Lalitavistaraḥ |

27: nigamaparivartaḥ saptaviṃśaḥ

atha khalu devaputrā yaistathāgato ’dhīṣṭo ’bhūdasya dharmaparyāyasya saṃprakāśanāya saha maheśvaranandasunanda­canda­namahita­śāntapra­śānta­vinī­teśvarapramukhā aṣṭādaśaḥ śuddhāvāsakāyikā devaputrasahasrāṇi ye tathāgatasya dharmacakrapravartane ’pi saṃnipatitā abhūvan | tatra bhagavāṃstān maheśvara­deva­putrapramukhān śuddhāvāsakāyikān devaputrānāmantrayate sma—ayaṃ sa mārṣā lalitavistaro nāma dharmaparyāyasūtrānto mahā­vaipulya­bodhi­sattva­vikrīḍitaḥ buddhaviṣaye lalitapraveśa ātmopanāyikastathāgatena bhāṣitaḥ | taṃ yūyamudgṛhṇīdhvaṃ dhārayata vācayata ca | evamiyaṃ dharmanetrī vaistārikī bhaviṣyati | bodhisattvayānikāśca pudgalā imaṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ śrutvā dṛḍhataraṃ vīryamālapsyante | anuttarāyāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhāvudārādhimuktikāśca sattvā mahādharmavarṣavegaṃ saṃjānayiṣyanti | mārapakṣaśca nigṛhīto bhaviṣyati | sarvaparapravā­dinaścāvatāraṃ na lapsyante | yuṣmākaṃ ca taddharmadeśanādhyeṣaṇā kuśalamūlaṃ mahārthikaṃ bhaviṣyati mahāphalaṃ mahānuśaṃsam ||

yaḥ kaścinmārṣā asya lalitavistarasya dharmaparyāyasyāñjaliṃ saṃpragṛhītaṃ kariṣyati, so ’ṣṭāvutkṛṣṭān dharmān pratilapsyate | katamānaṣṭau? tadyathā—utkṛṣṭa rūpaṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭabalaṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭaparivāraṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭapratibhānaṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭanaiṣkramyaṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭacittapariśuddhiṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭasamādhipadaṃ pratilapsyate | utkṛṣṭaprajñāvabhāsaṃ pratilapsyate | imānyaṣṭāvutkṛṣṭān dharmān pratilapsyate ||

yaḥ kaścinmārṣā imaṃ lalitavistaraṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ bhāṣitukāmasya dharmabhāṇakasya dharmāsanaṃ prajñāpayiṣyati, tasyāṣṭāvāsanapratilambhāḥ pratikāṅkṣitavyāḥ sahaprajñapte āsane | katame ’ṣṭau? tadyathā—śreṣṭhyāsanapratilambhaḥ | gṛhapatyāsanapratilambhaḥ | cakra­vartyāsanapratilambhaḥ | lokapālāsanapratilambhaḥ | śakrāsanapratilambhaḥ | vaśavartyāsanapratilambhaḥ | brahmāsanapratilambhaḥ | bodhimaṇḍavarāgragatasya bodhi­sattva­bhūtas­yāprat­yudā­vartyanihata­mārapratyarthikasiṃ­hāsanapratilambhaḥ | anuttarā­samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­buddhasya ato ’nuttara­dharma­cakrapravartanāsanapratilambhaśca pratikāṅkṣitavyaḥ | ime ’ṣṭāvāsanapratilambhāḥ pratikāṅkṣitavyāḥ ||

