Ratnamalavadana [sanskrit]

83,177 words | ISBN-10: 8172702957 | ISBN-13: 9788172702953

The Sanskrit edition of the Ratnamalavadana: a collection of Buddhist stories (avadana) belonging to the Mahayana tradition. Literally, “a garland of precious gems” or “a collection of edifying tales”, these 38 stories revolve around king Ashoka and the monk Upagupta. Original titles: Ratnamālāvadāna (रत्नमालावदान), Ratnamālā-āvadāna (रत्नमाला-आवदान, Ratnamala-avadana)

Chapter 18 - Dhanika-avadāna

athāśoko mahīpālaḥ kṛtāṃjalipuṭo mudā |
upaguptaṃ guruṃ natvā punarevaṃ samabravīt || 1 || {1}
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bhadanta śrotumicchāmi punaranyatsubhāṣitaṃ |
tadyathā guruṇādiṣṭaṃ tathādeṣṭuṃ ca me 'rhati || 2 || {2}
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iti saṃprārthitaṃ rājñā śrutvā so 'rhan sudhīryatiḥ |
upagupto narendraṃ taṃ samālokyaivamabravīt || 3 || {3}
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śṛṇu rājan samādhāya yathā me guruṇoditaṃ |
tathāhaṃ saṃpravakṣyāmi tava puṇyapravṛddhaye || 4 || {4}
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puraikasamaye sa śrīśākyasiṃho munīśvaraḥ |
sarvajñaḥ sugataḥ śāstā dharmarājo vināyakaḥ || 5 || {5}
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bhikṣubhiḥ śrāvakaiḥ sārddhaṃ bhikṣuṇībhiśca cailakaiḥ |
upāsakai mahāśrāddhairupāsikāgaṇairapi || 6 || {6}
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bodhisatvagaṇaiścāpi mahāsatvaiḥ śubhārthibhiḥ |
sarvasatvahitārthāya bodhicaryāṃ prakāśibhiḥ || 7 || {7}
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vṛjiṣu puri vaiśālyāṃ markaṭākhyahradāntike |
kūṭāgāraguhāvāse vijahāra prabhāsayan || 8 || {8}
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tatsaddharmāmṛtaṃ pātuṃ tatra sarve samāgatāḥ |
brahmaśakrādidevendrā lokapālā digāsthitāḥ || 9 || {9}
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grahāḥ siddhagaṇāḥ sādhyā yakṣagaṃdharvakinnarāḥ |
garuḍā nāgarājāśca vidyādharāśca dānavāḥ || 10 || {10}
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rākṣasāḥ sagaṇāścaiva ṛṣayo brahmacāriṇaḥ |
brahmaṇāḥ kṣatriyā bhūpā rājāno 'pi narādhipāḥ || 11 || {11}
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tathā rājakumārāśca vaiśyā maṃtrijanā api |
gṛhasthāḥ śreṣṭhinaḥ paurāḥ sārthavāhā mahājanāḥ || 12 || {12}
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vaṇijaḥ śilpinaścāpi tathānye 'pi śubhārthinaḥ |
grāmyā jānapadāścāpi tathā kārpaṭikā api || 13 || {13}
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evamanye 'pi lokāśca saddharmāmṛtavāṃchinaḥ |
sarve te samupāyātāstatrādrākṣustamīśvaraṃ || 14 || {14}
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sabhāmadhyāsanāsīnaṃ sarvasaṃghapuraskṛtaṃ |
śrīghanaṃ taṃ samālokya sarve te samupāśritāḥ || 15 || {15}
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natvā pradakṣiṇīkṛtya samabhyarcya yathākramaṃ |
punaḥ sāñjalayo natvā parivṛtya samaṃtataḥ |
tatsaddharmāmṛtaṃ pātumupatasthuḥ samāhitāḥ || 16 || {16}
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tadā sa bhagavāndṛṣṭvā tān sarvān samupasthitān |
ādimadhyāntakalyāṇīṃ bodhicaryāṃ samādiśat || 17 || {17}
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tadāryadharmamākarṇya sarve lokāḥ pramoditāḥ |
tadā te dharmavaiśeṣyaṃ matvā pratinanaṃdire || 18 || {18}
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tadā tatra mahāpūryāṃ vaiśālyāṃ pauriko mahān |
gṛhastho dhaniko nāma śrīmān sarvaguṇī sudhīḥ || 19 || {19}
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śrāddho bhadrāśayo dātā śuddhaśīlo vicakṣaṇaḥ |
sarvasatvahitādhānādāsītsatpuruṣottamaḥ || 20 || {20}
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patnī dharmasakhī tasya śīlavatyabhidhābhavat |
tanayaśca vaṃdānyākhyaḥ satyavatyabhidhā snuṣā || 21 || {21}
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tadā tatra dvijā sarve bhaktimanto jagadguroḥ |
pūjānimaṃtraṇe cakruḥ samayaṃ saṃmatāstathā || 22 || {22}
