Tattha aªgassa raññoti tad± aªgassa raññova magadharajja½ ahosi. Tena vutta½– “aªgassa rañño nagaran”ti. Dur±yutanti paccatthikehi dur±yutta½. Masakkas±ra½ viya v±savass±ti masakkas±rasaªkh±te sinerupabbatamatthake m±pitatt± “masakkas±ran”ti laddhan±ma½ v±savassa bhavana½ viya. Dij±bhighuµµhanti aññehi ca pakkh²hi abhisaªghuµµha½ ninn±dita½. N±n±sakunt±bhirudanti madhurassarena g±yantehi viya n±n±vidhehi sakuºehi abhiruda½, abhig²tanti attho. Suvaªgaºanti sundara-aªgaºa½ manuññatala½. Himava½va pabbatanti himavantapabbata½ viya. Vepulam±bhir³h²ti bhikkhave, so puººako evar³pa½ vepullapabbata½ abhiruhi. Pabbatak³µamajjheti pabbatak³µa-antare ta½ maºi½ addasa.
1384. “Disv± maºi½ pabhassara½ j±timanta½, manohara½ maºiratana½ u¼±ra½;
daddallam±na½ yasas± yasassina½, obh±sat² vijjurivantalikkhe.
1385. “Tamaggah² ve¼uriya½ mahaggha½, manohara½ n±ma mah±nubh±va½;
±jaññam±ruyha manomavaººo, pakk±mi veh±yasamantalikkhe”ti.
Tattha manoharanti manas±bhipatthitassa dhanassa ±haraºasamattha½. Daddallam±nanti ujjalam±na½. Yasas±ti pariv±ramaºigaºena. Obh±sat²ti ta½ maºiratana½ ±k±se vijjuriva obh±sati. Tamaggah²ti ta½ maºiratana½ aggahesi. Ta½ pana maºiratana½ kumbhiro n±ma yakkho kumbhaº¹asahassapariv±ro rakkhati. So pana tena kujjhitv± olokitamatteneva bh²tatasito pal±yitv± cakkav±¼apabbata½ patv± kampam±no olokento aµµh±si. Iti ta½ pal±petv± puººako maºiratana½ aggahesi. Manohara½ n±m±ti manas± cintita½ dhana½ ±haritu½ sakkot²ti eva½laddhan±ma½.
Iti so ta½ gahetv± ±k±sena gacchanto ta½ nagara½ patto. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1386. “So aggam± nagaramindapattha½, oruyhup±gacchi sabha½ kur³na½;
sam±gate ekasata½ samagge, avhettha yakkho avikampam±no.
1387. “Ko n²dha rañña½ varam±bhijeti, kam±bhijeyy±ma varaddhanena;
kamanuttara½ ratanavara½ jin±ma, ko v±pi no jeti varaddhanen±”ti.
Tattha oruyhup±gacchi sabha½ kur³nanti bhikkhave, so puººako assapiµµhito oruyha assa½ adissam±nar³pa½ µhapetv± m±ºavakavaººena kur³na½ sabha½ upagato. Ekasatanti ekasatar±j±no achambh²to hutv± “ko n²dh±”ti-±d²ni vadanto j³tena avhettha. Ko n²dh±ti ko nu imasmi½ r±jasam±game. Raññanti r±j³na½ antare. Varam±bhijet²ti amh±ka½ santaka½ seµµharatana½ abhijeti, “aha½ jin±m²”ti vattu½ ussahati. Kam±bhijeyy±m±ti ka½ v± maya½ jineyy±ma. Varaddhanen±ti uttamadhanena. Kamanuttaranti jinanto ca katara½ r±j±na½ anuttara½ ratanavara½ jin±ma. Ko v±pi no jet²ti atha v± ko n±ma r±j± amhe varadhanena jeti. Iti so cat³hi padehi korabyameva ghaµµeti.
Atha r±j± “may± ito pubbe eva½ s³ro hutv± kathento n±ma na diµµhapubbo, ko nu kho eso”ti cintetv± pucchanto g±tham±ha–
1388. “Kuhi½ nu raµµhe tava j±tibh³mi, na korabyasseva vaco taveda½;
abh²tosi no vaººanibh±ya sabbe, akkh±hi me n±mañca bandhave c±”ti.
Tattha na korabyassev±ti kururaµµhav±sikasseva tava vacana½ na hoti.
