“Iªgha maddi nis±mehi, cittar³pa½va dissati;
migarohiccavaººena, dakkhiºass± vahanti man”ti. (J±. 2.22.1864)–

Maddiy± ±ha.

Tattha cittar³pa½v±ti acchariyar³pa½ viya. Dakkhiºass±ti susikkhita-ass± viya ma½ vahanti.
Atha na½ eva½ gacchanta½ aparo br±hmaºo ±gantv± ratha½ y±ci. Mah±satto puttad±ra½ ot±retv± ratha½ ad±si. Rathe pana dinne devaputt± antaradh±yi½su. Tato paµµh±ya pana sabbepi pattik±va ahesu½. Atha mah±satto “maddi, tva½ kaºh±jina½ gaºh±hi, aha½ j±likum±ra½ gaºh±m²”ti ubhopi dve d±rake aªken±d±ya aññamañña½ piyasall±p± paµipatha½ ±gacchante manusse vaªkapabbatassa magga½ pucchant± sayameva onatesu phalarukkhesu phal±ni d±rak±na½ dadant± atthak±m±hi devat±hi maggassa saªkhipitatt± tadaheva cetaraµµha½ samp±puºi½su. Tena vutta½ “catuv±hi½ ratha½ datv±”ti-±di.
Tattha µhatv± c±tummah±patheti attano gamanamaggena passato ±gatena tena br±hmaºena ±gatamaggena ca vinivijjhitv± gataµµh±natt± catukkasaªkh±te catumah±pathe µhatv± tassa br±hmaºassa ratha½ datv±. Ek±kiyoti amaccasevak±disah±y±bh±vena ekako. Tenev±ha “adutiyo”ti. Maddidevi½ idamabrav²ti maddidevi½ ida½ abh±si.
96-99. Paduma½ puº¹ar²ka½v±ti paduma½ viya, puº¹ar²ka½ viya ca. Kaºh±jinaggah²ti kaºh±jina½ aggahesi. Abhij±t±ti j±tisampann±. Visama½ samanti visama½ samañca bh³mippadesa½. Ent²ti ±gacchanti. Anumagge paµippatheti anumagge v± paµipathe v±ti -saddassa lopo daµµhabbo. Karuºanti bh±vanapu½sakaniddeso, karuº±yitattanti attho. Dukkha½ te paµivedent²ti ime eva½ sukhum±l± padas± gacchanti, d³reva ito vaªkapabbatoti te tad± amhesu k±ruññavasena attan± dukkha½ paµilabhanti, tath± attano uppannadukkha½ paµivedenti v±ti attho.
100-1. Pavaneti mah±vane. Phalineti phalavante. Ubbiddh±ti uddha½ uggat± ucc±. Upagacchanti d±raketi yath± phal±ni d±rak±na½ hatth³pagayhak±ni honti, eva½ rukkh± sayameva s±kh±hi onamitv± d±rake upenti.
102. Acchariyanti acchar±yogga½, acchara½ paharitu½ yutta½. Abh³tapubba½ bh³tanti abbhuta½. Lom±na½ ha½sanasamatthat±ya lomaha½sana½. S±huk±ranti s±dhuk±ra½, ayameva v± p±µho. Itthiratanabh±vena sabbehi aªgehi avayavehi sobhat²ti sabbaªgasobhan±.
103-4. Acchera½ vat±ti acchariya½ vata. Vessantarassa tejen±ti vessantarassa puññ±nubh±vena. Saªkhipi½su patha½ yakkh±ti devat± mah±sattassa puññatejena codit± ta½ magga½ parikkhaya½ p±pesu½, appaka½ aka½su, ta½ pana d±rakesu karuº±ya kata½ viya katv± vutta½ “anukamp±ya d±rake”ti. Jetuttaranagarato hi suvaººagirit±lo n±ma pabbato pañca yojan±ni, tato kontim±r± n±ma nad² pañca yojan±ni, tato m±rañjan±giri n±ma pabbato pañca yojan±ni, tato daº¹abr±hmaºag±mo n±ma pañca yojan±ni, tato m±tulanagara½ dasa yojan±ni, iti ta½ raµµha½ jetuttaranagarato ti½sa yojan±ni hoti. Devat± bodhisattassa puññatejena codit± magga½ parikkhaya½ p±pesu½. Ta½ sabba½ ek±heneva atikkami½su. Tena vutta½ “nikkhantadivaseneva, cetaraµµhamup±gamun”ti.
