“Aha½ tena samayena, nikkhamitv± sakassam±;
dhunanto v±kac²r±ni, gacch±mi ambare tad±.
“Vedaj±ta½ jana½ disv±, tuµµhahaµµha½ pamodita½;
orohitv±na gagan±, manusse pucchi t±vade.
“‘Tuµµhahaµµho pamudito, vedaj±to mah±jano;
kassa sodh²yati maggo, añjasa½ vaµum±yana”n’ti.
Manuss± ±ha½su “bhante sumedha, na tva½ j±n±si, d²paªkaradasabalo samm±sambodhi½ patv± pavattitavaradhammacakko c±rika½ caram±no amh±ka½ nagara½ patv± sudassanamah±vih±re paµivasati. Maya½ ta½ bhagavanta½ nimantayimh±, tasseta½ buddhassa bhagavato ±gamanamagga½ alaªkarom±”ti. Sumedhat±paso cintesi– “buddhoti kho ghosamattakampi loke dullabha½, pageva buddhupp±do, may±pi imehi manussehi saddhi½ dasabalassa magga½ alaªkaritu½ vaµµat²”ti. So te manusse ±ha– “sace bho tumhe eta½ magga½ buddhassa alaªkarotha, mayhampi eka½ ok±sa½ detha, ahampi tumhehi saddhi½ magga½ alaªkariss±m²”ti. Te “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± “sumedhat±paso iddhim±”ti j±nant± udakabhinnok±sa½ sallakkhetv± “tva½ ima½ µh±na½ alaªkaroh²”ti ada½su. Sumedho buddh±rammaºa½ p²ti½ gahetv± cintesi “aha½ ima½ ok±sa½ iddhiy± alaªkaritu½ sakkomi, eva½ alaªkato pana mama mana½ na paritosessati, ajja may± k±yaveyy±vacca½ k±tu½ vaµµat²”ti pa½su½ ±haritv± tasmi½ padese pakkhipi.
Tassa tasmi½ padese analaªkateyeva d²paªkaro dasabalo mah±nubh±v±na½ cha¼abhiññ±na½ kh²º±sav±na½ cat³hi satasahassehi parivuto devat±su dibbagandham±l±d²hi p³jayant²su dibbasaªg²tesu pavattantesu manussesu m±nusakagandhehi ceva m±l±d²hi ca p³jayantesu anant±ya buddhal²¼±ya manosil±tale vijambham±no s²ho viya ta½ alaªkatapaµiyatta½ magga½ paµipajji. Sumedhat±paso akkh²ni umm²letv± alaªkatamaggena ±gacchantassa dasabalassa dvatti½samah±purisalakkhaºapaµimaº¹ita½ as²tiy± anubyañjanehi anurañjita½ by±mappabh±ya sampariv±rita½ maºivaººagaganatale n±nappak±r± vijjulat± viya ±ve¼±ve¼abh³t± ceva yugalayugalabh³t± ca chabbaººaghanabuddharasmiyo vissajjenta½ r³paggappatta½ attabh±va½ oloketv± “ajja may± dasabalassa j²vitaparicc±ga½ k±tu½ vaµµati, m± bhagav± kalala½ akkami, maºiphalakasetu½ pana akkamanto viya saddhi½ cat³hi kh²º±savasatasahassehi mama piµµhi½ maddam±no gacchatu, ta½ me bhavissati d²gharatta½ hit±ya sukh±y±”ti kese mocetv± ajinacammajaµ±maº¹alav±kac²r±ni k±¼avaººe kalale pattharitv± maºiphalakasetu viya kalalapiµµhe nipajji. Tena vutta½–
“Te me puµµh± viy±ka½su, ‘buddho loke anuttaro;
d²paªkaro n±ma jino, uppajji lokan±yako;
tassa sodh²yati maggo, añjasa½ vaµum±yana½’.
“Buddhoti mama sutv±na, p²ti uppajji t±vade;
buddho buddhoti kathayanto, somanassa½ pavedayi½.
“Tattha µhatv± vicintesi½, tuµµho sa½viggam±naso;
‘idha b²j±ni ropissa½, khaºo eva m± upaccag±’.
“Yadi buddhassa sodhetha, ekok±sa½ dad±tha me;
ahampi sodhayiss±mi, añjasa½ vaµum±yana½.
“Ada½su te mamok±sa½, sodhetu½ añjasa½ tad±;
buddho buddhoti cintento, magga½ sodhemaha½ tad±.
“Aniµµhite mamok±se, d²paªkaro mah±muni;
cat³hi satasahassehi, cha¼abhiññehi t±dihi;
kh²º±savehi vimalehi, paµipajji añjasa½ jino.
“Paccuggaman± vattanti, vajjanti bheriyo bah³;
±modit± naramar³, s±dhuk±ra½ pavattayu½.
“Dev± manusse passanti, manuss±pi ca devat±;
ubhopi te pañjalik±, anuyanti tath±gata½.
