Meghiyavaggo catuttho

4-1: Meghiyasuttaṁ (31)

1. evaṁ me sutaṁ:
ekaṁ samayaṁ bhagavā cālikāyaṁ viharati, cālike pabbate. tena kho pana samayena āyasmā meghiyo bhagavato upaṭṭhāko hoti. atha kho āyasmā meghiyo yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā bhagavantaṁ abhivādetvā, ekamantaṁ aṭṭhāsi. ekamantaṁ ṭhito kho āyasmā meghiyo bhagavantaṁ etad-avoca: “icchāmahaṁ bhante jantugāmaṁ piṇḍāya pavisitun”-ti. “yassadāni tvaṁ meghiya kālaṁ maññasī” ti.

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2. atha kho āyasmā meghiyo pubbanhasamayaṁ nivāsetvā, pattacīvaram-ādāya, jantugāmaṁ piṇḍāya pāvisi. jantugāme piṇḍāya caritvā, pacchābhattaṁ piṇḍapātapaṭikkanto, yena kimikālāya nadiyā tīraṁ tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā kimikālāya nadiyā tīre, jaṅghāvihāraṁ anucaṅkamamāno anuvicaramāno, addasā kho ambavanaṁ pāsādikaṁ ramaṇīyaṁ. disvānassa etad-ahosi: “pāsādikaṁ vatidaṁ ambavanaṁ ramaṇīyaṁ. alaṁ vatidaṁ kulaputtassa padhānatthikassa padhānāya. sace maṁ bhagavā anujāneyya āgaccheyyāhaṁ imaṁ ambavanaṁ padhānāyā” ti.

3. atha kho āyasmā meghiyo yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā bhagavantaṁ abhivādetvā, ekamantaṁ nisīdi. ekamantaṁ nisinno kho āyasmā meghiyo Editor's note: BJT, meghīyo - printer's error. In this sutta many times BJT prints meghīyo or meghīya by mistake, further cases will not be noted here.01 bhagavantaṁ etad-avoca: “idhāhaṁ bhante pubbanhasamayaṁ nivāsetvā, pattacīvaram-ādāya, jantugāmaṁ piṇḍāya pāvisiṁ. jantugāme piṇḍāya caritvā, pacchābhattaṁ piṇḍapātapaṭikkanto, yena kimikālāya nadiyā tīraṁ tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā kimikālāya nadiyā tīre, jaṅghāvihāraṁ anucaṅkamamāno anuvicaramāno, addasaṁ ambavanaṁ pāsādikaṁ ramaṇīyaṁ. disvāna, me etad-ahosi: ‘pāsādikaṁ vatidaṁ ambavanaṁ ramaṇīyaṁ, alaṁ vatidaṁ kulaputtassa padhānatthikassa padhānāya. sace maṁ bhagavā anujāneyya āgaccheyyāhaṁ imaṁ ambavanaṁ padhānāyāti.’ sace maṁ bhante bhagavā anujānāti, gaccheyyāhaṁ taṁ ambavanaṁ padhānāyā” ti.

4. evaṁ vutte, bhagavā āyasmantaṁ meghiyaṁ etad-avoca: “āgamehi tāva meghiya ekakamhā yāva añño koci BJT note: añño pi koci - palm leaf book.02 bhikkhu āgacchatī” ti. BJT note: dissatū-ti - Navaṅguttarapāḷī.03 dutiyam-pi kho āyasmā meghiyo bhagavantaṁ etad-avoca: “bhagavato bhante natthi kiñci uttarikaraṇīyaṁ, BJT note: uttariṁ (karaṇīyaṁ)- palm leaf book, here and in similar places below.04 natthi katassa vā paticayo. mayhaṁ kho pana bhante atthi uttarikaraṇīyaṁ, atthi katassa paticayo. sace maṁ bhante bhagavā anujānāti, gaccheyyāhaṁ taṁ ambavanaṁ padhānāyā” ti. dutiyam-pi kho bhagavā āyasmantaṁ meghiyaṁ etad-avoca: “āgamehi tāva meghiya ekakamhā yāva añño koci bhikkhu āgacchatī” ti. tatiyam-pi kho āyasmā meghiyo bhagavantaṁ etad-avoca: “bhagavato bhante natthi kiñci uttarikaraṇīyaṁ, natthi katassa vā paticayo. mayhaṁ kho pana bhante atthi uttarikaraṇīyaṁ, atthi katassa paticayo. sace maṁ bhante bhagavā anujānāti, gaccheyyāhaṁ taṁ ambavanaṁ padhānāyā” ti.

