7. C³¼ahatthipadopamasutta½

288. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± s±vatthiya½ viharati jetavane an±thapiº¹ikassa ±r±me. Tena kho pana samayena j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo sabbasetena va¼av±bhirathena [va¼abh²rathena (s². p².)] s±vatthiy± niyy±ti div±divassa. Addas± kho j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo pilotika½ paribb±jaka½ d³ratova ±gacchanta½. Disv±na pilotika½ paribb±jaka½ etadavoca–
“Handa, kuto nu bhava½ vacch±yano ±gacchati div±divass±”ti?
“Ito hi kho aha½ bho, ±gacch±mi samaºassa gotamassa santik±”ti.
“Ta½ ki½ maññati, bhava½ vacch±yano, samaºassa gotamassa paññ±veyyattiya½?
“Paº¹ito maññe”ti.
“Ko c±ha½, bho, ko ca samaºassa gotamassa paññ±veyyattiya½ j±niss±mi! Sopi n³nassa t±disova yo samaºassa gotamassa paññ±veyyattiya½ j±neyy±”ti.
“U¼±r±ya khalu bhava½ vacch±yano samaºa½ gotama½ pasa½s±ya pasa½sat²”ti.
“Ko c±ha½, bho, ko ca samaºa½ gotama½ pasa½siss±mi?
“Pasatthapasatthova so bhava½ gotamo seµµho devamanuss±nan”ti.
“Ka½ pana bhava½ vacch±yano atthavasa½ sampassam±no samaºe gotame eva½ abhippasanno”ti [abhippasanno hot²ti (sy±.)]?
“Seyyath±pi, bho, kusalo n±gavaniko n±gavana½ paviseyya. So passeyya n±gavane mahanta½ hatthipada½, d²ghato ca ±yata½, tiriyañca vitthata½. So niµµha½ gaccheyya– ‘mah± vata, bho, n±go’ti. Evameva kho aha½, bho, yato addasa½ samaºe gotame catt±ri pad±ni ath±ha½ niµµhamagama½– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
289. “Katam±ni catt±ri? Idh±ha½, bho, pass±mi ekacce khattiyapaº¹ite nipuºe kataparappav±de v±lavedhir³pe, te bhindant± [vobhindant± (s². p².) vi + ava + bhindant±] maññe caranti paññ±gatena diµµhigat±ni. Te suºanti– ‘samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo amuka½ n±ma g±ma½ v± nigama½ v± osarissat²’ti. Te pañha½ abhisaªkharonti– ‘ima½ maya½ pañha½ samaºa½ gotama½ upasaªkamitv± pucchiss±ma. Eva½ ce no puµµho eva½ by±karissati, evamassa maya½ v±da½ ±ropess±ma. Eva½ cepi no puµµho eva½ by±karissati, evampissa maya½ v±da½ ±ropess±m±’ti. Te suºanti– ‘samaºo khalu, bho, gotamo amuka½ n±ma g±ma½ v± nigama½ v± osaµo’ti. Te yena samaºo gotamo tenupasaªkamanti. Te samaºo gotamo dhammiy± kath±ya sandasseti sam±dapeti samuttejeti sampaha½seti. Te samaºena gotamena dhammiy± kath±ya sandassit± sam±dapit± samuttejit± sampaha½sit± na ceva samaºa½ gotama½ pañha½ pucchanti, kutossa [kutassa (s². sy±. p².)] v±da½ ±ropessanti? Aññadatthu samaºasseva gotamassa s±vak± sampajjanti. Yad±ha½, bho, samaºe gotame ima½ paµhama½ pada½ addasa½ ath±ha½ niµµhamagama½– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
