Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

29 brahma-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

२९ ब्रह्म-जातकम्

29. brahma-jātakam



mithyādṛṣṭiparamāṇyavadyānīti viśesānukampyāḥ satāṃ dṛṣṭivyasanagatāḥ| tadyathānuśrūyate-



bodhisattvaḥ kilāyaṃ bhagavān dhyānābhyāsopacitasya kuśalasya karmaṇo vipākaprabhāvād brahmaloke janma pratilebhe| tasya tanmahadapi dhyānaviśeṣādhigataṃ brāhmaṃ sukhaṃ pūrvajanmasu kāruṇyaparicayānnaiva parahitakaraṇavyāpāranirutsukaṃ manaścakāra|



viṣayasukhenāpi parāṃ pramādavaktavyatāṃ vrajati lokaḥ|

dhyānasukhairapi tu satāṃ na tiraskriyate parahitecchā||1||



atha kadācitsa mahātmā karuṇāśrayabhūtaṃ vividhadūḥkhavyasanaśatopasṛṣṭamutkliṣṭavyāpādavihiṃsākāmadhātuṃ kāmadhātuṃ vyalokayan dadarśa videharājamaṅgadinnaṃ nāma kumitrasaṃparkadoṣādasanmanaskāraparicayācca mithyādṛṣṭigahane paribhramantam| nāsti paralokaḥ, kutaḥ śubhaśubhānāṃ karmaṇāṃ vipāka ityevaṃ sa niścayamupetya praśāntadharmakriyautsukyaḥ pradānaśīlādisukṛtapratipattivimukhaḥ saṃrūḍhaparibhavabuddhirdhārmikeṣvaśraddhārūkṣamatirdharmaśāstreṣu parihāsacittaḥ parlokakathāsu śithilavinayopacāragauravabahumānaḥ śramaṇabrāhmaṇeṣu kāmasukhaparāyaṇo babhūva|



śubhāśubhaṃ karma sukhāsukhodayaṃ dhruvaṃ paratreti virūḍhaniścayaḥ|

apāsya pāpa yatate śubhāśrayo yatheṣṭamaśraddhatayā tu gamyate||2||



atha sa mahātmā devarṣistasya rājñastena dṛṣṭivyasanopanipātenāpāyikena lokānarthākarabhūtena samāvarjitānukampastasya rājño viṣayasukhākalitamateḥ śrīmati pravivikte vimānadeśe'vatiṣṭhamānasyābhijvalan brahmalokātpurastātsamavatatāra|



atha sa rājā tamagniskandhamiva jvalantaṃ vidyutsamūhamiva cāvabhāsamānaṃ dinakarakīraṇasaṃghātamiva ca parayā dīptyā virocamānamabhivīkṣya tattejasābhibhūtamatiḥ sasaṃbhramaḥ prāñjalirena pratyutthāya sabahumānamudīkṣamāṇa ityuvāca-



karoti te bhūriva saṃparigrahaṃ nabho'pi padmopamapāda pādayoḥ|

vibhāsi saurīmiva codvahan prabhāṃ vilocanānandanarūpa ko bhavān||3||



bodhisattva uvāca-

jitvā dṛptau śāstravamukhyāviva saṃkhye

rāgadveṣau cittasamādānabalena|

brāhmaṃ lokaṃ ye'bhigatā bhūmipa teṣāṃ

devarṣīṇāmanyatamaṃ māṃ tvamavehi||4||



ityukte sa rājā svāgatādipriyavacanapuraḥsaraṃ pādyārghyasatkāramasmai samupahṛtya savismayamenamabhivīkṣamāṇa uvāca-āścaryarūpaḥ khalu te maharṣe ṛddhiprabhāvaḥ|



