214. “Uµµhehi tva½ dh±ti, ima½ kum±ra½ ramehi aññattha;
m± me paripanthamak±si, sagga½ mama patthay±nass±”ti.
Tattha ima½ kum±ranti, amma! Dh±ti tva½ uµµhehi, ima½ kum±ra½ apanetv± ±gantv± ima½ maºi½ gahetv± aññattha na½ abhirameh²ti.
S± lañja½ labhitv± kum±ra½ saññ±petv± ±d±ya aññattha gantv± paridevam±n± g±tham±ha–
215. “Ya½ n³nima½ dadeyya½ pabhaªkara½, ko nu me imin±ttho;
sutasome pabbajite, ki½ nu mena½ kariss±m²”ti.
Tassattho– ya½ n³na aha½ ima½ lañjatth±ya gahita½ pabhaªkara½ suppabh±sa½ maºi½ dadeyya½, ko nu mayha½ sutasomanarinde pabbajite imin± attho, ki½ nu mena½ kariss±mi, aha½ tasmi½ pabbajite ima½ labhiss±mi, labhant²pi ca ki½ nu kho eta½ kariss±mi, passatha me kammanti.
Tato mah±senagutto cintesi– “aya½ r±j± “gehe me dhana½ mandan’ti sañña½ karoti maññe, bahubh±vamassa kathess±m²”ti. So uµµh±ya vanditv± g±tham±ha–
216. “Koso ca tuyha½ vipulo, koµµh±g±rañca tuyha½ parip³ra½;
pathav² ca tuyha½ vijit±, ramassu m± pabbaji dev±”ti.
Ta½ sutv± mah±satto g±tham±ha–
217. “Koso ca mayha½ vipulo, koµµh±g±rañca mayha½ parip³ra½;
pathav² ca mayha½ vijit±, ta½ hitv± pabbajiss±m²”ti.
Ta½ sutv± tasmi½ apagate kulava¹¹hanaseµµhi n±ma uµµh±ya vanditv± g±tham±ha–
218. “Mayhampi dhana½ pah³ta½, saªkhy±tu½ nopi deva sakkomi;
ta½ te dad±mi sabbampi, ramassu m± pabbaji dev±”ti.
Ta½ sutv± mah±satto g±tham±ha–
219. “J±n±mi dhana½ pah³ta½, kulava¹¹hana p³jito tay± casmi;
saggañca patthay±no, tena aha½ pabbajiss±m²”ti.
Ta½ sutv± kulava¹¹hane apagate mah±satto somadatta½ kaniµµhabh±tara½ ±mantetv±, “t±ta, aha½ pañjarapakkhitto vanakukkuµo viya ukkaºµhito, ma½ ghar±v±se anabhirati abhibhavati, ajjeva pabbajiss±mi, tva½ ima½ rajja½ paµipajj±”ti rajja½ niyy±dento g±tham±ha–
220. “Ukkaºµhitosmi b±¼ha½, arati ma½ somadatta ±visati;
bahuk±pi me antar±y±, ajjev±ha½ pabbajiss±m²”ti.
Ta½ sutv± sopi pabbajituk±mo ta½ d²pento itara½ g±tham±ha–
221. “Idañca tuyha½ rucita½, sutasoma ajjeva d±ni tva½ pabbaja;
ahampi pabbajiss±mi, na ussahe tay± vin± aha½ µh±tun”ti.
Atha na½ so paµikkhipitv± upa¹¹ha½ g±tham±ha–
222. “Na hi sakk± pabbajitu½, nagare na hi paccati janapade c±”ti;
tattha na hi paccat²ti id±neva t±va mama pabbajj±dhipp±ya½ sutv±va imasmi½ dv±dasayojanike sudassananagare ca sakalajanapade ca na paccati, koci uddhane aggi½ na j±leti, amhesu pana dv²su pabbajitesu an±th±va raµµhav±sino bhavissanti, tasm± na hi sakk± tay± pabbajitu½, ahameva pabbajiss±m²ti;
ta½ sutv± mah±jano mah±sattassa p±dam³le parivattitv± paridevanto upa¹¹hag±tham±ha–
“sutasome pabbajite, katha½ nu d±ni kariss±m±”ti;
tato mah±satto “ala½ m± socayittha, aha½ cirampi µhatv± tumhehi vin± bhaviss±mi, uppannasaªkh±ro hi nicco n±ma natth²”ti mah±janassa dhamma½ kathento ±ha–
223. “upan²yatida½ maññe, paritta½ udaka½va caªkav±ramhi;
eva½ suparittake j²vite, na ca pamajjitu½ k±lo.
224. “Upan²yatida½ maññe, paritta½ udaka½va caªkav±ramhi;
eva½ suparittake j²vite, andhab±l± pamajjanti.
225. “Te va¹¹hayanti niraya½, tiracch±nayoniñca pettivisayañca;
taºh±ya bandhanabaddh±, va¹¹henti asurak±yan”ti.
Tattha upan²yatida½ maññeti, t±ta, “ida½ j²vita½ upan²yat²”ti aha½ maññ±mi. Aññesu suttesu upasa½haraºattho upaniyyanattho, idha pana pariy±d±nattho. Tasm± yath± paritta½ udaka½ rajak±na½ kh±racaªkav±re pakkhitta½ s²gha½ pariy±diyati, tath± j²vitampi. Eva½ suparittake j²vite ta½ parittaka½ ±yusaªkh±ra½ gahetv± vicarant±na½ satt±na½ na puññakiriy±ya pamajjitu½ k±lo, appam±dova k±tu½ vaµµat²ti ayamettha attho. Andhab±l± pamajjant²ti ajar±mar± viya hutv± g³thakalale s³kar± viya hutv± k±mapaªke nimujjant± pamajjanti. Asurak±yanti k±¼akañjika-asurayoniñca va¹¹hent²ti attho.
