Athass± sakko devar±j± phussatiy± dasa vare ad±si, datv± ca pana “bhadde phussati, tava sabbe te samijjhant³”ti vatv± anumodi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
1667. “Ida½ vatv±na maghav±, devar±j± sujampati;
phussatiy± vara½ datv±, anumodittha v±savo”ti.
Tattha anumoditth±ti “sabbe te lacchasi vare”ti eva½ vare datv± pamuddito tuµµham±naso ahos²ti attho.

Dasavarakath± niµµhit±.

Himavantavaººan±

Iti s± vare gahetv± tato cut± maddarañño aggamahesiy± kucchimhi nibbatti. J±yam±n± ca candanacuººaparikiººena viya sar²rena j±t±. Tenass± n±maggahaºadivase “phussat²”tveva n±ma½ kari½su. S± mahantena pariv±rena va¹¹hitv± so¼asavassak±le uttamar³padhar± ahosi. Atha na½ sivimah±r±j± puttassa sañjayakum±rassa atth±ya ±netv± tassa chatta½ uss±petv± so¼asanna½ itthisahass±na½ jeµµhika½ katv± aggamahesiµµh±ne µhapesi. Tena vutta½–
“Tato cut± s± phussat², chattiye upapajjatha;
jetuttaramhi nagare, sañjayena sam±gam²”ti.
S± sañjayassa piy± man±p± ahosi. Atha na½ sakko ±vajjam±no “may± phussatiy± dinnavaresu nava var± samiddh±”ti disv± “eko pana puttavaro na t±va samijjhati, tampiss± samijjh±pess±m²”ti cintesi. Tad± mah±satto t±vati½sadevaloke vasati, ±yu cassa parikkh²ºa½ ahosi. Ta½ ñatv± sakko tassa santika½ gantv± “m±risa, tay± manussaloka½ gantu½ vaµµati, tattha sivirañño aggamahesiy± kucchimhi paµisandhi½ gaºhitu½ vaµµat²”ti vatv± tassa ceva aññesañca cavanadhamm±na½ saµµhisahass±na½ devaputt±na½ paµiñña½ gahetv± sakaµµh±nameva gato. Mah±sattopi tato cavitv± tatthupapanno, sesadevaputt±pi saµµhisahass±na½ amacc±na½ gehesu nibbatti½su. Mah±satte kucchigate phussat² doha¼in² hutv± cat³su nagaradv±resu nagaramajjhe r±janivesanadv±re c±ti chasu µh±nesu cha d±nas±l±yo k±r±petv± devasika½ cha satasahass±ni vissajjetv± mah±d±na½ d±tuk±m± ahosi.
R±j± tass± doha¼a½ sutv± nemittake br±hmaºe pakkos±petv± pucchi. Nemittak±– “mah±r±ja, deviy± kucchimhi d±n±bhirato satto uppanno, d±nena titti½ na gamissat²”ti vadi½su. Ta½ sutv± r±j± tuµµham±naso hutv± cha d±nas±l±yo k±r±petv± vuttappak±ra½ d±na½ paµµhapesi. Bodhisattassa paµisandhiggahaºak±lato paµµh±ya rañño ±yassa pam±ºa½ n±ma n±hosi. Tassa puññ±nubh±vena sakalajambud²par±j±no paºº±k±ra½ pahiºi½su. Dev² mahantena pariv±rena gabbha½ dh±rent² dasam±se paripuººe nagara½ daµµhuk±m± hutv± rañño ±rocesi. R±j± nagara½ devanagara½ viya alaªk±r±petv± devi½ rathavara½ ±ropetv± nagara½ padakkhiºa½ k±resi. Tass± vess±na½ v²thiy± vemajjha½ sampattak±le kammajav±t± cali½su. Atha amacc± rañño ±rocesu½. Ta½ sutv± vessav²thiya½yeva tass± s³tighara½ k±r±petv± v±sa½ gaºh±pesi. S± tattha putta½ vij±yi. Tena vutta½–
“Dasa m±se dh±rayitv±na, karont² pura½ padakkhiºa½;
vess±na½ v²thiy± majjhe, janesi phussat² maman”ti. (Cariy±. 1.76).
