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 21.40

संप्रतिजातं सुगतं देवा प्रथमं जिनं प्रतिगृह्णे ।
पश्चाच् च तं मनुष्याः अनतिवरं अङ्के धारेन्सुः ॥ ४० ॥

saṃpratijātaṃ sugataṃ devā prathamaṃ jinaṃ pratigṛhṇe |
paścāc ca taṃ manuṣyāḥ anativaraṃ aṅke dhārensuḥ || 40 ||

As soon as the Sugata was born, devas first received the Conqueror, and afterwards men bore the Peerless One in their arms. (40)

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

Samprati, Jata, Sugata, Deva, Devri, Devan, Prathamam, Prathama, Jina, Pashcat, Pashca, Tap, Manushi, Manushya, Anka, Anki,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 21.40). 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: “saṃpratijātaṃ sugataṃ devā prathamaṃ jinaṃ pratigṛhṇe
  • samprati -
  • samprati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    samprati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    samprati (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sampratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sampratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    sampratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jātam -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • sugatam -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sugatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • devā -
  • devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    devṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prathamam -
  • prathamam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prathamam (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    prathamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prathama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prathama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prathamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jinam -
  • jina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jinā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Cannot analyse pratigṛhṇe
  • Line 2: “paścāc ca taṃ manuṣyāḥ anativaraṃ aṅke dhārensuḥ
  • paścāc -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [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]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • manuṣyāḥ -
  • manuṣī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    manuṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    manuṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • anativa -
  • ativā (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    ativā (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ram -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • aṅke -
  • aṅka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aṅki (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    aṅki (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    aṅk (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • Cannot analyse dhārensuḥ
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