[544] 7. Candakum±raj±takavaººan±

R±j±si luddakammoti ida½ satth± gijjhak³µe viharanto devadatta½ ±rabbha kathesi. Tassa vatthu saªghabhedakakkhandhake ±gatameva. Ta½ tassa pabbajitak±lato paµµh±ya y±va bimbis±rarañño maraº± tatth±gatanayeneva veditabba½. Ta½ pana m±r±petv± devadatto aj±tasattu½ upasaªkamitv± “mah±r±ja, tava manoratho matthaka½ patto, mama manoratho t±va na p±puº±t²”ti ±ha. “Ko pana te, bhante, manoratho”ti? “Nanu dasabala½ m±retv± buddho bhaviss±m²”ti. “Amhehettha ki½ k±tabban”ti? “Mah±r±ja, dhanuggahe sannip±t±petu½ vaµµat²”ti. “S±dhu, bhante”ti r±j± akkhaºavedh²na½ dhanuggah±na½ pañcasat±ni sannip±t±petv± tato ekati½sa jane uccinitv± therassa santika½ p±hesi. So tesa½ jeµµhaka½ ±mantetv± “±vuso samaºo gotamo gijjhak³µe viharati, asukasmi½ n±ma div±µµh±ne caªkamati. Tva½ tattha gantv± ta½ visap²tena sallena vijjhitv± j²vitakkhaya½ p±petv± asukena n±ma maggena eh²”ti vatv± pesetv± tasmi½ magge dve dhanuggaheµhapesi “tumh±ka½ µhitamaggena eko puriso ±gamissati, ta½ tumhe j²vit± voropetv± asukena n±ma maggena eth±”ti, tasmi½ magge catt±ro purise µhapesi “tumh±ka½ µhitamaggena dve puris± ±gamissanti, tumhe te j²vit± voropetv± asukena n±ma maggena eth±”ti, tasmi½ magge aµµha jane µhapesi “tumh±ka½ µhitamaggena catt±ro puriso ±gamissanti, tumhe te j²vit± voropetv± asukena n±ma maggena eth±”ti, tasmi½ magge so¼asa purise µhapesi “tumh±ka½ µhitamaggena aµµha puris± ±gamissanti, tumhe te j²vit± voropetv± asukena n±ma maggena eth±”ti.
Kasm± panesa evamak±s²ti? Attano kammassa paµicch±danattha½. Atha so jeµµhakadhanuggaho v±mato khagga½ laggetv± piµµhiy± tuº²ra½ bandhitv± meº¹asiªgamah±dhanu½ gahetv± tath±gatassa santika½ gantv± “vijjhiss±mi nan”ti saññ±ya dhanu½ ±ropetv± sara½ sannayhitv± ±ka¹¹hitv± vissajjetu½ n±sakkhi. So sara½ oropetumpi asakkonto ph±suk± bhijjantiyo viya mukhato khe¼ena paggharantena kilantar³po ahosi, sakalasar²ra½ thaddha½ j±ta½, yantena p²¼it±k±rappatta½ viya ahosi. So maraºabhayatajjito aµµh±si. Atha na½ satth± disv± madhurassara½ nicch±retv± etadavoca “m± bh±yi bho, purisa, ito eh²”ti. So tasmi½ khaºe ±vudh±ni cha¹¹etv± bhagavato p±desu siras± nipatitv± “accayo ma½, bhante, accagam± yath±b±la½ yath±m³¼ha½ yath±-akusala½, sv±ha½ tumh±ka½ guºe aj±nanto andhab±lassa devadattassa vacanena tumhe j²vit± voropetu½ ±gatomhi, khamatha me, bhante”ti kham±petv± ekamante nis²di. Atha na½ satth± dhamma½ desento sacc±ni pak±setv± sot±pattiphale patiµµh±petv± “±vuso, devadattena ±cikkhitamagga½ appaµipajjitv± aññena maggena y±h²”ti uyyojesi. Uyyojetv± ca pana caªkam± oruyha aññatarasmi½ rukkham³le nis²di.
Atha tasmi½ dhanuggahe an±gacchante itare dve jan± “ki½ nu kho so cir±yat²”ti paµimaggena gacchant± dasabala½ disv± upasaªkamitv± vanditv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Satth± tesampi dhamma½ desetv± sacc±ni pak±setv± sot±pattiphale patiµµh±petv± “±vuso, devadattena kathitamagga½ appaµipajjitv± imin± maggena gacchath±”ti uyyojesi. Imin± up±yena itaresupi ±gantv± nisinnesu sot±pattiphale patiµµh±petv± aññena maggena uyyojesi. Atha so paµhamam±gato jeµµhakadhanuggaho devadatta½ upasaªkamitv± “bhante, devadatta aha½ samm±sambuddha½ j²vit± voropetu½ n±sakkhi½, mahiddhiko so bhagav± mah±nubh±vo”ti ±rocesi. Te sabbepi “samm±sambuddha½ niss±ya amhehi j²vita½ laddhan”ti satthu santike pabbajitv± arahatta½ p±puºi½su. Aya½ pavatti bhikkhusaªghe p±kaµ± ahosi. Bhikkh³ dhammasabh±ya½ katha½ samuµµh±pesu½ “±vuso devadatto kira ekasmi½ tath±gate veracittena bah³ jane j²vit± voropetu½ v±y±mamak±si, te sabbepi satth±ra½ niss±ya j²vita½ labhi½s³”ti. Satth± ±gantv± “k±ya nuttha, bhikkhave, etarahi kath±ya sannisinn±”ti pucchitv± “im±ya n±m±”ti vutte “na, bhikkhave, id±neva, pubbepi devadatto ma½ ekaka½ niss±ya mayi veracittena bah³ jane j²vit± voropetu½ v±y±ma½ ak±siyev±”ti vatv± tehi y±cito at²ta½ ±hari.
