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25: adhyeṣaṇāparivartaḥ pañcaviṃśaḥ

iti hi bhikṣavastathāgatasya tārāyaṇamūle viharataḥ pratha­mābhi­saṃ­buddhas­yaikasya rahogatasya pratisaṃlīnasya lokānuvartanāṃ pratyetadabhavat—gambhīro batāyaṃ mayā dharmo ’dhigato ’bhisaṃbuddhaḥ śāntaḥ praśānta upaśāntaḥ praṇīto durdṛśo duranubodho ’tarko ’vitarkāvacaraḥ | alamāryaḥ paṇḍitavijñavedanīyo yaduta sarvopadhiniḥsargo ’vedito ’niveditaḥ sarvaveditanirodhaḥ paramārtho ’nālayaḥ | śītībhāvo ’nādāno ’nupādāno ’vijñapto ’vijñāpanīyo ’saṃskṛtaḥ ṣaḍviṣayasamatikrāntaḥ | akalpo ’vikalpo ’nabhilāpyaḥ | aruto ’ghoṣo ’nudāhāraḥ | anidarśano ’pratighaḥ sarvālambanasamatikāntaḥ śamathadharmopacchedaḥ | śūnyatānupalambhaḥ | tṛṣṇākṣayo virāgo nirodho nirvāṇam | ahaṃ cedimaṃ parebhyo dharmaṃ deśayeyam, te cennājānīyuḥ, sa me syātklamatho mithyāvyāyāmo ’kṣaṇadharmadeśanatā ca | yannvahamalpotsukastūṣṇībhāvena vihareyam | tasyāṃ ca velāyāmimāṃ gāthāmabhāṣata—

gambhīra śānto virajaḥ prabhāsvaraḥ prāpto mi dharmo hyamṛto ’saṃskṛtaḥ |
deśeya cāhaṃ na parasya jāne yannūna tūṣṇī pavane vaseyam ||

apagatagirivākpatho hyalipto yatha gaganaṃ tathā svabhāvadharmam |
cittamana vicāravipramuktaṃ paramasuāścariyaṃ paro vijāne ||

na ca punarayu śakya akṣarebhiḥ praviśatu anarthayogavipraveśaḥ |
purimajinakṛtādhikārasattvāḥ te imu śruṇitva hi dharmu śraddadhanti ||

na ca punariha kaścidasti dharmaḥ so pi na vidyate yasya nāstibhāvāḥ |
hetukriyaparaṃparā ya jāne tasya na bhotiha astināstibhāvāḥ ||

kalpa­śata­sahasra aprameyā ahu caritaḥ purime jinasakāśe |
na ca maya pratilabdha eṣa kṣāntī yatra na ātma na sattva naiva jīvaḥ ||

yada maya pratilabdha eṣa kṣāntī mriyati na ceha na kaści jāyate vā |
prakṛti imi nirātma sarvadharmāḥ tada māṃ vyākari buddha dīpanāmā ||

karuṇa mama ananta sarvaloke paratu na cārthanatāmahaṃ pratīkṣe |
yada puna janatā prasanna brahme tena adhīṣṭu pravartayiṣya cakram ||

eva ca ayu dharma grāhyu me syāt saci mama brahma krame nipatya yācet |
pravadahi virajā praṇītu dharmaṃ santi vijānaka sattva svākarāśca ||

iti hi bhikṣavastathāgatastasmin samaye ūrṇākośātprabhāmutsṛjati sma yayā prabhayā trisāhasramahāsāhasro lokadhāturmahatā suvarṇavarṇāvabhāsena sphuṭo ’bhūt ||

atha khalu daśatrisāhas­ramahāsāhasrādhipatiḥ śikhī mahābrahmā buddhānubhāvenaiva tathāgatasya cetasaiva cetaḥ­pari­vitarkamājñāsīt—alpotsukatāyai bhagavataścittamabhinataṃ na dharmadeśanāyāmiti | tasyaitadabhavat—yannvahamupa­saṃk­ramya tathāgatamadhyeṣyeyaṃ dharma­cakrapravartanatāyai ||

