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.

sarveṣāṃ bodhisatvānāṃ janetvā puruṣottamaṃ |
carame saptame divase mātā jahati jīvitaṃ || 1 ||
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atra kiṃ kāraṇaṃ bhavati yadi sarvajñamātaraḥ |
janetvā puruṣaśreṣṭhaṃ śīghraṃ jahanti jīvitaṃ || 2 ||
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vasanto tuṣite kāye bodhisatvo imāṃ smṛtiṃ |
labhate śubhakarmeṇa parīkṣanto janetriyo || 3 ||
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yasyeha pariśeṣaṃ syā nārīyo jīvitaṃ bhavet |
divasāni sapta māsā ca daśa tasyā uram otare || 4 ||
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kiṃ kāraṇaṃ ayuktaṃ hi asmadvidham anuttaraṃ |
dhāretvā uttare kāle maithunaṃ pratisevituṃ || 5 ||
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athāpi pratiseveyu kāmā sugatamātari |
na pitā devasaṃghānāṃ bhinnavṛtto ti tad bhavet || 6 ||
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bhagavāṃ ca nāma kāmānāṃ doṣaṃ satataṃ bhāṣati |
atha ca lokanāthasya mātā kāmāṃ niṣevati || 7 ||
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ye ca nṛpativeśmeṣu bhonti ratnakaraṇḍakāḥ |
ratanaṃ puruṣaśreṣṭhā bhājanaṃ bodhimātaro || 8 ||
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paśyati vilokayanto lokaṃ śuddhodanasya orodhe |
nārīṃ amaravadhunibhāṃ vidyullatānibhāṃ viya māyāṃ || 9 ||
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so tāṃ niśāmya jananīṃ āmantrayate maruṇāṃ cyaviṣyāmi |
antimam upetya vāsaṃ garbhe marumānuṣasukhārthaṃ || 10 ||
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taṃ avaca devasaṃghaḥ kṛtāṃjalipuṭo varābharaṇadhārī |
ṛdhyatu uttamapudgala tava praṇidhi ahīnaguṇarūpa || 11 ||
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vayam api lokahitā bahu manoramāṃ ośiritvā kāmaratiṃ |
pūjārthaṃ tava anindita manuṣyaloke vasiṣyāmaḥ || 12 ||
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te vipularuciravarṇaṃ mandāravapuṣpavarṣam ākāśe |
pramuṃcinsu udagracittā stavaṃtā madhurāhi vācāhi || 13 ||
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yam amaravasanā praśamanamanoramāṃ śokaduḥkhavimiśrān |
īkṣasi na ca niṣevasi kāmāṃ idam adbhutaṃ tuhyaṃ || 14 ||
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yaṃ pi abhibhūya marugaṇaṃ jambūnadaparvatopamaprakāśo |
udyotayasi daśa diśo surarṣabha idaṃ pi āścaryaṃ || 15 ||
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abhibhavasi devasaṃghā samaheśvaradānavāṃ samāragaṇāṃ|
tārāgaṇāṃ khagacarāṃ amitamati idaṃ pi āścaryaṃ || 16 ||
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kiṃcāpi viprayogaṃ tvayā na icchāma bhūtasaṃghaguru |
api ca aravindanayana bhaviṣyasi gatir naramarūṇāṃ || 17 ||
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atha cyavanakālasamaye viśuddhaśatapatrapadmanayanasya|
ānanditā marugaṇā ghoṣanti diśāhi sarvāhi || 18 ||
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eṣā ca vartati kathā tuṣitapure sā ca apratirūpā māyā |
śuddhodanasya mahiṣī rājānam upetya idam āha || 19 ||
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sā hariṇavatsanayanā viśuddhagandharvavadhunibhā śyāmā |
sahitaṃ idaṃ sumadhuraṃ śuddhodanam abravīt māyā || 20 ||
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ābharaṇastambhitabhujā pravaravasanadhāriṇī sakhīhi saha|
tvayā vinā śākyanandana rajanīm imāṃ kṣapayituṃ chando || 21 ||
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dhṛtarāṣṭrasya naravara prāsādavarasya uttamāṃ bhūmīṃ |
śayanapravaraṃ āruhi yatra kumudavasanasaṃnibhaṃ vimalaṃ || 22 ||
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tena vacanena tuṣṭo deviye śuddhodano manāpena |
āmantrayati naravaro parivāram udagrasaṃkalpo || 23 ||
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prativedayantu mi laghuṃ dhṛtarāṣṭraṃ pravarakusumasaṃchannaṃ |
muktakusumābhikīrṇaṃ karotha divi devabhavanaṃ vā || 24 ||
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osaktapaṭṭadāmaṃ dhṛtarāṣṭraṃ ca śobhatāṃ capalam eva |
varahemajālacchannaṃ sumeruvaraśṛṅgasaṃkāśaṃ || 25 ||
