[199] 9. Gahapatij±takavaººan±

Ubhaya½ me na khamat²ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto ukkaºµhitameva bhikkhu½ ±rabbha kathesi. Kathento ca “m±tug±mo n±ma arakkhito, p±pakamma½ katv± yena kenaci up±yena s±mika½ vañcetiyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto k±siraµµhe gahapatikule nibbattitv± vayappatto ghar±v±sa½ gaºhi. Tassa bhariy± duss²l± g±mabhojakena saddhi½ an±c±ra½ carati. Bodhisatto ta½ ñatv± pariggaºhanto carati Tad± pana antovasse b²jesu n²haµesu ch±taka½ ahosi, sass±na½ gabbhagahaºak±lo j±to. Sakalag±mav±sino “ito m±sadvayena sass±ni uddharitv± v²hi½ dass±m±”ti ekato hutv± g±mabhojakassa hatthato eka½ jaragoºa½ gahetv± ma½sa½ kh±di½su.
Athekadivasa½ g±mabh±jako khaºa½ oloketv± bodhisattassa bahigatavel±ya½ geha½ p±visi. Tesa½ sukhanipannakkhaºeyeva bodhisatto g±madv±rena pavisitv± geh±bhimukho p±y±si. S± itth² g±madv±r±bhimukh² ta½ disv± “ko nu kho eso”ti umm±re µhatv± olokent² “soyev±”ti ñatv± g±mabhojakassa ±cikkhi, g±mabhojako bh²to pakampi. Atha na½ s± “m± bh±yi, attheko up±yo, amhehi tava hatthato goºama½sa½ kh±dita½, tva½ ma½sam³la½ sodhento viya hohi, aha½ koµµha½ ±ruyha koµµhadv±re µhatv± ‘v²hi natth²’ti vakkh±mi. Tva½ gehamajjhe µhatv± ‘amh±ka½ ghare d±rak± ch±t±, ma½sam³la½ me deh²’ti punappuna½ codeyy±s²”ti vatv± koµµha½ ±ruyha koµµhadv±re nis²di. Itaro gehamajjhe µhatv± “ma½sam³la½ deh²”ti vadati. S± koµµhadv±re nisinn± “koµµhe v²hi natthi, sasse uddharante dass±mi gacch±h²”ti ±ha.
Bodhisatto geha½ pavisitv± tesa½ kiriya½ disv± “im±ya p±p±ya kata-up±yo esa bhavissat²”ti ñatv± g±mabhojaka½ ±mantetv± “so g±mabhojaka amhe tava jaragoºassa ma½sa½ kh±dant± ‘ito m±sadvayena v²hi½ dass±m±’ti kh±dimha, tva½ a¹¹ham±sampi anatikkamitv± id±neva kasm± ±har±pesi, na tva½ imin± k±raºena ±gato, aññena k±raºena ±gato bhavissasi, mayha½ tava kiriy± na ruccati, ayampi an±c±r± p±padhamm± koµµhe v²h²na½ abh±va½ j±n±ti, s± d±ni koµµha½ ±ruyha ‘v²hi natth²’ti vadati, tvampi ‘deh²’ti vadati, ubhinnampi vo karaºa½ mayha½ na ruccat²”ti etamattha½ pak±sento im± g±th± avoca–
97. “Ubhaya½ me na khamati, ubhaya½ me na ruccati;
y±c±ya½ koµµhamotiºº±, nadassa½ iti bh±sati.
98. “Ta½ ta½ g±mapati br³mi, kadare appasmi j²vite;
dve m±se saªgara½ katv±, ma½sa½ jaraggava½ kisa½;
appattak±le codesi, tampi mayha½ na ruccat²”ti.
Tattha ta½ ta½ g±mapati br³m²ti, ambho g±majeµµhaka, tena k±raºena ta½ vad±mi. Kadare appasmi j²viteti amh±ka½ j²vita½ n±ma kadarañceva thaddha½ l³kha½ kasira½ appañca manda½ paritta½, tasmi½ no evar³pe j²vite vattam±ne. Dve m±se saªgara½ katv±, ma½sa½ jaraggava½ kisanti amh±ka½ ma½sa½ gaºhant±na½ jaraggava½ kisa½ dubbala½ jaragoºa½ dadam±no tva½ “dv²hi m±sehi m³la½ d±tabban”ti eva½ dve m±se saªgara½ pariccheda½ katv±. Appattak±le codes²ti tasmi½ k±le asampatte antar±va codesi. Tampi mayha½ na ruccat²ti y± c±ya½ p±padhamm± duss²l± antokoµµhe v²h²na½ natthibh±va½ j±nam±n±va aj±nant² viya hutv± koµµhamotiºº± koµµhadv±re µhatv± na dassa½ iti bh±sati, yañca tva½ ak±le codesi, tamp²ti ida½ ubhayampi mama neva khamati na ruccat²ti.
Eva½ so kathentova g±mabhojaka½ c³¼±ya gahetv± ka¹¹hitv± gehamajjhe p±tetv± “g±mabhojakomh²ti parassa rakkhitagopitabhaº¹e aparajjhas²”ti-±d²hi paribh±sitv± pothetv± dubbala½ katv± g²v±ya gahetv± geh± nikka¹¹hitv± tampi duµµha-itthi½ kesesu gahetv± koµµh± ot±retv± nippothetv± “sace puna evar³pa½ karosi, j±nissas²”ti santajjesi. Tato paµµh±ya g±mabhojako ta½ geha½ oloketumpi na visahi, s±pi p±p± puna manas±pi aticaritu½ n±sakkhi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne ukkaºµhitabhikkhu sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. “Tad± g±mabhojako devadatto, niggahak±rako gahapati pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Gahapatij±takavaººan± navam±.