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 64.444

यत्र सो जायते गेहे पुण्यतेजेन तेजितो ।
तं कुलं सत्कृतो भोति राष्ट्रेण निगमेन च ॥ ४४४ ॥

yatra so jāyate gehe puṇyatejena tejito |
taṃ kulaṃ satkṛto bhoti rāṣṭreṇa nigamena ca || 444 ||

Whatever household he, glorious with the glory of merit, is born in, that family becomes honoured in kingdom and town. (444)

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

Yatra, Sah, Jayat, Geha, Punyata, Tad, Yushmad, Jit, Kula, Satkrita, Bha, Bhu, Rashtra, Nigama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.444). 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: “yatra so jāyate gehe puṇyatejena tejito
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • so* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
  • gehe -
  • geha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gehā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • puṇyate -
  • puṇyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    puṇ (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
  • jena -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • jit -
  • jit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • o -
  • o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “taṃ kulaṃ satkṛto bhoti rāṣṭreṇa nigamena ca
  • 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]
  • kulam -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • satkṛto* -
  • satkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • rāṣṭreṇa -
  • rāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nigamena -
  • nigama (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nigama (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
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