Mahāvastu

85. Govindīya Sūtra

bhikṣū bhagavantam āhaṃsuḥ || paśya bhagavan kathaṃ bhagavatā pravrajitena mahānto janakāyo anupravrajito || bhagavān āha || na bhikṣavo etarahim eva mayā pravrajantena mahājanakāyo anupravrajito || bhikṣū āhaṃsuḥ || anyadāpi bhagavaṃ || bhagavān āha || anyadāpi bhikṣavo ||

bhūtapūrvaṃ bhikṣavo atīmadhvāne rājā diśāṃpatī nāma abhūṣi mahāgovindīyaṃ sūtraṃ vistareṇa vyākaroti ||

bhagvān samyaksaṃbuddho yad arthaṃ samudāgato tam artham abhisaṃbhāvayitvā rājagṛhe viharati gṛddhakūṭe parvate śāstā devānāṃ ca manuṣyāṇāṃ ca satkṛto gurukṛto mānito pūjito apacito vistareṇa kartavyaṃ nidānaṃ yāva cetovaśiprāptā ca buddhā bhagavanto yehi yehi vihārehi ākāṃkṣanti tehi tehi vihārehi viharanti || atha khalu paṃcaśikho gandharvaputro abhikrāntavarṇo abhikrāntakāyo rātrīyaṃ kevalakalpaṃ gṛddhakūṭaṃ parvataṃ varṇena obhāsayitvā yena bhagavāns tenopasaṃkramitvā bhagavataḥ pādau śirasā vanditvā ekānte asthāsi ekam antasthito bhagavantam etad uvāca || ārocem ahaṃ bhadanta bhagavato prativedem ahaṃ bhadanta bhagavato yaṃ mayā trayastriṃśānāṃ devānāṃ śakrasya ca devānām indrasya mahābrahmaṇo ca sudharmāyāṃ devasabhāyāṃ sanniṣaṇṇānāṃ saṃmukhāc chrutaṃ saṃmukhāt pratigṛhītaṃ bhāṣamāṇānāṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikhaṃ gaṃdharvaputraṃ bhagavān etad uvāca || ārocehi me tvaṃ paṃcaśikha prativedehi me tvaṃ paṃcaśikha yaṃ tvayā trayastriṃśānāṃ devānāṃ śakrasya ca devānām indrasya mahābrahmaṇo ca saṃmukhāc chrutaṃ saṃmukhāt pratigṛhītaṃ bhāṣamāṇānāṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikho gaṃdharvaputro bhagavaṃtam etad avocat* || ekam idaṃ bhagavan samayaṃ trayastriṃśā devā śakro ca devānām indro mahābrahmā ca sudharmāyāṃ devasabhāyāṃ sanniṣaṇṇā abhūnsuḥ saṃnipatitā kenacid eva devānāṃ kariṇīyena || tatra ca bhagavaṃ eke devaputrā paścād upapannā samānā anyāṃ pūrvopapannaṃ devaputrāṃ divyehi paṃcahi sthānehi abhibhavanti āyuṣāpi balenāpi yaśenāpi śriyāpi parivāreṇāpi || eke devaputrā evam āhaṃsuḥ || imaṃ tāvat* māriṣa paśyatha paścād upapannā anyāṃ pūrvopapannāṃ devaputrāṃ divyehi paṃcahi sthānehi abhibhavanti āyuṣāpi balenāpi yaśenāpi śriyāpi parivāreṇāpi || tatra bhagavaṃ eke devaputrā evam āhansuḥ || ete khalu māriṣa bhagavato śrāvakā bhavanti | brahmacaryaṃ caritvā kāyasya bhedāt paraṃ maraṇāt sugatiṃ svargaṃ trāyastriṃśe devanikāye upapannās te | ete paścād upapannā anyāṃ pūrvopapannāṃ devaputrāṃ divyehi paṃcahi sthānehi atīva śobhanti āyuṣāpi [varṇenāpi] balenāpi yaśenāpi śriyāpi parivāreṇāpi || tatra bhagavan* eketrādevapu evam āhansuḥ || aho puna māriṣa catvāras tathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā loke utpadyensuḥ sardhaṃ ca deśayensuḥ hitam asyād devānāṃ hitaṃ manuṣyāṇāṃ hāyensuḥ āsurā kāyā divyā kāyā abhivardhayensuḥ || tatra ca bhagavaṃ eke devaputrā evam āhansuḥ || dullabho māriṣa caturṇā tathāgatānām arhatāṃ samyaksaṃbuddhānāṃ loke prādurbhāvaḥ | aho punar mārṣa trayas tathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā loke utpadyensuḥ dharmaṃ ca deśayensuḥ hitam asyād devānāṃ hitaṃ manuṣyāṇāṃ ca hāyensuḥ āsurā kāyā divyā kāyā abhivardhayensuḥ || tatra bhagavan* eke devaputrā evam āhansuḥ || dullabho māriṣa trayāṇāṃ tathāgatānāṃ arhatāṃ samyaksaṃbuddhānāṃ loke prādurbhāvaḥ | aho punar mārṣa duve tathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā loke utpadyensuḥ dharmaṃ ca deśayensuḥ hitam eva syād devānāṃ hitaṃ manuṣyāṇāṃ hāyensuḥ āsurā kāyā divyā kāyā abhivardhensuḥ || evam ukte bhagavaṃ śakro devānām indras trayastriṃśakāṃ devān āmantrayati || asthānaṃ khalv etaṃ māriṣa anavakāśaṃ yad ekakāle dvau tathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā loke utpadyensuḥ dharmaṃ deśayensuḥ || evam ukte trayastriṃśā devāḥ tuṣṭā hṛṣṭā abhūnsuḥ āttamanāḥ pramuditā prītisaumanasyajātāḥ ||

