[89] 9. Kuhakaj±takavaººan±

V±c±va kira te ±s²ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto eka½ kuhakabhikkhu½ ±rabbha kathesi. Kuhakavatthu udd±lakaj±take ±vi bhavissati.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente eka½ g±maka½ upaniss±ya eko k³µajaµilo kuhakat±paso vasati. Eko kuµumbiko tassa araññe paººas±la½ k±retv± tattha na½ v±sento attano gehe paº²t±h±rena paµijaggati. So ta½ k³µajaµila½ “s²lav± eso”ti saddahitv± corabhayena suvaººanikkhasata½ tassa paººas±la½ netv± bh³migata½ katv± “ida½ olokeyy±si, bhante”ti ±ha. Atha na½ t±paso “pabbajit±na½ n±ma, ±vuso, evar³pa½ kathetu½, na vaµµati, amh±ka½ pana parasantake lobho n±ma natth²”ti ±ha. So “s±dhu, bhante”ti tassa vacana½ saddahitv± pakk±mi. Duµµhat±paso “sakk± ettakena j²vitun”ti katip±ha½ atikkamitv± ta½ suvaººa½ gahetv± antar±magge ekasmi½ µh±ne µhapetv± ±gantv± paººas±l±yameva vasitv± punadivase tassa gehe bhattakicca½ katv± evam±ha “±vuso, maya½ tumhe niss±ya cira½ vasimha, aticira½ ekasmi½ µh±ne vasant±na½ manussehi saddhi½ sa½saggo hoti, sa½saggo ca n±ma pabbajit±na½ mala½, tasm± gacch±mahan”ti vatv± tena punappuna½ y±ciyam±nopi nivattitu½ na icchi. Atha na½ so “eva½ sante gacchatha, bhante”ti y±va g±madv±ra½ anugantv± nivatti. T±pasopi thoka½ gantv±va “ima½ kuµumbika½ may± vañcetu½ vaµµat²”ti cintetv± jaµ±na½ antare tiºa½ µhapetv± paµinivatti. Kuµumbiko “ki½, bhante, nivattitth±”ti pucchi. ¾vuso tumh±ka½ gehacchadanato me jaµ±su ekatiºa½ lagga½, adinn±d±nañca n±ma pabbajit±na½ na vaµµati, ta½ ±d±ya ±gatomh²ti. Kuµumbiko “cha¹¹etv± gacchatha, bhante”ti vatv± “tiºasal±kampi n±ma parasantaka½ na gaºh±ti, aho kukkuccako me ayyo”ti pas²ditv± vanditv± uyyojesi.
Tad± pana bodhisattena bhaº¹atth±ya paccanta½ gacchantena tasmi½ nivesane niv±so gahito hoti. So t±pasassa vacana½ sutv±va “addh± imin± duµµhat±pasena imassa kiñci gahita½ bhavissat²”ti kuµumbika½ pucchi “atthi pana te, samma, kiñci etassa t±pasassa santike nikkhittan”ti? “Atthi, samma, suvaººanikkhasatan”ti. “Tena hi gaccha, ta½ upadh±reh²”ti So paººas±la½ gantv± ta½ adisv± vegen±gantv± “natthi, samm±”ti ±ha. “Na te suvaººa½ aññena gahita½, teneva kuhakat±pasena gahita½, ehi, ta½ anubandhitv± gaºh±m±”ti vegena gantv± k³µat±pasa½ gaºhitv± hatthehi ca p±dehi ca pothetv± suvaººa½ ±har±petv± gaºhi½su. Bodhisatto suvaººa½ disv± “nikkhasata½ haram±no asajjitv± tiºamatte sattos²”ti vatv± ta½ garahanto ima½ g±tham±ha–
89. “V±c±va kira te ±si, saºh± sakhilabh±ºino;
tiºamatte asajjittho, no ca nikkhasata½ haran”ti.
Tattha v±c±va kira te ±si, saºh± sakhilabh±ºinoti “pabbajit±na½ tiºamattampi adinna½ ±d±tu½ na vaµµat²”ti eva½ sakhila½ muduvacana½ vadantassa v±c± eva kira te saºh± ±si, vacanamattameva maµµha½ ahos²ti attho. Tiºamatte asajjitthoti k³µajaµila ekiss± tiºasal±k±ya kukkucca½ kurum±no tva½ satto ±satto laggo ahosi. No ca nikkhasata½ haranti ima½ pana nikkhasata½ haranto asatto nillaggova j±tos²ti.
Eva½ bodhisatto ta½ garahitv± “m± puna, k³µajaµila, evar³pamak±s²”ti ov±da½ datv± yath±kamma½ gato.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± “na, bhikkhave, id±nevesa bhikkhu kuhako, pubbepi kuhakoyev±”ti vatv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± k³µat±paso kuhakabhikkhu ahosi, paº¹itapuriso pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Kuhakaj±takavaººan± navam±.