Atha na½ r±j± pucchi– “ki½ sippa½ n±meta½ jotip±l±”ti? Sarapaµib±hana½ n±ma, dev±ti. Ańńe eta½ j±nant± atth²ti. Sakalajambud²pe ma½ µhapetv± ańńo natthi, dev±ti. Apara½ dassehi, t±t±ti. Deva, ete t±va cat³su kaŗŗesu µhatv± catt±ropi jan± ma½ vijjhitu½ na sakkhi½su, aha½ panete cat³su kaŗŗesu µhite ekeneva sarena vijjhiss±m²ti. Dhanuggah± µh±tu½ na ussahi½su. Mah±satto cat³su kaŗŗesu catasso kadaliyo µhap±petv± n±r±capuŖkhe rattasuttaka½ bandhitv± eka½ kadali½ sandh±ya khipi. N±r±co ta½ kadali½ vijjhitv± tato dutiya½, tato tatiya½, tato catuttha½, tato paµhama½ viddhameva vijjhitv± puna tassa hattheyeva patiµµhahi. Kadaliyo suttaparikkhitt± aµµha½su. Mah±jano unn±dasahass±ni pavattesi. R±j± “ki½ sippa½ n±meta½, t±t±”ti? Cakkaviddha½ n±ma, dev±ti. Aparampi dassehi, t±t±ti. Mah±satto saralaµµhi½ n±ma, sararajju½ n±ma, saravedhi½ n±ma dassesi, sarap±s±da½ n±ma, sarasop±na½ n±ma, saramaŗ¹apa½ n±ma, sarap±k±ra½ n±ma, sarapokkharaŗi½ n±ma ak±si, sarapaduma½ n±ma pupph±pesi, saravassa½ n±ma vass±pesi. Iti ańńehi as±dh±raŗ±ni im±ni dv±dasa sipp±ni dassetv± puna ańńehi as±dh±raŗeyeva satta mah±k±ye pad±lesi, aµµhaŖgulabahala½ udumbarapadara½ vijjhi, caturaŖgulabahala½ asanapadara½, dvaŖgulabahala½ tambapaµµa½, ekaŖgulabahala½ ayapaµµa½, ek±baddha½ phalakasata½ vinivijjhitv± pal±lasakaµav±lukasakaµapadarasakaµ±na½ purimabh±gena sara½ khipitv± pacch±bh±gena nikkham±pesi, pacch±bh±gena sara½ khipitv± purimabh±gena nikkham±pesi, udake catu-usabha½, thale aµµha-usabhaµµh±na½ kaŗ¹a½ pesesi. V±tiŖgaŗasańń±ya usabhamattake v±la½ vijjhi. Bodhisatto sare khipitv± ±k±se sarap±s±d±d²ni katv± puna ekena sarena te sare p±tento bhaŖgavibhaŖge ak±s²ti “sarabhaŖgo”ti n±ma pańń±to. Tassa ettak±ni sipp±ni dassentasseva s³riyo atthaŖgato.
Athassa r±j± sen±patiµµh±na½ paµij±nitv± “jotip±la, ajja vik±lo, sve tva½ sen±patiµµh±na½ sakk±ra½ gaŗhissasi, kesamassu½ k±retv± nhatv± eh²”ti ta½ divasa½ paribbayatth±ya satasahassa½ ad±si. Mah±satto “imin± mayha½ attho natth²”ti aµµh±rasakoµisaŖkhya½ dhana½ s±mik±nańńeva datv± mahantena pariv±rena nh±yitu½ nadi½ gantv± kesamassu½ k±retv± nhatv± sabb±laŖk±rappaµimaŗ¹ito anopam±ya siriy± nivesana½ pavisitv± n±naggarasabhojana½ bhuńjitv± sirisayana½ abhiruyha nipanno dve y±me sayitv± pacchimay±me pabuddho uµµh±ya pallaŖka½ ±bhujitv± sayanapiµµhe nisinnova attano sippassa ±dimajjhapariyos±na½ olokento “mama sippassa ±ditova param±raŗa½ pańń±yati, majjhe kilesaparibhogo, pariyos±ne nirayamhi paµisandhi, p±ŗ±tip±to kilesaparibhogesu ca adhimattappam±do niraye paµisandhi½ deti, rańń± mayha½ mahanta½ sen±patiµµh±na½ dinna½, mahanta½ me issariya½ bhavissati, bhariy± ca puttadh²taro ca bah³ bhavissanti. Kilesavatthu kho pana vepullagata½ duccaja½ hoti, id±neva nikkhamitv± ekakova arańńa½ pavisitv± isipabbajja½ pabbajitu½ yutta½ mayhan”ti mah±sayanato uµµh±ya kańci aj±n±pento p±s±d± oruyha aggadv±rena nikkhamitv± ekakova arańńa½ pavisitv± godh±varinad²t²re tiyojanika½ kapiµµhavana½ sandh±ya p±y±si.
