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)

यदयं सार्थभृन्नन्दो मम धर्माभिसंरतः ।
अस्य पुण्यविपाकेन बोधिचित्तं समाप्नुयात् ॥ २३७ ॥ {२७}

yadayaṃ sārthabhṛnnando mama dharmābhisaṃrataḥ |
asya puṇyavipākena bodhicittaṃ samāpnuyāt || 237 || {27}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.237 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 (1.237). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yat, Yad, Aya, Idam, Sarthabhrit, Nanda, Asmad, Punya, Vipaka, Bodhicitta, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 1.237). 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: “yadayaṃ sārthabhṛnnando mama dharmābhisaṃrataḥ
  • 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]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sārthabhṛn -
  • sārthabhṛt (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • nando* -
  • nanda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • Cannot analyse dharmābhisaṃrataḥ
  • Line 2: “asya puṇyavipākena bodhicittaṃ samāpnuyāt
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • puṇya -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇ -> puṇya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √puṇ]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • vipākena -
  • vipāka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vipāka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bodhicittam -
  • bodhicitta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bodhicitta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    samā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • āpnuyāt -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [optative active third single]
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