atha khalu bhagavaṃ śakro devānām indras trāyastriṃśakāṃ devāṃ tuṣṭāṃ hṛṣṭāṃ āttamanāṃ pramuditāṃ prītisaumanasyajātāṃ viditvā āmantrayati || saced dhi yūyaṃ māriṣa tasya bhagavato rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya aṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmāṃ śruṇetha atha yūyaṃ pi bhavetha bhūyasyā mātrayā tuṣṭā hṛṣṭā āttamanā pramuditā prītisaumanasyajātā || evam ukte bhagavaṃs trāyastriṃśāś ca devās taṃ śakraṃ devānām indram etad avocat* || tena hi māriṣa kauśika pratibhātu te tasya bhagavato arhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasyāṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmān udāhara || atha khalu śakro devānām indro bhagavato aṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmāṃ bhāṣe || yadā khalu māriṣa bhagavān arhaṃ samyaksaṃbuddho loke utpanno hāyanti āsurāḥ kāyā divyā kāyā abhivardhanti || evaṃ ca bahujanahitāya pratipannaṃ punar māriṣa śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ vā samanupaśyāmi naitarahiṃ vā pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva bhagavatā arhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || svākhyāto khalu punar māriṣa tathāgatasyārhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya dharmavinayaḥ sāṃdṛṣṭika ākāliko ehipaśyikaḥ aupanayikaḥ pratyātmavedayitavyaḥ vijñaiḥ yam idaṃ madanirmadanaṃ pipāsāprativinayo ālayasamudghāto dharmopacchedo tṛṣṇākṣayo virāgo nirodho nirvāṇaṃ evaṃ svākhyātaṃ dharmavinayaṃ | na punaḥ māriṣa śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi naitarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || lābhī khalu punar māriṣa bhagavāṃ arhaṃ samyaksaṃbuddho śrāvakānāṃ śaikṣāṇāṃ pratipadaṃ arhatāṃ ca akopyadharmāṇāṃ || teṣām api ca sa bhagavāṃ arhaṃ samyaksaṃbuddho pranudya āraṇyakāni śayyāsanāny adhyāvasati prāntāni viviktāni gatajanapadāni manuṣyarahaseyyakāni pratisaṃlayanasāropyāni eko gaṇād vyapakṛṣṭo pakṛṣṭo eko nāma ekanāmanāmatām anuyukto | evam ekanāmatām anuyuktaṃ punar mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi naitarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || lābhī khalu punar mārṣā bhagavāṃ arhā samyaksaṃbuddho praṇītānāṃ khādanīyabhojanīyānāṃ ṛjurasānāṃ pratyagrarasānāṃ | teṣām api ca sa bhagavān arhaṃ samyaksaṃbuddho āhāram āhareti | anadhyavasito anadhimūrcchito ādīnavadarśāvī niḥsaraṇaprajñaḥ kāmeṣu vigatamado āhāram āharati | evaṃ vigatamadaṃ āhāram āharantaṃ ca punaḥ mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi naitarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || abhijñāya khalu punar mārṣā sa bhagavān arhā samyaksaṃbuddho śrāvakāṇāṃ dharmaṃ deśayati nānabhijñāya | evam abhijñāya | evam abhijñāya dharma­deśanāpratipadā­saṃ­pannaṃ ca punaḥ mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi naitarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || tīrṇavicikitsaḥ khalu punar mārṣā sa bhagavān arhā samyaksaṃbuddho vigatakathaṃkatho vaiśāradyaprāptaḥ kuśaleṣu dharmeṣu | evaṃ tīrṇavicikitsaṃ ca punaḥ mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi nāpy etarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatā tathāgatenārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || saṃsyandati khalu punaḥ mārṣā tasya bhagavataḥ arhataḥ saṃyaksaṃbuddhasya nirvāṇaṃ nirvāṇagāminī ca pratipadā sayyathāpi nāma mārṣā gaṃgodakaṃ ca jamunodakaṃ ca saṃsyandamānaṃ saṃsyandati mahāsamudre evam eva mārṣā tasya bhagavataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya saṃsyandati nirvāṇaṃ ca nirvāṇagāminī ca pratipadā | evaṃ sudeśitasuprajñap­tanirvāṇagāminīpratipadā­saṃ­pannaṃ ca punar mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi nāpy etarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatā tathāgatenārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena ||

evam ukte bhagavaṃ bhūyas trāyastriṃśā devā bhūyasyā mātrayā tuṣṭahṛṣṭā āttamanā pramuditāḥ prītisaumanasyajātāḥ śakraṃ devānām indram āmantrayanti || tena hi mārṣā kauśika punar evaṃ pratibhātu te tasya bhagavato ’rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya punar evāṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmāṃ || abhyudāhare khalu śakro devānām indro bhagavataḥ punar evāṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmāṃ || yadā khalu punar mārṣā sa bhagavān arhā samyaksaṃbuddho loke utpannaḥ hāyanti āsurā kāyā divyā kāyā abhivardhanti | evaṃ bahujanahitāya pratipannaṃ evaṃ bahujanasukhāya pratipannaṃ ca punar mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi nāpy etarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatā arhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena | evaṃ peyālaṃ yāvat saṃsyandati khalu punar mārṣā tasya bhagavataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya nirvāṇaṃ ca nirvāṇagāminī ca pratipadā | sayyathāpi nāma mārṣā gaṃgodakaṃ ca jamunodakaṃ ca saṃsyandamānaṃ saṃsyandati mahāsamudre evam eva mārṣā tasya bhagavato rhato samyaksaṃbuddhasya nirvāṇaṃ ca nirvāṇagāminī ca pratipadā | evaṃ sudeśitasuprajñap­tanirvāṇa­dharma­deśanāpratipannaṃ ca punar mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi nāpy etarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || evam ukte trayastriṃśā devā bhūyasyā mātrayā hṛṣṭā āttamanāḥ pramuditāḥ prītisaumanasyajātāḥ ||

atha khalu bhagavan mahābrahmā trayastriṃśāṃ devāṃ bhūyasyā mātrayā hṛṣṭāṃ āttamanāṃ prītisaumanasyajātāṃ viditvā śakraṃ devānām indram etad avocat* || tena hi mārṣa kauśika pratibhātu te etasya bhagavato rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya punar evāṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmāṃ || abhyudāhare khalu śakro devānām indro bhagavataḥ punar evāṣṭāv āścaryādbhutāṃ dharmāṃ || yadā khalu punaḥ mārṣā sa bhagavāṃs tathāgato rhaṃ samyaksaṃbuddho loke utpanno hāyanti āsurā kāyā divyāḥ kāyā abhivardhanti || evaṃ bahujanahitasukhāya pratipannaṃ ca mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi nāpy etarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena tathāgatenārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena | evaṃ peyālaṃ yāvat saṃsyandati khalu punar mārṣāḥ tasya bhagavato rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya nirvāṇaṃ ca nirvāṇagāminī ca pratipadā | sayyathāpi nāma mārṣā gaṃgodakaṃ ca yamunodakaṃ ca saṃsyandamānaṃ saṃsyandati mahāsamudre evam eva mārṣā tasya bhagavato rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya nirvāṇaṃ ca nirvāṇagāminī ca pratipadā | evaṃ sudeśitasuprajñap­tanirvāṇa­dharma­deśanāpratipannaṃ ca punar mārṣā śāstāraṃ loke utpannaṃ naivātītaṃ samanupaśyāmi nāpy etarahiṃ pratyutpannaṃ anyatraiva tena bhagavatārhatā samyaksaṃbuddhena || evam ukte trayastriṃśā devā bhūyasyā mātrayā hṛṣṭā āttamanāḥ prītisaumanasyajātā abhūnsuḥ ||

atha bhagavan mahābrahmā trayastriṃśāṃ devāṃ bhūyasyā mātrayā hṛṣṭāṃ āttamanāṃ pramuditāṃ prītisaumanasyajātāṃ viditvā gāthābhir adhyabhāṣi ||

modaṃti bho punar devāḥ trayastriṃśā saśakrakāḥ |
tathāgataṃ namasyantā dharmasya sukhadharmatā ||

