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)

ततो लोकेश्वरो दृष्ट्वा तान् सत्वान्धर्मभाजनान् ।
बोधयित्वा प्रयत्नेन बोधिमार्गे नियोजयेत् ॥ १५१ ॥ {४१!}

tato lokeśvaro dṛṣṭvā tān satvāndharmabhājanān |
bodhayitvā prayatnena bodhimārge niyojayet || 151 || {41!}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.151 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 (4.151). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Lokeshvara, Satvat, Dharmabhajana, Bodhayitva, Prayatna, Bodhimarga,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.151). 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: “tato lokeśvaro dṛṣṭvā tān satvāndharmabhājanān
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • lokeśvaro* -
  • lokeśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • satvān -
  • satvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmabhājanān -
  • dharmabhājana (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bodhayitvā prayatnena bodhimārge niyojayet || 151 |
  • bodhayitvā -
  • budh -> bodhayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √budh]
    bodhayitvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prayatnena -
  • prayatna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • bodhimārge -
  • bodhimārga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bodhimārga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • niyo -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • jayet -
  • ji (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 151
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