The Romantic Legend Of Sakya Buddha
Motilal Banarsidass Publishe, 1985
This work is a translation of the Chinese version of the Abhinishkramana Sutra done into that language by Djnanakuta a Buddhist priest from North India. It refers to Buddha`s leaving the palace for a religious life Buddha`s flight from his palace to become an ascetic. The legend also include Buddha`s previous and subsequent history.
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able abode addressed answered appearance approaching arrived asked attain beautiful become began Bhikshus birth Bôdhisatwa body born Brahman Buddha called caused CHAPTER child coming condition death desire Devas disciples dwelling earth entered escape eyes father fear feet five flowers four garden gate Gâtha give gone ground hand head heard hearing heart heaven horse hundred Kâsyapa kind king leave living looking Lord Mâra mind ministers mother mountain Nanda night obtained offered once palace pass perceiving perfect person pleasures possessed present prince proceeded Râja received reflected religious replied rest Rishi Royal Sâkya says seat seek seven Shaman side sorrow sound Suddhôdana surrounded Tchandaka tell things thought thousand took tree true turn whilst wife wisdom world-honoured youth