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7: janmaparivartaḥ saptamaḥ

iti hi bhikṣavo daśamāseṣu nigateṣu bodhisattvasya janmakālasamaye pratyupasthite rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya gṛhodyāne dvātriṃśatpūrvanimittāni prādurabhūvan | katamāni dvātriṃśat? sarvapuṣpāṇi suṅgībhūtāni na puṣpanti sma | puṣkariṇīṣu cotpalapadmakumuda­puṇḍa­rīkāṇyabhyud­gatāni kuḍmalībhūtāni na puṣpanti sma | tadā ca puṣpaphalavṛkṣā dharaṇītalādabhyudgamya kṣārakajātā na phalanti sma | aṣṭau ca ratnavṛkṣāḥ prādurabhūvan | viṃśati ca ratnanidhāna­śata­sahas­rāṇyutplatya vyavasthitāni dṛśyante sma | antaḥpure ca ratnāṅkurāḥ prādurabhūvan | sugandhitaila­pari­vāsitāśca gandhodakaśītoṣṇāḥ prasravanti sma | himavatparvatapārśvācca siṃhapotakā āgatyāgatyābhinadantaḥ kapilāhvayapuravaraṃ pradakṣiṇīkṛtya dvāramūleṣvavatiṣṭhante sma, na kaṃcitsattvaṃ viheṭhayanti sma | pañcaśatāni pāṇḍarāṇāṃ hastiśāvakānāmāgatya rājñaḥ śuddhodanasyāgrakaraiścaraṇāvabhilikhanti sma | mekhalībaddhakāśca devadārakā rājñaḥ śuddhodanasyāntaḥpure utsaṅgenotsaṅgamanu­pari­vartamānāḥ saṃdṛśyante sma | gaganatalagatārdhakāyā nāgakanyā nānā­pūjopakaraṇa­pari­gṛhītā adhyālambamānāḥ saṃdṛśyante sma | daśa ca nāgakanyāsahasrāṇi mayūrāṅgahastaka­pari­gṛhītā gagatatale ’vasthitāḥ saṃdṛśyante sma | daśa ca pūrṇakumbhasahasrāṇi kapilavastu mahānagaraṃ pradakṣiṇīkurvanti saṃdṛśyante sma | daśa ca devakanyāsahasrāṇi gandhodakabhṛṅ­gāra­pari­gṛhītā mūrdhni dhārayantyo ’vasthitāḥ saṃdṛśyante sma | daśa ca devakanyāsahasrāṇi chatradhvajapatākā­pari­gṛhītā avasthitāḥ saṃdṛśyate sma | bahūni cāpsaraḥśatasahasrāṇi śaṅkha­bherīmṛdaṅgapaṇavaiḥ ghaṇṭāvasaktaiḥ pratīkṣamāṇānyavasthitāni saṃdṛśyante sma | sarve vāyavaścāvasthitā na vānti sma | sarvanadī ca prasravaṇāni ca na vahanti sma | candrasūryavimānāni nakṣatrajyotirgaṇāśca na vahanti sma | puṣyaṃ ca nakṣatrayuktamabhūt | ratnajālaparisphuṭaṃ ca rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya gṛhaṃ saṃsthitamabhūt | vaiśvānaraśca na jvalati sma | kūṭā­gāraprāsādatoraṇadvārakataleṣu ca maṇi­ratnānyabhipralambamānāni ca saṃdṛśyante sma | dūṣyagañjāśca viviratnagañjāśca prāvṛtāḥ saṃdṛśyante sma | kākolūkagṛdhravṛkaśṛgālaśabdāścāntarhitā abhūvan | sujātajātaśabdāśca śrūyante sma | sarvajanapadakarmāntāśca samucchinnā abhūvan | utkūlanikūlāśca pṛthivīpradeśāḥ samāḥ samavasthitāḥ sarvavīthīcatvaraśṛṅgāṭakarathyāntarāpaṇamukhāni ca pāṇitalamṛṣṭānīva puṣpābhikīrṇāni virocante sma | sarvāśca gurviṇyaḥ samyaksukhena prasūyante sma | sarvaśālavanadevatāśca patreṣvardhakā­yāna­bhinirmāya namyamānāḥ sthitāḥ saṃdṛśyante sma | imāni dvātriṃśatpūrvanimittāni prādurabhūvan ||

atha khalu māyādevī bodhisattvasya janmakālasamayaṃ jñātvā bodhisattvasyaiva tejonubhāvena rātryāṃ prathame yāme rājānaṃ śuddhodanamupasaṃkramya gāthābhirabhyabhāṣata—

deva śṛṇu hi mahyaṃ bhāṣato yaṃ mataṃ me aciraciracireṇā jāta udyānabuddhiḥ |
yadi ca tava na roṣo naiva doṣo na mohaḥ kṣipramahu vrajeyā krīḍaudyānabhūmim ||

tvamiha tapasi khinno dharmacittaprayukto ahu ca cirapraviṣṭā śuddhasattvaṃ dharentī |
drumavara pratibuddhāḥ phullitā śālavṛkṣāḥ yukta bhaviya devā gantumudyānabhūmim ||

ṛtupravara vasanto yoṣitāṃ maṇḍanīyo bhramaravaravighuṣṭāḥ kokilabarhigītāḥ |
śuciruciravicitrā bhrāmyate puṣpareṇuḥ sādhu dadahi ājñāṃ gacchamo mā vilambaḥ ||

vacanamimu śruṇitvā deviye pārthivendraḥ
tuṣṭo muditacittaḥ pāriṣadyānavocat |
hayagajarathaṃ paṅktyā vāhanā yojayadhvaṃ
pravaraguṇasamṛddhāṃ lumbinīṃ maṇḍayadhvam ||

nīlagirinikāśāṃ meghavarṇānubaddhāṃ viṃśati ca sahasrān yojayadhvaṃ gajānām |
maṇikanakavicitrāṃ hemajālopagūḍhāṃ ghaṇṭarucirapārśvān ṣaḍviṣāṇāṃ gajendrān ||

himarajatanikāśāṃ muñjakeśāṃ sukeśāṃ viṃśati ca sahasrān yojayadhvaṃ hayānām |
kanakaracitapārśvā kiṅkiṇījālalambā pavanajavitavegā vāhanā pārthivasya ||

naragaṇa raṇaśauṇḍān śūra saṃgrāmakāmān asidhanuśaraśaktipāśakhaḍgāgrahastān |
viṃśati ca sahasrān yojayadhvaṃ suśīghraṃ māya saparivārāṃ rakṣathā apramattā ||

maṇi­kana­kaniṣiktāṃ lumbinīṃ kārayadhvaṃ vividhavasanaratnaiḥ sarvavṛkṣāṃ pravethā |
vividhakusumacitraṃ nandanaṃ vā surāṇāṃ vadatha ca mama śīghraṃ sarvametaṃ vidhāya ||

vacanamimu niśamyā pāriṣadyaiḥ kṣaṇena vāhana kṛta sajjā lumbinī maṇḍitā sā |
pāriṣadya āha—
jaya jaya hi narendrā āyu pālehi dīrghaṃ sarva kṛtu yathoktaṃ kāru deva pratīkṣa ||

so ca naravarendro hṛṣṭacitto bhavitvā gṛhavaramanuviṣṭo iṣṭikānevamāha |
yasya ahu manāpo yā ca me prītikāmā sā mi kuruta ājñāṃ maṇḍayitvātmabhāvam ||

varasurabhisugandhāṃ bhāvaraṅgāṃ vicitrāṃ vasana mṛdumanojñāṃ prāvṛṇothā udagrāḥ |
urasi vigalitānāṃ muktahārā bhavethā ābharaṇavibhūṣāṃ darśayethādya sarvāḥ ||

tuṇapaṇavamṛdaṅgāṃ vīṇaveṇūmukuṇḍāṃ tūryaśatasahasrān yojayadhvaṃ manojñāṃ |
bhūya kuruta harṣaṃ devakanyāna yūyaṃ śrutva madhuraghoṣaṃ devatāpi spṛheyuḥ ||

ekarathavaresmiṃ tiṣṭhatāṃ māyadevī mā ca puruṣa istrī anya tatrāruheyā |
nāri vividhavarmā taṃ rathaṃ vāhayantāṃ mā ca pratikūlaṃ mā manāpaṃ śruṇeṣyā ||

hayagajarathapattīṃ sainyaśrīmadvicitrāṃ dvāri sthita nṛpasyā śrūyate uccaghoṣāḥ |
kṣubhitajalanidhirvā śrūyate eva śabdo + ++ +||

māya yada gṛhāto nirgatā dvāramūlaṃ ghaṇṭa śatasahasrā tāḍitā maṅgalārtham ||

so ca ratha vicitro maṇḍitaḥ pārthivena api ca maru­sahas­rairdivyasiṃ­hāsanebhiḥ |
caturi ratanavṛkṣā patrapuṣpopapetā abhinaditamanojñāṃ haṃsakrauñcān mayūrān ||

chatradhvajapatākāścocchritā vaijayantyaḥ kiṅkiṇivarajālaiśchāditaṃ divyavastraiḥ |
maruvadhu gaganesmiṃ taṃ rathaṃ prekṣayante divyamadhuraghoṣaṃ śrāvayantyaḥ stuvanti ||

upaviśati yadā sā māya siṃhāsanāgre pracalita trisahasrā medinī ṣaḍvikāram |
puṣpa maru kṣipiṃsū ambarāṃ bhrāmayiṃsū adya jagati śreṣṭho jāyate lumbinīye ||

caturi jagatipālāstaṃ rathaṃ vāhayante tridaśapatirapīndro mārgaśuddhiṃ karoti |
brahma puratu gacchī durjanāṃ vārayanto amaraśatasahasrāḥ prāñjalīkā namante ||

nṛpati muditacitto vīkṣate tāṃ viyūhāṃ tasya bhavati evaṃ vyakta yaṃ devadevo |
yasya caturi pālā brahma sendrāśca devāḥ kuruta vipulapūjāṃ vyakta yaṃ śuddhabhāvī ||

nāsti tribhavi sattvo yaḥ sahetpūjametāṃ deva atha ca nāgāḥ śakra brahmā ca pālāḥ |
mūrdha tada phaleyā jīvitaṃ cāsya naśyet ayu puna atidevaḥ sarvapūjāṃ sahāti ||

atha khalu bhikṣavo māyādevī caturaśītyā hayarathasahasraiḥ sarvālaṃkāravibhūṣitaiḥ parivṛtā caturaśītyā gajarathasahasraiḥ sarvālaṃkāravibhūṣitaiḥ caturaśītyā ca pattisahasraiḥ śūrairvīrairvarāṅgarūpibhiḥ susaṃ­naddhadṛḍhavarmakavacitairanu­pari­gṛhītā ṣaṣṭyā ca śākyakanyāsahasraiḥ puraskṛtā catvāriṃśatā ca sahasrai rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya jñātikulaprasūtaiḥ śākyaiḥ vṛddhadaharamadhyamaiḥ saṃrakṣitā, ṣaṣṭyā ca sahasrai rājñaḥ śuddhodanasyāntaḥpureṇa gītavādya­samyak­tūryatāḍāvacara­saṃ­gīti­saṃ­pravā­ditena parivṛtā, caturaśītyā ca devakanyāsahasraiḥ parivṛtā, caturaśītyā ca nāgakanyāsahasraiḥ caturaśītyā ca gandharvakanyāsahasraiḥ caturaśītyā ca kinnarakanyāsahasraiḥ caturaśītyā cāsurakanyāsahasraiḥ nānāv­yūhālaṃ­kārālaṃ­kṛtābhiḥ nānā­gītavādyavarṇabhāṣiṇībhiranugamyamānā niryāti sma | sarvaṃ ca lumbinīvanaṃ gandhodakasiktaṃ divyapuṣpābhikīrṇīkṛtamabhūt | sarvavṛkṣāśca tasmin vanavare akālapatrapuṣpaphalāni dadanti sma | devaiśca tathā tadvanaṃ samalaṃkṛtamabhūt tadyathāpi nāma miśrakāvanaṃ devānāṃ samalaṃkṛtam ||

