Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

12 brāhmaṇa-jātakam

Technical Details
  • 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
12. brāhmaṇa-jātakam



ātmalajjayaiva satpuruṣā nācāravelāṃ laṅghayanti| tadyathānuśrūyate-



bodhisattvaḥ kila kasmiṃścidanupakruṣṭagotracāritre svadharmānuvṛttiprakāśayaśasi vinayācāraślāghini mahati brāhmaṇakule janmaparigrahaṃ cakāra| sa yathākramaṃ garbhādhānapuṃsavanasīmantonnayanajātakarmādibhiḥ kṛtasaṃskārakramo vedādhyayananimittaṃ śrutābhijanācārasampanne gurau prativasati sma|



tasya śrutagrahaṇadhāraṇapāṭavaṃ ca

bhaktyanvayaśca satataṃ svakulaprasiddhaḥ|

pūrve vayasyapi śamābharaṇā sthitiśca

premaprasādasumukhaṃ gurumasya cakruḥ||1||



vaśīkaraṇamantrā hi nityamavyāhatā guṇāḥ|

api dveṣāgnitaptānāṃ kiṃ punaḥ svasthacetasām||2||



atha tasyādhyāpakaḥ sarveṣāmeva śiṣyāṇāṃ śīlaparīkṣānimittaṃ svādhyāyaviśrāmakāleṣvātmano dāridryaduḥkhānyabhīkṣṇamupavarṇayāmāsa|



svajane'pi nirākrandamutsave'pi hatānandam|

dhikpradānakathāmandaṃ dāridryamaphalacchandam||3||



paribhavabhavanaṃ śramāspadaṃ sukhaparivarjitamatyanūrjitam|

vyasanamiva sadaiva śocanaṃ dhanavikalatvamatīva dāruṇam||4||



atha te tasya śiṣyāḥ pratodasaṃcoditā iva sadaśvā gurusnehātsamupajātasaṃvegāḥ sampannataraṃ prabhūtataraṃ ca bhaikṣamupasaṃharanti sma| sa tānuvāca-



alamanenātrabhavatāṃ pariśrameṇa| na bhaikṣopahārāḥ kasyaciddāridryakṣāmatāṃ kṣapayanti| asmatparikleśāmarṣibhistu bhavadbhirayameva yatno dhanāharaṇaṃ prati yuktaḥ karttuṃ syāt| kutaḥ ?



kṣudhamannaṃ jalaṃ tarṣaṃ mantravāksāgadā gadān|

hanti dāridryaduḥkhaṃ tu santatyārādhanaṃ dhanam||5||



śiṣyā ūcuḥ-kiṃ kariṣyāmo mandabhāgyā vayaṃ yadetāvānnaḥ śaktiprayāmaḥ| api ca



bhaikṣavadyadi labhyerarannupādhyāya dhanānyapi|

nedaṃ dāridryaduḥkhaṃ te vayamevaṃ sahemahi||6||



pratigrahakṛśopāyaṃ viprāṇāṃ hi dhanārjanam|

apradātā janaścāyamityagatyā hatā vayam||7||



adhyāpaka uvāca-santyanye'pi śāsraparidṛṣṭā dhanārjanopāyāḥ| jarāniṣpītasāmarthyāstu vayamayogyarūpāstatpratipattau| śiṣyā ūcuḥ- vayamupādhyāya jarayānupahataparākramāḥ| tadyadi nasteṣāṃ śāstravihitānāmupāyānāṃ pratipattisahatāṃ manyase, taducyatām| yāvadadhyāpanapariśramasyānṛṇyaṃ te gacchāma iti| adhyāpaka uvāca-taruṇairapi vyavasāyaśithilahṛdayairdurabhisambhavāḥ khalvevaṃvidhā dhanārjanopāyāḥ| yadi tvayamatra bhavatāṃ nirbandhaḥ| tacchruyatāṃ sādhuḥ katama eko dhanopārjanakramaḥ|



