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 26 - Nirvāṇavarga

Nirvana-varga

kūrmo yathāṅgāni svake kapāle samādadhītātmavitarkitāni |
anihśrito hy anyam aheṭhayānaḥ parinirvṛto nāpavadeta kaṃcit || 1 ||
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kṣāntiḥ paramaṃ tapas titīkṣā nirvāṇaṃ paramaṃ vadanti buddhāḥ |
na hi pravrajitaḥ paropatāpī śramaṇo bhavati paraṃ viheṭhayan vai || 2 ||
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mā kaṃcit paruṣaṃ brūthaḥ proktāḥ prativadanti tam |
duhkhā hi saṃrambhakathāḥ pratidaṇḍaṃ spṛśanti hi || 3 ||
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yad īrayasi hātmānaṃ kaṃsī ivopahatā sadā |
jāti maraṇasaṃsāraṃ ciraṃ hy anubhaviṣyasi || 4 ||
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na tv īrayasi hātmānaṃ kaṃsir nopahatā yathā |
eṣa prāpto'si nirvāṇaṃ saṃrambhas te na vidyate || 5 ||
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ārogyaparamā lābhā saṃtuṣṭi paramaṃ dhanam |
viśvāsaparamaṃ mitraṃ nirvāṇaparamaṃ sukham || 6 ||
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kṣudhā paramarogāṇāṃ saṃskārā duhkham eva tu |
etaj jñātvā yathā bhūtaṃ nirvāṇa paramo bhavet || 7 ||
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alpakāḥ sugatiṃ yānti bahavo yānti durgatim |
etaj jñātvā yathā bhūtaṃ nirvāṇa paramo bhavet || 8 ||
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sahetuṃ sugatiṃ yānti sahetuṃ yānti durgatim |
sahetuṃ parinirvānti hy evam etat sahetukam || 9 ||
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gatir mṛgāṇāṃ pravaṇaṃ ākāśaṃ pakṣiṇāṃ gatiḥ |
dharmo gatir vibhāgīnāṃ nirvāṇaṃ tv arhatāṃ gatiḥ || 10 ||
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na hīdaṃ hīnavīryeṇa mandenāpy avijānatā |
nirvāṇaṃ śakyam adhigantuṃ sarvagranthapradālanam || 11 ||
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siñca bhikṣor imāṃ nāvaṃ siktā laghvī bhaviṣyati |
hitvā rāgaṃ ca doṣaṃ ca tato nirvāṇam eṣyasi || 12 ||
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abhūt pūrve tato nābhūn nābhūt pūrve tato hy abhūt |
na cābhūn na bhaviṣyati na vāpy etarhi vidyate || 13 ||
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durdṛśaṃ satyam acalaṃ sudṛśaṃ pratividhyataḥ |
tṛṣṇā kṣayaṃ paśyato hi duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 14 ||
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chittvā tṛṣṇāṃ praśāmyeha rajaḥ sarvaṃ samāhitaḥ |
viśoṣayitvā saritāṃ duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 15 ||
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bhittvā kāyaṃ ca saṃjñāṃ ca vedanāṃ vyupaśāmya ca |
vijñānāstagamaṃ labdhvā duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 16 ||
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dṛṣṭe tu dṛṣṭamātreṇa śrute ca śrutamātratā |
mate tathaiva vijñāte duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 17 ||
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ene meme tathā dapphe daḍapphe ceti budhyataḥ |
sarvasmād viratiḥ pāpād duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 18 ||
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māśātuṣāsaṃśamā ca sarvatra viraḍī tathā |
sarvasmād viratiḥ pāpād duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 19 ||
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anihśritasyācalitaṃ prasrabdhiś ceha vidyate |
na gatir na cyutiś caiva duhkhasyānto nirucyate || 20 ||
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ajāte sati jātasya vaden nihsaraṇaṃ sadā |
asaṃskṛtaṃ ca sampaśyan saṃskṛtāt parimucyate || 21 ||
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jarā maraṇa saṃghātaṃ moṣadharmapralopanam |
āhāranetrī prabhavaṃ nālaṃ tad abhinanditum || 22 ||
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tasya nihhsaraṇaṃ śāntam atarkāvacaraṃ padam |
nirodho duhkhadharmāṇāṃ saṃskāropaśamaṃ sukham || 23 ||
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abhijānāmy ahaṃ sthānaṃ yatra bhūtaṃ na vidyate |
nākāśaṃ na ca vijñānaṃ na sūryaś candramā na ca || 24 ||
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naivāgatir na ca gatir nopapattiś cyutir na ca |
apratiṣṭham anālambaṃ duhkhāntaḥ sa nirucyate || 25 ||
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yatra nāpo na pṛthivī tejo vāyur na gāhate |
na tatra śuklā dyotanti tamas tatra na vidyate || 26 ||
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yathā tv ihātmanā vetti munir mauneyaṃ ātmanaḥ |
atha rūpād arūpāc ca sarva duhkhāt pramucyate || 27 ||
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niṣṭhā gato hy asaṃtrāsī na vikanthī na kaukṛtiḥ |
acchettā bhava śalyānām antimo'sya samucchrayaḥ || 28 ||
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eṣā hi paramā niṣṭhā śāntaṃ padam anuttaram |
kṣayaḥ sarvanimittānāṃ pradānapadam acyutam || 29 ||
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tulyam atulyaṃ ca sambhavaṃ bhavasaṃskāram avāsṛjan muniḥ |
ādhyātmarataḥ samāhito hy abhinat kośam ivāṇḍasambhavam || 30 ||
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sarvaṃ dānaṃ dharmadānaṃ jināti sarvāṃ ratiṃ dharmaratiṃ jināti |
sarvaṃ balaṃ kṣānti balaṃ jināti tṛṣṇā kṣayaḥ sarvasukhaṃ jināti || 31 ||
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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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