[19] 9. ¾y±citabhattaj±takavaººan±

Sace mucce pecca mucceti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto devat±na½ ±y±canabalikamma½ ±rabbha kathesi. Tad± kira manuss± vaºijj±ya gacchant± p±ºe vadhitv± devat±na½ balikamma½ katv± “maya½ anantar±yena atthasiddhi½ patv± ±gantv± puna tumh±ka½ balikamma½ kariss±m±”ti ±y±citv± gacchanti. Tatth±nantar±yena atthasiddhi½ patv± ±gat± “devat±nubh±vena ida½ j±tan”ti maññam±n± bah³ p±ºe vadhitv± ±y±canato muccitu½ balikamma½ karonti, ta½ disv± bhikkh³ “atthi nu kho, bhante, ettha attho”ti bhagavanta½ pucchi½su. Bhagav± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te k±siraµµhe ekasmi½ g±make kuµumbiko g±madv±re µhitanigrodharukkhe devat±ya balikamma½ paµij±nitv± anantar±yena ±gantv± bah³ p±ºe vadhitv± “±y±canato mucciss±m²”ti rukkham³la½ gato. Rukkhadevat± khandhaviµape µhatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
19. “Sace mucce pecca mucce, muccam±no hi bajjhati;
na heva½ dh²r± muccanti, mutti b±lassa bandhanan”ti.
Tattha sace mucce pecca mucceti bho purisa, tva½ sace mucce yadi muccituk±mosi. Pecca mucceti yath± paraloke na bajjhasi, eva½ mucc±hi. Muccam±no hi bajjhat²ti yath± pana tva½ p±ºa½ vadhitv± muccitu½ icchasi, eva½ muccam±no hi p±pakammena bajjhati. Tasm± na heva½ dh²r± muccant²ti ye paº¹itapuris±, te eva½ paµissavato na muccanti. Ki½k±raº±? Evar³p± hi mutti b±lassa bandhana½, es± p±º±tip±ta½ katv± mutti n±ma b±lassa bandhanameva hot²ti dhamma½ desesi. Tato paµµh±ya manuss± evar³p± p±º±tip±takamm± virat± dhamma½ caritv± devanagara½ p³rayi½su.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± anusandhi½ ghaµetv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi “aha½ tena samayena rukkhadevat± ahosin”ti.

¾y±citabhattaj±takavaººan± navam±.