āpaddharmaḥ steyamiṣṭaṃ dvijānāmāpaccāntyā niḥsvatā nāma loke|

tasmād bhojyaṃ svaṃ pareṣāmaduṣṭaiḥ sarvaṃ caitad brāhmaṇānāṃ svameva||8||



kāmaṃ prasahyāpi dhanāni hartuṃ śaktirbhavedeva bhavadvidhānām|

na tveṣa yogaḥ svayaśo hi rakṣyaṃ śūnyeṣu tasmādvyavaseyameva||9||



iti muktapragrahāstena te chātrāḥ paramamiti tattasya vacanamayuktamapi yuktamiva pratyaśrauṣuranyatra bodhisattvāt|



sa hi prakṛtibhadratvāttannotsehe'numoditum|

kṛtyavatpratipannaṃ tairvyāhantuṃ sahasaiva tu||10||



vrīḍāvanatavadanastu bodhisattvo mṛdu viniśvasya tūṣṇīmabhūt| atha sa teṣāmadhyāpako bodhisattvamavekṣya taṃ vidhimanabhinandantamapratikrośantaṃ niviṣṭaguṇasambhāvanastasminmahāsattve kiṃ nu khalvayamavyavasitatvānniḥsnehatayā vā mayi steyaṃ na pratipadyate, utādharmasaṃjñayeti samutpannavimarśastatsvabhāvavyaktīkaraṇārthaṃ bodhisattvamuvāca-bho mahābrāhmaṇa !



amī dvijā madvyasanāsahiṣṇavaḥ samāśritā vīramanuṣyapaddhatim|

bhavānanutsāhajaḍastu labhyate na nūnamasmadvyasanena tapyate||11||



pariprakāśe'pyanigūḍhavistare mayātmaduḥkhe vacasā vidarśite|

kathaṃ nu niḥsambhramadīnamānaso bhavāniti svasthavadeva tiṣṭhati||12||



atha bodhisattvaḥ sasambhramo'bhivādyopādhyāyamuvāca-śāntaṃ pāpam| na khalvahaṃ niḥsnehakaṭhinahṛdayatvādaparitapyamāno guruduḥkhairevamavasthitaḥ, kintvasambhavādupādhyāyapradarśitasya kramasya| na hi śakyamadṛśyamānena kvacitpāpamācaritum| kutaḥ ? raho'nupapatteḥ|



nāsti loke raho nāma pāpaṃ karma prakurvataḥ|

adṛśyāni hi paśyanti nanu bhūtāni mānuṣān||13||



kṛtātmānaśca munayo divyonmiṣitacakṣuṣaḥ|

tānapaśyanrahomānī bālaḥ pāpe pravartate||14||



ahaṃ punarna paśyāmi śūnyaṃ kvacana kiñcana|

yatrāpyanyaṃ na paśyāmi nanvaśūnyaṃ mayaiva tat||15||



pareṇa yacca dṛśyeta duṣkṛtaṃ svayameva vā|

sudṛṣṭatarametatsyād dṛśyate svayameva yat||16||



svakāryaparyākulamānasatvātpaśyenna vānyaścaritaṃ parasya|

rāgārpitaikāgramatiḥ svayaṃ tu pāpaṃ prakurvanniyamena vetti||17||



tadanena kāraṇenāhamevaṃ vyavasthita iti| atha bodhisattvaḥ samabhiprasāditamanasamupādhyāyamavetya punaruvāca-



na cātra me niścayameti mānasaṃ dhanārthamevaṃ prataredbhavānapi|

avetya ko nāma guṇāguṇāntaraṃ guṇopamardaṃ dhanamūlyatāṃ nayet||18||



svābhiprāyaṃ khalu nivedayāmi-

kapālamādāya vivarṇavāsasā varaṃ dviṣadveśmasamṛddhirīkṣitā|

vyatītya lajjāṃ na tu dharmavaiśase surendratārthe'pyupasaṃhṛtaṃ manaḥ||19||



atha tasyopādhyāyaḥ praharṣavismayākṣiptahṛdaya utthāyāsanātsampariṣvajyainamuvāca-sādhu sādhu putraka ! sādhu sādhu mahābrāhmaṇa ! pratirūpametatte praśamālaṅkṛtasyāsya medhāvikasya|



nimittamāsādya yadeva kiñcana

svadharmamārgaṃ visṛjanti bāliśāḥ|

tapaḥśrutajñānadhanāstu sādhavo

na yānti kṛcchre parame'pi vikriyām||20||



tvayā kulaṃ samamalamabhyalaṅkṛtaṃ

samudyatā nabha iva śāradendunā|

tavārthavatsucaritaviśrutaṃ śrutaṃ

sukhodayaḥ saphalatayā śramaśca me||21||



tadevamātmalajjayaiva satpuruṣā nācāravelāṃ laṅghayantīti hrībalenāryeṇa bhavitavyam| evaṃ hrīparikhāsampanna āryaśrāvako'kuśalaṃ prajahāti kuśalaṃ ca bhāvayatītyevamādiṣu sūtreṣūpaneyam| hrīvarṇapratisaṃyukteṣu lokādhipateyeṣu ceti|



iti brāhmaṇa-jātakaṃ dvādaśam|
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