[26] 6. Mahi¼±mukhaj±takavaººan±

Pur±ºacor±na vaco nisamm±ti ida½ satth± ve¼uvane viharanto devadatta½ ±rabbha kathesi. Devadatto aj±tasattukum±ra½ pas±detv± l±bhasakk±ra½ nipph±desi. Aj±tasattukum±ro devadattassa gay±s²se vih±ra½ k±retv± n±naggarasehi tivassikagandhas±libhojanassa divase divase pañca th±lip±kasat±ni abhihari. L±bhasakk±ra½ niss±ya devadattassa pariv±ro mahanto j±to, devadatto pariv±rena saddhi½ vih±reyeva hoti. Tena samayena r±jagahav±sik± dve sah±y±. Tesu eko satthu santike pabbajito, eko devadattassa. Te aññamañña½ tasmi½ tasmi½ µh±nepi passanti, vih±ra½ gantv±pi passantiyeva.
Athekadivasa½ devadattassa nissitako itara½ ±ha– “±vuso, ki½ tva½ devasika½ sedehi muccam±nehi piº¹±ya carasi, devadatto gay±s²savih±re nis²ditv±va n±naggarasehi subhojana½ bhuñjati, evar³po up±yo natthi, ki½ tva½ dukkha½ anubhosi, ki½ te p±tova gay±s²sa½ ±gantv± sa-uttaribhaªga½ y±gu½ pivitv± aµµh±rasavidha½ khajjaka½ kh±ditv± n±naggarasehi subhojana½ bhuñjitu½ na vaµµat²”ti? So punappuna½ vuccam±no gantuk±mo hutv± tato paµµh±ya gay±s²sa½ gantv± bhuñjitv± k±lasseva ve¼uvana½ ±gacchati. So sabbak±la½ paµicch±detu½ n±sakkhi, “gay±s²sa½ gantv± devadattassa paµµhapita½ bhatta½ bhuñjat²”ti na cirasseva p±kaµo j±to Atha na½ sah±y± pucchi½su “sacca½ kira, tva½ ±vuso, devadattassa paµµhapita½ bhatta½ bhuñjas²”ti. “Ko evam±h±”ti? “Asuko ca asuko c±”ti. “Sacca½ aha½ ±vuso gay±s²sa½ gantv± bhuñj±mi, na pana me devadatto bhatta½ deti, aññe manuss± dent²”ti. “¾vuso, devadatto buddh±na½ paµikaºµako duss²lo aj±tasattu½ pas±detv± adhammena attano l±bhasakk±ra½ upp±desi, tva½ evar³pe niyy±nike buddhas±sane pabbajitv± devadattassa adhammena uppanna½ bhojana½ bhuñjasi, ehi ta½ satthu santika½ ness±m±”ti ta½ bhikkhu½ ±d±ya dhammasabha½ ±gami½su.
Satth± disv±va “ki½, bhikkhave, eta½ bhikkhu½ anicchantaññeva ±d±ya ±gatatth±”ti? “¾ma bhante, aya½ bhikkhu tumh±ka½ santike pabbajitv± devadattassa adhammena uppanna½ bhojana½ bhuñjat²”ti. “Sacca½ kira tva½ bhikkhu devadattassa adhammena uppanna½ bhojana½ bhuñjas²”ti? “Na bhante, devadatto mayha½ deti, aññe manuss± denti, tamaha½ bhuñj±m²”ti. Satth± “m± bhikkhu ettha parih±ra½ kari, devadatto an±c±ro duss²lo, kathañhi n±ma tva½ idha pabbajitv± mama s±sana½ bhajantoyeva devadattassa bhatta½ bhuñjasi, niccak±lampi bhajanas²lakova tva½ diµµhadiµµheyeva bhajas²”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto tassa amacco ahosi. Tad± rañño mahi¼±mukho n±ma maªgalahatth² ahosi s²lav± ±c±rasampanno, na kañci viheµheti. Athekadivasa½ tassa s±l±ya sam²pe rattibh±gasamanantare cor± ±gantv± tassa avid³re nisinn± coramanta½ mantayi½su “eva½ ummaªgo bhinditabbo, eva½ sandhicchedakamma½ kattabba½, ummaªgañca sandhicchedañca maggasadisa½ titthasadisa½ nijjaµa½ niggumba½ katv± bhaº¹a½ haritu½ vaµµati, harantena m±retv±va haritabba½, eva½ uµµh±tu½ samattho n±ma na bhavissati, corena ca n±ma s²l±c±rayuttena na bhavitabba½, kakkha¼ena pharusena s±hasikena bhavitabban”ti. Eva½ mantetv± aññamañña½ uggaºh±petv± agama½su. Eteneva up±yena punadivasepi punadivasep²ti bah³ divase tattha ±gantv± mantayi½su. So tesa½ vacana½ sutv± “te ma½ sikkh±pent²”ti saññ±ya “id±ni may± kakkha¼ena pharusena s±hasikena bhavitabban”ti tath±r³pova ahosi. P±tova ±gata½ hatthigopaka½ soº¹±ya gahetv± bh³miya½ pothetv± m±resi. Aparampi tath± aparampi tath±ti ±gat±gata½ m±retiyeva.
