Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

30 hasti-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

३० हस्ति-जातकम्

30. hasti-jātakam



parahitodarkaṃ duḥkhamapi sādhavo lābhamiva bahu manyante| tadyathānuśrūyate-

bodhisattvaḥ kila anyatamasmin nāgavane puṣpaphalapallavālakṣitaśikharairalaṃkṛta iva tatra taruvarataruṇairvividhavīruttarutṛṇapihitabhūmibhāge vanarāmaṇīyakanibaddhahṛdayairanutkaṇṭhitamadhyāsyamāna iva parvatasthalairāśrayabhūte vanacarāṇāṃ gambhīravipulasalilāśayasanāthe mahatā nirvṛkṣakṣupasalilena kāntāreṇa samantatastiraskṛtajanānte mahākāya ekacaro hastī babhūva|



sa tatra taruparṇena bisena salilena ca|

abhireme tapasvīva saṃtoṣeṇa śamena ca||1||



atha kadācitsa mahāsattvastasya vanasya paryante vicaran yatastatkāntāraṃ tato janaśabdamupaśuśrāva| tasya cintā prādurabhūt-kiṃ nu khalvidam? na tāvadanena pradeśena kaściddeśāntaragāmī mārgo'sti| evaṃ mahatkāntāraṃ ca vyatītya mṛgayāpi na yujyate prāgeva mahāsamārambhaparikhedamasmatsayūthyagrahaṇam|



vyaktaṃ tvete paribhraṣṭā mārgādvā mūḍhadaiśikā|

nirvāsitā vā kruddhena rājñā svenānayena vā||2||



tathā hyamanojasko naṣṭaharṣoddhavadravaḥ|

kevalārtibalaḥ śabdaḥ śrūyate rudatāmiva||3||



tajjñāsyāmi tāvadenamiti sa mahāsattvaḥ karuṇayā samākṛṣyamāṇo yataḥ sa jananirghoṣo babhūva tataḥ prasasāra| viṣpaṣṭataravilāpaṃ ca viṣādadainyavirasaṃ tamākranditaśabdamupaśṛṇvan kāruṇyaparyutsukamanāḥ sa mahātmā drutataraṃ tato'bhyagacchat| nirgamya ca tasmādvanagahanānnirvṛkṣakṣupatvāttasya deśasya dūra evāvalokayan dadarśa saptamātrāṇi puruṣaśatāni kṣuttarṣapariśramamandāni tadvanamabhimukhāni prārthayamānāni| te'pi ca puruṣāstaṃ mahāsattvaṃ dadṛśurjaṅgamamiva himagiriśikharaṃ hīnārapuñjamiva śaradvalāhakamiva pavanabalāvarjitamabhimukhamāyāntam| dṛṣṭvā ca viṣādadainyaparītā hantedānīṃ naṣṭā vayamiti bhayagrastamanaso'pi kṣuttarṣapariśramavihatotsāhā nāpayānaprayatnaparā babhūvuḥ|



te viṣādaparītatvātkṣuttarṣaśramavihvalāḥ|

nāpayānasamudyogaṃ bhaye'pi pratipedire||4||



atha bodhisattvo bhītānavetyaitān-mā bhaiṣṭa, bhaiṣṭa na vo bhayamasti matta iti samucchritena snigdhābhitāmrapṛthupuṣkareṇa kareṇa samāśvāsayannabhigamya karuṇāyamāṇaḥ papraccha-ke'trabhavantaḥ ? kena cemāṃ daśāmanuprāptāḥ stha ?



rajaḥsūryāṃśusaṃparkādvivarṇākṛtayaḥ kṛśāḥ|

śokaklamārtāḥ ke yūyamiha cābhigatāḥ kutaḥ||5||



atha te puruṣāstasya tena mānuṣeṇābhivyāhāreṇābhayapradānābhivyañjakena cābhyupapattisaumukhyena pratyāgatahṛdayāḥ samabhipraṇamyainamūcuḥ-



kopotpātānileneha kṣiptāḥ kṣitipatervayam|

paśyatāṃ śokadīnānāṃ bandhūnāṃ dviradādhipa||6||



asti no bhāgyaśeṣastu lakṣmībhimukhī dhruvam|

suhṛdvandhuviśiṣṭena yad dṛṣṭā bhavatā vayam||7||



nistīrṇāmāpadaṃ cemāṃ vidmastvaddarśanotsavāt|

svapne'pi tvadvidhaṃ dṛṣṭvā ko hi nāpadamuttaret||8||



athainān sa dviradavara uvāca-atha kiyanto'trabhavanta iti ? manuṣyā ūcuḥ-



sahasrametadvasudhādhipena tyaktaṃ nṛṇāmatra manojñagātra|

adṛṣṭaduḥkhā bahavastatastu kṣuttarṣaśokābhibhavādvinaṣṭāḥ||9||



etāni tu syurdviradapradhāna saptāvaśeṣāṇi nṛṇāṃ śatāni|

nimajjatāṃ mṛtyumukhe tu yeṣāṃ mūrtastvamāśvāsa ivābhyupetaḥ||10||



tacchrutvā tasya mahāsattvasya kāruṇyaparicayādaśrūṇi prāvartanta| samanuśocaṃścainānniyatamīdṛśaṃ kiṃ ciduvāca-kaṣṭaṃ bhoḥ |



