[210] 10. Kandagalakaj±takavaººan±

Ambho ko n±maya½ rukkhoti ida½ satth± ve¼uvane viharanto sugat±laya½ ±rabbha kathesi. Tad± hi satth± “devadatto sugat±laya½ ak±s²”ti sutv± “na, bhikkhave, id±neva devadatto mayha½ anukiriya½ karonto vin±sa½ patto, pubbepi p±puºiyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto himavantapadese rukkhakoµµakasakuºayoniya½ nibbatti, “khadiravaniyo”tissa n±ma½ ahosi. So khadiravaneyeva gocara½ gaºhi, tasseko kandagalako n±ma sah±yo ahosi, so simbalip±libhaddakavane gocara½ gaºh±ti. So ekadivasa½ khadiravaniyassa santika½ agam±si. Khadiravaniyo “sah±yo me ±gato”ti kandagalaka½ gahetv± khadiravana½ pavisitv± khadirakhandha½ tuº¹ena paharitv± rukkhato p±ºake n²haritv± ad±si. Kandagalako dinne dinne madhurap³ve viya chinditv± chinditv± kh±di. Tassa kh±dantasseva m±no uppajji– “ayampi rukkhakoµµakayoniya½ nibbatto, ahampi, ki½ me etena dinnagocarena, sayameva khadiravane gocara½ gaºhiss±m²”ti. So khadiravaniya½ ±ha– “samma, m± tva½ dukkha½ anubhavi, ahameva khadiravane gocara½ gaºhiss±m²”ti.
Atha na½ so “handa tva½ samma, simbalip±libhaddak±divane niss±re gocaraggahaºakule j±to, khadir± n±ma j±tas±r± thaddh±, m± te eta½ rucc²”ti ±ha. Kandagalako “ki½ d±n±ha½ na rukkhakoµµakayoniya½ nibbatto”ti tassa vacana½ an±diyitv± vegena gantv± khadirarukkha½ tuº¹ena pahari. T±vadevassa tuº¹a½ bhijji, akkh²ni nikkhaman±k±rappatt±ni j±t±ni, s²sa½ phalita½. So khandhe patiµµh±tu½ asakkonto bh³miya½ patitv± paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
119. “Ambho ko n±maya½ rukkho, sinnapatto sakaºµako;
yattha ekappah±rena, uttamaªga½ vibhijjitan”ti.
Tattha ambho ko n±maya½ rukkhoti, bho khadiravaniya, ko n±ma aya½ rukkho. “Ko n±ma so”tipi p±µho. Sinnapattoti sukhumapatto. Yattha ekappah±ren±ti yasmi½ rukkhe ekeneva pah±rena. Uttamaªga½ vibhijjitanti s²sa½ bhinna½, na kevalañca s²sa½, tuº¹ampi bhinna½. So vedan±ppattat±ya khadirarukkha½ “ki½ rukkho n±meso”ti j±nitu½ asakkonto vedan±ppatto hutv± im±ya g±th±ya vippalapi.
Ta½ vacana½ sutv± khadiravaniyo dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
120. “Ac±ri vat±ya½ vituda½ van±ni, kaµµhaªgarukkhesu as±rakesu;
ath±sad± khadira½ j±tas±ra½, yatthabbhid± garu¼o uttamaªgan”ti.
Tattha ac±ri vat±yanti acari vata aya½. Vituda½ van±n²ti niss±rasimbalip±libhaddakavan±ni vitudanto vijjhanto. Kaµµhaªgarukkhes³ti vanakaµµhakoµµh±sesu rukkhesu. As±rakes³ti niss±resu p±libhaddakasimbali-±d²su. Ath±sad± khadira½ j±tas±ranti atha potakak±lato paµµh±ya j±tas±ra½ khadira½ samp±puºi. Yatthabbhid± garu¼o uttamaªganti yatthabbhid±ti yasmi½ khadire abhindi pad±layi. Garu¼oti sakuºo. Sabbasakuº±nañheta½ sag±ravasappatissa vacana½.
Iti na½ khadiravaniyo vatv± “bho kandagalaka, yattha tva½ uttamaªga½ abhindi, khadiro n±meso s±rarukkho”ti ±ha. So tattheva j²vitakkhaya½ p±puºi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± kandagalako devadatto ahosi, khadiravaniyo pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Kandagalakaj±takavaººan± dasam±.

Nata½da¼havaggo chaµµho.

Tassudd±na½–
Bandhan±g±ra½ ke¼is²la½, khaº¹a½ v²rakagaªgeyya½;
kuruªgamassakañceva, susum±rañca kukkuµa½;
kandagalakanti te dasa.