“Puna capar±ha½, bho, pass±mi idhekacce br±hmaºapaº¹ite…pe… gahapatipaº¹ite…pe… samaºapaº¹ite nipuºe kataparappav±de v±lavedhir³pe te bhindant± maññe caranti paññ±gatena diµµhigat±ni. Te suºanti– ‘samaºo khalu bho gotamo amuka½ n±ma g±ma½ v± nigama½ v± osarissat²’ti. Te pañha½ abhisaªkharonti ‘ima½ maya½ pañha½ samaºa½ gotama½ upasaªkamitv± pucchiss±ma. Eva½ ce no puµµho eva½ by±karissati, evamassa maya½ v±da½ ±ropess±ma. Eva½ cepi no puµµho eva½ by±karissati, eva½pissa maya½ v±da½ ±ropess±m±’ti. Te suºanti ‘samaºo khalu bho gotamo amuka½ n±ma g±ma½ v± nigama½ v± osaµo’ti. Te yena samaºo gotamo tenupasaªkamanti. Te samaºo gotamo dhammiy± kath±ya sandasseti sam±dapeti samuttejeti sampaha½seti. Te samaºena gotamena dhammiy± kath±ya sandassit± sam±dapit± samuttejit± sampaha½sit± na ceva samaºa½ gotama½ pañha½ pucchanti, kutossa v±da½ ±ropessanti? Aññadatthu samaºa½yeva gotama½ ok±sa½ y±canti ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajj±ya. Te samaºo gotamo pabb±jeti [pabb±jeti upasamp±deti (s².)]. Te tattha pabbajit± sam±n± v³pakaµµh± appamatt± ±t±pino pahitatt± viharant± nacirasseva– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja viharanti. Te evam±ha½su– ‘mana½ vata, bho, anass±ma, mana½ vata, bho, panass±ma; mayañhi pubbe assamaº±va sam±n± samaºamh±ti paµij±nimha, abr±hmaº±va sam±n± br±hmaºamh±ti paµij±nimha, anarahantova sam±n± arahantamh±ti paµij±nimha. Id±ni khomha samaº±, id±ni khomha br±hmaº±, id±ni khomha arahanto’ti. Yad±ha½, bho, samaºe gotame ima½ catuttha½ pada½ addasa½ ath±ha½ niµµhamagama½– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho”’ti.
“Yato kho aha½, bho, samaºe gotame im±ni catt±ri pad±ni addasa½ ath±ha½ niµµhamagama½– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho”’ti.
290. Eva½ vutte, j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo sabbaset± va¼av±bhirath± orohitv± eka½sa½ uttar±saªga½ karitv± yena bhagav± tenañjali½ paº±metv± tikkhattu½ ud±na½ ud±nesi– “namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhassa; namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhassa; namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhassa. Appeva n±ma mayampi kad±ci karahaci tena bhot± gotamena saddhi½ sam±gaccheyy±ma, appeva n±ma siy± kocideva kath±sall±po”ti! Atha kho j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami upasaªkamitv± bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi. Sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo y±vatako ahosi pilotikena paribb±jakena saddhi½ kath±sall±po ta½ sabba½ bhagavato ±rocesi. Eva½ vutte, bhagav± j±ºussoºi½ br±hmaºa½ etadavoca– “na kho, br±hmaºa, ett±vat± hatthipadopamo vitth±rena parip³ro hoti. Api ca, br±hmaºa, yath± hatthipadopamo vitth±rena parip³ro hoti ta½ suº±hi, s±dhuka½ manasi karohi, bh±siss±m²”ti. “Eva½, bho”ti kho j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo bhagavato paccassosi. Bhagav± etadavoca–
291. “Seyyath±pi, br±hmaºa, n±gavaniko n±gavana½ paviseyya. So passeyya n±gavane mahanta½ hatthipada½, d²ghato ca ±yata½, tiriyañca vitthata½. Yo hoti kusalo n±gavaniko neva t±va niµµha½ gacchati– ‘mah± vata, bho, n±go’ti. Ta½ kissa hetu? Santi hi, br±hmaºa, n±gavane v±manik± n±ma hatthiniyo mah±pad±, t±sa½ peta½ pada½ ass±ti.
