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)

तत्र स्थितो ऽहमीक्षन्तां प्रेतीमेकां भयानकीं ।
दग्धस्थूणानिभां नग्नां पर्वतसन्निभोदरां ॥ ३० ॥ {३०}

tatra sthito 'hamīkṣantāṃ pretīmekāṃ bhayānakīṃ |
dagdhasthūṇānibhāṃ nagnāṃ parvatasannibhodarāṃ || 30 || {30}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.30 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 (4.30). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Sthita, Aha, Asmad, Preti, Eka, Bhaya, Kim, Dagdha, Sthuna, Bha, Nagna, Parvata, Sannibha, Udara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.30). 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: “tatra sthito 'hamīkṣantāṃ pretīmekāṃ bhayānakīṃ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sthito' -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • īkṣantām -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle third plural]
  • pretīm -
  • pretī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ekām -
  • ekā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhayān -
  • bhaya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kīm -
  • kīm (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “dagdhasthūṇānibhāṃ nagnāṃ parvatasannibhodarāṃ
  • dagdha -
  • dagdha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dagdha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthūṇāni -
  • sthūṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhām -
  • bhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single], [genitive plural]
  • nagnām -
  • nagnā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • parvata -
  • parvata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parvata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parv (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • sannibho -
  • sannibha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sannibha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sannibhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udarā -
  • udara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
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