Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

26 ruru-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
Parallel Devanāgarī version

२६ रुरु-जातकम्

26. ruru-jātakam



paraduḥkhameva duḥkhaṃ sāghūnām| taddhi na sahante nātmaduḥkham| tadyathānuśrūyate-



bodhisattvaḥ kila sālabakulapiyālahintālatamālanaktamālavidulaniculakṣipabahule śiṃśapātiniśaśamīpalāśaśākakuśavaṃśaśaravaṇagahane kadambasarjārjunadhavakhadirakuṭajanicite vividhavallīpratānāvaguṇṭhitabahutaruviṭape rurupṛṣatasṛmaracamaragajagavaya mahiṣahariṇanyaṅkuvarāhadvīpitarakṣuvyāghravṛkasiṃharkṣādimṛgavicarite manuṣyasaṃpātavirahite mahatyaraṇyavanapradeśe tatpakāñcanojjvalavarṇaḥ sukumāraromā nānāvidhapadmarāgendranīlamarakatavaiḍūryaruciravarṇabinduvidyotitavicitragātraḥ snigdhābhinīlavimalavipulanayano manīmayairivāparuṣaprabhairviṣāṇakṣurapradeśaiḥ paramadarśanīyarūpo ratnākara iva pādacārī rurumṛgo babhūva| sa jānānaḥ svasya vapuṣo'tilobhanīyatāṃ tanukāruṇyatāṃ ca janasya nirjanasaṃpāteṣu vanagahaneṣvabhireme, paṭuvijñānatvācca tatra tatra vyādhajanaviracitāni yantrakūṭavāgurāpāśāvapātalepakāṣṭhanivāpabhojanāni samyak pariharannanugāminaṃ ca mṛgasārthamavabodhayannācārya iva piteva ca mṛgāṇāmādhipatyaṃ cakāra|



rūpavijñānasaṃpattiḥ kriyāsauṣṭhavasaṃskṛtā|

svahitānveṣiṇi jane kutra nāma na pūjyate||1||



atha sa kadācinmahātmā tasmin vanagahane vāsopagatastatsamīpavāhinyā navāmbupurṇayā mahavegayā nadyā hriyamāṇasya puruṣasyākranditaśabdaṃ śuśrāva|



hriyamāṇamanāthamaplavaṃ saritodīrṇajalaughavegayā|

abhidhāvata dīnavatsalāḥ kṛpaṇaṃ tārayituṃ javena mām||2||



na vilambitumatra śakyate śramadoṣavidheyabāhunā|

na ca gādhamavāpyate kvacittadayaṃ māṃ samayo'bhidhāvitum||3||



atha bodhisattvastena tasya karuṇenākranditaśabdena hṛdiva samabhihanyamāno mā bhairmā bhairiti janmaśatābhyastāṃ bhayaviṣādadainyaśramāpanodinīmāmreḍitābhiniṣpīḍitaspaṣṭapadāmuccairmānuṣīṃ vācaṃ visṛjaṃstasmādvanagahanādviniṣpapāt| dūrata eva ca taṃ puruṣamiṣṭamivopāyanamānīyamānaṃ salilaughena dadarśa|



tatastaduttāraṇaniścitātmā svaṃ prāṇasaṃdehamacintayitvā|

sa tāṃ nadīṃ bhīmarayāṃ jagāhevimokṣobhayan vīra ivārisenām||4||



āvṛtya mārga vapuṣātha tasya māmāśrayasveti tamabhyuvāca|

trāsāturatvācchramavihvalāṅgaḥ sa pṛṣṭhamevādhiruroha tasya||5||



saṃsādyamāno'pi nareṇa tena vivartyamāno'pi nadīrayeṇa|

sattvocchrayādaskhalitoruvīryaḥ kūlaṃ yayau tasya manonukūlam||6||



prāpayya tīramatha taṃ puruṣaṃ pareṇa

prītyudgamena vinivartitakhedaduḥkham|

svenoṣmaṇā samapanīya ca śītamasya

gaccheti taṃ sa visasarja nivedya mārgam||7||



atha sa puruṣaḥ snigdhabāndhavasuhṛjjanadurlabhena tena tasyādbhutenābhyupapattisaumukheyan samāvarjitahṛdayastayā cāsya rūpaśobhayā samutthāpyamānavismayabahumānaḥ praṇamyainaṃ tattatpriyamuvāca-



