Evañca te p±ºamaha½ nimissa½, tasm± mata½ j²vitassa vaººem²”ti.
Tattha nimissanti aha½ idheva tava p±ºena mama p±ºa½ parivattessa½. Tasm±ti yasm± eta½ p±ºa½ tava p±ºen±ha½ nimissa½, tasm± tava j²vitassatth±ya mama maraºa½ vaººemi maraºameva varemi, icch±m²ti attho.
Ta½ sutv± r±j± puttassa bala½ j±nanto “s±dhu t±ta, gacch±h²”ti sampaµicchi. So m±t±pitaro vanditv± nagaramh± nikkhami. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± upa¹¹hag±tham±ha–
78. “Tato have dhitim± r±japutto, vanditv± m±tu ca pitu ca p±de”ti.
Tattha p±deti p±de vanditv± nikkhantoti attho.
Athassa m±t±pitaropi bhagin²pi bhariy±pi amaccaparijanehi saddhi½yeva nikkhami½su. So nagar± nikkhamitv± pitara½ magga½ pucchitv± suµµhu vavatthapetv± m±t±pitaro vanditv± ses±na½ ov±da½ datv± acchambhito kesaras²ho viya magga½ ±ruyha yakkh±v±sa½ p±y±si. Ta½ gacchanta½ disv± m±t± sakabh±vena saºµh±tu½ asakkont² pathaviya½ pati. Pit± b±h± paggayha mahantena saddena kandi. Tampi attha½ pak±sento satth±–
“Dukhinissa m±t± nipat± pathaby±, pit±ssa paggayha bhuj±ni kandat²”ti.–

Upa¹¹hag±tha½ vatv± tassa pitar± payutta½ ±s²sav±da½ abhiv±danav±da½ m±tar± bhagin²bhariy±hi ca kata½ saccakiriya½ pak±sento apar±pi catasso g±th± abh±si–

79. “Ta½ gacchanta½ t±va pit± viditv±, parammukho vandati pañjal²ko;
somo ca r±j± varuºo ca r±j±, paj±pat² candim± s³riyo ca;
etehi gutto puris±dakamh±, anuññ±to sotthi paccehi t±ta.
80. “Ya½ daº¹akirañño gatassa m±t±, r±massak±si sotth±na½ sugutt±;
ta½ te aha½ sotth±na½ karomi, etena saccena sarantu dev±;
anuññ±to sotthi paccehi putta.
81. “¾v² raho v±pi manopadosa½, n±ha½ sare j±tu mal²nasatte;
etena saccena sarantu dev±, anuññ±to sotthi paccehi bh±tika.
82. “Yasm± ca me anadhimanosi s±mi, na c±pi me manas± appiyosi;
etena saccena sarantu dev±, anuññ±to sotthi paccehi s±m²”ti.
Tattha parammukhoti aya½ me putto parammukho m±t±pitaro vanditv± gacchati, iti eta½ parammukha½ gacchanta½ disv± viditv±. Pañjal²koti tasmi½ k±le sirasi añjali½ µhapetv± vandati devat± namassati. Puris±dakamh±ti puris±dassa santik± tena anuññ±to sotthin± paccehi.
R±massak±s²ti r±massa ak±si. Eko kira b±r±ºasiv±s² r±mo n±ma m±tuposako m±t±pitaro paµijagganto voh±ratth±ya gato daº¹akirañño vijite kumbhavat²nagara½ gantv± navavidhena vassena sakalaraµµhe vin±siyam±ne m±t±pit³na½ guºa½ sari. Atha na½ m±tupaµµh±nakammassa phalena devat± sotthin± ±nayitv± m±tu ada½su. Ta½ k±raºa½ sutavasen±haritv± evam±ha. Sotth±nanti sotthibh±va½. Ta½ pana kiñc±pi devat± kari½su, m±tupaµµh±na½ niss±ya nibbattatt± pana m±t± ak±s²ti vutta½. Ta½ te ahanti ahampi te tameva sotth±na½ karomi, ma½ niss±ya tatheva tava sotthibh±vo hot³ti attho. Atha v± karom²ti icch±mi. Etena saccen±ti sace devat±hi tassa sotthin± ±n²tabh±vo sacco, etena saccena mamapi putta½ sarantu dev± r±ma½ viya tampi ±haritv± mama dassant³ti attho. Anuññ±toti poris±dena “gacch±”ti anuññ±to devat±na½ ±nubh±vena sotthi paµi-±gaccha putt±ti vadati.
