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 7.37

ते च ऋद्धिवशिभावबलस्था उद्गताः खगपथे जिनपुत्रा ।
तत्क्षणान्तर + + + प्रपलाना मानसं सरो यथा हंसयूथो ॥ ३७ ॥

te ca ṛddhivaśibhāvabalasthā udgatāḥ khagapathe jinaputrā |
tatkṣaṇāntara + + + prapalānā mānasaṃ saro yathā haṃsayūtho || 37 ||

Then, strong by their mastery of magic powerthose sons of the Conqueror instanteously rose up in the air, and flew like a flock of flamingoes on their way to lake Manasa. (37)

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

Tad, Yushmad, Riddhi, Vashi, Vashin, Bhavabala, Tha, Udgata, Khaga, Patha, Pathin, Jina, Putra, Tatkshana, Tara, Manasa, Sara, Saras, Yatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 7.37). 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: “te ca ṛddhivaśibhāvabalasthā udgatāḥ khagapathe jinaputrā
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛddhi -
  • ṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ṛddhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ṛddhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ṛddhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vaśi -
  • vaśi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vaśi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaśi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vaśī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vaśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vaśin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhāvabalas -
  • bhāvabala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • thā* -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • udgatāḥ -
  • udgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    udgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • khaga -
  • khaga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    khaga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pathe -
  • patha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pathin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • jina -
  • jina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrā -
  • putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tatkṣaṇāntara + + + prapalānā mānasaṃ saro yathā haṃsayūtho
  • tatkṣaṇān -
  • tatkṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tara -
  • tara (indeclinable)
    tara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tṝ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Cannot analyse ***p
  • Cannot analyse *prapalānā*mā
  • mānasam -
  • mānasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mānasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mānasā (noun, feminine)
  • saro* -
  • saras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • Cannot analyse haṃsayūtho
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