At²te aya½ b±r±ºas² pupphavat² n±ma ahosi. Tattha vasavattirañño putto ekar±j± n±ma rajja½ k±resi, tassa putto candakum±ro n±ma oparajja½ k±resi. Khaº¹ah±lo n±ma br±hmaºo purohito ahosi. So rañño atthañca dhammañca anus±si. Ta½ kira r±j± “paº¹ito”ti vinicchaye nis²d±pesi. So lañjavittako hutv± lañja½ gahetv± as±mike s±mike karoti, s±mike ca as±mike. Athekadivasa½ eko a¹¹apar±jito puriso vinicchayaµµh±n± upakkosento nikkhamitv± r±jupaµµh±na½ ±gacchanta½ candakum±ra½ disv± dh±vitv± tassa p±desu nipatitv± rodi. So “ki½, bho purisa, rodas²”ti ±ha. “S±mi, khaº¹ah±lo vinicchaye vilopa½ kh±dati, aha½ tena lañja½ gahetv± par±jaya½ p±pito”ti. Candakum±ro “m± bh±y²”ti ta½ ass±setv± vinicchaya½ netv± s±mikameva s±mika½, as±mikameva as±mika½ ak±si. Mah±jano mah±saddena s±dhuk±ramad±si. R±j± ta½ sutv± “ki½saddo eso”ti pucchi. “Candakum±rena kira a¹¹o suvinicchito, tattheso s±dhuk±rasaddo”ti. Ta½ sutv± r±j± tussi. Kum±ro ±gantv± ta½ vanditv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Atha na½ r±j± “t±ta, eko kira te a¹¹o vinicchito”ti ±ha. “¾ma, dev±”ti. “Tena hi, t±ta, ito paµµh±ya tvameva vinicchaya½ paµµhapeh²”ti vinicchaya½ kum±rassa ad±si.
Tato paµµh±ya khaº¹ah±lassa ±yo pacchijji. So tato paµµh±ya kum±re ±gh±ta½ bandhitv± ok±sa½ gavesanto antar±pekkho vicari. So pana r±j± mandapañño. So ekadivasa½ rattibh±ge supitv± pacc³sasamaye supinante alaªkatadv±rakoµµhaka½, sattaratanamayap±k±ra½, saµµhiyojanikasuvaººamayav±lukamah±v²thi½, yojanasahassubbedhavejayantap±s±dapaµimaº¹ita½ nandanavan±divanar±maºeyyakanand±pokkharaºi-±dipokkharaºir±maºeyyakasamann±gata½ ±kiººadevagaºa½ t±vati½sabhavana½ disv± pabujjhitv± tattha gantuk±mo cintesi– “sve ±cariyakhaº¹ah±lass±gamanavel±ya devalokag±mimagga½ pucchitv± tena desitamaggena devaloka½ gamiss±m²”ti khaº¹ah±lopi p±tova nhatv± bhuñjitv± r±jupaµµh±na½ ±gantv± r±janivesana½ pavisitv± rañño sukhaseyya½ pucchi. Athassa r±j± ±sana½ d±petv± pañha½ pucchi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
982. “R±j±si luddakammo, ekar±j± pupphavat²y±;
so pucchi brahmabandhu½, khaº¹ah±la½ purohita½ m³¼ha½.
983. “Sagg±na maggam±cikkha, tva½si br±hmaºa dhammavinayakusalo;
yath± ito vajanti sugati½, nar± puññ±ni katv±n±”ti.
Tattha r±j±s²ti r±j± ±si. Luddakammoti kakkha¼apharusakammo. Sagg±na magganti sagg±na½ gamanamagga½. Dhammavinayakusaloti sucaritadhamme ca ±c±ravinaye ca kusalo. Yath±ti yath± nar± puññ±ni katv± ito sugati½ gacchanti, ta½ me sugatimagga½ ±cikkh±h²ti pucchi.
