Utenassa pana apar±pi v±suladatt± n±ma dev² ahosi caº¹apajjotassa dh²t±. Ujjeniyañhi caº¹apajjoto n±ma r±j± ahosi. So ekadivasa½ uyy±nato ±gacchanto attano sampatti½ oloketv±, “atthi nu kho aññassapi kassaci evar³p± sampatt²”ti vatv± ta½ sutv± manussehi “ki½ sampatti n±mes±, kosambiya½ utenassa rañño atimahat² sampat²”ti vutte r±j± ±ha– “tena hi gaºhiss±ma nan”ti? “Na sakk± so gahetun”ti. “Kiñci katv± gaºhiss±mayev±”ti? “Na sakk± dev±”ti. “Ki½ k±raº±”ti? “So hatthikanta½ n±ma sippa½ j±n±ti, manta½ parivattetv± hatthikantav²ºa½ v±dento n±ge pal±petipi gaºh±tipi. Hatthiv±hanasampanno tena sadiso n±ma natth²”ti. “Na sakk± may± so gahetun”ti. “Sace te, deva, ekantena aya½ nicchayo, tena hi d±ruhatthi½ k±retv± tass±sannaµµh±na½ pesehi. So hatthiv±hana½ v± assav±hana½ v± sutv± d³rampi gacchati. Tattha na½ ±gata½ gahetu½ sakk± bhavissat²”ti.
R±j± “attheso up±yo”ti d±rumaya½ yantahatthi½ k±r±petv± bahi pilotik±hi veµhetv± katacittakamma½ katv± tassa vijite ±sannaµµh±ne ekasmi½ sarat²re vissajj±pesi. Hatthino antokucchiya½ saµµhi puris± apar±para½ caªkamanti, hatthilaº¹a½ ±haritv± tattha tattha cha¹¹esu½. Eko vanacarako hatthi½ disv±, “amh±ka½ rañño anucchaviko”ti cintetv±, gantv± rañño ±rocesi– “deva, may± sabbaseto kel±sak³µapaµibh±go tumh±kaññeva anucchaviko varav±raºo diµµho”ti. Uteno tameva maggadesaka½ katv± hatthi½ abhiruyha sapariv±ro nikkhami. Tassa ±gamana½ ñatv± carapuris± gantv± caº¹apajjotassa ±rocesu½. So ±gantv± majjhe tuccha½ katv± ubhosu passesu balak±ya½ payojesi. Uteno tass±gamana½ aj±nanto hatthi½ anubandhi. Anto µhitamanuss± vegena pal±pesu½. Kaµµhahatth² rañño manta½ parivattetv± v²ºa½ v±dentassa tantisadda½ asuºanto viya pal±yatiyeva. R±j± hatthin±ga½ p±puºitu½ asakkonto assa½ ±ruyha anubandhi. Tasmi½ vegena anubandhante balak±yo oh²yi. R±j± ekakova ahosi. Atha na½ ubhosu passesu payutt± caº¹apajjotassa puris± gaºhitv± attano rañño ada½su. Athassa balak±yo amittavasa½ gatabh±va½ ñatv± bahinagareva khandh±v±ra½ nivesetv± acchi.
