1620. “Eva½ ce te laddhamida½ vim±na½, j±n±si puññ±na½ phal³papatti½;
tasm± hi dhamma½ cara appamatt±, yath± vim±na½ puna m±vasesi.
1621. “Nayidha santi samaºabr±hmaº± ca, yesannap±n±ni dademu katte;
akkh±hi me pucchito etamattha½, yath± vim±na½ puna m±vasema.
1622. “Bhog² hi te santi idh³papann±, putt± ca d±r± anuj²vino ca;
tesu tuva½ vacas± kammun± ca, asampaduµµh± ca bhav±hi nicca½.
1623. “Eva½ tuva½ n±gi asampadosa½, anup±laya vacas± kammun± ca;
µhatv± idha y±vat±yuka½ vim±ne, uddha½ ito gacchasi devaloka½.
1624. “Addh± hi so socati r±jaseµµho, tay± vin± yassa tuva½ sajibbo;
dukkh³pan²topi tay± samecca, vindeyya poso sukham±turopi.
1625. “Addh± sata½ bh±sasi n±gi dhamma½, anuttara½ atthapada½ suciººa½;
et±disiy±su hi ±pad±su, paññ±yate m±dis±na½ viseso.
1626. “Akkh±hi no t±ya½ mudh± nu laddho, akkhehi no t±ya½ ajesi j³te;
dhammena laddho iti t±yam±ha, katha½ nu tva½ hatthamimassa m±gato.
1627. “Yo missaro tattha ahosi r±j±, tam±yamakkhehi ajesi j³te;
so ma½ jito r±j± imassad±si, dhammena laddhosmi as±hasen±”ti.
Im±sa½ g±th±na½ attho heµµh± vuttanayeneva veditabbo.
Mah±sattassa vacana½ sutv± atirekatara½ tuµµh± vimal± mah±satta½ gahetv± sahassagandhodakaghaµehi nh±petv± nh±nak±le mah±sattassa dibbadussadibbagandham±l±d²ni datv± alaªkatappaµiyattak±le dibbabhojana½ bhojesi. Mah±satto bhuttabhojano alaªkat±sana½ paññ±petv± alaªkatadhamm±sane nis²ditv± buddhal²l±ya dhamma½ desesi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1628. “Yatheva varuºo n±go, pañha½ pucchittha paº¹ita½;
tatheva n±gakaññ±pi, pañha½ pucchittha paº¹ita½.
1629. “Yatheva varuºa½ n±ga½, dh²ro tosesi pucchito;
tatheva n±gakaññampi, dh²ro tosesi pucchito.
1630. “Ubhopi te attamane viditv±, mahoraga½ n±gakaññañca dh²ro;
achambh² abh²to alomahaµµho, iccabravi varuºa½ n±gar±j±na½.
1631. “M± rodhayi n±ga ±y±hamasmi, yena tavattho ida½ sar²ra½;
hadayena ma½sena karohi kicca½, saya½ kariss±mi yath±mati te”ti.
Tattha achambh²ti nikkampo. Alomahaµµhoti bhayena ahaµµhalomo. Iccabrav²ti v²ma½sanavasena iti abravi. M± rodhay²ti “mittadubbhikamma½ karom²”ti m± bh±yi, “katha½ nu kho ima½ id±ni m±ress±m²”ti v± m± cintayi. N±g±ti varuºa½ ±lapati. ¾y±hamasm²ti ±yo aha½ asmi, ayameva v± p±µho. Saya½ kariss±m²ti sace tva½ “imassa santike id±ni dhammo me suto”ti ma½ m±retu½ na visahasi, ahameva yath± tava ajjh±sayo, tath± saya½ kariss±m²ti.
N±gar±j± ±ha–
1632. “Paññ± have hadaya½ paº¹it±na½, te tyamha paññ±ya maya½ sutuµµh±;
an³nan±mo labhatajja d±ra½, ajjeva ta½ kuruyo p±pay±t³”ti.
Tattha te tyamh±ti te maya½ tava paññ±ya sutuµµh±. An³nan±moti sampuººan±mo puººako yakkhasen±pati. Labhatajja d±ranti labhatu ajja d±ra½, dad±mi assa dh²tara½ irandhati½. P±pay±t³ti ajjeva ta½ kururaµµha½ puººako p±petu.
