Udanavarga [sanskrit]

by W. Woodville Rockhill | 1892 | 13,101 words

The Udanavarga is a collection of Sanskrit verses representing aphorisms attributed to the Buddha and his disciples. The Udanavarga resembles the Pali Dhammapada and Udana, yet it belong the ancient tradition of early Buddhism. Alternative titles: Udānavarga (उदानवर्ग).

Chapter 3 - Tṛṣṇāvarga

Trishna-varga

vitarkapramathitasya jantunas tīvra rāgasya śubhānudarśinaḥ |
bhūyas tṛṣṇā pravardhate gāḍhaṃ hy eṣa karoti bandhanam || 1 ||
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vitarkavyupaśame tu yo rato hy aśubhaṃ bhāvayate sadā smṛtaḥ |
tṛṣṇā hy eṣa prahāsyate sa tu khalu pūtikaroti bandhanam || 2 ||
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pramattā bandhane baddhā matsyavat kupinā mukhe |
jarā maraṇaṃ āyānti vatsaḥ kṣīrapaka iva mātaram || 3 ||
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manujasya pramatta cāriṇas tṛṣṇā vardhati māluteva hi |
sa hi saṃsarate punaḥ punaḥ phalam icchann iva vānaro vane || 4 ||
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saritāni vai snehitāni vai saumanasyāni bhavanti jantunaḥ |
ye sātasitāḥ sukhaiṣiṇas te vai jāti jaropagā narāḥ || 5 ||
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tṛṣṇābhir upaskṛtāḥ prajāḥ paridhāvanti śaśā va vāgurām |
samyojanaiḥ saṅgasaktā duhkhaṃ yānti punaḥ punaś cira rātram || 6 ||
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te yoga yukta māreṇa hy ayoga kṣemiṇo janāḥ |
jarā maraṇaṃ āyānti yogā hi duratikramāḥ || 7 ||
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yas tu tṛṣṇāṃ prahāyeha vītatṛṣṇo bhavābhave |
tṛṣṇayā vibhavad bhikṣur anicchuḥ parinirvṛtaḥ || 8 ||
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ya etāṃ sahate grāmyāṃ tṛṣṇāṃ loke sudustyajām |
śokās tasya pravardhante hy avavṛṣṭā bīraṇā yathā || 9 ||
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yas tv etāṃ tyajate grāmyāṃ tṛṣṇāṃ loke sudustyajām |
śokās tasya nivartante uda bindur iva puṣkarāt || 10 ||
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tṛṣṇāṃ samūlaṃ khanatośīrārthī iva bīraṇām |
tṛṣṇāyāḥ khāta mūlāyā nāsti śokaḥ kuto bhayam || 11 ||
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punaḥ punaḥ saṃsarate garbham eti punaḥ punaḥ |
itthaṃ bhāvānyathī bhāvaḥ saṃsāre tv āgatiṃ gatim || 12 ||
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tāṃ tu tṛṣṇāṃ prahāyeha vīta tṛṣṇo bhavā bhave |
nāsau punaḥ saṃsarate tṛṣṇā hy asya na vidyate || 13 ||
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tarataitāṃ viṣaktikāṃ kṣaṇo vo mā hy upatyagāt |
kṣaṇātītā hi śocante narakeṣu samarpitāḥ || 14 ||
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tṛṣṇā hi hetuḥ saritā viṣaktikā gaṇḍasya nityaṃ visṛteha jālinī |
latāṃ pipāsām apanīya sarvaśo nivartate duhkham idaṃ punaḥ punaḥ || 15 ||
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yathāpi mūlair anupadrutaiḥ sadā chinno'pi vṛkṣaḥ punar eva jāyate |
evaṃ hi tṛṣṇānuśayair anuddhṛtair nirvartate duhkham idaṃ punaḥ punaḥ || 16 ||
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yathāpi śalyo dṛḍhaṃ ātmanā kṛtas tam eva hanyād balasā tv adhiṣṭhitaḥ |
tathā tv ihādhyātma samutthitā latās tṛṣṇā vadhāyopanayanti prāṇinām || 17 ||
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etad ādīnavaṃ jñātvā tṛṣṇā duhkhasya sambhavam |
vīta tṛṣṇo hy anādānaḥ smṛto bhikṣuḥ parivrajet || 18 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Tṛṣṇāvarga

Hitopadesha edition (1892)

Udanavarga
by W. Woodville Rockhill (1892)

A collection of verses from the Buddhist canon compiled by Dharmatrata being the Northern Buddhist version of Dhammapada.

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