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258. Eva½ p±tubh³tacakkaratanassa panassa cakkavattino amacc± pakatimaªgalahatthiµµh±na½ sucibh³mibh±ga½ k±retv± haricandan±d²hi surabhigandhehi upalimp±petv± heµµh± vicittavaººasurabhikusumasam±kiººa½ upari suvaººat±rak±na½ antarantar± samosaritamanuñña-kusumad±mappaµimaº¹itavit±na½ devavim±na½ viya abhisaªkharitv± “evar³passa n±ma deva hatthiratanassa ±gamana½ cinteth±”ti vadanti. So pubbe vuttanayeneva mah±d±na½ datv± s²l±ni sam±d±ya ta½ puññasampatti½ ±vajjanto nis²dati, athassa puññ±nubh±vacodito chaddantakul± v± uposathakul± v± ta½ sakk±ravisesa½ anubhavituk±mo taruºaravimaº¹al±bhirattacaraºa-g²vamukhappaµimaº¹itavisuddhasetasar²ro sattappatiµµho susaºµhitaªgapaccaªgasanniveso vikasitaratta-padumac±rupokkharo iddhim± yog² viya veh±sa½ gamanasamattho manosil±cuººarañjitapariyanto viya rajatapabbato hatthiseµµho tasmi½ padese patiµµh±ti. So chaddantakul± ±gacchanto sabbakaniµµho ±gacchati, uposathakul± sabbajeµµho. P±¼iya½ pana “uposatho n±gar±j±” icceva ±gacchati. Sv±ya½ p³ritacakkavattivatt±na½ cakkavatt²na½ sutte vuttanayeneva cintayant±na½ ±gacchati, na itaresa½. Sayameva pakatimaªgalahatthiµµh±na½ ±gantv± maªgalahatthi½ apanetv± tattha tiµµhati. Tena vutta½ puna capara½, bhikkhave…pe… n±gar±j±ti.
Eva½ p±tubh³ta½ pana ta½ hatthiratana½ disv± hatthigopak±dayo haµµhatuµµh± vegena gantv± rañño ±rocenti. R±j± turitaturita½ ±gantv± ta½ disv± pasannacitto “bhaddaka½ vata bho hatthiy±na½, sace damatha½ upeyy±”ti cintayanto hattha½ pas±reti. Atha so gharadhenuvacchako viya kaººe olambetv± s³ratabh±va½ dassento r±j±na½ upasaªkamati, r±j± ta½ abhiruhituk±mo hoti. Athassa parijan± adhipp±ya½ ñatv± ta½ hatthiratana½ sovaººaddhaja½ sovaºº±laªk±ra½ hemaj±lapaµicchanna½ katv± upanenti. R±j± ta½ anis²d±petv±va sattaratanamay±ya nisseºiy± abhiruyha ±k±sa½ gamananinnacitto hoti. Tassa saha cittupp±deneva so hatthir±j± r±jaha½so viya indan²lamaºippabh±j±lan²lagaganatala½ 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. Tena vutta½ disv±na rañño cakkavattissa…pe… evar³pa½ hatthiratana½ p±tubhavat²ti.