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)

यमेवालंव्य जीवामि स यदि नागमिष्यति ।
किमेव जीवितेनापि केवलदुःखभाविना ॥ १३२ ॥ {३०}

yamevālaṃvya jīvāmi sa yadi nāgamiṣyati |
kimeva jīvitenāpi kevaladuḥkhabhāvinā || 132 || {30}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 3.132 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 (3.132). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yama, Vala, Vya, Yadi, Yad, Naga, Ishyat, Kimi, Jivita, Api, Kevala, Duhkha, Bhavin, Bhavi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 3.132). 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: “yamevālaṃvya jīvāmi sa yadi nāgamiṣyati
  • yame -
  • yamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vālaṃ -
  • vāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vya -
  • vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jīvāmi -
  • jīv (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • nāgam -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nāgā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • iṣyati -
  • iṣ -> iṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √iṣ class 4 verb]
    iṣ -> iṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √iṣ class 4 verb]
    iṣ (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “kimeva jīvitenāpi kevaladuḥkhabhāvinā
  • kime -
  • kimi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kimi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jīvitenā -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kevala -
  • kevala (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    kevala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kevala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • duḥkha -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāvinā -
  • bhāvin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhāvin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhāvī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
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