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bhavanto yanmunīndro 'yamatrāsmākaṃ hitechayā |
saddharmaṃ samupādeṣṭuṃ sasaṃghaḥ samupāgataḥ || 23 || {23}
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tadasmābhirmunīndro 'yaṃ pūjanīyaṃ samādarāt |
ato nimaṃtraṇīyo 'tra sarvaiḥ saṃbhūya nānyathā || 24 || {24}
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ekaścetkurute dravyamadādasya nimaṃtraṇaṃ |
sarvairnirvāsanīyo 'sau yato 'nyadharmavighnakṛt || 25 || {25}
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tadā sa dhaniko 'jñātvā samayaṃ taistathā kṛtaṃ |
svayameva munīndraṃ taṃ pūjayituṃ samichata || 26 || {26}
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tataḥ sa dhanikaḥ śrīmāndivyasaṃpatsamṛddhimān |
svayaṃ nimaṃtraṇaṃ karttuṃ sasaṃghasya muneryayau || 27 || {27}
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tatra sa samupāsṛtya natvā taṃ śrīghanaṃ mudā |
sasaṃghaṃ tatpuraḥ sthitvā prārthayadeva sāṃjaliḥ || 28 || {28}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña bhagavaṃtaṃ sasāṃghikaṃ |
pūjayituṃ samichāmi paśyanme 'nugrahaṃ kuru || 29 || {29}
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iti saṃprārthitaṃ tena bhagavān sa munīśvaraḥ |
tathā hīti pratiśrutvā tūṣṇībhūtvādhyuvāsa tat || 30 || {30}
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tadā te brāhmaṇāḥ sarve saṃbhūya samupāgatāḥ |
bhagavataścaraṇau natvā cakrurbhojyanimaṃtraṇaṃ || 31 || {31}
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tacchrutvā bhagavānprāha tāndṛṣṭvā bhaktimānasān |
pūrvameva sasaṃghāhamanenodya nimaṃtritaḥ || 32 || {32}
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etadākarṇya sarve te brāhmaṇā bheditāśayāḥ |
paraṃ pratīkṣyamānāśca śanaiḥ svasvagṛhaṃ yayuḥ || 33 || {33}
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tataḥ sa dhaniko matvā munīndreṇādhyuvāsitaṃ |
muditastaṃ muniṃ natvā sahasā svagṛhaṃ yayau || 34 || {34}
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tatra sa svagṛhe gatvā vāṃdhaveṣṭajanaissaha |
tadarhabhojyasāmagrīṃ sahasā samasādhyayat || 35 || {35}
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tato bhojyasthalaṃ tatra śodhayitvā samantataḥ |
ratnadhvajairvitānaiśca sa patākairamaṇḍayat || 36 || {36}
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tato yathākramaṃ tatra divyaratnamayāni ca |
svāsanāni samāstīrya sugaṃdhīḥ samadhūpayat || 37 || {37}
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tataḥ sa prātarutthāya snātvā śuddhāmvarāvṛtaḥ |
pūjāpādyārghasāmagrīṃ pratiṣṭhāpya pramoditaḥ || 38 || {38}
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savāṃdhaveṣṭajanastatra kūṭāgāre samācarat |
sāñjalistaṃ muniṃ natvā prārthayadevamādarāt || 39 || {39}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña samayo varttate 'dhunā |
tatsasaṃgho mamāvāse vijayituṃ samarhasi || 40 || {40}
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iti saṃprārthite tena bhagavān sa sasāṃghikaḥ |
khikkhirīpātramādāya pratasthe cīvarāvṛtaḥ || 41 || {41}
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tatra sa bhagavānmārge kṛtvā bhadraṃ samantataḥ |
prabhāsayan krameṇaivaṃ vaiśālyāṃ samupaviśat || 42 || {42}
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tathāyātaṃ munīndraṃ taṃ śrīghanaṃ sāṃghikānvitaṃ |
dṛṣṭvā vaiśālikāḥ lokāḥ sarve 'pi samapūjayan || 43 || {43}
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evamabhyarcyamāno 'bhivaṃdyamāno 'bhinaṃditaḥ |
bhāsayanbhadratāṃ kṛtvā saṃghaiḥ saha samācarat || 44 || {44}
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tatra tasya gṛhe gatvā sasaṃghaḥ sa munīśvaraḥ |
taddattaṃ pādyamādāya svāsane samupāśrayat || 45 || {45}
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tataste sāṃghikāścāpi sarve tatra yathākramaṃ |
taddattaṃ pādyamādāya svasvāsane samāśrayan || 46 || {46}
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tataḥ sa dhaniko dṛṣṭvā sasaṃghaṃ taṃ munīśvaraṃ |
svasvāsane samāsīnaṃ pūjāṅgaiḥ samapūjayat || 47 || {47}