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caturaṅginī ca senā saśūlanārācatomaravicitrā |
paripālayatāṃ capalaṃ dhṛtarāṣṭraṃ manojñasaṃghātaṃ || 26 ||
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osṛṣṭā yevājñā narapatinā sajjaṃ eva ca sarvaṃ |
kṛtvā tatra sakuśalaṃ rājānam upetya idam āhuḥ || 27 ||
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varṣasahasram anūnaṃ prajā paripālayatu bho mahipālo |
sajjaṃ ti vimānavaraṃ śobhati tava harṣasaṃjananaṃ || 28 ||
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atha sā amaravadhūnibhā māyā utthāya āsanavarāto |
abravīt mahīpatisutaṃ āditye astamitamātre || 29 ||
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eṣā samādiyāmi prāṇeṣu avihiṃsaṃ brahmacaryaṃ ca |
viramāmi cāpy adinnād madyād anibaddhavacanāc ca || 30 ||
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akhilavacanāc ca naravara viramāmi tathaivaṃ paiśunyāc ca|
paruṣavacanāc ca narapati viramāmi ayaṃ mama chando || 31 ||
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parakāmeṣu ca īrṣyāṃ no saṃjāneyyaṃ nāpy abhidrohaṃ |
bhūteṣu upajaneṣyaṃ viparītamatiṃ ca vijahāmi || 32 ||
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ekādaśaprakāraṃ śīlaṃ sevāmy ahaṃ pṛthivipāla |
rajanīm imāṃ anūnāṃ evaṃ mama jāyate chando || 33 ||
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mā suda khu bhūmipāla kāmavitarko mā mayi pratikāṃkṣi |
preṣaya mā ti apuṇyaṃ bhaveyā mayi brahmacāriṇiye || 34 ||
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sarve tava saṃkalpāṃ paripūremīti pārthivo avaca |
abhirama bhavanavaragatā ahaṃ ca rājyaṃ ca tava vaśyaṃ || 35 ||
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sā strīsahasrasamagrā anantaraṃ gṛhya taṃ vimānavaraṃ |
abhiruhiya abhiniṣīde manāpaparipūrṇasaṃkalpā || 36 ||
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sā kiṃcid eva kālaṃ tasmiṃ himakumudapuṇḍarīkanibhe |
śayane praśamadamaratā tūṣṇīṃbhāvena kṣepayati || 37 ||
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sā dāniṃ dakṣiṇena pārśvena parinyāsi śarīravaraṃ |
kusumalatā va drumavaraṃ śayanaṃ parivelliyāśayitā || 38 ||
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atha tāṃ niśāmya śayanopagatāṃ devīṃ divyapramadārūpanibhāṃ |
tuṣitālayā cyaviya devagaṇā prāsādamūrdhni pratiṣṭhihinsu || 39 ||
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te mūrdhanā abhinatā sarve hṛṣṭā kṛtāṃjalipuṭā amarā |
vandanti tāṃ vipulapuṇyadharāṃ māyāṃ jinasya jananīṃ śayane || 40 ||
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atha kautūhalaparaṃ saṃjaniyā bahudevakanyā śucimālyadharā |
jinamātur upagatā draṣṭumanā prāsādamūrdhni pratiṣṭhihinsu || 41 ||
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upasaṃkramitva śayanopagatāṃ māyāṃ niśāmya varavidyunibhāṃ |
prītisukhaṃ vipulaṃ saṃjaniyā atha saṃpravarṣi divijaṃ kusumaṃ || 42 ||
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mānuṣyakaṃ pi kila edṛśakaṃ rūpaṃ sujātam idam āścaryaṃ|
kañcit kālaṃ sthihiy' antarato nāyaṃ samā maravadhūhi bhave || 43 ||
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līlāṃ niśāmayatha he sakhikā pramadāyimasya yatha opayikāṃ |
śayane virocati manaḥ harati vibhrājate kanakarītir iva || 44 ||
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ayan tu dhareṣyati mahāpuruṣaṃ atyantadānadamaśīlarataṃ |
sarvāśravāntakaraṇaṃ virajaṃ kiṃ hāyate tava narendravadhū || 45 ||
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cāpodare karatalapramite vararomarājivicitre rucire |
iha so bhaviṣyati anantamatiḥ satataṃ alipta aśubhena śuciḥ || 46 ||
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bahudīrgharātranicitaṃ kuśalaṃ pramadāyimasya vipulaṃ paramaṃ |
yā taṃ dhareṣyati anantaguṇaṃ cirarātrasannicitapuṇyabalaṃ || 47 ||
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anurūpā tvaṃ pramadā pravarā mātā sa caiva puruṣapravaro |
putro prahīnavanatho virajo kiṃ hāyate tava narendravadhū || 48 ||
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atha rākṣasā vividharūpadharā āṇattā divi parito capalaṃ |
