Full text of “Lalita Vistara English Translation Fasc 12 Rajendralala Mitra bis The Lalita-Vistara; or, Memoirs of the early life of Sakya Sinha BIBLIOTHECA. E. including an English translation by R. and to have this newly assembled literature be afforded the same inspired status as other instances of “the words of the. I only know Lalitavistara from Gwendolyn Bays’ translation from the French (The Voice . Thanks for that V. ‘The play in full’ is scarcely English.

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For these reasons the Bodhisattva, while dwelling in the noble mansion of Tushita, reflected on the four great objects.

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If she sees in her dream The Moon Deva enter her right side, That son, bom of that mother, Shall be, of all kings, the chief. He also presented at that time, at the four gates of the great city of Kapilavastu and at all the city alms-houses and highway crossings, largesses in profusion. The Devas slowly showered down from the cloudless sky small particles of rain. He will conquer the whole circle of the earth to the brink of the ocean through his impartial discipline, his arms, his religion, and his might, and reign over all with supremacy and power.

Faith in the Buddha is taught as an essential component of religion. A percussion instrument about two feet six inches long, thickest in the middle, and tapering towards both ends. Englush her demise she tranelation born among the Thirty-three Devas. Nor, venerable sirs, does the Bodhisattva descend into his mother’s womb during the fortnight of the wane; it is on the 15th of the waxing moon, when the moon is full, and in conjunction with the constellation Pushya, that the next-coming Bodhisattva will enter the womb of his purified mother.

Arrived there, he suppressed his miraculous power, entered on foot the city, and, arriving at the house of king S’uddhodana, stood at the gate.


On that occasion, Bhikshus, the Bodhisattva addressed these highly exhilarating Gathas to the godly assembly: At the end it was depressed, at the middle it was raised; at the middle it was depressed, at the end it was raised.

The Devaputras discussedp. This was the fifth pre-ordained sign. How does a Chakravartl raja obtain a precious steward?

They flourished in the Manvantara lalitavistarq Svyam- bhuva.

Englissh from the standpoint of literary history the Lalitavistara is one of the most important works in Buddhist literature. Like friends are they to me who seek refuge in me. Great were the sounds of singing and dancing at the time. I have no fault, nor anger, nor delusion. It is therefore unworthy of the Bodhisattva. Other than that, it’s Buddhism.

Three thousand great thousands of regions, p. I just tried again, and the website doesn’t load; firefox browser just shows “connecting The word Kichinchika in Sanskrit means the Abrus precatoriusand as the down on its pods is of a velvety character, as soft to the touch as possible, I have accepted it to be the right meaning.

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Let every one put on soft and pleasant dresses of diverse colours in choice fashions, and redolent with delightful essences and aromatics. Those Devaputras who held their places around him, and belonged to the same order Yana with himself, also entered the temple.

But I cannot behold that Buddhist jewel, and hence it is, Maharaja, that I am crying, and am deeply grieved, and heaving deep sighs. At such a time the Bodhisattva, the eldest in the three regions, and adored of creation, seeing that the proper season had arrived, that the moon was on the 15th day of its age and in perfect fulness, renounced the mansion of Tushita, and, calling to mind the tradition, entered, in the form of an elephant, of a yellowish white colour, 1 having six tusks, crimson veins, golden teeth, and perfect members, the womb of his mother who had been purified by the rite of Poshadha.

According to it the 2nd stage is named, not Vi- mala but, Varddhamana, a name which does not occur in the translatikn.

Then superhuman celestial clarions sounded without being blown by any one. For further particulars regarding Ananda see Note,— Chap.

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They are assumed to be of different classes, and the person under notice is supposed to have belonged to the class named SVetaketu. Five thousand maidens, holding fresh, translatipn, long garlands, marched enlish him. It is from his mercy to created beings that the Bodhisattva, abiding in the womb, takes his birth on the region of the mortals. The old translation from Sanskrit done in the 19th century called it a Memoir.


The Sanskrit version has eight names, which are repeated in the Tibetan. The story ends at the very moment when the Buddha has finally manifested all the qualities of awakening and is fully equipped to influence the world, as he did over the next forty-five years by continuously teaching the Dharma and establishing his community of followers.

He who possesses the essence of Bodhi, or, of the intelligence of Buddha ; a title originally applied to those disciples of S’akya, who lalitavsitara next to himself in the order of perfection. Thus everything that was desirable to the king S’uddhadana, became subservient to him. Neither hunger nor thirst, neither cold nor heat, affected him.

In peaceful mind Transllation feel the bliss of meditation. She has the aroma of no passion, envy, or translwtion, and is full of patience. Their eyes were quite dazzled. The sacred personage being in it, the womb is very aptly compared to a temple. Along with them came Devas of the four Chaturmahdrajika class, eighty-four thousand Apsarases, and hundreds of thousands of Thirty-three, of Yamas, of Tushitas, of Nirmdnaratis, of Paranirmitavas’avartis, with eighty-four thousand Apsarases resounding their clarions.

Sometimes the network is set up without the awning. Foucaux into Vexercise precieux qui fut Voccupation du Bodhisattvap. Enter this, O thou of spotless fame! Versed in the Sastras, he, the noble sage, then took the child on his lap, and began to study him.

Theobald as a rude and somewhat ideal representation of the real animal. Perfect like her beauty, which is described to minutest detail, are her virtue and chastity. As the people had no knowledge of the North Pole, what they meant was the plateau beyond the Himalaya, with some of the barbarous tribes of which they laliyavistara more or less acquainted.

Les editions tibetaines ont ecrit Kalinga; le manuscrits sanscrits ont Kalindika et Katchilindika.