Te ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ upasaªkamitv± eva½ vadanti– “amh±ka½, ±vuso dabba, sen±sana½ paññapeh²”ti. Te ±yasm± dabbo mallaputto eva½ vadeti– “kattha ±yasmant± icchanti kattha paññapem²”ti? Te sañcicca d³re apadisanti– “amh±ka½, ±vuso dabba, gijjhak³µe pabbate sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, corapap±te sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, isigilipasse k±¼asil±ya½ sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, vebh±rapasse sattapaººiguh±ya½ sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, s²tavane sappasoº¹ikapabbh±re sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, gotamakakandar±ya½ [gomaµakandar±ya½ (sy±. ka½.)] sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, tindukakandar±ya½ sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, tapodakandar±ya½ [kapotakandar±ya½ (ka.)] sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, tapod±r±me sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, j²vakambavane sen±sana½ paññapehi. Amh±ka½, ±vuso, maddakucchimhi migad±ye sen±sana½ paññapeh²”ti.
Tesa½ ±yasm± dabbo mallaputto tejodh±tu½ sam±pajjitv± aªguliy± jalam±n±ya purato purato gacchati. Tepi teneva ±lokena ±yasmato dabbassa mallaputtassa piµµhito piµµhito gacchanti. Tesa½ ±yasm± dabbo mallaputto eva½ sen±sana½ paññapeti– aya½ mañco, ida½ p²µha½ aya½ bhisi, ida½ bibbohana½ [bimbohana½ (s². sy±. ka½.)], ida½ vaccaµµh±na½, ida½ pass±vaµµh±na½, ida½ p±n²ya½, ida½ paribhojan²ya½, aya½ kattaradaº¹o, ida½ saªghassa katikasaºµh±na½, ima½ k±la½ pavisitabba½ ima½ k±la½ nikkhamitabbanti. Tesa½ ±yasm± dabbo mallaputto eva½ sen±sana½ paññapetv± punadeva ve¼uvana½ pacc±gacchati.
192. Tena kho pana samayena mettiyabh³majak± [mettiyabhummajak± (s². sy±. ka½.)] bhikkh³ navak± ceva honti appapuññ± ca. Y±ni saªghassa l±mak±ni sen±san±ni t±ni tesa½ p±puºanti l±mak±ni ca bhatt±ni. Tena kho pana samayena r±jagahe manuss± icchanti ther±na½ bhikkh³na½ abhisaªkh±rika½ piº¹ap±ta½ d±tu½– sappimpi, telampi, uttaribhaªgampi. Mettiyabh³majak±na½ pana bhikkh³na½ p±katika½ denti– yath±randha½ [yath±raddha½ (sy±.)] kaº±jaka½ bilaªgadutiya½. Te pacch±bhatta½ piº¹ap±tappaµikkant± there bhikkh³ pucchanti– “tumh±ka½, ±vuso, bhattagge ki½ ahosi, tumh±ka½ ki½ ahos²”ti [ki½ n±hosi (sy±. ka½.)]? Ekacce ther± eva½ vadanti– “amh±ka½, ±vuso, sappi ahosi, tela½ ahosi, uttaribhaªga½ ahos²”ti. Mettiyabh³majak± pana bhikkh³ eva½ vadanti– “amh±ka½, ±vuso, na kiñci ahosi– p±katika½ yath±randha½ kaº±jaka½ bilaªgadutiyan”ti.
Tena kho pana samayena kaly±ºabhattiko gahapati saªghassa catukkabhatta½ deti niccabhatta½. So bhattagge saputtad±ro upatiµµhitv± parivisati– aññe odanena pucchanti, aññe s³pena pucchanti, aññe telena pucchanti, aññe uttaribhaªgena pucchanti. Tena kho pana samayena kaly±ºabhattikassa gahapatino bhatta½ sv±tan±ya mettiyabh³majak±na½ bhikkh³na½ uddiµµha½ hoti. Atha kho kaly±ºabhattiko gahapati ±r±ma½ agam±si kenacideva karaº²yena. So yen±yasm± dabbo mallaputto tenupasaªkami, upasaªkamitv± ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ nis²di. Ekamanta½ nisinna½ kho kaly±ºabhattika½ gahapati½ ±yasm± dabbo mallaputto dhammiy± kath±ya sandassesi sam±dapesi samuttejesi sampaha½sesi. Atha kho kaly±ºabhattiko gahapati ±yasmat± dabbena mallaputtena dhammiy± kath±ya sandassito sam±dapito samuttejito sampaha½sito ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ etadavoca– “kassa, bhante, amh±ka½ ghare sv±tan±ya bhatta½ uddiµµhan”ti? “Mettiyabh³majak±na½ kho, gahapati, bhikkh³na½ tumh±ka½ ghare sv±tan±ya bhatta½ uddiµµhan”ti. Atha kho kaly±ºabhattiko gahapati anattamano ahosi. Kathañhi n±ma p±pabhikkh³ amh±ka½ ghare bhuñjissant²ti ghara½ gantv± d±si½ ±º±pesi– “ye, je, sve bhattik± ±gacchanti te koµµhake ±sana½ paññapetv± kaº±jakena bilaªgadutiyena parivis±”ti. “Eva½ ayy±”ti kho s± d±s² kaly±ºabhattikassa gahapatino paccassosi.