J±tu mal²nasatteti j±tu eka½sena al²nasatte mama bh±tike aha½ sammukh± v± parammukh± v± manopadosa½ na sar±mi, na may± tamhi manopadoso katapubboti evamassa kaniµµh± saccamak±si. Yasm± ca me anadhimanosi s±m²ti mama, s±mi al²nasattu yasm± tva½ anadhimanosi, ma½ abhibhavitv± atikkamitv± añña½ manena na patthesi. Na c±pi me manas± appiyos²ti mayhampi ca manas± tva½ appiyo na hosi, aññamañña½ piyasa½v±s±va mayanti evamassa aggamahes² saccamak±si.
Kum±ropi pitar± akkh±tanayena rakkh±v±samagga½ paµipajji. Yakkhopi “khattiy± n±ma bahum±y± honti, ko j±n±ti, ki½ bhavissat²”ti rukkha½ abhiruhitv± rañño ±gamana½ olokento nis²di. So kum±ra½ ±gacchanta½ disv± “pitara½ nivattetv± putto ±gato bhavissati, natthi me bhayan”ti otaritv± tassa piµµhi½ dassento nis²di. So ±gantv± tassa purato aµµh±si. Atha yakkho g±tham±ha–
83. “Brah± uj³ c±rumukho kutosi, na ma½ paj±n±si vane vasanta½;
ludda½ ma½ ñatv± ‘puris±dako’si, ko sotthim±j±namidh±vajeyy±”ti.
Tattha ko sotthim±j±namidh±vajeyy±ti kum±ra ko n±ma puriso attano sotthibh±va½ j±nanto icchanto idh±gaccheyya, tva½ aj±nanto ±gato maññeti.
Ta½ sutv± kum±ro g±tham±ha–
84. “J±n±mi ludda puris±dako tva½, na ta½ na j±n±mi vane vasanta½;
ahañca puttosmi jayaddisassa, mamajja kh±da pituno pamokkh±”ti.
Tattha pamokkh±ti pamokkhahetu aha½ pitu j²vita½ datv± idh±gato, tasm± ta½ muñca, ma½ kh±d±h²ti attho.
Tato yakkho g±tham±ha–
85. “J±n±mi puttoti jayaddisassa, tath± hi vo mukhavaººo ubhinna½;
sudukkaraññeva kata½ taveda½, yo mattumicche pituno pamokkh±”ti.
Tattha tath± hi voti t±diso vo tumh±ka½. Ubhinnampi sadisova mukhavaººo hot²ti attho. Kata½ tavedanti ida½ tava kamma½ sudukkara½.
Tato kum±ro g±tham±ha–
86. “Na dukkara½ kiñci mahettha maññe, yo mattumicche pituno pamokkh±;
m±tu ca hetu paraloka gantv±, sukhena saggena ca sampayutto”ti.
Tattha kiñci mahettha maññeti kiñci aha½ ettha na maññ±mi. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– yakkha yo puggalo pitu v± pamokkhatth±ya m±tu v± hetu paraloka½ gantv± sukhena sagge nibbattanakasukhena sampayutto bhavitu½ mattumicche maritu½ icchati, tasm± aha½ ettha m±t±pit³na½ atth±ya j²vitaparicc±ge kiñci dukkara½ na maññ±m²ti.
Ta½ sutv± yakkho “kum±ra, maraºassa abhay±nakasatto n±ma natthi, tva½ kasm± na bh±yas²”ti pucchi. So tassa kathento dve g±th± abh±si–
87. “Ahañca kho attano p±pakiriya½, ±v² raho v±pi sare na j±tu;
saªkh±taj±t²maraºohamasmi, yatheva me idha tath± parattha.
88. “Kh±dajja ma½ d±ni mah±nubh±va, karassu kicc±ni ima½ sar²ra½;
rukkhassa v± te papat±mi agg±, ch±dayam±no mayha½ tvamadesi ma½san”ti.
Tattha sare na j±t³ti eka½seneva na sar±mi. Saªkh±taj±t²maraºohamasm²ti aha½ ñ±ºena suparicchinnaj±timaraºo, j±tasatto amaraºadhammo n±ma natth²ti j±n±mi. Yatheva me idh±ti yatheva mama idha tath± paraloke, yath± ca paraloke, tath± idh±pi maraºato mutti n±ma natth²ti idampi mama ñ±ºena suparicchinna½. Karassu kicc±n²ti imin± sar²rena kattabbakicc±ni kara, ima½ te may± nissaµµha½ sar²ra½. Ch±dayam±no mayha½ tvamadesi ma½santi mayi rukkhagg± patitv± mate mama sar²rato tva½ ch±dayam±no rocayam±no ya½ ya½ icchasi, ta½ ta½ ma½sa½ adesi, kh±deyy±s²ti attho.
