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 11.48

इत्य् एषा भुमिर् उपदिष्टा चतुर्थी सुगतात्मज ।
रमणीया बोधिसत्वानां ये ते बोधिपरायणा इति ॥ ४८ ॥

ity eṣā bhumir upadiṣṭā caturthī sugatātmaja |
ramaṇīyā bodhisatvānāṃ ye te bodhiparāyaṇā iti || 48 ||

Thus, then, O son of the Sugata, you have had explained to you the delectable fourth bhumi of the Bodhisattvas whose goal is enlightenment. (48)

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

Esha, Bhumi, Rupa, Dishta, Caturthi, Sugata, Ramaniya, Bodhin, Satvat, Yah, Yat, Tad, Yushmad, Parayana, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 11.48). 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: “ity eṣā bhumir upadiṣṭā caturthī sugatātmaja
  • Cannot analyse ity*eṣ
  • eṣā -
  • eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhumi -
  • bhumī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhumī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhumī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rupa -
  • rupa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • diṣṭā -
  • diṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturthī -
  • caturthī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • sugatāt -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ja -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ramaṇīyā bodhisatvānāṃ ye te bodhiparāyaṇā iti
  • ramaṇīyā* -
  • ramaṇīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ramaṇīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ram -> ramaṇīya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ram], [vocative plural from √ram]
    ram -> ramaṇīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ram], [vocative plural from √ram], [accusative plural from √ram]
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • satvān -
  • satvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • 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]
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • parāyaṇā* -
  • parāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    parāyaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
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