Studies in Ven. Buddhadatta's Prosody

4: Madhuratthavilāsinī
(Buddhavaṁsa-aṭṭhakathā)

from Ratanacaṅkamanakaṇḍavaṇṇanā

 

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
tathanāmāni saccāni, abhisambujjhi nāyako;

−−⏑−¦−,−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−   mavipulā
tasmā tathānaṁ saccānaṁ, sambuddhattā tathāgato. [17]

 

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⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
tathākārena yo dhamme, jānāti anupassati,

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
tathadassī ti sambuddho, tasmā vutto tathāgato. [18]

 

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⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
tathāvādī jino yasmā, tathadhammappakāsako,

⏑−−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
tathāmāgadanañ-cassa, tasmā buddho tathāgato. [19]

 

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⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
yathā vācā gatā tassa, tathā kāyo gato yato,

⏑−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−   9 syllables
tathāvāditāya sambuddho, satthā tasmā tathāgato. [20]

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
tatho aviparīto ca, agado yassa satthuno;

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
vasavattī ti so tena, hoti satthā tathāgato. [21]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
paratthaṁ cattano atthaṁ, karontā pathaviṁ imaṁ,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
byāharantā manussānaṁ, dhammaṁ caratha bhikkhavo. [22]

 

⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
viharatha vivittesu, pabbatesu vanesu ca,

⏑−⏑−¦−,−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−   mavipulā
pakāsayantā saddhammaṁ, lokassa satataṁ mama. [23]

 

⏑−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
karontā dhammadūteyyaṁ, vikhyāpayatha bhikkhavo,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
santi atthāya sattānaṁ, subbatā vacanaṁ mama. [24]

 

−−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
sabbaṁ pidahatha dvāraṁ, apāyānam-anāsavā,

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−⏑⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
saggamokkhassa maggassa, dvāraṁ vivarathāsamā. [25]

 

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
desanāpaṭipattīhi, karuṇādiguṇālayā,

−−−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
buddhiṁ saddhañ-ca lokassa, abhivaḍḍhetha sabbaso. [26]

 

⏑−⏑⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−⏑¦⏑−⏑−    pathyā
gihīnam-upakarontānaṁ, niccam-āmisadānato,

⏑−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
karotha dhammadānena, tesaṁ paccūpakārakaṁ. [27]

 

⏑−⏑⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
samussayatha saddhammaṁ, desayantā isiddhajaṁ,

⏑⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−    pathyā
katakattabbakammantā, paratthaṁ paṭipajjathā ti. [28]

 

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−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Indavajirā
āvāsadānassa panānisaṁsaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
ko nāma vattuṁ, puriso samattho.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
aññatra buddhā pana lokanāthā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yutto mukhānaṁ nahutena cāpi. [29]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
āyuñ-ca vaṇṇañ-ca sukhaṁ balañ-ca,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
varaṁ pasatthaṁ paṭibhānam-eva.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
dadāti nāmāti pavuccate so,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yo deti saṅghassa naro vihāraṁ. [30]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Indavajirā
dātā nivāsassa nivāraṇassa,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sītādino jīvitupaddavassa.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pāleti āyuṁ pana tassa yasmā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
āyuppado hoti tam-āhu santo. [31]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
accuṇhasīte vasato nivāse,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
balañ-ca vaṇṇo paṭibhā na hoti.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tasmā hi so deti vihāradātā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
balañ-ca vaṇṇaṁ paṭibhānam-eva. [32]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
dukkhassa sītuṇhasarīsapā ca,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vātātapādippabhavassa loke.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nivāraṇā nekavidhassa niccaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sukhappado hoti vihāradātā. [33]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
sītuṇhavātātapaḍaṁsavuṭṭhi

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sarīsapāvāḷamigādidukkhaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yasmā nivāreti vihāradātā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tasmā sukhaṁ vindati so parattha. [34]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
pasannacitto bhavabhogahetuṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manobhirāmaṁ mudito vihāraṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yo deti sīlādiguṇoditānaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sabbaṁ dado nāma pavuccate so. [35]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
pahāya maccheramalaṁ salobhaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
guṇālayānaṁ nilayaṁ dadāti.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
khitto va so tattha parehi sagge,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yathā bhataṁ jāyati vītasoko. [36]

 

⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−   Bhujaṅgappayāta
vare cārurūpe vihāre uḷāre,

⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−
naro kāraye vāsaye tattha bhikkhū.

⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−
dadeyyannapānañ-ca vatthañ-ca nesaṁ,

⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−⏑−−
pasannena cittena sakkacca niccaṁ. [37]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
tasmā mahārāja bhavesu bhoge,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manorame paccanubhuyya bhiyyo.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vihāradānassa phalena santaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−−
sukhaṁ asokaṁ adhigaccha pacchā ti. [38]

 

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⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
akīḷane veḷuvane vihāre,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tathāgato tattha manobhirāme.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nānāvihārena vihāsi dhīro,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
veneyyakānaṁ samudikkhamāno. [39]

 

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−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
aṅgārino dāni dumā bhadante,

⏑−⏑−¦⏑⏑−¦−⏑−−
phalesino chadanaṁ vippahāya,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
te accimanto va pabhāsayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. This verse = Th 527, with a variation in the last line, and has not been counted towards the total number of verses collected here. The variation, which reads samayo mahāvīra bhāgī rasānaṁ, also has resolution at the 1st syllable and a ragaṇa break.01

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
dumā vicittā suvirājamānā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
rattaṅkureheva ca pallavehi.

⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−− I can see no easy way to correct the metre to an Upajāti line here, and nor does the scheme fit any other metre that I am aware of.02
ratanujjalamaṇḍapasannibhāsā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [40]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
supupphitaggā kusumehi bhūsitā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manuññabhūtā sucisādhugandhā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
rukkhā virocanti ubhosu passĕsu, Reading light ĕ in passĕsu m.c. here and in 43c below.03

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [41]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
phalehinekehi samiddhibhūtā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vicittarukkhā ubhatovakāse.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
khuddaṁ pipāsam-pi vinodayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [42]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vicittamālā sucipallavehi,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
susajjitā morakalāpasannibhā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
rukkhā virocanti ubhosu passĕsu,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [43]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
virocamānā phalapallavehi,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
susajjitā vāsanivāsabhūtā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tosenti addhānakilantasatte,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [44]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
suphullitaggā vanagumbanissitā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
latā anekā suvirājamānā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tosenti satte maṇimaṇḍapā va,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [45]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
latā anekā dumanissitā va,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
piyehi saddhiṁ sahitā vadhū va.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
palobhayantī hi sugandhagandhā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [46]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vicittanīlādimanuññavaṇṇā

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
dijā samantā abhikūjamānā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tosenti mañjussaratā ratīhi,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [47]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
migā ca nānā suvirājamānā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
uttuṅgakaṇṇā ca manuññanettā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā samantā mabhidhāvayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [48]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
manuññabhūtā ca mahī samantā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
virājamānā haritā va saddalā.

⏑−⏑−¦−−⏑⏑−⏑− The metre is very wrong here; also it seems we should read moḷi-v-alaṅkatā, but that doesn't help the metre.04
supupphirukkhā moḷinivalaṅkatā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [49]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
susajjitā muttamayā va vālukā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
susaṇṭhitā cārusuphassadātā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
virocayanteva disā samantā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [50]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
samaṁ suphassaṁ sucibhūmibhāgaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
manuññapupphodayagandhavāsitaṁ.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
virājamānaṁ sucimañ-ca sobhaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [51]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
susajjitaṁ nandanakānanaṁ va,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
vicittanānādumasaṇḍamaṇḍitaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sugandhabhūtaṁ pavanaṁ surammaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [52]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
sarā vicittā vividhā manoramā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
susajjitā paṅkajapuṇḍarīkā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pasannasītodakacārupuṇṇā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [53]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
suphullanānāvidhapaṅkajehi

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
virājamānā sucigandhagandhā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pamodayanteva narāmarānaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [54]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
suphullapaṅkeruhasannisinnā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
dijā samantā mabhinādayantā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
modanti bhariyāhi samaṅgino te,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [55]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
suphullapupphehi rajaṁ gahetvā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
alī vidhāvanti vikūjamānā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
madhumhi gandho vidisaṁ pavāyati,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [56]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
abhinnanādā madavāraṇā ca,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
girīhi dhāvanti ca vāridhārā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
savanti najjo suvirājitā va

