[169] 9. Arakaj±takavaººan±

Yo ve mettena citten±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto mettasutta½ ±rabbha kathesi. Ekasmiñhi samaye satth± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “mett±ya, bhikkhave, cetovimuttiy± ±sevit±ya bh±vit±ya bahul²kat±ya y±n²kat±ya vatthukat±ya anuµµhit±ya paricit±ya susam±raddh±ya ek±das±nisa½s± p±µikaªkh±. Katame ek±dasa? Sukha½ supati, sukha½ paµibujjhati, na p±paka½ supina½ passati, manuss±na½ piyo hoti, amanuss±na½ piyo hoti, devat± rakkhanti, n±ssa aggi v± visa½ v± sattha½ v± kamati, tuvaµa½ citta½ sam±dhiyati, mukhavaººo vippas²dati, asamm³¼ho k±la½ karoti, uttari appaµivijjhanto brahmalok³pago hoti. Mett±ya, bhikkhave, cetovimuttiy± ±sevit±ya…pe… susam±raddh±ya ime ek±das±nisa½s± p±µikaªkh±”ti (a. ni. 11.15). Ime ek±das±nisa½se gahetv± µhita½ mett±bh±vana½ vaººetv± “bhikkhave, bhikkhun± n±ma sabbasattesu odissak±nodissakavasena mett± bh±vetabb±, hitopi hitena pharitabbo, ahitopi hitena pharitabbo, majjhattopi hitena pharitabbo. Eva½ sabbasattesu odissak±nodissakavasena mett± bh±vetabb±, karuº± mudit± upekkh± bh±vetabb±, cat³su brahmavih±resu kamma½ k±tabbameva. Eva½ karonto hi magga½ v± phala½ v± alabhantopi brahmalokapar±yaºo ahosi, por±ºakapaº¹it±pi satta vass±ni metta½ bh±vetv± satta sa½vaµµavivaµµakappe brahmalokasmi½yeva vasi½s³”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te ekasmi½ kappe bodhisatto br±hmaºakule nibbattitv± vayappatto k±me pah±ya isipabbajja½ pabbajitv± catunna½ brahmavih±r±na½ l±bh² arako n±ma satth± hutv± himavantapadese v±sa½ kappesi, tassa mah± pariv±ro ahosi. So isigaºa½ ovadanto “pabbajitena n±ma mett± bh±vetabb±, karuº± mudit± upekkh± bh±vetabb±. Mettacittañhi n±meta½ appan±ppatta½ brahmalokapar±yaºata½ s±dhet²”ti mett±ya ±nisa½sa½ pak±sento im± g±th± ±ha–
37. “Yo ve mettena cittena, sabbalok±nukampati;
uddha½ adho ca tiriya½, appam±ºena sabbaso.
38. “Appam±ºa½ hita½ citta½, paripuººa½ subh±vita½;
ya½ pam±ºakata½ kamma½, na ta½ tatr±vasissat²”ti.
Tattha yo ve mettena cittena, sabbalok±nukampat²ti khattiy±d²su v± samaºabr±hmaºesu v± yo koci appam±ºena mettena cittena sakala½ sattaloka½ anukampati. Uddhanti pathavito y±va nevasaññ±n±saññ±yatanabrahmalok±. Adhoti pathaviy± heµµh± ussade mah±niraye. Tiriyanti manussaloke, yattak±ni cakkav±¼±ni ca tesu sabbesu ettake µh±ne nibbatt± sabbe satt± aver± hontu, aby±pajjh± an²gh±, sukh² att±na½ pariharant³ti eva½ bh±vitena mettena citten±ti attho. Appam±ºen±ti appam±ºasatt±na½ appam±º±rammaºatt± appam±ºena. Sabbasoti sabb±k±rena, uddha½ adho tiriyanti eva½ sabbasugatiduggativasen±ti attho.
Appam±ºa½ hita½ cittanti appam±ºa½ katv± bh±vita½ sabbasattesu hitacitta½. Paripuººanti avikala½. Subh±vitanti suva¹¹hita½, appan±cittasseta½ n±ma½. Ya½ pam±ºakata½ kammanti ya½ “appam±ºa½ appam±º±rammaºan”ti eva½ ±rammaºattikavasena ca vas²bh±vappattivasena ca ava¹¹hitv± kata½ paritta½ k±m±vacarakamma½. Na ta½ tatr±vasissat²ti ta½ paritta½ kamma½ ya½ ta½ “appam±ºa½ hita½ cittan”ti saªkhagata½ r³p±vacarakamma½, tatra na avasissati. Yath± n±ma mahoghena ajjhotthaµa½ parittodaka½ oghassa abbhantare tena asa½h²ram±na½ n±vasissati na tiµµhati, atha kho mahoghova ta½ ajjhottharitv± tiµµhati, evameva ta½ parittakamma½ tassa mahaggatakammassa abbhantare tena mahaggatakammena acchinditv± aggahitavip±kok±sa½ hutv± na avasissati na tiµµhati, na sakkoti attano vip±ka½ d±tu½, atha kho mahaggatakammameva ta½ ajjhottharitv± tiµµhati vip±ka½ det²ti.
Eva½ bodhisatto antev±sik±na½ mett±bh±van±ya ±nisa½sa½ kathetv± aparih²najjh±no brahmaloke nibbattitv± satta sa½vaµµavivaµµakappe na ima½ loka½ puna agam±si.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± isigaºo buddhaparis± ahosi, arako pana satth± ahameva ahosin”ti.

Arakaj±takavaººan± navam±.