Atha na½ cand±dev² ±ha–
57. “Abhaya½ samma te dammi, abh²to bhaºa s±rathi;
ya½ te suta½ v± diµµha½ v±, r±japuttassa santike”ti.
Tato s±rathi ±ha–
58. “Na so m³go na so pakkho, visaµµhavacano ca so;
rajjassa kira so bh²to, akar± ±laye bah³.
59. “Purima½ sarati so j±ti½, yattha rajjamak±rayi;
k±rayitv± tahi½ rajja½, p±pattha niraya½ bhusa½.
60. “V²satiñceva vass±ni, tahi½ rajjamak±rayi;
as²tivassasahass±ni, nirayamhi apacci so.
61. “Tassa rajjassa so bh²to, m± ma½ rajj±bhisecayu½;
tasm± pitu ca m±tucca, santike na bhaº² tad±.
62. “Aªgapaccaªgasampanno ±rohapariº±hav±;
visaµµhavacano pañño, magge saggassa tiµµhati.
63. “Sace tva½ daµµhuk±m±si, r±japutta½ tavatraja½;
ehi ta½ p±payiss±mi, yattha sammati temiyo”ti.
Tattha visaµµhavacanoti apalibuddhakatho. Akar± ±laye bah³ti tumh±ka½ vañcan±ni bah³ni ak±si. Paññoti paññav±. Sace tvanti r±j±na½ dhura½ katv± ubhopi te evam±ha. Yattha sammati temiyoti yattha vo putto may± gahitapaµiñño hutv± acchati, tattha p±payiss±mi, id±ni papañca½ akatv± lahu½ gantu½ vaµµat²ti ±ha.
Kum±ro pana s±rathi½ pesetv± pabbajituk±mo ahosi. Tad± sakko tassa mana½ ñatv± tasmi½ khaºe vissakammadevaputta½ pakkos±petv± “t±ta vissakammadevaputta, temiyakum±ro pabbajituk±mo, tva½ tassa paººas±lañca pabbajitaparikkh±rañca m±petv± eh²”ti pesesi. So “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± vegena gantv± tiyojanike vanasaº¹e attano iddhibalena ramaº²ya½ assama½ m±petv± rattiµµh±nadiv±µµh±nañca pokkharaºiñca ±v±µañca ak±laphalasampanna½ rukkhañca katv± paººas±lasam²pe catuv²satihatthappam±ºa½ caªkama½ m±petv± antocaªkame ca phalikavaººa½ rucira½ v±luka½ okiritv± sabbe pabbajitaparikkh±re m±petv± “ye pabbajituk±m±, te ime gahetv± pabbajant³”ti bhittiya½ akkhar±ni likhitv± caº¹av±¼e ca aman±pasadde sabbe migapakkhino ca pal±petv± sakaµµh±nameva gato.
Tasmi½ khaºe mah±satto ta½ disv± sakkadattiyabh±va½ ñatv±, paººas±la½ pavisitv± vatth±ni apanetv±, rattav±kac²ra½ niv±setv± eka½ p±rupitv± ajinacamma½ eka½se katv± jaµ±maº¹ala½ bandhitv± k±ja½ a½se katv± kattaradaº¹am±d±ya paººas±lato nikkhamitv± pabbajitasiri½ samubbahanto apar±para½ caªkamitv± “aho sukha½, aho sukhan”ti ud±na½ ud±nento paººas±la½ pavisitv± kaµµhattharaºe nisinno pañca abhiññ± aµµha sam±pattiyo ca nibbattetv± s±yanhasamaye paººas±lato nikkhamitv± caªkamanakoµiya½ µhitak±rarukkhato paºº±ni gahetv± sakkadattiyabh±jane aloºake atakke nidh³pane udake sedetv± amata½ viya paribhuñjitv± catt±ro brahmavih±re bh±vetv± tattha v±sa½ kappesi.
K±sir±j±pi sunandas±rathissa vacana½ sutv± mah±senagutta½ pakkos±petv± taram±nar³pova gamanasajja½ k±retu½ ±ha–
64. “Yojayantu rathe asse, kaccha½ n±g±na bandhatha;
ud²rayantu saªkhapaºav±, v±dantu ekapokkhar±.
65. “V±dantu bher² sannaddh±, vagg³ v±dantu dundubh²;
negam± ca ma½ anventu, gaccha½ puttanivedako.
66. “Orodh± ca kum±r± ca, vesiy±n± ca br±hmaº±;
khippa½ y±n±ni yojentu, gaccha½ puttanivedako.
67. “Hatth±roh± an²kaµµh±, rathik± pattik±rak±;
khippa½ y±n±ni yojentu, gaccha½ puttanivedako.