tiṣṭhantu bho pravaraśastradharā sarvadiśāṃ kurutha asaṃvaraṇāṃ || 49 ||
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teṣām anantaraṃ dvijihvagaṇā ārakṣahetu diśatāsu sthitā |
vātaṃ pi yeṣa calitaṃ śruṇiya krodhā samutpatanti agnisamā || 50 ||
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teṣām anantaragatā thapitā yakṣā pradīptaśikharā vikṛtā |
ye duṣṭacitta vinivārayathā mā ca vadhaṃ kurutha kasya cāpi || 51 ||
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teṣām anantarasthitā bahavo gandharvasaṃgha śubharūpadharā |
ārakṣahetu śubhacāpadharā cyavanakṣaṇe vimalabuddhimato || 52 ||
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catvāri lokapatino pi sthitā gagane svakapārivāreṇa saha |
adya cyaviṣyati kila bhagavāṃ lokasya arthasukhavṛddhikaro || 53 ||
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tridaśehi sārdhaṃ tridaśapravaro sthita antarīkṣe varacakradharo |
acirā cyaviṣyati cyutiṃ carimāṃ ākāṅkṣamāṇo sukham apratimaṃ || 54 ||
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māyāya mūli bahudevagaṇā kṛtvā daśāṅgulaṃ natābhimukhā |
samudīrayanti madhuraṃ vacanaṃ ullokayanti tuṣiteṣu jinaṃ || 55 ||
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vyavadānasannicitapuṇyabalā samayo ti antimam upehi bhavaṃ |
sajjā tāva bhavati te jananī anukaṃpa dāni duḥkhitāṃ janatāṃ || 56 ||
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eṣo cyavāmi iti muṃci girāṃ śubhaṃ vacanaṃ udīrayi + + + |
atha supinaṃ jananī jinasya tasmiṃ kṣaṇe paśyati varavipākaphalaṃ || 57 ||
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himarajatanibho me ṣaḍviṣāṇo sucaraṇacārubhujo suraktaśīrṣo |
udaram upagato gajapradhāno lalitagatiḥ anavadyagātrasandhiḥ || 58 ||
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kiṃ kāraṇaṃ suravareṇa prabhā pramuktā candrāṃśuśītalatarā kanakāvadātā |
yenāsureśvaragaṇā manujeśvarāś ca prahlāditā ca narakā jvalanāgnikalpāḥ || 59 ||
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ye tatra tatra janatāṃ pratipālayanti saṃsārapaṃjaragatāṃ madanābhibhūtāṃ |
teṣāṃ vimokṣakaraṇena mahāyaśena āmantraṇārtham anaghena prabhā pramuktā || 60 ||
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muñcatha amarā purāṇi na kila prāmodyasya ayaṃ kālo |
jarāmaraṇapuraṃ bhettuṃ kālo jñānaprahāreṇa || 61 ||
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iti sa nadiya siṃhanādaṃ narasiṃho cyavanakālasamayasmiṃ |
antarahito kṣaṇena narendrabhavane samupapadyi || 62 ||
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yo so tuṣitaṃ kāyaṃ obhāseti śubhena varṇena |
devapurāc cyavamāno taṃ anativaraṃ jinaṃ vande || 63 ||
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sabrahmakaṃ ca lokaṃ saśramaṇabrāhmaṇīṃ prajāṃ sarvāṃ |
varṇen' obhāsayati anativaro lokapradyoto || 64 ||
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āścaryam adbhutam idaṃ paśyatha yāvat maharddhikaḥ śāstā |
smṛtimāṃ susaṃprajāno mātuḥ kukṣismiṃ okrānto || 65 ||
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yāvac ca narapravaro uttamalakṣaṇasamaṅgi asthāsi |
mātāye kukṣismiṃ smṛtimatimāṃ saṃprajāno ca || 66 ||
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tato ayaṃ sāgaramerumaṇḍalā prakampitā ṣaḍvidham āsi medinī |
kṛtā lokā vimalā manoramā mahāndhakārāpanudasya tejasā || 67 ||
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caturo pi lokapālā rakṣām akarensu lokanāthasya |
mā kocī ahiteṣī namucibalanudaṃ vihiṃseyā || 68 ||
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tato koṭisahasrāṇi devānāṃ kapilāhvayaṃ |
upagatāni tuṣṭāni ārakṣaṃ varabuddhino || 69 ||
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devanagaraṃ iva kapilapuram uttamaṃ kṛtam anuviśantehi |
manomayavikramagatehi amaragaṇehi abhivirocati || 70 ||
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māyāṃ parivāretvā maheśvaragaṇānāṃ kila sahasrāṇi |
āśu vigatamala-m-akhilā ākāśagatā abhiniṣaṇṇāḥ || 71 ||
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teṣāṃ dāniṃ pṛṣṭhato indrasahasrāṇi vimalaśikharāṇi |
