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 21.73

एतं श्रुत्वा वचनं अष्टसहस्रं महेश्वरवराणां ।
प्रविशन्ति पार्थिवकुलं अनिहतकुलवंशमुख्यस्य ॥ ७३ ॥

etaṃ śrutvā vacanaṃ aṣṭasahasraṃ maheśvaravarāṇāṃ |
praviśanti pārthivakulaṃ anihatakulavaṃśamukhyasya || 73 ||

When they had heard this word, the eight-thousand Maheshvaras entered the royal palace of the chief of his unconquered line. (73)

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

Eta, Esha, Vacana, Ashta, Ashtan, Sahasram, Sahasra, Maheshvara, Vara, Pravishat, Pravishanti, Parthiva, Kula, Aniha, Taku, Lavam, Lava, Sha, Ukhya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 21.73). 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: “etaṃ śrutvā vacanaṃ aṣṭasahasraṃ maheśvaravarāṇāṃ
  • etam -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • aṣṭa -
  • aṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √]
    aṣṭan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    aṣṭan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 5 verb]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 5 verb]
  • sahasram -
  • sahasram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • maheśvara -
  • maheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varāṇām -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “praviśanti pārthivakulaṃ anihatakulavaṃśamukhyasya
  • praviśanti -
  • praviśantī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    praviśantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    praviśantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    praviśat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pārthiva -
  • pārthiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pārthiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kulam -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • aniha -
  • aniha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aniha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taku -
  • taku (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    taku (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    taku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • lavaṃ -
  • lavam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    lava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śam -
  • śa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ukhyasya -
  • ukhya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ukhya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
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