38. Dhammadinnatther²vatthu

Yass±ti ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± ve¼uvane viharanto dhammadinna½ n±ma bhikkhuni½ ±rabbha kathesi.
Ekadivasañhi tass± gihik±le s±miko vis±kho up±sako satthu santike dhamma½ sutv± an±g±miphala½ patv± cintesi– “may± sabba½ s±pateyya½ dhammadinna½ paµicch±petu½ vaµµat²”ti. So tato pubbe ±gacchanto dhammadinna½ v±tap±nena olokenti½ disv± sita½ karoti. Ta½ divasa½ pana v±tap±nena µhita½ anolokentova agam±si. S± “ki½ nu kho idan”ti cintetv± “hotu, bhojanak±le j±niss±m²”ti bhojanavel±ya bhatta½ upan±mesi. So aññesu divasesu “ehi, ekato bhuñj±m±”ti vadati, ta½ divasa½ pana tuºh²bh³tova bhuñji. S± “kenacideva k±raºena kupito bhavissat²”ti cintesi. Atha na½ vis±kho sukhanisinnavel±ya ta½ pakkositv± “dhammadinne imasmi½ gehe sabba½ s±pateyya½ paµicch±h²”ti ±ha. S± “kuddh± n±ma s±pateyya½ na paµicch±penti, ki½ nu kho etan”ti cintetv± “tumhe pana, s±m²”ti ±ha. Aha½ ito paµµh±ya na kiñci vic±rem²ti. Tumhehi cha¹¹ita½ khe¼a½ ko paµicchissati, eva½ sante mama pabbajja½ anuj±n±th±ti. So “s±dhu, bhadde”ti sampaµicchitv± mahantena sakk±rena ta½ bhikkhun²-upassaya½ netv± pabb±jesi. S± laddh³pasampad± dhammadinnatther² n±ma ahosi.
S± pavivekak±mat±ya bhikkhun²hi saddhi½ janapada½ gantv± tattha viharant² na cirasseva saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ patv± “id±ni ma½ niss±ya ñ±tijan± puññ±ni karissant²”ti punadeva r±jagaha½ pacc±gañchi. Up±sako tass± ±gatabh±va½ sutv± “kena nu kho k±raºena ±gat±”ti bhikkhun²-upassaya½ gantv± theri½ vanditv± ekamanta½ nisinno “ukkaºµhit± nu khosi, ayyeti vattu½ appatir³pa½, pañhameka½ na½ pucchiss±m²”ti cintetv± sot±pattimagge pañha½ pucchi, s± ta½ vissajjesi. Up±sako teneva up±yena sesamaggesupi pañha½ pucchitv± atikkamma pañhassa puµµhak±le t±ya “accay±si, ±vuso, vis±kh±”ti vatv± “±kaªkham±no satth±ra½ upasaªkamitv± ima½ pañha½ puccheyy±s²”ti vutte theri½ vanditv± uµµh±y±san± satthu santika½ gantv± ta½ kath±sall±pa½ sabba½ bhagavato ±rocesi. Satth± “sukathita½ mama dh²t±ya dhammadinn±ya, ahampeta½ pañha½ vissajjento evameva vissajjeyyan”ti vatv± dhamma½ desento ima½ g±tham±ha–
421. “Yassa pure ca pacch± ca, majjhe ca natthi kiñcana½;
akiñcana½ an±d±na½, tamaha½ br³mi br±hmaºan”ti.
Tattha pureti at²tesu khandhesu. Pacch±ti an±gatesu khandhesu. Majjheti paccuppannesu khandhesu. Natthi kiñcananti yassetesu µh±nesu taºh±g±hasaªkh±ta½ kiñcana½ natthi, tamaha½ r±gakiñcan±d²hi akiñcana½ kassaci gahaºassa abh±vena an±d±na½ br±hmaºa½ vad±m²ti attho.
Desan±vas±ne bah³ sot±pattiphal±d²ni p±puºi½s³ti.

Dhammadinnatther²vatthu aµµhati½satima½.