atha khalu śikhī mahābrahmā tasyāṃ velāyāṃ tadanyān brahmakāyikān devaputrānāmantrayate sma—naśyati batāyaṃ mārṣā loko vinaśyati, yatra hi nāma tathāgato ’nuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­budhyālpotsukatāyai cittamabhināmayati na dharmadeśanāyām | yannu vayamupasaṃkramya tathāgatamarhantaṃ samya­ksaṃ­buddha­madhyeṣyemahi dharmacakrapravartanāya ||

atha khalu bhikṣavaḥ śikhī mahābrahmā aṣṭaṣaṣṭyā brāhmaṇaśatasahasraiḥ parivṛtaḥ puraskṛto yena tathāgatastenopasaṃkrāmat | upasaṃkramya tathāgatasya pādau śirasābhivandya prāñjalis­tathāga­tametadavocat naśyati batāyaṃ bhagavan lokaḥ, praṇaśyati batāyaṃ bhagavan lokaḥ, yatra hi nāma tathāgato ’nuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­budhyālpotsukatāyai cittamabhināmayati na dharmadeśanāyām | tatsādhu deśayatu bhagavān dharmam, deśayatu sugato dharmam | santi sattvāḥ svākārāḥ suvijñāpakāḥ śaktā bhavyāḥ pratibalāḥ bhagavato bhāṣitasyārthamājñātum | tasyāṃ ca velāyāmimāṃ gāthāmabhāṣata—

samudāniya jñānamahāgramaṇḍalaṃ visṛjya raśmīn daśadikṣu caiva |
tadañja jñānāṃśu nṛpadmabodhakā upekṣakastiṣṭhasi vādibhāskaraḥ ||

ni­mantra­yitvāryadhanena sattvāṃ āśvāsayitvā bahuprāṇakoṭyaḥ |
na yuktametattava lokabandho yaṃ tūṣṇibhāvena upekṣase jagat ||

parāhanas­vottama­dharma­dundubhiṃ saddharmaśaṅkhaṃ ca prapūrayāśu |
ucchrepayasva mahadharmayūpaṃ prajvālayasva mahadharmadīpam ||

pravarṣa vai dharmajalaṃ pradhānaṃ pratārayemāṃ bhavasāgarasthāṃ |
pramocayemāṃ mahavyādhikliṣṭāṃ kleśāgnitapte praśamaṃ kuruṣva ||

nidarśaya tvaṃ khalu śāntimārgaṃ kṣemaṃ śivaṃ nirjaratāmaśokam |
nirvāṇamārgāgamanādanāthe vipathasthite nātha kṛpāṃ kuruṣva ||

vimokṣadvārāṇi apāvṛṇiṣva pracakṣva taṃ dharmanayaṃ hyakopyam |
jātyandhabhūtasya janasya nātha tvamuttamaṃ śodhaya dharmacakṣuḥ ||

na brahmaloke na ca devaloke na yakṣagandharvamanuṣyaloke |
lokasya yo jātijarāpanetā nānyo ’sti tvatto hi manuṣyacandraḥ ||

adhyeṣako ’haṃ tava dharmarāja adhyācarākṛtvana sarvadevān |
anena puṇyena ahaṃ pi kṣipraṃ pravartayeyaṃ varadharmacakram ||

adhivāsayati sma bhikṣavastathāgataḥ śikhino brahmaṇastūṣṇībhāvena sadevamānuṣāsurasya lokasyānugrahārthamanukampāmu­pādāya ||

atha khalu śikhī mahābrahmā tathāgatasya tūṣṇībhāvenādhivāsanāṃ viditvā divyaiś­canda­nacūrṇaira­guru­cūrṇaiśca tathāgatamabhyavakīrya prītiprāmodyajātastatraivāntaradhāt ||

