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 13.14

पुरस्तिमे दिशो भागे बुद्धक्षेत्रं कृतागदं ।
तत्र सिंहहनुर् नाम जिनो द्वात्रिंशलक्षणः ॥ १४ ॥

purastime diśo bhāge buddhakṣetraṃ kṛtāgadaṃ |
tatra siṃhahanur nāma jino dvātriṃśalakṣaṇaḥ || 14 ||

In the eastern quarter of the world there is a healthy Buddha-field, where abides the Conqueror with the thirty-two marks, named Simhahanu. (14)

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

Purah, Pur, Pura, Tima, Timi, Dishas, Dish, Disha, Bhaga, Buddhakshetra, Krit, Krita, Agada, Tatra, Simhahanu, Naman, Jina, Dvatrimsha, Lakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 13.14). 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: “purastime diśo bhāge buddhakṣetraṃ kṛtāgadaṃ
  • puras -
  • puraḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    puraḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • time -
  • tima (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    timi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    timi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • diśo* -
  • diśas (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    diśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhāge -
  • bhāga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhāga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • buddhakṣetram -
  • buddhakṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛtā -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural], [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • agadam -
  • agada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    agada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    agadā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    gad (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • Line 2: “tatra siṃhahanur nāma jino dvātriṃśalakṣaṇaḥ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • siṃhahanur -
  • siṃhahanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    siṃhahanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jino* -
  • ji (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    jina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dvātriṃśa -
  • dvātriṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvātriṃśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lakṣaṇaḥ -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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