174. Sunidhavassak±ravatthu

286. Tena kho pana samayena sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± p±µalig±me nagara½ m±penti vajj²na½ paµib±h±ya. Addas± kho bhagav± rattiy± pacc³sasamaya½ paccuµµh±ya dibbena cakkhun± visuddhena atikkantam±nusakena sambahul± devat±yo p±µalig±me vatth³ni pariggaºhantiyo. Yasmi½ padese mahesakkh± devat± vatth³ni pariggaºhanti, mahesakkh±na½ tattha r±j³na½ r±jamah±matt±na½ citt±ni namanti nivesan±ni m±petu½. Yasmi½ padese majjhim± devat± vatth³ni pariggaºhanti, majjhim±na½ tattha r±j³na½ r±jamah±matt±na½ citt±ni namanti nivesan±ni m±petu½. Yasmi½ padese n²c± devat± vatth³ni pariggaºhanti, n²c±na½ tattha r±j³na½ r±jamah±matt±na½ citt±ni namanti nivesan±ni m±petu½. Atha kho bhagav± ±yasmanta½ ±nanda½ ±mantesi– “ke nu kho te, ±nanda, p±µalig±me nagara½ m±pent²”ti? “Sunidhavassak±r± bhante, magadhamah±matt± p±µalig±me nagara½ m±penti vajj²na½ paµib±h±y±”ti. Seyyath±pi, ±nanda, devehi t±vati½sehi saddhi½ mantetv±, evameva kho, ±nanda, sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± p±µalig±me nagara½ m±penti vajj²na½ paµib±h±ya. Idh±ha½, ±nanda, rattiy± pacc³sasamaya½ paccuµµh±ya addasa½ dibbena cakkhun± visuddhena atikkantam±nusakena sambahul± devat±yo p±µalig±me vatth³ni pariggaºhantiyo. Yasmi½ padese mahesakkh± devat± vatth³ni pariggaºhanti, mahesakkh±na½ tattha r±j³na½ r±jamah±matt±na½ citt±ni namanti nivesan±ni m±petu½. Yasmi½ padese majjhim± devat± vatth³ni pariggaºhanti, majjhim±na½ tattha r±j³na½ r±jamah±matt±na½ citt±ni namanti nivesan±ni m±petu½. Yasmi½ padese n²c± devat± vatth³ni pariggaºhanti, n²c±na½ tattha r±j³na½ r±jamah±matt±na½ citt±ni namanti nivesan±ni m±petu½. Y±vat±, ±nanda, ariya½ ±yatana½, y±vat± vaºippatho, ida½ agganagara½ bhavissati p±µaliputta½ puµabhedana½. P±µaliputtassa kho, ±nanda, tayo antar±y± bhavissanti– aggito v± udakato v± abbhantarato v± mithubhed±ti.
Atha kho sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su, upasaªkamitv± bhagavat± saddhi½ sammodi½su, sammodan²ya½ katha½ s±raº²ya½ v²tis±retv± ekamanta½ aµµha½su. Ekamanta½ µhit± kho sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± bhagavanta½ etadavocu½– “adhiv±setu no bhava½ gotamo ajjatan±ya bhatta½ saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghen±”ti. Adhiv±sesi bhagav± tuºh²bh±vena. Atha kho sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± bhagavato adhiv±sana½ viditv± pakkami½su. Atha kho sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± paº²ta½ kh±dan²ya½ bhojan²ya½ paµiy±d±petv± bhagavato k±la½ ±roc±pesu½– “k±lo, bho gotama, niµµhita½ bhattan”ti. Atha kho bhagav± pubbaºhasamaya½ niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya yena sunidhavassak±r±na½ magadhamah±matt±na½ parivesan± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± paññatte ±sane nis²di saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghena Atha kho sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± buddhappamukha½ bhikkhusaªgha½ paº²tena kh±dan²yena bhojan²yena sahatth± santappetv± sampav±retv± bhagavanta½ bhutt±vi½ on²tapattap±ºi½ ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Ekamanta½ nisinne kho sunidhavassak±re magadhamah±matte bhagav± im±hi g±th±hi anumodi–
“Yasmi½ padese kappeti, v±sa½ paº¹itaj±tiyo;
s²lavantettha bhojetv±, saññate brahmac±rayo [brahmac±rino (sy±.)].
“Y± tattha devat± ±su½, t±sa½ dakkhiºam±dise;
t± p³jit± p³jayanti, m±nit± m±nayanti na½.
“Tato na½ anukampanti, m±t± putta½va orasa½;
devat±nukampito poso, sad± bhadr±ni passat²”ti.
Atha kho bhagav± sunidhavassak±re magadhamah±matte im±hi g±th±hi anumoditv± uµµh±y±san± pakk±mi. Tena kho pana samayena sunidhavassak±r± magadhamah±matt± bhagavanta½ piµµhito piµµhito anubandh± honti, “yenajja samaºo gotamo dv±rena nikkhamissati, ta½ gotamadv±ra½ n±ma bhavissati yena titthena gaªga½ nadi½ uttarissati, ta½ gotamatittha½ n±ma bhavissat²”ti. Atha kho bhagav± yena dv±rena nikkhami, ta½ gotamadv±ra½ n±ma ahosi. Atha kho bhagav± yena gaªg± nad² tenupasaªkami. Tena kho pana samayena gaªg± nad² p³r± hoti samatittik± k±kapeyy±. Manuss± aññe n±va½ pariyesanti aññe u¼umpa½ pariyesanti, aññe kulla½ bandhanti or± p±ra½ gantuk±m±. Addas± kho bhagav± te manusse aññe n±va½ pariyesante, aññe u¼umpa½ pariyesante, aññe kulla½ bandhante or± p±ra½ gantuk±me, disv±na seyyath±pi n±ma balav± puriso samiñjita½ v± b±ha½ pas±reyya, pas±rita½ v± b±ha½ samiñjeyya, evameva kho gaªg±ya nadiy± orimat²re antarahito p±rimat²re paccuµµh±si saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghena. Atha kho bhagav± etamattha½ viditv± t±ya½ vel±ya½ ima½ ud±na½ ud±nesi–
“Ye taranti aººava½ sara½;
setu½ katv±na visajja pallal±ni;
kullañhi jano bandhati;
tiºº± medh±vino jan±”ti.

Sunidhavassak±ravatthu niµµhita½.