tataś ca devatā pramuditā prītisaumanasyajātā ||


atha khalu bhagavaṃ mahābrahmā trayastriṃśān devāṃ bhūyasyā mātrayā hṛṣṭāṃ pramuditāṃ prītisaumanasyajātāṃ viditvāmantrayesi || saced dhi yūyaṃ mārṣās tasya bhagavato ’rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya dīrgharātraṃ mahāprajñaptiṃ śṛṇotha śuddhā yūyaṃ bhavetha bhūyasyā mātrayā hṛṣṭā āttamanāḥ pramuditāḥ prītisaumanasyajātāḥ || evam ukte bhagavaṃ trayastriṃśā devā mahābrahmāṇam etad avocat* || tena hi mārṣa mahābrahma pratibhātu te tasya bhagavato rhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhasya dīrgharātraṃ mahāprajñaptiṃ | abhyudāhare khalu mahābrahmā bhagavato dīrgharātraṃ mahāprajñaptiṃ ||

bhūtapūrvaṃ bhavanto tītam adhvānaṃ rājā diśāṃpatī nāma abhūṣi || rājñaḥ khalu punar bhavanto diśāṃpatisya govindo nāma brāhmaṇo abhūṣi purohitaḥ rājācāryo paṇḍito nipuṇo medhāvī teṣu teṣv artheṣu || rājñaḥ khalu punar bhavanto diśāṃpateḥ putro reṇur nāma abhūṣi priyo manāpo paṇḍito nipuṇo medhāvī teṣu teṣv artheṣu || govindasya khalu punar bhavanto brāhmaṇasya jyotipālo nāma māṇavako abhūṣi ekaputrako priyo manāpaḥ paṇḍitaḥ nipuṇaḥ medhāvī teṣu teṣv artheṣu || atha khalu punar bhavanto dīrghasyādhvano tyayena govindo brāhmaṇaḥ kālam akārṣīt* || atha khalu punar bhavanto rājā diśāṃpatiḥ govinde brāhmaṇe kālagate śocati klāmyati paridevati urastāḍaṃ krandati sammmoham āpadyati || haṃbho yasmiṃ dāni vayaṃ samaye govindasya arthārthāni samyag niryātayitvā paṃcahi kāmaguṇehi samarpitā samaṃgībhūtā krīḍāma ramāma paricārema tasmiṃ samaye govindo brāhmaṇaḥ kālagato ti || aśroṣīt khalu bhavanto reṇukumāro rājā kila diśāṃpatir govinde brāhmaṇe kālagate śocate klāmyati paridevati urastāḍaṃ krandati saṃmoham āpadyati || atha khalu bhavanto reṇukumāro yena rājā diśāṃpatis tenopasaṃkramitvā rājānaṃ diśāṃpatim etad avocat* || mā mahārāja śoca mā klāmya mā parideva mā urastāḍaṃ kranda mā saṃmodam āpadya | tat kasya hetoḥ | asti mahārāja govindasya brāhmaṇasya jyotipālo nāma māṇavako putro priyo manāpaḥ paṇḍito nipuṇo medhāvī teṣu teṣv artheṣu pituḥ paṇḍitataro nipuṇataro vyaktataraś ca | yaṃ pi ca pitā kiṃcit saṃjānāti sarvaṃ jyotipālena māṇavakena raho nvabhyastaṃ || taṃ mahārājā svake paitṛke sthāne sthāpayatu yad idaṃ paurohitye govindiye ||

atha khalu bhavanto rājā diśāṃpatir anyataraṃ puruṣam āmantrayati || ehi tvaṃ puruṣa yena jyotipālo māṇavakas tenopasaṃkramitvā jyotipālaṃ māṇavakam evaṃ vadehi || rājā diśāṃpatir bhavantaṃ jyotipālam āmantrayati | upasaṃkramatu bhavāṃ jyotipālo yena rājā diśāṃpatiḥ || sādhu mahārāja tti sa puruṣo diśāṃpatirājasya śrutvā yena jyotipālo māṇavakas tenopasaṃkramitvā taṃ jyotipālam etad avocat* || rājā diśāṃpatir bhavantaṃ jyotipālam āmantrayati upasaṃkramatu bhavāṃ jyotipālo yena rājā diśāṃpatiḥ govinde brāhmaṇe kālagate || sādhu bhavan ti jyotipālo māṇavo tasya puruṣasya pratiśrutvā yena rājā diśāṃpatis tenopasaṃkramitvā rājñā diśāṃpatinā sārdhaṃ saṃmodanīyāṃ kathāṃ saṃmodayitvā sārāyaṇīyāṃ kathāṃ vyatisārayitvā ekānte niṣīdi || ekānte niṣaṇṇaṃ jyotipālaṃ māṇavaṃ rājā diśāṃpatir etad avocat* || ovadatu me bhavāṃ jyotipālo anuśāsatu me bhavāṃ jyotipālo mā ca bhavāṃ cirāyatu asmākaṃ ovādānuśāsanīye | ete ca vayaṃ bhavantaṃ jyotipālaṃ svake paitṛke sthāne sthāpema yad idaṃ paurohitye gauvindīye || atha khalu bhavanto jyotipālo māṇavaḥ svake paitṛke sthāne sthāpito paurohitye govindīye yad apy asya pitā karma kārāpayati tad api karma kārāpayati yad apy asya pitā karmāntāni abhisaṃbhuṇoti tāṃ pi jyotipālo māṇavo karmāntāṃ abhisaṃbhuṇoti yad apy asya pitā arthārthaṃ samanuśāsati taṃ jyotipālo māṇavo arthārthaṃ samanuśāsati yad apy asya pitā arthārthaṃ abhisaṃbhūṇoti tad api jyotipālo māṇavo arthārtham abhisaṃbhuṇoti || api hi jitaṃ brāhmaṇagṛhapatino naigamajānapadā evam āhansuḥ || govindo punar bhavanto jyotipālo māṇavo mahāgovindo jyotipālo iti || api hi jitaṃ jyotipālasya māṇavakasya govindo mahāgovindo ti evam akṣaram agninyaṃ upanipate ||

atha khalu bhavanto mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo yena te kṣatriyās tenopasaṃkramitvā teṣāṃ kṣatriyāṇām etad uvāca || entu bhavanto entu bhavanto yena reṇukumāras tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇuṃ kumāram evaṃ vadetha || yaṃsukhī bhavāṃ reṇuḥ taṃsukhī vayam api yaṃduḥkhī bhavān reṇuḥ taṃduḥkhī vayam api | ayaṃ bho reṇu rājā diśāṃpati jīrṇo vṛddho mahallako adhvagato vayam anuprāpto durjayaṃ khalu punaḥ taṃ bho reṇu yam idaṃ jīvitaṃ maraṇāntaṃ ||

saced dhi bho reṇu rājño diśāṃpater atyayana rājakartāro bhavantaṃ reṇuṃ rājyenābhiṣiṃciṣyanti śakṣyati bhavāṃ reṇu asmākam api rājyena saṃbhajituṃ || evam ukte bhagavāṃ reṇukumāro ṣaṭ kṣatriyān etad avocat* || sacet* māṃ bhavanto rājño diśāṃpater atyayena rājakartāro rājyenābhiṣiṃciṣyanti saṃvibhajiṣyāmy ahaṃ bhavanto rājyena || atha koci dāni asmākaṃ rājye anyo nāpy evaṃ sukham edhiṣyati anyatraiva bhavadbhiḥ ||

