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)

स्वेछाम्बुपूरितान्दृष्ट्वा प्राधावत्सहसा यदा ।
तस्या दर्शणमात्रेण ते सर्वे ऽपि जलाश्रयाः ॥ ३५ ॥ {३५}

svechāmbupūritāndṛṣṭvā prādhāvatsahasā yadā |
tasyā darśaṇamātreṇa te sarve 'pi jalāśrayāḥ || 35 || {35}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.35 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 (4.35). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sva, Cha, Ambu, Purita, Pradha, Vatsa, Hasa, Yada, Yad, Darsha, Atra, Tad, Yushmad, Sarva, Api, Jalashraya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.35). 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: “svechāmbupūritāndṛṣṭvā prādhāvatsahasā yadā
  • sve -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • chā -
  • cha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    chā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ambu -
  • ambu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ambu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ambu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pūritān -
  • pūrita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    pṝ -> pūrita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √pṝ]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • prādhā -
  • prādhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vatsa -
  • vatsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vatsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hasā* -
  • hasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “tasyā darśaṇamātreṇa te sarve 'pi jalāśrayāḥ
  • tasyā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • darśa -
  • darśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    darśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ṇam -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ātreṇa -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • sarve' -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • jalāśrayāḥ -
  • jalāśraya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jalāśrayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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