[258] 8. Mandh±tuj±takavaººan±

Y±vat± candimas³riy±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto eka½ ukkaºµhitabhikkhu½ ±rabbha kathesi. So kira s±vatthi½ piº¹±ya caram±no eka½ alaªkatapaµiyatta½ itthi½ disv± ukkaºµhi. Atha na½ bhikkh³ dhammasabha½ ±netv± “aya½, bhante, bhikkhu ukkaºµhito”ti satthu dassesu½. Satth± “sacca½ kira tva½, bhikkhu, ukkaºµhito”ti pucchitv± “sacca½, bhante”ti vutte “kad± tva½ bhikkhu, ag±ra½ ajjh±vasam±no taºha½ p³retu½ sakkhissasi, k±mataºh± hi n±mes± samuddo viya dupp³r±, por±ºakar±j±no dvisahassaparittad²papariv±resu cat³su mah±d²pesu cakkavattirajja½ k±retv± manussaparih±reneva c±tumah±r±jikadevaloke rajja½ k±retv± t±vati½sadevaloke chatti½s±ya sakk±nañca vasanaµµh±ne devarajja½ k±retv±pi attano k±mataºha½ p³retu½ asakkont±va k±lamaka½su, tva½ paneta½ taºha½ kad± p³retu½ sakkhissas²”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te paµhamakappikesu mah±sammato n±ma r±j± ahosi. Tassa putto rojo n±ma, tassa putto vararojo n±ma, tassa putto kaly±ºo n±ma, tassa putto varakaly±ºo n±ma, tassa putto uposatho n±ma, tassa putto mandh±tu n±ma ahosi. So sattahi ratanehi cat³hi ca iddh²hi samann±gato cakkavattirajja½ k±resi. Tassa v±mahattha½ samañjitv± dakkhiºahatthena apphoµitak±le ±k±s± dibbamegho viya j±ºuppam±ºa½ sattaratanavassa½ vassati, evar³po acchariyamanusso ahosi. So catur±s²ti vassasahass±ni kum±rak²¼a½ k²¼i. Catur±s²ti vassasahass±ni oparajja½ k±resi, catur±s²ti vassasahass±ni cakkavattirajja½ k±resi, ±yuppam±ºa½ asaªkhyeyya½ ahosi.
So ekadivasa½ k±mataºha½ p³retu½ asakkonto ukkaºµhit±k±ra½ dassesi. Ath±macc± “ki½ nu kho, deva, ukkaºµhitos²”ti pucchi½su. “Mayha½ puññabale olokiyam±ne ida½ rajja½ ki½ karissati, katara½ nu kho µh±na½ ramaº²yan”ti? “Devaloko, mah±r±j±”ti. So cakkaratana½ abbhukkiritv± saddhi½ paris±ya c±tumah±r±jikadevaloka½ agam±si. Athassa catt±ro mah±r±j±no dibbam±l±gandhahatth± devagaºaparivut± paccuggamana½ katv± ta½ ±d±ya c±tumah±r±jikadevaloka½ gantv± devarajja½ ada½su. Tassa sakaparis±ya pariv±ritasseva tasmi½ rajja½ k±rentassa d²gho addh± v²tivatto.
So tatth±pi taºha½ p³retu½ asakkonto ukkaºµhit±k±ra½ dassesi, catt±ro mah±r±j±no “ki½ nu kho, deva, ukkaºµhitos²”ti pucchi½su. “Imamh± devalok± katara½ µh±na½ ramaº²yan”ti. “Maya½, deva, paresa½ upaµµh±kaparis±, t±vati½sadevaloko ramaº²yo”ti. Mandh±t± cakkaratana½ abbhukkiritv± attano paris±ya parivuto t±vati½s±bhimukho p±y±si. Athassa sakko devar±j± dibbam±l±gandhahattho devagaºaparivuto paccuggamana½ katv± ta½ hatthe gahetv± “ito ehi, mah±r±j±”ti ±ha. Rañño devagaºaparivutassa gamanak±le pariº±yakaratana½ cakkaratana½ ±d±ya saddhi½ paris±ya manussapatha½ otaritv± attano nagarameva p±visi. Sakko mandh±tu½ t±vati½sabhavana½ netv± devat± dve koµµh±se katv± attano devarajja½ majjhe bhinditv± ad±si. Tato paµµh±ya dve r±j±no rajja½ k±resu½. Eva½ k±le gacchante sakko saµµhi ca vassasatasahass±ni tisso ca vassakoµiyo ±yu½ khepetv± cavi, añño sakko nibbatti. Sopi devarajja½ k±retv± ±yukkhayena cavi. Eten³p±yena chatti½sa sakk± cavi½su, mandh±t± pana manussaparih±rena devarajja½ k±resiyeva.
