Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

7 agastya-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
Parallel Devanāgarī version

७ अगस्त्य-जातकम्

7. agastya-jātakam



tapovanasthānāmapyalaṃkārastyāgaśauryaṃ prāgeva gṛhasthānāmiti| tadyathānuśrūyate-



bodhisattvabhūtaḥ kilāyaṃ bhagavāllokahitārthaṃ saṃsārādhvani vartamānaścāritraguṇaviśuddhyabhilakṣitaṃ kṣititalatilakabhūtamanyatamaṃ mahad brāhmaṇakulaṃ gaganatalamiva śaradamalaparipūrṇamaṇḍalaścandramāḥ samutpatannevābhyalaṃcakāra| sa yathākramaṃ śrutismṛtivihitānavāpya jātakarmādīn saṃskārānadhītya sāṅgānvedānkṛtsnaṃ ca kalpaṃ vyāpya vidyāyaśasā manuṣyalokaṃ guṇapriyairdātṛbhirabhyarthya pratigṛhyamāṇavibhavatvāt parāṃ dhanasamṛddhimabhijagāma|



sa bandhumitrāśritadīnavargānsaṃmānanīyānatithīngurūṃśca|

prahlādayāmāsa tathā samṛddhyā deśānmahāmedha ivābhivarṣan||1||



vidvattayā tasya yaśaḥ prakāśaṃ tattyāgaśauryādadhikaṃ cakāśe|

niśākarasyeva śaradviśuddhaṃ samagraśobhādhikakānti bimbam||2||



atha sa mahātmā kukāryavyāsaṅgadoṣasaṃbādhaṃ pramādāspadabhūtaṃ dhanārjanarakṣaṇaprasaṅgavyākulamupaśamavirodhivyasanaśaraśatalakṣyabhūtamaparyantakarmāntānuṣṭhāna-parigrahaśramamatṛptijanakaṃ kṛśāsvādaṃ gārhasthyamavetya taddoṣaviviktasukhāṃ ca dharmapratipattyanukūlāṃ mokṣadharmārambhādhiṣṭhānabhūtāṃ pravrajyāmanupaśyan mahatīmapi tāṃ dhanasamṛddhimaparikleśādhigatāṃ lokasaṃnatimanoharāṃ tṛṇavadapāsya tāpasapravrajyāvinayaniyamaparo babhūva| pravrajitamapi taṃ mahāsattvaṃ yaśaḥprakāśatvāt pūrvasaṃstavānusmaraṇāt saṃbhāvitaguṇatvāt praśamābhilakṣitatvācca śreyo'rthī janastadguṇagaṇāvarjitamatistathaivābhijagāma| sa taṃ gṛhijanasaṃsargaṃ pravivekasukhapramāthinaṃ vyāsaṅgavikṣepāntarāyakaramabahumanyamānaḥ pravivekābhirāmatayā dakṣiṇasamudramadhyāvagāḍhamindranīlabhedābhinīlavarṇairanilabalākalitairūrmimālāvilāsairācchuritaparyantaṃ sitasikatāstīrṇabhūmibhāgaṃ puṣpaphalapallavālaṃkṛtaviṭapairnānātarubhirupaśobhitaṃ vimalasalilāśayapratīraṃ kārādvīpamadhyāsanādāśramapadaśriyā saṃyojayāmāsa|



sutanustapasā tatra sa reje tapasātanuḥ|

navacandra iva vyomni kāntatvenākṛśaḥ kṛśaḥ||3||



praśamanibhṛtaceṣṭitendriyo vrataniyamaikaraso vane vasan|

muniriti tanubuddhiśaktibhirmṛgavihagairapi so'nvagamyata||4||



atha sa mahātmā pradānocitatvāttapovane'pi nivasan kālopanatamatithijanaṃ yathāsaṃnihitena mūlaphalena śucinā salilena hṛdyābhiśca svāgatāśīrvādapeśalābhistapasvijanayogyābhirvāgbhiḥ saṃpūjayati sma| atithijanopayuktaśeṣeṇa ca yātrāmātrārthamabhyavahṛtena tena vanyenāhāreṇa vartayāmāsa| tasya tapaḥprakarṣāt pravisṛtena yaśasā samāvarjitahṛdayaḥ śakro devendraḥ sthairyajijñāsayā tasya mahāsattvasya tasminnaraṇyāyatane tāpasajanopabhogayogyaṃ mūlaphalamanupūrveṇa sarvamantardhāpayāmāsa| bodhisattvo'pi dhyānaprasṛtamānasatayā saṃtoṣaparicayādanadhimūrcchitatvādāhāre svaśarīre cānabhiṣvaṅgānna tamantardhānahetuṃ manasi cakāra| sa taruṇāni taruparṇānyadhiśrāya tairāhāraprayojanamabhiniṣpādyātṛṣyamāṇa āhāraviśeṣānutsukaḥ svasthamatistathaiva vijahāra|



