So “sacca½ eso bhaºat²”ti sallakkhetv± “methunasa½saggena s²la½ bhijjati, jh±na½ antaradh±yat²”ti aj±nanto m±tug±massa adiµµhapubbatt± methunadhammassa ca aj±nanabh±vena “bhesajjan”ti vadantiy± t±ya methuna½ paµisevi. T±vadevassa s²la½ bhijji, jh±na½ parih±yi. So dve tayo v±re sa½sagga½ katv± kilanto hutv± nikkhamitv± sara½ oruyha nhatv± paµippassaddhadaratho ±gantv± paººas±l±ya½ nis²ditv± punapi ta½ “t±paso”ti maññam±no vasanaµµh±na½ pucchanto g±tham±ha–
18. “Ito nu bhoto katamena assamo, kacci bhava½ abhiramasi araññe;
kacci nu te m³laphala½ pah³ta½, kacci bhavanta½ na vihi½santi v±¼±”ti.
Tattha katamen±ti ito katamena dis±bh±gena bhoto assamo. Bhavanti ±lapanameta½.
Tato ni¼inik± catasso g±th±yo abh±si–
19. “Ito uju½ uttar±ya½ dis±ya½, khem± nad² himavat± pabh±v²;
tass± t²re assamo mayha rammo, aho bhava½ assama½ mayha½ passe.
20. “Amb± ca s±l± tilak± ca jambuyo, udd±lak± p±µaliyo ca phull±;
samantato kimpuris±bhig²ta½, aho bhava½ assama½ mayha½ passe.
21. “T±l± ca m³l± ca phal± ca mettha, vaººena gandhena upetar³pa½;
ta½ bh³mibh±gehi upetar³pa½, aho bhava½ assama½ mayha½ passe.
22. “Phal± ca m³l± ca pah³tamettha, vaººena gandhena rasenupet±;
±yanti ca luddak± ta½ padesa½, m± me tato m³laphala½ ah±sun”ti.
Tattha uttar±yanti uttar±ya. Khem±ti eva½n±mik± nad². Himavat± pabh±v²ti himavantato pavattati. Ahoti patthanatthe nip±to. Udd±lak±ti v±tagh±tak±. Kimpuris±bhig²tanti samantato pariv±retv± madhurasaddena g±yantehi kimpurisehi abhig²ta½. T±l± ca m³l± ca phal± ca metth±ti ettha mama assame p±s±dik± t±larukkh± ca tesaññeva vaººagandh±disampann± kandasaªkh±t± m³l± ca phal± ca. Pah³tametth±ti n±n±rukkhaphal± ca rukkhavallim³l± ca pah³t± ettha. M± me tatoti ta½ mama assamapada½ sambahul± luddak± ±gacchanti, may± cettha ±haritv± µhapita½ bahu madhurasam³laphal±phala½ atthi, te mayi cir±yante m³laphal±phala½ hareyyu½. Te tato mama m³laphal±phala½ m± hari½su, tasm± sacepi may± saddhi½ ±gantuk±mo, ehi, no ce, aha½ gamiss±m²ti ±ha.
Ta½ sutv± t±paso y±va pitu ±gaman± adhiv±s±petu½ g±tham±ha–
23. “Pit± mama½ m³laphalesana½ gato, id±ni ±gacchati s±yak±le;
ubhova gacch±mase assama½ ta½, y±va pit± m³laphalato et³”ti.
Tattha ubhova gacch±maseti mama pitu ±rocetv± ubhova gamiss±ma.
Tato s± cintesi– “aya½ t±va araññeva va¹¹hitabh±vena mama itthibh±va½ na j±n±ti, pit± panassa ma½ disv±va j±nitv± ‘tva½ idha ki½ karos²’ti k±jakoµiy± paharitv± s²sampi me bhindeyya, tasmi½ an±gateyeva may± gantu½ vaµµati, ±gamanakammampi me niµµhitan”ti. S± tassa ±gaman³p±ya½ ±cikkhant² itara½ g±tham±ha–
24. “Aññe bah³ isayo s±dhur³p±, r±j²sayo anumagge vasanti;
teyeva pucchesi mamassama½ ta½, te ta½ nayissanti mama½ sak±se”ti.
