Sirim± ubhinnampi ta½ kiriya½ disv± “aha½ gharas±min²”ti maññam±n± iss±pakat± uttar±ya kujjhitv± “dukkha½ upp±dess±m²”ti p±s±d± otarati. Uttar± ta½ ñatv± p²µhake nis²ditv± ta½ mettena cittena phari. Sirim± p±s±d± oruyha mah±nasa½ pavisitv± p³vapacanato u¼uªkap³ra½ pakkuthita½ sappi½ gahetv± tass± matthake okiri. Ta½ paduminipaººe s²t³daka½ viya vinivaµµetv± agam±si. D±siyo sirima½ hatthehi p±dehi pothetv± bh³miya½ p±tesu½. Uttar± mett±jh±nato vuµµh±ya d±siyo v±resi. Sirim± uttara½ kham±pesi. Uttar± “sve satthu purato kham±peh²”ti vatv± t±ya k±yaveyy±vaµika½ y±cit±ya byañjanasamp±dana½ ±cikkhi. S± ta½ samp±detv± attano pariv±r± pañcasat± gaºik±yo sasaªgha½ satth±ra½ parivisitv± “kham±panasah±yik± hoth±”ti vatv± punadivase tath± t±hi gaºik±hi saddhi½ satthu bhattakicc±vas±ne satth±ra½ vanditv± “aha½ bhagav± uttar±ya aparajjhi½, khamatu me uttar±”ti ±ha. Satth± “khama, uttare”ti vatv± “kham±mi, bhagav±”ti vutte “akkodhena jine kodhan”ti-±dika½ (dha. pa. 223) dhamma½ desesi. Uttar± puretarameva s±mikañca sassusasure ca satthu santike upanesi. Desan±vas±ne te ca tayo jan±, sabb± ca gaºik±yo sot±pattiphale patiµµhahi½s³ti. Eva½ uttar±ya up±sik±ya pakkuthitasappin± p²¼±bh±vo sam±dhivipph±r± iddhi.
S±m±vat² up±sik± n±ma kosambiya½ udenassa rañño aggamahes². Tassa hi rañño pañcasatapañcasata-itthipariv±r± tisso aggamahesiyo ahesu½. T±sa½ s±m±vat² bhaddiyanagare bhaddiyaseµµhino dh²t±. Pitari k±laªkate pitu sah±yakassa kosambiya½ ghositaseµµhino ghare pañcasata-itthipariv±rava¹¹hita½ vayappatta½ r±j± disv± sañj±tasineho sapariv±ramattano ghara½ netv± abhisekaµµh±na½ ad±si. Caº¹apajjotassa rañño dh²t± v±suladatt± n±ma ek± mahes². M±gaº¹iyabr±hmaºassa dh²t± bhagavato p±daparic±rika½ katv± pitar± diyyam±n±–
“Disv±na taºha½ arati½ ragañca, n±hosi chando api methunasmi½;
kimevida½ muttakar²sapuººa½, p±d±pi na½ samphusitu½ na icche”ti. (Su. ni. 841)–

Bhagavat± bh±sita½ g±tha½ sutv± bhagavati ±gh±ta½ bandhi. Tass± m±t±pitaro m±gaº¹iyasuttadesan±vas±ne an±g±miphala½ patv± pabbajitv± arahatta½ p±puºi½su. Tass± c³¼apit± m±gaº¹iyo ta½ kosambi½ netv± rañño ad±si. S± rañño ek± mahes².

