1238. “P±ra½ samuddassa imañca vaººu½, vett±cara½ saªkupathañca magga½;
nadiyo pana pabbat±nañca dugg±, puthuddis± gacchatha bhogahetu.
1239. “Pakkhandiy±na vijita½ paresa½, verajjake m±nuse pekkham±n±;
ya½ vo suta½ v± atha v±pi diµµha½, accheraka½ ta½ vo suºoma t±t±”ti.
Tassattho– p±ra½ samuddass±ti samuddassa parat²ra½, imañca ²disa½, vaººu½ vaººupatha½ vettalat± bandhitv± ±caritabbato vett±cara½ magga½, saªkuke kh±ºuke koµµetv± gantabbato saªkupatha½ magga½, nadiyo pana candabh±g±dik±, pabbat±nañca visamappades±ti eva½ dugg± puthuddis± bhoganimitta½ gacchatha, eva½ gacchant± ca pakkhandiy±na pakkhanditv± anupavisitv±, paresa½ r±j³na½ vijita½ tattha verajjake videsav±sike manusse pekkham±n± gacchatha, eva½bh³tehi vo tumhehi ya½ suta½ v± atha v± diµµha½accheraka½ acchariya½, ta½ vo santike t±t± v±ºij± suºom±ti attano vim±nassa acchariyabh±va½ tehi kath±petuk±mo pucchati.
Eva½ devaputtena puµµh± v±ºij± ±ha½su–
1240. “Itopi accheratara½ kum±ra, na no suta½ v± atha v±pi diµµha½;
at²tam±nusakameva sabba½, disv± na tapp±ma anomavaººa½.
1241. “Veh±yasa½ pokkharañño savanti, pah³tamaly± bahupuº¹ar²k±;
dum± cime niccaphal³papann±, at²va gandh± surabhi½ pav±yanti.
1242. “Ve¼³riyathambh± satamussit±se, sil±pav±¼assa ca ±yata½s±;
mas±ragall± sahalohitaªg±, thambh± ime jotiras±may±se.
1243. “Sahassathambha½ atul±nubh±va½, tes³pari s±dhumida½ vim±na½;
ratanantara½ kañcanavedimissa½, tapan²yapaµµehi ca s±dhuchanna½.
1244. “Jambonaduttattamida½ sumaµµho, p±s±dasop±naphal³papanno;
da¼ho ca vaggu ca susaªgato ca, at²va nijjh±nakhamo manuñño.
1245. “Ratanantarasmi½ bahu-annap±na½, pariv±rito acchar±saªgaºena;
muraja-±lambarat³riyaghuµµho, abhivanditosi thutivandan±ya.
1246. “So modasi n±rigaºappabodhano, vim±nap±s±davare manorame;
acintiyo sabbaguº³papanno, r±j± yath± vessavaºo na¼iny±.
1247. “Devo nu ±si udav±si yakkho,
ud±hu devindo manussabh³to;
pucchanti ta½ v±ºij± satthav±h±,
±cikkha ko n±ma tuva½si yakkho”ti.
1240-2. Tattha kum±r±ti paµhamavaye µhitatt± devaputta½ ±lapati. Sabbanti devaputta½ tassa vim±napaµibaddhañca sandh±ya vadati. Pokkharaññoti pokkharaºiyo. Satamussit±seti sataratanubbedh±. Sil±pav±¼ass±ti sil±ya pav±¼assa ca, sil±may± pav±¼amay±ti attho. ¾yata½s±ti d²gha½s±. Atha v± ±yat± hutv± aµµhaso¼asadvatti½s±di-a½savanto.
1242. Tes³par²ti tesa½ thambh±na½ upari. S±dhumidanti sundara½ ida½ tava vim±na½. Ratanantaranti ratanantaravanta½, bhittithambhasop±n±d²su n±n±vidhehi aññehi ratanehi yutta½. Kañcanavedimissanti suvaººamay±ya vedik±ya sahita½ parikkhitta½. Tapan²yapaµµehi ca s±dhuchannanti tapan²yamayehi anekaratanamayehi ca chadanehi tattha tattha suµµhu ch±dita½.
1244. Jambonaduttattamidanti ida½ tava vim±na½ yebhuyyena uttattajambunadabh±sura½. Sumaµµho p±s±dasop±naphal³papannoti tassa ca so so padeso sumaµµho suµµhu majjito, tehi tehi anantarap±s±dehi sop±navisesehi ramaº²yehi phalakehi ca yutto. Da¼hoti thiro. Vagg³ti abhir³po samuggato. Susaªgatoti suµµhu saªgat±vayavo aññamaññ±nur³pap±s±d±vayavo. At²va nijjh±nakhamoti pabhassarabh±vepi ativiya olokanakkhamo. Manuññoti manoramo.
1245. Ratanantarasminti ratanamaye, ratanabh³te v± s±rabh³te vim±nassa abbhantare. Bahu-annap±nanti pesala½ pah³ta½ annañca p±nañca vijjati, upalabbhat²ti adhipp±yo. Muraja-±lambarat³riyaghuµµhoti mudiªg±na½ ±lambar±na½ avasiµµhat³riy±nañca saddehi niccaghosito. Abhivanditos²ti namassito, thomito v± asi. Ten±ha “th³tivandan±y±”ti.
1246. Acintiyoti acinteyy±nubh±vo. Na¼iny±ti eva½n±make k²¼anaµµh±ne yath± vessavaºo mah±r±j±, eva½ tva½ modas²ti yojan±.
1247. ¾s²ti asi bhavasi. Devindoti sakko devar±j±. Manussabh³toti manussesu bh³to manussaj±tiko. Yakkhoti dev±dibh±va½ pucchitv±pi yakkhabh±va½ ±saªkant± vadanti.
Id±ni so devaputto att±na½ j±n±pento–
1248. “Ser²sako n±ma ahamhi yakkho, kant±riyo vaººupathamhi gutto;
ima½ padesa½ abhip±lay±mi, vacanakaro vessavaºassa rañño”ti.–

