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)

अहो दैवान्न मे पुत्रः पुत्री वाद्यापि नास्ति यत् ।
तन्मे स्युः संपदो व्यर्थायासां भोक्ता न विद्यते ॥ २९ ॥ {२९!}

aho daivānna me putraḥ putrī vādyāpi nāsti yat |
tanme syuḥ saṃpado vyarthāyāsāṃ bhoktā na vidyate || 29 || {29!}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.29 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 (1.29). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ahan, Daiva, Asmad, Putra, Putri, Putrin, Vadi, Vadin, Vadya, Api, Nasti, Yat, Yad, Sampad, Sampada, Vyartha, Bhoktri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.29). 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: “aho daivānna me putraḥ putrī vādyāpi nāsti yat
  • aho* -
  • ahan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ahar (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    has (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single]
  • daivānn -
  • daiva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • putraḥ -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • putrī -
  • putrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    putrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vādyā -
  • vādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    vādin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    vādin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vad -> vādya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √vad]
    vad -> vādya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √vad]
    vad -> vādya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vad]
    vādī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    vādī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    vādī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vādyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vad -> vādya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vad]
    vad -> vādya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vad]
    vad -> vādyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √vad class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vad]
  • āpi -
  • āpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nāsti -
  • nāsti (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tanme syuḥ saṃpado vyarthāyāsāṃ bhoktā na vidyate
  • tanme -
  • syuḥ -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third plural]
  • sampado* -
  • sampad (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sampada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vyarthāyā -
  • vyartha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vyartha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • asām -
  • (verb class 4)
    [aorist active first single]
  • bhoktā -
  • bhoktṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhuj (verb class 6)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    bhuj (verb class 6)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    bhuj (verb class 7)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third single]
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