2. Vassagaºanapañho

2. “Kativassosi tva½, bhante n±gasen±”ti? “Sattavassoha½, mah±r±j±”ti. “Ke te, bhante, satta, tva½ v± satta, gaºan± v± satt±”ti?
Tena kho pana samayena milindassa rañño sabb±bharaºapaµimaº¹itassa alaªkatapaµiyattassa pathaviya½ ch±y± dissati, udakamaºike ca ch±y± dissati. Atha kho ±yasm± n±gaseno milinda½ r±j±na½ etadavoca “aya½ te, mah±r±ja, ch±y± pathaviya½ udakamaºike ca dissati, ki½ pana, mah±r±ja, tva½ v± r±j±, ch±y± v± r±j±”ti? “Aha½, bhante n±gasena, r±j±, n±ya½ ch±y± r±j±, ma½ pana niss±ya ch±y± pavattat²”ti. “Evameva kho, mah±r±ja, vass±na½ gaºan± satta, na pan±ha½ satta, ma½ pana niss±ya satta pavattati, ch±y³pama½ mah±r±j±”ti. “Acchariya½, bhante n±gasena, abbhuta½, bhante n±gasena, aticitr±ni pañhapaµibh±n±ni visajjit±n²”ti.

Vassagaºanapañho dutiyo.