4. Mah±s±lasuttavaººan±

200. Catutthe l³kho l³khap±vuraºoti jiººo jiººap±vuraºo. Upasaªkam²ti kasm± upasaªkami? Tassa kira ghare aµµhasatasahassadhana½ ahosi. So catunna½ putt±na½ ±v±ha½ katv± catt±ri satasahass±ni ad±si Athassa br±hmaºiy± k±laªkat±ya putt± sammantayi½su– “sace añña½ br±hmaºi½ ±nessati, tass± kucchiya½ nibbattavasena kula½ bhijjissati. Handa na½ maya½ saªgaºh±m±”ti. Te catt±ropi paº²tehi gh±sacch±dan±d²hi upaµµhahant± hatthap±dasamb±han±d²ni karont± saªgaºhitv± ekadivasa½ div± nidd±yitv± vuµµhitassa hatthap±de samb±ham±n± p±µiyekka½ ghar±v±se ±d²nava½ vatv±– “maya½ tumhe imin± n²h±rena y±vaj²va½ upaµµhahiss±ma, sesadhanampi no deth±”ti y±ci½su. Br±hmaºo puna ekekassa satasahassa½ satasahassa½ datv± attano nivatthap±rupanamatta½ µhapetv± sabba½ upabhogaparibhoga½ catt±ro koµµh±se katv± niyy±desi. Ta½ jeµµhaputto katip±ha½ upaµµhahi.
Atha na½ ekadivasa½ nhatv± ±gacchanta½ dv±rakoµµhake µhatv± suºh± evam±ha– “ki½ tay± jeµµhaputtassa sata½ v± sahassa½ v± atireka½ dinnamatthi? Nanu sabbesa½ dve dve satasahass±ni dinn±ni, ki½ sesaputt±na½ gharassa magga½ na j±n±s²”ti? So “nassa vasal²”ti kujjhitv± aññassa ghara½ agam±si, tatopi katip±haccayena imin±va up±yena pal±pito aññass±ti eva½ ekagharepi pavesana½ alabham±no paº¹araªgapabbajja½ pabbajitv± bhikkh±ya caranto k±l±namaccayena jar±jiººo dubbhojanadukkhaseyy±hi mil±tasar²ro bhikkh±c±rato ±gamma, p²µhak±ya nipanno nidda½ okkamitv± vuµµh±ya nisinno att±na½ oloketv± puttesu patiµµha½ apassanto cintesi– “samaºo kira gotamo abbh±kuµiko utt±namukho sukhasambh±so paµisanth±rakusalo, sakk± samaºa½ gotama½ upasaªkamitv± paµisanth±ra½ labhitun”ti niv±sanap±vuraºa½ saºµhapetv± bhikkh±bh±janam±d±ya yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami.
D±rehi sa½puccha ghar± nikkh±ment²ti sabba½ mama santaka½ gahetv± mayha½ niddhanabh±va½ ñatv± attano bhariy±hi saddhi½ mantayitv± ma½ ghar± nikka¹¹h±penti.
Nandissanti nandij±to tuµµho pamudito ahosi½. Bhavamicchisanti vu¹¹hi½ patthayi½. S±va v±renti s³karanti yath± sunakh± vaggavagg± hutv± bhussant± bhussant± s³kara½ v±renti, punappuna½ mah±rava½ rav±penti, eva½ d±rehi saddhi½ ma½ bahu½ vatv± viravanta½ pal±pent²ti attho.
Asant±ti asappuris±. Jamm±ti l±mak±. Bh±sareti bh±santi. Puttar³pen±ti puttavesena. Vayogatanti tayo vaye gata½ atikkanta½ pacchimavaye µhita½ ma½. Jahant²ti pariccajanti.
Nibbhogoti nipparibhogo. Kh±dan± apan²yat²ti asso hi y±vadeva taruºo hoti javasampanno, t±vassa n±n±rasa½ kh±dana½ dadanti, jiººa½ nibbhoga½ tato apanenti, antimavaye ta½ vatta½ na labhati, g±v²hi saddhi½ aµaviya½ sukkhatiº±ni kh±danto carati. Yath± so asso, eva½ jiººak±le viluttasabbadhanatt± nibbhogo m±disopi b±lak±na½ pit± thero paragharesu bhikkhati.
Yañceti nip±to. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– ye mama putt± anassav± appatiss± avasavattino, tehi daº¹ova kira seyyo sundarataroti. Id±nissa seyyabh±va½ dassetu½ caº¹ampi goºanti-±di vutta½.
Pure hot²ti aggato hoti, ta½ purato katv± gantu½ sukha½ hot²ti attho G±dhamedhat²ti udaka½ otaraºak±le gambh²re udake patiµµha½ labhati.