Tattha r±j²sayoti, samma, may± na sakk± cir±yitu½, aññe pana s±dhusabh±v± r±jisayo ca br±hmaºisayo ca anumagge mama assamamaggapasse vasanti, aha½ tesa½ ±cikkhitv± gamiss±mi, tva½ te puccheyy±si, te ta½ mama santika½ nayissant²ti.
Eva½ s± attano pal±yan³p±ya½ katv± paººas±lato nikkhamitv± ta½ olokentameva “tva½ nivatt±”ti vatv± ±gamanamaggeneva amacc±na½ santika½ agam±si. Te ta½ gahetv± khandh±v±ra½ gantv± anupubbena b±r±ºasi½ p±puºi½su. Sakkopi ta½ divasameva tussitv± sakalaraµµhe deva½ vass±pesi, tato subhikkha½ janapada½ ahosi. Isisiªgat±pasassapi t±ya pakkantamatt±ya eva k±ye ¹±ho uppajji. So kampanto paººas±la½ pavisitv± v±kac²ra½ p±rupitv± socanto nipajji. Bodhisatto s±ya½ ±gantv± putta½ apassanto “kaha½ nu kho gato”ti k±ja½ ot±retv± paººas±la½ pavisitv± ta½ nipannaka½ disv± “t±ta, ki½ karos²”ti piµµhi½ parimajjanto tisso g±th± abh±si–
25. “Na te kaµµh±ni bhinn±ni, na te udakam±bhata½;
agg²pi te na h±pito, ki½ nu mandova jh±yasi.
26. “Bhinn±ni kaµµh±ni huto ca aggi, tapan²pi te samit± brahmac±r²;
p²µhañca mayha½ udakañca hoti, ramasi tuva½ brahmabh³to puratth±.
27. “Abhinnakaµµhosi an±bhatodako, ah±pitagg²si asiddhabhojano;
na me tuva½ ±lapas² mamajja, naµµha½ nu ki½ cetasikañca dukkhan”ti.
Tattha bhinn±n²ti araññato uddhaµ±ni. Na h±pitoti na jalito. Bhinn±n²ti pubbe tay± mam±gamanavel±ya kaµµh±ni uddhaµ±neva honti. Huto ca agg²ti aggi ca huto hoti. Tapan²ti visibbana-aggisaªkh±t± tapan²pi te samit±va sayameva sa½vidahit±va hoti. P²µhanti mama ±sanatth±ya p²µhañca paññattameva hoti. Udakañc±ti p±dadhovana-udakampi upaµµh±pitameva hoti. Brahmabh³toti tuvampi ito puratth± seµµhabh³to imasmi½ assame abhiramasi. Abhinnakaµµhos²ti so d±ni ajja anuddhaµakaµµhosi. Asiddhabhojanoti na te kiñci amh±ka½ kandam³la½ v± paººa½ v± sedita½. Mamajj±ti, mama putta, ajja na me tva½ ±lapasi. Naµµha½ nu kinti ki½ nu te naµµha½ v±, ki½ cetasika½ v± dukkha½, akkh±hi me nipannak±raºanti pucchati.
So pitu vacana½ sutv± ta½ k±raºa½ kathento ±ha–
28. “Idh±gam± jaµilo brahmac±r², sudassaneyyo sutan³ vineti;
nev±tid²gho na pan±tirasso, sukaºhakaºhacchadanehi bhoto.
29. “Amassuj±to apur±ºavaºº², ±dh±rar³pañca panassa kaºµhe;
dve yam± gaº¹± ure suj±t±, suvaººatindukanibh± pabhassar±.
30. “Mukhañca tassa bhusadassaneyya½, kaººesu lambanti ca kuñcitagg±;
te jotare carato m±ºavassa, suttañca ya½ sa½yamana½ jaµ±na½.
31. “Aññ± ca tassa sa½yam±ni catasso, n²l± p²t± lohitik± ca set±;
t± pi½sare carato m±ºavassa, tiriµisaªgh±riva p±vusamhi.
