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)

यद्भवान्पुरुसः प्राढ्यः सार्थवाहो वणिक्प्रभुः ।
सदा भोग्यानि भुक्त्वैव स्थित्वा नैवं प्रशोभति ॥ ३८ ॥ {३७}

yadbhavānpurusaḥ prāḍhyaḥ sārthavāho vaṇikprabhuḥ |
sadā bhogyāni bhuktvaiva sthitvā naivaṃ praśobhati || 38 || {37}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 3.38 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:

Buy now! English translation by Prof. Ramesh Kumar Dwivedi (2005)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (3.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yat, Yad, Bhava, Bhavant, Puru, Sah, Pra, Adhya, Sarthavaha, Vanij, Prabhu, Sada, Bhogya, Bhuktva, Sthitva, Nri, Evam, Eva, Shobhat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 3.38). 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: “yadbhavānpurusaḥ prāḍhyaḥ sārthavāho vaṇikprabhuḥ
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puru -
  • puru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    puru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    purū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    purū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    purū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āḍhyaḥ -
  • āḍhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sārthavāho* -
  • sārthavāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vaṇik -
  • vaṇij (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sadā bhogyāni bhuktvaiva sthitvā naivaṃ praśobhati
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhogyāni -
  • bhogya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhuktvai -
  • bhuktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sthitvā -
  • sthitvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sthā -> sthitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sthā]
  • nai -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [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]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • śobhati -
  • śubh -> śobhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √śubh class 1 verb]
    śubh -> śobhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √śubh class 1 verb]
    śubh (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
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