58. So yakkho matamate nir±saªke kh±dati. Ta½ yakkha½ adasv±pi ye ye nar± ten±tur± te te passanti, tepi so rogo ±visati. Eva½ na cironavayakkhabhayena rogena ca janapado viralajano j±to.
59. R±j± ta½ pavatti½ sutv±mayi rajja½ k±rente paj±na½ ²disassa bhayassa uppajjana ananucchavikanti maññam±no tadaheva aµµha½ga s²la½ sv±diyitv± attan± nicca½ kar²yam±n±ni dasakusalakamm±ni anussaritv± aha½ dhammavijayi bhaviss±m²ti ta½rakkhasa½ ±disv± na uµµhahiss±m²ti da¼hatara½ adhiµµh±ya v±sagabbhe sayi. Tassa tena ±c±ra dhammatejena r±j±nubh±vena ca so rakkhaso santatto uttasitv± khaºampi µh±tu½ asahanto ±k±sen± gantv± balavapaccusa samaye antogabbha½ pavisitumasakkonto b±hire µhatv± rañño att±na½ dassesi. Raññ± ca kositvanti puµµho ±ha. Rattakkho n±m±ha½ rakkhaso durajanapadesmiµhito, aha½ khaºampi µh±tu½ asakkonto tav±nubh±vena baddhoviyahutv± idh±n²to: bh±y±mi deva tava dassananti.”
60. Atha r±j± sayanato vuµµhahitv± s²hapañjara½ vivaritv± oloketv± are! Jamma! Mma visayagate manusse kasm±? Kh±day²ti. Mah±r±ja tava visaye may± m±retv± ekopi kh±dito natthi, apitumatakalebara½ sonasig±l±d²na½ s±dh±raºa bhakkhabh³ta½ kh±d±mi, na me koci apar±dho atthi, atthi ce r±jadaº¹o mayi vidh²yat³’ti vatv± pavedham±no niccalabh±vena µh±tu½ asakkonto bhayavegena j±talomaha½so s±nunayameva m±ha. “Devassa raµµha½thita½ dhanadhañña samiddhisampuººa½ devassa dhana vassena sampuººam±no rath± manuss±, id±ni y±cak±pi bahutar± na honti, aha m²disa½ raµµha½ patv±pi aladdhagocaro aparipuººamanoratho jato pip±sitova hutv± d²na bh±vena j²vika½ kappemi, tath± ²disa½ bhaya½ pattomhi abhaya½ me dehi mah±r±j±’ti.
61. Atha r±j± tassa d²navacana½ sutv± karuº±ya kampitahadayo “m± bh±yitva½ rakkhasa! Abhaya½ te dammi icchita½ tevad±”ti ±ha. Eva½ raññoca rakkhassaca aññamaññehi saddhi½ sallapann±na½ sadda½ sutv± antogat± anucar± r±j±na½ pariv±resu½, atha kath±nukath±ya rakkhaso “agato raññ± saddhi½ sallapat²”ti sutv± sabbe amacc± ca n±gar± ca sen± ca sannipatitv± r±jaªgaºañca r±ja bhavanañca p³retv± aruºe uggacchante mahanta½ kol±halamaka½su.
62. Atha sorakkhaso sannipatita½caturaªgabalañca ±yudha hattha½ aneka sahassayodhabalañca disv± ativiyabh²to µh±tuñca rañño ±ºattibalena gattuñca kimapi bh±ºituñca na sakkoti, r±j± tadavattha½ ta½ disv± laddh±bhayosi imacchita½ te katheh²’ti ±ha, dhammiko r±j± na me kiñci bhaya½ upp±dessatiti ñatv± r±j±nameva m±ha “devo j±n±tiyeva sabbesa½ satt±na½ ±haraµµhitikata½, tath±hi uddhalokav±sino deva sudh±bhojanena p²ºit± j²vanti, adhe lokav±sine n±g± bhekabhojanena suhit± vasanti manuss± khajjak±din±n±vidhena ±h±raj±tena p²ºit± j²vanti. Amh±dis± yakkha rakkhas±dayo pana ma½salohi sass±dato tussanti: tesvaha maññataro ch±te ca pip±site ca t±disa½ karuº±par±yaºa½ mah±purisa½ disv±pi aparipuººamanorato maºdabh±gadheyyo soc±m²”ti ±ha.