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tato divyopacāraistaṃ bhagavantaṃ sasāṃghikaṃ |
supraṇītai rasopetairbhojanaiḥ samatoṣayat || 48 || {48}
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tadbhojyaṃ surasaṃ bhuktvā bhagavān sa sasāṃghikaḥ |
amṛtairiva saṃtuṣṭastṛptiṃ yayau pramoditaḥ || 49 || {49}
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asaṃghaiḥ taṃ muniṃ tṛptaṃ dṛṣṭvā sa dhaniko mudā |
tato 'panīya pātrāṇi taddhastādīnyaśodhayat || 50 || {50}
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tataḥ śuddhauṣadhīpūgatāmvūlādi rasāyanaṃ |
buddhapramukhasaṃghebhyo muditaḥ sa svayaṃ dadau || 51 || {51}
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tataḥ sa harṣito natvā taṃ munīndraṃ sasāṃghikaṃ |
purataḥ sāñjaliḥ sthitvā prārthayadevamādarāt || 52 || {52}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña bhavatāṃ śaraṇaṃ gataḥ |
bhaktyaiva bhajanaṃ kurve tatkṣamasvāparādhatāṃ || 53 || {53}
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sadaivaṃ kṛpayā dṛṣṭya paśyanbhavān sasāṃghikaḥ |
mamānugrahamādhāya trātumarhati sarvathā || 54 || {54}
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tataḥ sa bhagavāñchāstā sasāṃghiko 'numoditaḥ |
dhanikaṃ taṃ samālokya naṃdayannevamādiśat || 55 || {55}
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gṛhapate sadā nityamārogyamastu vo dhruvaṃ |
bodhipraṇidhisiddhiśca bhūyādbhadraṃ ca sarvadā || 56 || {56}
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tatastasya priyā bhāryā śīlavatyanumoditā |
sāñjaliḥ praṇatiṃ kṛtvā prārthayattaṃ munīśvaraṃ || 57 || {57}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña śvaścātra bhavatāmahaṃ |
pūjāṃ kartuṃ samicche tadanugrahītumarhati || 58 || {58}
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tayeti prārthite dṛṣṭvā bhagavān sa tadāśayaṃ |
śraddhānvitaṃ pratijñāya tuṣṇībhūtvādhyuvāsa tat || 59 || {59}
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tataḥ sa bhagavāñchāstā samutthāya sasāṃghikaḥ |
bhāsayaṃ bhadratāṃ kṛtvā svāśrame ca samāśrayat || 60 || {60}
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tataḥ paradine prātaḥ snātvā śuddhāṃvarāvṛtā |
sādhitvā sarvasāmagrīṃ sā dūtaṃ preṣayanmunau || 61 || {61}
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sa dūtaḥ sahasā gatvā vihare taṃ munīśvaraṃ |
sasaṃghaṃ sāṃjalirnatvā punarevaṃ nyavedayat || 62 || {62}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña samayo varttate 'dhunā |
tatsasaṃgho bhavāṃstatra sahasāgantumarhati || 63 || {63}
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tataḥ sa bhagavānnevaṃ bhadraṃ kṛtvā sasāṃghikaḥ |
dhanikasya gṛhe gatvā pādyaṃ gṛhyāsane 'viśat || 64 || {64}
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tatrāsane samāsīnaṃ sasaṃghaṃ taṃ munīśvaraṃ |
dṛṣṭvā śīlavatī sātha yathāvidhi samarcayat || 65 || {65}
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tataśca sā muditā sarvaṃ saṃghaṃ buddhādikaṃ tathā |
divyopacārasaṃyuktairbhojanaiḥ samatoṣayat || 66 || {66}
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tataḥ saṃtarppitaṃ dṛṣṭvā śodhayitvā karādikaṃ |
datvā tāmvurapūgādiṃ natvā sā samupāśrayat || 67 || {67}
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tataḥ sa bhagavāntasmai datvāśiṣaṃ sasāṃghikaḥ |
samutthāya tataścaivaṃ svavihāre samāśrayat || 68 || {68}
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tathā sarve tadānyo 'pi dhanikasyātmajaḥ sudhīḥ |
tatparedyu vihāraṃ taṃ gatvā natvā nyamaṃtrayat || 69 || {69}
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bhagavānnapi tasyaivaṃ dṛṣṭvā śraddhānvitaṃ manaḥ |
tatheti pratimoditvā tūṣṇībhūtvādhyuvāsa ca || 70 || {70}
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tataḥ sastaṃ muniṃ natvā svagṛhaṃ sahasāgataḥ |
bāṃdhavaiḥ sarvasāmagrīṃ muditaḥ samasādhayat || 71 || {71}
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tataḥ prātaḥ samutthāya snātvā śuddhāmvārāvṛtaḥ |
