bahavo devā na sukhinaḥ

sarve devā yajñaṃ draṣṭuṃ gatāḥ. sarve devāḥ paśyanti yajñaṃ daśarathasya.

kasmāt sarve devā yajñaṃ draṣṭum icchanti? daśarathaḥ priyo rājā. daśarathaḥ priyaḥ sarveṣāṃ devānām.

kintu bahavo devā na sukhinaḥ. bahavo devāḥ kim icchanti?

bahavo devā brahmāṇaṃ draṣṭum icchanti.

brahmā kaḥ? brahmā devaḥ. brahmā balavān priyo devaḥ.

bahavo devā brahmāṇaṃ draṣṭuṃ gacchanti.

bahavo devā brahmāṇaṃ gatāḥ. bahavo devā brahmāṇaṃ paśyanti. bahavo devāḥ paśyanti brahmāṇaṃ balavantaṃ priyaṃ devam.

kintu brahmā na bahūn devān paśyati. brahmā paśyati yajñaṃ daśarathasya.

bahavo devāḥ:

brahman! vayaṃ na sukhinaḥ, brahman!

brahmā paśyati bahūn devān.

brahmā:

sarve yūyaṃ devāḥ. kintu sarve yūyaṃ na sukhinaḥ. kasmāt sarve yūyaṃ na sukhinaḥ? sarve yūyaṃ kim icchatha?

bahavo devāḥ kim icchanti? bahavo devāḥ kasmān na sukhinaḥ? bahavo devāḥ kasmād brahmāṇaṃ draṣṭum icchanti?