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)

भदन्त श्रोतुमिछामि पुनरन्यत्सुभाषितं ।
यथा मे गुरुणा प्रोक्तं तथा वक्तुं समर्हसि ॥ २ ॥ {२}

bhadanta śrotumichāmi punaranyatsubhāṣitaṃ |
yathā me guruṇā proktaṃ tathā vaktuṃ samarhasi || 2 || {2}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.2 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 (4.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhadanta, Punar, Ani, Anya, Bhashita, Yatha, Asmad, Guru, Prokta, Tatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.2). 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: “bhadanta śrotumichāmi punaranyatsubhāṣitaṃ
  • bhadanta -
  • bhadanta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śrotu -
  • śrotu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • michāmi -
  • mich (verb class 6)
    [present active first single]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • anya -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
  • atsu -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • bhāṣitam -
  • bhāṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhāṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “yathā me guruṇā proktaṃ tathā vaktuṃ samarhasi
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • guruṇā -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    guru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    gurū (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • vaktum -
  • vac -> vaktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vac]
    vac -> vaktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vac]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
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