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 30.49

अमृतपदं जिगीषुं नन्दजाता द्रुमसारं वरगन्धम् उत्तमं ।
लोचेत्वान कृतविकृतं तं अथ तेनैव पचेसि ओदनं ॥ ४९ ॥

amṛtapadaṃ jigīṣuṃ nandajātā drumasāraṃ varagandham uttamaṃ |
locetvāna kṛtavikṛtaṃ taṃ atha tenaiva pacesi odanaṃ || 49 ||

When she saw the complete transfiguration of him who was preparing to win the source of immortality, the best of trees of incomparable fragrance, Nanda’s daughter boiled him gruel of rice. (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 (30.49). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Amritapa, Jigishu, Nanda, Jata, Druma, Sara, Vara, Gandha, Uttamam, Uttama, Loca, Itvan, Ana, Krita, Vikrita, Atha, Tad, Tena, Paca, Paci, Odana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 30.49). 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: “amṛtapadaṃ jigīṣuṃ nandajātā drumasāraṃ varagandham uttamaṃ
  • amṛtapa -
  • amṛtapa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amṛtapa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dam -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • jigīṣum -
  • jigīṣu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    jigīṣu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nanda -
  • nanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nanda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nand (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • jātā* -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 4 verb]
  • druma -
  • druma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sāram -
  • sāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sārā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sṛ -> sāram (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sṛ]
    sṛ -> sāram (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sṛ]
  • vara -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • gandham -
  • gandha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gandha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gandhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “locetvāna kṛtavikṛtaṃ taṃ atha tenaiva pacesi odanaṃ
  • loce -
  • loca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    loca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    loc (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • itvā -
  • itvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    itvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> itvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
  • ana -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛta -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural], [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [injunctive middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • vikṛtam -
  • vikṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vikṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vikṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tenai -
  • 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]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • pace -
  • paca (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paca (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pacā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    paci (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pac (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • odanam -
  • odana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    odana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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