[227] 7. G³thap±ºaj±takavaººan±

S³ro s³rena saªgamm±ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto aññatara½ bhikkhu½ ±rabbha kathesi. Tasmi½ kira k±le jetavanato tig±vuta¹¹hayojanamatte eko nigamag±mo, tattha bah³ni sal±kabhattapakkhiyabhatt±ni atthi. Tatreko pañhapucchako koº¹o vasati. So sal±kabhattapakkhiyabhatt±na½ atth±ya ±gate dahare ca s±maºere ca “ke kh±danti, ke pivanti, ke bhuñjant²”ti pañha½ pucchitv± kathetu½ asakkonte lajj±pesi. Te tassa bhayena sal±kabhattapakkhiyabhattatth±ya ta½ g±ma½ na gacchanti. Athekadivasa½ eko bhikkhu sal±kagga½ gantv± “bhante, asukag±me sal±kabhatta½ v± pakkhiyabhatta½ v± atth²”ti pucchitv± “atth±vuso, tattha paneko koº¹o pañha½ pucchati, ta½ kathetu½ asakkonte akkosati paribh±sati, tassa bhayena koci gantu½ na sakkot²”ti vutte “bhante, tattha bhatt±ni mayha½ p±petha, aha½ ta½ dametv± nibbisevana½ katv± tato paµµh±ya tumhe disv± pal±yanaka½ kariss±m²”ti ±ha. Bhikkh³ “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± tassa tattha bhatt±ni p±pesu½.
So tattha gantv± g±madv±re c²vara½ p±rupi. Ta½ disv± koº¹o caº¹ameº¹ako viya vegena upagantv± “pañha½ me, samaºa, katheh²”ti ±ha. “Up±saka, g±me caritv± y±gu½ ±d±ya ±sanas±la½ t±va me ±gantu½ deh²”ti. So y±gu½ ±d±ya ±sanas±la½ ±gatepi tasmi½ tatheva ±ha. Sopi na½ bhikkhu “y±gu½ t±va me p±tu½ dehi, ±sanas±la½ t±va sammajjitu½ dehi, sal±kabhatta½ t±va me ±haritu½ deh²”ti vatv± sal±kabhatta½ ±haritv± tameva patta½ g±h±petv± “ehi, pañha½ te kathess±m²”ti bahig±ma½ netv± c²vara½ sa½haritv± a½se µhapetv± tassa hatthato patta½ gahetv± aµµh±si. Tatr±pi na½ so “samaºa, pañha½ me katheh²”ti ±ha. Atha na½ “kathemi te pañhan”ti ekappah±reneva p±tetv± aµµh²ni sa½cuººento viya pothetv± g³tha½ mukhe pakkhipitv± “ito d±ni paµµh±ya ima½ g±ma½ ±gata½ kañci bhikkhu½ pañha½ pucchitak±le j±niss±m²”ti santajjetv± pakk±mi. So tato paµµh±ya bhikkh³ disv±va pal±yati. Aparabh±ge tassa bhikkhuno s± kiriy± bhikkhusaªghe p±kaµ± j±t±. Athekadivasa½ dhammasabh±ya½ bhikkh³ katha½ samuµµh±pesu½– “±vuso, asukabhikkhu kira koº¹assa mukhe g³tha½ pakkhipitv± gato”ti. Satth± ±gantv± “k±ya nuttha, bhikkhave, etarahi kath±ya sannisinn±”ti pucchitv± “im±ya n±m±”ti vutte “na, bhikkhave, so bhikkhu id±neva ta½ m²¼hena ±s±deti, pubbepi ±s±desiyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te aªgamagadhav±sino aññamaññassa raµµha½ gacchant± ekadivasa½ dvinna½ raµµh±na½ s²mantare eka½ sara½ niss±ya vasitv± sura½ pivitv± macchama½sa½ kh±ditv± p±tova y±n±ni yojetv± pakkami½su. Tesa½ gatak±le eko g³thakh±dako p±ºako g³thagandhena ±gantv± tesa½ p²taµµh±ne cha¹¹ita½ sura½ disv± pip±s±ya pivitv± matto hutv± g³thapuñja½ abhiruhi, allag³tha½ tasmi½ ±ru¼he thoka½ onami. So “pathav² ma½ dh±retu½ na sakkot²”ti viravi. Tasmiññeva khaºe eko mattavarav±raºo ta½ padesa½ patv± g³thagandha½ gh±yitv± jigucchanto paµikkami. So ta½ disv± “esa mama bhayena pal±yat²”ti saññ² hutv± “imin± me saddhi½ saªg±ma½ k±tu½ vaµµat²”ti ta½ avhayanto paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
153. “S³ro s³rena saªgamma, vikkantena pah±rin±;
ehi n±ga nivattassu, ki½ nu bh²to pal±yasi;
passantu aªgamagadh±, mama tuyhañca vikkaman”ti.
Tassattho tva½ s³ro may± s³rena saddhi½ sam±gantv± v²riyavikkamena vikkantena pah±rad±nasamatthat±ya pah±rin± ki½k±raº± asaªg±metv±va gacchasi, nanu n±ma ekasampah±ropi d±tabbo siy±, tasm± ehi n±ga nivattassu, ettakeneva maraºabhayatajjito hutv± ki½ nu bh²to pal±yasi, ime ima½ s²ma½ antara½ katv± vasant± passantu, aªgamagadh± mama tuyhañca vikkama½ ubhinnampi amh±ka½ parakkama½ passant³ti.
So hatth² kaººa½ datv± tassa vacana½ sutv± nivattitv± tassa santika½ gantv± ta½ apas±dento dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
154. “Na ta½ p±d± vadhiss±mi, na dantehi na soº¹iy±;
m²¼hena ta½ vadhiss±mi, p³ti haññatu p³tin±”ti.
Tassattho na ta½ p±d±d²hi vadhiss±mi, tuyha½ pana anucchavikena m²¼hena ta½ vadhiss±m²ti.
Evañca pana vatv± “p³tig³thap±ºako p³tin±va haññat³”ti tassa matthake mahanta½ laº¹a½ p±tetv± udaka½ vissajjetv± tattheva ta½ j²vitakkhaya½ p±petv± koñcan±da½ nadanto araññameva p±visi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± g³thap±ºako koº¹o ahosi, v±raºo so bhikkhu, ta½ k±raºa½ paccakkhato disv± tasmi½ vanasaº¹e nivutthadevat± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

G³thap±ºaj±takavaººan± sattam±.