Evañca pana vatv± varuºo n±gar±j± irandhati½ puººakassa ad±si. So ta½ labhitv± tuµµhacitto mah±sattena saddhi½ sallapi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1633. “Sa puººako attamano udaggo, irandhati½ n±gakañña½ labhitv±;
haµµhena bh±vena pat²tar³po, iccabravi kur³na½ kattuseµµha½.
1634. “Bhariy±ya ma½ tva½ akari samaªgi½, ahañca te vidhura karomi kicca½;
idañca te maºiratana½ dad±mi, ajjeva ta½ kuruyo p±pay±m²”ti.
Tattha maºiratananti paº¹ita, aha½ tava guºesu pasanno arah±mi tava anucchavika½ kicca½ k±tu½, tasm± imañca te cakkavattiparibhoga½ maºiratana½ demi, ajjeva ta½ indapattha½ p±pem²ti.
Atha mah±satto tassa thuti½ karonto itara½ g±tham±ha–
1635. “Ajeyyames± tava hotu metti, bhariy±ya kacc±na piy±ya saddhi½;
±nandi vitto sumano pat²to, datv± maºi½ mañca nayindapatthan”ti.
Tattha ajeyyames±ti es± tava bhariy±ya saddhi½ piyasa½v±sametti ajeyy± hotu. “¾nandi vitto”ti-±d²hi p²tisamaªgibh±vamevassa vadati. Nayindapatthanti naya indapattha½.
Ta½ sutv± puººako tath± ak±si. Tena vutta½–
1636. “Sa puººako kur³na½ kattuseµµha½, nis²day² purato ±sanasmi½;
±d±ya katt±ramanomapañña½, up±nay² nagara½ indapattha½.
1637. “Mano manussassa yath±pi gacche, tatopissa khippatara½ ahosi;
sa puººako kur³na½ kattuseµµha½, up±nay² nagara½ indapattha½.
1638. “Etindapattha½ nagara½ padissati, ramm±ni ca ambavan±ni bh±gaso;
ahañca bhariy±ya samaªgibh³to, tuvañca pattosi saka½ niketan”ti.
Tattha yath±pi gaccheti mano n±ma kiñc±pi na gacchati, d³re ±rammaºa½ gaºhanto pana gatoti vuccati, tasm± manassa ±rammaºaggahaºatopi khippatara½ tassa manomayasindhavassa gamana½ ahos²ti evamettha attho daµµhabbo. Etindapatthanti assapiµµhe nisinnoyevassa dassento evam±ha. Saka½ niketanti tvañca attano nivesana½ sampattoti ±ha.
Tasmi½ pana divase pacc³sak±le r±j± supina½ addasa. Evar³po supino ahosi– rañño nivesanadv±re paññ±kkhandho s²lamayas±kho pañcagorasaphalo alaªkatahatthigav±ssapaµicchanno mah±rukkho µhito. Mah±jano tassa sakk±ra½ katv± añjali½ paggayha namassam±no aµµh±si. Atheko kaºhapuriso pharuso rattas±µakanivattho rattapupphakaººadharo ±vudhahattho ±gantv± mah±janassa paridevantasseva ta½ rukkha½ sam³la½ chinditv± ±ka¹¹hanto ±d±ya gantv± puna ta½ ±haritv± pakatiµµh±neyeva µhapetv± pakk±m²ti. R±j± ta½ supina½ pariggaºhanto “mah±rukkho viya na añño koci, vidhurapaº¹ito. Mah±janassa paridevantasseva ta½ sam³la½ chinditv± ±d±ya gatapuriso viya na añño koci, paº¹ita½ gahetv± gatam±ºavo. Puna ta½ ±haritv± pakatiµµh±neyeva µhapetv± gato viya so m±ºavo puna ta½ paº¹ita½ ±netv± dhammasabh±ya dv±re µhapetv± pakkamissati. Addh± ajja maya½ paº¹ita½ passiss±m±”ti sanniµµh±na½ katv± somanassapatto sakalanagara½ alaªk±r±petv± dhammasabha½ sajj±petv± alaªkataratanamaº¹ape dhamm±sana½ paññ±petv± ekasatar±ja-amaccagaºanagarav±sij±napadaparivuto “ajja tumhe paº¹ita½ passissatha, m± socitth±”ti mah±jana½ ass±setv± paº¹itassa ±gamana½ olokento dhammasabh±ya½ nis²di. Amacc±dayopi nis²di½su. Tasmi½ khaºe puººakopi paº¹ita½ ot±retv± dhammasabh±ya dv±re parisamajjheyeva µhapetv± irandhati½ ±d±ya devanagarameva gato. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1639. “Na puººako kur³na½ kattuseµµha½, oropiya dhammasabh±ya majjhe;
±jaññam±ruyha anomavaººo, pakk±mi veh±yasamantalikkhe.