Mah±satto m±tu kucchito nikkhantoyeva visado hutv± akkh²ni umm²letv± nikkhami. Nikkhantoyeva ca m±tu hattha½ pas±retv± “amma, d±na½ dass±mi, atthi kiñci te dhanan”ti ±ha. Athassa m±t± “t±ta, yath±-ajjh±sayena d±na½ deh²”ti pas±ritahatthe sahassatthavika½ µhapesi. Mah±satto hi umaªgaj±take imasmi½ j±take pacchimattabh±veti t²su µh±nesu j±tamatteyeva m±tar± saddhi½ kathesi. Athassa n±maggahaºadivase vessav²thiya½ j±tatt± “vessantaro”ti n±ma½ kari½su.
Tena vutta½–
“Na mayha½ mattika½ n±ma½, napi pettikasambhava½;
j±tomhi vessav²thiya½, tasm± vessantaro ahun”ti. (Cariy±. 1.77).
J±tadivaseyeva panassa ek± ±k±sac±rin² kareºuk± abhimaªgalasammata½ sabbaseta½ hatthipotaka½ ±netv± maªgalahatthiµµh±ne µhapetv± pakk±mi. Tassa mah±satta½ paccaya½ katv± uppannatt± “paccayo”tveva n±ma½ kari½su. Ta½ divasameva amaccagehesu saµµhisahassakum±rak± j±yi½su. R±j± mah±sattassa atid²gh±didose vivajjetv± alambathaniyo madhurakh²r±yo catusaµµhi dh±tiyo upaµµh±pesi. Tena saddhi½ j±t±nañca saµµhid±rakasahass±na½ ekek± dh±tiyo upaµµh±pesi. So saµµhisahassehi d±rakehi saddhi½ mahantena pariv±rena va¹¹hati. Athassa r±j± satasahassagghanaka½ kum±rapi¼andhana½ k±r±pesi. So catuppañcavassikak±le ta½ omuñcitv± dh±t²na½ datv± puna t±hi d²yam±nampi na gaºhi. T± rañño ±rocayi½su. R±j± ta½ sutv± “mama puttena dinna½ brahmadeyyameva hot³”ti aparampi k±resi. Kum±ro tampi ad±siyeva. Iti d±rakak±leyeva dh±t²na½ nava v±re pi¼andhana½ ad±si.
Aµµhavassikak±le pana p±s±davaragato sirisayanapiµµhe nisinnova cintesi “aha½ b±hirakad±nameva demi, ta½ ma½ na paritoseti, ajjhattikad±na½ d±tuk±momhi, sace ma½ koci s²sa½ y±ceyya, s²sa½ chinditv± tassa dadeyya½. Sacepi ma½ koci hadaya½ y±ceyya, ura½ bhinditv± hadaya½ n²haritv± dadeyya½. Sace akkh²ni y±ceyya, akkh²ni upp±µetv± dadeyya½. Sace sar²rama½sa½ y±ceyya, sakalasar²rato ma½sa½ chinditv± dadeyya½. Sacepi ma½ koci rudhira½ y±ceyya, rudhira½ gahetv± dadeyya½. Atha v±pi koci ‘d±so me hoh²’ti vadeyya, att±namassa s±vetv± d±sa½ katv± dadeyyan”ti. Tasseva½ sabh±va½ cintentassa catunahut±dhikadviyojanasatasahassabahal± aya½ mah±pathav² mattavarav±raºo viya gajjam±n± kampi. Sinerupabbatar±j± suseditavettaªkuro viya onamitv± jetuttaranagar±bhimukho aµµh±si. Pathavisaddena dev± gajjanto khaºikavassa½ vassi, ak±lavijjulat± nicchari½su, s±garo saªkhubhi. Sakko devar±j± apphoµesi, mah±brahm± s±dhuk±ramad±si. Pathavitalato paµµh±ya y±va brahmalok± ekakol±hala½ ahosi.
