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)

नमस्ते भगवन्नाथ कृपया मां समुद्धर ।
दर्शय धर्ममार्गं मे सदा ते शरणं व्रजे ॥ १४० ॥ {३१}

namaste bhagavannātha kṛpayā māṃ samuddhara |
darśaya dharmamārgaṃ me sadā te śaraṇaṃ vraje || 140 || {31}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.140 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 (4.140). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nama, Namas, Tad, Yushmad, Bhagavat, Bhagavan, Han, Kripa, Asmad, Samuddhara, Dharmamarga, Sada, Sad, Sharana, Vraja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.140). 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: “namaste bhagavannātha kṛpayā māṃ samuddhara
  • namas -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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]
  • bhagavann -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhagavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛpayā -
  • kṛpā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • samuddhara -
  • samuddhara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samuddhara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “darśaya dharmamārgaṃ me sadā te śaraṇaṃ vraje || 140 |
  • darśaya -
  • dṛś (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • dharmamārgam -
  • dharmamārga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • 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]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative 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]
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vraje -
  • vraja (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vraja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Cannot analyse 140
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