‘Ap±rut± tesa½ amatassa dv±r±,
ye sotavanto pamuñcantu saddha½;
vihi½sasaññ² paguºa½ na bh±si½,
dhamma½ paº²ta½ manujesu brahme’ti.
340. “Atha kho, r±jakum±ra, brahm± sahampati ‘kat±vak±so khomhi bhagavat± dhammadesan±y±’ti ma½ abhiv±detv± padakkhiºa½ katv± tatthevantaradh±yi.
“Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘kassa nu kho aha½ paµhama½ dhamma½ deseyya½? Ko ima½ dhamma½ khippameva ±j±nissat²’ti? Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘aya½ kho ±¼±ro k±l±mo paº¹ito viyatto medh±v² d²gharatta½ apparajakkhaj±tiko. Ya½n³n±ha½ ±¼±rassa k±l±massa paµhama½ dhamma½ deseyya½; so ima½ dhamma½ khippameva ±j±nissat²’ti. Atha kho ma½, r±jakum±ra, devat± upasaªkamitv± etadavoca– ‘satt±hak±laªkato, bhante, ±¼±ro k±l±mo’ti. ѱºañca pana me dassana½ udap±di– ‘satt±hak±laªkato ±¼±ro k±l±mo’ti. Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘mah±j±niyo kho ±¼±ro k±l±mo. Sace hi so ima½ dhamma½ suºeyya, khippameva ±j±neyy±’ti. Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘kassa nu kho aha½ paµhama½ dhamma½ deseyya½? Ko ima½ dhamma½ khippameva ±j±nissat²’ti? Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘aya½ kho udako r±maputto paº¹ito viyatto medh±v² d²gharatta½ apparajakkhaj±tiko. Ya½n³n±ha½ udakassa r±maputtassa paµhama½ dhamma½ deseyya½; so ima½ dhamma½ khippameva ±j±nissat²’ti. Atha kho ma½, r±jakum±ra, devat± upasaªkamitv± etadavoca– ‘abhidosak±laªkato, bhante, udako r±maputto’ti. ѱºañca pana me dassana½ udap±di– ‘abhidosak±laªkato udako r±maputto’ti. Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘mah±j±niyo kho udako r±maputto. Sace hi so ima½ dhamma½ suºeyya, khippameva ±j±neyy±’ti.
341. “Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘kassa nu kho aha½ paµhama½ dhamma½ deseyya½? Ko ima½ dhamma½ khippameva ±j±nissat²’ti? Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘bahuk±r± kho me pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ ye ma½ padh±napahitatta½ upaµµhahi½su. Ya½n³n±ha½ pañcavaggiy±na½ bhikkh³na½ paµhama½ dhamma½ deseyyan’ti. Tassa mayha½, r±jakum±ra, etadahosi– ‘kaha½ nu kho etarahi pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ viharant²’ti. Addasa½ khv±ha½, r±jakum±ra, dibbena cakkhun± visuddhena atikkantam±nusakena pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ b±r±ºasiya½ viharante isipatane migad±ye. Atha khv±ha½, r±jakum±ra, uruvel±ya½ yath±bhiranta½ viharitv± yena b±r±ºas² tena c±rika½ pakkami½.
“Addas± kho ma½, r±jakum±ra, upako ±j²vako antar± ca gaya½ antar± ca bodhi½ addh±namaggappaµipanna½ Disv±na ma½ etadavoca– ‘vippasann±ni kho te, ±vuso, indriy±ni, parisuddho chavivaººo pariyod±to. Ka½si tva½, ±vuso, uddissa pabbajito? Ko v± te satth±? Kassa v± tva½ dhamma½ roces²’ti? Eva½ vutte, aha½, r±jakum±ra, upaka½ ±j²vaka½ g±th±hi ajjhabh±si½–
‘Sabb±bhibh³ sabbavid³hamasmi,
sabbesu dhammesu an³palitto;
sabbañjaho taºh±kkhaye vimutto,
saya½ abhiññ±ya kamuddiseyya½.
‘Na me ±cariyo atthi, sadiso me na vijjati;
sadevakasmi½ lokasmi½, natthi me paµipuggalo.
‘Ahañhi arah± loke, aha½ satth± anuttaro;
ekomhi samm±sambuddho, s²tibh³tosmi nibbuto.
‘Dhammacakka½ pavattetu½, gacch±mi k±sina½ pura½;
andh²bh³tasmi½ [andhabh³tasmi½ (s². sy±. p².)] lokasmi½, ±hañcha½ [±haññi½ (sy±. ka½. ka.)] amatadundubhin’ti.
‘Yath± kho tva½, ±vuso, paµij±n±si arahasi anantajino’ti.
