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 34.111

स्थलजजलजं च माल्यं गृहीत्वा अप्सरा मुदितचित्ताः ।
रतना आभरणानि च जम्बुद्वीपे अभिमुखीयो ॥ १११ ॥

sthalajajalajaṃ ca mālyaṃ gṛhītvā apsarā muditacittāḥ |
ratanā ābharaṇāni ca jambudvīpe abhimukhīyo || 111 ||

With joy in their hearts the Apsarases, bearing garlands of land and water flowers, and gems and jewels, turn their faces towards Jambudvipa. (111)

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

Sthalaja, Jalaja, Malya, Mali, Grihitva, Apsaras, Apsara, Mudita, Citta, Rata, Abharana, Jambudvipa, Abhimukhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 34.111). 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: “sthalajajalajaṃ ca mālyaṃ gṛhītvā apsarā muditacittāḥ
  • sthalaja -
  • sthalaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthalaja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jalajam -
  • jalaja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jalaja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jalajā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mālyam -
  • mālya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mālya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mālyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    mal -> mālya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mal class 1 verb]
    mal -> mālya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mal class 1 verb], [accusative single from √mal class 1 verb]
    mālī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • gṛhītvā -
  • gṛhītvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    grah -> gṛhītvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
  • apsarā* -
  • apsaras (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    apsarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    apsara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • mudita -
  • mudita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mudita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mud -> mudita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √mud class 10 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √mud class 10 verb]
  • cittāḥ -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “ratanā ābharaṇāni ca jambudvīpe abhimukhīyo
  • rata -
  • rata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ram -> rata (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram -> rata (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ram class 1 verb]
  • nā* -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ābharaṇāni -
  • ābharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jambudvīpe -
  • jambudvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • abhimukhī -
  • abhimukhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • yo -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
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