Tasmi½ khaºe sakko paº¹ukambalasil±sane nisinno satta pañhe cintetv± “ime pañhe µhapetv± sarabhaªgasatth±ra½ añño sadevake loke kathetu½ samattho n±ma natthi, ta½ ime pañhe pucchiss±mi, imepi tayo r±j±no sarabhaªgasatth±ra½ pañha½ pucchitu½ godh±varinad²t²ra½ patt±, etesa½ pañhepi ahameva pucchiss±m²”ti dv²su devalokesu devat±hi parivuto devalokato otari. Ta½ divasameva kisavaccho k±lamak±si. Tassa sar²rakicca½ k±retu½ cat³su µh±nesu anekasahass± isayo tattheva gantv± pañcasu µh±nesu maº¹apañca k±retv± anekasahass± isigaº± kisavacchassa t±pasassa candanacitaka½ katv± sar²ra½ jh±pesu½. ¾¼±hanassa samant± a¹¹hayojanamatte µh±ne dibbakusumavassa½ vassi. Mah±satto tassa sar²ranikkhepa½ k±r±petv± assama½ pavisitv± tehi isigaºehi parivuto nis²di. Tesampi r±j³na½ nad²t²ra½ ±gatak±le mah±sen±v±hanat³riyasaddo ahosi. Mah±satto ta½ sutv± anusissa½ t±pasa½ ±mantetv± “t±ta, tva½ gantv± t±va j±n±hi, ki½ saddo n±meso”ti ±ha. So p±n²yaghaµa½ ±d±ya tattha gantv± te r±j±no disv± pucchanavasena paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
50. “Alaªkat± kuº¹alino suvatth±, ve¼uriyamutt±tharukhaggabandh±;
rathesabh± tiµµhatha ke nu tumhe, katha½ vo j±nanti manussaloke”ti.
Tattha ve¼uriyamutt±tharukhaggabandh±ti ve¼uriyamaº²hi ceva mutt±lambakehi ca alaªkatathar³hi khaggaratanehi samann±gat±. Tiµµhath±ti ekasmi½ rathe tiµµhatha. Ke n³ti ke n±ma tumhe, katha½ vo sañj±nant²ti?
Te tassa vacana½ sutv± rath± otaritv± vanditv± aµµha½su. Tesu aµµhakar±j± tena saddhi½ sallapanto dutiya½ g±tham±ha–
51. “Ahamaµµhako bh²maratho pan±ya½, k±liªgar±j± pana uggatoya½;
susaññat±na½ is²na½ dassan±ya, idh±gat± pucchit±yemha pañhe”ti.
Tattha uggatoti cando viya s³riyo viya ca p±kaµo paññ±to. Susaññat±na½ is²nanti, bhante, na maya½ vanak²¼±d²na½ atth±ya ±gat±, atha kho k±y±d²hi susaññat±na½ s²lasampann±na½ is²na½ dassanatth±ya idh±gat±. Pucchit±yemha pañheti sarabhaªgasatth±ra½ pañhe pucchitu½ emha, ±gat±mh±ti attho. Ya-k±ro byañjanasandhikaroti veditabbo.
Atha ne t±paso “s±dhu mah±r±j±, ±gantabbaµµh±naññeva ±gat±ttha, tena hi nhatv± vissamitv± assamapada½ pavisitv± isigaºa½ vanditv± sarabhaªgasatth±rameva pañha½ pucchath±”ti tehi saddhi½ paµisanth±ra½ katv± p±n²yaghaµa½ ukkhipitv± udakatheve puñchanto ±k±sa½ olokento sakka½ devar±j±na½ devagaºaparivuta½ er±vaºakkhandhavaragata½ otaranta½ disv± tena saddhi½ sallapanto tatiya½ g±tham±ha–
52. “Veh±yasa½ tiµµhasi antalikkhe, pathaddhuno pannaraseva cando;
pucch±mi ta½ yakkha mah±nubh±va, kata½ ta½ j±nanti manussaloke”ti.
Tattha veh±yasanti abbhuggantv± antalikkhe ±k±se tiµµhasi. Pathaddhunoti pathaddhagato, addhapathe gaganamajjhe µhitoti attho.
Ta½ sutv± sakko catuttha½ g±tham±ha–
53. “Yam±hu devesu ‘sujampat²’ti, ‘maghav±’ti ta½ ±hu manussaloke;
sa devar±j± idamajja patto, susaññat±na½ is²na½ dassan±y±”ti.
Tattha sa devar±j±ti so aha½ sakko devar±j±. Idamajja pattoti ida½ µh±na½ ajja ±gato. Dassan±y±ti dassanatth±ya vandanatth±ya sarabhaªgasatth±rañca pañha½ pucchanatth±y±ti ±ha.
