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 64.122

रूपेन त्वं असदृशो पुण्यवन्तो वर्णेन तुह्यं सदृशो न प्राप्तो ।
सुसंप्रजानो मरुपूजनीयो लोकैकवीरो स्थितो वृक्षमूले ॥ १२२ ॥

rūpena tvaṃ asadṛśo puṇyavanto varṇena tuhyaṃ sadṛśo na prāpto |
susaṃprajāno marupūjanīyo lokaikavīro sthito vṛkṣamūle || 122 ||

“Thou art without a peer in beauty, Virtuous One; none equal to thee in beauty can be found. Mindful, worshipped by devas, the pre-eminent hero in the world, thou standest at the foot of the tree. (122)

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

Rupa, Ina, Tva, Yushmad, Punyavat, Varna, Sadrish, Sadrisha, Pra, Aptu, Susa, Maru, Pujaniya, Loka, Sthita, Vrikshamula,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.122). 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: “rūpena tvaṃ asadṛśo puṇyavanto varṇena tuhyaṃ sadṛśo na prāpto
  • rūpe -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rūpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • asadṛśo -
  • puṇyavanto* -
  • puṇyavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • varṇena -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tuhya -
  • tuh -> tuhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tuh]
    tu (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sadṛśo* -
  • sadṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sadṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sadṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apto -
  • aptu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    aptu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “susaṃprajāno marupūjanīyo lokaikavīro sthito vṛkṣamūle
  • susam -
  • susa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    susa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prajāno -
  • maru -
  • maru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    marū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    marū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    marū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pūjanīyo* -
  • pūjanīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjanīya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • lokai -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • ekavīro -
  • sthito* -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • vṛkṣamūle -
  • vṛkṣamūla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Verse 64.122

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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