Av²cimah±nirayo jambud²po c±ti etth±pi tath±-saddo yojetabbo, av²cimah±nirayojambud²po ca tath± dasasahassayojanamev±ti attho. Ettha ca av²cimah±nirayassa abbhantara½±y±mena ca vitth±rena ca yojanasata½ hoti, lohapathav² lohachadana½ ekek± ca bhittinavanavayojanik± hoti. Puratthim±ya bhittiy± acci uµµhahitv± pacchima½ bhitti½ gahetv±ta½ vinivijjhitv± parato yojanasata½ gacchati. Sesadis±supi eseva nayo. Iti j±lapariyantavasena±y±mavitth±rato aµµh±rasayojan±dhik±ni t²ºi yojanasat±ni honti, parikkhepena navayojanasat±ni catupaºº±sañca yojan±ni. Samant± pana ussadehi saddhi½ dasayojanasahassa½ hoti.Kasm± panesa narako “av²c²”ti saªkhya½ gatoti? V²ci n±ma antara½ vuccati, tattha caaggij±l±na½ v± satt±na½ v± dukkhassa v± antara½ natthi, tasm± so “av²c²”ti saªkhya½gato. Tassa hi puratthimabhittito j±l± uµµhahitv± sa½sibbam±nayojanasata½ gantv± bhitti½vinivijjhitv± parato yojanasata½ gacchati. Sesadis±supi eseva nayo. Eva½ j±l±na½nirantarat±ya av²ci. Abbhantare panassa yojanasatike µh±ne n±¼iya½ koµµetv± p³ritatipupiµµha½viya satt± nirantar±, “imasmi½ µh±ne satto atthi, imasmi½ µh±ne atth²”ti na vattabba½, gacchant±na½ µhit±na½ nisinn±na½ nipann±nañca paccam±n±na½ antonatthi, gacchant± µhite v± nisinne v± nipanne v± na b±dhenti. Eva½ satt±na½ nirantarat±yaav²ci. K±yadv±re pana cha upekkh±sahagat±ni citt±ni uppajjanti, eka½ dukkhasahagata½.Eva½ santepi yath± jivh±gge cha madhubind³ni µhapetv± ekasmi½ tambalohabindumhi µhapiteanudahanabalavat±ya tadeva paññ±yati, itar±ni abboh±rik±ni honti, eva½ anudahanabalavat±yadukkhamevettha nirantara½, itar±ni abboh±rik±n²ti eva½ dukkhassa nirantarat±ya av²c²tivuccati. “Ayañca av²cimah±nirayo jambud²passa heµµh± patiµµhito”ti vadanti.
Jambud²po pana ±y±mato ca vitth±rato ca dasasahassayojanaparim±ºo. Tattha ca catusahassayojanappam±ºopadeso tadupabhog²satt±na½ puññakkhay± udakena ajjhotthaµo “samuddo”ti saªkhya½ gato.Tisahassayojanappam±ºe manuss± vasanti, tisahassayojanappam±ºe himav± patiµµhitoti veditabbo.
Aparagoy±na½ sattasahassayojananti-±d²su ±y±mato ca vitth±rato ca pam±ºa½ dassitantiveditabba½. Tattha jambud²po sakaµasaºµh±no, channavutiy± paµµanakoµisatasahassehi chapaºº±saratan±g±rehinavanavutiy± doºamukhasatasahassehi tikkhattu½ tesaµµhiy± nagarasahassehi ca samann±gato. Jambud²pekira ±dito tesaµµhimatt±ni nagarasahass±ni uppann±ni, tath± dutiya½, tath± tatiya½.T±ni pana sampiº¹etv± satasahassa½, tato para½ as²ti sahass±ni ca nava sahass±ni ca honti.Doºamukhanti ca mah±nagarassa ±yuppattiµµh±nabh³ta½ padh±naghara½ vuccati. Aparagoy±no±d±sasaºµh±no, pubbavideho a¹¹hacandasaºµh±no, uttarakuru p²µhasaºµh±no. “Ta½ta½niv±s²na½ta½ta½pariv±rad²pav±s²nañca manuss±na½ mukhampi ta½ta½saºµh±nan”ti vadanti.
