G±vut±ni duve c±pi, dv²hi m±sehi gacchati;
im±ya gatiy± anta-v²thito v²thi-antima½.
Gacchati chahi m±sehi, tim±sehi ca majjhima½;
sinerusantike anta-v²thito pana bh±ºum±;
±gacchanto dvim±sehi, assa d²passa majjhago.
Tasm± s²ha¼ad²passa, majjhato meru-antara½;
duve satasahass±ni, dvisaten±dhik±ni tu.
Tetti½sañca sahass±ni, aµµh±rasa tig±vuta½;
cakkav±¼antarañcassa, d²passeva ca majjhato.
T²ºi satasahass±ni, sahass±ni chav²sati;
cha uttar±ni pañceva, sat±nekañca g±vutanti.

Evamettha ayampi viseso veditabbo.

T±vati½sabhavana½ dasasahassayojananti ettha tetti½sa sahapuññak±rino ettha nibbatt±tita½sahacaritaµµh±na½ tetti½sa½, tadeva t±vati½sa½ ta½ niv±so etesanti t±vati½s±,dev±, tesa½ bhavana½ t±vati½sabhavana½. Tath± hi maghena m±ºavena saddhi½ macalag±make k±la½katv± tattha uppanne tetti½sa devaputte up±d±ya assa devalokassa aya½ paººatti j±t±tivadanti. Atha v± yasm± sesacakkav±¼esupi cha k±m±vacaradevalok± atthi. Vuttampiceta½ “sahassa½ c±tumah±r±jik±na½ sahassa½ t±vati½s±nan”ti. Tasm± n±mapaººattiyeves±tassa devalokass±ti veditabb±. Dasasahassayojananti ida½ pana sakkapura½ sandh±ya vuttantiveditabba½. Tath± hi t±vati½sak±yik± dev± atthi pabbataµµhak±, atthi ±k±saµµhak±,tesa½ parampar± cakkav±¼apabbata½ patt±, tath± c±tumah±r±jik±na½ y±m±d²nañca. Ekadevalokepihi dev±na½ parampar± cakkav±¼apabbata½ appatt± n±ma natthi. Ida½ pana t±vati½sabhavana½sinerussa uparimatale dasasahassayojanike µh±ne patiµµhitanti veditabba½. Tassa p±c²napacchimadv±r±na½antar± dasayojanasahassa½ hoti, tath± dakkhiºuttaradv±r±na½. Ta½ kho pana nagara½ dv±rasahassayutta½ahosi ±r±mapokkharaº²paµimaº¹ita½.
Tassa majjhe (dha. pa. aµµha. 1.29 maghavatthu) tiyojanasatubbedhehi, dhajehi paµimaº¹ito sattaratanamayosattayojanasatubbedho sakkassa vejayanto n±ma p±s±do. Tattha suvaººayaµµh²su maºidhaj±ahesu½, maºiyaµµh²su suvaººadhaj±, pav±¼ayaµµh²su muttadhaj±, muttayaµµh²su pav±¼adhaj±, sattaratanamay±suyaµµh²su sattaratanamay± dhaj±.
Diya¹¹hayojanasat±y±mo vejayantaratho (sa½. ni. aµµha. 1.1.249 ±dayo). Tassa hi pacchimantopaºº±sayojano, majjhe rathapañjaro paºº±sayojano, rathasandhito y±va rathas²s± paºº±seva yojan±ni.Tadeva pam±ºa½ diguºa½ katv± “tiyojanasat±y±mo”tipi vadantiyeva. Tasmi½ yojanikapallaªkoatthato tiµµhati. Tattha tiyojanika½ setacchatta½, ekasmi½yeva yuge sahassa-±jaññayutta½.Ses±laªk±rassa pam±ºa½ natthi. Dhajo panassa a¹¹hatiy±ni yojanasat±ni uggato, yassa v±t±hatassapañcaªgikat³riyasseva saddo niccharati.
