Divyāvadānam

35. cūḍāpakṣāvadānam

buddho bhagavāñ śrāvastyāṃ viharati sma jetavane ’nāthapiṇḍadasyārāme |
śrāvastyāmanyatamo brāhmaṇaḥ prativasati |
tena sadṛśāt kulāt kalatramānītam |
sa tayā sārdhaṃ krīḍati tamate paricārayati |
tasyāpatyaṃ jātaṃ jātaṃ kālaṃ karoti |
athāpareṇa samayena tasya patnī āpannasattvā |
sa kare kapolaṃ dattvā cintāparo vyavasthitaḥ |
tasya nātidūre vṛddhayuvatiḥ prativasati |
tayā dṛṣṭaḥ |
sā kathayati—kasmāttvaṃ brāhmaṇa kare kapolaṃ datvā cintāparo vyavasthitah? sa kathayati—mamāpatyaṃ jātaṃ jātaṃ kālaṃ karoti |
mama cedānīṃ patnī āpannasattvā saṃvṛttā |
yadapyanyadapatyaṃ janayiṣyati, tadapi kālaṃ kariṣyati |
sa kathayati—yadā tava patvyāḥ prasavakālaḥ syāt, tadā māṃ śabdāpayethā iti |
athāpareṇa samayena tasya patnyāḥ prasavakāle jātaḥ |
tena sā vṛddhayuvatiḥ śabdāpitā |
tayā sā prasavāpitā |
putro jātaḥ |
tayā sa dārakaḥ snāpayitvā śuklena veṣṭayitvā navanītenāsyaṃ pūrayitvā dārikāyā haste ’nupradattaḥ |
sā dārikoktā—imaṃ dārakaṃ caturmahāpathe dhāraya |
yaṃ kaṃcit paśyasi brāhmaṇaṃ vā, sa vaktavyah—ayaṃ dārakaḥ pādābhivandanaṃ karotīti |
astaṃ gate āditye yadi jīvati, gṛhītvā āgaccha |
atha kālaṃ karoti, tatraivāropayitavyaḥ |
sā tamādāya caturmahāpathe gatvā sthitā |
ācaritaṃ tīrthyānāṃ kalyamevotthāya tīrthopasparśanāya gacchanti |
sā dārikā sagauravā sapratīśā pādabhivandanaṃ kṛtvā kathayati—ayaṃ dāraka āryāṇāṃ pādābhivandanaṃ karoti |
te kathayanti—ciraṃ jīva, dīrghamāyuḥ pālayatu, mātāpitrormanorathaṃ pūrayatu |
sthavirasthvirā bhikṣavaḥ pūrvāhṇakālasamaye nivāsya pātracīvaramādāya śrāvastyāṃ piṇḍāya praviśanti |
sā dārikā sagauravā sapratīśā pādābhivandanaṃ kṛtvā kathayati—ayaṃ dāraka āryāṇāṃ pādābhivandanaṃ karotīti |
sthavirāḥ kathayanti—suciraṃ jīvatu, dīrghamāyuḥ pālayatu, mātāpitromanorathaṃ pūrayatu |
bhagavān pūrvāhṇe nivāsya pātracīvaramādāya śrāvastīṃ piṇḍāya praviśati sma |
sā dārikā sagauravā sapratīśā pādābhivandanaṃ kṛtvā kathayati—bhagavān, ayaṃ dārako bhagavataḥ pādābhivandanaṃ karotīti |
bhagavānāha—ciraṃ jīvatu, dīrghamāyuḥ pālayatu, mātāpitromanorathaṃ pūrayatu |
vikālībhūte paśyati—yāvajjīvati |
sā taṃ gṛhītvā gṛhamāgatā |
sā taiḥ pṛṣṭā—jīvati dārakah? sā kathayati—jīvati |
te kathayanti—kutra dhāritah? asmin mahāpathe |
te kathayanti—kiṃ bhavatu dārakasya nāma? ayaṃ dārako mahāpathe dhāritaḥ |
bhavatu dāraksya mahāpanthaka iti nāma |
mahāpanthako dāraka unnīto vardhito mahān saṃvṛttaḥ |
sa yadā mahān saṃvṛttastadā lipyāmupanyastaḥ, saṃkhyāyāṃ gaṇanāyāṃ mudrāyāṃ brāhmaṇikāyāmīryāyāṃ śauce samudācāre bhasmagrahe autkare bhoskāre ṛgvede yajurvede sāmavede ’tharvavede yajane yājane ’dhyayane ’dhyāpane dāne pratigrahe |
ṣaṭkarmanirato brāhmaṇaḥ saṃvṛttaḥ |
sa pañcaśatagaṇaṃ brāhmaṇakarma oṃ vācayitumārabdhaḥ |
tasya bhūyaḥ krīḍato ramataḥ paricārayataḥ patnī āpannasattvā saṃvṛttā |
tasyāḥ prasavakālo jātaḥ |
tena sā vṛddhayuvatih śabdāpitā |

tayā prasavitā |
tasyāḥ putro jātaḥ |
tayā sa dārakaḥ snāpayitvā śuklena vastreṇa veṣṭayitvā navanītenāsyaṃ pūrayitvā dārikāyā haste dattaḥ |
sā dārikoktā—imaṃ tvaṃ dārakaṃ caturmahāpathe dhāraya |
yadi kaṃcitpaśyasi śramaṇaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ vā, sa vaktavyah—ayaṃ dāraka āryasya pādābhivandanaṃ karoti |
astaṃ gata āditye yadi jīvati, gṛhītvā āgaccha |
atha kālaṃ karoti, tatraivāropayitvā āgaccha |
sā dārikā alasajātīyā taṃ dārakamādāya panthalikāyāṃ sthitā |
ācaritaṃ tīrthyānāṃ kalyamevotthāya tīrthopasparśakā gacchanti |
sā dārikā sagauravā sapratīśā pādabhivandanaṃ kṛtvā kathayati—ārya, ayaṃ daraka āryāṇāṃ pādābhivandanaṃ karoti |
te kathayanti—ciraṃ jīvatu, dīrghamāyuḥ pālayatu, mātāpitromanorathaṃ pūrayatu |
sā taṃ vikālībhūte paśyati—yāvajjīvati |
sā taṃ gṛhītvā gṛhamāgatā |
sā taiḥ pṛṣṭā—jīvati dārakah? sā kathayati—jīvatīti |
te kathayanti—kutra tvayaiṣa dhāritah? sā kathayati—amuṣyāṃ panthalikāyām |
te kathayanti—kiṃ bhavatu dārakasya nāma? ayaṃ dārakaḥ panthalikāyāṃ dhāritaḥ |
bhavatu dārakasya nāmadheyaṃ panthaka iti |
panthako dāraka unnīto vardhito mahān saṃvṛttiḥ |
sa yadā mahān saṃvṛttastadā lipyamupanyastaḥ |
tasya sītyukte dhamiti vismarati |
atha tasyācāryaḥ kathayati—brāhmaṇa, mayā prabhūtadārakāḥ pāṭhayitavyāḥ |
na śakṣyāmyahaṃ panthakaṃ pāṭhayitum |
mahāpanthakasyālpamucyate prabhūtaṃ gṛhṇāti, asya tu panthakasya sītyukte dhamiti vismarati |
brāhmaṇaḥ saṃlakṣayati—sarve brāhmaṇā lipyakṣarakuśalā bhavanti, vedabrāhmaṇa eṣa bhaviṣyati |
sa tenādhyāpakasya vedaṃ pāṭhayituṃ samarpitaḥ |
tasya omityukte bhūriti vismarati, bhūrityukta omiti vismarati |
adhyāpakaḥ kathayati—prabhūtā māṇavakāḥ pāṭhayitavyā mayā |
na śakyāmyahaṃ panthakaṃ pāṭhayitum |
asya omityukte bhūriti vismarati, bhūrityukta omiti vismarati |
brāhmaṇaḥ saṃlakṣayati—na sarve brāhmaṇā vedapāragā bhavanti |
jātibrāhmaṇa evāyaṃ bhaviṣyatīti |
sa yatra kvacinnimantritako gacchati, tameva panthakamādāya gacchati |
atha tena samayena sa brāhmaṇo glānībhūtaḥ |
sa mūlagaṇḍa­patra­phalabhaiṣajyairupasthīyamāno hīyata eva |
sa tena mahāpanthaka uktah—putra, tvaṃ mamātyayādaśocyo ’si |
api tu tvayā panthakasya yogodvahanaṃ kartavyamiti |
ityuktvā— sarve kṣayāntā nicayāḥ patanāntāḥ samucchrayāḥ |
samyogā viprayogāntā maraṇāntaṃ ca jīvitam (1)|
iti sa kāladharmeṇa samyuktaḥ |
te taṃ nīlapītalohitāvadātairvastraiḥ śibikāmalaṃkṛtya mahatā satkāreṇa śmaśāne dhmāpayitvā śokavinodaṃ kṛtvā avasthitāḥ |
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āyuṣmantau śāriputramaudgalyāyanau pañcaśataparivārau kosaleṣu jānapadeṣu cārikāṃ carantau śrāvastīmanuprāptau |
śrāvastyāṃ janakāyena śrutam—āyuṣmantau śāriputramaudgalyāyanau pañcaśataparivārau kosaleṣu jānapadeṣu cārikāṃ carantau śrāvastīmanuprāptau |
śrutvā ca punaḥ sa janakāyo bahir nirgantumārabdhaḥ |
mahāpanthako ’pi bahiḥ śrāvastyāmanyatamasmin vṛkṣamūle pañcamātrāṇi māṇavakaśatāni brāhmaṇakān mantrān vācayati |
tena sa janakāyaḥ śrāvastyā nirgacchan dṛṣṭaḥ |
sa tān māṇavakān pṛcchati—bhavantaḥ, ka eṣa mahājanakāyo nirgacchati? te tasya kathayanti—upādhyāya, bhadantau śāriputramaudgalyāyanau pañcaśataparivārau kosaleṣu janapadeṣu cārikāṃ caritvā iha śrāvastīmanuprāptau, taddarśanāyopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
kiṃ nu tau draṣṭavyau? yatredānīṃ tadagraṃ varṇamapahāya dvitīyavarṇasya śramaṇasya gautamasyāntike pravrajitau |
ekastatra māṇavakaḥ śrāddhaḥ |
sa kathayati—upādhyāya, maivaṃ vocaḥ |
mahānubhāvau tau |
yadyupādhyāyasteṣāṃ dharmaṃ śṛṇuyāt, sthānametadvidyate yadupādhyāyasyāpi rocate |
ācaritaṃ teṣāṃ māṇavakānām yadā apāṭhā bhavanti, te kadācinnagarāvalokanayā gacchanti |
kadācittīrthopasparśakā gacchanti |
kadācitsamidhāhārakā gacchanti |
apareṇa samayena te sarve apāṭhāḥ saṃvṛttāḥ |
te samidhāhārakāḥ saṃprasthitāḥ |
so ’pi mahāpanthako ’nyatamavṛkṣamūle caṃkramya sthitaḥ |
tatraikaṃ bhikṣumadrākṣīt |
sa tamupa­saṃk­ramyaivamāha—bho bhikṣo, ucyatāṃ tāvatkiṃcidbuddhavacanam |
