Iti r±j± attano bala½ vaººetv± tassa n±magotta½ pucchanto ±ha–
301. “Ko v± tva½ kassa v± putto, katha½ j±nemu ta½ maya½;
pituno attano c±pi, n±magotta½ paveday±”ti.
Tattha paveday±ti kathaya.
Ta½ sutv± mah±satto “sac±ha½ ‘devan±gakinnarakhattiy±d²su aññatarohamasm²’ti katheyya½, saddaheyyeva esa, saccameva panassa kathetu½ vaµµat²”ti cintetv± evam±ha–
302. “Nes±daputto bhaddante, s±mo iti ma½ ñ±tayo;
±mantayi½su j²vanta½, svajjev±ha½ gato saye.
303. “Viddhosmi puthusallena, savisena yath± migo;
sakamhi lohite r±ja, passa semi paripluto.
304. “Paµiv±magata½ salla½, passa dhimh±mi lohita½;
±turo ty±nupucch±mi, ki½ ma½ viddh± nil²yasi.
305. “Ajinamhi haññate d²pi, n±go dantehi haññate;
atha kena nu vaººena, viddheyya½ ma½ amaññath±”ti.
Tattha j²vantanti ma½ ito pubbe j²vam±na½ “ehi s±ma, y±hi s±m±”ti ñ±tayo ±mantayi½su. Svajjev±ha½ gatoti so aha½ ajja eva½ gato maraºamukhe sampatto, paviµµhoti attho Sayeti say±mi. Pariplutoti nimuggo. Paµiv±magatanti dakkhiºapassena pavisitv± v±mapassena niggatanti attho. Pass±ti olokehi ma½. Dhimh±m²ti niµµhubh±mi, ida½ so sati½ paccupaµµh±petv± avikampam±nova lohita½ mukhena cha¹¹etv± ±ha. ¾turo ty±nupucch±m²”ti b±¼hagil±no hutv± aha½ ta½ anupucch±mi. Nil²yas²ti etasmi½ vanagumbe nil²no acchasi. Viddheyyanti vijjhitabba½. Amaññath±ti amaññittha.
R±j± tassa vacana½ sutv± yath±bh³ta½ an±cikkhitv± mus±v±da½ kathento ±ha–
306. “Migo upaµµhito ±si, ±gato usup±tana½;
ta½ disv± ubbij² s±ma, tena kodho mam±vis²”ti.
Tattha ±vis²ti ajjhotthari. Tena k±raºena me kodho uppannoti d²peti.
Atha na½ mah±satto “ki½ vadesi, mah±r±ja, imasmi½ himavante ma½ disv± pal±yanamigo n±ma natth²”ti vatv± ±ha–
307. “Yato sar±mi att±na½, yato pattosmi viññuta½;
na ma½ mig± uttasanti, araññe s±pad±nipi.
308. “Yato nidhi½ parihari½, yato pattosmi yobbana½;
na ma½ mig± uttasanti, araññe s±pad±nipi.
309. “Bh²r³ kimpuris± r±ja, pabbate gandham±dane;
sammodam±n± gacch±ma, pabbat±ni van±ni ca.
310. “Na ma½ mig± uttasanti, araññe s±pad±nipi;
atha kena nu vaººena, utr±santi mig± maman”ti.
Tattha na ma½ mig±ti bho mah±r±ja, yato k±lato paµµh±ya aha½ att±na½ sar±mi, yato k±lato paµµh±ya aha½ viññubh±va½ patto asmi bhav±mi, tato k±lato paµµh±ya ma½ disv± mig± n±ma na uttasanti. S±pad±nip²ti v±¼amig±pi. Yato nidhinti yato k±lato paµµh±ya aha½ v±kac²ra½ parihari½. Bh²r³ kimpuris±ti mah±r±ja, mig± t±va tiµµhantu, kimpuris± n±ma atibh²ruk± honti. Ye imasmi½ gandham±danapabbate viharanti, tepi ma½ disv± na uttasanti, atha kho maya½ aññamañña½ sammodam±n± gacch±ma. Utr±santi mig± mamanti mama½ disv± mig± utr±seyyu½, kena k±raºena tva½ ma½ saddah±pessas²ti d²peti.
Ta½ sutv± r±j± “may± ima½ nirapar±dha½ vijjhitv± mus±v±do kathito, saccameva kathayiss±m²”ti cintetv± ±ha–
311. “Na ta½ tasa migo s±ma, ki½ t±ha½ alika½ bhaºe;
kodhalobh±bhibh³t±ha½, usu½ te ta½ avassajin”ti.
