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).

स्वलाभं नावमन्येत नान्येषां स्पृहको भवेत् ।
अन्येषां स्पृहको भिक्षुः समाधिं नाधिगच्छति ॥ ८ ॥

svalābhaṃ nāvamanyeta nānyeṣāṃ spṛhako bhavet |
anyeṣāṃ spṛhako bhikṣuḥ samādhiṃ nādhigacchati || 8 ||

The English translation of Verse 13.8 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 (13.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sva, Svan, Alabha, Nava, Nau, Ani, Anya, Eta, Idam, Spriha, Kah, Bhikshu, Samadhi, Nri, Adhi, Gacchat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 13.8). 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: “svalābhaṃ nāvamanyeta nānyeṣāṃ spṛhako bhavet
  • sva -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • alābham -
  • alābha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • nāvam -
  • nāva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    nau (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • anye -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    anyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • eta -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nānye -
  • na (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • eṣām -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • spṛha -
  • spṛha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    spṛha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “anyeṣāṃ spṛhako bhikṣuḥ samādhiṃ nādhigacchati
  • anye -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    anyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • eṣām -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • spṛha -
  • spṛha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    spṛha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhikṣuḥ -
  • bhikṣu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samādhim -
  • samādhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhi -
  • adhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    adhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    adhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    adhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    adhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    adhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • gacchati -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
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