32. “Na mikhala½ muñjamaya½ dh±reti, na santhare no pana pabbajassa;
t± jotare jaghanantare vilagg±, saterat± vijjurivantalikkhe.
33. “Akh²lak±ni ca avaºµak±ni, heµµh± nabhy± kaµisamohit±ni;
aghaµµit± niccak²¼a½ karonti, ha½ t±ta ki½rukkhaphal±ni t±ni.
34. “Jaµ± ca tassa bhusadassaneyy±, parosata½ vellitagg± sugandh±;
dvedh± siro s±dhu vibhattar³po, aho nu kho mayha tath± jaµ±ssu.
35. “Yad± ca so pakirati t± jaµ±yo, vaººena gandhena upetar³p±;
n²luppala½ v±tasamerita½va, tatheva sa½v±ti panassamo aya½.
36. “Paªko ca tassa bhusadassaneyyo, net±diso y±diso mayha½ k±ye;
so v±yati erito m±lutena, vana½ yath± aggagimhe suphulla½.
37. “Nihanti so rukkhaphala½ pathaby±, sucittar³pa½ rucira½ dassaneyya½;
khittañca tassa punarehi hattha½, ha½ t±ta ki½rukkhaphala½ nu kho ta½.
38. “Dant± ca tassa bhusadassaneyy±, suddh± sam± saªkhavar³papann±;
mano pas±denti vivariyam±n±, na hi n³na so s±kamakh±di tehi.
39. “Akakkasa½ agga¼ita½ muhu½ mudu½, uju½ anuddhata½ acapalamassa bh±sita½;
ruda½ manuñña½ karav²kasussara½, hadayaªgama½ rañjayateva me mano.
40. “Bindussaro n±tivisaµµhav±kyo, na n³na sajjh±yamatippayutto;
icch±mi bho ta½ punadeva daµµhu½, mitto hi me m±ºavohu puratth±;
41. “susandhi sabbattha vimaµµhima½ vaºa½, puth³ suj±ta½ kharapattasannibha½;
teneva ma½ uttariy±na m±ºavo, vivarita½ ³ru½ jaghanena pi¼ayi.
42. “Tapanti ±bhanti virocare ca, saterat± vijjurivantalikkhe;
b±h± mud³ añjanalomas±dis±, vicitravaµµaªgulik±ssa sobhare.
43. “Akakkasaªgo na ca d²ghalomo, nakh±ssa d²gh± api lohitagg±;
mud³hi b±h±hi palissajanto, kaly±ºar³po ramaya½ upaµµhahi.
44. “Dumassa t³l³panibh± pabhassar±, suvaººakambutalavaµµasucchavi;
hatth± mud³ tehi ma½ samphusitv±, ito gato tena ma½ dahanti t±ta.
45. “Na n³na so kh±rividha½ ah±si, na n³na so kaµµh±ni saya½ abhañji;
na n³na so hanti dume kuµh±riy±, na hissa hatthesu khil±ni atthi.
46. “Accho ca kho tassa vaºa½ ak±si, so ma½bravi ‘sukhita½ ma½ karohi’;
t±ha½ kari½ tena mam±si sokhya½, so cabravi ‘sukhitosm²’ti brahme.
47. “Ayañca te m±luvapaººasanthat±, vikiººar³p±va may± ca tena ca;
kilantar³p± udake ramitv±, punappuna½ paººakuµi½ vaj±ma.
48. “Na majja mant± paµibhanti t±ta, na aggihutta½ napi yaññatanta½;
na c±pi te m³laphal±ni bhuñje, y±va na pass±mi ta½ brahmac±ri½.
49. “Addh± paj±n±si tuvampi t±ta, yassa½ disa½ vasate brahmac±r²;
ta½ ma½ disa½ p±paya t±ta khippa½, m± te aha½ amarimassamamhi.
50. “Vicitraphullañhi vana½ suta½ may±, dij±bhighuµµha½ dijasaªghasevita½;
ta½ ma½ vana½ p±paya t±ta khippa½, pur± te p±ºa½ vijah±mi assame”ti.
