Yuddhe v± yujjham±ne v±, na hi m±dis± s³r± honti yaññatth±ya.
1019. “Paccante v±pi kupite, aµav²su v± m±dise niyojenti;
atha no ak±raºasm±, abh³miya½ t±ta haññ±ma.
1020. “Y±pi hi t± sakuºiyo, vasanti tiºaghar±ni katv±na;
t±sampi piy± putt±, atha no tva½ deva gh±tesi.
1021. “M± tassa saddahesi, na ma½ khaº¹ah±lo gh±teyya;
mamañhi so gh±tetv±na, anantar± tampi deva gh±teyya.
1022. “G±mavara½ nigamavara½ dadanti, bhogampissa mah±r±ja;
athaggapiº¹ik±pi, kule kule hete bhuñjanti.
1023. “Tesampi t±dis±na½, icchanti dubbhitu½ mah±r±ja;
yebhuyyena ete, akataññuno br±hmaº± deva.
1024. “M± no deva avadhi, d±se no dehi khaº¹ah±lassa;
api niga¼abandhak±pi, hatth² asse ca p±lema.
1025. “M± no deva avadhi, d±se no dehi khaº¹ah±lassa;
api niga¼abandhak±pi, hatthichakaº±ni ujjhema.
1026. “M± no deva avadhi, d±se no dehi khaº¹ah±lassa;
api niga¼abandhak±pi, assachakaº±ni ujjhema.
1027. “M± no deva avadhi, d±se no dehi khaº¹ah±lassa;
yassa honti tava k±m±, api raµµh± pabb±jit±;
bhikkh±cariya½ cariss±m±”ti.
Tattha pubbeti t±ta, yadi aha½ m±retabbo, atha kasm± amh±ka½ ñ±tijano pubbe mama j±tak±le br±hmaºe sotth±na½ av±cesi. Tad± kira khaº¹ah±lova mama lakkhaº±ni upadh±retv± “imassa kum±rassa na koci antar±yo bhavissati, tumh±ka½ accayena rajja½ k±ressat²”ti ±ha. Iccassa purimena pacchima½ na sameti, mus±v±d² esa. Atha no etassa vacana½ gahetv± ak±raºasm± nikk±raº±yeva yaññatth±ya, deva, gh±tesi. M± amhe gh±tesi. Ayañhi mayi ekasmi½ verena mah±jana½ m±retuk±mo, s±dhuka½ sallakkhehi narind±ti. Pubbeva noti mah±r±ja, sacepi amhe m±retuk±mo, pubbeva no kasm± saya½ v± na hanesi, aññehi v± na gh±t±pesi. Id±ni pana maya½ daharamh± taruº±, paµhamavaye µhit± puttadh²t±hi va¹¹h±ma, eva½bh³t± tava ad³sak±va ki½k±raº± haññ±m±ti?
Passa noti amheva catt±ro bh±tike passa. Yujjham±neti paccatthik±na½ nagara½ pariv±retv± µhitak±le amh±dise putte tehi saddhi½ yujjham±ne passa. Aputtak± hi r±j±no an±th± n±ma honti. M±dis±ti amh±dis± s³r± balavanto na yaññatth±ya m±retabb± honti. Niyojent²ti tesa½ pacc±mitt±na½ gaºhanatth±ya payojenti. Atha noti atha amhe ak±raºasm± ak±raºena abh³miya½ anok±seyeva kasm±, t±ta, haññ±m±ti attho. M± tassa saddahes²ti mah±r±ja, na ma½ khaº¹ah±lo gh±taye, m± tassa saddaheyy±si. Bhogampiss±ti bhogampi assa br±hmaºassa r±j±no denti. Athaggapiº¹ik±p²ti atha te aggodaka½ aggapiº¹a½ labhant± aggapiº¹ik±pi honti. Tesamp²ti yesa½ kule bhuñjanti, tesampi evar³p±na½ piº¹ad±yak±na½ dubbhitu½ icchanti.
R±j± kum±rassa vil±pa½ sutv±–
1028. “Dukkha½ kho me janayatha, vilapant± j²vitassa k±m± hi;
muñcetha d±ni kum±re, alampi me hotu puttayaññen±”ti.–

Ima½ g±tha½ vatv± punapi mocesi. Khaº¹ah±lo ±gantv± punapi–

1029. “Pubbeva khosi me vutto, dukkara½ durabhisambhavañceta½;
atha no upakkhaµassa yaññassa, kasm± karosi vikkhepa½.
1030. “Sabbe vajanti sugati½, ye yajanti yepi y±jenti;
ye c±pi anumodanti, yajant±na½ edisa½ mah±yaññan”ti.–

