[308] 8. Sakuºaj±takavaººan±

Akaramhasa te kiccanti ida½ satth± jetavane viharanto devadattassa akataññuta½ ±rabbha kathesi. “Na, bhikkhave, id±neva, pubbepi devadatto akataññ³yev±”ti vatv± at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te b±r±ºasiya½ brahmadatte rajja½ k±rente bodhisatto himavantapadese rukkhakoµµakasakuºo hutv± nibbatti. Athekassa s²hassa ma½sa½ kh±dantassa aµµhi gale laggi, galo uddhum±yi, gocara½ gaºhitu½ na sakkoti, khar± vedan± pavattati. Atha na½ so sakuºo gocarappasuto disv± s±kh±ya nil²no “ki½ te, samma, dukkhan”ti pucchi. So tamattha½ ±cikkhi. “Aha½ te, samma, eta½ aµµhi½ apaneyya½, bhayena pana te mukha½ pavisitu½ na visah±mi, kh±deyy±sipi man”ti. “M± bh±yi, samma, n±ha½ ta½ kh±d±mi, j²vita½ me deh²”ti. So “s±dh³”ti ta½ v±mapassena nipajj±petv± “ko j±n±ti, kimpesa karissat²”ti cintetv± yath± mukha½ pidahitu½ na sakkoti, tath± tassa adharoµµhe ca uttaroµµhe ca daº¹aka½ µhapetv± mukha½ pavisitv± aµµhikoµi½ tuº¹ena pahari, aµµhi patitv± gata½. So aµµhi½ p±tetv± s²hassa mukhato nikkhamanto daº¹aka½ tuº¹ena paharitv± p±tentova nikkhamitv± s±khagge nil²yi. S²ho nirogo hutv± ekadivasa½ eka½ vanamahi½sa½ vadhitv± kh±dati. Sakuºo “v²ma½siss±mi nan”ti tassa uparibh±ge s±kh±ya nil²yitv± tena saddhi½ sallapanto paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
29. “Akaramhasa te kicca½, ya½ bala½ ahuvamhase;
migar±ja namo tyatthu, api kiñci labh±mase”ti.
Tattha akaramhasa te kiccanti bho, s²ha, mayampi tava eka½ kicca½ akarimha. Ya½ bala½ ahuvamhaseti ya½ amh±ka½ bala½ ahosi, tena balena tato kiñci ah±petv± akarimhayeva.
Ta½ sutv± s²ho dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
30. “Mama lohitabhakkhassa, nicca½ ludd±ni kubbato;
dantantaragato santo, ta½ bahu½ yampi j²vas²”ti.
Ta½ sutv± sakuºo itar± dve g±th± abh±si–
31. “Akataññumakatt±ra½, katassa appaµik±raka½;
yasmi½ kataññut± natthi, niratth± tassa sevan±.
32. “Yassa sammukhaciººena, mittadhammo na labbhati;
anus³yamanakkosa½, saºika½ tamh± apakkamen”ti.
Tattha akataññunti kataguºa½ aj±nanta½. Akatt±ranti ya½kiñci akaronta½. Sammukhaciººen±ti sammukhe katena guºena. Anus³yamanakkosanti ta½ puggala½ na us³yanto na akkosanto saºika½ tamh± p±papuggal± apagaccheyy±ti. Eva½ vatv± so sakuºo pakk±mi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± s²ho devadatto ahosi, sakuºo pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

Sakuºaj±takavaººan± aµµham±.