Tasm± h²tig±th±vaººan±

2. Tasm± hi bh³t±ti dutiyag±th±. Tattha tasm±ti k±raºavacana½. Bh³t±ti ±mantanavacana½. Nis±meth±ti suº±tha. Sabbeti anavases±. Ki½ vutta½ hoti? Yasm± tumhe dibbaµµh±n±ni tattha upabhogaparibhogasampadañca pah±ya dhammassavanattha½ idha sam±gat±, na naµanaccan±didassanattha½, tasm± hi bh³t± nis±metha sabbeti. Atha v± “suman± bhavantu, sakkacca suºant³”ti vacanena tesa½ sumanabh±va½ sakkacca½ sotukamyatañca disv± ±ha “yasm± tumhe sumanabh±vena attasamm±paºidhiyonisomanasik±r±sayasuddh²hi sakkacca½ sotukamyat±ya sappuris³panissayaparatoghosapadaµµh±nato payogasuddh²hi ca yutt±, tasm± hi bh³t± nis±metha sabbe”ti. Atha v± ya½ purimag±th±ya ante “bh±sitan”ti vutta½, ta½ k±raºabh±vena apadisanto ±ha “yasm± mama bh±sita½ n±ma atidullabha½ aµµhakkhaºaparivajjitassa khaºassa dullabhatt±, anek±nisa½sañca paññ±karuº±guºena pavattatt±, tañc±ha½ vattuk±mo ‘suºantu bh±sitan’ti avoca½, tasm± hi bh³t± nis±metha sabbe”ti. Ida½ imin± g±th±padena vutta½ hoti.
Evameta½ k±raºa½ niropento attano bh±sitanis±mane niyojetv± nis±metabba½ vattum±raddho “metta½ karotha m±nusiy± paj±y±”ti. Tassattho– y±ya½ t²hi upaddavehi upaddut± m±nus² paj±, tass± m±nusiy± paj±ya metta½ mittabh±va½ hitajjh±sayata½ paccupaµµhapeth±ti. Keci pana “m±nusika½ pajan”ti paµhanti, ta½ bhummatth±sambhav± na yujjati. Yampi aññe attha½ vaººayanti, sopi na yujjati. Adhipp±yo panettha– n±ha½ buddhoti issariyabalena vad±mi, api tu ya½ tumh±kañca imiss± ca m±nusiy± paj±ya hitattha½ vad±mi “metta½ karotha m±nusiy± paj±y±”ti. Ettha ca–
“Ye sattasaº¹a½ pathavi½ vijetv±,
r±jisayo yajam±n±nupariyag±;
assamedha½ purisamedha½,
samm±p±sa½ v±japeyya½ niragga¼a½.
“Mettassa cittassa subh±vitassa,
kalampi te n±nubhavanti so¼asi½;
ekampi ce p±ºamaduµµhacitto,
mett±yati kusalo tena hoti.
“Sabbe ca p±ºe manas±nukamp², pah³tamariyo pakaroti puññan”ti. (Itivu. 27; a. ni. 8.1)–

Evam±d²na½ sutt±na½ ek±das±nisa½s±nañca vasena ye metta½ karonti, etesa½ mett± hit±ti veditabb±.

“Devat±nukampito poso, sad± bhadr±ni passat²”ti. (Ud±. 76; mah±va. 286)–

Evam±d²na½ sutt±na½ vasena yesu kayirati, tesampi hit±ti veditabb±.

Eva½ ubhayesampi hitabh±va½ dassento “metta½ karotha m±nusiy±”ti vatv± id±ni upak±rampi dassento ±ha “div± ca ratto ca haranti ye bali½, tasm± hi ne rakkhatha appamatt±”ti. Tassattho– ye manuss± cittakammakaµµhakamm±d²hipi devat± katv± cetiyarukkh±d²ni ca upasaªkamitv± devat± uddissa div± bali½ karonti, k±lapakkh±d²su ca ratti½ bali½ karonti, sal±kabhatt±d²ni v± datv± ±rakkhadevat± up±d±ya y±va brahmadevat±na½ pattid±naniyy±tanena div± bali½ karonti, chatt±ropanad²pam±l±ya sabbarattikadhammassavan±d²ni k±r±petv± pattid±naniyy±tanena ca ratti½ bali½ karonti, te katha½ na rakkhitabb±? Yato eva½ div± ca ratto ca tumhe uddissa karonti ye bali½, tasm± hi ne rakkhatha; tasm± balikammakaraº±pi te manusse rakkhatha gopayatha, ahita½ nesa½ apanetha, hita½ upanetha appamatt± hutv± ta½ kataññubh±va½ hadaye katv± niccamanussarant±ti.