Shall they not be comforted any more by the Sutras of the Tathagata?
Tathagata fondly loves them, and would save them from their unhappiness.
At the four cross roads a dagaba should be erected to the Tathagata.
The old man is Tathagata, and his children the blind, suffering children of sin and passion.
As men treat the remains of a king of kings, so, Vasetthas, should they treat the remains of a Tathagata.
The tinsel chariots provided for the children of Tathagata are the "Vehicles" of the Buddhist teaching.
And as they treat the remains of a king of kings, so, Vasetthas, should they treat the remains of the Tathagata.