Rajjay±canakaº¹a½ niµµhita½.

Atha chaµµhe divase r±j± sunanda½ n±ma s±rathi½ pakkos±petv± “t±ta, sunandas±rathi sve p±tova avamaªgalarathe avamaªgala-asse yojetv± kum±ra½ tattha nipajj±petv± pacchimadv±rena n²haritv± ±makasus±ne catubbhittika½ ±v±µa½ khaºitv± tattha na½ pakkhipitv± kudd±lapiµµhena matthaka½ bhinditv± j²vitakkhaya½ p±petv± upari pa½su½ datv± pathaviva¹¹hanakamma½ katv± nhatv± eh²”ti ±º±pesi. So “s±dhu, dev±”ti sampaµicchi. Atha chaµµhampi ratti½ dev² kum±ra½ y±citv± “t±ta temiyakum±ra, tava pit± k±sir±j± ta½ sve p±tova ±makasus±ne nikhaºitu½ ±º±pesi, sve p±tova maraºa½ p±puºissasi putt±”ti ±ha. Ta½ sutv± mah±sattassa “t±ta temiyakum±ra, so¼asa vass±ni tay± kato v±y±mo id±ni matthaka½ pakko”ti cintentassa abbhantare p²ti uppajji. M±tuy± panassa hadaya½ bhijjam±na½ viya ahosi, eva½ santepi “manoratho matthaka½ p±puºissat²”ti m±tuy± saddhi½ n±lapi.
Athass± rattiy± accayena p±tova sunando s±rathi ratha½ yojento devat±nubh±vena mah±sattassa p±ramit±nubh±vena ca maªgalarathe maªgala-asse yojetv± ratha½ r±jadv±re µhapetv± mah±tala½ abhiruhitv± sirigabbha½ pavisitv± devi½ vanditv± evam±ha– “devi, mayha½ m± kujjha, rañño ±º±”ti vatv± putta½ ±liªgitv± nipanna½ devi½ piµµhihatthena apanetv± pupphakal±pa½ viya kum±ra½ ukkhipitv± p±s±d± otari. Tad± cand±dev² ura½ paharitv± mahantena saddena paridevitv± mah±tale oh²yi. Atha na½ mah±satto oloketv± “mayi akathente m±t± hadayena phalitena marissat²”ti kathetuk±mo hutv±pi “sace aha½ kathess±mi, so¼asa vass±ni kato v±y±mo me mogho bhavissati, akathento pan±ha½ attano ca m±t±pit³nañca mah±janassa ca paccayo bhaviss±m²”ti adhiv±sesi.
Atha na½ s±rathi ratha½ ±ropetv± “pacchimadv±r±bhimukha½ ratha½ pesess±m²”ti cintetv± ratha½ pesesi. Tad± mah±sattassa p±ramit±nubh±vena devat±viggahito hutv± ratha½ nivatt±petv± p±c²nadv±r±bhimukha½ ratha½ pesesi, atha rathacakka½ umm±re patihaññi. Mah±sattopi tassa sadda½ sutv± “manoratho me matthaka½ patto”ti suµµhutara½ tuµµhacitto ahosi. Ratho nagar± nikkhamitv± devat±nubh±vena tiyojanika½ µh±na½ gato. Tattha vanaghaµa½ s±rathissa ±makasus±na½ viya upaµµh±si. So “ida½ µh±na½ ph±sukan”ti sallakkhetv± ratha½ magg± okkam±petv± maggapasse µhapetv± rath± oruyha mah±sattassa ±bharaºabhaº¹a½ omuñcitv± bhaº¹ika½ katv± ekamanta½ µhapetv± kudd±la½ ±d±ya rathassa avid³re µh±ne catubbhittika½ ±v±µa½ khaºitu½ ±rabhi.
Tato bodhisatto cintesi “aya½ me v±y±mak±lo, ahañhi so¼asa vass±ni hatthap±de na c±lesi½, ki½ nu kho me bala½ atthi, ud±hu no”ti. So uµµh±ya v±mahatthena dakkhiºahattha½, dakkhiºahatthena v±mahattha½ par±masanto ubhohi hatthehi p±de samb±hitv± rath± otaritu½ citta½ upp±desi. T±vadevassa p±dapatitaµµh±ne v±tapuººabhastacamma½ viya mah±pathav² abbhuggantv± rathassa pacchimanta½ ±hacca aµµh±si. Mah±satto rath± otaritv± katipaye v±re apar±para½ caªkamitv± “imin±va niy±mena ekadivasa½ yojanasatampi me gantu½ bala½ atth²”ti ñatv± “sace, s±rathi, may± saddhi½ virujjheyya, atthi nu kho me tena saha paµivirujjhitu½ balan”ti upadh±rento rathassa pacchimanta½ gahetv± kum±rak±na½ k²¼anay±naka½ viya ukkhipitv± ratha½ paribbhamento aµµh±si. Athassa “atthi me tena saha paµivirujjhitu½ balan”ti sallakkhetv± pas±dhanatth±ya citta½ uppajji.
