Divyāvadānam

3. maitreyāvadānam

yadā rājñā bhāgadhena ajātaśatruṇā vaidehīputreṇa naukramo mātāpitrormāpitastadā vaiśālakairl­iccha­vibhirbhagavato ’rthe naukramo māpitaḥ |
nāgāḥ saṃlakṣayanti—vayaṃ vinipatitaśarīrā yannu vayaṃ phaṇasaṃkrameṇa bhagavantaṃ nadīdīm gaṅgāmuttārayema iti |
taiḥ phaṇasaṃkramo māpitaḥ |
tatra bhagavān bhikṣūnāmantrayate sma—rājagṛhāt śrāvastīṃ gantum yo yuṣmākaṃ bhikṣava utsahate rājño māgadhasyājātaśatrorvaidehīputrasya nausaṃkrameṇa nadīgaṅgāmuttartum, sa tena taratu, yo vā bhikṣavo vaiśālakānāṃ licchavīnāṃ nausaṃkrameṇa, so ’pi tenottararu |
ahamapi āyuṣmatā ānandena bhikṣuṇā sārdhaṃ nāgānāṃ phaṇasaṃkrameṇa nadīṃ gaṅgāmuttariṣyāmi |
tatra kecit rājño māgadhasyājātaśatrorvaidehīputrasya nausaṃkrameṇottīrṇāḥ, kecit vaiśālikānāṃ licchavīnāṃ nausaṃkrameṇa |
bhagavānapi āyuṣmatā ānandena sārdhaṃ nāgānāṃ phaṇasaṃkrameṇottīrṇaḥ |
athānyatamopāsakastasyāṃ velāyāṃ gāthāṃ bhāṣate— ye tarantyarṇavaṃ saraḥ setuṃ kṛtvā visṛjya palvalāni |
kolaṃ hi janāḥ prabandhitā uttīrṇā medhāvino janāḥ (1)|
uttīrṇo bhagavān buddho brāhmaṇastiṣṭhati sthale |
bhikṣavo ’tra parisnānti kolaṃ badhnanti śrāvakāḥ (2)|
kiṃ kuryādudapānena āpaścet sarvato yadi |
chittveha mūlaṃ tṛṣṇāyāḥ kasya paryeṣaṇāṃ caret (3)|
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adrākṣīdbhagavānan­yata­masmin bhūbhāge unnatonnataṃ pṛthivīpradeśam |
dṛṣṭvā ca punarāyuṣmantamā­mantra­yate—icchasi tvamānanda yo ’sau yūya ūrdhvaṃ vyāmasahasraṃ tiryak ṣoḍaśapravedho nānāratnavicitro vitaḥ, taṃ draṣṭum? etasya bhagavan kālaḥ, etasya sugatasamayaḥ, yo ’yaṃ bhagavān yūpamucchrāpayet, bhikṣavaḥ paśyeyuḥ |
tato bhagavatā cakrasvatikanandyāvartena jālāvanaddhenān­eka­puṇya­śata­nirjātena bhītānāmāśvāsanakareṇa pṛthivī parāmṛṣṭā |
nāgāḥ saṃlakṣayanti—kimarthaṃ bhagavatā pṛthivī parāmṛṣṭeti? yāvat paśyanti yūyaṃ draṣṭukāmāḥ |
tatastairucchrāpitaḥ |
bhikṣavo yūpaṃ draṣṭumārabdhāḥ |
āyuṣmānapi bhaddālī alpotsukaḥ pāṃsukūlaṃ sīvyati |
tatra bhagavān bhikṣūnāmantrayate sma—ārohapariṇāhaṃ nimittaṃ bhikṣavo yūpasya gṛhṇīta, antardhāsyatīti |
antarhitaḥ |
bhikṣavo buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ papracchuh—paśya bhadanta bhikṣavo yūpaṃ paśyanti |
āyuṣmānapi bhaddālī alpotsukaḥ pāṃsukūlaṃ sīvyati |
kiṃ tāvat vītararāgatvādāhosvit paryupāsitapūrvatvāt? tadyadi tāvad vītarāgatvāt, santyanye ’pi vītarāgāḥ |
atha paryupāsitapūrvatvāt? kutra kena paryupāsitamiti |
bhagavānāha—api bhikṣavo vītarāgatvādapi paryupāsitapūrvatvāt |
kutrānena paryupāsitam?

