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 13.32

जायमानानां वीराणां पूर्वा कोटी न प्रज्ञायते ।
जातानां लोकनाथानां पूर्वा कोटी न प्रज्ञायते ॥ ३२ ॥

jāyamānānāṃ vīrāṇāṃ pūrvā koṭī na prajñāyate |
jātānāṃ lokanāthānāṃ pūrvā koṭī na prajñāyate || 32 ||

Nor the number of the heroes who are being born, nor of the world-saviours who have been born. (32)

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

Jayamana, Vira, Purva, Koti, Prajna, Tad, Yushmad, Jata, Lokanatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 13.32). 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: “jāyamānānāṃ vīrāṇāṃ pūrvā koṭī na prajñāyate
  • jāyamānānām -
  • jāyamāna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jāyamāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    jāyamānā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    jai -> jāyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √jai class 1 verb]
    jan -> jāyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √jan class 4 verb]
  • vīrāṇām -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vīrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • pūrvā -
  • pūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • koṭī -
  • koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prajñāya -
  • prajña (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    prajña (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “jātānāṃ lokanāthānāṃ pūrvā koṭī na prajñāyate
  • jātānām -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jāta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    jātā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √jan class 1 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 2 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 3 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √jan class 1 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 2 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 3 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jātā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √jan class 1 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 2 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 3 verb], [genitive plural from √jan class 4 verb]
  • lokanāthānām -
  • lokanātha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    lokanātha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    lokanāthā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • pūrvā -
  • pūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • koṭī -
  • koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prajñāya -
  • prajña (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    prajña (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • 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]
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