8. Potthakasutta½

100. “Navopi bhikkhave, potthako dubbaººo ca hoti dukkhasamphasso ca appaggho ca; majjhimopi, bhikkhave, potthako dubbaººo ca hoti dukkhasamphasso ca appaggho ca; jiººopi, bhikkhave, potthako dubbaººo ca hoti dukkhasamphasso ca appaggho ca. Jiººampi, bhikkhave, potthaka½ ukkhaliparimajjana½ v± karonti saªk±rak³µe v± na½ [ta½ (s².), µh±ne (ka.)] cha¹¹enti.
“Evameva½ kho, bhikkhave, navo cepi bhikkhu hoti duss²lo p±padhammo. Idamassa dubbaººat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi so, bhikkhave, potthako dubbaººo tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Ye kho panassa sevanti bhajanti payirup±santi diµµh±nugati½ ±pajjanti, tesa½ ta½ hoti d²gharatta½ ahit±ya dukkh±ya. Idamassa dukkhasamphassat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi so, bhikkhave, potthako dukkhasamphasso tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Yesa½ kho pana so [yesa½ kho pana (s². sy±. ka½. p².), yesa½ so (ka.) pu. pa. 116 passitabba½] paµiggaºh±ti c²varapiº¹ap±tasen±sanagil±nappaccayabhesajjaparikkh±ra½, tesa½ ta½ na mahapphala½ hoti na mah±nisa½sa½. Idamassa appagghat±ya vad±mi Seyyath±pi so, bhikkhave, potthako appaggho tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Majjhimo cepi, bhikkhave, bhikkhu hoti…pe… thero cepi, bhikkhave, bhikkhu hoti duss²lo p±padhammo, idamassa dubbaººat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi so, bhikkhave, potthako dubbaººo tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Ye kho panassa sevanti bhajanti payirup±santi diµµh±nugati½ ±pajjanti, tesa½ ta½ hoti d²gharatta½ ahit±ya dukkh±ya. Idamassa dukkhasamphassat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi so, bhikkhave, potthako dukkhasamphasso tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Yesa½ kho pana so paµiggaºh±ti c²varapiº¹ap±tasen±sanagil±nappaccayabhesajjaparikkh±ra½, tesa½ ta½ na mahapphala½ hoti na mah±nisa½sa½. Idamassa appagghat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi so, bhikkhave, potthako appaggho tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi.
“Evar³po c±ya½, bhikkhave, thero bhikkhu saªghamajjhe bhaºati. Tamena½ bhikkh³ evam±ha½su– ‘ki½ nu kho tuyha½ b±lassa abyattassa bhaºitena, tvampi n±ma bhaºitabba½ maññas²’ti! So kupito anattamano tath±r³pi½ v±ca½ nicch±reti yath±r³p±ya v±c±ya saªgho ta½ ukkhipati, saªk±rak³µeva na½ potthaka½.
“Navampi, bhikkhave, k±sika½ vattha½ vaººavantañceva hoti sukhasamphassañca mahagghañca; majjhimampi, bhikkhave k±sika½ vattha½ vaººavantañceva hoti sukhasamphassañca mahagghañca; jiººampi, bhikkhave, k±sika½ vattha½ vaººavantañceva hoti sukhasamphassañca mahagghañca. Jiººampi, bhikkhave, k±sika½ vattha½ ratanapaliveµhana½ v± karoti gandhakaraº¹ake v± na½ pakkhipanti.
“Evameva½ kho, bhikkhave, navo cepi bhikkhu hoti s²lav± kaly±ºadhammo, idamassa suvaººat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi ta½, bhikkhave, k±sika½ vattha½ vaººavanta½ tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Ye kho panassa sevanti bhajanti payirup±santi diµµh±nugati½ ±pajjanti, tesa½ ta½ hoti d²gharatta½ hit±ya sukh±ya. Idamassa sukhasamphassat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi ta½, bhikkhave, k±sika½ vattha½ sukhasamphassa½ tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Yesa½ kho pana so paµiggaºh±ti c²varapiº¹ap±tasen±sanagil±nappaccayabhesajjaparikkh±ra½ tesa½ ta½ mahapphala½ hoti mah±nisa½sa½. Idamassa mahagghat±ya vad±mi. Seyyath±pi ta½, bhikkhave, k±sika½ vattha½ mahaggha½ tath³pam±ha½, bhikkhave, ima½ puggala½ vad±mi. Majjhimo cepi, bhikkhave, bhikkhu hoti…pe… thero cepi, bhikkhave, bhikkhu hoti…pe… puggala½ vad±mi.
“Evar³po c±ya½, bhikkhave, thero bhikkhu saªghamajjhe bhaºati Tamena½ bhikkh³ evam±ha½su– ‘appasadd± ±yasmanto hotha, thero bhikkhu dhammañca vinayañca bhaºat²’ti. Tasm±tiha, bhikkhave, eva½ sikkhitabba½– ‘k±sikavatth³pam± bhaviss±ma, na potthak³pam±’ti [k±sika½ vattha½ tath³pam±ha½ bhaviss±mi, na potthak³pam±hanti (ka.)]. Evañhi vo, bhikkhave, sikkhitabban”ti. Aµµhama½.