[178] 8. Kacchapaj±takavaŗŗan±

Janitta½ me bhavitta½ meti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto eka½ ahiv±takarogamutta½ ±rabbha kathesi. S±vatthiya½ kira ekasmi½ kule ahiv±takarogo uppajji. M±t±pitaro putta½ ±ha½su– “t±ta, m± imasmi½ gehe vasa, bhitti½ bhinditv± pal±yitv± yattha katthaci gantv± j²vita½ rakkha, pacch± ±gantv± imasmi½ n±ma µh±ne mah±nidh±na½ atthi, ta½ uddharitv± kuµumba½ saŗµhapetv± sukhena j²veyy±s²”ti. Putto tesa½ vacana½ sampaµicchitv± bhitti½ bhinditv± pal±yitv± attano roge v³pasante ±gantv± mah±nidh±na½ uddharitv± kuµumba½ saŗµhapetv± ghar±v±sa½ vasi. So ekadivasa½ sappitel±d²ni ceva vatthacch±dan±d²ni ca g±h±petv± jetavana½ gantv± satth±ra½ vanditv± nis²di. Satth± tena saddhi½ paµisanth±ra½ katv± “tumh±ka½ gehe ahiv±takarogo uppannoti assumha, kinti katv± muttos²”ti pucchi, so ta½ pavatti½ ±cikkhi. Satth± “pubbepi kho, up±saka, bhaye uppanne attano vasanaµµh±ne ±laya½ katv± ańńattha agat± j²vitakkhaya½ p±puŗi½su, an±laya½ pana katv± ańńattha gat± j²vita½ labhi½s³”ti vatv± tena y±cito at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ŗasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto k±sig±make kumbhak±rakule nibbattitv± kumbhak±rakamma½ katv± puttad±ra½ posesi. Tad± pana b±r±ŗasiya½ mah±nadiy± saddhi½ ek±baddho mah±j±tassaro ahosi. So bahu-udakak±le nadiy± saddhi½ ekodako hoti, udake mand²bh³te visu½ hoti. Macchakacchap± pana “imasmi½ sa½vacchare suvuµµhik± bhavissati, imasmi½ sa½vacchare dubbuµµhik±”ti j±nanti. Atha tasmi½ sare nibbattamacchakacchap± “imasmi½ sa½vacchare dubbuµµhik± bhavissat²”ti ńatv± udakassa ek±baddhak±leyeva tamh± sar± nikkhamitv± nadi½ agami½su. Eko pana kacchapo “ida½ me j±taµµh±na½ va¹¹hitaµµh±na½, m±t±pit³hi vasitaµµh±na½, na sakkomi ima½ jahitun”ti nadi½ na agam±si. Atha nid±ghasamaye tattha udaka½ chijji, so kacchapo bodhisattassa mattikagahaŗaµµh±ne bh³mi½ khaŗitv± p±visi. Bodhisatto “mattika½ gahess±m²”ti tattha gantv± mah±kudd±lena bh³mi½ khaŗanto kacchapassa piµµhi½ bhinditv± mattikapiŗ¹a½ viya kudd±leneva na½ uddharitv± thale p±tesi. So vedan±ppatto hutv± “vasanaµµh±ne ±laya½ jahitu½ asakkonto eva½ vin±sa½ p±puŗin”ti vatv± paridevam±no im± g±th± avoca–
55. “Janitta½ me bhavitta½ me, iti paŖke avassayi½;
ta½ ma½ paŖko ajjhabhavi, yath± dubbalaka½ tath±;
ta½ ta½ vad±mi bhaggava, suŗohi vacana½ mama.
56. “G±me v± yadi v±rańńe, sukha½ yatr±dhigacchati;
ta½ janitta½ bhavittańca, purisassa paj±nato;
yamhi j²ve tamhi gacche, na niketahato siy±”ti.
Tattha janitta½ me bhavitta½ meti ida½ mama j±taµµh±na½, ida½ mama va¹¹hitaµµh±na½. Iti paŖke avassayinti imin± k±raŗen±ha½ imasmi½ kaddame avassayi½ nipajji½, v±sa½ kappesinti attho. Ajjhabhav²ti adhi-abhavi vin±sa½ p±pesi. Bhaggav±ti kumbhak±ra½ ±lapati. Kumbhak±r±nańhi n±magottapańńatti es±, yadida½ bhaggav±ti. Sukhanti k±yikacetasikass±da½. Ta½ janitta½ bhavittańc±ti ta½ j±taµµh±nańca va¹¹hitaµµh±nańca. “J±nitta½ bh±vittan”ti d²ghavasenapi p±µho, soyevattho. Paj±natoti atth±nattha½ k±raŗ±k±raŗa½ j±nantassa. Na niketahato siy±ti nikete ±laya½ katv± ańńattha agantv± niketena hato, evar³pa½ maraŗadukkha½ p±pito na bhaveyy±ti.
Eva½ so bodhisattena saddhi½ kathento k±lamak±si. Bodhisatto ta½ gahetv± sakalag±mav±sino sannip±t±petv± te manusse ovadanto evam±ha– “passatha ima½ kacchapa½, aya½ ańńesa½ macchakacchap±na½ mah±nadi½ gamanak±le attano vasanaµµh±ne ±laya½ chinditu½ asakkonto tehi saddhi½ agantv± mama mattikagahaŗaµµh±na½ pavisitv± nipajji. Athass±ha½ mattika½ gaŗhanto mah±kudd±lena piµµhi½ bhinditv± mattikapiŗ¹a½ viya na½ thale p±tesi½, aya½ attan± katakamma½ saritv± dv²hi g±th±hi paridevitv± k±lamak±si. Evamesa attano vasanaµµh±ne ±laya½ katv± maraŗa½ patto, tumhepi m± imin± kacchapena sadis± ahuvattha, ito paµµh±ya ‘mayha½ r³pa½ mayha½ saddo mayha½ gandho mayha½ raso mayha½ phoµµhabbo mayha½ putto mayha½ dh²t± mayha½ d±sad±siparicchedo mayha½ hirańńasuvaŗŗan’ti taŗh±vasena upabhogavasena m± gaŗhittha, ekakovesa satto t²su bhavesu parivattat²”ti. Eva½ buddhal²l±ya mah±janassa ov±damad±si, so ov±do sakalajambud²pa½ pattharitv± saµµhimatt±ni vassasahass±ni aµµh±si. Mah±jano bodhisattassa ov±de µhatv± d±n±d²ni puńń±ni katv± ±yupariyos±ne saggapura½ p³resi, bodhisattopi tatheva puńń±ni katv± saggapura½ p³resi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne so kulaputto sot±pattiphale patiµµh±si. “Tad± kacchapo ±nando ahosi, kumbhak±ro pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Kacchapaj±takavaŗŗan± aµµham±.