[254] 4. Kuº¹akakucchisindhavaj±takavaººan±

Bhutv± tiºaparigh±santi ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto s±riputtatthera½ ±rabbha kathesi. Ekasmiñhi samaye samm±sambuddhe s±vatthiya½ vassa½ vasitv± c±rika½ caritv± puna pacc±gate manuss± “±gantukasakk±ra½ kariss±m±”ti buddhappamukhassa bhikkhusaªghassa mah±d±na½ dadanti. Vih±re eka½ dhammaghosakabhikkhu½ µhapesu½, so ye ye ±gantv± yattake bhikkh³ icchanti, tesa½ tesa½ bhikkh³ vic±retv± deti.
Athek± duggatamahallik± itth² ekameva paµiv²sa½ sajjetv± tesa½ tesa½ manuss±na½ bhikkh³su vic±retv± dinnesu uss³re dhammaghosakassa santika½ ±gantv± “mayha½ eka½ bhikkhu½ deth±”ti ±ha. So “may± sabbe bhikkh³ vic±retv± dinn±, s±riputtatthero pana vih±reyeva, tva½ tassa bhikkha½ deh²”ti ±ha. S± “s±dh³”ti tuµµhacitt± jetavanadv±rakoµµhake µhatv± therassa ±gatak±le vanditv± hatthato patta½ gahetv± ghara½ netv± nis²d±pesi. “Ek±ya kira mahallik±ya dhammasen±pati attano ghare nis²d±pito”ti bah³ni saddh±ni kul±ni assosu½. Tesu r±j± passenad² kosalo ta½ pavatti½ sutv± tass± s±µakena ceva sahassatthavik±ya ca saddhi½ bhattabh±jan±ni pahiºi “mayha½ ayya½ parivisam±n± ima½ s±µaka½ niv±setv± ime kah±paºe va¼añjetv± thera½ parivisat³”ti. Yath± ca r±j±, eva½ an±thapiº¹iko c³¼a-an±thapiº¹iko vis±kh± ca mah±-up±sik± pahiºi. Aññ±nipi pana kul±ni ekasatadvisat±divasena attano attano bal±nur³pena kah±paºe pahiºi½su. Eva½ ek±heneva s± mahallik± satasahassamatta½ labhi. Thero pana t±ya dinnay±gumeva pivitv± t±ya katakhajjakameva pakkabhattameva ca paribhuñjitv± anumodana½ katv± ta½ mahallika½ sot±pattiphale patiµµh±petv± vih±rameva agam±si.
Dhammasabh±ya½ bhikkh³ therassa guºakatha½ samuµµh±pesu½– “±vuso, dhammasen±pati mahallikagahapat±ni½ duggatabh±vato mocesi, patiµµh± ahosi. T±ya dinnam±h±ra½ ajigucchanto paribhuñj²”ti. Satth± ±gantv± “k±ya nuttha, bhikkhave, etarahi kath±ya sannisinn±”ti pucchitv± “im±ya n±m±”ti vutte “na, bhikkhave, s±riputto id±neva etiss± mahallik±ya avassayo j±to, na ca id±neva t±ya dinna½ ±h±ra½ ajigucchanto paribhuñjati, pubbepi paribhuñjiyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto uttar±pathe assav±ºijakule nibbatti. Uttar±pathajanapadato pañcasat± assav±ºij± asse b±r±ºasi½ ±netv± vikkiºanti. Aññataropi assav±ºijo pañca-assasat±ni ±d±ya b±r±ºasimagga½ paµipajji. Antar±magge ca b±r±ºasito avid³re eko nigamag±mo atthi, tattha pubbe mah±vibhavo seµµhi ahosi. Tassa mahanta½ nivesana½, ta½ pana kula½ anukkamena parikkhaya½ gata½, ek±va mahallik± avasiµµh±, s± tasmi½ nivesane vasati. Atha so assav±ºijo ta½ nigamag±ma½ patv± “vetana½ dass±m²”ti tass± nivesane niv±sa½ gaºhitv± asse ekamante µhapesi. Ta½divasamevassa ekiss± ±j±n²y±va¼av±ya gabbhavuµµh±na½ ahosi. So dve tayo divase vasitv± asse bala½ g±h±petv± “r±j±na½ passiss±m²”ti asse ±d±ya p±y±si. Atha na½ mahallik± “gehavetana½ deh²”ti vatv± “s±dhu, amma, dem²”ti vutte “t±ta, vetana½ me dadam±no imampi assapotaka½ vetanato khaº¹etv± deh²”ti ±ha. V±ºijo tath± katv± pakk±mi. S± tasmi½ assapotake puttasineha½ paccupaµµhapetv± avass±vanajh±makabhattavigh±satiº±ni datv± ta½ paµijaggi.