Ima½ pana pañha½ sabbaññubuddha½ v± tassa s±vake v± tesa½ al±bhena bodhisatta½ v± pucchitu½ vaµµati. R±j± pana yath± n±ma satt±ha½ maggam³¼ho puriso añña½ m±samatta½ maggam³¼ha½ magga½ puccheyya, eva½ khaº¹ah±la½ pucchi. So cintesi “aya½ me pacc±mittassa piµµhidassanak±lo, id±ni candakum±ra½ j²vitakkhaya½ p±petv± mama manoratha½ p³ress±m²”ti. Atha r±j±na½ ±mantetv± tatiya½ g±tham±ha–
984. “Atid±na½ daditv±na, avajjhe deva gh±tetv±;
eva½ vajanti sugati½, nar± puññ±ni katv±n±”ti.
Tassattho– mah±r±ja sagga½ gacchant± n±ma atid±na½ dadanti, avajjhe gh±tenti. Sacepi sagga½ gantuk±mosi, tvampi tatheva karoh²ti.
Atha na½ r±j± pañhassa attha½ pucchi–
985. “Ki½ pana ta½ atid±na½, ke ca avajjh± imasmi lokasmi½;
etañca kho no akkh±hi, yajiss±mi dad±mi d±n±n²”ti.
Sopissa by±k±si–
986. “Puttehi deva yajitabba½, mahes²hi negamehi ca;
usabhehi ±j±niyehi cat³hi, sabbacatukkena deva yajitabban”ti.
Rañño pañha½ by±karonto ca devalokamagga½ puµµho nirayamagga½ by±k±si.
Tattha putteh²ti attan± j±tehi piyaputtehi ceva piyadh²t±hi ca. Mahes²h²ti piyabhariy±hi. Negameh²ti seµµh²hi. Usabheh²ti sabbasetehi usabhar±j³hi. ¾j±niyeh²ti maªgala-assehi. Cat³h²ti etehi sabbeheva aññehi ca hatthi-±d²hi cat³hi cat³h²ti eva½ sabbacatukkena, deva, yajitabba½. Etesañhi khaggena s²sa½ chinditv± suvaººap±tiy± galalohita½ gahetv± ±v±µe pakkhipitv± yaññassa yajanakar±j±no sar²rena saha devaloka½ gacchanti. Mah±r±ja, samaºabr±hmaºakapaºaddhikavanibbakay±cak±na½ gh±sacch±dan±disampad±na½ d±nameva pavattati. Ime pana puttadh²t±dayo m±retv± tesa½ galalohitena yaññassa yajana½ atid±na½ n±m±ti r±j±na½ saññ±pesi.
Iti so “sace candakum±ra½ ekaññeva gaºhiss±mi, veracittena karaºa½ maññissant²”ti ta½ mah±janassa antare pakkhipi. Ida½ pana tesa½ kathent±na½ katha½ sutv± sabbe antepurajan± bh²tatasit± sa½viggam±nahaday± ekappah±reneva mah±rava½ ravi½su. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
987. “Ta½ sutv± antepure, kum±r± mahesiyo ca haññantu;
eko ahosi nigghoso, bhikkh± accuggato saddo”ti.
Tattha tanti “kum±r± ca mahesiyo ca haññant³”ti ta½ sadda½ sutv± ekoti sakalar±janivesane ekova nigghoso ahosi. Bhism±ti bhay±nako. Accuggatoti ati-uggato ahosi, sakalar±jakula½ yugantav±tappahaµa½ viya s±lavana½ ahosi.
Br±hmaºo r±j±na½ ±ha– “ki½ pana, mah±r±ja, yañña½ yajitu½ sakkosi, na sakkos²”ti? “Ki½ kathesi, ±cariya, yañña½ yajitv± devaloka½ gamiss±m²”ti. “Mah±r±ja, bh²ruk± dubbalajjh±say± yañña½ yajitu½ samatth± n±ma na honti, tumhe idha sabbe sannip±tetha, aha½ yaññ±v±µe kamma½ kariss±m²”ti attano pahonaka½ balak±ya½ gahetv± nagar± nikkhamma yaññ±v±µa½ samatala½ k±retv± vatiy± parikkhipi. Kasm±? Dhammiko hi samaºo v± br±hmaºo v± ±gantv± niv±reyy±ti yaññ±v±µe vatiy± parikkhepana½ n±ma c±rittanti katv± por±ºakabr±hmaºehi µhapita½. R±j±pi purise pakkos±petv± “t±t±, aha½ attano puttadh²taro ca bhariy±yo ca m±retv± yañña½ yajitv± devaloka½ gamiss±mi, gacchatha nesa½ ±cikkhitv± sabbe idh±neth±”ti putt±na½ t±va ±nayanatth±ya ±ha–
988. “Gacchatha vadetha kum±re, canda½ s³riyañca bhaddasenañca;
s³rañca v±magottañca, pacur± kira hotha yaññatth±y±”ti.
Tattha gacchatha vadetha kum±reti candakum±ro ca s³riyakum±ro c±ti dve gotamideviy± aggamahesiy± putt±, bhaddaseno ca s³ro ca v±magotto ca tesa½ vem±tikabh±taro. Pacur± kira hoth±ti ekasmi½ µh±ne r±s² hoth±ti ±cikkhath±ti attho.