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 52.130

जातिशतानि जनेत्री अभूषि या तस्य शुद्धसत्वस्य ।
सा प्रतिभणेसि मधुरं प्रार्थेमि समृध्यतु मह्यं ॥ १३० ॥

jātiśatāni janetrī abhūṣi yā tasya śuddhasatvasya |
sā pratibhaṇesi madhuraṃ prārthemi samṛdhyatu mahyaṃ || 130 ||

She who had been the mother of this pure being in a hundred births sweetly replied to him, “It is my wish. Let me have it so. (130)

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

Jati, Shata, Abhu, Ush, Tad, Shuddhasatva, Pratibha, Madhuram, Madhura, Mahya, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 52.130). 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: “jātiśatāni janetrī abhūṣi tasya śuddhasatvasya
  • jāti -
  • jāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jātī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • śatāni -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • janet -
  • jan (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
  • abhū -
  • abhū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • uṣi -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śuddhasatvasya -
  • śuddhasatva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śuddhasatva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ pratibhaṇesi madhuraṃ prārthemi samṛdhyatu mahyaṃ
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pratibha -
  • pratibha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratibha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṇe -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • madhuram -
  • madhuram (indeclinable)
    madhura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    madhura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    madhurā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse prārthemi*sa
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
  • ṛdhyatu -
  • ṛdh (verb class 4)
    [imperative active third single]
  • mahyam -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahyā (noun, feminine)
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [nominative single from √mah], [accusative single from √mah]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Verse 52.130

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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