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 6.11

एते च कोलितशिरी अन्ये च दशबला अपरिमाणा ।
सर्वे अनित्यताय समिता लोकप्रद्योता ॥ ११ ॥

ete ca kolitaśirī anye ca daśabalā aparimāṇā |
sarve anityatāya samitā lokapradyotā || 11 ||

There were these and countless other Dashabalas, noble Kolita, all lights of the world who had overcome impermanence. (11)

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

Eta, Etad, Eti, Esha, Kolita, Shiri, Anya, Dashabala, Aparimana, Sarva, Anityata, Aya, Samita, Loka, Pradi, Ota,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 6.11). 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: “ete ca kolitaśirī anye ca daśabalā aparimāṇā
  • ete -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kolita -
  • kolita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śirī -
  • śirī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    śirī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śiri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • anye -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    anyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • daśabalā* -
  • daśabala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • aparimāṇā -
  • aparimāṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sarve anityatāya samitā lokapradyotā
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • anityatā -
  • anityatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aya -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • samitā* -
  • samita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sam -> samita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sam class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sam class 10 verb]
    sam -> samitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sam class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sam class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √sam class 10 verb]
  • loka -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradyo -
  • pradi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • otā -
  • otā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    u (verb class 2)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    u (verb class 5)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
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