Avadanasataka [sanskrit]

51,731 words | ISBN-10: 8172702957 | ISBN-13: 9788172702953

The Sanskrit edition of the Avadanasataka (literally “century of noble deeds”): a compilation of one hundred stories dealing with Buddhist legends in 100 chapters, combining both prose and metrical Sanskrit. Original titles: Avadānaśataka (अवदानशतक), Avadāna-śataka (अवदान-शतक)

Chapter 67 - Dundubhisvara

dundubhisvara iti 67|

buddho bhagavānsatkṛto gurukṛto mānitaḥ pūjito rājabhī rājamātrairdhanibhiḥ pauraiḥ śreṣṭhibhiḥ sārthavāhairdevairnāgairyakṣairasurairgaruḍaiḥ kinnarairmahoragairiti devanāgayakṣāsuragaruḍakinnaramahoragābhyarcito buddho bhagavān jñāto mahāpuṇyo lābhī cīvarapiṇḍapātaśayanāsanaglānapratyayabhaiṣajyapariṣkārāṇāṃ saśrāvakasaṅghaḥ kapilavastuni viharati nyagrodhārāme| kapilavastunyanyatamaḥ śākya āḍhyo mahādhano mahābhogo vistīrṇaviśālaparigraho vaiśravaṇadhanasamudito vaiśravaṇadhanapratispardhī| tena sadṛśātkulātkalatramānītam| sa tayā sārdhaṃ krīḍati ramate paricārayati| tasya krīḍato ramamāṇasya paricārayataḥ putro jāto 'bhinūpo darśanīyaḥ prāsādiko maheśākhyaḥ kalaviṅkamanojñabhāṣī dundubhisvaranirghoṣaḥ|| tasya jātau jātimahaṃ kṛtvā nāmadheyaṃ vyavasthāpyate kiṃ bhavatu dārakasya nāmeti| jñātaya ūcuḥ| yasmādayaṃ dārako dundubhisvarastasmādasya bhavatu || dundubhisvaro dārako 'ṣṭābhyo dhātrībhyo datto dvābhyāmaṃsadhātrībhyāṃ dvābhyāṃ kṣīradhātrībhyāṃ dvābhyāṃ maladhātrībhyāṃ dvābhyāṃ krīḍanikābhyāṃ dhātrībhyām| so 'ṣṭābhirdhātrībhirunnīyate vardhyate kṣīreṇa dadhnā navanītena sarpiṣā sarpimaṇḍenānyaiścottaptottaptairupakaraṇaviśeṣairāśu vardhate hradasthamiva paṅkajam| sa ca śrāddho bhadraḥ kalyāṇāśaya ātmahitaparahitapratipannaḥ kāruṇiko mahātmā dharmakāmaḥ prajāvatsalastyāgaruciḥ pradānarucirmahati tyāge vartate||

yāvadapareṇa samayena dundubhisvaro dārako nyagrodhārāmaṃ gataḥ| athāsau dadarśa buddhaṃ bhagavattaṃ dvātriṃśatā mahāpuruṣalakṣaṇaiḥ samalaṅkṛtamaśītyā cānuvyañjanairvirājitagātraṃ vyāmaprabhālaṅkṛtaṃ sūryasahasrātirekaprabhaṃ jaṅgamamiva ratnaparvataṃ samattato bhadrakaṃ sahadarśanāccānena bhagavato 'ttike cittaṃ prasāditaṃ prasādajātaśca bhagavataḥ pādābhivandanaṃ kṛtvā purastānniṣaṇo dharmaśravaṇāya| tasmai bhagavatāśayānuśayaṃ dhātuṃ prakṛtiṃ ca jñātvā tādṛśī caturāryasatyasaṃprativedhikī dharmadeśanā kṛtā yāṃ śrutvā dundubhisvareṇa dārakeṇa viṃśatiśikharasamudgataṃ satkāyadṛṣṭiśailaṃ jñānavajreṇa bhittvā srotāpattiphalaṃ sākṣātkṛtam|| sa dṛṣṭasatyo dānapradānāni dattvā śramaṇabrāhmaṇavanīpakānduḥkhitānsaṃtarpayitvā mātāpitarāvanujñāpya bhagavacchāsane pravrajitaḥ| tena yujyamānena ghaṭamānena vyāyacchamānenedameva pañcagaṇḍakaṃ saṃsāracakraṃ calācalaṃ viditvā sarvasaṃskāragatīḥ śatanapatanavikiraṇavidhvaṃsanadharmatayā parāhatya sarvakleśaprahāṇādarhattvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam| arhansaṃvṛttastraidhātukavītarāgaḥ samaloṣṭakāñcana ākāśapāṇitalasamacitto vāsīcandanakalpo vidyāvidāritāṇḍakośo vidyābhijñāpratisaṃvitprāpto bhavalābhalobhaparāṅmukhaḥ sendropendrāṇāṃ devānāṃ pūjyo mānyo 'bhivādyaśca saṃvṛttaḥ||

