Mahavastu [sanskrit verses and english]

by Émile Senart | 1882 | 56,574 words

This is the Sanskrit Mahavastu: a lengthy work on Buddhist teachings and narratives belonging to the school of early Buddhism (Mahasanghika). This edition only includes those metrical verses occuring in the various stories and Jatakas, as well as the corresponding English translation by J. J. Jones.

tathaiva ca rājagṛhe purottame paropahāraṃ bhagavāṃ pravṛttavāṃ |
samutkarṣesi svavidhānakovido upālino taṃ vacanopahāraṃ || 1 ||
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tathā paraṃ merutaṭe samāgatāṃ sa vādisiṃho vaśināṃ vaśī vaśī |
paropahāraṃ bhagavāṃ sa bhikṣusaṃghasya taṃ idam avacā mahāmunir iti || 2 ||
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etāṃ sarvāṃ pravakṣyāmi upahārāṃ manoramāṃ |
tasya satvapradhānasya śṛṇu vikrīḍitaṃ śubhaṃ || 3 ||
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utpanne puruṣaśreṣṭhe dharmacakre pravartite |
kaliṃgarājā kārayati rājyaṃ sphītam akaṇṭakaṃ || 4 ||
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nāmena abhayo nāma tasyedaṃ darśanaṃ abhūt |
śubhāśubhānāṃ karmāṇāṃ phalaṃ nāstīti niścayaḥ || 5 ||
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paraloko tathā nāsti dānaphalaṃ kvacid yatra |
vītarāgo vītadoṣo vītamoho na vidyate || 6 ||
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so taṃ ca darśanaṃ prāpya janatāṃ sannipātayet |
svakāṃ dṛṣṭiṃ samākhyāti paścāc ca na nivartate || 7 ||
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yadi mahyaṃ pitā bruyāt pratyakṣaṃ mama agrataḥ |
svayam upagamya evan tac chraddadhe tadā tathā || 8 ||
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sarvadā sa tadā āsi śīlavāṃ maitramānaso |
yadi tasya phalam asti tasya devapuraṃ gatiḥ || 9 ||
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devabhūto mama jñātvā imāṃ dṛṣṭiṃ vimocayet |
ity uktvāsti paraloko dṛṣṭiṃ muñcāhi pāpakāṃ || 10 ||
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yasya ca paralokasya pravṛttir nopalabhyate |
tasmāt pitā mamāgatvā saṃpraharṣayatu mānasaṃ || 11 ||
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tato lokānukampārthaṃ kāruṇo mahadviśāradaḥ |
kaliṃgarājasya rūpaṃ nirmaṇati svayaṃ muniḥ || 12 ||
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prāsādavaraṃ āruhya antaḥpuragato tathā |
antaḥpurasya darśeti yat taṃ prakṛtidarśanaṃ || 13 ||
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tato sa nirmito rājā antarīkṣagatasthitaḥ |
rājānam abhayaṃ dhīro uvāca puruṣottamaḥ || 14 ||
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parityajya svakāryāṇi parakāryeṣu vyāpṛtaḥ |
mithyādarśanasaṃyuktaṃ arājyaṃ rājyasaṃjñitaṃ || 15 ||
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adya bhave gatī tubhyaṃ narako dāruṇo mahat |
ye ca te darśayiṣyanti teṣām api ca sā gati || 16 ||
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anyān hi vihato hanti naṣṭo nāśayate parāṃ |
andhīkaroti anyā pi svayam andhavyapatrapo || 17 ||
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sumuṣṭo muṣase anyā mṛto ca mārase parāṃ |
sukhitān api satvā tvaṃ duḥkhāpayasi durmate || 18 ||
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nimagno kāmapaṃkasmiṃ gṛddhu kām eṣu mūrcchitaḥ |
paralokaṃ draṣṭukāmo dharmāṇāṃ nayanaṃ nṛpaḥ || 19 ||
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asthānam etaṃ bhūmipati yas tvaṃ kāmaparāyaṇaḥ |
asamartho tahiṃ gantuṃ paralokam imaṃ prabho || 20 ||
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āsvādaṃ pi tu kāmeṣu buddhvā doṣān tathaiva ca |
kāme niḥsaraṇajñasya te vai jāne paraṃparāṃ || 21 ||
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etac chrutvā naraśreṣṭho abhayo kampito bhayāt |
prahvo idam uvāca taṃ antarīkṣe sudarśanaṃ || 22 ||