prāsādabhittiṣvaviṣajyamānaścaṃkramyase vyomni yathaiva bhūmau|

śatahradonmeṣasamṛddhadīpte pracakṣva tatkena taveyamṛddhiḥ||5||



bodhisattva uvāca-

dhyānasya śīlasya ca nirmalasya varasya caivendriyasaṃvarasya|

sātmīkṛtasyānyabhaveṣu rājannevaṃprakārā phalasiddhireṣā||6||



rājovāca-kiṃ satyamevedamasti paraloka iti ? brahmovāca-āma| asti mahārāja paralokaḥ| rājovāca-kathaṃ punaridaṃ mārṣa śakyamasmābhirapi śraddhātuṃ syāt ? bodhisattva uvāca-sthūlametanmahārāja pratyakṣādipramāṇayuktigrāhyamāptajananidarśitakramaṃ parīkṣākramagamyaṃ ca| paśyatu bhavān|



candrārkanakṣatravibhūṣaṇā dyaustiryagvikalpāśca bahuprakārāḥ|

pratyakṣarūpaḥ paraloka eṣa mā te'tra saṃdehajaḍā matirbhūt||7||



jātismarāḥ santi ca tatra tatra dhyānābhiyogātsmṛtipāṭavācca|

ato'pi lokaḥ parato'numeyaḥ sākṣyaṃ ca nanvatra kṛtaṃ mayaiva||8||



yadbuddhipūrvaiva ca buddhisiddhirlokaḥ paro'stīti tato'pyavehi|

ādyā hi yā garbhagatasya buddhiḥ sānantaraṃ pūrvakajanmabuddheḥ||9||



jñeyāvabodhaṃ ca vadanti buddhiṃ janmādibuddherviṣayo'sti tasmāt|

na caihiko'sau nayanādyabhāvātsiddhau yadiyastu paraḥ sa lokaḥ||10||



pitryaṃ svabhāvaṃ vyatiricya dṛṣṭaḥ śīlādibhedaśca yataḥ prajānām|

nākasmikasyāsti ca yatprasiddhirjātyantarābhyāsamayaḥ sa tasmāt||11||



paṭutvahīne'pi matiprabhāve jaḍaprakāreṣvapi cendriyeṣu|

vinopadeśātpratipadyate yatprasūtamātraḥ stanapānayatnam||12||



āhārayogyāsu kṛtaśramatvaṃ taddarśayatyasya bhavāntareṣu|

abhyāsasiddhirhi paṭukaroti śikṣāgaṇaṃ karmasu teṣu teṣu||13||



tatra cetparalokasaṃpratyayāparicayātsyādiyamāśaṅkā bhavataḥ-

yatsaṃkucanti vikasanti ca apṅkajāti

kāmaṃ tadanyabhavaceṣṭisiddhireṣā|

no cettadiṣṭamatha kiṃ stanapānayatnaṃ

jātyantarīyakapariśramajaṃ karoṣi||14||



sā cāśaṅkā nānuvidheyā niyamāniyamadarśanātprayatnānupapattyupapattibhyāṃ ca|



dṛṣṭo hi kālaniyamaḥ kamalaprabodhe

saṃmīlane ca na punaḥ stanapānayatne|

yatnaśca nāsti kamale stanape tu dṛṣṭaḥ

sūryaprabhāva iti padmavikāsahetuḥ||15||



tadevaṃ mahārāja samyagupaparīkṣamāṇena śakyametacchraddhātum-asti paraloka iti| atha sa rājā mithyādṛṣṭiparigrahābhiniviṣṭabuddhitvādupacitapāpatvācca tāṃ paralokakathāṃ śrutvā asukhāyamāna uvāca-bho maharṣe,



lokaḥ paro yadi na bālavibhīṣikaiṣā

grāhyaṃ mayaitaditi vā yadi manyase tvam|

teneha naḥ pradiśa niṣkaśatāni pañca

tatte sahasramahamanyabhave pradāsye||16||



atha bodhisattvastadasya prāgalbhyaparicayanirviśaṅkaṃ mithyādṛṣṭiviṣodgārabhūtamasamudācāravacanaṃ yukteneva krameṇa pratyuvāca-