Atha kho ghositaseµµhi kukkuµaseµµhi p±v±rikaseµµh²ti tayo seµµhino loke tath±gatupp±da½ sutv± jetavana½ satthu santika½ gantv± dhamma½ sutv± sot±pattiphala½ patv± a¹¹ham±sa½ buddhappamukhassa bhikkhusaªghassa mah±d±na½ datv± satthu kosambigamana½ ±y±citv± kosambi½ gantv± ghosit±r±mo kukkuµ±r±mo p±v±rik±r±moti tayo jan± tayo ±r±me k±r±petv± anupubbena tattha ±gata½ satth±ra½ paµip±µiy± ekekasmi½ divase ekekasmi½ vih±re vas±petv± ekeko sasaªghassa bhagavato mah±d±namad±si. Athekadivasa½ tesa½ upaµµh±ko sumano n±ma m±l±k±ro seµµhino ±y±citv± sasaªgha½ satth±ra½ bhojetu½ attano ghare nis²d±pesi. Tasmi½ khaºe s±m±vatiy± paric±rik± khujjuttar± n±ma d±s² aµµha kah±paºe gahetv± tassa ghara½ agam±si. So “sasaªghassa t±va satthuno parivesanasah±y± hoh²”ti ±ha. S± tath± katv± satthu bhattakicc±vas±ne dhammadesana½ sutv± sot±pann± hutv± aññad± catt±ro kah±paºe attano ±diyant² adinna½ ±diyitu½ abhabbatt± aµµhahi kah±paºehi pupph±ni ±d±ya s±m±vatiy± upan±mesi. T±ya pupph±na½ bahubh±vak±raºa½ puµµh± mus± bhaºitu½ abhabbatt± yath±sabh±va½ ±ha. “Ajja kasm± na gaºh²”ti vutt± “samm±sambuddhassa dhamma½ sutv± amata½ sacch±k±sin”ti ±ha. “Amma uttare, ta½ dhamma½ amh±kampi katheh²”ti. “Tena hi ma½ nh±petv± suddha½ vatthayuga½ datv± ucce ±sane nis²d±petv± sabb± n²c±sanesu nis²dath±”ti ±ha. T± sabb±pi tath± kari½su. S± sekhapaµisambhidappatt± ariyas±vik± eka½ vattha½ niv±setv± eka½ uttar±saªga½ katv± b²jani½ gahetv± t±sa½ dhamma½ desesi. S±m±vat² ca pañcasat± ca itthiyo sot±pattiphala½ p±puºi½su. T± sabb±pi khujjuttara½ vanditv± “amma, ajjato paµµh±ya veyy±vacca½ akatv± amh±ka½ m±tuµµh±ne ±cariyaµµh±ne ca µhatv± satth±r± desitadesita½ dhamma½ sutv± amh±ka½ katheh²”ti ±ha½su. S± tath± karont² aparabh±ge tipiµakadhar± hutv± satth±r± bahussut±na½ up±sik±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapit± aggaµµh±na½ labhi. S±m±vatimissik± buddhassa dassana½ pihenti, dasabale antarav²thi½ paµipanne v±tap±nesu appahontesu bhitti½ bhinditv± satth±ra½ olokenti, vandanap³janañca karonti.
M±gaº¹iy± tattha gat± t±ni chidd±ni disv± tattha k±raºa½ pucchant² satthu ±gatabh±va½ ñatv± bhagavati ±gh±tena t±sampi kujjhitv± “mah±r±ja, s±m±vatimissik±na½ bahiddh± patthan± atthi, bhitti½ bhinditv± samaºa½ gotama½ olokenti, katip±hena ta½ m±ressant²”ti r±j±na½ ±ha. R±j± chidd±ni disv±pi tass± vacana½ na saddahi, uddhacchiddakav±tap±n±ni k±r±pesi. Puna m±gaº¹iy± r±j±na½ t±su bhindituk±m± aµµha saj²vakukkuµe ±har±petv± “mah±r±ja, t±sa½ v²ma½sanattha½ ime kukkuµe m±retv± ‘mamatth±ya pac±h²’ti peseh²”ti ±ha. R±j± tath± pesesi. T±ya “p±º±tip±ta½ na karom±”ti vutte puna “tassa samaºassa gotamassa pacitv± peseh²”ti ±ha. Raññ± tath± pesite m±gaº¹iy± aµµha m±ritakukkuµe tath± vatv± pesesi. S±m±vat² pacitv± dasabalassa p±hesi. M±gaº¹iy± tenapi r±j±na½ kopetu½ n±sakkhi.