‘M±dis± ve jin± honti, ye patt± ±savakkhaya½;
jit± me p±pak± dhamm±, tasm±hamupaka [tasm±ha½ upak± (s². sy±. ka½. p².)] jino’ti.
“Eva½ vutte, r±jakum±ra, upako ±j²vako ‘hupeyyap±vuso’ti [huveyyap±vuso (s². p².), huveyy±vuso (sy±. ka½.)] vatv± s²sa½ okampetv± ummagga½ gahetv± pakk±mi.
342. “Atha khv±ha½, r±jakum±ra, anupubbena c±rika½ caram±no yena b±r±ºas² isipatana½ migad±yo yena pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ tenupasaªkami½. Addasa½su kho ma½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ d³ratova ±gacchanta½. Disv±na aññamañña½ saºµhapesu½– ‘aya½ kho, ±vuso, samaºo gotamo ±gacchati b±hulliko padh±navibbhanto ±vatto b±hull±ya. So neva abhiv±detabbo, na paccuµµh±tabbo, n±ssa pattac²vara½ paµiggahetabba½; api ca kho ±sana½ µhapetabba½– sace so ±kaªkhissati nis²dissat²’ti. Yath± yath± kho aha½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ upasaªkami½ [upasaªkam±mi (s². p².)], tath± tath± pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ n±sakkhi½su sak±ya katik±ya saºµh±tu½. Appekacce ma½ paccuggantv± pattac²vara½ paµiggahesu½. Appekacce ±sana½ paññapesu½. Appekacce p±dodaka½ upaµµhapesu½. Api ca kho ma½ n±mena ca ±vusov±dena ca samud±caranti. Eva½ vutte, aha½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ etadavoca½– ‘m±, bhikkhave, tath±gata½ n±mena ca ±vusov±dena ca samud±caratha [samud±carittha (s². sy±. ka½. p².)]; araha½, bhikkhave, tath±gato samm±sambuddho. Odahatha, bhikkhave, sota½. Amatamadhigata½. Ahamanus±s±mi, aha½ dhamma½ desemi. Yath±nusiµµha½ tath± paµipajjam±n± nacirasseva– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja viharissath±’ti. Eva½ vutte, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ ma½ etadavocu½– ‘t±yapi kho tva½, ±vuso gotama, iriy±ya [cariy±ya (sy±. ka½.)] t±ya paµipad±ya t±ya dukkarak±rik±ya n±jjhagam± uttarimanussadhamm± alamariyañ±ºadassanavisesa½; ki½ pana tva½ etarahi b±hulliko padh±navibbhanto ±vatto b±hull±ya adhigamissasi uttarimanussadhamm± alamariyañ±ºadassanavisesan’ti? Eva½ vutte, aha½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ etadavoca½– ‘na, bhikkhave, tath±gato b±hulliko na padh±navibbhanto na ±vatto b±hull±ya. Araha½, bhikkhave, tath±gato samm±sambuddho. Odahatha, bhikkhave, sota½. Amatamadhigata½. Ahamanus±s±mi, aha½ dhamma½ desemi. Yath±nusiµµha½ tath± paµipajjam±n± nacirasseva– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja viharissath±’ti. Dutiyampi kho, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ ma½ etadavocu½– ‘t±yapi kho tva½, ±vuso gotama, iriy±ya t±ya paµipad±ya t±ya dukkarak±rik±ya n±jjhagam± uttarimanussadhamm± alamariyañ±ºadassanavisesa½; ki½ pana tva½ etarahi b±hulliko padh±navibbhanto ±vatto b±hull±ya adhigamissasi uttarimanussadhamm± alamariyañ±ºadassanavisesan’ti? Dutiyampi kho aha½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ etadavoca½– ‘na, bhikkhave, tath±gato b±hulliko na padh±navibbhanto na ±vatto b±hull±ya. Araha½, bhikkhave, tath±gato samm±sambuddho. Odahatha, bhikkhave, sota½. Amatamadhigata½. Ahamanus±s±mi, aha½ dhamma½ desemi. Yath±nusiµµha½ tath± paµipajjam±n± nacirasseva– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja viharissath±’ti Tatiyampi kho, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ ma½ etadavocu½– ‘t±yapi kho tva½, ±vuso gotama, iriy±ya t±ya paµipad±ya t±ya dukkarak±rik±ya n±jjhagam± uttarimanussadhamm± alamariyañ±ºadassanavisesa½; ki½ pana tva½ etarahi b±hulliko padh±navibbhanto ±vatto b±hull±ya adhigamissasi uttarimanussadhamm± alamariyañ±ºadassanavisesan’ti? Eva½ vutte aha½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ etadavoca½– ‘abhij±n±tha me no tumhe, bhikkhave, ito pubbe evar³pa½ pabh±vitametan’ti [bh±sitametanti (s². sy±. vinayepi)]? ‘No heta½, bhante’. ‘Araha½, bhikkhave, tath±gato samm±sambuddho. Odahatha, bhikkhave, sota½. Amatamadhigata½. Ahamanus±s±mi, aha½ dhamma½ desemi. Yath±nusiµµha½ tath± paµipajjam±n± nacirasseva– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja viharissath±’ti.
