Mahiyaªgana th³pakath±

17. Tato r±j± dami¼ehi saddhi½ yujjhitv± chattadami¼a½ gaºhitv± tatra bahu dami¼e gh±tetv± ambatittha½ ±gantv± ambadami¼a½ cat³hi m±sehi gaºhi. Tato oruyha mahabbale sattadami¼e ek±heneva gaºhi tato antarasobbhe mah±koµµha dami¼a½-doºag±me gavara dami¼a½-h±lakole mahissariya dami¼a½-n±¼isobbhe n±¼ika dami¼a½-digh±bhasagallamhi digh±bhaya dami¼a½ gaºhi. Tato kacchatitthe kiñcis²sa dami¼a½ cat³hi m±sehi gaºhi tato veµha nagare t±¼a dami¼a½, bh±ºakadami¼añca-vahiµµhe vahiµµha dami¼a½=g±maºimhi g±maºi dami¼a½-kumbug±mamhi kumbu dami¼a½-naºdika g±mamhi naºdika dami¼a½-kh±ºug±mamhi kh±ºu dami¼a½-tambunnag±make m±tula bh±gineyye dve dami¼e gaºhi tad±-
“Aj±nitv± saka½ sena½-gh±tenti sajan± iti,
sutv±na saccakiriya½-akari tattha bhupati.
Rajjasukh±ya v±y±mo-n±ya½ mama kad±pi ca,
sambuddhas±sanasseva-µhapan±ya aya½ mama.
Tena saccena me sen±-k±yopagata bhaº¹aka½,
j±lavaººa½va hot³ti-ta½ tatheva tad± ahu.”
Eva½ r±j± gaªg±t²re dami¼e gh±tesi. Gh±tita so sabbe ±gantv± vijita nagare pavisi½su. Tad± r±j± vijita nagara½ gaºhitu½ v²ma½sanatth±ya ±gacchanta½ naºdhimitta½ disv± kaº¹ula½ muñcesi. Kaº¹ulopi ta½ gaºhitu½ ±gañchi tad± naºdhimitto hatthetahi ubho dante b±¼ha½ gahetv± p²¼etv± ukkuµika½ nis²d±pesi. R±j± ubho vima½setv± vijitanagara½ ±gato. Tato dakkhiºadv±re yodh±na½ mah±saªg±mo ahosi puratthimadv±re ve¼usumano assa½ ±ruyha bah³ dami¼e gh±tesi dami¼± anto pivisitv± dv±ra½ thakesu½. Tato r±j± yodhe vissajjesi, kaº¹ulahatthi naºdhimitto suranimmalo ca dakkhiºadv±re kamma½ kari½su mah±soºo goµhayimbaro theraputt±bhayo c±ti ime tayo itaresu t²su dv±resu kamma½ kari½su.
Tañca nagara½ parikh±ttaya parikkhitta½, da¼ha p±k±ra gopura½, ayo dv±rayutta½ ahosi kaº¹ulo j±ºuhi µhatv± sil± sudh± iµµhak± bhiºditv± ayodv±ra½ p±puºi tad± dami¼± gopure µhatv± n±n±vudh±ni khipi½su pakka ayogu¼e cevapakkaµµhita silesañca hatthipiµµhiya½ pakkhipi½su: tad± kaº¹ulo vedanaµµo udakaµµh±na½ gantv± udake og±hi. Tad± goµhayimbaro na ida½ sur±p±na½ bhavati. Ayodv±ra vigh±µana½ n±ma, gaccha dv±ra½ vigh±µeh²ti ±ha. Ta½ sutv± j±t±bhim±to kuñcan±da½ katv± udana uggamma thale aµµh±si atha hatthivejjo silesa½ dhovitv± osadha½ ak±si. Tato r±j± hatthi½ ±ruyha p±ºin± kumbhe par±masitv± sakala laªk±tale rajja½ tava damm²ti tosetv± varabhojana½ bhojetv± vaºa½ s±µakena veµhetv± suvamm²ta½ katv± vammapiµµhiya½ mahisacamma½ sattaguºa½ katv± baºdhitv± tassupari telacamma½ baºdhitv± ta½ vissajjesi so asani viyagajjanto gantv± d±µh±hi padara½ vijjhitv± p±dena umm±ra½ hani. Dv±ra½ b±h±hi saddhi½ ayodv±ra½ mah±saddena bh³miya½ pati. Gopure dabbasambh±ra½ pana hatthipiµµhiya½ patanta½ disv± naºdhimitto b±h±hi paharitv± pavaµµesi tad± kaº¹ulo d±µh±p²¼anavera½ cha¹¹hesi.
