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 17.60

अभिवादते नरपतिः स्वागतम् अनुरागतं च सर्वेषां ।
प्रीता स्म दर्शनेन प्रशमदमबलेन च भवतां ॥ ६० ॥

abhivādate narapatiḥ svāgatam anurāgataṃ ca sarveṣāṃ |
prītā sma darśanena praśamadamabalena ca bhavatāṃ || 60 ||

The king bade them all a gracious welcome. “For,” said he, “your appearance, your calm and self-control and power give us joy. (60)

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

Abhivada, Tad, Yushmad, Narapati, Svagata, Anuraga, Sarva, Prita, Sma, Darshana, Prashama, Dama, Bala, Bhavat, Bhavant,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 17.60). 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: “abhivādate narapatiḥ svāgatam anurāgataṃ ca sarveṣāṃ
  • abhivāda -
  • abhivāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
  • narapatiḥ -
  • narapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svāgatam -
  • svāgata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svāgata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anurāga -
  • anurāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [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]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “prītā sma darśanena praśamadamabalena ca bhavatāṃ
  • prītā -
  • prītā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pre -> prītā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √pre class 2 verb]
    prī -> prītā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √prī class 4 verb], [nominative single from √prī class 9 verb]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • darśanena -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • praśama -
  • praśama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dama -
  • dama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • balena -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavatām -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
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