Saddhammakittitthero pana ariyava½sattherassa saddhivih±riko jetavanavih±rav±s². Te pana ther± chappadagaŗava½sik±ti daµµhabb±.
Kaliyuge dvecatt±l²s±dhike aµµhavassasate sampatte ratanap³ranagareyeva sirisudhammar±j±dhipati n±ma dutiy±dhikar±j± rajja½ k±resi. Tasmińca k±le pabbatabbhantaranagarato mah±s²lava½so n±ma thero pańcacatt±l²s±dhike aµµhavassasate sampatte sumedhakatha½ kaby±laŖk±ravasena bandhitv± buddh±laŖk±rańca n±ma kaby±laŖk±ra½ pabbatabbhantarappaµisa½yuttańceva kaby±laŖk±ra½ bandhitv± te gahetv± ratanap³ranagara½ ±gacchi.
Atha r±j± th³p±r±macetiyassa esannaµµh±ne ratanavim±navih±re nis²d±pesi. So ca thero tattha sot±r±na½ pariyatti½ v±cetv± nis²di. So ca thero tattha nisinn±na½ ther±na½ aµµhamako hoti. So ca mah±s²lava½satthero kaliyugassa pannaras±dhike aµµhavassasate j±to. Ti½savassak±le ratanap³ranagara½ ±gatoti por±ŗapotthakesu vutta½. So pana thero nettip±¼iy± attha yojana½ marammabh±s±ya ak±si p±r±yanavatthuńca.
Ratanap³ranagareyeva raµµhas±ro n±ma eko thero atthi, mah±s²lava½sattherena samańń±ŗath±mo. So pana ratanap³ranagareyeva kaliyugassa ti½s±dhike aµµhavassasate k±le j±to. Bh³ridattaj±taka½ hatthip±laj±taka½ sa½varaj±takańca kaby±laŖk±ravasena bandhi ańńańca anekavidha½ kaby±laŖk±ra½. Te pana dve ther± kaby±laŖk±rak± rak±ti theraparampar±ya pavesetv± na gaŗenti por±ŗ±.
Ettha ca kińc±pi samaŗ±na½ uposathik±nańca kaby±laŖk±ra½ bandhitu½ v±cetu½ v± kapp±kappavic±raŗa½ vattu½ ok±so laddho, s±sanava½sa½ pana vattu½ ok±sassa ativitth±rovasesatt± ta½ avatv± ajjhupekkhiss±ma. Uposathavinicchaye pana naccag²t±disikkh±padassa visaye vitth±rena maya½ avocumh±.
Kaliyugassa gate tesaµµh±dhike aµµhavassasate ratanap³ranagareyeva siritribhavan±dityanarapatipavaramah±dhamma r±j±dhipatir±j± rajja½ k±resi. Tassa rańńo k±letis±sanadhajo n±ma bhikkhu saddhammakittittherassa santike gantha½ uggaŗhi. Atha arimaddananagarato eko mah±therosotuna½ v±citv± ratanap³ranagare nis²diss±m²ti ±gato. Atha saddhammakittittherassa gantha½ v±centasseva vih±rassa heµµh± nis²ditv± so mah±thero sadda½ suŗitv± eva½ cintesi,-etassa santike aha½ navakaµµh±ne µhatv± thoka½ gantha½ uggaŗhiss±m²ti. Atha so mah±thero saddhammakittittherassa santika½ pavisitv± gantha½ v±c±petu½ ok±sa½ y±ci. Atha saddhammakittitthero vassapam±ŗa½ pucchitv± tva½ bhante may± vu¹¹hataros²ti ±ha. Aha½ tay± vu¹¹hataropi sam±no navakaµµh±ne µhatv± gantha½ uggaŗhiss±m²ti ±ha. Atha saddhammakittitthero tassa gantha½ v±cesi. Atipas²ditv± pana ta½ mah±thera½ mah±s±dhujjanoti n±mena voh±rati.
