Bodhasūtra

“pṛccha Bodha d eva yad yad evākāṃkṣasi.”

“katibhir bhadaṃtāṃgaiḥ samanvāgata āryaśrāvakaḥ kṣipram evāsmiṃ dharmavinaye āsravakṣayam anuprāpnoti?”

“tena hi Bodha tvām eva pra + + yathā te kṣamate ’thainam vyākuru! kiṃ manyase Bodha kuśalas tvaṃ pitrye śilpasthānakarmasthāne tadyathāhastigrīvāyām aśvapṛṣṭhe rathe sarau dhanuṣy apayāne niryāṇe aṃkuśagrahepāśagrahe toramarag­rahe lipi­gaṇa­nanyasana­saṃ­kh­yāmudrāyāṃ­?”

“tathyam ahaṃ bhadanta kuśalaḥ pitrye śilpasthānakarmasthāne tadyathāhasti-grīvāyām aśvapṛṣṭhe rathe sarau dhanuṣy apayāne niryāṇe aṃkuśagrahetomaragrahe lipi­gaṇa­nanyasana­saṃ­kh­yāmudrāyām.”

“atha puruṣa āgacchet tasyaivaṃ syāt: kuśalo bata Bodho rājakumāraḥ pitryeśilpasthānakarmasthāne tadyathāhastigrīvāyām aśvapṛṣṭhe rathe saraudhanuṣy apayāne niryāṇe aṃkuśagrahe pāśagrahe tomaragrahe lipi­gaṇa­nan­yasana­saṃ­kh­yāmudrāyāṃ­. yanv aham asyāntikād anyata­mān­yata­ma­śilpasthānakarmas­thānam anvāgamayeyam iti

sa ca syād aśrāddhaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tac chrāddhena prāptavyaṃprāpnuyāt saḥ?”

“no bhadaṃta.”

“sa ca syāc chaṭhaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tad śaṭhīna prāptavyanprāpnuyāt sa?”

“no bhadanta.”

“sa ca syād bahvābādhaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tad alpābādhena prāptavyaṃ prāpnuyāt saḥ?”

“no bhadanta.”

“sa ca syād anārabdhavīryaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tad ārabdhavīryeṇaprāptavyaṃ prāpnuyāt sa?”

“no bhadanta.”

“sa ca syād duṣprajña; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tat prājñena prāptavyaṃprāpnuyāt sa?”

“no bhadanta; ekaikena tāvad bhadanta ito ’ṅgena samanvāgatena tena puruṣeṇa na sukaraṃ mamāntikād anyatamānyatama śilpasthāna-karmasthānam anvāgamayituṃ; kaḥ punar vādaḥ sarvai.”

“dvitīyo .āpuruṣa āgacchet tasyaivaṃ syāt: kuśalo bata Bodho rāja-kumāra pitrye śilpasthānakarmmasthāne tadyathāhastigrīvāyāṃ aśva-pṛṣṭhe rathe sarau dhanuṣy apayāne niryāṇe aṃkuśagrahe pāśagrahe tomarag­rahelipi­gaṇa­nanyasanasaṃ­kh­yāmudrāyāṃ­. yanv aham asyāntikād anyata-mānyatamac chilpasthānakarmmasthānam anvāgamayeyam iti.

sa ca syāc chrāddhaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha yat tac chrāddhena prāptavyaṃprāpnuyāt sa?”

“evaṃ bhadanta.”

“sa ca syād aśaṭhaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tad aśaṭhena prāptavyaṃprāpnuyāt sa?”

“evaṃ bhadanta.”

“sa ca syād alpābādhaḥ; kim manyase Bodha: yat tad alpābādhena prāptavyaṃprāpnuyāt saḥ?”

“evaṃ bhadanta.”

“sa ca syād ārabdhavīryaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tad ārabdhavīryeṇaprāptavyaṃ prāpnuyāt sa?” “evaṃ bhadanta.”

