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 17.62

अथ तेष्व् आसनवरेषु कनकरजतवर्णचित्रपादेषु ।
विगतमदमानदर्पाः ते तत्र सुखं निषीदेन्सुः ॥ ६२ ॥

atha teṣv āsanavareṣu kanakarajatavarṇacitrapādeṣu |
vigatamadamānadarpāḥ te tatra sukhaṃ niṣīdensuḥ || 62 ||

Then they who rejoiced in their freedom from conceit and pride, sat down in comfort on those fine seats, the feet of which were bright and gleaming with silver and gold. (62)

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

Atha, Asana, Vara, Kanaka, Rajata, Varna, Varnan, Citrapada, Vigata, Ada, Ana, Darpa, Tad, Yushmad, Tatra, Sukham, Sukha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 17.62). 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: “atha teṣv āsanavareṣu kanakarajatavarṇacitrapādeṣu
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • Cannot analyse teṣv*ās
  • āsana -
  • āsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vareṣu -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • kanaka -
  • kanaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kanaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rajata -
  • rajata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rajata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    raj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
    rañj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • varṇa -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    varṇan (noun, masculine)
    varṇan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • citrapāde -
  • citrapādā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iṣu -
  • iṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • Line 2: “vigatamadamānadarpāḥ te tatra sukhaṃ niṣīdensuḥ
  • vigatam -
  • vigata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vigata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vigatā (noun, feminine)
  • adam -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adā (noun, feminine)
    ad (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • āna -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • darpāḥ -
  • darpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • 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]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • sukham -
  • sukham (indeclinable)
    sukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse niṣīdensuḥ
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