Vakkalittheravatthu

208. Dasame saddh±dhimutt±nanti saddh±ya adhimutt±na½, balavasaddh±na½ bhikkh³na½ vakkalitthero aggoti dasseti. Ańńesa½ hi saddh± va¹¹hetabb± hoti, therassa pana h±petabb± j±t±. Tasm± so saddh±dhimutt±na½ aggoti vutto. Vakkal²ti panassa n±ma½.
Tassa pańhakamme ayamanupubbikath±– ayampi hi at²te padumuttarabuddhak±le vuttanayeneva vih±ra½ gantv± parisapariyante µhito dhamma½ suŗanto satth±ra½ eka½ bhikkhu½ saddh±dhimutt±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapenta½ disv± “may±pi an±gate evar³pena bhavitu½ vaµµat²”ti vuttanayeneva satth±ra½ nimantetv± satt±ha½ mah±d±na½ datv± dasabala½ vanditv±, “bhante, ahampi imin± adhik±rakammena tumhehi saddh±dhimutt±na½ etadagge µhapitabhikkhu viya an±gate ekassa buddhassa s±sane saddh±dhimutt±na½ aggo bhaveyyan”ti patthana½ ak±si. Satth± tassa anantar±ya½ disv± by±karitv± pakk±mi.
Sopi y±vaj²va½ kusala½ katv± devamanussesu sa½saranto amh±ka½ satthuk±le s±vatthiya½ br±hmaŗakule paµisandhi½ gaŗhi, vakkal²tissa n±ma½ aka½su. So vuddhippatto tayo vede uggaŗhitv± dasabala½ bhikkhusaŖghaparivuta½ s±vatthiya½ caranta½ disv± satthu sar²rasampatti½ olokento sar²rasampattidassanena atitto dasabalena saddhi½yeva vicarati. Vih±ra½ gacchantena saddhi½ vih±ra½ gantv± sar²ranipphatti½ olokentova tiµµhati. Dhammasabh±ya½ nis²ditv± dhamma½ kathentassa sammukhaµµh±ne µhito dhamma½ suŗ±ti. So saddha½ paµilabhitv± “ag±ramajjhe vasanto nibaddha½ dasabalassa dassana½ na labhiss±m²”ti pabbajja½ y±citv± satthu santike pabbaji.
Tato paµµh±ya µhapetv± ±h±rakaraŗavela½ avasesak±le yattha µhitena sakk± dasabala½ passitu½, tattha µhito yonisomanasik±ra½ pah±ya dasabala½ olokentova viharati. Satth± tassa ń±ŗaparip±ka½ ±gamento d²ghampi addh±na½ tasmi½ r³padassanavaseneva vicarante kińci avatv± “id±nissa ń±ŗa½ parip±kagata½, sakk± eta½ bodhetun”ti ńatv± evam±ha– “ki½ te, vakkali, imin± p³tik±yena diµµhena, yo kho, vakkali, dhamma½ passati, so ma½ passati. Yo ma½ passati, so dhamma½ passati. Dhammańhi, vakkali passanto ma½ passati, ma½ passanto dhamma½ passat²”ti.
Satthari eva½ ovadantepi thero dasabalassa dassana½ pah±ya neva ańńattha gantu½ sakkoti. Tato satth± “n±ya½ bhikkhu sa½vega½ alabhitv± bujjhissat²”ti upakaµµh±ya vass³pan±yik±ya r±jagaha½ gantv± vass³pan±yikadivase “apehi, vakkal²”ti thera½ paŗ±meti. Buddh± ca n±ma ±deyyavacan± honti, tasm± thero satth±ra½ paµippharitv± µh±tu½ asakkonto tem±sa½ dasabalassa sammukhe ±gantu½ avisahanto “ki½ d±ni sakk± k±tu½, tath±gatenamhi paŗ±mito, sammukh²bh±va½ na labh±mi, ki½ mayha½ j²viten±”ti gijjhak³µapabbate pap±taµµh±na½ abhiruhi. Satth± tassa kilamanabh±va½ ńatv± “aya½ bhikkhu mama santik± ass±sa½ alabhanto maggaphal±na½ upanissaya½ n±seyy±”ti att±na½ dassetu½ obh±sa½ vissajjesi. Athassa satthu diµµhak±lato paµµh±ya eva mahanta½ sokasalla½ pah²na½. Satth± sukkhata¼±ke ogha½ ±haranto viya vakkalittherassa balavap²tisomanassa½ upp±detu½ dhammapade ima½ g±tham±ha–
“P±mojjabahulo bhikkhu, pasanno buddhas±sane;
adhigacche pada½ santa½, saŖkh±r³pasama½ sukhan”ti. (Dha. pa. 381).
Vakkalittherassa ca “ehi, vakkal²”ti hattha½ pas±resi. Thero “dasabalo me diµµho, eh²ti avh±yanampi laddhan”ti balavap²ti½ upp±detv± “kuto gacch±m²”ti attano gamanabh±va½ aj±nitv±va dasabalassa sammukhe ±k±se pakkhanditv± paµhamap±dena pabbate µhitoyeva satth±r± vuttag±tha½ ±vajjento ±k±seyeva p²ti½ vikkhambhetv± saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ patv± tath±gata½ vandam±nova otari. Aparabh±ge satth± ariyagaŗamajjhe nisinno thera½ saddh±dhimutt±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapes²ti.

Dutiyavaggavaŗŗan±.