[298] 8. Udumbaraj±takavaººan±

Udumbar± cime pakk±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto aññatara½ bhikkhu½ ±rabbha kathesi. So kira aññatarasmi½ paccantag±make vih±ra½ k±retv± vasati. Ramaº²yo vih±ro piµµhip±s±ºe niviµµho, manda½ sammajjanaµµh±na½ udakaph±suka½, gocarag±mo n±tid³re n±cc±sanne, sampiy±yam±n± manuss± bhikkha½ denti. Atheko bhikkhu c±rika½ caram±no ta½ vih±ra½ p±puºi. Nev±siko tassa ±gantukavatta½ katv± punadivase ta½ ±d±ya g±ma½ piº¹±ya p±visi. Manuss± paº²ta½ bhikkha½ datv± sv±tan±ya nimantayi½su. ¾gantuko katip±ha½ bhuñjitv± cintesi– “ekenup±yena ima½ bhikkhu½ vañcetv± nikka¹¹hitv± ima½ vih±ra½ gaºhiss±m²”ti. Atha na½ ther³paµµh±na½ ±gata½ pucchi– “ki½, ±vuso, buddh³paµµh±na½ n±k±s²”ti? “Bhante, ima½ vih±ra½ paµijagganto natthi, tenamhi na gatapubbo”ti. “Y±va tva½ buddh³paµµh±na½ gantv± ±gacchasi, t±v±ha½ paµijaggiss±m²”ti. “S±dhu, bhante”ti nev±siko “y±va mam±gaman± there m± pamajjitth±”ti manuss±na½ vatv± pakk±mi.
Tato paµµh±ya ±gantuko “tassa nev±sikassa ayañca ayañca doso”ti te manusse paribhindi. Itaropi satth±ra½ vanditv± pun±gato, athassa so sen±sana½ na ad±si. So ekasmi½ µh±ne vasitv± punadivase piº¹±ya g±ma½ p±visi, manuss± s±m²cimattampi na kari½su. So vippaµis±r² hutv± puna jetavana½ gantv± ta½ k±raºa½ bhikkh³na½ ±rocesi. Te bhikkh³ dhammasabh±ya½ katha½ samuµµh±pesu½– “±vuso, asuko kira bhikkhu asuka½ bhikkhu½ vih±r± nikka¹¹hitv± saya½ tattha vas²”ti. Satth± ±gantv± “k±ya nuttha, bhikkhave, etarahi kath±ya sannisinn±”ti pucchitv± “im±ya n±m±”ti vutte “na, bhikkhave, id±neva, pubbepi so ima½ vasanaµµh±n± nikka¹¹hiyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto araññe rukkhadevat± hutv± nibbatti. Tattha vass±ne sattasatt±ha½ devo vassi. Atheko rattamukhakhuddakamakkaµo ekiss± anovassik±ya p±s±ºadariy± vasam±no ekadivasa½ daridv±re atemanaµµh±ne sukhena nis²di. Tattha eko k±¼amukhamah±makkaµo tinto s²tena p²¼iyam±no vicaranto ta½ tath±nisinna½ disv± “up±yena na½ n²haritv± ettha vasiss±m²”ti cintetv± kucchi½ olambetv± suhit±k±ra½ dassetv± tassa purato µhatv± paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
142. “Udumbar± cime pakk±, nigrodh± ca kapitthan±;
ehi nikkhama bhuñjassu, ki½ jighacch±ya miyyas²”ti.
Tattha kapitthan±ti pilakkh±. Ehi nikkham±ti ete udumbar±dayo phalabh±ranamit±, ahampi kh±ditv± suhito ±gatosmi, tvampi gaccha bhuñjass³ti.
Sopi tassa vacana½ sutv± saddahitv± phal±ni kh±dituk±mo nikkhamitv± tattha tattha vicaritv± kiñci alabhanto pun±gantv± ta½ antop±s±ºadariya½ pavisitv± nisinna½ disv± “vañcess±mi nan”ti tassa purato µhatv± dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
143. “Eva½ so suhito hoti, yo vu¹¹hamapac±yati;
yath±hamajja suhito, dumapakk±ni m±sito”ti.
Tattha dumapakk±ni m±sitoti udumbar±d²ni rukkhaphal±ni kh±ditv± asito dh±to suhito.
Ta½ sutv± mah±makkaµo tatiya½ g±tham±ha–
144. “Ya½ vanejo vanejassa, vañceyya kapino kapi;
daharo kapi saddheyya, na hi jiººo jar±kap²”ti.
Tassattho– ya½ vane j±to kapi vane j±tassa kapino vañcana½ kareyya, ta½ tay± sadiso daharo v±naro saddaheyya, m±diso pana jiººo jar±kapi mahallakamakkaµo na hi saddaheyya, satakkhattumpi bhaºantassa tumh±disassa na saddahati. Imasmiñhi himavantapadese sabba½ phal±phala½ vassena kilinna½ patita½, puna tava ida½ µh±na½ natthi, gacch±ti. So tatova pakk±mi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± khuddakamakkaµo nev±siko ahosi, k±¼amah±makkaµo ±gantuko, rukkhadevat± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Udumbaraj±takavaººan± aµµham±.