ihāpi tāvaddhanasaṃpadarthinaḥ prayuñjate naiva dhanaṃ durātmani|

na ghasmare nānipuṇe na cālase gataṃ hi yattatra tadantameti tat||17||



yameva paśyanti tu savyapatrapaṃ śamābhijātaṃ vyavahāranaipuṇam|

ṛṇaṃ prayacchanti raho'pi tadvidhe tadarpaṇaṃ hyabhyudayāvahaṃ dhanam||18||



kramaśca tāvadvidha eva gamyatāmṛṇaprayoge nṛpa pāralaukike|

tvayi tvasaddarśanaduṣṭaceṣṭite dhanaprayogasya gatirna vidyate||19||



kudṛṣṭidoṣaprabhavairhi dāruṇairnipātitaṃ tvāṃ narake svakarmabhiḥ|

vicetasaṃ niṣkasahasrakāraṇādrujāturaṃ kaḥ praticodayettataḥ||20||



na tatra candrārkakarairdigaṅganā vibhānti saṃkṣiptatamo'vaguṇṭhanāḥ|

na caiva tārāgaṇabhūṣaṇaṃ nabhaḥ saraḥ prabuddhaiḥ kumudairivekṣyate||21||



paratra yasminnivasanti nāstikā ghanaṃ tamastatra himaśca mārutaḥ|

karoti yo'stīnyapi dārayan rujaṃ tamātmavān kaḥ praviśeddhanepsayā||22||



dhanāndhakāre paṭudhūmadurdine bhramanti kecinnarakodare ciram|

svavadhracīrapravikarṣaṇāturāḥ parasparapraskhalanārtanādinaḥ||23||



viśīryamāṇaiścarṇairmuhurmahurjvalatkukūle narake tathāpare|

diśaḥ pradhāvanti tadunmumukṣayā na cāntamāyāntyaśubhasya nāyuṣaḥ||24||



ātakṣya takṣāṇa ivāpareṣāṃ gātrāni raudrā viniyamya yāmyāḥ|

nistakṣṇuvantyeva śitāgraśastrāḥ sārdreṣu dāruṣviva labdhaharṣāḥ||25||



samutkṛttasarvatvaco vedanārtā vimāṃsīkṛtāḥ kecidapyasthiśeṣāḥ|

na cāyānti nāśaṃdhṛtā duṣkṛtaiḥ svaistathā cāpare khaṇḍaśaśchidyamānāḥ||26||



jvalitapṛthukhalīnapūrṇavaktrāḥ sthiradahanāsu mahīṣvayomayīṣu|

jvalanakapilayoktratotravaśyāściramapare valato rathān vahanti||27||



saṃghātaparvatasamāgamapiṣṭadehāḥ|

kecittadākramaṇacūrṇitamūrtayo'pi|

duḥkhe mahatyavikale'pi ca no mriyante

yāvatparikṣayamupaiti na karma pāpam||28||



droṇiṣu kecijjvalanojjvalāsu lauhairmahadbhirmusalairjvaladbhiḥ|

samāni pañcāpi samāśatāni saṃcūrṇyamānā visṛjanti nāsūn||29||



tīkṣṇāyasajvalitakaṇṭakakarkaśeṣu tapteṣu vidrumanibheṣvapare drumeṣu|

pāṭyanta ūrdhvamadha eva ca kṛṣyamāṇāḥ krūrai ravairapuruṣaiḥ puruṣairyamasya||30||



