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).

नाभिध्यायेन् नाभिजल्पेत् पापकानां विवर्जयेत् ।
आसीनो विरजा ध्यायी ब्राह्मणं तं ब्रवीम्य् अहम् ॥ ५२ ॥

nābhidhyāyen nābhijalpet pāpakānāṃ vivarjayet |
āsīno virajā dhyāyī brāhmaṇaṃ taṃ bravīmy aham || 52 ||

The English translation of Verse 33.52 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 (33.52). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nabh, Nabhi, Papaka, Asina, Viraja, Virajas, Dhyayin, Brahmana, Aha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 33.52). 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: “nābhidhyāyen nābhijalpet pāpakānāṃ vivarjayet
  • nābhi -
  • nābhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nābhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nābhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nābh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • dhyāyen -
  • dhyā (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • nābhi -
  • nābhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nābhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nābhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    nābhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nābh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • jalpet -
  • jalp (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • pāpakānām -
  • pāpaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    pāpaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Cannot analyse vivarjayet
  • Line 2: “āsīno virajā dhyāyī brāhmaṇaṃ taṃ bravīmy aham
  • āsīno* -
  • āsīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • virajā* -
  • viraja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    virajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    virajas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhyāyī -
  • dhyāyin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • brāhmaṇam -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse bravīmy*ah
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
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