Br±hmaºo “evampi may± na sakk± k±tu½, r±jadaº¹ato bh±y±mi, mayhameva g±ma½ ness±m²”ti ±ha. Ima½ tesa½ kath±sall±pa½ sutv± d±rak± “pit± no kho amhe br±hmaºassa d±tuk±mo”ti pakkamitv± pokkharaºi½ gantv± paduminigacche nil²yi½su. Br±hmaºo te adisv±va “tva½ ‘d±rake dad±m²’ti vatv± te apakkam±pesi, eso te s±dhubh±vo”ti ±ha. Atha mah±satto sahas±va uµµhahitv± d±rake gavesanto paduminigacche nil²ne disv± “etha, t±t±, m± mayha½ d±nap±ramiy± antar±ya½ akattha, mama d±najjh±saya½ matthaka½ p±petha, ayañca br±hmaºo tumhe gahetv± tumh±ka½ ayyakassa sañjayamah±r±jassa santika½ gamissati t±ta j±li, tva½ bhujisso hotuk±mo br±hmaºassa nikkhasahassa½ datv± bhujisso bhaveyy±si, kaºh±jine tva½ d±sasata½ d±sisata½ hatthisata½ assasata½ usabhasata½ nikkhasatanti sabbasata½ datv± bhujiss± bhaveyy±s²”ti kum±re aggh±petv± samass±setv± gahetv± assamapada½ gantv± kamaº¹alun± udaka½ gahetv± sabbaññutaññ±ºassa paccaya½ katv± br±hmaºassa hatthe udaka½ p±tetv± ativiya p²tisomanassaj±to hutv± pathavi½ unn±dento piyaputtad±na½ ad±si. Idh±pi pubbe vuttanayeneva pathavikamp±dayo ahesu½. Tena vutta½–
113. “Y±caka½ upagata½ disv±, h±so me upapajjatha;
ubho putte gahetv±na, ad±si½ br±hmaºe tad±;
114. “sake putte cajantassa, j³jake br±hmaºe yad±;
tad±pi pathav² kampi, sineruvanavaµa½sak±”ti;
atha br±hmaºo d±rake agantuk±me lat±ya hatthesu bandhitv± ±ka¹¹hi; tesa½ bandhaµµh±ne chavi½ chinditv± lohita½ pagghari; so lat±daº¹ena paharanto ±ka¹¹hi; te pitara½ oloketv±;
“amm± ca t±ta nikkhant±, tvañca no t±ta dassasi;
m± no tva½ t±ta adad±, y±va amm±pi etu no;
tad±ya½ br±hmaºo k±ma½, vikkiº±tu han±tu v±”ti. (J±. 2.22.2126)–

Vatv± punapi aya½ evar³po ghoradassano kur³rakammanto–

“Manusso ud±hu yakkho, ma½salohitabhojano;
g±m± araññam±gamma, dhana½ ta½ t±ta y±cati;
n²yam±ne pis±cena, ki½ nu t±ta udikkhas²”ti. (J±. 2.22.2130-2131)–

¾d²ni vadant± paridevi½su. Tattha dhananti puttadhana½.

J³jako d±rake tath± paridevanteyeva pothentova gahetv± pakk±mi. Mah±sattassa d±rak±na½ karuºa½ paridevitena tassa ca br±hmaºassa ak±ruññabh±vena balavasoko uppajji, vippaµis±ro ca udap±di. So taªkhaºaññeva bodhisatt±na½ paveºi½ anussari. “Sabbeva hi bodhisatt± pañca mah±paricc±ge pariccajitv± buddh± bhavissanti, ahampi tesa½ abbhantaro, puttad±nañca mah±paricc±g±na½ aññatara½, tasm± vessantara d±na½ datv± pacch±nut±po na te anucchaviko”ti att±na½ paribh±setv± “dinnak±lato paµµh±ya mama te na kiñci hont²”ti att±na½ upatthambhetv± da¼hasam±d±na½ adhiµµh±ya paººas±ladv±re p±s±ºaphalake kañcanapaµim± viya nis²di.
Atha maddidev² araññato phal±phala½ gahetv± nivattant² “m± mah±sattassa d±nantar±yo hot³”ti v±¼amigar³padhar±hi devat±hi uparuddhamagg± tesu apagatesu cirena assama½ patv± “ajja me dussupina½ diµµha½, dunnimitt±ni ca uppann±ni, ki½ nu kho bhavissat²”ti cintent² assama½ pavisitv± puttake apassant² bodhisattassa santika½ gantv± “deva, na kho amh±ka½ puttake pass±mi, kuhi½ te gat±”ti ±ha. So tuºh² ahosi. S± puttake upadh±rent² tahi½ tahi½ upadh±vitv± gavesant² adisv± punapi gantv± pucchi. Bodhisatto “kakkha¼akath±ya na½ puttasoka½ jah±pess±m²”ti cintetv±–
“N³na madd² var±roh±, r±japutt² yasassin²;
p±to gat±si uñch±ya, kimida½ s±yam±gat±”ti. (J±. 2.22.2225)–