tena tasya daśa kuśalāḥ karmapathā vistareṇa saṃprakāśitāḥ |
so ’bhiprasannaḥ kathayati—bho bhikṣo, punarapyākhyāhi vistaram |
ityuktvā prakrāntaḥ |
apareṇa samayena bhūyaste apāṭhāḥ saṃvṛtāḥ |
te samidhāhātakāḥ saṃprasthitāḥ |
mahāpanthako ’pi bhikṣu­sakāśamupa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
tena tasya dvādaśāṅgaḥ pratītyasamutpādo ’nulomapratilomo vistareṇa prakāśitaḥ |
so ’bhiprasannaḥ kathayati—bho bhikṣu, labheyāhaṃ svākhyāte dharmavinaye pravrajyāmupasampadaṃ bhikṣubhāvam |
careyamahaṃ śramaṇasya gautamasyāntike brahmacaryam |
sa bhikṣuḥ saṃlakṣayati—pravrājayāmi śāsane, dhuramunnāmayatīti |
sa tenoktah—brāhmaṇa, evaṃ kuruṣva |
mahāpanthakaḥ kathayati—bhikṣo, vayaṃ prajñātā brāhmaṇāḥ |
na śakṣyām ihaiva pravrajitum |
janapadaṃ gatvā pravrajāmaḥ |
sa tena janapadaṃ nītvā pravrajitah upasampāditaḥ, uktaśca |
dve bhikṣukarmaṇī dhyānamadhyayanaṃ ca |
kiṃ kariṣyasi? ubhayaṃ kariṣyāmi |
tena divā uddiśatā yoniśo bhāvayatā trīṇi piṭakāni, rātrau cintayatā tulayatā upaparīkṣamāṇena sarvakleśaprahāṇādarhatvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam |
arhan saṃ­vṛttastraidhatukavītarāgaḥ samaloṣṭakāñcana ākāśapāṇitalasamacitto vāsīcandanakalpo vidyāvidāritāṇḍakośo vidyābhijñāprati­saṃ­vitprāpto bhavalābhalobhasat­kāraparāḍbhukhaḥ |
sendropendrāṇāṃ devānāṃ mānyaḥ pūjyo ’bhivādyaśca saṃvṛttaḥ |
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yadā panthakasya bhogāstanutvaṃ parikṣayaṃ paryādānaṃ gatāḥ, sa kṛcchreṇa jīvikāṃ kalpayitumārabdhaḥ |
atha panthakasyaitadabhavat—yattāvanme śrutena prāptavyaṃ tanmayā… |
yannvahaṃ śrāvastīṃ gatvā bhagavantaṃ paryupāāsyāmi |
athāyuṣmān mahāpanthakaḥ pañcaśataparivāro yena śrāvastī tena cārikāṃ prakrāntaḥ |
anupūrveṇa cārikāṃ carañ śrāvastīmanuprāptaḥ |
śrāvastyāṃ janakāyena śrutam—āryo mahāpanthakaḥ pañcaśataparivāraḥ kosaleṣu janapadeṣu cārikāṃ carañ śrāvastīmanuprāptaḥ |
śrutvā ca punar nirgantumārabdhaḥ |
panthakena dṛṣṭaḥ |
sa pṛcchati—bhavantaḥ, kutreṣu mahājanakāyo gacchati? te kathayanti—āryo mahāpanthakaḥ pañcaśataparivātaḥ kosaleṣu janapadeṣu cārikāṃ carañ śrāvastīmanuprāptaḥ |
tameṣu mahājanakāyo darśanāyopasaṃkrāmati |
panthakaḥ saṃlakṣayati—eṣāmasau na bhrātā na jñātiḥ |
mamāsau bhrātā bhavati |
ahaṃ kasmāttaṃ na darśanāyopasaṃkrāmāmi? so ’pi taddarśanāyopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
sa tena dṛṣṭaḥ pṛṣṭaśca—panthaka, katham yāpayasi? kṛcchreṇa yāpayāmi? kiṃ na pravrajasi? sa kathayati—ahaṃ cūḍaḥ paramacūḍo dhanvaḥ paramadhanvaḥ |
ko māṃ pravrājayiṣyatīti? āyuṣmān mahāpanthakaḥ saṃlakṣayati—santyasya kānicitkuśalamūlāni? santi |
kenāyaṃ na yogyah? āgaccha, ahaṃ tvāṃ pravrājayiṣyāmi |
tena pravrājita upasampāditaḥ |
tena tasyoddeśo dattah— pāpaṃ na kuryānmanasā na vācā kāyena vā kiṃcana sarvaloke |
riktaḥ kāmaiḥ smṛtimān saṃprajānan duḥkhaṃ na sa vidyādanarthopasaṃhitam (1)|
tasyaiṣā gāthā traimāsyenāpi na vṛttā jātā |
anyeṣāṃ gopālakānāṃ paśupālakānāṃ śrutvā pravṛttā jātā |
sagauravaḥ sapratīśa upasaṃkramya praṣṭuṃ pravṛttaḥ |
te upasaṃharanti |
dharmatā khalu yathā buddhānāṃ bhagavatāṃ dvau śrāvakāṇāṃ saṃnipātau bhavataḥ, āṣāḍhyāṃ varṣopanāyikāyāṃ kārtikapūrṇamāsyām |
evaṃ mahāśrāvkāṇāmapi |
tatra ye āṣāḍhīvarṣopanāyikāyāmupa­saṃk­rāmanti, te tāṃstān manasikāraviśeṣānādāya tāsu tāsu grāmanigamarāṣṭra­rāja­dhānīṣu varṣā upagacchanti |
ye kārtikyāṃ ca pūrṇamāsyāmupa­saṃk­raman­ti, te svādhyāyanikāṃ paripṛcchanikāṃ ca yācanti, yathādhigataṃ cārocayanti |
āyuṣmato mahāpanthakasya sārdhaṃvihāryantevāsikā bhikṣavo janapade varṣoṣitāḥ, te ’pyeva kārtikyāṃ pūrṇamāsyām yenāyuṣmān mahā­panthakastenopa­saṃk­rāntāḥ |
tatra kecitsvādhyāyinikām yācanti, kecitparipṛcchanti, kecid­yathā­dhigatamārocayanti |
tatra ye cūḍā bhavanti paramacūḍā dhanvāḥ paramadhanvāḥ, te ṣaḍvargīyān sevante bhajante paryupāsante |
āyuṣmān panthakaḥ ṣaḍvargīyān sevate bhajate paryupāsate |
sa ṣaḍvargīyairucyate—āyuṣman panthaka, tava samānopādhyāyā upādh­yāyasyāntikāts­vadhyāyinikāṃ paripṛcchinikām yācanti |
gaccha, tvamapi tvadu­pādh­yāyasyāntikāts­vādhyāyinikāṃ paripṛcchanikām yācasva |
sa kathayati—mayā na kiṃcitpaṭhitaṃ traimāsye, na tvekā gāthā mama vṛttā jātā, kimahaṃ svādhyāyinikām yāceyamiti? te kathayanti—nanūktaṃ bhagavatā—asvādhyāyamānā mattā iti |
kiṃ tavāsvādhyāyamānasya gāthā anupravṛttā bhaviṣyati? gaccha, yācāhi |
sa gatvā kathayati—upādhyāya, svādhyāyinikāṃ tāvanme dehi |
āyuṣmān mahāpanthakaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kimasyedaṃ svaṃ pratibhānamāhosvit kenacitprayuktah? sa paśyati—yāvatprayuktaḥ |
āyuṣmān mahāpanthakaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ nvayamutsahanāvineya āhosvidavasāadanāvineyah? sa paśyati—yāvadavasādanāvineyaḥ |
sa tena grīvāayāṃ gṛhītvā bahirvihārasya niṣkāsitaḥ |
tvaṃ tāvaccūḍaḥ paramacūḍo dhanvaḥ paramadhanvaḥ |
kiṃ tvamasmiñ śāsane kariṣyasi? sa roditumārabdhaḥ |
idānīmahaṃ na gṛhī na pravrajitaḥ |
adrākṣīdbhagavānāyuṣmantaṃ pathakaṃ bahirvihārasya bhramantam |
dṛṣṭvā ca punarāgacchantamidamavocat—kasmāttvaṃ pathaka vahirvihārasya rodiṣyasi, aśrūṇi vartayasi? ahamasmi bhadanta upādhyāyena niṣkāsitaḥ |
idānīmahaṃ na gṛhī na pravrajitaḥ |
bhagavānāha—nedaṃ vatsa maunīndraṃ vacanaṃ tavopādhyāyena tribhiḥ kalpā­saṃ­kh­yeyairaneikairduṣkara­śata­sahas­raiḥ ṣaṭ pāramitāḥ paripūrya samudānītam, api tu mayedaṃ maunīndraṃ pravacanaṃ tribhiḥ kalpā­saṃ­kh­yeyairanaikairduṣkara­śata­sahas­raiḥ ṣaṭ pāramitāḥ paripūrya samudānītam |
na śakyasi tvaṃ tathāga­tasyāntikātpaṭhitum? ahamasmi bhadanta cūḍaḥ paramacūḍo dhanvaḥ paramadhanvaḥ |
atha bhagavānasyāmutpattau gāthāṃ bhāṣate— yo bālo bālabhāvena paṇḍitastatra tena saḥ |
bālaḥ paṇḍitamānī tu sa vai bāla ihocyate (2)|
asthānamanavakāśo yadbuddhā bhagavantaḥ padaśo dharmaṃ vācayiṣyanti nedaṃ sthānaṃ vidyate |
tatra bhagavānāyuṣmanta­māna­ndamā­mantra­yate sma—imaṃ pāṭhaya tvamānanda panthakam |
āyuṣmānānandastaṃ pāṭhayitumārabdhaḥ |
sa na śaknoti pāṭhayitum |
āyuṣmānānando bhagavantamidamavocat—mayā tāvadbhadanta śāsturupasthānaṃ karaṇīyam, śrutamudgrahītavyam, gaṇo vācayitavyaḥ |
āgatagatānāṃ brāhmaṇagṛhapatīnāṃ dharmo deśayitavyam |
nāhaṃ śakṣyāmi panthakaṃ pāṭhayitum |
bhagavatā tasya dve pade datte—rajo harāmi, malaṃ harāmīti |
tasyaitatpadadvayaṃ na lebhe |
bhagavān saṃlakṣayati |
karmāpanayo ’sya kartavyamiti |
tatra bhagavānāyuṣmanta­māna­ndamā­mantra­yate—śakṣyasi tvaṃ panthaka bhikṣūṇāmupānahānmūlācca proñchitum |
paraṃ bhadanta śakṣyāmi |
gaccha proñchasva |
sa bhikṣūṇāmupānahānmūlācca proñchitumāradhaḥ |
tasya te bhikṣavo nānuprayacchanti |
bhagavānāha—anuprayacchata, karmāpanayo ’sya kartavya iti |
padadvayasya dāsye svādhyāyanikām, anuprayacchata |
sa bhikṣūṇāmupānahānmūlaṃ kramataśca proñchate |
tasya te bhikṣavaḥ padadvaysya svādhyāyani­kāma­nuprayacchanti |
tasyaitatpadadvayaṃ svādhyāyataḥ kālāntareṇa pravṛttaṃ jātam |
