So ta½ disv±, “bhante, imasmi½ s±sane kati dhur±ni n±m±”ti pucchi. ¾vuso, vipassan±dhura½, ganthadhuranti. “Bhante, gantho n±ma paµibalassa bh±ro, mayha½ pana dukkh³panis± saddh±, vipassan±dhura½ p³ress±mi kammaµµh±na½ me deth±”ti vanditv± nis²di. Thero “vattasampanno bhikkh³”ti vattas²se µhatv± tassa kammaµµh±na½ kathesi. So kammaµµh±na½ gahetv± vipassan±ya ca kamma½ karoti, vattañca p³reti. Ekadivasa½ cittalapabbatamah±vih±re vatta½ karoti, ekadivasa½ g±meº¹av±lamah±vih±re, ekadivasa½ gocarag±mamah±vih±re. Thinamiddhe okkantamatte vattaparih±nibhayena pal±lavaraºaka½ temetv± s²se µhapetv± p±de udake ot±retv± nis²dati. So ekadivasa½ cittalapabbatamah±vih±re dve y±me vatta½ katv± balavapacc³sak±le nidd±ya okkamitu½ ±raddh±ya allapal±la½ s²se µhapetv± nisinno p±c²napabbatapasse s±maºerassa aruºavatiyasuttanta½ sajjh±yantassa–
“¾rambhatha nikkamatha, yuñjatha buddhas±sane;
dhun±tha maccuno sena½, na¼±g±ra½va kuñjaro.
“Yo imasmi½ dhammavinaye, appamatto vihassati;
pah±ya j±tisa½s±ra½, dukkhassanta½ karissat²”ti. (Sa½. ni. 1.185)–

Ida½ µh±na½ sutv± “m±disassa ±raddhav²riyassa bhikkhuno samm±sambuddhena ida½ kathita½ bhavissat²”ti p²ti½ upp±detv± jh±na½ nibbattetv± tadeva p±daka½ katv± an±g±miphale patiµµh±ya apar±para½ v±yamanto saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ p±puºi. Parinibb±nak±le ca tadeva k±raºa½ dassento evam±ha–

“Alla½ pal±lapuñj±ha½, s²sen±d±ya caªkami½;
pattosmi tatiya½ µh±na½, ettha me natthi sa½sayo”ti.
Evar³passa vattavasena vikkhambhitakileso tath± vikkhambhitova hoti.
Ekaccassa vuttanayeneva ganthe yuttassa gantha½ uggaºhantassa sajjh±yantassa v±centassa desentassa pak±sentassa ca kileso ok±sa½ na labhati, ganthavasena vikkhambhitova hoti. So ta½ tath± vikkhambhitameva katv± vivaµµetv± arahatta½ gaºh±ti maliyadevatthero viya. So kir±yasm± tivassabhikkhuk±le kallag±make maº¹al±r±mamah±vih±re uddesañca gaºh±ti, vipassan±ya ca kamma½ karoti. Tassekadivasa½ kallag±me bhikkh±ya carato ek± up±sik± y±gu-u¼uªka½ datv± puttasineha½ upp±detv± thera½ antonivesane nis²d±petv± paº²tabhojana½ bhojetv± “katarag±mav±sikosi t±t±”ti pucchi. Maº¹al±r±mamah±vih±re ganthakamma½ karomi, up±siketi. Tena hi t±ta y±va ganthakamma½ karosi, idheva nibaddha½ bhikkha½ gaºh±s²ti. So ta½ adhiv±setv± tattha nibaddha½ bhikkha½ gaºh±ti, bhattakicc±vas±ne anumodana½ karonto “sukha½ hotu, dukkh± muccat³”ti padadvayameva kathetv± gacchati. Antovasse tem±sa½ tass±yeva saªgaha½ karonto piº¹±paciti½ katv± mah±pav±raº±ya saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ p±puºi. Nev±sikamah±thero ±ha– “±vuso mah±deva, ajja vih±re mah±jano sannipatissati, tassa dhammad±na½ dadeyy±s²”ti. Thero adhiv±sesi.
Daharas±maºer± up±sik±ya sañña½ ada½su– “ajja te putto dhamma½ kathessati, vih±ra½ gantv± suºeyy±s²”ti. T±t±, na sabbeva dhammakatha½ j±nanti, mama putto ettaka½ k±la½ mayha½ kathento “sukha½ hotu, dukkh± muccat³”ti padadvayameva kathesi, m± ke¼i½ karoth±ti. M±, tva½ up±sike, j±nana½ v± aj±nana½ v± upaµµhahassu, vih±ra½ gantv± dhammameva suº±h²ti. Up±sik± gandham±l±d²ni gahetv± gantv± p³jetv± parisante dhamma½ suºam±n± nis²di. Div±dhammakathiko ca sarabh±ºako ca attano pam±ºa½ ñatv± uµµhahi½su. Tato maliyadevatthero dhamm±sane nis²ditv± cittab²jani½ gahetv± anupubbi½ katha½ vatv±– “may± mah±-up±sik±ya tayo m±se dv²heva padehi anumodan± kat±, ajja sabbaratti½ t²hi piµakehi sammasitv± tasseva padadvayassa attha½ kathess±m²”ti dhammadesana½ ±rabhitv± sabbaratti½ kathesi. Aruºuggamane desan±pariyos±ne mah±-up±sik± sot±pattiphale patiµµh±si.
