Mahāvastu

91. Visits to Nāga Kings

kālo nāgarājā tahiṃ khu mahācaṃkrame bhagavantaṃ upasaṃkrānto || so dāni bhagavataḥ pādau śirasā vanditvā ekāṃśīkṛto prāṃjalīkṛto bhagavantam etad uvāca || mama bhagavaṃ bhavano purimakehi samyaksaṃbuddhehi paribhukto krakucchandena bhagavatā konākamuninā kāśyapena sādhu bhagavān api mama bhavanaṃ paribhuṃjatu anukaṃpām upādāya || tatrāpi bhagavāṃ kālasya nāgarājasya bhavane caturthaṃ saptāhaṃ prītisukhena vītināmeti | tato pi bhagavāṃ kālasya nāgarājasya bhavanāto caturthasya saptāhasyātyayena utthito ||

mucilido nāgarājaḥ purimabuddhadarśāvī bhagavataḥ upasaṃkrānto || so pi bhagavataḥ pādau śirasā vaṃditvā ekānte prāṃjalīkṛto bhagavantaṃ yācati || mama bhagavaṃ bhavano purimakehi samyaksaṃbuddhehi paribhukto bhagavatā krakucchandena konākamuninā kāśyapena sādhu bhagavāṃ pi mama bhavanaṃ paribhuṃjatu anukaṃpām upādāya || bhagavāṃ muciliṃdasyāpi nāgarājasya bhavane paṃcamaṃ saptāhaṃ sunirāhāraḥ prītisukhena vītināmesi || tato pi tahiṃ saptāhikaṃ akālavārdalaṃ utpannaṃ saptāhaṃ rātriṃdivaṃ devena varṣitaṃ muciliṃdenāpi nāgarājñā bhagavatar ardhayojanakaparikṣepena saptakuttaṃ bhagavantaṃ bhogena parikṣipitvā upari vipuri vipulena phaṇenācchādesi | yathā ca bhagavantaṃ viṣagaṃdhena kilviṣagandhena vā na vyābādheya tti mucilindo nāma nāgarājā svakāto bhavanāto uttaritvāna bhogena āchāyesi śirighanasukṛtena phaṇena saptāhaṃ vipulapuṇyaṃ prasūtaṃ | vinipātena nāgarājena ca puṇyaṃ prasūtaṃ parikṣipi hi mahatā paribhogena saptāhaṃ ||