¾ha. Tattha ahamh² yakkhoti aha½ yakkho amhi. Kant±riyoti ±rakkhaºattha½ kant±re niyutto. Guttoti gopako. Ten±ha “abhip±lay±m²”ti.

Id±ni v±ºij± tassa kamm±d²ni pucchant± ±ha½su–
1249. “Adhiccaladdha½ pariº±maja½ te, saya½kata½ ud±hu devehi dinna½;
pucchanti ta½ v±ºij± satthav±h±, katha½ tay± laddhamida½ manuññan”ti.
Tattha adhiccaladdhanti adhiccasamuppattika½, yadicchaka½ laddhanti attho. Pariº±maja½ teti niyatisaªgatibh±vapariºata½, k±lapariºata½ v±. Saya½katanti tay± sayameva kata½, deviddhiy± tay± sayameva nibbattitanti attho. Ud±hu devehi dinnanti tay± ±r±dhitehi devehi pas±davasena nissaµµha½.
Id±ni devaputto caturopi pak±re paµikkhipitv± puññameva apadisanto–
1250. “N±dhiccaladdha½ na pariº±maja½ me, na saya½kata½ na hi devehi dinna½;
sakehi kammehi ap±pakehi, puññehi me laddhamida½ manuññan”ti.–

G±tham±ha.

Ta½ sutv± v±ºij± puna “n±dhiccaladdhan”ti g±th±ya½ puññ±dhikameva te caturo pak±re ±ropetv± puññassa ca sar³pa½ pucchi½su–
1251. “Ki½ te vata½ ki½ pana brahmacariya½, kissa suciººassa aya½ vip±ko;
pucchanti ta½ v±ºij± satthav±h±, katha½ tay± laddhamida½ vim±nan”ti.
Tattha vatanti vatasam±d±na½. Brahmacariyanti seµµhacariya½.
Puna devaputto te paµikkhipitv± att±na½ yath³pacita½ puññañca dassento–
1252. “Mama½ p±y±s²ti ahu samaññ±, rajja½ yad± k±rayi½ kosal±na½;
natthikadiµµhi kadariyo p±padhammo, ucchedav±d² ca tad± ahosi½.
1253. “Samaºo ca kho ±si kum±rakassapo, bahussuto cittakath² u¼±ro;
so me tad± dhammakatha½ abh±si, diµµhivis³k±ni vinoday² me.
1254. “T±ha½ tassa dhammakatha½ suºitv±, up±sakatta½ paµivedayissa½;
p±º±tip±t± virato ahosi½, loke adinna½ parivajjayissa½;
amajjapo no ca mus± abh±ºi½, sakena d±rena ca ahosi½ tuµµho.
1255. “Ta½ me vata½ ta½ pana brahmacariya½, tassa suciººassa aya½ vip±ko;
teheva kammehi ap±pakehi, puññehi me laddhamida½ vim±nan”ti.–

¾ha. Ta½ suviññeyyameva.

