Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samm±sambuddhassa.

Kaªkh±vitaraº²pur±ºa-µ²k±

Ganth±rambhakath±

Buddha½ dhammañca saªghanti-±din± y± pak±sit±;
bhadantabuddhaghosena, m±tik±µµhakath± subh±;
tass± hi l²napada½ vi-k±sanakoyam±rambho.

Ganth±rambhakath±vaººan±

Vippasannen±ti vividhappasannena. Katha½? “Itipi so…pe… buddho bhagav±, sv±kkh±to…pe… viññ³hi, suppaµipanno…pe… lokass±”ti (a. ni. 5.10) evam±din±. “Cetas±”ti vuttatt± t²su vandan±su cetovandan± adhippet±. Tanninnat±divasena k±y±d²hi paº±makaraºa½ vandan±, guºavasena manas±pi tath±va karaºa½ m±na½, paccayappaµipattiy±d²hi p³j±karaºa½ p³j±, paccay±d²na½ abhisaªkharaºa½ sakkacca karaºa½ sakk±ro, tesa½. Bh±jananti ±dh±ro, adhikaraºa½ v±.
Ther± mah±kassap±dayo, tesa½ va½soti therava½so, ±gam±dhigamasampad±ya tassa va½sassa pad²pabh³t±ti therava½sappad²p±, tesa½ therava½sappad²p±na½. Asa½h²ratt± thir±na½. Vinayakkameti vinayapiµake, ±rambh±nur³pavacanameta½. Sutt±bhidhammesupi te thir± eva. “Buddha½ dhammañca saªghañca pubb±cariyas²h±nañc±”ti avatv± kasm± visu½ vuttanti ce? Payojanavisesadassanattha½. Vatthuttayassa hi paº±makaraºassa antar±yaniv±raºa½ payojana½ attano nissayabh³t±na½ ±cariy±na½ paº±makaraºassa upak±raññut±dassana½. Tena buddhañca dhammañca saªghañca vanditv±, ca-saddena pubb±cariyas²h±nañca namo katv±ti yojan±. Atha v± “vanditv±”ti cetovandana½ dassetv± tato “namo katv±”ti v±c±vandan±, “katañjal²”ti k±yavandan±pi dassit±ti yojetabba½.
Id±ni abhidh±nappayojana½ dassetu½ “p±mokkhan”ti-±dim±ha. Tattha p±mokkhanti padh±na½. S²lañhi sabbesa½ kusaladhamm±na½ padh±na½ ±dibh±vato. Yath± ca satt±na½ khajjabhojjaleyyapeyyavasena catubbidhopi ±h±ro mukhena pavisitv± aªgamaªg±ni pharati, eva½ yoginopi c±tubh³maka½ kusala½ s²lamukhena pavisitv± atthasiddhi½ samp±deti. Tena vutta½ “mukhan”ti-±di. Atha v± mukhanti up±yo, tena mokkhappaves±ya nibb±nasacchikiriy±ya mukha½ up±yoti attho. Mahesin± ya½ p±timokkha½ pak±sitanti sambandho. Mahante s²l±dikkhandhe esi gaves²ti mahesi.
S³ratena niv±ten±ti “tattha katama½ soracca½? Yo k±yiko av²tikkamo”ti-±din± (dha. sa. 1349) s³ratena, n²cavuttin± m±nuddhaccavasena att±na½ anukkhipanabh±vena niv±tena. Vinay±c±rayuttena c±rittav±rittehi yuttena. “Soºattherena y±cito”ti avatv± “s³raten±”ti-±di kasm± vutta½, ki½ duss²lena v± duµµhena v± alajjin± v± y±citena vaººan± k±tu½ na vaµµat²ti ce? Na na vaµµati. Therassa vacana½ paµikkhipitu½ na sakk±, evar³paguºo therova, y±canavasena kattabbo ±daren±ti dassetu½ vutta½.
N±men±ti attano guºan±mena. Saddalakkhaºasubhato, vinicchayasubhato, viññeyyasubhato ca subha½.

Ganth±rambhakath±vaººan± niµµhit±.