[419] 3. Sulas±j±takavaººan±

Ida½ suvaººak±y³ranti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto eka½ an±thapiº¹ikassa d±si½ ±rabbha kathesi. S± kira ekasmi½ ussavadivase d±sigaºena saddhi½ uyy±na½ gacchant² attano s±mini½ puññalakkhaºadevi½ ±bharaºa½ y±ci. S± tass± satasahassam³la½ attano ±bharaºa½ ad±si. S± ta½ pi¼andhitv± d±sigaºena saddhi½ uyy±na½ p±visi. Atheko coro tass± ±bharaºe lobha½ upp±detv± “ima½ m±retv± ±bharaºa½ hariss±m²”ti t±ya saddhi½ sallapanto uyy±na½ gantv± tass± macchama½sasur±d²ni ad±si. S± “kilesavasena deti maññe”ti gahetv± uyy±nak²¼a½ k²¼itv± v²ma½sanatth±ya s±yanhasamaye nipanne d±sigaºe uµµh±ya tassa santika½ agam±si. So “bhadde, ima½ µh±na½ appaµicchanna½, thoka½ purato gacch±m±”ti ±ha. Ta½ sutv± itar± “imasmi½ µh±ne sakk± rahassakamma½ k±tu½, aya½ pana nissa½saya½ ma½ m±retv± pi¼andhanabhaº¹a½ harituk±mo bhavissati, hotu, sikkh±pess±mi nan”ti cintetv± “s±mi, sur±madena me sukkha½ sar²ra½, p±n²ya½ t±va ma½ p±yeh²”ti eka½ k³pa½ netv± “ito me p±n²ya½ osiñc±”ti rajjuñca ghaµañca dassesi. Coro rajju½ k³pe ot±resi, atha na½ onamitv± udaka½ osiñcanta½ mahabbalad±s² ubhohi hatthehi ±ºisada½ paharitv± k³pe khipitv± “na tva½ ettakena marissas²”ti eka½ mahanta½ iµµhaka½ matthake ±sumbhi. So tattheva j²vitakkhaya½ patto. S±pi nagara½ pavisitv± s±miniy± ±bharaºa½ dadam±n± “manamhi ajja ima½ ±bharaºa½ niss±ya mat±”ti sabba½ ta½ pavatti½ ±rocesi, s±pi an±thapiº¹ikassa ±rocesi, an±thapiº¹iko tath±gatassa ±rocesi. Satth± “na kho, gahapati, id±neva s± d±s² µh±nuppattik±ya paññ±ya samann±gat±, pubbepi samann±gat±va, na ca id±neva t±ya so m±rito, pubbepi na½ m±resiyev±”ti vatv± tena y±cito at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente sulas± n±ma nagarasobhin² pañcasatavaººad±sipariv±r± ahosi, sahassena ratti½ gacchati. Tasmi½yeva nagare sattuko n±ma coro ahosi n±gabalo, rattibh±ge issaraghar±ni pavisitv± yath±ruci½ vilumpati. N±gar± sannipatitv± rañño upakkosi½su. R±j± nagaraguttika½ ±º±petv± tattha tattha gumba½ µhap±petv± cora½ gaºh±petv± “s²samassa chindath±”ti ±ha. Ta½ pacch±b±ha½ bandhitv± catukke catukke kas±hi t±¼etv± ±gh±tana½ nenti. “Coro kira gahito”ti sakalanagara½ saªkhubhi. Tad± sulas± v±tap±ne µhatv± antarav²thi½ olokent² ta½ disv± paµibaddhacitt± hutv± “sace ima½ coroti gahitapurisa½ mocetu½ sakkhiss±mi, ida½ kiliµµhakamma½ akatv± imin±va saddhi½ samaggav±sa½ kappess±m²”ti cintetv± heµµh± kaºaveraj±take (j±. 1.4.69 ±dayo) vuttanayeneva nagaraguttikassa sahassa½ pesetv± ta½ mocetv± tena saddhi½ sammodam±n± samaggav±sa½ vasi. Coro tiººa½ catunna½ m±s±na½ accayena cintesi “aha½ imasmi½yeva µh±ne vasitu½ na sakkhiss±mi, tucchahatthena pal±yitumpi na sakk±, sulas±ya pi¼andhanabhaº¹a½ satasahassa½ agghati, sulasa½ m±retv± ida½ gaºhiss±m²”ti. Atha na½ ekadivasa½ ±ha– “bhadde, aha½ tad± r±japurisehi n²yam±no asukapabbatamatthake rukkhadevat±ya balikamma½ paµissuºi½, s± ma½ balikamma½ alabham±n± bh±y±peti, balikammamass± karom±”ti. “S±dhu, s±mi, sajjetv± peseh²”ti. “Bhadde, pesetu½ na vaµµati, maya½ ubhopi sabb±bharaºapaµimaº¹it± mahantena pariv±rena gantv± dass±m±”ti. “S±dhu, s±mi, tath± karom±”ti.
Atha na½ tath± k±retv± pabbatap±da½ gatak±le ±ha– “bhadde, mah±jana½ disv± devat± balikamma½ na sampaµicchissati, maya½ ubhova abhiruhitv± dem±”ti. So t±ya “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchito ta½ balip±ti½ ukkhip±petv± saya½ sannaddhapañc±vudho hutv± pabbatamatthaka½ abhiruhitv± eka½ sataporisapap±ta½ niss±ya j±tarukkham³le balibh±jana½ µhap±petv± “bhadde, n±ha½ balikammatth±ya ±gato, ta½ pana m±retv± pi¼andhana½ te gahetv± gamiss±m²ti ±gatomhi, tava pi¼andhana½ omuñcitv± uttaras±µakena bhaº¹ika½ karoh²”ti ±ha. “S±mi, ma½ kasm± m±res²”ti? “Dhanak±raº±”ti. “S±mi, may± kataguºa½ anussara, aha½ ta½ bandhitv± n²yam±na½ seµµhiputtena parivattetv± bahu½ dhana½ datv± j²vita½ labh±pesi½, devasika½ sahassa½ labham±n±pi añña½ purisa½ na olokemi, evañhi tava upak±rika½ m± ma½ m±rehi, bahuñca te dhana½ dass±mi, tava d±s² ca bhaviss±m²”ti y±cant² paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
18. “Ida½ suvaººak±y³ra½, mutt± ve¼uriy± bah³;
sabba½ harassu bhaddante, mañca d±s²ti s±vay±”ti.
Tattha k±y³ranti g²v±ya½ pi¼andhanapas±dhana½ k±y³ra½. S±vay±ti mah±janamajjhe s±vetv± d±si½ katv± gaºh±ti.
Tato sattukena–
19. “Oropayassu kaly±ºi, m± b±¼ha½ paridevasi;
na c±ha½ abhij±n±mi, ahantv± dhanam±bhatan”ti.–

