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)

कुत्रात्र शरणं यास्ये ह्यपुत्रो ऽहं कुलान्तकः ।
तन्मे स्यात्को ऽत्र सन्मित्रं संकटे यः समुद्धरेत् ॥ ३३ ॥ {३३}

kutrātra śaraṇaṃ yāsye hyaputro 'haṃ kulāntakaḥ |
tanme syātko 'tra sanmitraṃ saṃkaṭe yaḥ samuddharet || 33 || {33}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.33 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 (1.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kutra, Atra, Sharana, Yasya, Aputra, Aha, Asmad, Kula, Kah, Syat, Sya, Sanmitra, Sankata, Yah, Samud,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.33). 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: “kutrātra śaraṇaṃ yāsye hyaputro 'haṃ kulāntakaḥ
  • kutrā -
  • kutra (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yāsye -
  • yas -> yāsya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √yas class 4 verb]
    yas -> yāsya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √yas class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √yas class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √yas class 4 verb], [locative single from √yas class 4 verb]
    yas -> yāsyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √yas class 4 verb], [vocative single from √yas class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √yas class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √yas class 4 verb]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • aputro' -
  • aputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • kulān -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tanme syātko 'tra sanmitraṃ saṃkaṭe yaḥ samuddharet
  • tanme -
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sanmitram -
  • sanmitra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saṅkaṭe -
  • saṅkaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saṅkaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    saṅkaṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samuddh -
  • samud (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    samud (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • haret -
  • hṛ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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