Ath±parabh±ge bodhisatto pañca assasat±ni ±d±ya ±gacchanto tasmi½ gehe niv±sa½ gaºhi. Kuº¹akakh±dakassa sindhavapotakassa µhitaµµh±nato gandha½ gh±yitv± eka-assopi geha½ pavisitu½ n±sakkhi. Bodhisatto mahallika½ pucchi– “amma, kacci imasmi½ gehe asso atth²”ti “T±ta, añño asso n±ma natthi, aha½ pana putta½ katv± eka½ assapotaka½ paµijagg±mi, so ettha atth²”ti. “Kaha½ so, amm±”ti? “Caritu½ gato, t±t±”ti. “K±ya vel±ya ±gamissati, amm±”ti? “S±yanhe, t±t±”ti. Bodhisatto tassa ±gamana½ paµim±nento asse bahi µhapetv±va nis²di. Sindhavapotakopi vicaritv± k±leyeva ±gami. Bodhisatto kuº¹akakucchisindhavapotaka½ disv± lakkhaº±ni sam±netv± “aya½ sindhavo anaggho, mahallik±ya m³la½ datv± gahetu½ vaµµat²”ti cintesi. Sindhavapotakopi geha½ pavisitv± attano vasanaµµh±neyeva µhito. Tasmi½ khaºe te ass± geha½ pavisitu½ sakkhi½su.
Bodhisatto dv²hat²ha½ vasitv± asse santappetv± gacchanto “amma, ima½ assapotaka½ m³la½ gahetv± mayha½ deh²”ti ±ha. “Ki½ vadesi, t±ta, putta½ vikkiºant± n±ma atth²”ti. “Amma, tva½ eta½ ki½ kh±d±petv± paµijaggas²”ti? “Odanakañjikañca jh±makabhattañca vigh±satiºañca kh±d±petv± kuº¹akay±guñca p±yetv± paµijagg±mi, t±t±”ti. “Amma, aha½ eta½ labhitv± piº¹arasabhojana½ bhojess±mi, µhitaµµh±ne celavit±na½ pas±retv± attharaºapiµµhe µhapess±m²”ti. “T±ta, eva½ sante mama putto ca sukha½ anubhavatu, ta½ gahetv± gacch±”ti. Atha bodhisatto tassa catunna½ p±d±na½ naªguµµhassa mukhassa ca m³la½ ekeka½ katv± cha sahassatthavik±yo µhapetv± mahallika½ navavattha½ niv±s±petv± sindhavapotakassa purato µhapesi. So akkh²ni umm²letv± m±tara½ oloketv± ass³ni pavattesi. S±pi tassa piµµhi½ parimajjitv± ±ha– “may± puttapos±vanika½ laddha½, tva½, t±ta, gacch±h²”ti, tad± so agam±si.
Bodhisatto punadivase assapotakassa piº¹arasabhojana½ sajjetv± “v²ma½siss±mi t±va na½, j±n±ti nu kho attano bala½, ud±hu na j±n±t²”ti doºiya½ kuº¹akay±gu½ ±kir±petv± d±pesi. So “n±ha½ ima½ bhojana½ bhuñjiss±m²”ti ta½ y±gu½ p±yitu½ na icchi. Bodhisatto tassa v²ma½sanavasena paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
10. “Bhutv± tiºaparigh±sa½, bhutv± ±c±makuº¹aka½;
eta½ te bhojana½ ±si, kasm± d±ni na bhuñjas²”ti.
Tattha bhutv± tiºaparigh±santi tva½ pubbe mahallik±ya dinna½ tesa½ tesa½ kh±dit±vasesa½ vigh±satiºasaªkh±ta½ parigh±sa½ bhuñjitv± va¹¹hito. Bhutv± ±c±makuº¹akanti ettha ±c±mo vuccati odan±vasesa½. Kuº¹akanti kuº¹akameva. Etañca bhuñjitv± va¹¹hitos²ti d²peti. Eta½ teti eta½ tava pubbe bhojana½ ±si. Kasm± d±ni na bhuñjas²ti may±pi te tameva dinna½, tva½ ta½ kasm± id±ni na bhuñjas²ti.