atha khalu bhavanto dīrghasyādhvano tyayena rājā diśāṃpatiḥ kālam akārṣīt* || atha khalu bhavanto rājakartāro yena reṇukumāras tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇukumāram etad uvāca || rājyaṃ si kumāra prāpto rājyena tvām abhiṣiṃcāma || evam ukte bhavanto reṇuḥ kumāro tāṃ rājakartārāṃ etad avocat* || tena hi bhavanto sukhī bhavatha yasyedāni kālaṃ manyatha || atha khalu sa reṇurājā rājyenābhiṣikto paṃcahi kāmaguṇehi samarpitaḥ samaṃgībhūtaḥ krīḍati ramati paricārayati || atha khalu bhavanto mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo yena te ṣaṭ kṣatriyā tenopasaṃkramitvā tān ṣaṭ kṣatriyān etad avocat* || entu bhavanto ayaṃ hi bhavanto reṇurājā rājyenābhiṣikto paṃcahi kāmaguṇehi samarpito samaṃgībhūto krīḍati ramati paricārayati kāmā ca nāma ete bhavanto madanīyā || entu bhavanto yena reṇurājā tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇuṃ rājānam evaṃ vadetha | smarati bhavāṃ reṇu taṃ vacanaṃ || sādhu bhavanti ete ṣaṭ kṣatriyā mahāgovindasya brāhmaṇasya pratiśrutvā yena reṇurājā tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇuṃ rājānam etad avocat* ||

smarati bhavāṃ reṇu taṃ vacanaṃ || evam ukta bhavanto reṇurājā tāṃ ṣaṭ kṣatriyān etad avocat* || smarāmy ahaṃ bhavanto taṃ vacanaṃ | atha ko pi dānim imāṃ mahāpṛthivīṃ saptadhā bhājayiṣyati || evam ukte bhavanto ṣaṭ kṣatriyā reṇuṃ rājānam etad uvāca || atha ko hi dāni bho reṇu tena bhagavatā mahāgovindena anyo paṇḍitataro vā vyaktataro vā ya imāṃ mahāpṛthivīṃ saptadhā bhājayiṣyati || atha khalu bhavanto reṇurājā anyataraṃ puruṣam āmantrayati || ehi tvaṃ bho puruṣa yena mahāgovindo brāhmaṇas tenopasaṃkramitvā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ evaṃ vadehi | rājā reṇur bhagavantaṃ mahāgovindam āmantrayati || sādhu mahārājeti sa puruṣo reṇusya rājñaḥ pratiśrutvā yena mahāgovindo brāhmaṇas tenopasaṃkramitvā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad uvāca || rājā reṇur bhagavantaṃ mahāgovindaṃ āmantrayati | upasaṃkramatu bhavāṃ mahāgovindo yena rājā reṇuḥ || sādhūti mahāgovindo brāhmaṇaḥ tasya puruṣasya pratiśrutvā yena reṇurājā tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇunā rājñā saha saṃmodanīyāṃ kathāṃ saṃmodayitvā sārāyaṇīyāṃ kathāṃ vyatisārayitvā ekānte niṣīdi || ekānte niṣaṇṇo mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo reṇuṃ rājānam etad uvāca || imā bhavanto mahāpṛthivī saptarājyavistīrṇā ||

dakṣiṇena saṃkṣiptā śakaṭamukhasaṃsthitaṃ |
aṇḍamadhyamaṃ reṇusya rājñaḥ āsi ataḥ puraṃ ||

kaliṃgānāṃ ca asmakānāṃ yo + + + + + + |
māhiṣmatī ca + + + sauvīrāṇāṃ ca rorukaṃ ||

mithilāṃ ca videhānāṃ + + + aṃgeṣu māpaye |
vārāṇasīṃ ca kāśiṣu etaṃ govindamāpitaṃ ||

atha khalu bhavanto govindo brāhmaṇas tāṃ ṣaṭa kṣatriyāṃ svakasvakeṣu rājyeṣu pratiṣṭhāpaye ||

acirābhiṣiktā ca ṣaḍ rājānaḥ kṣipram evaṃ saṃnipatitā yena mahāgovindo brāhmaṇas tenopasaṃkramitvā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || ovadatu mo bhavāṃ mahāgovindo anuśāsatu mo bhavāṃ mahāgovindo yathā ca bhavāṃ mahāgovindo reṇusya rājñaḥ arthārthāni samanuśāsati tathā imeṣu ṣaṭsu rājyeṣu arthārthāni samanuśāsatu || tena khalu punas samayena mahāgovindo brāhmaṇaḥ saptānāṃ rājñāṃ arthārthāni samanuśāsati | sapta ca brāhmaṇaśatasahasrāṇi mantrāṃ vāceti sapta ca snātakaśatāni mantrāṃ vāceti | vadato me nuvadatha ||

api hi jitaṃ brāhmaṇagṛhapatino naigamajānapadā ca mahābhāgaṃ govindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ evaṃ saṃjānanti || paśyati āryo mahāgovindo sākṣān mahābrahmāṇaṃ mahābrahmaṇā ca punaḥ sārdhaṃ vijñeyaṃ mantriya mantriya arthārthāni samanuśāsati || aśroṣīt khalu bhavanto mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo | mama kila brāhmaṇagṛhapatino naigamajānapadā evaṃ saṃjānanti āryo mahābhāgo govindo sākṣāt paśyati brahmāṇaṃ mahābrahmaṇā ca punaḥ sārdhaṃ cintayati yāny arthārthāni samanuśāsati | na khalu punar ahaṃ paśyāmi sākṣāta mahābrahmāṇaṃ na punar ahaṃ mahābrahmaṇā sārdhaṃ vijñeyaṃ mantriya mantriya arthārthāni samanuśāsāmi || na khalu punar me tat sādhu na pratirūpaṃ yam ahaṃ abhūtaṃ asantaṃ varṇaṃ adhivāsayeyaṃ || śrutaṃ khalu punar me taṃ paurāṇānām ācāryāṇāṃ pravayānāṃ jīrṇānāṃ vṛddhānāṃ mahallakānāṃ adhvagatavayam anuprāptānāṃ saṃmukhādbhāṣamāṇānāṃ | yo catvāri vārṣikāṃ māsāṃ pratisaṃlīno karuṇaṃ dhyānaṃ dhyāyati taṃ sākṣāt* mahābrahmā upasaṃkramati yaś cāsyārtho abhipreto bhavati taṃ vāsya pṛcchitena visarjiyati | yaṃ nūnāhaṃ catvāri vārṣikāni māsāni pratisaṃlīnaḥ karuṇaṃ dhyānaṃ dhyāyeyaṃ sace taṃ bhagavāṃ reṇu anujānāti || evam ukte bhavanto reṇurājā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad uvāca || tena hi bho mahāgovinda sukhībhava yasya va kālaṃ manyasīti ||

