Nagarapavesanakaº¹a½

Alamp±yanena pana bodhisattassa gahitadivaseyeva mah±sattassa m±t± supinante addasa k±¼ena rattakkhin± purisena asin± dakkhiºab±hu½ chinditv± lohitena paggharantena n²yam±na½. S± bh²tatasit± uµµh±ya dakkhiºab±hu½ par±masitv± supinabh±va½ j±ni. Athass± etadahosi “may± kakkha¼o p±pasupino diµµho, catunna½ v± me putt±na½ dhataraµµhassa rañño v± mama v± paripanthena bhavitabban”ti. Apica kho pana mah±sattameva ±rabbha atirekatara½ cintesi. Ki½k±raº± Ses± attano n±gabhavane vasanti, itaro pana s²lajjh±sayatt± manussaloka½ gantv± uposathakamma½ karoti. Tasm± “kacci nu kho me putta½ ahituº¹iko v± supaººo v± gaºheyy±”ti tasseva atirekatara½ cintesi Tato a¹¹ham±se atikkante “mama putto a¹¹ham±s±tikkamena ma½ vin± vattitu½ na sakkoti, addh±ssa kiñci bhaya½ uppanna½ bhavissat²”ti domanassappatt± ahosi. M±s±tikkamena panass± sokena ass³na½ apaggharaºak±lo n±ma n±hosi, hadaya½ sussi, akkh²ni upacci½su. S± “id±ni ±gamissati, id±ni ±gamissat²”ti tass±gamanamaggameva olokent² nis²di. Athass± jeµµhaputto sudassano m±saccayena mahatiy± paris±ya saddhi½ m±t±pit³na½ dassanatth±ya ±gato, parisa½ bahi µhapetv± p±s±da½ ±ruyha m±tara½ vanditv± ekamanta½ aµµh±si. S± bh³ridatta½ anusocant² tena saddhi½ na kiñci sallapi. So cintesi “mayha½ m±t± mayi pubbe ±gate tussati, paµisanth±ra½ karoti, ajja pana domanassappatt±, ki½ nu kho k±raºan”ti? Atha na½ pucchanto ±ha–
848. “Mama½ disv±na ±yanta½, sabbak±masamiddhina½;
indriy±ni ahaµµh±ni, s±va½ j±ta½ mukha½ tava.
849. “Paddha½ yath± hatthagata½, p±ºin± parimaddita½;
s±va½ j±ta½ mukha½ tuyha½, mama½ disv±na edisan”ti.
Tattha ahaµµh±n²ti na vippasann±ni. S±vanti kañcan±d±savaººa½ te mukha½ p²tak±¼aka½ j±ta½. Hatthagatanti hatthena chindita½. Edisanti evar³pa½ mahantena sirisobhaggena tumh±ka½ dassanatth±ya ±gata½ ma½ disv±.
S± eva½ vuttepi neva kathesi. Sudassano cintesi “ki½ nu kho kenaci kuddh± v± paribaddh± v± bhaveyy±”ti. Atha na½ pucchanto itara½ g±tham±ha–
850. “Kacci nu te n±bhisasi, kacci te atthi vedan±;
yena s±va½ mukha½ tuyha½, mama½ disv±na ±gatan”ti.
Tattha kacci nu te n±bhisas²ti kacci nu ta½ koci na abhisasi akkosena v± paribh±s±ya v± vihi½s²ti pucchati. Tuyhanti tava pubbe mama½ disv± ±gata½ edisa½ mukha½ na hoti. Yena pana k±raºena ajja tava mukha½ s±va½ j±ta½, ta½ me ±cikkh±ti pucchati.
Athassa s± ±cikkhant² ±ha–
851. “Supina½ t±ta addakkhi½, ito m±sa½ adhogata½;
‘dakkhiºa½ viya me b±hu½, chetv± ruhiramakkhita½;
puriso ±d±ya pakk±mi, mama rodantiy± sati’.
852. “Yatoha½ supinamaddakkhi½, sudassana vij±nahi;
tato div± v± ratti½ v±, sukha½ me nopalabbhat²”ti.
