28. Kapaºassa vatthumhi ayam±nupubb²kath±

Amh±ka½ bhagavati parinibbute b±r±ºas²nagarav±s² eko duggatapuriso paragehe bhati½katv± j²vika½ kappeti, tasmi½ samaye nagarav±sino yebhuyyena tasmi½ tasmi½ µh±ne maº¹ap±dayo k±r±petv± mah±d±na½ denti, ta½ disv± duggato eva½ cintesi, aha½ pubbe akatapuññatt± paragehe bhati½ katv± kicchena kasirena j²v±mi. Niv±sanap±rupanampi v±saµµh±namattammi dukkhato labh±mi. Id±ni buddhupp±do vattati bhikkhusaªghopi.
Sabbe ime d±na½ datv± saggamagga½ sodhenti. May±pi d±na½ d±tu½ vaµµati. Tamme d²gharatta½ hit±ya sukh±ya bhavissati. Api ca mayha½ taº¹ulan±limattampi natthi, akatav²riyena ta½ matthaka½ p±petu½ na sakk±, etadatth±y±ha½ uyyoga½ katv± d±na½ dass±m²ti cintetv± tato paµµh±ya bhati½ pariyesam±no gantv± tattha tattha bhati½ katv± laddhaniv±pe ca bhikkh±cariy±ya laddhatilataº¹ul±dayo ca ekattha sa½haritv± manusse sam±d±petv± tasmi½ maº¹apa½ k±r±petv± vanakusam±d²hi ta½ alaªkaritv± bhikkh³ nimantetv± maº¹ape nis²d±petv± sabbesa½ p±yasa½ [p±y±sa½ itisabbattha] paµiy±detv± bhojesi. Atha so maraºak±le attan± kata½ ta½ d±navara½ anussari. So tena kusalakammena suttappabuddho viya devaloke nibbatti. Tasmi½ tena katapuññ±nur³pa½ mahanta½ kanakavim±na½ nibbatti. Samant± tig±vutaµµh±ne devat± n±n± vidh±ni turiy±ni gahetv± upah±ra½ karonti. Nicca½ devacchar±sahass±ni [devacchar±sahassa½ itisabbattha] ta½ pariv±retv± tiµµhanti. Eva½ so mahanta½ sampatti½ anubhavati. Athekadivasa½ suvaººaselavih±rav±s² mah±saªgharakkhitatthero pattapaµisambhido devac±rika½ caram±no ta½ devaputta½ anupam±ya devasampattiy± virocam±na½ disv± upasaªkamma µhito tena katakamma½ pucchi. Sopissa yath±bh³ta½ by±k±si, tenattha.
1. Sabbasovaººayo ±si, p±s±do ratan±mayo;
soººasiªgasat±kiººo, duddikkho ca pabhassaro.
2. K³µ±g±ra sat±kiººo, soººam±l±sam±kulo;
mutt±kal±p±lambanti, tattha tattha manoram±.
3. Nekagabbhasat±kiººo, sayan±sanamaº¹ito;
vibhatto bhabbabh±gehi, puññava¹¹hakin± kato.
4. Naccanti pamad± tattha, bherimaº¹alamajjhag±;
g±yanti k±ci k²¼anti, v±denti k±ci tantiyo.
5. Tato tig±vute µh±ne, p±s±dassa samantato;
sahacchar± devaputt±, gahetv± ±tat±dayo.
6. Modanti pariv±retv±, naccag²t±din± sad±;
ullaªghantica selenti, sil±ghanti samantato.
7. Eva½ mahiddhiko d±ni, tuva½ vandova bh±sati;
pucch±mi ta½ devaputta, ki½ kammamakar² pur±.

Devaputto ±ha.

8. Ahosi½ duggato pubbe, b±r±ºas²puruttame;
d±na½ denti nar± tattha, nimantetv±na bhikkhavo.
9. J²vanto bhatiy± soha½, d±na½ dente mah±jane;
tuµµhahaµµhe pamudite, eva½ cintesaha½ tad±.
10. Sampannavatth±laªk±r±, d±na½ denti ime jan±;
paratthapi pahaµµh±va, sampattimanubhonti te.
11. Buddhupp±do aya½ d±ni, dhammo loke pavattati;
sus²l± d±ni vattanti, dakkhiºeyy± jinoras±.
12. An±vaµµhito [avaµµhitoca; andhaµµhitoca itipikattaci] sa½s±ro, ap±y± khalu p³rit±;
kaly±ºavimukh± satt±, k±ma½ gacchanti duggati½.
13. Id±ni dukkhito hutv±, j²v±mi kasirenaha½;
daliddo kapaºo d²no, appabhogo an±layo.
14. Id±ni b²ja½ ropemi, sukhette s±dhusammate;
appevan±ma ten±ha½, parattha sukhito siy±.
15. Iti cintiya bhikkhitv±, bhati½ katv±na nekadh±;
maº¹apa½ tattha k±retv±, nimantetv±na bhikkhavo.
16. ¾y±sena ad±s±ha½, p±yasa½ amat±ya so;
tena kammavip±kena, devaloke manorame.
17. J±tomhi dibbak±mehi, modam±no anekadh±;
d²gh±yuko vaººavanto, tejass²ca ahosahanti.
Eva½ devaputto attan± katapuññakamma½ vitt±rena kathesi, theropi manussaloka½ ±gantv± manuss±na½ attan± paccakkhato diµµhadibbasampatti½ pak±sesi. Ta½ sutv± mah±jano kusalakamma½ katv± yebhuyyena sagge nibbattoti.
18. An±layo duggatad²nakopi,
d±na½ dadanto dhigato visesa½;
sagg± pavagga½ yadi patthayavho,
hantv±na maccheramala½ dad±th±ti.

Kapaºassa vatthu½ aµµhama½.