atha khalu māyādevī lumbinīvanamanupraviśya tasmādrathavarādavatīrya naramarukanyāparivṛtā vṛkṣeṇa vṛkṣaṃ paryaṭantī vanādvanaṃ caṃkramyamāṇā drumād drumaṃ nirīkṣamāṇā anupūrveṇa yenāsau plakṣo mahā­dru­marat­navarapravaraḥ suvibhaktaśākhaḥ samapatramañjarīdharo divyamānuṣya­nānā­puṣpa­saṃ­puṣpito varapravarasurabhigandhi­nānā­gandhi­nānā­raṅga­vastrā­bhipralambito vividha­maṇi­vicitraprabhojjvalitaḥ sarvaratnamūladaṇḍaśākhā­patra­samalaṃ­kṛtaḥ suvibhaktavistīrṇaśākhaḥ karatalanibhe bhūmibhāge suvibhaktavistīrṇanīlatṛṇama­yūrag­rīvā­saṃ­nibhe kācilindikasukhasaṃsparśe dharaṇītale saṃsthitaḥ pūrvajinajanetryābhinivāsitaḥ devasaṃgītyanugītaḥ śubhavimalaviśuddhaḥ śuddhāvāsa­deva­śata­sahas­raiḥ praśānta­citta­irabhinata­jaṭā­makuṭāvalambitāvanatamūrdhabhirabhinandya­mānastaṃ plakṣavṛkṣamupajagāma ||

atha sa plakṣavṛkṣo bodhisattvasya tejonubhāvenāvanamya praṇamati sma | atha māyādevī gaganatalagateva vidyut dṛṣṭiṃ dakṣiṇaṃ bāhuṃ prasārya plakṣaśākhāṃ gṛhītvā salīlaṃ gaganatalaṃ prekṣamāṇā vijṛmbhamānā sthitābhūt | atha tasmin samaye ṣaṣṭyapsaraḥśatasahasrāṇi kāmāvacaradevebhya upasaṃkramya māyādevyā upasthāne paricaryāṃ kurvanti sma ||

evaṃrūpeṇa khalu puna ṛddhiprātihāryeṇa samanvāgato bodhisattvo mātuḥ kukṣigato ’sthāt | sa paripūrṇānāṃ daśānāṃ māsānāmatyayena māturdakṣiṇapārśvānniṣk­ramati sma smṛtaḥ saṃprajānannanupalipto garbhamalairyathā nānyaḥ kaściducyate ’nyeṣāṃ garbhamala iti ||

tasmin khalu punarbhikṣavaḥ samaye śakro devānāmindro brahmā ca sahāpatiḥ purataḥ sthitāvabhūtām, yau bodhisattvaṃ paramagauravajātau divyakāśikavastrāntaritaṃ sarvāṅgapratyaṅgaiḥ smṛtau saṃprajñau pratigṛhṇāte sma ||

yasmiṃśca kūṭāgāre bodhisattvo mātuḥ kukṣigato ’sthāt, taṃ brahmā sahāpatirbrahmakāyikāśca devaputrā abhyutkṣipya brahmalokaṃ caityārthaṃ pūjārthaṃ copanāmayāmāsuḥ | aparigṛhītaḥ khalu punarbodhisattvaḥ kenacinmanuṣyabhūtena, atha tahi bodhisattvaṃ devatāḥ prathamataraṃ pratigṛhṇanti sma ||

atha bodhisattvo jātamātraḥ pṛthivyāmavatarati sma | samanantarāvatīrṇasya ca bodhisattvasya mahāsattvasya mahāpṛthivīṃ bhittvā mahāpadmaṃ prādurabhūt | nandopanandau ca nāgarājānau gaganatale ’rdhakāyau sthitvā śītoṣṇe dve vāridhāre ’bhinirbhiṃttvā bodhisattvaṃ snāpayataḥ sma | śakrabrahmalokapālāḥ pūrvaṃgamāścānye ca bahavo devaputrāḥ śatasahasrā ye bodhisattvaṃ jātamātraṃ nānā­gandhodakamukta­kusumaiḥ snāpayantyabhyavakiranti sma | antarikṣe ca dve cāmare ratnacchatraṃ ca prādurbhūtam | sa tasmin mahāpadme sthitvā caturdiśamavalokayati sma | (caturdiśamavalokya) siṃhāvalokitaṃ mahāpuruṣāvalokitaṃ vyavalokayati sma ||

tasmin khalu punaḥ samaye bodhisattvaḥ pūrv­akuśala­mūlavipākajenāpratihatena divyacakṣuprādurbhūtena divyena cakṣuṣā sarvāvantaṃ trisāhastraṃ mahāsāhastraṃ lokadhātuṃ sana­gara­nigamajana­pada­rāṣṭra­rāja­dhānīṃ sadevamānuṣaṃ paśyati sma | sarvasattvānāṃ ca cittacaritaṃ ca prajānāti sma | jñātvā ca vyavalokayati sma—asti tvasau kaścitsattvo yo mayā sadṛśaḥ śīlena vā samādhinā vā prajñayā vā kuśalamūlacaryayā vā | yadā ca bodhisattvaḥ trisāhas­ramahāsāhasralokadhātau na kaṃcitsattvamātmatulyaṃ paśyati sma, atha tasminsamaye bodhisattvaḥ siṃha iva vigatabhayabhairavo ’saṃtrastaḥ astambhī sucintitaṃ smṛtvā cintayitvā sarvasattvānāṃ cittacaritāni jñātvā aparigṛhīto bodhisattvaḥ pūrvāṃ diśamabhimukhaḥ sapta padāni prakrāntaḥ—pūrvaṃgamo bhaviṣyāmi sarveṣāṃ kuśalamūlānāṃ dharmāṇām | tasya prakramata uparyantarīkṣe ’parigṛhītaṃ divyaśvetavipulachatraṃ cāmaraśubhe gacchantamanugacchanti sma—yatra yatra ca bodhisattvaḥ padamutkṣipati sma, tatra tatra padmāni prādurbhavanti sma | dakṣiṇāṃ diśamabhimukhaḥ sapta padāni prakrāntaḥ—dakṣiṇīyo bhaviṣyāmi devamanuṣyāṇām | paścimāṃ diśamabhimukhaḥ sapta padāni prakāntaḥ | saptame sthitvā siṃha ivāhlādanātmikāṃ vācaṃ bhāṣate sma—ahaṃ loke jyeṣṭho ’haṃ loke śreṣṭhaḥ | iyaṃ me paścimā jātiḥ | kariṣyāmi jāti­jarā­mara­ṇa­duḥkhas­yāntam | uttarāṃ diśamabhimukhaḥ sapta padāni prakrāntaḥ—anuttaro bhaviṣyāmi sarvasattvānām | adhastāddiśamabhimukhaḥ sapta padāni prakrāntaḥ—nihaniṣyāmi māraṃ ca mārasenāṃ ca | sarvanairayikāṇāṃ ca nirayāgnipratighātāya saha dharmameghavṛṣṭiṃ varṣiṣyāmi, yena te sukhasamarpitā bhaviṣyanti | upariṣṭāddiśamabhimukhaḥ sapta padāni prakrāntaḥ, urdhvaṃ cāvalokayati sma—ullokanīyo bhaviṣyāmi sarvasattvānām | samanantarabhāṣitā ceyaṃ bodhisattvena vākū | atha tasmin samaye ayaṃ trisāhas­ramahāsāhasraloka­dhātuḥ svareṇābhivijñāpto ’bhūt | iyaṃ bodhisattvasya karmavipākajā abhijñādharmatā ||

yadā bodhisattvaścaramabhavika upajāyate, yadā cānuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­budhyate, tadā asyemānyevaṃrūpāṇi ṛddhiprātihāryāṇi bhavanti—tasmin khalu punarbhikṣavaḥ samaye saṃhṛṣitaromakūpajātāḥ sarvasattvā abhūvan | mahataśca pṛthivīcālasya loke prādurbhāvo ’bhūt bhairavasya romaharṣaṇasya | aghaṭṭitāni ca divyamānuṣyakāni tūryāṇi saṃpravāditāni | sarvartukālikāśca vṛkṣāstasmin samaye trisāhas­ramahāsāhasralokadhātau saṃkusumitāḥ phalitāśca | viśuddhācca gaganatalānmeghaśabdaḥ śrūyate sma | apagatameghācca gaganācchanaiḥ sūkṣmasūkṣmo devaḥ pravarṣati sma | nānā­varṣadivya­kusuma­vastrā­bharaṇagandhacūrṇavyāmiśrāḥ paramasukhasaṃsparśāśca saumyāḥ sugandhavātāḥ pravāyanti sma | vyapagatatamorajodhūmanīhārāśca sarvadiśaḥ suprasannā virājante sma | upari­ṣṭāccāntarikṣādadṛśyā gambhīrā mahābrahmaghoṣāḥ saṃśrūyante sma | sarvacandrasūryaśakra­brahma­lokapālaprabhāścābhibhūtā abhūvan | paramasukhasaṃsparśayā ca sarva­sattva­kāya­citta­sukha­saṃ­jananyā lokottarayā aneka­śata­sahas­ravarṇaprabhayā sarvatrisāhas­ramahāsāhasraloka­dhātuḥ parisphuṭo ’bhūt | samantarajātasya khalu punarbodhi­sattvas­yai­kānta­sukhasamarpitāḥ sarvasattvā babhūvuḥ | sarvarāgadveṣamohadarpārativiṣādabhayalobherṣyāmātsaryavi­gatāḥ sarvākuśalakriyāprativiratā vyādhitānāṃ sattvānāṃ vyādhaya upaśāntāḥ | kṣutpipāsitānāṃ sattvānāṃ kṣutpipāsā prasrabdhābhūt | madyamadamattānāṃ ca sattvānāṃ madāpagamaḥ saṃvṛttaḥ | unmattaiśca smṛtiḥ pratilabdhā | cakṣurvikalaiśca sattvaiścakṣuḥ pratilabdham, śrotravikalaiśca sattvaiḥ śrotram | aṅgapratyaṅgavikalendriyāścāvikalendriyāḥ saṃvṛttāḥ | daridraiśca dhanāni pratilabdhāni | bandhanabaddhāśca bandhanebhyo vimuktāḥ | āvīcimādiṃ kṛtvā sarvanairayikāṇāṃ sattvānāṃ sarvakāraṇād duḥkhaṃ tasminsamaye prasrabdham | tiyagyonikānāmanyonyabhakṣaṇādi duḥkham, yamalokikānāṃ sattvānāṃ kṣutpipāsādiduḥkhaṃ vyupaśāntamabhūt ||