vihāre samupāsṛtya natvaivaṃ munimabravīt || 72 || {72}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña samayo varttate 'dhunā |
tatsaṃgho bhavān gehe mamāgantuṃ samarhati || 73 || {73}
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tataḥ sasaṃgha utthāya bhagavān sa tathācarat |
tadgṛhe pādyamādāya tatrāsane samāśrayat || 74 || {74}
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tataḥ sa mudito buddhapramukbaṃ sarvasāṃghikaṃ |
samabhyarcya tathā divyabhojanaiḥ samatoṣayat || 75 || {75}
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tato 'panīya pātrāṇi śodhayitvā karādikaṃ |
datvā pūgādikaṃ natvā purataḥ samupāśrayat || 76 || {76}
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punaḥ sa sāṃjalirnatvā prakṛtvā ca kṣamārthanāṃ |
sasaṃghaṃ taṃ munīndraṃ tam saṃdṛṣṭvaivaṃ samupāśrayat || 77 || {77}
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tadā tasya snuṣā cāpi satyavatī pramoditā |
bhagavaṃtaṃ sasaṃghaṃ taṃ praṇatvaivaṃ nyamaṃtrayat || 78 || {78}
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bhagavānnapi tasyāśca dṛṣṭva śraddhānvitaṃ manaḥ |
tatheti pratimoditvā tuṣṇībhūtvā radhāṃ vyadhāt || 79 || {79}
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tataḥ sa bhagavāṃstasmai datvāśiṣaṃ sasāṃghikaḥ |
tathā kṛtvā śubhaṃ loke gatvāśrame samāśrayat || 80 || {80}
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tataḥ sāpi tathā prātaḥ snātvā śuddhāmvarāvṛtā |
dūtenāpi munīndraṃ taṃ sasaṃghaṃ samacodayat || 81 || {81}
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tathā sa bhagavāṃścāpi sasāṃghikaḥ samutthitaḥ |
pracaranbhadratāṃ kṛtvā tasyā gehe samāviśat || 82 || {82}
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tatra pādyārghamādāya bhagavān sa sasāṃghikaḥ |
śubhāsane samāsīnastasthau tatra prabhāsayan || 83 || {83}
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tathāsthitaṃ munīndraṃ taṃ dṛṣṭvā saṃpramoditā |
yathāvidhi samabhyarcya tathā bhojyairatoṣayat || 84 || {84}
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tātastaṃ sugataṃ tṛptaṃ sasāṃghikaṃ samīkṣya sā |
tatrāpanīya pātrāṇi hastādīṃ paryaśodhayat || 85 || {85}
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tataḥ pūgādikaṃ datvā prārthayitvā kṣamāṃ tathā |
sasaṃghaṃ taṃ muniṃ natvā sā sāñjalirupāśrayat || 86 || {86}
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tathā sa bhagavāṃstasyai datvāśīṣaṃ sasāṃghikaḥ |
tato vihāyasā gatvā svāśrame ca samāśrayat || 87 || {87}
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tathā sa dhaniko bhaktyā bhagavantaṃ sasāṃghikaṃ |
divyādbhutarddhisaṃbhāraiḥ punarevaṃ nyamaṃtrayat || 88 || {89!}
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tatputreṇa tṛtīye 'hni caturthe snuṣayā tathā |
sasaṃgho bhagavānnevaṃ divyabhogairnimaṃtritaḥ || 89 || {90}
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tacchrutvā taddvijāḥ sarve vaiśālikāḥ prajā api |
alabdhāvasarāḥ śāstuḥ pūjāyāṃ praticukruśuḥ || 90 || {91}
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tataste saṃmataṃ kṛtvā sarve viprāḥ sapaurikāḥ |
dhanikāya puraṃ kruddhāścakrurnikāsanodyamaṃ || 91 || {92}
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evaṃ tatsamataṃ jñātvā bhagavān sa munīśvaraḥ |
dhanikaṃ taṃ samāhūya pura evamupādiśat || 92 || {93}
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sādho gṛhapate sarve ime vaiśālikā dvijāḥ |
kruddhāste saṃghabhojye 'tra hyalabdhāvasarā mama || 93 || {94}
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tadatra tvaṃ kṣamāṃ kṛtvā dvijān sarvānprabodhaya |
kṛtvātra vinayaṃ dharme prasādayitumarhasi || 94 || {95}
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ityādiṣṭaṃ munīndreṇa śrutvā sa dhanikastathā |
ityāśrutya dvijān sarvān samupetyaivamabravīt || 95 || {96}
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bhavanto na mayā jñātaṃ bhavatāṃ kopakāraṇaṃ |
tadatra me samākhyāta yadarthe kupyate 'dhunā || 96 || {97}
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iti tenoditaṃ śrutvā sarve te brāhmaṇā |