63. Tanutcamavoca “matakalebar±ni kh±ditv± vas±mi“ti sacca½ mah±r±ja! Matasar²ra½ sukkhapaººa½ viya n²rasa½ ki½ met±ya dujjavik±ya pas²da deva! Vara½ me dehi nava visayethita manusso eko janapado gocaratth±ya me d²yatu, tattha manuss±na½ anapagatuºhavega½ j²varudhirañca j²vama½ sañca kh±ditv± cira½ sukhena j²vitu½ sakk±’ti ±ha. Atha r±j± arep±pima! Rakkhasa! N±ha½ p±ºavadha½ anuj±niss±mi cajeta½ tava g±havik±ranti. “Tenahi dine dine eka½ manussabali½dehi”ti. J²vabalimekampi na dem²ti vutte “sacca mena½ ma½dis±na kappa rukkh±pi avakesino j±yant²ti h± hatosmi kimaha½ karom²”ti vis±da dinnayano dummukho domanassappatto appaµih±no aµµh±si.
64. Atha tassa nariºdassa karuº±bh³yasi tahi½ j±yam±n± manotassa viraty± vy±kula½ ak±si. Atha r±j± eva½ pari vitakkesi.
65. N±nussar±mi vata y±citu m±gat±na½,
icch±vigh±ta parit±pa hatajjut²ti;
hemanta nibbahimam±ruta nissir²ka,
paªkerubhehi sadis±ni mukh±ni j±tu.
66. Etassa rakkhassa paresa½ dukkham± p±dayitu½ na kad±ci sakk±, ahañca ajjhattika d±na½ kad±dass±miti patthemi, tadida½ pattakak±la½ j±ta½, saka sar²rassa ahameva issaro, mama ma½salohitena eta½ santappay±m²ti kata nicchayo amacce ±mantetv± evam±ha.
67. Ima½ saratta½ piyita½ sar²ra½,
dh±remi lokassa hitattha meva;
ajj±titheyyatta mupeti tañce,
ato para½ ki½ piya matthi mayha½.
Amacc± evam±ha½su ekassa rakkhassa atth±ya sakala loka½ an±thikattu micchato koya½ dhamma maggo devassa atha r±j± evam±ha.
68. Nicco pahogassa dhanassa c±pi,
na y±cake daµµhu maha½ labh±mi;
eva½ vidha½ atthi janantu laddhu½,
na devat± r±dhan±yapi sakk±.
69. Apetha tumhe na me d±nantar±ya½ karoth±’ti ±ha. Atha amacc± yadic±ya½ nicchayo apariccajan²yo amhesu ekeka meva dine dine rakkhassa balikamm±ya hot³ti ±ha½su. Atha r±j± “ahameva j²vanto eva½ n±n±j±niss±mi”ti sallakatta½ s²gha½ ettha ±neh²ti sa½vidhahi. Atha tattha sam±gat± sabbe jan± ta½ pavatti½ sutv± tassa guºe anuratt± sokena kampam±n± tahi½ patiµµhitena paµighena ati kuddh± visu½ visu½ evam±ha½su.
