[345] 5. R±jakumbhaj±takavaººan±

Vana½ yadaggi dahat²ti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto eka½ alasabhikkhu½ ±rabbha kathesi. So kira s±vatthiv±s² kulaputto s±sane ura½ datv± pabbajitv±pi alaso ahosi uddesaparipucch±yonisomanasik±ravattapaµivatt±d²hi parib±hiro n²varaº±bhibh³to. Nisinnaµµh±n±d²su iriy±pathesu tath± eva hoti. Tassa ta½ ±lasiyabh±va½ ±rabbha bhikkh³ dhammasabh±ya½ katha½ samuµµh±pesu½ “±vuso, asuko n±ma bhikkhu evar³pe niyy±nikas±sane pabbajitv± ±lasiyo kus²to n²varaº±bhibh³to viharat²”ti Satth± ±gantv± “k±ya nuttha, bhikkhave, etarahi kath±ya sannisinn±”ti pucchitv± “im±ya n±m±”ti vutte “na, bhikkhave, id±neva, pubbepesa ±lasiyoyev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto tassa amaccaratana½ ahosi, b±r±ºasir±j± ±lasiyaj±tiko ahosi. Bodhisatto “r±j±na½ pabodhess±m²”ti eka½ upama½ upadh±rento vicarati. Athekadivasa½ r±j± uyy±na½ gantv± amaccagaºaparivuto tattha vicaranto eka½ r±jakumbha½ n±ma ±lasiya½ passi. Tath±r³p± kira ±lasiy± sakaladivasa½ gacchant±pi ekadvaªgulamattameva gacchanti. R±j± ta½ disv± “vayassa ko n±ma so”ti bodhisatta½ pucchi. Mah±satto “r±jakumbho n±mesa, mah±r±ja, ±lasiyo. Evar³po hi sakaladivasa½ gacchantopi ekaªguladvaªgulamattameva gacchat²”ti vatv± tena saddhi½ sallapanto “ambho, r±jakumbha, tumh±ka½ dandhagamana½ imasmi½ araññe d±vaggimhi uµµhite ki½ karoth±”ti vatv± paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
173. “Vana½ yadaggi dahati, p±vako kaºhavattan²;
katha½ karosi pacalaka, eva½ dandhaparakkamo”ti.
Tattha yadagg²ti yad± aggi. P±vako kaºhavattan²ti aggino vevacana½. Pacalak±ti ta½ ±lapati. So hi calanto calanto gacchati, nicca½ v± pacal±yati, tasm± “pacalako”ti vuccati. Dandhaparakkamoti garuv²riyo.
Ta½ sutv± r±jakumbho dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
174. “Bah³ni rukkhachidd±ni, pathaby± vivar±ni ca;
t±ni ce n±bhisambhoma, hoti no k±lapariy±yo”ti.
Tassattho– paº¹ita, amh±ka½ ito uttarigamana½ n±ma natthi. Imasmi½ pana araññe rukkhachidd±ni pathaviya½ vivar±ni ca bah³ni. Yadi t±ni na p±puº±ma, hoti no k±lapariy±yoti maraºameva no hot²ti.
Ta½ sutv± bodhisatto itar± dve g±th± abh±si–
175. “Yo dandhak±le tarati, taraº²ye ca dandhati;
sukkhapaººa½va akkamma, attha½ bhañjati attano.
176. “Yo dandhak±le dandheti, taraº²ye ca t±rayi;
sas²va ratti½ vibhaja½, tassattho parip³rat²”ti.
Tattha dandhak±leti tesa½ tesa½ kamm±na½ saºika½ kattabbak±le. Tarat²ti turitaturito vegena t±ni kamm±ni karoti. Sukkhapaººa½v±ti yath± v±t±tapasukkha½ t±lapaººa½ balav± puriso akkamitv± bhañjeyya, tattheva cuººavicuººa½ kareyya, eva½ so attano attha½ vuddhi½ bhañjati. Dandhet²ti dandhayati dandhak±tabb±ni kamm±ni dandhameva karoti. T±ray²ti turitak±tabb±ni kamm±ni turitova karoti. Sas²va ratti½ vibhajanti yath± cando juºhapakkha½ ratti½ jotayam±no k±¼apakkharattito ratti½ vibhajanto divase divase parip³rati, eva½ tassa purisassa attho parip³rat²ti vutta½ hoti.
R±j± bodhisattassa vacana½ sutv± tato paµµh±ya analaso j±to.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± r±jakumbho ±lasiyabhikkhu ahosi, paº¹it±macco pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

R±jakumbhaj±takavaººan± pañcam±.