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)

तदाहं किं करिष्यामि यमदूतैरधिष्ठिते ।
दृष्ट्वा तां भीषणां क्रूरान्पतिष्यामि विमोहितः ॥ १२५ ॥ {२५}

tadāhaṃ kiṃ kariṣyāmi yamadūtairadhiṣṭhite |
dṛṣṭvā tāṃ bhīṣaṇāṃ krūrānpatiṣyāmi vimohitaḥ || 125 || {25}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.125 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 (2.125). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Aha, Asmad, Kim, Yamaduta, Adhishthita, Bhishana, Krura, Vimohita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tadāhaṃ kiṃ kariṣyāmi yamadūtairadhiṣṭhite
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kariṣyāmi -
  • kṛ (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [future active first single]
    kṝ (verb class 5)
    [future active first single]
    kṝ (verb class 9)
    [future active first single]
  • yamadūtair -
  • yamadūta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • adhiṣṭhite -
  • adhiṣṭhita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adhiṣṭhita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    adhiṣṭhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭvā tāṃ bhīṣaṇāṃ krūrānpatiṣyāmi vimohitaḥ
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhīṣaṇām -
  • bhīṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • krūrān -
  • krūra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • patiṣyāmi -
  • pat (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • vimohitaḥ -
  • vimohita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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