Tattha ito m±sa½ adhogatanti ito heµµh± m±s±tikkanta½. Ajja me diµµhasupinassa m±so hot²ti dasseti. Purisoti eko k±¼o rattakkhi puriso. Rodantiy± sat²ti rodam±n±ya satiy±. Sukha½ me nopalabbhat²ti mama sukha½ n±ma na vijjati.
Evañca pana vatv± “t±ta, piyaputtako me tava kaniµµho na dissati, bhayenassa uppannena bhavitabban”ti paridevant² ±ha–
853. “Ya½ pubbe pariv±ri½su, kaññ± ruciraviggah±;
hemaj±lappaµicchann±, bh³ridatto na dissati.
854. “Ya½ pubbe pariv±ri½su, netti½savaradh±rino;
kaºik±r±va samphull±, bh³ridatto na dissati.
855. “Handa d±ni gamiss±ma, bh³ridattanivesana½;
dhammaµµha½ s²lasampanna½, pass±ma tava bh±taran”ti.
Tattha samphull±ti suvaººavatth±laªk±radh±rit±ya samphull± kaºik±r± viya. Hand±ti vavassaggatthe nip±to, ehi, t±ta, bh³ridattassa nivesana½ gacch±m±ti vadati.
Evañca pana vatv± tassa ceva attano ca paris±ya saddhi½ tattha agam±si. Bh³ridattassa bhariy±yo pana ta½ vammikamatthake adisv± “m±tu nivesane vasissat²”ti aby±vaµ± ahesu½. T± “sassu kira no putta½ apassant² ±gacchat²”ti sutv± paccuggamana½ katv± “ayye, puttassa te adissam±nassa ajja m±so at²to”ti mah±parideva½ paridevam±n± tass± p±dam³le pati½su. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
856. “Tañca disv±na ±yanti½, bh³ridattassa m±tara½;
b±h± paggayha pakkandu½, bh³ridattassa n±riyo.
857. “Putta½ teyye na j±n±ma, ito m±sa½ adhogata½;
mata½ v± yadi v± j²va½, bh³ridatta½ yasassinan”ti.
Tattha “putta½ teyye”ti aya½ t±sa½ paridevanakath±.
Bh³ridattassa m±t± suºh±hi saddhi½ antarav²thiya½ paridevitv± t± ±d±ya tassa p±s±da½ ±ruyha puttassa sayanañca ±sanañca oloketv± paridevam±n± ±ha–
858. “Sakuº² hataputt±va, suñña½ disv± kul±vaka½;
cira½ dukkhena jh±yissa½, bh³ridatta½ apassat².
859. “Kurar² hatach±p±va, suñña½ disv± kul±vaka½;
cira½ dukkhena jh±yissa½, bh³ridatta½ apassat².
860. “S± n³na cakkav±k²va, pallalasmi½ anodake;
cira½ dukkhena jh±yissa½, bh³ridatta½ apassat².
861. “Kamm±r±na½ yath± ukk±, anto jh±yati no bahi;
eva½ jh±y±mi sokena, bh³ridatta½ apassat²”ti.
Tattha apassat²ti apassant². Hatach±p±v±ti hatapotak±va.
Eva½ bh³ridattam±tari vilapam±n±ya bh³ridattanivesana½ aººavakucchi viya ekasadda½ ahosi. Ekopi sakabh±vena saºµh±tu½ n±sakkhi. Sakalanivesana½ yugandharav±tappahaµa½ viya s±lavana½ ahosi. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
862. “S±l±va sampamathit±, m±lutena pamaddit±;
senti putt± ca d±r± ca, bh³ridattanivesane”ti.
Ariµµho ca subhogo ca ubhopi bh±taro m±t±pit³na½ upaµµh±na½ gacchant± ta½ sadda½ sutv± bh³ridattanivesana½ pavisitv± m±tara½ ass±sayi½su. Tamattha½ pak±sento satth± ±ha–
863. “Ida½ sutv±na nigghosa½, bh³ridattanivesane;
ariµµho ca subhogo ca, padh±vi½su anantar±.
