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 19.11

यस्य च परलोकस्य प्रवृत्तिर् नोपलभ्यते ।
तस्मात् पिता ममागत्वा संप्रहर्षयतु मानसं ॥ ११ ॥

yasya ca paralokasya pravṛttir nopalabhyate |
tasmāt pitā mamāgatvā saṃpraharṣayatu mānasaṃ || 11 ||

“Let my father come from that other world of which we have no experience, and make glad my mind.” (11)

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

Yasya, Yah, Yat, Paraloka, Pravritti, Nri, Upalabhya, Tad, Yushmad, Tasmat, Pitri, Mama, Asmad, Manasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 19.11). 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: “yasya ca paralokasya pravṛttir nopalabhyate
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paralokasya -
  • paraloka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • pravṛttir -
  • pravṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • no -
  • nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • upalabhya -
  • upalabhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upalabhya (noun, neuter)
    [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]
  • Line 2: “tasmāt pitā mamāgatvā saṃpraharṣayatu mānasaṃ
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • pitā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • mamā -
  • mamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    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]
  • agatvā -
  • sampra -
  • sampra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • harṣayatu -
  • hṛṣ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active third single]
  • mānasam -
  • mānasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mānasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mānasā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Verse 19.11

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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