[240] 10. Mah±piªgalaj±takavaººan±

Sabbo janoti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto devadatta½ ±rabbha kathesi. Devadatte satthari ±gh±ta½ bandhitv± navam±saccayena jetavanadv±rakoµµhake pathaviya½ nimugge jetavanav±sino ca sakalaraµµhav±sino ca “buddhapaµikaºµako devadatto pathaviy± gilito, nihatapacc±mitto d±ni samm±sambuddho j±to”ti tuµµhahaµµh± ahesu½. Tesa½ katha½ sutv± paramparaghosena sakalajambud²pav±sino yakkhabh³tadevagaº± ca tuµµhahaµµh± eva ahesu½. Athekadivasa½ bhikkh³ dhammasabh±ya½ katha½ samuµµh±pesu½– “±vuso, devadatte pathaviya½ nimugge ‘buddhapaµikaºµako devadatto pathaviy± gilito’ti mah±jano attamano j±to”ti. Satth± ±gantv± “k±ya nuttha, bhikkhave, etarahi kath±ya sannisinn±”ti pucchitv± “im±ya n±m±”ti vutte “na, bhikkhave, id±neva devadatte mate mah±jano tussati ceva hasati ca, pubbepi tussi ceva hasi c±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ mah±piªgalo n±ma r±j± adhammena visamena rajja½ k±resi, chand±divasena p±pakamm±ni karonto daº¹abalijaªghakah±paº±diggahaºena ucchuyante ucchu½ viya mah±jana½ p²¼esi kakkha¼o pharuso s±hasiko, paresu anudday±mattampi n±massa natthi, gehe itth²nampi puttadh²t±nampi amaccabr±hmaºagahapatik±d²nampi appiyo aman±po, akkhimhi patitaraja½ viya, bhattapiº¹e sakkhar± viya, paºhi½ vijjhitv± paviµµhakaºµako viya ca ahosi Tad± bodhisatto mah±piªgalassa putto hutv± nibbatti. Mah±piªgalo d²gharatta½ rajja½ k±retv± k±lamak±si. Tasmi½ k±lakate sakalab±r±ºasiv±sino haµµhatuµµh± mah±hasita½ hasitv± d±r³na½ sakaµasahassena mah±piªgala½ jh±petv± anekehi ghaµasahassehi ±¼±hana½ nibb±petv± bodhisatta½ rajje abhisiñcitv± “dhammiko no r±j± laddho”ti haµµhatuµµh± nagare ussavabheri½ car±petv± samussitadhajapaµ±ka½ nagara½ alaªkaritv± dv±re dv±re maº¹apa½ k±retv± vippakiººal±jakusumamaº¹itatalesu alaªkatamaº¹apesu nis²ditv± kh±di½su ceva pivi½su ca.
Bodhisattopi alaªkate mah±tale samussitasetacchattassa pallaªkavarassa majjhe mah±yasa½ anubhavanto nis²di. Amacc± ca br±hmaºagahapatiraµµhikadov±rik±dayo ca r±j±na½ pariv±retv± aµµha½su. Atheko dov±riko n±tid³re µhatv± assasanto passasanto parodi. Bodhisatto ta½ disv± “samma dov±rika, mama pitari k±lakate sabbe tuµµhapahaµµh± ussava½ k²¼ant± vicaranti, tva½ pana rodam±no µhito ki½ nu kho mama pit± taveva piyo ahosi man±po”ti pucchanto paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
179. “Sabbo jano hi½sito piªgalena, tasmi½ mate paccay± vedayanti;
piyo nu te ±si akaºhanetto, kasm± nu tva½ rodasi dv±rap±l±”ti.
Tattha hi½sitoti n±nappak±rehi daº¹abali-±d²hi p²¼ito. Piªgalen±ti piªgalakkhena. Tassa kira dvepi akkh²ni nibbiddhapiªgal±ni bi¼±rakkhivaºº±ni ahesu½, tenevassa “piªgalo”ti n±ma½ aka½su. Paccay± vedayant²ti p²tiyo pavedayanti. Akaºhanettoti piªgalanetto. Kasm± nu tvanti kena nu k±raºena tva½ rodasi. Aµµhakath±ya½ pana “kasm± tuvan”ti p±µho.
So tassa vacana½ sutv± “n±ha½, mah±r±ja, ‘mah±piªgalo mato’ti sokena rod±mi, s²sassa me sukha½ j±ta½. Piªgalar±j± hi p±s±d± otaranto ca ±rohanto ca kamm±ramuµµhik±ya paharanto viya mayha½ s²se aµµhaµµha khaµake deti, so paraloka½ gantv±pi mama s²se dadam±no viya nirayap±l±nampi yamassapi s²le khaµake dassati, atha na½ te ‘ativiya aya½ amhe b±dhat²’ti puna idheva ±netv± vissajjeyyu½, atha me so punapi s²se khaµake dadeyy±ti bhayen±ha½ rod±m²”ti imamattha½ pak±sento dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
180. “Na me piyo ±si akaºhanetto, bh±y±mi pacc±gaman±ya tassa;
ito gato hi½seyya maccur±ja½, so hi½sito ±neyya puna idh±”ti.
Atha na½ bodhisatto “so r±j± d±r³na½ v±hasahassena da¹¹ho udakaghaµasatehi sitto, s±pissa ±¼±hanabh³mi samantato khat±, pakatiy±pi ca paraloka½ gat± n±ma aññattha gativas± puna teneva sar²rena n±gacchanti, m± tva½ bh±y²”ti ta½ samass±sento ima½ g±tham±ha–
181. “Da¹¹ho v±hasahassehi, sitto ghaµasatehi so;
parikkhat± ca s± bh³mi, m± bh±yi n±gamissat²”ti.
Tato paµµh±ya dov±riko ass±sa½ paµilabhi. Bodhisatto dhammena rajja½ k±retv± d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± yath±kamma½ gato.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± mah±piªgalo devadatto ahosi, putto pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Mah±piªgalaj±takavaººan± dasam±.

Up±hanavaggo navamo.

Tassudd±na½–
Up±hana½ v²º±th³ºa½, vikaººaka½ asit±bhu;
vacchanakha½ bakañceva, s±ketañca ekapada½;
haritam±tu piªgala½.