[288] 8. Macchudd±naj±takavaººan±

Agghanti macch±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto eka½ k³µav±ºija½ ±rabbha kathesi. Vatthu heµµh± kathitameva.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto kuµumbikakule nibbattitv± viññuta½ patto kuµumba½ saºµhapesi. Kaniµµhabh±t±pissa atthi, tesa½ aparabh±ge pit± k±lakato. Te ekadivasa½ “pitu santaka½ voh±ra½ s±dhess±m±”ti eka½ g±ma½ gantv± kah±paºasahassa½ labhitv± ±gacchant± nad²titthe n±va½ paµim±nent± puµabhatta½ bhuñji½su. Bodhisatto atirekabhatta½ gaªg±ya macch±na½ datv± nad²devat±ya patti½ ad±si. Devat± patti½ anumoditv±yeva dibbena yasena va¹¹hitv± attano yasavu¹¹hi½ ±vajjam±n± ta½ k±raºa½ aññ±si. Bodhisattopi v±lik±ya½ uttar±saªga½ pattharitv± nipanno nidda½ okkami, kaniµµhabh±t± panassa thoka½ corapakatiko. So te kah±paºe bodhisattassa adatv± sayameva gaºhituk±mat±ya kah±paºabhaº¹ikasadisa½ eka½ sakkharabhaº¹ika½ katv± dvepi bhaº¹ik± ekatova µhapesi. Tesa½ n±va½ abhiruhitv± gaªg±majjhagat±na½ kaniµµho n±va½ khobhetv± “sakkharabhaº¹ika½ udake khipiss±m²”ti sahassabhaº¹ika½ khipitv± “bh±tika, sahassabhaº¹ik± udake patit±, kinti karom±”ti ±ha. “Udake patit±ya ki½ kariss±ma, m± cintay²”ti. Nad²devat± cintesi– “aha½ imin± dinnapatti½ anumoditv± dibbayasena va¹¹hitv± etassa santaka½ rakkhiss±m²”ti attano ±nubh±vena ta½ bhaº¹ika½ eka½ mah±maccha½ gil±petv± saya½ ±rakkha½ gaºhi. Sopi coro geha½ gantv± “bh±t± me vañcito”ti bhaº¹ika½ mocento sakkhar± passitv± hadayena sussantena mañcassa aµani½ upag³hitv± nipajji.
Tad± kevaµµ± macchagahaºatth±ya j±la½ khipi½su. So maccho devat±nubh±vena j±la½ p±visi. Kevaµµ± ta½ gahetv± vikkiºitu½ nagara½ paviµµh±. Manuss± mah±maccha½ disv± m³la½ pucchanti. Kevaµµ± “kah±paºasahassañca satta ca m±sake datv± gaºhath±”ti vadanti. Manuss± “sahassagghanakamacchopi no diµµho”ti parih±sa½ karonti. Kevaµµ± maccha½ gahetv± bodhisattassa gharadv±ra½ gantv± “ima½ maccha½ gaºhath±”ti ±ha½su. “Kimassa m³lan”ti? “Satta m±sake datv± gaºhath±”ti. “Aññesa½ dadam±n± katha½ deth±”ti? “Aññesa½ sahassena ca sattahi ca m±sakehi dema, tumhe pana satta m±sake datv± gaºhath±”ti. So tesa½ satta m±sake datv± maccha½ bhariy±ya pesesi. S± macchassa kucchi½ ph±layam±n± sahassabhaº¹ika½ disv± bodhisattassa ±rocesi. Bodhisatto ta½ oloketv± attano lañcha½ disv± sakasantakabh±va½ ñatv± “id±ni ime kevaµµ± ima½ maccha½ aññesa½ dadam±n± sahassena ceva sattahi ca m±sakehi denti, amhe pana patv± sahassassa amh±ka½ santakatt± satteva m±sake gahetv± ada½su, ida½ antara½ aj±nanta½ na sakk± kañci saddah±petun”ti cintetv± paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
112. “Agghanti macch± adhika½ sahassa½, na so atthi yo ima½ saddaheyya;
mayhañca assu idha satta m±s±, ahampi ta½ macchudd±na½ kiºeyyan”ti.
Tattha adhikanti aññehi pucchit± kevaµµ± “sattam±s±dhika½ sahassa½ agghant²”ti vadanti. Na so atthi yo ima½ saddaheyy±ti so puriso na atthi, yo ima½ k±raºa½ paccakkhato aj±nanto mama vacanena saddaheyya, ettaka½ v± macch± agghant²ti yo ima½ saddaheyya, so natthi, tasm±yeva te aññehi na gahit±tipi attho. Mayhañca ass³ti mayha½ pana satta m±sak± ahesu½. Macchudd±nanti macchavagga½. Tena hi macchena saddhi½ aññepi macch± ekato baddh± ta½ sakalampi macchudd±na½ sandh±yeta½ vutta½. Kiºeyyanti kiºi½, satteva m±sake datv± ettaka½ macchavagga½ gaºhinti attho.
Evañca pana vatv± ida½ cintesi– “ki½ nu kho niss±ya may± ete kah±paº± laddh±”ti? Tasmi½ khaºe nad²devat± ±k±se dissam±nar³pena µhatv± “aha½, gaªg±devat±, tay± macch±na½ atirekabhatta½ datv± mayha½ patti dinn±, ten±ha½ tava santaka½ rakkhant² ±gat±”ti d²payam±n± g±tham±ha–
113. “Macch±na½ bhojana½ datv±, mama dakkhiºam±disi;
ta½ dakkhiºa½ sarantiy±, kata½ apaciti½ tay±”ti.
Tattha dakkhiºanti imasmi½ µh±ne pattid±na½ dakkhiº± n±ma. Sarantiy± kata½ apaciti½ tay±ti ta½ tay± mayha½ kata½ apaciti½ sarantiy± may± ida½ tava dhana½ rakkhitanti attho.
Ida½ vatv± ca pana s± devat± tassa kaniµµhena katak³µakamma½ sabba½ kathetv± “eso id±ni hadayena sussantena nipanno, duµµhacittassa vu¹¹hi n±ma natthi, aha½ pana ‘tava santaka½ m± nass²’ti dhana½ te ±haritv± ad±si½, ida½ kaniµµhacorassa adatv± sabba½ tvaññeva gaºh±”ti vatv± tatiya½ g±tham±ha–
114. “Paduµµhacittassa na ph±ti hoti, na c±pi ta½ devat± p³jayanti;
yo bh±tara½ pettika½ s±pateyya½, avañcay² dukkaµakammak±r²”ti.
Tattha na ph±ti hot²ti evar³passa puggalassa idhaloke v± paraloke v± vu¹¹hi n±ma na hoti. Na c±pi tanti ta½ puggala½ tassa santaka½ rakkham±n± devat± na p³jayanti.
Iti devat± mittadubbhicorassa kah±paºe ad±tuk±m± evam±ha. Bodhisatto pana “na sakk± eva½ k±tun”ti tassapi pañca kah±paºasat±ni pesesiyeva.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne v±ºijo sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. “Tad± kaniµµhabh±t± id±ni k³µav±ºijo, jeµµhabh±t± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.
Macchudd±naj±takavaººan± aµµham±.