“Mahi¼±mukho ummattako j±to diµµhadiµµhe m±ret²”ti rañño ±rocayi½su. R±j± bodhisatta½ pahiºi “gaccha paº¹ita, j±n±hi kena k±raºena so duµµho j±to”ti. Bodhisatto gantv± tassa sar²re arogabh±va½ ñatv± “kena nu kho k±raºena esa duµµho j±to”ti upadh±rento “addh± avid³re kesañci vacana½ sutv± ‘ma½ ete sikkh±pent²’ti saññ±ya duµµho j±to”ti sanniµµh±na½ katv± hatthigopake pucchi “atthi nu kho hatthis±l±ya sam²pe rattibh±ge kehici kiñci kathitapubban”ti? “¾ma, s±mi, cor± ±gantv± kathayi½s³”ti. Bodhisatto gantv± rañño ±rocesi “deva, añño hatthissa sar²re vik±ro natthi, cor±na½ katha½ sutv± duµµho j±to”ti. “Id±ni ki½ k±tu½ vaµµat²”ti? “S²lavante samaºabr±hmaºe hatthis±l±ya½ nis²d±petv± s²l±c±rakatha½ kath±petu½ vaµµat²”ti. “Eva½ k±rehi, t±t±”ti.
Bodhisatto gantv± s²lavante samaºabr±hmaºe hatthis±l±ya½ nis²d±petv± “s²lakatha½ kathetha, bhante”ti ±ha. Te hatthissa avid³re nisinn± “na koci par±masitabbo na m±retabbo, s²l±c±rasampannena khantimett±nuddayayuttena bhavitu½ vaµµat²”ti s²lakatha½ kathayi½su. So ta½ sutv± “ma½ ime sikkh±penti, ito d±ni paµµh±ya s²lavantena bhavitabban”ti s²lav± ahosi. R±j± bodhisatta½ pucchi “ki½, t±ta, s²lav± j±to”ti Bodhisatto “±ma, dev±”ti. “Evar³po duµµhahatth² paº¹ite niss±ya por±ºakadhammeyeva patiµµhito”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
26. “Pur±ºacor±na vaco nisamma, mahi¼±mukho pothayamanvac±r²;
susaññat±nañhi vaco nisamma, gajuttamo sabbaguºesu aµµh±”ti.
Tattha pur±ºacor±nanti por±ºacor±na½. Nisamm±ti sutv±, paµhama½ cor±na½ vacana½ sutv±ti attho. Mahi¼±mukhoti hatthinimukhena sadisamukho. Yath± mahi¼± purato olokiyam±n± sobhati, na pacchato, tath± sopi purato olokiyam±no sobhati. Tasm± “mahi¼±mukho”tissa n±ma½ aka½su. Pothayamanvac±r²ti pothayanto m±rento anuc±r². Ayameva v± p±µho. Susaññat±nanti suµµhu saññat±na½ s²lavant±na½. Gajuttamoti uttamagajo maªgalahatth². Sabbaguºesu aµµh±ti sabbesu por±ºaguºesu patiµµhito. R±j± “tiracch±nagatass±pi ±saya½ j±n±t²”ti bodhisattassa mahanta½ yasa½ ad±si. So y±vat±yuka½ µhatv± saddhi½ bodhisattena yath±kamma½ gato.
Satth± “pubbepi tva½ bhikkhu diµµhadiµµheyeva bhaji, cor±na½ vacana½ sutv± core bhaji, dhammik±na½ vacana½ sutv± dhammike bhaj²”ti ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± anusandhi½ ghaµetv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± mahi¼±mukho vipakkhasevakabhikkhu ahosi, r±j± ±nando, amacco pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Mahi¼±mukhaj±takavaººan± chaµµh±.