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)

तदा तत्र न विद्येत कश्चित्त्राता दयान्वितः ।
धर्म एव तदा रक्षेत्तद्धर्मं साधयेच्छुभं ॥ १२६ ॥ {२६}

tadā tatra na vidyeta kaścittrātā dayānvitaḥ |
dharma eva tadā rakṣettaddharmaṃ sādhayecchubhaṃ || 126 || {26}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.126 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 (2.126). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Tatra, Kah, Cit, Trata, Dayanvita, Dharma, Eva, Taddharma, Shubha, Shubh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.126). 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: “tadā tatra na vidyeta kaścittrātā dayānvitaḥ
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyeta -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [optative passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [optative passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [optative passive third single]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • trātā* -
  • trāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    trātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    trai -> trāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √trai class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √trai class 1 verb]
    trai -> trātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √trai class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √trai class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √trai class 1 verb]
  • dayānvitaḥ -
  • dayānvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dharma eva tadā rakṣettaddharmaṃ sādhayecchubhaṃ
  • dharma* -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • rakṣet -
  • rakṣ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • taddharmam -
  • taddharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    taddharma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    taddharmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    taddharman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    taddharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • sādhayecch -
  • sidh (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • śubham -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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