864. “Amma ass±sa m± soci, eva½dhamm± hi p±ºino;
cavanti upapajjanti, es±ssa pariº±mit±”ti.
Tattha es±ssa pariº±mit±ti es± cut³papatti assa lokassa pariº±mit±, evañhi so loko pariº±meti. Etehi dv²hi aªgehi mutto n±ma natth²ti vadanti.
Samuddaj± ±ha–
865. “Ahampi t±ta j±n±mi, eva½dhamm± hi p±ºino;
sokena ca paretasmi, bh³ridatta½ apassat².
866. “Ajja ce me ima½ ratti½, sudassana vij±nahi;
bh³ridatta½ apassant², maññe hiss±mi j²vitan”ti.
Tattha ajja ce meti t±ta sudassana, sace ajja ima½ ratti½ bh³ridatto mama dassana½ n±gamissati, ath±ha½ ta½ apassant² j²vita½ jahiss±m²ti maññ±mi.
Putt± ±ha½su–
867. “Amma ass±sa m± soci, ±nayiss±ma bh±tara½;
disodisa½ gamiss±ma, bh±tupariyesana½ cara½.
868. “Pabbate giriduggesu, g±mesu nigamesu ca;
orena sattarattassa, bh±tara½ passa ±gatan”ti.
Tattha caranti amma, maya½ tayopi jan± bh±tupariyesana½ carant± disodisa½ gamiss±m±ti na½ ass±sesu½.
Tato sudassano cintesi “sace tayopi eka½ disa½ gamiss±ma, papañco bhavissati, t²hi t²ºi µh±n±ni gantu½ vaµµati– ekena devaloka½, ekena himavanta½, ekena manussaloka½. Sace kho pana k±º±riµµho manussaloka½ gamissati, yattheva bh³ridatta½ passati. Ta½ g±ma½ v± nigama½ v± jh±petv± essati, esa kakkha¼o pharuso, na sakk± eta½ tattha pesetun”ti. Cintetv± ca pana “t±ta ariµµha, tva½ devaloka½ gaccha, sace devat±hi dhamma½ sotuk±m±hi bh³ridatto devaloka½ n²to, tato na½ ±neh²”ti ariµµha½ devaloka½ pahiºi. Subhoga½ pana “t±ta, tva½ himavanta½ gantv± pañcasu mah±nad²su bh³ridatta½ upadh±retv± eh²”ti himavanta½ pahiºi. Saya½ pana manussaloka½ gantuk±mo cintesi– “sac±ha½ m±ºavakavaººena gamiss±mi, manuss± neva me piy±yissanti, may± t±pasavesena gantu½ vaµµati, manuss±nañhi pabbajit± piy± man±p±”ti. So t±pasavesa½ gahetv± m±tara½ vanditv± nikkhami.
Bodhisattassa pana ajamukh² n±ma vem±tikabhagin² atthi. Tass± bodhisatte adhimatto sineho. S± sudassana½ gacchanta½ disv± ±ha– “bh±tika ativiya kilam±mi, ahampi tay± saddhi½ gamiss±m²”ti. “Amma, na sakk± tay± gantu½, aha½ pabbajitavasena gacch±m²”ti. “Aha½ pana khuddakamaº¹³k² hutv± tava jaµantare nipajjitv± gamiss±m²”ti. “Tena hi eh²”ti. S± maº¹³kapotik± hutv± tassa jaµantare nipajji. Sudassano “m³lato paµµh±ya vicinanto gamiss±m²”ti bodhisattassa bhariy±yo tassa uposathakaraºaµµh±na½ pucchitv± paµhama½ tattha gantv± alamp±yanena mah±sattassa gahitaµµh±ne lohitañca vall²hi katape¼aµµh±nañca disv± “bh³ridatto ahituº¹ikena gahito”ti ñatv± samuppannasoko assupuººehi nettehi alamp±yanassa gatamaggeneva paµhama½ k²¼±pitag±ma½ gantv± manasse pucchi “evar³po n±ma n±go kenac²dha ahituº¹ikena k²¼±pito”ti? “¾ma, alamp±yanena ito m±samatthake k²¼±pito”ti. “Kiñci dhana½ tena laddhan”ti? “¾ma, idheva tena sahassamatta½ laddhan”ti. “Id±ni so kuhi½ gato”ti? “Asukag±ma½ n±m±”ti. So tato paµµh±ya pucchanto anupubbena r±jadv±ra½ agam±si.
