3. Nagaropamasuttavaŗŗan±

67. Tatiye yatoti yad±. Paccantimanti raµµhapariyante raµµh±vas±ne niviµµha½. Majjhimadesanagarassa pana rakkh±kicca½ natthi, tena ta½ na gahita½. Nagaraparikkh±rehi suparikkhatanti nagar±laŖk±rehi alaŖkata½. Akaraŗ²yanti akattabba½ ajiniya½. Gambh²ranem±ti gambh²ra-±v±µ±. Sunikh±t±ti suµµhu sannis²d±pit±. Ta½ paneta½ esik±thambha½ iµµhak±hi v± karonti sil±hi v± khadir±d²hi v± s±rarukkhehi. Ta½ nagaraguttatth±ya karont± bahinagare karonti, alaŖk±ratth±ya karont± antonagare. Ta½ iµµhak±maya½ karont± mahanta½ ±v±µa½ katv± caya½ cinitv± upari aµµha½sa½ katv± sudh±ya limpanti. Yad± hatthin± dantehi abhihato na calati, tad± sulitto n±ma hoti. Sil±thambh±dayopi aµµha½s± eva honti. Te sace aµµha ratan± honti, caturatanamatta½ ±v±µe pavisati, caturatanamatta½ upari hoti. So¼asaratanav²satiratanesupi eseva nayo. Sabbesańhi upa¹¹ha½ heµµh± hoti, upa¹¹ha½ upari. Te gomuttavaŖk± honti, tena tesa½ antare padaramaya½ katv± kamma½ k±tu½ sakk± hoti, te pana katacittakamm± paggahitaddhaj±va honti.
Parikh±ti parikkhipitv± µhitam±tik±. Anupariy±yapathoti anto p±k±rassa p±k±rena saddhi½ gato mah±patho, yattha µhit± bahip±k±re µhitehi saddhi½ yujjhanti. Sal±kanti saratomar±dinissaggiy±vudha½. Jevanikanti ekatodh±r±dises±vudha½.
Hatth±roh±ti sabbepi hatthi-±cariyahatthivejjahatthibandh±dayo. Ass±roh±ti sabbepi ass±cariya-assavejja-assabandh±dayo. Rathik±ti sabbepi rath±cariyarathayodharatharakkh±dayo. Dhanuggah±ti iss±s±. Celak±ti ye yuddhe jayaddhaja½ gahetv± purato gacchanti. Calak±ti “idha rańńo µh±na½ hotu, idha asukamah±mattass±”ti eva½ sen±by³hak±rak±. Piŗ¹ad±yik±ti s±hasikamah±yodh±. Te kira parasena½ pavisitv± piŗ¹apiŗ¹amiva chetv± chetv± dayanti, uppatitv± niggacchant²ti attho. Ye v± saŖg±mamajjhe yodh±na½ bhattap±n²ya½ gahetv± pavisanti, tesampeta½ n±ma½. Ugg± r±japutt±ti uggatuggat± saŖg±m±vacar± r±japutt±. Pakkhandinoti ye “kassa s²sa½ v± ±vudha½ v± ±har±m±”ti vatv± “asukass±”ti vutt± saŖg±ma½ pakkhanditv± tadeva ±haranti, ime pakkhandant²ti pakkhandino. Mah±n±g± viya mah±n±g±, hatthi-±d²supi abhimukha½ ±gacchantesu anivattiyayodh±na½ eta½ adhivacana½. S³r±ti ekas³r±, ye saj±lik±pi savammik±pi samudda½ taritu½ sakkonti. Cammayodhinoti ye cammakańcuka½ v± pavisitv± saraparitt±ŗacamma½ v± gahetv± yujjhanti. D±sakaputt±ti balavasineh± gharad±sayodh± Dov±rikoti dv±rap±lako. V±sanalepanasampannoti v±sanena sabbavivarapaµicch±danena sudh±lepena sampanno. Bahi v± kh±ŗup±k±rasaŖkh±tena v±sanena ghanamaµµhena ca sudh±lepena sampanno puŗŗaghaµapanti½ dassetv± katacittakammapaggahitaddhajo. Tiŗakaµµhodakanti hatthi-ass±d²na½ gh±satth±ya geh±nańca ch±danatth±ya ±haritv± bah³su µh±nesu µhapitatiŗańca, gehakaraŗapacan±d²na½ atth±ya ±haritv± µhapitakaµµhańca, yantehi pavesetv± pokkharaŗ²su µhapita-udakańca. Sannicita½ hot²ti paµikacceva anekesu µh±nesu suµµhu nicita½ hoti. Abbhantar±na½ ratiy±ti antonagarav±s²na½ rati-atth±ya. Aparitass±y±ti t±sa½ an±pajjanatth±ya. S±liyavakanti n±nappak±r± s±liyo ceva yav± ca. Tilamuggam±s±paraŗŗanti tilamuggam±s± ca ses±paraŗŗańca.
