K±¼² gantv± seµµhin± pucchit± ta½ pavatti½ ±cikkhitv± “gaccha, na½ puna sahassa½ datv± ±neh²”ti vutt± tath± ak±si. Aya na½ seµµhi ±ha– “amma, ima½ ±d±ya corapap±tapabbata½ abhiruhitv± pap±te khipa, pabbatakucchiya½ paµihaññam±no khaº¹±khaº¹iko hutv± bh³miya½ patissati, mat±matabh±vañcassa ñatv± ±gaccheyy±s²”ti. S± ta½ tath± netv± pabbatamatthake µhatv± khipi. Ta½ kho pana pabbatakucchi½ niss±ya mah±ve¼ugumbo pabbat±nus±reneva va¹¹hi, tassa matthaka½ ghanaj±to jiñjukagumbo avatthari. D±rako patanto kojave viya tasmi½ pati. Ta½ divasañca na¼ak±rajeµµhakassa veºubali patto hoti. So puttena saddhi½ gantv± ta½ ve¼ugumba½ chinditu½ ±rabhi. Tasmi½ calite d±rako saddamak±si. So d±rakasaddo viy±ti ekena passena abhiruhitv± ta½ disv± “putto me laddho”ti tuµµhacitto ±d±ya gato. K±¼² gantv± seµµhin± pucchit± ta½ pavatti½ ±cikkhitv± “gaccha, na½ puna sahassa½ datv± ±neh²”ti vutt± tath± ak±si.
Seµµhino idañcidañca karontasseva d±rako va¹¹hito. Mah±ghosavacanatt± cassa ghositoteva n±ma½ ahosi. So seµµhino akkhimhi kaºµako viya kh±yi, ujuka½ oloketumpi na visahi. Athassa maraº³p±ya½ cintento attano kumbhak±rassa santika½ gantv± tassa “kad± ±v±pa½ ±limpessas²”ti pucchitv± “sve”ti vutte “tena hi ida½ sahassa½ gaºhitv± mameka½ kamma½ karoh²”ti ±ha. “Ki½ s±m²”ti? “Eko me avaj±taputto atthi, ta½ tava santika½ pesiss±mi, atha na½ gabbha½ pavesetv± tiºh±ya v±siy± khaº¹±khaº¹ika½ chinditv± c±µiya½ pakkhipitv± ±v±pe paveseyy±s²ti. Ida½ te sahassa½ saccak±rasadisa½, uttari½ pana te kattabbayuttaka½ pacch± kariss±m²”ti. Kumbhak±ro “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchi.
Seµµhi punadivase ghosita½ pakkositv± “hiyyo may± kumbhak±ro eka½ kamma½ ±ºatto, ehi tva½ t±ta, tassa santika½ gantv± eva½ vadehi ‘hiyyo kira me pitar± ±ºatta½ kamma½ nipph±deh²”’ti pahiºi. So “s±dh³”ti agam±si. Ta½ tattha gacchanta½ itaro seµµhino putto d±rakehi saddhi½ gu¼akak²¼a½ k²¼anto disv± pakkositv± “kuhi½ gacchas²”ti pucchitv± pitu s±sana½ gahetv± “kumbhak±rassa santikan”ti vutte “aha½ tattha gamiss±mi, ime ma½ d±rak± bahulakkha½ jini½su, ta½ me paµijinitv± deh²”ti ±ha. “Aha½ pitu bh±y±m²”ti. “M± bh±yi, bh±tika, aha½ ta½ s±sana½ hariss±m²”ti. “Bah³hi jito y±v±ha½ ±gacch±mi, t±va me lakkha½ paµijin±h²”ti. Ghosito kira gu¼akak²¼±ya½ cheko, tena na½ eva½ nibandhi. Sopi ta½ “tena hi gantv± kumbhak±ra½ vadehi ‘pitar± kira me hiyyo eka½ kamma½ ±ºatta½, ta½ nipph±deh²”’ti uyyojesi. So tassa santika½ gantv± tath± avaca. Atha na½ kumbhak±ro seµµhin± vuttaniy±mena m±retv± ±v±pe khipi. Ghositopi divasabh±ga½ k²¼itv± s±yanhasamayeva geha½ gantv± “ki½, t±ta, na gatos²”ti vutte attano agatak±raºañca kaniµµhassa gatak±raºañca ±rocesi. Seµµhi “dh² dh²”ti mah±virava½ viravitv± sakalasar²re pakkuthitalohito viya hutv± “ambho kumbhak±ra, m± n±sayi, m± n±say²”ti b±h± paggayha kandanto tassa santika½ agam±si. Kumbhak±ro ta½ tath± ±gacchanta½ disv± “s±mi, m± sadda½ kari, kamma½ nipphannan”ti ±ha. So pabbatena viya mahantena sokena avatthaµo hutv± anappaka½ domanassa½ paµisa½vedesi.