subahūni bahuguṇasya ārakṣārthaṃ niṣaṇṇāni || 72 ||
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teṣāṃ dāniṃ pṛṣṭhato devendrāṇāṃ sahasranayutāni |
kāmāvacarā devā niṣaṇṇā gagane niralambe || 73 ||
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devagaṇānāṃ pṛṣṭhato asurā asurāṇāṃ ca dvijihvagaṇāḥ |
yakṣāś ca vikṛtarūpāḥ rākṣasasaṃghāś ca saṃniṣaṇṇāḥ || 74 ||
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etāye vidhiye gaganam amaraśatasahasrasaṃkulaṃ śrīmad |
atyantasupariśuddhaṃ kuśalam upacitaṃ hi varadena || 75 ||
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so yaṃ mahānubhāvo smṛtimāṃ tuṣitabhavanā cyavitvāna |
pāṇḍaravarāhakanibho bhavitva gajarūpi ṣaḍḍanto || 76 ||
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vīraśayane śayantiye poṣadhikāye viśuddhavasanāye |
smṛtasaṃprajānakuśalo mātuḥ kukṣismiṃ okrānto || 77 ||
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sā ca rajanīprabhāte ākhyāsi bhartuno manāpasya |
rājavara pāṇḍaro me gajarājo kukṣim okrānto || 78 ||
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taṃ ca śruṇitvāna rājā vaipaṃcanikāṃ samāgatāṃ avaca |
supinasmiṃ asya sarve bhaṇātha bhūtaṃ phalavipākaṃ || 79 ||
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te tatra cāvaciṃsū naimittikā pṛcchitā svayaṃ rājñā |
dvātriṃśalakṣaṇadharo kukṣiṃ devīye okrānto || 80 ||
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hṛṣṭo bhavāhi naravara yasya tava kulasmiṃ pratyutpanno |
pṛthivīdhara vīragarbho anopamasatvo mahāsatvo || 81 ||
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yatha maya paurāṇānām ācaryāṇāṃ svayaṃ samupāhṛtaṃ |
dve sya gatayo anantyā bhavanti naravīraśārdūla || 82 ||
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yadi āsiṣyati agāre mahipati hoti saratano maharddhiko |
nityānubaddhavijayo rājaśatasahasraparivāro || 83 ||
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atha khalu pravrajiṣyati cāturdvīpāṃ mahīṃ vijahiyāna |
hohiti ananyaneyo buddho netā naramarūṇāṃ || 84 ||
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supinaṃ pi śākiyānī ākhyāsi bhartuno manāpasya |
śveto gajanātho me kukṣiṃ bhettvāna okrānto || 85 ||
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etaṃ śruṇitva rājā vaipaṃcanikāṃ samāgatāṃ avaca |
supinasmiṃ asya sarvaṃ bhaṇātha bhūtaṃ phalavipākaṃ || 86 ||
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te tatra cāvaciṃsū naimittika pṛcchitā svayaṃ rājñā |
dvātriṃśalakṣaṇadharo kukṣiṃ devīye okrānto || 87 ||
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yadi punar agāramadhye vasati pṛthivīṃ abhijeṣyate sarvāṃ |
śūrāṃ putrasahasraṃ labheta etādṛśāṃ vīrāṃ || 88 ||
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atha ratana-anantākaraṃ pūrṇāṃ mahīm ujjhiyāna pravrajati |
buddho hohiti loke sarvajño sarvadarśāvī || 89 ||
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svapnāntare pramadā adarśi sūryaṃ nabhā kukṣim anupraviṣṭaṃ |
prasūyati strīratanaṃ subhāgaṃ bhartāsya bhoti nṛpo cakravartī || 90 ||
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svapnāntare yā pramadā adarśi candraṃ nabhā kukṣim anupraviṣṭaṃ |
prasūyate sā naradevagarbhaṃ so bhavati rājā balacakravartī || 91 ||
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svapnāntare yā pramadā adarśi sūryaṃ nabhā kukṣim anupraviṣṭaṃ |
prasūyate sā varalakṣitāṃgaṃ so bhavati rājā balacakravartī || 92 ||
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svapnāntare yā pramadā adarśi śvetaṃ gajaṃ kukṣim anupraviṣṭaṃ |
prasūyate sā gajasattvasāraṃ so bhavati buddho bodhitārthadharmo || 93 ||
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kukṣiṃ prabhāsayantaṃ kanakavapuṃ pravaralakṣaṇasamaṅgiṃ |
dhāremi cakravartiṃ varapuruṣaṃ rājaśārdūlaṃ || 94 ||
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gajaṃ ratnaśreṣṭhaṃ madanabalavegāpanayanaṃ pradīpaṃ lokasya tamatimiramohāpanayanaṃ |
guṇānāṃ koṣaṃ tvaṃ aparimitaratnākaradharaṃ dharesi rājarṣiṃ apratihatacakraṃ samaruciṃ || 95 ||
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yathā mama na rāgadoṣā prasahanti narendragarbham upalabhya |
