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 7.69

एवम् उक्ते महाप्राज्ञो कात्यायनकुलोद्गतः ।
उवाच चर्या बुद्धानां काश्यपस्य अनुपृच्छतः ॥ ६९ ॥

evam ukte mahāprājño kātyāyanakulodgataḥ |
uvāca caryā buddhānāṃ kāśyapasya anupṛcchataḥ || 69 ||

When this had been said, the wise and noble-born Katya-ayna, in reply to Kashyapa’s question, spoke of the careers of the Buddhas. (69)

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

Evam, Eva, Ukta, Ukti, Katyayana, Kulodgata, Cari, Carya, Buddha, Kashyapa, Anu, Pricchat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 7.69). 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: “evam ukte mahāprājño kātyāyanakulodgataḥ
  • 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]
  • ukte -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ukti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vac class 2 verb], [locative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [locative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [locative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> uktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 3 verb]
  • mahāprājño -
  • kātyāyana -
  • kātyāyana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kātyāyana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kulodgataḥ -
  • kulodgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “uvāca caryā buddhānāṃ kāśyapasya anupṛcchataḥ
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • caryā* -
  • carī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    carya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    caryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • buddhānām -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    buddhā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • kāśyapasya -
  • kāśyapa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kāśyapa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anu (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • pṛcchataḥ -
  • praś -> pṛcchat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [ablative single from √praś class 6 verb], [genitive single from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛcchat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √praś class 6 verb], [genitive single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛcchat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pṛcchat (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pṛcchat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    praś (verb class 6)
    [present active third dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Verse 7.69

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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