(King Bimbisara’s palace. Enter Devadatta.)
GATEMAN: May I know whom you want, sir?
DEVADATTA: Yes, please go and tell Prince Ajatashatru that his friend Devadatta is here.
AJATASHATRU: Come in, come in. I am so happy to see you.
DEVADATTA: I wish to have a private audience with you. May I?
AJATASHATRU: Yes, come into my chamber, come into my room. Nobody is there.
– Sri Chinmoy
Buddham Saranam Gacchami (act I, Scene Ii)