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)

भवन्तः श्रूयतां सर्वैर्मम दुःखस्य कारणं ।
यदद्यापि न मे पुत्रः पुत्री वापि न विद्यते ॥ ३९ ॥ {३९}

bhavantaḥ śrūyatāṃ sarvairmama duḥkhasya kāraṇaṃ |
yadadyāpi na me putraḥ putrī vāpi na vidyate || 39 || {39}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.39 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 (1.39). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhavanta, Bhavat, Bhavant, Sarva, Asmad, Duhkha, Karana, Yat, Yad, Adyapi, Putra, Putri, Putrin, Vapi, Vapin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.39). 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: “bhavantaḥ śrūyatāṃ sarvairmama duḥkhasya kāraṇaṃ
  • bhavantaḥ -
  • bhavanta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • śrūyatām -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative passive third single]
  • sarvair -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • duḥkhasya -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “yadadyāpi na me putraḥ putrī vāpi na vidyate
  • yad -
  • 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]
  • adyāpi -
  • adyāpi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [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]
  • vāpi -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative 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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