Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

5 aviṣahyaśreṣṭhi-jātakam

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  • Text Version:
    Romanized
  • Input Personnel:
    DSBC Staff
  • Input Date:
    2005
  • Proof Reader:
    Miroj Shakya
  • Supplier:
    Nagarjuna Institute of Exact Methods
  • Sponsor:
    University of the West
5. aviṣahyaśreṣṭhi-jātakam



na vibhavakṣayāvekṣayā samṛddhyāśayā vā pradānavaidhuryamupayānti satpuruṣāḥ| tadyathānuśrūyate-



bodhisattvabhūtaḥ kilāyaṃ bhagavāṃstyāgaśīlakulavinayaśrutajñānāvismayādiguṇasamudito dhanadāyamāno vibhavasaṃpadā sarvātithitvādanuparatadānasatro lokahitārthapravṛtto dāyakaśreṣṭhaḥ śreṣṭhī babhūva mātsaryādidoṣāviṣahyo'viṣahya iti prakāśanāmā|



iṣṭārthasaṃpattivimarśanāśāt prītiprabodhasya viśeṣahetuḥ|

yathārthināṃ darśanamāsa tasya tathārthināṃ darśanamāsa tasya||1||



dehīti yācñāniyatārthamukto nāstīti nāsau gadituṃ śaśāka|

hṛtāvakāśā hi babhūva citte tasyārthasaktiḥ kṛpayā mahatyā||2||



tasyārthibhirnirhriyamāṇasāre gṛhe babhūvābhyadhikapraharṣaḥ|

viveda sa hyugraghanānanarthānakāraṇakṣipravirāgiṇo'rthān||3||



bhavanti lokasya hi bhūyasārthā lobhāśrayād durgatimārgasārthāḥ|

parātmanorabhyudayāvahatvādarthāstadīyāstu babhuryathārthāḥ||4||



atha tasya mahāsattvasya yathābhilaṣitairakliṣṭaiḥ śiṣṭopacāravibhūṣaṇairvipulairarthavisargairyācanakajanaṃ samantataḥ saṃtarpayataḥ pradānaudāryaśravaṇādvismayāvarjitamanāḥ śakro devendraḥ pradānasthiraniścayamasya jijñāsamānaḥ pratyahaṃ dhanadhānyaratnaparicchadajātaṃ tattadantardhāpayāmāsa| api nāmāyaṃ vibhavaparikṣayāśaṅkayāpi mātsaryāya pratāryeteti| pradānādhimuktasya tu punarmahāsattvasya



yathā yathā tasya vineśurarthāḥ sūryābhisṛṣṭa iva toyaleśāḥ|

tathā tathainān vipulaiḥ pradānairgṛhātpradīptādiva nirjahāra||5||



atha śakro devendrastyāgaparāyaṇameva taṃ mahāsattvamavetya prakṣīyamāṇavibhavasāramapi vismitataramatistasyaikarātreṇa sarvaṃ vibhavasāramantardhāpayāmāsānyatra rajjukuṇḍalāddātrāccaikasmāt| atha bodhisattvaḥ prabhātāyāṃ rajanyāṃ yathocittaṃ prativibuddhaḥ paśyati sma dhanadhānyaparicchadaparijanavibhavaśūnyaṃ niṣkūjadīnaṃ svabhavanaṃ rākṣasairivodvāsitamanabhirāmadarśanīyaṃ, kimiti ca samutthitavitarkaḥ samanuvicaraṃstadrajjukuṇḍalakaṃ dātraṃ ca kevalamatra dadarśa| tasya cintā prādurabhavat-yadi tāvat kenacidyācitumanucitavacasā svavikramopārjitopajauvinā madgṛhe praṇaya evaṃ darśitaḥ sūpayuktā evamarthāḥ| atha tvidānīṃ madbhāgyadoṣāducchrayamasahamānena kenacidanupayuktā eva vidrutāstatkaṣṭam|



