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 14.10

द्वाभ्यांश् च परिमोक्षेयं अहम् एव निरोपम ।
मम माया ह्य् असंख्येया लोकः तृणमयो मम ॥ १० ॥

dvābhyāṃś ca parimokṣeyaṃ aham eva niropama |
mama māyā hy asaṃkhyeyā lokaḥ tṛṇamayo mama || 10 ||

“I would deliver you, my lord, of two such foes as he; my magic power is incalculable, the world is as straw to me. (10)

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

Dva, Abhi, Parimoksha, Iyam, Idam, Aha, Asmad, Eva, Asankhyeya, Loka, Trinamaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 14.10). 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.

  • Line1: “dvābhyāṃś ca parimokṣeyaṃ aham eva niropama
  • dvā -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyā -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • āṃś -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parimokṣe -
  • parimokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • niro -
  • nirā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ūpa -
  • vap (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    vap (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line2: “mama māyā hy asaṃkhyeyā lokaḥ tṛṇamayo mama
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • māyā* -
  • Cannot analyse hy*as
  • asaṅkhyeyā* -
  • asaṅkhyeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    asaṅkhyeyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lokaḥ -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tṛṇamayo* -
  • tṛṇamaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
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