ghṛṇāvimuktā bata nirvyapatrapā nṛpasya buddhiḥ paralokanirvyathā|

aho taḍiccañcalayā nṛpaśriyā hṛtendriyāṇāṃ svahitānavekṣitā||11||



avaiti manye na sa mṛtyumagrataḥ śṛṇoti pāpasya na vā durantatām|

aho batānāthatamā narāḍhipā vimarśamāndyādvacanakṣamā na ye||12||



dehasyaikasya nāmarthe rogabhūtasya nāśinaḥ|

idaṃ sattveṣu nairghṛṇyaṃ dhigaho bata mūḍhatām||13||



atha tasya dviradapatestān puruṣān karuṇāsnigdhamavekṣamāṇasya cintā prādurabhūt evamamī kṣuttarṣaśramapīḍitāḥ paridurbalaśarīrā nirudakamapracchāyamanekayojanāyānaṃ kāntāramapathyādanāḥ kathaṃ vyatiyāsyanti ? nāgavane'pi ca kiṃ tadasti yenaiṣāmekāhamapi tāvadaparikleśena vārtā syāt ? śakyeyuḥ punarete madīyāni māṃsāni pātheyatāmupanīya dṛtibhiriva ca mamāntraiḥ salilamādāya kāntārametannistarituṃ nānyathā|



karomi tadidaṃ dehaṃ bahurogaśatālayam|

eṣāṃ duḥkhaparītānāmāpaduttaraṇaplavam||14||



svargamokṣasukhaprāptisamarthaṃ janma mānuṣam|

durlabhaṃ ca tadeteṣāṃ maivaṃ vilayamāgamat||15||



svagocarastasya mamābhyupetā dharmeṇa ceme'tithayo bhavanti|

āpadgatā bandhuvivarjitāśca mayā viśeṣeṇa yato'nukampyāḥ||16||



cirasya tāvadvahurogabhājanaṃ sadāturatvādvividhaśramāśrayaḥ|

śarīrasaṃjño'yamanarthavistaraḥ parārthakṛtye viniyogameṣyati||17||



athainamanye kṣuttarṣaśramadharmaduḥkhāturaśarīrāḥ kṛtāñjalayaḥ sāśrunayanāḥ samabhipraṇamyārtatayā hastasaṃjñābhiḥ pānīyamayācanta|



tvaṃ no bandhurabandhūnāṃ tvaṃ gatiḥ śaraṇaṃ ca naḥ|

yathā vetsi mahābhāga tathā nastrātumarhasi||18||



ityenamanye sakaruṇamūcuḥ| apare tvenaṃ dhīrataramanasaḥ salilapradeśaṃ kāntāradurgottāraṇāya ca mārgaṃ papracchuḥ-



jalāśayaḥ śītajalā saridvā yadyatra vā nairjharamasti toyam|

chāyādrumaḥ śādvalamaṇḍalaṃ vā tannod vipānāmadhipa pracakṣva||19||



kāntāraṃ śakyametacca nistartuṃ manyase yataḥ|

anukampāṃ puraskṛtya tāṃ diśaṃ sādhu nirdiśa||20||



saṃbahulāni hi dinānyatra naḥ kāntāre paribhramatām| tadarhasi naḥ svāminnistārayitumiti|



atha sa mahātmā taiḥ karuṇaiḥ prayācitaisteṣāṃ bhṛśataramākleditahṛdayo yatastatkāntāraṃ śakyaṃ nistartu babhūva, tata esāṃ parvatasthalaṃ saṃdarśayannabhyucchritena bhujagavarabhogapīvareṇa kareṇovāca-asya parvatasthalasyādhastātpadmotpalālaṃkṛtavimalasalilamasti mahatsaraḥ| tadanena mārgeṇa gacchata| tatna ca vyapanītagharmatarṣaklamāstasyaiva nātīdūre'smātparvatasthalātpatitasya hastinaḥ śarīraṃ drakṣyatha| tasya māṃsāni pātheyatāmānīya dṛtibhiriva tasyāntraiḥ salilamupagṛhyānayaiva diśā yātavyam| evamalpakṛcchreṇa kāntāramidaṃ vyatiyāsyatha| iti sa mahātmā tān puruṣān samāśvāsanapūrvakaṃ tataḥ prasthāpya tato drutataramanyena mārgeṇa tadgiriśikharamāruhya tasya janakāyasya nistāraṇāpekṣayā svaśarīraṃ tato mumukṣurniyatamiti praṇidhimupabṛṃhayāmāsa-



