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 64.523

विशिष्टरूपं लभते क्षणांश् च कुले च श्रेष्ठे भवतीश्वरश् च ।
परिवारस् तस्य भवति अभेद्यो पुरस्कृतश् च भवति जनेन ॥ ५२३ ॥

viśiṣṭarūpaṃ labhate kṣaṇāṃś ca kule ca śreṣṭhe bhavatīśvaraś ca |
parivāras tasya bhavati abhedyo puraskṛtaś ca bhavati janena || 523 ||

He wins pre-eminent beauty and the opportune times, and becomes a lord in the foremost family. His following becomes loyal, and he is honoured of men. (523)

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

Vishishta, Rupa, Labhat, Kshana, Kula, Kuli, Shreshtha, Bhavati, Bhavat, Bhavant, Ishvara, Parivara, Tad, Puraskrita, Jana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 64.523). 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: “viśiṣṭarūpaṃ labhate kṣaṇāṃś ca kule ca śreṣṭhe bhavatīśvaraś ca
  • viśiṣṭa -
  • viśiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viśiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpam -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • labhate -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • kṣaṇāṃś -
  • kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kule -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuli (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kuli (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṣṭhe -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhavatī -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • iśvaraś -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “parivāras tasya bhavati abhedyo puraskṛtaś ca bhavati janena
  • parivāras -
  • parivāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second 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]
  • abhedyo -
  • puraskṛtaś -
  • puraskṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
  • janena -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    jana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
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