Tattha na ta½ tas±ti na ta½ disv± migo tasa, na bh²toti attho. Ki½ t±hanti ki½ te eva½ kaly±ºadassanassa santike aha½ alika½ bhaºiss±mi Kodhalobh±bhibh³t±hanti kodhena ca lobhena ca abhibh³to hutv± aha½. So hi paµhamameva migesu uppannena kodhena “mige vijjhiss±m²”ti dhanu½ ±ropetv± µhito pacch± bodhisatta½ disv± tassa devat±d²su aññatarabh±va½ aj±nanto “pucchiss±mi nan”ti lobha½ upp±desi, tasm± evam±ha.
Evañca pana vatv± “n±ya½ suvaººas±mo imasmi½ araññe ekakova vasissati, ñ±takehipissa bhavitabba½, pucchiss±mi nan”ti cintetv± itara½ g±tham±ha–
312. “Kuto nu s±ma ±gamma, kassa v± pahito tuva½;
‘udah±ro nadi½ gaccha’, ±gato migasammatan”ti.
Tattha s±m±ti mah±satta½ ±lapati. ¾gamm±ti kuto des± ima½ vana½ ±gamitv± “amh±ka½ udah±ro udaka½ ±haritu½ nadi½ gacch±”ti kassa v± pahitokena puggalena pesito hutv± tuva½ ima½ migasammata½ ±gatoti attho.
So tassa katha½ sutv± mahanta½ dukkhavedana½ adhiv±setv± mukhena lohita½ cha¹¹etv± g±tham±ha–
313. “Andh± m±t±pit± mayha½, te bhar±mi brah±vane;
tes±ha½ udak±h±ro, ±gato migasammatan”ti.
Tattha bhar±m²ti m³laphal±d²ni ±haritv± posemi.
Evañca pana vatv± mah±satto m±t±pitaro ±rabbha vilapanto ±ha–
314. “Atthi nesa½ us±matta½, atha s±hassa j²vita½;
udakassa al±bhena, maññe andh± marissare.
315. “Na me ida½ tath± dukkha½, labbh± hi pumun± ida½;
yañca amma½ na pass±mi, ta½ me dukkhatara½ ito.
316. “Na me ida½ tath± dukkha½, labbh± hi pumun± ida½;
yañca t±ta½ na pass±mi, ta½ me dukkhatara½ ito.
317. “S± n³na kapaº± amm±, ciraratt±ya rucchati;
a¹¹haratteva ratte v±, nad²va avasucchati.
318. “So n³na kapaºo t±to, ciraratt±ya rucchati;
a¹¹haratteva ratte v±, nad²va avasucchati.
319. “Uµµh±nap±dacariy±ya, p±dasamb±hanassa ca;
s±ma t±tavilapant±, hiº¹issanti brah±vane.
320. Idampi dutiya½ salla½, kampeti hadaya½ mama½;
yañca andhe na pass±mi, maññe hiss±mi j²vitan”ti.
Tattha us±mattanti bhojanamatta½. “Us±”ti hi bhojanassa n±ma½ tassa ca atthit±ya. S±hassa j²vitanti chadivasamatta½ j²vitanti attho. Ida½ ±haritv± µhapita½ phal±phala½ sandh±y±ha Atha v± us±ti usm±. Teneta½ dasseti– tesa½ sar²re usm±matta½ atthi, atha may± ±bhatena phal±phalena s±hassa j²vita½ atth²ti. Marissareti marissant²ti maññ±mi. Pumun±ti purisena, evar³pañhi dukkha½ purisena labhitabbamev±ti attho. Ciraratt±ya rucchat²ti ciraratta½ rodissati. A¹¹haratte v±ti majjhimaratte v±. Ratte v±ti pacchimaratte v±. Avasucchat²ti kunnad² viya sussissat²ti attho. Uµµh±nap±dacariy±y±ti mah±r±ja, aha½ rattimpi div±pi dve tayo v±re uµµh±ya attano uµµh±nav²riyena tesa½ p±dacariya½ karomi, hatthap±de samb±h±mi, id±ni ma½ adisv± mamatth±ya te parih²nacakkhuk± “s±mat±t±”ti vilapant± kaºµakehi vijjhiyam±n± viya imasmi½ vanappadese hiº¹issanti vicarissant²ti attho. Dutiya½ sallanti paµhamaviddhavisap²tasallato sataguºena sahassaguºena satasahassaguºena dukkhatara½ ida½ dutiya½ tesa½ adassanasokasalla½.
