2. Vakkalitthera-apad±navaººan±

Dutiy±pad±ne ito satasahassamh²ti-±dika½ ±yasmato vakkalittherassa apad±na½. Ayampi thero purimajinavaresu kat±dhik±ro tattha tattha bhave vivaµµ³panissay±ni puññ±ni upacinanto padumuttarassa bhagavato k±le ha½savat²nagare kulagehe nibbatto viññuta½ patto satthu santika½ gacchantehi up±sakehi saddhi½ vih±ra½ gantv± parisapariyante µhito dhamma½ suºanto satth±r± eka½ bhikkhu½ saddh±dhimutt±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapita½ disv± sayampi ta½ µh±nantara½ patthento satt±ha½ buddhappamukhassa bhikkhusaªghassa mah±d±na½ datv± paºidh±na½ ak±si. Satth± tassa anantar±ya½ disv± by±kari.
So y±vaj²va½ kusala½ katv± devamanussesu sa½saranto amh±ka½ bhagavato k±le s±vatthiya½ br±hmaºakule nibbatti, tassa vakkal²ti n±ma½ kari½su. Tattha kal²ti apar±dhatilak±¼ak±didosassa adhivacana½. Niddhantasuvaººapiº¹asadisat±ya apagato byapagato kali doso ass±ti va-k±r±gama½ katv± vakkal²ti vuccati. So vuddhippatto tayo vede uggaºhitv± br±hmaºasippesu nipphatti½ gato, satth±ra½ disv± r³pak±yasampattidassanena atitto satth±r± saddhi½yeva vicarati. “Ag±ramajjhe vasanto niccak±la½ satthu dassana½ na labhiss±m²”ti satthu santike pabbajitv± µhapetv± bhojanak±la½ sar²rakiccak±lañca sesak±le yattha µhitena sakk± dasabala½ passitu½, tattha µhito añña½ kicca½ pah±ya bhagavanta½ olokentoyeva viharati. Satth± tassa ñ±ºaparip±ka½ ±gamento bahuk±la½ tasmi½ r³padassaneneva vicarante kiñci avatv± punekadivasa½– “ki½ te, vakkali, imin± p³tik±yena diµµhena? Yo kho, vakkali, dhamma½ passati, so ma½ passati; yo ma½ passati, so dhamma½ passati. Dhammañhi, vakkali, passanto ma½ passat²”ti (sa½. ni. 3.87) ±ha. Satthari eva½ vadantepi thero satthu dassana½ pah±ya aññattha gantu½ na sakkoti. Tato satth±, “n±ya½ bhikkhu sa½vega½ alabhitv± bujjhissat²”ti vass³pan±yikadivase– “apehi, vakkal²”ti thera½ paº±mesi. So satth±r± paº±mito satthu sammukhe µh±tu½ asakkonto– “ki½ mayha½ j²vitena, yoha½ satth±ra½ daµµhu½ na labh±m²”ti gijjhak³µe pabbate pap±taµµh±na½ abhiruhi? Satth± tassa ta½ pavatti½ ñatv±– “aya½ bhikkhu mama santik± ass±sa½ alabhanto maggaphal±na½ upanissaya½ n±seyy±”ti att±na½ dassetv± obh±sa½ vissajjento–
“P±mojjabahulo bhikkhu, pasanno buddhas±sane;
adhigacche pada½ santa½, saªkh±r³pasama½ sukhan”ti. (Dha. pa. 381)–

G±tha½ vatv± “ehi, vakkal²”ti (dha. pa. aµµha. 2.381) hattha½ pas±resi. Thero “dasabalo me diµµho, ‘eh²’ti avh±yanampi laddhan”ti balavap²tisomanassa½ upp±detv± “kuto gacch±m²”ti attano gamanabh±va½ aj±nitv±va satthu sammukhe ±k±se pakkhanditv± paµhamena p±dena pabbate µhitoyeva satth±r± vuttag±th±yo ±vajjento ±k±seyeva p²ti½ vikkhambhetv± saha paµisambhid±hi arahatta½ p±puº²ti aªguttaraµµhakath±ya½ (a. ni. aµµha. 1.1.208) dhammapadavaººan±yañca (dha. pa. aµµha. 2.381 vakkalittheravatthu) ±gata½.

Idha pana eva½ veditabba½– “ki½ te, vakkal²”ti-±din± satth±r± ovadito gijjhak³µe viharanto vipassana½ paµµhapesi, tassa saddh±ya balavabh±vato eva vipassan± v²thi½ na otarati? Bhagav± ta½ ñatv± kammaµµh±na½ sodhetv± ad±si. So puna vipassana½ matthaka½ p±petu½ n±sakkhiyeva. Athassa ±h±ravekallena v±t±b±dho uppajji, ta½ v±t±b±dhena p²¼iyam±na½ ñatv± bhagav± tattha gantv± pucchanto–
“V±tarog±bhin²to tva½, vihara½ k±nane vane;
paviddhagocare l³khe, katha½ bhikkhu karissas²”ti. (Therag±. 350)–

¾ha. Ta½ sutv± thero–

“P²tisukhena vipulena, pharam±no samussaya½;
l³khampi abhisambhonto, vihariss±mi k±nane.
“Bh±vento satipaµµh±ne, indriy±ni bal±ni ca;
bojjhaªg±ni ca bh±vento, vihariss±mi k±nane.
“¾raddhav²riye pahitatte, nicca½ da¼haparakkame;
samagge sahite disv±, vihariss±mi k±nane.
“Anussaranto sambuddha½, agga½ danta½ sam±hita½;
atandito rattindiva½, vihariss±mi k±nane”ti. (Therag±. 351-354)–

Catasso g±th±yo abh±si. T±sa½ attho therag±th±vaººan±ya½ (therag±. aµµha. 2.351-354) vuttoyeva. Eva½ thero vipassana½ ussukk±petv± arahatta½ p±puºi.