ya kaścinmārṣā imaṃ lalitavistaraṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ bhāṣamāṇāya sādhukāraṃ dāsyati, so ’ṣṭau vākpariśuddhīḥ pratilapsyate | katamā aṣṭau? tadyathā—yathā­vāditathākāritāṃ satyānu­pari­vartivāk­karma­pari­śuddhyā | ādeyavacanatāṃ parṣadabhibhavanatayā | grāhyavacanatāṃ anuddhuratayā | ślakṣṇamadhuravacanatāṃ apāruṣya­sattva­saṃg­rahaṇatayā | kalaviṅkarutasvaratāṃ kāyacittodbilyakaraṇatayā | taduktavacanatāṃ sarva­sattva­iranabhi­bhavana­tayā | brahmasvaratāṃ sarvasvarābhibhavanatayā | siṃ­haghoṣābhigarjitas­varatāṃ sarvaparapravā­dibhiranabhi­bhavana­tayā |
buddhasvaratāṃ sarvasattv­endriya­pari­toṣaṇatayā | imā aṣṭau vākkarmapariśuddhīḥ pratilapsyate ||

yaḥ kaścinmārṣā imaṃ lalitavistaraṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ pustakalikhitaṃ kṛtvā dhārayiṣyati satkariṣyati gurukariṣyati mānayiṣyati pūjayiṣyati, amātsaryacittatayā caturdiśamasya dharmaparyāyasya varṇanāṃ bhāṣiṣyate varṇanāṃ coccārayiṣyati—āgacchatemaṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ likhitaṃ dhārayata vācayata cintayata svādhyāyateti, so aṣṭau mahānidhānāni pratilapsyate | katamānyaṣṭau mahānidhānāni? yaduta smṛtinidhānaṃ asaṃmoṣaṇatayā | matinidhānaṃ buddhiprabhedanatayā | gatinidhānaṃ sarvasūtrāntārthagatyanurāgatayā | dhāraṇīnidhānaṃ sarvaśrutādhāraṇatayā | pratibhānanidhānaṃ pratilabhate sarva­sattva­su­bhāṣita­saṃ­bhāṣaṇatayā | dharmanidhānaṃ pratilabhate saddharmapratilakṣaṇatayā | bodhicittanidhānaṃ triratnavaṃ­śānupacchedanatayā | pratipattinidhānaṃ cānut­patti­ka­dharma­kṣāntipratilambhatayā | imānyaṣṭau nidhānāni pratilapsyate ||

yaḥ kaścinmārṣā imaṃ lalitavistaraṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ supravartitaṃ kṛtvā dhārayiṣyati, so ’ṣṭau saṃbhārān paripurayiṣyati | katamānaṣṭau? tadyathā—yaduta dānasaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati amātsaryacittatayā | śīlasaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati sarvakalyāṇābhiprāya­pari­pūraṇatayā | śrutasaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati asaṅgaprajñāsamudānayanatayā | śamathasaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati sarvasamādhisamāpattyāmukhīkaraṇatayā | vidarśanāsaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati traividyavidyāpratipūryā | puṇyasaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati lakṣaṇānuvyañjana­buddha­kṣetrālaṃ­kāraviśuddhyā | jñānasaṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati sarva­sattva­yathā­dhimukti­saṃ­toṣaṇatayā | mahākaruṇā saṃbhāraṃ paripūrayiṣyati sarva­sattva­pari­pācanā­pari­khedatayā | imānaṣṭau saṃbhārān paripūrayiṣyati ||

yaḥ kaścinmārṣā imaṃ lalitavistaraṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ parebhyaśca vistareṇa saṃprakāśayiṣyati, evaṃcitto yaduta kathamamī sattvā eṣāmevarūpāṇāṃ dharmāṇāṃ lābhino bhaveyuriti, sa tena kuśalamūlenāṣṭau mahāpuṇyatāḥ pratilapsyate | katamā aṣṭau? tadyathā—rājā bhavati cakravartī, iyaṃ prathamā mahāpuṇyatā | caturmahārājakāyikānāṃ devānāmādhipatyaṃ kārayiṣyati, iyaṃ dvitīyā mahāpuṇyatā | śakro bhaviṣyati devendraḥ iyaṃ tṛtīyā mahāpuṇyatā | suyāmo bhaviṣyati devaputraḥ, iyaṃ caturthī mahāpuṇyatā saṃtuṣito bhaviṣyati, iyaṃ pañcamī mahāpuṇyatā | sunirmito bhaviṣyati, iyaṃ ṣaṣṭhī mahāpuṇyatā | vaśavartī bhaviṣyati devarājaḥ, iyaṃ saptamī mahāpuṇyatā | brahmā bhaviṣyati mahābrahmā, iyaṃ aṣṭamī mahāpuṇyatā | ante ca tathāgato bhaviṣyati arhan samyaksaṃbuddhaḥ sarvākuśaladharmaprahīnaḥ sarv­akuśala­dharma­samanvāgataḥ | imā aṣṭau mahāpuṇyatāḥ pratilapsyate ||

