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 75.46

या तत्र प्रजानन्ति मृदङ्गमालिंगसैन्धवां पणवां ।
एकादशीं च वीणां वादेन्ति वल्लकिगुणकां च ॥ ४६ ॥

yā tatra prajānanti mṛdaṅgamāliṃgasaindhavāṃ paṇavāṃ |
ekādaśīṃ ca vīṇāṃ vādenti vallakiguṇakāṃ ca || 46 ||

There was plentiful meat, the flesh of boars, fish, buffaloes, young goats and sheep, cock peacocks, pheasants, quails, labakas, francolin partridges, and cranes. (46)

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

Tatra, Praja, Anti, Mridanga, Alinga, Saindhava, Panava, Ekadashi, Vina, Vallaki, Gunaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 75.46). 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.

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  • mṛdaṅgam -
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  • āliṅga -
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  • saindhavā -
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  • Line 2: “ekādaśīṃ ca vīṇāṃ vādenti vallakiguṇakāṃ ca
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  • vallaki -
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    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • guṇakā -
  • guṇaka (noun, masculine)
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  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
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