athāyuṣmataḥ panthakasya rātryāḥ pratyūṣasamaye etadabhavat—bhagavānevamāha—rajo harāmi, malaṃ harāmīti |
kiṃ nu bhagavānādhyātmikaṃ rajaḥ saṃdhāyāha āhosvidbāhyam? tasyaivaṃ cintayatastasyāṃ velāyāmaṣrutapūrvāstisro gāthā āmukhīpravṛttā jātāh— rajo ’tra rāgo na hi reṇureṣa rajo rāgasyādhivacanaṃ na reṇoḥ |
etadrajaḥ prativinudanti paṇḍitā na ye pramattāḥ sugatasya śāsane (3)|
rajo ’tra dveṣo na hi reṇureṣa rajo dveṣasyādhivacanaṃ na reṇoḥ |
etadrajaḥ prativinudanti paṇḍitā na ye pramattāḥ sugatasya śāsane (4)|
rajo ’tra moho na hi reṇureṣa rajo mohasyādhivacanaṃ na reṇoḥ |
etadrajaḥ prativinudanti paṇḍitā na ye pramattāaḥ sugatasya śāsane (5)|
tenodyacchamānena ghaṭamānena vyāyacchamānena sarvakleśaprahāṇādarhattvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam |
arhan saṃvṛttas traidhātukavītarāgaḥ samaloṣṭakāñcana ākāśapāṇitalasamacitto vāsīcandanakalpo vidyāvidāritāṇḍakośo vidyābhijñāprati­saṃ­vitprāpto bhavalābhalobhasat­kāraparānmukhaḥ |
sendropendrāṇāṃ devānāṃ mānyaśca pūjyaścābhivādyaśca saṃvṛttaḥ |
dhyāne niṣaṇṇa āyuṣmatā mahāpanthakena dṛṣṭaḥ |
asamanvāhṛtyārhatāṃ jñānadarśanaṃ na pravartate |
sa tena bāhau gṛhītvoktah—āgaccha svādhyāyinikāṃ tāvatkuru, tataḥ paścāddhyāyiṣyasīti |
athāyuṣmatā panthakena sarvakleśaprahāṇādarhattvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam, gajabhujasadṛśo bāhurutsṛṣṭaḥ |
āyuṣmatā mahāpanthakena pṛṣṭato mukhaṃ vyavalokayatā dṛṣṭaḥ |
sa kathayati—āyuṣman panthaka, evaṃ te tvayā guṇagaṇā adhigatāh? adhigatāḥ |
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yadā āyuṣmatā panthakena sarvakleśaprahāṇādarhattvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam, anyatīrthikā avadhyāyanti dhriyanti vivācayanti |
śramaṇo gautama evamāha—gambhīro me dharmo gambhīrāvabhāso durdṛśo durnubodho ’tarko ’tarkāvacaraḥ, sūkṣumo nipuṇapaṇḍitavijñavedanīyaḥ |
atredānīṃ kiṃ gambhīro ’sya, yasyedānīṃ panthakaprabhṛtayaścūḍāḥ paramacūḍā dhanvāḥ paramadhanvāḥ pravrajanti |
bhagavān saṃ­lakṣayati—sumeruprakhye mahāśrāvake mahājanakāyaḥ kṣāntiṃ gṛhṇāti |
guṇodbhāvanā asya kartavyā |
tatra bhagavānāyuṣmanta­māna­ndamā­mantra­yate—gaccha ānanda, panthakasya kathaya—bhikṣuṇyaste avavaditavyā iti |
evaṃ bhadantetyāyuṣmānānando bhagavataḥ pratiśrutya yenāyuṣmān panthakastenopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramyāyuṣmantaṃ panthakamidamavocat—śāstā tvāmāyuṣman panthaka evamāha—bhikṣuṇyaste avavaditavyā iti |
āyuṣmān panthakaḥ kathayati—kimarthaṃ sthavirasthavirān bhikṣūnapahāya māṃ bhagavān bhikṣuṇ­yavavādakamājñāpayati? mamaiva guṇodbhāvanā kartavyeti śāsturmanorathaṃ paripūrayiṣyāmīti |
bhikṣuṇ­yaśchandahānisah(?) jetavanamāgatāḥ |
tā bhikṣūn pṛcchanti—bhagavatā ko ’smākamavavādaka ājñaptah? te kathayanti—āyuṣmān panthakaḥ |
tāḥ kathayanti—bhaginyaḥ, paśyata kathaṃ mātṛgrāmaḥ paribhūtaḥ |
yena tribhirmāsairekā gāthā paṭhitā, sāpi na pravṛttā |
bhikṣuṇyastripiṭā dhārmakathikā yuktamuktapratibhānāḥ |
sa kila bhikṣuṇīravavadiṣyatīti |
tāḥ parṣadamāgatā bhikṣuṇībhiḥ pṛṣṭāh—bhaginyaḥ, ko ’smā­kama­vavaditumāgamiṣyati? tāḥ kathayanti—āryapanthakaḥ |
kimāryo mahāpanthakah? na hyayam, sa tvanyaścūḍāpanthakaḥ |
dvādaśavargīyābhiḥ śrutam |
tāvadavadhyāyanti |
bhaginyaḥ paśyata, kathaṃ mātṛgrāmaḥ paribhūtah? yena tribhirmāsairekā gāthā paṭhitā, sāpi na pravṛttā |
imā bhikṣuṇyastripiṭā dharmakathikā yuktamuktapratibhānāḥ, sa kila kimāsāmavavadiṣyatīti? tāḥ kathayanti—bhaginyaḥ, ṣaḍjanyo dvādaśahastikābhirlatābhiḥ siṃhāsanaṃ prajñapayantu |
ṣaḍjanyaḥ śrāvastyāṃ praviśya rathya rathyāvīthicatvaraśṛṅgāṭakeṣvārocayantu—so ’smākaṃ tādṛśo ’vavādaka āgamiṣyati, yo ’smākaṃ tanusatyāni na drakṣyati |
tena saṃsāre ciraṃ vastavyaṃ bhaviṣyatīti |
yena na kaścit putramoṭikāputro ’lpaśruta utsahate bhikṣuṇīravavaditum |
tāsāṃ ṣaḍbhir janībhir dvādaśahastikābhir latābhiḥ saṃhāsanaṃ prajñaptam, ṣaḍbhikṣuṇībhiḥ śrāvastīṃ praviśya rathyāvīthicatvaraśṛṅgāṭakeṣvārocitam—so ’smākaṃ tādṛśo ’vavādaka āgamiṣyati, yo ’smākaṃ tanusatyāni na drakṣyati |
tena saṃsāre ciraṃ vastavyaṃ bhaviṣyatīti |
āyuṣmān panthakaḥ pūrvāhṇe nivāsya pātracīvaramādāya śrāvastīṃ piṇḍāya prāvikṣat |
kṛtabhaktakṛtyaḥ paścādbhaktāpiṇḍapātrapratikrāntaḥ pātracīvaraṃ pratisamayya pādau prakṣālya vihāraṃ praviṣṭaḥ pratisamlayanāya |
athāyuṣmān panthakaḥ sāyāhne pratisamlayanāya vyutthāya saṃghāṭīmādāya anyatamena bhikṣuṇā paścāccramaṇena saṃprasthitaḥ |
anekāni prāṇiśatasahasrāṇi—kāni ca kutūhalajātāni, kānicit pūrvakaiḥ kuśalamūlaiḥ saṃcodyamānāni |
adrākṣīt sā pariṣat āyuṣmantaṃ panthakaṃ dūrādeva |
dṛṣṭvā ca punaḥ parasparaṃ pṛcchati—kataro ’tra bhikṣuṇyavavādakah? kiṃ puraḥśramaṇaḥ, āhosvit paścācchramaṇah? tatraike kathayanti—puraḥśramaṇaḥ |
te ’vadhyāyitu­mārab­dhāh—paś­yata bhadanta, saṃcintya vayaṃ bhikṣuṇībhirviheṭhitāḥ |
yena tribhirmāsairekā gāthā paṭhitā, sāpi na pravṛttā, sa kiṃ bhikṣuṇīravavadiṣyati, dharmaṃ vā vācayiṣyati? gacchāmaḥ |
apare kathayanti—tiṣṭhāmo yadi dharmaṃ deśayiṣyati, śroṣyāmaḥ |
atha na, gacchāmaḥ |
iti sā parṣat samavasthitā |
āyuṣmatā panthakena siṃhāsanaṃ dṛṣṭaṃ prajñaptakaṃ dṛṣṭvā saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ tāvat prasādajātābhiḥ prajñaptamāhosvit viheṭhanābhiprāyābhih? paśyati—yāvat viheṭhanābhiprayābhiḥ |
dṛṣṭvā saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ tāvat prasādajātābhiḥ prajñaptamāhosvit viheṭhanābhiprasāyābhih? paśyati—yāvat viheṭhanābhiprāyābhiḥ |
āyuṣmatā panthakena gajabhujasadṛśaṃ bāhumabhiprasārya taṃ siṃhāsanam yathāsthāne sthāpitam |
āyuṣmān panthakastatra niṣaṇṇaḥ |
sa niṣīdan kaiścit dṛṣṭah. kaiścit na dṛṣṭaḥ |
athātrastha āyuṣmān panthakastadrūpaṃ samādhiṃ samāpanno yathā samāhite citte sve āsane ’ntarhitaḥ, pūrvasyāṃ diśi uparivihāyasamabhyudgamya pūrvavat yāvat ṛddhiprātihāryāṇi vidarśya tān ṛddhyabhisaṃskārān pratiprasrabhya prajñapta evāsane niṣaṇṇaḥ |
niṣadya āyuṣmān panthakastā bhikṣuṇīrāmantrayate—mayā bhaginyastribhirmāsairekā gāthā paṭhitā |
utsahetavyāni(?) śrotumekagāthāyāḥ saptarātriṃdivasānyanyaiḥ padairvyañjanairarthaṃ vibhaktum? pāpaṃ na kuryānmanasā na vācā kāyena vā kiṃcana sarvaloke |
riktaḥ kāmeiḥ smṛtimān saṃprajānan duḥkhaṃ na sa vidyādanarthopasaṃhitam (6)|
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sarvapāpasya bhagavān kāraṇamāha—yāvadgāthārthasyārthamadhītam yāti, tāvad dvādaśabhiḥ prāṇisahasraiḥ satyāni dṛṣṭāni |
kaiścicchrotāpattiphalaṃ sākṣātkṛtam, kaiścit sakṛdāgāmiphalam, kaiścidanāgāmiphalam, kaiścit pravrajya sarvakleśaprahāṇādarhattvaṃ sākṣātkṛtam, kaiścicchrāvakabodhau cittānyutpāditāni, kaiścit pratyekāyāṃ bodhau, kaiścidanuttarāyāṃ samyaksambodhau cittānyutpāditāni |
yadbhūyasā sā pariṣad buddhaniṃnādharmapravaṇā saṃghaprāgbhārā vyavasthitā |
athāyuṣmān panthakastāṃ pariṣadaṃ dharmyayā kathayā saṃdarśya samādāpya samuttejya saṃpraharṣyotthāyāsanāt prakrāntaḥ |
sa bhikṣubhirāgacchan dṛṣṭaḥ |
