[22] 2. Kukkuraj±takavaººan±

Ye kukkur±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto ñ±tatthacariya½ ±rabbha kathesi. S± dv±dasakanip±te bhaddas±laj±take ±vibhavissati. Ida½ pana vatthu½ patiµµhapetv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto tath±r³pa½ kamma½ paµicca kukkurayoniya½ nibbattitv± anekasatakukkuraparivuto mah±sus±ne vasati. Athekadivasa½ r±j± setasindhavayutta½ sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹ita½ ratha½ ±ruyha uyy±na½ gantv± tattha divasabh±ga½ k²¼itv± atthaªgate s³riye nagara½ p±visi. Tassa ta½ rathavaratta½ yath±naddhameva r±jaªgaºe µhapayi½su, so rattibh±ge deve vassante tinto. Uparip±s±dato koleyyakasunakh± otaritv± tassa cammañca naddhiñca kh±di½su. Punadivase rañño ±rocesu½ “deva, niddhamanamukhena sunakh± pavisitv± rathassa cammañca naddhiñca kh±di½s³”ti. R±j± sunakh±na½ kujjhitv± “diµµhadiµµhaµµh±ne sunakhe gh±teth±”ti ±ha. Tato paµµh±ya sunakh±na½ mah±byasana½ udap±di. Te diµµhidiµµhaµµh±ne gh±tiyam±n± pal±yitv± sus±na½ gantv± bodhisattassa santika½ agama½su.
Bodhisatto ‘tumhe bah³ sannipatit±, ki½ nu kho k±raºan”ti pucchi. Te “antepure kira rathassa cammañca naddhi ca sunakhehi kh±dit±’ti kuddho r±j± sunakhavadha½ ±º±pesi, bah³ sunakh± vinassanti, mah±bhaya½ uppannan”ti ±ha½su. Bodhisatto cintesi “±rakkhaµµh±ne bahi sunakh±na½ ok±so natthi, antor±janivesane koleyyakasunakh±nameva ta½ kamma½ bhavissati. Id±ni pana cor±na½ kiñci bhaya½ natthi, acor± maraºa½ labhanti, ya½n³n±ha½ core rañño dassetv± ñ±tisaªghassa j²vitad±na½ dadeyyan”ti. So ñ±take samass±setv± “tumhe m± bh±yittha, aha½ vo abhaya½ ±hariss±mi, y±va r±j±na½ pass±mi, t±va idheva hoth±”ti p±ramiyo ±vajjetv± mett±bh±vana½ purec±rika½ katv± “mayha½ upari le¹¹u½ v± muggara½ v± m± koci khipitu½ ussah²”ti adhiµµh±ya ekakova antonagara½ p±visi. Atha na½ disv± ekasattopi kujjhitv± olokento n±ma n±hosi. R±j±pi sunakhavadha½ ±º±petv± saya½ vinicchaye nisinno hoti. Bodhisatto tattheva gantv± pakkhanditv± rañño ±sanassa heµµh± p±visi. Atha na½ r±japuris± n²haritu½ ±raddh±, r±j± pana v±resi.
So thoka½ vissamitv± heµµh±san± nikkhamitv± r±j±na½ vanditv± “deva, tumhe kukkure m±r±peth±”ti pucchi. “¾ma, m±r±pemahan”ti “Ko nesa½ apar±dho narind±”ti? “Rathassa me pariv±racammañca naddhiñca kh±di½s³”ti. “Ye kh±di½su, te j±n±th±”ti? “Na j±n±m±”ti. “‘Ime n±ma cammakh±dakacor±’ti tathato aj±nitv± diµµhadiµµhaµµh±neyeva m±r±pana½ na yutta½, dev±”ti. “Rathacammassa kukkurehi kh±ditatt± ‘diµµhadiµµhe sabbeva m±reth±’ti sunakhavadha½ ±º±pesin”ti. “Ki½ pana vo manuss± sabbeva kukkure m±renti, ud±hu maraºa½ alabhant±pi atth²”ti? “Atthi, amh±ka½ ghare koleyyak± maraºa½ na labhant²”ti. Mah±r±ja id±neva tumhe “rathacammassa kukkurehi kh±ditatt± ‘diµµhadiµµhe sabbeva m±reth±’ti sunakhavadha½ ±º±pesin”ti avocuttha, id±ni pana “amh±ka½ ghare koleyyak± maraºa½ na labhant²”ti vadetha. “Nanu eva½ sante tumhe chand±divasena agatigamana½ gacchatha, agatigamanañca n±ma na yutta½, na ca r±jadhammo, raññ± n±ma k±raºagavesakena tul±sadisena bhavitu½ vaµµati, id±ni ca koleyyak± maraºa½ na labhanti, dubbalasunakh±va labhanti, eva½ sante n±ya½ sabbasunakhaghacc±, dubbalagh±tik± n±mes±”ti. Evañca pana vatv± mah±satto madhurassara½ nicch±retv± “mah±r±ja, ya½ tumhe karotha, n±ya½ dhammo”ti rañño dhamma½ desento ima½ g±tham±ha–
22. “Ye kukkur± r±jakulamhi vaddh±, koleyyak± vaººabal³papann±;
teme na vajjh± mayamasma vajjh±, n±ya½ saghacc± dubbalagh±tik±yan”ti.
