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 53.17

तं अवच श्यामसुन्दरि चीरंभाजी च मा च तव पापं ।
उत्पथपन्थगतस्य च तुह्य मा त्रासेन्तु भूतानि ॥ १७ ॥

taṃ avaca śyāmasundari cīraṃbhājī ca mā ca tava pāpaṃ |
utpathapanthagatasya ca tuhya mā trāsentu bhūtāni || 17 ||

Then Krishna, clothed in bark, said to him, “Let not this sin be yours. Let not creatures be terrified at you as you wander away from the path. (17)

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

Ava, Shyama, Sundari, Cira, Bhaj, Bhaji, Bhajin, Asmad, Yushmad, Papam, Papa, Utpatha, Gata, Trasa, Bhuta, Bhutani,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 53.17). 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: “taṃ avaca śyāmasundari cīraṃbhājī ca ca tava pāpaṃ
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ava -
  • ava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyāma -
  • śyāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śyāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śā (verb class 4)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • sundari -
  • sundarī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • cīram -
  • cīra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cīra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cīrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhājī -
  • bhājī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhāj (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhājin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • pāpam -
  • pāpam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pāpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “utpathapanthagatasya ca tuhya trāsentu bhūtāni
  • utpatha -
  • utpatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utpatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pantha -
  • panth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • gatasya -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tuhya -
  • tuh -> tuhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tuh]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • trāse -
  • trāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhūtāni -
  • bhūtāni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūtāni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūtāni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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