bhūta­pūrvaṃ bhikṣavo rājābhūta praṇādo nāma śakrasya devendrasya vayasyakaḥ |
so ’putraḥ putrābhinandī kare kapolaṃ dattvā cintāparo vyavasthitah—an­eka­dhanasamudito ’hamaputraśca |
mamātyayād rājavaṃśasamucchedo bhaviṣyatīti |
tataḥ śakreṇa dṛṣṭaḥ pṛṣṭaśca—mārṣa, kasmāt tvaṃ kare kapolaṃ dattvā cintāparastiṣṭhasīti? sa kathayati—kauśila, anekadhanasamudito ’hamaputraśca |
mamātyayād rājavaṃśasyocchedo bhaviṣyati |
śakraḥ kathayati—mārṣa, mā tvaṃ cintāparastiṣṭha |
yadi kaścit cyavanadharmā devaputro bhaviṣyati, tatte putratve samādāpayiṣyāmīti |
dharmatā khalu cyavanadharmaṇo devaputrasya pañca pūrvanimittāni prādurbhavanti—akliṣṭāni vāsāṃsi saṃkliśyanti, amlānāni mālyāni mlāyante, daurgandhaṃ mukhānniścarati, ubhābhyāṃ kakṣābhyāṃ svedaḥ pragharati, sve cāsane dhṛtiṃ na labhate |
yāvadanyatamasya devaputrasya pañca pūrvanimittāni prādurbhūtāni |
sa śakreṇa devendreṇoktah—mārṣa, praṇādasya rājño ’grāmahiṣyāḥ kukṣau pratisaṃdhiṃ gṛhāṇeti |
sa kathayati—pramādasthānaṃ kauśikam |
bahukilbiṣkāriṇo hi kauśika rājānaḥ |
mā adharmeṇa rājyaṃ kṛtvā narakaparāyaṇo bhaviṣyāmīti |
śakraḥ kathayati—mārṣa, ahaṃ te smārayiṣyāmi |
pramattāḥ kauśalika devā ratibahulāḥ |
evametanmārṣa |
tathāpi tvahaṃ bhavantaṃ smārayāmi |
tena praṇādasya rājño ’gramahiṣyāḥ kukṣau pratisaṃdhirgṛhītā |
yasminneva divase pratisaṃdhirgṛhītā, tasmin divase mahājanakāyena praṇādo muktaḥ |
sā aṣṭānāṃ vā navānāṃ vā māsānāmatyayāt prasūtā |
dārako jāto ’bhirūpo darśanīyaḥ prāsādiko gauraḥ kana­kavarṇaśchatrākāraśirāḥ pralambabāhurvistīrṇalalāṭaḥ saṃgatabhrūstuṅganāsaḥ |
tasya jñātayaḥ saṃgamya samāgamya nāmadheyaṃ vyavasthāpayanti—kiṃ bhavatu dārakasya nāmeti |
jñātaya ūcuh—yasminneva divase ’yaṃ dārako mātuḥ kukṣimavakrāntaḥ, tasminneva divase mahājanakāyena nādo muktaḥ |
yasminneva divase jātastasminneva divase mahājanakāyena nādo muktaḥ |
tasmāt bhavatu dārakasya mahāpraṇāda iti nāma |
tasya mahāpraṇāda iti nāmadheyaṃ vyavasthāpitam |
mahāpraṇādo dārako ’ṣṭābhyo dhātrībhyo ’nupradatto dvābhyāṃsaṃdhātrībhyāṃ dvāghyāṃ maladhātrībhyāṃ dvābhyāṃ kṣīradhātrībhyāṃ dvābhyāṃ krīḍanikābhyām |
so ’ṣṭābhirdhātrībhirunnīyate vardhyate kṣīreṇa dadhnā navanītena sarṇpiṣā sarpimaṇḍenānyaiścottaptottaptairupakaraṇaviśeṣaiḥ |
āśu vardhate hradasthāmiva paṅkajam |
yadā mahān saṃvṛttastadā lipyāmupanyastaḥ |
saṃkhyāyāṃ gaṇanāyāṃ mudrāyāmuddhāre nyāse nikṣepe vastuparīkṣāyāṃ dāruparīkṣāyāṃ ratnaparīkṣāyāṃ hastiparīkṣāyāmaśvaparīkṣāyāṃ kumāraparīkṣāyāṃ kumārīparīkṣāyām |
so ’ṣṭāsu parīkṣāsūdghaṭṭako vācakaḥ paṭupracāraḥ paṇḍitaḥ saṃvṛttaḥ |
