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 2.10

यत्र सत्वा बहू रौद्रा महाकिल्विषकारका ।
चिरं कालं पतप्पन्ति अपि च वर्षशतानि अपि ॥ १० ॥

yatra satvā bahū raudrā mahākilviṣakārakā |
ciraṃ kālaṃ patappanti api ca varṣaśatāni api || 10 ||

Here the many fearsome beings, the great sinners, burn a long time, even for hundreds of years. (10)

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 (2.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yatra, Satvan, Bahu, Raudra, Mah, Maha, Akilvisha, Kara, Ciram, Cira, Kalam, Kala, Pat, Api, Varshashata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 2.10). 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: “yatra satvā bahū raudrā mahākilviṣakārakā
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • satvā -
  • satvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bahū -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • raudrā* -
  • raudra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    raudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akilviṣa -
  • akilviṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akilviṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāra -
  • kāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ciraṃ kālaṃ patappanti api ca varṣaśatāni api
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kālam -
  • kālam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pat -
  • pat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ap -
  • ap (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • panti -
  • pat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varṣaśatāni -
  • varṣaśata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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