Ninn±metv±ti n²haritv±. Anumas²ti kathinas³ci½ viya katv± anumajji. Tath± karaºena cettha mudubh±vo, kaººasot±numasanena d²ghabh±vo, n±sikasot±numasanena tanubh±vo, nal±µacch±danena puthulabh±vo pak±sitoti veditabbo. Ubhopi kaººasot±n²ti-±d²su cettha buddh±na½ kaººasotesu mala½ v± jallik± v± natthi, dhovitv± µhapitarajatapan±¼ik± viya honti, tath± n±sikasotesu, t±nipi hi suparikammakatakañcanapan±¼ik± viya ca maºipan±¼ik± viya ca honti. Tasm± jivha½ n²haritv± kathinas³ci½ viya katv± mukhapariyante upasa½haranto dakkhiºakaººasota½ pavesetv± tato n²haritv± v±makaººasota½ pavesesi, tato n²haritv± dakkhiºan±sikasota½ pavesetv± tato n²haritv± v±man±sikasota½ pavesesi, tato n²haritv± puthulabh±va½ dassento rattaval±hakena a¹¹hacanda½ viya ca suvaººapatta½ viya ca rattakambalapaµalena vijjujotasadis±ya jivh±ya kevalakappa½ nal±µamaº¹ala½ paµicch±desi.
Ya½n³n±hanti kasm± cintesi? Ahañhi mah±purisalakkhaº±ni samannesitv± gato “diµµh±ni te, t±ta, mah±purisalakkhaº±n²”ti ±cariyena pucchito “±ma, ±cariy±”ti vattu½ sakkhiss±mi. Sace pana ma½ “kiriy±karaºamassa k²disan”ti pucchissati ta½ vattu½ na sakkhiss±mi, na j±n±m²ti vutte pana ±cariyo kujjhissati “nanu tva½ may± sabbampeta½ j±nanatth±ya pesito, kasm± aj±nitv± ±gatos²”ti, tasm± yann³n±hanti cintetv± anubandhi. Bhagav± nh±naµµh±na½ mukhadhovanaµµh±na½ sar²rapaµijagganaµµh±na½ r±jar±jamah±matt±d²na½ orodhehi saddhi½ pariv±retv± nisinnaµµh±nanti im±ni catt±ri µh±n±ni µhapetv± sesaµµh±nesu antamaso ekagandhakuµiyampi ok±samak±si.
Gacchante gacchante k±le– “aya½ kira brahm±yubr±hmaºassa m±ºavo uttaro n±ma ‘buddho v± no v±’ti tath±gatassa buddhabh±va½ v²ma½santo carati, buddhav²ma½sako n±m±yan”ti p±kaµo j±to. Yamhi yamhi µh±ne buddh± vasanti, pañca kicc±ni kat±neva honti, t±ni heµµh± dassit±neva Tattha pacch±bhatta½ alaªkatadhamm±sane nis²ditv± dantakhacita½ cittab²jani½ gahetv± mah±janassa dhamma½ desente bhagavati uttaropi avid³re nis²dati. Dhammassavanapariyos±ne saddh± manuss± sv±tan±ya bhagavanta½ nimantetv± m±ºavampi upasaªkamitv± eva½ vadanti– “t±ta, amhehi bhagav± nimantito, tvampi bhagavat± saddhi½ ±gantv± amh±ka½ gehe bhatta½ gaºheyy±s²”ti. Punadivase tath±gato bhikkhusaªghaparivuto g±ma½ pavisati, uttaropi padav±re padav±re pariggaºhanto pad±nupadiko anubandhati. Kulageha½ paviµµhak±le dakkhiºodakaggahaºa½ ±di½ katv± sabba½ olokento nis²dati. Bhattakicc±vas±ne tath±gatassa patta½ bh³miya½ µhapetv± nisinnak±le m±ºavakassa p±tar±sabhatta½ sajjenti. So ekamante nisinno bhuñjitv± puna ±gantv± satthu santike µhatv± bhatt±numodana½ sutv± bhagavat± saddhi½yeva vih±ra½ gacchati.
Tattha bhagav± bhikkh³na½ bhattakiccapariyos±na½ ±gamento gandhamaº¹alam±¼e nis²dati. Bhikkh³hi bhattakicca½ katv± pattac²vara½ paµis±metv± ±gamma vanditv± k±le ±rocite bhagav± gandhakuµi½ pavisati, m±ºavopi bhagavat± saddhi½yeva gacchati. Bhagav± pariv±retv± ±gata½ bhikkhusaªgha½ gandhakuµippamukhe µhito ovaditv± uyyojetv± gandhakuµi½ pavisati, m±ºavopi pavisati. Bhagav± khuddakamañce appamattaka½ k±la½ nis²dati, m±ºavopi avid³re olokento nis²dati. Bhagav± muhutta½ nis²ditv± s²sokkamana½ dasseti,– “bhoto gotamassa vih±ravel± bhavissat²”ti m±ºavo gandhakuµidv±ra½ pidahanto nikkhamitv± ekamanta½ nis²dati. Manuss± purebhatta½ d±na½ datv± bhuttap±tar±s± sam±dinna-uposathaªg± suddhuttar±saªg± m±l±gandh±dihatth± dhamma½ suºiss±m±ti vih±ra½ ±gacchanti, cakkavattino khandh±v±raµµh±na½ viya hoti.
