[215] 5. Kacchapaj±takavaººan±

Avadh² vata att±nanti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto kok±lika½ ±rabbha kathesi. Vatthu mah±takk±rij±take (j±. 1.13.104 ±dayo) ±vi-bhavissati. Tad± pana satth± “na, bhikkhave, kok±liko id±neva v±c±ya hato, pubbepi v±c±ya hatoyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto amaccakule nibbattitv± vayappatto tassa atthadhamm±nus±sako ahosi. So pana r±j± bahubh±º² ahosi, tasmi½ kathente aññesa½ vacanassa ok±so n±ma natthi. Bodhisatto tassa ta½ bahubh±ºita½ v±retuk±mo eka½ up±ya½ upadh±rento vicarati. Tasmiñca k±le himavantapadese ekasmi½ sare kacchapo vasati, dve ha½sapotak± gocar±ya carant± tena saddhi½ viss±sa½ aka½su. Te da¼haviss±sik± hutv± ekadivasa½ kacchapa½ ±ha½su– “samma kacchapa, amh±ka½ himavante cittak³µapabbatatale kañcanaguh±ya½ vasanaµµh±na½ ramaº²yo padeso, gacchasi amh±ka½ saddhin”ti. “Aha½ kinti katv± gamiss±m²”ti? “Maya½ ta½ gahetv± gamiss±ma, sace tva½ mukha½ rakkhitu½ sakkhissasi, kassaci kiñci na kathessas²”ti. “Rakkhiss±mi, s±mi, gahetv± ma½ gacchath±”ti. Te “s±dh³”ti vatv± eka½ daº¹aka½ kacchapena ¹a½s±petv± saya½ tassa ubho koµiyo ¹a½sitv± ±k±sa½ pakkhandi½su. Ta½ tath± ha½sehi n²yam±na½ g±mad±rak± disv± “dve ha½s± kacchapa½ daº¹akena harant²”ti ±ha½su.
Kacchapo “yadi ma½ sah±yak± nenti, tumh±ka½ ettha ki½ duµµhaceµak±”ti vattuk±mo ha½s±na½ s²ghavegat±ya b±r±ºasinagare r±janivesanassa uparibh±ga½ sampattak±le daµµhaµµh±nato daº¹aka½ vissajjetv± ±k±saªgaºe patitv± dvebh±go ahosi, “kacchapo ±k±sato patitv± dvedh± bhinno”ti ekakol±hala½ ahosi. R±j± bodhisatta½ ±d±ya amaccagaºaparivuto ta½ µh±na½ gantv± kacchapa½ disv± bodhisatta½ pucchi– “paº¹ita, kinti katv± esa patito”ti? Bodhisatto “cirapaµikaªkhoha½ r±j±na½ ovadituk±mo up±ya½ upadh±rento car±mi, imin± kacchapena ha½sehi saddhi½ viss±so kato bhavissati, tehi ima½ ‘himavanta½ nesss±m±’ti daº¹aka½ ¹a½s±petv± ±k±sa½ pakkhantehi bhavitabba½, atha imin± kassaci vacana½ sutv± arakkhitamukhat±ya kiñci vattuk±mena daº¹ak± vissaµµho bhavissati, eva½ ±k±sato patitv± j²vitakkhaya½ patteneva bhavitabban”ti cintetv± “±ma mah±r±ja, atimukhar± n±ma apariyantavacan± evar³pa½ dukkha½ p±puºantiyev±”ti vatv± im± g±th± avoca–
129. “Avadh² vata att±na½, kacchapo by±hara½ gira½;
suggah²tasmi½ kaµµhasmi½, v±c±ya sakiy±vadhi.
130. “Etampi disv± narav²riyaseµµha, v±ca½ pamuñce kusala½ n±tivela½;
passasi bahubh±ºena, kacchapa½ byasana½ gatan”ti.
Tattha avadh² vat±ti gh±tesi vata. By±haranti by±haranto. Suggah²tasmi½ kaµµhasminti mukhena suµµhu ¹a½sitv± gahite daº¹ake. V±c±ya sakiy±vadh²ti atimukharat±ya ak±le v±ca½ nicch±rento daµµhaµµh±na½ vissajjetv± t±ya sak±ya v±c±ya att±na½ avadhi gh±tesi. Evamesa j²vitakkhaya½ patto, na aññath±ti. Etampi disv±ti etampi k±raºa½ disv±. Narav²riyaseµµh±ti naresu v²riyena seµµha uttamav²riya r±javara. V±ca½ pamuñce kusala½ n±tivelanti sacc±dipaµisa½yutta½ kusalameva paº¹ito puriso muñceyya nicch±reyya, tampi hita½ k±layutta½, na ativela½, atikkantak±la½ apariyantav±ca½ na bh±seyya. Passas²ti nanu paccakkhato passasi. Bahubh±ºen±ti bahubhaºanena. Kacchapa½ byasana½ gatanti eta½ kacchapa½ j²vitakkhaya½ pattanti.
R±j± “ma½ sandh±ya bh±sat²”ti ñatv± “amhe sandh±ya kathesi, paº¹it±”ti ±ha. Bodhisatto “mah±r±ja, tva½ v± hohi añño v±, yo koci pam±º±tikkanta½ bh±santo evar³pa½ byasana½ p±puº±t²”ti p±kaµa½ katv± kathesi. R±j± tato paµµh±ya viramitv± mandabh±º² ahosi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± kacchapo kok±liko ahosi, dve ha½sapotak± dve mah±ther±, r±j± ±nando, amaccapaº¹ito pana ahameva ahosin”ti.
Kacchapaj±takavaººan± pañcam±.