“Asakkhi½ kho aha½, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiye bhikkh³ saññ±petu½. Dvepi suda½, r±jakum±ra, bhikkh³ ovad±mi. Tayo bhikkh³ piº¹±ya caranti. Ya½ tayo bhikkh³ piº¹±ya caritv± ±haranti, tena chabbaggiy± [chabbagg± (s². sy±. ka½.), chabbaggo (p².)] y±pema. Tayopi suda½, r±jakum±ra, bhikkh³ ovad±mi, dve bhikkh³ piº¹±ya caranti. Ya½ dve bhikkh³ piº¹±ya caritv± ±haranti tena chabbaggiy± y±pema.
343. “Atha kho, r±jakum±ra, pañcavaggiy± bhikkh³ may± eva½ ovadiyam±n± eva½ anus±siyam±n± nacirasseva– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihari½s³”ti. Eva½ vutte, bodhi r±jakum±ro bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “k²va cirena nu kho, bhante, bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ [n±yaka½ (?)] Labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyy±”ti? “Tena hi, r±jakum±ra, ta½yevettha paµipucchiss±mi. Yath± te khameyya, tath± na½ by±kareyy±si. Ta½ ki½ maññasi, r±jakum±ra, kusalo tva½ hatth±r³¼he [hatth±r³yhe (s². p².)] aªkusagayhe [aªkusagaºhe (sy±. ka½.)] sippe”ti? “Eva½, bhante, kusalo aha½ hatth±r³¼he aªkusagayhe sippe”ti “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, r±jakum±ra, idha puriso ±gaccheyya– ‘bodhi r±jakum±ro hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ j±n±ti; tass±ha½ santike hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ sikkhiss±m²’ti. So cassa assaddho; y±vataka½ saddhena pattabba½ ta½ na samp±puºeyya. So cassa bahv±b±dho; y±vataka½ app±b±dhena pattabba½ ta½ na samp±puºeyya. So cassa saµho m±y±v²; y±vataka½ asaµhena am±y±vin± pattabba½ ta½ na samp±puºeyya. So cassa kus²to; y±vataka½ ±raddhav²riyena pattabba½ ta½ na samp±puºeyya. So cassa duppañño; y±vataka½ paññavat± pattabba½ ta½ na samp±puºeyya. Ta½ ki½ maññasi, r±jakum±ra, api nu so puriso tava santike hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ sikkheyy±”ti? “Ekameken±pi, bhante, aªgena samann±gato so puriso na mama santike hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ sikkheyya, ko pana v±do pañcahaªgeh²”ti!
344. “Ta½ ki½ maññasi, r±jakum±ra, idha puriso ±gaccheyya– ‘bodhi r±jakum±ro hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ j±n±ti; tass±ha½ santike hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ sikkhiss±m²’ti. So cassa saddho; y±vataka½ saddhena pattabba½ ta½ samp±puºeyya. So cassa app±b±dho; y±vataka½ app±b±dhena pattabba½ ta½ samp±puºeyya. So cassa asaµho am±y±v²; y±vataka½ asaµhena am±y±vin± pattabba½ ta½ samp±puºeyya. So cassa ±raddhav²riyo; y±vataka½ ±raddhav²riyena pattabba½ ta½ samp±puºeyya. So cassa paññav±; y±vataka½ paññavat± pattabba½ ta½ samp±puºeyya. Ta½ ki½ maññasi, r±jakum±ra, api nu so puriso tava santike hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ sikkheyy±”ti? “Ekameken±pi, bhante, aªgena samann±gato so puriso mama santike hatth±r³¼ha½ aªkusagayha½ sippa½ sikkheyya, ko pana v±do pañcahaªgeh²”ti! “Evameva kho, r±jakum±ra, pañcim±ni padh±niyaªg±ni. Katam±ni pañca? Idha, r±jakum±ra, bhikkhu saddho hoti; saddahati tath±gatassa bodhi½– ‘itipi so bhagav± araha½ samm±sambuddho vijj±caraºasampanno sugato lokavid³ anuttaro purisadammas±rathi satth± devamanuss±na½ buddho bhagav±’ti; app±b±dho hoti app±taªko samavep±kiniy± gahaºiy± samann±gato n±tis²t±ya n±ccuºh±ya majjhim±ya padh±nakkham±ya; asaµho hoti am±y±v² yath±bh³ta½ att±na½ ±vikatt± satthari v± viññ³su v± sabrahmac±r²su ±raddhav²riyo viharati akusal±na½ dhamm±na½ pah±n±ya kusal±na½ dhamm±na½ upasampad±ya, th±mav± da¼haparakkamo anikkhittadhuro kusalesu dhammesu; paññav± hoti udayatthag±miniy± paññ±ya samann±gato ariy±ya nibbedhik±ya samm±dukkhakkhayag±miniy±. Im±ni kho, r±jakum±ra, pañca padh±niyaªg±ni.