sa yāni tāni rāajñāṃ kṣatriyāṇāṃ mūrdhnābhiṣiktānāṃ jana­pada­iśvaryasthāma­vīrya­manuprāptānāṃ mahāntaṃ pṛthivī­maṇḍala­mabhinirjityādhyāsatāṃ pṛthag bhavanti śilpasthānakarmasthānāni, tadyathā—hastiśikṣāyāmaśvapṛṣṭhe rathe śare dhanuṣi prayāṇe niryāṇe ’ṅkuśagrahe pāśagrahe tomaragrahe yaṣṭibandhe padabandhe śikhābandhe dūravedhe marmavedhe ’kṣuṇṇavedhe dṛḍhaprahāritāyāṃ pañcasu sthāneṣu kṛtāvī saṃvṛttaḥ |
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dharmatā khalu na tāvat putrasya nāma prajñāyate yāvat tāto jīvati |
apareṇa samayena praṇādo rājā kālagataḥ |
mahāpraṇādo rājye pratiṣṭhitaḥ |
sa yāvattāvad dharmeṇa rājyaṃ kārayitvā adharmeṇa kārayituṃ pravṛttaḥ |
tataḥ śakreṇa devendreṇoktah—mārṣa, mayā tvaṃ praṇādasya rājñaḥ samādāpitaḥ |
mā adharmeṇa rājyaṃ kāraya, mā narakaparāyaṇo bhaviṣyasīti |
sa yāvattāvad dharmeṇa rājyaṃ kārayitvā punarapi adharmeṇa rājyaṃ kārayituṃ pravṛttaḥ |
dvirapi śakreṇoktah—mārṣa, mayā tvaṃ praṇādasya rājñaḥ putratve samādāpitaḥ |
mā adharmeṇa rājyaṃ kāraya, mā narakaparāyaṇo bhaviṣyasīti |
sa kathayati—kauśika, vayaṃ rājānaḥ pramattā iti ratibahulāḥ kṣaṇād vismarāmaḥ |
kiṃcittvamasmākaṃ cihnaṃ sthāpaya, yaṃ dṛṣṭvā dānāni dāsyāmaḥ, puṇyāni kārayiṣyāma iti |
na ca śakyate vinā nimittena puṇyaṃ kartum |
tataḥ śakreṇa devendreṇa viśvakarmaṇo devaputrasyājñā dattā—gaccha tvaṃ viśvakarman rājño mahāpraṇādasya niveśane |
divyaṃ maṇḍalavāṭaṃ nirmiṇu, yūpaṃ cocchrāpaya |
ūrdhvaṃ vyāmasahasreṇa tiryak ṣoḍaśapravedhaṃ nānāratnavicitraṃ sarvasauvarṇamiti |
tato viśvakarmaṇā devaputreṇa mahāpraṇādasya rājño niveśane divyo maṇḍalavāṭo nirmito yūpaścocchritaḥ |
ūrdhvaṃ vyāmasahasraṃ nānāratnavicitro divyaḥ sarvasauvarṇaḥ |
tato mahāpraṇādena rājñā dānaśālā māpitā |
tasya mātulo ’śoko nāma yūpasya paricārako vyavasthitaḥ |
tato yūpadarśanodyuktaḥ sarva eva jambudvīpanivāsī janakāya āgatya bhuktvā yūpaṃ paśyati, svakarmānuṣṭhānaṃ na karoti |
tataḥ kṛṣikarmāntāḥ samucchinnāḥ |
rājñaḥ karapratyāyā nottiṣṭhante |
amātyaiḥ stokāḥ karapratyāyā upanītāḥ |
mahāpraṇādo rājā pṛcchati—bhavantaḥ, kasmāt stokāḥ karapratyāyā upanītāh? deva, jambudvīpanivāsī janakāya āgatya bhuktvā yūpaṃ paśyati, svakarmānuṣṭhānaṃ na karoti |
kṛṣikarmāntāḥ samucchinnāḥ |
rājñaḥ karapratyāyā nottiṣṭhanta iti |
rājā kathayati—samucchidyatāṃ dānaśāleti |
taiḥ samucchinnā |
tato ’pyasau janakāyaḥ svapathyadanamādāya bhuktvā yūpaṃ nirīkṣamāṇastiṣṭhati, svakarmānuṣṭhānaṃ na karoti |
kṛṣikarmāntāḥ samucchinnāḥ |
tathāpi karapratyāyā nottiṣṭhante |
rājā pṛcchati—bhavantaḥ, dānaśalāḥ samucchinnāḥ |
idānīṃ karapratyāyā nottiṣṭhanta iti |
amātyāḥ kathayanti—deva, janakāyaḥ svapathyadanamādāya bhuktvā yūpaṃ nīrīkṣamāṇastiṣṭhati, svakarmānuṣṭhānaṃ na karoti |
