[177] 7. Tindukaj±takavaººan±

Dhanuhatthakal±peh²ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto paññ±p±rami½ ±rabbha kathesi. Satth± hi mah±bodhij±take (j±. 2.18.124 ±dayo) viya umaªgaj±take (j±. 2.22.590 ±dayo) viya ca attano paññ±ya vaººa½ vaººita½ sutv± “na, bhikkhave, id±neva tath±gato paññav±, pubbepi paññav± up±yakusaloyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto v±narayoniya½ nibbattitv± as²tisahassav±naragaºapariv±ro himavantapadese v±sa½ kappesi. Tass±sanne eko paccantag±mako kad±ci vasati, kad±ci ubbasati. Tassa pana g±massa majjhe s±kh±viµapasampanno madhuraphalo eko tindukarukkho atthi, v±naragaºo ubbasitak±le ±gantv± tassa phal±ni kh±dati. Ath±parasmi½ phalav±re so g±mo puna ±v±so ahosi da¼haparikkhitto dv±rayutto, sopi rukkho phalabh±ranamitas±kho aµµh±si. V±naragaºo cintesi– “maya½ pubbe asukag±me tindukaphal±ni kh±d±ma, phalito nu kho so etarahi rukkho, ud±hu no, ±vasito so g±mo, ud±hu no”ti. Evañca pana cintetv± “gaccha ima½ pavatti½ j±n±h²”ti eka½ v±nara½ pesesi. So gantv± rukkhassa ca phalitabh±va½ g±massa ca g±¼hav±sabh±va½ ñatv± ±gantv± v±nar±na½ ±rocesi.
V±nar± tassa phalitabh±va½ sutv± “madhur±ni tindukaphal±ni kh±diss±m±”ti uss±haj±t± v±narindassa tamattha½ ±rocesu½. V±narindo “g±mo ±v±so an±v±so”ti pucchi. “¾v±so, dev±”ti. “Tena hi na gantabba½. Manuss± hi bahum±y± hont²”ti. “Deva, manuss±na½ paµisall±navel±ya a¹¹harattasamaye kh±diss±m±”ti bah³ gantv± v±narinda½ sampaµicch±petv± himavant± otaritv± tassa g±massa avid³re manuss±na½ paµisall±nak±la½ ±gamayam±n± mah±p±s±ºapiµµhe sayitv± majjhimay±me manussesu nidda½ okkamantesu rukkha½ ±ruyha phal±ni kh±di½su. Atheko puriso sar²rakiccena geh± nikkhamitv± g±mamajjhagato v±nare disv± manuss±na½ ±cikkhi. Bah³ manuss± dhanukal±pa½ sannayhitv± n±n±vudhahatth± le¹¹udaº¹±d²ni ±d±ya “pabh±t±ya rattiy± v±nare gaºhiss±m±”ti rukkha½ pariv±retv± aµµha½su. As²tisahassav±nar± manusse disv± maraºabhayatajjit± “natthi no añña½ paµissaraºa½ aññatra v±narinden±”ti tassa santika½ gantv± paµhama½ g±tham±ha½su–
53. “Dhanuhatthakal±pehi, netti½savaradh±ribhi;
samant± parikiººamha, katha½ mokkho bhavissat²”ti.
Tattha dhanuhatthakal±peh²ti dhanukal±pahatthehi, dhan³ni ceva sarakal±pe ca gahetv± µhiteh²ti attho. Netti½savaradh±ribh²ti netti½s± vuccanti khagg±, uttamakhaggadh±r²h²ti attho. Parikiººamh±ti pariv±ritamha. Kathanti kena nu kho up±yena amh±ka½ mokkho bhavissat²ti.
Tesa½ katha½ sutv± v±narindo “m± bh±yittha, manuss± n±ma bahukicc±, ajjapi majjhimay±mo vattati, api n±ma tesa½ ‘amhe m±ress±m±’ti pariv±rit±na½ imassa kiccassa antar±yakara½ añña½ kicca½ uppajjeyy±”ti v±nare samass±setv± dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
54. “Appeva bahukicc±na½, attho j±yetha koci na½;
atthi rukkhassa acchinna½, khajjathaññeva tindukan”ti.
Tattha nanti nip±tamatta½, appeva bahukicc±na½ manuss±na½ añño koci attho uppajjeyy±ti ayamevettha attho. Atthi rukkhassa acchinnanti imassa rukkhassa phal±na½ ±ka¹¹hanaparika¹¹hanavasena acchinna½ bahu µh±na½ atthi. Khajjathaññeva tindukanti tindukaphala½ khajjathaññeva. Tumhe hi y±vatakena vo attho atthi, tattaka½ kh±datha, amh±ka½ paharaºak±la½ j±niss±m±ti.
Eva½ mah±satto kapigaºa½ samass±sesi. Ettakañhi ass±sa½ alabham±n± sabbepi te phalitena hadayena j²vitakkhaya½ p±puºeyyu½. Mah±satto pana eva½ v±naragaºa½ ass±setv± “sabbe v±nare sam±neth±”ti ±ha. Sam±nent± tassa bh±gineyya½ senaka½ n±ma v±nara½ adisv± “senako n±gato”ti ±rocesu½. “Sace senako n±gato, tumhe m± bh±yittha, id±ni vo so sotthi½ karissat²”ti. Senakopi kho v±naragaºassa gamanak±le nidd±yitv± pacch± pabuddho kañci adisv± pad±nupadiko hutv± ±gacchanto manusse disv± “v±naragaºassa bhaya½ uppannan”ti ñatv± ekasmi½ pariyante gehe aggi½ j±letv± sutta½ kantantiy± mahallakitthiy± santika½ gantv± khetta½ gacchanto g±mad±rako viya eka½ ummuka½ gahetv± upariv±te µhatv± g±ma½ pad²pesi. Manuss± makkaµe cha¹¹etv± aggi½ nibb±petu½ agama½su. V±nar± pal±yant± senakassatth±ya ekeka½ phala½ gahetv± pal±yi½su.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± bh±gineyyo senako mah±n±mo sakko ahosi, v±naragaºo buddhaparis±, v±narindo pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Tindukaj±takavaººan± sattam±.