Pariy±puºitv±ti uggaºhitv± v± v±cuggat± katv±. Sannisinnes³ti tath±r³pe br±hmaº±na½ sam±gamadivase sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹itesu puttesu ta½ sabha½ og±hetv± br±hmaº±na½ majjhe mah±rahe ±sane nisinnesu. Abh±s²ti ‘aya½ me k±lo’ti sabh±ya majjhe pavisitv± hattha½ ukkhipitv± “bho aha½ tumh±ka½ g±th± bh±situk±mo, bh±site suºissath±”ti vatv±– “bh±sa, br±hmaºa, suºom±”ti vutto µhitakova abh±si. “Tena ca samayena manuss±na½ vatta½ hoti yo m±t±pit³na½ santaka½ kh±danto m±t±pitaro na poseti, so m±retabbo”ti. Tasm± te br±hmaºaputt± pitup±desu nipatitv± “j²vita½ no t±ta, deh²”ti y±ci½su. So pituhadayassa putt±na½ mudutt± “m± me, bho, b±lake vin±sayittha, posissanti man”ti ±ha.
Athassa putte manuss± ±ha½su– “sace, bho, ajja paµµh±ya pitara½ na samm± paµijaggissatha, gh±tess±ma vo”ti. Te bh²t± ghara½ netv± paµijaggi½su. Ta½ dassetu½ atha kho na½ br±hmaºamah±s±lanti-±di vutta½. Tattha netv±ti p²µhe nis²d±petv± saya½ ukkhipitv± nayi½su. Nh±petv±ti sar²ra½ telena abbhañjitv± ubbaµµetv± gandhacuºº±d²hi nh±pesu½. Br±hmaºiyopi pakkos±petv±, “ajja paµµh±ya amh±ka½ pitara½ samm± paµijaggatha. Sace pam±da½ ±pajjissatha, gharato vo nikka¹¹hiss±m±”ti vatv±, paº²tabhojana½ bhojesu½.
Br±hmaºo subhojanañca sukhaseyyañca ±gamma katip±haccayena sañj±tabalo p²ºitindriyo attabh±va½ oloketv±, “aya½ me sampatti samaºa½ gotama½ niss±ya laddh±”ti paºº±k±ra½ ±d±ya bhagavato santika½ agam±si. Ta½ dassetu½ atha kho soti-±di vutta½. Tattha etadavoc±ti dussayuga½ p±dam³le µhapetv± eta½ avoca. Saraºagaman±vas±ne c±pi bhagavanta½ evam±ha– “bho gotama, mayha½ puttehi catt±ri dhurabhatt±ni dinn±ni tato aha½ dve tumh±ka½ dammi, dve saya½ paribhuñjiss±m²”ti. Kaly±ºa½, br±hmaºa, p±µiyekka½ pana m± niyy±dehi, amh±ka½ ruccanaµµh±nameva gamiss±m±ti. “Eva½, bho”ti kho br±hmaºo bhagavanta½ vanditv± ghara½ gantv± putte ±mantesi “t±t±, samaºo gotamo mayha½ sah±yo, tassa dve dhurabhatt±ni dinn±ni, tumhe tasmi½ sampatte m± pamajjath±”ti. S±dhu, t±t±ti. Punadivase bhagav± pubbaºhasamaye pattac²vara½ ±d±ya jeµµhaputtassa nivesanadv±ra½ gato. So satth±ra½ disv±va hatthato patta½ gahetv± ghara½ pavesetv± mah±rahe pallaªke nis²d±petv± paº²tabhojanamad±si. Satth± punadivase itarassa, punadivase itarass±ti paµip±µiy± sabbesa½ ghar±ni agam±si. Sabbe tatheva sakk±ra½ aka½su.
Athekadivasa½ jeµµhaputtassa ghare maªgala½ paccupaµµhita½. So pitara½ ±ha– “t±ta, kassa maªgala½ dem±”ti. Amhe añña½ na j±n±ma? Nanu samaºo gotamo mayha½ sah±yoti? Tena hi tumhe pañcahi bhikkhusatehi saddhi½ sv±tan±ya samaºa½ gotama½ nimanteth±ti. Br±hmaºo tath± ak±si Bhagav± adhiv±setv± punadivase bhikkhusaªghaparivuto tassa gehadv±ra½ agam±si. So haritupalitta½ sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹ita½ geha½ satth±ra½ pavesetv± buddhappamukha½ bhikkhusaªgha½ paññatt±sanesu nis²d±petv± appodakap±y±sañceva khajjakavikatiñca ad±si. Antarabhattasmi½yeva br±hmaºassa catt±ropi putt± satthu santike nis²ditv± ±ha½su– “bho gotama, maya½ amh±ka½ pitara½ paµijagg±ma nappamajj±ma, passathassa attabh±van”ti. Satth± “kaly±ºa½ vo kata½, m±t±pituposaka½ n±ma por±ºakapaº¹it±na½ ±ciººamev±”ti vatv± mah±n±gaj±taka½ (j±. 1.11.1 ±dayo; cariy±. 2.1 ±dayo) n±ma kathetv±, catt±ri sacc±ni d²petv± dhamma½ desesi. Desan±pariyos±ne br±hmaºo saddhi½ cat³hi puttehi cat³hi ca suºh±hi desan±nus±rena ñ±ºa½ pesetv± sot±pattiphale patiµµhito. Tato paµµh±ya satth± na sabbak±la½ tesa½ geha½ agam±s²ti. Catuttha½.