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 87.92

पुष्यं चाहं समापन्नो संहृष्टो प्रांजलीकृतो ।
नमस्यमानो अस्थासि बोधिं प्रार्थेन्तो नुत्तरां ॥ ९२ ॥

puṣyaṃ cāhaṃ samāpanno saṃhṛṣṭo prāṃjalīkṛto |
namasyamāno asthāsi bodhiṃ prārthento nuttarāṃ || 92 ||

“Whilst I was questing after the supreme enlightenment and had attained the Path, with rapture and reverence I stood worshipping Pushya. (92)

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

Pushya, Aha, Asmad, Pranjali, Krit, Namasya, Anu, Astha, Asi, Bodhi, Prartha, Nutta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahavastu Verse 87.92). 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: “puṣyaṃ cāhaṃ samāpanno saṃhṛṣṭo prāṃjalīkṛto
  • puṣyam -
  • puṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṣyā (noun, feminine)
    pus -> puṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pus class 10 verb]
    pus -> puṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pus class 10 verb], [accusative single from √pus class 10 verb]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • samāpanno -
  • saṃhṛṣṭo -
  • prāñjalī -
  • prāñjalī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    prāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṛt -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • o -
  • o (noun, masculine)
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “namasyamāno asthāsi bodhiṃ prārthento nuttarāṃ
  • namasyam -
  • namasya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    namasya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    namasyā (noun, feminine)
  • āno -
  • ānu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ānu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • asthā -
  • asthā (indeclinable)
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • bodhim -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prārthe -
  • prārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    prārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prārthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īnto -
  • nutta -
  • nutta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nutta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nud -> nutta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √nud class 6 verb]
    nud -> nutta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √nud class 6 verb]
  • rām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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