Tatiyasaªg²tikath±

Tissopi kho mah±brahm± brahmalokato cavitv± moggalibr±hmaºassa gehe paµisandhi½ aggahesi. Siggavattheropi tassa paµisandhiggahaºato pabhuti satta vass±ni br±hmaºassa geha½ piº¹±ya p±visi. Ekadivasampi u¼uªkamatta½ v± y±gu½ kaµacchumatta½ v± bhatta½ n±lattha. Sattanna½ pana vass±na½ accayena ekadivasa½ “aticchatha, bhante”ti vacanamatta½ alattha. Ta½divasameva br±hmaºopi bahiddh± kiñci karaº²ya½ katv± ±gacchanto paµipathe thera½ disv±, “bho pabbajita, amh±ka½ geha½ agamitth±”ti ±ha. “¾ma, br±hmaºa, agamimh±”ti. “Api kiñci labhitth±”ti? “¾ma, br±hmaºa, labhimh±”ti. So geha½ gantv± pucchi– “tassa pabbajitassa kiñci adatth±”ti? “Na kiñci adamh±”ti. Br±hmaºo dutiyadivase gharadv±reyeva nis²di “ajja pabbajita½ mus±v±dena niggahess±m²”ti. Thero dutiyadivase br±hmaºassa gharadv±ra½ sampatto. Br±hmaºo thera½ disv±va evam±ha– “tumhe hiyyo amh±ka½ gehe kiñci aladdh±yeva ‘labhimh±’ti avocuttha. Vaµµati nu kho tumh±ka½ mus±v±do”ti! Thero ±ha– “maya½, br±hmaºa, tumh±ka½ gehe satta vass±ni ‘aticchath±’ti vacanamattampi alabhitv± hiyyo ‘aticchath±’ti vacanamatta½ labhimha; atheta½ paµisanth±ra½ up±d±ya evamavocumh±”ti.
Br±hmaºo cintesi– “ime paµisanth±ramattampi labhitv± ‘labhimh±’ti pasa½santi, añña½ kiñci kh±dan²ya½ bhojan²ya½ labhitv± kasm± na pasa½sant²”ti pas²ditv± attano atth±ya paµiy±ditabhattato kaµacchumatta½ bhikkha½ tadupiyañca byañjana½ d±petv± “ima½ bhikkha½ sabbak±la½ tumhe labhissath±”ti ±ha So punadivasato pabhuti upasaªkamantassa therassa upasama½ disv± bhiyyosomatt±ya pas²ditv± thera½ niccak±la½ attano ghare bhattavissaggakaraºatth±ya y±ci. Thero adhiv±setv± divase divase bhattakicca½ katv± gacchanto thoka½ thoka½ buddhavacana½ kathetv± gacchati. Sopi kho m±ºavako so¼asavassuddesikoyeva tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³ ahosi. Brahmalokato ±gatasuddhasattassa ±sane v± sayane v± añño koci nisajjit± v± nipajjit± v± natthi. So yad± ±cariyaghara½ gacchati, tad±ssa mañcap²µha½ setena vatthena paµicch±detv± laggetv± µhapenti. Thero cintesi– “samayo d±ni m±ºavaka½ pabb±jetu½, cirañca me idh±gacchantassa, na ca k±ci m±ºavakena saddhi½ kath± uppajjati. Handa d±ni imin± up±yena pallaªka½ niss±ya uppajjissat²”ti geha½ gantv± yath± tasmi½ gehe µhapetv± m±ºavakassa pallaªka½ añña½ na kiñci ±sana½ dissati tath± adhiµµh±si. Br±hmaºassa gehajano thera½ disv± añña½ kiñci ±sana½ apassanto m±ºavakassa pallaªka½ attharitv± therassa ad±si. Nis²di thero pallaªke. M±ºavakopi kho taªkhaºaññeva ±cariyaghar± ±gamma thera½ attano pallaªke nisinna½ disv± kupito anattamano “ko mama pallaªka½ samaºassa paññapes²”ti ±ha.
Thero bhattakicca½ katv± v³pasante m±ºavakassa caº¹ikkabh±ve evam±ha– “ki½ pana tva½, m±ºavaka, kiñci manta½ j±n±s²”ti? M±ºavako “bho pabbajita, mayi d±ni mante aj±nante aññe ke j±nissant²”ti vatv±, thera½ pucchi– “tumhe pana manta½ j±n±th±”ti? “Puccha, m±ºavaka, pucchitv± sakk± j±nitun”ti. Atha kho m±ºavako t²su vedesu sanighaº¹ukeµubhesu s±kkharappabhedesu itih±sapañcamesu y±ni y±ni gaºµhiµµh±n±ni, yesa½ yesa½ naya½ neva attan± passati n±pissa ±cariyo addasa, tesu tesu thera½ pucchi. Thero “pakatiy±pi tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³, id±ni pana paµisambhid±ppatto, tenassa natthi tesa½ pañh±na½ vissajjane bh±ro”ti t±vadeva te pañhe vissajjetv± m±ºavaka½ ±ha– “m±ºavaka, aha½ tay± bahu½ pucchito; ahampi d±ni ta½ eka½ pañha½ pucch±mi, by±karissasi me”ti? “¾ma, bho pabbajita, puccha by±kariss±m²”ti. Thero cittayamake ima½ pañha½ pucchi–
“Yassa citta½ uppajjati na nirujjhati tassa citta½ nirujjhissati nuppajjissati; yassa v± pana citta½ nirujjhissati nuppajjissati tassa citta½ uppajjati na nirujjhat²”ti?