Tato kaº¹ulo attano piµµhi½ ±r³hanatth±ya naºdhimitta½ olokesi. So tay± katamaggena na pavisiss±m²ti aµµh±rasa hatthubbedha½ p±k±ra½ b±hun± paharitv± aµµhusahappam±ºa½ p±k±rappadesa½ p±tetv± suranimmala½ olokesi sopi tena katamagga½ anicchanto p±k±ra½ la¹¹²tv± nagarabbhantare pati goµhayimbaropi - soºopi - theraputt±bhayopi ekeka dv±ra½ bhiºditv± pavisi½su-tato.
“Hatthi gahetv± rathacakka½-mitto sakaµa pañjara½,
n±¼ikerataru½ goµho-nimmalo khaggamuttama½.
T±larukkha½ mah±soºo-theraputto mah±gada½,
visu½ visu½ v²thigat±-dami¼e nattha cuººayu½”.
Eva½ vijitanagara½ cat³hi m±sehi bhiºditv± dami¼e m±retv± tato gariloka½ n±ma gantv± giriya dami¼a½ aggahesi. Tato mahela nagara½ gantv± cat³hi m±sehi mahela r±j±na½ gaºhi½ tato r±j± anurudhapura½ gacchanto paritok±sapabbate n±ma khaºdh±v±ra½ niv±setv± tattha ta¼±ka½ k±retv± jeµµham³lam±samhi udakak²¼a½ k²¼i. E¼±ropi duµµhag±maºissa ±gatabh±va½ sutv± amaccehi saddhi½ mantetv± sve yuddha½ kariss±m±ti nicchaya½ ak±si punadivase sannaddho mah±pabbata hatthi½ ±ruyha mah± balak±ya parivuto nikkhami. G±maº²pi m±tar± saddhi½ mantetv± dvatti½sa bala koµµhake k±retv± chattadhare r±jar³pake tattha tattha µhapesi. Abbhantara koµµhake saya½ aµµh±si.
Tato saªg±me vattam±ne e¼±ra rañño d²ghajattu n±ma mah± yodho khaggaphalaka½ gahetv± bh³mito aµµh±rasa hattha½ nabhamuggantv± r±jar³pa½ chiºditv± paµhama½ bala koµµhaka½ bhiºdi eva½ sesepi balakoµµhake bhiºditv± mah±gamaºin± µhata½ balakoµµhaka½ ±gami. Tad± suranimmalo rañño parigacchanta½ disv± attano n±ma½ s±vetv± ta½ akkosi ta½ sutv± d²ghajantu paµhama½ ima½ m±rem²ti kujjhitv± ±kasamabbhuggantv± attanopari otaranta½ disv± saranimmalo attano phalaka½ upan±mesi. Itaropi phalakena saddhi½ ta½ bhiºdissa m²ti cintetv± phalaka½ pahari. Itaro phalaka½ muñci, d²ghajantu phalaka½ chiºdanto bh³miya½ pati. Suranimmalo ta½ sattiy± pahari, phussadevo ta½ khaºe saªkha½ dhami, asanisaddo viya ahosi umm±dappatt± viya manuss± ahesu½. Tato dami¼a sen± bhijjittha, e¼±ro pal±yittha tad±pi bahu dami¼e gh±tesu½.
“Tattha v±pijala½ ±si-hat±na½ lohit±vila½,
tasm± kulatthav±p²ti-n±mato vissut± ah³.
Car±petv± tahi½ bheri½-duµµhag±miºi bh³pati,
na hanissatu e¼±ra½-ma½ muñciya paro iti.
Sannaddho sayam±ruyha-sannaddha½ kaº¹ula½ kari½,
e¼±ra½ anubaºdhanto-dakkhiºadv±ra m±gami.
Pure dakkhiºabh±gamhi-ubho yujjhi½su bh³mip±,
tomara½ khipi e¼±ro-g±maºi ta½ avañcayi.