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [57]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
girī samantā va padissamānā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
mayūragīvā iva nīlavaṇṇā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā rajindāva virocayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [58]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
mayūrasaṅghā girimuddhanasmiṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
naccanti nārīhi samaṅgibhūtā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
kūjanti nānāmadhurassarehi,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [59]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
suvādikā nekadijā manuññā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vicittapattehi virājamānā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
girimhi ṭhatvā abhinādayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [60]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
suphullapupphākaramābhikiṇṇā

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sugandhanānādalalaṅkatā ca.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
girī virocanti disā samantā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [61]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
jalāsayā nekasugandhagandhā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
surinda-uyyānajalāsayā va,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
savanti najjo suvirājamānā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [62]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vicittatitthehi alaṅkatā ca,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manuññanānāmigapakkhipāsā.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
najjo virocanti susandamānā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [63]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
ubhosu passesu jalāsayesu,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
supupphitā cārusugandharukkhā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vibhūsitaggā surasundarī ca,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [64]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
sugandhanānādumajālakiṇṇaṁ

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vanaṁ vicittaṁ suranandanaṁ va,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manobhirāmaṁ satataṁ gatīnaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [65]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
sampannanānāsuci-annapānā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sabyañjanā sādurasena yuttā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pathesu gāme sulabhā manuññā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [66]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
virājitā āsi mahī samantā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vicittavaṇṇā kusumāsanassa.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
rattindagopehi alaṅkatā va

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [67]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
visuddhasaddhādiguṇehi yuttā,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sambuddharājaṁ abhipatthayantā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
bahūhi tattheva janā samantā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [68]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vicitra-ārāmasupokkharañño,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vicitranānāpadumehi channā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
bhisehi khīraṁ va rasaṁ pavāyati,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [69]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
vicitranīlacchadanenalaṅkatā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manuññarukkhā ubhatovakāse.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
samuggatā sattasamūhabhūtā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [70]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
vicitranīlabbham-ivāyataṁ vanaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
surindaloke iva nandanaṁ vanaṁ.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sabbotukaṁ sādhusugandhapupphaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [71]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
subhañjasaṁ yojanayojanesu,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
subhikkhagāmā sulabhā manuññā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
janābhikiṇṇā sulabhannapānā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [72]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
pahūtachāyūdakarammabhūtā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nivāsinaṁ sabbasukhappadātā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
visālasālā ca sabhā ca bāhū, ChSa reads: bahū.05

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [73]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
vicittanānādumasaṇḍamaṇḍitā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
manuñña-uyyānasupokkharañño.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sumāpitā sādhusugandhagandhā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [74]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vāto mudūsītalasādhurūpo,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nabhā ca abbhā vigatā samantā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā ca sabbā va virocayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [75]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
pathe rajonuggamanattham-eva,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
rattiṁ pavassanti ca mandavuṭṭhī.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nabhe ca sūro muduko va tāpo,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [76]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
madappabāhā madahatthisaṅghā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
kareṇusaṅghehi sukīḷayanti.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā vidhāvanti ca gajjayantā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [77]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vanaṁ sunīlaṁ abhidassanīyaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
nīlabbhakūṭaṁ iva rammabhūtaṁ.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vilokitānaṁ ativimhanīyaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [78]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
visuddham-abbhaṁ gaganaṁ surammaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
maṇīmayehī samalaṅkatā va, ChSa reads: maṇimayehi.06