atha khalu bhikṣavastathāgatasya dharmā­lokasyādarot­pādanārthaṃ śikhinaśca mahābrahmaṇaḥ punaḥ punastathāgatādhyeṣaṇayā kuśalamūlavivṛddhyarthaṃ dharmasya cātigambhīrodāratāmu­pādāya punarapyekasya rahogatasya prati­saṃ­līnasyāyamevaṃ­rūpaṃ cetovitarko ’bhūt—gambhīraḥ khalvayaṃ mayā dharmo ’bhisaṃbuddhaḥ sūkṣmo nipuṇo duranubodhaḥ atarko ’tarkāvacaraḥ paṇḍitavijñavedanīyaḥ sarvalokavipratyanīko durdṛśaḥ sarvopadhiniḥsargaḥ sarvasaṃskāropaśamaḥ sarvatamopacchedaḥ śūnyatānupalambhastṛṣṇākṣayo virāgo nirodho nirvāṇam | ahaṃ cedidaṃ dharmaṃ deśayeyam, pare ca me na vibhāvayeyuḥ, sā me paramā viheṭhā bhavet | yannvahamalpotsukavihāreṇaiva vihareyam ||

atha khalu bhikṣavaḥ śikhī mahābrahmā buddhānubhāvena punarapi tathāga­tasyetadamevaṃ­rūpeṇa cetaḥ—parivitarkamājñāya yena śakro devānāmindrastenopa­saṃk­rāmat | upasaṃkramya śakraṃ devānāmindrametadavocat—yat­khalu kauśika jānīyāstathāgatasyārhataḥ samya­ksaṃ­buddhas­yālpotsukatāyai cittaṃ nataṃ na dharmadeśanāyām | nakṣyate batāyaṃ kauśika lokaḥ, vinakṣyate batāyaṃ kauśika lokaḥ, mahāvidyāndhakārakṣipto batāyaṃ kauśika loko bhaviṣyati, yatra hi nāma tathāgatasyārhataḥ samya­ksaṃ­buddhas­yālpotsukatāyai cittaṃ nataṃ na dharmasaṃprakāśanāyām | kasmādvayaṃ na gacchāmas­tathāga­tamarhantaṃ samyaksaṃbuddhaṃ dharma­cakrapravartanāyādhyeṣitum? tatkasmāt? na hyanadhyeṣitāstathāgatā dharmacakraṃ pravartayanti | sādhu mārṣeti śakro brahmā bhaumāśca devā antarīkṣāścātur­mahā­rāja­kāyikāstrāyatriṃ­śā yāmāstuṣitā nirmāṇaratayaḥ paranirmitavaśavartino brahmakāyikā ābhāsvarā bṛhatphalā śubhakṛtsnā saṃbahulāni ca śuddhāvāsakāyika deva­putra­śata­sahas­rāṇyatikrāntavarṇā atikrāntāyāṃ rātrau kevalaṃ tārāyaṇamūlaṃ divyena varṇena divyenāvabhāsenāvabhāsya yena tathāgatastenopasaṃkrāman | upasaṃkramya tathāgatasya pādau śirasābhivandya pradakṣiṇīkṛtya caikānte tasthuḥ ||

atha khalu śakro devānāmindro yena tathāgatastenāñjaliṃ praṇamya tathāgataṃ gāthayābhituṣṭāva—

uttiṣṭha vijitasaṃgrāma prajñākārā timisrā vivara loke |
cittaṃ hi te vimuktaṃ śaśiriva pūrṇo grahavimuktaḥ ||

evamukte tathāgatastūṣṇīmevāsthāt ||

atha khalu śikhī mahābrahmā śakraṃ devānāmindrametadavocat—naiva kauśika tathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā adhyeṣyante dharma­cakrapravartanatāyai yathā tvamadhyeṣase ||

atha khalu śikhī mahābrahmā ekāṃsamuttarāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvā dakṣiṇajānumaṇḍalaṃ pṛthivyāṃ pratiṣṭhāpya yena tathāgatastenāñjaliṃ praṇamya tathāgataṃ gāthayādhyabhāṣata—

uttiṣṭha vijitasaṃgrāma prajñākārā timisrā vivara loke |
deśaya tvaṃ mune dharmaṃ ājñātāro bhaviṣyanti ||

evamukte bhikṣavastathāgataḥ śikhinaṃ mahā­brahmāṇametadavocat—gambhīraḥ khalvayaṃ mahābrahman mayā dharmo ’bhisaṃbuddhaḥ sūkṣmo nipuṇaḥ peyālaṃ yāvatsā me syātparamā viheṭhā | api ca me brahmannime gāthe ’bhīkṣṇaṃ pratibhāsaḥ—

