Saṃyutta Nikāya 41

1. Cittavagga

9. Acela­kas­sa­pasutta

Tena kho pana samayena acelo kassapo macchikāsaṇḍaṃ anuppatto hoti cittassa gahapatino purāṇa­gihi­sahāyo. Assosi kho citto gahapati: “acelo kira kassapo macchikāsaṇḍaṃ anuppatto amhākaṃ purāṇa­gihi­sahāyo”ti. Atha kho citto gahapati yena acelo kassapo tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā acelena kassapena saddhiṃ sammodi. Sammodanīyaṃ kathaṃ sāraṇīyaṃ vītisāretvā ekamantaṃ nisīdi. Ekamantaṃ nisinno kho citto gahapati acelaṃ kassapaṃ etadavoca: “kīvaciraṃ pabbajitassa, bhante kassapā”ti? “Tiṃsamattāni kho me, gahapati, vassāni pabbajitassā”ti. “Imehi pana te, bhante, tiṃsamattehi vassehi atthi koci uttari manussadhammā ala­mariya­ñāṇadas­sana­viseso adhigato phāsuvihāro”ti? “Imehi kho me, gahapati, tiṃsamattehi vassehi pabbajitassa natthi koci uttari manussadhammā ala­mariya­ñāṇadas­sana­viseso adhigato phāsuvihāro, aññatra naggeyyā ca muṇḍeyyā ca pāvaḷa­nip­phoṭa­nāya cā”ti. Evaṃ vutte, citto gahapati acelaṃ kassapaṃ etadavoca: “acchariyaṃ vata, bho, abbhutaṃ vata, bho. Dhammassa svākkhātatā yatra hi nāma tiṃsamattehi vassehi na koci uttari manussadhammā ala­mariya­ñāṇadas­sana­viseso adhigato abhavissa phāsuvihāro, aññatra naggeyyā ca muṇḍeyyā ca pāvaḷa­nip­phoṭa­nāya cā”ti.

“Tuyhaṃ pana, gahapati, kīvaciraṃ upāsakattaṃ upagatassā”ti? “Mayhampi kho pana, bhante, tiṃsamattāni vassāni upāsakattaṃ upagatassā”ti. “Imehi pana te, gahapati, tiṃsamattehi vassehi atthi koci uttari manussadhammā ala­mariya­ñāṇadas­sana­viseso adhigato phāsuvihāro”ti? “Gihinopi siyā, bhante. Ahañhi, bhante, yāvadeva ākaṅkhāmi, vivicceva kāmehi vivicca akusalehi dhammehi savitakkaṃ savicāraṃ vivekajaṃ pītisukhaṃ paṭhamaṃ jhānaṃ upasampajja viharāmi. Ahañhi, bhante, yāvadeva ākaṅkhāmi, vitak­ka­vicārā­naṃ vūpasamā dutiyaṃ jhānaṃ upasampajja viharāmi. Ahañhi, bhante, yāvadeva ākaṅkhāmi, pītiyā ca virāgā … pe … tatiyaṃ jhānaṃ upasampajja viharāmi. Ahañhi, bhante, yāvadeva ākaṅkhāmi, sukhassa ca pahānā … pe … catutthaṃ jhānaṃ upasampajja viharāmi. Sace kho panāhaṃ, bhante, bhagavato paṭhamataraṃ kālaṃ kareyyaṃ, anacchariyaṃ kho panetaṃ yaṃ maṃ bhagavā evaṃ byākareyya: ‘natthi taṃ saṃyojanaṃ yena saṃyojanena saṃyutto citto gahapati puna imaṃ lokaṃ āgaccheyyā’”ti. Evaṃ vutte, acelo kassapo cittaṃ gahapatiṃ etadavoca: “acchariyaṃ vata bho, abbhutaṃ vata bho. Dhammassa svākkhātatā, yatra hi nāma gihī odātavasano evarūpaṃ uttari manussadhammā ala­mariya­ñāṇadas­sana­visesaṃ adhigamissati phāsuvihāraṃ. Labheyyāhaṃ, gahapati, imasmiṃ dhammavinaye pabbajjaṃ, labheyyaṃ upasampadan”ti.

Atha kho citto gahapati acelaṃ kassapaṃ ādāya yena therā bhikkhū tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā there bhikkhū etadavoca: “ayaṃ, bhante, acelo kassapo amhākaṃ purāṇa­gihi­sahāyo. Imaṃ therā pabbājentu upasampādentu. Ahamassa ussukkaṃ karissāmi cīvara­piṇḍa­pāta­se­nāsa­na­gilā­nappac­caya­bhesaj­ja­parik­khā­rā­nan”ti. Alattha kho acelo kassapo imasmiṃ dhammavinaye pabbajjaṃ, alattha upasampadaṃ. Acirū­pasam­panno ca panāyasmā kassapo eko vūpakaṭṭho appamatto ātāpī pahitatto viharanto nacirasseva—yassatthāya kulaputtā sammadeva agārasmā anagāriyaṃ pabbajanti, tadanuttaraṃ—brahma­cari­ya­pari­yosānaṃ diṭṭheva dhamme sayaṃ abhiññā sacchikatvā upasampajja vihāsi. “Khīṇā jāti, vusitaṃ brahmacariyaṃ, kataṃ karaṇīyaṃ, nāparaṃ itthattāyā”ti abbhaññāsi. Aññataro ca panāyasmā kassapo arahataṃ ahosīti.

Navamaṃ.