Caº¹apajjotopi utena½ j²vagg±hameva g±h±petv± ekasmi½ coragehe pakkhipitv± dv±ra½ pidah±petv± tayo divase jayap±na½ pivi. Uteno tatiyadivase ±rakkhake pucchi– “kaha½ vo, t±ta, r±j±”ti? “‘Pacc±mitto me gahito’ti jayap±na½ pivat²”ti. “K± n±mes± m±tug±massa viya tumh±ka½ rañño kiriy±, nanu paµir±j³na½ gahetv± vissajjetu½ v± m±retu½ v± vaµµati, amhe dukkha½ nis²d±petv± jayap±na½ kira pivat²”ti. Te gantv± tamattha½ rañño ±rocesu½. So ±gantv± “sacca½ kira tva½ eva½ vadas²”ti pucchi. “¾ma, mah±r±j±”ti. “S±dhu ta½ vissajjess±mi, evar³po kira te manto atthi, ta½ mayha½ dassas²”ti. “S±dhu dass±mi, gahaºasamaye ma½ vanditv± ta½ gaºh±hi. Ki½ pana tva½ vandissas²”ti? “Ky±ha½ ta½ vandiss±mi, na vandiss±m²”ti? “Ahampi te na dass±m²”ti “Eva½ sante r±j±ºa½ te kariss±m²”ti. “Karohi, sar²rassa me issaro, na pana cittass±”ti. R±j± tassa s³ragajjita½ sutv±, “katha½ nu kho ima½ manta½ gaºhiss±m²”ti cintetv±, “ima½ manta½ añña½ j±n±petu½ na sakk±, mama dh²tara½ etassa santike uggaºh±petv± aha½ tass± santike gaºhiss±m²”ti. Atha na½ ±ha– “aññassa vanditv± gaºhantassa dassas²”ti. “¾ma, mah±r±j±”ti. “Tena hi amh±ka½ ghare ek± khujj± atthi tass± antos±ºiya½ vanditv± nisinn±ya tva½ bahis±ºiya½ µhitova manta½ v±ceh²”ti. “S±dhu, mah±r±ja, khujj± v± hotu p²µhasappi v±, vandantiy± dass±m²”ti. Tato r±j± gantv± dh²tara½ v±suladatta½ ±ha– “amma, eko saªkhakuµµh² anagghamanta½ j±n±ti, ta½ añña½ j±n±petu½ na sakk±. Tva½ antos±ºiya½ nis²ditv± ta½ vanditv± manta½ gaºha, so bahis±ºiya½ µhatv± tuyha½ v±cessati. Tava santik± aha½ ta½ gaºhiss±m²”ti.
Eva½ so tesa½ aññamañña½ santhavakaraºabhayena dh²tara½ khujja½, itara½ saªkhakuµµhi½ katv± kathesi. So tass± antos±ºiya½ vanditv± nisinn±ya bahi µhito manta½ v±cesi. Atha na½ ekadivasa½ punappuna½ vuccam±nampi mantapada½ vattu½ asakkonti½ “are khujje atibahaloµµhakapola½ te mukha½, eva½ n±ma vadeh²”ti ±ha. “S± kujjhitv± are duµµhasaªkhakuµµhi ki½ vadesi, ki½ m±dis± khujj± n±ma hot²”ti? S±ºikaººa½ ukkhipitv± “k±si tvan”ti vutte, “rañño dh²t± v±suladatt± n±m±han”ti ±ha. “Pit± te ta½ mayha½ kathento ‘khujj±’ti kathes²”ti. “Mayhampi kathento ta½ saªkhakuµµhi½ katv± kathes²”ti. Te ubhopi “tena hi amh±ka½ santhavakaraºabhayena kathita½ bhavissat²”ti antos±ºiyaññeva santhava½ kari½su.
Tato paµµh±ya mantaggahaºa½ v± sippaggahaºa½ v± natthi. R±j±pi dh²tara½ nicca½ pucchati– “sippa½ gaºhasi, amm±”ti? “Gaºh±mi, t±t±”ti. Atha na½ ekadivasa½ uteno ±ha– “bhadde, s±mikena kattabba½ n±ma neva m±t±pitaro na bh±tubhaginiyo k±tu½ sakkonti, sace mayha½ j²vita½ dassasi, pañca te itthisat±ni pariv±ra½ datv± aggamahesiµµh±na½ dass±m²”ti. “Sace imasmi½ vacane patiµµh±tu½ sakkhissatha, dass±mi vo j²vitan”ti. “Sakkhiss±mi, bhadde”ti. S± “s±dhu, s±m²”ti pitu santika½ gantv± vanditv± ekamanta½ aµµh±si. Atha na½ so pucchi– “amma, niµµhita½ sippan”ti? “Na t±va niµµhita½, t±ta, sippan”ti. Atha na½ so pucchi– “ki½, amm±”ti? “Amh±ka½ eka½ dv±rañca eka½ v±hanañca laddhu½ vaµµati, t±t±”ti. “Ida½ ki½, amm±”ti? “T±ta, ratti½ kira t±rakasaññ±ya mantassa upac±ratth±ya eka½ osadha½ gahetabba½ atthi. Tasm± amh±ka½ vel±ya v± avel±ya v± nikkhamanak±le eka½ dv±rañceva eka½ v±hanañca laddhu½ vaµµat²”ti. R±j± “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchi. Te attano abhirucita½ eka½ dv±ra½ hatthagata½ kari½su. Rañño pana pañca v±han±ni ahesu½. Bhaddavat² n±ma kareºuk± ekadivasa½ paññ±sa yojan±ni gacchati, k±ko n±ma d±so saµµhi yojan±ni gacchati, celakaµµhi ca muñcakes² c±ti dve ass± yojanasata½ gacchanti, n±¼±giri hatth² v²sati yojanasatanti.
