vutte, nigrodho paribb±jako tuºh²bh³to maªkubh³to pattakkhandho adhomukho pajjh±yanto appaµibh±no nis²di.
76. Atha kho bhagav± nigrodha½ paribb±jaka½ tuºh²bh³ta½ maªkubh³ta½ pattakkhandha½ adhomukha½ pajjh±yanta½ appaµibh±na½ viditv± nigrodha½ paribb±jaka½ etadavoca– “sacca½ kira, nigrodha, bh±sit± te es± v±c±”ti? “Sacca½ bhante, bh±sit± me es± v±c±, yath±b±lena yath±m³¼hena yath±-akusalen±”ti. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, nigrodha. Kinti te suta½ paribb±jak±na½ vu¹¹h±na½ mahallak±na½ ±cariyap±cariy±na½ bh±sam±n±na½– ‘ye te ahesu½ at²tamaddh±na½ arahanto samm±sambuddh±, eva½ su te bhagavanto sa½gamma sam±gamma unn±dino ucc±saddamah±sadd± anekavihita½ tiracch±nakatha½ anuyutt± viharanti. Seyyathida½– r±jakatha½ corakatha½…pe… itibhav±bhavakatha½ iti v±. Seyyath±pi tva½ etarahi s±cariyako. Ud±hu, eva½ su te bhagavanto araññavanapatth±ni pant±ni sen±san±ni paµisevanti appasadd±ni appanigghos±ni vijanav±t±ni manussar±hasseyyak±ni paµisall±nas±rupp±ni, seyyath±p±ha½ etarah²’ti.
“Suta½ meta½, bhante. Paribb±jak±na½ vu¹¹h±na½ mahallak±na½ ±cariyap±cariy±na½ bh±sam±n±na½– ‘ye te ahesu½ at²tamaddh±na½ arahanto samm±sambuddh± na eva½ su [n±ssu (s². p².)] te bhagavanto sa½gamma sam±gamma unn±dino ucc±saddamah±sadd± anekavihita½ tiracch±nakatha½ anuyutt± viharanti. Seyyathida½– r±jakatha½ corakatha½…pe… itibhav±bhavakatha½ iti v±, seyyath±p±ha½ etarahi s±cariyako. Eva½ su te bhagavanto araññavanapatth±ni pant±ni sen±san±ni paµisevanti appasadd±ni appanigghos±ni vijanav±t±ni manussar±hasseyyak±ni paµisall±nas±rupp±ni, seyyath±pi bhagav± etarah²”’ti.
“Tassa te, nigrodha, viññussa sato mahallakassa na etadahosi– ‘buddho so bhagav± bodh±ya dhamma½ deseti, danto so bhagav± damath±ya dhamma½ deseti, santo so bhagav± samath±ya dhamma½ deseti, tiººo so bhagav± taraº±ya dhamma½ deseti, parinibbuto so bhagav± parinibb±n±ya dhamma½ deset²”’ti?