jvaliteṣu taptatapanīyanibheṣvaṅgārarāśiṣu mahatsvapare|

upabhuñjate svacaritasya phalaṃ vispanditārasitamatrabalāḥ||31||



kecittīkṣṇaiḥ śaṅkaśatairātatajihvā

jvālāmālādīptatarāyāṃ vasudhāyām|

rāraṭyante tīvrarujāviṣṭaśarīrāḥ

pratyāyyante te ca tadānīṃ paralokam||32||



āveṣṭyante lohapaṭṭairjvaladbhirniṣkāthyante lohakumbhīṣvathānye|

kecittīkṣṇaiḥ śastravarṣaiḥ kṣatāṅgā nistvaṅmāṃsā vyālasaṃghaiḥ kriyante||33||



kecitklāntā vahnisaṃsparśatīkṣṇaṃ kṣāraṃ toyaṃ vaitaraṇyāṃ viśanti|

saṃśīryante yatra māṃsāni teṣāṃ no tu prāṇā duṣkṛtairdhāryamāṇā||35||



aśucikuṇapamabhyupeyivāṃso hradamiva dāhapariśramārtacittāḥ|

atulamanubhavanti tatra duḥkhaṃ krimiśatajarjaritāsthibhiḥ śarīraiḥ||36||



pāṭyante krakacairjvaladbhirapare kecinniśātaiḥ kṣuraiḥ

kecinmudgaravegapiṣṭaśirasaḥ kūjanti śokāturāḥ|

pacyante pṛthuśūlabhinnavapuṣaḥ kecidvidhūme'nale

pāyyante jvalitāgnivarṇamapare lauhaṃ rasanto rasam||37||



apare śvabhirbhṛśabalaiḥ śabalairabhipatya tīkṣṇadaśanairdaśanaiḥ|

pariluptamāṃsatanavastanavaḥ prapatanti dīnavirutā virutāḥ||38||



evaṃprakāramasukhaṃ nirayeṣu ghoraṃ

prāpto bhaviṣyati (bhavān) svakṛtapraṇunnaḥ|

śokāturaṃ śramaviṣādaparītacittaṃ

yācedṛṇaṃ ka iva nāma tadā bhavantam||39||



lauhīṣu durjanakalevarasaṃkulāsu

kumbhīṣvabhijvalitavahnidurāsadāsu|

prakvāthavegavaśagaṃ vivaśaṃ bhramantaṃ

yācedṛṇaṃ ka iva nāma tadā bhavantam||40||



yaccāyasajvalitakilanibaddhadehaṃ

nirdhūmavahnikapile vasudhātale vā|

nirdahyamānavapuṣaṃ karuṇaṃ rudantaṃ

yācedṛṇaṃ ka iva nāma tadā bhavantam||41||



prāptaṃ parābhavaṃ taṃ duḥkhāni mahānti kastadānubhavantam|

yācedṛṇaṃ bhavantaṃ prativacanamapi pradātumaprabhavantam||42||



viśasyamānaṃ himamārutena vā nikūjitavye'pi vipannavikramam|

vidāryamāṇa bhṛśamārtinādinaṃ paratra kastvārhati yācituṃ dhanam||43||



vihiṃsyamāna puruṣairyamasya vā viceṣṭamānaṃ jvalite'thavānale|

śvavāyasairvyāhṛtamāṃsaśoṇitaṃ paratra kastvā dhanayācñayā tudet||44||



vadhavikartanatāḍanapāṭanairdahanatakṣaṇapeṣāṇabhedanaiḥ|

viśasanairvividhaiśca sadāturaḥ kathamṛṇaṃ pratidāsyasi me tadā||45||



atha sa rājā, tāṃ nirayakathāmatibhīṣaṇāṃ samupaśrutya jātasaṃvegastyaktamithyādṛṣṭyanurāgo labdhasaṃpratyayaḥ paraloke, tamṛṣivaraṃ praṇamyovāca-



niśamya tāvannareṣu yātanāṃ bhayādidaṃ vidravatīva me manaḥ|

kathaṃ bhaviṣyāmi na tāṃ sameyivān vitakravahnirdahatīva māṃ punaḥ||46||



mayā hyasaddarśananaṣṭacetasā kuvarmanā yātamadīrghadarśinā|

tadatra me sādhugatirgatirbhavān parāyaṇaṃ tvaṃ śaraṇaṃ ca me mune||47||



yathaiva me dṛṣṭitamastvayoddhṛtaṃ divākareṇeva samudyatā tamaḥ|

tathaiva mārgaṃ tvamṛṣe pracakṣva me bhajeya yenāhamito na durgatim||48||



athainaṃ bodhisattvaḥ saṃvignamānasamṛjūbhūtadṛṣṭiṃ dharmapratipattipātrabhūtamavekṣya piteva putramācārya iva ca śiṣyamanukampamāna iti samanuśaśāsa-



