Yampi yebhuyyena paguºa½ na karonti, tassa anantaradh±natth±ya asammosatth±ya uggahadh±raº±divasena rakkhanampi karonti, ta½ dukkarakammameva.
S²ha¼ad²peyeva kira mah±bhaye ekasseva bhikkhuno mah±niddeso paguºo ahosi. Atha catunik±yikatissattherassa upajjh±yo mah±tipiµakatthero n±ma mah±rakkhitatthera½±ha,– ±vuso mah±rakkhita asukassa santike mah±niddesa½ gaºh±h²ti. P±pokir±ya½ bhante na gaºh±m²ti. Gaºh±vuso aha½ te santike nis²diss±m²ti. S±dhu bhante tumhesu nisinnesu gaºhiss±m²ti paµµhapatv± rattindiva½ nirantara½ pariy±puºanto os±nadivase heµµh±mañce itthi½ disv± bhante suta½yeva me pubbe, sac±ha½ eva½ j±neyya½, na ²disassa santike dhamma½ pariy±puºeyyanti ±ha. Tassa pana santike bah³ mah±ther± uggaºhitv± mah±niddesa½ patiµµh±pesu½. Eva½ ya½ yebhuyyena paguºa½ na karonti, tassa anantaradh±natth±ya asammosatt±ya uggahadh±raº±divasena rakkhanampi dukkarakamma½ yev±ti daµµhabba½.
Icceva½ bhagavato dharam±nak±lato pabhuti cirak±la½ yath±vuttamah±theraparampar± pariyatti½ mukhap±µheneva dh±resu½ Ahovata por±ºik±na½ mah±ther±na½ satipaññ±sam±dhivepullat±ya hi te mukhap±µheneva dh±retu sakk±ti. Mukhap±µheneva por±ºakatther±na½ pariyattidh±raºa½ pañcanavut±dhik±ni catusat±ni ahosi.
Bhagavato parinibb±nato mah±va½sas±ratthasaªgahesu ±gatanayena jinacakke paºº±ss±dhike catusate sampatte tambapaººid²pe r±j³na½ aµµh±rasamako’saddh±tissassa n±ma rañño putto vaµµag±maºi n±ma r±j± rajja½ patv± chavassak±le an±gate satt± h²nasatipaññ±sam±dhik± hutv± na sakkhissanti mukhap±µhena dh±retunti upaparikkhitv± pubbe vuttehi mah±therehi anupubbena ±gat± pañcamatt± mah±therasat± vaµµag±maºir±j±na½ niss±ya tambapaººid²pekadese malayajanapade ±lokaleºe aµµhakath±ya sahapiµakattaya½ potthake ±ropesu½.
Tañca yath±vuttasaªg²tiyo upanidh±ya catutthasaªg²tiyeva n±m±ti veditabb±. Vuttañheta½ s±ratthad²paniya½ n±ma vinayaµ²k±ya½,– catutthasaªg²tisadis± hi potthak±rohasaªg²t²ti.
S²ha¼ad²pe pana vaµµag±maºir±j± marammaraµµhe sirikhettanagare eko n±ma kukkuµas²sar±j± ca ekak±lena rajja½ k±resi. Amarapuram±pakassa rañño k±le s²ha¼ad²pabhikkhuhi idha pesitasandesakath±ya½ pana tetti½s±dhikacatusate sampatte potthak±ru¼a½ aka½s³ti ±gata½. Vuttañheta½ tattha,– tetti½s±dhikacatuvassasataparim±ºak±lanti.

Ida½ s²ha¼ad²pe y±va potthak±ru¼h±

S±sanassa patiµµh±na½.

Ath±para½ jambud²pe s²ha¼ad²pe ca bhikkh³ visu½ visu½ gaºavasena bhijji½su, yath± anotattadahato nikkhamananadiy± gaªg±yamun±divasena bhijjant²ti. Tattha jambud²pe gaº±na½ bhijjam±nata½ upariyeva vakkh±ma.
