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)

तस्मिंश्च समये तत्र श्रावस्त्यां सन्महाजनः ।
आढ्यः श्रेष्ठी महाभोगो विस्तीर्णसुपरिग्रहः ॥ २४ ॥ {२३}

tasmiṃśca samaye tatra śrāvastyāṃ sanmahājanaḥ |
āḍhyaḥ śreṣṭhī mahābhogo vistīrṇasuparigrahaḥ || 24 || {23}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.24 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 (1.24). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Samaye, Samaya, Tatra, Shravasti, Sat, Sad, Mahajana, Adhya, Shreshthin, Mahabhoga, Vistirna, Parigraha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.24). 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: “tasmiṃśca samaye tatra śrāvastyāṃ sanmahājanaḥ
  • tasmiṃś -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samaye -
  • samaye (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    samaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    samayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sam (verb class 10)
    [present middle first single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śrāvastyām -
  • śrāvastī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • san -
  • sat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mahājanaḥ -
  • mahājana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “āḍhyaḥ śreṣṭhī mahābhogo vistīrṇasuparigrahaḥ
  • āḍhyaḥ -
  • āḍhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śreṣṭhī -
  • śreṣṭhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahābhogo* -
  • mahābhoga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vistīrṇa -
  • vistīrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vistīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • parigrahaḥ -
  • parigraha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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