kṛṣikarmāntāḥ samucchinnāḥ, yataḥ karapratyāyā nottiṣṭhante |
tato rājñā mahāpraṇādena dānāni dattvā puṇyāni kṛtvā sa yūpo nadyāṃ gaṅgāyāmāplāvitaḥ |
kiṃ manyadhve bhikṣavo yo ’sau māpraṇādasyāśoko nāma mātulaḥ, eṣa evāsau bhaddālī bhikṣuḥ |
tatrānena paryupāsitapūrvaḥ |
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kutra bhadanta asau yūpo vilayaṃ gamiṣyati? bhaviṣyanti bhikṣavo ’nāgate ’dhvani aśītivarṣasahasrāyuṣo manuṣyāḥ |
aśītivarṣasahasrāyuṣāṃ manuṣyāṇāṃ śaṅkho nāma rājā bhaviṣyati samyamanī cakravartī caturantavijetā dhārmiko dharmarājā saptaratnasamanvāgataḥ |
tasyemānyevaṃ rūpāṇi sapta ratnāni bhaviṣyanti |
tadyathā—cakraratnaṃ hastiratnamaśvaratnaṃ maṇiratnaṃ strīratnaṃ gṛhapatiratnaṃ pariṇāyakaratnameva saptamam |
pūrṇaṃ cāsya bhaviṣyati sahasraṃ putrāṇāṃ śūrāṇāṃ vīrāṇāṃ varāṅgarūpiṇāṃ parasainyapramardakānām |
sa imāmeva samudraparyantāṃ pṛthivīmakhilāmakaṇaṭa­kāma­nutpīḍāmadaṇḍenāśasreṇa dharmeṇa samayena abhinirjityādhyāvasiṣyati |
śaṅkhasya rājño brahmāyur nāma brāhmaṇaḥ purohito bhaviṣyati |
tasya brahmavatī nāma patnī bhaviṣyati |
sā maitreyāṃśena sphuritvā putraṃ janayiṣyati maitreyaṃ nāma |
brahmāyurmāṇavo ’śītimāṇavakaśatāni brāhmaṇakān mantrān vācayiṣyati |
sa tān māṇavakān maitreyāya anupradāsyati |
maitreyo māṇavo ’śītimāṇavakasahasrāṇi brāhmaṇakān mantrān vācayiṣyati |
atha catvāro mahā­rājāścatur­mahā­nidhisthāh— piṅgalaśca kaliṅgeṣu mithilāyāṃ ca pāṇḍukaḥ |
elāpatraśca gāndhāre śaṅkho vārāṇasīpure (4)|
enaṃ ca yūpamādāya śaṅkhasya rājña upanāmayiṣyanti |
śaṅkho ’pi rājā brahmāyuṣe brāhmaṇāyānupradāsyati |
brahmāyurapi brāhmaṇo maitreyāya māṇavāyānupradāsyati |
maitreyo ’pi māṇavasteṣāṃ māṇavakānāmanupradāsyati |
tataste māṇavakāstam yūpaṃ khaṇḍaṃ khaṇḍaṃ chittvā bhājayiṣyanti |
tato maitreyo māṇavakastasya yūpasyānityatāṃ dṛṣṭvā tenaiva saṃvegena vanaṃ saṃśrayiṣyati |
yasminneva divase vanaṃ saṃśrayiṣyati, tasminneva divase maitreyāṃśena sphuritvā anuttaraṃ jñānamadhigamiṣyati |
tasya maitreyaḥ samyaksambuddha iti saṃjñā bhaviṣyati |
yasminneva divase maitreyaḥ samyaksambuddho ’nuttaraj­ñāna­madhigamiṣyati, tasminneva divase śaṅkhasya rājñaḥ saptaratnānyantardhāsyante |
śaṅkho ’pi rājā aśītikoṭṭa­rāja­sahas­ra­pari­vāro maitreyaṃ samyaksambuddhaṃ pravrajitamanupravrajiṣyati |
yadapyasya strīratnaṃ viśākhā nāma, sāpi aśītistrīsahasraparivārā maitreyaṃ samyaksambuddhaṃ pravrajitamanupravrajiṣyati |
tato maitreyaḥ samyaksambuddho ’śītibhikṣukoṭiparivāro yena gurupādakaḥ parvatastenopa­saṃk­ramiṣyati, yatra kāśyapasya bhikṣorasthasaṃghāto ’vikopitastiṣṭhati |