kopāgniparidagdhāsyā dhanikaṃ taṃ ninindire || 97 || {98}
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tatraiko brāhmaṇaḥ sādhurdayāluḥ sukṛtārthavit |
dhanikaṃ taṃ samāmaṃtrya bodhayituṃ samabravīt || 98 || {99}
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sādho gṛhapate 'smābhiryathātra samataṃ kṛtaṃ |
tathā tatte pravakṣyāmi śrutvā tatpratibudhyatāṃ || 99 || {100}
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bhavanto yanmunīndro 'yamatrāsmākaṃ hitechayā |
saddharmaṃ samupādeṣṭuṃ sasāṃghikaḥ samāgataḥ || 100 || {1}
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tadasmābhirmunīndro 'yaṃ pūjanīyaḥ samādaraiḥ |
ato nimaṃtraṇīyo 'tra sarvaiḥ saṃbhūya nānyathā || 101 || {2}
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ekaścetkurute vittamadādasya nimaṃtraṇaṃ |
sarvairnirvāsanīyo 'sau yato 'nyadharmavighnakṛt || 102 || {3}
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ityasmābhiḥ kṛtaṃ sādho samayaṃ sarvasaṃmataṃ |
tadvilaṃghya tvayaikena śāstuḥ pūjā kṛtā sadā || 103 || {4}
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etaddheto ime sārve brāhmaṇā ruṣitāstathā |
niṣkāsayitumichanti tvāmanyadharmavādhakaṃ || 104 || {5}
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kiṃ cāpi bhagavānatra sarvadā sthāsyate na hi |
tatsarve bhagavatpūjāṃ kartuṃ vāṃchanti sāṃprataṃ || 105 || {6}
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yaccāyaṃ bhagavāñchāstā dharmarājo munīśvaraḥ |
sarvasatvahitārthāya samutpanna ihā 'dhunā || 106 || {7}
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tathātra sarvasatvānaṃ hitaṃ kartumupācaran |
saddharmaṃ samupādiśya caratyayaṃ samaṃtataḥ || 107 || {8}
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tathātrāpi hitaṃ kartumasmākaṃ samupāgataḥ |
saddharmaṃ samupādiśya vijayate sasāṃghikaḥ || 108 || {9}
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tadatra sarvalokānāṃ triratnabhajanotsavaṃ |
dātumarhasi sarveṣāmapi puṇyapravṛddhaye || 109 || {10}
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eka eva tvaṃ evaṃ tu mā kṛthā bhajanaṃ sadā |
sarvaiḥ saṃbhūya te sāstuḥ karttavyaṃ bhajanaṃ sadā || 110 || {11}
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iti tenoditam śrutvā dhanikaḥ sa vivodhitaḥ |
brāhmaṇaṃ taṃ samālokya praṇatvaivamabhāṣata || 111 || {12}
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mayā na jñāyate hyevaṃ bhavadbhiḥ samayaṃ kṛtaṃ |
tadatra me 'parādhatvaṃ kṣantumarhanti sarvathā || 112 || {13}
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yadi vo vidyate śraddhā triratnabhajane sadā |
kurudhvaṃ sarvadāpyatra saṃbuddhabhajanaṃ khalu || 113 || {14}
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yadā na vidyate pūjā saṃbuddhe 'smin sasāṃghike |
tadaivāhaṃ kariṣyāmi saṃbuddhabhajanaṃ khalu || 114 || {15}
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iti tena samākhyātaṃ śrutvā sarve 'pi te dvijāḥ |
satyamiti parijñāya vabhūvustatprasāditāḥ || 115 || {16}
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tataste brāhmaṇāḥ sarve saṃbhūya saha paurikaiḥ |
bhagavataḥ sasaṃghasya nimaṃtritumupāsaran || 116 || {17}
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tatra te brāhmaṇāḥ sarve sametya saha paurikaiḥ |
sāñjalayo munīndraṃ taṃ natvaivaṃ prārthayanmudā || 117 || {18}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña trimāsyaṃ bhavatāṃ sadā |
satkāraṃ kartumichāma tvadanujñāṃ dadātu naḥ || 118 || {19}
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iti taiḥ prārthite sarvairdṛṣṭvā sa bhagavānmuniḥ |
teṣāmāśayaśuddhatvaṃ tūṣṇībhūtvādhyuvāsa tat || 119 || {20}
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tataste brāhmaṇāḥ sarve bhagavatādhivāsitaṃ |
matvā sapaurikā natvā taṃ muṇiṃ svapure 'caran || 120 || {21}
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tatra te paurikā viprāḥ śodhayitvā samamṭataḥ |
bhojyakṣatre dhvajairuccairvitānaiḥ paryaśobhayan || 121 || {22}