Eva½ mah±satto mah±janassa dhamma½ desetv± pubbaka½ n±ma p±s±da½ ±ruyha sattam±ya bh³miy± µhito khaggena c³¼a½ chinditv± “aha½ tumh±ka½ kiñci na homi, attano r±j±na½ gaºhath±”ti saveµhana½ c³¼a½ mah±janassa antare khipi. Ta½ gahetv± mah±jano bh³miya½ parivaµµento parivaµµento paridevi. Tasmi½ µh±ne mahanta½ rajagga½ uµµhahi. Paµikkamitv± µhitajano ta½ oloketv± “raññ± c³¼a½ chinditv± saveµhan± c³¼± mah±janassa antare khitt± bhavissati, ten±ya½ p±s±dassa avid³re rajavaµµi uggat±”ti paridevanto g±tham±ha–
226. “Ðhaññate rajagga½ avid³re, pubbakamhi ca p±s±de;
maññe no kes± chinn±, yasassino dhammar±jass±”ti.
Tattha ³haññateti uµµhahati. Rajagganti rajakkhandho. Avid³reti ito amh±ka½ µhitaµµh±nato avid³re. Pubbakamh²ti pubbakap±s±dassa sam²pe. Maññe noti amh±ka½ dhammar±jassa kes± chinn± bhavissant²ti maññ±ma.
Mah±satto paric±rika½ pesetv± pabbajitaparikkh±re ±har±petv± kappakena kesamassu½ oh±r±petv± alaªk±ra½ sayanapiµµhe p±tetv± rattapaµ±na½ das±ni chinditv± t±ni k±s±y±ni niv±setv± mattik±patta½ v±ma-a½sak³µe laggetv± kattaradaº¹a½ ±d±ya mah±tale apar±para½ caªkamitv± p±s±d± otaritv± antarav²thi½ paµipajji. Gacchanta½ pana na½ na koci sañj±ni. Athassa sattasat± khattiyakaññ± p±s±da½ abhiruhitv± ta½ adisv± ±bharaºabhaº¹ameva disv± otaritv± avases±na½ so¼asasahass±na½ itth²na½ santika½ gantv± “amh±ka½ piyas±miko sutasomamahissaro pabbajito”ti mah±saddena paridevam±n±va bahi nikkhami½su. Tasmi½ khaºe mah±jano tassa pabbajitabh±va½ aññ±si, sakalanagara½ saªkhubhitv± “r±j± kira no pabbajito”ti r±jadv±re sannipati, mah±jano “idha r±j± bhavissati, ettha bhavissat²”ti p±s±d±d²ni rañño paribhogaµµh±n±ni gantv± r±j±na½ adisv±–
227. “Ayamassa p±s±do, sovaººapuppham±lyav²tikiººo;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
228. “Ayamassa p±s±do, sovaººapuppham±lyav²tikiººo;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
229. “Idamassa k³µ±g±ra½, sovaººapuppham±lyav²tikiººa½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
230. “Idamassa k³µ±g±ra½, sovaººapuppham±lyav²tikiººa½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
231. “Ayamassa asokavanik±, supupphit± sabbak±lik± ramm±;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
232. “Ayamassa asokavanik±, supupphit± sabbak±lik± ramm±;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
233. “Idamassa uyy±na½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
234. “Idamassa uyy±na½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
235. “Idamassa kaºik±ravana½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
236. “Idamassa kaºik±ravana½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
237. “Idamassa p±µalivana½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
238. “Idamassa p±µalivana½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
239. “Idamassa ambavana½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
240. “Idamassa ambavana½, supupphita½ sabbak±lika½ ramma½;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghena.
241. “Ayamassa pokkharaº², sañchann± aº¹ajehi v²tikiºº±;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo itth±g±rehi.
242. “Ayamassa pokkharaº², sañchann± aº¹ajehi v²tikiºº±;
yahimanuvicari r±j±, parikiººo ñ±tisaªghen±”ti.–