M±ºavo uddha½ v± adho v± haritu½ asakkonto “ki½ n±ma, bho pabbajita, idan”ti ±ha. “Buddhamanto n±m±ya½, m±ºav±”ti. “Sakk± pan±ya½, bho, mayhampi d±tun”ti. “Sakk± m±ºava, amhehi gahitapabbajja½ gaºhantassa d±tun”ti. Tato m±ºavo m±t±pitaro upasaªkamitv± ±ha– “aya½ pabbajito buddhamanta½ n±ma j±n±ti, na ca attano santike apabbajitassa deti, aha½ etassa santike pabbajitv± manta½ uggaºhiss±m²”ti.
Athassa m±t±pitaro “pabbajitv±pi no putto mante gaºhatu, gahetv± pun±gamissat²”ti maññam±n± “uggaºha, putt±”ti anuj±ni½su. Thero d±raka½ pabb±jetv± dvatti½s±k±rakammaµµh±na½ t±va ±cikkhi. So tattha parikamma½ karonto nacirasseva sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. Tato thero cintesi– “s±maºero sot±pattiphale patiµµhito, abhabbo d±ni s±sanato nivattitu½. Sace panass±ha½ kammaµµh±na½ va¹¹hetv± katheyya½, arahatta½ p±puºeyya, appossukko bhaveyya buddhavacana½ gahetu½, samayo d±ni na½ caº¹avajjittherassa santika½ pesetun”ti. Tato ±ha– “ehi tva½, s±maºera, therassa santika½ gantv± buddhavacana½ uggaºha. Mama vacanena tañca ±rogya½ puccha; evañca vadehi– ‘upajjh±yo ma½, bhante, tumh±ka½ santika½ pahiº²’ti. ‘Ko n±ma te upajjh±yo’ti ca vutte ‘siggavatthero n±ma, bhante’ti vadeyy±si. ‘Aha½ ko n±m±’ti vutte eva½ vadeyy±si– ‘mama upajjh±yo, bhante, tumh±ka½ n±ma½ j±n±t²”’ti.
“Eva½, bhante”ti kho tisso s±maºero thera½ abhiv±detv± padakkhiºa½ katv± anupubbena caº¹avajjittherassa santika½ gantv± vanditv± ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Thero s±maºera½ pucchi– “kuto ±gatos²”ti? “Upajjh±yo ma½, bhante, tumh±ka½ santika½ pahiº²”ti. “Ko n±ma te upajjh±yo”ti? “Siggavatthero n±ma, bhante”ti. “Aha½ ko n±m±”ti? “Mama upajjh±yo, bhante, tumh±ka½ n±ma½ j±n±t²”ti. “Pattac²vara½ d±ni paµis±meh²”ti. “S±dhu, bhante”ti s±maºero pattac²vara½ paµis±metv± punadivase pariveºa½ sammajjitv± udakadantapona½ upaµµh±pesi. Thero tassa sammajjitaµµh±na½ puna sammajji Ta½ udaka½ cha¹¹etv± añña½ udaka½ ±hari. Tañca dantakaµµha½ apanetv± añña½ dantakaµµha½ gaºhi. Eva½ satta divas±ni katv± sattame divase puna pucchi. S±maºero punapi pubbe kathitasadisameva kathesi. Thero “so vat±ya½ br±hmaºo”ti sañj±nitv± “kimattha½ ±gatos²”ti ±ha. “Buddhavacana½ uggaºhatth±ya, bhante”ti. Thero “uggaºha d±ni, s±maºer±”ti vatv± puna divasato pabhuti buddhavacana½ paµµhapesi. Tisso s±maºerova hutv±, µhapetv± vinayapiµaka½ sabba½ buddhavacana½ uggaºhi saddhi½ aµµhakath±ya. Upasampannak±le pana avassikova sam±no tipiµakadharo ahosi. ¾cariyupajjh±y± moggaliputtatissattherassa hatthe sakala½ buddhavacana½ patiµµh±petv± y±vat±yuka½ µhatv± parinibb±yi½su. Moggaliputtatissattheropi aparena samayena kammaµµh±na½ va¹¹hetv± arahattappatto bah³na½ dhammavinaya½ v±cesi.
