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 75.27

करीर चात्र कुसुमिता कुलत्थ करमर्द जीवकलता च ।
नवमालिका मृदुलता पाटलककरेणुकावारा ॥ २७ ॥

karīra cātra kusumitā kulattha karamarda jīvakalatā ca |
navamālikā mṛdulatā pāṭalakakareṇukāvārā || 27 ||

It was a grove of various trees, ashoka, atimukta, campaka, priyangu and sal trees, tilakas, vakulas, and kulavakas, and bushes of punnagas and talisas. (27)

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

Karira, Kusumita, Kulattha, Karamarda, Jivaka, Lata, Navamalika, Mridulata, Patalaka, Karenuka, Avara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 75.27). 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: “karīra cātra kusumitā kulattha karamarda jīvakalatā ca
  • karīra -
  • karīra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    karīra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cāt -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kusumitā -
  • kusumitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kulattha -
  • kulattha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karamarda -
  • karamarda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jīvaka -
  • jīvaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jīvaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • latā -
  • latā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “navamālikā mṛdulatā pāṭalakakareṇukāvārā
  • navamālikā* -
  • navamālikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mṛdulatā -
  • mṛdulatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāṭalaka -
  • pāṭalaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāṭalaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kareṇukā -
  • kareṇuka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kareṇukā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āvārā -
  • āvārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahavastu Verse 75.27

Cover of edition (1949)

The Mahavastu
by J. J. Jones (1949)

Translated from the Buddhist Sanskrit

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