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 52.54

व्यंजनानि हि या यस्य लक्षणानि च लक्षये ।
युक्तो यं सर्वभूतानां त्रिलोकपतिर् ईश्वरः ॥ ५४ ॥

vyaṃjanāni hi yā yasya lakṣaṇāni ca lakṣaye |
yukto yaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ trilokapatir īśvaraḥ || 54 ||

“By all these secondary and principal characteristics which I have enumerated, he is marked as the supreme lord of all beings in the three worlds. (54)

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

Vyanjana, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Lakshana, Laksha, Yukta, Sarvabhuta, Trilokapati, Ishvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 52.54). 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: “vyaṃjanāni hi yasya lakṣaṇāni ca lakṣaye
  • vyañjanāni -
  • vyañjana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • lakṣaṇāni -
  • lakṣaṇa (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]
  • lakṣa -
  • lakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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]
  • Line2: “yukto yaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ trilokapatir īśvaraḥ
  • yukto* -
  • yukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarvabhūtānām -
  • sarvabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvabhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • trilokapatir -
  • trilokapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    trilokapati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • īśvaraḥ -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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