“Tena kho pana samayena s±vatthiya½ ussavo hoti, manuss± alaªkatapaµiyatt± ±r±ma½ gacchanti, vis±kh±pi mig±ram±t± alaªkatapaµiyatt± vih±ra½ gacchati. Atha kho vis±kh± mig±ram±t± ±bharaº±ni omuñcitv± uttar±saªgena bhaº¹ika½ bandhitv± d±siy± ad±si ‘handa je ima½ bhaº¹ika½ gaºh±h²”’ti (p±ci. 503).
S± kira vih±ra½ gacchant² cintesi– “evar³pa½ mahaggha½ pas±dhana½ s²se paµimukka½ y±va p±dapiµµhi½ alaªk±ra½ alaªkaritv± vih±ra½ pavisitu½ ayuttan”ti na½ omuñcitv± bhaº¹ika½ katv± attano puññeneva nibbatt±ya pañcahatthith±madhar±ya d±siy± hatthe ad±si. S± eva kira ta½ gaºhitu½ sakkoti. Tena na½ ±ha– “amma, ima½ pas±dhana½ gaºha, satthusantik± nivattanak±le pas±dhess±mi nan”ti. Ta½ pana datv± ghanamaµµhaka½ pas±dhana½ pas±dhetv± satth±ra½ upasaªkamitv± dhamma½ assosi, dhammassavan±vas±ne bhagavanta½ vanditv± uµµh±ya pakk±mi. S±piss± d±s² ta½ pas±dhana½ pamuµµh±. Dhamma½ sutv± pana pakkant±ya paris±ya sace kiñci pamuµµha½ hoti, ta½ ±nandatthero paµis±meti. Iti so ta½ divasa½ mah±lat±pas±dhana½ disv± satthu ±rocesi– “bhante, vis±kh± pas±dhana½ pamussitv± gat±”ti. “Ekamanta½ µhapehi, ±nand±”ti. Thero ta½ ukkhipitv± sop±napasse laggetv± µhapesi.
Vis±kh±pi suppiy±ya saddhi½ “±gantukagamikagil±n±d²na½ kattabbayuttaka½ j±niss±m²”ti antovih±re vicari. T± pana up±sik±yo antovih±re disv± sappimadhutel±d²hi atthik± pakatiy±va dahar± ca s±maºer± ca th±lak±d²ni gahetv± upasaªkamanti. Tasmimpi divase tatheva kari½su. Atheka½ gil±na½ bhikkhu½ disv± suppiy± (mah±va. 280) “kenattho ayyass±”ti pucchitv± “paµicch±dan²yen±”ti vutte hotu, ayya, pesess±m²ti dutiyadivase kappiyama½sa½ alabhant² attano ³ruma½sena kattabbakicca½ katv± puna satthari pas±dena p±katikasar²r±va ahosi. Vis±kh±pi gil±ne ca dahare ca s±maºere ca oloketv± aññena dv±rena nikkhamitv± vih±r³pac±re µhit±, “amma, pas±dhana½ ±hara pas±dhess±m²”ti ±ha. Tasmi½ khaºe s± d±s² pamussitv± nikkhantabh±va½ ñatv±, “ayye, pamuµµh±mh²”ti ±ha. “Tena hi gantv± gaºhitv± ehi, sace pana mayha½ ayyena ±nandattherena ukkhipitv± aññasmi½ µh±ne µhapita½ hoti, m± ±hareyy±si, ayyasseva ta½ may± pariccattan”ti. J±n±ti kira s± “kulamanuss±na½ pamuµµhabhaº¹aka½ thero paµis±met²”ti; tasm± evam±ha. Theropi ta½ d±si½ disv±va “kimattha½ ±gat±s²”ti pucchitv±, “ayy±ya me pas±dhana½ pamussitv± ±gat±mh²”ti vutte, “etasmi½ me sop±napasse µhapita½, gaccha na½ gaºh±h²”ti ±ha. S±, “ayya, tumh±ka½ hatthena ±maµµhabhaº¹aka½ mayha½ ayy±ya an±h±riya½ katan”ti vatv± tucchahatth±va gantv±, “ki½, amm±”ti vis±kh±ya puµµh± tamattha½ ±rocesi. “Amma n±ha½ mama ayyena ±maµµhabhaº¹a½ pilandhiss±mi, pariccatta½ may±. Ayy±na½ pana paµijaggitu½ dukkha½, ta½ vissajjetv± kappiyabhaº¹a½ upaness±mi, gaccha, ta½ ±har±h²”ti. S± gantv± ±hari. Vis±kh± ta½ apilandhitv±va kamm±re pakkos±petv± aggh±pesi. Tehi “nava koµiyo agghati, hatthak±r±paºiya½ panassa satasahassan”ti vutte pas±dhana½ y±ne µhap±petv± “tena hi ta½ vikkiºath±”ti ±ha. Bhattaka½ dhana½ datv± gaºhi½tu na koci sakkhissati. Tañhi pas±dhana½ pas±dhetu½ anucchavik± itthiyo n±ma dullabh±. Pathavimaº¹alasmiñhi tissova itthiyo mah±lat±pas±dhana½ labhi½su vis±kh± mah±-up±sik±, bandhulamallasen±patissa bhariy±, mallik±, b±r±ºas²seµµhino dh²t±ti.
Tasm± vis±kh± sayameva tassa m³la½ datv± satasahass±dhik± nava koµiyo sakaµe ±ropetv± vih±ra½ netv± satth±ra½ vanditv±, “bhante, mayha½ ayyena ±nandattherena mama pas±dhana½ hatthena ±maµµha½, tena ±maµµhak±lato paµµh±ya na sakk± ta½ may± pilandhitu½. Ta½ pana vissajjetv± kappiya½ upaness±m²ti vikkiº±pent² añña½ ta½ gaºhitu½ samattha½ adisv± ahameva tassa m³la½ g±h±petv± ±gat±, cat³su paccayesu katarapaccayena upaness±mi, bhante”ti. P±c²nadv±re saªghassa vasanaµµh±na½ k±tu½ te yutta½ vis±kheti “yutta½, bhante”ti vis±kh± tuµµham±nas± navakoµ²hi bh³mimeva gaºhi. Apar±hi navakoµ²hi vih±ra½ k±tu½ ±rabhi.
Athekadivasa½ satth± pacc³sasamaye loka½ volokento devalok± cavitv± bhaddiyanagare seµµhikule nibbattassa bhaddiyassa n±ma seµµhiputtassa upanissayasampatti½ disv± an±thapiº¹ikassa gehe bhattakicca½ katv± uttaradv±r±bhimukho ahosi. Pakatiy± hi satth± vis±kh±ya gehe bhikkha½ gaºhitv± dakkhiºadv±rena nikkhamitv± jetavane vasati. An±thapiº¹ikassa gehe bhikkha½ gahetv± p±c²nadv±rena nikkhamitv± pubb±r±me vasati. Uttaradv±ra½ sandh±ya gacchanta½yeva bhagavanta½ disv±, “c±rika½ pakkamissat²”ti j±nanti. Vis±kh±pi ta½ divasa½ “satth± uttaradv±r±bhimukho gato”ti sutv± vegena gantv± vanditv± ±ha– “c±rika½ gantuk±mattha, bhante”ti? “¾ma, vis±khe”ti. “Bhante, ettaka½ dhana½ pariccajitv± tumh±ka½ vih±ra½ k±remi, nivattatha, bhante”ti. “Anivattagamana½ ida½ vis±khe”ti. S± “addh± hetusampanna½ kañci passissati bhagav±”ti cintetv±, “tena hi, bhante, mayha½ kat±katavij±nanaka½ eka½ bhikkhu½ nivattetv± gacchath±”ti ±ha. “Ya½ ruccasi, tassa patta½ gaºha vis±khe”ti ±ha. S± kiñc±pi ±nandatthera½ piy±yati, “mah±moggall±natthero iddhim±, eta½ me niss±ya kamma½ lahu½ nipphajjissat²”ti pana cintetv± therassa patta½ gaºhi. Thero satth±ra½ olokesi. Satth± “tava pariv±re pañcasate bhikkh³ gahetv± nivatta moggall±n±”ti ±ha. So tath± ak±si. Tass±nubh±vena paññ±sasaµµhiyojan±nipi rukkhatth±ya ca p±s±ºatth±ya ca gat± manuss± mahante mahante rukkhe ca p±s±ºe ca gahetv± ta½ divasameva ±gacchanti, neva sakaµe rukkhap±s±ºe ±ropent± kilamanti, na akkho bhijjati. Na cirasseva dvebh³mika½ p±s±da½ kari½su. Heµµh±bh³miya½ pañca gabbhasat±ni, uparibh³miya½ pañca gabbhasat±n²ti gabbhasahassapaµimaº¹ito p±s±do ahosi. Aµµhakar²se parisuddhe bh³mibh±ge p±s±da½ k±r±pesi, “suddhap±s±do pana na sobhat²”ti ta½ pariv±retv± pañca padh±navettagehasat±ni, pañca c³¼ap±s±dasat±ni, pañca d²gham±¼akasat±ni k±r±pesi.
Atha satth± navahi m±sehi c±rika½ caritv± puna s±vatthi½ agam±si. Vis±kh±yapi p±s±de kamma½ navahi m±sehi niµµhita½. P±s±dak³µa½ ghanakoµµitarattasuvaººeneva saµµhi-udakaghaµagaºhanaka½ k±r±pesi. “Satth± jetavanavih±ra½ gacchat²”ti ca sutv± paccuggamana½ katv± satth±ra½ attano vih±ra½ netv± paµiñña½ gaºhi, “bhante, ima½ catum±sa½ bhikkhusaªgha½ gahetv± idheva vasatha, p±s±damaha½ kariss±m²”ti. Satth± adhiv±sesi. S± tato paµµh±ya buddhappamukhassa bhikkhusaªghassa vih±re eva d±na½ deti. Athass± ek± sah±yik± satasahassagghanaka½ eka½ vattha½ ±d±ya ±gantv±, “sah±yike aha½ ima½ vattha½ tava p±s±de bh³mattharaºasaªkhepena attharituk±m±, attharaºaµµh±na½ me ±cikkhath±”ti ±ha. “S±dhu sah±yike, sace ty±ha½ ‘ok±so natth²’ti vakkh±mi, tva½ ‘me ok±sa½ ad±tuk±m±’ti maññissasi, sayameva p±s±dassa dve bh³miyo gabbhasahassañca oloketv± attharaºaµµh±na½ j±n±h²”ti ±ha. S± satasahassagghanaka½ vattha½ gahetv± tattha tattha vicarant² tato appataram³la½ vattha½ adisv± “n±ha½ imasmi½ p±s±de puññabh±ga½ labh±m²”ti domanassappatt± ekasmi½ µh±ne rodant² aµµh±si. Atha na½ ±nandatthero disv±, “kasm± rodas²”ti pucchi. S± tamattha½ ±rocesi. Thero “m± cintayi, aha½ te attharaºaµµh±na½ ±cikkhiss±m²”ti vatv±, “sop±nap±dam³le p±dadhovanaµµh±ne ima½ p±dapuñchanaka½ katv± atthar±hi, bhikkh³ p±de dhovitv± paµhama½ ettha p±da½ puñchitv± anto pavisissanti, eva½ te mahapphala½ bhavissat²”ti ±ha. Vis±kh±ya kireta½ asallakkhitaµµh±na½.