Eva½ mah±satto s±yanhasamaya½ cetaraµµhe m±tulanagara½ patv± tassa nagarassa dv±rasam²pe s±l±ya½ nis²di. Athassa maddidev² p±desu raja½ puñchitv± p±de samb±hitv± “vessantarassa ±gatabh±va½ j±n±pess±m²”ti s±lato nikkhamitv± tassa cakkhupathe s±ladv±re aµµh±si. Nagara½ pavisantiyo ca nikkhamantiyo ca itthiyo ta½ disv± pariv±resu½. Mah±jano tañca vessantarañca putte cassa tath± ±gate disv± r±j³na½ ±cikkhi. Saµµhisahass± r±j±no rodant± paridevant± tassa santika½ ±gantv± maggaparissama½ vinodetv± tath± ±gamanak±raºa½ pucchi½su.
Mah±satto hatthid±na½ ±di½ katv± sabba½ kathesi. Ta½ sutv± te attano rajjena nimantayi½su. Mah±puriso “may± tumh±ka½ rajja½ paµiggahitameva hotu, r±j± pana ma½ raµµh± pabb±jeti, tasm± vaªkapabbatameva gamiss±m²”ti vatv± tehi n±nappak±ra½ tattha v±sa½ y±ciyam±nopi ta½ analaªkaritv± tehi gahit±rakkho ta½ ratti½ s±l±yameva vasitv± punadivase p±tova n±naggarasabhojana½ bhuñjitv± tehi parivuto nikkhamitv± pannarasayojanamagga½ gantv± vanadv±re µhatv± te nivattetv± purato pannarasayojanamagga½ tehi ±cikkhitaniy±meneva agam±si. Tena vutta½–
105. “Saµµhir±jasahass±ni, tad± vasanti m±tule;
sabbe pañjalik± hutv±, rodam±n± up±gamu½.
106. “Tattha vattetv± sall±pa½, cetehi cetaputtehi;
te tato nikkhamitv±na, vaªka½ agamu pabbatan”ti.
Tattha tattha vattetv± sall±panti tattha tehi r±j³hi sam±gamehi saddhi½ paµisammodam±n± katha½ pavattetv±. Cetaputteh²ti cetar±japuttehi. Te tato nikkhamitv±n±ti te r±j±no tato vanadv±raµµh±ne nivattetv±. Vaªka½ agamu pabbatanti amhe catt±ro jan± vaªkapabbata½ uddissa agamamh±.
Atha mah±satto tehi ±cikkhitamaggena gacchanto gandham±danapabbata½ patv± ta½ divasa½ tattha vasitv± tato uttaradis±bhimukho vepullapabbatap±dena gantv± ketumat²nad²t²re nis²ditv± vanacarakena dinna½ madhuma½sa½ kh±ditv± tassa suvaººas³ci½ datv± nhatv± pivitv± paµippassaddhadaratho nadi½ uttaritv± s±nupabbatasikhare µhitassa nigrodhassa m³le thoka½ nis²ditv± uµµh±ya gacchanto n±likapabbata½ pariharanto mucalindasara½ gantv± sarat²rena pubbuttarakaººa½ patv± ekapadikamaggeneva vanaghaµa½ pavisitv± ta½ atikkamma girividugg±na½ nad²pabhav±na½ purato caturassapokkharaºi½ p±puºi.