Api cettha uttarakuruk±na½ puññ±nubh±vasiddho ayampi viseso veditabbo. Tattha kiratesu tesu padesesu ghananicitapattasañchannas±kh±pas±kh± k³µ±g±rupam± manoram± rukkh±tesa½ manuss±na½ nivesanakicca½ s±dhenti. Yattha sukha½ nivasanti, aññepi tattha rukkh±suj±t± sabbad±pi pupphitagg± tiµµhanti. Jal±say±pi vikasitapadumapuº¹ar²kasogandhik±dipupphasañchann±sabbak±la½ paramasugandh± samantato pav±yant± tiµµhanti.
Sar²rampi tesa½ atid²ghat±didosarahita½ ±rohapariº±hasampanna½ jar±ya anabhibh³tatt±valitapalit±didosavirahita½ y±vat±yuka½ aparikkh²ºajavabalaparakkamasobhameva hutv± tiµµhati.Anuµµh±naphal³paj²vit±ya na ca tesa½ kasivaºijj±divasena ±h±rapariyeµµhivasena dukkha½atthi, tato eva na d±sad±s²kammakar±dipariggaho atthi. Na ca tattha s²tuºha¹a½samakasav±t±tapasar²sapav±¼±diparissayoatthi. Yath± n±mettha gimh±na½ pacchime m±se pacc³savel±ya½ samas²tuºho utu hoti,evameva sabbak±la½ tattha samas²tuºhova utu hoti, na ca nesa½ koci upagh±to vihes±v± uppajjati.
Akaµµhap±kimameva s±li½ akaºa½ athusa½ suddha½ sugandha½ taº¹ulaphala½ niddh³maªg±rena aggin±pacitv± paribhuñjanti. Tattha kira jotikap±s±º± n±ma honti, atha te tayo p±s±ºeµhapetv± tattha ukkhali½ ±ropenti, p±s±ºehi tejo samuµµhahitv± ta½ p±ceti, añños³po v± byañjano v± na hoti, bhuñjant±na½ citt±nuk³loyevassa raso hoti. Ta½ panabhuñjant±na½ nesa½ kuµµha½ gaº¹o kil±so soso k±so apam±ro jaroti evam±dikona koci rogo uppajjati. Te ta½ µh±na½ sampatt±na½ dentiyeva, macchariyacitta½ n±maneva hoti, buddhapaccekabuddh±dayopi mahiddhik± tattha gantv± piº¹ap±ta½ gaºhanti. Naca te khujj± v± v±man± v± k±º± v± kuº² v± khañj± v± pakkhahat± v± vikalaªg±v± vikalindriy± v± honti.
Itthiyopi tattha n±tid²gh± n±tirass± n±tikis± n±tith³l± n±tik±¼ik± n±ccod±t±sobhaggappattar³p± honti. Tath± hi d²ghaªgul² tambanakh± alambathan± tanumajjh± puººacandamukh²vis±lakkh² mudugatt± sahibhor³ od±tadant± gambh²ran±bh² tanujaªgh± d²ghan²lavellitakes²puthulasussoº² n±tilom± n±lom± subhag± utusukhasamphass± saºh± sakhilasambh±s± n±n±bharaºavibh³sit±vicaranti, sabbad±pi so¼asavassuddesik± viya honti.