yadā ca bodhisattvo jātamātraḥ sapta padāni prakrānto ’bhūt, asaṃ­kh­yeyākalpa­koṭina­yuta­śata­sahas­raiḥ sucaritacaraṇair­mahā­vīrya­mahās­thāma­dharma­tāpratilambhena tasmin samaye daśadiglokadhātusthitā buddhā bhagavantastaṃ pṛthvīpradeśaṃ vajramayadhitiṣṭhanti sma | yena mahāpṛthivī tasmin pradeśe nāvatīryata, tāvan­mahā­bala­vegasamanvāgato hi bhikṣavo jātamātro bodhisattvaḥ sapta padāni prakrānto ’bhūt | sarvalokāntarikāśca tasmin samaye mahatāvabhāsena sphuṭā abhūvan | mahāṃśca tasmin samaye gītaśabdo ’bhūnnṛtyaśabdaḥ | aprameyāśca tasmin samaye puṣpacūrṇagandhamālyaratnābharaṇavastrameghā abhipravarṣanti sma | paramasukhasamarpitāśca sarvasattvā abhūvan | saṃkṣepādacintyā sā kriyābhūt, yadā bodhisattvo loke prādurabhūt sarvalokābhyudgataḥ ||

atha khalvāyuṣmānānandaḥ utthāyāsanādekāṃ­sa­mutta­rāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvā dakṣiṇajānumaṇḍalaṃ pṛthivyāṃ pratiṣṭhāpya yena bhagavāṃstenāñjaliṃ praṇamya bhagavantametadavocat—sarvasattvānāṃ bhagavaṃstathāgata āścaryabhūto ’bhūt, bodhisattvabhūt evādbhuta­dharma­samanvāgataśca | kaḥ punarvādaḥ evaṃ hyanuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­buddhaḥ | eṣo ’haṃ bhagavaṃścatuṣpañcakṛtvo ’pi daśakṛtvo ’pi yāvatpañcāśatkṛtvo ’pi śatakṛtvo ’pi yāvadanekaśatasahasraśo ’pyahaṃ bhagavan buddhaṃ bhagavantaṃ śaraṇaṃ gacchāmi ||

evamukte bhagavānāyuṣmanta­māna­ndametadavocat—bhaviṣyanti khalu punarānanda anāgate ’dhvani kecidbhikṣavo ’bhāvitakāyā abhāvitacittā abhāvitaśīlā abhāvitaprajñā bālā apaṇḍitā ābhimānikā uddhatā unnatā asaṃvṛtā vikṣiptacittāḥ kāṅkṣāparīttā vicikitsābahulā aśraddhāḥ śramaṇamalāḥ śramaṇapratirūpakāḥ | te na śraddāsyanti imāmevaṃrūpāṃ bodhisattvasya garbhāvakrāntipariśuddhim | te ’nyonyamekānte saṃnipātyaivaṃ vakṣyanti—paśyata bho yūyametadapūjyamānaṃ bodhisattvasya kila mātuḥ kukṣigatasyoccāraprasrāvamaṇḍo­pari­miśrasya īdṛśī vibhūtirāsīt | sa ca kila abhiniṣkrāman māturdakṣiṇāyāḥ kukṣeranupalipto garbhamalenābhūditi | kathametadyojyate? na punaste mohapuruṣā evaṃ jñāsyanti—na sukṛtakarmaṇāṃ sattvānāmuccāraprasrāvamaṇḍe kāyaḥ saṃbhavatīti | bhadrikā khalvapi tathārūpāṇāṃ sattvānāṃ garbhāvakrāntirbhavati | garbhāvasthitaśca sattvānukampayā hi bodhisattvo manuṣyaloke upapadyate, na devabhūta eva dharmacakraṃ pravartayati | tatkasmāt? mā khalvānanda sattvāḥ kausīdyamāpatsyante | devabhūtaḥ sa bhagavān tathāgato ’rhan samyaksaṃbuddhaḥ, vayaṃ tu manuṣyamātrāḥ | na vayaṃ samarthāstatsthānaṃ paripūrayitumiti kausīdyamāpadyeran | na khalu punasteṣāṃ mohapuruṣāṇāṃ dharmastainyakānāmevaṃ bhaviṣyati—acintyo hi sa sattvaḥ, nāsāvasmābhiḥ prāmāṇikaḥ kartavya iti | api tu khalvānanda buddhaṛddhiprātihāryamapi te tasmin kāle nāvakalpayiṣyanti, kimaṅga punarbodhisattvabhūtasya tathāgatasya bodhisattvaprātihāryāṇi | paśya ānanda kiyantaṃ te mohapuruṣā bahvapuṇyābhi­saṃs­kā­rama­bhi­saṃs­kariṣyanti, ye buddhadharmān pratikṣepsyanti lābhasatkāraślokābhibhūtā uccāralagnā lābhasatkārābhibhūtā itarajātīyāḥ ||

ānanda āha—mā maivaṃrūpā bhagavan anāgate ’dhvani bhikṣavo bhaviṣyanti ya imāmevaṃ bhadrikāṃ sūtrāntāṃ pratikṣepsyanti pratipakṣaṃ pakṣanti ca ||

bhagavānāha—evaṃ­rūpāśca te ānanda sūtrāntāṃ prapikṣepsyanti, prativakṣyanti cānekaprakārān cānyān pāpakānabhi­saṃs­kārānabhi­saṃs­kariṣyanti | anarthikāśca te śrāmaṇyena bhaviṣyanti ||

ānanda āha—kā punarbhagavan teṣāṃ tathārūpāṇāmasatpuruṣāṇāṃ gatirbhaviṣyati? ko ’bhisaṃparāyaḥ?

bhagavānāha—yā gatirbuddha­bodhi­mantardhāyāpyatītānāgatapratyutpannāṃ­śca buddhān bhagavato ’tyākhyāya tāṃ te gatiṃ gamiṣyanti ||

atha khalvāyuṣmānānandaḥ saṃharṣitaromakūpajāto namo buddhāya ityuktvā bhagavantametadavocatmūrchā me bhagavan kāyasyābhūdimaṃ teṣāmasatpuruṣāṇāṃ samudācāraṃ śrutvā ||

bhagavānāha—na teṣāmānanda samācāro bhaviṣyati | viṣamasamudācārāḥ khalu punaste sattvā bhaviṣyanti | te tena viṣamena samudācāreṇavīcau mahānarake prapatiṣyanti | tatkasya hetoḥ? ye kecidānanda bhikṣavo vā bhikṣuṇyo vā upāsako vā upāsikā vā imānevaṃrūpān sūtrāntān śrutvā nādhimokṣyanti na śraddhāsyanti na prativetsyanti, te cyutāḥ samānā avīcau mahānarake prapatiṣyanti | mā ānanda tathāgatāprāmāṇikaṃ akārṣuḥ | tatkasmāddhetoḥ? aprameyo hyānanda tathāgato gambhīro vipulo duravagāhaḥ | yeṣāṃ keṣāṃcidānanda imānevaṃrūpān sūtrāntāñchrutvopapatsyate prītiprāmodyam, prasādalābhāstaiḥ sattvaiḥ sulabdhāḥ | amoghaṃ ca teṣāṃ jīvitam, amoghaṃ ca teṣāṃ mānuṣyam, sucaritacaraṇāśca te, ādattaṃ ca taiḥ sāram, muktāśca te tribhyo ’pāyebhyaḥ, bhaviṣyanti ca te putrāstathāgatasya, pariprāptaṃ ca taiḥ sarvakāryam, amoghaśca teṣāṃ śraddhāpratilambhaḥ, suvibhakta ca tai rāṣṭrapiṇḍam, prasannāśca te ’grasattvaiḥ, saṃchinnāstairmārapāśāḥ, nistīrṇaśca taiḥ saṃsārāṭavīkāntāraḥ, samuddhṛtaśca taiḥ śokaśalyaḥ, anuprāptaṃ ca taiḥ prāmodyavastu, sugṛhītāni ca taiḥ śaraṇagamanāni, dakṣiṇīyāśca te pūjārhāḥ, durlabhaprādurbhāvāśca te loke, dakṣiṇīyāśca te dhārayitavyāḥ | tatkasya hetoḥ? tathā hi—te sarvaloke imamevaṃ sarvalokavipratyanīkaṃ tathāgatadharmaṃ śraddadhanti | na te ānanda sattvā avarakeṇa kuśalamūlena samanvāgatā bhavanti | te cānanda sattvā mamaikajātipratibaddhāni mitrāṇi bhaviṣyanti | tatkasmāddhetoḥ? kaścidānanda śravaṇādeva priyo bhavati manāpaśca na tu darśanena | kaścidānanda darśanenāpi priyo bhavati manāpaśca na tu khalu punaḥ śravaṇena | kaścidānanda darśanenāpi śravaṇenāpi priyo bhavati manāpaśca | teṣāṃ keṣāṃcidānanda ahaṃ darśanena vā śravaṇena vā priyo manāpo bhaveyaṃ niṣṭhāṃ tvaṃ tatra gacchethāḥ—na tāni mamaikajātipratibaddhāni mitrāṇi | dṛṣṭāste tathāgatena, mocayitavyāste tathāgatena, te samaguṇapratyaṃśāḥ, te tathāgataguṇapratyaṃśāḥ, te tathāgatena kartavyā upāsakāḥ, te tathāgataṃ śaraṇaṃ gatāḥ, upāttāste tathāgatena | mamāntikāt khalvapyānanda pūrvaṃ bodhisattvacaryāmeva tāvaccarato ye kecidbhayārditāḥ sattvā āgatya abhayaṃ pratiyācante sma, tebhyo ’haṃ sattvebhyo ’bhayaṃ dattvān, kimaṅga punaretarhyanuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­buddhaḥ | śraddhāyāmānanda yogaḥ karaṇīyaḥ | idaṃ tathāgato vijñāpayati | yadānanda tathāgatena yuṣmākaṃ karaṇīyaṃ kṛtam, tattathāgatena śodhito mānaśalyaḥ | śravaṇenāpyānanda mitrasya nanu yojanaśatāntaramapi gacchanti, gatvā ca sukhitā bhavanti adṛṣṭapūrvaṃ mitraṃ dṛṣṭvā | kaḥ punarvādo ye māṃ niśritya kuśalamūlānyavaropayanti | jñāsyantyānanda tathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhāḥ—pūrva mitrāṇyete sattvāstathāgatānām, asmākamapyete mitrāṇi bhavantīti | tatkasmāt khalu punarānanda mitraṃ mitrasya priyaṃ ca manāpaṃ ca bhavati? tasyāpi (tadapi) priyameva bhavati, mitrasya yatpriyaṃ mitram, tadapi priyameva bhavati manāpaṃ ca | tasmāttarhyānanda ārocayāmi ca prativedayāmi ca | śraddhāmātrakamut­pād­ayatha | anuparindiṣyāmo vayamanāgatānāṃ tathāgatānāmarhatāṃ samyaksaṃbuddhānāmantike, te ’smākamapi mitrāṇīti viditvā yathābhiprāyaṃ paripūrayiṣyanti | tadyathāpi nāma ānanda kasyacideva puruṣasyaikaputrako bhavet suvayāḥ pradakṣiṇagrāhī | sa ca puruṣo bahumitro bhavet | sa tasmin pitari kālagate na hi vihanyeta pitṛmitrasuparigṛhītaḥ | evabheva ānanda ye kecinmama śraddhāsyanti tānahamupādadāmi | mitrāṇīva mama tāni | (te) mama śaraṇaṃ gatāḥ | bahumitraśca tathāgataḥ | tāni ca tathāgatasya mitrāṇi bhūtavādīni na mṛṣāvādīni | anuparindāmyahaṃ bhūtavādīnām | yāni tathāgatasya mitrāṇyanāgatāstathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā | śraddhāyāmānanda yogaḥ karaṇīyaḥ | atrāhaṃ yuṣmān vijñāpayāmīti ||

iti hi jāte bodhisattve gaganatala­gatān­yap­saraḥ­koṭina­yuta­śata­sahas­rāṇi divyaiḥ puṣpadhūpagandhamālya­vilepana­vastrā­bharaṇairmāyādevīmabhyavakiranti sma | tatredamucyate—

