49. “Bahussuta½ cittakathi½, gaªg± vahati p±µali½;
vuyham±naka bhaddante, eka½ me dehi g±thakan”ti.
Tattha g±thakanti khuddaka½ g±tha½.
Atha na½ naµap±µali “bhadde, katha½ tava g²taka½ dass±mi, id±ni mah±janassa paµisaraºabh³ta½ udaka½ ma½ m±ret²”ti vatv± g±tham±ha–
50. “Yena siñcanti dukkhita½, yena siñcanti ±tura½;
tassa majjhe mariss±mi, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Bodhisatto ima½ g±tha½ vatv± “mah±r±ja, yath± udaka½ mah±janassa paµisaraºa½, tath± r±j±nopi, tesa½ santik± bhaye uppanne ta½ bhaya½ ko paµib±hissat²”ti vatv± “mah±r±ja, ida½ k±raºa½ paµicchanna½, may± pana paº¹itavedan²ya½ katv± kathita½, j±n±hi, mah±r±j±”ti ±ha. “T±ta aha½ evar³pa½ paµicchannakatha½ na j±n±mi, core me gahetv± deh²”ti. Athassa mah±satto “tena hi, mah±r±ja, ida½ sutv± j±n±h²”ti aparampi k±raºa½ ±hari. Deva, pubbe imiss±va b±r±ºasiy± dv±rag±me eko kumbhak±ro bh±janatth±ya mattika½ ±haranto ekasmi½yeva µh±ne nibaddha½ gaºhitv± antopabbh±ra½ mahanta½ ±v±µa½ khaºi. Athekadivasa½ tassa mattika½ gaºhantassa ak±lamah±megho uµµhahitv± mah±vuµµhi½ p±tesi. Udaka½ avattharam±na½ ±v±µa½ p±tesi, tenassa matthako bhijji. So paridevanto g±tham±ha–
51. “Yattha b²j±ni r³hanti, satt± yattha patiµµhit±;
s± me s²sa½ nip²¼eti, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha nip²¼et²ti nipatitv± p²¼eti bhindati.
Yath± hi deva, mah±janassa paµisaraºabh³t± mah±pathav² kumbhak±rassa s²sa½ bhindi, evameva mah±pathav²same sabbalokassa paµisaraºe narinde uµµh±ya corakamma½ karonte ko b±hissati, sakkhissasi, mah±r±ja, eva½ paµicch±detv± kathita½ cora½ j±nitunti. T±ta, mayha½ paµicchannena k±raºa½ natthi, aya½ coroti eva½ me cora½ gahetv± deh²ti. So r±j±na½ rakkhanto “tva½ coro”ti avatv± aparampi ud±haraºa½ ±hari. Mah±r±ja, pubbe imasmi½yeva nagare ekassa purisassa geha½ ±ditta½. So “anto pavisitv± bhaº¹aka½ n²har±”ti añña½ ±º±pesi. Tasmi½ pavisitv± n²harante gehadv±ra½ pidahi. So dh³mandho hutv± nikkhamanamagga½ alabhanto uppanna¹±hadukkho hutv± anto µhitova paridevanto g±tham±ha–
52. “Yena bhatt±ni paccanti, s²ta½ yena vihaññati;
so ma½ ¹ahati gatt±ni, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha so ma½ ¹ahat²ti so me ¹ahati, ayameva v± p±µho.
“Mah±r±ja, aggi viya mah±janassa paµisaraºabh³to eko manusso ratanabhaº¹ika½ hari, m± ma½ cora½ pucch±”ti. “T±ta, mayha½ cora½ dehiyev±”ti. So r±j±na½ “tva½ coro”ti avatv± aparampi ud±haraºa½ ±hari. Deva, pubbe imasmi½yeva nagare eko puriso atibahu½ bhuñjitv± j²r±petu½ asakkonto vedan±ppatto hutv± paridevanto g±tham±ha–
53. “Yena bhuttena y±panti, puth³ br±hmaºakhattiy±;
so ma½ bhutto by±p±deti, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha so ma½ bhutto by±p±det²ti so odano bhutto ma½ by±p±deti m±reti.