Puris±pi pañcav²sativassuddesik± viya, na putt± m±t±d²su rajjanti, aya½ tattha dhammat±.Satt±hikameva ca tattha itthipuris± k±maratiy± viharanti tato v²tar±g±viya yath±sukha½ gacchanti, na tattha idha viya gabbhokkantim³laka½ gabbhapariharaºam³laka½ v±dukkha½ vij±yanam³laka½ v± dukkha½ hoti, rattakañcukato kañcanapaµim± viya d±rak±m±tukucchito amakkhit± eva semh±din± sukheneva nikkhamanti, aya½ tattha dhammat±.M±t± pana putta½ v± dh²tara½ v± vij±yitv± tesa½ vicaraºakappadese µhapetv± anapekkh±yath±ruci gacchati. Tesa½ tattha sayit±na½ ye passanti puris± v± itthiyo v±, teattano aªguliyo upan±menti, tesa½ kammabalena tato kh²ra½ pavattati, tena te d±rak±y±penti. Eva½ pana va¹¹hant± katipayadivaseyeva laddhabal± hutv± d±rik± itthiyo upagacchanti,d±rak± purise.
Kapparukkhato eva ca tesa½ tattha vatth±bharaº±ni nipphajjanti. N±n±vir±gavaººavicitt±nihi vatth±ni sukhum±ni mudusukhasamphass±ni tattha tattha kapparukkhesu olambant±nitiµµhanti. N±n±vidhara½sij±lasamujjalavividhavaººaratanavinaddh±ni anekavidham±l±kammalat±kammabhittikammavicitt±nis²s³pagag²v³pagakaµ³pagahatth³pagap±d³pag±ni sovaººamay±ni ±bharaº±ni ca kapparukkhatoolambanti. Tath± v²º±mudiªgapaºavasammat±¼asaªkhava½savet±¼apariv±r±d²ni vallak²pabha-utik±ni t³riyabhaº¹±nipi tato olambanti. Tattha ca bah³ phalarukkh± kumbhamatt±ni phal±ni phalanti,madhuraras±ni y±ni paribhuñjitv± te satt±hampi khuppip±s±hi na b±dh²yanti.
Najjopi tattha suvisuddhajal± supatitth± ramaº²y± akaddam± v±lukatal± n±tis²t± n±ti-uºh±surabhigandh²hi jalajapupphehi sañchann± sabbak±la½ surabh² v±yantiyo sandanti, na tatthakaºµakin± kakkha¼agacchalat± honti, akaºµak± pupphaphalasacchann± eva honti, candanan±garukkh±sayameva rasa½ paggharanti. Nah±yituk±m± ca nad²titthe ekajjha½ vatth±bharaº±ni µhapetv±nadi½ otaritv± nah±yitv± uttiºº± uttiºº± upariµµhima½ upariµµhima½ vatth±bharaºa½ gaºhanti,na tesa½ eva½ hoti “ida½ mama, ida½ parass±”ti. Tato eva na tesa½ koci viggahov± viv±do v±, satt±hik± eva ca nesa½ k±maratik²¼± hoti, tato v²tar±g±viya vicaranti. Yattha ca rukkhe sayituk±m± honti, tattheva sayana½ upalabbhati.
Mate ca satte na rodanti na socanti, tañca maº¹ayitv± nikkhipanti. T±vadevaca tath±r³p± sakuº± upagantv± mata½ d²pantara½ nenti, tasm± sus±na½ v± asuciµµh±na½v± tattha natthi, na ca tato mat± niraya½ v± tiracch±nayoni½ v± pettivisaya½ v± upapajjanti.“Dhammat±siddhassa pañcas²lassa ±nubh±vena te devaloke nibbattant²”ti vadanti.Vassasahassameva ca nesa½ sabbak±la½ ±yuppam±ºa½, sabbameta½ nesa½ pañcas²la½ viya dhammat±siddhamev±tiveditabba½.
