73. Uposathappamukh±nuj±nan±

142. Tena kho pana samayena aññatarasmi½ ±v±se atikhuddaka½ uposath±g±ra½ sammata½ hoti, tadahuposathe mah±bhikkhusaªgho sannipatito hoti. Bhikkh³ asammat±ya bh³miy± nisinn± p±timokkha½ assosu½. Atha kho tesa½ bhikkh³na½ etadahosi “bhagavat± paññatta½ ‘uposath±g±ra½ sammannitv± uposatho k±tabbo’ti, mayañcamh± asammat±ya bh³miy± nisinno p±timokkha½ assumh±, kato nu kho amh±ka½ uposatho, akato nu kho”ti. Bhagavato etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Sammat±ya v±, bhikkhave, bh³miy± nisinn± asammat±ya v± yato p±timokkha½ suº±ti, katovassa uposatho. Tena hi, bhikkhave, saªgho y±va mahanta½ uposathappamukha½ [uposathamukha½ (sy±.)] ±kaªkhati, t±va mahanta½ uposathappamukha½ sammannatu. Evañca pana, bhikkhave, sammannitabba½. Paµhama½ nimitt± kittetabb±. Nimitte kittetv± byattena bhikkhun± paµibalena saªgho ñ±petabbo–
“Suº±tu me, bhante, saªgho. Y±vat± samant± nimitt± kittit±. Yadi saªghassa pattakalla½, saªgho etehi nimittehi uposathappamukha½ sammanneyya. Es± ñatti.
“Suº±tu me, bhante, saªgho. Y±vat± samant± nimitt± kittit±. Saªgho etehi nimittehi uposathappamukha½ sammannati. Yass±yasmato khamati etehi nimittehi uposathappamukhassa sammuti, so tuºhassa; yassa nakkhamati, so bh±seyya. Sammata½ saªghena etehi nimittehi uposathappamukha½. Khamati saªghassa, tasm± tuºh², evameta½ dh±ray±m²”ti.
Tena kho pana samayena aññatarasmi½ ±v±se tadahuposathe navak± bhikkh³ paµhamatara½ sannipatitv±– “na t±va ther± ±gacchant²”ti– pakkami½su. Uposatho vik±le ahosi. Bhagavato etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Anuj±n±mi, bhikkhave, tadahuposathe therehi bhikkh³hi paµhamatara½ sannipatitunti.
Tena kho pana samayena r±jagahe sambahul± ±v±s± sam±nas²m± honti. Tattha bhikkh³ vivadanti– “amh±ka½ ±v±se uposatho kar²yatu, amh±ka½ ±v±se uposatho kar²yat³”ti. Bhagavato etamattha½ ±rocesu½. Idha pana, bhikkhave, sambahul± ±v±s± sam±nas²m± honti. Tattha bhikkh³ vivadanti– “amh±ka½ ±v±se uposatho kar²yatu, amh±ka½ ±v±se uposatho kar²yat³”ti. Tehi, bhikkhave, bhikkh³hi sabbeheva ekajjha½ sannipatitv± uposatho k±tabbo. Yattha v± pana thero bhikkhu viharati, tattha sannipatitv± uposatho k±tabbo, na tveva vaggena saªghena uposatho k±tabbo. Yo kareyya, ±patti dukkaµass±ti.