345. “Imehi r±jakum±ra, pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyya satta vass±ni. Tiµµhantu, r±jakum±ra, satta vass±ni. Imehi pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyya chabbass±ni… pañca vass±ni… catt±ri vass±ni… t²ºi vass±ni… dve vass±ni… eka½ vassa½. Tiµµhatu, r±jakum±ra, eka½ vassa½. Imehi pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyya satta m±s±ni. Tiµµhantu, r±jakum±ra, satta m±s±ni. Imehi pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyya cha m±s±ni… pañca m±s±ni… catt±ri m±s±ni… t²ºi m±s±ni… dve m±s±ni… eka½ m±sa½… a¹¹ham±sa½. Tiµµhatu, r±jakum±ra, a¹¹ham±so. Imehi pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyy satta rattindiv±ni. Tiµµhantu, r±jakum±ra, satta rattindiv±ni. Imehi pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no– yassatth±ya kulaputt± sammadeva ag±rasm± anag±riya½ pabbajanti tadanuttara½– brahmacariyapariyos±na½ diµµheva dhamme saya½ abhiññ± sacchikatv± upasampajja vihareyy cha rattindiv±ni… pañca rattindiv±ni… catt±ri rattindiv±ni… t²ºi rattindiv±ni… dve rattindiv±ni… eka½ rattindiva½. Tiµµhatu, r±jakum±ra, eko rattindivo. Imehi pañcahi padh±niyaªgehi samann±gato bhikkhu tath±gata½ vin±yaka½ labham±no s±yamanusiµµho p±to visesa½ adhigamissati, p±tamanusiµµho s±ya½ visesa½ adhigamissat²”ti. Eva½ vutte, bodhi r±jakum±ro bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “aho buddho, aho dhammo, aho dhammassa sv±kkh±tat±! Yatra hi n±ma s±yamanusiµµho p±to visesa½ adhigamissati, p±tamanusiµµho s±ya½ visesa½ adhigamissat²”ti!
346. Eva½ vutte, sañjik±putto m±ºavo bodhi½ r±jakum±ra½ etadavoca– “evameva pan±ya½ bhava½ bodhi– ‘aho buddho, aho dhammo, aho dhammassa sv±kkh±tat±’ti ca vadeti [vadesi (s².), pavedeti (sy±. ka½.)]; atha ca pana na ta½ bhavanta½ gotama½ saraºa½ gacchati dhammañca bhikkhusaªghañc±”ti. “M± heva½, samma sañjik±putta, avaca; m± heva½, samma sañjik±putta, avaca. Sammukh± meta½, samma sañjik±putta, ayy±ya suta½, sammukh± paµiggahita½”. “Ekamida½, samma sañjik±putta, samaya½ bhagav± kosambiya½ viharati ghosit±r±me. Atha kho me ayy± kucchimat² yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinn± kho me ayy± bhagavanta½ etadavoca– ‘yo me aya½, bhante, kucchigato kum±rako v± kum±rik± v± so bhagavanta½ saraºa½ gacchati dhammañca bhikkhusaªghañca. Up±saka½ ta½ bhagav± dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gatan’ti. Ekamida½, samma sañjik±putta, samaya½ bhagav± idheva bhaggesu viharati susum±ragire bhesaka¼±vane migad±ye. Atha kho ma½ dh±ti aªkena haritv± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Ekamanta½ µhit± kho ma½ dh±ti bhagavanta½ etadavoca– ‘aya½ bhante, bodhi r±jakum±ro bhagavanta½ saraºa½ gacchati dhammañca bhikkhusaªghañca. Up±saka½ ta½ bhagav± dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gatan’ti. Es±ha½, samma sañjik±putta, tatiyakampi bhagavanta½ saraºa½ gacch±mi dhammañca bhikkhusaªghañca. Up±saka½ ma½ bhagav± dh±retu ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gatan”ti.

Bodhir±jakum±rasutta½ niµµhita½ pañcama½.