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).

नायं प्रमादकालः स्याद् अप्राप्ते ह्य् आस्रवक्षये ।
मारः प्रमत्तम् अन्वेति सिंहं वा मृगमातृका ॥ १३ ॥

nāyaṃ pramādakālaḥ syād aprāpte hy āsravakṣaye |
māraḥ pramattam anveti siṃhaṃ vā mṛgamātṛkā || 13 ||

The English translation of Verse 4.13 is contained in the book Udanavarga by W. Woodville Rockhill. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

English translation by W. Woodville Rockhill (1892)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (4.13). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Naya, Pramada, Kala, Syat, Sya, Aprapta, Aprapti, Asravakshaya, Mara, Pramatta, Simha, Var, Mrigamatrika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 4.13). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “nāyaṃ pramādakālaḥ syād aprāpte hy āsravakṣaye
  • nāyam -
  • nāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • pramāda -
  • pramāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kālaḥ -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • aprāpte -
  • aprāpta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aprāpta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    aprāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aprāpti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse hy*ās
  • āsravakṣaye -
  • āsravakṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āsravakṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “māraḥ pramattam anveti siṃhaṃ mṛgamātṛkā
  • māraḥ -
  • māra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pramattam -
  • pramatta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pramatta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pramattā (noun, feminine)
  • anveti -
  • anve (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • siṃham -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    siṃhā (noun, feminine)
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mṛgamātṛkā -
  • mṛgamātṛkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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