gives towns and villages, in token of his contentment.
49. In his satisfaction he gives to some hand-ornaments, silver and gold thread; pearls, gems, conch-shells, stones (?), coral ; he also gives slaves of various description.
50. But when he is struck with the incomparable daring of one amongst the soldiers, he says : Thou hast admirably done this; and, taking off his crown, makes him a present of the jewel.
51. Likewise do I, the Buddha, the king of the law, I who have the force of patience and a large treasure of wisdom, with justice govern the whole world, benign, compassionate, and pitiful.
52. And seeing how the creatures are in trouble, I pronounce thousands of kotis of Sfitr&ntas, when I perceive the heroism of those living beings who by pure-mindedness overcome the sinful inclinations of the world.
53. And the king of the law, the great physician, who expounds hundreds of kotis of Pary&yas, when he recognises that creatures are strong, shows them this Sfitra, comparable to a crown jewel.
54. This is the last Stitra proclaimed in the world, the most eminent of all my Stitras, which I have always kept and never divulged. Now I am going to make it known; listen all.
55. There are four qualities to be acquired by those who at the period after my extinction desire supreme enlightenment and perform my charge. The qualities are such as follows.
56. The wise man knows no vexation, trouble,