68. “Sam±gat± j±napad±, negam± ca sam±gat±;
khippa½ y±n±ni yojentu, gaccha½ puttanivedako”ti.
Tattha ud²rayant³ti sadda½ muñcantu. V±dant³ti vajjantu. Ekapokkhar±ti ekamukhabheriyo. Sannaddh±ti suµµhu naddh±. Vagg³ti madhurassar±. Gacchanti gamiss±mi. Puttanivedakoti puttassa nivedako ov±dako hutv± gacch±mi. Ta½ ovaditv± mama vacana½ g±h±petv± tattheva ta½ ratanar±simhi µhapetv± abhisiñcitv± ±netu½ gacch±m²ti adhipp±yenevam±ha. Negam±ti kuµumbikajan±. Sam±gat±ti sannipatit± hutv±.
Eva½ raññ± ±ºatt± s±rathino asse yojetv± rathe r±jadv±re µhapetv± rañño ±rocesu½. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
69. “Asse ca s±rath² yutte, sindhave s²ghav±hane;
r±jadv±ra½ up±gacchu½, yutt± deva ime hay±”ti.
Tattha asseti sindhave sindhavaj±tike s²ghav±hane javasampanne asse ±d±ya. S±rath²ti s±rathino. Yutteti rathesu yojite. Up±gacchunti te rathesu yutte asse ±d±ya ±gama½su, ±gantv± ca pana “yutt±, deva, ime hay±”ti ±rocesu½.
Tato s±rath²na½ vacana½ sutv± r±j± upa¹¹hag±tham±ha–
70. “Th³l± javena h±yanti, kis± h±yanti th±mun±”ti;
ta½ sutv± s±rathinopi upa¹¹hag±tham±ha½su–
“kise th³le vivajjetv±, sa½saµµh± yojit± hay±”ti.
Tassattho– deva, kise ca th³le ca evar³pe asse aggaºhitv± vayena vaººena javena balena sadis± hay± yojit±ti.
Atha r±j± puttassa santika½ gacchanto catt±ro vaººe aµµh±rasa seniyo sabbañca balak±ya½ sannip±t±pesi. Tassa sannip±tentasseva tayo divas± atikkant±. Atha catutthe divase k±sir±j± nagarato nikkhamitv± gahetabbayuttaka½ g±h±petv± assamapada½ gantv± puttena saddhi½ paµinandito paµisanth±ramak±si. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
71. “Tato r±j± taram±no, yuttam±ruyha sandana½;
itth±g±ra½ ajjhabh±si, sabb±va anuy±tha ma½.
72. “V±¼ab²janimuºh²sa½, khagga½ chattañca paº¹ara½;
up±dh² ratham±ruyha, suvaººehi alaªkat±.
73. “Tato sa r±j± p±y±si, purakkhatv±na s±rathi½;
khippameva up±gacchi, yattha sammati temiyo.
74. “Tañca disv±na ±yanta½, jalantamiva tejas±;
khattasaªghapariby³¼ha½, temiyo etadabravi.
75. “Kacci nu t±ta kusala½, kacci t±ta an±maya½;
sabb± ca r±jakaññ±yo, arog± mayha m±taro.
76. “Kusalañceva me putta, atho putta an±maya½;
sabb± ca r±jakaññ±yo, arog± tuyha m±taro.
77. “Kacci amajjapo t±ta, kacci te suramappiya½;
kacci sacce ca dhamme ca, d±ne te ramate mano.
78. “Amajjapo aha½ putta, atho me suramappiya½;
atho sacce ca dhamme ca, d±ne me ramate mano.
79. “Kacci aroga½ yogga½ te, kacci vahati v±hana½;
kacci te by±dhayo natthi, sar²rassupat±pan±.
80. “Atho aroga½ yogga½ me, atho vahati v±hana½;
atho me by±dhayo natthi, sar²rassupat±pan±.
81. “Kacci ant± ca te ph²t±, majjhe ca bahal± tava;
koµµh±g±rañca kosañca, kacci te paµisanthata½.
82. “Atho ant± ca me ph²t±, majjhe ca bahal± mama;
koµµh±g±rañca kosañca, sabba½ me paµisanthata½.
83. “Sv±gata½ te mah±r±ja, atho te adur±gata½;
patiµµhapentu pallaªka½, yattha r±j± nisakkat²”ti.