S²ha¼ad²pe pana gaº±na½ bhijjam±nat± eva½ daµµhabb±. Katha½. S²ha¼ad²pe hi s±sanassa patiµµham±nak±lato aµµh±ras±dhi kadvivassasate sampatte vaµµag±maºiraññ± k±r±vite abhayagirivih±re pariv±rakhandhaka½ p±µhato ca atthato ca vipall±sa½ katv± mah±vih±rav±sigaºato puthu hutv± eko gaºo bhijji, so abhayagiriv±sigaºo n±ma, dhammarucigaºoti ca tasseva n±ma½.
Abhayagiriv±sigaºassa bhijjam±nato dvecatt±l²s±dhikativassasate sampatte mah±senena n±ma raññ± k±r±pite jetavanavih±re bhikkh³ ubhatovisaªgap±µhe vipar²tavasena abhisaªkharitv± abhayagiriv±sigaºato visu½ eko gaºo ahosi, so jetavanav±sigaºo n±ma, s±galiyagaºoti ca tasseva n±ma½.
Jetavana v±sigaºassa bhijjam±nak±lato ekapaññ±savass±dhik±na½ tiººa½ vassasat±na½ upari kurundav±sino ca kolambav±sino ca bhikkh³ bh±gineyya½ d±µh±pati½ n±ma r±j±na½ niss±ya ubhatovibhaªgapariv±rakhandhakap±µhe vipar²tavasena abhisaªkharitv± vuttehi dv²hi gaºehi visu½ hutv± mah±vih±ra v±sigaºhattama½ tulayitv± upadh±retv± mah±vih±ran±ma½ gahetv± eko gaºo bhijji. Eva½ s²ha¼ad²pe mah±mahindatther±d²na½ va½sabh³tena mah±vih±rav±si gaºena saddhi½ catt±ro gaº± bhijji½su.
Tattha mah±vih±rav±si gaºoyeva eko dhammav±d² ahosi, ses± pana adhammav±dino. Te ca tayo adhammav±dino gaº± bh³tattha½ pah±ya abh³tatthena dhamma½ agaru½ katv± cari½s³ti vacanato s²ha¼ad²pe adhammav±dino tayopi alajjino gaº± parimaº¹alasuppaµicchann±disikkh±pad±ni an±diyitv± vicari½su. Tato paµµh±ya s±sane ekacc±na½ bhikkh³na½ n±nappak±ravasena niv±sanap±rupan±d²ni dissantiti veditabba½.
Adhammav±digaº±na½ bhijjam±nak±lato sattav²s±dhik±na½ pañcasat±na½ vass±nañca upari sirisaªghabodhi n±ma r±j± mah±vih±ra gaºassa pakkho hutv± adhammav±din± tayo gaºe niggahitv± jinas±sana½ paggahesi. So ca sirisaªgha bodhir±j± amh±ka½ marammaraµµhe arimandananagare anuruddhena n±ma raññ± samak±lavasena rajjasampatti½ anubhavi.
Tato pacch± s²ha¼ad²pe voh±rakatissassa n±ma rañño k±le kapilena n±ma amaccena saddhi½ mantetv± mah±vih±ra v±sino bhikkh³ niss±ya adhammav±digaºe niggaºhitv± jinas±sana½ paggaºh±ti.
Tato pacch± ca goµµh±bhayassa n±ma rañño k±le abhayagiri v±sino bhikkh³ parasamudda½ pabb±jetv± mah±vih±ra v±sino bhikkh³ niss±ya s±sana½ visodhayi.
Tato pacch±pi goµµh±bhayarañño puttabh³tassa mah±senassa n±ma rañño k±le abhayagiriv±s²na½ bhikkh³na½ abbhantare saªghamitto n±ma eko bhikkhu rañño padh±n±cariyo hutv± mah±mahindatther±d²na½ arahant±na½ niv±saµµh±nabh³ta½ mah±vih±r±r±ma½ vinassitu½ mah±senaraññ± mantetv± ±rabhi. Tad± navavass±ni mah±vih±re bhikkhu sañño ahosi. Ahovata mah±ther±na½ mahiddhik±na½ niv±saµµh±na½ alajjino bhikkh³ vinass±pesu½, suvaººaha½ss±na½ niv±saµµh±na½ k±k± viy±ti.
