Ratnamalavadana [sanskrit]

83,177 words | ISBN-10: 8172702957 | ISBN-13: 9788172702953

The Sanskrit edition of the Ratnamalavadana: a collection of Buddhist stories (avadana) belonging to the Mahayana tradition. Literally, “a garland of precious gems” or “a collection of edifying tales”, these 38 stories revolve around king Ashoka and the monk Upagupta. Original titles: Ratnamālāvadāna (रत्नमालावदान), Ratnamālā-āvadāna (रत्नमाला-आवदान, Ratnamala-avadana)

श्रवस्त्यां जेतकारण्ये महोद्याने मनोरमे ।
अनाथपिण्डदाख्यस्य गृहस्थस्य महात्मनः ॥ ८ ॥ {७}

śravastyāṃ jetakāraṇye mahodyāne manorame |
anāthapiṇḍadākhyasya gṛhasthasya mahātmanaḥ || 8 || {7}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.8 is contained in the book Ratnamalavadana by Prof. Ramesh Kumar Dwivedi. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shrava, Shravas, Sya, Jeta, Karani, Mah, Maha, Udyana, Manorama, Anathapindada, Akhya, Grihastha, Mahatman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.8). 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: “śravastyāṃ jetakāraṇye mahodyāne manorame
  • śravas -
  • śravas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śravas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śrava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śru (verb class 5)
    [injunctive active second single]
  • tyām -
  • syā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jeta -
  • jeta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jeta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāraṇye -
  • kāraṇī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • maho -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • udyāne -
  • udyāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • manorame -
  • manorama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    manorama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    manoramā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “anāthapiṇḍadākhyasya gṛhasthasya mahātmanaḥ
  • anāthapiṇḍadā -
  • anāthapiṇḍada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ākhyasya -
  • ākhya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ākhya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • gṛhasthasya -
  • gṛhastha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gṛhastha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • mahātmanaḥ -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
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