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 64.126

द्वात्रिंशतीहि स्फुटो लक्षणेहि विरोचे कायं तव सत्वसार ।
सोभासि राज्ये स्थितो अप्रमत्तो प्रशासि सत्वां पितरो व पुत्रां ॥ १२६ ॥

dvātriṃśatīhi sphuṭo lakṣaṇehi viroce kāyaṃ tava satvasāra |
sobhāsi rājye sthito apramatto praśāsi satvāṃ pitaro va putrāṃ || 126 ||

“O Choicest Being, thy body covered with the thirty-two marks glitters. Abiding diligent on thy throne thou shalt shine and ruleas fathers over their sons. (126)

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

Dvatrimshat, Dvatrimshati, Sphuta, Lakshana, Vira, Kaya, Yushmad, Satvan, Sara, Sobha, Asi, Rajya, Prasha, Pitri, Putra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.126). 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: “dvātriṃśatīhi sphuṭo lakṣaṇehi viroce kāyaṃ tava satvasāra
  • dvātriṃśatī -
  • dvātriṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dvātriṃśat (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sphuṭo* -
  • sphuṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lakṣaṇe -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • viro -
  • vira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vira (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    virā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūce -
  • kāyam -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • satva -
  • satvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    satvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sāra -
  • sāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “sobhāsi rājye sthito apramatto praśāsi satvāṃ pitaro va putrāṃ
  • sobhā -
  • sobha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    subh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • rājye -
  • rājya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rājyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative single from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    rāj (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • sthito -
  • apramatto -
  • praśā -
  • praśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • satvā -
  • satvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    satvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • pitaro* -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrām -
  • putrā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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