Atha v±ºij± devaputta½ vim±nañcassa paccakkhato disv± kammaphala½ saddahitv± attano kammaphale saddha½ pavedent±–
1256. “Sacca½ kir±ha½su nar± sapaññ±, anaññath± vacana½ paº¹it±na½;
yahi½ yahi½ gacchati puññakammo, tahi½ tahi½ modati k±mak±m².
1257. “Yahi½ yahi½ sokapariddavo ca, vadho ca bandho ca parikkileso;
tahi½ tahi½ gacchati p±pakammo, na muccati duggatiy± kad±c²”ti.–

G±th±dvaya½ avocu½. Tattha sokapariddavoti soko ca paridevo ca. Parikkilesoti vutt± anatthuppatti.

Eva½ tesu kathentesuyeva vim±nadv±re sir²sarukkhato parip±kena muttabandhan± paripakk± sip±µik± pati, tena devaputto saparijano domanassappatto ahosi. Ta½ disv± v±ºij±–
1258. “Samm³¼har³pova jano ahosi, asmi½ muhutte kalal²katova;
janassimassa tuyhañca kum±ra, appaccayo kena nu kho ahos²”ti.–

G±tham±ha½su. Tattha samm³¼har³pov±ti sokavasena sabbaso m³¼hasabh±vo viya. Janoti devajano. Asmi½ muhutteti imasmi½ muhuttamatte Kalal²katoti kalala½ viya kato, kalalanissita-udak²bh³to viya ±viloti adhipp±yo. Janassimassa tuyhañc±ti imassa tava parijanassa tuyhañca. Appaccayoti domanassa½.

Ta½ sutv± devaputto–
1259. “Ime ca sir²savan± t±t±, dibb± gandh± surabh² sampavanti;
te sampav±yanti ima½ vim±na½, div± ca ratto ca tama½ nihantv±.
1260. “Imesañca kho vassasataccayena, sip±µik± phalati ekamek±;
m±nussaka½ vassasata½ at²ta½, yadagge k±yamhi idh³papanno.
1261. “Disv±naha½ vassasat±ni pañca,
asmi½ vim±ne µhatv±na t±t±;
±yukkhay± puññakkhay± cavissa½,
teneva sokena pamucchitosm²”ti.– ¾ha.
1256. Tattha sir²savan±ti sir²savipinato. T±t±ti v±ºije ±lapati. Ime tumh±ka½ mayhañca paccakkhabh³t± dibb± gandh± surabh² ativiya sugandh±yeva samantato pavanti pav±yanti. Te dibb± gandh± eva½ v±yant± ima½ vim±na½ sampav±yanti sammadeva gandha½ g±h±penti, na kevala½ sampav±yanameva, atha kho attano pabh±ya tamampi nihanti. Ten±ha “div± ca ratto ca tama½ nihantv±”ti.
1260-61. Imesanti sir²s±na½. Sip±µik±ti phalakuµµhilik±. Phalat²ti paccitv± vaºµato muccati, puµabheda½ v± patv± sissati. M±nussaka½ vassasata½ at²tanti yasm± vassasatassa accayena imassa sir²sassa sip±µik± phalati, ayañca phalit±, tasm± mayha½ m±nussaka½ vassasata½ at²ta½. Yadagge yato paµµh±ya, k±yamhi idha imasmi½ devanik±ye upapanno nibbatto. Mayhañca devagaºan±ya pañca vassasat±ni ±yu, tasm± kh²yati me ±y³ti sokavasena sampam³¼hoti dasseti. Ten±ha “disv±naha½ vassasat±ni pañca…pe… teneva sokena pamucchitosm²”ti.
Atha na½ v±ºij± samass±sento–
1262. “Katha½ nu soceyya tath±vidho so, laddh± vim±na½ atula½ cir±ya;
ye c±pi kho ittaramupapann±, te n³na soceyyu½ parittapuññ±”ti.–

¾ha½su. Tattha y±disehi app±yukehi maraºa½ paµicca socitabba½ siy±, t±diso pana eva½ dibb±nubh±vasampanno navutivassasatasahass±yuko katha½ nu soceyya, na socitabbamev±ti adhipp±yo.

Devaputto tattakeneva samass±setv± tesa½ vacana½ sampaµicchanto tesañca upadesa½ dento–