“Mah±r±ja, bhatta½ viya mah±janassa paµisaraºabh³to eko bhaº¹a½ hari, tasmi½ laddhe ki½ cora½ pucchas²”ti? “T±ta, sakkonto cora½ me deh²”ti. So tassa saññ±panattha½ aparampi ud±haraºa½ ±hari. Mah±r±ja pubbepi imasmi½yeva nagare ekassa v±to uµµhahitv± gatt±ni bhañji. So paridevanto g±tham±ha–
54. “Gimh±na½ pacchime m±se, v±tamicchanti paº¹it±;
so ma½ bhañjati gatt±ni, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Iti mah±r±ja, saraºato bhaya½ uppanna½, j±n±hi ta½ k±raºanti. T±ta, cora½ me deh²ti. So tassa saññ±panattha½ aparampi ud±haraºa½ ±hari. Deva, at²te himavantapadese s±kh±viµapasampanno mah±rukkho ahosi pupphaphalasampanno anekasahass±na½ sakuº±na½ niv±so tassa dve s±kh± aññamañña½ saªghaµµesu½, tato dh³mo uppajji, aggicuºº±ni pati½su. Ta½ disv± sakuºajeµµhako g±tham±ha–
55. “Ya½ nissit± jagatiruha½, sv±ya½ aggi½ pamuñcati;
dis± bhajatha vakkaªg±, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha jagatiruhanti mah²ruha½.
Yath± hi, deva, rukkho pakkh²na½ paµisaraºa½, eva½ r±j± mah±janassa paµisaraºa½, tasmi½ corika½ karonte ko paµib±hissati, sallakkhehi, dev±ti. T±ta, mayha½ corameva deh²ti. Athassa so aparampi ud±haraºa½ ±hari. Mah±r±ja, ekasmi½ k±sig±me aññatarassa kulagharassa pacchimabh±ge kakkha¼± susum±ranad² atthi, tassa ca kulassa ekova putto. So pitari k±lakate m±tara½ paµijaggi. Tassa m±t± aniccham±nasseva eka½ kuladh²tara½ ±nesi. S± pubbabh±ge sassu½ sampiy±yitv± pacch± puttadh²t±hi va¹¹ham±n± ta½ n²harituk±m± ahosi. Tass± pana m±t±pi tasmi½yeva ghare vasati. S± s±mikassa santike sassuy± n±nappak±ra½ dosa½ vatv± paribhinditv± “aha½ te m±tara½ posetu½ na sakkomi, m±rehi nan”ti vatv± “manussam±raºa½ n±ma bh±riya½, katha½ na½ m±rem²”ti vutte “niddokkamanak±le na½ mañcakeneva saddhi½ gahetv± susum±ranadiya½ khipiss±ma, atha na½ susam±r± kh±dissant²”ti ±ha. “Tuyha½ pana m±t± kahan”ti? “Tass±yeva santike supat²”ti. “Tena hi gaccha, tass± nipannamañcake rajju½ bandhitv± sañña½ karoh²”ti. S± tath± katv± “kat± me saññ±”ti ±ha. Itaro “thoka½ adhiv±sehi, manuss± t±va nidd±yant³”ti nidd±yanto viya nipajjitv± gantv± ta½ rajjuka½ bhariy±ya m±tu mañcake bandhitv± bhariya½ pabodhetv± ubhopi gantv± ta½ mañcakeneva saddhi½ ukkhipitv± nadiya½ khipi½su. Tattha na½ nidd±yam±na½ susum±r± viddha½setv± kh±di½su.