5. “padhānanti kho meghiya vadamānaṁ kinti vadeyyāma? yassadāni tvaṁ meghiya kālaṁ maññasī” ti. atha kho āyasmā meghiyo uṭṭhāyāsanā, bhagavantaṁ abhivādetvā padakkhiṇaṁ katvā, yena taṁ ambavanaṁ tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā ambavanaṁ ajjhogahetvā, aññatarasmiṁ rukkhamūle divā vihāraṁ nisīdi. atha kho āyasmato meghiyassa, tasmiṁ ambavane viharantassa, yebhuyyena tayo pāpakā akusalā vitakkā samudācaranti, Editor's note: BJT, carantī - printer's error.05 seyyathīdaṁ: kāmavitakko, byāpādavitakko, vihiṁsāvitakko ti. atha kho āyasmato meghiyassa etad-ahosi: “acchariyaṁ vata bho, abbhutaṁ vata bho, saddhāya ca vatamhi agārasmā anagāriyaṁ pabbajito, atha ca panimehi tīhi pāpakehi akusalehi vitakkehi anvāsattā, seyyathīdaṁ: kāmavitakkena, byāpādavitakkena, vīhiṁsāvitakkenā ti.

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6. atha kho āyasmā meghiyo sāyanhasamayaṁ patisallānā vuṭṭhito, yena bhagavā tenupasaṅkami, upasaṅkamitvā bhagavantaṁ abhivādetvā, ekamantaṁ nisīdi. ekamantaṁ nisinno kho āyasmā meghiyo bhagavantaṁ etad-avoca: “idha mayhaṁ bhante tasmiṁ ambavane viharantassa, yebhuyyena tayo pāpakā akusalā vitakkā samudācaranti, seyyathīdaṁ: kāmavitakko, byāpādavitakko, vihiṁsāvitakko ti. tassa mayhaṁ bhante etad-ahosi: ‘acchariyaṁ vata bho, abbhutaṁ vata bho, saddhāya ca vatamhi agārasmā anagāriyaṁ pabbajito, atha ca panimehi tīhi pāpakehi akusalehi vitakkehi anvāsattā. BJT note: anvāsatto ti pi - variant reading noted in the commentary.06 seyyathīdaṁ: kāmavitakkena, byāpādavitakkena, vihiṁsāvitakkenā’ ” ti.

7. “aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, pañca dhammā paripākāya saṁvattanti. katame pañca?

idha meghiya bhikkhu kalyāṇamitto hoti, kalyāṇasahāyo kalyāṇasampavaṅko. aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, ayaṁ paṭhamo dhammo paripākāya saṁvattati.

puna caparaṁ meghiya bhikkhu sīlavā hoti, pātimokkhasaṁvarasaṁvuto viharati ācāragocarasampanno, aṇumattesu vajjesu bhayadassāvī, samādāya sikkhati sikkhāpadesu. aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, ayaṁ dutiyo dhammo paripākāya saṁvattati.

puna caparaṁ meghiya bhikkhu yāyaṁ kathā abhisallekhikā, cetovivaraṇasappāyā ekantanibbidāya virāgāya nirodhāya upasamāya abhiññāya sambodhāya nibbānāya saṁvattati, seyyathīdaṁ: appicchakathā, santuṭṭhikathā, pavivekakathā, asaṁsaggakathā, viriyārambhakathā, sīlakathā, samādhikathā, paññākathā, vimuttikathā, vimuttiñāṇadassanakathā. evarūpāya kathāya nikāmalābhī hoti akicchalābhī akasiralābhī. aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, ayaṁ tatiyo dhammo paripākāya saṁvattati.