Ta½ sutv± itaro “aya½ r±j± mama n±ma½ pucchati, puººako ca n±ma d±so hoti. Sac±ha½ ‘puººakosm²’ti vakkh±mi, ‘esa d±so, tasm± ma½ pagabbhat±ya eva½ vadet²’ti avamaññissati, anantar±t²te attabh±ve n±mamassa kathess±m²”ti cintetv± g±tham±ha–
1389. “Kacc±yano m±ºavakosmi r±ja, an³nan±mo iti mavhayanti;
aªgesu me ñ±tayo bandhav± ca, akkhena devasmi idh±nupatto”ti.
Tattha an³nan±moti na ³nan±mo. Imin± attano puººakan±mameva paµicchanna½ katv± katheti. Iti mavhayant²ti iti ma½ avhayanti pakkosanti Aªges³ti aªgaraµµhe k±lacamp±nagare vasanti. Akkhena devasm²ti deva, j³tak²¼anatthena idha anuppattosmi.
Atha r±j± “m±ºava, tva½ j³tena jito ki½ dassasi, ki½ te atth²”ti pucchanto g±tham±ha–
1390. “Ki½ m±ºavassa ratan±ni atthi, ye ta½ jinanto hare akkhadhutto;
bah³ni rañño ratan±ni atthi, te tva½ daliddo kathamavhayes²”ti.
Tassattho– kittak±ni bhoto m±ºavassa ratan±ni atthi, ye ta½ jinanto akkhadhutto “±har±”ti vatv± hareyya. Rañño pana nivesane bah³ni ratan±ni atthi, te r±j±no eva½ bahudhane tva½ daliddo sam±no katha½ j³tena avhayas²ti.
Tato puººako g±tham±ha–
1391. “Manoharo n±ma maº² mam±ya½, manohara½ maºiratana½ u¼±ra½;
imañca ±jaññamamittat±pana½, eta½ me jinitv± hare akkhadhutto”ti.
P±¼ipotthakesu pana “maºi mama vijjati lohitaªko”ti likhita½. So pana maºi ve¼uriyo, tasm± idameva sameti.
Tattha ±jaññanti ima½ ±j±n²yassañca maºiñc±ti eta½ me ubhaya½ hareyya akkhadhuttoti assa½ dassetv± evam±ha.
Ta½ sutv± r±j± g±tham±ha–
1392. “Eko maº² m±ºava ki½ karissati, ±j±niyeko pana ki½ karissati;
bah³ni rañño maºiratan±ni atthi, ±j±niy± v±tajav± anappak±”ti.

Doha¼akaº¹a½ niµµhita½.

Maºikaº¹a½

So rañño katha½ sutv± “mah±r±ja, ki½ n±ma eta½ vadetha, eko asso assasahassa½ lakkha½ hoti, eko maºi maºisahassa½ lakkha½ hoti. Na hi sabbe ass± ekasadis±, imassa t±va java½ passath±”ti vatv± assa½ abhiruhitv± p±k±ramatthakena pesesi. Sattayojanika½ nagara½ assehi g²v±ya g²va½ paharantehi parikkhitta½ viya ahosi. Ath±nukkamena assopi na paññ±yi, yakkhopi na paññ±yi, udare baddharattapaµova paññ±yi. So assato oruyha “diµµho, mah±r±ja, assassa vego”ti vatv± “±ma, diµµho”ti vutte “id±ni puna passa, mah±r±j±”ti vatv± assa½ antonagare uyy±ne pokkharaºiy± udakapiµµhe pesesi, khuragg±ni atementova pakkhandi. Atha na½ padumapattesu vicar±petv± p±ºi½ paharitv± hattha½ pas±resi, asso ±gantv± p±ºitale patiµµh±si. Tato “vaµµate evar³pa½ assaratana½ narind±”ti vatv± “vaµµat²”ti vutte “mah±r±ja, assaratana½ t±va tiµµhatu, maºiratanassa mah±nubh±va½ pass±”ti vatv± tass±nubh±va½ pak±sento ±ha–
1393. “Idañca me maºiratana½, passa tva½ dvipaduttama;
itth²na½ viggah± cettha, puris±nañca viggah±.
1394. “Mig±na½ viggah± cettha, sakuº±nañca viggah±;
n±gar±j± supaºº± ca, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha itth²nanti etasmiñhi maºiratane alaªkatapaµiyatt± anek± itthiviggah± purisaviggah± n±nappak±r± migapakkhisaªgh± senaªg±d²ni ca paññ±yanti, t±ni dassento evam±ha. Nimmitanti ida½ evar³pa½ accheraka½ maºimhi nimmita½ passa.
