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 19.45

ततो अमन्त्रये शास्ता श्रावकां शासने रतां ।
चारुवर्णं सिंहहनुं दृढबाहुं अनिन्दितं ॥ ४५ ॥

tato amantraye śāstā śrāvakāṃ śāsane ratāṃ |
cāruvarṇaṃ siṃhahanuṃ dṛḍhabāhuṃ aninditaṃ || 45 ||

Then the Master addressed the monks who delighted in his teaching, Caruvarna, Simhahanu, and blameless Dridhabahu,... (45)

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

Shastri, Shasta, Shravaka, Shasana, Rata, Caru, Varna, Simhahanu, Dridha, Bahu, Anindita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 19.45). 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: “tato amantraye śāstā śrāvakāṃ śāsane ratāṃ
  • tato -
  • amantraye -
  • mantr (verb class 10)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • śāstā -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śās -> śāstā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śās class 2 verb]
  • śrāvakā -
  • śrāvaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrāvaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śāsane -
  • śāsana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śāsana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śāsanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ratām -
  • ratā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ram -> ratā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “cāruvarṇaṃ siṃhahanuṃ dṛḍhabāhuṃ aninditaṃ
  • cāru -
  • cāru (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cāru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • varṇam -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    varṇan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    varṇan (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • siṃhahanum -
  • siṃhahanu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    siṃhahanu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛḍha -
  • dṛḍha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛḍha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāhum -
  • bāhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • aninditam -
  • anindita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anindita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aninditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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