R±j± pana t²su mahes²su ekekiss± vasanaµµh±ne satta satta divas±ni vasati. R±j± attano gamanaµµh±na½ hatthikantav²ºa½ ±d±ya gacchati. M±gaº¹iy± rañño s±m±vatiy± p±s±dagamanak±le d±µh± agadena dhov±petv± ve¼upabbe pakkhip±petv± eka½ kaºhasappapotaka½ ±har±petv± antov²º±ya pakkhipitv± m±l±gu¼akena chidda½ pidahi. Ta½ rañño tattha gatak±le apar±para½ vicarant² viya hutv± v²º±chiddato m±l±gu¼aka½ apanesi. Sappo nikkhamitv± passasanto phaºa½ katv± sayanapiµµhe nipajji. S± ±ha– “dh² sappo”ti mah±saddamak±si. R±j± sappa½ disv± kujjhi. S±m±vat² rañño kuddhabh±va½ ñatv± pañcanna½ itthisat±na½ saññamad±si “ajja odhisakamett±pharaºena r±j±na½ pharath±”ti. Sayampi tath± ak±si. R±j± sahassath±madhanu½ ±d±ya jiya½ poµhetv± s±m±vati½ dhure katv± sabb± t± itthiyo paµip±µiy± µhap±petv± visap²ta½ khurappa½ sannayhitv± dhanu½ p³retv± aµµh±si. Khurappa½ neva khipitu½ na oropitu½ sakkoti, gattehi sed± muccanti, sar²ra½ vedhati, mukhato khe¼o patati, gaºhitabbagahaºa½ na passati, atha na½ s±m±vat² “ki½, mah±r±ja, kilamas²”ti ±ha. “¾ma, devi, kilam±mi, avassayo me hoh²”ti. “S±dhu, mah±r±ja, khurappa½ pathav²mukha½ karoh²”ti. R±j± tath± ak±si. S± “rañño hatthato khurappa½ muccat³”ti adhiµµh±si. Tasmi½ khaºe khurappa½ mucci. R±j± ta½khaºaññeva udake nimujjitv± allavattho allakeso s±m±vatiy± p±desu nipatitv± “khama, devi, mayha½–
‘Sammuyh±mi pamuyh±mi, sabb± muyhanti me dis±;
s±m±vat² ma½ t±yassu, tvañca me saraºa½ bhav±”’ti.– ¾ha.
S±m±vat²–
“M± ma½ tva½ saraºa½ gaccha, yamaha½ saraºa½ gat±;
saraºa½ gaccha ta½ buddha½, tvañca me saraºa½ bhav±”ti.–

¾ha. R±j± “tena hi ta½ saraºa½ gacch±mi satth±rañca, varañca te damm²”ti ±ha. S± “varo gahito hotu, mah±r±j±”ti ±ha. R±j± satth±ra½ upasaªkamitv± saraºa½ gantv± nimantetv± buddhappamukhassa saªghassa satt±ha½ mah±d±na½ datv± “s±m±vati½ vara½ gaºh±h²”ti ±ha. “S±dhu, mah±r±ja, ima½ me vara½ dehi, satth± pañcahi bhikkhusatehi saddhi½ idh±gacchatu, dhamma½ soss±m²”ti ±ha. R±j± satth±ra½ vanditv± “bhante, pañcahi bhikkhusatehi saddhi½ nibaddha½ idh±gacchatha, s±m±vatimissik± ‘dhamma½ soss±m±’ti vadant²”ti ±ha. Satth± “mah±r±ja, buddh±na½ n±ma ekaµµh±na½ nibaddha½ gantu½ na vaµµati, mah±janopi pacc±s²sat²”ti ±ha. “Tena hi, bhante, bhikkh³ ±º±peth±”ti. Satth± ±nandatthera½ ±º±pesi. Thero pañca bhikkhusat±ni ±d±ya nibaddha½ r±jakula½ gacchati. T±pi dev²pamukh± itthiyo thera½ bhojetv± dhamma½ suºi½su. S±m±vatiñca satth± mett±vih±r²na½ up±sik±na½ aggaµµh±ne µhapes²ti. Eva½ rañño khurappa½ muñcitu½ avisahanabh±vo s±m±vatiy± up±sik±ya sam±dhivipph±r± iddh²ti Ettha ca aveccappas±dena v± okappanapas±dena v± ratanattayasaraºagamanena v± ratanattaya½ up±sat²ti up±sik±ti vuccat²ti.

