[165] 5. Nakulaj±takavaººan±

Saddhi½ katv± amitten±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto seºibhaº¹ana½ ±rabbha kathesi. Vatthu heµµh± uragaj±take (j±. 1.2.7-8) kathitasadisameva. Idh±pi satth± “na, bhikkhave, ime dve mah±matt± id±neva may± samagg± kat±, pubbep±ha½ ime samagge ak±si½yev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto ekasmi½ g±make br±hmaºakule nibbattitv± vayappatto takkasil±ya½ sabbasipp±ni uggahetv± ghar±v±sa½ pah±ya isipabbajja½ pabbajitv± abhiññ± ca sam±pattiyo ca nibbattetv± uñch±cariy±ya vanam³laphal±h±ro himavantapadese v±sa½ kappesi. Tassa caªkamanakoµiya½ ekasmi½ vammike nakulo, tasseva santike ekasmi½ rukkhabile sappo ca v±sa½ kappesi. Te ubhopi ahinakul± niccak±la½ kalaha½ karonti. Bodhisatto tesa½ kalahe ±d²navañca mett±bh±van±ya ca ±nisa½sa½ kathetv± “kalaha½ n±ma akatv± samaggav±sa½ vasitu½ vaµµat²”ti ovaditv± ubhopi te samagge ak±si. Atha sappassa bahinikkhantak±le nakulo caªkamanakoµiya½ vammikassa biladv±re s²sa½ n²haritv± mukha½ vivaritv± nipanno assasanto passasanto nidda½ upagañchi. Bodhisatto ta½ tath± nidd±yam±na½ disv± “ki½ nu kho te niss±ya bhaya½ uppannan”ti pucchanto paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
29. “Sandhi½ katv± amittena, aº¹ajena jal±buja;
vivariya d±µha½ sesi, kuto te bhayam±gatan”ti.
Tattha sandhi½ katv±ti mittabh±va½ karitv±. Aº¹ajen±ti aº¹akose nibbattena n±gena. Jal±buj±ti nakula½ ±lapati. So hi jal±bumhi j±tatt± “jal±bujo”ti vuccati. Vivariy±ti vivaritv±.
Eva½ bodhisattena vutto nakulo “ayya, pacc±mitto n±ma na avaj±nitabbo ±saªkitabboyev±”ti vatv± dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
30. “Saªketheva amittasmi½, mittasmimpi na vissase;
abhay± bhayamuppanna½, api m³l±ni kantat²”ti.
Tattha abhay± bhayamuppannanti na ito te bhayamuppannanti abhayo, ko so? Mitto. Yañhi mittasmimpi viss±se sati tato bhaya½ uppajjati, ta½ m³l±nipi kantati, mittassa sabbarandh±na½ viditatt± m³laghacc±ya sa½vattat²ti attho.
Atha na½ bodhisatto “m± bh±yi, yath± sappo tayi na dubbhati, evamaha½ kariss±mi, tva½ ito paµµh±ya tasmi½ ±saªka½ m± kar²”ti ovaditv± catt±ro brahmavih±re bh±vetv± brahmalokapar±yaºo ahosi. Tepi yath±kamma½ gat±.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± sappo ca nakulo ca ime dve mah±matt± ahesu½, t±paso pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Nakulaj±takavaººan± pañcam±.