Yakkho tassa vacana½ sutv± bh²to hutv± “na sakk± imassa ma½sa½ kh±ditu½, up±yena na½ pal±pess±m²”ti cintetv± ima½ g±tham±ha–
89. “Idañca te ruccati r±japutta, cajesi p±ºa½ pituno pamokkh±;
tasm± hi so tva½ taram±nar³po, sambhañja kaµµh±ni jalehi aggin”ti.
Tattha jaleh²ti arañña½ pavisitv± s±rad±r³ni ±haritv± aggi½ j±letv± niddh³me aªg±re kara, tattha te ma½sa½ pacitv± kh±diss±m²ti d²peti.
So tath± katv± tassa santika½ agam±si. Ta½ k±raºa½ pak±sento satth± itara½ g±tham±ha–
90. “Tato have dhitim± r±japutto, d±ru½ sam±haritv± mahantamaggi½;
sant²payitv± paµivedayittha, ±d²pito d±ni mah±yamagg²”ti.
Yakkho aggi½ katv± ±gata½ kum±ra½ oloketv± “aya½ purisas²ho, maraº±pissa bhaya½ natthi, may± ettaka½ k±la½ eva½ nibbhayo n±ma na diµµhapubbo”ti lomaha½saj±to kum±ra½ punappuna½ olokento nis²di. Kum±ro tassa kiriya½ disv± g±tham±ha–
91. “Kh±dajja ma½ d±ni pasayhak±ri, ki½ ma½ muhu½ pekkhasi haµµhalomo;
tath± tath± tuyhamaha½ karomi, yath± yath± ma½ ch±dayam±no ades²”ti.
Tattha muhunti punappuna½. Tath± tath± tuyhamahanti aha½ tuyha½ tath± tath± vacana½ karomi, id±ni ki½ kariss±mi, yath± yath± ma½ ch±dayam±no rocayam±no adesi kh±dissasi, tasm± kh±dajja manti.
Athassa vacana½ sutv± yakkho g±tham±ha–
92. “Ko t±disa½ arahati kh±dit±ye, dhamme µhita½ saccav±di½ vadaññu½;
muddh±pi tassa viphaleyya sattadh±, yo t±disa½ saccav±di½ adeyy±”ti.
Ta½ sutv± kum±ro “sace ma½ na kh±dituk±mosi, atha kasm± d±r³ni bhañj±petv± aggi½ k±res²”ti vatv± “pal±yissati nu kho, noti tava pariggaºhanatth±y±”ti vutte “tva½ id±ni ma½ katha½ pariggaºhissasi, yoha½ tiracch±nayoniya½ nibbatto sakkassa devarañño att±na½ pariggaºhitu½ n±d±sin”ti vatv± ±ha–
93. “Idañhi so br±hmaºa½ maññam±no, saso av±sesi sake sar²re;
teneva so candim± devaputto, sasatthuto k±maduhajja yakkh±”ti.
Tassattho– idañhi so sasapaº¹ito “br±hmaºo eso”ti br±hmaºa½ maññam±no “ajja ima½ sar²ra½ kh±ditv± idheva vas±”ti eva½ sake sar²re attano sar²ra½ d±tu½ av±sesi, vas±pes²ti attho. Sar²rañcassa bhakkhatth±ya ad±si. Sakko pabbatarasa½ p²¼etv± ±d±ya candamaº¹ale sasalakkhaºa½ ak±si. Tato paµµh±ya teneva sasalakkhaºena so candim± devaputto “sas² sas²”ti eva½ sasatthuto lokassa k±maduho pemava¹¹hano ajja yakkha virocati. Kappaµµhiyañheta½ p±µih±riyanti.
Ta½ sutv± yakkho kum±ra½ vissajjento g±tham±ha–
94. “Cando yath± r±humukh± pamutto, virocate pannaraseva bh±ºum±;
eva½ tuva½ poris±d± pamutto, viroca kappile mah±nubh±va;
±modaya½ pitara½ m±tarañca, sabbo ca te nandatu ñ±tipakkho”ti.