calaṃ sauhṛdamarthānāṃ viditaṃ pūrvameva me|

arthināmeva pīḍā tu dahatyatra mano mama||6||



pradānasatkārasukhocitāściraṃ

viviktamarthairabhigamya madgṛham|

kathaṃ bhaviṣyanti nu te mamārthinaḥ

pipāsitāḥ śuṣkamivāgatā hradam||7||



atha sa bodhisattvaḥ svadhairyāvaṣṭambhādanāsvāditaviṣādadainyastasyāmapyavasthāyāmanabhyastayācñākramatvāt parān yācituṃ paricitānapi na prasehe| evaṃ duṣkaraṃ yācitumiti ca tasya bhūyasī yācanakeṣvanukampā babhūva| atha sa mahātmā yācanakajanasvāgatādikriyāvekṣayā svayameva tadrajjukuṇḍalakaṃ dātraṃ ca pratigṛhya pratyahaṃ tṛṇavikrayopalabdhayā vibhavamātrayārthijanapraṇayasammānanāṃ cakāra| atha śakro devendrastasyemāmaviṣāditāṃ parame'pi dāridrye pradānābhimukhatāṃ cāvekṣya savismayabahumānaḥ saṃdṛśyamānadivyādbhutavapurantarikṣe sthitvā dānādvicchandayaṃstaṃ mahāsattvamuvāca-gṛhapate !



suhṛnmanastāpakarīmavasthāmimāmupetastvamatipradānaiḥ|

na dasyubhirnaiva jalānalābhyāṃ na rājabhiḥ saṃhriyamāṇavittaḥ||8||



tattvāṃ hitāvekṣitayā bravīmi niyaccha dāne vyasanānurāgam|

itthaṃgataḥ sannapi cenna dadyā yāyāḥ punaḥ pūrvasamṛddhiśobhām||9||



śaśvat kṛśenāpi parivyayeṇa kālena dṛṣṭvā kṣayamarjanānām|

cayena valmīkasamucchrayāṃśca vṛddhyarthinaḥ saṃyama eva panthāḥ||10||



atha bodhisattvaḥ pradānābhyāsamāhātmyaṃ vidarśayañchakramuvāca-



anāryamāryeṇa sahasranetra suduṣkaraṃ suṣṭhvapi durgatena|

mā caiva tadbhūnmama śakra vittaṃ yatprāptihetoḥ kṛpaṇāśayaḥ syām||11||



icchanti yācñāmaraṇena gantuṃ duḥkhasya yasya pratikāramārgam|

tenāturān kaḥ kulaputramānī nāstīti śuṣkāśaninābhihanyāt||12||



tanmadvidhaḥ kiṃ svidupādadīta ratnaṃ dhanaṃ vā divi vāpi rājyam|

yācñābhitāpena vivarṇitāni prasādayennārthimukhāni yena||13||



mātsaryadoṣopacayāya yaḥ syānna tyāgacittaṃ paribṛṃhayedvā|

sa tyāgamevārhati madvidhebhyaḥ parigrahacchadmamayo vighātaḥ||14||



vidyullatānṛttacale dhane ca sādhāraṇe naikavighātahetau|

dāne nidāne ca sukhodayānāṃ mātsaryamāryaḥ ka ivāśrayeta||15||



taddarśitā śakra mayi svateyaṃ hitābhidhānādanukampito'smi|

svabhyastaharṣaṃ tu manaḥ pradānaistadutpathe kena dhṛtiṃ labheta||16||



na cātra manyoranuvṛttimārge cittaṃ bhavānarhati saṃniyoktum|

na hi svabhāvasya vipakṣadurgamāroḍhumalpena balena śakyam||17||



śakra uvāca-gṛhapate ! paryāptavibhavasya paripūrṇakośakoṣṭhāgārasya samyakpravṛttavividhavipulakarmāntasya virūḍhāyaterloke vaśīkṛtaiśvaryasyāyaṃ kramo nemāṃ daśāmabhiprapannasya| paśya-