Tassa eva½ k±le gacchante bhiyyosomatt±ya k±mataºh± uppajji, so “ki½ me upa¹¹harajjena, sakka½ m±retv± ekarajjameva kariss±m²”ti cintesi. Sakka½ m±retu½ n±ma na sakk±, taºh± n±mes± vipattim³l±, tenassa ±yusaªkh±ro parih±yi, jar± sar²ra½ pahari. Manussasar²rañca n±ma devaloke na bhijjati, atha so devalok± bhassitv± uyy±ne otari. Uyy±nap±lo tassa ±gatabh±va½ r±jakule nivedesi. R±jakula½ ±gantv± uyy±neyeva sayana½ paññapesi. R±j± anuµµh±naseyy±ya nipajji. Amacc± “deva, tumh±ka½ parato kinti kathem±”ti pucchi½su. “Mama parato tumhe ima½ s±sana½ mah±janassa katheyy±tha– ‘mandh±tumah±r±j± dvisahassaparittad²papariv±resu cat³su mah±d²pesu cakkavattirajja½ k±retv± d²gharatta½ c±tumah±r±jikesu rajja½ k±retv± chatti½s±ya sakk±na½ ±yuppam±ºena devaloke rajja½ k±retv± taºha½ ap³retv± k±lamak±s²”’ti. So eva½ vatv± k±la½ katv± yath±kamma½ gato.
Satth± ima½ at²ta½ ±haritv± abhisambuddho hutv± im± g±th± avoca–
22. “Y±vat± candimas³riy±, pariharanti dis± bhanti virocan±;
sabbeva d±s± mandh±tu, ye p±º± pathavissit±.
23. “Na kah±paºavassena, titti k±mesu vijjati;
appass±d± dukh± k±m±, iti viññ±ya paº¹ito.
24. “Api dibbesu k±mesu, rati½ so n±dhigacchati;
taºhakkhayarato hoti, samm±sambuddhas±vako”ti.
Tattha y±vat±ti paricchedavacana½. Pariharant²ti yattakena paricchedena sineru½ pariharanti. Dis± bhant²ti dasasu dis±su bh±santi pabh±santi. Virocan±ti ±lokakaraºat±ya virocanasabh±v±. Sabbeva d±s± mandh±tu, ye p±º± pathavissit±ti ettake padese ye pathavinissit± p±º± janapadav±sino manuss±, sabbeva te “d±s± maya½ rañño mandh±tussa, ayyako no r±j± mandh±t±”ti eva½ upagatatt± bhujiss±pi sam±n± d±s±yeva.
Na kah±paºavassen±ti tesa½ d±sabh³t±na½ manuss±na½ anuggah±ya ya½ mandh±t± apphoµetv± sattaratanavassa½ vass±peti, ta½ idha “kah±paºavassan”ti vutta½. Titti k±mes³ti ten±pi kah±paºavassena vatthuk±makilesak±mesu titti n±ma natthi, eva½ dupp³r± es± taºh±. Appass±d± dukh± k±m±ti supinak³pamatt± k±m± n±ma appass±d± parittasukh±, dukkhameva panettha bahutara½. Ta½ dukkhakkhandhasuttapariy±yena d²petabba½. Iti viññ±y±ti eva½ j±nitv±.
Dibbes³ti devat±na½ paribhogesu r³p±d²su. Rati½ soti so vipassako bhikkhu dibbehi k±mehi nimantiyam±nopi tesu rati½ n±dhigacchati ±yasm± samiddhi viya. Taºhakkhayaratoti nibb±narato. Nibb±nañhi ±gamma taºh± kh²yati, tasm± ta½ “taºhakkhayo”ti vuccati. Tattha rato hoti abhirato. Samm±sambuddhas±vakoti buddhassa savanante j±to bahussuto yog±vacarapuggalo.
Eva½ satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne ukkaºµhitabhikkhu sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi, aññe pana bah³ sot±pattiphal±d²ni p±puºi½su. “Tad± mandh±tur±j± ahameva ahosin”ti.

Mandh±tuj±takavaººan± aµµham±.