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 64.355

सो सो महाधनो भवति यो एवं प्रतिपद्यति ।
प्रतिपत्तीय संपन्नो स खु भिक्षु महाधनो ॥ ३५५ ॥

so so mahādhano bhavati yo evaṃ pratipadyati |
pratipattīya saṃpanno sa khu bhikṣu mahādhano || 355 ||

Very rich does he become who thus pursues his way; following this course of conduct even a monk is very rich. (355)

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

Sah, Mahadhana, Bhavati, Bhavat, Bhavant, Evam, Eva, Pratipad, Pratipadi, Pratipadya, Ati, Pratipatti, Bhikshu, Mah, Maha, Dhanu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.355). 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: “so so mahādhano bhavati yo evaṃ pratipadyati
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
  • so* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahādhano* -
  • mahādhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • yo -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • pratipadya -
  • pratipadī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratipadya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratipadya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratipad (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [locative single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
    ati (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “pratipattīya saṃpanno sa khu bhikṣu mahādhano
  • pratipattī -
  • pratipatti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • sampanno -
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse khu*bh
  • bhikṣu -
  • bhikṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhikṣu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mahā -
  • mahat (noun, masculine)
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhano -
  • dhanu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    dhanu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
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