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)

भवन्तं प्रष्टुमायामि तत्समादेष्टुमर्हसि ।
आर्त्तस्वरा रुदन्ती सा प्रेती विन्दति वेदनां ॥ ४८ ॥ {४८}

bhavantaṃ praṣṭumāyāmi tatsamādeṣṭumarhasi |
ārttasvarā rudantī sā pretī vindati vedanāṃ || 48 || {48}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.48 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 (4.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhavanta, Bhavat, Bhavant, Ayamin, Tatsama, Svara, Rudanti, Rudat, Preti, Vindat, Vindati, Vedana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.48). 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: “bhavantaṃ praṣṭumāyāmi tatsamādeṣṭumarhasi
  • bhavantam -
  • bhavanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • praṣṭum -
  • praś -> praṣṭum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √praś]
  • āyāmi -
  • āyāmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāmin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tatsamād -
  • tatsama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    tatsama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • eṣṭum -
  • iṣ -> eṣṭum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √iṣ]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • Line 2: “ārttasvarā rudantī pretī vindati vedanāṃ
  • ārtta -
  • ard (verb class 7)
    [imperfect active second plural]
  • svarā* -
  • svara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    svarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rudantī -
  • rudantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rud -> rudat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √rud class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √rud class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √rud class 2 verb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pretī -
  • pretī (noun, masculine)
    pretī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    preti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vindati -
  • vindati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vindati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vindati (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vid -> vindat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vindat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vindat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vindat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vindatī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • vedanām -
  • vedanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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