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).

न व्यायमेत सर्वत्र नान्येषां पुरुषो भवेत् ।
नान्यां निह्श्रित्य जीवेत धर्मेण न वणिक् चरेत् ॥ ७ ॥

na vyāyameta sarvatra nānyeṣāṃ puruṣo bhavet |
nānyāṃ nihśritya jīveta dharmeṇa na vaṇik caret || 7 ||

The English translation of Verse 13.7 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 (13.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vyaya, Eta, Sarvatra, Idam, Purusha, Dharmena, Dharma, Vanij,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 13.7). 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: “na vyāyameta sarvatra nānyeṣāṃ puruṣo bhavet
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vyāyam -
  • vyāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vyāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eta -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvatra -
  • sarvatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nānye -
  • na (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • eṣām -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • puruṣo* -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “nānyāṃ nihśritya jīveta dharmeṇa na vaṇik caret
  • nānyā -
  • na (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse nihśritya*jī
  • jīveta -
  • jīv (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural]
  • dharmeṇa -
  • dharmeṇa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dharma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaṇik -
  • vaṇij (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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