Sakkassa pana er±vaºo n±ma hatth² diya¹¹hayojanasatiko, sopi devaputtoyeva. Na hidevalokasmi½ tiracch±nagat± honti, tasm± so uyy±nak²¼±ya nikkhamanak±leattabh±va½ vijahitv± diya¹¹hayojanasatiko er±vaºo n±ma hatth² hoti. So tetti½sakumbhem±peti ±vaµµena g±vuta-a¹¹hayojanappam±ºe, sabbesa½ majjhe sakkassa atth±ya sudassana½ n±mati½sayojanika½ kumbha½ m±peti. Tassa upari dv±dasayojaniko ratanamaº¹apo hoti.Tattha antarantar± sattaratanamay± yojanubbedh± dhaj± uµµhahanti. Pariyante kiªkiºikaj±l±olambanti, yassa mandav±teritassa pañcaªgikat³riyasaddasadiso dibbag²tasaddo viya ravo niccharati.Maº¹apamajjhe sakkassa yojaniko maºipallaªko paññatto hoti, tattha sakko nis²dati.Tetti½s±ya kumbh±na½ ekekasmi½ kumbhe satta satta dante m±peti, tesu ekekopaºº±sayojan±y±mo. Ekekasmiñcettha dante satta satta pokkharaºiyo honti, ekek±yapokkharaºiy± satta satta padumin²gacch±, ekekasmi½ gacche satta satta pupph±ni honti,ekekassa pupphassa satta satta patt±ni, ekekasmi½ patte satta satta devadh²taro naccanti.Eva½ samant± paºº±sayojanaµµh±ne hatthidantesuyeva naccanaµasamajjo hoti.
Nand± n±ma pana pokkharaº² paññ±sayojan±. “Pañcasatayojanik±”tipi vadanti.
Cittalat±vana½ pana saµµhiyojanika½. “Pañcayojanasatikan”tipi vadanti. Ta½ panadibbarukkhasahassapaµimaº¹ita½, tath± nandanavana½ ph±rusakavanañca. Sakko panetthaacchar±saªghaparivuto saµµhiyojanika½ suvaººamah±v²thi½ otaritv± nakkhatta½ k²¼anto nandanavan±d²suvicarati.
P±ricchattako pana kovi¼±ro samant± tiyojanasataparimaº¹alo pañcadasayojanapariº±hakkhandhoyojanasatubbedho. Tassa m³le saµµhiyojan±y±m± paññ±sayojanavitth±r± pañcadasayojanubbedh±jayasumanapupphakavaºº± paº¹ukambalasil±, yass± mudut±ya sakkassa nis²dato upa¹¹hak±yoanupavisati, uµµhitak±le ³na½ parip³rati.
Sudhamm± n±ma devasabh± ±y±mato ca vitth±rato ca tiyojanasatik±,parikkhepato navayojanasatik±, ubbedhato pañcayojanasatik±, tass± phalikamay± bh³mi,thambhatul±saªgh±µ±d²su v±¼ar³p±disaªghaµµanaka-±ºiyo maºimay±, suvaººamay± thambh±, rajatamay±thambhaghaµak± ca saªgh±µañca, pav±¼amay±ni v±¼ar³p±ni, sattaratanamay± gop±nasiyo ca pakkhap±s±ca mukhavaµµi ca, indan²la-iµµhak±hi chadana½, sovaººamaya½ chadanavidha½, rajatamay± thupik±.
¾s±vat² n±ma ek± lat± atthi, “s± pupphissat²”ti dev± vassasahassa½ upaµµh±na½gacchanti, p±ricchattake puppham±ne eka½ vassa½ upaµµh±na½ gacchanti. Te tassa paº¹upal±s±dibh±vatopaµµh±ya attaman± honti. Yath±ha–
“Yasmi½, bhikkhave, samaye dev±na½ t±vati½s±na½ p±ricchattako kovi¼±ro paº¹upal±sohoti, attaman±, bhikkhave, dev± t±vati½s± tasmi½ samaye honti ‘paº¹upal±so d±nip±ricchattako kovi¼±ro, na cirasseva d±ni pannapal±so bhavissat²”’ti-±di (a.ni. 7.69).
