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)

सर्वे ऽपि लोकपालाश्च मुनयश्च महर्षयः ।
ब्राह्मणाः क्षत्रियाश्चापि वैश्याश्च मंत्रिणो जनाः ॥ १६ ॥ {१५}

sarve 'pi lokapālāśca munayaśca maharṣayaḥ |
brāhmaṇāḥ kṣatriyāścāpi vaiśyāśca maṃtriṇo janāḥ || 16 || {15}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.16 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 (1.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sarva, Api, Lokapala, Muni, Munaya, Maharshi, Brahmana, Kshatriya, Capin, Vaishya, Mantrin, Mantri, Jana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.16). 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: “sarve 'pi lokapālāśca munayaśca maharṣayaḥ
  • sarve' -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • lokapālāś -
  • lokapāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    lokapālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • munayaś -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    munaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • maharṣayaḥ -
  • maharṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “brāhmaṇāḥ kṣatriyāścāpi vaiśyāśca maṃtriṇo janāḥ
  • brāhmaṇāḥ -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kṣatriyāś -
  • kṣatriya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṣatriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vaiśyāś -
  • vaiśya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vaiśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mantriṇo* -
  • mantrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mantrin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mantrī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • janāḥ -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    janā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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