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 64.462

अन्धो अचक्षुको भोति दुःखितो अपरायणो ।
उत्पीडां बोधिसत्वानां यः करोति अविद्दसु ॥ ४६२ ॥

andho acakṣuko bhoti duḥkhito aparāyaṇo |
utpīḍāṃ bodhisatvānāṃ yaḥ karoti aviddasu || 462 ||

He becomes blind and sightless, wretched and helpless, who in his folly maltreats Bodhisattvas. (462)

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

Andhu, Shu, Kah, Bha, Bhu, Apara, Anu, Utpida, Bodhin, Satvat, Yah, Karoti, Vid, Vidh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.462). 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: “andho acakṣuko bhoti duḥkhito aparāyaṇo
  • andho -
  • andhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • acak -
  • cakṣ (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single], [imperfect active third single]
  • ṣu -
  • ṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ṣū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, 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]
  • duḥkhito -
  • aparā -
  • aparā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ya -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • aṇo -
  • aṇu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “utpīḍāṃ bodhisatvānāṃ yaḥ karoti aviddasu
  • utpīḍā -
  • utpīḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • satvān -
  • satvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vid -
  • vid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidh (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vidh (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • da -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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