suśiṣyavṛttyā śramaṇadvijeṣu pūrve guṇaprema yathā vicakruḥ|

nṛpāḥ svavṛttyā ca dayāṃ prajāsu kīrtikṣamaḥ sa tridivasya panthāḥ||49||



adharmamasmād bhṛśadurjayaṃ jayan kadaryabhāvaṃ ca durutaraṃ taran|

upaihi ratnātiśayojjvalaṃ jvalan divaspateḥ kāñcanagopuraṃ puram||50||



manasyasaddarśanasaṃstute'stu te rucisthiraṃ sajjanasaṃmataṃ matam|

jahīhi taṃ bāliśarañjanaijanaiḥ pravedito'dharmaviniścayaśca yaḥ||51||



tvayā hi saddarśanasādhunādhunā narendra vṛttena yiyāsatā satā|

yadaiva citte guṇarūkṣatā kṣatā tadaiva te mārgakṛtāspadaṃ padam||52||



kuruṣva tasmād guṇasādhanaṃ dhanaṃ śivāṃ ca loke svahitodayāṃ dayām|

sthiraṃ ca śīlendriyasaṃvaraṃ varaṃ paratra hi syādaśivaṃ na tena te||53||



svapuṇyalakṣmyā nṛpa dīptayāptayā sukṛtsu śuklatvamanojñayājñayā|

carātmano'rthapratisaṃhitaṃ hitaṃ jagadvyathāṃ kīrtimanoharaṃ haran||54||



tvamatra sanmānasasārathī rathī sva eva deho guṇasūratho rathaḥ|

arūkṣatākṣo damadānacakravān samanvitaḥ puṇyamanīṣayeṣayā||55||



yatendriyāśvaḥ smṛtiraśmisaṃpadā matipratodaḥ śrutivistarāyudhaḥ|

hrayupaskaraḥ saṃnaticārukūbaraḥ kṣamāyugo dākṣagatirdhṛtisthiraḥ||56||



asadvacaḥsaṃyamanādakūjano manojñavāṅ mandagabhīranisvanaḥ|

amuktasaṃdhirniyamāvikhaṇḍanādasatkriyājihmavivarjanārjavaḥ||57||



anena yānena yaśaḥpatākinā dayānuyātreṇa śamoccaketunā|

caran parātmārthamamohabhāsvatā na jātu rājannirayaṃ gamiṣyasi||58||



iti sa mahātmā tasya rājñastadasaddarśanāndhakāraṃ bhāsvarairvacanakiraṇairvyavadhūya prakāśya cāsmai sugatimārgaṃ tatraivāntardadhe| atha sa rājā samupalabdhaparalokavṛttāntatattvaḥ pratilabdhasamyagdarśanacetāḥ sāmātyapaurajānapado dānadamasaṃyamaparāyaṇo babhūva|



tadevaṃ mithyādṛṣṭiparamāṇyavadyānīti viśeṣeṇānukampyāḥ satāṃ dṛṣṭivyasanagatāḥ| evaṃ saddharmaśravaṇaṃ paripūrṇāṃ śraddhāṃ paripūrayatītyevamapyupaneyam| evaṃ parato dharmaśravaṇaṃ samyagdṛṣṭyutpādapratyayo bhavatītyevamapyupaneyam| evamāsādanāmapi santastaddhitopadeśena pratinudanti kṣamāparicayānna pāruṣyeṇeti satpraśaṃsāyāṃ kṣāmāvarṇe'pi vācyam| saṃvegādevamāśu śreyobhimukhatā bhavatīti saṃvegakathāyāmapi vācyamiti|



|| iti brahma-jātakamekonatriṃśattamam||
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