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 49.5

यौवने वर्तमानस्मिं जरा मे मा खु आगमे ।
आरोग्ये वर्तमानस्मिं व्याधि मे मा खु आगमे ॥ ५ ॥

yauvane vartamānasmiṃ jarā me mā khu āgame |
ārogye vartamānasmiṃ vyādhi me mā khu āgame || 5 ||

“Now I am in my youth; let old age never come upon me. Now I am in health; let disease never come upon me. (5)

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

Yauvana, Jara, Jaras, Asmad, Agama, Arogya, Vyadhin, Vyadhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 49.5). 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.

  • Line1: “yauvane vartamānasmiṃ jarā me khu āgame
  • yauvane -
  • yauvana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Cannot analyse vartamānasmim*ja
  • jarā* -
  • jara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    jaras (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    jaras (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse khu*āg
  • āgame -
  • āgama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āgama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āgamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line2: “ārogye vartamānasmiṃ vyādhi me khu āgame
  • ārogye -
  • ārogya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ārogya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ārogyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse vartamānasmim*vy
  • vyādhi -
  • vyādhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vyādhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vyādhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vyādhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse khu*āg
  • āgame -
  • āgama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āgama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āgamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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