atha khalu bhavanto mahāgovindo catvāri vārṣikāṃ māsāṃ pratisaṃlīnaḥ karuṇaṃ dhyānaṃ dhyāye || atha khalu bhavanto mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo caturṇāṃ vārṣikānāṃ māsānāṃ atyayena tadaho poṣadheyaṃ caturdaśyāṃ paurṇamāsyāṃ śīrṣasnāto āhatavastraśucivastranivasto antarā ca vediṃ antarā cāgniṃ snātaśarīro paṭṭaśilāyāṃ ājyānulepanāyāṃ anantarahitāyāṃ agniṃ prajvāletvā śrāddhānāṃ gṛhe niṣīde uttarāmukho || atha khalu bhavanto nacirasyaiva uttarāto diśāto mahato ālokasya prādurbhāvo abhūṣi || adrākṣīt khalu bhavanto mahāgovindo uttarāto diśāto mahato ālokasya prādurbhāvaṃ dṛṣṭvā ca punar āścaryādbhutaṃ saṃvignaromahṛṣṭajāto abhūṣi yathāpīdaṃ adṛṣṭapūrvaṃ dṛśyate || atha khalu bhavanto mahābrahmā nacirasyaiva uttarāto diśāto vaihāyasam āgatvā mahāgovindasya brāhmaṇasyoparivaihāyasam antarīkṣe asthāsi || adrākṣīt khalu mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo ūrdhvaṃ ullokento mahābrahmāṇaṃ uparivaihāyasam antarīkṣe sthitaṃ dṛṣṭvā ca punar yena mahābrahmā tenāṃjaliṃ praṇāmetvā mahābrahmāṇaṃ gāthāye dhyabhāṣati ||

balaṃ vā yaśaṃ vā dyuti vā kin tuvam asi māriṣa |
ajānanto te pṛcchāmi kathaṃ jānema te vayaṃ ||

evam ukte bhavanto mahābrahmā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāye pratyabhāṣati ||

yaṃ kumāro ti saṃjānanti brahmaloke sanātanaṃ |
devā pi saṃjānaṃti evaṃ evaṃ govinda jānatha ||

evam ukte bhavanto mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo mahābrahmāṇaṃ gāthāye bhāṣati ||

āsanaṃ udakaṃ pādyaṃ madhurakalpaṃ ca pāyasaṃ |
pratigṛhṇehi me brahma agraṃ abhiharāmi te ||

atha khalu bhavanto mahābrahmā mahābrāhmaṇaṃ mahāgovindaṃ gāthāya pratyabhāṣati ||

āsanaṃ udakaṃ pādyaṃ madhurakalpaṃ ca pāyasaṃ |
pratigṛhṇāmi goviṃda agraṃ abhiharāhi me ||

evam ukte bhavaṃto mahāgiviṃdo brāhmaṇo mahābrahmāṇaṃ gāthāye bhāṣati ||

dṛṣṭe dharme hitārthaṃ vā saṃparāyasukhāya vā |
kṛtāvakāśo pṛccheyaṃ yaṃ me manasi prārthitaṃ ||

evam ukte bhavanto mahābrahmā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāye pratyabhāṣati ||

dṛṣṭadharme hitārthaṃ vā saṃparāyasukhāya vā |
kṛtāvakāśaḥ pṛcchāhi yaṃ bhavaty abhiprārthitaṃ ||

aha khalu punaḥ bhavanto mahāgovindasya brāhmaṇasyaitad abhūṣi || pravāritaṃ me khalu mahābrahmaṇā praśnavyākaraṇena kiṃ dāniṃ mahābrahmāṇaṃ pṛccheyaṃ dṛṣṭadhārmikaṃ artham ārabhya utāho sāṃparāyikaṃ || atha khalu bhavanto mahāgovindasya brāhmaṇasyaitad abhūṣi || asti tāvad ayaṃ dṛṣṭadhārmiko artho yam idaṃ paṃca kāmaguṇān ārabhya || yaṃ nūnāhaṃ mahābrahmāṇaṃ sāṃparāyike arthe praśnaṃ pṛccheyaṃ || atha khalu mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo mahābrahmāṇaṃ sāṃparāyike arthe praśnaṃ pṛcche ||

pṛcchāmi brahmāṇaṃ sanatkumāraṃ
kāṃkṣī akāṃkṣaṃ paricāriyeṣu |
kathaṃkaro kintikaro kimācaraṃ
prāpnoti manujo ’mṛtaṃ brahmalokaṃ ||

evam ukte bhavanto mahābrahmā govindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāye pratyabhāṣati ||

hitvā mamatvaṃ manujeṣu brahma
ekotibhūto karuṇo vivikto |
nirāmagandho virato maithunāto
prāpnoti manujo ’mṛtaṃ brahmalokaṃ ||

evam ukte bhavanto mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo mahābrahmāṇam etad avocat* || hitvā mamatvaṃ ti vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasya etam artham ājānāma yadaikatyo agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravraje alpaṃ bhogaskandhaṃ prahāya mahāntaṃ vā bhogaskandhaṃ prahāya alpaṃ vā jñātivargaṃ prahāya mahāntaṃ vā jñātivargaṃ prahāya | uccakulād vā nīcakulād vā saṃbhavati apahṛtagṛhivyaṃjano saṃghāṭīpātracīvaram ādāya śikṣati śikṣāpadeṣu kāyakarmavācākarmaṇā samanvāgato pariśuddhena pariśuddhājīvo hitvā mamatvaṃ ti vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasya etam arthaṃ jānāma || ekotībhāvaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo etam artham ājānāma || yad ihaikatyo vitarkavicārāṇāṃ vyupaśamād adhyātmasaṃprasādāc cetasa ekotībhāvād avitarkam avicāraṃ vivekajaṃ prītisukhaṃ prathamaṃ dhyānam upasaṃpadya viharati ekotībhūto ti vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasya etam artham ājānāma || karuṇo vivikto ti vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasya etam artham ājānāma || yad ihaikatyo karuṇāpareṇa cetasā ekān diśāṃ spharitvopasaṃpadya viharati vipulenamudgatena advayenāpramāṇenāvaireṇāvyābādhena tathā dvitīyaṃ tathā tṛtīyaṃ tathā caturtham iti ūrdhvam adho tiryak sarvehi sarvatratāye sarvāvantaṃ lokaṃ spharitvopasaṃpadya viharati karuṇo vivikto ti vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasya etam artham ājānāma || nirāmagandhaṃ vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasyārthaṃ na jānāma ||

ke āmagaṃdhā manujeṣu brahma
etaṃ na vinde tadvīra brūhi |
yenāvṛtā vārivahā kukūla
āpāyikā nirvṛtā brahmalokaṃ ||

evam ukte mahābrahmā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāye pratyabhāṣati ||

krodho mṛṣāvāda kathaṃkathā ca
+ + + atimāno + + + + + + |
īrṣyā ca hiṃsā paravādaroṣaṇā
te āmagandhā manujeṣu brahma |
yenāvṛtā vārivahā kukūla
āpāyikā nirvṛtā brahmalokaṃ ||