Atha pacch± marammaraµµha½ kaliyugassa pańc±s²t±dhika-aµµhasatak±lato paµµh±ya y±va aµµh±s²t±dhika-aµµhasatavassak±la½ n±n±bhayehi saŖkhubbhita½ ahosi. Tad± kambojaraµµhato sihanisv± n±ma bhinnakuto ±gantv± ratana p³ranagare rajja½ gaŗhi. Atha so eva½ cintesi,- bhikkh³ ad±r± aputtik± hutv± puna sisse posetv± pariv±ra½ gavesanti, sace bhikkh³ pariv±ra½ vicinitv± r±jabh±va½ gaŗheyyu½, eva½ sati rajja½ gahetu½ sakkhissanti, id±neva bhikkh³ gahetv± m±retu½ vaµµat²ti. Eva½ pana cintetv± tovis²l³ n±make khettavane bah³ maŗ¹ape k±r±petv± gomahisakukkuµas³kar±dayo m±r±petv± bhikkh³ bhojess±m²ti vatv± jeyyapuravijayapuraratanap³ranagaresu sabbe mah±there bah³hi antev±sikehi saddhi½ pakkos±petv± tesu maŗ¹apesu nis²d±petv± hatthi-ass±disenaŖgehi pariv±retv± m±resi. Tad± kira tisahassappam±ŗ± bhikkh³ mari½s³ti. Bhikkh³ ca m±retv± bah³pi potthake aggin± jh±pesi, cetiy±nipi bhed±pesi. Ahovata p±pajanassa p±pakammanti. Honti cettha,-
S±sana½ n±ma r±j±na½, niss±ya tiµµhate idha;
micch±diµµhikar±j±no, s±sana½ d³senti satthuno.
Samm±diµµh² ca r±j±no, paggaŗhanteva s±sana½;
evańca sati ±k±se, ul³r±j±va dibbat²ti.
Atha kaliyuge ekavass±dhike navavassasate sampatte ±k±se bah³hi t±rak±hi dh³m± nikkhami½su. CańńiŖkhucetiyepi buddhappaµibimbassa akkhik³pato udakadh±r±nettajal±niviya nikkhami½s³ti r±java½se vutta½.
Atha saddhammakittitthero saddhi½ mah±s±dhujjanatis±ya nadhajattherehi ketumat²nagara½ agam±si. Raµµhas±rattheropi sirikhettanagara½ sayameva agam±s²ti por±ŗapotthakesu vutta½. Ta½ pana r±java½se sirikhettanagarindo satva var±j± ta½ ±nes²ti vuttavacanena na sameti.
Saddhammakittittheropi ketumat²nagare k±laŖkato. Tato pacch± thoka½ k±la½ atikkamitv± mah±s±dhujjanatthero tattheva k±lamak±si.
Tis±sanadhajatthero pana kaliyuge dv±das±dhike navavassasate sampatte ha½s±vat²nagare anekasetibhindassa rańńo k±le ketumat²nagarato ha½s±vat²nagara½ agam±si.
Tato pacch± ticatt±l²savassiko hutv± kaliyuge teras±dhike navavassasate miŖgha brahmanarapatirańńok±le puna jeyyapuranagara½ sampatto hutv± jetavanavih±rasam²pe ekissa½ guh±ya½ dis²di. Mah±-ariyava½sagaŗikassa jetavanattherassa santike upasaŖkami.