Atha na½ anusisso “s±dhu, mah±r±ja, tumhe pacch± ±gacchath±”ti vatv± p±n²yaghaµa½ ±d±ya assamapada½ pavisitv± p±n²yaghaµa½ paµis±metv± tiººa½ r±j³na½ devar±jassa ca pañhapucchanatth±ya ±gatabh±va½ mah±sattassa ±rocesi. So isigaºaparivuto mah±vis±lam±¼ake nis²di. Tayo r±j±no ±gantv± isigaºa½ vanditv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Sakkopi otaritv± isigaºa½ upasaªkamitv± añjali½ paggayha µhito isigaºa½ vaººetv± vandam±no pañcama½ g±tham±ha–
54. “D³re sut± no isayo sam±gat±, mahiddhik± iddhiguº³papann±;
vand±mi te ayire pasannacitto, ye j²valokettha manussaseµµh±”ti.
Tattha d³re sut± noti, bhante, amhehi tumhe d³re devaloke µhitehiyeva sut±ti mam±yanto evam±ha. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– ime idha sam±gat± amh±ka½ isayo d³re sut± y±va brahmalok± vissut± p±kaµ±ti. Mahiddhik±ti mah±nubh±v±. Iddhiguº³papann±ti pañcavidhena iddhiguºena samann±gat±. Ayireti, ayye. Yeti ye tumhe imasmi½ j²valoke manussesu seµµh±ti.
Eva½ isigaºa½ vaººetv± sakko cha nisajjadose pariharanto ekamanta½ nis²di. Atha na½ is²na½ adhov±te nisinna½ disv± anusisso chaµµha½ g±tham±ha–
55. “Gandho is²na½ ciradikkhit±na½, k±y± cuto gacchati m±lutena;
ito paµikkamma sahassanetta, gandho is²na½ asuci devar±j±”ti.
Tattha ciradikkhit±nanti cirapabbajit±na½. Paµikkamm±ti paµikkama apehi. Sahassanett±ti ±lapanameta½. Sakko hi amaccasahassehi cintita½ attha½ ekakova passati, tasm± “sahassanetto”ti vuccati Atha v± sahassanett±na½ pana dev±na½ dassan³pac±r±tikkamanasamatthoti sahassanett± Asuc²ti sedamal±d²hi paribh±vitatt± duggandho, tumhe ca sucik±m±, tena vo esa gandho b±dhat²ti.
Ta½ sutv± sakko itara½ g±tham±ha–
56. “Gandho is²na½ ciradikkhit±na½, k±y± cuto gacchatu m±lutena;
vicittapuppha½ surabhi½va m±la½, gandhañca eta½ p±µikaªkh±ma bhante;
na hettha dev± paµikk³lasaññino”ti.
Tattha gacchat³ti yath±sukha½ pavattatu, n±sapuµa½ no paharat³ti attho. P±µikaªkh±m±ti icch±ma patthema. Etth±ti etasmi½ gandhe dev± jigucchasaññino na honti. Duss²leyeva hi dev± jigucchanti, na s²lavanteti.
Evañca pana vatv± “bhante, anusissa aha½ mahantena uss±hena pañha½ pucchitu½ ±gato, ok±sa½ me karoh²”ti ±ha. So tassa vacana½ sutv± uµµh±y±san± isigaºa½ ok±sa½ karonto g±th±dvayam±ha–
57. “Purindado bh³tapat² yasass², dev±namindo sakko maghav± sujampati;
sa devar±j± asuragaºappamaddano, ok±sam±kaªkhati pañha pucchitu½.
58. “Ko nevimesa½ idha paº¹it±na½, pañhe puµµho nipuºe by±karissati;
tiºañca rañña½ manuj±dhip±na½, dev±namindassa ca v±savass±”ti.
Tattha “purindado”ti-±d²ni sakkasseva guºan±m±ni. So hi pure d±na½ dinnatt± purindado, bh³tesu jeµµhakatt± bh³tapati, pariv±rasampad±ya yasass², paramissarat±ya dev±namindo, sattanna½ vattapad±na½ suµµhu katatt± sakko, purimaj±tivasena maghav±, suj±ya asurakaññ±ya patibh±vena sujampati, dev±na½ rañjanat±ya devar±j±. Ko nev±ti ko nu eva. Nipuºeti saºhasukhume pañhe. Raññanti r±j³na½. Imesa½ catunna½ r±j³na½ mana½ gahetv± ko imesa½ paº¹it±na½ is²na½ pañhe kathessati, pañha½ nesa½ kathetu½ samattha½ j±n±th±ti vadati.
Ta½ sutv± isigaºo, “m±risa, anusissa tva½ pathaviya½ µhatv± pathavi½ apassanto viya kathesi, µhapetv± sarabhaªgasatth±ra½ ko añño etesa½ pañha½ kathetu½ samattho”ti vatv± g±tham±ha–
59. “Aya½ isi sarabhaªgo tapass², yato j±to virato methunasm±;
±ceraputto suvin²tar³po, so nesa½ pañh±ni viy±karissat²”ti.