Sabbap±liphullassa pana p±ricchattakassa kovi¼±rassa samant± pañca yojanasat±ni ±bh± pharati,anuv±ta½ yojanasata½ gandho gacchati. Pupphite p±ricchattake ±rohaºakicca½ v±aªkusa½ gahetv± n±manakicca½ v± pupph±haraºattha½ caªkoµakakicca½ v± natthi. Kantanakav±touµµhahitv± pupph±ni vaºµato kantati, sampaµicchanakav±to sampaµicchati, pavesanakav±tosudhammadevasabha½ paveseti, sammajjanakav±to pur±ºapupph±ni n²harati, santharaºakav±topattakaººikakesar±ni racento santharati, majjhaµµh±ne dhamm±sana½ hoti yojanappam±ºo ratanapallaªko,tassa upari dh±riyam±na½ tiyojanika½ setacchatta½, tadanantara½ sakkassa devarañño ±sana½atthar²yati, tato b±tti½s±ya devaputt±na½, tato aññesa½ mahesakkhadevat±na½. Aññesa½devat±na½ pana pupphakaººik±va ±sana½ hoti. Dev± devasabha½ pavisitv± nis²danti.Tato pupphehi reºuvaµµi uggantv± upari kaººika½ ±hacca nipatam±n± devat±na½ tig±vutappam±ºa½ attabh±va½ l±kh±parikammasajjita½ viya karoti, tesa½ s± k²¼± cat³him±sehi pariyos±na½ gacchati. Iti im±hi sampatt²hi samann±gata½ t±vati½sabhavana½ bhagav±sabbath± aved²ti veditabba½.
Tath± asurabhavananti ettha dev± viya na suranti na ²saranti na virocant²ti asur±.Sur± n±ma dev±, tesa½ paµipakkh±ti v± asur±. Sakko kira macalag±make maghon±ma m±ºavo hutv± tetti½sa purise gahetv± kaly±ºakamma½ karonto satta vattapad±nip³retv± tattha k±lakato devaloke nibbatti saddhi½ paris±ya. Tato pubbadev± “±gantukadevaputt±±gat±, sakk±ra½ nesa½ karom±”ti vatv± dibbapadum±ni upan±mesu½, upa¹¹harajjenaca nimantesu½. Sakko upa¹¹harajjena asantuµµho ahosi, atha nev±sik± “±gantukadevaputt±na½sakk±ra½ karom±”ti gandhap±na½ sajjayi½su. Sakko sakaparis±ya sañña½ ad±si “m±ris±m± gandhap±na½ pivittha, pivam±n±k±ramattameva dasseth±”ti. Te tath± aka½su. Nev±sikadevat±suvaººasarakehi upan²ta½ gandhap±na½ y±vadattha½ pivitv± matt± tattha tattha suvaººapathaviya½patitv± sayi½su. Sakko “gaºhatha dhutte, haratha dhutte”ti te p±desu g±h±petv±sinerup±de khip±pesi. Sakkassa puññatejena tadanuvattak±pi sabbe tattheva pati½su.Atha nesa½ kammapaccaya-utusamuµµh±na½ sinerussa heµµhimatale dasayojanasahassa½ asurabhavana½nibbatti p±ricchattakapaµicchannabh³t±ya citrap±µaliy± upasobhita½. Sakko tesa½ nivattitv±an±gamanatth±ya ±rakkha½ µhapesi. Ya½ sandh±ya vutta½–
“Antar± dvinna½ ayujjhapur±na½, pañcavidh± µhapit± abhirakkh±;
uragakaroµipayassa ca h±r², madanayut± caturo ca mahatth±”ti. (Sa½. ni. aµµha.1.1.247; j±. aµµha. 1.1.31).