Eva½ santepi pana seµµhi ta½ ujuka½ oloketu½ na sakkoti. “Kinti na½ m±reyyan”ti cintento “mama g±masate ±yuttakassa santika½ pesetv± m±r±pess±m²”ti up±ya½ disv± “aya½ me avaj±taputto, ima½ m±retv± vaccak³pe khipatu, evañca kate aha½ m±tulassa kattabbayuttaka½ j±niss±m²”ti tassa paººa½ likhitv± “t±ta ghosita, amh±ka½ g±masate ±yuttako atthi, ima½ paººa½ haritv± tassa deh²”ti vatv± paººa½ tassa dussante bandhi. So pana akkharasamaya½ na j±n±ti. Daharak±lato paµµh±ya hi ta½ m±r±pentova seµµhi m±retu½ n±sakkhi, ki½ akkharasamaya½ sikkh±pessati. So attano maraºapaººameva dussante bandhitv± nikkhamanto ±ha– “p±theyya½ me, t±ta, natth²”ti. “P±theyyena kamma½ natthi, antar±magge asukag±me n±ma mama sah±yako seµµhi atthi, tassa ghare p±tar±sa½ katv± purato gacch±”ti. So “s±dh³”ti pitara½ vanditv± nikkhanto ta½ g±ma½ patv± seµµhighara½ pucchitv± gantv± seµµhij±ya½ passi. “Kuto ±gatos²”ti ca vutte “antonagarato”ti ±ha. “Kassa puttos²”ti? “Tumh±ka½ sah±yaseµµhino, amm±”ti. “Tva½si ghosito n±m±”ti? “¾ma, amm±”ti. Tass± saha dassaneneva tasmi½ puttasineho uppajji. Seµµhino panek± dh²t± atthi pannarasaso¼asavassuddesik± abhir³p± p±s±dik±, ta½ rakkhitu½ ekameva pesanak±rika½ d±si½ datv± sattabh³mikassa p±s±dassa uparimatale sirigabbhe vas±penti. Seµµhidh²t± tasmi½ khaºe ta½ d±si½ antar±paºa½ pesesi. Atha na½ seµµhij±y± disv± “kuhi½ gacchas²”ti pucchitv± “ayyadh²t±ya pesanen±”ti vutte “ito t±va ehi, tiµµhatu pesana½, puttassa me p²µhaka½ attharitv± udaka½ ±haritv± p±de dhovitv± tela½ makkhitv± sayana½ attharitv± dehi, pacch± pesana½ karissas²”ti ±ha. S± tath± ak±si.
