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 12.49

शय्यासनं च विपुलं कारयते पार्थिवो निरुपवद्यं ।
भोजनगिलानप्रच्चयम् ऋषियोग्यं सन्निवेशेति ॥ ४९ ॥

śayyāsanaṃ ca vipulaṃ kārayate pārthivo nirupavadyaṃ |
bhojanagilānapraccayam ṛṣiyogyaṃ sanniveśeti || 49 ||

The king also caused to be made an abundance of couches and seats of faultless workmanship, and prepared the requisites of food and medicines befitting seers. (49)

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

Shayyasana, Vipula, Karayat, Parthiva, Nih, Upavat, Yah, Bhojana, Gila, Caya, Yogya, Yogi, Sannivesha, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 12.49). 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: “śayyāsanaṃ ca vipulaṃ kārayate pārthivo nirupavadyaṃ
  • śayyāsanam -
  • śayyāsana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vipulam -
  • vipula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vipula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vipulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kārayate -
  • kṛ -> kārayat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārayat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ (verb class 0)
    [present middle third single]
  • pārthivo* -
  • pārthiva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upavad -
  • upavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    upavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “bhojanagilānapraccayam ṛṣiyogyaṃ sanniveśeti
  • bhojana -
  • bhojana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhojana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gilān -
  • gila (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ap -
  • ap (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ra -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ac -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • cayam -
  • caya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ṛṣi -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • yogyam -
  • yogya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yogya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yogyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    yuj -> yogya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
    yuj -> yogya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb], [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
    yogī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sanniveśe -
  • sanniveśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
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