6. Seriº²petivatthuvaººan±

Nagg± dubbaººar³p±s²ti ida½ satthari jetavane viharante seriº²peti½ ±rabbha vutta½. Kururaµµhe kira hatthinipure seriº² n±ma ek± r³p³paj²vin² ahosi. Tattha ca uposathakaraºatth±ya tato tato bhikkh³ sannipati½su. Puna mah±bhikkhusannip±to ahosi. Ta½ disv± manuss± tilataº¹ul±di½ sappinavan²tamadhu-±diñca bahu½ d±n³pakaraºa½ sajjetv± mah±d±na½ pavattesu½. Tena ca samayena s± gaºik± assaddh± appasann± maccheramalapariyuµµhitacitt± tehi manussehi “ehi t±va ida½ d±na½ anumod±h²”ti uss±hit±pi “ki½ tena muº¹ak±na½ samaº±na½ dinnen±”ti appas±dameva nesa½ sampavedesi, kuto appamattakassa paricc±go.
S± aparena samayena k±la½ katv± aññatarassa paccantanagarassa parikh±piµµhe pet² hutv± nibbatti. Atha hatthinipurav±s² aññataro up±sako vaºijj±ya ta½ nagara½ gantv± rattiy± pacc³sasamaye parikh±piµµha½ gato t±disena payojanena. S± tattha ta½ disv± sañj±nitv± nagg± aµµhittacamatt±vasesasar²r± ativiya b²bhacchadassan± avid³re µhatv± att±na½ dassesi. So ta½ disv±–
464. “Nagg± dubbaººar³p±si, kis± dhamanisanthat±;
upph±sulike kisike, k± nu tva½ idha tiµµhas²”ti.–

G±th±ya pucchi. S±pissa–

465. “Aha½ bhadante pet²mhi, duggat± yamalokik±;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±”ti.–

G±th±ya att±na½ pak±sesi. Puna tena–

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

G±th±ya katakamma½ pucchit±–

467. “An±vaµesu titthesu, vicini½ a¹¹ham±saka½;
santesu deyyadhammesu, d²pa½ n±k±simattano.
468. “Nadi½ upemi tasit±, rittak± parivattati;
ch±ya½ upemi uºhesu, ±tapo parivattati.
469. “Aggivaººo ca me v±to, ¹ahanto upav±yati;
etañca bhante arah±mi, aññañca p±paka½ tato.
470. “Gantv±na hatthini½ pura½, vajjesi mayha m±tara½;
‘dh²t± ca te may± diµµh±, duggat± yamalokik±;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±’.
471. “Atthi me ettha nikkhitta½, anakkh±tañca ta½ may±;
catt±ri satasahass±ni, pallaªkassa ca heµµhato.
472. “Tato me d±na½ dadatu, tass± ca hotu j²vik±;
d±na½ datv± ca me m±t±, dakkhiºa½ anudicchatu;
tad±ha½ sukhit± hessa½, sabbak±masamiddhin²”ti.–

Im±hi chahi g±th±hi attan± katakammañceva puna tena attano k±tabba½ atthañca ±cikkhi.

467. Tattha an±vaµesu titthes³ti kenaci aniv±ritesu nad²ta¼±k±d²na½ titthapadesesu, yattha manuss± nh±yanti, udakakicca½ karonti, t±disesu µh±nesu. Vicini½ a¹¹ham±sakanti “manussehi µhapetv± vissarita½ apin±mettha kiñci labheyyan”ti lobh±bhibh³t± a¹¹ham±sakamattampi vicini½ gavesi½. Atha v± an±vaµesu titthes³ti upasaªkamanena kenaci aniv±ritesu satt±na½ payog±sayasuddhiy± k±raºabh±vena titthabh³tesu samaºabr±hmaºesu vijjam±nesu. Vicini½ a¹¹ham±sakanti maccheramalapariyuµµhitacitt± kassaci kiñci adent² a¹¹ham±sakampi visesena cini½, na sañcini½ puñña½. Ten±ha “santesu deyyadhammesu, d²pa½ n±k±simattano”ti.
468. Tasit±ti pip±sit±. Rittak±ti k±kapeyy± sandam±n±pi nad² mama p±pakammena udakena ritt± tucch± v±likamatt± hutv± parivattati. Uºhes³ti uºhasamayesu. ¾tapo parivattat²ti ch±y±µµh±na½ mayi upagat±ya ±tapo sampajjati.
469-70. Aggivaººoti samphassena aggisadiso. Tena vutta½ “¹ahanto upav±yat²”ti. Etañca, bhante, arah±m²ti, bhanteti ta½ up±saka½ garuk±rena vadati. Bhante, etañca yath±vutta½ pip±s±didukkha½, aññañca tato p±paka½ d±ruºa½ dukkha½ anubhavitu½ arah±mi tajjassa p±passa katatt±ti adhipp±yo. Vajjes²ti vadeyy±si.
471-72. Ettha nikkhitta½, anakkh±tanti “ettaka½ ettha nikkhittan”ti an±cikkhita½. Id±ni tassa parim±ºa½ µhapitaµµh±nañca dassent² “catt±ri satasahass±ni, pallaªkassa ca heµµhato”ti ±ha. Tattha pallaªkass±ti pubbe attano sayanapallaªkassa. Tatoti nihitadhanato ekadesa½ gahetv± mama½ uddissa d±na½ detu. Tass±ti mayha½ m±tuy±.
Eva½ t±ya petiy± vutte so up±sako tass± vacana½ sampaµicchitv± tattha attano karaº²ya½ t²retv± hatthinipura½ gantv± tass± m±tuy± tamattha½ ±rocesi. Tamattha½ dassetu½–
473. S±dh³ti so paµissutv±, gantv±na hatthini½ pura½;
avoca tass± m±tara½–
“dh²t± ca te may± diµµh±, duggat± yamalokik±;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±.
474. “S± ma½ tattha sam±dapesi, vajjesi mayha m±tara½;
‘dh²t± ca te may± diµµh±, duggat± yamalokik±;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±.
475. “‘Atthi ca me ettha nikkhitta½, anakkh±tañca ta½ may±;
catt±ri satasahass±ni, pallaªkassa ca heµµhato.
476. “‘Tato me d±na½ dadatu, tass± ca hotu j²vik±;
d±na½ datv± ca me m±t±, dakkhiºa½ anudicchatu;
tad±ha½ sukhit± hessa½, sabbak±masamiddhin²’.
477. “Tato hi s± d±namad±, tass± dakkhiºam±dis²;
pet² ca sukhit± ±si, tass± c±si suj²vik±”ti.–

Saªg²tik±r± ±ha½su. T± suviññeyy±va.

Ta½ sutv± tass± m±t± bhikkhusaªghassa d±na½ datv± tass± ±disi. Tena s± paµiladdh³pakaraºasampattiya½ µhit± m±tu att±na½ dassetv± ta½ k±raºa½ ±cikkhi, m±t± bhikkh³na½ ±rocesi, bhikkh³ ta½ pavatti½ bhagavato ±rocesu½. Bhagav± tamattha½ aµµhuppatti½ katv± sampattaparis±ya dhamma½ desesi. S± desan± mah±janassa s±tthik± ahos²ti.

Seriº²petivatthuvaººan± niµµhit±.