Atha na½ ciren±gata½ seµµhidh²t± santajjesi. Atha na½ s± ±ha– “m± me kujjhi, seµµhiputto ghosito ±gato, tassa idañcidañca katv± tattha gantv± ±gat±mh²”ti. Seµµhidh²t±ya “seµµhiputto ghosito”ti n±ma½ sutv±va pubbasanniv±savasena pema½ chavi-±d²ni chinditv± aµµhimiñja½ ±hacca µhita½. Atha na½ pucchi “kuhi½ so amm±”ti? “Sayane nipanno nidd±yat²”ti “Atthi panassa hatthe kiñc²”ti? “Dussante paººa½ atth²”ti. S± “ki½ paººa½ nu kho etan”ti tasmi½ nidd±yante m±t±pit³na½ aññavihitat±ya apassant±na½ otaritv± tassa santika½ gantv± ta½ paººa½ mocetv± ±d±ya attano gabbha½ pavisitv± dv±ra½ pidh±ya v±tap±na½ vivaritv± akkharasamaye kusalat±ya ta½ paººa½ v±cetv± “aho vata b±lo attano maraºapaººa½ dussante bandhitv± vicarati, sace may± na diµµha½ assa, natthi tassa j²vitan”ti. Ta½ paººa½ ph±letv± n±setv± seµµhissa vacanena apara½ paººa½ likhi– “aya½ mama putto ghosito n±ma, g±masatato paºº±k±ra½ ±har±petv± imassa janapadaseµµhino dh²tar± saddhi½ maªgala½ katv± attano vasanag±massa majjhe dvibh³mika½ geha½ k±retv± p±k±raparikkhepena ceva purisagutt²hi ca susa½vihit±rakkha½ karotu, mayha½ idañcidañca may± katanti s±sana½ pesetu. Eva½ kate aha½ m±tulassa kattabbayuttaka½ j±niss±m²”ti likhitv± ca paººa½ saªgharitv± dussanteyevassa bandhi.
So divasabh±ga½ nidd±yitv± uµµh±ya bhuñjitv± pakk±mi, punadivase p±tova ta½ g±ma½ gantv± ±yuttaka½ g±makicca½ karontameva passi. So ta½ disv± “ki½ t±t±”ti pucchitv± “pitar± me tumh±ka½ paººa½ pesitan”ti vutte paººa½ gahetv± v±cetv± tuµµham±naso “passatha, bho, mama s±mino mayi sineha½ katv± jeµµhaputtassa maªgala½ karot³”ti mama santika½ pahiºi. “S²gha½ d±ru-±d²ni ±harath±”ti gahapatike ±º±petv± g±mamajjhe vuttappak±ra½ geha½ k±r±petv± g±masatato paºº±k±ra½ ±har±petv± janapadaseµµhino dh²tara½ ±netv± maªgala½ katv± seµµhissa s±sana½ pahiºi “idañcidañca may± katan”ti.
Ta½ sutv± seµµhino “ya½ k±remi, ta½ na hoti. Ya½ na k±remi, ta½ hot²”ti mahanta½ domanassa½ uppajji. Puttasokena saddhi½ so soko ekato hutv± kucchid±ha½ upp±detv± atis±ra½ janesi. Seµµhidh²t±pi “sace koci seµµhino santik± ±gacchati, mama akathetv± seµµhiputtassa paµhamatara½ m± katheth±”ti ±º±pesi. Seµµhipi kho “na d±ni duµµhaputta½ mama s±pateyyassa s±mika½ kariss±m²”ti cintetv± eka½ ±yuttaka½ ±ha– “m±tula, putta½ me daµµhuk±momhi, eka½ p±dam³lika½ pesetv± eka½ paººa½ likhitv± pesetv± mama putta½ pakkos±peh²”ti. So “s±dh³”ti paººa½ datv± eka½ purisa½ pesesi. Seµµhidh²t± seµµhissa balavagil±nak±le ghositakum±ra½ ±d±ya agam±si. Seµµhi k±lamak±si. R±j± pitari k±laªkate pitar± bhuttabhoga½ datv± sabbasatena seµµhiµµh±na½ ad±si. Ghositaseµµhi n±ma hutv± mah±sampattiya½ µhito seµµhidh²t±ya k±¼iy± vacanena ±dito paµµh±ya sattasu µh±nesu attano maraºamuttabh±va½ ñatv± devasika½ satasahassa½ vissajjetv± d±na½ paµµhapes²ti. Evamassa sattasu µh±nesu arogabh±vo puññavato iddhi. Tattha gahanti geha½ vuccati, gahe pati gahapati. Mah±s±lakule adhipatisseta½ n±ma½. Kesuci potthakesu ghosit±nantara½ meº¹ako likhito.
