R±jadh²t± pana purimasaññ±ya eva tassa v²ma½sanattha½ eka½ purisa½ ±º±pesi “t±ta, tva½ gaccha, r±j±na½ upasaªkamitv± eva½ vadehi ‘deva, s²validev² tumhe pakkosati, khippa½ kir±gacchat³”’ti. So gantv± tath± ±rocesi. R±j± paº¹ito tassa vacana½ sutv±pi assuºanto viya “aho sobhano vat±ya½ p±s±do”ti p±s±dameva vaººeti. So ta½ s±vetu½ asakkonto gantv± r±jadh²t±ya ta½ pavatti½ ±rocesi “ayye, r±j± tumh±ka½ vacana½ na suº±ti, p±s±dameva vaººeti, tumh±ka½ vacana½ tiºa½ viya na gaºet²”ti. S± tassa vacana½ sutv± “so mahajjh±sayo puriso bhavissat²”ti cintetv± dutiyampi tatiyampi pesesi. R±j±pi attano ruciy± pakatigamanena s²ho viya vijambham±no p±s±da½ abhiruhi. Tasmi½ upasaªkamante r±jadh²t± tassa tejena sakabh±vena saºµh±tu½ asakkont² ±gantv± hatth±lambaka½ ad±si.
So tass± hattha½ olambitv± mah±tala½ abhiruhitv± samussitasetacchatte r±japallaªke nis²ditv± amacce ±mantetv± “ambho, atthi pana vo raññ± k±la½ karontena koci ov±do dinno”ti pucchitv± “±ma, dev±”ti vutte “tena hi vadeth±”ti ±ha. Deva “s²validevi½ ±r±dhetu½ samatthassa rajja½ deth±”ti tena vuttanti. S²valideviy± ±gantv± hatth±lambako dinno, aya½ t±va ±r±dhit± n±ma, añña½ vadeth±ti. Deva “caturassapallaªkassa uss²saka½ j±nitu½ samatthassa rajja½ deth±”ti tena vuttanti. R±j± “ida½ dujj±na½, up±yena sakk± j±nitun”ti cintetv± s²sato suvaººas³ci½ n²haritv± s²valideviy± hatthe µhapesi “ima½ µhapeh²”ti S± ta½ gahetv± pallaªkassa uss²sake µhapesi. “Khagga½ ad±s²”tipi vadantiyeva. So t±ya saññ±ya “ida½ uss²sakan”ti ñatv± tesa½ katha½ assuºanto viya “ki½ katheth±”ti vatv± puna tehi tath± vutte “ida½ j±nitu½ na garu, eta½ uss²sakan”ti vatv± “añña½ vadeth±”ti ±ha. Deva, “sahassath±madhanu½ ±ropetu½ samatthassa rajja½ deth±”ti tena vuttanti. “Tena hi ±haratha nan”ti ±har±petv± so dhanu½ pallaªke yath±nisinnova itth²na½ kapp±saphoµanadhanu½ viya ±ropetv± “añña½ vadeth±”ti ±ha. “Deva, so¼asa mah±nidh² n²haritu½ samatthassa rajja½ deth±”ti tena vuttanti. “Tesa½ kiñci udd±na½ atth²”ti pucchitv± “±ma, dev±”ti vutte “tena hi na½ katheth±”ti ±ha. Te “s³riyuggamane nidh²”ti udd±na½ kathayi½su. Tassa ta½ suºantasseva gaganatale puººacando viya so attho p±kaµo ahosi.
Atha ne r±j± ±ha– “ajja, bhaºe, vel± natthi, sve nidh² gaºhiss±m²”ti. So punadivase amacce sannip±tetv± pucchi “tumh±ka½ r±j± paccekabuddhe bhojes²”ti? “¾ma, dev±”ti. So cintesi “s³riyoti n±ya½ s³riyo, s³riyasadisatt± pana paccekabuddh± s³riy± n±ma, tesa½ paccuggamanaµµh±ne nidhin± bhavitabban”ti. Tato r±j± “tesu paccekabuddhesu ±gacchantesu paccuggamana½ karonto katara½ µh±na½ gacchat²”ti pucchitv± “asukaµµh±na½ n±ma dev±”ti vutte “ta½ µh±na½ khaºitv± nidhi½ n²harath±”ti nidhi½ n²har±pesi. “Gamanak±le anugacchanto kattha µhatv± uyyojes²”ti pucchitv± “asukaµµh±ne n±m±”ti vutte “tatopi nidhi½ n²harath±”ti nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Atha mah±jan± ukkuµµhisahass±ni pavattent± “s³riyuggamane nidh²”ti vuttatt± s³riyuggamanadis±ya½ khaºant± vicari½su. Atho “okkamane nidh²”ti vuttatt± s³riyatthaªgamanadis±ya½ khaºant± vicari½su. “Ida½ pana dhana½ idheva hoti, aho acchariyan”ti p²tisomanassa½ pavattayi½su. Antonidh²ti r±jagehe mah±dv±rassa anto-umm±r± nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Bahi nidh²ti bahi-umm±r± nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Na anto na bahi nidh²ti heµµh±-umm±rato nidhi½ n²har±pesi ¾rohane nidh²ti maªgalahatthi½ ±rohanak±le suvaººanisseºiy± attharaºaµµh±nato nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Atho orohane nidh²ti hatthikkhandhato orohanaµµh±nato nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Cat³su mah±s±les³ti bh³miya½ kata-upaµµh±naµµh±ne sirisayanassa catt±ro mañcap±d± s±lamay±, tesa½ heµµh± catasso nidhikumbhiyo n²har±pesi. Samant±yojane nidh²ti yojana½ n±ma rathayugapam±ºa½, sirisayanassa samant± rathayugappam±ºato nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Dantaggesu mah±nidh²ti maªgalahatthiµµh±ne tassa dvinna½ dant±na½ abhimukhaµµh±nato nidhi½ n²har±pesi. V±lagges³ti maªgalahatthiµµh±ne tassa v±ladhisammukhaµµh±nato nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Kepuketi kepuka½ vuccati udaka½, maªgalapokkharaºito udaka½ n²har±petv± nidhi½ dassesi. Rukkhaggesu mah±nidh²ti uyy±ne mah±s±larukkham³le µhitamajjhanhikasamaye parimaº¹al±ya rukkhacch±y±ya anto nidhi½ n²har±pesi. Eva½ so¼asa mah±nidhayo n²har±petv± “añña½ kiñci atth²”ti pucchi. “Natthi dev±”ti vadi½su. Mah±jano haµµhatuµµho ahosi.