Bhagav± muhutta½ s²haseyya½ kappetv± vuµµh±ya pubbabh±gena paricchinditv± sam±patti½ sam±pajjati. Sam±pattito vuµµh±ya mah±janassa ±gatabh±va½ ñatv± gandhakuµito nikkhamma mah±janaparivuto gandhamaº¹alam±¼a½ gantv± paññattavarabuddh±sanagato paris±ya dhamma½ deseti. M±ºavopi avid³re nis²ditv±– “ki½ nu kho samaºo gotamo gehassitavasena parisa½ uss±dento v± apas±dento v± dhamma½ deseti, ud±hu no”ti akkharakkhara½ pada½ pada½ pariggaºh±ti. Bhagav± tath±vidha½ katha½ akathetv±va k±la½ ñatv± desana½ niµµh±pesi. M±ºavo imin± niy±mena pariggaºhanto satta m±se ekato vicaritv± bhagavato k±yadv±r±d²su aºumattampi avakkhalita½ na addasa. Anacchariyañceta½, ya½ buddhabh³tassa manussabh³to m±ºavo na passeyya, yassa bodhisattabh³tassa chabbass±ni padh±nabh³miya½ amanussabh³to m±ro devaputto gehassitavitakkamattampi adisv± buddhabh³ta½ ekasa½vacchara½ anubandhitv± kiñci apassanto–
“Satta vass±ni bhagavanta½, anubandhi½ pad±pada½;
ot±ra½ n±dhigacchissa½, sambuddhassa sat²mato”ti. (Su. ni. 448)–

¾dig±th±yo vatv± pakk±mi. Tato m±ºavo cintesi– “aha½ bhavanta½ gotama½ satta m±se anubandham±no kiñci vajja½ na pass±mi. Sace pan±ha½ aññepi satta m±se satta v± vass±ni vassasata½ v± vassasahassa½ v± anubandheyya½, nevassa vajja½ passeyya½. ¾cariyo kho panassa me mahallako, yogakkhema½ n±ma na sakk± j±nitu½. Samaºassa gotamassa sabh±vaguºeneva buddhabh±va½ vatv± mayha½ ±cariyassa ±rocess±m²”ti bhagavanta½ ±pucchitv± bhikkhusaªgha½ vanditv± nikkhami.

¾cariyassa santikañca pana gantv±– “kacci, t±ta uttara, ta½ bhavanta½ gotama½ tath±santa½yeva saddo abbhuggato”ti pucchito, “±cariya, ki½ vadesi? Cakkav±¼a½ atisamb±dha½, bhavagga½ atin²ca½, tassa hi, bhoto gotamassa ±k±sa½ viya apariyanto guºagaºo. Tath±santa½yeva, bho, ta½ bhavanta½ gotaman”ti-±d²ni vatv± yath±diµµh±ni dvatti½samah±purisalakkhaº±ni paµip±µiy± ±cikkhitv± kiriyasam±c±ra½ ±cikkhi. Tena vutta½– “atha kho uttaro m±ºavo…pe… ediso ca ediso ca bhava½ gotamo tato ca bhiyyo”ti.
386. Tattha suppatiµµhitap±doti yath± hi aññesa½ bh³miya½ p±da½ µhapent±na½ aggatala½ v± paºhi v± passa½ v± paµhama½ phusati, vemajjha½ v± pana chidda½ hoti, ukkhipant±nampi aggatal±d²su ekakoµµh±sova paµhama½ uµµhahati, na eva½ tassa. Tassa pana suvaººap±dukatala½ viya ekappah±reneva sakala½ p±datala½ bh³mi½ phusati, bh³mito uµµhahati. Tasm± “suppatiµµhitap±do kho pana so bhava½ gotamo”ti vadati.
Tatrida½ bhagavato suppatiµµhitap±dat±ya– sacepi hi bhagav± anekasataporisa½ naraka½ akkamiss±m²ti p±da½ n²harati, t±vadeva ninnaµµh±na½ v±tap³rita½ viya kamm±rabhasta½ unnamitv± pathav²sama½ hoti, unnataµµh±nampi anto pavisati. D³re akkamiss±m²ti abhin²harantassa sineruppam±ºopi pabbato seditavettaªkuro viya namitv± p±dasam²pa½ ±gacchati. Tath± hissa yamakap±µih±riya½ katv± yugandharapabbata½ akkamiss±m²ti p±de abhin²harato pabbato namitv± p±dasam²pa½ ±gato, so ta½ akkamitv± dutiyap±dena t±vati½sabhavana½ akkami. Na hi cakkalakkhaºena patiµµh±tabbaµµh±na½ visama½ bhavitu½ sakkoti. Kh±ºu v± kaº¹ako v± sakkharakathal± v± ucc±rapass±vo v± khe¼asiªgh±ºik±d²ni v± purimatar±va apagacchanti, tattha tattheva ca pathavi½ pavisanti. Tath±gatassa hi s²latejena paññ±tejena dhammatejena dasanna½ p±ram²na½ ±nubh±vena aya½ mah±pathav² sam± mudu pupph±bhikiºº± hoti. Tatra tath±gato sama½ p±da½ nikkhipati, sama½ uddharati, sabb±vantehi p±datalehi bh³mi½ phusati.
