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"Namo Guru bhe !!
Namo Buddha ya !!
Namo Dharma ya !!
Namo Sangha ya !!"
We take refuge in the Teacher, embodiment of the Three Jewels;
We take refuge in the Buddhas, the fully Enlightened Ones;
We take refuge in the Dharma, the way to pacification of all sufferings;
We take refuge in the Sangha, the noble assembly of Disciples;
The Great Enlightenment of the Buddha:
At this very moment the rebel deity Mara -the Evil One- raised exclaiming:
"Prince Siddhattha will pass beyond my power, but I will never allow it!"
and sounding the Mara's war shout, he prepared his army & went out for battle.
The sound of it was like the rumbling roar of an earthquake.
There Deities of the 10 thousands worlds of this galaxy were singing
the praises of the Great Being. Maha-Brahma was holding a white umbrella.
Then Mara said to his militia: "This Siddhattha, son of king Suddhodana,
is far greater than any other man, so we will never succeed to fight him up front.
We will therefore attack him from behind."
Looking towards the North the Kinsman of the sun perceived that Mara's Army
was approaching like a great flood and noted: "Here come this mighty gang putting
up all their forceful power against me alone. Neither my parents, family nor friends
are here. But I have these great accumulated perfections at my side. These will be
my shield and the force that will crush this mighty evil & armed gathering. And so
he remained all still inwardly focusing on the 10 great perfections.
Wanting to drive away the Future Buddha Mara then whirled up a great storm,
which could tear away mountain peaks, uproot trees and pulverize entire
cities into scattered powder. Yet when this immense energy reached the Future
Buddha it could not even make the corner of his robe flutter.
Such was the power of the Great Being's long accumulated merit.
Infuriated, Mara, yielding power over even the creation of others, then
Seething mad, Mara then tried white ashes & sand glowing like fire but
this fell as sandal wood powder at the feet of the Caravan leader.
A shower of boiling mud became a delighting balm.
Feverishly attempting to frighten the Great Seer,
Armed with a discus he drew near the Future Buddha on his elephant & yelled:
"Siddhattha, leave this seat. It is not yours but mine!"
Hearing this the Well-gone One replied: "Mara, neither have you fulfilled the
10 perfections to the third degree nor have you given the 5 great donations*.
Neither has you striven for insight, for the welfare of the world, nor for enlightenment!
Therefore does this seat not belong to you, but indeed to me."
Unable to control his fury the enraged Mara hurled his discus which
Mara's army then threw enormous mountain like boulders saying:
"This will make him get up & flee!" but they also fell to the ground as flowers.
Meanwhile the gods were standing on the rim of the world &
given the great donations ?"
"I am his witness, I am his witness" as with one voice.
Mara then asked the Great Being: "Siddhattha, who is your witness to have given
the great donations ?"
The Future Buddha answered: "You have alive witnesses at your side
And at the exact moment he touched the earth with his hand, it erupted
into a tremulous earthquake.
crouched down before him on its knees.
Suddenly overpowered by fear Mara's followers fled helter-skelter in all directions.
Not two went the same way, but leaving their weapons in a chaos all behind,
they fled terrified by panic.
Seeing them flee, the great assembly of deities triumphantly shouted:
"Mara is defeated. Prince Siddhattha has Won! Let us celebrate the Victory!"
The snakes then urged the snakes, the birds urged the birds,
quaked 12 times & became gloriously adorned. Throughout this galaxy
flowering trees bloomed, lotuses blossomed, and wines & trees bore fruit,
the dark spaces of the hells and between the worlds became illuminated