Tasmi½ khaºe alamp±yano sunh±to suvilitto maµµhas±µaka½ niv±setv± ratanape¼a½ g±h±petv± r±jadv±rameva gato. Mah±jano sannipati, rañño ±sana½ paññatta½. So antonivesane µhitova “aha½ ±gacch±mi, n±gar±j±na½ k²¼±pet³”ti pesesi. Alamp±yano cittattharaºe ratanape¼a½ µhapetv± vivaritv± “ehi mah±n±g±”ti saññamad±si. Tasmi½ samaye sudassanopi parisantare µh±to. Atha mah±satto s²sa½ n²haritv± sabb±vanta½ parisa½ olokesi. N±g± hi dv²hi k±raºehi parisa½ olokenti supaººaparipantha½ v± ñ±take v± dassanatth±ya. Te supaººa½ disv± bh²t± na naccanti, ñ±take v± disv± lajjam±n± na naccanti. Mah±satto pana olokento parisantare bh±tara½ addasa. So akkhip³r±ni ass³ni gahetv± pe¼ato nikkhamitv± bh±tar±bhimukho p±y±si. Mah±jano ta½ ±gacchanta½ disv± bh²to paµikkami, eko sudassanova aµµh±si. So gantv± tassa p±dapiµµhiya½ s²sa½ µhapetv± rodi, sudassanopi paridevi. Mah±satto roditv± nivattitv± pe¼ameva p±visi. Alamp±yanopi “imin± n±gena t±paso ¹aµµho bhavissati, ass±sess±mi nan”ti upasaªkamitv± ±ha–
869. “Hatth± pamutto urago, p±de te nipat² bhusa½;
kacci nu ta½ ¹a½s² t±ta, m± bh±yi sukhito bhav±”ti.
Tattha m± bh±y²ti t±ta t±pasa, aha½ alamp±yano n±ma, m± bh±yi, tava paµijaggana½ n±ma mama bh±roti.
Sudassano tena saddhi½ kathetukamyat±ya g±tham±ha–
870. “Neva mayha½ aya½ n±go, ala½ dukkh±ya k±yaci;
y±vatatthi ahigg±ho, may± bhiyyo na vijjat²”ti.
Tattha k±yac²ti kassaci appamattakassapi dukkhassa upp±dane aya½ mama asamattho. May± hi sadiso ahituº¹iko n±ma natth²ti.
Alamp±yano “asuko n±meso”ti aj±nanto kujjhitv± ±ha–
871. “Ko nu br±hmaºavaººena, ditto parisam±gato;
avh±yantu suyuddhena, suºantu paris± mam±”ti.
Tattha dittoti gabbito b±lo andhañ±ºo. Avh±yant³ti avh±yanto, ayameva v± p±µho. Ida½ vutta½ hoti– aya½ ko b±lo ummattako viya ma½ suyuddhena avh±yanto attan± saddhi½ sama½ karonto parisam±gato, paris± mama vacana½ suºantu, mayha½ doso natthi, m± kho me kujjhitth±ti.
Atha na½ sudassano g±th±ya ajjhabh±si–
872. “Tva½ ma½ n±gena ±lampa, aha½ maº¹³kach±piy±;
hotu no abbhuta½ tattha, ± sahassehi pañcah²”ti.
Tattha n±gen±ti tva½ n±gena may± saddhi½ yujjha, aha½ maº¹³kach±piy± tay± saddhi½ yujjhiss±mi. ¾ sahassehi pañcah²ti tasmi½ no yuddhe y±va pañcahi sahassehi abbhuta½ hot³ti.