70. Eso rakkhaso s²sacchedamarahatiti keci, k±la megha sadisa metassa mah± sar²ra½ aneka sat±na½ sar±na½ tuºirabh±va½ netumarahat²ti keci, anekesa½ khepana satth±na½ lakkhabh±va½ mupanetu½ yuttamiti ca pare, asikadalik²l±ya vajjhoyamiti aññño telacolena veµhetv± mahat± p±vakena ujj±letv± dahitabboyamiti apare, ida½ sabba½ r±j±n±nu j±n±ti. Ima½ asappurisa½ j²vag±ha½ gahetv± rajj³hi gu¼apiº¹aveµhana½ veµhetv± baºdhan±g±re pakkhipi tabbanti aññe evameva½ tattha bahudh± kathent±na½ kaµukatara½ vadhavidh±na½ yakkho sutv± tasito militakkhamatadeho viya niccalova µhito, atha so r±j± “ehi sakhe rakkhasa! Mahopak±ra karaºa bh³ta!
71. Deyyañca d±nappavanañcacitta½,
atthi tuva½ lohita ma½sak±m²;
sametu meta½ hit±ya dur±pa½,
mano ratho sijjhatu no ubhinnanti.
Vatv± “mama sar²rato d²yam±na½ j²vama½sa½ j²varudhirañca mayi anuggahena sampaµicch±’ti rakkhassa vatv± sallakatt±bhimukha½ dakkhiºab±hu½ pas±resi ma½sakattan±ya.
72. Atha so yakkho ubho kaººe pidh±ya santa½ p±pa½ paµihatamama½gala½ rañño sotthi bhavatu, kimidam±patita½ mahat± me p±pa vip±kena j²vatu micchato visabhojanamicca, ±tapatilantassa d±vaggi parikkhepo viya ca yadi ²diso me sa½kappa mah±r±je samujjo yeyya deva daº¹o me sirasi addh± patat³ti, lokap±l±pi me s²sa½ chiºdanti n±ha meva½ vidhamapar±dha½ kariss±m²’ti na sampaµicchi,
73. Atha r±j± tena hi yakkha! “Ki½ te may± k±tabbant²’ti ±ha. Atha so rakkhaso mah±jan±na½ vadha vidh±nena rañño ±n±ya ca bh²to santatto “deva! N±ha mañña½ patthay±mi kintu itoppabh³ti r±j±rahena bhojanena g±me g±me upah±rabali½ laddhuk±momhi’ti ±ha atha r±j± “eva½ karontu raµµhav±sino”ti nagareva sakala raµµhe ca bheri½ car±petv± p±n±tip±ta viramaº±ya ovaditv± na½ yakkha½ uyyojesi.

Iti rattakkhidamana paricchedo chaµµho.

Atha kad±ci vass±dhikat±na½ devat±na½ pam±dena avaggaho p±turahosi.
74. Nid±ghavegena ravi pat±pi,
uºh±bhitatt± pacano baro ca;
jar±turev±sisir± dhar± ca,
pivi½su te sabbadhi sabbima mbu.
75. Anet±bhusuºehana vipaccam±na,
san²ssanamebh±hariteva v±µ²;
tibb±tapakkattavanantar±j²,
run±kul± kh±yati v²rik±na½.
76. Vass±nak±lepi pabh±karassa,
pat±pasant±pitamantalikkha½;
sam±cita½ paº¹arav±ridehi,
savaºdan±lepamiv±tiroc².
77. Eva½ mahat± gimhavipphuraºena nad²ta¼±kasobbh±d²su sikat±kaddam±vasesa½ sositesu ked±resu mata sassesu bahudh± e¼itabh³mibh±gesu salilabh±vena kilantesu migapakkhisu ta½ pavatti½ sutv± r±ja karuº±ya kampitahadayo aµµhaªgas²la½ sam±diyitv± mah±cetiyaªgaºam±gamma y±va devo sabbattha vittha t±hi saliladh±r±hi sakala laªk±d²pa½ pinento vassa½ vassitv± mahat± udakappav±hena ma½ na plavayissati maram±nopi t±va na uµµhahiss±m²ti da¼hatara½ adhiµµh±ya tattha sil±patthare sayi.
78. Ta½khaºe tassa raññe dhammatejena cakit±na½ guºappabaºdhena ca pasant±na½ devan±gayakkh±na½ ±nubh±vena samantato vassaval±hak± uµµhahi½su tath± hi.