śubhavimalaviśuddhahemaprabhā candrasūryaprabhā
ṣaṣṭi daśasahasra devāpsarā mañjughoṣasvarāḥ |
tasmi kṣaṇi upetya tāṃ lumbinīṃ māyadevyabruvan
mā khu jani viṣādu tuṣṭā bhavopasthāyikāṣte vayam ||

bhaṇahi kiṃ karaṇīyu kiṃ kurmahe kena kāryaṃ ca te
vayaṃ tava susamarthopasthāyikā premabhāvasthitāḥ |
api ca bhava udagra harṣānvitā mā ca khedaṃ janehi
jarāmaraṇavighāti vaidyottamaṃ adya devī janeṣī laghum ||

yatha druma pariphulla saṃpuṣpitā śālavṛkṣā ime
yatha ca marusahasra pārśve sthitā bhrāmayanto bhujān |
yatha ca cali sasāgarā medinī ṣaḍvikārā iyaṃ
divi divi ca vighuṣṭa lokottaraṃ tvaṃ janeṣī sutam ||

yatha ca prabha viśuddha vibhrājate svarṇavarṇa śubhā
tūryaśata manojñā cāghaṭṭitā ghuṣyayante ’mbare |
yatha ca śatasahasra śuddhā śubhā vītarāgāḥ surā
namiṣu muditacittā adyo jane sarvaloke hitam ||

śakramapi ca brahmapālāpi cānyā ca yā devatā
tuṣṭamuditacittā pārśve sthitā nāmayanto bhujām |
so ca puruṣasiṃha śuddhavrato (bhittva) kukṣinirdhāvito
kanakagirinikāśa śuddhavrato niṣkramī nāyakaḥ ||

śakramapi ca brahma tau pāṇibhiḥ saṃpratīcchā muniṃ
kṣetra śatasahasra saṃkampitā ābha muktā śubhā |
api ca triṣu apāyi sattvā sukhī nāsti duḥkhaṃ puna
amaraśatasahasra puṣpāṃ kṣipī bhrāmayantyambarān ||

vīryabalaupeta vajrātmikā medinī saṃsthitā (’bhuttadā)
padmu ruciracitru abhyudgato yatra (cakrāṅgacitrebhiḥ) padbhyāṃ sthito (’pi) nāyakaḥ |
sapta pada kramitva brahmasvaro muñci ghoṣottamaṃ
jaramaraṇavighāti vaidyottamo bheṣyi sattvottamaḥ ||

gaganatala sthihitva brahmottamo śakradevottamaḥ
śuciruciraprasannagandhodakairvisnapī nāyakam |
api ca uragarājā śītoṣṇa dve vāridhāre śubhe (vyamuñcatāntarīkṣe sthitāḥ)
amara śatasahasra gandhodakairvisnapī nāyakam ||

lokapālāśca saṃbhrānta saṃdhārayantī karaiḥ śobhanaiḥ |
trisahasrā iyaṃ bhūmiḥ kampate sacarācarā ||

prabhā ca rucirā muktā apāyāśca viśodhitāḥ |
kleśaduḥkhāśca te śāntā jāte lokavināyake ||

kṣipanti marutaḥ puṣpaṃ jāte ’sminnaranāyake |
krama sapta padāṃ vīraḥ kramate balavīryavān ||

pādau nikṣipate yatra bhūmau padmavarāḥ śubhāḥ |
abhyudgacchaṃstato mahyāṃ sarvaratnavibhūṣitāḥ ||

yadā sapta padāṃ gatvā brahmasvaramudāhari |
jarāmaraṇavighāti bhiṣagvara ivodgataḥ ||

vyavalokayitvā ca viśārado diśaḥ tato girāṃ muñcati arthayuktām |
jyeṣṭho ’haṃ sarvalokasya śraṣṭho (loke vināyakaḥ) iyaṃ ca jātirmama paścimā (iti) ||

hāsyaṃ ca muktaṃ naranāyakena salokapālairmarubhiśca sendraiḥ |
prasanna­citta­irvaragandhavāribhiḥ saṃskārito lokahitārthakārī ||

api coragendraiḥ sahitaiḥ samagraiḥ gandhogradhārāvisaraiḥ snapiṃsu |
anye ’pi devā nayutā (sthitāḥ) ’ntarīkṣe snapiṃsu gandhāgrajine svayaṃbhum ||

śvetaṃ ca vipulaṃ chatraṃ cāmarāṃśca śubhāmbarān |
antarīkṣe gatā devāḥ snāpayanti nararṣabham ||

pañcakulikaśatāni prasūyante sma |

puruṣa tvaritu gatva śuddhodanamabravīt harṣito
vṛddhi vipula jātu devā suto bhūṣito lakṣaṇaiḥ |
mahakularatanasya (vṛddhibhūtā) vyakto asau cakravartīśvaraḥ
na ca bhavi pratiśatru jambudhvaje ekachatro bhavet ||

dvitiyu puruṣu gatva (rājñi) śuddhodane śleṣayitvā krame
vṛddhi vipula deva jātā nṛpe śākiyānāṃ kule |
pañcaviṃśatisahasra jātāḥ sutāḥ śākiyānāṃ gṛhe
sarvi balaupeta nagnāḥ samā duṣpradharṣā paraiḥ ||

aparu puruṣa āha devā śruṇā nandaśabdaṃ mamā
chandakapramukhāni ceṭīsutā jāta aṣṭau śatā |
api ca daśasahasra jātā hayāḥ kaṇṭhakasya sakhā
turagavarapradhāna hemaprabhā mañjukeśā varāḥ ||

viṃśati ca sahasra paryantakāḥ koṭṭarājāstathā
nṛpati kramatalebhi cānvākramī sādhu devā jayā |
ājñā khalu dadāhi gacchāma kiṃ vā karomo nṛpā
tvamiha vaśitu prāptu bhṛtyā vayaṃ bhaṭṭa devā jayā ||

viṃśati ca sahasra nāgottamā hemajālojjvalā
tvaritamupagamiṃsu rājño gṛhaṃ garjamānā nabhe |
kṛṣṇaśabala vatsa gopāmukhā jāta ṣaṣṭiśatā
iyamapi suti devadevottame vṛddhi rājño gṛhe ||

api ca nṛpati gaccha prekṣa svayaṃ sarvameva prabho (puṇyateja prabho)
naramarutasahasra ye harṣitā dṛṣṭva jāte guṇāṃ |
bodhivara aśoka saṃprasthitāḥ kṣipra bhomā jināḥ ||
iti ||

iti hi bhikṣavo jāte bodhisattve tatkṣaṇaṃ dānanisargaḥ punaruttari pravartate sma | pañca ca kulikāśatāni prasūyante sma, daśa ca kanyāsahasrāṇi yaśovatīpramukhāni | aṣṭau dāsīśatāni aṣṭau dāsaśatāni chandakapramukhāni | daśa vaḍavāsahasrāṇi daśa kiśorasahasrāṇi kaṇṭhakapramukhāni | pañca kareṇusahasrāṇi pañca piṅgasahasrāṇi prasūyante sma | tāni sarvāṇi rājñā śuddhodanena pustavaropitāni kumārasya krīḍārthaṃ dattānyabhūvan ||

caturṇāṃ ca dvīpakoṭīśatasahasrāṇāṃ madhye pṛthivīpradeśe aśvatthayaṣṭiḥ prādurabhūdantardvīpe ca candanavanaṃ prādurbabhūva bodhisattvasya paribhogārthaṃ bodhi­sattvas­yaivānubhāvena | pañca codyānaśatāni samantānnagarasya prādurbabhūvurbodhi­sattvasya paribhogāya | pañca ca nidhānasahasrāṇi dharaṇītalādutplutya mukhaṃ darśayanti sma | iti hi ye kecidrājñaḥ śuddhodanasyārthābhipretā abhūvan, te sarve samṛddhābhipretā abhūvan saṃsiddhāḥ ||

tato rājñaḥ śuddhodanasyaitadabhūt—kimahaṃ kumārasya nāmadheyaṃ kariṣyāmīti | tato ’syaitadabhūt—asya hi jātamātreṇa mama sarvārthāḥ saṃsiddhāḥ | yannvahamasya sarvārthasiddha iti nāma kuryām | tato rājā bodhisattvaṃ mahatā satkāreṇa satkṛtya sarvārthasiddho ’yaṃ kumāro nāmnā bhavatu iti nāmāsyākārṣīt ||

iti hi bhikṣavo jāte bodhisattve mātuḥ kukṣipārśvamakṣatamanupahatamabhavad­yathā pūrvaṃ tathā paścāt | tritaviṣyandāmbukūpāḥ prādurabhūvan api ca sugandhatailapuṣkariṇyaḥ | pañcāpsaraḥ—sahasrāṇi divyagandha­pari­vāsitataila­pari­gṛhītāni bodhi­sattva­mātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujātajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | pañcāpsaraḥsahasrāṇi divyānulepanaparigṛhītāni bodhi­sattva­mātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujātajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | pañcāpsaraḥsahasrāṇi divyagandhodaka­pari­pūrṇaghaṭā­pari­gṛhītāni bodhi­sattva­mātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujātajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | paccāpsaraḥsahasrāṇi divyānulepanaparigṛhītani bodhi­sattva­mātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujātajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | pañcāpsaraḥsahasrāṇi divyadārakācīvara­pari­gṛhītāni bodhi­satvamātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujārajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | pañcāpsaraḥ—sahasrāṇi divyadārakābharaṇa­pari­gṛhītāni bodhi­sattva­mātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujātajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | pañcāpsaraḥsahasrāṇi divyatūrya­saṃ­gīti­saṃ­prabhaṇitena bodhi­sattva­mātaramupa­saṃk­ramya sujātajāte tāmaklāntakāyatāṃ ca paripṛcchanti sma | yāvantaśceha jambudvīpe bāhyāḥ pañcabhijñā ṛṣayaste sarve gaganatalenāgatya rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya purataḥ sthitvā jayavṛddhiśabdamanuśrāvayanti sma ||