So kira r±j± anuppanne buddhe ekassa issarassa upaµµh±ko ahosi. Athekadivasa½ issare bahinagara½ gantv± nhatv± ±gacchante eko paccekabuddho nagara½ piº¹±ya pavisitv± sakalanagarav±s²na½ m±rena ±vaµµitatt± eka½ bhikkh±mpi alabhitv± yath±dhotena pattena nikkhami. Atha na½ nagaradv±ra½ pattak±le m±ro aññ±takavesena upasaªkamitv±, “api, bhante, vo kiñci laddhan”ti pucchi. “Ki½ pana me tva½ alabhan±k±ra½ kar²”ti? “Tena hi nivattitv± puna pavisatha, id±ni na kariss±m²”ti. “N±ha½ puna nivattiss±m²”ti. Sace hi nivatteyya, puna so sakalanagarav±s²na½ sar²re adhimuñcitv± p±ºi½ paharitv± hasanake¼i½ kareyya. Paccekabuddhe anivattitv± gate m±ro tattheva antaradh±yi. Atha so issaro yath±dhoteneva pattena ±gacchanta½ paccekabuddha½ disv± vanditv±, “api, bhante, kiñci laddhan”ti pucchi. “Caritv± nikkhantamh±vuso”ti. So cintesi– “ayyo, may± pucchita½ akathetv± añña½ vadati, na kiñci laddha½ bhavissat²”ti. Athassa patta½ olokento tuccha½ disv± gehe bhattassa niµµhit±niµµhitabh±va½ aj±nanat±ya s³ro hutv± patta½ gahetu½ avisahanto “thoka½, bhante, adhiv±seth±”ti vatv± vegena ghara½ gantv± “amh±ka½ bhatta½ niµµhitan”ti pucchitv±, “niµµhitan”ti vutte ta½ upaµµh±ka½ ±ha– “t±ta, añño tay± sampannavegataro n±ma natthi, s²ghena javena bhadanta½ patv± ‘patta½ me, bhante, deth±’ti vatv± patta½ gahetv± vegena eh²”ti. So ekavacaneneva pakkhanditv± patta½ gahetv± ±hari. Issaropi attano bhojanassa patta½ p³retv± “ima½ s²gha½ gantv± ayyassa samp±dehi, aha½ te ito patti½ damm²”ti ±ha.
Sopi ta½ gahetv± javena gantv± paccekabuddhassa patta½ datv± pañcapatiµµhitena vanditv±, “bhante, ‘vel± upakaµµh±’ti aha½ atis²ghena javena ±gato ca gato ca, etassa me javassa phalena yojan±na½ paºº±sasaµµhisatav²sasatagamanasamatth±ni pañca v±han±ni nibbattantu, ±gacchantassa ca me gacchantassa ca sar²ra½ s³riyatejena tattha½, tassa me phalena nibbattanibbattaµµh±ne ±º± s³riyatejasadis± hotu, imasmi½ me piº¹ap±te s±min± patti dinn±, tass± me nissandena tumhehi diµµhadhammassa bh±g² hom²”ti ±ha. Paccekabuddho “eva½ hot³”ti vatv±–
“Icchita½ patthita½ tuyha½, sabbameva samijjhatu;
sabbe p³rentu saªkapp±, cando pannaraso yath±. (D². ni. aµµha. 2.95 pubb³panissayasampattikath±; a. ni. aµµha. 1.1. 192).
