4. Nand±petivatthuvaººan±

K±¼² dubbaººar³p±s²ti ida½ satthari jetavane viharante nanda½ n±ma peti½ ±rabbha vutta½. S±vatthiy± kira avid³re aññatarasmi½ g±make nandiseno n±ma up±sako ahosi saddho pasanno. Bhariy± panassa nand± n±ma assaddh± appasann± maccharin² caº¹² pharusavacan± s±mike ag±rav± aggatiss± sassu½ coriv±dena akkosati paribh±sati. S± aparena samayena k±la½ katv± petayoniya½ nibbattitv± tasseva g±massa avid³re vicarant² ekadivasa½ nandisenassa up±sakassa g±mato nikkhamantassa avid³re att±na½ dassesi. So ta½ disv±–
168. “K±¼² dubbaººar³p±si, pharus± bh²rudassan±;
piªgal±si ka¼±r±si, na ta½ maññ±mi m±nusin”ti.–

G±th±ya ajjhabh±si. Tattha k±¼²ti k±¼avaºº±, jh±maªg±rasadiso hiss± vaººo ahosi. Pharus±ti kharagatt±. Bh²rudassan±ti bhay±nakadassan± sappaµibhay±k±r±. “Bh±rudassan±”ti v± p±µho, bh±riyadassan±, dubbaººat±din± duddasik±ti attho. Piªgal±ti piªgalalocan±. Ka¼±r±ti ka¼±radant±. Na ta½ maññ±mi m±nusinti aha½ ta½ m±nusinti na maññ±mi, petimeva ca ta½ maññ±m²ti adhipp±yo. Ta½ sutv± pet² att±na½ pak±sent²–

169. “Aha½ nand± nandisena, bhariy± te pure ahu½;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±”ti.–

G±tham±ha Tattha aha½ nand± nandisen±ti s±mi nandisena aha½ nand± n±ma. Bhariy± te pure ahunti purimaj±tiya½ tuyha½ bhariy± ahosi½. Ito para½–

170. “Ki½ nu k±yena v±c±ya, manas± dukkaµa½ kata½;
kissa kammavip±kena, petaloka½ ito gat±”ti.–

Tassa up±sakassa pucch±. Athassa s±–

171. “Caº¹² ca pharus± c±si½, tayi c±pi ag±rav±;
t±ha½ durutta½ vatv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±”ti.–

Vissajjesi. Puna so–

172. “Handuttar²ya½ dad±mi te, ima½ dussa½ niv±saya;
ima½ dussa½ niv±setv±, ehi ness±mi ta½ ghara½.
173. “Vatthañca annap±nañca, lacchasi tva½ ghara½ gat±;
putte ca te passissasi, suºis±yo ca dakkhas²”ti.– Athassa s±–
174. “Hatthena hatthe te dinna½, na mayha½ upakappati;
bhikkh³ ca s²lasampanne, v²tar±ge bahussute.
175. “Tappehi annap±nena, mama dakkhiºam±disa;
tad±ha½ sukhit± hessa½, sabbak±masamiddhin²”ti.–

Dve g±th± abh±si. Tato–

176. “S±dh³ti so paµissutv±, d±na½ vipulam±kiri;
anna½ p±na½ kh±dan²ya½, vatthasen±san±ni ca;
chatta½ gandhañca m±lañca, vividh± ca up±han±.
177. “Bhikkh³ ca s²lasampanne, v²tar±ge bahussute;
tappetv± annap±nena, tass± dakkhiºam±dis².
178. “Samanantar±nuddiµµhe vip±ko udapajjatha;
bhojanacch±danap±n²ya½, dakkhiº±ya ida½ phala½.
179. “Tato suddh± sucivasan±, k±sikuttamadh±rin²;
vicittavatth±bharaº±, s±mika½ upasaªkam²”ti.–

Catasso g±th± saªg²tik±rehi vutt±. Tato para½–

180. “Abhikkantena vaººena, y± tva½ tiµµhasi devate;
obh±sent² dis± sabb±, osadh² viya t±rak±.
181. “Kena tet±diso vaººo, kena te idha mijjhati;
uppajjanti ca te bhog±, ye keci manaso piy±.
182. “Pucch±mi ta½ devi mah±nubh±ve, manussabh³t± kimak±si puñña½;
ken±si eva½ jalit±nubh±v±, vaººo ca te sabbadis± pabh±sat²”ti.
183. “Aha½ nand± nandisena, bhariy± te pure ahu½;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±.
184. “Tava dinnena d±nena, mod±mi akutobhay±;
cira½ j²va gahapati, saha sabbehi ñ±tibhi.
Asoka½ viraja½ khema½, ±v±sa½ vasavattina½.
185. “Idha dhamma½ caritv±na, d±na½ datv± gahapati;
vineyya maccheramala½ sam³la½, anindito saggamupehi µh±nan”ti.–

Up±sakassa ca petiy± ca vacanapaµivacanag±th±.

176. Tattha d±na½ vipulam±kir²ti ukkhiºeyyakhette deyyadhammab²ja½ vippakiranto viya mah±d±na½ pavattesi. Sesa½ anantaravatthusadisameva.
Eva½ s± attano dibbasampatti½ tass± ca k±raºa½ nandisenassa vibh±vetv± attano vasanaµµh±nameva gat±. Up±sako ta½ pavatti½ bhikkh³na½ ±rocesi bhikkh³ bhagavato ±rocesu½. Bhagav± tamattha½ aµµhuppatti½ katv± sampattaparis±ya dhamma½ desesi. S± desan± mah±janassa s±tthik± ahos²ti.

Nand±petivatthuvaººan± niµµhit±.