Alamp±yano ±ha–
873. “Ahañhi vasum± a¹¹ho, tva½ daliddosi m±ºava;
ko nu te p±µibhogatthi, upaj³tañca ki½ siy±.
874. “Upaj³tañca me assa, p±µibhogo ca t±diso;
hotu no abbhuta½ tattha, ± sahassehi pañcah²”ti.
Tattha ko nu teti tava pabbajitassa ko nu p±µibhogo atthi. Upaj³tañc±ti imasmi½ v± j³te upanikkhepabh³ta½ ki½ n±ma tava dhana½ siy±, dassehi meti vadati. Upaj³tañca meti mayha½ pana d±tabba½ upanikkhepadhana½ v± µhapetabbap±µibhogo v± t±diso atthi, tasm± no tattha y±va pañcahi sahassehi abbhuta½ hot³ti.
Sudassano tassa katha½ sutv± “pañcahi no sahassehi abbhuta½ hot³”ti abh²to r±janivesana½ ±ruyha m±tularañño santike µhito g±tham±ha–
875. “Suºohi me mah±r±ja, vacana½ bhaddamatthu te;
pañcanna½ me sahass±na½, p±µibhogo hi kittim±”ti.
Tattha kittim±ti guºakittisampanna vividhaguº±c±rakittisampanna.
R±j± “aya½ t±paso ma½ atibahu½ dhana½ y±cati, ki½ nu kho”ti cintetv± g±tham±ha–
876. “Pettika½ v± iºa½ hoti, ya½ v± hoti saya½kata½;
ki½ tva½ eva½ bahu½ mayha½, dhana½ y±casi br±hmaº±”ti.
Tattha pettika½ v±ti pitar± v± gahetv± kh±dita½, attan± v± kata½ iºa½ n±ma hoti, ki½ mama pitar± tava hatthato gahita½ atthi, ud±hu may±, ki½k±raº± ma½ eva½ bahu½ dhana½ y±cas²ti?
Eva½ vutte sudassano dve g±th± abh±si–
877. “Alamp±yano hi n±gena, mama½ abhijig²sati;
aha½ maº¹³kach±piy±, ¹a½sayiss±mi br±hmaºa½.
878. “Ta½ tva½ daµµhu½ mah±r±ja, ajja raµµh±bhiva¹¹hana;
khattasaªghapariby³¼ho, niyy±hi ahidassanan”ti.
Tattha abhijig²sat²ti yuddhe jinitu½ icchati. Tattha sace so j²yissati, mayha½ pañcasahass±ni dassati. Sac±ha½ j²yiss±mi, ahamassa dass±mi, tasm± ta½ bahu½ dhana½ y±c±mi. Tanti tasm± tva½ mah±r±ja, ajja ahidassana½ daµµhu½ niyy±h²ti.
R±j± “tena hi gacch±m±”ti t±pasena saddhi½yeva nikkhami. Ta½ disv± alamp±yano “aya½ t±paso gantv± r±j±na½ gahetv± ±gato, r±jakul³pako bhavissat²”ti bh²to ta½ anuvattanto g±tham±ha–
879. “Neva ta½ atimaññ±mi, sippav±dena m±ºava;
atimattosi sippena, uraga½ n±pac±yas²”ti.
Tattha sippav±den±ti m±ºava, aha½ attano sippena ta½ n±timaññ±mi, tva½ pana sippena atimatto ima½ uraga½ na p³jesi, n±gassa apaciti½ na karos²ti.
Tato sudassano dve g±th± abh±si–
880. “Ahampi n±timaññ±mi, sippav±dena br±hmaºa;
avisena ca n±gena, bhusa½ vañcayase jana½.
881. “Evañceta½ jano jaññ±, yath± j±n±mi ta½ aha½;
na tva½ labhasi ±lampa, bhusamuµµhi½ kuto dhanan”ti.
Athassa alamp±yano kujjhitv± ±ha–
882. “Khar±jino jaµ² dumm², ditto parisam±gato;
yo tva½ eva½ gata½ n±ga½, ‘aviso’ atimaññati.
