Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

Avalokiteśvarapuṇyaskandhakathanaṃ saptamaṃ prakaraṇam

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
avalokiteśvarapuṇyaskandhakathanaṃ saptamaṃ prakaraṇam |



atha ratnapāṇirbodhisattvo bhagavantametadavocat–paripṛccheyamahaṃ bhagavan praśnavyāharaṇamuddeśam–kidṛśo'valokiteśvarasya bodhisattvasya mahāsattvasya puṇyasaṃbhāraḥ ? bhagavānāha–śṛṇu kulaputra | nirdeśayāmi asyāvalokiteśvarasya bodhisattvasya mahāsattvasya nāmagrahaṇāt puṇyasaṃbhārasya pramāṇam | tadyathā–api nāma kulaputra kecideva sattvā gaṅgānadīvālukopamāstathāgatā arhantaḥ samyaksaṃbuddhāḥ divyakalpapuṣpadhūpagandhamālyavilepanacūrṇacīvarachatradhvajaghaṇṭāpatākābhirvividhābhiḥ, cīvarapiṇḍapātraśayanāsanaglānapratyayabhaiṣajyapariṣkārairupasthitā bhavanti, yaśca teṣāṃ tathāgatānāṃ puṇyaskandhaḥ prabhavati, avalokiteśvarasyaikavālāgre sa puṇyaskandhaḥ | tadyathā–api nāma kulaputra dvādaśamāsikena saṃvatsareṇa caturmahādvīpeṣu rātriṃdivamavicchinnaṃ devo varṣati, tacchakyamekaikaṃ binduṃ gaṇayitum | na tu kulaputra avalokiteśvarasya śakyaṃ mayā puṇyasaṃbhāraṃ gaṇayitum | tadyathāpi nāma kulaputra mahāsamudraścaturaśītiyojanasahasrāṇi gāmbhīryeṇa, aprameyo vaipulyena, vaḍavāmukhaparyantam, tanmayā śakyamekaikaṃ binduṃ gaṇayitum | na tu kulaputra avalokiteśvarasya bodhisattvasya mahāsattvasya śakyate puṇyasaṃbhāraṃ gaṇayitum | tadyathāpi nāma kulaputra caturmahādvīpeṣu ye keciccatuṣpādā siṃhavyāghraṛkṣatarakṣumṛgoṣṭraśṛgālādayo gogardabhāḥ paśavaḥ hastino'śvā mahiṣā mārjārādayaḥ, eteṣu catuṣpadeṣu śakyate mayaikaikaṃ romaṃ gaṇayitum | na tu kulaputra avalokiteśvarasya bodhisattvasya mahāsattvasya śakyate puṇyasaṃbhāraṃ gaṇayitum | tadyathāpi nāma kulaputra kaścideva kulaputro vā kuladuhitā vā paramāṇurajopamāstathāgatā arhataḥ samyaksaṃbuddhā divyasauvarṇaratnamayān stūpān kārayeddhastaśatasahasrapramāṇam, kārayitvā caikadine dhyānāvaropaṇaṃ kuryāt, tacchakyaṃ mayā kulaputra teṣāṃ sauvarṇarajatamayānāṃ tathāgatānāṃ karaṇeṣu puṇyaskandhaṃ gaṇayitum | na tu kulaputra avalokiteśvarasya bodhisattvasya śakyate puṇyasaṃbhāraṃ gaṇayitum| tadyathāpi nāma kulaputra śakyate mayā śīrṣavanasyaikaikaṃ patrāṇi gaṇayitum, na tvavalokiteśvarasya śakyate mayā puṇyasaṃbhāraṃ gaṇayitum | tadyathāpi nāma kulaputra caturmahādvīpeṣu strīpuruṣadārakadārikāste sarve srotāpattiphale sakṛdāgāmiphale'nāgāmiphale'rhattve pratyekabodhau niyojayeyam | yaścaiteṣu puṇyaskandhaḥ, avalokiteśvarasya pūrvavadbālagre sa puṇyaskandhaḥ ||



ityavalokiteśvarapuṇyaskandhakathanaṃ nāma saptamaṃ prakaraṇam ||
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