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā ca sabbā atirocayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [79]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
gandhabbavijjādharakinnarā ca,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sugītiyantā madhurassarena.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
caranti tasmiṁ pavane suramme,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [80]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
kilesasaṅghassa bhitāsakehi,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
tapassisaṅghehi nisevitaṁ vanaṁ.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vihāra-ārāmasamiddhibhūtaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [81]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
samiddhinānāphalino vanantā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
anākulā niccamanobhirammā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
samādhipītiṁ abhivaḍḍhayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [82]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
nisevitaṁ nekadijehi niccaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
gāmena gāmaṁ satataṁ vasantā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pure pure gāmavarā ca santi,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [83]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vatthannapānaṁ sayanāsanañ-ca,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
gandhañ-ca mālañ-ca vilepanañ-ca.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tahiṁ samiddhā janatā bahū ca,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [84]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
puññiddhiyā sabbayasaggapattā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
janā ca tasmiṁ sukhitā samiddhā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pahūtabhogā vividhā vasanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [85]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
nabhe ca abbhā suvisuddhavaṇṇā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā ca cando suvirājito va.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
rattiñ-ca vāto mudusītalo ca,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [86]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
canduggame sabbajanā pahaṭṭhā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sakaṅgaṇe citrakathā vadantā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
piyehi saddhiṁ abhimodayanti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [87]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
candassa raṁsīhi nabhaṁ viroci,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
mahī ca saṁsuddhamanuññavaṇṇā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
disā ca sabbā parisuddharūpā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [88]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
dūre ca disvā varacandaraṁsiṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
pupphiṁsu pupphāni mahītalasmiṁ.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
samantato gandhaguṇatthikānaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [89]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
candassa raṁsīhi vilimpitā va,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
mahī samantā kusumenalaṅkatā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
viroci sabbaṅgasumālinī va,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [90]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
kucanti hatthī pi madena mattā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
vicittapiñchā ca dijā samantā.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
karonti nādaṁ pavane suramme,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [91]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Upajāti (Vaṁsaṭṭhā)
pathañ-ca sabbaṁ paṭipajjanakkhamaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
iddhañ-ca raṭṭhaṁ sadhanaṁ sabhogaṁ.

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sabbatthutaṁ sabbasukhappadānaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [92]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
vanañ-ca sabbaṁ suvicittarūpaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sumāpitaṁ nandanakānanaṁ va.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
yatīna pītiṁ satataṁ janeti,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [93]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
alaṅkataṁ devapuraṁ va rammaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
kapīlavatthuṁ iti nāmadheyyaṁ,

⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑⏑−   Sumukhī As it stands this line scans as Sumukhī; the last word however, is usually spelt sassirīkaṁ, so maybe -i- is m.c.07
kulanagaraṁ idha sassirikaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [94]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
manuñña-aṭṭālavicittarūpaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−
suphullapaṅkeruhasaṇḍamaṇḍitaṁ,

⏑−⏑⏑⏑¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−− There appears to be resolution of the 4th syllable here, though that is rare in this position in a Upajāti line, but the scheme once again fits no other metre I have come across.08
vicittaparikhāhi puraṁ surammaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [95]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−−⏑¦−⏑−− A long 6th sylable, as here, is normally avoided in Upajāti.09   Upajāti
vicittapākārañ-ca toraṇañ-ca,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
subhaṅgaṇaṁ devanivāsabhūtaṁ,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
manuññavīthī suralokasannibhaṁ, ChSa reads: manuññavīthi.10

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [96]

 

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
alaṅkatā sākiyarājaputtā,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
virājamānā varabhūsanehi,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
surindaloke iva devaputtā,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [97]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Vasantatilakā
suddhodano munivaraṁ abhidassanāya,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−   Vaṁsaṭṭhā
amaccaputte dasadhā apesayi.

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upindavajirā
balena saddhiṁ mahatā muninda,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−   Indavajirā
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [98]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
nevāgataṁ passati neva vācaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
sokābhibhūtaṁ naravīraseṭṭhaṁ,

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
tosetum-icchāmi narādhipattaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [99]

 

−−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−   Upajāti
taṁdassanenabbhutapītirāsi,

⏑−⏑−¦−⏑⏑¦−⏑−−
udikkhamānaṁ dvipadānam-indaṁ.

−−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−− If the metre is meant to be Indavajirā, then it is very wrong here. I know of no metre conforming to this scheme.11
tosehi taṁ muninda guṇaseṭṭhaṁ,

⏑⏑−⏑−¦−⏑−¦−⏑−−
samayo mahāvīra aṅgīrasānaṁ. [100]

 

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
āsāya kassate khettaṁ, bījaṁ āsāya vappati;

−−⏑−¦⏑−−−¦¦⏑−−⏑¦⏑−⏑−
āsāya vāṇijā yanti, samuddaṁ dhanahārakā;

−⏑−−¦⏑−−−¦¦−−−−¦⏑−⏑−
yāya āsāya tiṭṭhāmi, sā me āsā samijjhatu. This verse = Therāgātha 530, and so has not been counted towards the total.12

 

−⏑−−,¦−⏑−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   ravipulā
nātisītaṁ nāti-uṇhaṁ, nātidubbhikkhachātakaṁ.

−⏑−⏑¦⏑−−−¦¦−⏑−−¦⏑−⏑−   pathyā
saddalā haritā bhūmi, esa kālo mahāmunī ti. [101]