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 27.69

अकृत्यं परिवर्जेति कृत्यं च अनुतिष्ठति ।
आत्मनो ज्ञातिमित्राणां राष्ट्रस्य च सुखावहं ॥ ६९ ॥

akṛtyaṃ parivarjeti kṛtyaṃ ca anutiṣṭhati |
ātmano jñātimitrāṇāṃ rāṣṭrasya ca sukhāvahaṃ || 69 ||

“By it he shuns what is not to be done, and accomplishes what is to be done. It brings blessings to himself, to his relations and friends, and to the whole kingdom. (69)

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

Akritya, Parivan, Iti, Krityam, Kritya, Kriti, Anu, Tishthat, Atman, Mitra, Rashtra, Sukhavaha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 27.69). 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: “akṛtyaṃ parivarjeti kṛtyaṃ ca anutiṣṭhati
  • akṛtyam -
  • akṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akṛtyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • parivar -
  • parivan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    parivan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ṛje -
  • ṛj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kṛtyam -
  • kṛtyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛtī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anu (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • tiṣṭhati -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “ātmano jñātimitrāṇāṃ rāṣṭrasya ca sukhāvahaṃ
  • ātmano* -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • jñāti -
  • jñāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mitrāṇām -
  • mitra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    mitra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    mitrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • rāṣṭrasya -
  • rāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    rāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sukhāvaham -
  • sukhāvaha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukhāvaha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhāvahā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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