Udāna 4.4

Yak­kha­pahāra­sutta

Evaṃ me sutaṃ—​   ekaṃ samayaṃ bhagavā rājagahe viharati veḷuvane kalanda­ka­nivāpe. Tena kho pana samayena āyasmā ca sāriputto āyasmā ca mahāmoggallāno kapota­kan­darā­yaṃ viharanti. Tena kho pana samayena āyasmā sāriputto juṇhāya rattiyā navoropitehi kesehi abbhokāse nisinno hoti aññataraṃ samādhiṃ samāpajjitvā.

Tena kho pana samayena dve yakkhā sahāyakā uttarāya disāya dakkhiṇaṃ disaṃ gacchanti kenacideva karaṇīyena. Addasaṃsu kho te yakkhā āyasmantaṃ sāriputtaṃ juṇhāya rattiyā navoropitehi kesehi abbhokāse nisinnaṃ. Disvāna eko yakkho dutiyaṃ yakkhaṃ etadavoca: “paṭibhāti maṃ, samma, imassa samaṇassa sīse pahāraṃ dātun”ti. Evaṃ vutte, so yakkho taṃ yakkhaṃ etadavoca: “alaṃ, samma, mā samaṇaṃ āsādesi. Uḷāro so, samma, samaṇo mahiddhiko mahānubhāvo”ti.

Dutiyampi kho so yakkho taṃ yakkhaṃ etadavoca: “paṭibhāti maṃ, samma, imassa samaṇassa sīse pahāraṃ dātun”ti. Dutiyampi kho so yakkho taṃ yakkhaṃ etadavoca: “alaṃ, samma, mā samaṇaṃ āsādesi. Uḷāro so, samma, samaṇo mahiddhiko mahānubhāvo”ti. Tatiyampi kho so yakkho taṃ yakkhaṃ etadavoca: “paṭibhāti maṃ, samma, imassa samaṇassa sīse pahāraṃ dātun”ti. Tatiyampi kho so yakkho taṃ yakkhaṃ etadavoca: “alaṃ, samma, mā samaṇaṃ āsādesi. Uḷāro so, samma, samaṇo mahiddhiko mahānubhāvo”ti.

Atha kho so yakkho taṃ yakkhaṃ anādiyitvā āyasmato sāri­puttat­therassa sīse pahāraṃ adāsi. Tāva mahā pahāro ahosi, api tena pahārena sattaratanaṃ vā aḍḍhaṭṭha­ma­ratanaṃ vā nāgaṃ osādeyya, mahantaṃ vā pabbatakūṭaṃ padāleyya. Atha ca pana so yakkho “ḍayhāmi ḍayhāmī”ti vatvā tattheva mahānirayaṃ apatāsi.

Addasā kho āyasmā mahāmoggallāno dibbena cakkhunā visuddhena atik­kanta­mānusa­kena tena yakkhena āyasmato sāri­puttat­therassa sīse pahāraṃ dīyamānaṃ. Disvā yena āyasmā sāriputto tenupasaṅkami; upasaṅkamitvā āyasmantaṃ sāriputtaṃ etadavoca: “kacci te, āvuso, khamanīyaṃ, kacci yāpanīyaṃ, kacci na kiñci dukkhan”ti? “Khamanīyaṃ me, āvuso moggallāna, yāpanīyaṃ me, āvuso moggallāna; api ca me sīsaṃ thokaṃ dukkhan”ti.

“Acchariyaṃ, āvuso sāriputta, abbhutaṃ, āvuso sāriputta. Yāva mahiddhiko āyasmā sāriputto mahānubhāvo. Idha te, āvuso sāriputta, aññataro yakkho sīse pahāraṃ adāsi. Tāva mahā pahāro ahosi, api tena pahārena sattaratanaṃ vā aḍḍhaṭṭha­ma­ratanaṃ vā nāgaṃ osādeyya, mahantaṃ vā pabbatakūṭaṃ padāleyya, atha ca panāyasmā sāriputto evamāha: ‘khamanīyaṃ me, āvuso moggallāna, yāpanīyaṃ me, āvuso moggallāna; api ca me sīsaṃ thokaṃ dukkhan’”ti.

“Acchariyaṃ, āvuso moggallāna, abbhutaṃ, āvuso moggallāna. Yāva mahiddhiko āyasmā mahāmoggallāno mahānubhāvo yatra hi nāma yakkhampi passissati. Mayaṃ panetarahi paṃsu­pisāca­kampi na passāmā”ti.

Assosi kho bhagavā dibbāya sotadhātuyā visuddhāya atik­kanta­mānusi­kāya tesaṃ ubhinnaṃ mahānāgānaṃ imaṃ evarūpaṃ kathāsallāpaṃ.

Atha kho bhagavā etamatthaṃ viditvā tāyaṃ velāyaṃ imaṃ udānaṃ udānesi: 

“Yassa selūpamaṃ cittaṃ,
ṭhitaṃ nānupakampati;
Virattaṃ rajanīyesu,
kopaneyye na kuppati;
Yassevaṃ bhāvitaṃ cittaṃ,
kuto taṃ dukkhamessatī”ti.

Catutthaṃ.