na kvacid durlabhā vṛttiḥ saṃtoṣaniyatātmanām|

kutra nāma na vidyante tṛṇaparṇajalāśayāḥ||5||



vismitataramanāstu śakro devendrastasya tenāvasthānena sthirataraguṇasaṃbhāvanastatparīkṣānimittaṃ tasminnaraṇyavanapradeśe nidāghakālānilavatsamagraṃ vīruttṛṇatarugaṇaṃ parṇasamṛddhyā viyojayāmāsa| atha bodhisattvaḥ pratyārdratarāṇi śīrṇaparṇāni samāhṛtya tairudakasvinnairanutkaṇṭhitamatirvartamāno dhyānasukhaprīṇitamanāstatrāmṛtatṛpta iva vijahāra|



avismayaḥ śrutavatāṃ samṛddhānāmamatsaraḥ|

saṃtoṣaśca vanasthānāṃ guṇaśobhāvidhiḥ paraḥ||6||



atha śakrastena tasyādbhutarūpeṇa saṃtoṣasthairyeṇa samabhivṛddhavismayaḥ sāmarṣa iva tasya mahāsattvasya vratakāle hutāgnihotrasya parisamāptajapyasyātithijanadidṛkṣayā vyavalokayato brāhmaṇarūpamāsthāyātithiriva nāma bhūtvā purastātprādurabhūt| sa prītamanāḥ samabhigamya cainaṃ bodhisattvaḥ svāgatādipriyavacanapuraḥsareṇāhārakālanivedanenopanimantrayāmāsa| tūṣṇīṃbhāvāttu tasyābhimatamupanimantraṇamavetya sa mahātmā



ditsāpraharṣavikasannayanāsyaśobhaḥ

snigdhairmanaḥśrutisukhairabhinandya vākyaiḥ|

kṛcchropalabdhamapi tacchrapaṇaṃ samastaṃ

tasmai dadau svayamabhūcca mudeva tṛptaḥ||7||



sa tathaiva praviśya dhyānāgāraṃ tenaiva prītiprāmodyena tamahorātramatināmayāmāsa| atha śakrastasya dvitīye tṛtīye caturthe pañcame'pi cāhani tathaiva vratakāle purataḥ prādurabhūt| so'pi cainaṃ pramuditataramanāstathaiva pratipūjayāmāsa|



dānābhilāṣaḥ sādhūnāṃ kṛpābhyāsavivardhitaḥ|

naiti saṃkocadīnatvaṃ duḥkhaiḥ prāṇāntikairapi||8||



atha śakraḥ paramavismayāviṣṭahṛdayastapaḥprakarṣādasya prārthanāmātrāpekṣaṃ tridaśapatilakṣmīsaṃparkamavagamya samutpatitabhayāśaṅkaḥ svameva vapurdivyādbhutaśobhamabhiprapadya tapaḥprayojanamenaṃ paryapṛcchat|



bandhūnpriyānaśrumukhānvihāya parigrahānsaukhyaparigrahāṃśca|

āśāṅkuśaṃ nu vyavasṛjya kutra tapaḥparikleśamimaṃ śrito'si||9||



sukhopapannānparibhūya bhogācchokākulaṃ bandhujanaṃ ca hitvā|

na hetunālpena hi yānti dhīrāḥ sukhoparodhīni tapovanāni||10||



vaktavyametanmayi manyase cetkautūhalaṃ no'rhasi tadvinetum|

kiṃ nāma tadyasya guṇapraveśavaśīkṛtaivaṃ bhavato'pi buddhiḥ||11||



bodhisattva uvāca-śrūyatāṃ mārṣa yannimitto'yaṃ mama prayatnaḥ|

punaḥ punarjātiratīva duḥkhaṃ jarāvipadvayādhivirūpatāśca|

martavyamityākulatā ca buddherlokānatastrātumiti sthito'smi||12||



atha śakro devendro nāyamasmadgatāṃ śriyamabhikāmayata iti samāśvāsitahṛdayaḥ subhāṣitena tena cābhiprasāditamatiryuktamityabhipūjya tadasya vacanaṃ varapradānena bodhisattvamupanimantrayāmāsa-