iti hi bhikṣavo jātamātro bodhisattvaḥ saptarātraḥ lumbinīvane divyamānuṣyakaistūryatālāvacaraiḥ satkriyate sma, gurukriyate sma, mānyate sma, pūjyate sma, khādyabhojyasvādanīyāni viśrāṇyante sma | sarvaśākyagaṇāśca saṃ­nipāt­yāna­ndaśabdamudīrayanti sma, dānāni ca dadanti sma, puṇyāni ca kurvanti sma | dvātriṃśacca brāhmaṇaśatasahasrāṇi dine dine saṃtarpyante sma | yeṣāṃ ca yenārthena tebhyastaddīyate sma | śakraśca devānāmindro brahmā ca tasyāṃ brāhmaṇaparṣadi māṇavakarūpamabhinirmāyāgrāsane niṣadyemāṃ maṅgalyāṃ gāthāmabhyabhāṣatām—

apāyāśca yathā śāntā sukhī sarvaṃ yathā jagat |
dhruvaṃ sukhāvaho jātaḥ sukhe sthāpayitā jagat ||

yathā vitimirā cābhā ravicandrasuraprabhāḥ |
abhibhūtā na bhāsante dhruvaṃ puṇyaprabhodbhavaḥ ||

paśyantyanayanā yadvacchrotrahīnāḥ śruṇanti ca |
unmattakāḥ smṛtīmanto bhavitā lokacetiyaḥ ||

na bādhante yathā kleśā jātaṃ maitrajanaṃ jagat |
niḥsaṃśayaṃ brahmakoṭīnāṃ bhavitā pūjanārahaḥ ||

yathā saṃpuṣpitāḥ śālā medinī ca samā sthitā |
dhruvaṃ sarvajagatpūjyaḥ sarvajño ’yaṃ bhaviṣyati ||

yathā nirākulo loko mahāpadmo yathodbhavaḥ |
niḥsaṃśayaṃ mahātejā lokanātho bhaviṣyati ||

yathā ca mṛdukā vātā divyagandhopavāsitāḥ |
śamenti vyādhiṃ sattvānāṃ vaidyarājo bhaviṣyati ||

vītarāgā yathā ceme rūpadhātau marucchatāḥ |
kṛtāñjaliṃ namasyante dakṣiṇīyo bhaviṣyati ||

yathā ca manujā devān devāḥ paśyanti mānuṣān |
heṭhayanti na cānyonyaṃ sārthavāho bhaviṣyati ||

yathā ca jvalanaḥ śāntaḥ sarvā nadyaśca visthitāḥ |
sūkṣmaṃ ca kampate bhūmiḥ bhavitā tattvadarśakaḥ ||
iti ||

iti hi bhikṣavaḥ saptarātrajātasya bodhisattvasya mātā māyādevī kālamakarot | sā kālagatā trāyatriṃśati deveṣūpapadyata | syāt khalu punarbhikṣavo yuṣmākamevaṃ bodhisattvāparādhena māyādevī kālagateti? na khalvevaṃ draṣṭavyam | tatkasmāddhetoḥ? etat paramaṃ hi tasyā āyuṣpramāṇamabhūt | atītānāmapi bhikṣavo bodhisattvānāṃ saptarātrajātānāṃ janetryaḥ kālamakurvanta | tatkasmāddhetoḥ? vivṛddhasya hi bodhisattvasya pari­pūrṇ­endriyas­yābhiniṣkrāmato māturhṛdayaṃ sphuṭet ||

iti hi bhikṣavaḥ saptame divase yādṛśenaiva vyūhena māyādevī kapilavastuno mahā­nagarādud­yāna­bhūmi­mabhiniṣkrāntābhūt, tataḥ koṭī­śata­sahas­raguṇottareṇa mahāvyūhena bodhisattvaḥ kapilavastu mahānagaraṃ prāvikṣat | tasya ca praviśataḥ pañca pūrṇakumbhasahasrāṇi gandhodakaparipūrṇāni purato nīyante sma | evaṃ pañcakanyāsahasrāṇi mayūrahastakam­pari­gṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma | pañca ca kanyāsahasrāṇi tālavṛkṣakaparigṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma | pañca sa kanyāsahasrāṇi gandhodakabhṛṅ­gāra­pari­gṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma, mārgamavasiñcanti sma | pañca ca kanyāsahasrāṇi vicitrapaṭalaka­pari­gṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma | pañca ca kanyāsahasrāṇi navavicitrapralambanamālā­pari­gṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma | pañca ca kanyāsahasrāṇi ratnabhadrālaṃ­kāra­pari­gṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma, mārgaṃ śodhayanti sma | pañca ca kanyāsahasrāṇi bhadrāsanaparigṛhītāni purato gacchanti sma | pañca ca brāhmaṇasahasrāṇi ghaṇṭāparigṛhītāni māṅgalyaśabdaṃ śrāvayantaḥ purato gacchanti sma | viṃśati nāgasahasrāṇi sarvālaṃkāravibhūṣitāni purato gacchanti sma | viṃśati hayasahasrāṇi suvarṇālaṃkārasaṃchannāni sarvālaṃkāravibhūṣitāni purato gacchanti sma | aśīti rathasahasrāṇi uchritachatradhvajapatākākiṅkiṇījālasamalaṃ­kṛtāni bodhisattvasya pṛṣṭhato ’nucchanti sma | cattvāriṃ­śatpadāti­sahas­rāṇi śūrāṇāṃ vīrāṇāṃ varāṅgurūpiṇāṃ saṃ­naddhadṛḍhavarmakavacānāṃ bodhisattvaṃ gacchantamanugacchanti sma | gaganatalagatāni cāprameyā­saṃ­kh­yeyānyabhijñātāni kāmāvacarāṇāṃ rūpāvacara­deva­putrakoṭīna­yuta­śata­sahas­rāṇi nānāprakrā­raman­ekav­yūhairbodhi­sattvasya pūjāṃ kurvanto ’nugacchanti sma | yasmiṃśca varapravararathe bodhisattvaḥ samabhirūḍho ’bhūt, sa kāmāvacarairdeva­iran­eka­ir­mahāv­yūhaiḥ samalaṃkṛto ’bhūt | viṃśati ca devakanyāsahasrāṇi sarvālaṃkāravibhūṣitāni ratnasūtraparigṛhītāni taṃ rathaṃ vahanti sma | dvayoścāpsarasormadhye ekā mānuṣī kanyā dvayormānuṣīkanyayormadhye ekāpsarā | na cāpsaraso mānuṣīṇāmāmagandhaṃ jighranti sma | na ca mānuṣā apsarasāṃ rūpaṃ dṛṣṭvā pramādamāpadyante sma yadidaṃ bodhisattvasya tejonubhāvena ||

iti hi bhikṣavaḥ kapilāhvaye puravare sarvārthasiddhāya pañcamātraiḥ śākyaśataiḥ pañcagṛhaśatāni nirmāpitānyabhūvan bodhisattvamuddiśya | te bodhisattvaṃ nagaraṃ praviśantaṃ svasvagṛhadvāramūle sthitvā kṛtāñjalipuṭā abhinatakāyāḥ sagauravā evamāhuḥ—iha bhoḥ sarvārthasiddha praviśa | iha bho devātideva praviśa | iha bhoḥ śuddhasattva praviśa | iha bhoḥ sārathivara praviśa | iha bhoḥ prītiprāmodyakara praviśa | iha bho aninditayaśaḥ praviśa | iha bhoḥ samantacakṣu praviśa | iha bho asamasama praviśa | iha bho asadṛśaguṇatejodhara lakṣaṇānuvyañjanas­valaṃ­kṛtakāya praviśeti | tataścopādāya kumārasyeha sarvārthasiddhaḥ sarvārthasiddha iti saṃjñāmagamat ||

tatra rājā śuddhodanasteṣāṃ sarveṣāmanuvartanārthaṃ bodhisattvaṃ sarvagṛheṣu praveśya caturṇāṃ māsānāmatyayād­bodhi­sattvaṃ svagṛhe praveśayati sma | tatra ca nānāratnavyūho nāma mahāprāsādastaṃ bodhisattvaḥ samārūḍho ’bhūt | tatra te bṛddhavṛddhāḥ śākyāḥ saṃnipatyaivaṃ mataṃ cārayanti sma—kā nu khalu samarthā bodhisattvaṃ gopāyituṃ kelayituṃ mamāyituṃ hitacittatayā maitracittatayā guṇacittatayā saumyacittatayā ceti | tatra pañcamātrāṇi śākyavadhūśatāni | ekaikā evamāhūḥ—ahaṃ kumāramupasthāsya iti | tatra mahallakamahallikāḥ śākyā evamāhuḥ—sarvā etā vadhūkā navā dahnāstaruṇyaḥ rūpayauvanamadamattāḥ | naitāḥ samarthā bodhisattvaṃ kālena kālamupasthāpayitum | atha ca punariyaṃ mahāprajāpatī gautamī kumārasya mātṛsvasā | eṣā samarthā kumāraṃ samyaksukhena saṃvardhayitum, rājānaṃ ca śuddhodanamabhidhārayitum | iti hi te sarve samagrā bhūtvā mahāprajāpatīṃ gautamīmutsāhayanti sma | iti hi mahāprajāpatī gautamī kumāraṃ saṃvardhayati sma | tatra bodhisattvasyārthe dvātriṃśaddhātryaḥ saṃsthāpitā abhuvan aṣṭāvaṅgadhātryaḥ, aṣṭau kṣīradhātryaḥ, aṣṭau maladhātryaḥ, aṣṭau krīḍādhātryaḥ ||

tato rājā śuddhodanaḥ sarvaṃ śākyagaṇaṃ saṃnipātyaivaṃ mīmāṃsate sma—kiṃ nu khalvayaṃ kumāro rājā bhaviṣyati cakravartī, āhosvidabhiniṣkramiṣyati pravrajyāyai?

