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 4 - Apramādavarga

Apramada-varga

apramādo hy amṛtapadaṃ pramādo mṛtyunaḥ padam |
apramattā na ṃriyante ye pramattāḥ sadā mṛtāḥ || 1 ||
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etāṃ viśeṣatāṃ jñātvā hy apramādasya paṇḍitaḥ |
apramādaṃ pramudyeta nityaṃ āryaḥ svagocaram || 2 ||
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apramattāḥ sātatikā nityaṃ dṛḍhaparākramāḥ |
spṛśanti dhīrā nirvāṇaṃ yogakṣemam anuttaram || 3 ||
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prajñā prasādaṃ āruhya tv aśokaḥ śokinīṃ prajām |
parvatasthaiva bhūmisthān dhīro bālān avekṣate || 4 ||
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uttānenāpramādena samyamena damena ca |
dvīpaṃ karoti medhāvī tam ogho nābhimardati || 5 ||
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utthānavataḥ smṛtātmanaḥ śubhacittasya niśāmya cāriṇaḥ |
samyatasya hi dharmajīvino hy apramattasya yaśo'bhivardhate || 6 ||
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adhicetasi mā pramadyata pratataṃ maunapadeṣu śikṣata |
śokā na bhavanti tāyino hy upaśāntasya sadā smṛtātmanaḥ || 7 ||
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hīnāṃ dharmāṃ na seveta pramādena na saṃvaset |
mithyā dṛṣṭiṃ na roceta na bhavel loka vardhanaḥ || 8 ||
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samyag dṛṣṭir adhīmātrā laukikī yasya vidyate |
api jāti sahasrāṇi nāsau gacchati durgatim || 9 ||
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pramādam anuvartante bālā durmedhaso janāḥ |
apramādaṃ tu medhāvī dhanaṃ śreṣṭhī iva rakṣati || 10 ||
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pramādam anuvartante bālā durmedhaso janāḥ |
apramattaḥ sadā dhyāyī prāpnute hy āsravakṣayam || 11 ||
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pramādaṃ nānuyujyeta na kāmarati saṃstavam |
apramattaḥ sadā dhyāyī prāpnute hy acalaṃ sukham || 12 ||
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nāyaṃ pramādakālaḥ syād aprāpte hy āsravakṣaye |
māraḥ pramattam anveti siṃhaṃ vā mṛgamātṛkā || 13 ||
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sthānāni catvāri naraḥ pramatta āpadyate yaḥ paradārasevī |
apuṇyalābhaṃ hy anikāmaśayyāṃ nindāṃ tṛtīyaṃ narakaṃ caturtham || 14 ||
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apuṇyalābhaś ca gatiś ca pāpikā bhītasya bhītābhir athālpikā ratiḥ |
rājā ca daṇḍaṃ gurukaṃ dadāti kāyasya bhedād narakeṣu paśyate || 15 ||
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pratiyatyeva tat kuryād yaj jānedd hitaṃ ātmanaḥ |
na śākaṭikacintābhir mandaṃ dhīraḥ parākramet || 16 ||
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yathā śākaṭiko mārgaṃ samaṃ hitvā mahāpatham |
viṣamaṃ mārgaṃ āgamya chinnākṣaḥ śocate bhṛśam || 17 ||
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evaṃ dharmād apakramya hy adharmam anuvartya ca |
bālo mṛtyu vaśaṃ prāptaś chinnākṣa iva śocate || 18 ||
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uddhatānāṃ pramattānāṃ teṣāṃ vardhanti āsravāḥ |
āsravās teṣu vardhante ārāt te hy āsravakṣayāt || 19 ||
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akṛtyaṃ te na kurvanti kṛtye sātatyakāriṇaḥ |
smṛtānāṃ samprajānānām astaṃ gacchanti āsravāḥ || 20 ||
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yas tv ihālpam api śrutvā dharmaṃ kāyena vai spṛśet |
sa vai dharmadharo bhavati yo dharme na pramādyate || 21 ||
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subahv apīha sahitaṃ bhāṣamāṇo na tat karo bhavati naraḥ pramattaḥ |
gopaiva gāḥ saṃgaṇayan pareṣāṃ na bhāgavān śrāmaṇyārthasya bhavati || 22 ||
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alpam api cet sahitaṃ bhāṣamāṇo dharmasya bhavati hy anudharmacārī |
rāgaṃ ca doṣaṃ ca tathaiva mohaṃ prahāyabhāgī śrāmaṇyārthasya bhavati || 23 ||
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apramādaṃ praśaṃsanti pramādo garhitaḥ sadā |
apramādena maghavān devānāṃ śreṣṭhatāṃ gataḥ || 24 ||
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apramādaṃ praśaṃsanti sadā kṛtyeṣu paṇḍitāḥ |
apramatto hy ubhāv arthāv atigṛhṇāti paṇḍitaḥ || 25 ||
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dṛṣṭadhārmika eko'rthas tathānyaḥ sāmparāyikaḥ |
arthābhisamayād dhīraḥ paṇḍito hi nirucyate || 26 ||
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apramādarato bhikṣuḥ pramāde bhayadarśakaḥ |
durgād uddharate tmānaṃ paṅka sanna iva kuñjaraḥ || 27 ||
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apramādarato bhikṣuḥ pramāde bhayadarśakaḥ |
dhunāti pāpakāṃ dharmāṃ pattrāṇīva hi mārutaḥ || 28 ||
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apramādarato bhikṣuḥ pramāde bhayadarśakaḥ |
samyojanam aṇu sthūlaṃ dahann agnir iva gacchati || 29 ||
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apramādarato bhikṣuḥ pramāde bhayadarśakaḥ |
spṛśati hy anupūrveṇa sarvasamyojanakṣayam || 30 ||
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apramādarato bhikṣuḥ pramāde bhayadarśakaḥ |
pratividhyate padaṃ śāntaṃ saṃskāropaśamaṃ sukham || 31 ||
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apramādarato bhikṣuḥ pramāde bhayadarśakaḥ |
abhavyaḥ parihāṇāya nirvāṇasyaiva so'ntike || 32 ||
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uttiṣṭhata vyāyamata dṛḍhaṃ śikṣata śāntaye |
asmṛtiś ca pramādaś caivānutthānam asamyamaḥ || 33 ||
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nidrā tandrīr anāyoga ete śikṣāntarāyikāḥ |
tad aṅgaṃ paribudhyadhvaṃ smṛtir māntar adhīyata || 34 ||
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uttiṣṭhen na pramādyeta dharmaṃ sucaritaṃ caret |
dharmacārī sukhaṃ śete hy asmiṃl loke paratra ca || 35 ||
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apramādaratā bhavata suśīlā bhavata bhikṣavaḥ |
susamāhitasaṃkalpāḥ svacittam anurakṣata || 36 ||
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ārabhadhvaṃ niṣkramadhvaṃ yujyadhvaṃ buddhaśāsane |
dhunidhvaṃ mṛtyunaḥ sainyaṃ naḍāgāram iva kuñjaraḥ || 37 ||
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yo hy asmin dharmavinaye tv apramatto bhaviṣyati |
prahāya jāti saṃsāraṃ duhkhasyāntaṃ sa yāsyati || 38 ||
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Cover of 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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