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śraddadhāmi taṃ te deva evam etaṃ nānyathā |
prasīda bhava me nātha abhayaṃ parimocaya || 23 ||
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tadvasāntaḥpurāmātyaḥ śāstā me apratipudgalaḥ |
vinayavaśī tavāsmi tathānyā janatā bahu || 24 ||
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paropahāra iti eṣas tena paramabuddhinā |
vṛtto anugrahārthāya satvānāṃ varabuddhinā || 25 ||
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devī kusumbharājasya kusumā iti viśrutā |
iṣṭā kusumbharājasya strīsahasrāṇam uttamā || 26 ||
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tasya mātā pitā caiva jīrṇā daṇḍaparāyaṇā |
dhītaram evam āhansu kusume putri he śṛṇu || 27 ||
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vayaṃ jīrṇā tuvaṃ bālā kāmapralulitā asi |
icchema pratisṛjyantau icchema maraṇam ātmanaḥ || 28 ||
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etac ca vacanaṃ śrutvā kusumā labhate mataṃ |
avarṇo yaṃ mama asyā yady ambātāto praghātyate || 29 ||
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dāsyāmi viṣasaṃyuktaṃ bhaktam eṣāṃ sudāruṇaṃ |
bhuktvā yena ubhāv etau mariṣyanti na saṃśayaḥ || 30 ||
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yadāsyā niścitā buddhi mātāpitṛṣu dāruṇā |
tato utpādaye śāstā kāruṇyaṃ kusumāṃ prati || 31 ||
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tataḥ kusumāye śāstā mātaraṃ pitaraṃ tathā |
apanāmayati saṃbuddho anyau sthāpeti nirmitau || 32 ||
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kusumā viṣasaṃyuktaṃ taṃ bhojanam āpadyati |
nirmitān āha bhuṃjantu ambā tāto ca bhojanaṃ || 33 ||
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avikampamānā bhuṃjanti bhojanaṃ jinanirmitāḥ |
na caiṣāṃ bādhate kiṃcit kāyaṃ nirmitakā hi te || 34 ||
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dvitīyaṃ divasaṃ caiva tṛtīyaṃ caturthaṃ paṃcamaṃ |
viṣasaṃyuktaṃ bhuktvāna sudhāṃ va yāpenti nirmitau || 35 ||
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tataḥ kṛtāṃjalī bhūtvā kusumā nirmitāṃ bravīt |
ātmānaṃ me nivedayatha anugrāhyā yadi ahaṃ || 36 ||
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tāṃ yācamānāṃ prāñjalikāṃ kusumāṃ nirmitā bravīt |
yā tavāpatti jānātha tathā ca anutiṣṭhatha || 37 ||
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buddhaḥ puruṣaśārdūlaḥ dvātriṃśavaralakṣaṇaḥ |
utpannaḥ kulasaṃpannaḥ sarvavidyāguṇānvitaḥ || 38 ||
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tasya sarvaṃ guṇābhūtaṃ atītānāgatasthitaṃ |
viditaṃ vādisiṃhasya atra vijaha saṃśayaṃ || 39 ||
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prāsādavaram āruhya sastryāgāro sa pārthivaḥ |
yāced darśanam icchāma vayaṃ sarvārthadarśinaḥ || 40 ||
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taṃ sarvaguṇasaṃpannaṃ vanditvā śaraṇaṃ vraje |
tato asmākaṃ yaṃ tatraiva pṛcchasi vakṣyate jino || 41 ||
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sādhū ti pratiśrutvāna nirmitāṃ prati so tadā |
rājā sāntaḥpuro śīghraṃ prāsādam abhirūḍhavāṃ || 42 ||
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satvaraṃ sa prahvo rājā sastryāgāro kṛtāṃjaliḥ |
imāṃ vyāharate rājā vācāṃ kusumayā saha || 43 ||
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ye sarvaguṇasaṃpannā lokānām anukampakā |
gṛhītā atyantaṃ teṣāṃ sāñjalī saumanasyakā || 44 ||
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tato amantraye śāstā śrāvakāṃ śāsane ratāṃ |
cāruvarṇaṃ siṃhahanuṃ dṛḍhabāhuṃ aninditaṃ || 45 ||
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kīrtimantaṃ mahānāgaṃ ca cāturantaṃ mahābalaṃ |
nīlakeśaṃ ca buddhaṃ ca śāntaṃ sāstraviśāradaṃ || 46 ||
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tathā śārasam atulyaṃ guptakāmam aninditaṃ |
siṃhanandiṃ viśālākṣaṃ lakṣaṇeyam anuttamaṃ || 47 ||
