[229] 9. Pal±yitaj±takavaººan±

Gajaggamegheh²ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto pal±yitaparibb±jaka½ ±rabbha kathesi. So kira v±datth±ya sakalajambud²pa½ vicaritv± kañci paµiv±di½ alabhitv± anupubbena s±vatthi½ gantv± “atthi nu kho koci may± saddhi½ v±da½ k±tu½ samattho”ti manusse pucchi. Manuss± “t±dis±na½ sahassenapi saddhi½ v±da½ k±tu½ samattho sabbaññ³ dvipad±na½ aggo mah±gotamo dhammissaro parappav±damaddano, sakalepi jambud²pe uppanno parappav±do ta½ bhagavanta½ atikkamitu½ samattho n±ma natthi. Velanta½ patv± samudda-³miyo viya hi sabbav±d± tassa p±dam³la½ patv± cuººavicuºº± hont²”ti buddhaguºe kathesu½. Paribb±jako “kaha½ pana so etarah²”ti pucchitv± “jetavane”ti sutv± “id±nissa v±da½ ±ropess±m²”ti mah±janaparivuto jetavana½ gacchanto jetena r±jakum±rena navakoµidhana½ vissajjetv± k±rita½ jetavanadv±rakoµµhaka½ disv± “aya½ samaºassa gotamassa vasanap±s±do”ti pucchitv± “dv±rakoµµhako ayan”ti sutv± “dv±rakoµµhako t±va evar³po, vasanageha½ k²disa½ bhavissat²”ti vatv± “gandhakuµi n±ma appameyy±”ti vutte “evar³pena samaºena saddhi½ ko v±da½ karissat²”ti tatova pal±yi. Manuss± unn±dino hutv± jetavana½ pavisitv± satth±r± “ki½ ak±le ±gatatth±”ti vutt± ta½ pavatti½ kathayi½su. Satth± “na kho up±sak± id±neva, pubbepesa mama vasanaµµh±nassa dv±rakoµµhaka½ disv± pal±yatev±”ti vatv± tehi y±cito at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te gandh±raraµµhe takkasil±ya½ bodhisatto rajja½ k±resi, b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatto. So “takkasila½ gaºhiss±m²”ti mahantena balak±yena gantv± nagarato avid³re µhatv± “imin± niy±mena hatth² pesetha, imin± asse, imin± rathe, imin± patt², eva½ dh±vitv± ±vudhehi paharatha, eva½ ghanavassaval±hak± viya saravassa½ vassath±”ti tena½ vic±rento ima½ g±th±dvayam±ha–
157. “Gajaggameghehi hayaggam±libhi, rath³mij±tehi sar±bhivassebhi;
tharuggah±vaµµada¼happah±ribhi, pariv±rit± takkasil± samantato.
158. “Abhidh±vatha c³padh±vatha ca, vividh± vin±dit± vadantibhi;
vattatajja tumulo ghoso yath±, vijjulat± jaladharassa gajjato”ti.
Tattha gajaggamegheh²ti aggagajameghehi, koñcan±da½ gajjantehi mattavarav±raºaval±hakeh²ti attho. Hayaggam±libh²ti aggahayam±l²hi, varasindhavaval±hakakulehi ass±n²keh²ti attho. Rath³mij±teh²ti sañj±ta-³mivegehi s±garasalilehi viya sañj±tarath³m²hi, rath±n²keh²ti attho. Sar±bhivassebh²ti tehiyeva rath±n²kehi ghanavassamegho viya saravassa½ vassantehi Tharuggah±vaµµada¼happah±ribh²ti tharuggahehi ±vaµµada¼happah±r²hi, ito cito ca ±vattitv± parivattitv± da¼ha½ paharantehi gahitakhaggaratanatharudaº¹ehi pattiyodhehi c±ti attho. Pariv±rit± takkasil± samantatoti yath± aya½ takkasil± pariv±rit± hoti, s²gha½ tath± karoth±ti attho.
Abhidh±vatha c³padh±vatha c±ti vegena dh±vatha ceva upadh±vatha ca. Vividh± vin±dit± vadantibh²ti varav±raºehi saddhi½ vividh± vinadit± bhavatha, selitagajjitav±ditehi n±n±virav± hoth±ti attho. Vattatajja tumulo ghosoti vattatu ajja tumulo mahanto asanisaddasadiso ghoso. Yath± vijjulat± jaladharassa gajjatoti yath± gajjantassa jaladharassa mukhato niggat± vijjulat± caranti, eva½ vicarant± nagara½ pariv±retv± rajja½ gaºhath±ti vadati.
Iti so r±j± gajjitv± sena½ vic±retv± nagaradv±rasam²pa½ gantv± dv±rakoµµhaka½ disv± “ida½ rañño vasanagehan”ti pucchitv± “aya½ nagaradv±rakoµµhako”ti vutte “nagaradv±rakoµµhako t±va evar³po, rañño nivesana½ k²disa½ bhavissat²”ti vatv± “vejayantap±s±dasadisan”ti sutv± “eva½ yasasampannena raññ± saddhi½ yujjhitu½ na sakkhiss±m±”ti dv±rakoµµhaka½ disv±va nivattitv± pal±yitv± b±r±ºasimeva agam±si.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± b±r±ºasir±j± pal±yitaparibb±jako ahosi, takkasilar±j± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Pal±yitaj±takavaººan± navam±.