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 27 - Paśyavarga

Pashya-varga

supaśyaṃ paravadyaṃ syād ātmavadyaṃ tu durdṛśam |
paraḥ parasya vadyāni tu utpunāti busaṃ yathā || 1 ||
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paravadyānudarśino nityāvadhyānasaṃjñinaḥ |
vāmā dharmāḥ pravardhante sa hy ārād dharmadarśanāt || 2 ||
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ahrīkena sujīvaṃ syāt kākaśūreṇa dhvāṅkṣiṇā |
praskandinā pragalbhena saṃkliṣṭaṃ tv iha jīvate || 3 ||
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hrīmatā tv iha durjīvaṃ nityaṃ śuci gaveṣiṇā |
sulīnenāpragalbhena śuddhājīvena paśyatā || 4 ||
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andhabhūto hy ayaṃ lokas tanuko'tra vipaśyataḥ |
śakunto jālamukta iva hy alpaṃ svargeṣu modate || 5 ||
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upadhī bandhanā bālās tamasā parivāritāḥ |
asatsad iva dṛśyate paśyato nāsti kiṃcanam || 6 ||
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ahaṃ kārasṛtā martyāḥ parakāropasaṃhitāḥ |
etad eke na jānanti paśyanti na hi śalyataḥ || 7 ||
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etat tu śalyaṃ pratiyatya paśyato hy adhyavasitā yatra prajāḥ prasaktāḥ |
ahaṃ karomīti na tasya hiṃsyāt paraḥ karotīti na tasya hiṃsyāt || 8 ||
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mānopeto hy ayaṃ loko mānasaktaḥ sadā sthitaḥ |
dṛṣṭibhiś caiva saṃrabdhaḥ saṃsāraṃ nātivartate || 9 ||
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yat prāptaṃ yac ca prāptavyaṃ rajaḥ kīrṇam idaṃ dvayam |
āturyam iti taṃ jñātvā jahyād vidvān samāhitaḥ || 10 ||
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śikṣā sārāś ca ye sattvā jīvino brahmajīvinaḥ |
upasthānarataye ca sa eko'ntaḥ prakīrtitaḥ || 11 ||
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bhoktavyāḥ śucayaḥ kāmā na doṣas teṣu vidyate |
ya evaṃ darśino bālā dvitīyo'ntaḥ prakīrtitaḥ || 12 ||
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etāv antāv anajñāya tv atilīyanti bāliśaḥ |
apare tv atidhāvanti cakṣuṣmāṃs tāṃ prapaśyati || 13 ||
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etāv antau viditvā tu nābhavaṃs tatra ye budhāḥ |
na caiva tena manyante vartmas teṣāṃ na vidyate || 14 ||
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yathā budbudikāṃ paśyed yathā paśyen marīcikām |
evaṃ lokam avekṣaṃ vai mṛtyu rājaṃ na paśyati || 15 ||
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yathā budbudikāṃ paśyed yathā paśyen marīcikām |
evaṃ kāyam avekṣaṃ vai mṛtyu rājaṃ na paśyati || 16 ||
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paśyatemaṃ sadā kāyaṃ citraṃ rājarathopamam |
yatra bālāḥ pramuhyante saṅgo nāsti prajānatām || 17 ||
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paśyatemaṃ sadā kāyaṃ citraṃ rājarathopamam |
yatra bālā viṣīdanti yathā paṅke jaradgavaḥ || 18 ||
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paśyatemaṃ sadā kāyaṃ citraṃ rājarathopamam |
yatra bālāḥ pramuhyante paṇḍito'tra virajyate || 19 ||
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paśya citrakṛtaṃ bimbam arukaṃ kāyasaṃjñitam |
āturaṃ moṣasaṃkalpaṃ yasya nāsti dhruvasthitiḥ || 20 ||
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paśya citrakṛtaṃ bimbaṃ maṇibhiḥ kuṇḍalais tathā |
alaṃ bālasya mohāya na tu pāragaveṣiṇām || 21 ||
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paśya citrakṛtaṃ bimbaṃ maṇibhiḥ kuṇḍalais tathā |