Jetavanav±s²nañca bhikkh³na½ abbhantare eko tisso n±ma bhikkhu teneva raññ± mantetv± mah±vih±re s²ma½ sam³hani Achekatt± pana tesa½ s²masam³hanakamma½ na sampajj²ti. Ahovata duss²l±na½ p±pak±na½ kamma½ acchariya½, seyyath±pi n±ma s±khamigo aggaggho k±sivattha½ mahaggha½ bhinnati, evameva bhinditabbavatthun± bhedakapuggalo ativiya d³ro ahos²ti. Bhavanti cettha,–
Yath± s±khamigo p±po, appagghoyeva k±sika½;
mahaggha½ kacca bhinna½bhinna½, mahuss±hena chindati.
Eva½ adhammav±d² p±po, dhammav±digaºa½ subha½;
mahuss±hena bhindayi, aho acchariyo aya½.
¾rak± d³rato ±su½, bhinditabbehi bhedak±;
bh³mitova bhavagganto, aho kamma½ aj±natanti.
Icceva½ adhammav±digaº±na½ balavat±ya dhammav±digaºo parih±yati. Yath± hi gijjhasakuºassa pakkhav±tena suvaººaha½s± pakatiy± µh±tu½ na sakkonti, evameva adhammav±d²na½ balavat±ya dhammav±d² parih±yati. Byagghavane viya suvaººamigo nillayitv± gocara½ gaºh±ti, yath±rucivasena dhamma½ caritu½ ok±sa½ na labhi.
S²ha¼ad²pe s±sanassa patiµµh±nato dvisattat±dhik±na½ catusat±na½ vassasahass±nañca upari samm±sambuddhassa parinibb±nato aµµhasattasat±dhik±na½ vassasahass±na½ upari mah±r±j± n±ma bh³p±lo rajja½ k±resi. So pana r±j± ñadumbaragiriv±sikassapattheraggamukh± mah±vih±rav±sino bhikkh³ tameva r±j±na½ niss±ya s±sane mala½ visodhesu½, yath± heraññiko hiraññe malanti.
Mah±vih±rav±sigaºato aññe adhammav±din± uppabb± jetv± visodhesu½. So ca mah±r±j± amh±ka½ marammaraµµhe arimaddananagare narapaticaññis³n± n±ma raññ± samak±la vasena rajja½ k±res²ti veditabbo.
Tato pacch± vi vijayab±hur±j±na½ parakkamab±hur±j±nañca niss±ya mah±vih±ra v±sino bhikkh³ s±sana½ parisuddha½ aka½su, adhammav±dino sabbepi uppabb±jetv± mah±vih±rav±sigaºoyeva eko patiµµhahi, yath± abbh±di-upakkilesamalehi vimutto nis±n±thoti.
Sirisaªghabodhir±j± voh±rikatissar±j± goµµh±bhayar±j±ti ete r±j±no s±sana½ visodhentopi sabbena sabba½ adhammav±digaº±na½ avinassanato s±sana½ parisuddha½ na t±va ahosi. Sirisaªghabodhirañño mah±rañño vijayab±hurañño parakkamab±huraññoti etesa½yeva r±j³na½ k±le sabbena sabba½ adhammav±d²na½ vinassanato s±sana½ parisuddha½ ahosi. Tad± pana adhammav±din± s²sampi uµµhahitu½ na sakk±, yath± aruºugge kosiy±ti.
Aparabh±ge pana cira½ k±la½ atikkante micch±diµµhik±na½ vij±tiy±na½ bhayena laªk±d²pe s±sana½ osakkitv± gaºap³raºamattassapi bhikkhusaªghassa avijjam±nat±ya mah±vijayab±hurañño k±le r±maññadesato saªgha½ ±netv± s±sana½ patiµµh±pesi.
Tato pacch± ca vimaladhammas³riyassa n±ma rañño k±le rakkh±puraraµµhato saªgha½ ±netv± s±sana½ patiµµh±pesi. Tato pacch± ca vimalassa n±ma rañño k±le tatoyeva saªgha½ ±netv± s±sana½ patiµµh±pesi. Tato pacch± ca kittissirir±jas²hassa n±ma rañño k±le sy±maraµµhato saªgha½ ±netv± tatheva ak±s²ti.