Vis±kh± catt±ro m±se antovih±re buddhappamukhassa bhikkhusaªghassa d±na½ ad±si, avas±nadivase bhikkhusaªghassa c²varas±µake ad±si. Saªghanavakena laddhac²varas±µak± sahassagghanak± honti. Sabbesa½ patt±ni p³retv± bhesajja½ ad±si. D±naparicc±ge nava koµiyo agama½su. Iti vih±rassa bh³miggahaºe nava koµiyo, vih±rassa k±r±pane nava, vih±ramahe nav±ti sabb±pi sattav²sati koµiyo s± buddhas±sane pariccaji. Itthibh±ve µhatv± micch±diµµhikassa gehe vasam±n±ya evar³po mah±paricc±go n±ma aññiss± natthi. S± vih±ramahassa niµµhitadivase va¹¹ham±nakacch±y±ya puttanattapanattaparivut± “ya½ ya½ may± pubbe patthita½, sabbameva matthaka½ pattan”ti p±s±da½ anupariy±yant² pañcahi g±th±hi madhurasaddena ima½ ud±na½ ud±nesi–
“Kad±ha½ p±s±da½ ramma½, sudh±mattikalepana½;
vih±rad±na½ dass±mi, saªkappo mayha p³rito.
“Kad±ha½ mañcap²µhañca, bhisibimbohan±ni ca;
sen±sanabhaº¹a½ dass±mi, saªkappo mayha p³rito.
“Kad±ha½ sal±kabhatta½, suci½ ma½s³pasecana½;
bhojanad±na½ dass±mi, saªkappo mayha p³rito.
“Kad±ha½ k±sika½ vattha½, khomakapp±sik±ni ca;
c²varad±na½ dass±mi, saªkappo mayha p³rito.
“Kad±ha½ sappinavan²ta½, madhutelañca ph±ºita½;
bhesajjad±na½ dass±mi, saªkappo mayha p³rito”ti.
Bhikkh³ tass± sadda½ sutv± satthu ±rocayi½su– “bhante, amhehi ettake addh±ne vis±kh±ya g±yana½ n±ma na diµµhapubba½, s± ajja puttanattapanattaparivut± g±yam±n± p±s±da½ anupariy±yati, ki½ nu khvass± pitta½ v± kupita½, ud±hu ummattik± j±t±”ti? Satth± “na, bhikkhave, mayha½ dh²t± g±yati, attano panass± ajjh±sayo paripuººo, s± ‘patthitapatthan± me matthaka½ patt±’ti tuµµham±nas± ud±na½ ud±nent² vicarat²”ti vatv± “kad± pana, bhante, t±ya patthan± patthit±”ti? “Suºissatha, bhikkhave”ti. “Suºiss±ma, bhante”ti vutte at²ta½ ±hari–
“At²te bhikkhave, ito kappasatasahassamatthake padumuttaro n±ma buddho loke nibbatti. Tassa vassasatasahassa½ ±yu ahosi, kh²º±sav±na½ satasahassapariv±ro, nagara½ ha½savat² n±ma, pit± sunando n±ma r±j±, m±t± suj±t± n±ma dev², tassa agga-upaµµh±yik± ek± up±sik± aµµha vare y±citv± m±tuµµh±ne µhatv± satth±ra½ cat³hi paccayehi paµijaggant² s±ya½p±ta½ upaµµh±na½ gacchati. Tass± ek± sah±yik± t±ya saddhi½ vih±ra½ nibaddha½ gacchati. S± tass± satth±r± saddhi½ viss±sena kathanañca vallabhabh±vañca disv±, ‘ki½ nu kho katv± eva½ buddh±na½ vallat± hot²’ti cintetv± satth±ra½ pucchi– ‘bhante, es± itth² tumh±ka½ ki½ hot²”’ti? “Upaµµh±yik±na½ agg±”ti. “Bhante, ki½ katv± upaµµh±yik±na½ agg± hot²”ti? “Kappasatasahassa½ patthana½ patthetv±”ti. “Id±ni patthetv± laddhu½ sakk±, bhante”ti. “¾ma, sakk±”ti. “Tena hi, bhante, bhikkhusatasahassena saddhi½ satt±ha½ mayha½ bhikkha½ gaºhath±”ti ±ha. Satth± adhiv±sesi. S± satt±ha½ d±na½ datv± os±nadivase c²varas±µake datv± satth±ra½ vanditv± p±dam³le nipajjitv±, “bhante, n±ha½ imassa d±nassa phalena devissariy±d²na½ aññatara½ patthemi, tumh±disassa panekassa buddhassa santike aµµha vare labhitv± m±tuµµh±ne µhatv± cat³hi paccayehi paµijaggitu½ samatth±na½ agg± bhaveyyan”ti patthana½ paµµhapesi. Satth± “samijjhissati nu kho imiss± patthan±”ti an±gata½ ±vajjento kappasatasahassa½ oloketv± “kappasatasahassapariyos±ne gotamo n±ma buddho uppajjissati, tad± tva½ vis±kh± n±ma up±sik± hutv± tassa santike aµµha vare labhitv± m±tuµµh±ne µhatv± cat³hi paccayehi paµijaggant²na½ upaµµh±yik±na½ agg± bhavissas²”ti ±ha. Tass± s± sampatti sveva laddhabb± viya ahosi.