“So tamanugacchati. Tamanugacchanto passati n±gavane mahanta½ hatthipada½, d²ghato ca ±yata½, tiriyañca vitthata½, ucc± ca nisevita½. Yo hoti kusalo n±gavaniko neva t±va niµµha½ gacchati– ‘mah± vata, bho, n±go’ti. Ta½ kissa hetu? Santi hi, br±hmaºa, n±gavane ucc± k±¼±rik± n±ma hatthiniyo mah±pad±, t±sa½ peta½ pada½ ass±ti.
“So tamanugacchati. Tamanugacchanto passati n±gavane mahanta½ hatthipada½, d²ghato ca ±yata½, tiriyañca vitthata½, ucc± ca nisevita½, ucc± ca dantehi ±rañjit±ni. Yo hoti kusalo n±gavaniko neva t±va niµµha½ gacchati– ‘mah± vata, bho, n±go’ti. Ta½ kissa hetu? Santi hi, br±hmaºa, n±gavane ucc± kaºeruk± n±ma hatthiniyo mah±pad±, t±sa½ peta½ pada½ ass±ti.
“So tamanugacchati. Tamanugacchanto passati n±gavane mahanta½ hatthipada½, d²ghato ca ±yata½, tiriyañca vitthata½, ucc± ca nisevita½, ucc± ca dantehi ±rañjit±ni, ucc± ca s±kh±bhaªga½. Tañca n±ga½ passati rukkham³lagata½ v± abbhok±sagata½ v± gacchanta½ v± tiµµhanta½ v± nisinna½ v± nipanna½ v±. So niµµha½ gacchati– ‘ayameva so mah±n±go’ti.
“Evameva kho br±hmaºa, idha tath±gato loke uppajjati araha½ samm±sambuddho vijj±caraºasampanno sugato lokavid³ anuttaro purisadammas±rathi satth± devamanuss±na½ buddho bhagav±. So ima½ loka½ sadevaka½ sam±raka½ sabrahmaka½ sassamaºabr±hmaºi½ paja½ sadevamanussa½ saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± pavedeti. So dhamma½ deseti ±dikaly±ºa½ majjhekaly±ºa½ pariyos±nakaly±ºa½ s±ttha½ sabyañjana½; kevalaparipuººa½ parisuddha½ brahmacariya½ pak±seti. Ta½ dhamma½ suº±ti gahapati v± gahapatiputto v± aññatarasmi½ v± kule pacc±j±to. So ta½ dhamma½ sutv± tath±gate saddha½ paµilabhati. So tena saddh±paµil±bhena samann±gato iti paµisañcikkhati– ‘samb±dho ghar±v±so rajopatho abbhok±so pabbajj±. Nayida½ sukara½ ag±ra½ ajjh±vasat± ekantaparipuººa½ ekantaparisuddha½ saªkhalikhita½ brahmacariya½ caritu½. Ya½n³n±ha½ kesamassu½ oh±retv± k±s±y±ni vatth±ni acch±detv± ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajeyyan’ti. So aparena samayena appa½ v± bhogakkhandha½ pah±ya mahanta½ v± bhogakkhandha½ pah±ya appa½ v± ñ±tiparivaµµa½ pah±ya mahanta½ v± ñ±tiparivaµµa½ pah±ya kesamassu½ oh±retv± k±s±y±ni vatth±ni acch±detv± ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajati.
292. “So eva½ pabbajito sam±no bhikkh³na½ sikkh±s±j²vasam±panno p±º±tip±ta½ pah±ya p±º±tip±t± paµivirato hoti, nihitadaº¹o nihitasattho lajj² day±panno sabbap±ºabh³tahit±nukamp² viharati.
“Adinn±d±na½ pah±ya adinn±d±n± paµivirato hoti dinn±d±y² dinnap±µikaªkh². Athenena sucibh³tena attan± viharati.
“Abrahmacariya½ pah±ya brahmac±r² hoti ±r±c±r² virato methun± g±madhamm±.
“Mus±v±da½ pah±ya mus±v±d± paµivirato hoti saccav±d² saccasandho theto [µheto (sy±. ka½.)] paccayiko avisa½v±dako lokassa.