svabuddhivispandasamāhitena vā yaśo'nukūlena kulocitena vā|

samṛddhimākṛṣya śubhena karmaṇā sapatnatejāṃsyabhibhūya bhānuvat||18||



jane prasaṅgena vitasya sadgatiṃ prabodhya harṣaṃ sasuhṛtsu bandhuṣu|

avāptasaṃmānavidhirnṛpādapi śriyā pariṣvakta ivābhikāmayā||19||



atha pradāne pravijṛmbhitakramaḥ sukheṣu vā naiti janasya vācyatām|

ajātapakṣaḥ khamivārurukṣayā vighātabhākkevalayā tu ditsayā||20||



yato dhanaṃ saṃyamanaibhṛtāśrayādupārjyatāṃ tāvadalaṃ praditsayā|

anāryatāpyatra ca nāma kā bhavenna yatpradadyā vibhaveṣvabhāviṣu||21||



bodhisattva uvāca-alamatinirbandhenātrabhavataḥ|



ātmārthaḥ syādyasya garīyān parakāryāt

tenāpi syāddeyamanādṛtya samṛddhim|

naiti prītiṃ tāṃ hi mahatyāpi vibhūtyā

dānaistuṣṭiṃ lobhajayādyāmupabhuṅkte||22||



naiti svargaṃ kevalayā yacca samṛddhyā

dānenaiva khyātimavāpnoti ca puṇyām|

mātsaryādīnnābhibhavatyeva ca doṣāṃ-

stasyā hetordānamataḥ ko na bhajeta||23||



trātuṃ lokānyastu jarāmṛtyuparītā-

napyātmānaṃ ditsati kāruṇyavaśena|

yo nāsvādaṃ vetti sukhānāṃ paraduḥkhaiḥ

kastasyārthastvadgatayā syādapi lakṣmyā||24||



api ca devendra

saṃpattiriva vittānāmadhruvā sthitirāyuṣaḥ|

iti yācanakaṃ labdhvā na samṛddhiravekṣyate||25||



eko rathaśca bhuvi yadvidadhāti vartma

tenāparo vrajati dhṛṣṭataraṃ tathānyaḥ|

kalyāṇamādyamimamityavadhūya mārgaṃ

nāsatpathapraṇayane ramate mano me||26||



arthaśca vistaramupaiṣyati cetpunarme

hartā manāṃsi niyamena sa yācakānām|

evaṃgate'pi ca yathāvibhavaṃ pradāsye

mā caiva dānaniyame pramadiṣma śakra||27||



ityukte śakro devendraḥ samabhiprasāditamanāḥ sādhu sādhvityenamabhisaṃrādhya sabahumānasnigdhamavekṣamāṇa uvāca-



yaśaḥsapatnairapi karmabhirjanaḥ samṛddhimanvicchati nīcadāruṇaiḥ|

svasaukhyasaṅgādanavekṣitātyayaḥ pratāryamāṇaścapalena cetasā||28||



acintayitvā tu dhanakṣayaṃ tvayā svasaukhyahāniṃ mama ca pratāraṇām|

parārthasaṃpādanadhīracetasā mahattvamudbhāvitamātmasaṃpadaḥ||29||



aho bataudāryaviśeṣabhāsvataḥ pramṛṣṭamātsaryatamisratā hṛdaḥ|

pradānasaṃkocavirūpatāṃ gataṃ dhane pranaṣṭe'pi na yattadāśayā||30||



na cātra citraṃ paraduḥkhaduḥkhinaḥ kṛpāvaśāllokahitaiṣiṇastava|

himāvadātaḥ śikharīva vāyunā na yatpradānādasi kampito mayā||31||



yaśaḥ samudbhāvayituṃ parīkṣayā dhanaṃ tavedaṃ tu nigūḍhavānaham|

maṇirhi śobhānugato'pyato'nyathā na saṃspṛśedratnayaśomahārghatām||32||



yataḥ pradānairabhivarṣa yācakān hradān mahāmegha ivābhipūrayan|

dhanakṣayaṃ nāpsyasi matparigrahādidaṃ kṣamethāśca viceṣṭitaṃ mama||33||



ityenamabhisaṃrādhya śakrastaccāsya vibhavasāramupasaṃhṛtya kṣamayitvā ca tatraivāntardadhe|



tadevaṃ na vibhavakṣayāvekṣayā samṛddhyāśayā vā pradānavaidhuryamupayānti satpuruṣā iti|



ityaviṣahyaśreṣṭhi-jātakaṃ pañcamam|
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