Tattha idh±gam±ti, t±ta, ima½ assamapada½ ±gato. Sudassaneyyoti suµµhu dassaneyyo. Sutan³ti suµµhu tanuko n±tikiso n±tith³lo Vinet²ti attano sar²rappabh±ya assamapada½ ekobh±sa½ viya vineti p³reti. Sukaºhakaºhacchadanehi bhototi, t±ta, tassa bhoto sukaºhehi kaºhacchadanehi bhamaravaººehi kesehi sukaºhas²sa½ sumajjitamaºimaya½ viya kh±yati. Amass³j±toti na t±vassa massu j±yati, taruºoyeva. Apur±ºavaºº²ti acirapabbajito. ¾dh±rar³pañca panassa kaºµheti kaºµhe ca panassa amh±ka½ bhikkh±bh±janaµµhapana½ patt±dh±rasadisa½ pi¼andhana½ atth²ti mutt±h±ra½ sandh±ya vadati. Gaº¹±ti thane sandh±y±ha. Ure suj±t±ti uramhi suj±t±. “Urato”tipi p±µho. Pabhassar±ti pabh±sampann±. “Pabh±sare”tipi p±µho, obh±sant²ti attho.
Bhusadassaneyyanti ativiya dassan²ya½. Kuñcitagg±ti s²hakuº¹ala½ sandh±ya vadati. Suttañc±ti ya½ tassa jaµ±bandhanasutta½, tampi jotati pabha½ muñcati. “Sa½yam±ni catasso”ti imin± maºisuvaººapav±¼arajatamay±ni catt±ri pi¼andhan±ni dasseti T± pi½sareti t±ni pi¼andhan±ni p±vusamhi pavuµµhe deve tiriµisaªgh± viya viravanti. Mikhalanti mekhala½, ayameva v± p±µho. Ida½ nivatthakañcanac²raka½ sandh±y±ha. Na santhareti na v±ke. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– t±ta, yath± maya½ tiºamaya½ v± v±kamaya½ v± c²raka½ dh±rema, na tath± so, so pana suvaººac²raka½ dh±ret²ti. Akh²lak±n²ti atac±ni nippaºº±ni. Kaµisamohit±n²ti kaµiya½ baddh±ni. Niccak²¼a½ karont²ti aghaµµit±nipi niccak±la½ k²¼±yanti. Ha½, t±t±ti hambho, t±ta. Ki½ rukkhaphal±ni t±n²ti t±ni tassa m±ºavassa sutt±ru¼h±ni kaµiya½ baddh±ni katararukkhaphal±ni n±m±ti maºisaªgh±µi½ sandh±y±ha.
Jaµ±ti jaµ±maº¹al±k±rena baddharatanamissakakesavaµµiyo sandh±y±ha. Vellitagg±ti kuñcitagg±. Dvedh±siroti tassa s²sa½ dvedh± katv± baddh±na½ jaµ±na½ vasena suµµhu vibhattar³pa½. Tath±ti yath± tassa m±ºavassa jaµ±, tath± tumhehi mama na baddh±, aho vata mamapi tath± ass³ti patthento ±ha. Upetar³p±ti upetasabh±v±. V±tasamerita½v±ti yath± n±ma n²luppala½ v±tena sam²rita½, tatheva aya½ imasmi½ vanasaº¹e assamo sa½v±ti. Net±disoti, t±ta, y±diso mama k±ye paªko, net±diso tassa sar²re. So hi dassan²yo ceva sugandho ca. Aggagimheti vasantasamaye.
Nihant²ti paharati. Ki½ rukkhaphala½ nu kho tanti katararukkhassa nu kho ta½ phala½. Saªkhavar³papann±ti sudhotasaªkhapaµibh±g±. Na hi n³na so s±kamakh±di teh²ti na n³na so m±ºavo maya½ viya tehi dantehi rukkhapaºº±ni ceva m³laphal±phal±ni ca kh±di. Amh±kañhi t±ni kh±dant±na½ sabal± paººavaºº± dant±ti d²peti.