“Pisuºa½ v±ca½ pah±ya pisuº±ya v±c±ya paµivirato hoti, ito sutv± na amutra akkh±t± imesa½ bhed±ya, amutra v± sutv± na imesa½ akkh±t± am³sa½ bhed±ya. Iti bhinn±na½ v± sandh±t± sahit±na½ v± anuppad±t±, samagg±r±mo samaggarato samagganand² samaggakaraºi½ v±ca½ bh±sit± hoti
“Pharusa½ v±ca½ pah±ya pharus±ya v±c±ya paµivirato hoti. Y± s± v±c± nel± kaººasukh± peman²y± hadayaªgam± por² bahujanakant± bahujanaman±p± tath±r³pi½ v±ca½ bh±sit± hoti.
“Samphappal±pa½ pah±ya samphappal±p± paµivirato hoti k±lav±d² bh³tav±d² atthav±d² dhammav±d² vinayav±d², nidh±navati½ v±ca½ bh±sit± k±lena s±padesa½ pariyantavati½ atthasa½hita½.
293. “So b²jag±mabh³tag±masam±rambh± paµivirato hoti, ekabhattiko hoti ratt³parato, virato vik±labhojan±, naccag²tav±ditavis³kadassan± paµivirato hoti, m±l±gandhavilepanadh±raºamaº¹anavibh³sanaµµh±n± paµivirato hoti, ucc±sayanamah±sayan± paµivirato hoti, j±tar³parajatapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, ±makadhaññapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, ±makama½sapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, itthikum±rikapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, d±sid±sapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, aje¼akapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, kukkuµas³karapaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, hatthigav±ssava¼av±paµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, khettavatthupaµiggahaº± paµivirato hoti, d³teyyapahiºagaman±nuyog± paµivirato hoti, kayavikkay± paµivirato hoti, tul±k³µaka½sak³µam±nak³µ± paµivirato hoti, ukkoµanavañcananikatis±ciyog± paµivirato hoti, chedanavadhabandhanavipar±mosa-±lopasahas±k±r± [s±has±k±r± (ka.)] paµivirato hoti [imassa anantara½ “so imin± ariyena s²lakkhandhena samann±gato ajjhatta½ anavajjasukha½ paµisa½vedet²”ti vacana½ d²ghanik±ye ±gata½, ta½ idha santosakath±vas±ne ±gata½, s± ca santosakath± tattha satisampajaññ±nantarameva ±gat±].
294. “So santuµµho hoti k±yaparih±rikena c²varena kucchiparih±rikena piº¹ap±tena. So yena yeneva pakkamati sam±d±yeva pakkamati. Seyyath±pi n±ma pakkh² sakuºo yena yeneva ¹eti sapattabh±rova ¹eti, evameva bhikkhu santuµµho hoti k±yaparih±rikena c²varena kucchiparih±rikena piº¹ap±tena. So yena yeneva pakkamati sam±d±yeva pakkamati. So imin± ariyena s²lakkhandhena samann±gato ajjhatta½ anavajjasukha½ paµisa½vedeti.
295. “So cakkhun± r³pa½ disv± na nimittagg±h² hoti n±nubyañjanagg±h². Yatv±dhikaraºamena½ cakkhundriya½ asa½vuta½ viharanta½ abhijjh±domanass± p±pak± akusal± dhamm± anv±ssaveyyu½ tassa sa½var±ya paµipajjati, rakkhati cakkhundriya½, cakkhundriye sa½vara½ ±pajjati. Sotena sadda½ sutv±…pe… gh±nena gandha½ gh±yitv±… jivh±ya rasa½ s±yitv±… k±yena phoµµhabba½ phusitv±… manas± dhamma½ viññ±ya na nimittagg±h² hoti n±nubyañjanagg±h². Yatv±dhikaraºamena½ manindriya½ asa½vuta½ viharanta½ abhijjh±domanass± p±pak± akusal± dhamm± anv±ssaveyyu½ tassa sa½var±ya paµipajjati, rakkhati manindriya½, manindriye sa½vara½ ±pajjati. So imin± ariyena indriyasa½varena samann±gato ajjhatta½ aby±sekasukha½ paµisa½vedeti.
