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)

तद्दुर्भिक्षविनाशाय सुवृष्टिं चारय द्रुतं ।
सर्वसत्वहितार्थाय सद्धर्मं च समादिश ॥ १८८ ॥ {९०}

taddurbhikṣavināśāya suvṛṣṭiṃ cāraya drutaṃ |
sarvasatvahitārthāya saddharmaṃ ca samādiśa || 188 || {90}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.188 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 (2.188). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Durbhiksha, Vinasha, Suvrishti, Drutam, Druta, Sarvasatva, Hita, Artha, Saddharma, Sama, Disha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.188). 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: “taddurbhikṣavināśāya suvṛṣṭiṃ cāraya drutaṃ
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • durbhikṣa -
  • durbhikṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vināśāya -
  • vināśa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • suvṛṣṭim -
  • suvṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • cāraya -
  • car (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • drutam -
  • drutam (indeclinable)
    druta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    druta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    drutā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “sarvasatvahitārthāya saddharmaṃ ca samādiśa
  • sarvasatva -
  • sarvasatva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvasatva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hitā -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • arthāya -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • saddharmam -
  • saddharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samā -
  • samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    samā (Preverb)
  • diśa -
  • diśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diś (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
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