Tasmińca k±le jetavanatthero gil±no hutv± mayi k±laŖkate mama µh±na½ adhun± ha½s±vat²nagarato ±gato tis±sanadhajo n±ma thero pariggaŗhitu½ samattho bhavissati, tassa niyy±dess±m²ti cintesi. Tasmi½ khaŗe tis±sanadhajatthero purimay±me supina½ massi,– mataka¼evara½ sam²pa½ ±gacchat²ti, majjhimay±me pana ta½ mataka¼evara½ guh±ya½ pavisat²ti, pacchimay±me mataka¼evarassa ma½sa½ satthena chindat²ti. Atha supina½ passitabh±va½ attano sam²pe sayantassa ekassa s±maŗerassa ±rocesi. ¾rocetv± ca paritta½ bhaŗetv± nis²dantasseva jetavanatthero ta½ pakkositv± jetavanavih±ra½ tassa niyy±desi. Tis±sanadhajatthero ca jetavanavih±re nis²ditv± gantha½ v±cetv± nis²di. MiŖgha brahmanarapatir±j± ca tassa anuggahita½ ak±si.
Pacch± kaliyuge so¼as±dhike navavassasate sampatte ha½s±vat²nagarindo anekasetibhindo n±ma r±j± ratanap³ranagara½ vijayitv± eka½ vih±ra½ k±r±petv± tassa ad±si.
So ca tis±sanadhajatthero arimaddananagare arahanta gaŗava½sikoti daµµhabbo.
Tassa pana siss± anekasatappam±ŗ± lajjino ahesu½. Tesu pana sissesu varab±hutthero bh³minikh±nena garav±sitthero mah±raµµhag±mav±sino tayo mah±ther±ti ime pańca ther± visesato pariyattikovid±ti.
Tis±sanadhajatthero ca mahallakak±le an±p±na satikammaµµh±na½ gahetv± arańńa½ pavisitv± vivekaµµh±na½ gaŗhi. Tad± jetavanagaŗ±dayo arahanta gaŗava½s±yeva. Aparabh±geyeva tesa½ siss±nusissaparampar±su keci bhikkh³ siracch±dana½ n±n±vaŗŗappaµimaŗ¹itańca t±lavaŗµa½ gahetv± ±c±ravik±ra½ ±pajji½su.
Kaliyuge ekavass±dhike sahasse sampatte ukka½siko n±ma r±j± vih±ra½ k±r±petv± tis±sanadhajattherassa sissabh³tassa varab±huttherassa sissabh³tassa mah±ratan±karassa n±ma therassa ad±si.
So ca mah±ratan±karatthero ukka½sikarańńo sirisudhammar±j±mah±dhipat²ti n±malańcha½ chand±laŖk±rasaddanetti nayehi alaŖkaritv± dassita½ rajindar±jan±m±bhidheyy±d²pani½ n±ma gantha½ ak±si.
Tańca gantha½ parivisodhanatth±ya tiropabbat±bhidheyyassa mah±therassa niyy±desi. Tis±sanadhajattherassa sissabh³tesu mah±raµµhag±mav±s²su t²su bh±tikattheresu jeµµho ti½saguh±suvasanto pariyatti½ v±cetv± nis²di. Satvavar±j± ca tasmi½ there ativiya pasanno ahosi. ŃńoŖkarami n±makassa rańńo k±lepi c³¼apit± eka½ vih±ra½ k±r±petv± tasseva ad±si. Ukka½sikarańńo k±lepi maŖgava½n±make pabbate vih±ra½ k±r±petv± tasseva ad±si.
Tesu mah±raµµhag±mav±sittheresu majjhimattheropi tis±sanadhajattherassa jeµµhabh±tikattherassa ca niv±saµµh±nabh³te jetavanavih±reyeva gantha½ v±cetv± nis²di. Kaniµµhattheropi tesa½ niv±saµµh±nabh³tesuyeva vih±resu gantha½ v±cetv± nis²di. Ettha ca tis±sanadhajatthero n±ma lajji-alajjivasena dubbidho. Yath±vuttatthero pana lajj²ye v±ti daµµhabbo. Alajj² pana imasmi½ theraparampar±dassane na icchi tabbo. Alajj²bh³tassa pana tis±sanadhajattherassa vatthu½ idha avatv± ajjhupekkhiss±ma, payojan±bh±v± ganthassa ca papańc³pagamanatt±ti.