“Dev± dibbehi turiyehi, manuss± m±nusehi ca;
ubhopi te vajjayant±, anuyanti tath±gata½.
“Dibba½ mand±rava½ puppha½, paduma½ p±richattaka½;
disodisa½ okiranti, ±k±sanabhagat± mar³.
“Campaka½ salala½ n²pa½, n±gapunn±gaketaka½;
disodisa½ ukkhipanti, bh³mitalagat± nar±.
“Kese muñcitv±ha½ tattha, v±kac²rañca cammaka½;
kalale pattharitv±na, avakujjo nipajjaha½.
“Akkamitv±na ma½ buddho, saha sissehi gacchatu;
m± na½ kalale akkamittho, hit±ya me bhavissat²”ti.
So kalalapiµµhe nipannakova puna akkh²ni umm²letv± d²paªkaradasabalassa buddhasiri½ sampassam±no eva½ cintesi– “sac±ha½ iccheyya½, sabbakilese jh±petv± saªghanavako hutv± rammanagara½ paviseyya½. Aññ±takavesena pana me kilese jh±petv± nibb±nappattiy± kicca½ natthi. Ya½n³n±ha½ d²paªkaradasabalo viya param±bhisambodhi½ patv± dhamman±va½ ±ropetv± mah±jana½ sa½s±ras±gar± utt±retv± pacch± parinibb±yeyya½, ida½ mayha½ patir³pan”ti. Tato aµµha dhamme samodh±netv± buddhabh±v±ya abhin²h±ra½ katv± nipajji. Tena vutta½–
“Pathaviya½ nipannassa, eva½ me ±si cetaso;
‘iccham±no aha½ ajja, kilese jh±paye mama.
‘Ki½ me aññ±tavesena, dhamma½ sacchikatenidha;
sabbaññuta½ p±puºitv±, buddho hessa½ sadevake.
‘Ki½ me ekena tiººena, purisena th±madassin±;
sabbaññuta½ p±puºitv±, sant±ressa½ sadevake.
‘Imin± me adhik±rena, katena purisuttame;
sabbaññuta½ p±puºitv±, t±remi janata½ bahu½.
‘Sa½s±rasota½ chinditv±, viddha½setv± tayo bhave;
dhamman±va½ sam±ruyha, sant±ressa½ sadevake”’ti. (Bu. va½. 2.54-58).
Yasm± pana buddhatta½ patthentassa–
“Manussatta½ liªgasampatti, hetu satth±radassana½;
pabbajj± guºasampatti, adhik±ro ca chandat±;
aµµhadhammasamodh±n±, abhin²h±ro samijjhat²”ti. (Bu. va½. 2.59).
Manussattabh±vasmi½yeva hi µhatv± buddhatta½ patthentassa patthan± samijjhati, na n±gassa v± supaººassa v± devat±ya v± patthan± samijjhati. Manussattabh±vepi purisaliªge µhitasseva patthan± samijjhati, na itthiy± v± paº¹akanapu½saka-ubhatobyañjanak±na½ v± patthan± samijjhati. Purisass±pi tasmi½ attabh±ve arahattappattiy± hetusampannasseva patthan± samijjhati, no itarassa. Hetusampannass±pi j²vam±nakabuddhasseva santike patthentassa patthan± samijjhati, parinibbute buddhe cetiyasantike v± bodhim³le v± patthentassa na samijjhati. Buddh±na½ santike patthentass±pi pabbajj±liªge µhitasseva samijjhati, no gihiliªge µhitassa. Pabbajitass±pi pañc±bhiññassa aµµhasam±pattil±bhinoyeva samijjhati, na im±ya guºasampattiy± virahitassa. Guºasampannen±pi yena attano j²vita½ buddh±na½ pariccatta½ hoti, tassa imin± adhik±rena adhik±rasampannasseva samijjhati, na itarassa. Adhik±rasampannass±pi yassa buddhak±rakadhamm±na½ atth±ya mahanto chando ca uss±ho ca v±y±mo ca pariyeµµhi ca, tasseva samijjhati, na itarassa.
Tatrida½ chandamahantat±ya opamma½– sace hi evamassa “yo sakalacakkav±¼agabbha½ ekodak²bh³ta½ attano b±hubalena uttaritv± p±ra½ gantu½ samattho so buddhatta½ p±puº±ti. Yo v± pana sakalacakkav±¼agabbha½ ve¼ugumbasañchanna½ by³hitv± madditv± padas± gacchanto p±ra½ gantu½ samattho, so buddhatta½ p±puº±ti. Yo v± pana sakalacakkav±¼agabbha½ sattiyo ±koµetv± nirantara½ sattiphalasam±kiººa½ padas± akkamam±no p±ra½ gantu½ samattho, so buddhatta½ p±puº±ti. Yo v± pana sakalacakkav±¼agabbha½ v²taccitaªg±rabharita½ p±dehi maddam±no p±ra½ gantu½ samattho, so buddhatta½ p±puº±t²”ti. Yo etesu ekampi attano dukkara½ na maññati, “aha½ etampi taritv± v± gantv± v± p±ra½ gahess±m²”ti eva½ mahantena chandena ca uss±hena ca v±y±mena ca pariyeµµhiy± ca samann±gato hoti, tassa patthan± samijjhati, na itarassa. Sumedhat±paso pana ime aµµha dhamme samodh±netv± buddhabh±v±ya abhin²h±ra½ katv± nipajji.
