7. Vess±mitt±ya vatthumhi ayam±nupubb²kath±

Jambud²pe kira kosambinagare kosambirañño vess±mitt±n±ma aggamahes² ahosi. Tad± bhagav± kosambiya½ paµivasati mahat± bhikkhusaªghena saddhi½ c±rika½ caram±no. Tasmi½ samaye s± raññ± saddhi½ vih±ra½ gantv± anopam±ya buddhal²¼±ya madhurena sarena desentassa bhagavato dhamma½ sutv± pasann± saraºesu patiµµh±ya buddham±mik± hutv± viharati. Ath± parabh±ge tassa rañño rajjatth±ya paccantar±j± yuddhasajjo rajja½ v± detu, yuddha½v±ti paººa½ pahiºi. Ta½ sutv± r±j± mahatiy± sen±ya parivuto yuddhabh³mi½ gacchanto mahesiy± saddhi½ gantv± khandh±v±ra½ niv±setv± tass± evam±ha. Bhadde saªg±mas²se jayapar±jayo n±ma na sakk± viññ±tu½. Sace me par±jayo abhavissa, puretarameva rattapat±ka½ uss±pess±mi, tena abhiññ±ºena tva½ kosambimeva gacch±h²ti anus±sitv± saªg±ma maº¹ala½ gantv± mah±raºa½ karonto attano par±jayabh±va½ ñatv± m±tug±ma½ saritv± rattaddhaja½ uss±petv± yujjhanto raºe pati. Atha s± rattapat±ka½ disv± par±jito n³na me s±mikoti bhayena pal±yitum±rabhi. Atha ta½ corarañño manuss± disv± n³n±ya½ rañño aggamahes²ti ñatv± attano r±j±na½ dassesu½, r±j± ta½ disv± paµibaddhacitto mameta½ abhiseka½ karoth±ti amacce ±º±pesi. Amacc± ta½ abhisekatth±ya y±ci½su, s± na me bhaºe abhisekenatthoti na icchi. Amacc± tamattha½ rañño ±rocesu½. R±j± na½ pakkos±petv± kasm± na icchas²ti pucchi. S± evam±ha.
1. Suºohi s±dhuka½ deva, bh±sam±n±ya me vaco;
bhatt± mayha½ mato ajja, sabbasampattid±yako.
2. Katv±na sobhiseka½ ma½, attano hadaya½ viya;
p±leti ta½ sarantass±, sokaggi dahate mana½.
3. Mah±r±ja sacaññassa, assa maggamahesik±;
tamh± dukkh± na mucc±mi, ten±ha½ ta½ na patthaye.
4. Sokaggin± paditt±ha½, soke soka½ katha½ khipe;
jalantaggimh² ko n±ma, pal±la½ pakkhipe budho.
5. Piyavippayogadukkha½, ta½ cintayant² punappuna½;
tamh± dukkh± na mucc±mi, tasm±ha½ ta½ na patthayeti.
Ta½ sutv± r±j± kodhen±bhibh³to sace n±bhisiñcissasi, aggimhi ta½ pakkhipiss±m²ti vatv± mahanta½ d±rucitaka½ k±r±petv± aggi½ datv± ekapajjote j±te etta pavis±ti ±ha. Atha s± y±cant² r±j±na½ ±ha.
6. P±po nipp±pina½ r±ja, p±tana½ khalu p±vake;
hoti p±paphala½ tassa, paccatteca paratthaca.
7. Pur±tanehi bh³p±la, samaºabrahmaºesuca;
m±t±pitusu b±lesu, rogen± tura-itthisu;
nappasattho vadho deva, tasm±ha½ na vadh±rah±ti.
Ta½ sutv±pi r±j± asaddahanto manusse ±º±pesi. Et±ya hatthap±de gahetv± aggimhi pakkhipath±ti te tath± kari½su, atha s± aggimhi pakkhipam±n± natthettha me koci paµisaraºoti saraºameva saraºa½ karom²ti cintetv± “buddha½ saraºa½ gacch±mi, dhamma½ saraºa½ gacch±mi, saªgha½ saraºa½ gacch±m²ti” vadant² manas±ca anussarant² aggimhi pati, tath±vidhopi aggi tass± sar²re lomak³pamattampi uºh±k±ra½ k±tu½ n±sakkhi. Padumagabbha½ paviµµh± viya s²tibh³tasar²r± ahosi. R±j± ta½ acchariya½ disv± sa½viggo lomahaµµhaj±to vegena ta½ upasaªkamitv± ubhohi hatthehi paggayha ure nipajj±petv± r±j±sane nis²d±petv± añjali½ gaggayha µhito kasm± te ta½ aggi sar²ra½ m± paridah²ti pucchi. S± ta½ k±raºa½ kathent² eva m±ha.
8. M±t± pit±ca ñ±t²ca, pariv±r±ca sohad±;
manto sadh±dayoc±pi, mahesakkh±ca devat±.
9. Eteca ññeca bh³p±la, satt±na½ bhaya m±gate;
rakkhitu½ neva sakkonti, hitv±na saraºattaya½.
10. Ag±ha½ buddha½ saraºa½, buddho me saraºa½ iti;
tena tejena ma½ r±ja, jalanto aggi no dahi.
11. Ag±ha½ dhamma½ saraºa½, dhammo me saraºa½ iti;
tena tejena ma½ r±ja, jalanto aggi no dahi.
12. Ag±ha½ saªgha½ saraºa½, saªgho me saraºa½ iti;
tena tejena ma½ r±ja, jalanto aggi no dahi.
13. Eva½ mah±nubh±vanta½, paccakkha½ ehipassika½;
n±no paddava viddha½si½, n±n±sampattid±yaka½.
14. Saraºattayañhi yo satto, na sam±d±ya gaºhati;
idhav± paratthav± loke, so sukha½ n±nubhossati.
15. Saraºattayañhi yo satto, susam±d±ya gaºhati;
idhav±paratthav± loke, so sukh± na vih±yati.
16. Tasm± tuvampi bh³p±la, gaºh±hi saraºattaya½;
ta½ te bhavati sabbattha, t±ºa½ leºa½ par±yaºanti.
Ta½ sutv± r±j± ativiya pasannam±naso ta½ kham±petv± mahanta½ sakk±rasamm±na½ katv± ajjappaµµh±ya tva½ mama m±t±ti ta½ m±tuµµh±ne µhapetv± saraºa magam±si. Tasmi½ sannipatitv± µhitamah±jan± ta½ p±µih±riya½ disv± saraºesuca s²lesuca patiµµh±ya d±n±d²ni puññakamm±ni katv± yath±kamma½ gat±ti.
17. Iti saraºavara½ s± kevala½ uggahetv±,
jalitadahanamajjhe s²tibh±va½ alattha;
paramasaraºas²la½ p±layant± katha½ vo,
na labhatha bhavabhoga½ nibbutiñc±pi anteti.

Vess±mitt±pa vatthu½ sattama½.