Aparopi tasmi½yeva mah±vih±re tissabh³titthero n±ma vinaya½ gaºhanto bhikkh±c±ravel±ya½ antog±ma½ paviµµho visabh±g±rammaºa½ olokesi. Tassa lobho uppajji, so patiµµhitap±da½ ac±letv± attano patte y±gu½ upaµµh±kadaharassa patte ±kiritv± “aya½ vitakko va¹¹ham±no ma½ cat³su ap±yesu sa½s²d±pessat²”ti tatova nivattitv± ±cariyassa santika½ gantv± vanditv± ekamanta½ µhito ±ha– “eko me by±dhi uppanno, aha½ eta½ tikicchitu½ sakkonto ±gamiss±mi, itarath± n±gamiss±mi. Tumhe div± uddesañca s±ya½ uddesañca ma½ oloketv± µhapetha, pacc³sak±le uddesa½ pana m± µhapayitth±”ti eva½ vatv± malayav±simah±saªgharakkhitattherassa santika½ agam±si. Thero attano paººas±l±ya paribhaº¹a½ karonto ta½ anoloketv±va “paµis±mehi, ±vuso, tava pattac²varan”ti ±ha. Bhante, eko me by±dhi atthi, sace tumhe ta½ tikicchitu½ sakkotha, paµis±mess±m²ti. ¾vuso, uppanna½ roga½ tikicchitu½ samatthassa santika½ ±gatosi, paµis±meh²ti. Subbaco bhikkhu “amh±ka½ ±cariyo aj±nitv± eva½ na vakkhat²”ti pattac²vara½ µhapetv± therassa vatta½ dassetv± vanditv± ekamanta½ nis²di.
Thero “r±gacarito ayan”ti ñatv± asubhakammaµµh±na½ kathesi. So uµµh±ya pattac²vara½ a½se laggetv± thera½ punappuna½ vandi. Ki½, ±vuso, mah±bh³ti atirekanipaccak±ra½ dasses²ti? Bhante, sace attano kicca½ k±tu½ sakkhiss±mi, icceta½ kusala½. No ce, ida½ me pacchimadassananti! Gacch±vuso, mah±bh³ti t±disassa yuttayogassa kulaputtassa na jh±na½ v± vipassan± v± maggo v± phala½ v± dullabhanti. So therassa katha½ sutv± nipaccak±ra½ dassetv± ±gamanak±le vavatth±pita½ channa½ sepaººigaccham³la½ gantv± pallaªkena nisinno asubhakammaµµh±na½ p±daka½ katv± vipassana½ paµµhapetv± arahatte patiµµh±ya pacc³sak±le uddesa½ samp±puºi. Evar³p±na½ ganthavasena vikkhambhit± kiles± tath± vikkhambhit±va honti.
Ekaccassa pana vuttanayeneva dhutaªg±ni pariharato kileso ok±sa½ na labhati, dhutaªgavasena vikkhambhitova hoti. So ta½ tath± vikkhambhitameva katv± vivaµµetv± arahatta½ gaºh±ti g±mantapabbh±rav±s² mah±s²vatthero viya. Thero kira mah±g±me tissamah±vih±re vasanto tepiµaka½ atthavasena ca p±¼ivasena ca aµµh±rasa mah±gaºe v±ceti. Therassa ov±de µhatv± saµµhisahassa bhikkh³ arahatta½ p±puºi½su Tesu eko bhikkhu attan± paµividdhadhamma½ ±rabbha uppannasomanasso cintesi– “atthi nu kho ida½ sukha½ amh±ka½ ±cariyass±”ti. So ±vajjento therassa puthujjanabh±va½ ñatv± “ekenup±yena therassa sa½vega½ upp±dess±m²”ti attano vasanaµµh±nato therassa santika½ gantv± vanditv± vatta½ dassetv± nis²di. Atha na½ thero “ki½ ±gatosi, ±vuso, piº¹ap±tik±”ti ±ha. “Sace me ok±sa½ karissatha, eka½ dhammapada½ gaºhiss±m²”ti ±gatosmi, bhanteti. Bah³, ±vuso, gaºhanti, tuyha½ ok±so na bhavissat²ti. So sabbesu rattidivasabh±gesu ok±sa½ alabhanto, “bhante, eva½ ok±se asati maraºassa katha½ ok±sa½ labhissath±”ti ±ha. Tad± thero cintesi– “n±ya½ uddesatth±ya ±gato, mayha½ panesa sa½vegajananatth±ya ±gato”ti. Sopi thero “bhikkhun± n±ma, bhante, m±disena bhavitabban”ti vatv± thera½ vanditv± maºivaººe ±k±se uppatitv± agam±si.