Atha r±j± “ida½ dhana½ d±namukhe vikiriss±m²”ti nagaramajjhe ceva cat³su nagaradv±resu c±ti pañcasu µh±nesu pañca d±nas±l±yo k±r±petv± mah±d±na½ paµµhapesi, k±lacamp±nagarato attano m±tarañca br±hmaºañca pakkos±petv± mahanta½ sakk±ra½ ak±si. Tassa taruºarajjeyeva sakala½ videharaµµha½ “ariµµhajanakarañño kira putto mah±janako n±ma r±j± rajja½ k±reti, so kira paº¹ito up±yakusalo, passiss±ma nan”ti dassanatth±ya saªkhubhita½ ahosi. Tato tato bahu½ paºº±k±ra½ gahetv± ±gami½su, n±gar±pi mah±chaºa½ sajjayi½su. R±janivesane attharaº±d²ni santharitv± gandhad±mam±l±d±m±d²ni os±retv± vippakiººal±j±kusumav±sadh³magandh±k±ra½ k±retv± n±nappak±ra½ p±nabhojana½ upaµµh±pesu½. Rañño paºº±k±ratth±ya rajatasuvaººabh±jan±d²su anekappak±r±ni kh±dan²yabhojan²yamadhuph±ºitaphal±d²ni gahetv± tattha tattha pariv±retv± aµµha½su. Ekato amaccamaº¹ala½ nis²di, ekato br±hmaºagaºo, ekato seµµhi-±dayo nis²di½su, ekato uttamar³padhar± n±µakitthiyo nis²di½su, br±hmaº±pi sotthik±rena mukhamaªgalik±ni kathenti, naccag²t±d²su kusal± naccag²t±d²ni pavattayi½su, anekasat±ni t³riy±ni pavajji½s³. Tad± r±janivesana½ yugandharav±tavegena pahaµ± s±garakucchi viya ekaninn±da½ ahosi. Olokitolokitaµµh±na½ kampati.
Atha mah±satto setacchattassa heµµh± r±j±sane nisinnova sakkasirisadisa½ mahanta½ sirivil±sa½ oloketv± attano mah±samudde katav±y±ma½ anussari. Tassa “v²riya½ n±ma kattabbayuttaka½, sac±ha½ mah±samudde v²riya½ n±karissa½, na ima½ sampatti½ alabhissan”ti ta½ v±y±ma½ anussarantassa p²ti uppajji. So p²tivegena ud±na½ ud±nento ±ha–
133. “¾s²setheva puriso, na nibbindeyya paº¹ito;
pass±mi voha½ att±na½, yath± icchi½ tath± ahu.
134. “¾s²setheva puriso, na nibbindeyya paº¹ito;
pass±mi voha½ att±na½, udak± thalamubbhata½.
135. “V±yametheva puriso, na nibbindeyya paº¹ito;
pass±mi voha½ att±na½, yath± icchi½ tath± ahu.
136. “V±yametheva puriso, na nibbindeyya paº¹ito;
pass±mi voha½ att±na½, udak± thalamubbhata½.
137. “Dukkh³pan²topi naro sapañño, ±sa½ na chindeyya sukh±gam±ya;
bah³ hi phass± ahit± hit± ca, avitakkit± maccumupabbajanti.
138. “Acintitampi bhavati, cintitampi vinassati;
na hi cint±may± bhog±, itthiy± purisassa v±”ti.