“So abhikkante paµikkante sampaj±nak±r² hoti, ±lokite vilokite sampaj±nak±r² hoti samiñjite pas±rite sampaj±nak±r² hoti, sa½gh±µipattac²varadh±raºe sampaj±nak±r² hoti, asite p²te kh±yite s±yite sampaj±nak±r² hoti, ucc±rapass±vakamme sampaj±nak±r² hoti, gate µhite nisinne sutte j±garite bh±site tuºh²bh±ve sampaj±nak±r² hoti.
296. “So imin± ca ariyena s²lakkhandhena samann±gato, (im±ya ca ariy±ya santuµµhiy± samann±gato) [( ) etthantare p±µho idha nadissati, catukkaªguttare pana imasmi½ µh±ne dissati, aµµhakath±µ²k±su ca tadattho pak±sito. Tasm± so ettha paµ²p³rito] imin± ca ariyena indriyasa½varena samann±gato, imin± ca ariyena satisampajaññena samann±gato vivitta½ sen±sana½ bhajati arañña½ rukkham³la½ pabbata½ kandara½ giriguha½ sus±na½ vanapattha½ abbhok±sa½ pal±lapuñja½. So pacch±bhatta½ piº¹ap±tapaµikkanto nis²dati pallaªka½ ±bhujitv±, uju½ k±ya½ paºidh±ya, parimukha½ sati½ upaµµhapetv±. So abhijjha½ loke pah±ya vigat±bhijjhena cetas± viharati, abhijjh±ya citta½ parisodheti. By±p±dappadosa½ pah±ya aby±pannacitto viharati, sabbap±ºabh³tahit±nukamp² by±p±dappados± citta½ parisodheti. Thinamiddha½ pah±ya vigatathinamiddho viharati ±lokasaññ² sato sampaj±no, thinamiddh± citta½ parisodheti. Uddhaccakukkucca½ pah±ya anuddhato viharati, ajjhatta½ v³pasantacitto uddhaccakukkucc± citta½ parisodheti. Vicikiccha½ pah±ya tiººavicikiccho viharati akatha½kath² kusalesu dhammesu, vicikicch±ya citta½ parisodheti.
297. “So ime pañca n²varaºe pah±ya cetaso upakkilese paññ±ya dubbal²karaºe, vivicceva k±mehi vivicca akusalehi dhammehi savitakka½ savic±ra½ vivekaja½ p²tisukha½ paµhama½ jh±na½ upasampajja viharati. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa, tath±gatapada½ itipi, tath±gatanisevita½ itipi, tath±gat±rañjita½ itipi. Na tveva t±va ariyas±vako niµµha½ gacchati– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
“Puna capara½, br±hmaºa, bhikkhu vitakkavic±r±na½ v³pasam± ajjhatta½ sampas±dana½ cetaso ekodibh±va½ avitakka½ avic±ra½ sam±dhija½ p²tisukha½ dutiya½ jh±na½ upasampajja viharati. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa…pe… suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
“Puna capara½, br±hmaºa, bhikkhu p²tiy± ca vir±g± upekkhako ca viharati sato ca sampaj±no, sukhañca k±yena paµisa½vedeti, ya½ ta½ ariy± ±cikkhanti ‘upekkhako satim± sukhavih±r²’ti tatiya½ jh±na½ upasampajja viharati. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa…pe… suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
“Puna capara½, br±hmaºa, bhikkhu sukhassa ca pah±n± dukkhassa ca pah±n±, pubbeva somanassadomanass±na½ atthaªgam±, adukkhamasukha½ upekkh±satip±risuddhi½ catuttha½ jh±na½ upasampajja viharati. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa, tath±gatapada½ itipi, tath±gatanisevita½ itipi, tath±gat±rañjita½ itipi. Na tveva t±va ariyas±vako niµµha½ gacchati– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