tena ca samayena himavataḥ parvatarājasya pārśve asito nāma maharṣiḥ prativasati sma pañcābhijñaḥ sārdhaṃ naradattena bhāgineyena | sa bodhisattvasya jātamātrasya bahūnyāścaryādbhutaprātihāryāṇyadrākṣīt | gaganatalagatāṃśca devaputrān buddhaśabdamanuśrāvayato ’mbarāṇi ca bhrāmayata itastataḥ pramuditān bhramato ’drākṣīt | tasyaitadabhūt—yannvahaṃ vyavalokayeyamiti | sa divyena cakṣuṣā sarvaṃ jambudvīpamanuvilokayannadrākṣīt kapilāhvaye mahāpuravare rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya gṛhe kumāraṃ jātaṃ śatapuṇyatejastejitaṃ sarvalokamahitaṃ dvātriṃ­śan­mahā­puruṣalakṣaṇaiḥ samalaṃkṛtagātram | dṛṣṭvā ca punarnaradattaṃ māṇavakamāmantrayate sma—yat khalu māṇavaka jānīyā jambudvīpe mahāratnamutpannam | kapilavastuni mahānagare rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya gṛhe kumāro jātaḥ śatapuṇyatejastejitaḥ sarvalokamahito dvātriṃ­śan­mahā­puruṣalakṣaṇaiḥ samanvāgataḥ | sacetso ’gāramadhyāvasiṣyati, rājā bhaviṣyati caturaṅgaścakravartī vijitavān dhārmiko dharmarājo jāna­padas­thāma­vīryaprāptaḥ saptaratnasamanvāgataḥ | tasyemāni sapta ratnāni bhavanti | tadyathā—cakraratnaṃ hastiratnaṃ aśvaratnaṃ maṇiratnaṃ strīratnaṃ gṛhapatiratnaṃ pariṇāyakaratnam | evaṃ saptaratnasaṃpūrṇaśca | asya putrasahasraṃ bhaviṣyati śūrāṇāṃ vīrāṇāṃ varāṅgarūpiṇāṃ parasainyapramardakānām | sa imaṃ mahāpṛthivīmaṇḍalaṃ samudra­pari­khamadaṇḍenā­śastreṇa svena (dharmeṇa) balenābhibhūyābhinirjitya rājyaṃ kariṣyatyaiśvaryādhipatyena | sacetpunaragārādanagārikāṃ pravrajiṣyati, tathāgato bhaviṣyati arhan samyaksaṃbuddho netā ananyaneyaḥ śāstā loke saṃbuddhaḥ | tadetarhyupa­saṃk­ramiṣyāvastad draṣṭumiti ||

atha khalvasito maharṣiḥ sārdhaṃ naradattena bhāgineyena rājahaṃsa iva gaganatalādabhyudgamya samutplutya yena kapilavastu mahānagaraṃ tenopasaṃkrāmat | upasaṃkramya ṛddhiṃ pratisaṃhṛtya padbhyāmeva kapilavastu mahānagaraṃ praviśya yena rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya niveśanaṃ tenopasaṃkrāmat | upasaṃkramya rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya gṛhadvāre ’sthāt ||

iti hi bhikṣavo ’sito maharṣiḥ paśyati sma rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya gṛhadvāre ’nekāni prāṇiśatasahasrāṇi saṃnipatitāni | atha khalvasito maharṣirdauvārikamupa­saṃk­ramyaivamāha—gaccha tvaṃ bhoḥ puruṣa rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya, nivedaya dvāre ṛṣirvyavasthita iti | parameti dauvāriko ’sitasya maharṣeḥ pratiśrutya yena rājā śuddhodanastenopa­saṃk­rāmat | upasaṃkramya kṛtāñjalipuṭo rājānaṃ śuddhodanamevamāha—yat khalu deva jānīyā ṛṣirjīrṇo vṛddho mahallako dvāre sthitaḥ | evaṃ ca vadati—rājānamahaṃ draṣṭukāma iti | atha rājā śuddhodano ’sitasya maharṣerāsanaṃ prajñāpya taṃ puruṣamevamāha—praviśatu ṛṣiriti | atha sa puruṣo rājakulānniṣkramyāsitaṃ maharṣimevamāha—praviśeti ||

atha khalvasito maharṣiryena rājā śuddhodanastenopa­saṃk­rāmat | upasaṃkramya purataḥ sthitvā rājānaṃ śuddhodanamevamāha—jaya jaya mahārāja, ciramāyuḥ pālaya, dharmeṇa rājyaṃ kārayeti ||

atha sa rājā śuddhodano ’sitasya maharṣerargha­pād­yamarcanaṃ ca kṛtvā sādhu suṣṭhu ca parigṛhya āsanenopanimantrayate sma | sukhopaviṣṭaṃ cainaṃ jñātvā sagauravaḥ supratīta evamāha—na smarāmyahaṃ tava ṛṣe darśanam | tatkenārthenehābhyāgato ’si, kiṃ prayojanam?

evamukte ’sito maharṣī rājānaṃ śuddhodanametadavocat—putraste mahārāja jātastamahaṃ draṣṭukāma ihāgata iti ||

rājā āha—svapiti maharṣe kumāraḥ | muhūrtamāgamaya yāvadutthāsyatīti ||

ṛṣiravocat—na mahārāja tādṛśā mahāpuruṣāściraṃ svapanti | jāgaraśīlāstādṛśāḥ satpuruṣā bhavanti ||

iti hi bhikṣavo bodhasattvo ’sitasya maharṣeranukampayā jāgaraṇanimittamakarot | atha khalu rājā śuddhodanaḥ sarvārthasiddhaṃ kumāramubhābhyāṃ pāṇibhyāṃ sādhu ca suṣṭhu cānuparigṛhya asitasya maharṣerantikamupanāmayati sma ||

iti hi asito maharṣirbodhi­sattva­mavalokya dvātriṃśatā mahāpuruṣalakṣaṇaiḥ samanvāgatamaśītyanuvyañjanasuvicitragātraṃ śakra­brahma­lokapālātir­eka­vapuṣaṃ dinakara­śata­sahas­rātir­eka­tejasaṃ sarvāṅgasundaraṃ dṛṣṭvā codānamudānayati sma—āścaryapudgalo batāyaṃ loke prādurbhūta, mahāścaryapudgalo batāyaṃ loke prādurbhūtaḥ ityutthāyāsanāt­kṛtāñjalipuṭo bodhisattvasya caraṇayoḥ praṇipatya pradakṣiṇīkṛtya ca bodhisattvamaṅkena parigṛhya nidhyāyannavasthito ’bhūt | so ’drākṣīdbodhisattvasya dvātriṃ­śan­mahā­puruṣalakṣaṇāni yaiḥ samanvāgatasya puruṣapudgalasya dve gatī bhavato nānyā | sacedagāramadhyāvasati rājā bhavati caturaṅgaścakravartī pūrvavadyāva­deva­iśvaryādhipatyena | sacetpunaragārādanagārikāṃ pravrajati tathāgato bhaviṣyati vighuṣṭaśabdaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhaḥ | sa taṃ dṛṣṭvā prārodīdaśrūṇi ca pravartayan gambhīraṃ ca niśvasati sma ||

adrākṣīdrājā śuddhodano ’sitaṃ maharṣiṃ rudantamaśrūṇi ca pravartayamānaṃ gambhīraṃ ca niśvasantam | dṛṣṭvā ca saṃ­harṣitaromakūpajātastvaritatvaritaṃ dīnamanā asitaṃ maharṣimetadavocat—kimidamṛṣe rodasi aśrūṇi ca pravartayasi gambhīraṃ ca niśvasasi? mā khalu kumārasya kācidvipratipattiḥ ||

evamukte ’sito maharṣī rājānaṃ śuddhodanamevamāha—nāhaṃ mahārāja kumārasyārthena rodimi, nāpyasya kācidvipratipattiḥ | kiṃ tvātmānamahaṃ rodimi | tatkasmāddhetoḥ? ahaṃ ca mahārāja jīrṇo vṛddho mahallakaḥ | ayaṃ ca sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāro ’vaśyamanuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­bhotsyati | abhisaṃbudhya cānuttaraṃ dharmacakraṃ pravartayiṣyati apravartitaṃ śramaṇena vā brāhmaṇena vā devena vā māreṇa vā anyena vā punaḥ kenacilloke sahadharmeṇa | sadevakasya lokasya hitāya sukhāya dharmaṃ deśayiṣyati ādau kalyāṇaṃ madhye kalyāṇaṃ paryavasāne kalyāṇam | svarthaṃ suvyañjanaṃ kevalaṃ paripūrṇaṃ pariśuddhaṃ paryavadātaṃ brahmacaryaṃ sattvānāṃ saṃprakāśayiṣyati | asmāttaṃ dharmaṃ śratvā jātidharmāṇaḥ sattvā jātyā parimokṣante | evaṃ jarāv­yādhi­mara­ṇaśoka­pari­deva­duḥkha­daurmanasyopāyāsebhyaḥ parimokṣante | rāgadveṣamohāgni­saṃ­taptānāṃ sattvānāṃ saddharmajalavarṣeṇa prahlādanaṃ kariṣyati | nānā­kudṛṣṭigrahaṇapraskandhānāṃ sattvānāṃ kupathaprayātānāmṛjumārgeṇa nirvāṇapathamupaneṣyati | saṃ­sārapañjaracārakāvaruddhānāṃ kleśabandhanabaddhānāṃ bandhananirmokṣaṃ kariṣyati | ajñāna­tamastimirapaṭala­parya­vanaddhanaya­nānāṃ sattvānāṃ prajñācakṣurutpādayiṣyati | kleśaśalyaviddhānāṃ sattvānāṃ śalyoddharaṇaṃ kariṣyati | tadyathā mahārāja audumbarapuṣpaṃ kadācitkarhicilloke utpadyate, evameva mahārāja kadācitkarhicidbahubhiḥ kalpakoṭinayutairbuddhā bhagavanto loke utpadyante | so ’yaṃ kumāro ’vaśyamanuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­bhotsyate | abhisaṃbudhya ca sattva­koṭīni­yuta­śata­sahas­rāṇi saṃsārasāgarāt pāramuttārayiṣyati, amṛte ca pratiṣṭhāpayiṣyati | vayaṃ ca taṃ buddharatnaṃ na drakṣyāmaḥ | ityeva tadahaṃ mahārāja rodimi paridīnamanā dīrghaṃ ca niśvasāmi yadahamimaṃ nārogye ’pi rādhayiṣyāmi ||

yathā hyasmākaṃ mahārāja mantra­vedaśāstreṣvāgacchati—nārhati sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāro ’gāramadhyāvasitum | tatkasya hetoḥ? tathā hi mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāro dvātriṃśatā mahāpuruṣalakṣaṇaiḥ samānvāgataḥ | katamairdvātriṃśatā? tadyathā | uṣṇīṣaśīrṣo mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | anena mahārāja prathamena mahāpuruṣalakṣaṇena samanvāgataḥ sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | bhinnāñjanama­yūra­kalāpābhinīlavallitapradakṣiṇāvartakeśaḥ | samavipulalalāṭaḥ | ūrṇā mahārāja sarvārthasiddhasya kumārasya bhruvo rmadhye jātā himarajataprakāśā | gopakṣmanetraḥ | abhinīlanetraḥ | samacattvāriṃśaddantaḥ | aviraladantaḥ | śukladantaḥ | brahmasvaro mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | rasarasāgravān | prabhūtatanujihvaḥ | siṃhahanuḥ | susaṃvṛttaskandhaḥ | saptotsadaḥ | citāntarāṃsaḥ | sūkṣmasuvarṇavarṇacchaviḥ | sthito ’navanatapralambabāhu | siṃhapūrvārdhakāyaḥ | nyagrodhaparimaṇḍalo mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | ekaikaromā | ūrdhvāgrābhipradakṣiṇāvartaromāḥ | kośopagatabastiguhyaḥ | suvivartitoruḥ | eṇeyamṛgarājajaṅghaḥ | dīrghāṅguliḥ | āyatapārṣṇipādaḥ | utsaṅgapādaḥ | mṛdutaruṇahastapādaḥ | jālāṅgulihastapādaḥ | dīrghāṅguliradhaḥk­rama­talayor­mahā­rāja sarvārthasiddhasya kumārasya cakre jāte ci (arciṣmatī prabhāsvare site) sahasrāre sanemike sanābhike | supratiṣṭhitasamapādo mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | anena mahārāja dvātriṃśattamena mahāpuruṣalakṣaṇena samanvāgataḥ sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | na ca mahārāja cakravartināmevaṃvidhāni lakṣaṇāni bhavanti | bodhisattvānāṃ ca tādṛśāni lakṣaṇāni bhavanti ||