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eṣa bhikṣavo gacchāmi śāstāram anubandhatha |
kusumāṃ pramukhāṃ kṛtvā vineṣyāmi bahuṃ janaṃ || 48 ||
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sādhū ti te pratiśrutvā vaśībhūtā svayaṃbhuvaḥ |
parivārayitvā saṃbuddhaṃ idaṃ vacanam āhu te || 49 ||
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asmākaṃ pi pādo vīrā vihaṃgamadhyam akramaḥ |
anuyāsyāma saṃbuddhaṃ yatra gacchati cakṣumāṃ || 50 ||
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nimeṣāntareṇa saṃprāpto bhagavāṃ śiṣyasaṃvṛtaḥ |
nagaraṃ kusumāyās tu anukampāya prāṇināṃ || 51 ||
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ākāraṃ vajrapāṇisya nāyako abhinirmiṇe |
devasaṃghaṃ ca manasā dhyāye dhyānaviśāradaḥ || 52 ||
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prabhāmaṇḍalam utsṛje yojanāni caturdaśa |
devatā ca abhivādenti yātrāṃ paramabuddhinaḥ || 53 ||
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tato ca kusumā devī prahvī sugatam abravīt |
eṣā te prāñjalī nātha pādāṃ icchāmi vanditaṃ || 54 ||
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tataḥ pratiṣṭhito śāstā prāsādavaramūrdhani |
prabhayā ca diśā sarvā abhibhūya yaśaskaraḥ || 55 ||
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tato ca kusumā devī saha rājñā jinakramāṃ |
vandate parivāro ca deviye narapuṅgavaṃ || 56 ||
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śaraṇaṃ tvāṃ naraśreṣṭha gacchāma suravandita |
mātaraṃ pitaraṃ hatvā kīdṛśaṃ labhate phalaṃ || 57 ||
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śṛṇohi kusume satyaṃ mātāpitṛvadhe phalaṃ |
anantaraṃ mahāvīciṃ narakaṃ upapadyate || 58 ||
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tato buddhānubhāvena śāstā vadathakovidaḥ |
kusumāyā mahāvīciṃ upadarśeti nāyakaḥ || 59 ||
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tato ca kusumā devī nirayaṃ trasya dāruṇaṃ |
aśruvegaṃ pramuñcantī idaṃ vacanam abravīt || 60 ||
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mātāpitṛbhyāṃ kāruṇikā duṣṭacittasya kidṛśaṃ |
paraloke phalaṃ bhavati yat satyaṃ tad udīraya || 61 ||
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duṣṭacittasya kusume taṃ cittaṃ syād amuñciyaṃ |
tad eva paralokasmiṃ phalaṃ sadyaṃ ca hiṃsayā || 62 ||
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tato ca pratiniḥsṛjati kusumā dāruṇaṃ manaṃ |
purato dharmarājasya prītisukhasamarpitā || 63 ||
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tato kāmāna āsvādaṃ bhāṣate sarvakovidaḥ |
ādīnavaṃ ca kāmānāṃ bhāṣate puruṣottamaḥ || 64 ||
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tato kāmānāṃ niḥsaraṇaṃ bhāṣate cintyavikramaḥ |
guṇān vadati nirvāṇe adbhutāṃ bhūtadarśimān || 65 ||
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kusumāṃ pramukhāṃ kṛtvā koṭīyo dvādaśa muniḥ |
mānuṣāṇāṃ vinayati upahāro ayaṃ iti || 66 ||
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dhruvo nāma abhūc chreṣṭhī nagare kāśivardhane |
tasyedaṃ darśanaṃ pāpaṃ mātāpitṛsamāgame || 67 ||
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yo mātaraṃ ca pitaraṃ ca jīrṇakaṃ gatayauvanaṃ |
jñātipakṣaṃ samānetvā bhakṣyabhojyena tarpayet || 68 ||
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agniskandhe ca jvalite dāhayeya pitṝn ubhau |
upahāro vidhātavyo tasya puṇyam anantakaṃ || 69 ||
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rākṣasīnāṃ sahasrāṇi nāyako abhinirmiṇi |
prāsādavarasuptasya dhruvasya purataḥ sthitā || 70 ||
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daṇḍahastā kaśāhastā śaktihastā tathaiva ca |
kuṭhārahastā asihastā ulkāhastā tathaiva ca || 71 ||
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atha tomarahastā ca nārācaśatapāṇiyo |
kuntamudgarahastāś ca śreṣṭhisya purataḥ sthitāḥ || 72 ||
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dhikkṛtāṃ dhikkṛtāṃ dṛṣṭiṃ prāpto 'si puruṣādhamā |