107. Tasmi½ khaºe sakko ±vajjento “mah±satto himavanta½ paviµµho, vasanaµµh±na½ laddhu½ vaµµat²”ti cintetv± vissakamma½ pesesi– “gaccha vaªkapabbatakucchimhi ramaº²ye µh±ne assamapada½ m±peh²”ti. So tattha dve paººas±l±yo dve caªkame dve ca rattiµµh±nadiv±µµh±n±ni m±petv± tesu tesu µh±nesu n±n±pupphavicitte rukkhe phalite rukkhe pupphagacche kadalivan±d²ni ca dassetv± sabbe pabbajitaparikkh±re paµiy±detv± “yekeci pabbajituk±m±, te gaºhant³”ti akkhar±ni likhitv± amanusse ca bheravasadde migapakkhino ca paµikkam±petv± sakaµµh±nameva gato.
Mah±satto ekapadikamagga½ disv± “pabbajit±na½ vasanaµµh±na½ bhavissat²”ti maddiñca putte ca tattheva µhapetv± assamapada½ pavisitv± akkhar±ni oloketv± “sakkena dinnosm²”ti paººas±ladv±ra½ vivaritv± paviµµho khaggañca dhanuñca apanetv± s±µake omuñcitv± isivesa½ gahetv± kattaradaº¹a½ ±d±ya nikkhamitv± paccekabuddhasadisena upasamena d±rak±na½ santika½ agam±si. Maddidev²pi mah±satta½ disv± p±desu patitv± roditv± teneva saddhi½ assama½ pavisitv± attano paººas±la½ gantv± isivesa½ gaºhi. Pacch± puttepi t±pasakum±rake kari½su. Bodhisatto maddi½ vara½ y±ci “maya½ ito paµµh±ya pabbajit± n±ma, itth² ca n±ma brahmacariyassa mala½, m± d±ni ak±le mama santika½ ±gacch±”ti. S± “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± mah±sattampi vara½ y±ci “deva, tumhe putte gahetv± idheva hotha, aha½ phal±phala½ ±hariss±m²”ti. S± tato paµµh±ya araññato phal±phal±ni ±haritv± tayo jane paµijaggi. Iti catt±ro khattiy± vaªkapabbatakucchiya½ sattam±samatta½ vasi½su. Tena vutta½ “±mantayitv± devindo, vissakamma½ mahiddhikan”ti-±di.
Tattha ±mantayitv±ti pakkos±petv±. Mahiddhikanti mahatiy± deviddhiy± samann±gata½. Assama½ sukatanti assamapada½ sukata½ katv±. Ramma½ vessantarassa vasan±nucchavika½ paººas±la½. Sum±pay±ti suµµhu m±paya. ¾º±pes²ti vacanaseso. Sum±pay²ti samm± m±pesi.
111. Asuññoti yath± so assamo asuñño hoti, eva½ tassa asuññabh±vakaraºena asuñño homi. “Asuññe”ti v± p±µho, mama vasaneneva asuññe assame d±rake anurakkhanto vas±mi tattha tiµµh±mi. Bodhisattassa mett±nubh±vena samant± tiyojane sabbe tiracch±n±pi metta½ paµilabhi½su.
Eva½ tesu tattha vasantesu kaliªgaraµµhav±s² j³jako n±ma br±hmaºo amittat±pan±ya n±ma bhariy±ya “n±ha½ te nicca½ dhaññakoµµana-udak±haraºay±gubhattapacan±d²ni k±tu½ sakkomi, paric±raka½ me d±sa½ v± d±si½ v± ±neh²”ti vutte “kutoha½ te bhoti duggato d±sa½ v± d±si½ v± labhiss±m²”ti vatv± t±ya “esa vessantaro r±j± vaªkapabbate vasati. Tassa putte mayha½ paric±rake y±citv± ±neh²”ti vutte kilesavasena tass± paµibaddhacittat±ya tass± vacana½ atikkamitu½ asakkonto p±theyya½ paµiy±d±petv± anukkamena jetuttaranagara½ patv± “kuhi½ vessantaramah±r±j±”ti pucchi.
