7. Sattaputtakh±dakapetivatthuvaººan±

Nagg± dubbaººar³p±s²ti ida½ satthari s±vatthiya½ viharante sattaputtakh±dakapeti½ ±rabbha vutta½. S±vatthiy± kira avid³re aññatarasmi½ g±make aññatarassa up±sakassa dve putt± ahesu½– paµhamavaye µhit± r³pasampann± s²l±c±rena samann±gat±. Tesa½ m±t± “puttavat² ahan”ti puttabalena bhatt±ra½ atimaññati. So bhariy±ya avam±nito nibbinnam±naso añña½ kañña½ ±nesi. S± nacirasseva gabbhin² ahosi. Athassa jeµµhabhariy± iss±pakat± aññatara½ vejja½ ±misena upal±petv± tena tass± tem±sika½ gabbha½ p±tesi. Atha s± ñ±t²hi ca bhatt±r± ca “tay± imiss± gabbho p±tito”ti puµµh± “n±ha½ p±tem²”ti mus± vatv± tehi asaddahantehi “sapatha½ karoh²”ti vutt± “s±ya½ p±ta½ satta satta putte vij±yitv± puttama½s±ni kh±d±mi, nicca½ duggandh± ca makkhik±parikiºº± ca bhaveyyan”ti sapatha½ ak±si.
S± aparena samayena k±la½ katv± tassa gabbhap±tanassa mus±v±dassa ca phaleneva petayoniya½ nibbattitv± puttanayena puttama½s±ni kh±dant² tasseva g±massa avid³re vicarati. Tena ca samayena sambahul± ther± g±mak±v±se vutthavass± bhagavanta½ dassan±ya s±vatthi½ ±gacchant± tassa g±massa avid³re ekasmi½ padese rattiya½ v±sa½ kappesu½. Atha s± pet² tesa½ ther±na½ att±na½ dassesi. Ta½ mah±thero g±th±ya pucchi–
35. “Nagg± dubbaººar³p±si, duggandh± p³ti v±yasi;
makkhik±hi parikiºº±, k± nu tva½ idha tiµµhas²”ti.
S± therena puµµh± t²hi g±th±hi paµivacana½ ad±si–
36. “Aha½ bhadante pet²mhi, duggat± yamalokik±;
p±pakamma½ karitv±na, petaloka½ ito gat±.
37. “K±lena satta putt±ni, s±ya½ satta pun±pare;
vij±yitv±na kh±d±mi, tepi n± honti me ala½.
38. “Pari¹ayhati dh³m±yati, khud±ya hadaya½ mama;
nibbuti½ n±dhigacch±mi, aggida¹¹h±va ±tape”ti.
38. Tattha nibbutinti khuppip±s±dukkhassa v³pasama½. N±dhigacch±m²ti na labh±mi. Aggida¹¹h±va ±tapeti ati-uºha-±tape aggin± ¹ayham±n± viya nibbuti½ n±dhigacch±m²ti yojan±.
Ta½ sutv± mah±thero t±ya katakamma½ pucchanto–
39. “Ki½ nu k±yena v±c±ya, manas± dukkaµa½ kata½;
kissakammavip±kena, puttama½s±ni kh±das²”ti.– G±tham±ha.
Atha s± pet² attano petalok³papattiñca puttama½sakh±danak±raºañca kathent²–
40. “Ah³ mayha½ duve putt±, ubho sampattayobban±;
s±ha½ puttabal³pet±, s±mika½ atimaññisa½.
41. “Tato me s±miko kuddho, sapati½ mayham±nayi;
s± ca gabbha½ alabhittha, tass± p±pa½ acetayi½.
42. “S±ha½ paduµµhamanas±, akari½ gabbhap±tana½;
tassa tem±siko gabbho, p³tilohitako pati.
43. “Tadass± m±t± kupit±, mayha½ ñ±t² sam±nayi;
sapathañca ma½ k±resi, paribh±s±pay² ca ma½.
44. “S±ha½ ghorañca sapatha½, mus±v±da½ abh±sisa½;
‘puttama½s±ni kh±d±mi, sace ta½ pakata½ may±’.
45. “Tassa kammassa vip±kena, mus±v±dassa c³bhaya½;
puttama½s±ni kh±d±mi, pubbalohitamakkhit±”ti.– Im± g±th± abh±si.
40-45. Tattha puttabal³pet±ti puttabalena upet±, putt±na½ vasena laddhabal±. Atimaññisanti atikkamitv± maññi½ avamaññi½. P³tilohitako pat²ti kuºapalohita½ hutv± gabbho paripati. Sesa½ sabba½ anantarasadisameva. Tattha aµµha ther±, idha sambahul±. Tattha pañca putt±, idha satt±ti ayameva visesoti.

Sattaputtakh±dakapetivatthuvaºº±n± niµµhit±.