ā bālyātsaṃbhṛtasnehaḥ suhṛdvāndhava eva vā|

nālaṃ kartumidaṃ karma madarthe yatkṛtaṃ tvayā || 8 ||

tvadīyāstadime prāṇāstvadarthe yadi nāma me|

svalpe'pi viniyujyeran sa me syadatyanugrahaḥ||9||

tadājñāsaṃpradānena kartumarhasyanugraham|

viniyogakṣamatvaṃ me bhavān yatrāvagacchati||10||



athainaṃ bodhisattvaḥ saṃrādhayān pratyuvāca-

na citrarūpā sujane kṛtajñatā nisargasiddhaiva hi tasya sā sthitiḥ|

jagattu dṛṣṭvā samudīrṇavikriyaṃ kṛtajñatāpyadya guṇeṣu gaṇyate||11||



yatastvāṃ bravīmi kṛtamidamanusmaratā bhavatā nāyamarthaḥ kasmaicinnivedyaḥ īdṛśenāsmi sattvaviśeṣeṇottārita iti| āmiṣabhūtamatilobhanīyamidaṃ hi me rūpam| paśya| tanughṛṇāni bahulaulyādanibhṛtāni ca prāyeṇa mānuṣahṛdayāni|



tadātmani guṇāṃścaiva māṃ ca rakṣitumarhasi|

na hi mitreṣvabhidrohaḥ kvacidbhavati bhūtaye||12||



mā caivamucyamāno manyupraṇayavirasaṃ hṛdayaṃ kārṣiḥ| mṛgā hi vayamanabhyastamānusopacāraśāṭhyāḥ| api ca|



tatkṛtaṃ vañcanādakṣairmithyāvinayapaṇḍitaiḥ|

yena bhāvavinīto'pi janaḥ sāśaṅkamīkṣyate||13||



tadetatpriyaṃ bhavatā saṃpādyamānamicchāmīti| sa tatheti pratiśrutya praṇamya pradakṣiṇīkṛtya ca taṃ mahāsattvaṃ svagṛhamabhyajagāma|



tena khalu samayena tatrānyatamasya rājño devī satyasvapnā babhūva| sā yaṃ yamātiśayikaṃ svapnaṃ dadarśa, sa tathaivābhavat| sā kathācinnidrāvaśamupagatā pratyuṣasamaye svapnaṃ paśyati sma sarvaratnasamāhāramiva śriyā jvalantaṃ siṃhāsanasthaṃ rurumṛgaṃ sarājikayā parṣadā parivṛtaṃ vispaṣṭākṣarapadanyasena mānuṣeṇa vacasā dharmaṃ deśayantam| vismayā kṣiptahṛdayā ca bhartuḥ prabodhapaṭahadhvaninā saha sā vyabudhyata| yathāprastāvaṃ ca samupetya rājānaṃ labdhaprasarapraṇayasaṃmānā-



sā mismayotphullatarekṣaṇaśrīḥ prītyā samutkampikapolaśobhā|

upāyaneneva nṛpaṃ dadarśa tenādbhutasvapnanivedanena||14||



nivedya ca taṃ svapnātiśayaṃ rājñe sādaraṃ punaruvāca-

tatsādhu tāvatkiryatāṃ mṛgasya tasyopalambhaṃ prati deva yatnaḥ|

antaḥpuraṃ ratnamṛgeṇa tena tārāmṛgeṇeva nabho virājet||15||



atha sa rājā dṛṣṭapratyayastasyāḥ svapnadarśanasya pratigṛhya tadvacanaṃ tatpriyakāmyayā ratnamṛgādhigamalobhācca tasya mṛgasyānveṣaṇārthaṃ sarvaṃ vyādhagaṇaṃ samādideśa| pratyahaṃ ca puravare goṣaṇāmiti kārayāmāsa-



