Ārya Maitreya Praṇītā
Ārya Asaṅga Vaktā

Mahāyāna Sūtra Alaṅkāra

|| Oṃ, namaḥ, sarva buddha bodhisattvebhyaḥ ||

Gotra Prabheda Saṅgraha English

Kārikā Prathamaḥ

The true highest perfection, self·existence also, ¦

for characteristic mark, tis the group divided. |

The distress, the benefit also, ¦

for a two·fold comparison, tis the four·fold division. || 3.1 ||

Kārikā Dvitīyaḥ

Of constituent elements, of propensity also, ¦

from perception, and a difference of quality, |

from the resultant effect's separation appearance also, ¦

tis the gotra's existence can be perceived. || 3.2 ||

Kārikā Tṛtīyaḥ

Above the highest perfection, then in absoluteness, ¦

in the great motivation, for the imperishable essence also, |

of an auspicious grace, that, from a characteristic causality, ¦

for the gotra's excellence, all encompasses. || 3.3 ||

Kārikā Caturthaḥ

Lakṣaṇa Vibhāge Śloka

By original nature, tis cherished also ¦

the ground of being, and the mental object also; that, |

the true and untrue, also, in this way, tis the perceived object. ¦

Tis a guṇa·attribute freeing virtue, in truth. || 3.4 ||

Kārikā Pañcamaḥ

Liṅga Vibhāge Ślokaḥ

For compassion, tis the confidence and, ¦

patience, also from the highest enjoining. |

The practice, of grace indeed, ¦

in the gotra, for a characteristic mark, tis without seperation. || 3.5 ||

Kārikā Ṣaṣtaḥ

Prabheda Vibhāge Ślokaḥ

Certain general rules, for a lineage ¦

honourable pious buddhist, shall be acquired, just so also, |

with these minor causes, the lineage division, this ¦

by aggregation, tis four·fold. || 3.6 ||

Kārikā Saptamaḥ

Ādīnava Vibhāge Ślokaḥ

The affliction's constant repetition, the deceitfulness, ¦

the obstacle, the dependency on others, |

of the gotra, affliction, shall be understood, ¦

by the assemblage, four·fold. || 3.7 ||

Kārikā Aṣtamaḥ

Anuśaṃsa Vibhāge Ślokaḥ

After a long time eating calamity coming, ¦

quickly tis the liberation, and therein also, |

the body suffering near to total emotive preception, ¦

with envigorating real maturation. || 3.8 ||

Kārikā Navamaḥ

Mahā Suvarṇa Gotra Upamye Ślokaḥ

For the golden hued gotra qualities, to be known, ¦

shall be the immeasurable splendid ground of being, |

the knowledge of stainlessness, of these yoga practice ¦

strengths, and a refuge. || 3.9 ||

Kārikā Daśamaḥ

Mahā Ratna Gotra Upamye Ślokaḥ

The precious jewel like gotra qualities, shall be known, ¦

from the great awakened·intellect characteristic mark, |

from the great·knowledge exalted·samādhi noble ¦

great true·way refuge. || 3.10 ||

Kārikā Ekādaśaḥ

Agotra Stha Vibhāge Ślokaḥ

Necessary, in an ill going conduct, is somebody, ¦

someone, the all conquering pure·action who bears up. |

The non·liberation belonging to desire, tis anyone. ¦

An impoverished man's purity is, therefore, the cause forsaken. || 3.11 ||

Kārikā Dvādaśaḥ

Prakṛti Paripuṣṭa Gotra Māhātmye Ślokaḥ

On profundity most elegantly speaking, ‸

for a benevolent effect of producing, ‸

— t'was in expounding, upon the lofty dharma, ¦


a non·cogitation, similarly, a confidence, ‸

exists, goodly much, ‸

a complete calm abiding patience also. |


an accomplishment also, in conclusion, ‸

a dual manner of going best, ‸

which exists, just so, of those. ¦


That shall be known, from the bodhisattva ‸

fundamental nature's essence endowed with characteristics, ‸

that, tis from the blossoming forth, and from the gotra. || 3.12 ||

Kārikā Trayodaśaḥ

Phalato Gotra Viśeṣaṇe Ślokaḥ

For the very great quality of awakened intellect's tree like growth, ¦

for the acquired wealth happiness·sorrow dispassion's appearance also, |

the self·benevolent tranquility expedient means, from the fruition, ¦

exists with foundation; tis an exalted lineage, this. || 3.13 ||