te saṃlakṣayanti—adyāyuṣmatā panthakena mahājanakāyaḥ prasādito bhaviṣyati |
te na ṣaknuvantyāyuṣmantaṃ panthakaṃ saṃmukhamapriyaṃ praṣṭum |
taiḥ paścācchramaṇaḥ pṛṣṭaḥ |
āyuṣman, adya āyuṣmatā panthakena kiṃ mahājanakāyo na prasādito vā prasāditah? āyuṣmatā na kaścit aprasāditaḥ |
bhagavatā vārāṇasyām ṛṣivadane mṛgadāve triparivartaṃ dvādaśākāraṃ dharmyaṃ cakraṃ pravartitam, tadadyāyuṣmatā panthakenānupravartitam |
yāvadgāthārthaṃ na vibhajati, tāvad dvādaśabhiḥ praṇisahasraiḥ satyāni dṛṣṭāni |
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tatra bhagavāan bhikṣūnāmantrayate sma—eṣo ’gro me bhikṣavo bhikcūṇāṃ mama śrāvakāṇāṃ cetovivartakuśalānām yaduta panthako bhikṣuḥ |
bhikṣavo buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ pṛcchanti—paśya bhadanta dvādaśavargīyābhirāyuṣmataḥ panthakasyānarthaṃ kariṣyāmi ityatha eva kṛtaḥ |
bhagavānāha—na bhikṣava etarhi yathā atīte ’pyadhvani ābhiranarthaṃ kariṣyāma ityartha eva kṛtaḥ |
tacchrūyatām |
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bhūtapūrvamevaṃ bhikṣavo ’nyatamasmin karvaṭake brāhmaṇaḥ prativasati |
tena sadṛśāt­kulāt­kalatramānītam |
sa tayā sardhaṃ krīḍati ramate paricārayati |
tasya krīḍato ramamāṇasya paricārayato bhūyaḥ krīḍati ramate paricārayati yāvar dvādaśa putrā jātāḥ |
tena teṣāṃ niveśaḥ kṛtaḥ |
apareṇa samayena tasya patnī kālagatā |
so ’pi brāhmaṇo vṛddhāvasthāyāṃ jātaḥ |
andhībhūtasya snaṣā duścāriṇyaḥ |
yadā tāsāṃ svāmino bahir nirgatā bhavanti, tadā tāḥ parapuruṣaiḥ sārdhaṃ paricārayanti |
sa brāhmaṇaḥ śabde kṛtāvī |
sa jānāti—ayaṃ mama putrasya śabdaḥ, ayaṃ parapuruṣayeti |
sa puruṣāṇāṃ padaśabdāñ śrutvā tāḥ snuṣā garjayati. tāḥ saṃlakṣayanti—ayaṃ brāhmaṇp^smākamanarthāya pratipannaḥ |
tāstasya cakaṭyodanaṃ kāñjitakacchiṭiṃ cānuprayacchanti |
taistā uktāh—kiṃ kāraṇam yūyaṃ tātasya cakaṭyodanaṃ kāñjikacchiṭiṃ cānuprayacchata? tāḥ kathayanti—tasya puṇyāni parikṣīṇāni, asyārthe piparīkāyāṃ ta:ḍulāḥ prakṣiptā bhavanti, cakaṭyodanaṃ parivartate, dadhi prakṣiptaṃ kāñjikaṃ parivartate |
te kathayanti—kimetadevaṃ bhaviṣyati? tāḥ kathayanti—vayam yuṣmākaṃ pratyakṣīkariṣyāmaḥ |
tāḥ kathayanti—asmābhiḥ pratijñātamidānīṃ nirvoḍhavyam |
tābhiḥ kumbhakāara uktah—śakṣyasi tvaṃ bhadramukham ekamukhike dve sthālyau kartum? sa kathayati—śakṣyāmi |
tenaikamukhike dve sthālyau kṛte |
tābhirekasyāṃ sthālyāṃ cakaṭitaṇḍulāḥ prakṣiptāḥ, dvitīyāyāṃ kāñjikam |
tābhiḥ svāmināṃ purastādekasya sthālyāṃ taṇḍulāḥ prakṣiptā ekasyāṃ dadhi |
tābhiḥ sādhitam |
kathayanti—āryaputrasya kiṃ tāvattātastatprathamataḥ paribhuktāmāhosvit yūyam |
te kathayanti—tātastāvat­pari­bhuktām |
tābhisteṣāṃ purastāttasyaukasyāḥ sthālyā uddhṛtya cakaṭyodanaṃ dattaṃ dvitīyāyāḥ kañjikam |
tata evaṃ tābhisteṣāmekasyāḥ sthālyā uddhṛtya śālyodanaṃ dattaṃ dvitīyāyā dadhi uddhṛtam |
te tasya kathayanti—tāta, tava puṇyāni parikṣīṇāni |
yata ekasyāṃ sthālyāṃ śālitaṇḍulāḥ prakṣiptāḥ, dvitīyasyāṃ dadhi, taccakaṭyodanaṃ kāñjikaṃ ca parivṛttam |
brāhmaṇaḥ saṃlakṣayati—mayā hastocchrayaśatairbhogāḥ samudānītāḥ |
kiṃ kāraṇaṃ mama puṇyāni parikṣīṇāni? tena tāsāmapratyakṣaṃ mahānasaṃ praviśya paryeṣamāṇena hastasaṃspatśenaikamukhe dve sthālyau labdhe |
tena gopāyite |
tena etṣāṃ putrāṇāmāgatānāṃ te pradarśite—paśyata, mama puṇyāni parikṣīṇāni |
gatvā paśyadhvamasmākaṃ gṛha eva ekamukhī sthālī |
putraka, anyeṣu geheṣu na shālīdvayaṃ tvakamukhamasmākaṃ mandabhāgyānām |
taistāḥ patnyaḥ sutāḍitāḥ |
tāḥ saṃlakṣayanti—ayaṃ brāhmaṇo ’smākamanarthāya pratipannakaḥ |
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praghātayāma iti |
tena ca pradeśenāhituṇḍika āgataḥ |
tāḥ pṛcchanti—asti sarpa iti? sa kathayati—kīdṛśaṃ sarpaṃ mṛgayatha jīvantamāhosvit mṛtakamiti? tāḥ kathayanti—mṛtakam |
sa saṃlakṣayati—kemetā mṛtakena sarpeṇa kariṣyanti? nūnametā etaṃ vṛddhaṃ mārayitukāmā bhaviṣyanti |
dharmatā khalu sarpasya ruṣitasya dvayoḥ sthānayorviṣaṃ saṃkrāmati—śirasi pucche ca |
tena roṣitvā śiraḥ pucchaṃ svayaṃ chittvā tāsāṃ madhye sarpā dattaḥ |
tābhirjomāṃ sādhayitvā sa brāhmaṇa uktah—tāta, hilimāṃ joma pāsyasi? sa brāhmaṇaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kimetā me hilimāṃ jomāṃ dāsyanti? nūnaṃ kiṃcit abhaiṣajyaṃ dattaṃ bhaviṣyati |
sa saṃlakṣayati—pibāmi, yathā ca tathā marāmi |
tābhistasya hilimā jomā dattā |
tena pītā |
tasya bāṣpeṇa paṭale sphuṭite |
sa draṣṭumārabdhaḥ |
sa nipatyāvasthitaḥ |
kathayati ca—marāmi marāmīti |
tāḥ kathayanti—śīghraṃ mā pātu |
tāḥ kathayanti—tāta, bhūyaḥ pāsyasi? sa kathayati—pāsyāmīti |
tābhistasya bhūyo hilimā jomā dattā |
tena bhūyaḥ pītā |
tasya tena bāṣpeṇa bhūyasyā mātrayā paṭale sphuṭite |
sa spaṣṭataraṃ draṣṭumārabdhaḥ |
tāḥ pūrvam yathā tasyāndhasya tato viśvastā vihṛtavantyastathaiva vihartumārabdhāḥ |
sa daṇḍaṃ gṛhītvā utthitaḥ |
kathayati ca—kim yūyaṃ jānītha idānīmapyahaṃ na paśyāmi? paśyāmyahamidānīmiti |
tāḥ salajjā niṣpalāyitāḥ |
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kiṃ manyadhve bhikṣavaḥ |
yo ’sau brāhmaṇaḥ, eṣa evāsau panthakastena kālena tena samayena |
yāstāstasya dvādaśa snuṣāḥ, etā eva tā dvādaśavargīyāḥ |
tadāpyābhirasyānarthaṃ kariṣyāma ityartha eva kṛtaḥ |
etarhyapi ābhirasyānarthaṃ kariṣyāma ityartham eva kṛtaḥ |
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bhikṣavo buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ pṛcchanti—paśya bhadanta bhagavatā āyuṣmān panthakaḥ parīttenāvavādenācodya saṃsārakāntārāduttārya atyantaniṣṭhe anuttare yogakṣeme nirvāṇe pratiṣṭāpitaḥ |
bhagavānāha—na bhikṣava etarhi yathā atīte ’pyadhvanyeṣo mayā parīttenāvavādenācodya mahatyaiśvaryādhipatye pratiṣṭhāpitāḥ |
tacchrayatām |
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bhūtabhūtaṃ bhikṣavo ’nyatamasmin kartavaṭake gṛhapariḥ prativasati āḍyo sahādhano mahābhogaḥ |
tena sadṛśāt­kulāt­kalatramānītam |
sa tayā sārdhaṃ trīṭati ramate paticārayati |
tasya putro jātaḥ |
sa parnīmāmantrayate—bhadre, jāto ’smākam ṛṇaharaḥ |
gacchāmi, ahaṃ paṇyamādāya mahāsamudramavatarāmi |
sā āha—evaṃ kuruṣva |
sa gṛhapatiḥ saṃlakṣayati—yadahamasyai prabhūtānaṃ kārṣāpaṇān dāsyāmi, parapuruṣaiḥ sārdhaṃ vihariṣyati |
tena tasyāḥ kārṣāpaṇā na dattāḥ |
tasmin karpaṭake śreṣṭhī prativasati tasya gṛhapatervayasyaḥ |
tasya haste prabhūtāḥ kārṣāpaṇāḥ sthāpitāh—yadi mama patnyā bhaktācchādena yogodvahanaṃ kuryāḥ |
sa paṇyamādāya mahāsamudramavatīrṇaḥ |
tarraivānayena vyasanamāpannah. tayā sa dārako jñātibakena svahastabalena vā āyāpitā(payitvā) pālito vardhitaḥ |
sa mātaraṃ pṛcchati—amba, kimasmākaṃ pitā pitāmahāśca karmākārṣuh? sā saṃlakṣayati—yadyasya vakṣyāmi mahāsamudre potasaṃvyavahāriṇa āsann iti, sthānametadvidyate yadeṣo ’pi mahā­samud­rama­vatariṣyatīti, tatraiva anayena vyasanamāpatsyate |
śrutamāhitastava putā ca pitāmahāśca ihaiva vāṇijyamakārṣuḥ |
sa kathayati—kārṣāpaṇān mamānuprayaccha, yairihaiva vāṇijyaṃ kariṣyāmi |
