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i.
SADDHARMA-PUNDARÎKA.

sattva[1] Magusr, as prince royal 2 ; the Bodhisattvas Mahâsattvas Avalokitesvara, Mahâsthâmaprâpta, Sarvârthanâman, Nityodyukta, Anikshiptadhura, Ratnapâni, Bhaisha^yar^a, Pradinarftra, Ratna^andra, Ratnaprabha, Pftr#a>6andra, Mahdvikrdmin, Trailokavikr£min, Anantavikrimin, Mah£pratibh£na, *Satatasamit&bhiyukta, Dhara^ldhara 8 , Akshayamati, Padmasrl, Nakshatrarâga, the Bodhisattva Mah sattvaMaitreya, the Bodhisattva Mah£sattva Simha.

With them were also the sixteen virtuous men to begin with Bhadrap&la, to wit, Bhadrapdla, Ratnâkara, Susdrthav&ha, Naradatta[2], Guhagupta, Varunadatta, Indradatta, Uttaramati, Vi^eshamati, Vardhamcinamati, Amoghadarrin, Susawsthita, Suvikr&ntavikrâmin, Anupamamati, Sftryagarbha, and Dharawldhara; besides eighty thousand Bodhisattvas, among whom the fore-mentioned were the chiefs; further .Sakra, the ruler of the celestials, with twenty thousand gods, his followers, such as the god Sandra (the Moon), the god Sftrya (the Sun), the god Samantkgandha (the Wind), the god Ratnaprabha, the god Avabhâsaprabha, and others; further, the four great rulers of the cardinal points with thirty thousand gods in their train, viz. the great ruler Virfid/fcaka, the great ruler Virpâksha, the great ruler Dhritarâshtra, and the great ruler Vai^rava^a; the god tavara and the god Mahejvara[3], each followed by thirty thousand gods; further,

Or, 'still a youth,' kumârabhuta.

In chap. XXIV he occurs as Bodhisattva Mahâsattva Dharanndhara.


  1. I. e. a great being.
  2. Burnouf has Ratnadatta.
  3. The distinction between Îsvara and Mahesvara, both mere