Khem±ther²vatthu

236. Dutiye khem±ti eva½n±mik± bhikkhun². Ito paµµh±ya ca panass± pańhakamme ayamanupubbikath±ti avatv± sabbattha abhin²h±ra½ ±di½ katv± vattabbameva vakkh±ma.
At²te kira padumuttarabuddhak±le ha½savatiya½ aya½ parapariy±pann± hutv± nibbatti. Athekadivasa½ tassa bhagavato aggas±vika½ suj±tattheri½ n±ma piŗ¹±ya caranta½ disv± tayo modake datv± ta½divasameva attano kese vissajjetv± theriy± d±na½ datv± “an±gate buddhupp±de tumhe viya mah±pańń± bhaveyyan”ti patthana½ katv± y±vaj²va½ kusalakammesu appamatt± hutv± kappasatasahassa½ devamanussesu sa½sarant² kassapabuddhak±le kikissa k±sirańńo gehe paµisandhi½ gahetv± sattanna½ bhagin²na½ abbhantar± hutv± v²sativassasahass±ni geheyeva kom±ribrahmacariya½ caritv± t±hi bhagin²hi saddhi½ dasabalassa vasanapariveŗa½ k±retv± eka½ buddhantara½ devamanussesu sa½sarant² imasmi½ buddhupp±de maddaraµµhe s±galanagare r±jakule paµisandhi½ gaŗhi, khem±tiss± n±ma½ aka½su. Tass± sar²ravaŗŗo suvaŗŗarasapińjaro viya ahosi. S± vayappatt± bimbis±rarańńo geha½ agam±si.
S± tath±gate r±jagaha½ upaniss±ya ve¼uvane viharante “satth± kira r³pe dosa½ dasset²”ti r³pamadamatt± hutv± “mayhampi r³pe dosa½ dasseyy±”ti bhayena dasabala½ dassan±ya na gacchati. R±j± cintesi– “aha½ satthu aggupaµµh±ko, m±disassa ca n±ma ariyas±vakassa aggamahes² dasabala½ dassan±ya na gacchati, na me eta½ ruccat²”ti. So kav²hi ve¼uvanuyy±nassa vaŗŗa½ bandh±petv± “khem±ya deviy± savan³pac±re g±yath±”ti ±ha. S± uyy±nassa vaŗŗa½ sutv± gantuk±m± hutv± r±j±na½ paµipucchi. R±j± “uyy±na½ gaccha, satth±ra½ pana adisv± ±gantu½ na labhissas²”ti ±ha. S± rańńo paµivacana½ adatv±va magga½ paµipajji. R±j± t±ya saddhi½ gacchante purise ±ha– “sace dev² uyy±nato nivattam±n± dasabala½ passati, icceta½ kusala½. Sace na passati, r±j±ŗ±ya na½ dasseth±”ti. Atha kho s± dev² divasabh±ga½ uyy±ne caritv± nivattant² dasabala½ adisv±va gantu½ ±raddh±. Atha na½ r±japuris± attano aruciy±va devi½ satthu santika½ nayi½su.
Satth± ta½ ±gacchanti½ disv± iddhiy± eka½ devacchara½ nimminitv± t±lavaŗµa½ gahetv± b²jam±na½ viya ak±si. Khem± dev² ta½ disv± cintesi– “m±namhi naµµh±, evar³p± n±ma devaccharappaµibh±g± itthiyo dasabalassa avid³re tiµµhanti, aha½ et±sa½ paric±rik±pi nappahomi, m±namada½ hi niss±ya p±pacittassa vasena naµµh±”ti ta½ nimitta½ gahetv± tameva itthi½ olokayam±n± aµµh±si. Athass± passantiy±va tath±gatassa adhiµµh±nabalena s± itth² paµhamavaya½ atikkamma majjhimavaye µhit± viya majjhimavaya½ atikkamma pacchimavaye µhit± viya ca valittac± palitakes± khaŗ¹avira¼adant± ahosi. Tato tass± passantiy±va saddhi½ t±lavaŗµena parivattitv± paripati. Tato khem± pubbahetusampannatt± tasmi½ ±rammaŗe ±p±thagate eva½ cintesi– “eva½vidhampi n±ma sar²ra½ evar³pa½ vipatti½ p±puŗ±ti, mayhampi sar²ra½ eva½gatikameva bhavissat²”ti. Athass± eva½ cintitakkhaŗe satth± ima½ dhammapade g±tham±ha–
“Ye r±garatt±nupatanti sota½,
saya½kata½ makkaµakova j±la½;
etampi chetv±na vajanti dh²r±,
anapekkhino sabbadukkha½ pah±y±”ti.
S± g±th±pariyos±ne µhitapade µhit±yeva saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ p±puŗi. Ag±ramajjhe vasantena n±ma arahatta½ pattena ta½divasameva parinibb±yitabba½ v± pabbajitabba½ v± hoti, s± pana attano ±yusaŖkh±r±na½ pavattanabh±va½ ńatv± “attano pabbajja½ anuj±n±pess±m²”ti satth±ra½ vanditv± r±janivesana½ gantv± r±j±na½ anabhiv±detv±va aµµh±si. R±j± iŖgiteneva ańń±si– “ariyadhamma½ patt± bhavissat²”ti. Atha na½ ±ha– “devi gat± nu kho satthudassan±y±”ti. Mah±r±ja, tumhehi diµµhadassana½ paritta½, aha½ pana dasabala½ sudiµµhamak±si½, pabbajja½ me anuj±n±th±ti R±j± “s±dhu, dev²”ti sampaµicchitv± suvaŗŗasivik±ya bhikkhuni-upassaya½ upanetv± pabb±jesi. Athass± “khem±ther² n±ma gihibh±ve µhatv± arahatta½ patt±”ti mah±pańńabh±vo p±kaµo ahosi. Idamettha vatthu. Atha satth± aparabh±ge jetavane nisinno bhikkhuniyo paµip±µiy± µh±nantare µhapento khem±theri½ mah±pańń±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapes²ti.