Tattha sarabhaªgoti sare khipitv± ±k±se sarap±s±d±d²ni katv± puna ekena sarena te sare p±tento bhaªgavibhaªge ak±s²ti sarabhaªgo. Methunasm±ti methunadhammato. So kira methuna½ asevitv± pabbajito. ¾ceraputtoti rañño ±cariyassa purohitassa putto.
Evañca pana vatv± isigaºo anusissa½ ±ha– “m±risa, tvameva satth±ra½ vanditv± isigaºassa vacanena sakkena pucchitapañhakathan±ya ok±sa½ k±reh²”ti. So “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± satth±ra½ vanditv± ok±sa½ k±rento anantara½ g±tham±ha–
60. “Koº¹añña pañh±ni viy±karohi, y±canti ta½ isayo s±dhur³p±;
koº¹añña eso manujesu dhammo, ya½ vuddham±gacchati esa bh±ro”ti.
Tattha koº¹aññ±ti ta½ gotten±lapati. Dhammoti sabh±vo. Ya½ vuddhanti ya½ paññ±ya vuddha½ purisa½ esa pañh±na½ vissajjanabh±ro n±ma ±gacchati, eso manujesu sabh±vo, tasm± candimas³riyasahassa½ uµµh±pento viya p±kaµa½ katv± devarañño pañhe katheh²ti.
Tato mah±puriso ok±sa½ karonto anantara½ g±tham±ha–
61. “Kat±vak±s± pucchantu bhonto, ya½ kiñci pañha½ manas±bhipatthita½;
ahañhi ta½ ta½ vo viy±karissa½, ñatv± saya½ lokamima½ parañc±”ti.
Tattha ya½ kiñc²ti na kevala½ tumh±ka½yeva, atha kho sadevakassapi lokassa ya½ manas±bhipatthita½, ta½ ma½ bhavanto pucchantu. Ahañhi vo idhalokanissita½ v± paralokanissita½ v± sabba½ pañha½ imañca parañca loka½ saya½ paññ±ya sacchikatv± kathess±m²ti sabbaññupav±raºa½ sampav±resi.
Eva½ tena ok±se kate sakko attan± abhisaªkhata½ pañha½ pucchi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
62. “Tato ca maghav± sakko, atthadass² purindado;
apucchi paµhama½ pañha½, yañc±si abhipatthita½.
63. “Ki½ s³ vadhitv± na kad±ci socati, kissappah±na½ isayo vaººayanti;
kass²dha vutta½ pharusa½ khametha, akkh±hi me koº¹añña etamatthan”ti.
Tattha yañc±s²ti ya½ tassa manas± abhipatthita½ ±si, ta½ pucch²ti attho. Etanti eta½ may± pucchitamattha½ akkh±hi meti ekag±th±ya tayo pañhe pucchi.
Tato para½ by±karonto ±ha–
64. “Kodha½ vadhitv± na kad±ci socati, makkhappah±na½ isayo vaººayanti;
sabbesa½ vutta½ pharusa½ khametha, eta½ khanti½ uttamam±hu santo”ti.
Tattha kodha½ vadhitv±ti kodha½ m±retv± cha¹¹etv±. Socanto hi paµighacitteneva socati, kodh±bh±v± kuto soko. Tena vutta½ “na kad±ci socat²”ti. Makkhappah±nanti parehi attano kataguºamakkhanalakkhaºassa akataññubh±vasaªkh±tassa makkhassa pah±na½ isayo vaººayanti. Sabbesanti h²namajjhimukkaµµh±na½ sabbesampi pharusa½ vacana½ khametha. Santoti por±ºak± paº¹it± eva½ kathenti.
Sakko ±ha–
65. “Sakk± ubhinna½ vacana½ titikkhitu½, sadisassa v± seµµhatarassa v±pi;
katha½ nu h²nassa vaco khametha, akkh±hi me koº¹añña etamatthan”ti.
Sarabhaªgo ±ha–
66. “Bhay± hi seµµhassa vaco khametha, s±rambhahet³ pana s±disassa;
yo c²dha h²nassa vaco khametha, eta½ khanti½ uttamam±hu santo”ti.–

Evam±d²na½ g±th±na½ vacanappaµivacanavasena sambandho veditabbo.

Tattha akkh±hi meti, bhante koº¹añña, tumhehi dve pañh± sukathit±, eko me citta½ na gaºh±ti, katha½ sakk± attano h²natarassa vacana½ adhiv±setu½, ta½ mama akkh±h²ti pucchanto evam±ha. Eta½ khantinti yadeta½ j±tigott±dih²nassa vacana½ khamana½, eta½ khanti½ uttamanti por±ºakapaº¹it± vadanti. Ya½ paneta½ j±ti-±d²hi seµµhassa bhayena, sadisassa karaºuttariyalakkhaºe s±rambhe ±d²navadassanena khamana½, nes± adhiv±sanakhanti n±m±ti attho.