D²paªkaropi bhagav± ±gantv± sumedhat±pasassa s²sabh±ge µhatv± maºis²hapañjara½ uggh±µento viya pañcavaººappas±dasampann±ni akkh²ni umm²letv± kalalapiµµhe nipanna½ sumedhat±pasa½ disv± “aya½ t±paso buddhatt±ya abhin²h±ra½ katv± nipanno, ijjhissati nu kho imassa patthan±, ud±hu no”ti an±gata½sañ±ºa½ pesetv± upadh±rento “ito kappasatasahass±dhik±ni catt±ri asaªkhyeyy±ni atikkamitv± gotamo n±ma buddho bhavissat²”ti ñatv± µhitakova parisamajjhe by±k±si– “passatha no tumhe ima½ uggatapa½ t±pasa½ kalalapiµµhe nipannan”ti? “Eva½, bhante”ti. “Aya½ buddhatt±ya abhin²h±ra½ katv± nipanno, samijjhissati imassa patthan±, ito kappasatasahass±dhik±na½ catunna½ asaªkhyeyy±na½ matthake gotamo n±ma buddho bhavissati. Tasmi½ panassa attabh±ve kapilavatthu n±ma nagara½ niv±so bhavissati, m±y± n±ma dev² m±t±, suddhodano n±ma r±j± pit±, aggas±vako upatisso n±ma thero, dutiyas±vako kolito n±ma, buddhupaµµh±ko ±nando n±ma, aggas±vik± khem± n±ma ther², dutiyas±vik± uppalavaºº± n±ma ther² bhavissati, paripakkañ±ºo mah±bhinikkhamana½ katv± mah±padh±na½ padahitv± nigrodham³le p±y±sa½ paµiggahetv± nerañjar±ya t²re paribhuñjitv± bodhimaº¹a½ ±ruyha assattharukkham³le abhisambujjhissat²”ti. Tena vutta½–
“D²paªkaro lokavid³, ±hut²na½ paµiggaho;
uss²sake ma½ µhatv±na, ida½ vacanamabravi.
‘Passatha ima½ t±pasa½, jaµila½ uggat±pana½;
aparimeyye ito kappe, buddho loke bhavissati.
‘Ahu kapilavhay± ramm±, nikkhamitv± tath±gato;
padh±na½ padahitv±na, katv± dukkarak±rika½.
‘Ajap±larukkham³le, nis²ditv± tath±gato;
tattha p±y±sa½ paggayha, nerañjaramupehiti.
‘Nerañjar±ya t²ramhi, p±y±sa½ ada so jino;
paµiyattavaramaggena, bodhim³lam³pehiti.
‘Tato padakkhiºa½ katv±, bodhimaº¹a½ anuttaro;
assattharukkham³lamhi, bujjhissati mah±yaso.
‘Imassa janik± m±t±, m±y± n±ma bhavissati;
pit± suddhodano n±ma, aya½ hessati gotamo.
‘An±sav± v²tar±g±, santacitt± sam±hit±;
kolito upatisso ca, agg± hessanti s±vak±;
±nando n±mupaµµh±ko, upaµµhissati ta½ jina½.
‘Khem± uppalavaºº± ca, agg± hessanti s±vik±;
an±sav± v²tar±g±, santacitt± sam±hit±;
bodhi tassa bhagavato, assatthoti pavuccat²”’ti.
Sumedhat±paso “mayha½ kira patthan± samijjhissat²”ti somanassappatto ahosi. Mah±jano d²paªkaradasabalassa vacana½ sutv± “sumedhat±paso kira buddhab²ja½ buddhaªkuro”ti haµµhatuµµho ahosi. Evañcassa ahosi “yath± n±ma puriso nadi½ taranto ujukena titthena uttaritu½ asakkonto heµµh±titthena uttarati, evameva mayampi d²paªkaradasabalassa s±sane maggaphala½ alabham±n± an±gate yad± tva½ buddho bhavissasi, tad± tava sammukh± maggaphala½ sacchik±tu½ samatth± bhaveyy±m±”ti patthana½ µhapayi½su. D²paªkaradasabalopi bodhisatta½ pasa½sitv± aµµhahi pupphamuµµh²hi p³jetv± padakkhiºa½ katv± pakk±mi, tepi catusatasahassasaªkh± kh²º±sav± bodhisatta½ gandhehi ca m±lehi ca p³jetv± padakkhiºa½ katv± pakkami½su. Devamanuss± pana tatheva p³jetv± vanditv± pakkant±.