Tadantares³ti tesa½ cakkav±¼±na½ antaresu. Lokantarikaniray±ti lok±na½ lokadh±t³na½antaro vivaro lokantaro, tattha bhav± lokantarik±, niray±. Tiººañhi sakaµacakk±na½patt±na½ v± aññamañña½ ±sannabh±vena µhapit±na½ antarasadisesu tiººa½ tiººa½ cakkav±¼±na½antaresu ekeko lokantarikanirayo. So pana parim±ºato aµµhayojanasahassappam±ºohoti niccavivaµo heµµh± upari ca kenaci na pihito. Yath± hi heµµh± udakassa pidh±yik±pathav² natth²ti asa½vut± lokantarikaniray±, eva½ uparipi cakkav±¼esu viya devavim±n±na½abh±vato asa½vut± apihit± cakkhuviññ±ºuppattiniv±raºasamatthena ca andhak±rena samann±gat±.Tattha kira cakkhuviññ±ºa½ na j±yati ±lokassa abh±vato. T²su d²pesu ekappah±rena±lokakaraºasamatth±pi candimas³riy± tattha ±loka½ na dassenti. Te hi yugandharasamappam±ºe±k±sappadese vicaraºato cakkav±¼apabbatassa vemajjhena vicaranti, cakkav±¼apabbatañca atikkammalokantarikaniray±, tasm± te tattha ±loka½ na dassent²ti cakkhuviññ±ºa½ nuppajjati.Yad± pana sabbaññubodhisattassa paµisandhiggahaº±d²su obh±so uppajjati, tad± cakkhuviññ±ºa½uppajjati. “Aññepi kira bho santi satt± idh³papann±”ti ta½ divasa½ aññamañña½passanti. Aya½ pana obh±so eka½ y±gup±namattampi na tiµµhati, acchar±saªgh±µamattameva vijjobh±soviya niccharitv± “ki½ idan”ti bhaºant±na½yeva antaradh±yati.
Ki½ pana kamma½ katv± tattha satt± nibbattant²ti? Bh±riya½ d±ruºa½ garuka½ m±t±pit³na½dhammikasamaºabr±hmaº±nañca upari apar±dha½ aññañca divase divase p±ºavadh±di½ s±hasikakamma½katv± uppajjanti tambapaººid²pe abhayacoran±gacor±dayo viya. Tesa½ attabh±vo tig±vutikohoti, vaggul²na½ viya d²ghanakh± honti. Te rukkhe vagguliyo viyanakhehi cakkav±¼ap±de lagganti, yad± sa½sappant± aññamaññassa hatthap±sagat± honti, atha “bhakkhono laddho”ti maññam±n± kh±danattha½ gaºhitu½ upakkamant± viparivattitv± lokasandh±rakeudake patanti, v±te paharantepi madhukaphal±ni viya chijjitv± udake patanti, patitamatt±vaaccantakh±re udake piµµhapiº¹a½ viya vil²yanti atis²talabh±vato ±tapasant±p±bh±vena.Atis²talabh±vameva hi sandh±ya accantakh±rat± vutt±. Na hi ta½ kappasaºµhahana-udaka½ sampattikaramah±meghavuµµha½pathav²sandh±raka½ kappavin±saka-udaka½ viya kh±ra½ bhavitu½ arahati. Tath± hi sati pathav²pivil²yeyya, tesa½ v± p±pakammabalena pet±na½ pakati-udakassa pubbakhe¼abh±v±patti viyatassa udakassa tad± kh±rabh±vappatti hot²ti vutta½ “accantakh±re udake piµµhapiº¹a½viya vil²yant²”ti.
Anant±n²ti aparim±º±ni, “ettak±n²”ti aññehi minitu½ asakkuºeyy±ni.T±ni ca bhagav± anantena buddhañ±ºena avedi “ananto ±k±so, ananto sattanik±yo,anant±ni cakkav±¼±n²”ti. Tividhampi hi ananta½ buddhañ±ºena paricchindati sayampianantatt±. Y±vatakañhi ñeyya½, t±vataka½ ñ±ºa½. Y±vataka½ ñ±ºa½, t±vatakameva ñeyya½.Ñeyyapariyantika½ ñ±ºa½, ñ±ºapariyantika½ ñeyyanti. Tena vutta½ “anantena buddhañ±ºenaaved²”ti-±di. Anantat± cassa anantañeyyappaµivijjhaneneva veditabb± tattha appaµihatac±ratt±.Id±ni yath±vuttamattha½ nigamento ±ha “evamassa ok±salokopi sabbath± vidito”ti.