Eva½ vatv± puna gaºh±pesi. Athassa anunayanattha½ kum±ro ±ha–

1031. “Yadi kira yajitv± puttehi, devaloka½ ito cut± yanti;
br±hmaºo t±va yajatu, pacch±pi yajasi tuva½ r±ja.
1032. “Yadi kira yajitv± puttehi, devaloka½ ito cut± yanti;
esveva khaº¹ah±lo, yajata½ sakehi puttehi.
1033. “Eva½ j±nanto khaº¹ah±lo, ki½ puttake na gh±tesi;
sabbañca ñ±tijana½, att±nañca na gh±tesi.
1034. “Sabbe vajanti niraya½, ye yajanti yepi y±jenti;
ye c±pi anumodanti, yajant±na½ edisa½ mah±yañña½.
1035. “Sace hi so sujjhati yo han±ti, hatopi so saggamupeti µh±na½;
bhov±di bhov±dina m±rayeyyu½, ye c±pi tesa½ abhisaddaheyyun”ti.
Tattha br±hmaºo t±v±ti paµhama½ t±va khaº¹ah±lo yajatu sakehi puttehi, atha tasmi½ eva½ yajitv± devaloka½ gate pacch± tva½ yajissasi. Deva, s±durasabhojanampi hi tva½ aññehi v²ma½s±petv± bhuñjasi, puttad±ram±raºa½yeva kasm± av²ma½sitv± karos²ti d²pento evam±ha. Eva½ j±nantoti “puttadh²taro m±retv± devaloka½ gacchat²”ti eva½ j±nanto ki½k±raº± attano putte ca ñ±t² ca att±nañca na gh±tesi. Sace hi para½ m±retv± devaloka½ gacchanti, att±na½ m±retv± brahmaloka½ gantabbo bhavissati. Eva½ yaññaguºa½ j±nantena para½ am±retv± att±va m±retabbo siy±. Aya½ pana tath± akatv± ma½ m±r±peti. Imin±pi k±raºena j±n±hi, mah±r±ja “yath± esa vinicchaye vilopa½ k±tu½ alabhanto eva½ karot²”ti. Edisanti evar³pa½ puttagh±tayañña½.
Kum±ro ettaka½ kathentopi pitara½ attano vacana½ g±h±petu½ asakkonto r±j±na½ pariv±retv± µhita½ parisa½ ±rabbha ±ha–
1036. “Kathañca kira puttak±m±yo, gahapatayo gharaºiyo ca;
nagaramhi na uparavanti r±j±na½, m± gh±tayi orasa½ putta½.
1037. “Kathañca kira puttak±m±yo, gahapatayo gharaºiyo ca;
nagaramhi na uparavanti r±j±na½, m± gh±tayi atraja½ putta½.
1038. “Rañño camhi atthak±mo, hito ca sabbajanapadassa;
na koci assa paµigha½, may± j±napado na pavedet²”ti.
Tattha puttak±m±yoti gharaºiyo sandh±ya vutta½. Gahapatayo pana puttak±m± n±ma honti. Na uparavant²ti na upakkosanti na vadanti. Atrajanti attato j±ta½. Eva½ vuttepi koci raññ± saddhi½ kathetu½ samattho n±ma n±hosi. Na koci assa paµigha½ may±ti imin± no lañjo v± gahito, issariyamadena v± ida½ n±ma dukkha½ katanti koci ekopi may± saddhi½ paµigha½ katt± n±ma n±hosi. J±napado na pavedet²ti eva½ rañño ca janapadassa ca atthak±massa mama pitara½ aya½ j±napado “guºasampanno te putto”ti na pavedeti, na j±n±pet²ti attho.
Eva½ vuttepi koci kiñci na kathesi. Tato candakum±ro attano bhariy±yo ta½ y±canatth±ya uyyojento ±ha–
1039. “Gacchatha vo gharaºiyo, t±tañca vadetha khaº¹ah±lañca;
m± gh±tetha kum±re, ad³sake s²hasaªk±se.
1040. “Gacchatha vo gharaºiyo, t±tañca vadetha khaº¹ah±lañca;
m± gh±tetha kum±re, apekkhite sabbalokass±”ti.
T± gantv± y±ci½su. T±pi r±j± na olokesi. Tato kum±ro an±tho hutv± vilapanto–
1041. “Ya½n³n±ha½ j±yeyya½, rathak±rakulesu v±,
pukkusakulesu v± vessesu v± j±yeyya½,
na hajja ma½ r±ja yaññe gh±teyy±”ti.–