nāyaṃ prayatnaḥ sugatiṃ mamāptuṃ naikātapatrāṃ manujendralakṣmīm|

sukhaprakarṣaikarasāṃ na ca dyāṃ brāhmīṃ śriyaṃ naiva na mokṣasaukhyam||11||



yatvasti puṇyaṃ mama kiṃcidevaṃ kāntāramagnaṃ janamujjihīrṣoḥ|

saṃsārakāntāragatasya tena lokasya nistārayitā bhaveyam||22||



iti viniścitya sa mahātmā pramodādagaṇitaprapātaniṣpeṣamaraṇaduḥkhaṃ svaśarīraṃ tasmād giritaṭādyathoddeśaṃ mumoca-



reje tataḥ sa nipatañcharadīva meghaḥ

paryastabimba iva cāstagireḥ śaśāṅkaḥ|

tārkṣyasya pakṣapavanograjavāpaviddhaṃ

śṛṇgaṃ gireriva ca tasya himottarīyam||23||



ākampayannatha dharāṃ dharaṇīdharāṃśca

mārasya ca prabhumadādhyuṣitaṃ ca cetaḥ|

nirghātapiṇḍitaravaṃ nipapāta bhūmā-

vāvarjayan vanalatā vanadevatāśca||24||



asaṃśayaṃ tadvanasaṃśrayāstadā manassu visphāritavismayāḥ surāḥ|

vicikṣipurvyomni mudottanūruhāḥ samucchritaikāṅgulipallavān bhujān||25||



sugandhibhiścandanacūrṇarañjitaiḥ prasaktamanye kusumairavākiran|

atāntavaiḥ kāñcanabhaktirājitaistamuttarīyairapare vibhūṣaṇaiḥ||26||



stavaiḥ prasādagrathitaistathāpare samudyataiścāñjalipadmakuḍmalaiḥ|

śirobhirāvarjitacārumaulibhirnamaskiryābhiśca tamabhyapūjayan||27||



sugandhinā puṣparajovikarṣaṇāttaraṃgamālāracanena vāyunā|

tamavyajan kecidathāmbare'pare vitānamasyopadadhurghanairghanaiḥ||28||



tamarcituṃ bhaktivaśena kecana vyarāsayan dyāṃ suradundubhisvanaiḥ|

akālajaiḥ puṣpaphalaiḥ sapallavairvyabhūṣayaṃstatra tarūnathāpare||29||



diśaḥ saratkāntimayīṃ dadhuḥ śriyaṃ raveḥ karāḥ prāṃśutarā ivābhavan|

mudābhigantuṃ tamivāsa cārṇavaḥ kutūhalotkampitavīcivibhramaḥ||30||



atha te puruṣāḥ krameṇa tatsaraḥ samupetya tasmin vinītadharmatarṣaklamā yathākathitaṃ tena mahātmanā tadavidūre hastiśarīraṃ naciramṛtaṃ dadṛśuḥ| teṣāṃ buddhirabhavat-aho yathāyaṃ sadṛśastasya dviradapaterhastī|



bhrātā nu tasyaiṣa mahādvipasya syād bāndhavo vānyatamaḥ suto vā|

tasyaiva khalvasya sitādriśobhaṃ saṃcūrṇitasyāpi vibhāti rūpam||31||



kumudaśrīrivaikasya jyotsnā puñjīkṛteva ca|

chāyeva khalu tasyeyamādarśatalasaṃśritā||32||



atha tatraikeṣāṃ nipuṇataramanupaśyatāṃ buddhirabhavat-yathā paśyāmaḥ sa eva khalvayaṃ digvāreṇendrapratispardhirūpātiśayaḥ kuñjaravara āpadgatānāmabandhusuhṛdāmasmākaṃ nistāraṇāpekṣayā giritaṭādasmānnipatita iti|



