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 17.30

एतं श्रुत्वा वचनं राजा शुद्धोदनो सुप्रीतमनो ।
आलपति साभिलाषं परिवारवरं पृथिविपालो ॥ ३० ॥

etaṃ śrutvā vacanaṃ rājā śuddhodano suprītamano |
ālapati sābhilāṣaṃ parivāravaraṃ pṛthivipālo || 30 ||

When he had heard these words, King Shuddhodana, the guardian of earth, graciously and out of tender feeling for his queen, thus addressed his suite:— (30)

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

Eta, Esha, Vacana, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Suprita, Ano, Anu, Ala, Pat, Pati, Patin, Sabhilasham, Sabhilasha, Parivara, Varam, Vara, Prithivi, Alu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 17.30). 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: “etaṃ śrutvā vacanaṃ rājā śuddhodano suprītamano
  • etam -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • śuddhodano -
  • suprītam -
  • suprīta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    suprīta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    suprītā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ano -
  • ano (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ālapati sābhilāṣaṃ parivāravaraṃ pṛthivipālo
  • āla -
  • āla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • pati -
  • pati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    patī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    patī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    patī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    patin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    patin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sābhilāṣam -
  • sābhilāṣam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sābhilāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sābhilāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sābhilāṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • parivāra -
  • parivāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varam -
  • varam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pṛthivi -
  • pṛthivi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pṛthivī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • alo -
  • alu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
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