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 7.52

तेन दृष्टम् अचलं परं सुखं दृष्टिभिः परमसाधुदृष्टिभिः ।
तं अमत्सरवता प्रकाशितं संविभागरुचिना यद् अद् भुतं ॥ ५२ ॥

tena dṛṣṭam acalaṃ paraṃ sukhaṃ dṛṣṭibhiḥ paramasādhudṛṣṭibhiḥ |
taṃ amatsaravatā prakāśitaṃ saṃvibhāgarucinā yad ad bhutaṃ || 52 ||

“By his perfectly sound beliefs he saw the unfluctuating bliss beyond, and out of his joy in charity he ungrudgingly revealed the wonder of it. (52)

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

Tad, Tena, Drishta, Acala, Param, Para, Sukham, Sukha, Drishti, Drishtin, Parama, Sadhu, Amatsara, Vata, Prakashita, Samvibhagaruci, Yat, Yad, Bhuta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 7.52). 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: “tena dṛṣṭam acalaṃ paraṃ sukhaṃ dṛṣṭibhiḥ paramasādhudṛṣṭibhiḥ
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • dṛṣṭam -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb], [accusative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • acalam -
  • acala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    acala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    acalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    cal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sukham -
  • sukham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dṛṣṭibhiḥ -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • parama -
  • parama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sādhu -
  • sādhu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sādhu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sādhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sādhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭibhiḥ -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “taṃ amatsaravatā prakāśitaṃ saṃvibhāgarucinā yad ad bhutaṃ
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • amatsara -
  • amatsara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amatsara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vatā -
  • vatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    van -> vatā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √van class 1 verb], [nominative single from √van class 8 verb]
  • prakāśitam -
  • prakāśita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prakāśita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prakāśitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • saṃvibhāgarucinā -
  • saṃvibhāgaruci (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    saṃvibhāgaruci (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ad -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhutam -
  • bhuta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhuta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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