mātā kathayati—kuto mama kārṣāpaṇāh? tvaṃ mayā kathaṃcit jñātibalena svahastabakena āyāpitaḥ poṣitaḥ saṃvardhitaḥ |
kuto me kārṣāpaṇānāṃ vibhavah? api tvayaṃ śroṣṭī tava pitṛvayasyo bhavati |
asya sakāśāt kārṣāpaṇān gṛhītvā karma kuru |
sa tasya gṛhaṃ gataḥ |
tasyānyatamena puruṣeṇa yāvat dvirapi vināśitaḥ |
sa tamavasādayati |
tasya ca gṛhāt preṣyadārikāyāḥ saṃkāratalasyopari mṛtamūṣikāṃ dṛṣṭvā prayacchati cchorayitum |
sa śreṣṭhī tasya puruṣasya kathayati—yaḥ puruṣaḥ syāt, śakyate anayā mṛtamūṣikayā ātmānamuddhartum |
tena dārakeṇa śrutam |
sa saṃlakṣayati—mahātmaiṣaḥ |
na śakyamanena yadvā tadvā vaktum |
nūnaṃ śakyamanayā mṛtamūṣikayā ātmānamuddhartum |
sa tasyā dārikāyāḥ pṛṣṭhato nirgataḥ |
tayā dātikayā saṃkāre choritā |
sa tāṃ mṛtamūṣikāmādāya vīthīṃ gataḥ |
tatra vāṇijako biḍākena krīḍitvā sthitaḥ |
tena tasya biḍālasya mṛtamūṣikā darśitā |
sa tāṃdṛṣṭvā utpatitumārabdhaḥ |
tena vāṇijakena dāraka ucyate—anuprayaccha asya biḍālasya mṛtamūṣikām |
sa kathayati—kimayaṃ kalikayā dīyate? mūlyamanuprayaccha |
tena tasya kalāyānāmañjalipūroo dattaḥ |
sa saṃlakṣayati—yadyetān bhakṣayiṣyāmi, mūlameva bbhikṣitaṃ bhaviṣyati |
sa tān bhrāṣṭre bharjayitvā śītalasya pānīyasya vardhanīyasya pūrṇaṃ kṛtvā tadgṛhya tasmātsthānakānniṣkramya yasmin pradeśe kāṣṭhahārakā viśrāmyanti, tasmin pradeśe gatvāvasthitaḥ |
kāṣṭhahārakā āgatāḥ |
tenoktāh—mātulāḥ, arpayata kāṣṭhabhārakāḥ, muhūrtaṃ viśrāmyatām |
taiḥ kāṣṭhabhārāḥ sthipitāḥ |
tena teṣāṃ kalāyānāṃ stoktaṃ dattaṃ śītalaṃ ca pānīyaṃ pātam |
te kathayanti—bhāgineya, kva yāsyasi? kāṣṭhānām |
bhāgineya, vayaṃ tāvat kalyamevotthāya gatvā idānīmāgacchāmaḥ |
tvamidānīṃ gacchan kiyatā āgamiṣyasi? taistasyaikaikaṃ kāṣṭhamanupradattam |
tasya kāṣṭhamūlikā saṃpannā |
sa tāṃ gṛhītvā pratinivṛttaḥ |
sa tāṃ vikrīya kalāyānāṃ gṛhītvā bharjayitvā udakasya kumbhaṃ pūrayitvā tasminneva praveśe gatvāvasthitaḥ |
te kāṣṭhahārakāstathaiva tena kalāyaiḥ saṃvibhaktāḥ, śītalena pānīyena saṃtarpitāḥ |
te tasya kathayati—bhāgineya, divase divase tvaṃ kalāyān pānīyaṃ ca gṛhītvā āgamya atraiva tiṣṭham |
vayaṃ tavopari kāṣṭhamūlikāmānayiṣyāmaḥ |
sa divase divase tayaiva kartumārabdhaḥ |
sa teṣāṃ kathayati—mātula, mā yūyaṃ kāṣṭhabhārān vīrthāṃ nayatha |
mama gṛhe sthāpayata |
yuṣmākamevaṃ piṇḍitamūlyaṃ dāsyāmi |
taistasya gṛhe kāṣṭhabhārakāṇi sthāpitāḥ |
apareṇa samayena saptāhavardalikā jātāḥ |
tena tāni kāṣṭhabhārakāṇi vikrītāni |
tasya prabhūto lābhaḥ saṃpannaḥ |
sa saṃ­lakṣayati—etatpratikruṣṭataraṃ vāṇijyānām yaduta kāṣṭhavāṇijyam |
sa saṃlakṣayati—api candanakāṣṭhena kāṣṭhavāṇijyameva |
yannvahamukkarikāpaṇaṃ prasārayeyam |
tena ukkarikāpaṇaḥ prasāritaḥ |
sa dharmeṇa vyavaharati |
tasya tatprabhūto lābhaḥ sa saṃlakṣayati—etat pratikruṣṭataraṃ vāṇijyānām yaduta ukkarikāpaṇaḥ |
yannvahaṃ gāndhikāpaṇaṃ prasārayeyam |
tena gāndhikāpaṇaḥ prasāritaḥ |
tasya prabhūto lābhaḥ saṃpannaḥ |
sa saṃlakṣayati—etadapi pratikraṣṭataraṃ ca tadvāṇijyānāṃ pūrvavat |
tena sarve hairaṇyakā abhibhūtāḥ |
tasya mūṣikāhairaṇyako mūṣikāhairaṇyaka iti saṃjñā saṃvṛttā |
te hairaṇyakāḥ kathayanti—bhavantaḥ, sarve vayamanena mūṣikāhairaṇyakenābhibhūtāḥ |
vayamenaṃ mānaṃ prāhayāmaḥ, yathā mahāsamudramavataret tatraivānayena vyasanamāpatsyate tathā kariṣyāma iti |
te tasya nātidūre sthitvā svaiḥ kathāsamlāpena tiṣṭhanti—yathāpi nāma bhavantaḥ puruṣo hastigrīvāyāṃ gatvā aśvapṛṣṭhena gacchet, aśvapṛṭhena gatvā śibikāyāṃ gacchet, śibikāyāṃ gatvā padbhyāṃ gacchet, evamevāsya mūṣkikāhairaṇyikasya pitā ca pitāmahāśca samudre potasaṃvyavahātiṇa āsan |
eṣa idānīṃ kuṛcchreṇa jīvikāṃ kalpayati hairaṇyikāpaṇaṃ vāhayatīti |
śrutvā sa kathayati—kiṃ kathayata? te kathayanti—tava pitā ca pitāmahāśca potasaṃvyavahāriṇa āsan |
sa tvamidānīṃ kṛcchreṇa jīvikāṃ kalpayasi, hairaṇyikāpaṇaṃ vāhayasi? sa gṛhaṃ gatvā mātaraṃ pṛcchati—amba, satyamasmākaṃ pitā ca pitāmahāśca mahāsamudre petasaṃvyavahāriṇa āsan? sā saṃlakṣayati—nūnamanena kiṃcitkutaścit śrutaṃ syāt |
tadapratirūpaṃ syāt, yadahaṃ mṛṣāvādena vañcayeyam |
satyaṃ putra |
sa kathayati—anujānīṣva, ahamapi mahāsamudramavatariṣyāmi |
sā kathayati—putra, ihaiva tiṣṭha |
sa bhūyo bhūyaḥ kathayati—gacchāmi |
tasya nirbandhaṃ jñātvā anujñātaḥ |
tena ghaṇṭāvadhoṣaṇaṃ kṛtam—yo yuṣmākamutsahate mūṣikāhairaṇyena sārdhama­śulkenāgulmenātarapaṇyena mahāsamudramavataritum, sa mahāsamudragamanīyaṃ paṇyaṃ samudānayatu |
pañcamātrairvaṇikśata­ir­mahā­samudragamanīyaṃ paṇyaṃ samudānītam |
atha mūṣilāhairaṇyikaḥ kṛtamaṅgalakaitūhalas­vastyayanaḥ śakaṭairbhārairmūṭaiḥ piṭakairuṣṭrairgobhirgardabhaiḥ paṇyamāropya mahāsamudraṃ saṃprasthitaḥ |
so ’nupūrveṇa mahā­samud­rama­vatarannanuprāptaḥ |
te vaṇijo mahāsamudraṃ dṛṣṭvā bhaītaḥ |
notsahante vahanamabhiroḍum |
sārthavāhaḥ karṇadhārasya kathayati—kathaya kathaya bhoḥ puruṣa yathābhūtaṃ mahāsamudrasya varṇam |
437.032ṭataḥ karṇadhāra uddhoṣayitu­mārab­dhah—santyetasmin mahā­samudre imānyevamrūpāṇi ratnāni tadyathā—maṇayo muktā vaiḍūryaśaṅkhaśilāpravāla rajatajātarūpamaśmagarbho musāragalvo lohitakā dakṣiṇāvartaḥ |
yo yuṣmākamutsahate evamrūpai ratnairātmānaṃ samyaksukhena pratiṇayitum, mātāpitarau putradārān dāsīdā­sakar­makarapauruṣeyaṃ motrāmātyajñātisālohitaṃ kālena kālaṃ śramaṇabrāhmaṇebhyo dakṣiṇāṃ pratiṣṭhāpayitum, mūrdhagāminīṃ saubhāsikīṃ sukhavipākāmāyatyāṃ svargasaṃvartanīm, sa mahāsamudramavataratu |
sampattikāmo lokaḥ |
mahājanakāyo ’bhirūḍho yatastadvahanamasahyaṃ jātam |
sārthavāhaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kimidānīṃ vakṣyāmi avatarateti? sa karṇadhārasya kathayati—ghoṣaya bhoḥ puruṣa mahāsamudrasya yathābhūtaṃ varṇam |
tataḥ karṇadhāra uddhoṣitu­mārav­dhah—śṛṇvantu bhavanto jambudvīpakā vaṇijaḥ |
santyasmin mahāsamudre imānyevaṃtūpāṇi mahānti mahābhayāni, tadyadhā timibhayaṃ timiṃgalabhayaṃ timitimiṃ­galabhayamāvartabhayaṃ kumbhīrabhayaṃ śiśu­māra­bhayamantarjala­gatānāṃ parvatānāmāghātabhayam |
caurā apyatrāgavvhanti nīlaiḥ sitairvanacāriṇaḥ, asmākaṃ sarveṇa sarvaṃ jīvitādvyavaropayiṣyanti |
yena yuṣmākaṃ priyamātmānaṃ parityaktvā mātāpitarau putradāraṃ dāsīdā­sakar­makarapauruṣeyaṃ mitrāmātyañjātisālohitaṃ mahāsamudramavataratu |
alpāḥ śūrā bahavaḥ kātarāḥ |
mahājanakāyo ’vatīrṇaḥ, yatastadvahanaṃ sahyaṃ saṃvṛtam |
tataḥ karṇa­dhārast­riruddḥpṣaṇāvaghoṣaṇaṃ kṛtvā tataḥ paścādekāṃ vastrāṃ muñcati, dvitrivastrāṃ muñjati, yatastadvahanaṃ mahā­karṇa­dhāra­saṃ­dhāna­bala­vadvāyusampreritaṃ mahāmegha iva saṃprasthito ’nuguṇena vāyunā yāvad ratnadvīpamanuprāptam |
tataḥ karṇadhāra uddhoṣayitu­mārab­dhah—śṛṇvantu bhavanto jambudvīpakā vaṇijaḥ, santyasmin ratnadvīpe kācamaṇayo ratnasadṛśāḥ |
te bhavadbhirupaparīkṣyopa­pari­kṣya grahītavyāḥ |
mā vaḥ paścājjambudvīpaprāptānāṃ paścāttāpo bhaviṣyati |
asminneva ca ratnadvīpe kroñjakumārikā nāma rākṣasyaḥ prativasanti |
tāḥ puruṣaṃ tathā upalālayanti yathā tatraivānayena vyasanamāpadyante |
asminneva ratnadvīpe madanīyāni phaṇāni santi |
tāni yaḥ paribhuṅkte, sa saptarātraṃ mūrcchitastiṣṭhati |