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tatrāsanāni prajñapya sarvasāmagrasādhanaṃ |
kṛtvā sarve 'pi te lokā mahotsāhaṃ pracakrire || 122 || {23}
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tataste brāhmaṇāḥ prātaḥ snātvā śuddhāmvarāvṛtāḥ |
tatrāśrame sametyaivaṃ natvā taṃ prārthayanmuniṃ || 123 || {24}
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bhagavannātha sarvajña samayo varttate 'dhunā |
tatsasaṃgho bhavāṃstatra pure āgantumarhati || 124 || {25}
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tataḥ sa bhagavānbuddhaḥ sasaṃghaścīvarāvṛtaḥ |
khikkhiripātramādāya saṃpratasthe prabhāsayan || 125 || {26}
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tatra mārgeṣu sarvatra bhagavān sa sasāṃghikaḥ |
bhāsayaṃ bhadratāṃ kṛtvā pracaraṃstatpure 'viśat || 126 || {27}
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tatra sa bhagavān kṣetre suśodhite sasāṃghikaḥ |
taddattaṃ pādyamādāya svāsane samupāśrayat || 127 || {28}
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saṃbuddhapramukhaṃ sarvaṃ saṃghaṃ te samatoṣayat |
tatastaṃ sugataṃ tṛptaṃ saṃghaṃ cāpi vilokyate || 128 || {29}
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tatpātrāṇyupanītvā taddhastādīkaṃ vyaśodhayat |
tataḥ sa pūgatāmbūramahauṣadhyarasāya naṃ || 129 || {30}
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datvā kṣamārthanaṃ kṛtvā taṃ sasaṃghaṃ praṇemire |
tataste brāhmaṇāḥ sarve paurāścāpi pramoditāḥ |
tatsaddharmāmṛtaṃ pātimupātasthuḥ samāhitāḥ || 130 || {31}
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tatra sa bhagavāndṛṣṭvā sarvāṃstān samupasthitān |
āryasatyaṃ samārabhya saddharmaṃ samupādiśat || 131 || {32}
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tato bhadrāśiṣaṃ datvā bhagavān saha saṃghikaiḥ |
bhāsayaṃ bhadratāṃ kurvan gatvā svāśramamāśrayat || 132 || {33}
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evaṃ vaiśālikā lokāste traimāsyaṃ niraṃtaraṃ |
yathārhabhojanaiḥ śāstuḥ sasaṃghasya prabhejire || 133 || {34}
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tato 'nte dhanikaścāpi patnī putraḥ snuṣāpi ca |
saṃbuddhapramukhaṃ saṃghaṃ divyabhogyaiḥ samārcayat || 134 || {35}
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bhagavānnapi tathā tebhyo datvā śubhāśiṣaṃ tataḥ |
samutthāya sasaṃghaśca gatvāśrame samāśrayat || 135 || {36}
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tataḥ sa dhanikaḥ patnīputrasnuṣāsamanvitaḥ |
dṛṣṭasatyaḥ sadā ratnatrayasevārato 'bhavat || 136 || {37}
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etatpuṇyānubhāvena bhūyo 'tiśrīsamṛddhimān |
sarvalokahitaṃ kṛtvā pracacāra śubhe sadā || 137 || {38}
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taddṛṣṭvā vismitāḥ sarve bhikṣavaḥ samupāśritāḥ |
bhagavantaṃ praṇatvaivaṃ paprachustatpurākṛtaṃ || 138 || {39}
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bhagavan kiṃ purānena dhanikena vṛṣaṃ kṛtaṃ |
kutra kathaṃ kadaitannaḥ sarvamākhyātumarhati || 139 || {40}
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iti tairbhikṣubhiḥ pṛṣṭe bhagavān sa munīśvaraḥ |
sarvānstāṃ saṃghikāndṛṣṭvā tadaivaṃ samupādiśat || 140 || {41}
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śṛṇuta bhikṣavaḥ sarve yadanena vṛṣaṃ kṛtaṃ |
tatpatnyā ca putreṇa snuṣayā ca taducyate || 141 || {42}
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varāṇasyāmabhūtpūrvaṃ mālikaḥ kamalābhidhaḥ |
durbhikṣakṣapite kāle parāṃ durgatimāgataḥ || 142 || {43}
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patnī patnavikā nāma putraḥ kuvaliyābhidhaḥ |
pāṭalokhyā snuṣā ceti vabhūvustasya saṃmatāḥ || 143 || {44}
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tadaikasmindine tasya gṛhāntike prapuṣpite |
udyāne sāyamāgatya pratyekabuddha āśrayet || 144 || {45}
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te sarve ekavastrā hi paryāyena nṛpālaye |
datvā puṣpāṇi prāyātāḥ svabhavane niṣīdire || 145 || {46}
