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 75.26

नानाद्रुमं अशोकातिमुक्तचम्पकप्रियंगुशालानि ।
तिलकवकुलां कुलवकां पुंनागतालीसगहनानि ॥ २६ ॥

nānādrumaṃ aśokātimuktacampakapriyaṃguśālāni |
tilakavakulāṃ kulavakāṃ puṃnāgatālīsagahanāni || 26 ||

Walking over ground on which the green grass grew, and which was free of stones, grit, gravel and dust, and level and even, they came to a grove. (26)

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

Nanadruma, Ashoka, Ukta, Campaka, Priyangu, Shala, Shalani, Tilaka, Vakula, Kula, Vaka, Pumnaga, Talisa, Gahana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 75.26). 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: “nānādrumaṃ aśokātimuktacampakapriyaṃguśālāni
  • nānādrumam -
  • nānādruma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nānādruma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aśokāt -
  • aśoka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    aśoka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ukta -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • campaka -
  • campaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    campaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • priyaṅgu -
  • priyaṅgu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    priyaṅgu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    priyaṅgu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śālāni -
  • śālānī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    śāl (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • Line 2: “tilakavakulāṃ kulavakāṃ puṃnāgatālīsagahanāni
  • tilaka -
  • tilaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vakulām -
  • vakulā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kula -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vakām -
  • vakā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • puṃnāga -
  • puṃnāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tālīsa -
  • tālīsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tālīsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gahanāni -
  • gahana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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