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 23.49

तेन समयेन स्थविरो धर्मरुचि उपागमेसि शास्तारं ।
पादौ जिनस्य वन्दति आह पि सुचिरस्य धर्मरुचि ॥ ४९ ॥

tena samayena sthaviro dharmaruci upāgamesi śāstāraṃ |
pādau jinasya vandati āha pi sucirasya dharmaruci || 49 ||

Then Dharmaruci, the elder, approached the Master and bowed at his feet. The Master said, “It is a very long time, Dharmaruci.” (49)

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

Tad, Tena, Samaya, Sthavira, Dharmaruci, Upagama, Shastri, Pada, Padu, Jina, Ahan, Sucira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 23.49). 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: “tena samayena sthaviro dharmaruci upāgamesi śāstāraṃ
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • samayena -
  • samaya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • sthaviro* -
  • sthavira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmaruci -
  • dharmaruci (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dharmaruci (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dharmaruci (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • upāgame -
  • upāgama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śāstāram -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “pādau jinasya vandati āha pi sucirasya dharmaruci
  • pādau -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pādu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • jinasya -
  • jina (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    jina (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • andati -
  • and (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • āha -
  • āhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ah (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse pi*su
  • sucirasya -
  • sucira (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sucira (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • dharmaruci -
  • dharmaruci (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dharmaruci (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dharmaruci (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
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