hemacchavirmaṇiśatairiva citragātraḥ

khyāto mṛgaḥ śrutiṣu dṛṣṭacaraśca kaiścit|

yastaṃ pradarśayati tasya dadāti rājā

grāmottamaṃ paridaśā rucirāḥ striyaśca||16||



atha sa puruṣastāṃ ghoṣaṇāṃ punaḥ punarupaśrutya-

dāridryaduḥkhagaṇanaparikhinnacetāḥ

smṛtvā ca taṃ rurumṛgasya mahopakāram|

lobhena tena ca kṛtena vikṛṣyamāṇo

dolāyamānahṛdayo vimamarśa tattat||17||



kiṃ nu khalu karomi ? guṇaṃ paśyāmyuta dhanasamṛddhim ? kṛtamanupālayāmyuta kuṭumbatantram ? paralokamudbhāvayāmyatheyamam ? sadvṛttamanugacchāmyutāho lokavṛttam ? śriyamanugacchāmyutāhosvitsādhudayitāṃ śriyam ? tadātvaṃ paśyāmyutāyatimiti| athāsya lobhākulitamaterevamabhūt-śakyamadhigatavipuladhanasamṛddhinā svajanamitrātithipraṇayijanasaṃmānanapareṇa sukhānyanubhavatā paro'pi lokaḥ saṃpādayitum| iti niścitamatirvismṛtya taṃ rurumṛgasyopakāraṃ samupetya rājānamuvāca-ahaṃ deva taṃ mṛgavaramadhivāsaṃ cāsya jānāmi| tadājñāpaya kasmai pradarśayāmyenamiti| tacchrutvā sa rājā pramuditamanāḥ-mamaivainaṃ bhadra pradarśayetyuktvā mṛgayāprayāṇānurūpaṃ veṣamāsthāya mahatā balakāyena parivṛtaḥ puravarānnirgamya tena puruṣeṇādeśyamānamārgastaṃ nadītīramupajagāma| parikṣipya ca tadvanagahanaṃ samagreṇa balakāyena dhanvī hastāvāpi vyavasitāptapuruṣaparivṛtaḥ sa rājā tenaiva puruṣeṇādeśyamānamārgastadvanagahanamanupraviveśa| atha sa puruṣastaṃ rurumṛgaṃ viśvastasthitamālokya pradarśayāmāsa rājñe-ayamayaṃ deva sa mṛgavaraḥ| paśyatvenaṃ devaḥ, prayatnaśca bhavatviti|



tasyonnāmayato bāhuṃ mṛgasaṃdarśanādarāt|

prakoṣṭhānnyapatatpāṇirvinikṛtta ivāsinā||18||



āsādya vastūni hi tādṛśāni kriyāviśeṣairabhisaṃskṛtāni|

labdhaprayāmāṇi vipakṣamāndyātkarmāṇi sadyaḥ phalatāṃ vrajanti||19||



atha sa rājā tatpradarśitena mārgeṇa rurusaṃdarśanakutūhale nayane vicikṣepa|



vane'tha tasminnavameghanīle jvalattanuṃ ratnanidhānalakṣmyā|

guṇairuruṃ taṃ sa ruruṃ dadarśa śātahnadaṃ vahnimivābhramakṣe||20||



tadrūpaśobhāhṛtamānaso'tha sa bhūmipastadgrahaṇātilobhāt|

kṛtvā dhanurbāṇavidaṣṭamaurvi bibhitsayā cainamupāruroha||21||



atha bodhisattvaḥ samantato janakolāhalamupaśrutya vyaktaṃ samantātparivṛtto'smīti niścitamatirvyaddhukāmamupārūḍhaṃ cāvetya rājānaṃ nāyamapayānakāla iti viditvā viśadapadākṣareṇa mānuṣeṇa vacasā rājānamābabhāṣe-



