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"What is the reason for displaying the smile that brought this about? What were the conditions?". Then the bodhisattva, the great being Bhaishajya-sèna also said to the Blessed One: "Blessed One, if an opportunity were afforded to me, i would like ask a certain matter of the Blessed One, the Tathagata, the Arhat the perfect and complete Buddha". He said this, and the Blessed One said the following to the bodhisattva, the great being Bhaishajya-sèna: "Bhaishajya-sèna, ask whatever you wish and i will satisfy your mind with an explanation of whatever is asked". He said: "Blessed One, after those 30,000 million young beings, who arose had understood the teaching of the subtile Dharma of the Tathagata, they said to the old beings: "you old ones do not know the Dharma, you are constantly attached to what is not Dharma and to non-virtue. When they say these subtle things that are unpleasant, speak out unreservedly and thus inflic harm, Blessed One, why were they uttering these pleasant and attractive words?". The Blessed One said: "Bhaishajya-sèna, do you not know why they speak these words? They speak things that are tender and extremely pleasant for the Tathagata. Because they have heard the Dharma, Bhaishajya-sèna, on account of that, they will understand the meaning of all the Dharma.They will become endowed with all good qualities. They will all realize dharanis. Fro today on, they will abid on the ten ground. Today they will sound the great Dharma drum. Today they will become endowed with the attributes of the great Dharma. Bhaishajya-sèna, do you see these towering palaces?". He said: "i see them, Sugata, i see them". The Blessed One said: "Bhaishajya-sèna, on this very day, these young beings will be seated inside these towering palaces and will then attain a clear realization of the Dharma. On this very day, they will bring about the completion of all virtuous dharmas. Today they will beat the great Dharma drum. Today many classes of devas will be made to attain a direct realization of the Dharma. Even many sentient beings of the hell realm dwelling in wrong realms, having heard the teaching of the Tathagata's wisdom, will overcome cyclic existence and be victorious. At that time all 90,000 million old beings will attain the fruit of stream-entry, and they will all become endowed with the Dharma, too. Bhaishajya-sèna, they will all completely cast away all sufferings. Bhaishajya-sèna, they will all accomplish the viewing of the Tathagata. Bhaishajya-sèna, they will all become endowed with the sound of the great Dharma. Bhaishajya-sèna, look in the four directions'. The bodhisattva, the great being Bhaishajya-sèna looked everywhere in the four directions, and from the east, there came as many bodhisatvas as grains of sand in fifty million ganges rivers. From the south, there came as many bodhisattvas as grains of sand in sixty million Ganges rivers. From the west, there came as many bodhisattvas as grains of sand in seventy millions Ganges rivers. From the north, there came as many bodhisattvas as grains of sand in ninety million Ganges rivers, and from above, there came as many bodhisattvas as grains of sand in 100 million Ganges rivers. After they had arrived, they sat down to one side before the Blessed One. They were seated to one side, and the bodhisattva, the great being Bhaishajya-sèna said to the Blessed One: "Blessed One, what are the black forms and red forms visible in the sky above?" He said: "Bhaishajya-sèna, do you not know what the black forms and red forms seen in the sky are?, the Tathagata knows. Bhaishajya-sèna, this is Mara. Bhaishajya-sèna, do you wish to see?". He said: "Blessed One, i wish to, sugata, i wish to". The Blessed One said: "Bhaishajya-sèna, bodhisattvas equaling the grains of sand in 100 million Ganges rivers have arrived". He said: "Blessed One, what is the reason for the arrival of these bodhisattvas? What are the conditions?". The Blessed One said: "Bhaishajya-sèna, the young beings are the condition which all sentient beings will now become endowed with the Dharma of meditation. Bhaishajya-sèna, do you see the sentient beings with various forms who have arrived here and the various blessings that have arrived here through supernatural powers?. He said: "i see as many bodhisattvas as grains of sand in 100 million Ganges rivers and as many bodhisattvas as grains of sand in hundreds of thousands of myriad millions of Ganges rivers abiding through supernatural powers, and they abide with many forms, many colors and many shapes. These bodhisattvas abide in the abode of the Arya Dharma. I have seen those bodhisattvas abiding in places of Dharma together with their retinues". After the Blessed One had spoken thus, the bodhisattva, the great being Sarva-shúra, the bodhisattva, the great being Bhaishajya-sèna and all the young and old bodhisattvas, along with the entire assembly and the world with its devas, humans, asuras, and gandharvas rejoiced, and praised the speech of the Blessed One. The noble Sanghata sutra Dharma paryaya, is completed.


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