Im±hi g±th±hi paridevanto vicari.

Tattha v²tikiººoti sovaººapupphehi ca n±n±m±lyehi ca samokiººo. Parikiººoti pariv±rito. Itth±g±reh²ti d±siyo up±d±ya itthiyo itth±g±r± n±ma. ѱtisaªghen±ti amacc±pi idha ñ±tayo eva. K³µ±g±ranti sattaratanavicitto sayanak³µ±g±ragabbho. Asokavanik±ti asokavanabh³mi. Sabbak±lik±ti sabbak±laparibhogakkham± niccapupphit± v±. Uyy±nanti nandanavanacittalat±vanasadisa½ uyy±na½ Sabbak±likanti chasupi ut³su uppajjanakapupphaphalasañchanna½. Kaºik±ravan±d²su sabbak±likanti sabbak±le supupphitaphalitameva. Sañchann±ti n±n±vidhehi jalajathalajakusumehi suµµhu sañchann±. Aº¹ajehi v²tikiºº±ti sakuºasaªghehi okiºº±.
Eva½ tesu tesu µh±nesu paridevitv± mah±jano puna r±jaªgaºa½ ±gantv±–
243. “R±j± vo kho pabbajito, sutasomo rajja½ ima½ pahatv±na;
k±s±yavatthavasano, n±gova ekako carat²”ti.–

G±tha½ vatv± attano ghare vibhava½ pah±ya puttadh²taro hatthesu gahetv± nikkhamitv± bodhisattasseva santika½ agam±si, tath± m±t±pitaro puttad±r± so¼asasahass± ca n±µakitthiyo. Sakalanagara½ tuccha½ viya ahosi, janapadav±sinopi tesa½ pacchato pacchato gami½su. Bodhisatto dv±dasayojanika½ parisa½ gahetv± himavant±bhimukho p±y±si. Athassa abhinikkhamana½ ñatv± sakko vissakamma½ ±mantetv±, “t±ta vissakamma, sutasomamah±r±j± abhinikkhamana½ nikkhanto, vasanaµµh±na½ laddhu½ vaµµati, sam±gamo ca mah± bhavissati, gaccha himavantapadese gaªg±t²re ti½sayojan±y±ma½ pañcadasayojanavitthata½ assamapada½ m±peh²”ti pesesi. So tath± katv± tasmi½ assamapade pabbajitaparikkh±re paµiy±detv± ekapadikamagga½ m±petv± devalokameva gato.

Mah±satto tena maggena gantv± ta½ assamapada½ pavisitv± paµhama½ saya½ pabbajitv± pacch± sese pabb±jesi, aparabh±ge bah³ pabbaji½su. Ti½sayojanika½ µh±na½ parip³ri. Vissakammena pana assamam±pitaniy±mo ca bah³na½ pabbajitaniy±mo ca bodhisattassa assamapadasa½vidahitaniy±mo ca hatthip±laj±take (j±. 1.15.337 ±dayo) ±gatanayeneva veditabbo. Tattha mah±satto yassa yasseva k±mavitakk±di micch±vitakko uppajjati, ta½ ta½ ±k±sena upasaªkamitv± ±k±se pallaªkena nis²ditv± ovadanto g±th±dvayam±ha–
244. “M±ssu pubbe ratik²¼it±ni, hasit±ni ca anussarittha;
m± vo k±m± hani½su, rammañhi sudassana½ nagara½.
245. “Mettacittañca bh±vetha, appam±ºa½ div± ca ratto ca;
agacchittha devapura½, ±v±sa½ puññakamminan”ti.
Tattha ratik²¼it±n²ti k±maratiyo ca k±yav±c±khi¹¹±vasena pavattak²¼it±ni ca. M± vo k±m± hani½s³ti m± tumhe vatthuk±makilesak±m± hani½su. Ramma½ h²ti sudassananagara½ n±ma ramaº²ya½, ta½ m± anussarittha. Mettacittanti ida½ desan±mattameva, so pana catt±ropi brahmavih±re ±cikkhi. Appam±ºanti appam±ºasatt±rammaºa½. Agacchitth±ti gamissatha. Devapuranti brahmaloka½.
Sopi isigaºo tassov±de µhatv± brahmalokapar±yaºo ahos²ti sabba½ hatthip±laj±take ±gatanayeneva kathetabba½.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± “na, bhikkhave, id±neva, pubbepi tath±gato mah±bhinikkhamana½ nikkhantoyev±”ti vatv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi “tad± m±t±pitaro mah±r±jakul±ni ahesu½, cand±dev² r±hulam±t±, jeµµhaputto s±riputto, kaniµµhaputto r±hulo, dh±ti khujjuttar±, kulava¹¹hanaseµµhi kassapo, mah±senagutto moggall±no, somadattakum±ro ±nando, sesaparis± buddhaparis±, sutasomar±j± pana ahameva ahosin”ti.

C³¼asutasomaj±takavaººan± pañcam±.

J±takudd±na½–
Suvapaº¹itajambukakuº¹alino, varakaññamalambusaj±takañca;
pavaruttamasaªkhasir²vhayako, sutasoma-arindamar±javaro.

Catt±l²sanip±tavaººan± niµµhit±.