Mah±jano “imesa½ y±cak±na½ atid±nena amh±ka½ r±j± raµµh± pabb±jito, eva½ amh±ka½ r±j±na½ n±setv± punapi idheva ±gacchat²”ti le¹¹udaº¹±dihattho upakkosanto br±hmaºa½ anubandhi. So devat±viggahito hutv± tato nikkhamitv± vaªkapabbatag±mimagga½ abhiru¼ho anukkamena vanadv±ra½ patv± mah±vana½ ajjhog±hetv± maggam³¼ho hutv± vicaranto tehi r±j³hi bodhisattassa ±rakkhaºatth±ya µhapitena cetaputtena sam±gañchi. Tena “kaha½, bho br±hmaºa, gacchas²”ti puµµho “vessantaramah±r±jassa santikan”ti vutte “addh± aya½ br±hmaºo tassa putte v± devi½ v± y±citu½ gacchat²”ti cintetv± “m± kho, tva½ br±hmaºa, tattha gañchi, sace gacchasi, ettheva te s²sa½ chinditv± mayha½ sunakh±na½ gh±sa½ kariss±m²”ti tena santajjito maraºabhayabh²to “ahamassa pitar± pesito d³to, ‘ta½ ±ness±m²’ti ±gato”ti mus±v±da½ abh±si. Ta½ sutv± cetaputto tuµµhahaµµho br±hmaºassa sakk±rasamm±na½ katv± vaªkapabbatag±mimagga½ ±cikkhi. So tato para½ gacchanto antar±magge accutena n±ma t±pasena saddhi½ sam±gantv± tampi magga½ pucchitv± ten±pi magge ±cikkhite tena ±cikkhitasaññ±ya magga½ gacchanto anukkamena bodhisattassa assamapadaµµh±nasam²pa½ gantv± maddideviy± phal±phalattha½ gatak±le bodhisatta½ upasaªkamitv± ubho d±rake y±ci. Tena vutta½–
112. “Pavane vasam±nassa, addhiko ma½ up±gami;
ay±ci puttake mayha½, j±li½ kaºh±jina½ cubho”ti;
eva½ br±hmaºena d±rakesu y±citesu mah±satto “cirassa½ vata me y±cako adhigato, ajj±ha½ anavasesato d±nap±rami½ p³ress±m²”ti adhipp±yena somanassaj±to pas±ritahatthe sahassatthavika½ µhapento viya br±hmaºassa citta½ paritosento sakalañca ta½ pabbatakucchi½ unn±dento “dad±mi tava mayha½ puttake, api ca maddidev² pana p±tova phal±phalatth±ya vana½ gantv± s±ya½ ±gamissati, t±ya ±gat±ya te puttake dassetv± tvañca m³laphal±phala½ kh±ditv± ekaratti½ vasitv± vigataparissamo p±tova gamissas²”ti ±ha; br±hmaºo “k±mañcesa u¼±rajjh±sayat±ya puttake dad±ti, m±t± pana vacchagiddh± ±gantv± d±nassa antar±yampi kareyya, ya½n³n±ha½ ima½ nipp²¼etv± d±rake gahetv± ajjeva gaccheyyan”ti cintetv± “putt± ce te mayha½ dinn±, ki½ d±ni m±tara½ dassetv± pesitehi, d±rake gahetv± ajjeva gamiss±m²”ti ±ha; “sace, tva½ br±hmaºa, r±japutti½ m±tara½ daµµhu½ na icchasi, ime d±rake gahetv± jetuttaranagara½ gaccha, tattha sañjayamah±r±j± d±rake gahetv± mahanta½ te dhana½ dassati, tena d±sad±siyo gaºhissasi, sukhañca j²vissasi, aññath± ime sukhum±l± r±jad±rak±, ki½ te veyy±vacca½ karissant²”ti ±ha;