gurupādakaparvato maitreyāya samyaksambuddhāya vivaramanupradāsyati |
yato maitreyaḥ samyaksambuddhaḥ kāśyapasya bhikṣoravikopitamasthi­saṃ­ghātaṃ dakṣiṇena pāṇinā gṛhītvā vāme pāṇau pratiṣṭhāpya evaṃ śrāvakāṇāṃ dharmaṃ deśayiṣyati—yo ’sau bhikṣavo varṣaśatāyuṣi prajāyāṃ śākyamunir nāma śāstā loka utpannastasyāyaṃ śrāvakaḥ kāśyapo nāṃnā alpecchānāṃ saṃtuṣṭānāṃ dhūtaguṇavādināmagro, nirdiṣṭaḥ |
śākyamuneḥ parinirvṛtasyānena śāsanasaṃgītiḥ kṛtā iti |
te dṛṣṭvā saṃ­ve­gamā­patsyante—kathamidānīmīdṛśenātmabhāvenedṛśā guṇagaṇā adhigatā iti |
te tenaiva saṃvegenārhattvaṃ sākṣātkariṣyanti |
ṣaṇṇavatikoṭyo ’rhatāṃ bhaviṣyanti dhūtaguṇasākṣātkṛtāḥ |
yaṃ ca saṃvegamāpatsyante, tatrāsau yūpo vilayaṃ gamiṣyati |
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ko bhadanta hetuḥ kaḥ pratyayo dvayo ratnayoryugapalloke prādurbhāvāya? bhagavānāha—praṇidhānavaśāt |
kutra bhagavan praṇidhānaṃ kṛtam? bhūtapūrvaṃ bhikṣavo ’tīte ’dhvani madhyadeśe vāsavo nāma rājā rājyaṃ kārayati ṛddhaṃ sphītaṃ ca kṣemaṃ ca subhikṣaṃ ca ākīrṇabahujanamanuṣyaṃ ca |
tasya sadāpuṣpaphalā vṛkṣāḥ |
devaḥ kālena kālaṃ samyag­vāridhārāmanuprayacchati |
atīva śasyasampattirbhavati |
uttarāpathe dhanasaṃmato nāma rājā rājyaṃ kārayati ṛddhaṃ ca sphītaṃ ca kṣemaṃ ca subhikṣaṃ ca ākīrṇabahujanamanuṣyaṃ ca |
tasyāpi sadāpuṣpaphalā vṛkṣāḥ |
devaḥ kālena kālaṃ samyag­vāridhārāmanuprayacchatīti |
atīva śasyasam­pattirbhavati |
yāvadapareṇa samayena vāsavasya rājñaḥ putro jāto ratnapratyuptayā śikhayā |
tasya vistareṇa jātimahaṃ kṛtvā ratnaśikhīti nāmadheyaṃ vyavasthāpitam |
so ’pareṇa samayena jīrṇāturamṛtaṃ­saṃ­darśanādudvigno vanaṃ saṃśritaḥ |
yasminneva divase vanaṃ saṃśritastasminneva divase ’nuttaraṃ jñānamadhigatam |
tasya ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddha iti saṃjñodapādi |
athāpareṇa samayena dhanasaṃmato rājā upariprāsādatalagato ’mātya­gaṇa­pari­vṛtastiṣṭhati |
so ’mātyānā­mantra­yate—bhavataḥ, kasyacidanyasyāpi rājño rājyamevamṛddhaṃ ca sphītaṃ ca kṣemaṃ ca subhikṣaṃ ca ākīrṇabahujanamanuṣyaṃ ca |
sadāpuṣpaphalā vṛkṣāḥ |
devaḥ kālena kālaṃ samyag­vāridhārāmanuprayacchatīti |
atīva śasyasampattirbhavati yathā asmākamiti? madhyadeśād vaṇijaḥ paṇyamādāyottarāpathaṃ gatāḥ |
te kathayanti—asti deva madhyadeśe vāsavo nāma rājā iti |
sahaśravaṇādeva dhanasaṃmatasya rājño ’marṣa utpannaḥ |
sa saṃjātāmarṣo ’mātyānā­mantra­yate—saṃ­nāhayantu bhavantaścatruaṅgaṃ balakāyam |
rāṣṭrāpamardanamasya kariṣyāma iti |
tato dhanasaṃmato rājā caturaṅgaṃ balakāyaṃ saṃnāhya hastikāyamaśvakāyaṃ rathakāyaṃ pattikāyaṃ madhyadeśamāgatya gaṅgāyā dakṣiṇe kūle ’vasthitaḥ |
