5. Ruhakavaggo

[191] 1. Ruhakaj±takavaººan±

Api ruhaka chinn±p²ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto pur±ºadutiyik±palobhana½ ±rabbha kathesi. Vatthu aµµhakanip±te indriyaj±take (j±. 1.8.60 ±dayo) ±vibhavissati. Satth± pana ta½ bhikkhu½ “aya½ te bhikkhu itth² anatthak±rik±, pubbepi te es± sar±jik±ya paris±ya majjhe lajj±petv± geh± nikkhaman±k±ra½ k±res²”ti vatv± tena y±cito at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto tassa aggamahesiy± kucchimhi nibbattitv± vayappatto pitu accayena rajje patiµµh±ya dhammena rajja½ k±resi. Tassa ruhako n±ma purohito ahosi, tassa pur±º² n±ma br±hmaº² bhariy±. R±j± br±hmaºassa assabhaº¹akena alaªkaritv± assa½ ad±si. So ta½ assa½ ±ruyha rañño upaµµh±na½ gacchati. Atha na½ alaªkata-assassa piµµhe nis²ditv± gacchanta½ ±gacchantañca disv± tahi½ tahi½ µhit± manuss± “aho assassa r³pa½, aho asso sobhat²”ti assameva pasa½santi. So geha½ ±gantv± p±s±da½ abhiruyha bhariya½ ±mantesi– “bhadde amh±ka½ asso ativiya sobhati, ubhosu passesu µhit± manuss± amh±ka½ assameva vaººent²”ti. S± pana br±hmaº² thoka½ chinnik± dhuttikadh±tuk±, tena na½ evam±ha– “ayya, tva½ assassa sobhanak±raºa½ na j±n±si, aya½ asso attano alaªkata½ assabhaº¹aka½ niss±ya sobhati, sace tvampi asso viya sobhituk±mo assabhaº¹aka½ pi¼andhitv± antarav²thi½ oruyha asso viya p±de koµµayam±no gantv± r±j±na½ passa, r±j±pi ta½ vaººayissati, manuss±pi taññeva vaººayissant²”ti.
So ummattakaj±tiko br±hmaºo tass± vacana½ sutv± “imin± n±ma k±raºena s± ma½ vadat²”ti aj±nitv± tath±saññ² hutv± tath± ak±si. Ye ye passanti, te te parih±sa½ karont± “sobhati ±cariyo”ti vadi½su. R±j± pana na½ “ki½, ±cariya, pitta½ te kupita½ ummattakosi j±to”ti-±d²ni vatv± lajj±pesi. Tasmi½ k±le br±hmaºo “ayutta½ may± katan”ti lajjito br±hmaºiy± kujjhitv± “t±yamhi sar±jik±ya paris±ya antare lajj±pito, pothetv± ta½ nikka¹¹hiss±m²”ti geha½ agam±si. Dhuttikabr±hmaº² tassa kujjhitv± ±gamanabh±va½ ñatv± puretaraññeva c³¼adv±rena nikkhamitv± r±janivesana½ gantv± cat³hapañc±ha½ tattheva ahosi. R±j± ta½ k±raºa½ ñatv± purohita½ pakkos±petv± “±cariya, m±tug±massa n±ma doso hotiyeva, br±hmaºiy± khamitu½ vaµµat²”ti kham±panatth±ya paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
81. “Api ruhaka chinn±pi, jiy± sandh²yate puna;
sandh²yassu pur±ºiy±, m± kodhassa vasa½ gam²”ti.
Tatr±ya½ saªkhepattho– bho ruhaka, nanu chinn±pi dhanujiy± puna sandh²yati ghaµ²yati, evameva tvampi pur±ºiy± saddhi½ sandh²yassu, kodhassa vasa½ m± gam²ti.
Ta½ sutv± ruhako dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
82. “Vijjam±nesu v±kesu, vijjam±nesu k±risu;
añña½ jiya½ kariss±mi, alaññeva pur±ºiy±”ti.
Tassattho– mah±r±ja, dhanuk±ramuduv±kesu ca jiyak±rakesu ca manussesu vijjam±nesu añña½ jiya½ kariss±mi, im±ya chinn±ya pur±ºiy± jiy±ya ala½, natthi me koci atthoti. Evañca pana vatv± ta½ n²haritv± añña½ br±hmaºi½ ±nesi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– saccapariyos±ne ukkaºµhitabhikkhu sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. “Tad±, br±hmaº², pur±ºadutiyik± ahosi, ruhako ukkaºµhitabhikkhu, b±r±ºasir±j± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Ruhakaj±takavaººan± paµham±.