tāni bhavadbhir na paribhoktavyāni |
asminneva ca ratnadvīpe ’manuṣyāḥ prativasanti |
te muṣyāṇāṃ saptāhaṃ marṣayanti |
saptāahasyātyayāt tādṛśaṃ vāyumutsṛjanti yena vahanamapahriyate yathāpi tadkṛtakāryāṇām |
yaṃ śrutvā te vaṇijo ’vahitā apramattā avasthitāḥ |
taistadvahanaṃ ratnānamupaparīkṣyopaparīkṣya pūritaṃ tadyathā tilataṇḍulakolakulatthānām |
te anuguṇena vāyunā jambudvīpamanuprāptāaḥ |
evam yāvat saptakṛtvaḥ saṃsiddhayāanapātra āgataḥ |
sa mātrā^bhihitah—putra, atra niveśas triyatāmiti |
sa kathayati—agradhanikaṃ tāvacchinadbhi, tataḥ paścānniveśaṃ kariṣyāmi |
sa tathā uktah—putra na tava putā na putāmaho dhanikaḥ kṛtaḥ, kutastava dhaniko jātah? sa kathayati—amba, ahameva jānāmi |
tena cāturatnamayyaścatasro mūṣikāḥ kāritāḥ |
tena suvarṇasya phelāṃ pūrayitvā catasno mūṣikāścaturṣu pārśveṣu sthāpayitvā śroṣṭhigṛhaṃ gataḥ |
sa śreṣṭhī tadā tasyaiva tadvarṇaṃ bhāṣamāṇastiṣṭhati—paś­yata bhavanto mūṣikāhairaṇyikaḥ kathaṃ puṇyamaheśākhyo yam yameva gṛhṇāti tṛṇaṃ vā loṣṭaṃ vā sarvaṃ tat suvarṇaṃ saṃpadyate |
sa ca tathā kathāsamlāpena tiṣṭhati |
daivārikeṇa cāsya gatvā ārocitam—mūṣikāhairaṇyiko dvāritiṣṭhati |
sa kathayati—praviśatu, mūṣikāhairaṇyakaṃ vā ānayeti |
sa praviśya kathayati—idaṃ te mūlam, ayaṃ lābhaḥ |
pratigṛhyatām |
sa āha—vismarāmi, satyam yattva kiṃciddattakamiti |
ahaṃ te smārayiṣyāmi |
tena smāritam |
sa pṛcchati—kasya tvaṃ putra iti |
amukasya gṛhapateḥ |
śreṣṭhī kathayati—tvaṃ mama vayasyaputro bhavasi |
mayaiva tava dātavyam |
tava pitrā gacchatā mama hasto kārṣāpaṇāḥ sthāpitāḥ |
tena śreṣṭhinā duhitā sarvlamlāravibhūṣitā tasya bhāryārthamanupradattā |
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kiṃ manyadhve bhikṣavo yo ’sau śreṣṭhī, ahameva tena kālena tena samayena |
yo ’sau mūṣikāhairaṇyakaḥ, eṣa eva panthakastena kālena tena samayena |
tadāpyeṣa mayā parīttenāvavādenācodya mahatyaiśvarye pratiṣṭhapitaḥ |
etarhyapyeṣa mayā parittenāvavādenāvavādya saṃsārakāntārāduttārya atyantaniṣṭhe ’nuttare yogakṣeme nirvāṇe pratiṣṭhāpitāḥ |
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bhikṣavo buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ pṛcchanti—kiṃ bhadanta panthakena karma kṛtam yasya karmaṇo vipākena dhanvaḥ paramadhanvaścūḍaḥ paramacūḍo jātah? panthakenaiva bhikṣavaḥ karmāṇi kṛtāni |
na bhikṣavaḥ karmāṇi kṛtānyupacitāni bāhye vipacyante, nābdhātau, na tejodhātau, na vāyudhātau, api tūpātteṣveva skandhadhātvāyataneṣu vipacyante śubhānyaśubhāni ca |
na praṇaśyanti karmaṇi kalpakoṭiśatairapi |
sāmagrīṃ prāpya kālaṃ ca phalanti khalu dehinām (7)|
bhūtapūrvaṃ bhikṣavo viṃśativarṣasahasrāyuṣi prajāyāṃ kāśyapo nāma śastā loka utpannastathāgato ’rhan samyaksambuddho vidyāciraṇasampannaḥ sugato lokavidanuttaraḥ puruṣadamyasārathiḥ śāstā devānāṃ ca manuṣyāṇāṃ ca buddho bhagavān |
sa viṃ­śatibhirbhikṣu­sahas­raiḥ parivāro vārāṇasīmupaniśritya viharati sma |
tasyaiva pravacane bhikṣurāsīt tripiṭaḥ |
anena tatra mātsaryeṇa na kasyaciccatuṣpadikāpi gāthā uddiṣṭo |
bhūyo ’nyasmin karpaṭake saukarika āsīt |
tasmāt karpaṭakānnadīpāre dvitīyaṃ karpaṭakam |
tatra parvaṇī pratyupasthitā |
sa saṃlakṣayati—yadi sūkarān praghātya nayiṣyāmi, māṃsasya krayiko na bhaviṣyati, kledaṃ gamiṣyati |
jīvantameva gṛhītvā gacchāmi |
tatra tatra praghātya neṣyāmi, yatra yatra krāyiko ’sti |
sa prabhūtān sūkarāñ jānuṣu buddhvā nāvamāropya saṃprasthitaḥ |
sā naistaiḥ parispandamānairbāḍitā |
tatraivānayena vyasanamāpannaḥ |
so ’pi saukariko ’tra snotenohyamānaḥ |
tasyā nadyāstīre pañcapratyekabuddhaśatāni prativasanti |
teṣāmekaḥ pratyekabuddhaḥ pānīyasyārthe nadīṃ gataḥ |
tena sa dṛṣṭaḥ |
sa saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ tāvadayaṃ mṛtah āhosvijjīvatīti? paśyati yāvajjīvati |
sa tena gajamujasadṛśaṃ bāhumabhiprasārya uddhṛtya vālukāyāḥ shalaṃ kṛtvā tatrāvamūrdhakaḥ sthāpitāḥ |
tasya kāyāt pānīyaṃ niḥsṛtam |
sa vyutthitaḥ |
manuṣyapadāni paśyati |
sa tena pādānusāreṇa gato yāvatpaśyati pañcamātrāṇi pratyekabuddhaśatāni |
sa teṣāṃ patreṇa puṣpeṇa phalena dantakāṣṭhena copasthānaṃ kartumārabdhaḥ |
te tasya pātraśoṣamanuprayacchanti |
tena bhuktam |
atha te pratyekabuddhāḥ paryaṅka buddhvā dhyāyanti |
tadā so ’pyekānte sthitvā paryaṅkaṃ buddhcā dhyāyati |
sa tatrāsaṃjñikamutpādya asaṃjñisattveṣu deveṣūpapannaḥ |
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kiṃ manyadhve bhikṣavaḥ |
yo ’sau kāśyapasya samyaksambuddhasya pravacane bhikṣastripiṭah āsīt, paścādasau saukarikaḥ, eṣa eva panthako bhikṣuḥ |
yadanena mātsaryeṇa na kasyaciccatuṣpadikā gāthā uddiṣṭā, yacca sūkarān praghātya yaccāsaṃjñisattvebhya ihopapannaḥ, tasya karmaṇo vipākena cūḍaḥ paramacūḍo dhanvaḥ paramadhanvaḥ saṃvṛttaḥ |
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yadā āyuṣmān panthakaḥ svākhyāte dharmavinaye pravrajitaḥ, jīvakena śrutam—panthakaḥ svākhyāte dharmavinaye pravrajita iti |
sa saṃlakṣayati—yadi bhagavān rājagṛhamāgamiṣyati, ahaṃ buddhapramukhaṃ bhikṣusaṃghaṃ bhojayiṣyāmi sthāpayitvā bhadantaṃ panthakam |
bhagavān yathābhiramyaṃ śrāvastīṃ vihṛtya yena rājagṛhe tena cārikāṃ prakrāntaḥ |
anupūrveṇa cārikāṃ caran rājagṛhamanuprāptaḥ |
rājagṛhe viharati veṇuvane kalandakanivāpe |
aśrauṣījjīvakaḥ kumārabhūtah—bhagavān magadheṣu janapadacārikāṃ caran rājagṛhe viharati veṇuvane kalandakanivāpe |
śrutvā punaryena bhagavāṃstenopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
apasaṃkramya bhagavataḥ pādau śirasā vanditvaikānto niṣaṇṇaḥ |
ekāntaniṣaṇṇaṃ jīvakaṃ kumārabhūtaṃ bhagavān dharmyayā kathayā saṃdarśayati samādāpayati samuttejayati saṃpraharṣayati |
anekaparyāyeṇa dharmyayā kathayā saṃdarśya samādāpya samuttejya saṃpraharṣya tūṣṇīm |
atha jīvakaḥ kumārabhūtah utthāyāsanādekāṃ­sa­mutta­rāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvā yena bhagavāṃstenāñjaliṃ praṇamya bhagavantametadvocat—adhivāsayatu me bhagavāñchvo ’ntargṛhe bhaktena sārdhaṃ bhikṣusaṃghena |
dūrāsadā buddhā bhagavanto duṣprasahāḥ |
sa na śaknoti bhagavantaṃ vaktuṃ sthāpayitvā bhadantaṃ panthakam |
atha jīvakaḥ kumārabhūto bhagavato bhāṣitamabhinandyānumodya bhagavato ’ntikāt prakrānto yenāyuṣmānāndastenopa­saṃk­rāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramyāyuṣmata ānandasya pādau śirasā vinditvā ekānte niṣaṇṇaḥ |
ekāntaniṣaṇṇo jīvakaḥ kumārabhūta āyucmanta­māna­ndimadamavocat—yat­khalu bhadanta ānanda jānīyāh—mayā buddhapramukho bhikṣusaṃghaḥ śvo ’ntargehe bhaktenopanimantritaḥ sthāpayitvā bhadantaṃ panthakam |
yathā te jīvaka kuśalānāṃ dharmāṇāṃ vṛddhirbhavati |
atha jīvakaḥ kumārabhūta āyuṣmata ānandasya bhāṣitamabhinandyānumodya āyuṣmata ānandasya pādau śirasā vanditvā prakrāntaḥ |
athāyuṣmānānando ’ciraprakrāntaṃ jīvakaṃ kumārabhūtaṃ viditvā yenāyuṣmān pathakastenopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramyāyuṣmantaṃ panthakamidamavocat—yat­khalvāyuṣman panthaka jānīyāh—jīvakena kumārabhūtena buddhapramukho bhikṣusaṃghaḥ śvo ’ntargṛhe bhaktenopapanimantritaḥ shāpyitvā āyuṣmantaṃ panthakam |