niḥsaṃśayaṃ bhaviṣyati samaruci yatha niścarati vācā || 96 ||
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yatha vaiḍūryasya maṇi sphāṭikasamudge kaṭi-utsaṃgasmiṃ |
nihito syā evam eva bodhisatvaṃ paśyati mātā |
kukṣiṃ obhāsentaṃ vigrahaṃ iva jātarūpasya || 97 ||
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anyaṃ ca dāni paśyatha āścaryaṃ tasya devaparṣāye |
tāva vipulāye yā kathā abhūt paramaharṣasaṃjananī || 98 ||
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na pi kāmakathā teṣāṃ na pi apsarasāṃ kathā na gītakathā |
na pi vādyakathā teṣāṃ na pi bhakṣakathā na pānakathā || 99 ||
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nābharaṇakathā teṣāṃ na pi vastrakathā pravartati kācit |
yānodyānakathā vā manasāpi na jāyate teṣāṃ || 100 ||
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sādhū puṇyabalavato dyuti + + + sā sadevakaṃ lokaṃ |
abhibhavati nāyakasya vikasati eṣā kathā tatra || 101 ||
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sādhuṃ garbhokramaṇaṃ karmaṇa anurūpaṃ pāramigatasya |
iti vikasati bahuvidhā kathā pariṣāmadhye etasmiṃ || 102 ||
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sādhū ti nirāmiṣehi saṃjñāpadehi kṣapenti tatkālaṃ |
varabuddhino ayaṃ api kathā vikasati pariṣāmadhye || 103 ||
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evaṃ bahuprakārāṃ kathāṃ kathayantā ramanti devagaṇāḥ |
rūpaṃ varṇaṃ tejaṃ varaṃ ca vīracaryaṃ kathayantā || 104 ||
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lumbinivanaṃ sucapalaṃ apagatatṛṇakhāṇḍapatrasaṃkhāraṃ |
varasurabhikusumanikaraṃ karotha gandhodakasugandhaṃ || 105 ||
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lumbinivane va vātā tamālapatragandhavāsitaśarīrā |
vāyantu amṛtagandhāṃ madajananā ca palāyantu || 106 ||
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agaruvaradhūpagandhā samonamantu nabhato jaladharā taṃ |
lumbinivanaṃ chādetuṃ varacūrṇarasākulaṃ kṣipraṃ || 107 ||
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ekaikaṃ caṅkramavaraṃ dukūlapaṭṭorṇākośikārehi |
kalpayatha kalpavṛkṣāṃ yatha divi devapradhānasya || 108 ||
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sphaṭikamaṇikuṇḍaladharā vigalitavasanā pralambamaṇihārā |
ādāya gandhamālyaṃ gaganapathagatā praḍīyanti || 109 ||
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mandāravāna bharitā kācit śaṃgeriyo gṛhītvāna |
haricandanasya kācit kāci punaḥ kalpaduṣyāṇāṃ || 110 ||
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sthalajajalajaṃ ca mālyaṃ gṛhītvā apsarā muditacittāḥ |
ratanā ābharaṇāni ca jambudvīpe abhimukhīyo || 111 ||
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caturāśītim anūnā chatrasahasrāṇi devakanyāyo |
kanakaratanāmayāni ādāya nabhe praḍīyanti || 112 ||
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kūṭāgārasamehi ca sphaṭikamaṇimusālagalvehi citrehi |
bharitam api antarīkṣaṃ duṣyaśatasamucchritapatākaṃ || 113 ||
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gajaśvasanasannikāśā śāradameghā khagapathe virocanti |
varasurabhikusumagandhā kamalotpalacampakavimiśrāḥ || 114 ||
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bhujagapatino pramuditā meghehi sugandhatoyabharitehi |
abhyokiranti nagaraṃ anyāni ca adbhutaśatāni || 115 ||
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avagāhya taṃ vanavaraṃ māyā sakhisaṃvṛtā jinajinetrī |
vicarati cittarathe devi amaravadhū yatha ratividhijñā || 116 ||
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sā krīḍārtham upagatā pilakṣaśakhāṃ bhujāya avalambya |
pravijṛmbhitā salīlā tasya yaśavato jananakāle || 117 ||
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atha vā navati sahasrā marukanyā āśur eva sannipatitā |
māyāṃ kṛtāṃjalipuṭā idam avaca prasannasaṃkalpā || 118 ||
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adya jarāvyādhimathanaṃ janayiṣyasi amaragarbhasukumāraṃ |
devī divi bhuvi mahitaṃ hitaṃ hitakaraṃ naramarūṇāṃ || 119 ||
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mā khalu janaya viṣādaṃ parikarma vayaṃ tavaṃ kariṣyāmaḥ |
