Mahavastu [sanskrit verse and prose]

177,961 words | ISBN-10: 8120804813 | ISBN-13: 9788120804814

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahavastu: a lengthy work on Buddhist teachings and narratives belonging to the school of early Buddhism (Mahasanghika). This edition includes the verses as well as the prose sections. Original title: Mahāvastu-avādana (महावस्तु-अवादन), Mahāvastvavādana (महावस्त्ववादन, mahavastvavadana).

Section 3.362

kumāraśato sti / tatra gacchāmi kaṃpillaṃ nagaraṃ taṃ kumāraśataṃ iṣvastrajñānaṃ śikṣāpayiṣyāmi tato me vṛttir bhaviṣyati // so dāni kaṃpillam āgato purohitasyāllīno purohitenāpi rājño brahmadattasya allāpito // brahmadatto tam āha // idaṃ mama kumāraśataṃ iṣvastrajñāne śikṣāpehi / ahaṃ te vipulaṃ vittaṃ dāsyāmi // so dāni iṣvastrācāryo iṣvastrajñānaṃ śikṣāpeti purohitaputro pi yajñadatto tatraiva iṣvastrajñānaṃ śikṣati tehi kumārehi sārdhaṃ // te dāni sarvāvantaṃ iṣvastrajñānaṃ śikṣitā sarveṣāṃ ca iṣvastrajñānena yajñadatto viśiṣyate // te dāni śikṣitā sarājikāye pariṣāye purato mahato janakāyasya darśanaṃ denti / kumāraśataṃ yajñadattasya iṣuṃ kṣipaṃti yajñadatto pi maṇḍalāgreṇa tāni iṣūṇi kumāraśatena kṣipiyaṃtāni asaṃprāptāni śarīre sarvāṇi cchindati // sarvā sarājikā pariṣā yajñadattasya vismitā / tasya dāni śarabhaṃga iti nāma nirvṛttaṃ abhūṣi //
___vārāṇasyā uttareṇa anuhimavante sāhaṃjanī āśramapadaṃ mūlopetaṃ patropetaṃ puṣpopetaṃ phalopetaṃ kodravaśyāmākabhaṃgaprāsādikaśākaśālūkasaṃpannaṃ anekehi vṛkṣasahasrehi puṣpaphalopetehi śobhitaṃ pānīyasaṃpannaṃ // tahiṃ kāśyapo nāma ṛṣiḥ prativasati paṃcaśataparivāro sarve paṃcābhijñā caturdhyānalābhino maharddhikā mahānubhāvā // śarabhaṃgo purohitaputro tahiṃ sāhaṃjanīm āśramapadaṃ gatvā kāśyapasya ṛṣisya sakāśe ṛṣipravrajyāṃ pravrajito // tenāpi pūrvarātrāpararātraṃ jāgarikāyogam anuyuktena viharantena yujyantena ghaṭantena vyāyamantena catvāri dhyānāni utpāditāni paṃca cābhijñā sākṣīkṛtā caturdhyānalābhī paṃcābhijño mahānubhāvo śarabhaṃgo ṛṣi saṃvṛtto sadevake loke abhijñātaparijñātakaumārabrahmacārī ugratapasyāśrito

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