YogiraŖga n±makassa rańńo k±le jeyyapure suvaŗŗaguhav±s² mah±thero dakkhiŗ±r±mavih±rav±s² mah±thero catubh³mikavih±rav±s² mah±thero toŖgabh²l³ vih±rav±s² mah±thero ca tis±sanadhajamah±therassa saddhivih±rik±yeva. Tesa½ pana vatthumpi ganthavitth±rabhayena na vad±ma. Lajjigaŗava½sik± eteti vij±nanameva hettha pam±ŗanti.
Kaliyuge ekasaµµh±dhike navavassasate sampatte phaggunam±sassa juŗhapakkhadutiyadivase sukkav±re ratanap³ranagara½ dutiya½ m±petv± ńńog²raŖga n±ma r±j± rajja½ k±resi. S²has³radhammar±j±tipi n±malańcha½ paµiggaŗhi. Tocabh²l³ vih±rav±s²mah±thera½ uddissa catubh³mikavih±ra½ k±r±pesi. Catt±ri mah±municetiy±nipi k±r±pesi. Vih±ra cetiyesu aniµµhitesuyeva sinn²nagara½ nikkhamitv± tattha vera½ v³pasam±petv± pacc±gatak±le saŖkh±rasabh±va½ anatikkamanato divaŖgato ahosi. Ahovata saŖkh±radhamm±ti. Honti cettha,–
Seyyath± v±ŗij±na½va, gharago¼ikar³paka½;
ta½ta½disa½ bhamitv±va, s²sa½ µhapeti uttara½.
Eva½ lokamhi satt± ca, sandhicut²namantare;
yath± tath± bhamitv±va, ante µhapenti santanunti.
Kaliyuge sattasaµµh±dhike navavassasate phaggunam±sassa k±¼apakkhaterasamiya½ tassa jeµµhaputto pitu santaka½ rajja½ gaŗhi. Mah±dhammar±j±ti n±malańchampi paµiggaŗhi. Pitu k±le aniµµhit±ni cetiy±ni puna k±r±pesi. Catubh³mikavih±rańca niµµha½ gam±petv± tovibh²l³ mah±therassa paraloka½ gantv± avijjam±nat±ya catubh³mikavih±rav±s² mah±therassa dass±m²ti antepura½ pakkos±pesi. Thero dve v±r±ni pakkosiyam±nopi n±gacchi. Tatiya v±re pana bah³ saddhivih±rik± antepura½ gantv± pavisatha, na hi sakk± rańń± pakkosite paµikkhipitunti ±ha½su.
Atha thero evam±ha,- aha½ ±vuso raµµhap²¼anapiŗ¹ap±ta½ bhuńjitu½ na icch±mi, evampi sace tumhe icchatha rańńo santika½ gantu½, eva½ sati id±ni rańńo santika½ aha½ gamiss±m²ti antepura½ p±visi. Pavisitv± rańń± saddhi½ sall±pa½ katv± aya½ vih±ro arańńav±s²na½ bhikkh³na½ asapp±yoti paµikkhipi. Eva½ pana bhante sati tasmi½ vih±re nis²diyam±na½ thera½ upadissath±ti Khaŗittip±davih±rav±s² mah±r±ja thero pariyattiviss±rado sikkh±k±mo, tassa d±tu½ vaµµat²ti. Atha r±j± tassa vih±ra½ ad±si. Mah±saŖghan±thoti n±malańchampi ad±si. So tattha pariyatti½ v±cetv± nis²di.
Tassa pana vih±rassa pariv±rabh³tesu catt±l²s±ya vih±resu uttar±ya anudis±ya ekasmi½ vih±re vasanto var±bhisaŖghan±tho n±ma thero maŗikuŗ¹alavatthu½ marammabh±s±ya ak±si. Pacchim±ya anudis±ya ekasmi½ vih±re vasanto eko thero sattar±jadhammavatthu½ ak±si.