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)

इत्यादिष्टं मुनीन्द्रेण श्रुत्वानंदः ससांघिकः ।
तथेति प्रतिमोदित्वा सदा लोकेशमस्मरत् ॥ २१९ ॥ {१००}

ityādiṣṭaṃ munīndreṇa śrutvānaṃdaḥ sasāṃghikaḥ |
tatheti pratimoditvā sadā lokeśamasmarat || 219 || {100}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.219 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 (4.219). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ityadi, Munindra, Ananda, Sanghika, Tatha, Iti, Pratima, Sada, Lokesha, Asmarat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 4.219). 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: “ityādiṣṭaṃ munīndreṇa śrutvānaṃdaḥ sasāṃghikaḥ
  • ityādiṣ -
  • ityādi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ityādi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṭam -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • munīndreṇa -
  • munīndra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • anandaḥ -
  • ananda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nand (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sāṅghikaḥ -
  • sāṅghika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tatheti pratimoditvā sadā lokeśamasmarat
  • tathe -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pratimo -
  • pratima (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratima (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pratimā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • uditvā -
  • vad -> uditvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vad]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lokeśam -
  • lokeśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • asmarat -
  • asmarat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    asmarat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    smṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
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