3. Uttar±ther²vatthu

Parijiººamidanti ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± jetavane viharanto uttar±theri½ n±ma bhikkhuni½ ±rabbha kathesi.
Ther² kira v²savassasatik± j±tiy± piº¹±ya caritv± laddhapiº¹ap±t± antarav²thiya½ eka½ bhikkhu½ disv± piº¹ap±tena ±pucchitv± tassa apaµikkhipitv± gaºhantassa sabba½ datv± nir±h±r± ahosi. Eva½ dutiyepi tatiyepi divase tasseva bhikkhuno tasmi½yeva µh±ne bhatta½ datv± nir±h±r± ahosi, catutthe divase pana piº¹±ya carant² ekasmi½ samb±dhaµµh±ne satth±ra½ disv± paµikkamant² olambanta½ attano c²varakaººa½ akkamitv± saºµh±tu½ asakkont² parivattitv± pati. Satth± tass± santika½ gantv±, “bhagini, parijiººo te attabh±vo na cirasseva bhijjissat²”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
148. “Parijiººamida½ r³pa½, rogan²¼a½ pabhaªgura½;
bhijjati p³tisandeho, maraºantañhi j²vitan”ti.
Tassattho– bhagini ida½ tava sar²rasaªkh±ta½ r³pa½ mahallakabh±vena parijiººa½, tañca kho sabbarog±na½ niv±saµµh±naµµhena rogan²¼a½, yath± kho pana taruºopi siªg±lo “jarasiªg±lo”ti vuccati, taruº±pi ga¼oc²lat± “p³tilat±”ti vuccati, eva½ tadahuj±ta½ suvaººavaººampi sam±na½ nicca½ paggharaºaµµhena p³tit±ya pabhaªgura½, so esa p³tiko sam±no tava deho bhijjati, na cirasseva bhijjissat²ti veditabbo. Ki½ k±raº±? Maraºantañhi j²vita½ yasm± sabbasatt±na½ j²vita½ maraºapariyos±namev±ti vutta½ hoti.
Desan±vas±ne s± ther² sot±pattiphala½ patt±, mah±janass±pi s±tthik± dhammadesan± ahos²ti.

Uttar±ther²vatthu tatiya½.