S± y±vat±yuka½ puñña½ katv± tato cut± devaloke nibbattitv± devamanussesu sa½sarant² kassapasamm±sambuddhak±le kikissa k±sirañño sattanna½ dh²t±na½ kaniµµh± saªghad±s² n±ma hutv± parakula½ agantv± t±hi jeµµhabhagin²hi saddhi½ d²gharatta½ d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± kassapasamm±sambuddhassa p±dam³lepi “an±gate tumh±disassa buddhassa m±tuµµh±ne µhatv± catupaccayad±yik±na½ agg± bhaveyyan”ti patthana½ ak±si. S± tato paµµh±ya pana devamanussesu sa½sarant² imasmi½ attabh±ve meº¹akaseµµhiputtassa dhanañcayaseµµhino dh²t± hutv± nibbatt±. Mayha½ s±sane bah³ni puññ±ni ak±si. Iti kho, bhikkhave, “na mayha½ dh²t± g±yati, patthitapatthan±ya pana nipphatti½ disv± ud±na½ ud±net²”ti vatv± satth± dhamma½ desento, “bhikkhave, yath± n±ma cheko m±l±k±ro n±n±pupph±na½ mahanta½ r±si½ katv± n±nappak±re m±l±guºe karoti, evameva vis±kh±ya n±nappak±r±ni puññ±ni k±tu½ citta½ namat²”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
53. “Yath±pi pupphar±simh±, kayir± m±l±guºe bah³;
eva½ j±tena maccena, kattabba½ kusala½ bahun”ti.
Tattha pupphar±simh±ti n±nappak±r±na½ pupph±na½ r±simh±. Kayir±ti kareyya. M±l±guºe bah³ti ekato vaºµikam±l±dibhed± n±nappak±r± m±l±vikatiyo. Maccen±ti maritabbasabh±vat±ya “macco”ti laddhan±mena sattena c²varad±n±dibheda½ bahu½ kusala½ kattabba½. Tattha pupphar±siggahaºa½ bahupupphadassanattha½. Sace hi app±ni pupph±ni honti, m±l±k±ro ca cheko neva bah³ m±l±guºe k±tu½ sakkoti, acheko pana appesu bah³supi pupphesu na sakkotiyeva. Bah³su pana pupphesu sati cheko m±l±k±ro dakkho kusalo bah³ m±l±guºe karoti, evameva sace ekaccassa saddh± mand± hoti, bhog± ca bah³ sa½vijjanti, neva sakkoti bah³ni kusal±ni k±tu½, mand±ya ca pana saddh±ya mandesu ca pana bhogesu na sakkoti. U¼±r±ya ca pana saddh±ya mandesu ca bhogesu na sakkotiyeva. U¼±r±ya ca pana saddh±ya u¼±resu ca bhogesu sati sakkoti. Tath±r³p± ca vis±kh± up±sik±. Ta½ sandh±yeta½ vutta½– “yath±pi…pe… kattabba½ kusala½ bahun”ti.
Desan±vas±ne bah³ sot±pann±dayo ahesu½. Mah±janassa s±tthik± dhammadesan± j±t±ti.

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