puna caparaṁ meghiya bhikkhu āraddhaviriyo viharati, akusalānaṁ dhammānaṁ pahānāya, kusalānaṁ dhammānaṁ upasampadāya, thāmavā daḷhaparakkamo anikkhittadhuro kusalesu dhammesu. aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, ayaṁ catuttho dhammo paripākāya saṁvattati.

puna caparaṁ meghiya bhikkhu paññavā hoti, udayatthagāminiyā paññāya samannāgato, ariyāya nibbedhikāya sammā dukkhakkhayagāminiyā. aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, ayaṁ pañcamo dhammo paripākāya saṁvattati.

aparipakkāya meghiya cetovimuttiyā, ime pañca dhammā paripākāya saṁvattanti.

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8. “kalyāṇamittassetaṁ meghiya bhikkhuno pāṭikaṅkhaṁ, kalyāṇasahāyassa kalyāṇasampavaṅkassa yaṁ sīlavā bhavissati, pātimokkhasaṁvarasaṁvuto viharissati, ācāragocarasampanno aṇumattesu vajjesu bhayadassāvī, samādāya sikkhissati sikkhāpadesu.

kalyāṇamittassetaṁ meghiya bhikkhuno pāṭikaṅkhaṁ, BJT note: pāṭikaṅkhaṁ - palm leaf book. Editor's note: as the reading in text and note are the same it seems there is an error involved here.07 kalyāṇasahāyassa kalyāṇasampavaṅkassa yāyaṁ kathā abhisallekhikā, cetovivaraṇasappāyā ekantanibbidāya virāgāya nirodhāya upasamāya abhiññāya sambodhāya nibbānāya saṁvattati, BJT note: saṁvassati - palm leaf book.08 seyyathīdaṁ: appicchakathā, santuṭṭhikathā, pavivekakathā, asaṁsaggakathā, viriyārambhakathā, sīlakathā, samādhikathā, paññākathā, vimuttikathā, vimuttiñāṇadassanakathā. evarūpāya BJT note: evarūpiyā - palm leaf book.09 kathāya nikāmalābhī bhavissati akicchalābhī akasiralābhī.

kalyāṇamittassetaṁ meghiya bhikkhuno pāṭikaṅkhaṁ, kalyāṇasahāyassa kalyāṇasampavaṅkassa yaṁ āraddhaviriyo bhavissati, BJT note: viharissati - ChS.10 akusalānaṁ dhammānaṁ pahānāya, kusalānaṁ dhammānaṁ upasampadāya, thāmavā daḷhaparakkamo anikkhittadhuro kusalesu dhammesu.

kalyāṇamittassetaṁ meghiya bhikkhuno pāṭikaṅkhaṁ, kalyāṇasahāyassa kalyāṇasampavaṅkassa yaṁ paññavā bhavissati, udayatthagāminiyā paññāya samannāgato, ariyāya nibbedhikāya sammā dukkhakkhayagāminiyā.

tena ca pana meghiya bhikkhunā imesu pañcasu dhammesu patiṭṭhāya, cattāro dhammā uttaribhāvetabbā: BJT note: uttariṁ (bhāvetabbā)- palm leaf book.11 asubhā bhāvetabbā rāgassa pahānāya, mettā bhāvetabbā byāpādassa pahānāya, ānāpānassati bhāvetabbā vitakkupacchedāya, aniccasaññā bhāvetabbā asmimānasamugghātāya. aniccasaññino meghiya anattasaññā saṇṭhāti, anattasaññi asmimānasamugghātaṁ pāpuṇāti, diṭṭheva dhamme nibbānan”-ti.

9. atha kho bhagavā etam-atthaṁ viditvā, tāyaṁ velāyaṁ imaṁ udānaṁ udānesi:

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“khuddā vitakkā sukhumā vitakkā,

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anuggatā manaso uppilāvā, BJT note: ubbilāpā - palm leaf book.12

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ete avidvā manaso vitakke,

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hurāhuraṁ dhāvati bhantacitto.

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ete ca vidvā manaso vitakke,

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ātāpiyo saṁvaratī satīmā.

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anuggate manaso uppilāve - BJT note: ubbilāpe - palm leaf book.13

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asesam-ete pajahāsi buddho” ti.

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