Vuttampi ceta½–
“Yad±ha½ d±rako homi, j±tiy± aµµhavassiko;
tad± nisajja p±s±de, d±na½ d±tu½ vicintayi½.
“Hadaya½ dadeyya½ cakkhu½, ma½sampi rudhirampi ca;
dadeyya½ k±ya½ s±vetv±, yadi koci y±caye mama½.
“Sabh±va½ cintayantassa, akampitamasaºµhita½;
akampi tattha pathav², sineruvanavaµa½sak±”ti. (Cariy±. 1.78-80).
Bodhisatto so¼asavassikak±leyeva sabbasippesu nipphatti½ p±puºi. Athassa pit± rajja½ d±tuk±mo m±tar± saddhi½ mantetv± maddar±jakulato m±tuladh²tara½ maddi½ n±ma r±jakañña½ ±netv± so¼asanna½ itthisahass±na½ jeµµhika½ aggamahesi½ katv± mah±satta½ rajje abhisiñci. Mah±satto rajje patiµµhitak±lato paµµh±ya devasika½ cha satasahass±ni vissajjento mah±d±na½ pavattesi. Aparabh±ge maddidev² putta½ vij±yi. Ta½ kañcanaj±lena sampaµicchi½su, tenassa “j±l²kum±ro”tveva n±ma½ kari½su. Tassa padas± gamanak±le dh²tara½ vij±yi. Ta½ kaºh±jinena sampaµicchi½su, tenass± “kaºh±jin±”tveva n±ma½ kari½su. Mah±satto m±sassa chakkhattu½ alaªkatahatthikkhandhavaragato cha d±nas±l±yo olokesi. Tad± k±liªgaraµµhe dubbuµµhik± ahosi, sass±ni na sampajji½su, manuss±na½ mahanta½ ch±tabhaya½ pavatti. Manuss± j²vitu½ asakkont±corakamma½ karonti. Dubbhikkhap²¼it± j±napad± r±jaªgaºe sannipatitv± r±j±na½ upakkosi½su Ta½ sutv± raññ± “ki½, t±t±”ti vutte tamattha½ ±rocayi½su. R±j± “s±dhu, t±t±, deva½ vass±pess±m²”ti te uyyojetv± sam±dinnas²lo uposathav±sa½ vasantopi deva½ vass±petu½ n±sakkhi. So n±gare sannip±tetv± “aha½ sam±dinnas²lo satt±ha½ uposathav±sa½ vasantopi deva½ vass±petu½ n±sakkhi½, ki½ nu kho k±tabban”ti pucchi. Sace, deva, deva½ vass±petu½ na sakkosi, esa jetuttaranagare sañjayassa rañño putto vessantaro n±ma d±n±bhirato. Tassa½ kira sabbaseto maªgalahatth² atthi, tassa gatagataµµh±ne devo vassi. Br±hmaºe pesetv± ta½ hatthi½ y±c±petu½ vaµµati, ±º±peth±ti.
So “s±dh³”ti sampaµicchitv± br±hmaºe sannip±tetv± tesu guºavaººasampanne aµµha jane vicinitv± tesa½ paribbaya½ datv± “gacchatha, tumhe vessantara½ hatthi½ y±citv± ±neth±”ti pesesi. Br±hmaº± anupubbena jetuttaranagara½ gantv± d±nagge bhatta½ paribhuñjitv± attano sar²ra½ rajoparikiººa½ pa½sumakkhita½ katv± puººamadivase r±j±na½ hatthi½ y±cituk±m± hutv± rañño d±nagga½ ±gamanak±le p±c²nadv±ra½ agama½su. R±j±pi “d±nagga½ olokess±m²”ti p±tova nhatv± n±naggarasabhojana½ bhuñjitv± alaªkaritv± alaªkatahatthikkhandhavaragato p±c²nadv±ra½ agam±si. Br±hmaº± tatthok±sa½ alabhitv± dakkhiºadv±ra½ gantv± unnatapadese µhatv± rañño p±c²nadv±re d±nagga½ oloketv± dakkhiºadv±r±gamanak±le hatthe pas±retv± “jayatu bhava½ vessantaro”ti tikkhattu½ ±ha½su. Mah±satto te br±hmaºe disv± hatthi½ tesa½ µhitaµµh±na½ pesetv± hatthikkhandhe nisinno paµhama½ g±tham±ha–
1668. “Par³¼hakacchanakhalom± paªkadant± rajassir±;
paggayha dakkhiºa½ b±hu½, ki½ ma½ y±canti br±hmaº±”ti.