298. “So eva½ sam±hite citte parisuddhe pariyod±te anaªgaºe vigat³pakkilese mudubh³te kammaniye µhite ±neñjappatte pubbeniv±s±nussatiñ±º±ya citta½ abhininn±meti. So anekavihita½ pubbeniv±sa½ anussarati, seyyathida½– ekampi j±ti½, dvepi j±tiyo…pe… iti s±k±ra½ sa-uddesa½ anekavihita½ pubbeniv±sa½ anussarati. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa, tath±gatapada½ itipi, tath±gatanisevita½ itipi, tath±gat±rañjita½ itipi. Na tveva t±va ariyas±vako niµµha½ gacchati– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
“So eva½ sam±hite citte parisuddhe pariyod±te anaªgaºe vigat³pakkilese mudubh³te kammaniye µhite ±neñjappatte satt±na½ cut³pap±tañ±º±ya citta½ abhininn±meti. So dibbena cakkhun± visuddhena atikkantam±nusakena…pe… yath±kamm³page satte paj±n±ti. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa, tath±gatapada½ itipi, tath±gatanisevita½ itipi, tath±gat±rañjita½ itipi. Na tveva t±va ariyas±vako niµµha½ gacchati– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
299. “So eva½ sam±hite citte parisuddhe pariyod±te anaªgaºe vigat³pakkilese mudubh³te kammaniye µhite ±neñjappatte ±sav±na½ khayañ±º±ya citta½ abhininn±meti. So ‘ida½ dukkhan’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti, ‘aya½ dukkhasamudayo’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti, ‘aya½ dukkhanirodho’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti, ‘aya½ dukkhanirodhag±min² paµipad±’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti. ‘Ime ±sav±’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti, ‘aya½ ±savasamudayo’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti, ‘aya½ ±savanirodho’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti, ‘aya½ ±savanirodhag±min² paµipad±’ti yath±bh³ta½ paj±n±ti. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa, tath±gatapada½ itipi, tath±gatanisevita½ itipi, tath±gat±rañjita½ itipi. Na tveva t±va ariyas±vako niµµha½ gato hoti, api ca kho niµµha½ gacchati– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti.
“Tassa eva½ j±nato eva½ passato k±m±sav±pi citta½ vimuccati bhav±sav±pi citta½ vimuccati, avijj±sav±pi citta½ vimuccati. Vimuttasmi½ vimuttamiti ñ±ºa½ hoti. ‘Kh²º± j±ti, vusita½ brahmacariya½, kata½ karaº²ya½, n±para½ itthatt±y±’ti paj±n±ti. Idampi vuccati, br±hmaºa, tath±gatapada½ itipi, tath±gatanisevita½ itipi, tath±gat±rañjita½ itipi. Ett±vat± kho, br±hmaºa, ariyas±vako niµµha½ gato hoti– ‘samm±sambuddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to bhagavat± dhammo, suppaµipanno bhagavato s±vakasaªgho’ti. Ett±vat± kho, br±hmaºa, hatthipadopamo vitth±rena parip³ro hot²”ti.
Eva½ vutte, j±ºussoºi br±hmaºo bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “abhikkanta½, bho gotama, abhikkanta½, bho gotama! Seyyath±pi, bho gotama, nikkujjita½ v± ukkujjeyya, paµicchanna½ v± vivareyya, m³¼hassa v± magga½ ±cikkheyya, andhak±re v± telapajjota½ dh±reyya– cakkhumanto r³p±ni dakkhant²ti; evameva½ bhot± gotamena anekapariy±yena dhammo pak±sito. Es±ha½ bhavanta½ gotama½ saraºa½ gacch±mi, dhammañca, bhikkhusaªghañca. Up±saka½ ma½ bhava½ gotamo dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gatan”ti.

C³¼ahatthipadopamasutta½ niµµhita½ sattama½.