aśrauṣīdvāsavo rājā—dhanasaṃmato rājā catruaṅgaṃ balakāyaṃ saṃnāhya hastikāyamaśvakāyaṃ rathakāyaṃ pattikāyaṃ madhyadeśamāgatya gaṅgāyā dakṣiṇe kūle ’vasthita iti |
śrutvā ca punaḥ so ’pi caturaṅgaṃ balakāyaṃ saṃnāhya hastikāyamaśvakāyaṃ rathakāyaṃ patikāyaṃ gaṅgāyā uttare kūle ’vasthitaḥ |
atha ratnaśikhī samyaksam­buddhas­tayorvinayakālaṃ jñātvā nadyā gaṅgāyāstīre rātriṃ vāsamupagataḥ |
ratnaśikhinā samyaksambuddhena laukikaṃ cittamutpāditam |
dharmatā khalu yadā buddhā bhagavanto laukikaṃ cittamutpādayanti, tasmin samaye śakrabrahmādayo devā bhagavataścetasā cittamājānanti |
atha śakrabrahmādayo devā yena ratnaśikhī samyaksam­buddhas­tenopa­saṃk­rāntāḥ |
upasaṃkramya ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya pādau śirasā vanditvaikānte niṣaṇṇāḥ |
teṣāṃ varṇānubhāvena mahānudārāvabhāsaḥ saṃvṛttaḥ |
dhanasaṃmatena rājñā dṛṣṭaḥ |
dṛṣṭvā ca punaramātyān pṛcchati—kimayaṃ bhavanto vāsavasya rājño vijite mahānudārāvabhāsah? te kathayanti—deva, vāsavasya rājño vijite mahānudārāvabhāsah? te kathayanti—deva, vāsavasya rājño vijite ratnaśikhī nāma samyaksambuddhah utpannaḥ |
tasya śakrabrahmādayo devā darśanāyopasaṃkramanti |
tenaivodārāvabhāsaḥ saṃvṛttaḥ |
maharddhiko ’sau mahānubhāvaḥ |
tasyāyamanubhāva iti |
dhanasaṃmato rājā kathayati—bhavantaḥ, yasya vijite īdṛśaṃ dvipādakaṃ puṇyakṣetramutpannam, yaṃ śakrabrahmādayo ’pi devā darśanāyopasaṃkrāmanti, tasyāhaṃ kīdṛśamanarthaṃ kariṣyāmi? tena tasya dūto ’nupreṣitaḥ |
vayasya, āgaccha |
na te ’haṃ kiṃcit kāriṣyāmi iti |
puṇyamaheśākhyastvam, yasya vijite dvipādakaṃ puṇyakṣetraṃ ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddho ’yam |
śakrabrahmādayo devā darśanāyopasaṃkrāmanti |
kiṃ tu kaṇṭhāśleṣaṃ te datvā gamiṣyāmi |
evamāvayoḥ parasparaṃ cittasaumanasyaṃ bhavatīti |
vāsavo rājā viśvāsaṃ na gacchati |
sa yena ratnaśikhī samyaksam­buddhas­tenopa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya pādau śirasā vanditvā ekānte niṣaṇṇaḥ |
ekāntaniṣaṇṇo vāsavo rājā ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksam­buddha­midamavocat—mama bhadanta dhanasaṃmatena rājñā saṃdiṣṭam—priyavayasaya āgaccha, na te ’haṃ kiṃcit kariṣyāmi |
kaṇḍhā kaṇḍhāśleṣaṃ śleṣaṃ datva agamiṣyāmi |
evamāvayoḥ parasparaṃ cittasaumanasyaṃ bhavatīti |
tatra mayā kathaṃ pratipattavyam? ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddhaḥ kathayati—gaccha mahārāja, śobhanaṃ bhaviṣyati |
bhagavan, kiṃ mayā tasya pādayor nipatitavyam? mahārāja, balaśreṣṭhā hi rājānaḥ |
nipatitavyam |
atha vāsavo rājā ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya pādau śirasā vanditvā utthāyāsanāt prakrāntaḥ |