atra te tāpasajanapratirūpe subhāṣite|

dadāmi kāśyapa varaṃ tadvṛṇīṣva yadicchasi||13||



atha bodhisattvo bhavabhogasukheṣvanāsthaḥ prārthanāmeva duḥkhamavagacchansātmībhūtasaṃtoṣaḥ śakramuvāca-



dātumicchasi cenmahyamanugrahakaraṃ varam|

vṛṇe tasmādahamimaṃ devānāṃ pravaraṃ varam||14||



dārānmano'bhilaṣitāṃstanayānprabhutva-

marthānabhīpsitaviśālatarāṃśca labdhvā|

yenābhitaptamatireti na jātu tṛptiṃ

lobhānalaḥ sa hṛdayaṃ mama nābhyupeyāt||15||



atha śakrastayā tasya saṃtoṣapravaṇamānasatayā subhāṣitābhivyañjitayā bhūyasyā mātrayā saṃprasāditamatiḥ punarbodhisattvaṃ sādhu sādhviti praśasya vareṇīpacchandayāmāsa-



atrāpi te munijanapratirūpe subhāṣite|

pratiprābhṛtavatprītyā prayacchāmyaparaṃ varam||16||



atha bodhisattvaḥ kleśaviyogasyaiva durlabhatāmasya pradarśayanvarayācñāpadeśena punarapyasmai dharmaṃ deśayāsāsa-



dadāsi me yadi varaṃ sadguṇāvāsa vāsava|

vṛṇe tenemamaparaṃ devendrānavaraṃ varam||17||



arthādapi bhraṃśamavāpnuvanti varṇaprasādādyaśasaḥ sukhācca|

yenābhibhūtā dviṣateva sattvāḥ sadveṣavahnirmama dūrataḥ syāt||18||



tacchrutvā śakro devānāmadhipatirvismayavaśāt sādhu sādhvityenamabhipraśasya punaruvāca-



sthāne pravrajitānkīrtiranurakteva sevate|

tadvaraṃ pratigṛhṇīṣva madatrāpi subhāṣite||19||



atha bodhisattvaḥ kleśaprātikūlyāt kliṣṭasattvasaṃparkavigarhāṃ vratisaṃpratigrahāpadeśena kurvannityuvāca-



śṛṇuyāmapi naiva jātu bālaṃ na ca vīkṣeya na cainamālapeyam|

na ca tena nivāsakhedaduḥkhaṃ samupeyāṃ varamityahaṃ vṛṇe tvām||20||



śakra uvāca-

anukampyo viśeṣeṇa satāmāpadgato nanu|

āpadāṃ mūlabhūtatvādbālyaṃ cādhamamiṣyate||21||



karuṇāśrayabhūtasya bālasyāsya viśeṣataḥ|

kṛpālurapi sankasmānna darśanamapīcchasi||22||



bodhisattva uvāca-agatyā mārṣa| paśyatvatrabhavān|

kathaṃcidapi śakyeta yadi bālaścikitsitum|

taddhitodyoganiryatnaḥ kathaṃ syāditi madvidhaḥ||23||



itthaṃ caiṣa cikitsāprayogasyāpātramiti gṛhyatām|

sunayavadanayaṃ nayatyayaṃ paramapi cātra niyoktumicchati|

anucitavinayārjavakramo hitamapi cābhihitaḥ prakupyati||24||



iti paṇḍitamānamohadagdhe hitavādiṣvapi roṣarūkṣabhāve|

rabhase vinayābhiyogamāndyādvada kastatra hitārpaṇābhyupāyaḥ||25||



ityagatyā suraśreṣṭha karuṇāpravaṇairapi|

bālasyādravyabhūtasya na darśanamapīṣyate||26||



tacchrutvā śakraḥ sādhu sādhvityenamabhinandya subhāṣitābhiprasāditamatiḥ punaruvāca-



na subhāṣitaratnānāmarghaḥ kaścana vidyate|

kusumāñjalivatprītyā dadāmyatrāpi te varam||27||



atha bodhisattvaḥ sarvāvasthāsukhatāṃ sajjanasya pradarśayañchakramuvāca-

vīkṣeya dhīraṃ śṛṇuyāṃ ca dhīraṃ syānme nivāsaḥ saha tena śakra|

saṃbhāṣaṇaṃ tena sahaiva bhūyādetaṃ varaṃ devavara prayaccha||28||



śakra uvāca-atipakṣapāta iva khalu te dhīraṃ prati| taducyatāṃ tāvat|



kiṃ nu dhīrastavākārṣīdvada kāśyapa kāraṇam|

adhīra iva yenāsi dhīradarśanalālasaḥ||29||



atha bodhisattvaḥ sajjanamāhātmyamasya pradarśayannuvāca-śrūyatāṃ mārṣa, yena me dhīradarśanamevābhilaṣate matiḥ|



