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 5.10

एवं च मह्यं अस्या प्रकाशना देशना च धर्मस्य ।
एवं च बहुं सत्वं आर्ये धर्मे निवेशेय्यं ॥ १० ॥

evaṃ ca mahyaṃ asyā prakāśanā deśanā ca dharmasya |
evaṃ ca bahuṃ satvaṃ ārye dharme niveśeyyaṃ || 10 ||

“Thus may I expound and preach dharma; thus may I establish many people in the noble dharma. (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 (5.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Mahya, Asmad, Asi, Prakashana, Deshana, Dharma, Bahu, Arya, Nivesha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 5.10). 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: “evaṃ ca mahyaṃ asyā prakāśanā deśanā ca dharmasya
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahyam -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [nominative single from √mah], [accusative single from √mah]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]
  • asyā -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • prakāśanā* -
  • prakāśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prakāśanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • deśanā -
  • deśanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dharmasya -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “evaṃ ca bahuṃ satvaṃ ārye dharme niveśeyyaṃ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bahum -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • satvam -
  • satvan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    satvan (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • ārye -
  • ārya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ārya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    (verb class 5)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    ār (verb class 4)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single], [imperfect middle first single], [imperfect passive first single]
  • dharme -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • niveśe -
  • niveśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iyya -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
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