S± punadivase m±tu parivattitabh±va½ ñatv± “s±mi, mama m±t±va m±rit±, id±ni tava m±tara½ m±reh²”ti vatv± “tena hi s±dh³”ti vutte “sus±ne citaka½ katv± aggimhi na½ pakkhipitv± m±ress±m±”ti ±ha. Atha na½ nidd±yam±na½ ubhopi sus±na½ netv± µhapayi½su. Tattha s±miko bhariya½ ±ha “aggi te ±bhato”ti? “Pamuµµh±smi, s±m²”ti. “Tena hi gantv± ±neh²”ti. “Na sakkomi s±mi, gantu½, tayi gatepi µh±tu½ na sakkhiss±mi, ubhopi maya½ gacchiss±m±”ti. Tesu gatesu mahallik± s²tav±tena pabodhit± sus±nabh±va½ ñatv± “ime ma½ m±retuk±m± aggi-atth±ya gat±”ti ca upadh±retv± “na me bala½ j±nant²”ti eka½ mataka¼evara½ gahetv± mañcake nipajj±petv± upari pilotik±ya paµicch±detv± saya½ pal±yitv± tattheva leºaguha½ p±visi. Itare aggi½ ±haritv± “mahallik±”ti saññ±ya ka¼evara½ jh±petv± pakkami½su. Ekena corena tasmi½ guh±leºe pubbe bhaº¹ik± µhapit±, so “ta½ gaºhiss±m²”ti ±gantv± mahallika½ disv± “ek± yakkhin² bhavissati, bhaº¹ik± me amanussapariggahit±”ti eka½ bh³tavejja½ ±nesi. Vejjo manta½ karonto guha½ p±visi.
Atha na½ s± ±ha “n±ha½ yakkhin², ehi ubhopi ima½ dhana½ bh±jess±m±”ti. “Katha½ saddahitabban”ti? “Tava jivha½ mama jivh±ya µhapeh²”ti. So tath± ak±si. Athassa s± jivha½ ¹a½sitv± chinditv± p±tesi. Bh³tavejjo “addh± es± yakkhin²”ti jivh±ya lohita½ paggharantiy± viravam±no pal±yi. Mahallik± punadivase maµµhas±µaka½ niv±setv± n±n±ratanabhaº¹ika½ gahetv± ghara½ agam±si. Suºis± ta½ disv± “kaha½ te, amma, ida½ laddhan”ti pucchi. “Amma, etasmi½ sus±ne d±rucitak±ya jh±pit± evar³pa½ labhant²”ti. “Amma, may±pi sakk± laddhun”ti. “M±dis² hutv± labhissas²”ti. S± laddhabhaº¹ikalobhena s±mikassa kathetv± tattha att±na½ jh±pesi. Atha na½ punadivase s±miko apassanto “amma, im±yapi vel±ya tva½ ±gat±, suºis± te n±gacchat²”ti ±ha. S± ta½ sutv± “are p±papurisa, ki½ mat± n±ma ±gacchant²”ti ta½ tajjetv± g±tham±ha–
56. “Yam±nayi½ somanassa½, m±lini½ candanussada½;
s± ma½ ghar± nicchubhati, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha somanassanti somanassa½ upp±detv±. “Somanass±”tipi p±µho, somanassavat² hutv±ti attho. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– yamaha½ “ima½ me niss±ya putto puttadh²t±hi va¹¹hissati, mañca mahallikak±le posessat²”ti m±lini½ candanussada½ katv± alaªkaritv± somanassaj±t± ±nesi½. S± ma½ ajja ghar± n²harati, saraºatoyeva me bhaya½ uppannanti.
