Page:Sacred Books of the East - Volume 20.djvu/22

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
This page needs to be proofread.
8
IV, 4, 4.
KULLAVAGGA.

venerable one appoint us a lodging-place in the mountain cave of the Snake's Pool in Sîtas Wood; may the venerable one appoint us a lodging-place in the Gomata Grotto; may the venerable one appoint us a lodging-place in the cave of the Tinduka Tree; may the venerable one appoint us a lodging-place at the Tapoda Ghât; may the venerable one appoint us a lodging-place in the Tapoda Ârâma; may the venerable one appoint us a lodging-place in Gîvaka's Mango Grove; may the venerable one appoint us a lodging-place in the deer-park at Maddakukkhi.'

And the venerable Dabba the Mallian would burst into flame, and walk on in front of them with his finger burning, and they by the light thereof would follow close upon the venerable Dabba the Mallian. And the venerable Dabba the Mallian would appoint them a lodging-place, saying, 'This is the couch, and this the stool, and this the mat, and this the pillow, and this the privy place, and this the drinking-water[1], and this the water for washing, and this the staff[2], and this the form of (the result of) the consultation of the Samgha 8 , that at such and such a time are you to enter thereon, and at such and such a time are you to depart therefrom*/ And when the


Katika-sa/fM£na#z. Compare G&taka I, 81, and Mahâvagga VIII, 32, and Aullavagga VIII, 1, 2.

That this is the correct rendering of this otherwise doubtful


  1. That paribhoganiyam does not mean drinking-water, as Childers renders it, is clear from VIII, 1, 2, where it is implied that it is to be used for washing feet. Our translation of Mahâvagga II, 20, 5 should be corrected accordingly.
  2. Compare below, VIII, 6, 3.