Aya½ s²ha¼ad²pe s±sanassa osakkanakath±.

Tato pacch± jinas±sane navut±dhike aµµhavassasate sampatte buddhad±sassa n±ma rañño k±le eko dhamma kathikatthero µhapetv± vinayapiµaka½ abhidhammapiµakañca avasesa½ suttantapiµaka½ s²ha¼abh±s±ya parivattitv± abhisaªkharitv± µhapesi. Tañca k±raºa½ c³¼ava½se vutta½.
Tassa kira buddhad±sassa rañño putt± as²timatt± as²timah±s±vak±na½ n±meneva voh±rit± ahesu½. Tesu puttesu s±riputtattherassa n±mena voh±rito eko upatisso n±ma r±jakum±ro pitari devaªgate dvecatt±l²savass±ni rajja½ karesi.
Tato pacch± kaniµµho mah±n±mo n±ma r±jakum±ro dv±v²savass±ni rajja½ k±resi. Tassa rañño k±le jina cakke tetti½s±dhikanavasatavasse s²ha¼ad²pe chasaµµhimatt±na½ r±j³na½ p³raºak±le buddhaghoso n±ma thero s²ha¼ad²pa½ gantv± s²ha¼abh±s±ya likhite aµµhakath±ganthe m±gadhabh±s±ya parivattitv± likhi.
So pana mah±n±ma r±j± amh±ka½ marammaraµµhe siripaccayanagare savilaññikrovi n±makena raññ± samak±lo hutv± rajja½ k±resi. Parittanidd±ne pana br³mavi:th²: n±makena raññ± samak±lo hutv± rajja½ k±res²ti vutta½. Ta½ na yujjatiyeva.
S²ha¼ad²pe pana kittissirimegho n±ma r±j± hutv± navame vasse tasmi½yeva d²pe r±j³na½ dv±saµµhimatt±na½ p³raºak±le jinacakke ti½s±dhike aµµhasatavasse jambud²pe kaliªgapurato kuhasivassa n±ma rañño j±m±t± dantakum±ro hemam±la½ n±ma r±jadh²ta½ gahetv± d±µh±dh±tu½ thenetv± nav±ya taritv± s²ha¼ad²pa½ agam±si. Jinacakke ti½s±dhika-aµµhavassasate jeµµhatissar±j± navavass±ni rajja½ k±resi.
Buddhad±sar±j± ek³nati½sati vass±ni upalissar±j± cadvicatt±l²savass±ni mah±n±mar±j± dv±v²savass±n²ti sabb±ni sampiº¹itv± jinas±sana½ dvatti½s±dhikanavavassasatappam±ºa½ hoti.
Tasmiñca k±le yad± dv²hi vassehi ³na½ ahosi, tad± mah±n±marañño k±le ti½s±dhikanavavassasatamatte s±sane buddhaghoso n±ma thero laªk±d²pa½ agam±si.
Amarapuram±pakassa rañño k±le s²ha¼ad²pikehi bhikkh³hi pesitasannesapaººe pana chapaºº±s±dhikanavavassasat±tikkante s³ti vutta½.
Ettha µhatv± buddhaghosattherassa aµµhuppatti½saªkhepamatta½ vakkh±ma. Katha½. S²ha¼abh±sakkharehi parivattita½ pariyattis±sana½ m±gadhas±sakkharena ko n±ma puggalo parivattitu½ sakkhissat²ti mah±ther± nimantayitv± t±vati½sabhavana½ gantv± ghosa½ devaputta½ disv± saddhi½ sakkena dev±namindena ta½ y±citv± bodhirukkhasam²pe ghosag±me kesassa n±ma br±hmaºassa kesiy± n±ma br±hmaºiy± kucchimhi paµisandhi½ gaºh±pesu½. Kh±datha bhonto pivatha bhontoti-±din± br±hmaº±na½ aññamañña½ ghosak±le vij±yanatt± ghosoti n±ma½ ak±si. Sattavassikak±le so tiººa½ ved±na½ p±rag³ ahosi.