Atha kho mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³– hiyyo kho, ±vuso, amh±ka½ kaly±ºabhattikassa gahapatino bhatta½ uddiµµha½; sve amhe kaly±ºabhattiko gahapati saputtad±ro upatiµµhitv± parivisissati; aññe odanena pucchissanti, aññe s³pena pucchissanti, aññe telena pucchissanti, aññe uttaribhaªgena pucchissant²ti. Te teneva somanassena na cittar³pa½ rattiy± supi½su. Atha kho mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ pubbaºhasamaya½ niv±setv± pattac²varam±d±ya yena kaly±ºabhattikassa gahapatino nivesana½ tenupasaªkami½su. Addas± kho s± d±s² mettiyabh³majake bhikkh³ d³ratova ±gacchante; disv±na koµµhake ±sana½ paññ±petv± mettiyabh³majake bhikkh³ etadavoca– “nis²datha, bhante”ti. Atha kho mettiyabh³majak±na½ bhikkh³na½ etadahosi– “nissa½saya½ kho na t±va bhatta½ siddha½ bhavissati yath± maya½ koµµhake nis²d±piy±m±”ti [nis²d±peyy±m±ti (ka.)]. Atha kho s± d±s² kaº±jakena [k±º±jakena (sy±. ka½.)] bilaªgadutiyena upagañchi– bhuñjatha, bhanteti. “Maya½ kho, bhagini, niccabhattik±”ti. “J±n±mi ayy± niccabhattik±ti. Api c±ha½ hiyyova gahapatin± ±ºatt±– ‘ye, je, sve bhattik± ±gacchanti, te koµµhake ±sana½ paññ±petv± kaº±jakena bilaªgadutiyena parivis±’ti. Bhuñjatha, bhante”ti. Atha kho mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³– hiyyo kho, ±vuso, kaly±ºabhattiko gahapati ±r±ma½ agam±si dabbassa mallaputtassa santike. Nissa½saya½ kho maya½ dabbena mallaputtena gahapatino antare paribhinn±ti [santike paribhinn±ti (sy±. ka½.)]. Te teneva domanassena na cittar³pa½ bhuñji½su. Atha kho mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ pacch±bhatta½ piº¹ap±tappaµikkant± ±r±ma½ gantv± pattac²vara½ paµis±metv± bah±r±makoµµhake saªgh±µipallatthik±ya nis²di½su tuºh²bh³t± maªkubh³t± pattakkhandh± adhomukh± pajjh±yant± appaµibh±n±.
Atha kho mettiy± bhikkhun² yena mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ tenupasaªkami, upasaªkamitv± mettiyabh³majake bhikkh³ etadavoca– “vand±mi ayy±”ti. Eva½ vutte mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ n±lapi½su. Dutiyampi kho…pe… tatiyampi kho mettiy± bhikkhun² mettiyabh³majake bhikkh³ etadavoca– “vand±mi ayy±”ti. Tatiyampi kho mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ n±lapi½su. “Ky±ha½ ayy±na½ aparajjh±mi? Kissa ma½ ayy± n±lapant²”ti? “Tath± hi pana tva½, bhagini, amhe dabbena mallaputtena viheµhiyam±ne ajjhupekkhas²”ti? “Ky±ha½, ayy±, karom²”ti? “Sace kho tva½, bhagini, iccheyy±si, ajjeva bhagav± ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ n±s±peyy±”ti. “Ky±ha½, ayy±, karomi? Ki½ may± sakk± k±tun”ti? “Ehi tva½, bhagini, yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami, upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ eva½ vadehi– ‘ida½ bhante, nacchanna½ nappatir³pa½, y±ya½, bhante, dis± abhay± an²tik± anupaddav± s±ya½ dis± sabhay± sa-²tik± sa-upaddav±; yato niv±ta½ tato sav±ta½ [tato pav±ta½ (s². sy±. ka½.)]; udaka½ maññe ±ditta½; ayyenamhi dabbena mallaputtena d³sit±”’ti. “Eva½ ayy±”ti kho mettiy± bhikkhun² mettiyabh³majak±na½ bhikkh³na½ paµissutv± [paµissuºitv± (sy±. ka½.)] yena bhagav± tenupasaªkami, upasaªkamitv± bhagavanta½ abhiv±detv± ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Ekamanta½ µhit± kho mettiy± [s± mettiy± (sy±. ka.)] bhikkhun² bhagavanta½ etadavoca “ida½, bhante, nacchanna½ nappatir³pa½, y±ya½, bhante, dis± abhay± an²tik± anupaddav± s±ya½ dis± sabhay± sa-²tik± sa-upaddav±; yato niv±ta½ tato sav±ta½; udaka½ maññe ±ditta½; ayyenamhi dabbena mallaputtena d³sit±”ti.
