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)

तेन राजन्त्वया धर्मे पालनीयाः प्रजाः शुभे ।
तद्दशाकुशलेभ्यश्च विनिवार्य त्वया सदा ॥ ७६ ॥ {७७}

tena rājantvayā dharme pālanīyāḥ prajāḥ śubhe |
taddaśākuśalebhyaśca vinivārya tvayā sadā || 76 || {77}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.76 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 (2.76). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tena, Aya, Dharma, Palaniya, Praja, Prajas, Shubha, Shubh, Tat, Dashakushala, Vinivarya, Tva, Yushmad, Sada, Sad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.76). 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: “tena rājantvayā dharme pālanīyāḥ prajāḥ śubhe
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • rājantva -
  • rāj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third plural]
  • ayā* -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • dharme -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pālanīyāḥ -
  • pālanīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pālanīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    pāl -> pālanīya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √pāl class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √pāl class 10 verb]
    pāl -> pālanīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √pāl class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √pāl class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √pāl class 10 verb]
    -> pālanīya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √], [vocative plural from √]
    -> pālanīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √], [vocative plural from √], [accusative plural from √]
  • prajāḥ -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    prajas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śubhe -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    śubh (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single]
  • Line 2: “taddaśākuśalebhyaśca vinivārya tvayā sadā
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • daśākuśalebhyaś -
  • daśākuśala (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    daśākuśala (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vinivārya -
  • vinivārya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vinivārya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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