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)

सर्वथाहं विनष्टो ऽस्मि कुलधर्मविनाशकः ।
किं परत्र प्रभोक्ष्यामि को मे पिण्डं प्रदास्यति ॥ ३५ ॥ {३५}

sarvathāhaṃ vinaṣṭo 'smi kuladharmavināśakaḥ |
kiṃ paratra prabhokṣyāmi ko me piṇḍaṃ pradāsyati || 35 || {35}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.35 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 (1.35). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sarvatha, Aha, Asmad, Vinashta, Kuladharma, Vinashaka, Kim, Paratra, Prabha, Prabhu, Ukshya, Amin, Kah, Pinda, Prada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.35). 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: “sarvathāhaṃ vinaṣṭo 'smi kuladharmavināśakaḥ
  • sarvathā -
  • sarvathā (indeclinable)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • vinaṣṭo' -
  • vinaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • kuladharma -
  • kuladharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vināśakaḥ -
  • vināśaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kiṃ paratra prabhokṣyāmi ko me piṇḍaṃ pradāsyati || 35 |
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • paratra -
  • paratra (indeclinable)
  • prabho -
  • prabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ukṣyā -
  • ukṣ -> ukṣya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ukṣ]
    ukṣ -> ukṣya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ukṣ class 1 verb]
    ukṣ -> ukṣya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ukṣ class 1 verb]
    ukṣ -> ukṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ukṣ class 1 verb]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative 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]
  • piṇḍam -
  • piṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    piṇḍā (noun, feminine)
  • pradā -
  • prada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pradā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asyati -
  • as (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 35
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