8. K±lattheravatthu

Yo s±sananti ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± jetavane viharanto k±latthera½ ±rabbha kathesi.
S±vatthiya½ kirek± itth² m±tuµµh±ne µhatv± ta½ thera½ upaµµhahi. Tass± paµivissakagehe manuss± satthu santike dhamma½ sutv± ±gantv± “aho buddh± n±ma acchariy±, aho dhammadesan± madhur±”ti pasa½santi. S± itth² tesa½ katha½ sutv±, “bhante, ahampi satthu dhammadesana½ sotuk±m±”ti tassa ±rocesi. So “tattha m± gam²”ti ta½ niv±resi. S± punadivase punadivasep²ti y±vatatiya½ tena niv±riyam±n±pi sotuk±m±va ahosi. Kasm± so paneta½ niv±res²ti? Eva½ kirassa ahosi– “satthu santike dhamma½ sutv± mayi bhijjissat²”ti. S± ekadivasa½ p±tova bhuttap±tar±s± uposatha½ sam±diyitv±, “amma, s±dhuka½ ayya½ pariviseyy±s²”ti dh²tara½ ±ŗ±petv± vih±ra½ agam±si. Dh²t±piss± ta½ bhikkhu½ ±gatak±le parivisitv± “kuhi½ mah±-up±sik±”ti vutt± “dhammassavan±ya vih±ra½ gat±”ti ±ha. So ta½ sutv±va kucchiya½ uµµhitena ¹±hena santappam±no “id±ni s± mayi bhinn±”ti vegena gantv± satthu santike dhamma½ suŗam±na½ disv± satth±ra½ ±ha, “bhante, aya½ itth² dandh± sukhuma½ dhammakatha½ na j±n±ti, imiss± khandh±dipaµisa½yutta½ sukhuma½ dhammakatha½ akathetv± d±nakatha½ v± s²lakatha½ v± kathetu½ vaµµat²”ti. Satth± tassajjh±saya½ viditv± “tva½ duppańńo p±pika½ diµµhi½ niss±ya buddh±na½ s±sana½ paµikkosasi. Attagh±t±yeva v±yamas²”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
164. “Yo s±sana½ arahata½, ariy±na½ dhammaj²vina½;
paµikkosati dummedho, diµµhi½ niss±ya p±pika½;
phal±ni kaµµhakasseva, attagh±t±ya phallat²”ti.
Tassattho– yo dummedho puggalo attano sakk±rah±nibhayena p±pika½ diµµhi½ niss±ya “dhamma½ v± soss±ma, d±na½ v± dass±m±”ti vadante paµikkosanto arahata½ ariy±na½ dhammaj²vina½ buddh±na½ s±sana½ paµikkosati, tassa ta½ paµikkosana½ s± ca p±pik± diµµhi ve¼usaŖkh±tassa kaµµhakassa phal±ni viya hoti. Tasm± yath± kaµµhako phal±ni gaŗhanto attagh±t±ya phallati, attano gh±tatthameva phalati, eva½ sopi attagh±t±ya phallat²ti. Vuttampi ceta½–
“Phala½ ve kadali½ hanti, phala½ ve¼u½ phala½ na¼a½;
sakk±ro k±purisa½ hanti, gabbho assatari½ yath±”ti. (C³¼ava. 335; a. ni. 4.68).
Desan±vas±ne up±sik± sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi, sampattaparis±yapi s±tthik± dhammadesan± ahos²ti.

K±lattheravatthu aµµhama½.