yaḥ kaścinmārṣā imaṃ lalitavistaraṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ bhāṣyamāṇamavahitaśrotaḥ śroṣyati, so ’ṣṭau cittanirmalatāḥ pratilapsyate | katamā aṣṭau? tadyathā—yaduta maitrīṃ pratilapsyate sarvadoṣanirghātāya | karuṇāṃ pratilapsyate sarvavihiṃsotsargāya | muditāṃ pratilapsyate sarvāratyapakarṣaṇatāyai | upekṣāṃ pratilapsyate anunayapratighotsargāya | catvāri dhyānāni pratilapsyate sarvarūpa­dhātu­vaśavartitāyai | catasra ārūpyasamāpattīḥ pratilapsyate cittavaśavartitāyai | pañcābhijñāḥ pratilapsyate anya­buddha­kṣetragamanatāyai | sarvavāsanānu­saṃ­dhisamud­dhāraṃ pratilapsyate śūraṃ­gamasamādhipratilambhāya | imā aṣṭau cittanirmalatāḥ pratilapsyate ||

yasmiṃśca mārṣā grāme vā nagare vā nigame vā janapade vā janapadapradeśe vā caṃkrame vā vihāre vā ayaṃ lalitavistaro dharmaparyāyaḥ pracariṣyati, tatrāṣṭau bhayāni na prabhaviṣyanti sthāpayitvā pūrvakarmavipākam | katamānyaṣṭau? tadyathā—yaduta rājasaṃkṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | caurasaṃkṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | vyālasaṃkṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | durbhikṣakāntāra­saṃ­kṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | anyonyakalahavivādavigraha­saṃ­kṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | devasaṃkṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | nāgasaṃkṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | yakṣasaṃkṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | sarvopadrava­saṃ­kṣobhabhayaṃ na bhaviṣyati | imāni mārṣāstatrāṣṭau bhayāni na bhaviṣyanti (sthāpayitvā pūrvakarmavipākam) ||

saṃkṣepānmārṣā yadi tathāgataḥ kalpasthitikenāyuṣpramāṇena rātriṃdivamadhiṣṭhamāno ’sya dharmaparyāyasya varṇaṃ bhāṣate, naivāsya dharmaparyāyasya varṇaparyanto bhavenna ca tathāgatapratibhānasya kṣayo bhavet | api tu khalu punarmārṣā yathaiva tathāgatasya śīlasamādhiprajñāvimuktij­ñāna­darśanamapramāṇama­paryan­tam, evameva mārṣā ya imaṃ dharma­paryāyamudgrahīṣyati dhārayiṣyati vācayiṣyati likhiṣyati lekhayiṣyati paryavāpsyati pravartayiṣyati, parṣanmadhye ca vistareṇa saṃprakāśayiṣyati—anena cittena kathamamī sattvā evamudārasya dharmasya lābhinaḥ syuriti, teṣāmapi nāsti puṇyaparyantaḥ ||