Vatv± t±ya cir±yanak±raºe kathite punapi d±rake sandh±ya na kiñci ±ha. S± puttasokena te upadh±rent² punapi v±tavegena van±ni vicari. T±ya ekarattiya½ vicaritaµµh±na½ pariggaºhanta½ pannarasayojanamatta½ ahosi. Atha vibh±t±ya rattiy± mah±sattassa santika½ gantv± µhit± d±rak±na½ adassanena balavasok±bhibh³t± tassa p±dam³le chinnakadal² viya bh³miya½ visaññ² hutv± pati. So “mat±”ti saññ±ya kampam±no uppannabalavasokopi sati½ paccupaµµhapetv± “j±niss±mi t±va j²vati, na j²vat²”ti sattam±se k±yasa½sagga½ an±pannapubbopi aññassa abh±vena tass± s²sa½ ukkhipitv± ³r³su µhapetv± udakena paripphositv± urañca mukhañca hadayañca parimajji. Madd²pi kho thoka½ v²tin±metv± sati½ paµilabhitv± hirottappa½ paccupaµµhapetv± “deva, d±rak± te kuhi½ gat±”ti pucchi. So ±ha– “devi, ekassa me br±hmaºassa ma½ y±citv± ±gatassa d±satth±ya dinn±”ti vatv± t±ya “kasm±, deva, putte br±hmaºassa datv± mama sabbaratti½ paridevitv± vicarantiy± n±cikkh²”ti vutte “paµhamameva vutte tava cittadukkha½ bahu bhavissati, id±ni pana sar²radukkhena tanuka½ bhavissat²”ti vatv±–

“Ma½ passa maddi m± putte, m± b±¼ha½ paridevasi;
lacch±ma putte j²vant±, arog± ca bhav±mase”ti. (J±. 2.22.2260)–

So samass±setv± puna–

“Putte pasuñca dhaññañca, yañca añña½ ghare dhana½;
dajj± sappuriso d±na½, disv± y±cakam±gata½;
anumod±hi me maddi, puttake d±namuttaman”ti. (J±. 2.22.2261)–

Vatv± attano puttad±na½ ta½ anumod±pesi.

S±pi–
“Anumod±mi te deva, puttake d±namuttama½;
datv± citta½ pas±dehi, bhiyyo d±na½ dado bhav±”ti. (J±. 2.22.2262)–

Vatv± anumodi.

Eva½ tesu aññamañña½ sammodan²ya½ katha½ kathentesu sakko cintesi– “mah±puriso hiyyo j³jakassa pathavi½ unn±detv± d±rake ad±si. Id±ni na½ koci h²napuriso upasaªkamitv± maddidevi½ y±citv± gahetv± gaccheyya, tato r±j± nippaccayo bhaveyya, hand±ha½ br±hmaºavaººena na½ upasaªkamitv± maddi½ y±citv± p±ramik³µa½ g±h±petv± kassaci avissajjiya½ katv± puna na½ tasseva datv± ±gamiss±m²”ti. So s³riyuggamanavel±ya½ br±hmaºavaººena tassa santika½ agam±si. Ta½ disv± mah±puriso “atithi no ±gato”ti p²tisomanassaj±to tena saddhi½ madhurapaµisanth±ra½ katv± “br±hmaºa, kenatthena idh±gatos²”ti pucchi. Atha na½ sakko maddidevi½ y±ci. Tena vutta½–
115. “Punadeva sakko oruyha, hutv± br±hmaºasannibho;
ay±ci ma½ maddidevi½, s²lavanti½ patibbatan”ti;
tattha punadev±ti d±rake dinnadivasato pacch± eva; tadanantaramev±ti attho; oruyh±ti devalokato otaritv±; br±hmaºasannibhoti br±hmaºasam±navaººo;
atha mah±satto “hiyyo me dvepi d±rake br±hmaºassa dinn±, ahampi araññe ekakova, katha½ te maddi½ s²lavanti½ patibbata½ dass±m²”ti avatv±va pas±ritahatthe anaggharatana½ µhapento viya asajjitv± abajjhitv± anol²nam±naso “ajja me d±nap±ram² matthaka½ p±puºissat²”ti haµµhatuµµho giri½ unn±dento viya–
“dad±mi na vikamp±mi, ya½ ma½ y±casi br±hmaºa;
santa½ nappaµig³h±mi, d±ne me ramat² mano”ti. (J±. 2.22.2278)–

Vatv± s²ghameva kamaº¹alun± udaka½ ±haritv± br±hmaºassa hatthe udaka½ p±tetv± bhariyamad±si. Tena vutta½–

