7. Dvidh±pathasutta½

77. Eva½ me suta½– eka½ samaya½ bhagav± kosalesu addh±namaggapaµipanno hoti ±yasmat± n±gasam±lena pacch±samaºena. Addas± kho ±yasm± n±gasam±lo antar±magge dvidh±patha½ [dvedh±patha½ (s².)]. Disv±na bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “aya½, bhante, bhagav± pantho; imin± gacch±m±”ti. Eva½ vutte, bhagav± ±yasmanta½ n±gasam±la½ etadavoca– “aya½, n±gasam±la, pantho; imin± gacch±m±”ti.
Dutiyampi…pe… tatiyampi kho ±yasm± n±gasam±lo bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “aya½, bhante, bhagav± pantho; imin± gacch±m±”ti Tatiyampi kho bhagav± ±yasmanta½ n±gasam±la½ etadavoca– “aya½, n±gasam±la, pantho; imin± gacch±m±”ti. Atha kho ±yasm± n±gasam±lo bhagavato pattac²vara½ tattheva cham±ya½ nikkhipitv± pakk±mi– “ida½, bhante, bhagavato pattac²varan”ti.
Atha kho ±yasmato n±gasam±lassa tena panthena gacchantassa antar±magge cor± nikkhamitv± hatthehi ca p±dehi ca ±koµesu½ pattañca bhindi½su saªgh±µiñca vipph±lesu½. Atha kho ±yasm± n±gasam±lo bhinnena pattena vipph±lit±ya saªgh±µiy± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinno kho ±yasm± n±gasam±lo bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “idha mayha½, bhante, tena panthena gacchantassa antar±magge cor± nikkhamitv± hatthehi ca p±dehi ca ±koµesu½, pattañca bhindi½su, saªgh±µiñca vipph±lesun”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ ima½ ud±na½ ud±nesi–
“Saddhi½ caramekato vasa½,
misso aññajanena vedag³;
vidv± pajah±ti p±paka½,
koñco kh²rapakova ninnagan”ti. Sattama½.