yaḥ sa nirghatavadabhūtkampayanniva medinīm|

vyaktamasyaiva patataḥ sa cāsmābhirdhvaniḥ śrutaḥ||33||



etadvapuḥ khalu tadeva mṛṇālagauraṃ

candraṃśuśuklatanujaṃ tanubinducitram|

kūrmopamāḥ sitanakhāścaraṇāsta ete

vaṃśaḥ sa eva ca dhanurmadhurānato'yam||34||



tadeva cedaṃ madarājirājitaṃ sugandhivāyvāyatapīṇamānanam|

samunnataṃ śrimadanarpitāṅkaśaṃ śirastadetacca bṛhacchirodharam||35||



viṣāṇayugmaṃ tadidaṃ madhuprabhaṃ sadarpacihnaṃ taṭareṇunāruṇam|

ādeśayan mārgamimaṃ ca yenaḥ sa eṣa dīrghāṅgalipuṣkaraḥ karaḥ||36||



āścaryamatyadbhutarūpaṃ bata khalvidam|

adṛṣṭapūrvānvayaśīlabhaktiṣu kṣateṣu bhāgyairapariśruteṣvapi|

suhṛttvamasmāsu batedamīdṛśaṃ suhṛtsu vā bandhuṣu vāsya kīdṛśam|| 37||



sarvathā namo'stvasmai mahābhāgāya|

āpatparītān bhayaśokadīnānasmadvidhānabhyupapadyamānaḥ|

ko'pyeṣa manye dviradāvabhāsaḥ siṣatsatāmudvahatīva vṛttam||38||



kva śikṣito'sāvatibhadratāmimāmupāsitaḥ ko nvamunā gururvane|

na rūpaśobhā ramate vinā guṇairjano yadityāha tadetadīkṣyate||39||



aho svabhāvātiśayasya saṃpadā vidarśitānena yathārhabhadratā|

himādriśobhena mṛto'pi khalvayaṃ kṛtātmatuṣṭirhasatīva varṣmaṇā||40||



tatka idānīmasya snigdhabāndhavasuhṛtprativiśiṣṭavātsalyasyaivamabhyupapattisumukhasya svaiḥ prāṇairapyasmadarthamupakartumabhipravṛttasyāṭisādhuvṛttasya māṃsamupabhoktuṃ śakṣyati ? yuktaṃ tvasmābhiḥ pūjāvidhipūrvakamagnisatkāreṇāsyānṛṇyamupagantumiti| atha tān bandhuvyasan eva śokānuvṛttipravaṇahṛdayān sāśrunayanān gadgadāyamānakaṇṭhānavekṣya kāryāntaramavekṣamāṇā dhīrataramanasa ūcuranye-na khalvevamasmābhirayaṃ dviradavaraḥ saṃpūjitaḥ satkṛto vā syāt| abhiprāyasaṃpādanena tvayamasmābhiryuktaḥ pūjayitumiti paśyāmaḥ|



āsmannistāraṇāpekṣī sa hyasaṃstutabāndhavaḥ|

śarīraṃ tyaktavānevamiṣṭamiṣṭatarātithiḥ||41||



abhiprāyamatastvasya yuktaṃ samanuvartitum|

anyathā hi bhavedvyartho nanu tasyāyamudyamaḥ||42||



snehādudyatamātithyaṃ sarvasvaṃ tena khalvidam|

apratigrahaṇādvyarthāṃ kuryātko nvasya satkriyām||43||



guroriva yatastaya vacasaḥ saṃpratigrahāt|

satkriyāṃ kartumarhāmaḥ kṣemamātmana eva ca||44||



nistīrya cedaṃ vyasanaṃ samagraiḥ pratyekaśo vā punarasya pūjā|

kariṣyate nāgavarasya sarvaṃ bandhoratītasya yathaiva kṛtyam||45||



atha te puruṣāḥ kāntāranistāraṇāpekṣayā tasya dviradapaterabhiprāyamanusmarantastadvacanamapratikṣipya tasya mahāsattvasya māṃsānyādāya dṛtibhiriva ca tadantraiḥ salilaṃ tatpradarśitayā diśā svasti tasmātkāntārādviniryayuḥ|



tadevaṃ parihitodarkaṃ duḥkhamapi sādhavo lābhamiva bahu manyante, iti sādhu janapraśaṃsāyāṃ vācyam| tathāgatavarṇe'pi, satkṛtya dharmaśravaṇe ca bhadraprakṛtiniṣpādanavarṇe'pi vācyam-evaṃ bhadrā prakṛtirabhyastā janmāntareṣvanuvartata iti| tyāgaparicayaguṇanidarśane'pi vācyam-evaṃ dravyatyāgaparicayādātmasnehaparityāgamapyakṛcchreṇa karotīti| yaccoktaṃ bhagavata parinirvāṇasamaye samupasthiteṣu divyakusumavāditrādiṣu-na khalu punarānanda etāvatā tathāgataḥ satkṛto bhavatīti, taccaivaṃ nidarśayitavyam| evamabhiprāyasaṃpādanātpūjā kṛtā bhavati na gandhamālyādyabhihāreṇeti|



||iti hasti-jātakaṃ triṃśattamam||
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