Vijjh±pesi ca dantehi-ta½ hatthi½ sakahatthin±,
tomara½ khipi e¼±ro-sahatthi tattha so pati.
Tato vijita saªg±mo-sayoggabalav±hano,
laªk± ek±tapatta½ so-katv±na p±visi pura½.”
Atha r±j± nagare bheri½ car±petv± samant± yojanappam±ºe manusse sannip±tetv± e¼±ra rañño sar²ra½ mahanta½ sakk±ra½ k±retv± k³µ±g±rena netv± jh±petv± tattha teciya½ k±retv± parih±ramad±si. Ajjapi r±j±no ta½ padesampatv± bheri½ na v±d±penti. Eva½ duµµhag±maºi abhaya mah±r±j± dvatti½sa dami¼a r±j±no m±retv± laªk±d²pa½ ekacchattamak±si.
Yad± duµµhag±maºi vijita½ nagara½ gaºhi tad± d²ghajantu yodho e¼±ra½ upasaªkamitv± attano bh±gineyyassa bhallukassa yodha bh±va½ ±cikkhitv± idh±gamanatth±ya tassa santika½ pesesi. Bhallukopi e¼±rassa da¹¹hadivasato sattame divase saµµhiy± purisa sahassehi saddhi½ otiººo rañño matabh±va½ sutv±pi lajj±ya yujjhiss±m²ti mah±titthato nikkhamitv± kolambah±lake n±ma g±me khaºdh±v±ra½ nivesesi. R±j±pi tass±’gamana½ sutv± sannaddho kaº¹ula½ ±ruyha yodhaparivuto mahat± balak±yena abhinikkhami. Phussadevopi pañc±vudha sannaddho rañño pacchim±sane nis²di. Bhallukopi pañc±vudha sannaddho hatthi½ ±ruyha r±j±bhimukho agañchi. Tad± kaº¹ulo tassa vegamaºdi bh±vattha½ sanika½ sanika½ paccosakaki sen±pi hatthin± saddhi½ tatheva paccosakaki.
R±j± phussadeva½ ±ha aya½ hatthi pubbe aµµhav²satiy± yuddhesu apaccosakakitv± id±ni kasm± pana paccosakkat²ti. So ±h±deva. Amh±kameva jayo aya½ gajo jayabh³mi½ avekkhanto paccosakkati jayabh³mi½ patv± µhassat²ti: n±gopi paccosakakitva pura devassa passe mah±vih±ra s²mante aµµh±si.
Tato bhalluko r±j±bhimukh± ±gantv± r±j±na½ uppaº¹esi r±j±pi khaggatalena mukha½ pidh±ya ta½ akkosi rañño mukhe vijjhiss±m²ti sara½ khipi. So khaggatala m±gaccabh³miya½ pati, bhalluko mukhe viddhesmiti saññ±ya ukkuµµhi, ak±si tad± rañño pacchim±sane nisinno phussadevo rañño kuº¹ala½ ghaµento tassa mukhe kaº¹a½ p±tesi rañño p±de katv± patam±nassa j±ºumhi aparena kaº¹ena vijjhitv± rañño s²sa½ katv± p±tesi. R±j± laddhajayo nagara½ ±gantv± sara½ ±har±petv± puªkhena ujuka½ µhap±petv± ta½ pam±ºa½ kah±paºar±si½ katv± phussadevassa ad±si.
Eva½ laªk±rajja½ ekacchatta½ katv± r±j± yodh±na½ yath±nur³pa½ µh±nantara½ ad±si. Theraputt±bhayo pana d²yam±na½ µµh±nantara½ na gaºhi kasm± na gaºhasiti pucchino yuddha½ atthi mah±r±j±ti ±ha½. Id±ni ekarajje kate ki½ n±ma yuddhanti pucchite kilesa corehi yujjhissa m²ti ±ha. R±j± punappuna½ niv±resi sopi punappuna y±citv± r±j±nuññ±ya pabbajitv± vipassan±ya kamma½ karonto arahatta½ patv± pañca kh²º±savasata pariv±ro ahosi.
Tato r±j± attano p±s±datale sir²sayanagato mahati½ sampatti½ oloketv± akkhobhiºi sen±gh±ta½ anussari. Anussarantassa rañño mahanta½ demanassa½ uppajji sagga maggantar±yo me bhaveyy±ti.