alaṃ bālasya mohāya paṇḍito'tra virajyate || 22 ||
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aṣṭāpadīkṛtāḥ keśā netre cāñjanarañjite |
alaṃ bālasya mohāya na tu pāragaveṣiṇām || 23 ||
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aṣṭāpadī kṛtāḥ keśā netre cāñjanarañjite |
alaṃ bālasya mohāya paṇḍito'tra virajyate || 24 ||
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añjanīva navā citrā pūtikāyo hy alaṃkṛtaḥ |
alaṃ bālasya mohāya na tu pāragaveṣiṇām || 25 ||
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añjanīva navā citrā pūtikāyo hy alaṃkṛtaḥ |
alaṃ bālasya mohāya paṇḍito'tra virajyate || 26 ||
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kāmeṣu saktāḥ satataṃ hi mūḍhāḥ samyojane vadyam apaśyamānāḥ |
na jātu samyojanasaṅga saktā hy oghaṃ tareyur vipulaṃ mahāntam || 27 ||
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ūrdhvaṃ cādhaḥ sarvato vītarāgo hy ayam aham asmīti ca nānupaśyan |
evaṃ vimukto hi tared iha ogham atīrṇa pūrvaṃ hy apunar bhavāya || 28 ||
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yo nirvanagair vimokṣitaḥ saṃvanamukto vanam eva dhāvati |
taṃ paśyatha pudgalaṃ tv imaṃ mukto bandhanam eva dhāvati || 29 ||
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nelāṅgaḥ śvetasaṃchanna ekāro vartate rathaḥ |
anighaṃ paśyatāyāntaṃ chinnayoktram abandhanam || 30 ||
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bahavaḥ śaraṇaṃ yānti parvatāṃś ca vanāni ca |
ārāmāṃ vṛkṣacaityāṃś ca manuṣyā bhayatarjitāḥ || 31 ||
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naitadd hi śaraṇaṃ kṣemaṃ naitat śaraṇam uttamam |
naitat śaraṇaṃ āgamya sarvaduhkhāt pramucyate || 32 ||
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yas tu buddhaṃ ca dharmaṃ ca saṃghaṃ ca śaraṇaṃ gataḥ |
catvāri cāryasatyāni prajñayā paśyate yadā || 33 ||
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duhkhaṃ duhkhasamutpādaṃ duhkhasya samatikramam |
āryaṃ cāṣṭāṅgikaṃ mārgaṃ duhkhopaśamagāminam || 34 ||
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etadd hi śaraṇaṃ kṣemam etat śaraṇam uttamam |
etat śaraṇaṃ āgamya sarvaduhkhāt pramucyate || 35 ||
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paśyataḥ paśyate paśyaṃ paśyate cāpy apaśyataḥ |
apaśyan paśyate naiva paśyato nāpy apaśyataḥ || 36 ||
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anupaśyanayā ca paśyanā nānātvaṃ hi tayor ihocyate |
divasasya yathaiva rātribhiḥ saṃdhānaṃ ca tayor na vidyate || 37 ||
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anupaśyati cen na paśyati tv atha cet paśyati nānupaśyati |
paśyann ayaṃ nānupaśyati tv anupaśyaṃs tu sadā na paśyati || 38 ||
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paśyan nu kiṃ nānupaśyate kim apaśyan nānupaśyate sadā |
kasmin sati hānupaśyanā kasmin na sati nānupaśyanā || 39 ||
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duhkhaṃ yad ayaṃ na paśyati tad apaśyann ātmeti paśyati |
duhkhaṃ tu yathā tathā prapaśyann ayaṃ ātmeti sadānupaśyati || 40 ||
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yenāvṛtaḥ pṛthag janaḥ saṃskārān duhkhaṃ na paśyati |
tasmin sati hānupaśyanā vigate'smin vigatānupaśyanā || 41 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Paśyavarga

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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