Nandakattheravatthu

229. Sattame bhikkhunov±dak±na½ yadida½ nandakoti aya½ hi thero dhammakatha½ kathento ekasamodh±ne pañca bhikkhun²sat±ni arahatta½ p±pesi. Tasm± bhikkhunov±dak±na½ aggo n±ma j±to.
Tassa pañhakamme ayamanupubbikath±– ayañhi padumuttarabuddhak±le ha½savat²nagare kulagehe nibbatto satthu dhammadesana½ suºanto satth±ra½ eka½ bhikkhu½ bhikkhunov±dak±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapenta½ disv± adhik±rakamma½ katv± ta½ µh±nantara½ patthesi. So y±vaj²va½ kusala½ katv± devamanussesu sa½saranto imasmi½ buddhupp±de s±vatthiya½ kulagehe paµisandhi½ gahetv± vayappatto satthu dhammadesana½ sutv± paµiladdhasaddho satthu santike pabbajitv± vipassana½ va¹¹hetv± arahatta½ p±puºi, pubbeniv±sañ±ºe ca ciººavas² ahosi. So cat³su paris±su sampatt±su “sabbesa½yeva mana½ gahetv± kathetu½ sakkot²”ti dhammakathikanandako n±ma j±to. Tath±gatopi kho rohiº²nad²t²re cumbaµakakalahe nikkhamitv± pabbajit±na½ pañcanna½ s±kiyakum±rasat±na½ anabhiratiy± uppann±ya te bhikkh³ ±d±ya kuº±ladaha½ gantv± kuº±laj±takakath±ya (j±. 2.21.kuº±laj±taka) nesa½ sa½viggabh±va½ ñatv± catusaccakatha½ kathetv± sot±pattiphale patiµµh±pesi. Aparabh±ge mah±samayasutta½ (d². ni. 2.331 ±dayo) kathetv± aggaphala½ arahatta½ p±pesi. Tesa½ ther±na½ pur±ºadutiyik± “amhe d±ni idha ki½ kariss±m±”ti vatv± sabb±va ekacitt± hutv± mah±paj±pati½ upasaªkamitv± pabbajja½ y±ci½su. T±pi pañcasat± theriy± santike pabbajjañca upasampadañca labhi½su. At²t±nantar±ya pana j±tiy± sabb±va t± nandakattherassa r±japuttabh±ve µhitassa p±daparic±rik± ahesu½.
Tena samayena satth± “bhikkh³ bhikkhuniyo ovadant³”ti ±ha. Thero attano v±re sampatte t±sa½ purimabhave attano p±daparic±rikabh±va½ ñatv± cintesi– “ma½ imassa bhikkhun²saªghassa majjhe nisinna½ upam±yo ca k±raº±ni ca ±haritv± dhamma½ kathayam±na½ disv± añño pubbeniv±sañ±ºal±bh² bhikkhu ima½ k±raºa½ oloketv± ‘±yasm± nandako y±vajjadivas± orodhe na vissajjeti, sobhat±yam±yasm± orodhaparivuto’ti vattabba½ maññeyy±”ti. Tasm± saya½ agantv± añña½ bhikkhu½ pesesi. T± pana pañcasat± bhikkhuniyo therasseva ov±da½ pacc±s²santi. Imin± k±raºena bhagav± “attano v±re sampatte añña½ apesetv± sayameva gantv± bhikkhun²saªgha½ ovad±h²”ti thera½ ±ha. So satthu katha½ paµib±hitu½ asakkonto attano v±re sampatte c±tuddase bhikkhunisaªghassa ov±da½ datv± sabb±va t± bhikkhuniyo sa¼±yatanapaµimaº¹it±ya dhammadesan±ya sot±pattiphale patiµµh±pesi.
T± bhikkhuniyo therassa dhammadesan±ya attaman± hutv± satthu santika½ gantv± attano paµividdhaguºa½ ±rocesu½. Satth± “kasmi½ nu kho dhamma½ desente im± bhikkhuniyo uparimaggaphal±ni p±puºeyyun”ti ±vajjento puna “ta½yeva nandakassa dhammadesana½ sutv± pañcasat±pi et± arahatta½ p±puºissant²”ti disv± punadivasepi therasseva santika½ dhammassavanatth±ya pesesi. T± punadivase dhamma½ sutv± sabb±va arahatta½ patt±. Ta½divasa½ bhagav± t±sa½ bhikkhun²na½ attano santika½ ±gatak±le dhammadesan±ya saphalabh±va½ ñatv± “hiyyo nandakassa dhammadesan± c±tuddasiya½ candasadis² ahosi, ajja pannarasiya½ candasadis²”ti vatv± therassa s±dhuk±ra½ datv± tadeva ca k±raºa½ aµµhuppatti½ katv± thera½ bhikkhunov±dak±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapes²ti.