883. “¾sajja kho na½ jaññ±si, puººa½ uggassa tejaso;
maññe ta½ bhasmar±si½va, khippamesa karissat²”ti.
Tattha dumm²ti anaññtinayano. Aviso atimaññas²ti nibbisoti avaj±n±si. ¾sajj±ti upagantv±. Jaññ±s²ti j±neyy±si.
Atha tena saddhi½ ke¼i½ karonto sudassano g±tham±ha–
884. “Siy± visa½ siluttassa, de¹¹ubhassa sil±bhuno;
neva lohitas²sassa, visa½ n±gassa vijjat²”ti.
Tattha siluttass±ti gharasappassa. De¹¹ubhass±ti udakasappassa. Sil±bhunoti n²lavaººasappassa. Iti nibbise sappe dassetv± etesa½ visa½ siy±, neva lohitas²sassa sappass±ti ±ha.
Atha na½ alamp±yano dv²hi g±th±hi ajjhabh±si–
885. “Sutameta½ arahata½, saññat±na½ tapassina½;
idha d±n±ni datv±na, sagga½ gacchanti d±yak±;
j²vanto dehi d±n±ni, yadi te atthi d±tave.
886. “Aya½ n±go mahiddhiko, tejass² duratikkamo;
tena ta½ ¹a½sayiss±mi, so ta½ bhasma½ karissat²”ti.
Tattha d±taveti yadi te kiñci d±tabba½ atthi, ta½ deh²ti.
887. “May±peta½ suta½ samma, saññat±na½ tapassina½;
idha d±n±ni datv±na, sagga½ gacchanti d±yak±;
tvameva dehi j²vanto, yadi te atthi d±tave.
888. “Aya½ ajamukh² n±ma, puºº± uggassa tejaso;
t±ya ta½ ¹a½sayiss±mi, s± ta½ bhasma½ karissati.
889. “Y± dh²t± dhataraµµhassa, vem±t± bhagin² mama;
s± ta½ ¹a½satvajamukh², puºº± uggassa tejaso”ti.–

Im± g±th± sudassanassa vacana½. Tattha puºº± uggassa tejasoti uggena visena puºº±.

Evañca pana vatv± “amma ajamukhi, jaµantarato me nikkhamitv± p±ºimhi patiµµhah±”ti mah±janassa majjheyeva bhagini½ pakkositv± hattha½ pas±resi. S± tassa sadda½ sutv± jaµantare nisinn±va tikkhattu½ maº¹³kavassita½ vassitv± nikkhamitv± a½sak³µe nis²ditv± uppatitv± tassa hatthatale t²ºi visabind³ni p±tetv± puna tassa jaµantarameva p±visi. Sudassano visa½ gahetv± µhitova “nassissat±ya½ janapado, nassissat±ya½ janapado”ti tikkhattu½ mah±sadda½ abh±si. Tassa so saddo dv±dasayojanika½ b±r±ºasi½ ch±detv± aµµh±si. Atha r±j± ta½ sadda½ sutv± “kimattha½ janapado nassissat²”ti pucchi. “Mah±r±ja, imassa visassa nisiñcanaµµh±na½ na pass±m²”ti. “T±ta, mahant± aya½ pathav², pathaviya½ nisiñc±”ti. Atha na½ “na sakk± pathaviya½ siñcitu½, mah±r±j±”ti paµikkhipanto g±tham±ha–
890. “Cham±ya½ ce nisiñcissa½, brahmadatta vij±nahi;
tiºalat±ni osadhyo, ussusseyyu½ asa½sayan”ti.
Tattha tiºalat±n²ti pathavinissit±ni tiº±ni ca lat± ca sabbosadhiyo ca ussusseyyu½, tasm± na sakk± pathaviya½ nisiñcitunti.
Tena hi na½, t±ta, uddha½ ±k±sa½ khip±ti. Tatr±pi na sakk±ti dassento g±tham±ha–
891. “Uddha½ ce p±tayiss±mi, brahmadatta vij±nahi;
sattavass±niya½ devo, na vasse na hima½ pate”ti.