“Icchita½ patthita½ tuyha½, khippameva samijjhatu;
sabbe p³rentu saªkapp±, maºijotiraso yath±”ti.–

Anumodana½ ak±si. Paccekabuddh±na½ kira idh±va dve g±th± anumodanag±th± n±ma honti. Tattha jotirasoti sabbak±madada½ maºiratana½ vuccati. Ida½ tassa pubbacarita½. So etarahi caº¹apajjoto ahosi. Tassa ca kammassa nissandena im±ni pañca v±han±ni nibbatti½su. Athekadivasa½ r±j± uyy±nak²¼±ya nikkhami. Uteno “ajja pal±yitabban”ti mahant±mahante cammapasibbake hiraññasuvaººassa p³retv± kareºuk±piµµhe µhapetv± v±suladatta½ ±d±ya pal±yi. Antepurap±lak± pal±yanta½ ta½ disv± gantv± rañño ±rocesu½. R±j± “s²gha½ gacchath±”ti bala½ pahiºi. Uteno balassa pakkhandabh±va½ ñatv± kah±paºapasibbaka½ mocetv± p±tesi, manuss± kah±paºe uccinitv± puna pakkhandi½su. Itaro suvaººapasibbaka½ mocetv± p±tetv± nesa½ suvaººalobhena papañcent±naññeva bahi nivuµµha½ attano khandh±v±ra½ p±puºi. Atha na½ ±gacchanta½ disv±va attano balak±yo pariv±retv± nagara½ pavesesi. So patv±va v±suladatta½ abhisiñcitv± aggamahesiµµh±ne µhapes²ti. Aya½ v±suladatt±ya uppatti.

Apar± pana m±gaº¹iy± n±ma rañño santik± aggamahesiµµh±na½ labhi. S± kira kururaµµhe m±gaº¹iyabr±hmaºassa dh²t±. M±t±piss± m±gaº¹iy±yeva n±ma½. C³¼apit±piss± m±gaº¹iyova, s± abhir³p± ahosi devaccharapaµibh±g±. Pit± panass± anucchavika½ s±mika½ alabhanto mahantehi mahantehi kulehi y±citopi “na mayha½ dh²tu tumhe anucchavik±”ti tajjetv± uyyojesi. Athekadivasa½ satth± pacc³sasamaye loka½ volokento m±gaº¹iyabr±hmaºassa sapaj±patikassa an±g±miphal³panissaya½ disv± attano pattac²varam±d±ya tassa bahinigame aggiparicaraºaµµh±na½ agam±si. So tath±gatassa r³pasobhaggappatta½ attabh±va½ oloketv±, “imasmi½ loke imin± purisena sadiso añño puriso n±ma natthi, aya½ mayha½ dh²tu anucchaviko, imassa pos±panatth±ya dh²tara½ dass±m²”ti cintetv±, “samaºa, ek± me dh²t± atthi, aha½ ettaka½ k±la½ tass± anucchavika½ purisa½ na pass±mi, tumhe tass± anucchavik±, s± ca tumh±kaññeva anucchavik±. Tumh±kañhi p±daparic±rik±, tass± ca bhatt± laddhu½ vaµµati, ta½ vo aha½ dass±mi, y±va mam±gaman± idheva tiµµhath±”ti ±ha. Satth± kiñci avatv± tuºh² ahosi. Br±hmaºo vegena ghara½ gantv±, “bhoti, bhoti dh²tu me anucchaviko puriso diµµho, s²gha½ s²gha½ na½ alaªkaroh²”ti ta½ alaªk±r±petv± saddhi½ br±hmaºiy± ±d±ya satthu santika½ p±y±si. Sakalanagara½ saªkhubhi. Aya½ “ettaka½ k±la½ mayha½ dh²tu anucchaviko natth²”ti kassaci adatv± “ajja me dh²tu anucchaviko diµµho”ti kira vadeti, “k²diso nu kho so puriso, passiss±ma nan”ti mah±jano teneva saddhi½ nikkhami.