“Aparampi pass±h²”ti vatv± g±th± ±ha–
1395. “Hatth±n²ka½ rath±n²ka½, asse patt² ca vammine;
caturaªginima½ sena½, maºimhi passa nimmita½.
1396. “Hatth±rohe an²kaµµhe, rathike pattik±rake;
balagg±ni viy³¼h±ni, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha balagg±n²ti bal±neva. Viy³¼h±n²ti by³havasena µhit±ni.
1397. “Pura½ uddh±pasampanna½, bahup±k±ratoraºa½;
siªgh±µake subh³miyo, maºimhi passa nimmita½.
1398. “Esik± parikh±yo ca, palikha½ agga¼±ni ca;
aµµ±lake ca dv±re ca, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha puranti nagara½. Uddh±pasampannanti p±k±ravatthun± sampanna½. Bahup±k±ratoraºanti uccap±k±ratoraºanagaradv±rena sampanna½. Siªgh±µaketi v²thicatukk±ni. Subh³miyoti nagar³pac±re vicitt± ramaº²yabh³miyo. Esik±ti nagaradv±resu uµµh±pite esikatthambhe. Palikhanti paligha½, ayameva v± p±µho. Agga¼±n²ti nagaradv±rakav±µ±ni. Dv±re c±ti gopur±ni ca.
1399. “Passa toraºamaggesu, n±n±dijagaº± bah³;
ha½s± koñc± may³r± ca, cakkav±k± ca kukkuh±.
1400. “Kuº±lak± bah³ citr±, sikhaº¹² j²vaj²vak±;
n±n±dijagaº±kiººa½, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha toraºamagges³ti etasmi½ nagare toraºaggesu. Kuº±lak±ti k±¼akokil±. Citr±ti citrapattakokil±.
1401. “Passa nagara½ sup±k±ra½, abbhuta½ lomaha½sana½;
samussitadhaja½ ramma½, soººav±lukasanthata½.
1402. “Passettha paººas±l±yo, vibhatt± bh±gaso mit±;
nivesane nivese ca, sandhiby³he pathaddhiyo”ti.
Tattha sup±k±ranti kañcanap±k±raparikkhitta½. Paººas±l±yoti n±n±bhaº¹apuººe ±paºe. Nivesane nivese c±ti geh±ni ceva gehavatth³ni ca. Sandhiby³heti gharasandhiyo ca anibbiddharacch± ca. Pathaddhiyoti nibbiddhav²thiyo.
1403. “P±n±g±re ca soº¹e ca, s³n± odaniy± ghar±;
ves² ca gaºik±yo ca, maºimhi passa nimmita½.
1404. “M±l±k±re ca rajake, gandhike atha dussike;
suvaººak±re maºik±re, maºimhi passa nimmita½.
1405. “¾¼±rike ca s³de ca, naµan±µakag±yino;
p±ºissare kumbhath³nike, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha soº¹e c±ti attano anur³pehi kaºµhakaººapilandhanehi samann±gate ±p±nabh³mi½ sajjetv± nisinne sur±soº¹e ca. ¾¼±riketi p³vap±ke. S³deti bhattak±rake. P±ºissareti p±ºippah±rena g±yante. Kumbhath³niketi ghaµadaddariv±dake.
1406. “Passa bher² mudiªg± ca, saªkh± paºavadindim±;
sabbañca t±¼±vacara½, maºimhi passa nimmita½.
1407. “Sammat±lañca v²ºañca, naccag²ta½ suv±dita½;
t³riyat±¼itasaªghuµµha½, maºimhi passa nimmita½.
1408. “Laªghik± muµµhik± cettha, m±y±k±r± ca sobhiy±;
vet±like ca jalle ca, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha sammat±lañc±ti khadir±disammañceva ka½sat±lañca. T³riyat±¼itasaªghuµµhanti n±n±t³riy±na½ t±¼itehi saªghuµµha½. Muµµhik±ti muµµhikamall±. Sobhiy±ti nagarasobhan± itth² ca sampannar³p± puris± ca. Vet±liketi vet±la-uµµh±pake. Jalleti mass³ni karonte nh±pite.
1409. “Samajj± cettha vattanti, ±kiºº± naran±ribhi;
mañc±timañce bh³miyo, maºimhi passa nimmitan”ti.
Tattha mañc±timañceti mañc±na½ upari baddhamañce. Bh³miyoti ramaº²y± samajjabh³miyo.
1410. “Passa malle samajjasmi½, phoµente diguºa½ bhuja½;