Adiµµh± hutv± sah±yak±ti adiµµhasah±yak±, aññamañña½ adisv±va sah±yakabh±va½ upagat±tivutta½ hoti. Ch±tapabbatap±deti ch±tav±hassa n±ma pabbatassa p±de. Ta½ kira pabbata½anur±dhapur± pubbadakkhiºadis±bh±ge atirekayojanadvayamatthake tiµµhati. Tamhi µh±ne pacch±saddh±tisso n±ma mah±r±j± vih±ra½ k±r±pesi, ta½ “ch±tavih±ran”ti vohari½su.“Rathayaµµhippam±º±ti ±y±mato ca ±vaµµato ca rathapatodena samappam±º±”ti t²supigaºµhipadesu vutta½. Mah±va½sepi vutta½–
“Ch±tapabbatap±damhi tisso ca ve¼uyaµµhiyo;
j±t± rathapatodena, sam±n± parim±ºato”ti.

Gaºµhipade pana “rathayaµµhippam±º±ti rathassa dhajayaµµhippam±º±”ti vutta½. Uppajji½s³titassa abhisekasamak±lameva uppajji½su. Evamuttaripi vakkham±n±na½ cchariy±na½ p±tubh±vo veditabbo. Tath± ca vutta½ mah±va½se

“Dev±na½piyatisso so, r±j±si pitu-accaye;
tass±bhisekena sama½, bah³nacchariy±nah³”ti.
Ek± lat± yaµµhi n±m±ti kañcanalat±ya paµimaº¹itatt± eva½laddhan±m± ek± yaµµhi ahosi.Ta½ alaªkaritv± uppannalat±ti ta½ rajatavaººa½ yaµµhi½ alaªkaritv± tattheva cittakammakat±viya uppannalat±. Kh±yat²ti dissati. Kiñjakkh±n²ti kesar±ni. Et±ni capupphayaµµhiya½ n²lapupph±d²ni sakuºayaµµhiyañca n±nappak±r± migapakkhino tattheva cittakammakat±viya paññ±yant²ti daµµhabba½. Set± rajatayaµµh²v±ti rajatamayayaµµhi viya ek± yaµµhi setavaºº±tiattho. Lat±ti tattheva cittakammakat± viya dissam±nalat±. N²l±di y±disa½ pupphantiy±disa½ loke n²l±dipuppha½ atthi, t±disa½ pupphayaµµhimhi kh±yat²ti attho.
Anekavihita½ ratana½ uppajj²ti anekappak±ra½ ratana½ samuddato sayameva t²ra½±ruhitv± velante ³miveg±bhij±tamariy±davaµµi viya uppajji, uµµhahitv± aµµh±s²tiattho. Tambapaººiya½ pana aµµha mutt± uppajji½s³ti etth±pi tambapaººiya½ samuddatosayameva uµµhahitv± j±tito aµµha mutt± samuddat²re vuttanayeneva µhit±ti veditabb±.Vuttañheta½ mah±va½se
“Laªk±d²pamhi sakale, nidhayo ratan±ni ca;
antoµhit±ni uggantv±, pathav²talam±ruhu½.
“Laªk±d²pasam²pamhi, bhinnan±v±gat±ni ca;
tatra j±t±ni ca thala½, ratan±ni sam±ruhu½.
“Hayagaj± rath±malak±, valayaªguliveµhak±;
kakudhaphal± p±katik±, iccet± aµµha j±tito.
“Mutt± samudd± uggantv±, t²re vaµµi viya µhit±;
dev±na½piyatissassa, sabbapuññavijambhitan”ti.
