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)

जलाश्रयवनारामचत्वरमण्डपालयान् ।
सूर्यादींश्च ग्रहान् सर्वा भैरवाद्याश्च मातृकाः ॥ ५८ ॥ {५८}

jalāśrayavanārāmacatvaramaṇḍapālayān |
sūryādīṃśca grahān sarvā bhairavādyāśca mātṛkāḥ || 58 || {58}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.58 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 (1.58). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Jalashraya, Vana, Arama, Catvara, Anda, Surya, Graha, Saru, Sarva, Bhairava, Matrika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.58). 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: “jalāśrayavanārāmacatvaramaṇḍapālayān
  • jalāśraya -
  • jalāśraya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vanā -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    van (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arāma -
  • arāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • catvaram -
  • catvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aṇḍa -
  • aṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pālayā -
  • pāl (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
    (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ān -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “sūryādīṃśca grahān sarvā bhairavādyāśca mātṛkāḥ
  • sūryād -
  • sūrya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sūrya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sūr -> sūrya (participle, masculine)
    [ablative single from √sūr class 4 verb], [ablative single from √sūr class 10 verb]
    sūr -> sūrya (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √sūr class 4 verb], [ablative single from √sūr class 10 verb]
  • īṃś -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • grahān -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • sarvā* -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhairavād -
  • bhairava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    bhairava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yāś -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mātṛkāḥ -
  • mātṛka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mātṛkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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