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)

सर्वदैतदृणैर्बद्धः सर्वथा प्रतिबंधितः ।
कर्मभिः प्रेर्यमाणो ऽहं यास्यामि नरकान्ध्रुवं ॥ १२४ ॥ {२४}

sarvadaitadṛṇairbaddhaḥ sarvathā pratibaṃdhitaḥ |
karmabhiḥ preryamāṇo 'haṃ yāsyāmi narakāndhruvaṃ || 124 || {24}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.124 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 (2.124). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sarvada, Etad, Rina, Baddha, Sarvatha, Pratibandhin, Tas, Karman, Pra, Iryamana, Aha, Asmad, Naraka, Dhruvam, Dhruva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.124). 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: “sarvadaitadṛṇairbaddhaḥ sarvathā pratibaṃdhitaḥ
  • sarvadai -
  • sarvadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarvada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ṛṇair -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • baddhaḥ -
  • baddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvathā -
  • sarvathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pratibandhi -
  • pratibandhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratibandhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratibandhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “karmabhiḥ preryamāṇo 'haṃ yāsyāmi narakāndhruvaṃ
  • karmabhiḥ -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pre -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iryamāṇo' -
  • ir -> iryamāṇa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ir class 6 verb]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • yāsyāmi -
  • (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
  • narakān -
  • naraka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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