4. Licchav²vatthu

Ratiy± j±yat²ti ima½ dhammadesana½ satth± ves±li½ niss±ya k³µ±g±ras±l±ya½ viharanto licchav² ±rabbha kathesi.
Te kira ekasmi½ chaºadivase aññamañña½ asadisehi alaªk±rehi alaªkaritv± uyy±nagamanatth±ya nagar± nikkhami½su. Satth± piº¹±ya pavisanto te disv± bhikkh³ ±mantesi– “passatha, bhikkhave, licchavayo, yehi dev± t±vati½s± na diµµhapubb±, te ime olokent³”ti vatv± nagara½ p±visi. Tepi uyy±na½ gacchant± eka½ nagarasobhini½ itthi½ ±d±ya gantv± ta½ niss±ya iss±bhibh³t± aññamañña½ paharitv± lohita½ nadi½ viya pavattayi½su. Atha ne mañcen±d±ya ukkhipitv± ±gama½su. Satth±pi katabhattakicco nagar± nikkhami. Bhikkh³pi licchavayo tath± n²yam±ne disv± satth±ra½ ±ha½su– “bhante, licchavir±j±no p±tova alaªkatapaµiyatt± dev± viya nagar± nikkhamitv± id±ni eka½ itthi½ niss±ya ima½ byasana½ patt±”ti. Satth±, “bhikkhave, soko v± bhaya½ v± uppajjam±na½ rati½ niss±ya uppajjatiyev±”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
214. “Ratiy± j±yat² soko, ratiy± j±yat² bhaya½;
ratiy± vippamuttassa, natthi soko kuto bhayan”ti.
Tattha ratiy±ti pañcak±maguºaratito, ta½ niss±y±ti attho.
Desan±vas±ne bah³ sot±pattiphal±d²ni p±puºi½s³ti.

Licchav²vatthu catuttha½.