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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The insane got their reason back. We shall follow that ocean of jewels, that giver of fearless felicity, that upholder of profuse virtue.

The tanks of the king Suddhodana were full of water, and covered with millions over millions of lotus flowers and leaves of the size of cart wheels. According to the Abhidhamma Sangahaa Pali work on Bauddha metaphysics, celestial regions are divided, with reference to the predominant characteristics of their inhabitants, into 4 classes ; 1st, Arupyavachara world of semblancewhich includes three regions: Foreign rishis versed in the five sciences, 86 came from beyond the bounds of Jambudvipa under the sky, and, placing themselves in front of S’uddhodana, resounded the language of blessing.

The sacred personage being in it, the womb is very aptly compared to a temple. Again, in the noble house of the king S’uddhodana, various articles of food, such as clarified butter, oil, honey, molasses and sugar, though extensively consumed, were never exhausted, and always appeared full.


A friend of translatino a friend becomes a dear one, and affectionate. Rambling from tree to tree, strolling from one parterre to another, now looking at this tree, then at another, she englsih near the waved-leaved fig tree Ficus infectoriaPlaksha. Bodhisattva ,— BodhisattoPali ; BhousaChinese. The chapter 12 and 13 also contain episodes which are wanting in the other biographies of the Buddha Winternitz WZKMp.

I cry on my own account. I know this for certain, O king, that whosoever has on his body the thirty-two noble and untainted signs, has one of two careers open to him, and not a third; he will either become a Chakravarti sovereign, or a Buddha, the noblest of men.

She is well-behaved; of well- proportioned body and members; of faultless body.

These are, Maharaja, the eighty subsidiary signs with which Prince Sarvarthasiddha is endowed. She is charitable, well-behaved, fully-contented, lalitavlstara to her marriage vow, free from all thought of men other than her husband.

Should he, lalitaviatara, retire from urban life to a hermitage, he will become a Tath6gata, an Ennglish, a knower of the perfect knowledge mmyalc-sambuddhaa leader of unfailing policy, a lawgiver, and a perfect Buddha in this region.

After her demise she was born among the Thirty-three Devas. The Burmese version makes the Nats alias Devaputras ask the Bodhisattva direct for the reasons which induced him to reflect on the four important subjects, and his replies are more amplified than in the Sanskrit. The other episode chapter 10 relates the first experience of the Bodhisattva at school. It was refulgent in the light of innumerable jewelled networks.

The cooling herbage on the crest of the mountain have sprouted; the trees are loaded with flowers, and crowned with various fruits. The Devaputras discussedp. This divorces the Ttanslation s from the rest of humanity and is very typical of Piety where self purification seems to need to involve abasement.


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Say, lady, what should we do for you? See note 1, above. Heavenly damsels scattered flowers on the path the child Bodhisattva followed in coming to his school. Lalita-vistara —Or the Exposition of Recreations: While in the middle watch of the night the Buddha sits sunk in meditation, from his head issues forth a stream of light which penetrates into the heavens and sets all lalitavisgara gods in commotion. One hundred and eight subjects on which Bodhisattva lectured before his descent from Tushita.

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Theobald as a rude and somewhat ideal representation of the real animal. Qttinocular ; Pancha-chakshu, Sans. Really fruitful will be their human existence. This is the nature of Bodhisattva, this is the idea in the contemplation of the affluent tganslation, that he would be born in the human region, and, having acquired perfect Sambodhi, turn the wheel of the law.

This epithet, or its variant Vdldhakahas often been used in Sanskrit writings to denominate a horse.

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