Cakk±n²ti dv²su p±desu dve cakk±ni. Tesa½ ar± ca nemi ca n±bhi ca p±¼iya½ vutt±va. Sabb±k±raparip³r±n²ti imin± pana aya½ viseso veditabbo– tesa½ kira cakk±na½ p±datalassa majjhe n±bhi dissati, n±bhiparicchinn± vaµµalekh± dissati, n±bhimukhaparikkhepapaµµo dissati, pan±¼imukha½ dissati, ar± dissanti, aresu vaµµalekh± dissanti, nem² dissanti, nemimaºik± dissanti. Ida½ t±va p±¼i-±gatameva.
Sambahulav±ro pana an±gato, so eva½ daµµhabbo– satti siri vaccho nandi sovattiko vaµa½sako va¹¹ham±naka½ macchayugala½ bhaddap²µha½ aªkusa½ tomaro p±s±do toraºa½ setacchatta½ khaggo t±lavaºµa½ morahatthako v±¼ab²jan² uºh²sa½ patto maºi kusumad±ma½ n²luppala½ rattuppala½ setuppala½ paduma½ puº¹ar²ka½ puººaghaµo puººap±ti samuddo cakkav±¼o himav± sineru candimas³riy± nakkhatt±ni catt±ro mah±d²p± dveparittad²pasahass±ni, antamaso cakkavattirañño parisa½ up±d±ya sabbo cakkalakkhaºasseva pariv±ro.
¾yatapaºh²ti d²ghapaºhi, paripuººapaºh²ti attho. Yath± hi aññesa½ aggap±do d²gho hoti, paºhimatthake jaªgh± patiµµh±ti, paºhi tacchetv± µhapit± viya hoti, na eva½ tath±gatassa Tath±gatassa pana cat³su koµµh±sesu dve koµµh±s± aggap±do hoti, tatiye koµµh±se jaªgh± patiµµh±ti, catutthe koµµh±se ±raggena vaµµetv± µhapit± viya rattakambale geº¹ukasadis± paºhi hoti.
D²ghaªgul²ti yath± aññesa½ k±ci aªguli d²gh± hoti, k±ci rass±, na eva½ tath±gatassa. Tath±gatassa pana makkaµasseva d²ghahatthap±daªguliyo m³le th³l± anupubbena gantv± agge tanuk± niyy±satelena madditv± vaµµitaharit±lavaµµisadis± honti. Tena vutta½ “d²ghaªgul²”ti.
Mudutalunahatthap±doti sappimaº¹e os±detv± µhapita½ satav±ravihatakapp±sapaµala½ viya mud³, j±tamattakum±rassa viya ca niccak±la½ talun± ca hatthap±d± ass±ti mudutalunahatthap±do.
J±lahatthap±doti na cammena paµibaddha-aªgulantaro. Ediso hi phaºahatthako purisadosena upahato pabbajjampi na labhati. Tath±gatassa pana catasso hatthaªguliyo pañcapi p±daªguliyo ekappam±º± honti, t±sa½ ekappam±ºatt±ya yavalakkhaºa½ aññamañña½ paµivijjhitv± tiµµhati. Athassa hatthap±d± kusalena va¹¹hakin± yojitaj±lav±tap±nasadis± honti. Tena vutta½ “j±lahatthap±do”ti.
Uddha½ patiµµhitagopphakatt± ussaªkh± p±d± ass±ti ussaªkhap±do. Aññesañhi piµµhip±de gopphak± honti. Tena tesa½ p±d± ±ºibaddh± viya thaddh± honti, na yath±sukha½ parivattanti, gacchant±na½ p±datal±ni na dissanti Tath±gatassa pana abhiruhitv± upari gopphak± patiµµhahanti. Tenassa n±bhito paµµh±ya uparimak±yo n±v±ya µhapitasuvaººapaµim± viya niccalo hoti, adhok±yova iñjati. Sukhena p±d± parivattanti. Puratopi pacchatopi ubhayapassesupi µhatv± passant±na½ p±datal±ni paññ±yanti, na hatth²na½ viya pacchatoyeva.
Eºijaªghoti eºimigasadisajaªgho ma½sussadena paripuººajaªgho, na ekato baddhapiº¹ikama½so samantato samasaºµhitena ma½sena parikkhitt±hi suvaµµit±hi s±ligabbhasadis±hi jaªgh±hi samann±gatoti attho.
Anonamantoti anamanto. Etenassa akhujja-av±manabh±vo d²pito. Avasesajan± hi khujj± v± honti v±man± v±, khujj±na½ uparimak±yo aparipuººo hoti, v±man±na½ heµµhimak±yo. Te aparipuººak±yatt± na sakkonti anonamant± jaººuk±ni parimajjitu½. Tath±gato pana paripuººa-ubhayak±yatt± sakkoti.