Tattha dvinna½ ayujjhapur±nanti dvinna½ dev±suranagar±na½ antar±ti attho. Dve kiranagar±ni yuddhena gahetu½ asakkuºeyyat±ya ayujjhapur±ni n±ma j±t±ni. Yad± hi asur±balavanto honti, atha devehi pal±yitv± devanagara½ pavisitv± dv±re pihite asur±na½satasahassampi kiñci k±tu½ na sakkoti. Yad± dev± balavanto honti,atha asurehi pal±yitv± asuranagara½ pavisitv± dv±re pihite sakk±na½ satasahassampikiñci k±tu½ na sakkoti. Iti im±ni dve nagar±ni ayujjhapur±ni n±ma. Tesa½antar± etesu urag±d²su pañcasu µh±nesu sakkena ±rakkh± µhapit±. Tattha uragasaddenan±g± gahit±. Te udake mahabbal± honti, tasm± sinerussa paµham±linde etesa½ ±rakkh±.Sinerussa kira samantato bahalato puthulato ca pañcayojanasahassaparim±º±ni catt±ri paribhaº¹±nit±vati½sabhavanassa ±rakkh±ya n±gehi garu¼ehi kumbhaº¹ehi yakkhehi ca adhiµµhit±ni. Tehikira sinerussa upa¹¹ha½ pariy±dinna½, et±niyeva ca sinerussa ±lind±ni mekhal±nica vuccanti. Karoµisaddena supaºº± gahit±. Tesa½ kira karoµi n±ma p±nabhojana½,tena n±ma½ labhi½su, dutiy±linde tesa½ ±rakkh±. Payassah±r²saddena kumbhaº¹±gahit±. D±navarakkhas± kira te, tatiy±linde tesa½ ±rakkh±. Madanayutasaddena yakkh±gahit±. Visamac±rino kira te yuddhasoº¹±, catutth±linde tesa½ ±rakkh±. Caturoca mahatth±ti catt±ro mah±r±j±no vutt±. Te hi sinerussa tasmi½ tasmi½ passeyugandhar±d²su pañcasataparittad²papariv±re mah±d²pe ca s±sitabbassa mahato atthassa vasena“mahatth±”ti vuccanti, pañcam±linde tesa½ ±rakkh±.
Te pana asur± ±yuvaººayasa-issariyasampatt²hi t±vati½sasadis±va. Tasm± antar± att±na½aj±nitv± p±µaliy± pupphit±ya “nayida½ devanagara½, tattha p±ricchattako pupphati,idha pana cittap±µal², jarasakkena maya½ sura½ p±yetv± vañcit±, devanagarañca no gahita½,gacch±ma tena saddhi½ yujjhiss±m±”ti hatthi-assarathe ±ruyha suvaººarajatamaºiphalak±ni gahetv±yuddhasajj± hutv± asurabheriyo v±dent± mah±samudde udaka½ dvidh± bhinditv± uµµhahanti.Te deve vuµµhe vammikamakkhik± vammika½ viya sineru½ abhiruhitu½ ±rabhanti.Atha nesa½ paµhama½ n±gehi saddhi½ yuddha½ hoti. Tasmi½ kho pana yuddhe na kassaci chaviv± camma½ v± chijjati, na lohita½ uppajjati, kevala½ kum±rak±na½ d±rumeº¹akayuddha½viya aññamañña½ sant±sanamattameva hoti. Koµisat±pi koµisahass±pi n±g± tehi saddhi½yujjhitv± asurapura½yeva pavesetv± nivattanti. Sace pana asur±balavanto honti, atha n±g± osakkitv± dutiye ±linde supaººehi saddhi½ ekatohutv± yujjhanti. Esa nayo supaºº±d²supi. Yad± pana t±ni pañcapi µh±n±ni asur±maddanti, tad± ekato sampiº¹it±nipi t±ni pañca bal±ni osakkanti Atha catt±romah±r±j±no gantv± sakkassa pavatti½ ±rocenti. Sakko tesa½ vacana½ sutv± diya¹¹hayojanasatika½vejayantaratha½ ±ruyha saya½ v± nikkhamati, eka½ v± putta½ peseti. Ekasmi½ pana divaseeva½ nikkhamitv± asure yuddhena abbhuggantv± samudde pakkhipitv± cat³su dv±resu attan±sadis± paµim± m±petv± µhapeti, tasm± asur± n±g±dayo jinitv± ±gat±pi indapaµim±disv± “sakko nikkhanto”ti pal±yanti. Iti sur±na½ paµipakkh±ti asur±, vepacittipah±r±d±dayo,tesa½ bhavana½ asurabhavana½. Ta½ pana ±y±mato ca vitth±rato ca dasasahassayojananti dassetu½“tath± asurabhavanan”ti vutta½.