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246. Eva½ p±tubh³tacakkaratanasseva cakkavattino amacc± pakatimaªgalahatthiµµh±na½ sama½ sucibh³mibh±ga½ k±retv± haricandan±d²hi surabhigandhehi upalimp±petv± heµµh± vicittavaººasurabhikusumasamokiººa½ upari suvaººat±rak±na½ antarantar± samosaritamanuññakusumad±mapaµimaº¹itavit±na½ devavim±na½ viya abhisaªkharitv±– “evar³passa n±ma deva hatthiratanassa ±gamana½ cinteth±”ti vadanti. So pubbe vuttanayeneva mah±d±na½ datv± s²l±ni ca sam±d±ya ta½ puññasampatti½ ±vajjanto nis²di. Athassa puññ±nubh±vacodito chaddantakul± v± uposathakul± v± ta½ sakk±ravisesa½ anubhavituk±mo taruºaravimaº¹al±bhirattacaraºag²v±mukhapaµimaº¹itavisuddhasetasar²ro sattapatiµµho susaºµhita-aªgapaccaªgasanniveso vikasitarattapadumac±rupokkharo iddhim± yog² viya veh±sagamanasamattho manosil±cuººarañjitapariyanto viya rajatapabbato hatthiseµµho ±gantv± tasmi½ padese tiµµhati. So chaddantakul± ±gacchanto sabbakaniµµho ±gacchati. Uposathakul± ±gacchanto sabbajeµµho. P±¼iya½ pana uposatho n±gar±j± icceva ±gata½. N±gar±j± n±ma kassaci aparibhogo, sabbakaniµµho ±gacchat²ti aµµhakath±su vutta½. Sv±ya½ p³ritacakkavattivatt±na½ cakkavatt²na½ vuttanayeneva cintayant±na½ ±gacchati. Mah±sudassanassa pana sayameva pakatimaªgalahatthiµµh±na½ ±gantv± ta½ hatthi½ apanetv± tattha aµµh±si. Tena vutta½– “puna capara½ ±nanda…pe… n±gar±j±”ti.
Eva½ p±tubh³ta½ pana ta½ hatthiratana½ disv± hatthigopak±dayo haµµhatuµµh± vegena gantv± rañño ±rocenti. R±j± turitaturito ±gantv± ta½ disv± pasannacitto– “bhaddaka½ vata bho hatthiy±na½, sace damatha½ upeyy±”ti cintayanto hattha½ pas±reti. Atha so gharadhenuvacchako viya kaººe olambitv± s³ratabh±va½ dassento r±j±na½ upasaªkamati. R±j± ta½ ±rohituk±mo hoti. Athassa parijan± adhipp±ya½ ñatv± ta½ hatthiratana½ suvaººaddhaja½ suvaºº±laªk±ra½ hemaj±lapaµicchanna½ katv± upanenti. R±j± ta½ anis²d±petv±va sattaratanamay±ya nisseºiy± ±ruyha ±k±sagamananinnacitto hoti. Tassa saha cittupp±deneva so n±gar±j± r±jaha½so viya indan²lamaºippabh±j±la½ n²lagaganatala½ abhilaªghati. Tato cakkac±rik±ya vuttanayeneva sakalar±japaris±. Iti sapariso r±j± antop±tar±seyeva sakalapathavi½ anusa½y±yitv± r±jadh±ni½ pacc±gacchati. Eva½ mahiddhika½ cakkavattino hatthiratana½ hoti. Mah±sudassanass±pi t±disameva ahosi. Tena vutta½– “disv± rañño…pe… p±turahos²”ti.