Mahavastu [sanskrit verses and english]

by Émile Senart | 1882 | 56,574 words

This is the Sanskrit Mahavastu: a lengthy work on Buddhist teachings and narratives belonging to the school of early Buddhism (Mahasanghika). This edition only includes those metrical verses occuring in the various stories and Jatakas, as well as the corresponding English translation by J. J. Jones.

Verse 2.4

संजीवं कालसूत्रं च संघातं द्वौ च रौरवौ ।
अथापरा महावीची तपनो च प्रतापनो ॥ ४ ॥

saṃjīvaṃ kālasūtraṃ ca saṃghātaṃ dvau ca rauravau |
athāparā mahāvīcī tapano ca pratāpano || 4 ||

... Samjiva, Kalasutra, Samghata, the two Rauravas, Mahavici, Tapana and Pratapana. (4)

English translation by J. J. Jones (1949) Read online

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sanjiva, Kalasutra, Sanghata, Dva, Raurava, Atha, Apara, Mahavici, Pratapa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 2.4). 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: “saṃjīvaṃ kālasūtraṃ ca saṃghātaṃ dvau ca rauravau
  • sañjīvam -
  • sañjīva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sañjīva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sañjīvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kālasūtram -
  • kālasūtra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kālasūtra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅghātam -
  • saṅghāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṅghāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dvau -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rauravau -
  • raurava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “athāparā mahāvīcī tapano ca pratāpano
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aparā* -
  • apara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aparā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahāvīcī -
  • mahāvīci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tapano -
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratāpa -
  • pratāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • no -
  • nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
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