Vatv± puna t± bhariy±yo uyyojento ±ha–

1042. “Sabb± s²mantiniyo gacchatha, ayyassa khaº¹ah±lassa;
p±desu nipatatha, apar±dh±ha½ na pass±mi.
1043. “Sabb± s²mantiniyo gacchatha, ayyassa khaº¹ah±lassa;
p±desu nipatatha, kinte bhante maya½ ad³sem±”ti.
Tattha apar±dh±ha½ na pass±m²ti aha½ ±cariyakhaº¹ah±le attano apar±dha½ na pass±mi. Kinte bhanteti ayya khaº¹ah±la, maya½ tuyha½ ki½ d³sayimh±, atha candakum±rassa doso atthi, ta½ khamath±ti vadeth±ti.
Atha candakum±rassa kaniµµhabhagin² selakum±r² n±ma soka½ sandh±retu½ asakkont² pitu p±dam³le patitv± paridevi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1044. “Kapaº± vilapati sel±, disv±na bh±tare upan²tatte;
yañño kira me ukkhipito, t±tena saggak±men±”ti.
Tattha upan²tatteti upan²tasabh±ve. Ukkhipitoti ukkhitto. Saggak±menoti mama bh±taro m±retv± sagga½ icchantena. T±ta, ime m±retv± ki½ saggena karissas²ti vilapati.
R±j± tass±pi katha½ na gaºhi. Tato candakum±rassa putto vasulo n±ma pitara½ dukkhita½ disv± “aha½ ayyaka½ y±citv± mama pitu j²vita½ d±pess±m²”ti rañño p±dam³le paridevi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1045. “¾vatti parivatti ca, vasulo sammukh± rañño;
m± no pitara½ avadhi, daharamh±yobbana½ patt±”ti.
Tattha daharamh±yobbana½ patt±ti deva, maya½ taruºad±rak±, na t±va yobbanappatt±, amhesupi t±va anukamp±ya amh±ka½ pitara½ m± avadh²ti.
R±j± tassa paridevita½ sutv± bhijjam±nahadayo viya hutv± assupuººehi nettehi kum±ra½ ±liªgitv± “t±ta, ass±sa½ paµilabha, vissajjemi te pitaran”ti vatv± g±tham±ha–
1046. “Eso te vasula pit±, samehi pitar± saha;
dukkha½ kho me janayasi, vilapanto antepurasmi½;
muñcetha d±ni kum±re, alampi me hotu puttayaññen±”ti.
Tattha antepurasminti r±janivesanassa antare.
Puna khaº¹ah±lo ±gantv± ±ha–
1047. “Pubbeva khosi me vutto, dukkara½ durabhisambhavañceta½;
atha no upakkhaµassa yaññassa, kasm± karosi vikkhepa½.
1048. “Sabbe vajanti sugati½, ye yajanti yepi y±jenti;
ye c±pi anumodanti, yajant±na½ edisa½ mah±yaññan”ti.
R±j± pana andhab±lo puna tassa vacanena putte gaºh±pesi. Tato khaº¹ah±lo cintesi– “aya½ r±j± muducitto k±lena gaºh±peti, k±lena vissajjeti, punapi d±rak±na½ vacanena putte vissajjeyya, yaññ±v±µaññeva na½ nem²”ti. Athassa tattha gamanatth±ya g±tham±ha–
1049. “Sabbaratanassa yañño upakkhaµo, ekar±ja tava paµiyatto;
abhinikkhamassu deva, sagga½ gato tva½ pamodissas²”ti.
Tassattho– mah±r±ja, tava yañño sabbaratanehi upakkhaµo paµiyatto, id±ni te abhinikkhamanak±lo, tasm± abhinikkhama, yañña½ yajitv± sagga½ gato pamodissas²ti.
Tato bodhisatta½ ±d±ya yaññ±v±µagamanak±le tassa orodh± ekatova nikkhami½su. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1050. “Dahar± sattasat± et±, candakum±rassa bhariy±yo;
kese pakiritv±na, rodantiyo maggamanuy±yi½su.
1051. “Apar± pana sokena, nikkhant± nandane viya dev±;
kese pakiritv±na, rodantiyo maggamanuy±yisun”ti.
Tattha nandane viya dev±ti nandanavane cavanadevaputta½ pariv±retv± nikkhantadevat± viya gat±.