yaṃ kartavyam udīraya dṛśyatu kṛtam eva tatsarvaṃ || 120 ||
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atha caturi lokapālā saparivārā āśu-r-eva sannipatitā |
divyapraveṇihastā devim upagatā pradakṣiṇato || 121 ||
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sarve pi devasaṃghā māyāṃ paricārayitva ākāśe |
sthitā mālyagandhahastā svaparivāreṇa upaśobhanti || 122 ||
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dakṣiṇena hi pārśvena jāyante puruṣottamāḥ |
sarve puruṣaśārdūlā bhavanty atravihāriṇaḥ || 123 ||
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kiṃ tan na bhidyate pārśvaṃ vedanā ca na jāyate |
tasyā jinajanetrīye janetvā puruṣottamaṃ || 124 ||
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manomayena rūpeṇa prādurbhonti tathāgatā |
evaṃ na bhidyate pārśvaṃ vedanā na ca jāyati || 125 ||
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jātamātro ca vikrame sapta vikramate bhuvi |
diśāṃ ca praviloketi mahāhāsaṃ ca ūhati || 126 ||
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atra kiṃ kāraṇaṃ uktaṃ yaṃ sapta kramate kramān |
na ca aṣṭa na ca ṣaṣṭi atra āgamanaṃ śṛṇu || 127 ||
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garbhāvāsapariśrānto sarvalokahito muniḥ |
paścimo garbhāvāso yaṃ atha vegena prakrami || 128 ||
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taṃ tu saptapade nyaste devasaṃghābhilīyata |
sahasā lokapālebhyo aṃkena dhāriye muniḥ || 129 ||
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atha varṣo samutpadye divyakusumaśīkaro |
mandāravarajākīrṇṇo divyacandanasaṃkulo || 130 ||
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dīrghakālam udagrāś ca suramukhyā agradhūpanaṃ |
pramuṃciṣu vibhūṣārthaṃ tasya uttamabuddhino || 131 ||
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yad arthaṃ ca viloketi diśāṃ apratipudgalo |
tatrāpi āgamaṃ vakṣye upadeśaṃ manoramaṃ || 132 ||
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na so vidyate satvānāṃ deveṣu manujeṣu vā |
yasyaivaṃ saṃbhavo bhavati garbhokramaṇam eva ca || 133 ||
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khadyotakanakanirbhāsaṃ pārśvaṃ jinajanetriye |
āyate yadā sarvajñaḥ āyate carame bhave || 134 ||
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jātamātrasya taccittaṃ āsi pravaravādino |
asti kaścit samabuddhi me idaṃ tarkaṃ nivartituṃ || 135 ||
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kecit saṃsāracāreṇa artīyanti yathā ahaṃ |
ityarthaṃ puruṣādityaḥ diśāṃ sarvāṃ nirīkṣati || 136 ||
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atha diśāṃ vilokento dṛśyati vadatāṃ varaḥ |
devakoṭisahasrāṇi tasmiṃ hāsaṃ pramuñcati || 137 ||
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jātamātrasya me cāhuḥ devatā mārakāyikāḥ |
caturdvīpo mahākośo cakravartī bhaviṣyasi || 138 ||
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athāsya hāso saṃbhavati na me satvā vijānatha |
sarvajño sarvadarśāvī bhaviṣyaṃ puruṣottamaḥ || 139 ||
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evam etaṃ praśaṃsanti vipākam upadeśakāḥ |
tathā hi narasiṃhānāṃ śāsanaṃ suprakāśitaṃ || 140 ||
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yaṃ tiṣṭhantī janaye vīraṃ saṃkusumitehi śālehi |
śarīram avalambyamānā taṃ anativaraṃ jinaṃ vande || 141 ||
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saṃpratijāto sugato samehi pādehi dharaṇim avatiṣṭhe |
sapta ca padāni agamā sarvāṃ ca diśāṃ viloketi || 142 ||
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taṃ cāsya caṃkramantaṃ anvāgami vījanaṃ ca cchatraṃ ca |
mā varaviduno kāye daṃśā maśakā ca nipatensuḥ || 143 ||
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saṃpratijāte sugate devā prathamaṃ jinaṃ pratigṛhṇe |
paścāc cainaṃ manuṣyā anativaraṃ aṅke dhārensuḥ || 144 ||
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pratyagrahensu devā sugataṃ dvātriṃśalakṣaṇasamaṃgiṃ |
paścāc cainaṃ manuṣyā anativaraṃ aṃke dhārensuḥ || 145 ||
