[155] 5. Bhaggaj±takavaººan±

J²va vassasata½ bhagg±ti ida½ satth± jetavanasam²pe pasenadikosalena raññ± k±rite r±jak±r±me viharanto attano khipitaka½ ±rabbha kathesi. Ekasmiñhi divase satth± r±jak±r±me catuparisamajjhe nis²ditv± dhamma½ desento khipi. Bhikkh³ “j²vatu, bhante bhagav±, j²vatu, sugato”ti ucc±sadda½ mah±sadda½ aka½su, tena saddena dhammakath±ya antar±yo ahosi. Atha kho bhagav± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “api nu kho, bhikkhave, khipite ‘j²v±’ti vutto tappaccay± j²veyya v± mareyya v±”ti? “No heta½ bhante”ti. “Na, bhikkhave, khipite ‘j²v±’ti vattabbo, yo vadeyya ±patti dukkaµass±”ti (c³¼ava. 288). Tena kho pana samayena manuss± bhikkh³na½ khipite “j²vatha, bhante”ti vadanti, bhikkh³ kukkucc±yant± n±lapanti. Manuss± ujjh±yanti– “kathañhi n±ma samaº± sakyaputtiy± ‘j²vatha, bhante’ti vuccam±n± n±lapissant²”ti. Bhagavato etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Gih², bhikkhave, maªgalik±, anuj±n±mi, bhikkhave, gih²na½ “j²vatha, bhante”ti vuccam±nena “cira½ j²v±”ti vattunti. Bhikkh³ bhagavanta½ pucchi½su– “bhante, j²vapaµij²va½ n±ma kad± uppannan”ti? Satth± “bhikkhave, j²vapaµij²va½ n±ma por±ºak±le uppannan”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto k±siraµµhe ekasmi½ br±hmaºakule nibbatti. Tassa pit± voh±ra½ katv± j²vika½ kappeti, so so¼asavassuddesika½ bodhisatta½ maºikabhaº¹a½ ukkhip±petv± g±manigam±d²su caranto b±r±ºasi½ patv± dov±rikassa ghare bhatta½ pac±petv± bhuñjitv± niv±saµµh±na½ alabhanto “avel±ya ±gat± ±gantuk± kattha vasant²”ti pucchi. Atha na½ manuss± “bahinagare ek± s±l± atthi, s± pana amanussapariggahit±. Sace icchatha, tattha vasath±”ti ±ha½su. Bodhisatto “etha, t±ta, gacch±ma, m± yakkhassa bh±yittha, aha½ ta½ dametv± tumh±ka½ p±desu p±tess±m²”ti pitara½ gahetv± tattha gato. Athassa pit± phalake nipajji, saya½ pitu p±de samb±hanto nis²di. Tattha adhivattho yakkho dv±dasa vass±ni vessavaºa½ upaµµhahitv± ta½ s±la½ labhanto “ima½ s±la½ paviµµhamanussesu yo khipite ‘j²v±’ti vadati, yo ca ‘j²v±’ti vutte ‘paµij²v±’ti vadati, te j²vapaµij²vabh±ºino µhapetv± avasese kh±deyy±s²”ti labhi. So piµµhiva½sath³º±ya vasati. So “bodhisattassa pitara½ khip±pess±m²”ti attano ±nubh±vena sukhumacuººa½ vissajjesi, cuººo ±gantv± tassa n±sapuµe p±visi. So phalake nipannakova khipi, bodhisatto na “j²v±”ti ±ha. Yakkho ta½ kh±ditu½ th³º±ya otarati. Bodhisatto ta½ otaranta½ disv± “imin± me pit± khip±pito bhavissati, aya½ so khipite ‘j²v±’ti avadanta½ kh±dakayakkho bhavissat²”ti pitara½ ±rabbha paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
9. “J²va vassasata½ bhagga, apar±ni ca v²sati½;
m± ma½ pis±c± kh±dantu, j²va tva½ saradosatan”ti.
Tattha bhagg±ti pitara½ n±men±lapati. Apar±ni ca v²satinti apar±ni ca v²sati vass±ni j²va. M± ma½ pis±c± kh±dant³ti ma½ pis±c± m± kh±dantu. J²va tva½ saradosatanti tva½ pana v²suttara½ vassasata½ j²v±ti. Saradosatañhi gaºiyam±na½ vassasatameva hoti, ta½ purimehi v²s±ya saddhi½ v²suttara½ idha adhippeta½.
Yakkho bodhisattassa vacana½ sutv± “ima½ t±va m±ºava½ ‘j²v±’ti vuttatt± kh±ditu½ na sakk±, pitara½ panassa kh±diss±m²”ti pitu santika½ agam±si. So ta½ ±gacchanta½ disv± cintesi– “aya½ so ‘paµij²v±’ti abhaºant±na½ kh±dakayakkho bhavissati, paµij²va½ kariss±m²”ti. So putta½ ±rabbha dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
10. “Tvampi vassasata½ j²va½, apar±ni ca v²sati½;
visa½ pis±c± kh±dantu, j²va tva½ saradosatan”ti.
Tattha visa½ pis±c± kh±dant³ti pis±c± hal±halavisa½ kh±dantu.
Yakkho tassa vacana½ sutv± “ubhopi me na sakk± kh±ditun”ti paµinivatti. Atha na½ bodhisatto pucchi– “bho yakkha, kasm± tva½ ima½ s±la½ paviµµhamanusse kh±das²”ti? “Dv±dasa vass±ni vessavaºa½ upaµµhahitv± laddhatt±”ti. “Ki½ pana sabbeva kh±ditu½ labhas²”ti? “J²vapaµij²vabh±ºino µhapetv± avasese kh±d±m²”ti. “Yakkha, tva½ pubbepi akusala½ katv± kakkha¼o pharuso paravihi½sako hutv± nibbatto, id±nipi t±disa½ kamma½ katv± tamo tamapar±yaºo bhavissati, tasm± ito paµµh±ya p±º±tip±t±d²hi viramass³”ti ta½ yakkha½ dametv± nirayabhayena tajjetv± pañcasu s²lesu patiµµh±petv± yakkha½ pesanak±raka½ viya ak±si.
Punadivase sañcarant± manuss± yakkha½ disv± bodhisattena cassa damitabh±va½ ñatv± rañño ±rocesu½– “deva, eko m±ºavo ta½ yakkha½ dametv± pesanak±raka½ viya katv± µhito”ti. R±j± bodhisatta½ pakkos±petv± sen±patiµµh±ne µhapesi, pitu cassa mahanta½ yasa½ ad±si. So yakkha½ balipaµigg±haka½ katv± bodhisattassa ov±de µhatv± d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± saggapura½ p³resi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± “j²vapaµij²va½ n±ma tasmi½ k±le uppannan”ti vatv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± yakkho aªgulim±lo ahosi, r±j± ±nando, pit± kassapo, putto pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Bhaggaj±takavaººan± pañcam±.