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 64.440

मालाविहारं कृत्वान लोकनाथस्य धातुषु ।
अभेद्यपरिवारेण राजा भोति महर्द्धिको ॥ ४४० ॥

mālāvihāraṃ kṛtvāna lokanāthasya dhātuṣu |
abhedyaparivāreṇa rājā bhoti maharddhiko || 440 ||

Having made a booth of festoons over the relics of the Saviour of the world he becomes a powerful king with a loyal retinue. (440)

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

Mala, Mali, Malu, Iha, Aram, Ara, Kritva, Kritvan, Ana, Lokanatha, Dhatu, Abhedya, Parivara, Raja, Bha, Bhu, Maharddhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.440). 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: “mālāvihāraṃ kṛtvāna lokanāthasya dhātuṣu
  • mālāvi -
  • māla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    māli (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    māli (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    mālu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    mālu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ihā -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aram -
  • aram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kṛtvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
  • ana -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lokanāthasya -
  • lokanātha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    lokanātha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • dhātuṣu -
  • dhātu (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    dhātu (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    dhātu (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • Line 2: “abhedyaparivāreṇa rājā bhoti maharddhiko
  • abhedya -
  • abhedya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhedya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parivāreṇa -
  • parivāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bho -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ūti -
  • ūti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ūti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • maharddhi -
  • maharddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maharddhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maharddhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ko -
  • ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
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