1640. “Ta½ disv± r±j± paramappat²to, uµµh±ya b±h±hi palissajitv±;
avikampaya½ dhammasabh±ya majjhe, nis²day² pamukham±sanasmin”ti.
Tattha anomavaººoti ah²navaººo uttamavaººo. Avikampayanti bhikkhave, so r±j± paº¹ita½ palissajitv± mah±janamajjhe avikampanto anol²yantoyeva hatthe gahetv± attano abhimukha½ katv± alaªkatadhamm±sane nis²d±pesi.
Atha r±j± tena saddhi½ sammoditv± madhurapaµisanth±ra½ karonto g±tham±ha–
1641. “Tva½ no vinet±si ratha½va naddha½, nandanti ta½ kuruyo dassanena;
akkh±hi me pucchito etamattha½, katha½ pamokkho ahu m±ºavass±”ti.
Tattha naddhanti yath± naddha½ ratha½ s±rathi vineti, eva½ tva½ amh±ka½ k±raºena nayena hitakiriy±su vinet±. Nandanti tanti ta½ disv±va ime kururaµµhav±sino tava dassanena nandanti. M±ºavass±ti m±ºavassa santik± katha½ tava pamokkho ahosi? Yo v± ta½ muñcantassa m±ºavassa pamokkho, so kena k±raºena ahos²ti attho.
Mah±satto ±ha–
1642. “Ya½ m±ºavoty±bhivad² janinda, na so manusso narav²raseµµha;
yadi te suto puººako n±ma yakkho, rañño kuverassa hi so sajibbo.
1643. “Bh³mindharo varuºo n±ma n±go, brah± suc² vaººabal³papanno;
tass±nuja½ dh²tara½ k±may±no, irandhat² n±ma s± n±gakaññ±.
1644. “Tass± sumajjh±ya piy±ya hetu, pat±rayittha maraº±ya mayha½;
so ceva bhariy±ya samaªgibh³to, ahañca anuññ±to maºi ca laddho”ti.
Tattha ya½ m±ºavoty±bhivad²ti janinda ya½ tva½ “m±ºavo”ti abhivadasi. Bh³mindharoti bh³mindharan±gabhavanav±s². S± n±gakaññ±ti ya½ n±gakañña½ so patthayam±no mama maraº±ya pat±rayi citta½ pavattesi, s± n±gakaññ± irandhat² n±ma. Piy±ya het³ti mah±r±ja, so hi n±gar±j± catupposathikapañhavissajjane pasanno ma½ maºin± p³jetv± n±gabhavana½ gato vimal±ya n±ma deviy± ta½ maºi½ adisv± “deva, kuhi½ maº²”ti pucchito mama dhammakathikabh±va½ vaººesi. S± mayha½ dhammakatha½ sotuk±m± hutv± mama hadaye doha¼a½ upp±desi. N±gar±j± duggahitena pana dh²tara½ irandhati½ ±ha– “m±t±, te vidhurassa hadayama½se doha¼in², tassa hadayama½sa½ ±haritu½ samattha½ s±mika½ pariyes±h²”ti. S± pariyesant² vessavaºassa bh±gineyya½ puººaka½ n±ma yakkha½ disv± ta½ attani paµibaddhacitta½ ñatv± pitu santika½ nesi. Atha na½ so “vidhurapaº¹itassa hadayama½sa½ ±haritu½ sakkonto irandhati½ labhissas²”ti ±ha. Puººako vepullapabbatato cakkavattiparibhoga½ maºiratana½ ±haritv± tumhehi saddhi½ j³ta½ k²¼itv± ma½ jinitv± labhi. Ahañca mama nivesane t²ha½ vas±petv± mahanta½ sakk±ra½ ak±si½. Sopi ma½ assav±ladhi½ g±h±petv± himavante rukkhesu ca pabbatesu ca pothetv± m±retu½ asakkonto sattame v±takkhandhe verambhav±tamukhe ca pakkhanditv± anupubbena saµµhiyojanubbedhe k±¼±girimatthake µhapetv± s²haves±divasena idañcidañca r³pa½ katv±pi m±retu½ asakkonto may± attano m±raºak±raºa½ puµµho ±cikkhi. Athass±ha½ s±dhunaradhamme kathesi½. Ta½ sutv± pasannacitto ma½ idha ±netuk±mo ahosi.
