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)

तं दृष्ट्वा विस्मिताः सर्वे श्रोतुमिछन्ति सज्जनाः ।
तदत्र भगवाञ्छास्ता ह्येसां धर्माभिकांक्षिणां ॥ २३१ ॥ {२१}

taṃ dṛṣṭvā vismitāḥ sarve śrotumichanti sajjanāḥ |
tadatra bhagavāñchāstā hyesāṃ dharmābhikāṃkṣiṇāṃ || 231 || {21}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.231 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 (1.231). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vismita, Sarva, Michat, Michanti, Sajjana, Tada, Tra, Bhagavat, Dharma, Dharman, Abhikankshin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.231). 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: “taṃ dṛṣṭvā vismitāḥ sarve śrotumichanti sajjanāḥ
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • vismitāḥ -
  • vismita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vismitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śrotu -
  • śrotu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • michanti -
  • mich -> michat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √mich class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mich class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √mich class 6 verb]
    mich -> michantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √mich class 6 verb]
    mich (verb class 6)
    [present active third plural]
  • sajjanāḥ -
  • sajjana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sajjanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tadatra bhagavāñchāstā hyesāṃ dharmābhikāṃkṣiṇāṃ || 231 |
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tra -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhagavāñch -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāstā* -
  • Cannot analyse hyesām*dh
  • dharmā -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhikāṅkṣiṇām -
  • abhikāṅkṣin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    abhikāṅkṣin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Cannot analyse 231
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