Tassa nikkhantabh±va½ ńatv± sakko vissakamma½ pakkos±petv± “t±ta, j±tip±lo abhinikkhamana½ nikkhanto, mah±sam±gamo bhavissati, godh±varinad²t²re kapiµµhavane assama½ m±petv± pabbajitaparikkh±re paµiy±deh²”ti ±ha. So tath± ak±si. Mah±satto ta½ µh±na½ patv± ekapadikamagga½ disv± “pabbajit±na½ vasanaµµh±nena bhavitabban”ti tena maggena tattha gantv± kańci apassanto paŗŗas±la½ pavisitv± pabbajitaparikkh±re disv± “sakko devar±j± mama nikkhantabh±va½ ańń±si mańńe”ti cintetv± s±µaka½ apanetv± rattav±kacira½ niv±setv± ca p±rupitv± ca ajinacamma½ eka½sagata½ ak±si, jaµ±maŗ¹ala½ bandhitv± kh±rik±ja½ a½se katv± kattaradaŗ¹a½ gahetv± paŗŗas±lato nikkhamitv± caŖkama½ ±ruyha katipayav±re apar±para½ caŖkamitv± pabbajj±siriy± vana½ upasobhayam±no kasiŗaparikamma½ katv± pabbajitato sattame divase aµµha sam±pattiyo pańca abhińń±yo ca nibbattetv± uńch±cariy±ya vanam³laphal±h±ro ekakova vih±si. M±t±pitaro mittasuhajj±dayo ń±tivagg±pissa ta½ apassant± rodant± paridevant± vicaranti.
Atheko vanacarako arańńa½ pavisitv± kapiµµhaka-assamapade nisinna½ mah±satta½ disv± sańj±nitv± gantv± tena saddhi½ paµisanth±ra½ katv± nagara½ gantv± tassa m±t±pit³na½ ±rocesi. Te rańńo ±rocayi½su. R±j± “etha na½ passiss±m±”ti tassa m±t±pitaro gahetv± mah±janaparivuto vanacarakena desitena maggena godh±varinad²t²ra½ p±puŗi. Bodhisatto nad²t²ra½ ±gantv± ±k±se nisinno dhamma½ desetv± te sabbe assamapada½ pavesetv± tatrapi tesa½ ±k±se nisinnova k±mesu ±d²nava½ pak±setv± dhamma½ desesi. R±j±na½ ±di½ katv± sabbeva pabbaji½su. Bodhisatto isigaŗaparivuto tattheva vasi. Athassa tattha vasanabh±vo sakalajambud²pe p±kaµo ahosi. Ańńepi r±j±no raµµhav±s²hi saddhi½ ±gantv± tassa santike pabbaji½su, sam±gamo mah± ahosi. Anupubbena anekasatasahassaparis± ahesu½. Yo k±mavitakka½ v± by±p±davitakka½ v± vihi½s±vitakka½ v± vitakketi, mah±satto gantv± tassa purato ±k±se nis²ditv± dhamma½ deseti, kasiŗaparikamma½ ±cikkhati. Tassov±de µhatv± aµµha sam±pattiyo upp±detv± jh±nanipphatti½ patt± s±lissaro meŗ¹issaro pabbato k±¼adevilo kisavaccho anusisso n±radoti satta jeµµhantev±sino ahesu½. Aparabh±ge kapiµµhaka-assamo parip³ri. Isigaŗassa vasanok±so nappahoti.