Akakkasanti, t±ta, tassa bh±sita½ apharusa½ aga¼ita½, punappuna½ vadantass±pi madhurat±ya muhu½ mudu½, apamussat±ya uju½, avikkhittat±ya anuddhaµa½, patiµµhitat±ya acapala½. Rudanti bh±sam±nassa sarasaªkh±ta½ rudampi manohara½ karav²kassa viya sussara½ sumadhura½. Rañjayatev±ti mama mano rañjatiyeva. Bindussaroti piº¹itassaro. M±ºavoh³ti so hi m±ºavo puratth± mama mitto ahu.
Susandhi sabbattha vimaµµhima½ vaºanti t±ta tassa m±ºavassa ³r³na½ antare eka½ vaºa½ atthi, ta½ susandhi suphusita½ sippipuµamukhasadisa½, sabbattha vimaµµha½ samantato maµµha½. Puth³ti mahanta½. Suj±tanti susaºµhita½. Kharapattasannibhanti supupphitapadumamaku¼asannibha½. Uttariy±n±ti uttaritv± avattharitv±. Pi¼ay²ti p²¼esi. Tapant²ti tassa m±ºavassa sar²rato niccharant± suvaººavaººara½siyo jalanti obh±santi virocanti ca. B±h±ti b±h±pissa mud³. Añjanalomas±dis±ti añjanasadisehi lomehi samann±gat±. Vicitravaµµaªgulik±ssa sobhareti hatth±pissa varalakkhaºavicitr±hi pav±laªkurasadis±hi vaµµaªgul²hi samann±gat± sobhanti.
Akakkasaªgoti kacchup²¼ak±dirahita-aªgapaccaªgo. Ramaya½ upaµµhah²ti ma½ ramayanto upaµµhahi paricari. T³l³panibh±ti mudubh±vassa upam±. Suvaººakambutalavaµµasucchav²ti suvaººamaya½ ±d±satala½ viya vaµµ± ca succhavi ca, parimaº¹alatal± ceva sundaracchavi c±ti attho. Samphusitv±ti suµµhu phusitv± attano hatthasamphassa½ mama sar²re phar±petv±. Ito gatoti mama olokentasseva ito gato. Tena ma½ dahant²ti tena tassa hatthasamphassena id±ni ma½ dahanti. Tath± hi tassa gatak±lato paµµh±ya mama sar²re ¹±ho uµµhito, tenamhi domanassappatto nipannoti.
Na n³na so kh±rividhanti, t±ta, n³na so m±ºavo na kh±ribh±ra½ ukkhipitv± vicari. Khil±n²ti kil±ni, “ayameva v± p±µho. Sokhyanti sukha½. M±luvapaººasanthat± vikiººar³p±v±ti, t±ta, aya½ tava m±luvapaººasanthat± ajja may± ca tena ca aññamañña½ par±masan±liªganavasena parivattantehi vikiºº± viya ±kulaby±kul± j±t±. Punappuna½ paººakuµi½ vaj±m±ti, t±ta, ahañca so ca abhiramitv± kilantar³p± paººas±lato nikkhamitv± udaka½ pavisitv± ramitv± vigatadarath± punappuna½ imameva kuµi½ pavis±m±ti vadati.
Na majja mant±ti ajja mama tassa gatak±lato paµµh±ya neva mant± paµibhanti na upaµµhahanti na ruccanti. Na aggihutta½ napi yaññatantanti mah±brahmuno ±r±dhanatth±ya kattabbahomavidh³pan±diyaññakiriy±pi me na paµibh±ti na upaµµh±ti na ruccati. Na c±pi teti tay± ±bhatam³laphal±phal±nipi na bhuñj±mi. Yassa½ disanti yassa½ dis±ya½. Vananti tassa m±ºavassa assama½ pariv±retv± µhitavananti.
