39. Aªgulim±lattheravatthu

Usabhanti ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± jetavane viharanto aªgulim±latthera½ ±rabbha kathesi. Vatthu “na ve kadariy± devaloka½ vajant²”ti (dha. pa. 177) g±th±vaººan±ya vuttameva. Vuttañhi tattha–
Bhikkh³ aªgulim±la½ pucchi½su– “ki½ nu kho, ±vuso aªgulim±la, duµµhahatthi½ chatta½ dh±retv± µhita½ disv± bh±y²”ti? “Na bh±yi½, ±vuso”ti. Te satth±ra½ upasaªkamitv± ±ha½su– “aªgulim±lo, bhante, añña½ by±karot²”ti. Satth± “na, bhikkhave, mama putto aªgulim±lo bh±yati. Kh²º±sava-usabh±nañhi antare jeµµhaka-usabh± mama puttasadis± bhikkh³ na bh±yant²”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
422. “Usabha½ pavara½ v²ra½, mahesi½ vijit±vina½;
aneja½ nh±taka½ buddha½, tamaha½ br³mi br±hmaºan”ti.
Tassattho acchambhitaµµhena usabhasadisat±ya usabha½ uttamaµµhena pavara½ v²riyasampattiy± v²ra½ mahant±na½ s²lakkhandh±d²na½ esitatt± mahesi½ tiººa½ m±r±na½ vijitatt± vijit±vina½ nh±takilesat±ya nh±taka½ catusaccabuddhat±ya buddha½ ta½ evar³pa½ aha½ br±hmaºa½ vad±m²ti attho.
Desan±vas±ne bah³ sot±pattiphal±d²ni p±puºi½s³ti.

Aªgulim±lattheravatthu ek³nacatt±l²sa½.