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    ††kaścid†† rajaka:†† vārāṇasyām†† avasat/

†††††††††† somewasherman†† in-Benares††† dwelled

 

    ††ekasmin†† divase†† nirbharam†† prasupta:/

††††††††† on-this-day††† completely†††† went-to-sleep

 

     ††nadanantaram†† dravyāṇi†† hartum†† tasya†† gṛham†† caura:†† praciśṭa: /

††††††††† afterwardsthings††† to-take-away†††† hishouse††† theif††† entered

 

    ††rajavenatunakimcid†† śrutam/

††††††††† but†† by-washerman†† nothing††† was-heard

 

    ††tasya†† gṛhasya†† paścāt†† gardabha:†† baddha:†† atiśṭhat††

††††††††††††† of-his-house†††† in-the-back†††† donkeybound†† stood

††††††† kukkura:caupaviśṭa:/

†††††††††††† and†† dog††††† was-seated

    ††tam†† cauram†† avalokya†† gardabha:†† kukkuram†† abhyabhāata/

†††††††††† thetheif††††††† having-looked-at†††††† donkey††† dog††† replied

 

    ††tava†† eva†† ayam†† vyāpāra/

††††††††††† of-you††††††††† this†† affair

 

    ††tata:†† tvam†† kasmāt†† uccai:†† śabdam†† kṛtvā

††††††††††† thence†† you††† from-some††† with-high-load†††† sound†† having-made

††††††††† prabhumnajāgarayasi†† iti/

†††††††††††††† master††† no†† you-cause-to-wake

 

    ††kukkura:†† avadat/

††††††††††† dog†††††† said

    ††tvam†† kimartham†† asya†† niyogasya†† carcām†† karoi/

††††† you††† why††††††††† of-his-task†††† concern†††††† make

 

    ††aham†† aharniśam†† asya†† prabho:†† gṛham†† rakāmi/

††††††††† i†††† night-and-day††† of-his-masterís††† home††† protect

 

    ††yata:ayam†† cirāt†† nirvṛta:†† bhavati

††††††††††† since††† this†† for-a-long-time†† contented††† is

†††††† tata:†† mama†† upayogamnaavagacchati/

†††††††††† therefore†† my††† use††† no†† understand

 

    ††adhunācamama†† āhārasya†† dāne†† api†† mandādara:†† bhavati/

†††††††††† and now†† my†† of-food††† in-act-of-giving†† even†† indifferent†††† is

 

    ††yadi†† du:khamnaanubhavanti††

†††††††††† if†††† suffering†† no†† they-experience

†††††† tad†† prabhava:†† bhṛtyeu†† mandādarā†† bhavanti†† iti/

††††††††††††† ††††masters††††† in-servants†††††† indifferentare

 

    ††tata:†† gardabha:†† kopāt†† pratyabhāata/

††††††††† thence††† donkey††† from-anger†††††† replied

 

    ††tvam†† pāpa:†† rakaka:/

††††††††††† you††† evil protector

 

    ††tata:†† yathā†† prabhu:†† jāgarti†† tathā†† kariyāmi/

†††††† in-what-wayourmaster†† wakes-up††† in-that-way†† i-shall-do

 

    ††iti†† uktvā†† tena†† śabda†† uccai:†† kṛta:/

†††††††††††† having-spoken††† with-that-loud†† sound†† made

 

    ††tena†† śabdena†† sahasā†† prabuddha:†† nidrāyā:†† vimardena

††††††††† by-that-sound††† suddenly†††† master††† from-of-sleep †††††by-interruption

††† kopāt†† rajaka†† utthāya†† gardabham†† laguena†† atāayat/

††††† ††from-angerwasherman†† ††having-stood-upwith-clubstruck

 

    ††ata:cauktam†† yadi†† bhṛtya:†† prabho:†† hitasya†† icchayā

†††††† andhencesaid if servantof-master of-welfare-benefit†† with-desire

anyasya†† kasyacid†† adhikārasya†† carcām†† karoti

††† of-some-otherís-business†††††††††††† concern-oneself-with†††

tadā†† viādam†† satvaram†† gacchati†† iti//

†††† then††† despair†††† immediately †††goes