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)

सूचीछिद्रमुखच्छिद्रां कंकारयन्त्रिकामिव ।
स्वकेशरोमसंछन्नां ज्वलिताग्निशिखामिव ॥ ३१ ॥ {३१}

sūcīchidramukhacchidrāṃ kaṃkārayantrikāmiva |
svakeśaromasaṃchannāṃ jvalitāgniśikhāmiva || 31 || {31}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.31 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 (4.31). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Suci, Sucin, Chidra, Ukhacchid, Kanka, Trika, Iva, Svaka, Shara, Sharas, Sharu, Sanchanna, Jvalitri, Jvalita, Agnishikha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.31). 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: “sūcīchidramukhacchidrāṃ kaṃkārayantrikāmiva
  • sūcī -
  • sūcī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    sūcī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sūci (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sūci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sūcin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • chidram -
  • chidra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    chidra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    chidrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ukhacchid -
  • ukhacchid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ukhacchid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kaṅkā -
  • kaṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṅkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kaṅk (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arayan -
  • ray (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • trikām -
  • trikā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “svakeśaromasaṃchannāṃ jvalitāgniśikhāmiva
  • svake -
  • svaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    svaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śaro -
  • śaras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śaru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sañchannām -
  • sañchannā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jvalitā -
  • jvalita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jvalita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jval -> jvalita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √jval]
    jval -> jvalita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √jval]
    jvalitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jvalitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    jval -> jvalita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √jval class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jval]
    jval -> jvalita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √jval class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jval]
    jval -> jvalitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √jval class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jval]
    jval (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • agniśikhām -
  • agniśikhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
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