Tattha ±s²sethev±ti ±s±chedakamma½ akatv± attano kamma½ ±sa½ karotheva. Na nibbindeyy±ti v²riya½ karonto na nibbindeyya na alaseyya. Yath± icchinti yath± r±jabh±va½ icchi½, tatheva r±j± j±tomhi. Ubbhatanti n²haµa½. Dukkh³pan²toti k±yikacetasikadukkhena phuµµhop²ti attho. Ahit± hit± c±ti dukkhaphass± ahit±, sukhaphass± hit±. Avitakkit±ti avitakkit±ro acintit±ro. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– tesu phassesu ahitaphassena phuµµh± satt± “hitaphassopi atth²ti v²riya½ karont± ta½ p±puºant²”ti acintetv± v²riya½ na karonti, te imassa atthassa avitakkit±ro hitaphassa½ alabhitv±va maccumupabbajanti maraºa½ p±puºanti, tasm± v²riya½ kattabbamev±ti.
Acintitamp²ti imesa½ satt±na½ acintitampi hoti, cintitampi vinassati. May±pi hi “ayujjhitv±va rajja½ labhiss±m²”ti ida½ acintita½, “suvaººabh³mito dhana½ ±haritv± yujjhitv± pitu santaka½ rajja½ gaºhiss±m²”ti pana cintita½, id±ni me cintita½ naµµha½, acintita½ j±ta½. Na hi cint±may± bhog±ti imesa½ satt±nañhi bhog± cint±ya anipphajjanato cint±may± n±ma na honti, tasm± v²riyameva kattabba½. V²riyavato hi acintitampi hot²ti.
So tato paµµh±ya dasa r±jadhamme akopetv± dhammena samena rajja½ k±resi, paccekabuddhe ca upaµµh±si. Aparabh±ge s²validev² dhaññapuññalakkhaºasampanna½ putta½ vij±yi, “d²gh±vukum±ro”tissa n±ma½ kari½su. Tassa vayappattassa r±j± uparajja½ datv± sattavassasahass±ni rajja½ k±resi. So ekadivasa½ uyy±nap±lena phal±phalesu ceva n±n±pupphesu ca ±bhatesu t±ni disv± tuµµho hutv± tassa samm±na½ k±retv± “samma uyy±nap±la, aha½ uyy±na½ passiss±mi, tva½ alaªkarohi nan”ti ±ha. So “s±dhu, dev±”ti sampaµicchitv± tath± katv± rañño paµivedesi. So hatthikkhandhavaragato mahantena pariv±rena nagar± nikkhamitv± uyy±nadv±ra½ p±puºi. Tatra ca dve amb± atthi n²lobh±s±. Eko aphalo, eko phaladharo. So pana atimadhuro, raññ± aggaphalassa aparibhuttatt± tato koci phala½ gahetu½ na ussahati. R±j± hatthikkhandhavaragatova tato eka½ phala½ gahetv± paribhuñji, tassa ta½ jivhagge µhapitamattameva dibboja½ viya upaµµh±si. So “nivattanak±le bah³ kh±diss±m²”ti cintesi. “Raññ± aggaphala½ paribhuttan”ti ñatv± upar±j±na½ ±di½ katv± antamaso hatthimeº¹a-assameº¹±dayopi phala½ gahetv± paribhuñji½su. Aññe phala½ alabhant± daº¹ehi s±kha½ bhinditv± nipaººamaka½su. Rukkho obhaggavibhaggo aµµh±si, itaro pana maºipabbato viya vil±sam±no µhito.
R±j± uyy±n± nikkhanto ta½ disv± “ida½ kin”ti amacce pucchati. “Devena aggaphala½ paribhuttanti mah±janena vilumpito dev±”ti ±ha½su. “Ki½ nu kho bhaºe, imassa pana neva patta½, na vaººo kh²ºo”ti? “Nipphalat±ya na kh²ºo, dev±”ti. Ta½ sutv± r±j± sa½vega½ paµilabhitv± “aya½ rukkho nipphalat±ya n²lobh±so µhito, aya½ pana saphalat±ya obhaggavibhaggo µhito. Idampi rajja½ saphalarukkhasadisa½, pabbajj± pana nipphalarukkhasadis±. Sakiñcanasseva bhaya½, n±kiñcanassa. Tasm± aha½ phalarukkho viya ahutv± nipphalarukkhasadiso bhaviss±mi, ima½ sampatti½ cajitv± nikkhamma pabbajiss±m²”ti da¼ha½ sam±d±na½ katv± mana½ adhiµµhahitv± nagara½ pavisitv± p±s±dadv±re µhitova sen±pati½ pakkos±petv± “mah±sen±pati, ajja me paµµh±ya bhattah±rakañceva mukhodakadantakaµµhad±yakañca eka½ upaµµh±ka½ µhapetv± aññe ma½ daµµhu½ m± labhantu, por±ºakavinicchay±macce gahetv± rajja½ anus±satha, aha½ ito paµµh±ya uparip±s±datale samaºadhamma½ kariss±m²”ti vatv± p±s±dam±ruyha ekakova samaºadhamma½ ak±si. Eva½ gate k±le mah±jano r±jaªgaºe sannipatitv± mah±satta½ adisv± “na no r±j± por±ºako viya hot²”ti vatv± g±th±dvayam±ha–