Hayamutt±ti assar³pasaºµh±namutt±. Gajamutt±ti hatthir³pasaºµh±n±.Eva½ sabbattha ta½ta½saºµh±navasena mutt±bhedo veditabbo. Aªguliveµhakamutt±ti aªgul²yakasaºµh±n±,muddik±saºµh±n±ti attho. Kakudhaphalamutt±ti kakudharukkhaphal±k±r± bah³ as±muddik±mutt±. R±jakakudhabhaº¹±n²ti r±j±raha-uttamabhaº¹±ni. T±ni sar³pena dassento±ha “chatta½ c±maran”ti-±di. Aññañca bahuvidha½ paºº±k±ra½ pahiº²ti sambandho.Saªkhanti abhisek±siñcanaka½ s±muddika½ dakkhiº±vaµµa½ saªkha½. Anotattodakameva “gaªgodakan”tivutta½. Va¹¹ham±nanti alaªk±racuººa½. “Nah±nacuººan”ti keci. Vaµa½sakantikaººapi¼andhanavaµa½sakanti vutta½ hoti. “Vaµa½saka½ kaººac³¼ikaµµh±ne olambakan”tipivadanti. Bhiªg±ranti suvaººamaya½ mah±bhiªg±ra½. “Makaramukhasaºµh±n± balikamm±dikaraºattha½kat± bh±janavikat²”tipi vadanti. Nandiy±vaµµanti k±kapadasaºµh±n± maªgalattha½kat± suvaººabh±janavikati. Kaññanti khattiyakum±ri½. Adhovima½ dussayuganti kiliµµhej±te aggimhi pakkhittamatte parisuddhabh±vamupagacchanta½ adhovima½ dussayuga½. Hatthapuñchanantip²tavaººa½ mahaggha½ hatthapuñchanapaµa½. Haricandananti harivaººacandana½, suvaººavaººacandanantiattho. Lohitacandana½ v±, gositacandananti attho. Ta½ kira uddhane kuthitatelamhipakkhittamatta½ sakalampi tela½ aggiñca nibb±panasamattha½ candana½. Teneva “gositacandanan”tivuccati. Gosaddena hi jala½ vuccati, ta½ viya sita½ candana½ gositacandana½. N±gabhavanasambhava½aruºavaººamattika½. Har²taka½ ±malakanti agadahar²taka½ agad±malaka½. Ta½ khippamevasar²ramalasodhan±dikaraºasamattha½ hoti.
Uºh²santi uºh²sapaµµa½. Veµhananti s²saveµhana½. S±rap±maªganti uttama½ ratanap±maªgasutta½.Vatthakoµikanti vatthayugameva. N±gam±haµanti n±gehi ±haµa½. Ma-k±ropadasandhikaro. Amatosadhanti eva½n±mik± gu¼ikaj±ti, amatasadisakiccatt± eva½vuccati. Ta½ kira paripantha½ vidhametv± sabbattha s±dhentehi agadosadhasambh±rehi yojetv±vaµµetv± kata½ gu¼ika½. Ta½ pana r±j³na½ mukhasodhananah±napariyos±ne mahat± parih±renaupanenti. Tena te aªgar±ga½ n±ma karonti, karont± ca yath±raha½ dv²hi t²hi agadosadharaªgatilak±hinal±µaka-a½sak³µa-uramajjhasaªkh±ta½ aªga½ sajjetv± aªgar±ga½ karont²tiveditabba½. S± pana gu¼ik± ahivicchik±d²nampi visa½ hanati, tenapi ta½ vuccati“amatosadhan”ti.