Pañcanna½ mah±puññ±na½ puññavato iddh²ti ettha puññiddhi pañcanna½ mah±puññ±na½ daµµhabb±ti attho. Pañca mah±puññ± n±ma meº¹akaseµµhi, tassa bhariy± candapadum±, putto dhanañcayaseµµhi, suºis± sumanadev², doso puººo n±m±ti ime pañca jan± paccekasambuddhe kat±dhik±r±. Tesu meº¹akaseµµhi a¹¹hateras±ni koµµhasat±ni sodh±petv± s²sa½ nh±to dv±re nis²ditv± uddha½ ulloketi, ±k±sato rattas±lidh±r± opatitv± sabbakoµµhe p³reti. Tassa bhariy± taº¹ula½ ekan±¼imatta½ gahetv± bhatta½ pac±petv± ekasmi½ s³pabyañjanake s³pa½ k±retv± sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹it± dv±rakoµµhake paññatt±sane nis²ditv± “sabbe bhattena atthik± ±gacchant³”ti ghos±petv± pakkos±petv± suvaººakaµacchu½ ±d±ya ±gat±gat±na½ upan²tabh±jan±ni p³retv± deti, sakaladivasampi dentiy± kaµacchun± saki½ gahitaµµh±namattameva paññ±yati. Tassa putto s²sa½ nh±to sahassatthavika½ ±d±ya “kah±paºehi atthik± ±gacchant³”ti ghos±petv± ±gat±gat±na½ gahitabh±jan±ni p³retv± deti. Thavik±ya kah±paºasahassameva hoti. Tassa suºis± sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹it± catudoºika½ v²hipiµaka½ ±d±ya ±sane nisinn± “b²jabhattena atthik± ±gacchant³”ti ghos±petv± ±gat±gat±na½ gahitabh±jan±ni p³retv± deti, piµaka½ yath±p³ritameva hoti. Tassa d±so sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹ito suvaººayuge suvaººayottehi goºe yojetv± suvaººapatodayaµµhi½ ±d±ya goº±na½ gandhapañcaªgulik±ni datv± vis±ºesu suvaººakosake paµimuñcitv± khetta½ gantv± p±jeti ito tisso, ito tisso, majjhe ek±ti satta s²t±yo bhijjitv± gacchanti. Jambud²pav±sino bhattab²jahiraññasuvaºº±d²su yath±rucita½ seµµhigehatoyeva gaºhi½su. Anukkamena pana bhaddiyanagara½ anuppatte bhagavati bhagavato dhammadesan±ya pañca mah±puññ± ca dhanañcayaseµµhissa dh²t± vis±kh± ca sot±pattiphala½ p±puºi½su. Aya½ pana nesa½ pañcanna½ mah±puññ±na½ puññavato iddhi. Saªkhepena pana parip±kagate puññasambh±re ijjhanakaviseso puññavato iddhi.
Vijj±mayiddhiniddese ijjhan±k±ra½ gandh±rivijja½ v± upac±rasiddha½ patthitasiddha½ añña½ v± vijja½ dh±rent²ti vijj±dhar±. Vijja½ parijappetv±ti yathopac±ra½ vijja½ mukhena parivattetv±. Sesa½ vuttatthamev±ti.
Samm±payogiddhiniddese ijjhan±k±ramatta½ pucchitv± aññassa visesassa abh±vato “katam±”ti apucchitv± pak±ramattameva pucchantena “kathan”ti pucch± kat±, tatheva “evan”ti nigamana½ kata½. Ettha ca paµipattisaªkh±tasseva samm±payogassa d²panavasena purimap±¼isadis±va p±¼i ±gat±. Aµµhakath±ya½ pana sakaµaby³h±dikaraºavasena ya½kiñci sa½vidahana½ ya½kiñci sippakamma½ ya½kiñci vejjakamma½ tiººa½ ved±na½ uggahaºa½ tiººa½ piµak±na½ uggahaºa½, antamaso kasanavapan±d²ni up±d±ya ta½ ta½ kamma½ katv± nibbattaviseso tattha tattha samm±payogapaccay± ijjhanaµµhena iddh²ti ±gat±ti.

Iddhikath±vaººan± niµµhit±.