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)

इत्येवं प्रार्थिते तेन राज्ञा लोकहितार्थिना ।
संबुद्धो भगवांश्चैवं स्वाशीर्वचनमब्रवीत् ॥ १८९ ॥ {९१}

ityevaṃ prārthite tena rājñā lokahitārthinā |
saṃbuddho bhagavāṃścaivaṃ svāśīrvacanamabravīt || 189 || {91}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.189 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 (2.189). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Itya, Evam, Eva, Prarthita, Tad, Tena, Rajan, Lokahita, Arthin, Arthi, Sambuddha, Bhagavat, Svashir, Svashis, Vacana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 2.189). 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: “ityevaṃ prārthite tena rājñā lokahitārthinā
  • itye -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √i class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √i class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √i class 2 verb], [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ityā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √i class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √i class 2 verb]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prārthite -
  • prārthita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prārthita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prārthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • rājñā -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • lokahitā -
  • lokahita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lokahita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lokahitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthinā -
  • arthin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    arthin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    arthī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “saṃbuddho bhagavāṃścaivaṃ svāśīrvacanamabravīt
  • sambuddho* -
  • sambuddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhagavāṃś -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • svāśīr -
  • svāśis (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    svāśir (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    svāśir (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
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