Ath±ha½ ta½ ±d±ya n±gabhavana½ gantv± n±garañño ca vimal±ya ca dhamma½ desesi½. Tato n±gar±j± ca vimal± ca sabban±gaparis± ca pas²di½su. N±gar±j± tattha may± ch±ha½ vutthak±le irandhati½ puººakassa ad±si. So ta½ labhitv± pasannacitto hutv± ma½ maºiratanena p³jetv± n±gar±jena ±ºatto manomayasindhava½ ±ropetv± saya½ majjhim±sane nis²ditv± irandhati½ pacchim±sane nis²d±petv± ma½ purim±sane nis²d±petv± idh±gantv± parisamajjhe ot±retv± irandhati½ ±d±ya attano nagarameva gato. Eva½, mah±r±ja, so puººako tass± sumajjh±ya piy±ya hetu pat±rayittha maraº±ya mayha½. Atheva½ ma½ niss±ya so ceva bhariy±ya samaªgibh³to, mama dhammakatha½ sutv± pasannena n±gar±jena ahañca anuññ±to, tassa puººakassa santik± aya½ sabbak±madado cakkavattiparibhogamaºi ca laddho, gaºhatha, deva, ima½ maºinti rañño ratana½ ad±si.
Tato r±j± pacc³sak±le attan± diµµhasupina½ nagarav±s²na½ kathetuk±mo “bhonto, nagarav±sino ajja may± diµµhasupina½ suº±th±”ti vatv± ±ha–
1645. “Rukkho hi mayha½ padv±re suj±to, paññ±kkhandho s²lamayassa s±kh±;
atthe ca dhamme ca µhito nip±ko, gavapphalo hatthigav±ssachanno.
1646. “Naccag²tat³riy±bhin±dite, ucchijja sena½ puriso ah±si;
so no aya½ ±gato sanniketa½, rukkhassimass±paciti½ karotha.
1647. “Ye keci vitt± mama paccayena, sabbeva te p±tukarontu ajja;
tibb±ni katv±na up±yan±ni, rukkhassimass±paciti½ karotha.
1648. “Ye keci baddh± mama atthi raµµhe, sabbeva te bandhan± mocayantu;
yathevaya½ bandhanasm± pamutto, evamete muñcare bandhanasm±.
1649. “Unnaªgal± m±samima½ karontu, ma½sodana½ br±hmaº± bhakkhayantu;
amajjap± majjarah± pivantu, puºº±hi th±l±hi palissut±hi.
1650. “Mah±patha½ nicca samavhayantu, tibbañca rakkha½ vidahantu raµµhe;
yath±ññamañña½ na viheµhayeyyu½, rukkhassimass±paciti½ karoth±”ti.
Tattha s²lamayassa s±kh±ti etassa rukkhassa s²lamay± s±kh±. Atthe ca dhammec±ti vaddhiyañca sabh±ve ca. Ýhito nip±koti so paññ±mayarukkho patiµµhito. Gavapphaloti pañcavidhagorasaphalo. Hatthigav±ssachannoti alaªkatahatthigav±ssehi sañchanno. Naccag²tat³riy±bhin±diteti atha tassa rukkhassa p³ja½ karontena mah±janena tasmi½ rukkhe etehi nacc±d²hi abhin±dite. Ucchijja sena½ puriso ah±s²ti eko kaºhapuriso ±gantv± ta½ rukkha½ ucchijja pariv±retv± µhita½ sena½ pal±petv± ah±si gahetv± gato. Puna so rukkho ±gantv± amh±ka½ nivesanadv±rayeva µhito. So no aya½ rukkhasadiso paº¹ito sanniketa½ ±gato. Id±ni sabbeva tumhe rukkhassa imassa apaciti½ karotha, mah±sakk±ra½ pavattetha.