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tadā sa ca gṛhasthāste tatrodāne jvalatprabhāṃ |
dṛṣṭvā kiṃ mahojvālamudyāne iti vismitāḥ || 146 || {47}
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sahasā te samutthāya tatrodyāne nirīkṣituṃ |
sarvagatāḥ samīkṣantaḥ dadṛśustaṃ prabhāsayaṃ || 147 || {48}
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tatra te samupāśritya dṛṣṭvā taṃ dhyānasaṃsthitaṃ |
sāñjalayaḥ praṇatvaiva muditā svagṛhaṃ yayuḥ || 148 || {49}
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tatra te svagṛhāsīnāḥ prātastatpūjanotsukāḥ |
nirddhanāstadvyathāṃ prāpu lūnapakṣāḥ khagā iva || 149 || {50}
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tadā sa mālikastasmai pūjāṃ kartuṃ samutsukaḥ |
taddravyaṃ svagṛhe samyaganviṣya samalokayat || 150 || {51}
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tatra gṛhe sa sarvatra samanviṣya samaṃtataḥ |
kañci mātramapi dravyamalabdhaivaṃ vyaciṃtayat || 151 || {52}
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aho mayā purā pāpaṃ prakṛtaṃ kiṃ yato 'dhunā |
akiṃcanyo daridro 'smi kimatra jīvitena me || 152 || {53}
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yato na vidyate dravyaṃ kiṃ cidapi gṛhe mama |
tatkena kariṣyāmi pūjāmasya mahātmanaḥ || 153 || {54}
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atrāyaṃ svayamāgatya mamodyāne samāśritaḥ |
pratyekabuddha ātmajo dhyātvā tiṣṭhati bhāsayan || 154 || {55}
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tadasya sugatasyātra karttavyā satkṛtirmayā |
kadāyaṃ puri ramyatra samāgachetsvayaṃ punaḥ || 155 || {56}
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tatprātaḥ śūnyapātreṇa gachedito mamātmavit |
tanmamātra bhave śūnyamiva janmāpi nisphalaṃ || 156 || {57}
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yato mānyo 'bhipūjyo yaṃ pūjyate na kathaṃ cana |
tatra kiṃ jāyate bhadraṃ puṇyaṃ vāsya kathaṃ kutaḥ || 157 || {58}
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puṇyaṃ vinātra saṃsāre kiṃ sāraṃ janma nisphalaṃ |
bhuktvāpi kiṃ sukhānyatra suciraṃ jīvite nanu || 158 || {59}
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puṇyārthe jīvitaṃ janma tadatra yadi naśyati |
kimeva jīvitenāpi janmanā pāpasādhinā || 159 || {60}
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tanmṛtyurme varaṃ hyatra na mithyācirajīvitaṃ |
avaśyameva saṃsāre sarvatra maraṇaṃ dhruvaṃ || 160 || {61}
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kimevaṃ dehapuṣṭena bhuktvā duḥkhāṃ sarvadā |
tatkenāpi pradānena pūjayeyamimaṃ jinaṃ || 161 || {62}
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puṇyena sadgatiṃ yāyāṃ pāpena durgatiṃ sadā |
tatpāpaṃ parityaktuṃ puṇyaṃ prāptu yateya hi || 162 || {63}
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yadyatra pūjyate nāyaṃ drakṣyate ca kadā kuha |
buddhapūjāṃ vinā bhadre puṇyaṃ ca lapsyate kutaḥ || 163 || {64}
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yāvanna prāpyate puṇyaṃ tāvaddurgaticāraṇaṃ |
tasmātpuṇyaṃ prayatnena karttavyaṃ sukhatāptaye || 164 || {65}
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tadatra śraddhayā kiṃcinmātreṇāpi svavastunā |
satkṛtyainaṃ mahābhijñaṃ bhajeyaṃ samupasthitaḥ || 165 || {66}
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iti dhyātvā viniścitya mālikaḥ saṃpramoditaḥ |
bhāryāṃ putraṃ snuṣāṃ cāpi samāmaṃtryaivamabravīt || 166 || {67}
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aye priye snuṣe putra yūyaṃ śṛṇuta madvacaḥ |
yadatra kartumichāmi tatra yūyaṃ prasādataḥ || 167 || {68}
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yadatrāyaṃ mahābhijñaḥ svayameva samāgataḥ |
asmākaṃ gṛhe dravyaṃ kiñcitmātraṃ na vidyate || 168 || {69}
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tatkenātra kariṣyāmaḥ pūjāmasya mahātmanaḥ || 169 || {69!}
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yadi na pūjyate 'smābhiḥ sugato 'yaṃ muniryatiḥ |
tadā puṇyaṃ vayaṃ kutra lapsyāmahe kadā kathaṃ || 170 || {70}