yathāsya bhdantānanda kuśalānāṃ dharmāṇāṃ vṛddhirbhavati |
sa jīvakaḥ kumārabhūtastāmeva rātriṃ śuciṃ praṇītaṃ khādanīyaṃ bhojanīyaṃ samudānīya kalyamevotthāya āsanāni prajñapya udakamaṇīn pratiṣṭhāpya bhagavato dūtena kālamārocayati—samaye bhadanta, sajjaṃ bhaktam yasyedānīṃ bhagavān kālaṃ manyate |
atha bhagavān pūrvāhṇe nivāsya pātracīvaramādāya bhikṣugaṇaparivṛto bhikṣusaṃghapuraskṛto yena jīvakasya kumārabhūtasya niveśanaṃ tenopasaṃkrāntaḥ |
upasaṃkramya purastādbhikṣusaṃghasya prajñapta evāsane niṣaṇṇaḥ |
niṣadya bhagavānāyuṣmanta­māna­ndamā­mantra­yate—panthakasyānugantī moktavyā |
jīvakaḥ kumārabhūtaḥ sauvarṇabhṛṅgāraṃ gṛhītvā vṛddhānte tiṣṭhati |
bhagavān vāridhārāṃ na pratigṛhṇāti |
jīvikaḥ kumārabhūtaḥ kathayati—kiṃ kāraṇaṃ bhagavan vāridhārāṃ na pratigṛhṇāti |
bhagavānāha—na tāvadbhikṣusaṃgham iti samagra iti |
jīvakaḥ kathayati—bhagavān, ko ’nāgata iti |
bhagavānāha—na panthako bhikṣuḥ saṃghaḥ |
jīvakaḥ kathayati—bhagavan, nāsau mayā nimantrita iti |
bhagavānāha—na tvayā jīvaka buddhapramukho bhikṣusaṃgho nimantritah? bhagavan, nimantritaḥ |
kimasau bhikṣusaṃghādbahir na vā? bhagavān kathayati jīvakam—gaccha tvaṃ śabdāpaya |
jīvakaḥ kumārabhūtaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ cāpyahaṃ bhagavato gauraveṇa śabdāpayāmi, na satkṛtya pariveṣayiṣyāmi |
tena dūto ’nupreṣitah—gaccha, śabdāpayasva |
āyuṣmānapi panthakaśca trayodaśabhikṣuśatāni nirmāyāvasthitaḥ |
tena dūtena gatvā panthaka iti śabdo muktaḥ |
anukairbhikṣubhiḥ prativacanaṃ dattam |
sa dūta āgatya jīvakasya kathayati—tathaiva veṇuvanaṃ kalandakanivāpo bhikṣūṇāṃ pūrṇastiṣṭhati |
bhagavānāha—gaccha tvaṃ kathaya yo bhūtapanthakaḥ sa āgacchatu |
sa gatvā kathayati—yo bhūtapanthakaḥ sa āgacchatu |
āyuṣmān panthakastatra gatvā svasyāṃ gatyāṃ niṣaṇṇāḥ |
jīvakaḥ kumārabhūto buddhapramukhaṃ bhikṣusaṃghaṃ pariveṣayitumārabdhaḥ |
āyuṣmantaṃ panthakaṃ na satkṛtya pativeṣayati |
bhagavān saṃ­lakṣayati—sumeruprakhye mahāśrāvake jīvakaḥ kumārabhūtaḥ kṣāntiṃ gṛhṇāti |
guṇodbhāvanā asya kartavyā |
bhagavatā āyuṣmat ānandasya pātraṃ nānupradattam |
dharmatā khalu na tāvat sthabirashtavirāṇāṃ bhikṣūṇāṃ pātrāṇi pratigṛhyante, yāvadbhagavataḥ pātrapratigrahī na bhaviṣyati |
āyuṣmān panthakaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ kāraṇaṃ bhagavataḥ sthavirasthavirāṇāṃ bhikṣūṇāṃ pātrāṇi na gṛhyante? mayā atra guṇodbhāvanā kartavyā |
āyuṣmatā panthakenādharmāsanaṃ kṛtvā gajabhujasadṛśaṃ bāhumabhiprasārya bhagavataḥ pātraṃ gṛhītam |
kumārabhūtena jīvakena vṛddhānte sthitena dṛṣṭham |
sa saṃlakṣayati—ko ’pyayaṃ sthaviro bhikṣuḥ |
ṛddhiprātihāryaṃ vidarśayati |
sa pātrānusāreṇa gato yāvatpaśyatyāyuṣmataṃ panthakam |
sa dṛṣṭvā mūrchitakastiṣṭhati |
sa jala­pariṣ­ekapratyāgataprāṇa āyuṣmataḥ panthakasya pādayor nipatya kṣamāpayati, gāthāṃ ca bhāṣate— nityaṃ caityaguṇo hi candanaraso nityaṃ sugandhayutpalaṃ nityaṃ bhāsati kāñcanasya vimalaṃ vaiḍūryaśuddham |
nityaṃ pāpajane hi krodhamatulaṃ pāṣāṇarekhopamaṃ nityaṃ cāryajaneṣu prātirvasate kṣāntirdhruvā hyarhatām (8)|
āyuṣmān panthakaḥ kathayati—kṣāntaṃ jīvaka |
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bhikṣavo buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ pṛcchanti—paśya bhadanta, yadā jīvakaḥ kumārabhūta āyuṣmataḥ panthakasya guṇānāmanabhijñastadā asatkāraḥ prayuktaḥ, yadā guṇānāmabhijñastadā pādayor nipatya kṣamāpayati |
bhagavānāh—na bhikṣava etarhi yathātīte ’dhvanyeṣo ’sya guṇānāmanabhijñah,tadā asatkāraṃ prayuktavān |
yadā guṇānāmabhijñastadā pādayor nipatya kṣamāpitavān |
tacchrūyatām |
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bhūtapūrvaṃ bhikṣava uttarāpathāt sārthavāḥ pañcaśatamaśvapaṇyamādāya madhyadeśamāgataḥ |
tasya ca vaḍavāyāḥ kukṣāvaśvājāneyo ’vakrāntaḥ |
sa yameva divasamavakrāntastameva divasamupādāya te ’śvā na bhūyo heṣante |
sārthavahaḥ saṃlakṣayati—kiṃ ca mamāśvānāṃ kaścid rogaḥ prādurbhūto bhaviṣyati yena te na heṣante? apareṇa samayenāśvā vaḍavā prasūtā |
tasyāḥ kiśorako jātaḥ |
sa yameva divasamupādāya te ’śvāḥ saṃcartumapi nārabdhāḥ |
sārthavāhaḥ saṃlakṣayati—nūnamayaṃ daurbhāgyasattvo jātah asya doṣaṇa mamāśvānāṃ rogaḥ prādurbhūtaḥ |
sa tāṃ vaṭavāṃ nityameva vāhayati |
tasyā navayavasampannayogyāśanamanuprayacchati |
so ’nupūrveṇa pūjitaṃ nāmādhiṣṭhānamanuprāptaḥ |
tasya tatra vārṣāratryaḥ pratyupasthitāḥ |
sa saṃlakṣayati—yadi gamiṣyāmi, aśvānāṃ khurāḥ kledaṃ gamiṣyanti, apaṇyoobhaviṣyanti |
ihaiva varṣāṃ tiṣṭhāmi |
sa tasyaiva varṣāmuṣitasya tadvāsino yo śilpinaste svena śilpenopasthānaṃ kurvānti |
tasya gamanakāle śilpinn upasaṃkrāntāḥ |
teṣāṃ tena saṃvibhāgaḥ kṛtaḥ |
tatraikaḥ kumbhakāraḥ prativasati |
tenāpi tasya svena śilpenopasthānaṃ kṛtam |
sa patnyābhihitah—āryaputra, sa sārthavāho gacchati |
gaccha, tvaṃ gatvā kiṃcidyācasva |
tasmāccalitasya mṛtpiṇḍaṃ gṛhītvopasthitaḥ |
sa tena sārthavāhena dṛṣṭaḥ |
sa tasya kathayati—bhoḥ puruṣa, aticireṇa tvamāgataḥ |
mama kiṃciddātavyam |
sa āha—sarvaṃ gatam |
tasyāpi sārthavāhasya tasya kiśorasyāntike ’maṅgalabuddhiḥ |
sa kathayati—api tvayamekaḥ kiśorastiṣṭhati, yadi prayo ’si, gṛhītvā gaccha |
kumbhakāraḥ kathayati—śobhanam |
ahaṃ bhāṇḍāni kariṣyāmi, eṣa bhetsyate |
sa kiśorakastasya pādau jihvayā leḍhumārabdhaḥ |
tasyāśvasyāntike ’nunaya utpannaḥ |
sa taṃ gṛhītvā gataḥ |
sa patnyā uktah—asti kiṃcittvayā tasya sakāśāllabdham? labdham |
ayaṃ kiśorakaḥ |
tvaṃ bhāṇḍāni kariṣyasi, eṣa bhetsyate |
sa kiśorako ’syāḥ pādāni leḍhumārabdhaḥ |
tasyā api tasyāntike ’nunaya utpannaḥ |
sa pakkamānānāṃ bhāṇḍānāṃ madhye parisarpanna kiṃcidbhāṇḍaṃ bhinatti |
sā tasya patnī kathayati—śobhanam |
ayaṃ kiśorakaḥ saṃprajānan parisarpati |
apareṇa samayena kumbhakāro mṛttikārthamāgataḥ |
sa kiśorakastasya pṛṣṭhato ’nusarannanubaddhaḥ |
tena kumbhakāreṇa mṛttikāprasevakaḥ pūritaḥ |
tena kiśorakena pṛṣṭhamavanāmitam |
tena tasya mṛttikāyāḥ prasevakaḥ pṛṣṭhamāropitaḥ |
sa taṃ gṛhītvā gṛhamāgataḥ |
tena kumbhakāreṇa patnī uktā—bhadre, śobhanaḥ kiśorakaḥ |
na bhūyo mayā mṛttikā voḍhavyā bhaviṣyati |
ahamasya tatrāropayiṣyāmi, tvamihāvatārayiṣyasi |
sa tasya tuṣān kuṭiṃ cānuprayacchati |
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tena kālena tena samayena vārāṇasyāṃ brahmadatto nāma rājā rājyaṃ kārayati ṛddhaṃ ca sphītaṃ ca bahujanamanuṣyaṃ ca |
tasyāśvājāneyaḥ kālagataḥ |
sāmantarājyaiḥ śrutam—brahmadattasya rājño ’śvājāneyaḥ kālagata iti |
taistasya saṃdiṣṭam—karapratyāyān vā anuprayaccha udyānam vā |
te nirgatakaṇṭake ’nuvarodhya ānayiṣyāmaḥ |
sa teṣāṃ karapratyāyān nānuprayacchati, nāpi taṃ sa udyānaṃ samāgataḥ |
sārthavāho ’śvapaṇyamādāya vārāṇasīmanuprāpta |
brahmadattena rājñā śrutam—uttarāpathāt sārthavāho ’śvapaṇyamādāya vārāṇasīmanuprāpta iti |
so ’mātyānāmantrayate sma—bhavantaḥ, kiyacciraṃ mayehaṃ praviṣṭena sthātavyam? gacchata, aśvājāneyaṃ paryeṣadhvam |
