16. Phalakakhaº¹adinnassa vatthumhi ayam±nupubb²kath±

S±vatthiya½ kireko manusso uttar±patha½ gacch±m²ti addh±namaggapaµipanno gimh±nam±se majjhaºhe bahal±tapena kilanto hutv± rukkhacch±ya½ pavisitv± tambula½ kh±danto phalake nis²di. Atha uttar±pathen±gacch±nto eko tatheva ±tapena kilanto ±gantv± purimassa santike nis²ditv± bho p±n²ya½ atth²ti pucchi. Itaro p±n²ya½ natth²ti ±ha. Athassa so mayhampi bho tambula½ dehi pip±sitomhiti vatv±pi na labhi. Catukah±paºena eka½ tambulapaººa½ kiºitv± laddho tattheva nis²ditv± kh±ditv± pip±sa½ vinodetv± tena upak±rena tassa sineha½ katv± attano gamanaµµh±na magam±si, ath± parabh±ge so paµµana½ gantv± n±v±ya vaºijjatth±ya gacchanto samuddamajjha½ p±puºi. Tato sattame divase n±v± bhijji. Manuss± macchakacchap±na½ bhakkh± j±t±. So eva puriso arogo hutv± eka½ phalakakhaº¹a½ ure katv± samudda½ tarati. Athe taropi tatheva n±v±ya bhinn±ya seso hutv± samudda½ taranto purimena sam±gami. Atha te sattadivasa½ samudde tarant± aññamañña½ sañj±ni½su. Tesu kah±paºe datv± tambula½ gahito eka½ phalakakhaº¹a½ ure katv± tarati. Itarasseta½ natthi. Atha so kah±paºe gahetv± dinnatambulamattasso pak±ra½ saritv± attano phalakakhaº¹a½ tassa ad±si. So tasmi½ sayitv± taranto ta½ pah±ya agam±si, aparo an±dh±rakena taranto ossaµµhaviriyo udake os²ditum±rati. Tasmi½ khaºe samudde adhivatth± maºimekhal± n±ma devadh²t± os²danta½ ta½ disv± sappurisoti tassa guº±nussarant² vegen± gantv± ta½ attano ±nubh±vena samuddat²ra½ p±pesi. Itara½pi s± etasseva guº±nubh±vena t²ra½ p±pesi. Atha phalakenotiººapuriso ta½ disv± vimhito katha½ purato ahosi samm±ti pucchi. So na j±n±mi. Apica kho sukheneva t²ra½ pattosm²ti ±ha. Atha devadh²t± dissam±nakasar²reneva attan± ±n²tabh±va½ ±rocent² ±ha.
1. Yo m±tara½ pitara½v±, dhammena idha posati;
rakkhanti ta½ sad± dev±, samudde v± thalepi v±.
2. Yo ce buddhañca dhammañca, sa½ghañca saraºa½ gato;
rakkhanti ta½ sad± dev±, samudde v± thalepi v±.
3. Pañcavidha½ aµµhavidha½, p±timokkhañca sa½vara½;
p±leti yo ta½ p±lenti, dev± sabbattha sabbad±.
4. K±yena v±c± manas±, sucaritta½ carat² dha yo;
p±lenti ta½ sad± dev±, samudde v± thalepi v±.
5. Yo sappurisadhammesu, µhito dha katavediko;
p±lenti ta½ sad± dev±, samudde v± thalepi v±.

Tato so ±ha.

6. Neva d±na½ ad±s±ha½, na s²la½ parip±layi½;
kena me puññakammena, mama½ rakkhanti devat±;
pucch±mi sa½saya½ tuyha½, ta½ me akkh±hi devateti.

Devat± ±ha.

7. Ag±dh± p±rage bh²me, s±gare durit± kare;
bhinnan±vo taranto tva½, hadaye katv± kaliªgara½.
8. Ýhatv± sappurise dhamme, att±na manavekkhiya;
khaºasanthavassa purisassa, ad±si phalaka½ saka½.
9. Ta½ tuyha½ mittadhammañca, d±nañca phalakassa te;
patiµµh±si samuddasmi½, eva½ j±n±hi m±ris±ti.
Evañca vatv± s± te dibb±h±rena santappetv± dibbavatth±laªk±rehi alaªkaritv± attano ±nubh±vena s±vatthinagareyeva te patiµµh±pesi. Tato paµµh±ya tameva ±rammaºa½ katv± te d±na½ dadant± s²la½ rakkhant± uposathakamma½ karont± ±yupariyos±ne saggapar±yaº± ahesu½.
10. Eva½ parittakusalenapi s±garasmi½,
satt± labhanti saraºa½ khalu devat±hi;
tumhepi sappurisata½ na vin±sayant±,
m± bho pamajjatha sad± kusalappayogeti.

Phalakakhaº¹adinnassa vatthu½ chaµµhama½.