177. Licchav²vatthu

289. [D². ni. 2.161 ±dayo] assosu½ kho ves±lik± licchav²– bhagav± kira koµig±ma½ anuppattoti. Atha kho ves±lik± licchav² bhadr±ni bhadr±ni y±n±ni yoj±petv± bhadra½ bhadra½ y±na½ abhiruhitv± bhadrehi bhadrehi y±nehi ves±liy± niyy±su½ bhagavanta½ dassan±ya. Appekacce licchav² n²l± honti n²lavaºº± n²lavatth± n²l±laªk±r±, appekacce licchav² p²t± honti p²tavaºº± p²tavatth± p²t±laªk±r±, appekacce licchav² lohit± honti lohitavaºº± lohitavatth± lohit±laªk±r±, appekacce licchav² od±t± honti od±tavaºº± od±tavatth± od±t±laªk±r±. Atha kho ambap±l² gaºik± dahar±na½ dahar±na½ licchav²na½ ²s±ya ²sa½ yugena yuga½ cakkena cakka½ akkhena akkha½ paµivaµµesi [paµivattesi (ka.)]. Atha kho te licchav² ambap±li½ gaºika½ etadavocu½– “kissa, je ambap±li, dahar±na½ dahar±na½ [amh±ka½ dahar±na½ dahar±na½ (s². sy±.)] licchav²na½ ²s±ya ²sa½ yugena yuga½ cakkena cakka½ akkhena akkha½ paµivaµµes²”ti? “Tath± hi pana may±, ayyaputt±, sv±tan±ya buddhappamukho bhikkhusaªgho nimantito”ti. “Dehi, je ambap±li, amh±ka½ eta½ bhatta½ satasahassen±”ti. “Sacepi me, ayyaputt±, ves±li½ s±h±ra½ dajjeyy±tha, neva dajj±ha½ ta½ bhattan”ti. Atha kho te licchav² aªguli½ phoµesu½– “jitamh± vata, bho, ambak±ya, par±jitamha vata, bho, ambak±y±”ti. Atha kho te licchav² yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su. Addas± kho bhagav± te licchav² d³ratova ±gacchante, disv±na bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “yehi, bhikkhave, bhikkh³hi dev± t±vati½s± adiµµhapubb±, oloketha, bhikkhave, licchav²parisa½; apaloketha, bhikkhave, licchav²parisa½; upasa½haratha, bhikkhave, licchav²parisa½ t±vati½saparisan”ti. Atha kho te licchav² y±vatik± y±nassa bh³mi, y±nena gantv± y±n± paccorohitv± pattik±va yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami½su; upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di½su. Ekamanta½ nisinne kho te licchav² bhagav± dhammiy± kath±ya sandassesi sam±dapesi samuttejesi sampaha½sesi. Atha kho te licchav², bhagavat± dhammiy± kath±ya sandassit± sam±dapit± samuttejit± sampaha½sit± bhagavanta½ etadavocu½– “adhiv±setu no, bhante, bhagav± sv±tan±ya bhatta½ saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghen±”ti. “Adhivuµµhomhi, licchav², sv±tan±ya ambap±liy± gaºik±ya bhattan”ti. Atha kho te licchav² aªguli½ phoµesu½– “jitamha vata, bho, ambak±ya, par±jitamha vata bho, ambak±y±”ti. Atha kho te licchav² bhagavato bh±sita½ abhinanditv± anumoditv± uµµh±y±san± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± padakkhiºa½ katv± pakkami½su.
Atha kho bhagav± koµig±me yath±bhiranta½ viharitv± [mah±parinibb±nasutte anusandhi aññath± ±gato] yena n±tik± [n±dik± (s². sy±.)] tenupasaªkami. Tatra suda½ bhagav± n±tike viharati giñjak±vasathe. Atha kho ambap±l² gaºik± tass± rattiy± accayena sake ±r±me paº²ta½ kh±dan²ya½ bhojan²ya½ paµiy±d±petv± bhagavato k±la½ ±roc±pesi– “k±lo, bhante, niµµhita½ bhattan”ti. Atha kho bhagav± pubbaºhasamaya½ niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya yena ambap±liy± gaºik±ya parivesan± tenupasaªkami; upasaªkamitv± paññatte ±sane nis²di saddhi½ bhikkhusaªghena Atha kho ambap±l² gaºik± buddhappamukha½ bhikkhusaªgha½ paº²tena kh±dan²yena bhojan²yena sahatth± santappetv± sampav±retv± bhagavanta½ bhutt±vi½ on²tapattap±ºi½ ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinn± kho ambap±l² gaºik± bhagavanta½ etadavoca– “im±ha½, bhante, ambavana½ buddhappamukhassa bhikkhusaªghassa damm²”ti. Paµiggahesi bhagav± ±r±ma½. Atha kho bhagav± ambap±li½ gaºika½ dhammiy± kath±ya sandassetv± sam±dapetv± samuttejetv± sampaha½setv± uµµh±y±san± yena mah±vana½ tenupasaªkami. Tatra suda½ bhagav± ves±liya½ viharati mah±vane k³µ±g±ras±l±ya½.

Licchav²vatthu niµµhita½.

Licchavibh±ºav±ro niµµhito tatiyo.