Thero tassa gatak±lato paµµh±ya j±tasa½vego div± uddesañca s±ya½ uddesañca v±cetv± pattac²vara½ hatthap±se µhapetv± pacc³sak±le uddesa½ gahetv± otarantena bhikkhun± saddhi½ pattac²varam±d±ya otiººo terasa dhutaguºe paripuººe adhiµµh±ya g±mantapabbh±rasen±sana½ gantv± pabbh±ra½ paµijaggitv± mañcap²µha½ uss±petv± “arahatta½ apatv± mañce piµµhi½ na pas±ress±m²”ti m±nasa½ bandhitv± caªkama½ otari. Tassa “ajja arahatta½ gaºhiss±mi ajja arahatta½ gaºhiss±m²”ti ghaµentasseva pav±raº± sampatt±. So pav±raº±ya upakaµµh±ya “puthujjanabh±va½ pah±ya visuddhipav±raºa½ pav±ress±m²”ti cintento ativiya kilamati. So t±ya pav±raº±ya magga½ v± phala½ v± upp±detu½ asakkonto “m±disopi n±ma ±raddhavipassako na labhati, y±va dullabhañca vatida½ arahattan”ti vatv± teneva niy±mena µh±nacaªkamabahulo hutv± ti½sa vass±ni samaºadhamma½ katv± mah±pav±raº±ya majjhe µhita½ puººacanda½ disv± “ki½ nu kho candamaº¹ala½ visuddha½, ud±hu mayha½ s²lan”ti cintento “candamaº¹ale sasalakkhaºa½ paññ±yati, mayha½ pana upasampadato paµµh±ya y±vajjadivas± s²lasmi½ k±¼aka½ v± tilako v± natth²”ti ±vajjetv± sañj±tap²tisomanasso paripakkañ±ºatt± p²ti½ vikkhambhetv± saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ p±puºi. Evar³passa dhutaªgavasena vikkhambhito kileso tath± vikkhambhitova hoti.
Ekaccassa vuttanayeneva paµhamajjh±n±disam±pajjanabahulat±ya kileso ok±sa½ na labhati, sam±pattivasena vikkhambhitova hoti. So ta½ tath± vikkhambhitameva katv± vivaµµetv± arahatta½ gaºh±ti mah±tissatthero viya. Thero kira avassikak±lato paµµh±ya aµµhasam±pattil±bh². So sam±pattivikkhambhit±na½ kiles±na½ asamud±c±rena uggahaparipucch±vaseneva ariyamaggas±manta½ katheti, saµµhivassak±lepi attano puthujjanabh±va½ na j±n±ti. Athekadivasa½ mah±g±me tissamah±vih±rato bhikkhusaªgho talaªgarav±sidhammadinnattherassa s±sana½ pesesi “thero ±gantv± amh±ka½ dhammakatha½ kathet³”ti. Thero adhiv±setv± “mama santike mahallakataro bhikkhu natthi, mah±tissatthero kho pana me kammaµµh±n±cariyo, ta½ saªghatthera½ katv± gamiss±m²”ti cintento bhikkhusaªghaparivuto therassa vih±ra½ gantv± div±µµh±ne therassa vatta½ dassetv± ekamanta½ nis²di.
Thero ±ha– “ki½, dhammadinna, cirassa½ ±gatos²”ti? “¾ma, bhante, tissamah±vih±rato me bhikkhusaªgho s±sana½ pesesi, aha½ ekako na gamiss±mi, tumhehi pana saddhi½ gantuk±mo hutv± ±gatomh²”ti s±raº²yakatha½ kathentova papañcetv± “kad±, bhante, tumhehi aya½ dhammo adhigato”ti pucchi. Saµµhimatt±ni, ±vuso dhammadinna, vass±ni hont²ti Sam±patti½ pana, bhante, va¼añjeth±ti. ¾ma, ±vusoti. Eka½ pokkharaºi½ m±petu½ sakkuºeyy±tha, bhanteti? “Na, ±vuso, eta½ bh±riyan”ti vatv± sammukhaµµh±ne pokkharaºi½ m±pesi. “Ettha, bhante, eka½ padumagaccha½ m±peth±”ti ca vutto tampi m±pesi. Id±nettha mahanta½ puppha½ dasseth±ti. Thero tampi dassesi. Ettha so¼asavassuddesika½ itthir³pa½ dasseth±ti Thero so¼asavassuddesika½ itthir³pa½ dassesi. Tato na½ ±ha– “ida½, bhante, punappuna½ subhato manasi karoth±”ti. Thero attan±va m±pita½ itthir³pa½ olokento lobha½ upp±desi. Tad± attano puthujjanabh±va½ ñatv± “avassayo me sappurisa hoh²”ti antev±sikassa santike ukkuµika½ nis²di. “Etadatthamev±ha½, bhante, ±gato”ti therassa asubhavasena sallahuka½ katv± kammaµµh±na½ kathetv± therassa ok±sa½ k±tu½ bahi nikkhanto. Suparimadditasaªkh±ro thero tasmi½ div±µµh±nato nikkhantamatteyeva saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ p±puºi. Atha na½ saªghatthera½ katv± dhammadinnatthero tissamah±vih±ra½ gantv± saªghassa dhammakatha½ kathesi. Evar³passa sam±pattivasena vikkhambhito kileso tath± vikkhambhitova hoti.