He then preached to the king and his court, and won their favour, so that he became 4 the chief of those who make families well disposed '

When Buddha and his company arrived, the Sakyas provided a residence for them in the Nigrodha park ; but as he saw that his proud kinsmen did not intend to make obeisance to him, he rose in the air and performed the miracle of the pairs. 2 And as his father had reverenced him at his

birth, and secondly at the miracle of the rose-apple tree, so now for the third time he bowed at his son's feet, and not one of the Sakyas was able to refrain from doing the same.