17. Ariyiddhiniddese ariy± iddh²ti cetovasippatt±na½ kh²º±sava-ariy±na½yeva sambhavato ariy± iddh²ti vuccat²ti. Idha bhikkh³ti imasmi½ s±sane kh²º±savo bhikkhu. Aniµµhe vatthusminti ±rammaºapakatiy± aman±pe vatthusmi½ satte v± saªkh±re v±. Mett±ya v± pharat²ti satto ce hoti, mett±bh±van±ya pharati. Dh±tuto v± upasa½harat²ti saªkh±ro ce hoti, “dh±tumattan”ti dh±tumanasik±ra½ upasa½harati. Sattepi dh±t³pasa½h±ro vaµµati. Asubh±ya v± pharat²ti satto ce, asubhabh±van±ya pharati. Aniccato v± upasa½harat²ti saªkh±ro ce, “aniccan”ti manasik±ra½ upasa½harati. Tadubhayanti ta½ ubhaya½. Upekkhakoti cha¼aªgupekkh±ya upekkhako. Satoti sativepullappattatt±. Sampaj±noti paññ±ya sampaj±nak±ritt±. Cakkhun± r³pa½ disv±ti k±raºavasena cakkh³ti laddhavoh±rena r³padassanasamatthena cakkhuviññ±ºena r³pa½ disv±. Por±º± pan±hu– “cakkhu r³pa½ na passati acittakatt±, citta½ na passati acakkhukatt±, dv±r±rammaºasaªghaµµane pana pas±davatthukena cittena passati. ¿dis² panes± ‘dhanun± vijjhat²’ti-±d²su viya sasambh±rakath± n±ma hoti. Tasm± cakkhuviññ±ºena r³pa½ disv±ti ayamettha attho”ti (dha. sa. aµµha. 1352). Atha v± cakkhun± karaºabh³tena r³pa½ disv±ti attho. Neva sumano hot²ti gehasitasomanassapaµikkhepo, na kiriyabh³t±ya somanassavedan±ya. Na dummanoti sabbadomanassapaµikkhepo. Upekkhako viharat²ti iµµh±niµµh±rammaº±p±the parisuddhapakatibh±v±vijahan±k±rabh³t±ya chasu dv±resu pavattanato “cha¼aªgupekkh±”ti laddhan±m±ya tatramajjhattupekkh±ya upekkhako viharati. Sotena sadda½ sutv±ti-±d²supi eseva nayo.
18. Kammavip±kajiddhiniddese sabbesa½ pakkh²nanti sabbesa½ pakkhij±t±na½ jh±n±bhiññ± vin±yeva ±k±sena gamana½. Tath± sabbesa½ dev±na½ ±k±sagamana½ dassan±d²ni ca. Ekacc±na½ manuss±nanti paµhamakappik±na½ manuss±na½. Ekacc±na½ vinip±tik±nanti piyaªkaram±t± punabbasum±t± phussamitt± dhammagutt±ti-evam±d²na½ sukhasamussayato vinipatitatt± vinip±tik±na½ aññesañca pet±na½ n±gasupaºº±nañca ±k±sagaman±dika½ kammavip±kaj± iddhi.
Puññavato iddhiniddese r±j±ti dhammena paresa½ rañjanato r±j±. Ratanacakka½ vattet²ti cakkavatt². Veh±sa½ gacchat²ti accantasa½yogatthe upayogavacana½. Caturaªginiy±ti hatthi-assarathapattisaªkh±tacatu-aªgavatiy±. Sen±ti tesa½ sam³hamattameva. Antamasoti heµµhimantato. Assabandh± n±ma ass±na½ rakkhak±. Gopuris± n±ma gunna½ rakkhak±. Up±d±y±ti avissajjetv±. Eva½ tesa½ veh±sagamanañca puññavato iddh²ti attho.