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)

भार्यया सह भक्त्या च देवतायाचनां कुरु ।
ततो रक्तैः प्रियां भार्यामृतुस्नातां प्रकामतः ॥ ५४ ॥ {५४}

bhāryayā saha bhaktyā ca devatāyācanāṃ kuru |
tato raktaiḥ priyāṃ bhāryāmṛtusnātāṃ prakāmataḥ || 54 || {54}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.54 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 (1.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bharya, Saha, Bhaktya, Bhakti, Devata, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Rakta, Pri, Priya, Ritusnata, Prakamatah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.54). 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: “bhāryayā saha bhaktyā ca devatāyācanāṃ kuru
  • bhāryayā -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √bhṛ]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhaktyā -
  • bhaktyā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devatāyā -
  • devata (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    devata (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • ācan -
  • ac (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
    añc (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kuru -
  • kuru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kuru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “tato raktaiḥ priyāṃ bhāryāmṛtusnātāṃ prakāmataḥ
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • raktaiḥ -
  • rakta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    rakta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    rag -> rakta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √rag class 1 verb]
    rag -> rakta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √rag class 1 verb]
    raj -> rakta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √raj class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √raj class 4 verb]
    raj -> rakta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √raj class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √raj class 4 verb]
    rañj -> rakta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √rañj class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √rañj class 4 verb]
    rañj -> rakta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √rañj class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √rañj class 4 verb]
  • priyām -
  • prī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural], [locative single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural], [locative single]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhāryām -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √bhṛ]
  • ṛtusnātām -
  • ṛtusnātā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prakāmataḥ -
  • prakāmataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
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