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)

ततः पुरे च मार्गेषु शोधयित्वा समंततः ।
सुगंधिजलसंसिक्तमकारयन्महीतलं ॥ १५९ ॥ {६१}

tataḥ pure ca mārgeṣu śodhayitvā samaṃtataḥ |
sugaṃdhijalasaṃsiktamakārayanmahītalaṃ || 159 || {61}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.159 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 (2.159). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Pur, Pura, Puri, Marga, Samantatah, Samantatas, Sugandhi, Sugandhin, Jala, Samsikta, Mahitala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.159). 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: “tataḥ pure ca mārgeṣu śodhayitvā samaṃtataḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • pure -
  • pur (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    puri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    pur (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mārgeṣu -
  • mārga (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    mārga (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • śodhayitvā -
  • śudh -> śodhayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śudh]
  • samantataḥ -
  • samantataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    samantatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sugaṃdhijalasaṃsiktamakārayanmahītalaṃ
  • sugandhi -
  • sugandhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sugandhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sugandhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sugandhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sugandhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sugandhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jala -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jal (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • saṃsiktam -
  • saṃsikta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsikta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsiktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • akārayan -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active third single], [imperfect active third plural]
  • mahītalam -
  • mahītala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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