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nirvāyensu pradīpā mānuṣakā obhāsit' abhūl lokaṃ |
saṃpratijāte sugate ulkādhāre naramarūṇāṃ || 146 ||
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saṃpratijāte sugate jñātī udakārthikā vidhāvensuḥ |
atha purato udupānā pūrā mukhato viṣyandensuḥ || 147 ||
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duve vāridhārā udgami ekā śītasya ekā uṣṇasya |
yatra snapayensu sugataṃ vigrahaṃ iva jātarūpasya || 148 ||
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eṣā prasūṣyati narendravadhūttamaṃ taṃ vatsaṃ vibuddhavarapuṣkaragauragarbhaṃ |
yo prāpsyate dharaṇimaṇḍagatottamārthaṃ māraṃ nihatya sabalaṃ tam upemi vīraṃ || 149 ||
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amrakṣitā garbhamalena gātrā jātaṃ jale paṃkajam uttamaṃ vā |
vapuṣmanto bālaraviprakāśo sabrahmakān amarān abhibhoti || 150 ||
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tato jātamātro kule śākiyānāṃ atikramya dhīro padānīha sapta |
samolokayitvā diśā ūhasāsi ayaṃ dānim eko bhavo paścimo tti || 151 ||
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nabhe tu cchatram eva vibhrājamānaṃ maṇimuktiśreṣṭhaṃ parābhāvibhrājaṃ |
vidhūtadāmena mandāravānāṃ bahū devaputrā nabhe dhārayensuḥ || 152 ||
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sabālārkaśaṃkhapratīkāśavarṇaṃ varaṃ hemacchatraṃ nabhe dhārayensuḥ |
tato vījanīyo visṛṣṭā bhramensuḥ kareṇa grahetvā jinaṃ vījayensuḥ || 153 ||
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tataḥ puṇyagandhā sukhoṣṇā prabhūtā laghupremaṇīyā hitā mānuṣāṇāṃ |
śivā nandanīyā tuṣārānubaddhā duve vāridhārā nabhe udgamensu || 154 ||
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tato meruśṛṅgād anekaprakārā pramuktottarīyā samantormijātā |
bhṛśaṃ viśvagandhādhivāsānuvātā dṛḍhāṃ ṣaḍvidhānaṃ mahīṃ kaṃpayensuḥ || 155 ||
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suvarṇasya rūpyamaṇīnāṃ śubhānā vimāneṣu devā satūryā vighuṣṭā |
sujātena jātaṃ jinaṃ prekṣamāṇā sacandrārkatāraṃ nabhaṃ śobhayensu || 156 ||
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ayaṃ so sadevaṃ sanāgaṃ sayakṣaṃ mahoghaṃ maharṣī jagaṃ uttaritvā |
tataḥ kṣemam ekāṃ diśāṃ prāpsyatīti prahṛṣṭā sya devā nabhe vyāharensuḥ || 157 ||
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naro cetiyeṣu praviṣṭo akāmo mahālokanātho narendrāṇa śāstā |
yadā uttamāṅgena vandāpayensuḥ tato tasya pādāni prādurbhavensu || 158 ||
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tato devatā cābhayā ity avocat na eṣo nurūpo mamaṃ vandamāmo |
praṇāmaṃ ca eṣo yad anyasya kuryād dṛḍhaṃ saptadhā asya mūrdhaṃ sphaṭeyāti || 159 ||
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jāte jagapradhāne sarve arthā pradakṣiṇā rājño |
tena naralambakasya nāmaṃ sarvārthasiddha iti || 160 ||
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rājakulaṃ kumārasmiṃ praviṣte avacat purohitaṃ nṛpatiḥ |
lakṣaṇavidhiguṇakuśalāṃ viprāṃ pariyeṣatha śīghraṃ || 161 ||
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taṃ vijñāya ca devā maheśvarā nāma cittavasavarttī |
mā lakṣaṇā akuśalā vikalpayiṣyanti dvijasaṃghā || 162 ||
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vigatamadamānadarpā aṣṭa sahasrā maheśvaravarāṇāṃ |
devanaraguruṃ kṛtāñjalī saṃpratijātaṃ upagamensuḥ || 163 ||
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te rājakuladvāre śucivastrāmbarasthitā stimitaśabdāḥ |
pratihārarakṣam abravīt sumadhurakaraviṃkarutaghoṣāḥ || 164 ||
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śuddhodanaṃ upagamya brūvīhi ime lakṣaṇaguṇavidhijñā |
tiṣṭhanti aṣṭa sahasrā praviśensuḥ yadi anumatan te || 165 ||
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sādhū ti pratiśrutvā pratihārarakṣo praviśya rājakulaṃ |
abravīt kṛtāṃjalipuṭo prītamanaso pṛthivīpālaṃ || 166 ||
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atulavaradīptayaśasā kāraya rājyaṃ ciraṃ nihataśatru |
dvāre te 'marasadṛśā tiṣṭhanti praveṣṭum icchanti || 167 ||
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pratipūrṇavimalanayanā madhurasvara mattavāraṇavicārī |
