[307] 7. Pal±saj±takavaººan±

Acetana½ br±hmaºa assuºantanti ida½ satth± parinibb±namañce nipanno ±nandatthera½ ±rabbha kathesi. Soh±yasm± “ajja rattiy± pacc³sasamaye satth± parinibb±yissat²”ti ñatv± “ahañcamhi sekkho sakaraº²yo, satthu ca me parinibb±na½ bhavissati, pañcav²sati vass±ni satthu kata½ upaµµh±na½ nipphala½ bhavissat²”ti sok±bhibh³to uyy±na-ovarake kapis²sa½ ±lambitv± parodi. Satth± ta½ apassanto “kaha½, bhikkhave, ±nando”ti pucchitv± tamattha½ sutv± ta½ pakkos±petv± “katapuññosi tva½, ±nanda, padh±namanuyuñja, khippa½ hohisi an±savo, m± cintayi, id±ni tay± mama kata½ upaµµh±na½ ki½k±raº± nipphala½ bhavissati, yassa te pubbe sar±g±dik±lepi mama kata½ upaµµh±na½ nipphala½ n±hos²”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto b±r±ºasito avid³re pal±sarukkhadevat± hutv± nibbatti. Tad± b±r±ºasiv±sino manuss± devat±maªgalik± ahesu½ nicca½ balikaraº±d²su payutt±. Atheko duggatabr±hmaºo “ahampi eka½ devata½ paµijaggiss±m²”ti ekasmi½ unnatappadese µhitassa mahato pal±sarukkhassa m³la½ sama½ nittiºa½ katv± parikkhipitv± v±luka½ okiritv±va sammajjitv± rukkhe gandhapañcaªgulik±ni datv± m±l±gandhadh³mehi p³jetv± d²pa½ j±letv± “sukha½ say±”ti vatv± rukkha½ padakkhiºa½ katv± pakkamati. Dutiyadivase p±tova gantv± sukhaseyya½ pucchati. Athekadivasa½ rukkhadevat± cintesi “aya½ br±hmaºo ativiya ma½ paµijaggati, ima½ br±hmaºa½ v²ma½sitv± yena k±raºena ma½ paµijaggati, ta½ dass±m²”ti. S± tasmi½ khaºe br±hmaºe ±gantv± rukkham³le sammajjante mahallakabr±hmaºavesena sam²pe µhatv± paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
25. “Acetana½ br±hmaºa assuºanta½, j±no aj±nantamima½ pal±sa½;
±raddhaviriyo dhuva½ appamatto, sukhaseyya½ pucchasi kissa het³”ti.
Tattha assuºantanti acetanatt±va asuºanta½. J±noti tuva½ j±nam±no hutv± dhuva½ appamattoti nicca½ appamatto.
Ta½ sutv± br±hmaºo dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
26. “D³re suto ceva brah± ca rukkho, dese µhito bh³taniv±sar³po;
tasm± namass±mi ima½ pal±sa½, ye cettha bh³t± te dhanassa het³”ti.
Tattha d³re sutoti br±hmaºa aya½ rukkho d³re suto vissuto, na ±sannaµµh±neyeva p±kaµo. Brah± c±ti mahanto ca. Dese µhitoti unnate same bh³mippadese µhito. Bh³taniv±sar³poti devat±niv±sasabh±vo, addh± ettha mahesakkh± devat± nivutth± bhavissati. Te dhanassa het³ti imañca rukkha½ ye cettha nivutth± bh³t±, te dhanassa hetu namass±mi, na nikk±raº±ti.
Ta½ sutv± rukkhadevat± br±hmaºassa pasann± “aha½, br±hmaºa, imasmi½ rukkhe nibbattadevat±, m± bh±yi, dhana½ te dass±m²”ti ta½ ass±setv± attano vim±nadv±re mahantena devat±nubh±vena ±k±se µhatv± itar± dve g±th± abh±si–
27. “So te kariss±mi yath±nubh±va½, kataññuta½ br±hmaºa pekkham±no;
kathañhi ±gamma sata½ sak±se, mogh±ni te assu pariphandit±ni.
28. “Yo tindukarukkhassa paro pilakkho, pariv±rito pubbayañño u¼±ro;
tassesa m³lasmi½ nidhi nikh±to, ad±y±do gaccha ta½ uddhar±h²”ti.
Tattha yath±nubh±vanti yath±satti yath±bala½. Kataññutanti tay± mayha½ kataguºa½ j±nanto ta½ attani vijjam±na½ kataññuta½ pekkham±no. ¾gamm±ti ±gantv±. Sata½ sak±seti sappuris±na½ santike. Mogh±ni te assu pariphandit±n²ti sukhaseyyapucchanavasena v±c±phandit±ni sammajjan±dikaraºena k±yaphandit±ni ca tava katha½ aphal±ni bhavissanti.
Yo tindukarukkhassa paro pilakkhoti yo esa tindukarukkhassa parato pilakkharukkho µhitoti vim±nadv±re µhit±va hattha½ pas±retv± dasseti. Pariv±ritoti-±d²su tassa pilakkharukkhassa m³le esa ta½ rukkham³la½ parikkhipitv± nihitat±ya pariv±rito, pubbe yiµµhayaññavasena purimas±mik±na½ uppannat±ya pubbayañño, anekanidhikumbhi bh±vena mahantatt± u¼±ro, bh³mi½ khaºitv± µhapitatt± nikh±to, id±ni d±y±d±na½ abh±vato ad±y±do. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– esa ta½ rukkham³la½ parikkhipitv± g²v±ya g²va½ paharant²na½ nidhikumbh²na½ vasena mah±nidhi nikh±to as±miko, gaccha ta½ uddharitv± gaºh±ti.
Evañca pana vatv± s± devat± “br±hmaºa, tva½ eta½ uddharitv± gaºhanto kilamissasi, gaccha tva½, ahameva ta½ tava ghara½ netv± asukasmi½ asukasmiñca µh±ne nidahiss±mi, tva½ eta½ dhana½ y±vaj²va½ paribhuñjanto d±na½ dehi, s²la½ rakkh±h²”ti br±hmaºassa ov±da½ datv± ta½ dhana½ attano ±nubh±vena tassa ghare patiµµh±pesi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± br±hmaºo ±nando ahosi, rukkhadevat± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Pal±saj±takavaººan± sattam±.