tataḥ khalu bhagavānāyuṣmantaṃ mahākāśyapamāmantrayate sma āyuṣmantaṃ cānandaṃ maitreyaṃ ca bodhisattvaṃ mahāsattvam—imāmahaṃ mārṣā asaṃ­kh­yeyakalpa­koṭina­yuta­śata­sahas­rasamudānītāmanuttarāṃ samyaksaṃbodhiṃ yuṣmākaṃ haste paridāmyanuparindāmi paramayā parindanayā, svayaṃ caivamimaṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ dhārayata, parebhyaśca vistareṇa saṃprakāśayata ||

ityuktvā ca bhagavānasyaiva dharmaparyāyasya bhūyasyā mātrayānuparindanārthaṃ tasyāṃ velāyāmimāṃ gāthāmabhāṣata—

sattvā dṛṣṭā ye mayā buddhadṛṣṭyā syuste ’rhantaḥ śariputreṇa tulyāḥ |
tāṃ­ścet­kaścitpūjayet­kalpakoṭī tulyāṃ gaṅgāvālikābhiyathaiva ||

pratyekabuddhāya tu yaśca pūjāṃ kuyādahorātramapi prahṛṣṭaḥ |
mālyaiḥ prakāraiśca tathāparaiśca tasmādayaṃ puṇyakṛto viśiṣyate ||

syuḥ sarvasattvā yadi pratyayairjinā tāṃ pūjayetkaścidihāpramattaḥ |
puṣpaiśca gandhaiśca vilepanaiśca kalpānanekāṃ satataṃ hi tatparam ||

ekasya yaścaiva tathāgatasya kuryātpraṇāmaṃ api caikaśo ’pi |
prasannācitto ’tha vadennamo ’rhate tasmādidaṃ śreṣṭhataraṃ ca puṇyam ||

buddhā bhaveyuryadi sarvasattvā tāṃ pūjayedyaśca yathaiva pūrvam |
divyaiśca puṣpairatha mānurṣairvaraiḥ kalpānanekāṃ bahubhiḥ prakāraiḥ ||

yaścaiva saddharmavilopakātle tyaktvā svakāye ca tathaiva jīvitam |
vadyādahorātramidaṃ hi sūtraṃ viśiṣyate puṇyamidaṃ hi tasmāt ||

yasyepsitaṃ pūjayituṃ vināyakāṃ pratyekabuddhāṃśca tathaiva śrāvakāṃ |
dṛḍhaṃ samutpādya sa bodhicitta idaṃ sadā sūtravaraṃ dadhātu ||

rājā hyayaṃ sarvasubhāṣitānāṃ yo ’bhyudgataḥ sarvatathāgatānām |
gṛhe sthitastasya tathāgataḥ sadā tiṣṭhedidaṃ yatra hi sūtraratnam ||

pratibhāṃ sa prāpnoti śubhāmanantāṃ ekaṃ padaṃ vakṣyati kalpakoṭī |
na vyañjanā bhraśyati nāpi cārthā dadyācca yaḥ sūtramida parebhyaḥ ||

anuttaro ’sau naranāyakānāṃ sattvo na kaścitsadṛśo ’sya vidyate |
bhavetsamudreṇa samaśca so ’kṣayaḥ śrutvā hi yo dharmamimaṃ prapadyate ||
iti ||

idamavocadbhagavānātta­manāḥ | te maheśvara­deva­putrapūrvaṃ­gamāḥ śuddhāvāsakāyikā devaputrā maitreyapūrvaṃgamāśca sarvabodhisattvā mahāsattvā mahākāśyapapūrvaṃgamāśca sarvamahāśrāvakāḥ sadeva­mānuṣāsuragandharvaśca loko bhagavato bhāṣitamabhyanandan || iti ||

|| iti śrīlalitavistare nigamaparivarto nāma saptaviṃśatitamo ’dhyāyaḥ ||
samāptaṃ cedaṃ sarva­bodhi­sattva­caryāprasthānam ||
|| śrīlalitavistaro nāma mahāyānasūtraṃ ratnarājaṃ parisamāptam ||

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