evam ukte bhagavān mahāgovindo mahābrahmāṇam etad uvāca || āmāgandho ti vayaṃ bhavanto mahābrahmaṇo bhāṣamāṇasya etam arthaṃ jānāma || taṃ na me śakyam agāram adhyāvasatā ekāntasaṃlikhitaṃ ekāntānavadyaṃ ekāntapariśuddhaṃ paryavadātaṃ ca brahmacaryaṃ carituṃ | alpakaṃ jīvitaṃ gamanīyo sāṃparāyaḥ nāsti jātasyāmaraṇaṃ tasmāj jñātavyaṃ mantavyaṃ boddhavyaṃ kartavyaṃ kuśalaṃ kartavyaṃ brahmacaryaṃ na kiṃcil loke pāpaṃ karma karaṇīyaṃ ||

pravrajiṣyāmi dāni haṃbho mahābrahma agārasyānagāriyaṃ sacet* me bhagavāṃ mahābrahmā anuśāseya || evam ukte bhavanto mahābrahmā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || tena hi bho mahāgovinda sukhībhava yasyedāniṃ kālaṃ manyasi ||

śrutaṃ ca me taṃ bhagavāṃ kila tena samayena mahāgovindo nāma brāhmaṇo abhūṣi smarati bhagavāṃ || evam ukte bhagavāṃ paṃcaśikhaṃ gandharvaputram etad avocat* || evam etaṃ paṃcaśikha ahaṃ tena samayena mahāgoviṃdo nāma brāhmaṇo abhūṣi smarāmi cāhaṃ na ca te punaḥ paṃcaśikha śrutaṃ yathā so mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajito || ahaṃ khalu so paṃcaśikha mahāgovindaḥ brāhmaṇo yena reṇurājā tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇuṃ rājānaṃ gāthāye adhyabhāṣi ||

āmantremi mahārāja reṇu bhūmipate tava |
pravrajāmi prajahitvā rājyaṃ paurohityaṃ ca me ||

evam ukte paṃcaśikha reṇurājā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāya pratyabhāṣati ||

saced asti ūnaṃ kāmehi vayan te pūrayāmatha |
ko vā bhavantaṃ heṭheti vayan te dhārayāmatha |
bhavāṃ pitā vayaṃ putro mā govinda pravrajāhi ||

evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo yena reṇurājā tenopasaṃkramitvā reṇuṃ rājānaṃ gāthāye adhyabhāṣati ||

na asti ūnaṃ kāmehi heṭhayitā na vidyati |
amanuṣyavacanaṃ śrutvā kathaṃ vartema anyathā ||

evam ukte paṃcaśikha reṇurājā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāye pratyabhāṣati ||

amanuṣyo kathaṃ varṇo kiṃ vā abhāṣata |
yasya vācaṃ śrutvā jahāsi asmākaṃ gṛhaṃ ca kevalaṃ ||

evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgoviṃdo brāhmaṇo reṇurājānaṃ gāthayādhyabhāṣati ||

sarvato yaṣṭukāmasya upavustasya me sataḥ |
agni prajvālito āsi kuśacīraparicchado ||

tato haṃmi prādurahu brahmā loke sanātano |
yasya vācaṃ śrutvā jahāmi yuṣmākaṃ gṛhaṃ ca kevalaṃ ||

evam ukte paṃcaśikha reṇurājā mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ gāthāye pratyabhāṣati ||

śraddadhāma vayaṃ bhavato yathā govindo bhāṣati |
amanuṣyavacanaṃ śrutvā kathaṃ vartema anyathā ||

anyāpi vacanā bhavāṃ mahāgovindo kuśalāni yeva ācikṣati | yā ca bhavato govindasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā asmākaṃ api gatir bhaviṣyati ||

yathā ākāśe vimalo śuddho veruliyo maṇiḥ |
evaṃ śuddho cariṣyāmi govindasyānuśāsane ||

evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo reṇurājānaṃ gāthābhir adhyabhāṣati ||

sacej jahatha kāmāni yatra raktāḥ pṛthagjanāḥ |
śastaṃ bhyaved dṛḍhībhavatha kṣāntībalasamāhitā ||

eṣa mārgo brahmapure eṣa mārgaḥ sanātanaḥ |
saddharmavidbhir ākhyāto brahmalokopapattaye ||

aśroṣīt khalu paṃcaśikha te ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajiṣyatīti | te kṣipram eva saṃnipatensuḥ || atha khalu paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo yena te ṣaḍ rājānas tenopasaṃkramitvā tāṃ ṣaḍ rājāṃ etad avocat* || pentu bhavanto entu bhavanto anyaṃ dāni ācāryaṃ paryeṣatha yo vo svakasvakeṣu rājyeṣu arthārthāni samanuśāsiṣyati || tat kasya hetoḥ || pravrajiṣyāmy ahaṃ agārasyānagāriyaṃ || śrutaṃ hi mayā mahābrahmaṇo saṃmukhād āmagandhaṃ bhāṣamāṇasya | taṃ na śakyaṃ agāram adhyāvasatā ekāntasaṃlikhitam ekāntānavadyaṃ pariśuddhaṃ paryavadātaṃ brahmacaryaṃ carituṃ alpaṃ jīvitavyaṃ gamanīyo saṃparāyo nāsti jātasyāmaraṇaṃ tasmād* jñātavyaṃ prāptavyaṃ boddhavyaṃ kuśalaṃ caritavyaṃ brahmacaryaṃ na ca kiṃcil loke pāpaṃ karma kartavyaṃ ||

