40. Devahitabr±hmaºavatthu

Pubbeniv±santi ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± jetavane viharanto devahitabr±hmaºassa pañha½ ±rabbha kathesi.
Ekasmiñhi samaye bhagav± v±tarogena ±b±dhiko hutv± upav±ºatthera½ uºhodakatth±ya devahitabr±hmaºassa santika½ pahiºi. So gantv± satthu ±b±dhikabh±va½ ±cikkhitv± uºhodaka½ y±ci, ta½ sutv± br±hmaºo tuµµham±naso hutv± “l±bh± vata me, ya½ mama santika½ samm±sambuddho uºhodakassatth±ya s±vaka½ pahiº²”ti uºhodakassa k±ja½ purisena g±h±petv± ph±ºitassa ca puµa½ upav±ºattherassa p±d±si. Thero ta½ g±h±petv± vih±ra½ gantv± satth±ra½ uºhodakena nh±petv± uºhodakena ph±ºita½ ±lo¼etv± bhagavato p±d±si, tassa taªkhaºeyeva so ±b±dho paµipassambhi. Br±hmaºo cintesi “kassa nu kho deyyadhammo dinno mahapphalo hoti, satth±ra½ pucchiss±m²”ti so satthu santika½ gantv± tamattha½ pucchanto ima½ g±tham±ha–
“Kattha dajj± deyyadhamma½, kattha dinna½ mahapphala½;
kathañhi yajam±nassa, katha½ ijjhati dakkhiº±”ti. (Sa½. ni. 1.199).
Athassa satth± “evar³passa br±hmaºassa dinna½ mahapphala½ hot²”ti vatv± br±hmaºa½ pak±sento ima½ g±tham±ha–
423. “Pubbeniv±sa½ yo vedi, sagg±p±yañca passati;
atho j±tikkhaya½ patto, abhiññ±vosito muni; (sa½. ni. 1.199);
sabbavositavos±na½, tamaha½ br³mi br±hmaºan”ti.
Tassattho– yo pubbeniv±sa½ p±kaµa½ katv± j±n±ti, chabb²satidevalokabheda½ saggañca catubbidha½ ap±yañca dibbacakkhun± passati, atho j±tikkhayasaªkh±ta½ arahatta½ patto, abhiññeyya½ dhamma½ abhij±nitv± pariññeyya½ parij±nitv± pah±tabba½ pah±ya sacchik±tabba½ sacchikatv± vosiko niµµh±na½ patto, vusitavos±na½ v± patto, ±savakkhayapaññ±ya monabh±va½ pattatt± muni, tamaha½ sabbesa½ kiles±na½ vos±na½ arahattamaggañ±ºa½ brahmacariyav±sa½ vutthabh±vena sabbavositavos±na½ br±hmaºa½ vad±m²ti.
Desan±vas±ne bah³ sot±pattiphal±d²ni p±puºi½su. Br±hmaºopi pasannam±naso saraºesu patiµµh±ya up±sakatta½ pavedes²ti.

Devahitabr±hmaºavatthu catt±l²sa½.

Br±hmaºavaggavaººan± niµµhit±.

Chabb²satimo vaggo.