pratisrotagāmi mārgo gambhīro durdṛśo mama |
na taṃ drakṣyanti rāgāndhā alaṃ tasmātprakāśitum ||

anusrotaṃ pravāhyante kāmeṣu patitā prajāḥ |
kṛcchreṇa me ’yaṃ saṃprāptaṃ alaṃ tasmātprakāśitum ||

atha khalu bhikṣavaḥ śikhī mahābrahmā śakraśca devānāmindrastathāgataṃ tūṣṇībhūtaṃ viditvā sārdhaṃ tairdevaputrairduḥkhitā durmanās­tatraivāntaradhāyiṣuḥ ||

trirapi ca tathāgatasyālpotsukatāyai cittaṃ namayati sma ||

tena khalu punarbhikṣavaḥ samayena māgadhakānāṃ manuṣyāṇāmimānyevaṃrūpāṇi pāpakāni akuśalāni dṛṣṭi­gatān­yutpannānya­bhūvan | tadyathā | kecidevamāhuḥ—vātā na vāsyanti | kecidevamāhuḥ—agnirna jvaliṣyati | kecidāhuḥ—devo na varṣiṣyati | kecidāhuḥ—nadyo na vahyanti | kecidāhuḥ—śasyāni na prajāsyanti | kecidāhu—pakṣiṇa ākāśe na kramiṣyanti | kecidāhuḥ—gurviṇyo nārogyeṇa prasaviṣyanti ||

atha khalu bhikṣavaḥ śikhī mahābrahmā tathāgatasyaivamevaṃrūpaṃ cittavitarkamājñāya māgadhakānāṃ ca manuṣyāṇāmimāni dṛṣṭigatāni viditvā atikrāntāyāṃ rātrāvabhisaṃkrāntena varṇena sarvāvantaṃ tārāyaṇamūlaṃ divyenāvabhāsenāvabhāsya yena tathāgatastenopasaṃkrāmat | upasaṃkramya tathāgatasya pādau śirasābhivandyaikāṃ­sa­mutta­rāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvā dakṣiṇaṃ jānumaṇḍalaṃ pṛthivyāṃ pratiṣṭhāpya yena tathāgatastenāñjaliṃ praṇamya tathāgataṃ gāthābhiradhyabhāṣata—

vādo babhūva samalairvicintito dharmo ’viśuddho magadheṣu pūrvam |
amṛtaṃ mune tadvivṛṇīṣva dvāraṃ śṛṇvanti dharmaṃ vimalena buddham ||

kṛtas­vakārtho ’si bhujiṣyatāṃ gato duḥkhābhi­saṃs­kā­rama­lāpakṛṣṭaḥ |
na hānivṛddhī kuśalasya te ’sti tvamagradharmeṣviha pāramiṃ gataḥ ||

na te mune sadṛśa ihāsti loke kuto ’dhikaḥ syādiha te maharṣe |
bhavānihāgrastribhave virocate giriryathā ’sāvasurālayasthaḥ ||

mahākṛpāṃ jānaya duḥkhite jane na tvādṛśā jātu bhavantyupekṣakāḥ |
bhavān viśāradyabalaiḥ samanvitaḥ tvameva śakto janatāṃ pratāritum ||

iyaṃ suśalyā sucirāturā prajā sadevakā saśramaṇā dvijākhilā |
āroginī bhotu nirāturajvarā na cāparaḥ śaraṇamihāsya vidyate ||

cirānubaddhāstava devamānuṣāḥ kalyāṇacittā amṛtārthinaśca |
dharmaṃ yamevādhigamiṣyate jino yathā­vadanyūnamudāhariṣyati ||

tasmāddhiyā cāmisu vikrama tvāṃ vinayasva sattvāṃ ciranaṣṭamārgāṃ |
aviśrutārthā śamanāya kāṅkṣitāḥ sudurbalā bṛṃhaṇakāṅkṣiṇo vā ||