Id±ni yasm± tath±gatassa nagare kamma½ n±ma natthi nagarasadisa½ pana ariyas±vaka½, nagaraparikkh±rasadise ca satta dhamme, catu-±h±rasadis±ni ca catt±ri jh±n±ni dassetv± ek±dasasu µh±nesu arahatta½ pakkhipitv± desana½ vinivaµµess±m²ti aya½ upam± ±bhat±. Tasm± ta½ desana½ pak±setu½ ida½ evameva khoti-±di ±raddha½. Tattha saddhammeh²ti sudhammehi. Saddhoti okappanasaddh±ya ceva paccakkhasaddh±ya ca samann±gato. Tattha d±nas²l±d²na½ phala½ saddahitv± d±n±dipuńńakaraŗe saddh± okappanasaddh± n±ma. Maggena ±gatasaddh± paccakkhasaddh± n±ma. Pas±dasaddh±tipi es± eva. Tass± lakkhaŗ±d²hi vibh±go veditabbo.
“Sampakkhandanalakkhaŗ± ca, mah±r±ja, saddh± sampas±danalakkhaŗ± c±”ti (mi. pa. 2.1.10) hi vacanato ida½ saddh±ya lakkhaŗa½ n±ma. “T²hi, bhikkhave, µh±nehi saddho pasanno veditabbo. Katamehi t²hi? S²lavant±na½ dassanak±mo hot²”ti-±din± (a. ni. 3.42) nayena vutta½ pana saddh±ya nimitta½ n±ma. “Ko c±h±ro saddh±ya, saddhammassavanantissa vacan²yan”ti (a. ni. 10.61) aya½ panass± ±h±ro n±ma. “Saddh±pabbajitassa, bhikkhave, bhikkhuno aya½ anudhammo hoti, ya½ r³pe nibbid±bahulo viharissat²”ti ayamassa anudhammo n±ma. “Saddh± bandhati p±theyya½, sir² bhog±nam±sayo” (sa½. ni. 1.79). “Saddh± dutiy± purisassa hoti” (sa½. ni. 1.36). “Saddh±ya tarati ogha½” (sa½. ni. 1.246). “Saddh± b²ja½ tapo vuµµhi” (su. ni. 77; sa½. ni. 1.197). “Saddh±hattho mah±n±go. Upekh±setadantav±”ti-±d²su pana suttesu etiss± baddhabhattapuµ±disarikkhat±ya anekasarasat± bhagavat± pak±sit±. Imasmi½ pana nagaropamasuttante es± acalasuppatiµµhitat±ya esik±thambhasadis± katv± dassit±.
Saddhesikoti saddha½ esik±thambha½ katv± ariyas±vako akusala½ pajahat²ti imin± nayena sabbapadesu yojan± k±tabb±. Apicettha hirottappehi t²su dv±resu sa½varo sampajjati, so catup±risuddhis²la½ hoti Iti imasmi½ sutte ek±dasasu µh±nesu arahatta½ pakkhipitv± desan±ya k³µa½ gahitanti veditabba½.