Ta½ sutv± sindhavapotako itar± dve g±th± avoca–
11. “Yattha posa½ na j±nanti, j±tiy± vinayena v±;
bahu tattha mah±brahme, api ±c±makuº¹aka½.
12. “Tvañca khoma½ paj±n±si, y±dis±ya½ hayuttamo;
j±nanto j±nam±gamma, na te bhakkh±mi kuº¹akan”ti.
Tattha yatth±ti yasmi½ µh±ne. Posanti satta½. J±tiy± vinayena v±ti “j±tisampanno v± eso, na v±, ±c±rayutto v±, na v±”ti eva½ na j±nanti. Mah±brahmeti garuk±lapanena ±lapanto ±ha. Y±dis±yanti y±diso aya½, att±na½ sandh±ya vadati. J±nanto j±nam±gamm±ti aha½ attano bala½ j±nanto j±nantameva ta½ ±gamma paµicca tava santike kuº¹aka½ ki½ bhuñjiss±mi. Na hi tva½ kuº¹aka½ bhoj±petuk±mat±ya cha sahass±ni datv± ma½ gaºh²ti.
Ta½ sutv± bodhisatto “ta½ v²ma½sanatth±ya ta½ may± kata½, m± kujjh²”ti ta½ samass±setv± subhojana½ bhojetv± ±d±ya r±jaªgaºa½ gantv± ekasmi½ passe pañca assasat±ni µhapetv± ekasmi½ passe vicittas±ºi½ parikkhipitv± heµµh± attharaºa½ pattharitv± upari celavit±na½ bandhitv± sindhavapotaka½ µhapesi.
R±j± ±gantv± asse olokento “aya½ asso kasm± visu½ µhapito”ti pucchitv± “mah±r±ja aya½ sindhavo ime asse visu½ akato mocessat²”ti sutv± “sobhano, bho, sindhavo”ti pucchi. Bodhisatto “±ma, mah±r±j±”ti vatv± “tena hissa java½ passiss±m²”ti vutte ta½ assa½ kappetv± abhiruhitv± “passa, mah±r±j±”ti manusse uss±retv± r±jaªgaºe assa½ p±hesi. Sabba½ r±jaªgaºa½ nirantara½ assapant²hi parikkhittamiv±hosi. Puna bodhisatto “passa, mah±r±ja, sindhavapotakassa vegan”ti vissajjesi, ekapurisopi na½ na addasa. Puna ratthapaµa½ udare parikkhipitv± vissajjesi, rattapaµameva passi½su. Atha na½ antonagare ekiss± uyy±napokkharaºiy± udakapiµµhe vissajjesi, tatthassa udakapiµµhe dh±vato khuragg±nipi na temi½su. Punav±ra½ paduminipatt±na½ upari dh±vanto ekapaººampi na udake os²d±pesi. Evamassa javasampanna½ dassetv± oruyha p±ºi½ paharitv± hatthatala½ upan±mesi, asso upagantv± catt±ro p±de ekato katv± hatthatale aµµh±si. Atha mah±satto r±j±na½ ±ha– “mah±r±ja, imassa assapotakassa sabb±k±rena vege dassiyam±ne samuddapariyanto nappahot²”ti. R±j± tussitv± mah±sattassa upa¹¹harajja½ ad±si. Sindhavapotakampi abhisiñcitv± maªgala-assa½ ak±si.
So rañño piyo ahosi man±po, sakk±ropissa mah± ahosi. Tassa hi vasanaµµh±na½ rañño alaªkatapaµiyatto v±sagharagabbho viya ahosi, catuj±tigandhehi bh³milepana½ aka½su, gandhad±mam±l±d±m±ni os±rayi½su, upari suvaººat±rakakhacita½ celavit±na½ ahosi, samantato citras±ºi parikkhitt± ahosi, nicca½ gandhatelapad²p± jh±yi½su, ucc±rapass±vaµµh±nepissa suvaººakaµ±ha½ µhapayi½su, nicca½ r±j±rahabhojanameva bhuñji. Tassa pana ±gatak±lato paµµh±ya rañño sakalajambud²pe rajja½ hatthagatameva ahosi. R±j± bodhisattassa ov±de µhatv± d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± saggapar±yaºo ahosi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne bah³ sot±pann± sakad±g±mino an±g±mino arahanto ca ahesu½. “Tad± mahallik± ayameva mahallik± ahosi, sindhavo s±riputto, r±j± ±nando, assav±ºijjo pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Kuº¹akakucchisindhavaj±takavaººan± catutth±.