[207] 7. Assakaj±takavaººan±

Ayamassakar±jen±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto pur±ºadutiyik±palobhana½ ±rabbha kathesi. So hi bhikkhu satth±r± “sacca½ kira, tva½ bhikkhu, ukkaºµhitos²”ti puµµho “saccan”ti vatv± “kena ukkaºµh±pitos²”ti vutte “pur±ºadutiyik±y±”ti ±ha. Atha na½ satth± “na id±neva tass± bhikkhu itthiy± tayi sineho atthi, pubbepi tva½ ta½ niss±ya mah±dukkha½ patto”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te k±siraµµhe p±µalinagare assako n±ma r±j± rajja½ k±resi. Tassa upar² n±ma aggamahes² piy± ahosi man±p± abhir³p± dassan²y± p±s±dik± atikkant± m±nusavaººa½, apatt± dibbavaººa½. S± k±lamak±si, tass± k±lakiriy±ya r±j± sok±bhibh³to ahosi dukkh² dummano. So tass± sar²ra½ doºiya½ nipajj±petv± telakalala½ pakkhip±petv± heµµh±mañce µhap±petv± nir±h±ro rodam±no paridevam±no nipajji. M±t±pitaro avasesañ±tak± mitt±maccabr±hmaºagahapatik±dayopi “m± soci, mah±r±ja, anicc± saªkh±r±”ti-±d²ni vadant± saññ±petu½ n±sakkhi½su. Tassa vilapantasseva satta divas± atikkant±. Tad± bodhisatto pañc±bhiñña-aµµhasam±pattil±bh² t±paso hutv± himavantapadese viharanto ±loka½ va¹¹hetv± dibbena cakkhun± jambud²pa½ olokento ta½ r±j±na½ tath± paridevam±na½ disv± “etassa may± avassayena bhavitabban”ti iddh±nubh±vena ±k±se uppatitv± rañño uyy±ne otaritv± maªgalasil±paµµe kañcanapaµim± viya nis²di.
Atheko p±µalinagarav±s² br±hmaºam±ºavo uyy±na½ gato bodhisatta½ disv± vanditv± nis²di. Bodhisatto tena saddhi½ paµisanth±ra½ katv± “ki½, m±ºava, r±j± dhammiko”ti pucchi. “¾ma, bhante, dhammiko r±j±, bhariy± panassa k±lakat±, so tass± sar²ra½ doºiya½ pakkhip±petv± vilapam±no nipanno, ajja sattamo divaso, kissa tumhe r±j±na½ evar³p± dukkh± na mocetha, yutta½ nu kho tumh±disesu s²lavantesu sa½vijjam±nesu rañño evar³pa½ dukkha½ anubhavitun”ti. “Na kho aha½ m±ºava, r±j±na½ j±n±mi, sace pana so ±gantv± ma½ puccheyya, ahamevassa tass± nibbattaµµh±na½ ±cikkhitv± rañño santikeyeva ta½ kath±peyyan”ti. “Tena hi, bhante, y±va r±j±na½ ±nemi, t±va imeva nis²dath±”ti m±ºavo bodhisattassa paµiñña½ gahetv± rañño santika½ gantv± tamattha½ ±rocetv± “tassa dibbacakkhukassa santika½ gantu½ vaµµat²”ti ±ha.
R±j± “upari½ kira daµµhu½ labhiss±m²”ti tuµµham±naso ratha½ abhiruhitv± tattha gantv± bodhisatta½ vanditv± ekamanta½ nisinno– “sacca½ kira tumhe deviy± nibbattaµµh±na½ j±n±th±”ti pucchi. “¾ma, mah±r±j±”ti. “Kattha nibbatt±”ti? “S± kho, mah±r±ja, r³pasmi½yeva matt± pam±dam±gamma kaly±ºakamma½ akatv± imasmi½yeva uyy±ne gomayap±ºakayoniya½ nibbatt±”ti “N±ha½ saddah±m²”ti. “Tena hi te dassetv± kath±pem²”ti. “S±dhu kath±peth±”ti. Bodhisatto attano ±nubh±vena “ubhopi gomayapiº¹a½ vaµµayam±n± rañño purato ±gacchant³”ti tesa½ ±gamana½ ak±si. Te tatheva ±gami½su. Bodhisatto ta½ dassento “aya½ te mah±r±ja, uparidev², ta½ jahitv± gomayap±ºakassa pacchato pacchato gacchati, passatha nan”ti ±ha. Bhante “‘upar² n±ma gomayap±ºakayoniya½ nibbattissat²’ti na saddah±mahan”ti. “Kath±pemi na½, mah±r±j±”ti. “Kath±petha, bhante”ti.
Bodhisatto attano ±nubh±vena ta½ kath±pento “upar²”ti ±ha. S± manussabh±s±ya “ki½, bhante”ti ±ha. “Tva½ at²tabhave k± n±ma ahos²”ti? “Bhante, assakarañño aggamahes² upar² n±ma ahosin”ti. “Ki½ pana te id±ni assakar±j± piyo, ud±hu gomayap±ºako”ti? “Bhante, so mayha½ purimaj±tiy± s±miko, tad± aha½ imasmi½ uyy±ne tena saddhi½ r³pasaddagandharasaphoµµhabbe anubhavam±n± vicari½. Id±ni pana me bhavasaªkhepagatak±lato paµµh±ya so ki½ hoti, ahañhi id±ni assakar±j±na½ m±retv± tassa galalohitena mayha½ s±mikassa gomayap±ºakassa p±de makkheyyan”ti vatv± parisamajjhe manussabh±s±ya im± g±th± avoca–
113. “Ayamassakar±jena deso vicarito may±;
anuk±maya k±mena, piyena patin± saha.
114. “Navena sukhadukkhena, por±ºa½ apidh²yati;
tasm± assakaraññ±va, k²µo piyataro mam±”ti.
Tattha ayamassakar±jena, deso vicarito may±ti aya½ ramaº²yo uyy±napadeso pubbe may± assakar±jena saddhi½ vicarito. Anuk±maya k±men±ti an³ti nip±tamatta½, may± ta½ k±mayam±n±ya tena ma½ k±mayam±nena sah±ti attho. Piyen±ti tasmi½ attabh±ve piyena. Navena sukhadukkhena, por±ºa½ apidh²yat²ti, bhante, navena hi sukhena por±ºa½ sukha½, navena ca dukkhena por±ºa½ dukkha½ pidh²yati paµicch±d²yati, es± lokassa dhammat±ti d²peti. Tasm± assakaraññ±va, k²µo piyataro mam±ti yasm± navena por±ºa½ pidh²yati, tasm± mama assakar±jato sataguºena sahassaguºena k²µova piyataroti.
Ta½ sutv± assakar±j± vippaµis±r² hutv± tattha µhitova kuºapa½ n²har±petv± s²sa½ nhatv± bodhisatta½ vanditv± nagara½ pavisitv± añña½ aggamahesi½ katv± dhammena rajja½ k±resi. Bodhisattopi r±j±na½ ovaditv± nissoka½ katv± himavantameva agam±si.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne ukkaºµhitabhikkhu sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. “Tad± upar² pur±ºadutiyik± ahosi, assakar±j± ukkaºµhito bhikkhu, m±ºavo s±riputto, t±paso pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Assakaj±takavaººan± sattam±.