Atha mah±satto s±lissara½ ±mantetv± “s±lissara, aya½ assamo isigaŗassa nappahoti, tva½ ima½ isigaŗa½ gahetv± majjharańńo vijite kalappacullakanigama½ upaniss±ya vas±h²”ti ±ha. So “s±dh³”ti tassa vacana½ sampaµicchitv± anekasahassa½ isigaŗa½ gahetv± gantv± tattha v±sa½ kappesi. Manussesu ±gantv± pabbajantesu puna assamo parip³ri. Bodhisatto meŗ¹issara½ ±mantetv±, “meŗ¹issara, tva½ ima½ isigaŗa½ ±d±ya suraµµhajanapadassa s²mantare s±todik± n±ma nad² atthi, tass± t²re vas±h²”ti uyyojesi, puna kapiµµhaka-assamo parip³ri. Etenup±yena tatiyav±re pabbata½ ±mantetv± “pabbata, tva½ mah±-aµaviya½ ańjanapabbato n±ma atthi, ta½ upaniss±ya vas±h²”ti pesesi. Catutthav±re k±¼adevila½ ±mantetv± “k±¼adevila, tva½ dakkhiŗapathe avantiraµµhe ghanaselapabbato n±ma atthi, ta½ upaniss±ya vas±h²”ti pesesi. Puna kapiµµhaka-assamo parip³ri, pańcasu µh±nesu anekasatasahassa-isigaŗo ahosi. Kisavaccho pana mah±satta½ ±pucchitv± daŗ¹akirańńo vijite kumbhavatinagara½ n±ma atthi, ta½ upaniss±ya uyy±ne vih±si. N±rado majjhimadese ańjanagirin±make pabbataj±lantare vih±si. Anusisso pana mah±sattassa santikeva ahosi.
Tasmi½ k±le daŗ¹akir±j± eka½ laddhasakk±ra½ gaŗika½ µh±n± c±vesi. S± attano dhammat±ya vicarant² uyy±na½ gantv± kisavacchat±pasa½ disv± “aya½ k±¼akaŗŗ² bhavissati, imassa sar²re kali½ pav±hetv± nhatv± gamiss±m²”ti dantakaµµha½ kh±ditv± sabbapaµhama½ tass³pari bahalakhe¼a½ niµµhubhant² kisavacchat±pasassa jaµantare niµµhubhitv± dantakaµµhampissa s²seyeva khipitv± saya½ s²sa½ nh±yitv± gat±. R±j±pi ta½ saritv± puna p±katikameva ak±si. S± moham³¼h± hutv± “k±¼akaŗŗisar²re kali½ pav±hetv± mampi r±j± puna µh±ne µhapeti may± yaso laddho”ti sańńamak±si. Tato nacirasseva r±j± purohita½ µh±nato c±vesi. So tass± santika½ gantv± “tva½ kena k±raŗena puna µh±na½ labhas²”ti pucchi. Athassa s± “r±juyy±ne k±¼akaŗŗisar²re kalissa pav±hitatt±”ti ±rocesi. Purohito gantv± tatheva tassa sar²re kali½ pav±hesi, tampi r±j± puna µh±ne µhapesi. Athassa aparabh±ge paccanto kuppi. So senaŖgaparivuto yuddh±ya nikkhami. Atha na½ moham³¼ho purohito, “mah±r±ja, ki½ tumhe jaya½ icchatha, ud±hu par±jayan”ti pucchitv± “jayan”ti vutte– “tena hi r±juyy±ne k±¼akaŗŗ² vasati, tassa sar²re kali½ pav±hetv± y±h²”ti ±ha. So tassa katha½ gahetv± “ye may± saddhi½ ±gacchanti, te uyy±ne k±¼akaŗŗisar²re kali½ pav±hent³”ti vatv± uyy±na½ pavisitv± dantakaµµha½ kh±ditv± sabbapaµhama½ sayameva tassa jaµantare khe¼a½ niµµhubhitv± dantakaµµhańca khipitv± s²sa½ nh±yi. Balak±yopissa tath± ak±si.