iyaṃ tṛṣārtā janatā mahāmune udīkṣate dharmajalaṃ tavāntike |
megho yathā saṃtṛṣitāṃ vasuṃdharāṃ kuru tarpaṇāṃ nāyaka dharmavṛṣṭyā ||

cirapraṇaṣṭā vicaranti mānavā bhave kudṛṣṭīgahane sakaṇṭake |
akaṇṭakaṃ mārgamṛjuṃ pracakṣva taṃ yaṃ bhāvayitvā hyamṛtaṃ labheyam ||

andhāprapāte patitā hyanāyakā noddhartumanyairiha śakyamete |
mahāprapāte patitāṃ samuddhara chandaṃ samutpādya vṛṣo ’si buddhimān ||

na saṃgatiste ’sti sadā mune ciraṃ kadācidaudum­bara­puṣpa­saṃ­nibhāḥ |
jināḥ pṛthivyāṃ prabhavanti nāyakāḥ prāptākṣaṇo mocaya nātha sattvāṃ ||

abhūcca te pūrvabhaveṣviyaṃ matiḥ tīrṇaḥ svayaṃ tārayitā bhaveyam |
asaṃśayaṃ pāragato ’si sāṃprataṃ satyāṃ pratijñāṃ kuru satyavikramaḥ ||

dharmolkayā vidhama mune ’ndhakārā ucchrepaya tvaṃ hi tathāgatadhvajam |
ayaṃ sa kālaḥ pratilābhyudīraṇe mṛgādhipo vā nada dundubhisvaraḥ ||

atha khalu bhikṣavastathāgataḥ sarvāvantaṃ lokaṃ buddhacakṣuṣā vyavalokayan sattvān paśyati sma hīnamadhyapraṇītānuccanīcamadhyamān svākārān suviśodhakān durākārān durviśodhakānuddhāṭitaj­ñāna­vipañcijñān padaparamāṃstrīn sattvarāśīnekaṃ mithyatvaniyatamekaṃ samyakt­vani­yatam­eka­mani­yatam | tadyathāpi nāma bhikṣavaḥ puruṣaḥ puṣkariṇyāstīre sthitaḥ paśyati jalaruhāṇi kānicidudakāntargatāni kānicidudakasamāni kānicidudakābhyudgatāni, evameva bhikṣavastathāgataḥ sarvāvantaṃ lokaṃ buddhacakṣuṣā vyavalokayan paśyati sma sattvāṃstriṣu rāśiṣu vyavasthitān ||

atha khalu bhikṣavas­tathāga­tasyaitadabhavat—deśayeyaṃ cāhaṃ dharmaṃ na vā deśayeyam | sa eṣa mithyatvaniyato rāśirnaivāyaṃ dharmamājānīyāt | deśayeyaṃ cāhaṃ vā dharmaṃ na vā deśayeyam | yo ’yaṃ samyaktvaniyato rāśirājñāsyatyevaiṣa dharmam | (yatkhalu punarayamaniyato rāśirājñāsyatyevaiṣa dharmam | ) yatkhalu punarayamaniyato rāśiḥ, tasmai saceddharmaṃ deśayiṣyāmi, ājñāsyati | uta na deśayiṣyāmi, nājñāsyate ||

atha khalu bhikṣavastathāgato ’niyatarāśivyavasthitān sattvānārabhya mahākaruṇāmavakrāmayati sma ||

atha khalu tathāgata ātmanaścemaṃ samyagjñānamadhikṛtya śikhinaśca mahābrahmaṇo ’dhyeṣaṇāṃ viditvā śikhinaṃ mahābrahmāṇaṃ gāthābhiradhyabhāṣata—

apāvṛtāsteṣāmamṛtasya dvārā brahman ti satataṃ ye śrotavantaḥ |
praviśanti śraddhā naviheṭhasaṃjñāḥ śṛṇvanti dharmaṃ magadheṣu sattvāḥ ||

atha khalu śikhī mahābrahmā tathāgatasyādhivāsanāṃ viditvā tuṣṭa udagra āttamanāḥ pramuditaḥ prītisaumanasyajātas­tathāga­tasya pādau śirasā vanditvā tatraivāntaradhāt ||

