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 2.26

ततो क्षता च आर्ता च बहुरुधिरम्रक्षिता ।
असिपत्रवना मुक्ताः यान्ति वैतरणीं नदीं ॥ २६ ॥

tato kṣatā ca ārtā ca bahurudhiramrakṣitā |
asipatravanā muktāḥ yānti vaitaraṇīṃ nadīṃ || 26 ||

When they have escaped from the sword-leafed forest, wounded, racked, and steeped in blood, they go to the river Vaitarani. (26)

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

Kshata, Arta, Bahu, Rudhira, Rakshitri, Rakshita, Asipatravana, Mukta, Yantin, Yanti, Vaitarani, Nadi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 2.26). 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: “tato kṣatā ca ārtā ca bahurudhiramrakṣitā
  • tato -
  • kṣatā -
  • kṣatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣan -> kṣatā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṣan class 8 verb]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ārtā -
  • ārtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rudhiram -
  • rudhira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rudhira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rudhirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • rakṣitā -
  • rakṣitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rakṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rakṣ -> rakṣitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √rakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √rakṣ]
    rakṣ (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • Line 2: “asipatravanā muktāḥ yānti vaitaraṇīṃ nadīṃ
  • asipatravanā* -
  • asipatravana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • muktāḥ -
  • mukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    muktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √muc class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> muktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √muc class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √muc class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √muc class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muc class 1 verb]
    muc -> muktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √muc class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muc class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √muc class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √muj class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muj class 1 verb]
    muj -> muktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √muj class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muj class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √muj class 1 verb]
  • yānti -
  • yāntin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāntin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yāntī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    yāntī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    yāntī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vaitaraṇīm -
  • vaitaraṇī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nadīm -
  • nadī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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