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puṇyaṃ vinātra saṃsāre nisphalaṃ janma jīvitaṃ |
tadvayaṃ puṇyato prāptuṃ yatema sarvathā vayaṃ || 171 || {71}
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puṇyena sadgatiṃ prāpya pāpena durgatiṃ sadā |
tatsadgatisukhaprāptyai puṇyaṃ kurvīmahi dhruvaṃ || 172 || {72}
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caturṇāṃ vidyate 'smākamekaṃ sarvasvamamvaraṃ |
anenāpyenamāchādya prabhajamahi sāṃprataṃ || 173 || {73}
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nādyarājakule nagnā gachāmaḥ kiṃ bhaviṣyati |
etatme vacanaṃ śrutvābhyanumoditumarhatha || 174 || {74}
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iti tenoditaṃ śrutvā patnī putraḥ snuṣāpi te |
sarve 'pyabhyanumoditvā tathā kurviti procire || 175 || {76!}
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ityetatsamayaṃ kṛtvā sarve te śraddhayānvitāḥ |
gatvā tenaikavastreṇa taṃ prāchādya samārcayan || 176 || {77}
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tataste muditāḥ sarve kṛtāñjalipuṭā muneḥ |
tasya pādau praṇatvaivaṃ praṇidhānaṃ pracakrire || 177 || {78}
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anena vastradānena vayaṃ sarve śubhāśayāḥ |
bhaveyaṃ sadgatiṃ yātā divyasaṃpattihāninaḥ || 178 || {79}
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śāstāraṃ sugataṃ buddhaṃ samārādhya sadā bhave |
triratnabhajanaṃ kṛtvā bhavema bodhicāriṇaḥ || 179 || {80}
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iti tairmuditaiḥ sarvaiḥ praṇidhānaṃ kṛtaṃ tathā |
viditvā sa mahāvijñastathāstviti samādiśat || 180 || {81}
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tatastesāṃ manoharṣaṃ kṛtvā sa sugato muniḥ |
tata uḍḍīya pakṣīva bhāsayan svāśrame yayau || 181 || {82}
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taddṛṣṭvā te nanditāḥ sarve buddhadharmānuśaṃsinaḥ |
triratnasmaraṇaṃ kṛtvā pracerire sukhaṃ sadā || 182 || {83}
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tatpuṇyapraṇidhānena dhaniko 'yaṃ sa mālikaḥ |
jāto divyaprabhāvarddhiḥ patnīputrasnuṣānvitaḥ || 183 || {84}
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manaḥśuddhividhānena dānenātiglaghīyasā |
bhavantyalaghvyāḥ saṃkalpaiḥ saṃpadaḥ satvaśālināṃ || 184 || {85}
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buddhakṣetreṣu yatkarma sukṛtaṃ duḥkṛtaṃ tathā |
mahattaratvamāsādya phalatyeva sadā bhave || 185 || {86}
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iti matvātra saṃsāre karttavyaṃ sukṛtaṃ sadā |
bauddhe satkṛtapuṇyena labhanti bodhisaṃpadaḥ || 186 || {87}
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iti śāstrā samādiṣṭaṃ śrutvā sarve 'pi sāṃghikāḥ |
menire cittavaimalyamūlaṃ dānaphalaśriyaṃ || 187 || {88}
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tacchrutvā brāhmaṇāste 'pi tatpuṇyavismitā mudā |
bhagavaṃtaṃ sadā smṛtvā prabhejire 'numoditāḥ || 188 || {89}
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tathā te brāhmaṇāścāpi sarve 'pi paurikāstathā |
tatpuṇyapariśuddhāṃśā vabhuvuḥ kuśalodyatāḥ || 189 || {90}
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helārpitaṃ ratnadhanaṃ tṛṇāgraṃ śraddhāvatīrṇaṃ tṛṇamapyanarghaṃ |
anekaśobhānubhavaṃ hi cittaṃ cittaṃ nimittaṃ śubhasaṃbhavānāṃ || 190 || {91}
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iti me guruṇādiṣṭaṃ śrutaṃ mayā tathocyate |
śrutvāpyevaṃ mahārāja karttavyaṃ sukṛtaṃ sadā || 191 || {92}
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prajāścāpi mahārāja bodhayitvā prayatnataḥ |
kramādbodhiṃ samāsādya saṃbuddhapadamāpnuyāḥ || 192 || {94}
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iti tenārhatākhyātaṃ śrutvāśokaḥ sa bhūpatiḥ |
tathā hīti pratijñāya prābhyanandatsapārṣadaḥ || 193 || {95}
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Ratnamalavadana Dhanika-avadāna

Cover of edition (2005)

Ratnamalavadana
by Prof. Ramesh Kumar Dwivedi (2005)

Avadana in Sanskrit Literature

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