Mama paccayen±ti ambho, amacc± ye keci ma½ niss±ya laddhena yasena vitt± tuµµhacitt±, te sabbe attano vitta½ p±tukarontu. Tibb±n²ti bahal±ni mahant±ni. Up±yan±n²ti paºº±k±re. Ye kec²ti antamaso k²¼anatth±ya baddhe migapakkhino up±d±ya. Muñcareti muñcantu. Unnaªgal± m±samima½ karont³ti ima½ m±sa½ kasananaªgal±ni uss±petv± ekamante µhapetv± nagare bheri½ car±petv± sabbeva manuss± mah±chaºa½ karontu. Bhakkhayant³ti bhuñjantu. Amajjap±ti ettha a-k±ro nip±tamatta½, majjap± puris± majjarah± attano attano ±p±naµµh±nesu nisinn± pivant³ti attho. Puºº±hi th±l±h²ti puººehi th±lehi. Palissut±h²ti atipuººatt± paggharam±nehi. Mah±patha½ nicca samavhayant³ti antonagare alaªkatamah±patha½ r±jamagga½ niss±ya µhit± vesiy± niccak±la½ kilesavasena kilesatthika½ jana½ avhayant³ti attho. Tibbanti g±¼ha½. Yath±ti yath± rakkhassa susa½vihitatt± unnaªgal± hutv± rukkhassimassa apaciti½ karont± aññamañña½ na viheµhayeyyu½, eva½ rakkha½ sa½vidahant³ti attho.
Eva½ raññ± vutte–
1651. “Orodh± ca kum±r± ca, vesiy±n± ca br±hmaº±;
bahu½ annañca p±nañca, paº¹itass±bhih±rayu½.
1652. “Hatth±roh± an²kaµµh±, rathik± pattik±rak±;
bahu½ annañca p±nañca, paº¹itass±bhih±rayu½.
1653. “Sam±gat± j±napad±, negam± ca sam±gat±;
bahu½ annañca p±nañca, paº¹itass±bhih±rayu½.
1654. “Bahujano pasannosi, disv± paº¹itam±gate;
paº¹itamhi anuppatte, celukkhepo pavattath±”ti.
Tattha abhih±rayunti eva½ raññ± ±ºatt± mah±chaºa½ paµiy±detv± sabbe satte bandhan± mocetv± ete sabbe orodh±dayo n±nappak±ra½ paºº±k±ra½ sajjitv± tena saddhi½ annañca p±nañca paº¹itassa pesesu½. Paº¹itam±gateti paº¹ite ±gate ta½ paº¹ita½ disv± bahujano pasanno ahosi.
Chaºo m±sena os±na½ agam±si. Tato mah±satto buddhakicca½ s±dhento viya mah±janassa dhamma½ desento r±j±nañca anus±santo d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± y±vat±yuka½ µhatv± ±yupariyos±ne saggapar±yaºo ahosi. R±j±na½ ±di½ katv± sabbepi nagarav±sino paº¹itassov±de µhatv± d±n±d²ni puññ±ni katv± ±yupariyos±ne saggapura½ p³rayi½su.
Satth± ima½ dhammadesana½ ±haritv± “na, bhikkhave, id±neva, pubbepi tath±gato paññ±sampanno up±yakusaloyev±”ti vatv± j±taka½ samodh±nesi– “tad± paº¹itassa m±t±pitaro mah±r±jakul±ni ahesu½, jeµµhabhariy± r±hulam±t±, jeµµhaputto r±hulo, vimal± uppalavaºº±, varuºan±gar±j± s±riputto, supaººar±j± moggall±no, sakko anuruddho, dhanañcayakorabyar±j± ±nando, puººako channo, paris± buddhaparis±, vidhurapaº¹ito pana ahameva samm±sambuddho ahosin”ti.

Vidhuraj±takavaººan± navam±.