Ta½khaºaññeva sakkassa bhavana½ uºh±k±ra½ dassesi. Sakko ±vajjento ta½ k±raºa½ ñatv± “temiyakum±rassa manoratho matthaka½ patto, id±ni pas±dhanatth±ya citta½ uppanna½, ki½ etassa m±nusakena pas±dhanen±”ti dibbapas±dhana½ g±h±petv± vissakammadevaputta½ pakkos±petv± “t±ta vissakamma devaputta, tva½ gaccha, k±sir±jassa putta½ temiyakum±ra½ alaªkaroh²”ti ±º±pesi. So “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± t±vati½sabhavanato otaritv± tassa santika½ gantv± dasahi dussasahassehi veµhana½ katv± dibbehi ceva m±nusakehi ca alaªk±rehi sakka½ viya ta½ alaªkaritv± sakaµµh±nameva gato. So devar±jal²l±ya s±rathissa khaºanok±sa½ gantv± ±v±µat²re µhatv± pucchanto tatiya½ g±tham±ha–
3. “Ki½ nu santaram±nova, k±su½ khaºasi s±rathi;
puµµho me samma akkh±hi, ki½ k±suy± karissas²”ti.
Tattha k±sunti ±v±µa½.
Ta½ sutv± s±rathi ±v±µa½ khaºanto uddha½ anoloketv±va catuttha½ g±th±m±ha–
4. “Rañño m³go ca pakkho ca, putto j±to acetaso;
somhi raññ± samajjhiµµho, putta½ me nikhaºa½ vane”ti.
Tattha pakkhoti p²µhasapp². “M³go”ti vacaneneva panassa badhirabh±vopi sijjhati badhirassa hi paµivacana½ kathetu½ asakkuºeyyatt±. Acetasoti acittako viya j±to. So¼asa vass±ni akathitatt± evam±ha Samajjhiµµhoti ±ºatto, pesitoti attho. Nikhaºa½ vaneti vane nikhaºeyy±si.
Atha na½ mah±satto ±ha–
5. “Na badhiro na m³gosmi, na pakkho na ca v²kalo;
adhamma½ s±rathi kayir±, ma½ ce tva½ nikhaºa½ vane.
6. “Ðr³ b±huñca me passa, bh±sitañca suºohi me;
adhamma½ s±rathi kayir±, ma½ ce tva½ nikhaºa½ vane”ti.
Tattha na badhiroti samma s±rathi, sace ta½ r±j± evar³pa½ putta½ m±r±petu½ ±º±pesi, aha½ pana evar³po na bhav±m²ti d²petu½ evam±ha. Ma½ ce tva½ nikhaºa½ vaneti sace badhirabh±v±divirahita½ evar³pa½ ma½ vane nikhaºeyy±si, adhamma½ kamma½ kareyy±s²ti attho. “Ðr³”ti ida½ so purimag±tha½ sutv±pi na½ anolokentameva disv± “alaªkatasar²ramassa dassess±m²”ti cintetv± ±ha. Tassattho– samma s±rathi, ime kañcanakadalikkhandhasadise ³r³, kanakacchavi½ b±huñca me passa, madhuravacanañca me suº±h²ti.
Tato s±rathi eva½ cintesi “ko nu kho esa, ±gatak±lato paµµh±ya att±nameva vaººet²”ti. So ±v±µakhaºana½ pah±ya uddha½ olokento tassa r³pasampatti½ disv± “aya½ puriso ko nu kho, manusso v± devo v±”ti aj±nanto ima½ g±tham±ha–
7. “Devat± nusi gandhabbo, adu sakko purindado;
ko v± tva½ kassa v± putto, katha½ j±nemu ta½ mayan”ti.
Athassa mah±satto att±na½ ±cikkhitv± dhamma½ desento ±ha–
8. “Namhi devo na gandhabbo, namhi sakko purindado;
k±sirañño aha½ putto, ya½ k±suy± nihaññasi.
9. “Tassa rañño aha½ putto, ya½ tva½ samm³paj²vasi;
adhamma½ s±rathi kayir±, ma½ ce tva½ nikhaºa½ vane.
10. “Yassa rukkhassa ch±y±ya, nis²deyya sayeyya v±;
na tassa s±kha½ bhañjeyya, mittadubbho hi p±pako.