79. D²gh±minant±va dis±pay±ma½,
vitth±rayant±va tama½ sikh±h²;
ch±y± gir²na½ viya k±¼amegh±.
80. Gambh²radh²ratthanit± payod±,
tahi½ tahi½ vassitum±rabhi½su;
samunnadatt± sikhino kal±pa½,
saºdh±rayu½ jattamicuttamaªige.
81. Mutt±kal±p± viya tehi mutt±,
lambi½su dh±r± pasami½su reºu;
gaºdho subho mediniy±vac±ra,
vitaññam±no jalad±nilena.
82. Jut²hi jambunadapipphar±hi,
muhu½ disante anura jayanti;
meghassan±¼ituriy±nuy±t±,
vijjullat± naccamiv±cari½su.
83. Kodhena ratt± viya tambavaºº±,
nin±davanto jayap²tiy±va;
gavesam±n± viya gimhaveri½,
vy±pi½su sabbattha tad± mahogh±.
84. Eva½vidhe vasse pavattesi r±j± nama½ mahogho uppil±padh²ti na uµµh±siyeva atha amacc± cetiyaªgaºe jalaniggamapaº±liyo thakese½ anto sampuººav±rip³ro r±j±na½ uppil±pesi. Atha so uµµh±ya cetiyassa mahussav± vidh±ya r±jabhavanameva gato.
85. Tato adaº¹ena asatthena rajjamanus±sato rañño accantamudram±nasatta½ viditv± unna¼± keci manuss± g±mavilop±dika½ ±carant± cor± ahesu½ ta½ sutv± r±j± te core j²vag±ha½ g±h±petv± baºdhan±g±re khipitv± rahasi tesa½ ratanahiraññ±dika½ datv± m± eva½ karoth±ti ovaditv± pal±petv± rattiya½ ±makasus±nato chavar³pe ±netv± corahi½sa½k±rento viya aggin± utt±petv± nagarato bahi khip±pesi eva½ corabhayadva apanetv± ekad± eva½ cintesi.
86. Kimanena rajjavibhavena, inda½ paripuººa½ sakosa½ saparajana½ sahorodha½ s±macca½ sakhav±hana½ rajja½ kassaci d±nar³pena datv± vana½ pavisitv± s²la½ sam±d±ya k±yaviveka½ cittavivekadva samp±detu½ vaµµat²ti abhinikkhamane rati½ janesi. Tad± goµh±bhayopi evar³pa½ p±pavitakka½ upp±desi. Esa r±j± dhammiko sad±c±rakusalo patidivasa½ v²dh²yam±nehi dasavidhakusalakammehi ±yusa½kh±ropissa va¹¹hati upap²¼akakamm±nica d³ramapayanti. Tatoyeva ciratara½ j²vissati etassa accayena kad±ha½ rajja½ labhiss±mi rajja½ patv±pi va¹ataro ±ha½ yuvajanasevan²ya½ visayasukha½ kathamanubhaviss±mi s²ghamima½ ito pal±petv± rajje patiµhahiss±m²ti cintetv± bahu½ s±radhanam±d±ya uttaradv±rato nikkhamitv± pubbacore sannip±tetv± balak±ya½ gahetv± ±gamma nagaradv±ra½ gaºhi ta½ pavatti½ sutv± r±j± “rajja½ kassacidatv± abhinikkhamana½ kariss±miti katasanniµµh±nassa mama aya½ kenaci dev±nubh±vena sannidh±pito maññe amacc± maya½ ananumat±pi pur±yujjhitum±ra bhanti eva½ sati ma½ niss±ya ubhayapakkhagatassa mah±janassa vipula½ dukkha½ “bhavissati kimanena rajjena phala½ rajja½ tasseva dinna½ hotu”ti vatv± ka½ci aj±n±petv± pariss±vanamatta½ gahetv± dullakkhiyam±naveso dakkhiºadv±rena nikkhamitv± malayadesa½ gacchanto