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)

इति तेनोपगुप्तेन भाषितं तत्सुभाषितं ।
श्रुत्वाशोको नरेन्द्रो ऽसौ मुमोद सह पार्षदैः ॥ २५२ ॥ {५०}

iti tenopaguptena bhāṣitaṃ tatsubhāṣitaṃ |
śrutvāśoko narendro 'sau mumoda saha pārṣadaiḥ || 252 || {50}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 3.252 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 (3.252). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Tad, Tena, Upagupta, Bhashita, Tat, Subhashita, Ashoka, Narendra, Asi, Asu, Adah, Saha, Parshada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 3.252). 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: “iti tenopaguptena bhāṣitaṃ tatsubhāṣitaṃ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • teno -
  • 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]
  • upaguptena -
  • upagupta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    upagupta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhāṣitam -
  • bhāṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhāṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • subhāṣitam -
  • subhāṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    subhāṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    subhāṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “śrutvāśoko narendro 'sau mumoda saha pārṣadaiḥ
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • aśoko* -
  • aśoka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śuk (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • narendro' -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mumoda -
  • mud (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pārṣadaiḥ -
  • pārṣada (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pārṣada (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
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