saṃvidyante khalu punarmahārāja sarvārthasiddhasya kumārasya kāye ’śītyanuvyañjanāni, yaiḥ samanvāgataḥ sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāro nārhatyagāramadhyāvasitum | avaśyamabhiniṣkramiṣyati pravrajyāyai | katamāni ca mahārāja tānyaśītyanuvyañjanāni? tadyathā—tuṅganakhaśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | tāmranakhaśca snigdhanakhaśca vṛttāṅguliśca anupūrvacitrāṅguliśca gūḍhaśiraśca gūḍhagulphaśca ghanasaṃdhiśca aviṣamasamapādaśca āyatapārṣṇiśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | snigdhapāṇilekhaśca tulyapāṇilekhaśca gambhīrapāṇilekhaśca ajihmapāṇilekhaśca anupūrvapāṇilekhaśca bimboṣṭhaśca noccavacanaśabdaśca mṛdutaruṇatāmrajihvaśca gajagarjitābhistanitameghas­va­rama­dhura­mañjughoṣaśca paripūrṇavyañjanaśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | pralambabāhuśca śucigātravastusaṃpannaśca mṛdugātraśca viśālagātraśca adīnagātraśca anupūrvonnatagātraśca susamāhitagātraśca suvibhaktagātraśca pṛthu­vipula­su­pari­pūrṇajānu­maṇḍalaśca vṛttagātraśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | suparimṛṣṭagātraśca ajihmavṛṣabhagātraśca anupūrvagātraśca gambhīranābhiśca ajihmanābhiśca anupūrvanābhiśca śucyācāraśca ṛṣabhavatsamantaprāsādikaśca parama­suviśuddhavitimirālokasamantaprabhaśca nāgavilambitagatiśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | siṃhavikrāntagatiśca ṛṣabhavikrāntagatiśca haṃsavikrāntagatiśca abhipradakṣiṇāvartagatiśca vṛttakukṣiśca mṛṣṭakukṣiśca ajihmakukṣiśca cāpodaraśca vyapagatachandadoṣanīlakālakāduṣṭaśarīraśca vṛttadaṃṣṭraśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭraśca anupūrvadaṃṣṭraśca tuṅganāsaśca śucinayanaśca vimalanayanaśca prahasitanayanaśca āyatanayanaśca viśālanayanaśca nīlakuvalayadalasadṛśanayanaśca sahitabhrūśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | citrabhrūśca asitabhrūśca saṃgatabhrūśca anupūrvabhrūśca pīnagaṇḍaśca aviṣamagaṇḍaśca vyapagatagaṇḍadoṣaśca anupahatakruṣṭaśca suviditendriyaśca suparipūrṇendriyaśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | saṃgatamukhalalāṭaśca paripūrṇottamāṅgaśca asitakeśaśca sahitakeśaśca (susaṃgatakeśaśca) surabhikeśaśca aparuṣakeśaśca anākulakeśaśca anupūrvakeśaśca sukuñcitakeśaśca śrīvatsas­vasti­kana­ndyāvartavardha­māna­saṃs­thānakeśaśca mahārāja sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāraḥ | imāni tāni mahārāja sarvārthasiddhasya kumāras­yāśītyanuvyañjanāni, yaiḥ samanvāgataḥ sarvārthasiddhaḥ kumāro nārhatyagāramadhyāvasitum | avaśyamabhiniṣkramiṣyati pravrajyāyai ||

atha khalu rājā śuddhodano ’sitasya maharṣeḥ sakāśātkumārasyedaṃ vyākaraṇaṃ śrutvā saṃtuṣṭa udagra āttamanāḥ pramuditaḥ prītisaumanasyajāta utthāyāsanād­bodhi­sattvasya caraṇayoḥ praṇipatyemāṃ gāthāmabhāṣata—

vanditastvaṃ suraiḥ sendraiḥ ṛṣibhiścāsi pūjitaḥ |
vaidya sarvasya lokasya vande ’hamapi tvāṃ vibho ||

iti hi bhikṣavo rājā śuddhodano ’sitaṃ maharṣi sārdhaṃ naradattena bhāgineyenānurūpeṇa bhaktena saṃtarpayati sma | saṃtarpyābhicchādya pradakṣiṇamakarot | atha khalvasito maharṣistata evarddhyā vihāyasā prākramat, yena svāśramastenopāsaṃkrāmat ||

atha khalu dvayaṃ saṃkramya tatra khalvasito maharṣirnaradattaṃ māṇavakametadavocat—yadā tvaṃ naradatta śṛṇuyā buddho loke utpanna iti, tadā tva gatvā tasya śāsane pravrajeḥ | tatte bhaviṣyati dīrgharātramarthāya hitāya sukhāyeti ||

tatredamucyate—

dṛṣṭvā devagaṇānnabhastalagatān buddhaśravodgāriṇo
devarṣīrasito ’drikandaragataḥ prītiṃ parāṃ prāptavān |
buddho nāma padaṃ kimetadiha bho harṣāvahaṃ prāṇināṃ
prahlāda mama kāya eti sukhitaṃ śāntaṃ ca cittaṃ param ||

kiṃ devo tvasuro ’thavāpi sa bhaved garuḍo ’thavā kinnaraḥ
buddho nāma kimetadaśrutapadaṃ prītikaraṃ modanam |
divyā cakṣuṣa prekṣate daśa diśaḥ śailān mahīṃ sāgarān
bhūyaḥ paśyati cādbhutaṃ bahuvidhaṃ bhūmau girau sāgare ||

ābheyaṃ pravirājate surucirā prahlādayantī tanuṃ
jātāścaiva yathā hi śailaśikhare snigdhāḥ pravālāṅkurāḥ |
vṛkṣāścaiva yathā supuṣpabharitā nānāphalairmaṇḍitāḥ
suvyaktaṃ tribhave bhaviṣyati laghu ratnodbhavaḥ śobhanaḥ ||

bhūmirbhāti yathā ca pāṇisadṛśā sarvā samā nirmalā
devāścaiva yathā prahṛṣṭamanasaḥ khe bhrāmayantyambarān |
yadvat sāgaranāgarājanilaye ratnāḥ plavante ’dbhutāḥ
suvyaktaṃ jinaratna jambunilaye dharmākarasyodbhavaḥ ||

yadvacchānta apāya duḥkhavigatāḥ sattvāśca saukhyānvitāḥ
yadvaddevagaṇā nabhastalagatā gacchanti harṣānvitāḥ |
yatha ca snigdharavaṃ manojña śṛṇuyā divyāna saṃgītināṃ
ratanasyā iva prādurbhāvu tribhave yasyā nimittā ime ||

asitaḥ prekṣati jambusāhvayamidaṃ divyena vai cakṣuṣā
so ’drākṣīt kapilāhvaye puravare śuddhodanasyālaye |
jāto lakṣaṇapuṇyatejabharito nārāyaṇasthāmavān
dṛṣṭvā cāttamanā udagramanasaḥ sthāmāsya saṃvardhitaḥ ||

udyuktastvarito ’tivismitamanā cāsau svaśiṣyānvitaḥ
āgatvā kapilāhvayaṃ puravaraṃ dvāri sthito bhūpateḥ |
anubaddhā bahuprāṇikoṭinayutā dṛṣṭvā ṛṣirjīrṇakaḥ
avacī sārathi rājña vedaya laghuṃ dvāre ṛṣistiṣṭhati ||

śrutvā cāśu praviśya rājabhavanaṃ rājñastamākhyātavān
dvāre deva tapasvi tiṣṭhati mahān jīrṇo ṛṣirjarjaraḥ |
so cāpī abhinandate ṛṣivaraḥ prāveṣṭu rājño gṛhaṃ
ājñā dīyatu tāva pārthivavarā demi praveśaṃ tesā ||

sthāpyā cāsanamasya cāha nṛpatiḥ gaccha praveśaṃ dada
asitaḥ sārathivākya śrutva muditaḥ prītyā sukhenānvitaḥ |
śītaṃ vāri yathābhikāṅkṣi tṛṣito bhuktvādito cāśanaṃ
tadvatsukhyabhinandito ṛṣivaraḥ taṃ draṣṭu sattvottamam ||

jaya bhoḥ pārthiva ityuvāca mudito cāyuṃ ciraṃ pālaya
vṛddhiṃ kṛtva niṣaṇṇa dāntamanasaḥ śāntendriyaḥ sūrataḥ |
rājā vai abhivādya taṃ sunibhṛtaṃ provāca kiṃ kāraṇaṃ
āgāmastava pārthivendra nilaye tad brūhi śīghraṃ mune ||

putraste vararūpa pāramigato jāto mahātejavān
dvātriṃśadvaralakṣaṇaiḥ kavacito nārāyaṇasthāmavān |
taṃ draṣṭuṃ hi mamepsitaṃ narapate sarvārthasiddhaṃ śiśum
ityarthaṃ samupāgato ’smi nṛpate nāstyanyakāryaṃ mama ||

sādhu svāgatu yācase kilamitaḥ prīto ’smi te darśanāt
eṣo ’sau śayitaḥ kumāra varado draṣṭuṃ na śakyo ’dhunā |
sādhū tāva mūhūrtamāgama ihā yad drakṣyase nirmalaṃ
candraṃ vā yatha pūrṇamāsi vimalaṃ tārāgaṇairmaṇḍitam ||

yada cāsau pratibuddha sārathivaraḥ pari­pūrṇacandraprabhaḥ
tada rājā pratigṛhya vahnivapuṣaṃ sūryātirekaprabham |
hantā paśya ṛṣe nṛdevamahitaṃ hemāgrabimbopamam
asito dṛṣṭva ca tasya tau sucaraṇau cakrāṅkitau śobhanau ||

pratyutthāya tataḥ kṛtāñjalipuṭo caraṇāni so vandate
aṅke gṛhya mahātmaśāstrakuśalo nidhyāyato prekṣate |
so ’paśyadvaralakṣaṇaiḥ kavacitaṃ nārāyaṇasthāmavaṃ
śīrṣaṃ kampya sa vedaśāstrakuśalo dve tasya paśyadgatī ||

rājā vā bhavi cakravarti balavān buddho va lokottamaḥ
bāṣpaṃ tyakta sudīnakāyamanaso gambhīra niśvasya ca |
udvignaśca babhūva pārthivavaraḥ kiṃ brāhmaṇo roditī
mā vighnaṃ khalu paśyate ’yamasitaḥ sarvārthasiddhasya me ||

bhūtaṃ vyāhara kiṃ tu rodiṣi ṛṣe śreyo ’tha kiṃ pāpakaṃ
pāpaṃ nāsti na cāntarāyamiha bhoḥ sarvārthasiddhasya te |
ātmānaṃ bahu śocamī narapate jīrṇo ’smi yajjarjaraḥ
yadayaṃ bheṣyati buddha lokamahito dharmaṃ yadā vakṣyate ||

na drakṣe ahu labdhaprītimanaso ityartha rodāmyahaṃ
yasyā kāyi bhavanti lakṣaṇavarā dvātriṃśati nirmalā |
dve tasyā gatayo na anya tṛtiyā jānīṣva evaṃ nṛpa
rājā vā bhavi cakravarti balavān buddho ’tha lokottamaḥ ||

