[206] 6. Kuruªgamigaj±takavaººan±

Iªgha vaµµamaya½ p±santi ida½ satth± ve¼uvane viharanto devadatta½ ±rabbha kathesi. Tad± hi satth± “devadatto vadh±ya parisakkat²”ti sutv± “na, bhikkhave, devadatto id±neva mayha½ vadh±ya parisakkati, pubbepi parisakkiyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto kuruªgamigo hutv± araññe ekassa sarassa avid³re ekasmi½ gumbe v±sa½ kappesi. Tasseva sarassa avid³re ekasmi½ rukkhagge satapatto, sarasmi½ pana kacchapo v±sa½ kappesi. Eva½ te tayopi sah±yak± aññamañña½ piyasa½v±sa½ vasi½su. Atheko migaluddako araññe caranto p±n²yatitthe bodhisattassa padavalañja½ disv± lohaniga¼asadisa½ vaµµamaya½ p±sa½ o¹¹etv± agam±si. Bodhisatto p±n²ya½ p±tu½ ±gato paµhamay±meyeva p±se bajjhitv± baddharava½ ravi. Tassa tena saddena rukkhaggato satapatto udakato ca kacchapo ±gantv± “ki½ nu kho k±tabban”ti mantayi½su. Atha satapatto kacchapa½ ±mantetv± “samma, tava dant± atthi, tva½ ima½ p±sa½ chinda, aha½ gantv± yath± so n±gacchati, tath± kariss±mi, eva½ amhehi dv²hipi kataparakkamena sah±yo no j²vita½ labhissat²”ti imamattha½ pak±sento paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
111. “Iªgha vaµµamaya½ p±sa½, chinda dantehi kacchapa;
aha½ tath± kariss±mi, yath± nehiti luddako”ti.
Atha kacchapo cammavaratta½ kh±ditu½ ±rabhi, satapatto luddakassa vasanag±ma½ gato avid³re rukkhe nis²di. Luddako pacc³sak±leyeva satti½ gahetv± nikkhami. Sakuºo tassa nikkhamanabh±va½ ñatv± vassitv± pakkhe papphoµetv± ta½ purimadv±rena nikkhamanta½ mukhe pahari. Luddo “k±¼akaººin± sakuºenamhi pahaµo”ti nivattitv± thoka½ sayitv± puna satti½ gahetv± uµµh±si. Sakuºo “aya½ paµhama½ purimadv±rena nikkhanto id±ni pacchimadv±rena nikkhamissat²”ti ñatv± gantv± pacchimagehe nis²di. Luddopi “purimadv±rena me nikkhantena k±¼akaºº² sakuºo diµµho, id±ni pacchimadv±rena nikkhamiss±m²”ti pacchimadv±rena nikkhami, sakuºo puna vassitv± gantv± mukhe pahari. Luddo “punapi k±¼akaºº²sakuºena pahaµo, na d±ni me esa nikkhamitu½ det²”ti nivattitv± y±va aruºuggaman± sayitv± aruºuggamanavel±ya satti½ gahetv± nikkhami. Sakuºo vegena gantv± “luddo ±gacchat²”ti bodhisattassa kathesi.
Tasmi½ khaºe kacchapena ekameva cammavaddha½ µhapetv± sesavaratt± kh±dit± honti. Dant± panassa patan±k±rappatt± j±t±, mukhato lohita½ paggharati. Bodhisatto luddaputta½ satti½ gahetv± asanivegena ±gacchanta½ disv± ta½ vaddha½ chinditv± vana½ p±visi, sakuºo rukkhagge nis²di, kacchapo pana dubbalatt± tattheva nipajji. Luddo kacchapa½ gahetv± pasibbake pakkhipitv± ekasmi½ kh±ºuke laggesi. Bodhisatto nivattitv± olokento kacchapassa gahitabh±va½ ñatv± “sah±yassa j²vitad±na½ dass±m²”ti dubbalo viya hutv± luddassa att±na½ dassesi. So “dubbalo esa bhavissati, m±ress±mi nan”ti satti½ ±d±ya anubandhi. Bodhisatto n±tid³re n±cc±sanne gacchanto ta½ ±d±ya arañña½ p±visi, d³ra½ gatabh±va½ ñatv± pada½ vañcetv± aññena maggena v±tavegena gantv± siªgena pasibbaka½ ukkhipitv± bh³miya½ p±tetv± ph±letv± kacchapa½ n²hari. Satapattopi rukkh± otari. Bodhisatto dvinnampi ov±da½ dadam±no “aha½ tumhe niss±ya j²vita½ labhi½, tumhehi sah±yakassa kattabba½ mayha½ kata½, id±ni luddo ±gantv± tumhe gaºheyya, tasm±, samma satapatta, tva½ attano puttake gahetv± aññattha y±hi, tvampi, samma kacchapa, udaka½ pavis±h²”ti ±ha. Te tath± aka½su.
Satth± abhisambuddho hutv± dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
112. “Kacchapo p±vis² v±ri½, kuruªgo p±vis² vana½;
satapatto dumaggamh±, d³re putte ap±nay²”ti;
tattha ap±nay²ti ±nayi, gahetv± agam±s²ti attho.
Luddopi ta½ µh±na½ ±gantv± kañci apassitv± chinnapasibbaka½ gahetv± domanassappatto attano geha½ agam±si. Te tayopi sah±y± y±vaj²va½ viss±sa½ acchinditv± yath±kamma½ gat±.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± luddako devadatto ahosi, satapatto s±riputto, kacchapo moggall±no, kuruªgamigo pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Kuruªgamigaj±takavaººan± chaµµh±.