193. Atha kho bhagav± etasmi½ nid±ne etasmi½ pakaraºe bhikkhusaªgha½ sannip±t±petv± ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ paµipucchi– “sarasi tva½, dabba, evar³pa½ katt± yath±ya½ bhikkhun² ±h±”ti? “Yath± ma½, bhante, bhagav± j±n±t²”ti. Dutiyampi kho bhagav± ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ etadavoca– “sarasi tva½, dabba, evar³pa½ katt± yath±ya½ bhikkhun² ±h±”ti? “Yath± ma½, bhante, bhagav± j±n±t²”ti. Tatiyampi kho bhagav± ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ etadavoca– “sarasi tva½, dabba, evar³pa½ katt± yath±ya½ bhikkhun² ±h±”ti? “Yath± ma½, bhante, bhagav± j±n±t²”ti. “Na kho, dabba, dabb± eva½ nibbeµhenti. Sace tay± kata½ katanti vadehi. Sace akata½ akatanti vadeh²”ti. “Yatoha½, bhante, j±to n±bhij±n±mi supinantenapi methuna½ dhamma½ paµisevit±, pageva j±garo”ti. Atha kho bhagav± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “tena hi, bhikkhave, mettiya½ bhikkhuni½ n±setha. Ime ca bhikkh³ anuyuñjath±”ti. Ida½ vatv± bhagav± uµµh±y±san± vih±ra½ p±visi.
Atha kho te bhikkh³ mettiya½ bhikkhuni½ n±sesu½. Atha kho mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ te bhikkh³ etadavocu½– “m±vuso, mettiya½ bhikkhuni½ n±setha, na s± kiñci aparajjhati; amhehi s± uss±hit± kupitehi anattamanehi c±van±dhipp±yeh²”ti. “Ki½ pana tumhe, ±vuso, ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½seth±”ti? “Evam±vuso”ti. Ye te bhikkh³ appicch±…pe… te ujjh±yanti khiyyanti vip±centi– “kathañhi n±ma mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½sessant²”ti! Atha kho te bhikkh³ bhagavato etamattha½ ±rocesu½ …pe… “sacca½ kira, bhikkhave, mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ dabba½ mallaputta½ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½sent²”ti? “Sacca½ bhagav±”ti…pe… vigarahitv±…pe… dhammi½ katha½ katv± bhikkh³ ±mantesi–
“Tena hi, bhikkhave, saªgho dabbassa mallaputtassa sativepullappattassa sativinaya½ detu. Evañca pana, bhikkhave, d±tabbo– “tena, bhikkhave, dabbena mallaputtena saªgha½ upasaªkamitv±, eka½sa½ uttar±saªga½ karitv±, vu¹¹h±na½ bhikkh³na½ p±de vanditv±, ukkuµika½ nis²ditv±, añjali½ paggahetv±, evamassa vacan²yo– ‘ime ma½, bhante, mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½senti. Soha½, bhante, sativepullappatto saªgha½ sativinaya½ y±c±m²’ti. Dutiyampi y±citabbo. Tatiyampi y±citabbo– ‘ime ma½, bhante mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½senti. Soha½ [soha½ bhante (ka.)] sativepullappatto tatiyampi, bhante, saªgha½ sativinaya½ y±c±m²’ti. “Byattena bhikkhun± paµibalena saªgho ñ±petabbo–
194. Suº±tu me, bhante, saªgho. Ime mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½senti. ¾yasm± dabbo mallaputto sativepullappatto saªgha½ sativinaya½ y±cati. Yadi saªghassa pattakalla½, saªgho ±yasmato dabbassa mallaputtassa sativepullappattassa sativinaya½ dadeyya. Es± ñatti.
“Suº±tu me, bhante, saªgho. Ime mettiyabh³majak± bhikkh³ ±yasmanta½ dabba½ mallaputta½ am³lik±ya s²lavipattiy± anuddha½senti. ¾yasm± dabbo mallaputto sativepullappatto saªgha½ sativinaya½ y±cati. Saªgho ±yasmato dabbassa mallaputtassa sativepullappattassa sativinaya½ deti. Yass±yasmato khamati ±yasmato dabbassa mallaputtassa sativepullappattassa sativinayassa d±na½, so tuºhassa; yassa nakkhamati, so bh±seyya.