116. “Maddi½ hatthe gahetv±na, udakañjali p³riya;
pasannamanasaªkappo, tassa maddi½ ad±sahan”ti.
Tattha udakañjal²ti udaka½ añjali½, “udakan”ti ca karaºatthe paccattavacana½, udakena tassa br±hmaºassa añjali½ pas±ritahatthatala½ p³retv±ti attho. Pasannamanasaªkappoti “addh± imin± paricc±gena d±nap±rami½ matthaka½ p±petv± samm±sambodhi½ adhigamiss±m²”ti upannasaddh±pas±dena pasannacittasaªkappo. Taªkhaºaññeva heµµh± vuttappak±r±ni sabbap±µih±riy±ni p±turahesu½. “Id±nissa na d³re samm±sambodh²”ti devagaº± brahmagaº± ativiya p²tisomanassaj±t± ahesu½. Tena vutta½–
117. “Maddiy± d²yam±n±ya, gagane dev± pamodit±;
tad±pi pathav² kampi, sineruvanavaµa½sak±”ti.
Tato pana d²yam±n±ya maddiy± deviy± ruººa½ v± dummukha½ v± bh±kuµimatta½ v± n±hosi, eva½ cass± ahosi “ya½ devo icchati, ta½ karot³”ti.
“Kom±r² yass±ha½ bhariy±, s±miko mama issaro;
yassicche tassa ma½ dajj±, vikkiºeyya haneyya v±”ti. (J±. 2.22.2282)–

¾ha.

Mah±purisopi “ambho, br±hmaºa, maddito me sataguºena sahassaguºena satasahassaguºena sabbaññutaññ±ºameva piyatara½, ida½ me d±na½ sabbaññutaññ±ºappaµivedhassa paccayo hot³”ti vatv± ad±si. Tena vutta½–
118. “J±li½ kaºh±jina½ dh²ta½, maddidevi½ patibbata½;
cajam±no na cintesi½, bodhiy±yeva k±raº±.
119. Na me dess± ubho putt±, maddidev² na dessiy±;
sabbaññuta½ piya½ mayha½, tasm± piye ad±sahan”ti.
Tattha cajam±no na cintesinti pariccajanto sant±pavasena na cintesi½, vissaµµho hutv± pariccajinti attho.
Etth±ha– kasm± pan±ya½ mah±puriso attano puttad±re j±tisampanne khattiye parassa d±sabh±vena pariccaji, na hi yesa½ kesañcipi bhujiss±na½ abhujissabh±vakaraºa½ s±dhudhammoti? Vuccate– anudhammabh±vato. Ayañhi buddhak±rake dhamme anugatadhammat±, yadida½ sabbassa attaniyassa mamanti pariggahitavatthuno anavasesaparicc±go, na hi deyyadhammapaµigg±hakavikapparahita½ d±nap±rami½ parip³retu½ ussukkam±pann±na½ bodhisatt±na½ mamanti pariggahitavatthu½ y±cantassa y±cakassa na pariccajitu½ yutta½, por±ºopi c±yamanudhammo. Sabbesañhi bodhisatt±na½ aya½ ±ciººasam±ciººadhammo kulava½so kulappaveº², yadida½ sabbassa paricc±go. Tattha ca visesato piyataravatthuparicc±go, na hi keci bodhisatt± va½s±nugata½ rajjissariy±didhanaparicc±ga½, attano s²sanayan±di-aªgaparicc±ga½, piyaj²vitaparicc±ga½, kulava½sapatiµµh±pakapiyaputtaparicc±ga½, man±pac±rin²piyabhariy±paricc±ganti ime pañca mah±paricc±ge apariccajitv± buddh± n±ma bh³tapubb± atthi. Tath± hi maªgale bhagavati bodhisattabh³te bodhipariyesana½ caram±ne ca carimattabh±vato tatiye attabh±ve saputtad±re ekasmi½ pabbate vasante kharad±µhiko n±ma yakkho mah±purisassa d±najjh±sayata½ sutv± br±hmaºavaººena upasaªkamitv± mah±satta½ dve d±rake y±ci.
Mah±satto “dad±mi br±hmaºassa puttake”ti haµµhapahaµµho udakapariyanta½ pathavi½ kampento dvepi d±rake ad±si. Yakkho caªkamanakoµiya½ ±lambanaphalaka½ niss±ya µhito mah±sattassa passantasseva mu¼±lakal±pa½ viya dve d±rake kh±di. Aggij±la½ viya lohitadh±ra½ uggiram±na½ yakkhassa mukha½ olokentassa mah±purisassa “vañcesi vata ma½ yakkho”ti uppajjanakacittupp±dassa ok±sa½ adentassa up±yakosallassa subh±vitatt± at²tadhamm±na½ appaµisandhisabh±vato anicc±divasena saªkh±r±na½ suparimadditabh±vato ca eva½ ittaraµµhitikena pabhaªgun± as±rena saªkh±rakal±pena “p³rit± vata me d±nap±ram², mahanta½ vata me attha½ s±dhetv± ida½ adhigatan”ti somanassameva uppajji. So ida½ anaññas±dh±raºa½ tasmi½ khaºe attano citt±c±ra½ ñatv± “imassa nissandena an±gate imin±va n²h±rena sar²rato rasmiyo nikkhamant³”ti patthanamak±si. Tassa ta½ patthana½ niss±ya buddhabh³tassa sar²rappabh± niccameva dasasahassilokadh±tu½ pharitv± aµµh±si (dha. sa. aµµha. nid±nakath±). Eva½ aññepi bodhisatt± attano piyatara½ puttad±ra½ pariccajitv± sabbaññutaññ±ºa½ paµivijjhi½su.