tiṣṭha tāvanmahārāja mā māṃ vyātsīrnararṣabha|

kautūhalamidaṃ tāvadvinodayitumarhasi||22||



asminnirjanasaṃpāte nirataṃ gahane vane|

asāvatra mṛgo'stīti ko nu te māṃ nyavedayat||23||



atha sa rājā tasyādbhūtena mānuṣeṇābhivyāhāreṇa bhṛśataramāvarjitahṛdayastamasmai puruṣaṃ śarāgreṇa nirdideśa-ayamasyātyadbhutasya no darśayiteti| atha bodhisattvastaṃ puruṣaṃ pratyabhijñāya vigarhamāṇa uvāca-kaṣṭaṃ bhoḥ|



satya eva pravādo'yamudakaughagataṃ kila|

dārveva varamuddhatu nākṛtajñamatiṃ janam||24||



pariśramasya tasyeyamodṛśī pratyupakriyā|

ātmano'pi na dṛṣṭo'yaṃ hitasyāpanayaḥ katham||25||



atha sa rājā kiṃ nu khalvayamevaṃ vijugupsata iti samutpannakautūhalaḥ sāvegastaṃ rurumuvāca-



anirbhinnārthagambhīramanārabhyavigarhitam|

tvadidaṃ samupaśrutya sākampamiva me manaḥ||26||



mṛgātiśaya tadbrūhi kamārabhyeti bhāṣase|

manuṣyamamanuṣyaṃ vā pakṣiṇaṃ mṛgameva vā||27||



bodhisattva uvāca-

nāyaṃ vigarhādara eva rājan kutsārhametattvavagamya karma|

nāyaṃ punaḥ kartumiti vyavasyettīkṣṇākṣaraṃ tena mayaivamuktam||28||



ko hi kṣate kṣāramivāvasiñced rūkṣākṣaraṃ viskhaliteṣu vākyam|

priye tu putre'pi cikitsakasya pravartate vyādhivaśāccikitsā||29||



yamuhyamānaṃ salilena hāriṇā kṛpavaśadabhyupapannavāhanam|

tato bhayaṃ māṃ nṛvaredamāgataṃ na khalvasatsaṃgatamasti bhūtaye||30||



atha sa rājā taṃ puruṣaṃ tīkṣṇayā dṛṣṭyā nirbhartsanarūkṣamavekṣyovāca-satyamare re purā tvamanenaivamāpanno'bhyuddhṛta iti ? atha sa puruṣaḥ samāpatitabhayaviṣādasvedavaivarṇyadainyo hrīmandaṃ satyamityavocat| atha sa rājā dhik tvāmityenamavabhartysayan dhanuṣi śaraṃ saṃdhāyābravīt-mā tāvadbhoḥ !



evaṃvidhenāpi pariśrameṇa mṛdūkṛtaṃ yasya na nāma cetaḥ|

tulyākṛtīnāmayaśodhvajena kiṃ jīvatānena narādhamena ||31||



ityuktvā muṣṭimābadhya tadvadhārthaṃ dhanuḥ pracakarṣa| atha bodhisattvaḥ karuṇayā mahatyā samuparudhyamānahṛdayastadantarā sthitvā rājānamuvāca-alamalaṃ mahārāja hataṃ hatvā|



yadeva lobhadviṣataḥ pratāraṇāṃ vigarhitāmapyayamabhyupeyivān|

hatastadeveha yaśaḥparikṣayād dhruvaṃ paratrāpi ca dharmasaṃkṣayāt||32||



asahyaduḥkhodayapītamānasāḥ patanti caivaṃ vyasaneṣu mānuṣāḥ|

pralobhyamānāḥ phalasampadāśayā pataṃgamūrkhā iva dīpaśobhayā||33||



ataḥ kṛpāmatra kurūṣva mā ruṣaṃ yadīpsitaṃ caivamanena kiṃcana|

kiruṣva tenainamavandhyasāhasaṃ sthitaṃ tvadājñāpravaṇaṃ hi me śiraḥ||34||



atha sa rājā tena tasyāpakāriṇyapi sadayatvenākṛtakena ca tatpratyupakārādareṇa paramavismitamatirjātaprasādaḥ sabahumānamudīkṣamāṇastaṃ ruruvaramuvāca-sādhu sādhu mahābhāga !