yena dhanasaṃmato rājā tenopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya dhanasaṃmatasya rājñaḥ pādayor nipatitaḥ |
tato dhanasaṃmatena rājñā kaṇḍhe śleṣaṃ dattvā viśvāsamutpādya preṣitaḥ |
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atha vāsavo rājā yena ratnaśikhī samyaksam­buddhas­tenopa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya pādau śirasā vanditvā ekānte niṣaṇṇaḥ |
ekāntaniṣaṇṇo vāsavo rājā ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksam­buddha­midamavocat—kasya bhadanta sarve rājānaḥ pādayor nipatanti? rājño mahārāja cakravartinaḥ |
atha vāsavo rājā utthāyāsanādekāṃ­sa­mutta­rāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvā yena ratnaśikhī tathāgataḥ samyaksam­buddhas­tenāñjaliṃ praṇamya ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksam­buddha­midamavocat—adhivāsayatu me bhagavāñ śvo ’ntargṛhe bhaktena sārdhaṃ bhikṣusaṃghena |
atha vāsavo rājā tāmeva rātriṃ śuci praṇītaṃ khādanīyaṃ bhojanīyaṃ samudānīya kālyamevotthāya āsanāni prajñāpya udakamaṇīn pratiṣṭhāpya ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya dūtena kālamārocayati—samayo bhadanta, sajjaṃ bhaktam, yasyedānīṃ bhagavān kālaṃ manyate iti |
atha ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddhaḥ pūrvāhṇe nivāsya pātracīvaramādāya bhikṣusaṃghaparivṛto bhikṣusaṃghapuraskṛto yena rājño vāsavasya bhaktabhisārastenopa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya purastādbhikṣusaṃghasya prajñapta evāsane niṣaṇṇaḥ |
atha rājā vāsavo ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksambuddhaṃ sukhopaniṣaṇṇaṃ viditvā śucinā praṇītena khādanīyena bhojanīyena svahastaṃ saṃtarpayati saṃpravārayati |
anekaparyāyeṇa śucinā khādanīyena bhojanīyena svahastaṃ samatarpya saṃpravārya bhagavantaṃ ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksambuddhaṃ bhuktavantaṃ viditvā dhautahastamapanītapātraṃ pādayor nipatya praṇidhānaṃ kartumārabdhah—anenāhaṃ bhadanta kuśalamūlena rājā syāṃ cakravartīti |
tatsamanantaraṃ ca śaṅkha āpūritaḥ |
tato ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddho vāsavaṃ rājānamidamavocat—bhaviṣyasi mahārāja aśītivarṣasahasrāyuṣi prajāyāṃ śaṅkho nāma rājā cakravartīti |
tata uccaśabdo mahāśabdo jātaḥ |
dhanasaṃmato rājā kolāhalaśabdaṃ śrutvā amātyān pṛcchati—kimeṣa bhavanto vāsavasya rājño vijite kolāhalaśabdaḥ śrūyate iti? tairāgamya niveditam—deva, ratnaśikhinā samyaksambuddhena vāsavo rājā cakravartirājye vyākṛta iti janakāyo hṛṣṭatuṣṭapramuditaḥ |
tena kolāhalaśabdo jāta iti |
atha dhanasaṃmato rājā yena ratnaśikhī samyaksam­buddhas­tenopa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya pādau śirasā vanditvā ekānte niṣaṇṇaḥ |
