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 30.29

सा दासी उपगम्य पादां वन्दित्वा भावितात्मनां ।
प्राञ्जलिकृता अवोचत् प्रविशथ भदन्त निषीदाथ ॥ २९ ॥

sā dāsī upagamya pādāṃ vanditvā bhāvitātmanāṃ |
prāñjalikṛtā avocat praviśatha bhadanta niṣīdātha || 29 ||

And the servant approached, and bowed at the feet of these men whose selves were well-developed. Raising her joined hands she said, “Enter, sirs, and sit down.” (29)

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

Dasi, Upagamya, Pada, Bhavitatman, Bhavitatmana, Pranjali, Krita, Pravishat, Han, Bhadanta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 30.29). 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: “ dāsī upagamya pādāṃ vanditvā bhāvitātmanāṃ
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dāsī -
  • dāsī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • upagamya -
  • upagamya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upagamya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pādā -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vanditvā -
  • vand -> vanditvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vand]
  • bhāvitātmanām -
  • bhāvitātman (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhāvitātman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhāvitātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “prāñjalikṛtā avocat praviśatha bhadanta niṣīdātha
  • prāñjali -
  • prāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prāñjali (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prāñjalī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • kṛtā* -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • avocat -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
  • praviśat -
  • praviśat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    praviśat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    praviśat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhadanta -
  • bhadanta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse niṣīdātha
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