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 75.48

विश्वस्ता च तां ज्ञात्वा उद्यानवराणि संप्रदर्शेन्ति ।
रत्नां च सुप्रभूतां शय्यासनभोजनविधानं ॥ ४८ ॥

viśvastā ca tāṃ jñātvā udyānavarāṇi saṃpradarśenti |
ratnāṃ ca suprabhūtāṃ śayyāsanabhojanavidhānaṃ || 48 ||

When the Sirens saw that the merchants were cheered up, they showed them their fair parks, their rich stores of precious stones, and their wealth of beds, couches and food. (48)

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

Vishvasta, Udyana, Vara, Ratna, Suprabhuta, Shayyasana, Bhojana, Vidhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 75.48). 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: “viśvastā ca tāṃ jñātvā udyānavarāṇi saṃpradarśenti
  • viśvastā -
  • viśvastā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jñātvā -
  • jñā -> jñātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jñā]
    jñā -> jñātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jñā]
  • udyāna -
  • udyāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varāṇi -
  • vara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • Cannot analyse sampradarśenti
  • Line 2: “ratnāṃ ca suprabhūtāṃ śayyāsanabhojanavidhānaṃ
  • ratnām -
  • ratnā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • suprabhūtā -
  • suprabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suprabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śayyāsana -
  • śayyāsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhojana -
  • bhojana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhojana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhānam -
  • vidhāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vidhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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