dhikkṛtaṃ mithyātvam āsādya na śraddadhitum arhasi || 73 ||
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ye te duṣkarakartāraḥ ye te pūrvopakāriṇaḥ |
maitracittā āpanneṣu teṣu tvaṃ vadham icchasi || 74 ||
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yeṣāṃ na śakyaṃ pratikartuṃ apatyena kathaṃcana |
sarvaratnaṃ pi dadatā teṣāṃ tvaṃ vadham icchasi || 75 ||
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jīvitāt te mṛtaṃ śreyo na ca darśanam īdṛśaṃ |
yaḥ tvaṃ supuruṣācīrṇaṃ darśanaṃ pratibādhase || 76 ||
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adya te jīvitaṃ nāsti sabhāryasya sabandhunaḥ |
sabhṛtyasya saputrasya pretya ca nirayaṃ gatiḥ || 77 ||
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imaṃhi nāma evaṃ vā māriṣa bhadram astu vaḥ |
mithyādarśanasampannaṃ mūḍḥāpaṇḍitamānasaṃ || 78 ||
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parāṃ anyāṃ pi janatāṃ grāhentaṃ pāpadarśanaṃ |
dhruvaṃ śreṣṭhiṃ vināśema āryadarśanakutsakaṃ || 79 ||
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etan tu vacanaṃ śrutvā dhruvo udvignamānasaḥ |
sasvinnagātro prahvaś ca babhūva trastamānasaḥ || 80 ||
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bhrāntacitto diśovekṣī trasto bhavati mānasaḥ |
kṛtāñjalipuṭo bhūtvā idaṃ vacanam abravīt || 81 ||
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rakṣogaṇo prasīdaṃtu parivārasya mahya ca |
yuṣme gatiś ca lenaś ca mama śaraṇam eva ca || 82 ||
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ājñāpayatha kiṃ kṛtvā mahyādya abhayaṃ bhave |
mama sabandhuvargasya na cāgaccheya durgatiṃ || 83 ||
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te ca bravīnsu bhūtagaṇā dhruvaṃ śreṣṭhiṃ nabhe sthitā |
mā asmākaṃ śaraṇaṃ gaccha tam eva śaraṇaṃ vraja || 84 ||
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hitaiṣiṇaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ buddhaṃ dhutajanārcitaṃ |
sarvalokottaraṃ vādiṃ śākyasiṃhaṃ manoramaṃ || 85 ||
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kahin nu so + + + + + + bhagavāṃ bhūtavandito |
vayaṃ pi taṃ naraśreṣṭhaṃ gacchema śaraṇaṃ muniṃ || 86 ||
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eṣo sarvaguṇopetaḥ pure ratanakholake |
nānākusumasaṃcchanne udyāne gandhamādane || 87 ||
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vaśībhūtasahasrāṇāṃ navatīhi puraskṛto |
vihārakuśalo dhīro tatra viharate muniḥ || 88 ||
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taṃ tvaṃ śaraṇaṃ gacchāhi sarvehi jñātibhiḥ saha |
taṃ ca paśya narādityaṃ tāṃ ca dṛṣṭiṃ parityaja || 89 ||
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yaṃ ca so deśate dharmaṃ dṛṣṭāntavihitaṃ śubhaṃ |
taṃ ca prajñāya paśyāhi evan te jīvitaṃ bhavet || 90 ||
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agatvā ca tuvaṃ śreṣṭhi na dhruvaṃ pratipatsyase |
idan te maraṇaṃ sadyaṃ taṃ śraddhāno samācara || 91 ||
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tataḥ śreṣṭhi sabandhujano bhūtvā sudīnamānaso |
mūrdhinā patito bhūmau yato so puruṣottamaḥ || 92 ||
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sarvākāraguṇopeto mahākāruṇiko muni |
sabandhupakṣo śaraṇaṃ upemi tvā mahāyaśā || 93 ||
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bhītasya bhayāntakara abhayaṃ dātum arhasi |
sapakṣo bho mahāsatva ahaṃ bhayaparāyaṇo || 94 ||
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icchāmi caraṇaṃ śāstuḥ vandituṃ vādināṃ vara |
draṣṭum icchāmi satpuruṣaṃ anugrāhyā yadi vayaṃ || 95 ||
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tato abhyudgato śāstā vaśībhūtapuraskṛtaḥ |
nimeṣāntareṇa saṃprāpto satvānukampāya nāyakaḥ || 96 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā gagaṇe sthitaṃ dāntaṃ kṣāntaṃ puraskṛtaṃ |