Aha½ buddhañc±ti-±d²su sabbadhamme y±th±vato abujjhi paµibujjh²ti buddhoti saªkhya½ gata½samm±sambuddhañca, adhigatamagge sacchikatanirodhe yath±nusiµµha½ paµipajjam±ne ca ap±yesuapatam±ne dh±ret²ti dhammoti saªkhya½ gata½ pariyattiy± saddhi½ nava lokuttaradhammañca,diµµhis²las±maññena sa½hatatt± saªghoti saªkhya½ gata½ ariyas±vakasaªghañca aha½ saraºa½ gatopar±yaºanti upagato, bhaji½ sevinti attho. Atha v± hi½sati tappas±dataggarukat±hi vihatakilesenatappar±yaºat±k±rappavattena cittupp±dena saraºagat±na½ teneva saraºagamanena bhaya½ sant±sa½dukkha½ duggati½ parikilesa½ hanati vin±set²ti saraºa½, ratanattayasseta½ adhivacana½.Apica samm±sambuddho hite pavattanena ahit± ca nivattanena satt±na½ bhaya½ hi½sat²tisaraºanti vuccati. Dhammopi bhavakant±r± utt±raºena ass±sad±nena ca satt±na½ bhaya½hi½sat²ti saraºanti vuccati. Saªghopi appak±nampi k±r±na½ vipulaphalapaµil±bhakaraºenasatt±na½ bhaya½ hi½sat²ti saraºanti vuccati. Imin± atthena saraºabh³ta½ ratanattaya½ tenevak±raºena saraºanti gato avagato, j±ninti attho. Up±sakatta½ desesinti ratanattaya½up±sat²ti up±sakoti eva½ dassita½ up±sakabh±va½ mayi abhiniviµµha½ v±c±ya pak±sesintiattho, “up±sakoha½ ajjatagge p±ºupeta½ saraºa½ gato”ti eva½ up±sakatta½ paµivedesintivutta½ hoti. Sakyaputtassa s±saneti sakyassa suddhodanassa putto so bhagav±sakyaputto, tassa sakyaputtassa s±saneti attho. Saddh±ti saddh±ya, “saya½ abhiññ±sacchikatv±”ti-±d²su viya yak±ralopo daµµhabbo. Upeh²ti upagaccha.
Asokaraññ± pesitena abhiseken±ti asokaraññ± pesitena abhisekupakaraºena.Yad± hi dev±na½piyatisso mah±r±j± attano sah±yassa dhamm±sokarañño ito ve¼uyaµµhiy±dayomah±rahe paºº±k±re pesesi. Tad± sopi te disv± pas²ditv± ativiya tuµµho “imehiatirekatara½ ki½ n±ma mahaggha½ paµipaºº±k±ra½ sah±yassa me pesess±m²”ti amaccehisaddhi½ mantetv± laªk±d²pe abhisekaparih±ra½ pucchitv± “na tattha ²disoabhisekaparih±ro atth²”ti sutv± “s±dhu vata me sah±yassa abhisekaparih±ra½ pesess±m²”tivatv± s±muddikasaªkh±d²ni t²ºi saªkh±ni ca gaªgodakañca aruºavaººamattikañca aµµhaµµha khattiyabr±hmaºagahapatikaññ±yoca suvaººarajatalohamattik±mayaghaµe ca aµµhahi seµµhikulehi saddhi½ aµµha amaccakul±ni c±tieva½ sabbaµµhaka½ n±ma idha pesesi “imehi me sah±yassa puna abhiseka½ karoth±”ti,aññañca abhisekatth±ya bahu½ paºº±k±ra½ pesesi. Tena vutta½ “asokaraññ± pesitenaabhiseken±”ti. Eko m±so abhisittassa ass±ti ekam±s±bhisitto. Katha½pana tassa tad± ekam±s±bhisittat± viññ±yat²ti ±ha “vis±khapuººam±ya½ hissaabhisekamaka½s³”ti, pubbe kat±bhisekassapi asokaraññ± pesitena anagghenaparih±rena vis±khapuººam±ya½ puna abhisekamaka½s³ti attho. Vuttañheta½ mah±va½se
“Te migasiram±sassa, ±dicandodaya½ dine;
abhisittañca laªkinda½, amacc± s±mibhattino.
“Dhamm±sokassa vacana½, sutv± s±mihite rat±;
pun±pi abhiseci½su, laªk±hitasukhe ratan”ti.
D²pava½sepi ceta½ vutta½–
“Vis±kham±se dv±dasiya½, jambud²p± idh±gat±;
abhiseka½ sapariv±ra½, asokadhammena pesita½.
“Dutiya½ abhisiñcittha, r±j±na½ dev±na½piya½;
abhisitto dutiy±bhisekena, vis±kham±se uposathe.