Attano ajjh±say±nur³pa½ dutiyag±th±ya vutt±ya sulas± µh±nuppattik±raºa½ paµilabhitv± “aya½ coro mayha½ j²vita½ na dassati, up±yena na½ paµhamatara½ pap±te p±tetv± j²vitakkhaya½ p±pess±m²”ti cintetv± g±th±dvayam±ha–

20. “Yato sar±mi att±na½, yato patt±smi viññuta½;
na c±ha½ abhij±n±mi, añña½ piyatara½ tay±.
21. “Ehi ta½ upag³hissa½, karissañca padakkhiºa½;
na hi d±ni puna atthi, mama tuyhañca saªgamo”ti.
Sattuko tass±dhipp±ya½ aj±nanto “s±dhu, bhadde, ehi upag³hassu man”ti ±ha. Sulas± ta½ tikkhattu½ padakkhiºa½ katv± upag³hitv± “id±ni ta½, s±mi, cat³su passesu vandiss±m²”ti vatv± p±dapiµµhiya½ s²sa½ µhapetv± b±hupasse vanditv± pacchimapassa½ gantv± vandam±n± viya hutv± n±gabal± gaºik± cora½ dv²su pacch±p±desu gahetv± heµµh± s²sa½ katv± sataporise narake khipi. So tattheva cuººavicuººa½ patv± mari. Ta½ kiriya½ disv± pabbatamatthake nibbattadevat± im± g±th± abh±si–
22. “Na hi sabbesu µh±nesu, puriso hoti paº¹ito;
itth²pi paº¹it± hoti, tattha tattha vicakkhaº±.
23. “Na hi sabbesu µh±nesu, puriso hoti paº¹ito;
itth²pi paº¹it± hoti, lahu½ attha½ vicintik±.
24. “Lahuñca vata khippañca, nikaµµhe samacetayi;
miga½ puºº±yateneva, sulas± sattuka½ vadhi.
25. “Yodha uppatita½ attha½, na khippamanubujjhati;
so haññati mandamati, corova girigabbhare.
26. “Yo ca uppatita½ attha½, khippameva nibodhati;
muccate sattusamb±dh±, sulas± sattuk±miv±”ti.
Tattha paº¹it± hot²ti itth²pi paº¹it± tattha tattha vicakkhaº± hoti, atha v± itth² paº¹it± ceva tattha tattha vicakkhaº± ca hoti. Lahu½ attha½ vicintik±ti lahu½ khippa½ attha½ vicintik±. Lahuñca vat±ti adandhañca vata. Khippañc±ti acireneva. Nikaµµhe samacetay²ti santike µhit±va tassa maraº³p±ya½ cintesi. Puºº±yatenev±ti p³ritadhanusmi½. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– yath± cheko migaluddako sakaº¹apuººadhanusmi½ khippa½ miga½ vadhati, eva½ sulas± sattuka½ vadh²ti. Yodh±ti yo imasmi½ sattaloke. Nibodhat²ti j±n±ti. Sattuk±miv±ti sattuk± iva, yath± sulas± mutt±, eva½ muccat²ti attho.
Iti sulas± cora½ vadhitv± pabbat± oruyha attano parijanassa santika½ gantv± “ayyaputto kahan”ti puµµh± “m± ta½ pucchath±”ti vatv± ratha½ abhiruhitv± nagarameva p±visi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi “tad± te ubhopi imeyeva ahesu½, devat± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Sulas±j±takavaººan± tatiy±.