Tattha up±dh² ratham±ruyh±ti suvaººap±duk± ca ratha½ ±ropent³ti attho. Ime tayo p±de puttassa tattheva abhisekakaraºatth±ya “pañca r±jakakudhabhaº¹±ni gaºhath±”ti ±º±pento r±j± ±ha. Suvaººehi alaªkat±ti ida½ p±duka½ sandh±y±ha. Up±gacch²ti up±gato ahosi. K±ya vel±y±ti? Mah±sattassa k±rapaºº±ni pacitv± nibb±pentassa nisinnavel±ya. Jalantamiva tejas±ti r±jatejena jalanta½ viya. Khattasaªghapariby³¼hanti kath±ph±sukena amaccasaªghena parivuta½, khattiyasam³hehi v± pariv±rita½. Etadabrav²ti k±sir±j±na½ bahi khandh±v±ra½ niv±s±petv± padas±va paººas±la½ ±gantv± ta½ vanditv± nisinna½ paµisanth±ra½ karonto eta½ vacana½ abravi.
Kusala½ an±mayanti ubhayenapi padena ±rogyameva pucchati. Kacci amajjapoti kacci majja½ na pivas²ti pucchati. “Appamatto”tipi p±µho, kusaladhammesu nappamajjas²ti attho. Suramappiyanti sur±p±na½ appiya½. “Suramappiy±”tipi p±µho, sur± appiy±ti attho. Dhammeti dasavidhe r±jadhamme. Yogganti yuge yuñjitabba½ te tava assagoº±dika½. Kacci vahat²ti kacci aroga½ hutv± vahati. V±hananti hatthi-ass±di sabba½ v±hana½. Sar²rassupat±pan±ti sar²rassa upat±pakar±. Ant±ti paccantajanapad±. Ph²t±ti iddh± subhikkh±, vatth±bharaºehi v± annap±nehi v± paripuºº± g±¼hav±s±. Majjhe c±ti raµµhassa majjhe. Bahal±ti g±manigam± ghanav±s±. Paµisanthatanti paµicch±dita½ gutta½, paripuººa½ v±. Yattha r±j± nisakkat²ti yasmi½ pallaªke r±j± nis²dissati, ta½ paññ±pent³ti vadati.
R±j± mah±satte g±ravena pallaªke na nis²dati. Atha mah±satto “sace pallaªke na nis²dati, paººasanth±ra½ paññ±peth±”ti vatv± tasmi½ paññatte nis²danatth±ya r±j±na½ nimantento g±tham±ha–
84. “Idheva te nis²dassu, niyate paººasanthare;
etto udakam±d±ya, p±de pakkh±layassu te”ti.
Tattha niyateti susanthate. Ettoti paribhoga-udaka½ dassento ±ha.
R±j± mah±satte g±ravena paººasanth±repi anis²ditv± bh³miya½ eva nis²di. Mah±sattopi paººas±la½ pavisitv± ta½ k±rapaººaka½ n²haritv± r±j±na½ tena nimantento g±tham±ha–
85. “Idampi paººaka½ mayha½, randha½ r±ja aloºaka½;
paribhuñja mah±r±ja, p±huno mesidh±gato”ti.
Atha na½ r±j± ±ha–
86. “Na c±ha½ paººa½ bhuñj±mi, na heta½ mayha bhojana½;
s±l²na½ odana½ bhuñje, suci½ ma½s³pasecanan”ti.
Tattha na c±hanti paµikkhepavacana½.
R±j± tath±r³pa½ attano r±jabhojana½ vaººetv± tasmi½ mah±satte g±ravena thoka½ paººaka½ hatthatale µhapetv± “t±ta, tva½ evar³pa½ bhojana½ bhuñjas²”ti puttena saddhi½ piyakatha½ kathento nis²di. Tasmi½ khaºe cand±dev² orodhena parivut± ekamaggena ±gantv± bodhisattassa assamapada½ patv± piyaputta½ disv± tattheva patitv± visaññ² ahosi. Tato paµiladdhass±s± patitaµµh±nato uµµhahitv± ±gantv± bodhisattassa p±de da¼ha½ gahetv± vanditv± assupuººehi nettehi roditv± vandanaµµh±nato uµµh±ya ekamanta½ nis²di. Atha na½ r±j± “bhadde, tava puttassa bhojana½ pass±h²”ti vatv± thoka½ paººaka½ tass± hatthe µhapetv± sesa-itth²nampi thoka½ thoka½ ad±si. T± sabb±pi “s±mi, evar³pa½ bhojana½ bhuñjas²”ti vadantiyo ta½ gahetv± attano attano s²se katv± “atidukkara½ karosi, s±m²”ti vatv± namassam±n± nis²di½su. R±j± puna “t±ta, ida½ mayha½ acchariya½ hutv± upaµµh±t²”ti vatv± ima½ g±tham±ha–