atha khalu paṃcaśikha teṣāṃ ṣaṇṇāṃ rājñām etad abhūṣi || brāhmaṇā hi nāmaite bhogalubdhā bhavanti | yaṃ nūnaṃ vayaṃ mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ bhogehi upanimantrayema || atha khalu paṃcaśikha te ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ bhogehi upanimantrensuḥ || saṃvidyanti mo mahāgovinda imeṣu ṣaṭsu rājyeṣu prabhūtā mānuṣyakā bhogā dhārmikā dharmalabdhā dhārmikena balena abhisāhṛtā abhisamūḍhā tato bhavāṃ mahāgovindo dhanam ādiyatu mā bhavāṃ mahāgovinda agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajatu || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo ṣaḍ rājāṃ etad avocat* || saṃvidyanti khalu bhavanto asmākam api prabhūtā mānuṣyakā bhogā dhārmikā dharmalabdhā dhārmikena balenābhisāhṛtā abhisamūḍhā tān api cāhaṃ apahāyāgārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajiṣyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ hi mahābrahmaṇaḥ saṃmukhād āmagandhaṃ bhāṣamāṇasya | taṃ na śakyaṃ agāram adhyāvasatā ekāntasaṃlikhitaṃ ekāntānavadyaṃ pariśuddhaṃ paryavadātaṃ brahmacaryaṃ carituṃ alpakaṃ jīvitavyaṃ gamanīyaṃ sāṃparāyaṃ nāsti jātasyāmaraṇaṃ tasmāj jñātavyaṃ prāptavyaṃ boddhavyaṃ kartavyaṃ kuśalaṃ caritavyaṃ brahmacaryaṃ na kiṃcil loke pāpaṃ karaṇīyaṃ || atha khalu paṃcaśikha teṣāṃ ṣaṇṇāṃ rājñām etad abhūṣi || brāhmaṇā hi nāma ete strīlubdhā bhavanti | yaṃ nūnaṃ vayaṃ mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ strībhir upanimantrayema || atha khalu paṃcaśikha ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ strībhir upanimantrensuḥ || saṃvidyanti bho mahāgovinda imeṣu ṣaṭsu rājyeṣu prabhūtā striyaḥ prāsādikā darśanīyā akṣudrāvakāśā paramayā śubhavarṇapuṣkalatayā samanvāgatā tataḥ bhavāṃ mahāgovindo striyaḥ ādiyatu mā bhavāṃ govinda agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajatu || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo tāṃ ṣaḍ rājāṃ etad avocat* || saṃvidyanti khalu bhavanto asmākam api catvāriṃśat sadṛśīyo bhāryā prāsādikā darśanīyā akṣudrāvakāśā paramayā śubhavarṇapuṣkalatayā samanvāgatā tā pi cāham apahāya agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajiṣyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ hi brahmaṇo saṃmukhād āmagandhaṃ bhāṣamāṇasya | taṃ na śakyam agāram adhyāvasatā ekāntasaṃlikhitaṃ ekāntānavadyaṃ pariśuddhaṃ paryavadātaṃ brahmacaryaṃ carituṃ alpakaṃ jīvitavyaṃ gamanīyaḥ saṃparāyo nāsti jātasyāmaraṇaṃ tasmāj jñātavyaṃ prāptavyaṃ boddhavyaṃ kartavyaṃ kuśalaṃ caritavyaṃ brahmacaryaṃ na ca kiṃcil loke pāpaṃ karaṇīyaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha te ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad uvācat* || tena hi mahāgovinda pratipālehi sapta varṣāṇi yāvad vayaṃ svakasvakehi rājyehi putrabhrātṛkāṃ sthāpayitvā āgamiṣyāma yā ca bhavato mahāgovindasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā cāsmākam api gatir bhaviṣyati || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇas tāṃ ṣaḍ rājāṃ etad avocat* || aticiraṃ khalv etaṃ bhavatāṃ yam idaṃ sapta varṣāṇi pravrajiṣyāmy ahaṃ agārasthānagāriyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ hi mayā mahābrahmaṇaḥ saṃmukhād āmagandhaṃ bhāṣamāṇasya taṃ na śakyaṃ + + + pāpaṃ karma karaṇīyaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha te ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || tena hi tvaṃ mahāgovinda pratipālehi ṣaḍ varṣāṇi | evaṃ peyālaṃ paṃca varṣāṇi catvāri varṣāṇi trīṇi varṣāṇi dvivarṣāṇi ekavarṣaṃ | saptamāsāni pratipālehi yāvad vayaṃ mahāgovinda svakasvakehi rājyehi putrabhrātṛkāṃ sthāpayitvā āgamiṣyāmaḥ yā ca bhavato govindasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā cāsmākaṃ pi gatir bhaviṣyati || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindaḥ brāhmaṇas tāṃ ṣaḍ rājāṃ etad avocat* || aticiraṃ khalv etaṃ bhavanto yam idaṃ sapta māsā pravrajiṣyāmy ahaṃ agārasyānagāriyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ mayā mahābrahmaṇaḥ saṃmukhād āmagandhāṃ bhāṣamāṇasya taṃ na śakyaṃ + + + pāpaṃ karaṇīyaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha te ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇaṃ etad avocat* || tena hi mahāgovinda pratipālehi ṣaṇ māsāṃ yāvad vayaṃ svakasvakehi rājyehi putrabhrātṛkāṃ sthāpayitvā āgamiṣyāmaḥ | evaṃ sarvatra kartavyaṃ peyālaṃ paṃca māsāṃ catvāri māsāṃ trīṇi māsāṃ dve māsāṃ ekamāsaṃ yāva vayaṃ svakasvakehi rājyehi putrabhrātṛkāṃ sthāpayitvā āgamiṣyāmaḥ yā ca bhavato mahāgovindasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā cāsmākaṃ pi gatir bhaviṣyati || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahābrāhmaṇo mahāgovindas tāṃ ṣaḍ rājña etad avocat* || aticiraṃ khalv idaṃ bhavanto yam idaṃ ardhamāsaṃ pravrajiṣyāmi ahaṃ agārasyānagāriyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ hi + + + pāpaṃ karma karaṇīyaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha te ṣaḍ rājāno mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || tena hi bho mahāgoviṃda pratipālehi sapta divasāni yāvad vayaṃ svakasvakehi rājyehi putrabhrātṛkāṃ sthāpayitvā āgamiṣyāmaḥ yā ca bhavato govindasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā asmākam api gatir bhaviṣyati || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇas tāṃ ṣaṭ* kṣatriyān etad avocat* || alpakaṃ khalv idaṃ bhavanto yam idaṃ sapta divasāni tena hi bhavanto sukhībhavatha yasyedāniṃ kālaṃ manyatha ||

atha khalu paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo yena tāni sapta brāhmaṇamahāśālasahasrāṇi sapta ca snātakaśatāni tenopasaṃkramitvā etad avocat* || entu bhavanto entu bhavantaḥ anyaṃ dāni upādhyāyaṃ paryeṣatha yo vo mantrāṇi vācayiṣyati | pravrajiṣyāmy ahaṃ agārasyānagāriyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ hi mayā mahābrahmaṇo saṃmukhād āmagandhaṃ bhāṣamāṇasya + + + pāpaṃ karma karaṇīyaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha + + +

tāni ca sapta brāhmaṇamahāsālasahasrāṇi sapta ca snātakaśatāni mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || mā bhavāṃ govindo agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajatu pravrajyā hi nāmaiṣāṃ te mahāgovinda alpārthikā ca alpabhogā ca alpeśākhyā ca alpānuśaṃsā ca brāhmaṇyaṃ pi nāmaitaṃ bho mahāgovinda mahārthiyaṃ ca mahāśālaṃ ca maheśākhyaṃ ca mahānuśaṃsaṃ ca || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo tāni ca sapta brāhmaṇasahasrāṇi sapta ca snātakaśatāni etad avocat* || mā bhavanto evaṃ vadittha pravrajyā hi nāmaiṣā bhavanto maharddhiyā ca mahālābhā ca maheśākhyā ca mahānuśaṃsā ca brāhmaṇyaṃ pi nāmaitaṃ bhavanto alpārthiyaṃ ca alpalābhaṃ ca alpeśākhyaṃ cālpānuśaṃsaṃ ca yaṃ pi tāva bhavantaḥ kiṃcit saṃjānanti sarvantaṃ asmākam eva nidānaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha sapta brāhmaṇasahasrāṇi sapta ca snātakaśatāni mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || evam etaṃ bho upādhyāya evam etaṃ pravrajyā nāmaiṣā maharddhiyā ca mahālābhā ca maheśākhyā ca mahānuśaṃsā ca brāhmaṇyaṃ pi nāmaitaṃ bho upādhyāya alpārthiyaṃ cālpalābhaṃ cālpānuśaṃsaṃ ca yaṃ pi tāvad vayaṃ kiṃcid ājānāma sarvantaṃ tavopadhyāya nidānaṃ yā ca bhavato upādhyāyasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā asmākam api gatir bhaviṣyati || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo tāni ca sapta brāhmaṇamahāśālasahasrāṇi sapta ca snātakaśatāni etad avocat* || tena hi bhavanto sukhībhavatha yasyedāniṃ kālaṃ manyatha ||