Tasmi½ pakkante sen±pati gantv± t±pasa½ disv± dantakaµµh±d²ni n²haritv± s±dhuka½ nh±petv± “bhante, rańńo ki½ bhavissat²”ti pucchi. ¾vus± mayha½ manopadoso natthi, devat± pana kupit± ito sattame divase sakalaraµµha½ araµµha½ karissanti, tva½ puttad±ra½ gahetv± s²gha½ pal±yitv± ańńattha y±h²ti. So bh²tatasito gantv± rańńo ±rocesi, r±j± tassa vacana½ na gaŗhi. So nivattitv± attano geha½ gantv± puttad±ra½ ±d±ya pal±yitv± ańńa½ raµµha½ agam±si. SarabhaŖgasatth± ta½ k±raŗa½ ńatv± dve taruŗat±pase pesetv± “kisavaccha½ mańcasivik±ya ±neth±”ti ±k±sena ±ŗ±pesi. R±j± yujjhitv± core gahetv± nagarameva pacc±gami. Tasmi½ ±gate devat± paµhama½ deva½ vass±pesu½, vassoghena sabbakuŗapesu avahaµesu suddhav±lukavassa½ vassi, suddhav±lukamatthake dibbapupphavassa½ vassi, dibbapupphamatthake m±sakavassa½, m±sakamatthake kah±paŗavassa½, kah±paŗamatthake dibb±bharaŗavassa½ vassi, manuss± somanassappatt± hirańńasuvaŗŗ±bharaŗ±ni gaŗhitu½ ±rabhi½su. Atha nesa½ sar²re sampajjalita½ n±nappak±ra½ ±vudhavassa½ vassi, manuss± khaŗ¹±khaŗ¹ika½ chijji½su. Atha nesa½ upari mahantamahant± v²taccitaŖg±r± pati½su tesa½ upari mahantamahant±ni pajjalitapabbatak³µ±ni pati½su, tesa½ upari saµµhihatthaµµh±na½ p³rayanta½ sukhumav±lukavassa½ vassi. Eva½ saµµhiyojanaµµh±na½ araµµha½ ahosi, tassa eva½ araµµhabh±vo sakalajambud²pe pańń±yi.
Atha tassa raµµhassa anantararaµµh±dhipatino k±liŖgo, aµµhako, bh²marathoti tayo r±j±no cintayi½su– “pubbe b±r±ŗasiya½ kal±buk±sikar±j± khantiv±dit±pase aparajjhitv± pathavi½ paviµµhoti s³yati, tath± “n±¼ikerar±j± t±pase sunakhehi kh±d±petv±, sahassab±hu ajjuno ca aŖg²rase aparajjhitv±, id±ni daŗ¹akir±j± kisavacche aparajjhitv± saha raµµhena vin±sa½ patto”ti s³yati. Imesa½ pana catunna½ r±j³na½ nibbattaµµh±na½ maya½ na j±n±ma, ta½ no µhapetv± sarabhaŖgasatth±ra½ ańńo kathetu½ samattho n±ma natthi, ta½ upasaŖkamitv± ime pańhe pucchiss±m±”ti Te tayopi mahantena pariv±rena pańhapucchanatth±ya nikkhami½su. Te pana “asukopi nikkhanto”ti na j±nanti, ekeko “ahameva gacch±m²”ti mańńati, tesa½ godh±varinadito avid³re sam±gamo ahosi. Te rathehi otaritv± tayopi ekameva ratha½ abhiruyha godh±varinad²t²ra½ samp±puŗi½su.