Tattha bh±ºum±ti s³riyo. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– yath± pannarase r±humukh± mutto cando v± bh±ºum± v± virocati, eva½ tvampi mama santik± mutto kapilaraµµhe viroca mah±nubh±v±ti. Nandat³ti tussatu.
Gaccha mah±v²r±ti mah±satta½ uyyojesi. Sopi ta½ nibbisevana½ katv± pañca s²l±ni datv± “yakkho nu kho esa, no”ti pariggaºhanto “yakkh±na½ akkh²ni ratt±ni honti animmis±ni ca, ch±y± na paññ±yati, acchambhit± honti. N±ya½ yakkho, manusso eso. Mayha½ pitu kira tayo bh±taro yakkhiniy± gahit±. Tesu et±ya dve kh±dit± bhavissanti, eko puttasinehena paµijaggito bhavissati, imin± tena bhavitabba½, ima½ netv± mayha½ pitu ±cikkhitv± rajje patiµµh±pess±m²”ti cintetv± “ehi ambho, na tva½ yakkho, pitu me jeµµhabh±tikosi, ehi may± saddhi½ gantv± kulasantake rajje chatta½ uss±peh²”ti vatv± itarena “n±ha½ manusso”ti vutte “na tva½ mayha½ saddahasi, atthi pana so, yassa saddahas²”ti pucchitv± “atthi asukaµµh±ne dibbacakkhukat±paso”ti vutte ta½ ±d±ya tattha agam±si. T±paso te disv±va “ki½ karont± pit±putt± araññe carath±”ti vatv± tesa½ ñ±tibh±va½ kathesi Poris±do tassa saddahitv± “t±ta, tva½ gaccha, aha½ ekasmiññeva attabh±ve dvidh± j±to, na me rajjenattho, pabbajiss±mahan”ti t±pasassa santike isipabbajja½ pabbaji. Atha na½ kum±ro vanditv± nagara½ agam±si. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth±–
95. “Tato have dhitim± r±japutto, katañjal² pariy±ya poris±da½;
anuññ±to sotthi sukh² arogo, pacc±gam± kapilamal²nasatt±”ti.–

G±tha½ vatv± tassa nagara½ gatassa negam±d²hi katakiriya½ dassento os±nag±tham±ha–

96. “Ta½ negam± j±napad± ca sabbe, hatth±roh± rathik± pattik± ca;
namassam±n± pañjalik± up±gamu½, namatthu te dukkarak±rakos²”ti.
R±j± “kum±ro kira ±gato”ti sutv± paccuggamana½ ak±si. Kum±ro mah±janapariv±ro gantv± r±j±na½ vandi. Atha na½ so pucchi– “t±ta, katha½ t±dis± poris±d± muttos²”ti. “T±ta, n±ya½ yakkho, tumh±ka½ jeµµhabh±tiko, esa mayha½ petteyyo”ti sabba½ pavatti½ ±rocetv± “tumhehi mama petteyya½ daµµhu½ vaµµat²”ti ±ha. R±j± taªkhaºaññeva bheri½ car±petv± mahantena pariv±rena t±pas±na½ santika½ agam±si. Mah±t±paso tassa yakkhiniy± ±netv± akh±ditv± positak±raºañca yakkh±bh±vak±raºañca tesa½ ñ±tibh±vañca sabba½ vitth±rato kathesi. R±j± “ehi, bh±tika, rajja½ k±reh²”ti ±ha. “Ala½ mah±r±j±”ti. “Tena hi etha uyy±ne vasissatha, aha½ vo cat³hi paccayehi upaµµhahiss±m²”ti? “Na ±gacch±mi mah±r±j±”ti. R±j± tesa½ assamapadato avid³re eka½ pabbatantara½ bandhitv± mahanta½ ta¼±ka½ k±retv± ked±re samp±detv± maha¹¹hakulasahassa½ ±netv± mah±g±ma½ niv±setv± t±pas±na½ bhikkh±c±ra½ paµµhapesi. So g±mo c³¼akamm±sadammanigamo n±ma j±to. Sutasomamah±sattena poris±dassa damitapadeso pana mah±kamm±sadammanigamoti veditabbo.
Satth± ida½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± sacc±ni pak±setv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi, saccapariyos±ne m±tuposakatthero sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi. Tad± m±t±pitaro mah±r±jakul±ni ahesu½, t±paso s±riputto, poris±do aªgulim±lo, kaniµµh± uppalavaºº±, aggamahes² r±hulam±t±, al²nasattukum±ro pana ahameva ahosinti.

Jayaddisaj±takavaººan± tatiy±.