atha khalu paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo yena tā catvāriṃśat sadṛśī bhāryā tenopasaṃkramitvā catvāriṃśat sadṛśīyo bhāryāyo etad avocat* || entu bhotīyo yā icchanti svakasvakāni jñātikulāni gacchantu yā icchanti anyaṃ bhartāraṃ paryeṣantu yā icchanti tā imasmin* eva brāhmaṇakule vasantu || saṃvidyanti imasmiṃ brāhmaṇakule prabhūtā mānuṣyakā bhogā dhārmikā dharmalabdhā dhārmikena balenābhisāhṛtā abhisamūḍhā | pravrajiṣyāmy ahaṃ agārasyānagāriyaṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || śrutaṃ hi mayā mahābrahmaṇaḥ saṃmukhād āmagandhaṃ bhāṣamāṇasya taṃ na śakyaṃ agāram adhyāvasatā ekāntasaṃlikhitaṃ ekāntānavadyaṃ pariśuddhaṃ paryavadātaṃ brahmacaryaṃ carituṃ || tat kasya hetoḥ || alpakaṃ jīvitaṃ gamanīyaṃ sāṃparāyaṃ nāsti jātasyāmaraṇaṃ tasmāt* jñātavyaṃ prāptavyaṃ boddhavyaṃ kartavyaṃ kuśalaṃ caritavyaṃ brahmacaryaṃ na kiṃcil loke pāpaṃ karma karaṇīyaṃ || evam ukte paṃcaśikha tāś catvāriṃśat sadṛśīyo bhāryāyo mahāgovindaṃ brāhmaṇam etad avocat* || āryo khalv asmākaṃ govindo bhartā bhartākāle sakhā sakhīkāle yā ca āryasya mahāgovindasya gatir bhaviṣyati sā asmākam api gatir bhaviṣyati || evam ukte paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo tāṃ catvāriṃśat sadṛśīyo bhāryāyo etad avocat* || tena hi bhotīyo sukhībhavatha yasya dāni kālaṃ manyatha ||

atha khalu paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo tadaho saptame divase keśaśmaśrūṇy avatārayitvā kāṣāyāṇi vastrāṇi ācchādayitvā agārasyānagāriyaṃ pravrajitaḥ || tathā pravrajitaṃ punaḥ samānaṃ sapta ca rājāno anupravrajensuḥ sapta ca brāhmaṇamahāśālasahasrāṇi sapta ca snātakaśatāni anupravrajensuḥ tā catvāriṃśat sadṛśīyo bhāryāyo anupravrajensuḥ kaḥ punar vādo anyāye velāsikāye janatāye || sā abhūṣi pariṣā anekaśatā anekasahasrā ||

mahāgovindo khalu punaḥ paṃcaśikha brāhmaṇo bāhirako kāmeṣu vītarāgo so bahmalokasahavratāye śrāvakāṇāṃ dharmaṃ deśayati || ye khalu punaḥ paṃcaśikha mahāgovindasya brāhmaṇasya śrāvakāḥ sarveṇa sarvaṃ dharmaṃ deśitam ājānanti te brahmalokasahavratāye upasaṃpadyanti || ye khalu punaḥ paṃcaśikha mahāgovindasya brāhmaṇasya śrāvakā na sarveṇa sarvaṃ dharmaṃ deśitam ājānanti te kāmāvacareṣu deveṣūpapadyanti || apy ekatyā caturmahārājakāyikānāṃ sahavratāye upapadyanti apy ekatyā trayatriṃśānāṃ devānāṃ apy ekatyā yāmānāṃ apy ekatyā tuṣitānāṃ apy ekatyā nirmāṇaratīnāṃ apy ekatyā paranirmitavaśavartīnāṃ devānāṃ sahavratāye upasaṃpadyanti || ye khalu punaḥ paṃcaśikha striyo vā puruṣā vā mahāgovinde brāhmaṇe paruṣacittāni śrāvakeṣu cāsya te kāyasya bhedāt paraṃ maraṇād apāyadurgativinipātaṃ narakeṣūpapadyanti || ye khalu punaḥ paṃcaśikha striyo vā puruṣā vā mahāgovinde brāhmaṇe + + + cittāni śrāvakehi cāsya te kāyasya bhedāt paraṃ maraṇāt sugatiṃ svargaṃ kāyaṃ deveṣūpapadyanti || yaṃ khalu punaḥ paṃcaśikha mahāgovindo brāhmaṇo grāmaṃ vā nigamaṃ vā upaniśrāya viharati tatrāpi bhavati rājā vā rāṣṭrasya devo vā gṛhapatikāye brahmā vā brāhmaṇānāṃ || yatrāpi nirūhamārgaṃ pratipadyati tatrāpi bhavati rājā vā rāṣṭrasya devo vā gṛhapatikāye brahmā vā brāhmaṇānāṃ || api hi jitaṃ brāhmaṇagṛhapatikā nigamajānapadā utkhalitā imaṃ udānam udānayanti || namas tasya āryasya mahāgovindasya namo āryasya saptapurohitasya ||

idam avocad bhagavān rājagṛhe viharanto gṛddhakūṭe parvate imasmiṃś ca punar vyākaraṇe bhāṣyamāṇe paṃcaśikhasya gandharvaputrasya virajaṃ vigatamalaṃ dharmeṣu dharmacakṣurviśuddhaṃ āttamanaḥ paṃcaśikho gandharvaputro bhagavato bhāṣitam abhyanande ||

bhagavān āha || syāt khalu punar bhikṣavo yuṣmākam evam asyād anyaḥ sa tadā mahāgovinda nāma brāhmaṇo abhūṣi | na khalv etad evaṃ draṣṭavyaṃ | tat kasya hetoḥ | ahaṃ sa bhikṣavaḥ tena kālena tena samayena mahāgovindo nāma brāmaṇo abhūṣi | tadāpi mayā pravrajitena mahājanakāyo anupravrajito | etarahiṃ pi mayā pravrajitena mahājanakāyo anupravrajito ||

samāptaṃ govindīyaṃ bhagavato pūrvenivāsasaṃprayuktaṃ sūtraṃ ||