Tad± piyaªgud²pe arahanto rañño paricitakka½ ñatv± ta½ ass±setu½ aµµha arahante pesse. Te ±gantv± ±gatabh±v± nivedetv± p±s±datala½ abhiruhi½su r±j± there vaºditv± ±sane nis²d±petv± ±gata k±raºa½ pucchi. Ther±pi ±gata k±raºa½ vatv± rañño tena kammun± sagga-mokkhantar±yabh±va½ bodhetva pakkami½su r±j± tesa½ vacana½ sutv± ass±sa½ paµilabhitv± vaºditv± (te vissajjetv±) sirisayanagato puna cintesi.
M±tipitaro kho pana m± co kad±cipi vin± saªghena ±h±ra½ bhuñjath±ti amhehi sapatha½ k±resu½ bhikkhusaªghassa adatv± bhutta½ atthi nu kho natthiti cintayanto satisammosena saªghassa adatv± p±tar±sak±le paribhutta½ eka½yeva maricavaµµi½ addasa. Disv± ca ayutta½ may± kata½ daº¹akamma½ me k±tabbant² cintesi atha r±j± chattamaªgala satt±he v²tivatte mahat± r±j±nubh±vena mahantena k²¼±vidh±nena udakak²¼a½ k²¼itu½ abhisitt±na½ r±juna½ c±ritt±nu p±lanatthañca tissav±pi½ agam±si. Rañño sabba½ paricchada½ up±hanachatt±ni ca maricavaµµi vih±raµµh±namhi µhapayi½su.
Tatr±pi th³paµµh±ne r±japuris± rañño sadh±tuka½ kunta½ ujuka½ µhapesu½. R±j± divasabh±ga½ orodha parivuto k²¼itv± s±yaºhe j±te nagara½ gamiss±ma kunta½ va¹¹heth±ti ±ha. R±japuris± kunta½ gaºhant± c±letu½ n±sakkhi½su r±jasena, ta½ acchariya½ disv± sam±gantv± gaºdham±l±d²hi p³jesi r±j±pi mahanta½ acchariya½ disv± haµµham±naso samant± ±rakkha½ sa½vidahitv± nagara½ p±visi.
Tato r±j± kunta½ parikkhip±petv± cetiya½ ta½ parikkhip±petv± vih±rañca k±resi. Vih±ro t²hi sa½vaccharehi niµµh±si½ r±j± vih±ramahatth±ya saªgha½ sannip±tesi bhikkh³na½ satasahass±ni bhikkhun²na½ navuti sahass±ni sannipati½su tasmi½ sam±game r±j± saªgha½ vaºditv± evam±ha bhante vissaritv± vin± saªghena maricavaµµika½ paribhuñji½ tadattha½ daº¹akamma½ me hot³ti-sacetiya½ maricavaµµiya½ vih±ra½ k±resi½ patigaºh±tu bhante saªgho sacetiya½ vih±ranti dakkhiºodaka½ p±tetv± bhikkhusaªghassa vih±ra½ ad±si.
Vih±rassa samantato bhikkhusaªghassa nis²danatth±ya mahanta½ maº¹apa½ k±resi maº¹apa p±d± abhayav±piy± jale patiµµhit± ahesu½. Sesok±se kath±canatthi. Tattha bhikkhusaªgha½ nis²d±petv± satt±ha½ mah±d±na½ datv± sabbaparikkh±ra½ ad±si. Tattha saªghattherena laddha parikkh±ro satasahassagghanako ahosi.
Eva½-
“Yuddhe d±ne ca s³rena-s³rin± ratanattame,
pasann±malacittena-s±sanujjotanatthin±.
Raññ± kataññun± tena-th³pak±r±pan±dito,
vih±ramahanant±ni - p³jetu½ ratanattaya½.
Pariccattadhan±nettha-anaggh±ni vimuñciya,
ses±ni honti ek±ya-³n± visatikoµiyo.”
Eva½ sapañño bhid³re as±re,
dehe dhane saªgamatikkamitv±
katv±na puñña½ sukhas±danattha½,
s±ra½ gahetu½ satata½ yateyy±ti.