R±j± tassa vil±pa½ sutv± “aya½ accanta½ brahmac±r² dhamme µhito m±t±pitaro bharati, id±ni eva½ dukkhappattopi tesa½yeva vilapati, eva½ guºasampanne n±ma may± apar±dho kato, katha½ nu kho ima½ samass±seyyan”ti cintetv± “niraye paccanak±le rajja½ ki½ karissati, imin± paµijaggitaniy±menevassa m±t±pitaro paµijaggiss±mi, imassa maraºampi amaraºa½ viya bhavissat²”ti sanniµµh±na½ katv± ±ha–
321. “M± b±¼ha½ paridevesi, s±ma kaly±ºadassana;
aha½ kammakaro hutv±, bharissa½ te brah±vane.
322. “Issatthe casmi kusalo, da¼hadhammoti vissuto;
aha½ kammakaro hutv±, bharissa½ te brah±vane.
323. “Mig±na½ vigh±samanvesa½, vanam³laphal±ni ca;
aha½ kammakaro hutv±, bharissa½ te brah±vane.
324. “Katama½ ta½ vana½ s±ma, yattha m±t±pit± tava;
aha½ te tath± bharissa½, yath± te abhar² tuvan”ti.
Tattha bharissa½ teti te tava m±t±pitaro bhariss±mi. Mig±nanti s²h±d²na½ mig±na½ vigh±sa½ anvesanto. Ida½ so “issatthe casmi kusaloti th³lath³le mige vadhitv± madhurama½sena tava m±t±pitaro bhariss±m²”ti vatv± “m±, mah±r±ja, amhe niss±ya p±ºavadha½ kar²”ti vutte evam±ha. Yath± teti yath± tva½ te abhari, tathev±hampi bhariss±m²ti.
Athassa mah±satto “s±dhu, mah±r±ja, tena hi me m±t±pitaro bharass³”ti vatv± magga½ ±cikkhanto ±ha–
325. “Aya½ ekapad² r±ja, yoya½ uss²sake mama;
ito gantv± a¹¹hakosa½, tattha nesa½ ag±raka½;
yattha m±t±pit± mayha½, te bharassu ito gato”ti.
Tattha ekapad²ti ekapadamaggo. Uss²saketi yo esa mama matthakaµµh±ne. A¹¹hakosanti a¹¹hakosantare.
Eva½ so tassa magga½ ±cikkhitv± m±t±pit³su balavasinehena tath±r³pa½ vedana½ adhiv±setv± tesa½ bharaºatth±ya añjali½ paggayha y±canto puna evam±ha–
326. “Namo te k±sir±jatthu, namo te k±siva¹¹hana;
andh± m±t±pit± mayha½, te bharassu brah±vane.
327. “Añjali½ te paggaºh±mi, k±sir±ja namatthu te;
m±tara½ pitara½ mayha½, vutto vajj±si vandanan”ti.
Tattha vutto vajj±s²ti “putto vo suvaººas±mo nad²t²revisap²tena sallena viddho rajatapaµµasadise v±luk±puline dakkhiºapassena nipanno añjali½ paggayha tumh±ka½ p±de vandat²”ti eva½ mah±r±ja, may± vutto hutv± m±t±pit³na½ me vandana½ vadeyy±s²ti attho.
R±j± “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchi. Mah±sattopi m±t±pit³na½ vandana½ pesetv± visaññita½ p±puºi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
328. “Ida½ vatv±na so s±mo, yuv± kaly±ºadassano;
mucchito visavegena, visaññ² samapajjath±”ti.
Tattha samapajjath±ti visaññ² j±to.
So hi heµµh± ettaka½ kathento nirass±so viya ahosi. Id±ni panassa visavegena maddit± bhavaªgacittasantati hadayar³pa½ niss±ya pavatti, kath± pacchijji, mukha½ pihita½, akkh²ni nim²lit±ni, hatthap±d± thaddhabh±va½ patt±, sakalasar²ra½ lohitena makkhita½. R±j± “aya½ id±neva may± saddhi½ kathesi, ki½ nu kho”ti tassa ass±sapass±se upadh±resi. Te pana niruddh±, sar²ra½ thaddha½ j±ta½. So ta½ disv± “niruddho d±ni s±mo”ti soka½ saddh±retu½ asakkonto ubho hatthe matthake µhapetv± mah±saddena paridevi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
329. “Sa r±j± paridevesi, bahu½ k±ruññasañhita½;
ajar±maroha½ ±si½, ajjeta½ ñ±mi no pure;
s±ma½ k±laªkata½ disv±, natthi maccussa n±gamo.
330. “Yassu ma½ paµimanteti, savisena samappito;