Br±hmaº± ±ha½su–
1669. “Ratana½ deva y±c±ma, siv²na½ raµµhava¹¹hana;
dad±hi pavara½ n±ga½, ²s±danta½ ur³¼havan”ti.
Tattha ur³¼havanti ubb±hanasamattha½.
Ta½ sutv± mah±satto “aha½ s²sa½ ±di½ katv± ajjhattikad±na½ d±tuk±momhi, ime pana ma½ b±hirakad±nameva y±canti, p³ress±mi tesa½ manorathan”ti cintetv± hatthikkhandhavaragato tatiya½ g±tham±ha–
1670. “Dad±mi na vikamp±mi, ya½ ma½ y±canti br±hmaº±;
pabhinna½ kuñjara½ danti½, opavayha½ gajuttaman”ti.
Paµij±nitv± ca pana–
1671. “Hatthikkhandhato oruyha, r±j± c±g±dhim±naso;
br±hmaº±na½ ad± d±na½, siv²na½ raµµhava¹¹hano”ti.
Tattha opavayhanti r±jav±hana½. C±g±dhim±nasoti c±gena adhikam±naso r±j±. Br±hmaº±na½ ad± d±nanti so v±raºassa analaªkataµµh±na½ olokanattha½ tikkhattu½ padakkhiºa½ katv± analaªkataµµh±na½ adisv± kusumamissakasugandhodakap³rita½ suvaººabhiªg±ra½ gahetv± “ito eth±”ti vatv± alaªkatarajatad±masadisa½ hatthisoº¹a½ gahetv± tesa½ hatthe µhapetv± udaka½ p±tetv± alaªkatav±raºa½ br±hmaº±na½ ad±si.
Tassa cat³su p±desu alaªk±ro catt±ri satasahass±ni agghati, ubhosu passesu alaªk±ro dve satasahass±ni, heµµh± udare kambala½ satasahassa½, piµµhiya½ muttaj±la½ maºij±la½ kañcanaj±lanti t²ºi j±l±ni t²ºi satasahass±ni, ubhosu kaººesu alaªk±ro dve satasahass±ni, piµµhiya½ attharaºakambala½ satasahassa½, kumbh±laªk±ro satasahassa½, tayo vaµa½sak± t²ºi satasahass±ni, kaººac³¼±laªk±ro dve satasahass±ni, dvinna½ dant±na½ alaªk±ro dve satasahass±ni, soº¹±ya sovatthik±laªk±ro satasahassa½, naªguµµh±laªk±ro satasahassa½, ±rohaºanisseºi satasahassa½, bhuñjanakaµ±ha½ satasahassa½, µhapetv± anaggha½ bhaº¹a½ k±y±ru¼hapas±dhana½ dv±v²sati satasahass±ni Eva½ t±va ettaka½ dhana½ catuv²satisatasahass±ni agghati. Chattapiº¹iya½ pana maºi, c³¼±maºi, mutt±h±re maºi, aªkuse maºi, hatthikaºµhe veµhanamutt±h±re maºi, hatthikumbhe maº²ti im±ni cha anaggh±ni, hatth²pi anagghoyev±ti hatthin± saddhi½ satta anaggh±n²ti sabb±ni t±ni br±hmaº±na½ ad±si. Tath± hatthino paric±rak±ni pañca kulasat±ni hatthimeº¹ahatthigopakehi saddhi½ ad±si. Saha d±nenevassa heµµh± vuttanayeneva bh³mikamp±dayo ahesu½. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–