Tena kho pana samayena bindus±rassa rañño ekasataputt± ahesu½. Te sabbe asoko attan± saddhi½ ekam±tika½ tissakum±ra½ µhapetv± gh±tesi. Gh±tento ca catt±ri vass±ni anabhisittova rajja½ k±retv± catunna½ vass±na½ accayena tath±gatassa parinibb±nato dvinna½ vassasat±na½ upari aµµh±rasame vasse sakalajambud²pe ekarajj±bhiseka½ p±puºi Abhisek±nubh±vena cassa im± r±jiddhiyo ±gat±– mah±pathaviy± heµµh± yojanappam±ºe ±º± pavattati; tath± upari ±k±se anotattadahato aµµhahi k±jehi so¼asa p±n²yaghaµe divase divase devat± ±haranti, yato s±sane uppannasaddho hutv± aµµha ghaµe bhikkhusaªghassa ad±si, dve ghaµe saµµhimatt±na½ tipiµakadharabhikkh³na½, dve ghaµe aggamahesiy± asandhimitt±ya, catt±ro ghaµe attan± paribhuñji; devat±-eva himavante n±galat±dantakaµµha½ n±ma atthi siniddha½ muduka½ rasavanta½ ta½ divase divase ±haranti, yena rañño ca mahesiy± ca so¼asannañca n±µakitthisahass±na½ saµµhimatt±nañca bhikkhusahass±na½ devasika½ dantaponakicca½ nippajjati. Devasikameva cassa devat± agad±malaka½ agadahar²taka½ suvaººavaººañca gandharasasampanna½ ambapakka½ ±haranti. Tath± chaddantadahato pañcavaººaniv±sanap±vuraºa½ p²takavaººahatthapucchanapaµaka½ dibbañca p±naka½ ±haranti. Devasikameva panassa nh±nagandha½ anuvilepanagandha½ p±rupanatth±ya asuttamayika½ sumanapupphapaµa½ mah±rahañca añjana½ n±gabhavanato n±gar±j±no ±haranti. Chaddantadaheva uµµhitassa s±lino nava v±hasahass±ni divase divase suk± ±haranti. M³sik± nitthusakaºe karonti, ekopi khaº¹ataº¹ulo na hoti, rañño sabbaµµh±nesu ayameva taº¹ulo paribhoga½ gacchati. Madhumakkhik± madhu½ karonti. Kamm±ras±l±su acch± k³µa½ paharanti. Karav²kasakuº± ±gantv± madhurassara½ vik³jant± rañño balikamma½ karonti.
Im±hi iddh²hi samann±gato r±j± ekadivasa½ suvaººasaªkhalikabandhana½ pesetv± catunna½ buddh±na½ adhigatar³padassana½ kapp±yuka½ k±¼a½ n±ma n±gar±j±na½ ±nayitv± setacchattassa heµµh± mah±rahe pallaªke nis²d±petv± anekasatavaººehi jalaja thalajapupphehi suvaººapupphehi ca p³ja½ katv± sabb±laªk±rapaµimaº¹itehi so¼asahi n±µakitthisahassehi samantato parikkhipitv± “anantañ±ºassa t±va me saddhammavaracakkavattino samm±sambuddhassa r³pa½ imesa½ akkh²na½ ±p±tha½ karoh²”ti vatv± tena nimmita½ sakalasar²ravippakiººapuññappabh±vanibbatt±s²t±nubyañjanapaµimaº¹itadvatti½samah±purisalakkhaºasassir²kat±ya vikasitakamaluppalapuº¹ar²kapaµimaº¹itamiva salilatala½ t±r±gaºarasmij±lavisadavipphuritasobh±samujjalitamiva gaganatala½ n²lap²talohit±dibhedavicitravaººara½sivinaddhaby±mappabh±parikkhepavil±sit±ya sañc±ppabh±nur±ga-indadhanuvijjulat±parikkhittamiva kanakagirisikhara½ n±n±vir±gavimalaketum±l±samujjalitac±rumatthakasobha½ nayanaras±yatanamiva brahmadevamanujan±gayakkhagaº±na½ buddhar³pa½ passanto satta divas±ni akkhip³ja½ n±ma ak±si.
R±j± kira abhiseka½ p±puºitv± t²ºiyeva sa½vacchar±ni b±hirakap±saº¹a½ pariggaºhi. Catutthe sa½vacchare buddhas±sane pas²di. Tassa kira pit± bindus±ro br±hmaºabhatto ahosi, so br±hmaº±nañca br±hmaºaj±tiyap±saº¹±nañca paº¹araªgaparibb±jak±d²na½ saµµhisahassamatt±na½ niccabhatta½ paµµhapesi. Asokopi pitar± pavattita½ d±na½ attano antepure tatheva dadam±no ekadivasa½ s²hapañjare µhito te upasamaparib±hirena ±c±rena bhuñjam±ne asa½yatindriye avin²ta-iriy±pathe disv± cintesi– “²disa½ d±na½ upaparikkhitv± yuttaµµh±ne d±tu½ vaµµat²”ti. Eva½ cintetv± amacce ±ha– “gacchatha, bhaºe, attano attano s±dhusammate samaºabr±hmaºe antepura½ atiharatha, d±na½ dass±m±”ti. Amacc± “s±dhu, dev±”ti rañño paµissuºitv± te te paº¹araªgaparibb±jak±j²vakanigaºµh±dayo ±netv± “ime, mah±r±ja, amh±ka½ arahanto”ti ±ha½su.