20. Sah±yassa pariccattaj²vitakassa vatthumhi ayam±nupubb²kath±

Bhagavati parinibbute s±vatthiya½ somabr±hmaºo somadattabr±hmaºoti dve br±hmaº± vasanti. Tattha somadattabr±hmaºena saddhi½ somabr±hmaºo yebhuyyena d³ta½ k²¼ati. Athekadivasa½ somadatto somabr±hmaºa½ tena par±jetv± tassa uttar±saªgañca lañchanamuddikañca gahetv± attano geha½ gacchanto somabr±hmaºassa ehi geha½ gacch±- m±ti ±ha. Tato somo n±ha½ samma ekas±µako hutv± antarav²thi½ otaritu½ sakkomi. Gamanato ettheva me µh±na½ varataranti ±ha, somadattena eva½ sati samma ima½ uttar±saªga½ gaºh±ti tassa ta½ datv± id±ni samma eh²ti vuttopi n±gacchati. Puna tena bho kasm± n±gacchas²ti puµµho samma mama hatthe muddika½ apassant± me puttad±r±dayo may± saddhi½ kalaha½ karont²ti ±ha, atha so eva½ sante yad± te pahoti. Tad± mayha½ deh²ti muddikampi datv± ta½ gahetv± geha½ agam±si. Atha te ettakena sah±y± ahesu½. Aparabh±ge somadattabr±hmaºa½ aya½ parad±rakamma½ ak±s²ti manuss± gahetv± rañño dassesu½. R±j± tassa r³pasampatti½ disv± r±j±ºa½ akatv± m± bho puna evamak±s²ti ovaditv± vissajjesi. R±j± na½ y±vatatiyav±ra½ ovadanto vissajjetv± catutthev±re gacchatheta½ ±gh±tana½ netv± m±reth±ti ±º±pesi. Eva½ p±pakamme nirat± anek±k±rena ovadant±pi na sakk± niv±retu½. Tath±hi.
1. Soº± ceva sig±l± ca, v±yas± n²lamakkhik±;
iccete kuºape satt±, na sakk± te nisedhitu½.
2. Tath± p±º±tip±tesu, parad±re sur±ya ca;
mus±v±desu theyyesu, sattasatt± na v±riy±ti.
Tato r±japuris± ta½ bandhitv± pakkami½su. Tad± somabr±hmaºo somadatta½ tath± n²yam±na½ disv± kampam±nahadayo r±japuris±na½ santika½ gantv± ima½ bho muhutta½ m± m±retha. Y±va r±j±na½ j±n±pess±m²ti vatv± rañño santika½ gantv± vanditv± µhito deva mama j²vita½ somadattassa br±hmaºassa dass±mi. Eta½ muñcatha. Yadi m±retuk±m±, ma½ m±reth±ti ±ha. R±j± tuºh² [tuµµho itikatthaci] ahosi, r±japuris± somadatta½ muñcitv± somabr±hmaºa½ ±gh±tana½ netv± m±resu½, aho kataññuno katavedit±.

Hoti cettha.

3. Kak³pak±ra matt±na½, sarant± keci m±nus±;
j²vita½ denti somova, somadattassa attanoti.
So tena j²vitad±nena devaloke nibbattitv± mahante kanakavim±ne devacchar±sahassaparivuto dibbasampattimanubhonto paµivasati. Tad± somadattabr±hmaºo eso ma½ maraºappatta½ moces²ti vatv± tassatth±ya d±na½ datv± patti½ ad±si. T±vadevassa tato bahutara½ devissariya½ ahosi dev±nubh±vañca. Tato so somadevo attano devissariya½ olokento sah±yassa attano j²vitad±na½ addasa. Disv± attabh±va½ vijahitv± m±ºavakavaººena somadattabr±hmaºa½ upasaªkamitv± paµisanth±ra½ katv± att±na½ devaloke nibbattabh±va½ pak±setv± ta½ gahetv± attano ±nubh±vena devaloka½ netv± yath±k±ma½ sampatti manubhav±ti vatv± satt±ha½ devassariya½ datv± sattame divase netv± tassa geheyeva patiµµh±pesi. Tattha hi dibbasampatti manubh³tassa manussasampatti paµikkul± hoti. Tato so dibbasampattimanussaranto kiso dubbalo uppaº¹uppaº¹ukaj±to ahosi. Athekadivasa½ devaputto ta½ olokento tath± dukkhappatta½ disv± na sakk± manussena dibbasampattimanubhavitunti icchiticchitasampattid±yaka½ eka½ cint±maºi½ datv± tassa bhariyampi attano ±nubh±vena r³pavantha½ yasavanta½ vaººavanta½ atikkantamanussitthivaººa½ ak±si, aparabh±ge te jayampatik± paccakkhato diµµhadibbasampattivibhav± d±na½ datv± s²la½ rakkhitv± sah±yadevaputtassa santikeyeva nibbatti½s³ti.
4. Mandena nanditaman± upak±rakena,
p±ºampi denti sujan± iti cintayitv±;
mittaddu m± bhavatha bho upak±rakassa;
p±sa½siy± bhavatha s±dhujanehi nicca½ti.

Sah±yassa pariccattaj²vitakassa vatthu½ dasama½.

Nandiyar±javaggo dutiyo.