Tattha ye kukkur±ti ye sunakh±. Yath± hi dh±ruºhopi pass±vo “p³timuttan”ti, tadahuj±topi siªg±lo “jarasiªg±lo”ti, komal±pi galocilat± “p³tilat±”ti, suvaººavaººopi k±yo “p³tik±yo”ti vuccati, evameva½ vassasatikopi sunakho “kukkuro”ti vuccati. Tasm± mahallak± k±yabal³papann±pi te “kukkur±”tveva vutt±. Vaddh±ti va¹¹hit±. Koleyyak±ti r±jakule j±t± sambh³t± sa½va¹¹h±. Vaººabal³papann±ti sar²ravaººena ceva k±yabalena ca sampann±. Teme na vajjh±ti te ime sass±mik± s±rakkh± na vajjh±. Mayamasma vajjh±ti ass±mik± an±rakkh± maya½ vajjh± n±ma j±t±. N±ya½ saghacc±ti eva½ sante aya½ avisesena saghacc± n±ma na hoti. Dubbalagh±tik±yanti aya½ pana dubbal±na½yeva gh±tanato dubbalagh±tik± n±ma hoti. R±j³hi n±ma cor± niggaºhitabb±, no acor±. Idha pana cor±na½ kiñci bhaya½ natthi, acor± maraºa½ labhanti. Aho imasmi½ loke ayutta½ vattati, aho adhammo vattat²ti.
R±j± bodhisattassa vacara½ sutv± ±ha– “j±n±si tva½, paº¹ita, asukehi n±ma rathacamma½ kh±ditan”ti? “¾ma, j±n±m²”ti. “Kehi kh±ditan”ti? “Tumh±ka½ gehe vasanakehi koleyyakasunakheh²”ti. “Katha½ tehi kh±ditabh±vo j±nitabbo”ti? “Aha½ tehi kh±ditabh±va½ dasses±m²”ti. “Dassehi paº¹it±”ti. “Tumh±ka½ ghare koleyyakasunakhe ±har±petv± thoka½ takkañca dabbatiº±ni ca ±har±peth±”ti. R±j± tath± ak±si. Atha na½ mah±satto “im±ni tiº±ni takkena madd±petv± ete sunakhe p±yeth±”ti ±ha. R±j± tath± katv± p±y±pesi, p²t± p²t± sunakh± saddhi½ cammehi vami½su. R±j± “sabbaññubuddhassa by±karaºa½ viy±”ti tuµµho bodhisattassa setacchattena p³ja½ ak±si. Bodhisatto “dhamma½ cara, mah±r±ja, m±t±pit³su khattiy±”ti-±d²hi (j±. 2.17.39) tesakuºaj±take ±gat±hi dasahi dhammacariyag±th±hi rañño dhamma½ desetv± “mah±r±ja, ito paµµh±ya appamatto hoh²”ti r±j±na½ pañcasu s²lesu patiµµh±petv± setacchatta½ raññova paµi-ad±si.
R±j± mah±sattassa dhammakatha½ sutv± sabbasatt±na½ abhaya½ datv± bodhisatta½ ±di½ katv± sabbasunakh±na½ attano bhojanasadisameva niccabhatta½ paµµhapetv± bodhisattassa ov±de µhito y±vat±yuka½ d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± k±la½ katv± devaloke uppajji. Kukkurov±do dasa vassasahass±ni pavatti. Bodhisattopi y±vat±yuka½ µhatv± yath±kamma½ gato.
Satth± “na, bhikkhave, tath±gato id±neva ñ±tak±na½ attha½ carati, pubbepi cariyev±”ti ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± anusandhi½ ghaµetv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± r±j± ±nando ahosi, avases± paris± buddhaparis±, kukkurapaº¹ito pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Kukkuraj±takavaººan± dutiy±.