pratyakṣogrāpakāre'pi dayā yasyeyamīdṛśī|

guṇato mānuṣastvaṃ hi vayamākṛtimānuṣāḥ||35||



yenānukampyastu tavaiṣa jālmo hetuśca naḥ sajjanadarśanasya|

dadāmi tenepsitamarthamasmai rājye tavāsmiṃśca yatheṣṭacāram||36||



rururuvāca-pratigṛhīto'yaṃ mayāvandhyo mahārājaprasādaḥ| tadājñāpaya yāvadiha saṃgamanaprayojanena tavopayogaṃ gacchāma iti| atha sa rājā taṃ ruruṃ gurumiva rathavaramāropya mahatā satkāreṇa puravaraṃ praveśya kṛtātithisatkāraṃ mahati siṃhāsane niveśya samutsāhayamānaḥ sāntaḥpuro'mātyagaṇaparivṛtaḥ prītibahumānasaumyamudīkṣamāṇo dharmaṃ papraccha-



dharmaṃ prati manuṣyāṇāṃ bahudhā buddhayo gatāḥ|

niścayastava dharme tu yathā taṃ vaktumarhasi||37||



atha bodhisattvastasya rājñaḥ saparṣatkasya sphuṭamadhuracitrākṣareṇa vacasā dharmaṃ deśayāmāsa-



dayāṃ sattveṣu manye'haṃ dharmaṃ saṃkṣepato nṛpa|

hiṃsāsteyanivṛttyādiprabhedaṃ vividhakriyam||38||



paśya mahārāja,

ātmanīva dayā syāccetsvajane vā yathā jane|

kasya nāma bhaveccittamadharmapraṇayāśivam||39||



dayāviyogāttu janaḥ paramāmeti vikriyām|

manovākkāyavispandaiḥ svajane'pi jane yathā||40||



dharmārthī na tyajedasmād dayāmiṣṭaphalodayām|

suvṛṣṭiriva sasyāni guṇān sā hi prasūyate||41||



dayākrāntaṃ cittaṃ na bhavati paradroharabhasaṃ

śucau tasmin vāṇī vrajati vikṛtaṃ naiva ca tanuḥ|

vivṛddhā tasyaivaṃ parahitaruciḥ prītyanusṛtān

pradānakṣāntyādīñjanayati guṇān kīrtyanuguṇān||42||



dayālurnodvegaṃ janayati pareṣāmupaśamād

dayāvān viśvāsyo bhavati jagatāṃ bāndhava iva|

na saṃrambhakṣobhaḥ prabhavati dayādhīrahṛdaye

na kopāgniścitte jvalati hi dayātoyaśiśire||43||



saṃkṣepeṇa dayāmataḥ sthiratayā paśyanti dharmaṃ buddhāḥ

ko nāmāsti guṇaḥ sa sādhudayito yo nānuyāto dayām|

tasmātputra ivātmanīva ca dayāṃ nītvā prakarṣaṃ jane

sadvṛttena haranmanāṃsi jagatāṃ rājatvamudbhāvaya||44||



atha sa rājā samabhinandya tattasya vacanaṃ sayaurajānapado dharmaparāyaṇo babhūva| abhayaṃ ca sarvamṛgapakṣiṇāṃ dattvān|



tadevaṃ paraduḥkhameva duḥkhaṃ sādhūnām| taddhi na sahante nātmaduḥkhamiti| karuṇāvarṇe'pi vācyam| sajjanamāhātmye khalajanakutsāyāmapyupaneyamiti|



|| iti ruru-jātakaṃ ṣaḍiṃvaśatitamam||
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