saumanasyaṃ samutpannaṃ śreṣṭhisya saha bandhubhiḥ || 97 ||
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śaraṇaṃ vādiśārdūlaṃ śreṣṭhī tatra upāgataḥ |
sujātadarśanatvaṃ ca śreṣṭhī paryadhigacchasi || 98 ||
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tasyātyayaṃ naraśreṣṭho parigṛhya tathāgato |
satyavādī udīreti satyāni caturā muniḥ || 99 ||
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śubhāśubhānāṃ karmāṇāṃ phalaṃ vistaraśo vibhuḥ |
prakāśaye narādityo siṃho vā nadate vane || 100 ||
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siṃhanādaṃ imaṃ śrutvā śreṣṭhi parijanaiḥ saha |
prāpnoti madhuraṃ satyaṃ phalaṃ prathamake kṣaṇe || 101 ||
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yat tasya parikarma tat kṛtaṃ pana maharṣiṇā |
tam āhur upahāro ti sarvadharmaviśāradāḥ || 102 ||
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tarur nāma abhū rājā dvīpe kasmiṃ ci sāgare |
tasya darśanam utpannaṃ pāpakaṃ bāliśapriyaṃ || 103 ||
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yo brāhmaṇaṃ vā śramaṇaṃ vā anyaṃ vāpi vanīyakaṃ |
āmantretvā na bhojayate tam āhuḥ śreṣṭhalakṣaṇaṃ || 104 ||
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mahājanaṃ nimantretvā bahuṃ ca śūdrabrāhmaṇāṃ |
yo bubhukṣāyam āneti kṛtvā kārānibandhanaṃ || 105 ||
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uttarāgamane kulavā maheśākhyo mahāyaśāḥ |
prabhūtavastrābharaṇo tatra so copapadyate || 106 ||
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grāheti janatāṃ rājā evaṃ pāpena cetasā |
te tasya vacanaṃ śrutvā śraddadhāti mahājanaḥ || 107 ||
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etaṃ darśanaṃ vijñāya devagandharvavanditaḥ |
paṃca bhikṣusahasrāṇi kṣaṇena nirmiṇe muniḥ || 108 ||
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te taṃ dvīpam upāgamya tarur yatra janādhipaḥ |
rājyaṃ pālayate tatra caṃkramiṣu vaśīgaṇā || 109 ||
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te tu narādhipo dṛṣṭvā nirmitā bhikṣuvarṇitā |
vāhanato taritvāna vanditvā pādam abravīt || 110 ||
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nimantrayāmi ṛṣayo prīto bhaktena tattvataḥ |
adhivāsensu me ṛṣayo anugrāhyā yadi vayaṃ || 111 ||
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adhivāsitaṃ viditvā tato nirdhāvate punaḥ |
pādāṃ vanditvā ṛṣīṇāṃ gato rājakulaṃ svakaṃ || 112 ||
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rātriṃ prabhātāṃ vijñāya rājapuruṣam abravīt |
gaccha tvaṃ ṛṣayopagamya siddhena tvaṃ nimantraya || 113 ||
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te ca praveśitā rājñā ṛṣi veśam atyadbhutaṃ |
śaraṇyaṃ guṇasaṃpannaṃ dṛḍhārgalasuyantritaṃ || 114 ||
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saptāhe samatikrānte rājā tāṃ pratyavekṣate |
adīnamukhavarṇāś ca dhyāyante bhikṣuvarṇitā || 115 ||
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so bhūyaḥ parivarjetvā nirmitā manujādhipaḥ |
dvitīyaṃ samatikramya dvitīye pratyavekṣate || 116 ||
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tṛtīye ca caturthe ca paṃcame ṣaṣṭhasaptame |
navame daśame saptāhe idaṃ vacanam abravīt || 117 ||
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devā ca nāgā gandharvā yakṣā ca guhyakāsurā |
āgatā ṛṣirūpeṇa mama saṃvegakāraṇāt || 118 ||
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nivedayatha ātmānam anugrāhyā yadi vayaṃ |
athāsmākam anugrāhyo ātmānaṃ parivedaye || 119 ||
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anugrāhyo 'si bhūmipate idaṃ vacanam uvāca te |
yad vayaṃ vacanaṃ brūma tathā tam anutiṣṭhata || 120 ||
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eṣo kāśīpure śāstā vārāṇasyāṃ vane śubhe |
pāragaḥ sarvadharmāṇāṃ sarvasaṃśayasūdanaḥ || 121 ||
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prāsādavaram āruhya yāce prahvaḥ sabāndhavaḥ |
