Digital Sanskrit Buddhist Canon

8 devakulopanayanaparivarto'ṣṭamaḥ

Technical Details
  • Text Version:
    Romanized
  • Input Personnel:
    DSBC Staff
  • Input Date:
    2004
  • Proof Reader:
    Miroj Shakya
  • Supplier:
    Nagarjuna Institute of Exact Methods
  • Sponsor:
    University of the West
8 devakulopanayanaparivarto'ṣṭamaḥ|



iti hi bhikṣavo yāmeva rātriṃ bodhisattvo jātastasyāmeva rātryāṃ viṃśati kanyāsahasrāṇi kṣatriyabrāhmaṇanaigamagṛhapatimahāśālakuleṣu jātāḥ| tāśca sarvā mātāpitṛbhirbodhisattvāya dattā upasthānaparicaryāyai| viṃśati ca kanyāsahasrāṇi rājñā śuddhodanena dattāni bodhisattvasyopasthānaparicaryāyai| viṃśati ca kanyāsahasrāṇi mitrāmātyātmajñātisālohitairdattāni bodhisattvasyopasthānaparicaryāyai| viṃśati ca kanyāsahasrāṇi amātyapārṣadyairdattāni bodhisattvasyopasthānaparicaryāyai||



tadā ca bhikṣavo mahallakamahallikāḥ śākyāḥ saṃnipatya rājānaṃ śuddhodanamupasaṃkramyaivamāhuḥ-yatkhalu deva jānīyāḥ-devakulaṃ kumāra upanīyatāmiti| rājā āha-sādhu, upanīyatāṃ kumāraḥ| tena hi maṇḍyatāṃ nagaram| upaśobhyantāṃ vīthicatvaraśṛṅgāṭakāntarāpaṇarathyāmukhāni| apanīyantāmamaṅgalyāḥ kāṇakubjabadhirāndhamūkavisaṃsthitavirūparūpā aparipūrṇendriyāḥ| upanāmyantāṃ maṅgalāni| ghuṣyantāṃ puṇyabheryaḥ| tāḍyantāṃ maṅgalyaghaṇṭāḥ| samalaṃkriyantāṃ puravaradvārāṇi| vādyantāṃ sumanojñatūryatālāvacarāṇi| saṃnipātyantāṃ sarvakoṭṭarājānaḥ| ekībhavantu śreṣṭhigṛhapatyamātyadauvārikapāriṣadyāḥ| yujyantāṃ kanyārathāḥ| upanāmyantāṃ pūrṇakumbhāḥ| saṃnipātyantāmadhīyānā brāhmaṇāḥ| alaṃkriyantāṃ devakulāni| iti hi bhikṣavo yathoktapūrvaṃ sarvaṃ kṛtamabhūt||



tato rājā śuddhodanaḥ svagṛhaṃ praviśya mahāprajāpatīṃ gautamīmāmantryaivamāha-alaṃkriyantāṃ kumāraḥ devakulamupaneṣyata iti| sādhviti pratiśrutya mahāprajāpatī gautamī kumāraṃ maṇḍayati sma ||



tataḥ kumāro maṇḍyamānaḥ prahasitavadano vyapagatabhṛkuṭikaḥ paramamadhurayā vācā mātṛsvasāramevamāha-amba kutrāhamupaneṣyata iti| āha-devakulaṃ putreti| tataḥ kumāraḥ smitamupadarśayan prahasitavadano mātṛsvasāraṃ gāthābhiradhyabhāṣata—



jātasya mahyamiha kampita trisahasraṃ

śakraśca brahma asurāśca mahoragāśca|

candraśca sūrya tatha vaiśravaṇaḥ kumāro

mūrdhnā krameṣu nipatitva namasyayanti||1||



katamo'nyu deva mama uttari yo viśiṣṭo

yasmin mama praṇayase tvamihādya amba|

devātideva ahu uttamu sarvadevaiḥ

devo na me'sti sadṛśaḥ kuta uttaraṃ vā||2||



lokānuvartana pratī iti amba yāsye

dṛṣtvā vikurvita mamā janatā udagrāḥ|

adhimātru gaurava kariṣyati citrakāraḥ

jñāsyanti devamanujā svaya devadevaḥ||3||



iti hi bhikṣavaḥ sarvairvarṇaiḥ stutimaṅgalaiḥ pratyupasthitairaparimitālaṃkārālaṃkṛteṣu vīthicatvaraśṛṅgāṭakāntarāpaṇamukheṣvantaḥpure kumārasya rathamalaṃkṛtya rājā śuddhodano brāhmaṇanaigamaśreṣṭhigṛhapatyamātyakoṭṭarājadauvārikapāriṣadyamitrajñātiparivṛtaḥ puraskṛto dhūpanadhūpitena muktapuṣpābhikīrṇena hayagajarathapattikalilenocchritachatradhvajapatākena nānātūryasaṃpravāditena mārgeṇa kumāraṃ gṛhītvā gacchati sma| devatāśatasahasrāṇi bodhisattvasya rathaṃ vahanti sma| anekāni ca devaputrāpsaraḥkoṭiniyutaśatasahasrāṇi gaganatalagatāni puṣpavarṣāṇyabhipravarṣanti sma| tūryāṇi ca pravādayanti sma| iti hi rājā śuddhodano mahatā rājavyūhena mahatā rājarddhyā mahatā rājānubhāvena kumāraṃ gṛhītvā devakulaṃ praviśati sma| samanantarapratiṣṭhāpitaśca bodhisattvena dakṣiṇaścaraṇayoḥ kramatalastasmin devakule atha tā acetanyo devapratimāḥ tadyathā-śivaskandanārāyaṇakuberacandrasūryavaiśravaṇaśakrabrahmalokapālaprabhṛtayaḥ pratimāḥ-sarvāḥ svebhyaḥ svebhyaḥ sthānebhyo vyutthāya bodhisattvasya kramatalayornipatanti sma| tatra devamanuṣyaśatasahasrāṇi hīhīkārakilakilāpramukhaiḥ prakṣveḍitaśatasahasrāṇi prāmuñcan| cailavikṣepāṇi cākārṣuḥ| sarvaṃ ca kapilavastumahānagaraṃ ṣaṅvikāraṃ prākampitam| divyāni ca kusumāni prāvarṣan| tūryaśatasahasrāṇi cāghaṭṭitāni praṇeduḥ| yeṣāṃ ca devānāṃ tāḥ pratimāḥ, te sarve svasvarūpamupadarśyemā gāthā abhāṣata—



no merū girirāja parvatavaro jātū name sarṣape

no vā sāgara nāgarājanilayo jātū name goṣpade|

candrāditya prabhaṃkarā prabhakarā khadyotake no name

prajñāpuṇyakulodito guṇadharaḥ kasmānname devate||4||



yadvat sarṣapa goṣpade va salilaṃ khadyotakā vā bhavet

evaṃ ca trisahasra devamanujā ye keci mānāśritāḥ|

merūsāgaracandrasūryasadṛśo loke svayaṃbhūttamo

yaṃ loko hyabhivandya lābha labhate svargaṃ tathā nirvṛtim||5||



asmin khalu punarbhikṣavo bodhisattvena mahāsattvena devakule praveśe saṃdarśyamāne dvātriṃśatāṃ devaputraśatasahasrāṇāmanuttarāyāṃ samyaksaṃbodhau cittānyutpadyante| ayaṃ bhikṣavo heturayaṃ pratyayo yenopekṣako bodhisattvo bhavati sma devakulamupanīyamāna iti||



iti śrīlalitavistare devakulopanayanaparivarto nāma aṣṭamo'dhyāyaḥ||
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