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 17.35

विपुल सकिंकिणिरणितं सहेमजालं उडार-अश्वरथं ।
वरमाल्यवस्त्रधारिणो प्रमदा धारेन्तु देवीये ॥ ३५ ॥

vipula sakiṃkiṇiraṇitaṃ sahemajālaṃ uḍāra-aśvarathaṃ |
varamālyavastradhāriṇo pramadā dhārentu devīye || 35 ||

“Let women in garlanded raiment take to the queen a splendid horse-chariot fitted with many a tinkling bell and coated in net-work of gold. (35)

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

Vipula, Kinkini, Ani, Jala, Ush, Ara, Ashvaratha, Varama, Pramada, Dhara, Dhari, Devi, Devin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 17.35). 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: “vipula sakiṃkiṇiraṇitaṃ sahemajālaṃ uḍāra-aśvarathaṃ
  • vipula -
  • vipula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vipula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kiṅkiṇir -
  • kiṅkiṇi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṇi -
  • aṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sahema -
  • sah (verb class 1)
    [optative active first plural]
  • jālam -
  • jāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • uḍ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • āra -
  • āra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ār (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • aśvaratham -
  • aśvaratha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aśvaratha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aśvarathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “varamālyavastradhāriṇo pramadā dhārentu devīye
  • varamā -
  • varamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • alya -
  • al -> alya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √al]
  • vastradhāriṇo -
  • pramadā* -
  • pramada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pramadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhāre -
  • dhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    dhāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhāri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    dhāri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • devī -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • iye -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present middle first single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
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