“Tato m±se atikkamma, jeµµham±se uposathe;
mahindo sattamo hutv±, jambud²p± idh±gato”ti.
Tad± pana tassa rañño vis±khapuººam±ya abhisekassa katatt± tato pabhuti y±vajjatan± vis±khapuººam±yamevaabhisekakaraºam±ciººa½. Abhisekavidh±nañcettha eva½ veditabba½– abhisekamaªgalattha½ alaªkatappaµiyattassa maº¹apassa anto katassa udumbaras±khamaº¹apassa majjhe suppatiµµhite udumbarabhaddap²µhamhiabhisek±raha½ abhijacca½ khattiya½ nis²d±petv± paµhama½ t±va maªgal±bharaºabh³sit± j±tisampann±khattiyakaññ± gaªgodakapuººa½ s±muddika½ dakkhiº±vaµµasaªkha½ ubhohi hatthehi sakkacca½gahetv± s²sopari uss±petv± tena tassa muddhani abhisekodaka½ abhisiñcati, evañcavadeti “deva, ta½ sabbepi khattiyagaº± att±nam±rakkhaºattha½ imin± abhisekena abhisekika½mah±r±ja½ karonti, tva½ r±jadhammesu µhito dhammena samena rajja½ k±rehi, etesu khattiyagaºesutva½ puttasineh±nukamp±ya sahitacitto hitasamamettacitto ca bhava, rakkh±varaºaguttiy±tesa½ rakkhito ca bhav±h²”ti.
Tato puna purohitopi purohiccaµµh±n±nur³p±laªk±rehi alaªkatappaµiyatto gaªgodakapuººa½rajatamayasaªkha½ ubhohi hatthehi sakkacca½ gahetv± tassa s²sopari uss±petv± tena tassamuddhani abhisekodaka½ abhisiñcati, evañca vadeti “deva, ta½ sabbepi br±hmaºagaº± att±nam±rakkhaºattha½imin± abhisekena abhisekika½ mah±r±ja½ karonti, tva½ r±jadhammesu µhito dhammenasamena rajja½ k±rehi, etesu br±hmaºesu tva½ puttasineh±nukamp±ya sahitacitto hitasamamettacittoca bhava, rakkh±varaºaguttiy± tesa½ rakkhito ca bhav±h²”ti.
Tato puna seµµhipi seµµhiµµh±n±nur³pabh³sanabh³sito gaªgodakapuººa½ ratanamayasaªkha½ ubhohi hatthehisakkacca½ gahetv± tassa s²sopari uss±petv± tena tassa muddhani abhisekodaka½ abhisiñcati,evañca vadeti “deva ta½ sabbepi gahapatigaº± att±nam±rakkhaºattha½ imin± abhisekenaabhisekika½ mah±r±ja½ karonti, tva½ r±jadhammesu µhito dhammena samena rajja½ k±rehi,etesu gahapatigaºesu tva½ puttasineh±nukamp±ya sahitacitto hitasamamettacitto cabhava, rakkh±varaºaguttiy± tesa½ rakkhito ca bhav±h²”ti.
Te pana tassa eva½ vadant± “sace tva½ amh±ka½ vacan±nur³pena rajja½ k±ressasi, icceta½kusala½. No ce k±ressasi, tava muddh± sattadh± phalat³”ti eva½ rañño abhisapantiviy±ti daµµhabba½. Imasmi½ pana d²pe dev±na½piyatissassa muddhani dhamm±sokenevaidha pesit± khattiyakaññ±yeva anotattodakapuººena s±muddikadakkhiº±vaµµasaªkhena abhisekodaka½abhisiñc²ti vadanti. Idañca yath±vutta½ abhisekavidh±na½ majjhimanik±ye c³¼as²han±dasuttavaººan±ya½s²ha¼aµµhakath±yampi “paµhama½ t±va abhiseka½ gaºhant±na½ r±j³na½ suvaººamay±d²ni t²ºisaªkh±ni ca gaªgodakañca khattiyakaññañca laddhu½ vaµµat²”ti-±din± vuttanti vadanti.