vrajati guṇapathena ca svayaṃ nayati parānapi tena vartmanā|

vacanamapi na rūkṣamakṣamāṃ janayati tasya hitopasaṃhitam||30||



aśaṭhavinayabhūṣaṇaḥ sadā hitamiti lambhayituṃ sa śakyate|

iti mama guṇapakṣapātinī namati matirguṃṇapakṣapātini||31||



athainaṃ śakraḥ sādhūpapannarūpamidamiti cābhinandya samabhivṛddhaprasādaḥ punarvareṇopanimantrayāmāsa-



kāmaṃ saṃtoṣasātmatvātsarvatra kṛtameva te|

madanugrahabuddhyā tu grahītuṃ varamarhasi||32||



upakārāśayā bhaktyā śaktyā caiva samastayā|

prayuktasyātiduḥkho hi praṇayasyāpratigrahaḥ||33||



atha tasya parāmupakartukāmatāmavekṣya bodhisattvastatpriyahitakāmatayā pradānānutarṣaprābalyamasmai prakāśayannuvāca-



tvadīyamannaṃ kṣayadoṣavarjitaṃ manaśca ditsāpratipattipeśalam|

viśuddhaśīlābharaṇāśca yācakā mama syuretāṃ varasaṃpadaṃ vṛṇe||34||



śakra uvāca-subhāṣitaratnākaraḥ khalvatrabhavān| api ca-

yadabhiprārthitaṃ sarvaṃ tattathaiva bhaviṣyati|

dadāmi ca punastubhyaṃ varamasminsubhāṣite||35||



bodhisattva uvāca-

varaṃ mamānugrahasaṃpadākaraṃ dadāsi cetsarvadivaukasāṃ vara|

na mābhyupeyāḥ punarityabhijvalannimaṃ varaṃ dainyanisūdanaṃ vṛṇe||36||



atha śakraḥ sāmarṣavadenamativismayamāna uvāca-mā tāvadbhoḥ!



japavratejyāvidhinā tapaḥśramairjano'yamanvicchati darśanaṃ mama|

bhavānpunarnecchati kena hetunā varapraditsābhigatasya me sataḥ||37||



bodhisattva uvāca-alaṃ te manyupraṇayena| samanuneṣyāmyahamatrabhavantaṃ devarāja ! na hyasāvadākṣiṇyānuvṛttirna cāpyabahumānaviceṣṭitamasamavadhānakāmyatā vā bhavati bhavatām| kiṃ tu



nirīkṣya te rūpamamānuṣādbhutaṃ prasannakānti jvalitaṃ ca tejasā|

bhavetpramādastapasīti me bhayaṃ prasādasaumyādapi darśanāttava||38||



atha śakraḥ praṇamya pradakṣiṇīkṛtya cainaṃ tatraivāntardadhe| prabhātāyāṃ ca rajanyāṃ bodhisattvaḥ śakraprabhāvopahṛtaṃ prabhūtaṃ divyamannapānaṃ dadarśa| śakropanimantraṇāhūtāni cānekāni pratyekabuddhaśatāni vyāyatābaddhaparikarāṃśca pariveṣaṇasajjānanekāṃśca devakumārān|



tenānnapānavidhinā sa munirmaharṣīn

saṃtarpayanmudamudāratarāmavāpa|

vṛttyā ca tāpasajanocitayābhireme

dhyānāpramāṇaniyamena śamena caiva||39||



tadevaṃ tapovanasthānāmapyalaṃkārastyāgaśauryaṃ prāgeva gṛhasthānāmiti tyāgaśauryeṇālaṃkartavya evātmā satpuruṣeṇeti| dānapatisaṃpraharṣaṇāyāmapyunneyaṃ lobhadveṣamohabālyavigarhāyāṃ kalyāṇamitrasaṃparkaguṇe saṃtoṣakathāyāṃ tathāgatamāhātmye ca| evaṃ pūrvajanmasvapi subhāṣitaratnātiśayākaraḥ sa bhagavān prāgeva saṃbuddha iti|



ityagastya-jātakaṃ saptamam|
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