11. “Yath± rukkho tath± r±j±, yath± s±kh± tath± aha½;
yath± ch±y³pago poso, eva½ tvamasi s±rathi;
adhamma½ s±rathi kayir±, ma½ ce tva½ nikhaºa½ vane”ti.
Tattha nihaññas²ti nihanissasi. Ya½ tva½ ettha nihaniss±m²ti saññ±ya k±su½ khaºasi, so ahanti d²peti. So “r±japutto ahan”ti vuttepi na saddahatiyeva, madhurakath±ya panassa bajjhitv± dhamma½ suºanto aµµh±si. Mittadubbhoti paribhuttach±yassa rukkhassa patta½ v± s±kha½ v± aªkura½ v± bhañjanto mittagh±tako hoti l±makapuriso, kimaªga½ pana s±miputtagh±tako. Ch±y³pagoti paribhogatth±ya ch±ya½ upagato puriso viya r±j±na½ niss±ya j²vam±no tvanti vadati.
So eva½ kathentepi bodhisatte na saddahatiyeva. Atha mah±satto “saddah±pess±mi nan”ti devat±na½ s±dhuk±rena ceva attano ghosena ca vanaghaµa½ unn±dento dasa mittap³jag±th± n±ma ±rabhi–
12. “Pah³tabhakkho bhavati, vippavuµµho saka½ghar±;
bah³ na½ upaj²vanti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
13. “Ya½ ya½ janapada½ y±ti, nigame r±jadh±niyo;
sabbattha p³jito hoti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
14. “N±ssa cor± pas±hanti, n±timaññanti khattiy±;
sabbe amitte tarati, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
15. “Akkuddho saghara½ eti, sabh±ya½ paµinandito;
ñ±t²na½ uttamo hoti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
16. “Sakkatv± sakkato hoti, garu hoti sag±ravo;
vaººakittibhato hoti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
17. “P³jako labhate p³ja½, vandako paµivandana½;
yasokittiñca pappoti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
18. “Aggi yath± pajjalati, devat±va virocati;
siriy± ajahito hoti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
19. “G±vo tassa paj±yanti, khette vutta½ vir³hati;
vutt±na½ phalamasn±ti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
20. “Darito pabbat±to v±, rukkhato patito naro;
cuto patiµµha½ labhati, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhati.
21. “Vir³¼ham³lasant±na½, nigrodhamiva m±luto;
amitt± nappas±hanti, yo mitt±na½ na dubbhat²”ti.
Tattha saka½ ghar±ti sakaghar±, ayameva v± p±µho. Na dubbhat²ti na dussati. Mitt±nanti buddh±d²na½ kaly±ºamitt±na½ na dubbhati. “Sabbattha p³jito hot²”ti ida½ s²valivatthun± vaººetabba½. Na pas±hant²ti pasayhak±ra½ k±tu½ na sakkonti. Ida½ sa½kiccas±maºeravatthun± d²petabba½. “N±timaññanti khattiy±”ti ida½ jotikaseµµhivatthun± d²petabba½. Tarat²ti atikkamati. Sagharanti attaghara½. Mitt±na½ dubbhanto attano ghara½ ±gacchantopi ghaµµitacitto kuddhova ±gacchati, aya½ pana akuddhova sakaghara½ eti. Paµinanditoti bah³na½ sannip±taµµh±ne amittadubbhino guºakatha½ kathenti, t±ya so paµinandito hoti pamuditacitto.
Sakkatv± sakkato hot²ti para½ sakkatv± sayampi parehi sakkato hoti. Garu hoti sag±ravoti paresu sag±ravo sayampi parehi garuko hoti. Vaººakittibhatoti bhatavaººakitti, guºañceva kittisaddañca ukkhipitv± caranto n±ma hot²ti attho. P³jakoti mitt±na½ p³jako hutv± sayampi p³ja½ labhati. Vandakoti buddh±d²na½ kaly±ºamitt±na½ vandako hutv± punabbhave paµivandana½ labhati. Yasokittiñc±ti issariyapariv±rañceva guºakittiñca pappoti. Im±ya g±th±ya cittagahapatino vatthu (dha. pa. 73-74) kathetabba½.
Pajjalat²ti issariyapariv±rena pajjalati. Siriy± ajahito hot²ti ettha an±thapiº¹ikassa vatthu (dha. pa. 119-120) kathetabba½. Asn±t²ti paribhuñjati. “Patiµµha½ labhat²”ti ida½ c³¼apadumaj±takena (j±. 1.2.85-86) d²petabba½. Vir³¼ham³lasant±nanti va¹¹hitam³lap±roha½. Amitt± nappas±hant²ti ettha kuraraghariyasoºattherassa m±tu geha½ paviµµhacoravatthu kathetabba½.