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 22 - Śrutavarga

Shruta-varga

sādhu śrutaṃ sucaritaṃ sādhu cāpy aniketatā |
pradakṣiṇaṃ pravrajyā ca śrāmaṇyasyānulomikam || 1 ||
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bālā ihāvijānantaś caranti hy amarā iva |
vijānatāṃ tu sad dharmaṃ āturasyaiva śarvarī || 2 ||
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yathā hy agāraṃ succhannaṃ praviśya tamasā sphuṭam |
vidyamānāni rūpāṇi cakṣuṣmān hi na paśyati || 3 ||
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tathaiveha naro nityaṃ jñānavān api yo bhavet |
aśrutvā na vijānāti dharmān kalyāṇapāpakān || 4 ||
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pradīpena tu rūpāṇi cakṣuṣmān paśyate yathā |
evaṃ śrutvā vijānāti dharmān kalyāṇapāpakān || 5 ||
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śrutvā dharmān vijānāti śrutvā pāpaṃ na sevate |
śrutvā hy anarthaṃ varjayate śrutvā prāpnoti nirvṛtim || 6 ||
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bahu śruto'pi ced bhavati śīleṣu tv asamāhitaḥ |
śīlatas taṃ vigarhanti nāsya sampadyate śrutam || 7 ||
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alpaśruto'pi ced bhavati śīleṣu susamāhitaḥ |
śīlatas taṃ praśaṃsanti tasya sampadyate śrutam || 8 ||
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alpaśruto'pi ced bhavati śīleṣu tv asamāhitaḥ |
ubhayatas taṃ vigarhanti nāsya sampadyate vratam || 9 ||
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bahu śruto'pi ced bhavati śīleṣu susamāhitaḥ |
ubhayatas taṃ praśaṃsanti tasya sampadyate vratam || 10 ||
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bahu śrutaṃ dharmadharaṃ prājñaṃ nityaṃ samāhitam |
niṣkaṃ jāmbunadasyaiva kas taṃ ninditum arhati || 11 ||
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ye rūpeṇa pramiṇvanti māṃ ghoṣeṇānuyānti ca |
chandarāgavaśopetā na māṃ jānanti te janāḥ || 12 ||
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ādhyātmaṃ ca na jānāti bahirdhā tu vipaśyati |
bahirdhā phaladarśī tu sa vai ghoṣeṇa nīyate || 13 ||
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ādhyātmaṃ tu prajānāti bahirdhā ca na paśyati |
ādhyātmaphaladarśī tu sa vai ghoṣeṇa nīyate || 14 ||
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ādhyātmaṃ ca na jānānti bahirdhā ca na paśyati |
ubhayaphaladarśī tu sa vai ghoṣeṇa nīyate || 15 ||
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ādhyātmaṃ ca prajānāti bahirdhā ca vipaśyati |
sa tu nihsaraṇa prajño na vai ghoṣeṇa nīyate || 16 ||
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śrotreṇa śrūyate bahu dṛśyate bahu cakṣuṣā |
na tad dṛṣṭaṃ śrutaṃ dhīraḥ sarvaṃ śraddhātum arhati || 17 ||
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vijñānasārāṇi subhāṣitāni jñātaṃ śrutaṃ caiva samādhi sāram |
na tasya vijñānaśrutaṃ mahārthaṃ yaḥ sāhaso bhavati naraḥ pramattaḥ || 18 ||
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dharme tu ye hy āryanivedite ratās tadā carante vacasā yadāhuḥ |
te kṣānti sauratyasamādhi gocarāḥ śrutasya buddher api sāram adhyaguḥ || 19 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Śrutavarga

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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