4. Mah±moggall±nattherapañhavatthu

Sacca½ bhaºeti ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± jetavane viharanto mah±moggall±nattherassa pañha½ ±rabbha kathesi.
Ekasmiñhi samaye thero devac±rika½ gantv± mahesakkh±ya devat±ya vim±nadv±re µhatv± ta½ attano santika½ ±gantv± vanditv± µhita½ evam±ha– “devate mahat² te sampatti, ki½ kamma½ katv± ima½ alatth±”ti? “M± ma½, bhante, pucchath±”ti. Devat± kira attano parittakammena lajjam±n± eva½ vadati. S± pana therena “kathehiyev±”ti vuccam±n± ±ha– “bhante, may± neva d±na½ dinna½, na p³j± kat±, na dhammo suto, kevala½ saccamatta½ rakkhitan”ti. Thero aññ±ni vim±nadv±r±ni gantv± ±gat±gat± apar±pi devadh²taro pucchi. T±supi tatheva niguhitv± thera½ paµib±hitu½ asakkont²su ek± t±va ±ha– “bhante, may± neva d±n±d²su kata½ n±ma atthi, aha½ pana kassapabuddhak±le parassa d±s² ahosi½, tass± me s±miko ativiya caº¹o pharuso, gahitaggahiteneva kaµµhena v± kaliªgarena v± s²sa½ bhindati. S±ha½ uppanne kope ‘esa tava s±miko lakkhaº±hata½ v± k±tu½ n±s±d²ni v± chinditu½ issaro, m± kujjh²’ti att±nameva paribh±setv± kopa½ n±ma na ak±si½, tena me aya½ sampatti laddh±”ti. Apar± ±ha– “aha½, bhante, ucchukhetta½ rakkham±n± ekassa bhikkhuno ucchuyaµµhi½ ad±si½”. Apar± eka½ timbarusaka½ ad±si½. Apar± eka½ e¼±luka½ ad±si½. Apar± eka½ ph±rusaka½ ad±si½. Apar± eka½ m³lamuµµhi½. Apar± “nimbamuµµhin”ti-±din± nayena attan± attan± kata½ parittad±na½ ±rocetv± “imin± imin± k±raºena amhehi aya½ sampatti laddh±”ti ±ha½su.
Thero t±hi katakamma½ sutv± satth±ra½ upasaªkamitv± pucchi– “sakk± nu kho, bhante, saccakathanamattena, kopanibb±panamattena, atiparittakena timbarusak±did±namattena dibbasampatti½ laddhun”ti. “Kasm± ma½, moggall±na, pucchasi, nanu te devat±hi aya½ attho kathito”ti? “¾ma, bhante, labbhati maññe ettakena dibbasampatt²”ti. Atha na½ satth± “moggall±na, saccamatta½ kathetv±pi kopamatta½ jahitv±pi parittaka½ d±na½ datv±pi devaloka½ gacchatiyev±”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
224. “Sacca½ bhaºe na kujjheyya, dajj± appampi y±cito;
etehi t²hi µh±nehi, gacche dev±na santike”ti.
Tattha sacca½ bhaºeti sacca½ d²peyya vohareyya, sacce patiµµhaheyy±ti attho. Na kujjheyy±ti parassa na kujjheyya Y±citoti y±cak± n±ma s²lavanto pabbajit±. Te hi kiñc±pi “deth±”ti ay±citv±va gharadv±re tiµµhanti, atthato pana y±cantiyeva n±ma. Eva½ s²lavantehi y±cito appasmi½ deyyadhamme vijjam±ne appamattakampi dadeyya. Etehi t²h²ti etesu t²su eken±pi k±raºena devaloka½ gaccheyy±ti attho.
Desan±vas±ne bah³ sot±pattiphal±d²ni p±puºi½s³ti.

Mah±moggall±nattherapañhavatthu catuttha½.