ekāntaniṣaṇṇo dhanasaṃmato rājā ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksam­buddha­midamavocat—kasya bhadanta sarve cakravartinaḥ pādayor nipatanti? tathāgatasya mahārāja arhataḥ samyaksambuddhasya |
atha dhanasaṃmato rājā utthāyāsanādekāṃ­sa­mutta­rāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvā yena ratnaśikhī samyaksam­buddhas­tenāñjalim praṇamya ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksam­buddha­midamavocat—adhivāsayatu me bhagavāñ śvo ’ntargṛhe bhaktena sārdhaṃ bhikṣusaṃghena |
adhivāsayati ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddho dhanasaṃmatasya rājño ’pi tūṣṇībhāvena |
atha dhanasaṃmato rājā ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya tūṣṇībhāvenādhivāsanaṃ viditvā ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya pādau śirasā vanditvā ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasyāntikāt prakrāntaḥ |
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atha dhanasaṃmato rājā tāmeva rātriṃ śuci praṇītaṃ khādanīyaṃ bhojanīyaṃ samudānīya kālyamevotthāya āsanāni prajñapya udakamaṇīn pratiṣṭhāpya ratnaśikhinaḥ samyaksambuddhasya dūtena kālamārocayati—samayo bhadanta, sajjaṃ bhaktam, yasyedānīṃ bhagavān kālaṃ manyate iti |
atha ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddhaḥ pūrvāhṇe nivāsya pātracīvaramādāya bhikṣugaṇaparivṛto bhikṣusaṃghapuraskṛto yena dhanasaṃmatasya rājño bhaktābhisārastenopa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya purastādbhikṣusaṃghasya prajñapta evāsane niṣaṇṇaḥ |
atha dhanasaṃmato rājā sukhopaniṣaṇṇaṃ ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksambuddhaṃ tatpramukhaṃ bhikṣusaṃghaṃ viditvā śucinā praṇītena khādanīyena bhojanīyena svahastena saṃtarpayati saṃpravārayati |
anekaparyāyeṇa śucinā praṇītena khādanīyena bhojanīyena svahastena saṃtarpya saṃpravārya ratnaśikhinaṃ samyaksambuddhaṃ bhuktavantaṃ viditvā dhautahastamapanītapātraṃ pādayor nipatya sarvamimaṃ lokaṃ maitreṇāṃśena sphuritvā praṇidhānaṃ kartumarabdhah—anenāhaṃ kuśalamūlena śāstā loke bhaveyaṃ tathāgato ’rhan samyaksambuddha iti |
ratnaśikhī samyaksambuddhaḥ kathayati—bhaviṣyasi tvaṃ mahārāja aśītivarṣasahasrāyuṣi prajāyāṃ maitreyo nāma tathāgato ’rhan samyakasmbuddha iti |
tatpraṇidhānavaśād dvayo ratnayorloke prādurbhāvo bhaviṣyati |
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idamavocadbhagavān |
āttamanasaste bhikṣavo bhagavato bhāṣitamabhyanandan |
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iti śrīdivyāvadāne maitreyāvadānaṃ tṛtīyam |
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