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 46.25

एवं समेन्तु सत्वा सर्वेहि प्रियेहि अबोधिप्रहीणा ।
यथ तस्मिं समयस्मिं समागतः किन्नरिये सुधनुः ॥ २५ ॥

evaṃ samentu satvā sarvehi priyehi abodhiprahīṇā |
yatha tasmiṃ samayasmiṃ samāgataḥ kinnariye sudhanuḥ || 25 ||

Thus let all men, abandoning folly, be united with all those dear to them, as on this occasion Sudhanu was united with the Kinnari. (25)

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

Evam, Eva, Sama, Satvan, Saru, Sarva, Pri, Priya, Prahina, Yat, Yad, Han, Samagata, Kinnari, Yah, Sudhanus, Sudhanu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 46.25). 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: “evaṃ samentu satvā sarvehi priyehi abodhiprahīṇā
  • 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]
  • same -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • satvā -
  • satvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarve -
  • 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, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ehi -
  • ehi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • priye -
  • priya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    priya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prī (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pṛ (verb class 3)
    [present passive first single]
    pṛ (verb class 9)
    [present passive first single]
    pṛ (verb class 5)
    [present passive first single]
    pṛ (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abodhi -
  • budh (verb class 1)
    [aorist middle third single]
    budh (verb class 4)
    [aorist middle third single]
  • prahīṇā -
  • prahīṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yatha tasmiṃ samayasmiṃ samāgataḥ kinnariye sudhanuḥ
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative 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]
  • Cannot analyse tasmim*sa
  • Cannot analyse samayasmim*sa
  • samāgataḥ -
  • samāgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kinnari -
  • kinnarī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sudhanuḥ -
  • sudhanus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sudhanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sudhanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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