“Mah±r±ja, suºis± viya sassuy± mah±janassa r±j± paµisaraºa½, tato bhaye uppanne ki½ sakk± k±tu½, sallakkhehi, dev±”ti. Ta½ sutv± r±j± “t±ta, n±ha½ tay± ±n²tak±raº±ni j±n±mi, corameva me deh²”ti ±ha. So “r±j±na½ rakkhiss±m²”ti aparampi ud±haraºa½ ±hari. Deva, pubbe imasmi½yeva nagare eko puriso patthana½ katv± putta½ labhi. So puttaj±tak±le “putto me laddho”ti somanassaj±to ta½ posetv± vayappattak±le d±rena sa½yojetv± aparabh±ge jara½ patv± kamma½ adhiµµh±tu½ n±sakkhi. Atha na½ putto “tva½ kamma½ k±tu½ na sakkosi, ito nikkham±”ti gehato n²hari So kicchena kasirena j²vika½ kappento paridevam±no g±tham±ha–
57. “Yena j±tena nandissa½, yassa ca bhavamicchisa½;
so ma½ ghar± nicchubhati, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha so manti so putto ma½ gharato nicchubhati n²harati. Sv±ha½ bhikkha½ caritv± dukkhena j²v±mi, saraºatoyeva me bhaya½ uppannanti.
“Mah±r±ja, yath± pit± n±ma mahallako paµibalena puttena rakkhitabbo, eva½ sabbopi janapado raññ± rakkhitabbo, idañca bhaya½ uppajjam±na½ sabbasatte rakkhantassa rañño santik± uppanna½, imin± k±raºena ‘asuko n±ma coro’ti j±n±hi, dev±”ti. “T±ta, n±ha½ k±raºa½ v± ak±raºa½ v± j±n±mi, cora½ v± me dehi, tvaññeva v± coro hoh²”ti eva½ r±j± punappuna½ m±ºava½ anuyuñji. Atha na½ so evam±ha “ki½ pana, mah±r±ja, eka½sena coragahaºa½ roceth±”ti? “¾ma, t±t±”ti. Tena hi “asuko ca asuko ca coro”ti parisamajjhe pak±sem²ti. “Eva½ karohi, t±t±”ti. So tassa vacana½ sutv± “aya½ r±j± att±na½ rakkhitu½ na deti, gaºhiss±mi d±ni coran”ti sannipatite mah±jane ±mantetv± im± g±th± ±ha–
58. “Suºantu me j±napad±, negam± ca sam±gat±;
yatodaka½ tad±ditta½, yato khema½ tato bhaya½.
59. “R±j± vilumpate raµµha½, br±hmaºo ca purohito;
attagutt± viharatha, j±ta½ saraºato bhayan”ti.
Tattha yatodaka½ tad±dittanti ya½ udaka½ tadeva ±ditta½. Yato khemanti yato r±jato khemena bhavitabba½, tatova bhaya½ uppanna½. Atthagutt± viharath±ti tumhe id±ni an±th± j±t±, att±na½ m± vin±setha, attan±va gutt± hutv± attano santaka½ dhanadhañña½ rakkhatha, r±j± n±ma mah±janassa paµisaraºa½, tato tumh±ka½ bhaya½ uppanna½, r±j± ca purohito ca vilopakh±dakacor±, sace core gaºhituk±mattha, ime dve gahetv± kammakaraºa½ karoth±ti.
Te tassa katha½ sutv± cintayi½su “aya½ r±j± rakkhaº±rahopi sam±no id±ni aññassa upari dosa½ ±ropetv± attano bhaº¹ika½ sayameva pokkharaºiya½ µhapetv± cora½ pariyes±peti, ito d±ni paµµh±ya puna corakammassa akaraºatth±ya m±rema na½ p±par±j±nan”ti. Te daº¹amuggar±dihatth± uµµh±ya tattheva r±j±nañca purohitañca pothetv± j²vitakkhaya½ p±petv± mah±satta½ abhisiñcitv± rajje patiµµhapesu½.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± “anacchariya½, up±saka, pathaviya½ padasañj±nana½, por±ºakapaº¹it± eva½ ±k±se pada½ sañj±ni½s³”ti vatv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne up±sako ca putto ca sot±pattiphale patiµµhit±. Tad± pit± kassapo ahosi, padakusalam±ºavo pana ahameva ahosinti.

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