“sa ca syāt prājñaḥ; kiṃ manyase Bodha: yat tat prājñena prāptavyaṃ prāpnuyātsa?”

“evaṃ bhadanta; ekaikena tāvad bhadanta ito ’ṅgena samanvāgatena tenapuruṣeṇa sukaraṃ mamāntikād anyatamānyatamac chilpasthāna­karmas­thānasamanvāgamayituṃ­; kaḥ punar vādaḥ sarvair.”

“evam eva Bodha paṃcabhiḥ prādhānikāṃgais samanvāgata āryaśrāvakaḥkṣipram evāsmiṃ dharmavinaye āsravakṣayam anuprāpnoti; katamaiḥ paṃcabhir?

iha Bodha āryaśrāvakasya tathāgatasyāntike śraddhābhiniviṣṭābhavatimū lajātāpratiṣṭhitāa­saṃ­hāryāś­rama­ṇena vā brāhmaṇena vā devena vā māreṇa vā brahmaṇā vā kenacid vā punar loke sahadharmatam; anena pratha­menaprādhānikenāṃ­gena samanvāgato bhavaty āryaśrāvaka.

punar aparaṃ + Bodha āryaśrāvako ’śaṭhībhavaty amāyāvīṛjukoṛjukajātīyaḥ sa yathābhū tam ātmānam āviṣkaroti śāstur antike vijñānāṃ casabrahmacārīṇām anena dvitīyena prādhānikenāṃgena samanvāgatobhavaty āryaśrāvaka.

punar aparaṃ āryaśrāvaka alpābādho bhavaty arogajātīyaḥ samayāpācanyāgrahaṇyāsamanvāgato tyuṣṇayā nātiśītayāavyābādhayāṛtusukhāyāyayāpy aśitapītakhaditāsvāditāni samyaksukhena paripākaṃ gacchanti; anenatṛtīyena prādhānikāṃgena samanvāgato bhavaty ābhavaty āryaśrāvakaḥ.

punar aparaṃ Bodha āryaśrāvakaḥ ārabdhavīryo viharati sthāmavāṃ vīrya­vānutsāhīdṛḍhaparākramo ’nikṣiptadhuraḥ kuśaleṣu dharmeṣu: kāmaṃ tvak snāyvasthi cāvatiṣṭhatāṃ, pariśuṣyatu śarīrān māṃsaśoṇitam. atha ca punar yattad ārabdhavīryeṇa prāptavyaṃ sthāmavatā vīryavatā utsāhinā dṛḍhaparāk­rameṇānikṣiptadhureṇa kuśaleṣu dharmeṣu tad vata nāprāpyāntarādvīryasya sraṃsanaṃ bhaviṣyaty; anena caturthena prādhānikenāṃgena samana-vāgato bhavaty āryaśrāvakaḥ.

punar aparaṃ Bodhāryaśrāvaka prajñāvān viharati lokasyodayāstaṃ­gaminyāprajña­yāsamanvāgataḥ ārya­yāna­iryāṇika­yāna­irvedhikayāniryātitat­karaḥ sya hetoḥ samyagduḥkhakṣayāya duḥkhasyāntakriyāyai; anena paṃcamena prādhānikenāṃgena samanvāgato bhavaty āryaśrāvakaḥ.

ebhir Bodha paṃcabhiḥ prādhānikāṃgais samanvāgataḥ āryaśrāvakaḥ kṣipramevāsmiṃ dharmavinaye āsravakṣayam anuprāpnoti.”

atha Bodho rājakumāraḥ pū rvaṃ kāyam abhyunnamayya dakṣiṇaṃ bāhumabhiprasār­yātta­manāt­ta­manā­udānam udānayati: “aho buddha aho dharma ahosaṃgha aho dharmasya svākhyātatā, yatredānīṃ paṃcabhiḥ prādhāni-kāṃgenagaiḥ samanvāgata āryaśrāvakaḥ kṣipram evāsmiṃ dharmavinayeāsravakṣayam anuprāpnotīti!”