Tattha na hima½ pateti sattavass±ni himabindumattampi na patissati.
Tena hi na½ t±ta udake siñc±ti. Tatr±pi na sakk±ti dassetu½ g±tham±ha–
892. “Udake ce nisiñcissa½, brahmadatta vij±nahi;
y±vantodakaj± p±º±, mareyyu½ macchakacchap±”ti.
Atha na½ r±j± ±ha– “t±ta, maya½ na kiñci j±n±ma, yath± amh±ka½ raµµha½ na nassati, ta½ up±ya½ tvameva j±n±h²”ti. “Tena hi, mah±r±ja, imasmi½ µh±ne paµip±µiy± tayo ±v±µe khaº±peth±”ti. R±j± khaº±pesi. Sudassano paµhama½ ±v±µa½ n±n±bhesajj±na½ p³r±pesi, dutiya½ gomayassa, tatiya½ dibbosadh±naññeva. Tato paµhame ±v±µe visabind³ni p±tesi. Taªkhaºaññeva dh³m±yitv± j±l± uµµhahi. S± gantv± gomaye ±v±µa½ gaºhi. Tatopi j±l± uµµh±ya itara½ dibbosadhassa puººa½ gahetv± osadh±ni jh±petv± nibb±yi. Alamp±yano tassa ±v±µassa avid³re aµµh±si. Atha na½ visa-usum± pahari, sar²racchavi upp±µetv± gat±, setakuµµhi ahosi. So bhayatajjito “n±gar±j±na½ vissajjem²”ti tikkhattu½ v±ca½ nicch±resi. Ta½ sutv± bodhisatto ratanape¼±ya nikkhamitv± sabb±laªk±rappaµimaº¹ita½ attabh±va½ m±petv± devar±jal²l±ya µhito. Sudassanopi ajamukh²pi tatheva aµµha½su. Tato sudassano r±j±na½ ±ha– “j±n±si no, mah±r±ja, kassete putt±”ti? “Na j±n±m²”ti. “Tumhe t±va na j±n±si, k±sirañño pana dh²t±ya samuddaj±ya dhataraµµhassa dinnabh±va½ j±n±s²”ti? “¾ma, j±n±mi, mayha½ s± kaniµµhabhagin²”ti. “Maya½ tass± putt±, tva½ no m±tulo”ti.
Ta½ sutv± r±j± kampam±no te ±liªgitv± s²se cumbitv± roditv± p±s±da½ ±ropetv± mahanta½ sakk±ra½ k±retv± bh³ridattena paµisanth±ra½ karonto pucchi “t±ta, ta½ evar³pa½ uggateja½ katha½ alamp±yano gaºh²”ti? So sabba½ vitth±rena kathetv± r±j±na½ ovadanto “mah±r±ja, raññ± n±ma imin± niy±mena rajja½ k±retu½ vaµµat²”ti m±tulassa dhamma½ desesi. Atha na½ sudassano ±ha– “m±tula, mama m±t± bh³ridatta½ apassant² kilamati, na sakk± amhehi papañca½ k±tun”ti. “S±dhu, t±t±, tumhe t±va gacchatha. Aha½ pana mama bhagini½ daµµhuk±momhi, katha½ passiss±m²”ti. “M±tula, kaha½ pana no ayyako k±sir±j±”ti? “T±ta, mama bhaginiy± vin± vasitu½ asakkonto rajja½ pah±ya pabbajitv± asuke vanasaº¹e n±ma vasat²”ti. “M±tula, mama m±t± tumhe ceva ayyakañca daµµhuk±m±, tumhe asukadivase mama ayyakassa santika½ gacchatha, maya½ m±tara½ ±d±ya ayyakassa assamapada½ ±gacchiss±ma. Tattha na½ tumhepi passissath±”ti. Iti te m±tulassa divasa½ vavatthapetv± r±janivesan± otari½su. R±j± bh±gineyye uyyojetv± roditv± nivatti. Tepi pathaviya½ nimujjitv± n±gabhavana½ gat±.

Nagarapavesanakhaº¹a½ niµµhita½.