8. Amar±dev²pañho

8. “Bhante n±gasena, bh±sitampeta½ bhagavat±–
“‘Sace labhetha khaºa½ v± raho v±, nimantaka½ [niv±taka½ (kuº±laj±take)] v±pi labhetha t±disa½;
sabb±va [sabb±pi (s². p².)] itth² kayiru½ [kareyyu½ (s². p². ka.)] nu p±pa½, añña½ aladdh± p²µhasappin± saddhin’ti.
“Puna ca kath²yati ‘mahosadhassa bhariy± amar± n±ma itth² g±make µhapit± pavutthapatik± raho nisinn± vivitt± r±jappaµisama½ s±mika½ karitv± sahassena nimant²yam±n± p±pa½ n±k±s²’ti. Yadi, bhante n±gasena, bhagavat± bhaºita½ ‘sace…pe… saddhin’ti tena hi ‘mahosadhassa bhariy±…pe… n±k±s²’ti ya½ vacana½, ta½ micch±. Yadi mahosadhassa bhariy±…pe… n±k±si, tena hi ‘sace…pe… saddhin’ti tampi vacana½ micch±. Ayampi ubhato koµiko pañho tav±nuppatto, so tay± nibb±hitabbo”ti.
“Bh±sitampeta½, mah±r±ja, bhagavat± ‘sace…pe… saddhin’ti. Kath²yati ca ‘mahosadhassa bhariy± …pe… n±k±s²’ti. Kareyya s±, mah±r±ja, itth² sahassa½ labham±n± t±disena purisena saddhi½ p±pakamma½, na s± kareyya sace khaºa½ v± raho v± nimantaka½ v±pi t±disa½ labheyya, vicinant² s±, mah±r±ja, amar± itth² na addasa khaºa½ v± raho v± nimantaka½ v±pi t±disa½.
“Idha loke garahabhay± khaºa½ na passi, paraloke nirayabhay± khaºa½ na passi, kaµukavip±ka½ p±panti khaºa½ na passi, piya½ amuñcituk±m± khaºa½ na passi, s±mikassa garukat±ya khaºa½ na passi, dhamma½ apac±yant² khaºa½ na passi, anariya½ garahant² khaºa½ na passi, kiriya½ abhindituk±m± khaºa½ na passi. Evar³pehi bah³hi k±raºehi khaºa½ na passi.
“Rahopi s± loke vicinitv± apassant² p±pa½ n±k±si. Sace s± manussehi raho labheyya, atha amanussehi raho na labheyya. Sace amanussehi raho labheyya, atha paracittavid³hi pabbajitehi raho na labheyya. Sace paracittavid³hi pabbajitehi raho labheyya, atha paracittavid³n²hi devat±hi raho na labheyya. Sace paracittavid³n²hi devat±hi raho labheyya, attan±va p±pehi raho na labheyya. Sace attan±va p±pehi raho labheyya, atha adhammena raho na labheyya. Evar³pehi bahuvidhehi k±raºehi raho alabhitv± p±pa½ n±k±si.
“Nimantakampi s± loke vicinitv± t±disa½ alabhant² p±pa½ n±k±si. Mahosadho, mah±r±ja, paº¹ito aµµhav²satiy± aªgehi samann±gato. Katamehi aµµhav²satiy± aªgehi samann±gato? Mahosadho, mah±r±ja, s³ro hirim± ottapp² sapakkho mittasampanno khamo s²lav± saccav±d² soceyyasampanno akkodhano anatim±n² anus³yako v²riyav± ±y³hako saªg±hako sa½vibh±g² sakhilo niv±tavutti saºho asaµho am±y±v² atibuddhisampanno kittim± vijj±sampanno hites² upanissit±na½ patthito sabbajanassa dhanav± yasav±. Mahosadho, mah±r±ja, paº¹ito imehi aµµhav²satiy± aªgehi samann±gato. S± añña½ t±disa½ nimantaka½ alabhitv± p±pa½ n±k±s²”ti. “S±dhu, bhante n±gasena, evameta½ tath± sampaµicch±m²”ti.

Amar±dev²pañho aµµhamo.