atha khalu bhikṣavo bhaumā devāstasyāṃ velāyāmantarīkṣebhyo devebhyo ghoṣamudīrayanti sma, śabdamanuśrāvayanti sma—adya mārṣā tathāgatenārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena dharmacakrapravartanāyai pratiśrutam | tadbhaviṣyati bahujanahitāya bahujanasukhāya lokānukampāyai mahato janakāyasyārthāya hitāya sukhāya devānāṃ ca manuṣyāṇāṃ ca | parihāsyante bata bho mārṣā asurāḥ kāyāḥ | divyāḥ kāyāḥ paripūriṃ gabhiṣyanti | bahavaśca sattvā loke parinirvāsyanti | evamevāntarīkṣā devā bhaumebhyo devebhyaḥ pratiśratya cāturmahārājikānāṃ devānāṃ ghoṣamudīrayanti sma | cātur­mahā­rājikāstrāyatriṃ­śānām, trāyatriṃśā yāmānām, yāmā tuṣitanirmāṇaratīnām, nirmāṇaratayaḥ paranirmitavaśavartinām, te ’pi brahmakāyikānāṃ devānāṃ ghoṣamudīrayanti sma, śabdamanuśrāvayanti sma—adya mārṣāstathāgatenārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena dharmacakrapravartanāyai pratiśrutam | tadbhaviṣyati bahujanahitāya bahujanasukhāya lokānukampāyai mahato janakāyasyārthāya hitāya sukhāya devānāṃ ca manuṣyāṇāṃ ca | parihāsyante bata bho mārṣā asurāḥ kāyāḥ | divyāḥ kāyā vivardhiṣyante | bahavaśca sattvā loke parinirvāsyantīte ||

iti hi bhikṣavastatkṣaṇaṃ tanmuhurtaṃ tallavaṃ yāvadbahmakāyikā devāstasmādbhaumādārabhya ekavāgekanirnāda ekanirghoṣo ’bhyudgato ’bhūt—adya mārṣāstathāgatenārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena dharmacakrapravartanāyai pratiśrutamiti ||

atha khalu bhikṣavo dharmaruciśca nāmā bodhivṛkṣadevatā dharmakāyaśca dharmamatiśca dharmacārī ca, ete catvāro bodhi­vṛkṣa­deva­tās­tathāga­tasya caraṇayornipatyaivamāhuḥ—kva bhagavān dharmacakraṃ pravartiṣyatīti? evamukte bhikṣavastathāgatastān deva­tānetadavocat—vārāṇasyāmṛṣipatane mṛgadāve | te āhuḥ—parīttajanakāyā bhagavan vārāṇasī mahānagarī, parīttadrumachāyaśca mṛgadāvaḥ | santyanyāni bhagavan mahānagarāṇi ṛddhāni sphītāni kṣemāni subhikṣāṇi ramaṇīyāni ākīrṇabahujanamanuṣyāṇi udyāna­vanaparvatapratimaṇḍitāni | teṣāṃ bhagavānanyatame dharmacakraṃ pravartayatu | tathāgato ’vocatmaivaṃ bhadramukhāḥ | tatkasmāt?

ṣaṣṭiṃ yajñasahasrakoṭinayutā ye tatra yaṣṭā mayā
ṣaṣṭiṃ buddhasahasrakoṭinayutā ye tatra saṃpūjitā |
paurāṇāmṛṣiṇāmihālayu varo vārāṇasī nāmavā
devānāgamabhiṣṭuto mahitalo dharmābhinimnaḥ sadā ||

buddhā koṭisahasra naikanavatiḥ pūrve smarāmī aha
ye tasminnṛṣisāhvaye vanavare vartīsu cakrottamam |
śāntaṃ cāpyupa­śānta­dh­yāna­bhimukhaṃ nityaṃ mṛgaiḥ sevitaṃ
ityarthe ṛṣisāhvaye vanavare vartiṣyi cakrottamam ||
iti ||

|| iti śrīlalitavistare ’dhyeṣaṇāparivarto nāma pañcaviṃśatitamo ’dhyāyaḥ ||