bhikṣavaḥ saṃśayajātāḥ sarvasaṃśayacchettāraṃ buddhaṃ bhagavattaṃ papracchuḥ| kāni bhadatta dundubhisvareṇa karmāṇi kṛtāni yenābhinūpo darśanīyaḥ prāsādiko 'rhattvaṃ prāptamiti|| bhagavānāha| dundubhisvareṇaiva bhikṣavaḥ pūrvamanyāsu jātiṣu karmāṇi kṛtāni labdhasaṃbhārāṇi pariṇatapratyayānyodhavatpratyupasthitānyavaśyaṃbhāvīni| dundubhisvareṇa karmāṇi kṛtānyupacitāni ko 'nyaḥ pratyanubhaviṣyati| na bhikṣavaḥ karmāṇi kṛtānyupacitāni bāhye pṛthivīdhātau vipacyatte nābdhātau na tejodhātau na vāyudhātāvapi tūpātteṣveva skandhadhātvāyataneṣu karmāṇi kṛtāni vipacyatte śubhānyaśubhāni ca|

na praṇaśyatti karmāṇi kalpakoṭiśatairapi|
sāmagrīṃ prāpya kālaṃ ca phalatti khalu dehinām||

bhūtapūrvaṃ bhikṣavo 'tīte 'dhvani ekanate kalpe vipaśyī nāma samyaksaṃbuddho loka udapādi vidyācaraṇasaṃpannaḥ sugato lokavidanuttaraḥ puruṣadamyasārathiḥ śāstā devamanuṣyāṇāṃ buddho bhagavān| sa bandhumatīṃ rājadhānīmupaniśritya viharati| yāvadvipaśyī samyaksaṃbuddhaḥ sakalaṃ buddhakāryaṃ kṛtvendhanakṣayādivāgnirnirupadhiśeṣe nirvāṇadhātau parinirvṛtastasya rājñā bandhumatā śarīre śarīrapūjāṃ kṛtvā samattayojanaścatūratnamayaḥ stūpaḥ pratiṣṭhāpitaḥ krośamuccatvena| tatrānekāni prāṇiśatasahasrāṇi kārānkṛtvā svargamokṣaparāyaṇāni bhavatti|| yāvadanyatareṇa gṛhapatinā vicitrāṇi vādyabhāṇḍāni puruṣāśca śikṣayitvā tatra stūpe niryātitā ye tatra stūpe ahanyahani vādyaviśeṣaiḥ satkāraṃ kurvatti||

kiṃ manyadhve bhikṣavo yo 'sau tena kālena tena samayena gṛhapatirāsīdayaṃ sa dundubhisvaraḥ| yattena vipaśyinaḥ stūpe vicitrāṇi vādyabhāṇḍāni niryātāni tenedānīṃ dundubhisvaraḥ saṃvṛttaḥ| tenaiva hetunedānīmarhattvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam| iti hi bhikṣava ekāttakṛṣṇānāmekāttakṛṣṇo vipāka ekāttaśuklānāṃ karmaṇāmekāttaśuklo vyatimiśrāṇāṃ vyatimiśrastasmāttarhi bhikṣava ekāttakṛṣṇāni karmāṇyapāsya vyatimiśrāṇi caikāttaśukleṣveva karmasvābhogaḥ karaṇīya ityevaṃ vo bhikṣavaḥ śikṣitavyam||

idamavocadbhagavānāttamanasaste bhikṣavo bhagavato bhāṣitamabhyanandan||
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