nāyaṃ kāmaguṇebhirarthiku punaḥ buddho ayaṃ bheṣyati
śrutvā vyākaraṇaṃ ṛṣeḥ sa nṛpatiḥ prītiṃ sukhaṃ labdhavān |
pratyutthāya tataḥ kṛtāñjalipuṭo caraṇāvasau vandate
devaistvaṃ svabhipūjitaḥ subalavān ṛṣibhiśca saṃvarṇitaḥ ||

vande tvāṃ varasārthavāha tribhave sarve jage pūjitaṃ
asitaḥ prāha ca bhāgineya muditaḥ saṃśrūyatāṃ bhāṣato |
buddhā bodhi yadā śṛṇoṣi jagato varteti cakraṃ hyayaṃ
śīghraṃ pravraja śāsane ’sya munaye tatprāpsyase nirvṛtim ||

vanditvā caraṇau hyasau munivaraḥ kṛtvā ca prādakṣiṇaṃ
lābhā te nṛpate sulabdha vipulā yasyedṛśaste sutaḥ |
eṣo loka sadevakaṃ samanujaṃ dharmeṇa tarpeṣyati
niṣkrāmaṃ kapilāhvayādṛṣivaro ’raṇye sthitaḥ svāśrame ||
iti ||

iti hi bhikṣavo jātamātrasya bodhisattvasya maheśvaro devaputraḥ śuddhāvāsakāyikān deva­putrānāmantryaivamāha—yo ’sau mārṣā asaṃ­kh­yeyakalpakoṭini­yuta­śata­sahas­rasukṛta­karma­dānaśīlakṣānti­vīrya­dh­yānaprajñopāyaśratacaraṇavratatapaḥsucaritacaraṇaḥ mahā­maitrī­mahā­karuṇā­mahā­muditāsamanvāgataḥ upekṣāsamudgatacittaḥ sarva­sattvahitasukhod­yataḥ dṛḍha­vīrya­kavacasu­saṃ­nāha­saṃ­naddhaḥ pūrvajinakṛt­akuśala­mūloditaḥ śata­puṇyalakṣaṇasamalaṃ­kṛtaḥ sukṛtaniścayaparākramaḥ paracakrapramathanaḥ suvimalaśuddhāśaya­saṃ­pannaḥ sucaritacaraṇo mahājñānaketudhvajaḥ mārabalāntakaraṇaḥ trisāhas­ramahāsāhasrasārthavāhaḥ deva­manuṣyapūjita­mahā­yajñayaṣṭaḥ susamṛddhapuṇyanicayaniḥsaraṇābhiprāyo jātijarāmaraṇāntakaraḥ sujātajātaḥ ikṣvākurājakulasaṃbhūto jagadvibodhayitā bodhisattvo mahāsattvo manuṣyaloka upapannaḥ | na cirādasāvanuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­bhotsyate | hanta gacchāmastamabhivandituṃ mānayituṃ pūjayitumabhistotumanyeṣāṃ ca mānābhibhūtānāṃ devaputrāṇāṃ māna­madadarpacchedanārtham | te ’smānabhivandamānān dṛṣṭvā te ’pi bodhisattvaṃ vandiṣyanti mānayiṣyanti pūjayiṣyanti ca | tatteṣāṃ bhaviṣyati dīrgharātramarthāya hitāya sukhāya yāvadamṛtādhigamāya | rājñaśca śuddhodanasya jayavṛddhiranuśrāvitā bhaviṣyati | tattvavyākaraṇena ca bodhisattvaṃ vyākṛtya punarapyāgamiṣyāma iti ||

atha khalu maheśvaro devaputro dvādaśabhirdeva­putra­śata­sahas­raiḥ parivṛtaḥ puraskṛtaḥ sarvakapilavastu­mahā­na­gara­mavabhāsena sphurayitvā yena rājñaḥ śuddhodanasya niveśanaṃ tenopasaṃkrāmat | upasaṃkramya dauvārike nivedya rājñābhyanujñāto rājakulaṃ praviśya bodhisattvasya pādau śirasābhivandyaikāṃ­sa­mutta­rāsaṅgaṃ kṛtvāṃ anekaśatasahasrakṛtvaḥ pradakṣiṇīkṛtya bodhisattvamaṅke samāropya rājānaṃ śuddhodanamāśvāsayati sma—tuṣṭo mahārāja bhava paramaprītaśca | tatkasmāddhetoḥ? yathā mahārāja bodhisattvasya lakṣaṇairanuvyañjanaiśca kāyaḥ samalaṃkṛtaḥ, yathā ca kumāro ’bhibhavati sadevamānuṣāsuralokaṃ varṇena tejasā ca yaśasā lakṣmyā ca, niḥsaṃśayaṃ mahārāja bodhisattvo ’nuttarāṃ samya­ksaṃ­bodhi­mabhi­saṃ­bhotsyate ||

iti hi bhikṣavo maheśvaro devaputraḥ sārdhaṃ śuddhāvāsakāyikairdeva­putrairbodhi­sattvasya mahatpūjopasthānaṃ kṛtvā bodhisattvaṃ tattvavyākaraṇena vyākṛtya punarapi svabhavanaṃ prākrāmat ||

tatredamucyate—

jātasya tasya guṇasāgarasāgarasya jñātvā sureśvaramarud bruvate udagraḥ |
yasyā sudurlabhaśravo bahukalpakoṭyā hantetha taṃ vrajama pūjayituṃ munīndram ||

pari­pūrṇadvādaśa­sahasra marudviśuddhā maṇiratnacūḍasamalaṃkṛta iryavantaḥ |
kapilāhvayaṃ puravaraṃ samupetya śīghraṃ dvāri sthitā narapateḥ suvilambacūḍāḥ ||

te dvārapālamavadan sumanojñaghoṣāḥ prativedayasva nṛpate bhavanaṃ praviśya |
dauvāriko vacana śrutva gṛhaṃ praviṣṭaḥ prahvaḥ kṛtāñjalipuṭo nṛpatiṃ babhāṣe ||

jaya deva nityamanupālaya dīrghamāyuḥ dvāre sthitā vipulapuṇyaviśuddhabhāsaḥ |
maṇiratnacūḍasuvibhūṣita iryavantaḥ paripūrṇacandravadanā śaśinirmalābhāḥ ||

chāyāṃ na teṣa nṛpate kvacidapyapaśyan śabdaṃ na caiva caraṇotkṣipaṇe śṛṇomi |
na ca medinīṃ vicarato rajamutkṣipanti tṛptiṃ na yānti ca janāḥ samudīkṣatāṃ vai ||

kāyaprabhā suvipulā ca vibhāti teṣāṃ vācā manojña yatha nāsti ha mānuṣāṇām |
gambhiraślakṣṇasuśilā ca suākarā ca śaṅkā hi me suragaṇā na hi te manuṣyāḥ ||

varapuṣpamālyaanule­pana­paṭṭadāmā pāṇī gṛhītvana udīkṣiṣu gauraveṇa |
niḥsaṃśayaṃ nṛpati draṣṭu kumāramete devādhideva marutāgata pūjanārtham ||

rājā niśāmya vacanaṃ paramaṃ udagro gacchā bhaṇāhi praviśantu gṛhaṃ bhavantaḥ |
na hi mānuṣāṇa iyamīdṛśa ṛddhi kāci yatha bhāṣase ca guṇa teṣa yathā ca iryā ||

dauvārikaḥ kṛtapuṭo marutaivamāha praviśī bhavanta anujñātu narādhipena |
te hṛṣṭatuṣṭamanaso varamālyahastā gehaṃ praviṣṭa nṛpateramarālayaṃ vā ||

dṛṣṭvā ca tāṃ suravarāṃ praviśanta gehaṃ pratyutthito nṛpatirañjali saṃpragṛhya |
saṃvidyayanta ima āsana ratnapādā atrā niṣīdata bhavannanukampya buddhyā ||

te mānadarpavigatā sthita āsaneṣu yasyārthi āgata ihā nṛpate śṛṇuṣva |
putrastavātipṛthupuṇyaviśuddhakāyo jātaḥ sujātacaraṇaṃ vaya draṣṭukāmāḥ ||

asmo vidhijña varalakṣaṇalakṣaṇajñā yeṣāṃ tathā bhavati yā gati yaḥ prayogaḥ |
tatsādhu pārthivavara prajahasva khedaṃ paśyāma lakṣaṇavicitravibhūṣitāṅgam ||

sa strīgaṇaiḥ parivṛto nṛpatiḥ prahṛṣṭo gṛhya kumāramasamaṃ jvalanārcivarṇam |
upanāmayan suravarāṃ suvilambacūḍāṃ dvārāttu niṣkramatu kampita trisahasrāḥ ||

dṛṣṭvaiva te suravarā krama nāyakasya tāmrā nakhāṃ vimalapatraviśuddhatejā |
te utthitā tvarita rūpavilambacūḍā mūrdhnābhivandiṣu kramāṃ vimalaprabhasya ||

yatha lakṣaṇā yatha ca darśita lakṣitā ca yatha puṇyateji śiri mūrdha vilokitaṃ ca |
yatha irya netra vimalāprabha ūrṇakośā niḥsaṃśayaṃ spṛśati bodhi vijitya māram ||

te taṃ stuvanti guṇabhūta yathārthadarśī dhyāyī guṇāṃ vigatakleśatamonudasya |
sucireṇa sattvaratanasya hi prādurbhāvo jātī­jarā­mara­ṇakleśaraṇaṃ­jahasya ||

ādīpta sarvatribhavaṃ tribhiragnitaptaṃ saṃ­kalparāgaviṣayāraṇiucchritena |
tvaṃ dharmamegha trisahasra spharitva dhīrā amṛtodakena praśameṣyasi kleśatāpam ||

tvaṃ maitravākya karuṇānvita ślakṣṇavākya brahmasvarāracitaghoṣa manojñavāṇi |
trisahasra ājñaparivijñapanī jagasya kṣipraṃ pramuñca bhagavan mahabuddhaghoṣam ||

bhagnā kutīrthikagaṇā viparītadṛṣṭiḥ bhavarāgabandhananimagna sthitā bhavāgre |
hetu pratītya bhava śūnya śruṇitva dharmā siṃhasya kroṣṭukagaṇaiva palāyināste ||

bhittvā avidyapaṭalaṃ mahakleśadhūmaṃ paryutthitā janataye niyataprakāśe |
jñānārciprajñaprabhavidyuvi­loki­tena sarvaṃ jage vidhamaye mahadandhakāram ||

lābhā sulabdha vipulā marumānuṣāṇāṃ yatrodbhavā ’dbhuta ihedṛśi śuddhasattve |
pithitā apāyapatha sphīta marutpathāni bheṣyanti sattvaratanena vibodhakena ||

varṣitva divyakusumāṃ kapilāhvaye ’smin kṛtvā pradakṣiṇa stavitva ca gauraveṇa |
buddha subuddha iti vākyamudīrayantaḥ prakrānta te suragaṇā gagane salīlāḥ ||
iti ||

iti śrīlalitavistare janmaparivarto nāma saptamo ’dhyāyaḥ ||