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 19.85

हितैषिणं सर्वभूतानां बुद्धं धुतजनार्चितं ।
सर्वलोकोत्तरं वादिं शाक्यसिंहं मनोरमं ॥ ८५ ॥

hitaiṣiṇaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ buddhaṃ dhutajanārcitaṃ |
sarvalokottaraṃ vādiṃ śākyasiṃhaṃ manoramaṃ || 85 ||

“Who desires the welfare of all beings, the Buddha who is adored by devout men, who is above all worlds, the lion-hearted eloquent Shakyan, the joy of men’s minds.” (85)

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

Hitaishin, Sarvabhuta, Buddha, Dhuta, Jana, Arcita, Sarvaloka, Uttaram, Uttara, Vadi, Shakyasimha, Manorama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 19.85). 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: “hitaiṣiṇaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ buddhaṃ dhutajanārcitaṃ
  • hitaiṣiṇam -
  • hitaiṣin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarvabhūtānām -
  • sarvabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvabhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • buddham -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    buddhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhuta -
  • dhuta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhuta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janā -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    jan (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arcitam -
  • arcita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arcita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arcitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ṛc], [accusative single from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ṛc], [accusative single from √ṛc]
  • Line 2: “sarvalokottaraṃ vādiṃ śākyasiṃhaṃ manoramaṃ
  • sarvaloko -
  • sarvaloka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • uttaram -
  • uttaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vādim -
  • vādi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    vādi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śākyasiṃham -
  • śākyasiṃha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • manoramam -
  • manorama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    manorama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    manoramā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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