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 26.49

सचे कोचि-म्-अस्मिं लोकस्मिं सर्वा पि देवता सदा ।
पूजेय सर्वरतनैः नैवं से प्रतिकृतं सिया ॥ ४९ ॥

sace koci-m-asmiṃ lokasmiṃ sarvā pi devatā sadā |
pūjeya sarvaratanaiḥ naivaṃ se pratikṛtaṃ siyā || 49 ||

“If a man were to worship here on earth all the devas without ceasing and make them all the most costly offerings, he would not gain equal blessings. (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 (26.49). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Saca, Saci, Saru, Sarva, Devata, Sada, Sad, Arata, Nri, Evam, Eva, Pratikrita, Pratikrit,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 26.49). 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: “sace koci-m-asmiṃ lokasmiṃ sarvā pi devatā sadā
  • sace -
  • saca (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saca (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sacā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saci (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    saci (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    sac (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • Cannot analyse koci*m*
  • Cannot analyse m*as
  • Cannot analyse asmim*lo
  • Cannot analyse lokasmim*sa
  • sarvā -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse pi*de
  • devatā -
  • devatā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    devatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pūjeya sarvaratanaiḥ naivaṃ se pratikṛtaṃ siyā
  • pūjeya -
  • pūj (verb class 1)
    [optative middle first single]
  • sarva -
  • saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • arata -
  • arata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naiḥ -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • nai -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • se -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present middle second single]
  • pratikṛtam -
  • pratikṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pratikṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pratikṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pratikṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    pratikṛt (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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