icchāma puruṣaśreṣṭhaṃ draṣṭum apratipudgalaṃ || 122 ||
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sa etat vacanaṃ śrutvā tatheti udapādayi |
atha vaihāyasaṃ śāstā taṃ dvīpam upasaṃkramīt || 123 ||
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vaśībhūtāś ca catvāro kuṃjaro karabhogajaḥ |
vāraṇo 'tha mahādhyāyī manāpo 'tha samāgatā || 124 ||
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te paśyitūna saṃbuddhaṃ virocantaṃ śaśiprabhaṃ |
tathā stuvanti prāṃjaliyo bhūtadharmaguruṃ guru || 125 ||
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prasannacittā sumanā sarvākāraguṇānvitā |
nātha marumanuṣyāṇāṃ namas te naralambaka || 126 ||
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ko nāma tvaṃ mahāsatva mahātejā mahādyute |
mahābuddhi mahābāhu yathātatham udīraya || 127 ||
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rājavaṃśasamutpanno dharmarājyapratiṣṭhitaḥ |
śaraṇaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ ahaṃ buddha iti viduḥ || 128 ||
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ahaṃ marumanuṣyāṇāṃ nātho netā cikitsakaḥ |
ahaṃ saṃśayāntakaraḥ saṃbuddho devavanditaḥ || 129 ||
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etat śrutvā taru rājā saṃbuddham idam abravīt |
namas te vādiśārdūla sarvasaṃśayasūdana || 130 ||
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prāsādavaram āruhya sabandhupakṣo sajjanā |
sarāṣṭro śaraṇaṃ gacchāmi tasya no śaraṇaṃ bhava || 131 ||
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svakaṃ ca darśanaṃ rājā samākhyāti maharṣiṇaḥ |
tac chrutvā naraśārdūlo rājānam idam abravīt || 132 ||
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na te lābhā bhūmipate yas tvaṃ durgatigāminaṃ |
pāpaṃ śraddadhase mārgantāṃ dṛṣṭiṃ pratiniḥsṛja || 133 ||
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tāṃ dṛṣṭiṃ pratiniḥsṛjya rājā vacanam abravīt |
dharmam ākhyāhi māṃ dhīra yatra duḥkhaṃ nirudhyate || 134 ||
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tasya ca dharmasaṃyuktaṃ bhāvaye puruṣottamaḥ |
kuśalaṃ sarvasatvānāṃ buddhadharmaviśāradaḥ || 135 ||
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so taṃ dharmaṃ vijānitvā rājā parijanaiḥ saha |
trīṇi saṃyojanāṃ tyaktvā prāptavāṃ prathamaṃ phalaṃ || 136 ||
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asaṃkhyeyā ca janatā prāptavān prathamaṃ phalaṃ |
paśya satpuruṣā rājaṃ maitriyā balam uttamaṃ || 137 ||
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ye tatra nirmitā bhikṣūḥ na caite bhikṣuṇo matā |
upahāraṃ vadanty etaṃ jinā śāstraviśāradāḥ || 138 ||
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asthānam eva jinaputra yadā sthūlāhi bhūmihi |
tat pure adhigaccheyuḥ sarvajñatvaṃ tathāgatāḥ || 139 ||
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kālaṃ va nātināmenti paripūrṇāhi bhūmihi |
darśensu vādiśārdūlā ity evaṃ puruṣottamā || 140 ||
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vārāṇasīṃ vanaṃ gatvā buddhadharmapuraskṛto |
vistareṇa prakāśayati nāyako bhūmayo daśa || 141 ||
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nayānayajñāḥ saṃbuddhāḥ sarvaparamataṃ viduḥ |
adhyāśayaṃ parīkṣanti jātakā sarvaprāṇināṃ || 142 ||
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madhureṇa sugītena nayena guṇadarśinaḥ |
suvinītā bahu janatā saṃbuddhena prajānatā || 143 ||
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na jāyanti na jīryanti na mṛyanti kathaṃcana |
paramaṃ mitram āsādya vinītā varabuddhinā || 144 ||
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gambhīracaritaṃ dhīrā prajānanti parasparaṃ |
anantapratibhānaṃ ca sarve sarvāṅgaśobhanā iti || 145 ||
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Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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