te sārthavāhasya sakāśaṃ gatāḥ |
taiste ’śvāḥ |
na cātra kaścidaśvājāneyo vidyate |
sārthavāhaṃ dṛṣṭvā te kathayanti—bhavanto ’śvāvaḍavāyā aśvājāneyo jātaḥ |
sa ca na dṛśyate |
sārthavāhamupasaṃkramya pṛcchanti—asti kaścidaśvastvayā vikrītaḥ kasyacidvā datta iti? sa kathayati—nāsti kaścidvikrītaḥ |
api tvasti mayā pūjitake ’dhiṣṭhāne ’maṅgalakaḥ kiśorakaḥ kumbhakārasya datta iti |
te ’nyonyaṃ kathayanti—bhavantaḥ, mahāmūrkho ’yaṃ sārthavāhaḥ, yo ’yaṃ maṅgalamapahāyāmaṅgalānevādāyāgata iti |
te rājānamavalokya pūjitakaṃ gatāḥ |
te taṃ kumbhakāramupasaṃkrāntāḥ |
upasaṃkramya kathayanti—kimanena kiśorakena karoṣi? sa āha—eṣa mama mṛttikāṃ vahati |
te kathayati—vayaṃ te tathā gardabhamanuprayacchāmaḥ, tvamasmā­kama­mumanuprayacchasva |
kathayati—eṣa me śobhana iti |
caturgavayuktaṃ śakaṭamanuprayacchāmaḥ |
sa kathayati—eṣa mama śobhana iti |
te kathayanti—evaṃ cet saṃpradhāraya vayaṃ śvo bhūya āgamiṣyāmaḥ |
ityuktvā prakrāntāḥ |
sa kiśorakaḥ kathayati—kimarthaṃ nānuprayacchasi? kiṃ tvaṃ jānāsi mayā mṛttikā voḍhavyā tuṣāśca kuṭisakaṇṭaṃ bhakṣitavyam |
mayā rājā kṣatriyo mūrdhābhiṣikto vāḍhavyaḥ, sauvarṇasthāle madhumrākṣitakā mūlakā bhakṣitavyāḥ |
te yadi saṃkathayanti keśoraka iti, vaktavyāh—kiṃ lajjadhvaṃ vaktumaśvājāneya iti? śvaḥ punarāgatvā te kathayiṣyanti mūlyenānuprayaccheti |
vaktavyāh—suvarṇalakṣaṃ vānuprayacchatha yāvadvā dakṣiṇena sakthnā kariṣyati tāvadanuprayacchati |
te ’parasmin divase upasaṃkramya pṛcchanti—bhoḥ puruṣa, saṃpradhāritaṃ tvayā? saṃpradhāritam—kiṃ lajjadhvaṃ vaktumaśvājāneya iti? te kathayanti—mūrkhaḥ sa eṣaḥ |
kimeṣa jñāsyati? eṣa aśvājāneyo dhārayati |
etadeva tena sārthavāhenāsyārocitaṃ bhaviṣyati |
te kathayanti—aśvājāneyo bhavatu |
mūlyenānuprayaccha |
sa kathayati—suvarṇalakṣaṃ vānuprayaccḥ, yāvadvā suvarṇalakṣaṃ dakṣiṇena sakthnā kariṣyati |
te saṃlakṣayanti—balavāneṣaḥ |
sthānametadvidyate yat prabhūtataramākarṣayati |
suvarṇalakṣamanuprayacchāmaḥ |
tairbrahmadattasya rājñaḥ saṃdiṣṭaṃ suvarṇalakṣeṇa aśvājāneyo labhyate |
rājñāpi saṃdiṣṭam—yūyam yāvatā mūlyena tāvatā gṛhṇīta |
taiḥ suvarṇalakṣeṇa gṛhītaḥ |
te tamādāya vāraṇasīmāgatāḥ |
sa taiśca mandurāyāṃ pratiṣṭhāpitaḥ |
tasya paramayogyāśanaṃ dīyate |
sa taṃ na paribhuṅkte |
kiṃ sarogo bhavadbhiraśvājāneya ānītah? api tu samanuyuñjyāmahe tāvadenam |
atha sūto gāthāṃ bhāṣate— smarasi turaga ghaṭikarasya śālāṃ kimiha vidhairya viprayukraḥ |
pari­śithilaśirāsthicarmagātraḥ svadaśānacūrṇitaghāsasya cārī (9)|
na carasi bahumatastadarthe māsidiha hi cara yānasahasrapūrṇayāyī |
hyavasanamidaṃ tṛṣāpanītaṃ na carasi kiṃ vada me ’dya sādhu pṛṣṭaḥ (10)|
tamakathayadamarṣitaḥ sakopaṃ parama­yavārjavadhairyasamprayuktaḥ |
upaśamamatha saṃpracintya tasmāt turagavaro narasūtamaitrabuddhiḥ (11)|
tvamiha vidhihitapradābhimānī na ca vihito bhavato yathāvadasmi |
nidhanamahamiha prayāyamāśu na ca biduṣāya taraya pūrvyām (12)|
suciramapi hi na sajjanāvamāno yadi guṇavānasi saumya nāvamānaḥ |
kṣaṇamāpi khalu sajjanāvamāno yadi guṇavānasi nāvamānaḥ (13)|
sūto rājñaḥ kathayati—devasyānupūrvī na kṛtā yanaiṣa yavasayogyāśanaṃ na gṛhṇāti |
kāsyānupūrvī kṛtā? asyāyamupacāraḥ |
sārdhatṛtīyāni yojanāni mārgaśobhā kartavyā |
rājābhiṣiktaścaturaṅgena balakāyena sārdhaṃ pratyudgacchati |
yasmin pradeśe sthāpyate, sa pradeśastāmrapaṭṭairbadhyate |
rājño jyeṣṭhaputraḥ |
sa tasya śataśalākaṃ chatraṃ mūrdhni dhārayati |
rājño jyeṣṭhā duhitā sauvarṇena maṇivyajanena makṣikān vārayati |
rājño ’gramahiṣī sauvargasthāle madhumrakṣitakān mūlān bhakṣayato dhārayati |
rājño ’grāmātyaḥ sauvarṇena lakṣaṇena laḍḍīśchorayati |
rājā kathayati—eṣa nāma rājā, nāhaṃ sa rājeti |
sūtaḥ kathayati—deva, nāsya sarvakālameṣa upacāraḥ kriyate |
api tu saptāhasyātyayādvidheyo bhavati |
rājā kathayati—yattāvadatītaṃ na śakyaṃ tatpunaḥ kartum, yadavaśiṣṭaṃ tatkriyatām |
yasmin pradeśe tāmrapaḍḍairbaddhaḥ, tasya rājño jyeṣṭhaḥ putraḥ śataśalākāṃ dhārayati, rājño jyeṣṭhā duhitā sauvarṇa­maṇi­mayavālavyajanena makṣikān vārayati, rājño ’gramāhiṣī sauvarṇena sthālena madhumrakṣitakān mūlān bhakṣayato dhārayati, rājño ’mātyaḥ sauvarṇena lakṣaṇena laḍḍīśchorayati |
tamanunayati pārthivaḥ |
sasṛtapa­rama­sugandhivilepanānudhārī madhura­ma­dhura­kṛtāntarānurāgā nṛpamahiṣī turagottamāya dattā rājñā |
udyānabhūmiṃ nirgantukāmo ’syāścājāneya upagamya pṛṣṭhamunnāmayati |
rājā sūtaṃ pṛcchati—rājā asya pṛṣṭhaṃ duḥkhayati |
sa kathayati—kiṃ tu rājā duḥkha­madhirokṣyatīti |
yato ’nenāvanāmitaṃ sa rājā tamabhiruhya saṃprasthitaḥ |
tasya gacchataḥ pānīyamāgatam |
sa tatra nāvatarati |
rājā sūtaṃ pṛcchati—eṣo bibheti? deva, naiṣa bibheti |
api tu mā rājānaṃ pucchodakena sekṣyāmīti |
tasya tatpucchaṃ sauvarṇāyāṃ nālikāyāṃ prakṣiptam |
sa taṃ pānīyamuttīrṇaḥ |
sa udyānaṃ gatvā pramatto ’vasthitaḥ |
sāmantarājaiḥ śrutam—yathā rājā brahmadatta udyānaṃ gata iti |
tairāgatya nagarasya dvārāṇi bandhayanti |
rājñā brahmadattena śrutaṃ sāmantarājair nagaradvārāṇi nigṛhītānīti |
so ’śvājāneyamabhirūḍhaḥ |
antarā ca vārāṇasyantarā codyānamatrāntarā brahmavatī nāma puṣkiriṇyutpalakuṃ­da­puṇḍa­rīka­saṃ­channā |
so ’śvājāneyaḥ padmopari saran vārāṇasīṃ praviṣṭaḥ |
rājā tuṣṭo ’matyānāṃ kathayati—bhavantaḥ, yorājñaḥ kṣatriyasya mūrdhnābhiṣiktasya jīvitamanuprayacchati, kiṃ tasya kartavyam? deva, upārdharājyaṃ dātavyam |
rājā kathayati—tiryageṣaḥ |
kimasyopārdharājyena? api tvenamāgamya saptāhaṃ dānāni dīyantām, puṇyāni kriyantām, akālakaumudī ca kriyatām |
amātyaiḥ saptāahaṃ dānāni dātumārabdhāni, puṇyāni kartumārabdhāni, saptāhamakālakaumudī prasthāpitā |
sārthavāhaḥ puruṣān pṛcchati—bhavantaḥ, kimakālakaumudī vartate? te ’sya kathayanti—pūjitaṃ nāmādhiṣṭhānam |
tataḥ kumbhakārasya sakāśāt suvarṇalakṣeṇāśvājāneyaṃ gṛhītvā ihānītam |
tenādya rājño jīvitaṃ dattam |
tamāgamya saptāhaṃ dānāni dātumārabdhāni, puṇyāni kriyante, akālakaumudī ca prasthāpitā |
sārthavāhaḥ saṃlakṣayati—yo mayā chorito nāma, sa eṣa kiśorako ’śvājāneyaḥ syāt? tattāvadgatvā paśyāmi |
sa tasya sakāśaṃ gataḥ |
sa tenāśvājāneyenoktah—bhoḥ puruṣa, kiṃ tvayā teṣāmaśvānāṃ sakāśāllabdham? mayaikākinaiva tasya kumbhakārasya suvarṇalakṣaṃ dattam |
sa mūrchitakaḥ pṛthivyāṃ nipatitaḥ |
jalapariṣekena pratyāgataprāṇaḥ pādayor nipatya kṣamāpitavān |
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kiṃ manyadhve bḥkṣavo yo ’sau sārthavāhaḥ, eṣa eva jīvakastena kālena tena samayena |
yo ’śvājāneyaḥ, eṣa eva panthakastena kālena tena samayena |
tadāpi yadā asyaiṣa guṇānāmanabhijñaḥ, tadāsyāsatkāraṃ prayuktavān |
yadā tu guṇānāmabhijñaḥ, tadā pādayor nipatya kṣamāpitavān |
etarhyapyeṣa yadā guṇānāmanabhijñaḥ, tadā asatkāraṃ prayuktavān |
yadā guṇānāmabhijñaḥ, tadā pādayor nipatya kṣamapayati |
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iti śrīdivyāvadāne cūḍāpakṣāvadānaṃ samāptam |
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