28. So arahatta½ patv± attano pubbakamma½ saritv± somanassaj±to pubbacarit±pad±na½ pak±sento ito satasahassamh²ti-±dim±ha. Tattha itoti kakusandh±d²na½ uppannabhaddakappato heµµh± kappasatasahassamatthaketi attho.
29. Padum±k±ravadanoti supupphitapadumasassir²kamukho. Padumapattakkhoti setapadumapupphapaººasadisa-akkh²ti attho.
30. Padumuttaragandhov±ti padumagandhamukhoti attho.
31. Andh±na½ nayan³pamoti cakkhuvirahit±na½ satt±na½ nayanasadiso, dhammadesan±ya sabbasatt±na½ paññ±cakkh±dicakkhud±yakoti attho. Santavesoti santasabh±vo santa-iriy±patho. Guºanidh²ti guº±na½ nidhi, sabbaguºagaº±na½ nidh±naµµh±nabh³toti attho. Karuº±mati-±karoti s±dh³na½ cittakampanasaªkh±t±ya karuº±ya ca atth±natthaminanaparicchinnamatiy± ca ±karo ±dh±rabh³to.
32. Brahm±surasuraccitoti brahmehi ca asurehi ca devehi ca accito p³jitoti attho.
33. Madhurena rutena c±ti karav²karutamadhurena saddena sakala½ jana½ rañjayant²ti sambandho. Santhav² s±vaka½ sakanti attano s±vaka½ madhuradhammadesan±ya santhav², thuti½ ak±s²ti attho.
34. Saddh±dhimuttoti saddahanasaddh±ya s±sane adhimutto patiµµhitoti attho. Mama dassanal±lasoti mayha½ dassane by±vaµo tapparo.
35. Ta½ µh±namabhirocayinti ta½ saddh±dhimuttaµµh±nantara½ abhirocayi½, icchi½ patthesinti attho.
40. P²tamaµµhaniv±sananti siliµµhasuvaººavaººavatthe nivatthanti attho. Hemayaññopacitaªganti suvaººap±maªgalaggitagattanti attho.
47-48. Non²tasukhum±la½ manti navan²tamiva mudutaluºahatthap±da½. J±tapallavakomalanti asokapallavapattakomalamiva mudukanti attho. Pis±c²bhayatajjit±ti tad± eva½bh³ta½ kum±ra½ ma½ aññ± pis±c² ek± rakkhas² bhayena tajjesi bhi½s±pes²ti attho. Tad± mahesissa samm±sambuddhassa p±dam³le ma½ s±yesu½ nipajj±pesu½. D²nam±nas± bh²tacitt± mama m±t±pitaro ima½ d±raka½ te dad±ma, imassa saraºa½ patiµµh± hotu n±tha n±yak±ti sambandho.
49. Tad± paµiggahi so manti so bhagav± tad± tasmi½ mama m±tuy± dinnak±le j±lin± j±layuttena saªkh±lakena cakkalakkhaº±d²hi lakkhitena mudukomalap±ºin± mudukena visuddhena hatthatalena ma½ aggahes²ti attho.
52. Sabbap±ramisambh³tanti sabbehi d±nap±ramit±d²hi sambh³ta½ j±ta½. N²lakkhinayana½ vara½ puññasambh±raja½ uttaman²la-akkhivanta½. Sabbasubh±kiººa½ sabbena subhena vaººena saºµh±nena ±kiººa½ gahan²bh³ta½ r³pa½ bhagavato hatthap±das²s±dir³pa½ disv±ti attho, titti½ apatto vihar±mi ahanti sambandho.
61. Tad± ma½ caraºantagoti tasmi½ mayha½ arahatta½ pattak±le s²l±dipannarasanna½ caraºadhamm±na½ antago, pariyos±nappatto parip³rak±r²ti attho. “Maraºantago”tipi p±µho. Tassa maraºassa anta½ nibb±na½ pattoti attho. Saddh±dhimutt±na½ agga½ paññapes²ti sambandho. Atha satth± bhikkhusaªghamajjhe nisinno “etadagga½, bhikkhave, mama s±vak±na½ saddh±dhimutt±na½ yadida½, vakkal²”ti (a. ni. 1.198, 208) ma½ etadaggaµµh±ne µhapes²ti vutta½ hoti. Sesa½ suviññeyyamev±ti.

Vakkalitthera-apad±navaººan± samatt±.