bhavati mama teṣu śaṃkā na te manujā devaputrās te || 168 ||
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paricaṃkramatāṃ teṣāṃ dharaṇīrajo kramavarāṃ na spṛśāti |
na ca sānaṃ paśyati padaṃ pṛthivyāṃ idaṃ api āścaryaṃ || 169 ||
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gambhīrastimitaceṣṭā āryākārā praśāntadṛṣṭipathā |
vipulāṃ janenti prītiṃ janasya samudīkṣamāṇasya || 170 ||
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anyaṃ ca dāni adbhutaṃ śarīracchāyā na dṛśyate teṣāṃ |
teṣāṃ ca sandhiśabdo caṃkramatāṃ na śruyate kaścit || 171 ||
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niḥsaṃśayaṃ upagatā putravaraṃ naravarādhipa draṣṭuṃ |
abhinandaṃ abhivādaya paśyāhi ayonijāṃ devāṃ || 172 ||
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varamālyagandhahastāṃ līlāceṣṭāṃ manoramaśarīrāṃ |
dīpyantāṃ iva śirīye asaṃśayaṃ pravaramarutas te || 173 ||
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śuddhodano niśāmya vacanam idaṃ harṣakampitaśarīro |
abravīt bhaṇahi sucapalaṃ praviśantu niveśanam udāraṃ || 174 ||
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kiṃkāraṇaṃ na edṛśā prākṛtapuruṣāṇa bhonti ākārāḥ |
na pi mānuṣāṇa īdṛśī ṛddhi bhavati yādṛśīṃ bhaṇasi || 175 ||
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atha so pratihārarakṣo upagamya maheśvarāṃ idam avocat |
prahvo kṛtāṃjalipuṭo praṇamya hṛṣṭo muditacitto || 176 ||
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abhinandato narapatiḥ praviśantu bhavanto divyapurakalpaṃ |
rājavṛṣabhasya veśmaṃ narādhipatinā anujñātāḥ || 177 ||
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etaṃ śrutvā vacanaṃ aṣṭasahasraṃ maheśvaravarāṇāṃ |
praviśanti pārthivakulaṃ anihatakulavaṃśamukhyasya || 178 ||
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śuddhodano pi rājā maheśvarāṃ dūrato niśāmetvā |
pratyutthito saparivāro gauravabalabhāvitaśarīro || 179 ||
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tāṃ avaca rājavṛṣabho svāgatam anurāgaṃ bhavi sarveṣāṃ |
prītā sma darśanena praśamadamabalena ca bhavatāṃ || 180 ||
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saṃvidyante imāni asmākaṃ āsanapradhānāni |
āstāṃ tāva bhavanto asmākam anugrahārthāye || 181 ||
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atha te teṣv āsaneṣu bahuratnaviśuddhacitrapādeṣu |
vigatamadamānadarpā niṣīdi anavadyakarmāntāḥ || 182 ||
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te kaṃcid eva kālaṃ āgamayitvā narādhipam avocat |
śṛṇvatu bhavān prayojanaṃ yaṃ asmākam iha gamanāye || 183 ||
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sarvamanavadyagātro utpanno lokasundaro tuhyaṃ |
putro kila manujapate lakṣaṇaguṇapāramīprāpto || 184 ||
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vayam api lakṣaṇakuśalās samarthā guṇadoṣalakṣaṇaṃ jñātuṃ |
yadi na gurutvaṃ bhavato paśyema mahāpuruṣarūpaṃ || 185 ||
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so avaca hanta paśyatha suvyapadeśakṣemaṃ mama putraṃ |
marumanujaharṣajananaṃ lakṣaṇaguṇapāramīprāptaṃ || 186 ||
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atha sa mṛdukācalindikapraveṇiye guṇadharaṃ grahetvāna |
aṃkena vādicandraṃ upanāmayati suravarāṇāṃ || 187 ||
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ālokayitva dūrā maheśvarā parākramaṃ daśabalasya |
mūrdhani vigalitamakuṭā nipatanti mahītale hṛṣṭāḥ || 188 ||
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samā heṣṭā ca dīrghā ca āyatā utsaṃgapaṃcamā |
eṇi bṛhatpratiṣṭhito kośa nyagrodha te daśa || 189 ||
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mṛdujālā ca pratipūrṇā ekā ūrdhvāgrapaṃcaṃāḥ |
ślaksṇacchavi haṃsāntarā ca utsadā ca te daśa || 190 ||
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rasaṃ suvarṇasīho ca samā śuklā ca paṃcaṃā |
samā prabhūtā brahṃā ca nīlagopakṣa te daśa |
ūrṇā uṣṇīṣaśīrṣaṃ ca nātho dvātriṃśalakṣaṇo || 191 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Chapter 34

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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