Tasseva½ vilapantassa ta½ vil±pa½ sutv± mah±satto “ek±ya itthiy± imassa s²la½ bhinna½ bhavissat²”ti ñatv± ta½ ovadanto cha g±th±yo abh±si–
51. “Imasm±ha½ jotirase vanamhi, gandhabbadevaccharasaªghasevite;
is²nam±v±se sanantanamhi, net±disa½ arati½ p±puºetha.
52. “Bhavanti mitt±ni atho na honti, ñ±t²su mittesu karonti pema½;
ayañca jammo kissa v± niviµµho, yo neva j±n±ti ‘kutomhi ±gato’.
53. “Sa½v±sena hi mitt±ni, sandh²yanti punappuna½;
sveva mitto asa½gantu, asa½v±sena j²rati.
54. “Sace tuva½ dakkhasi brahmac±ri½, sace tuva½ sallape brahmac±rin±;
sampannasassa½va mahodakena, tapoguºa½ khippamima½ pahissasi.
55. “Punapi ce dakkhasi brahmac±ri½, punapi ce sallape brahmac±rin±;
sampannasassa½va mahodakena, usm±gata½ khippamima½ pahissasi.
56. “Bh³t±ni het±ni caranti t±ta, vir³par³pena manussaloke;
na t±ni sevetha naro sapañño, ±sajja na½ nassati brahmac±r²”ti.
Tattha imasm±ti imasmi½. Hanti nip±tamatta½. Jotiraseti h³yam±nassa jotino ra½si-obh±site. Sanantanamh²ti por±ºake. P±puºeth±ti p±puºeyya. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– t±ta, evar³pe vane vasanto ya½ arati½ tva½ patto, et±disa½ na p±puºeyya paº¹ito kulaputto, pattu½ n±rahat²ti attho.
“Bhavant²”ti ima½ g±tha½ mah±satto antogatameva bh±sati. Ayamettha adhipp±yo– loke satt±na½ mitt±ni n±ma hontipi na hontipi tattha yesa½ honti, te attano ñ±t²su ca mittesu ca pema½ karonti. Ayañca jammoti migasiªgo l±mako. Kissa v± niviµµhoti kena n±ma k±raºena tasmi½ m±tug±me mittasaññ±ya niviµµho, so migiy± kucchismi½ nibbattitv± araññe va¹¹hitatt± “kutomhi ±gato”ti attano ±gataµµh±namattampi na j±n±ti, pageva ñ±timitteti.
Punappunanti, t±ta, mitt±ni n±ma punappuna½ sa½v±sena sa½sevanena sandh²yanti ghaµ²yanti. Sveva mittoti so eva mitto asa½gantu asam±gacchantassa purisassa tena asam±gamasaªkh±tena asa½v±sena j²rati vinassati Saceti tasm±, t±ta, sace tva½ punapi ta½ dakkhasi, tena v± sallapissasi, atha yath± n±ma nipphannasassa½ mahoghena har²yati, eva½ ima½ attano tapoguºa½ pahissasi h±ressas²ti attho. Usm±gatanti samaºateja½.
Vir³par³pen±ti vividhar³pena. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– t±ta, manussalokasmiñhi et±ni yakkhinisaªkh±t±ni bh³t±ni vividhar³papaµicchannena attano r³pena attano vasa½ gate kh±ditu½ caranti, t±ni sapañño naro na sevetha. T±disañhi bh³ta½ ±sajja na½ patv± nassati brahmac±r², diµµhosi t±ya yakkhiniy± na kh±ditoti putta½ ovadi.
So pitu katha½ sutv± “yakkhin² kira s±”ti bh²to citta½ nivattetv± “t±ta, etto na gamiss±mi, khamatha me”ti kham±pesi. Sopi na½ samass±setv± “ehi tva½, m±ºava, metta½ bh±vehi, karuºa½, mudita½, upekkhan”ti brahmavih±rabh±vana½ ±cikkhi. So tath± paµipajjitv± puna jh±n±bhiññ± nibbattesi.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne ukkaºµhitabhikkhu sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. Tad± ni¼inik± pur±ºadutiyik± ahosi, isisiªgo ukkaºµhitabhikkhu, pit± pana ahameva ahosinti.

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