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)

को नार्चयेत्प्रवरकांचनराशिगौरं बुद्धं विबुद्धकमलायतपत्रनेत्रं ।
यत्राधिकारजनितानि विशोभितानि कांतामुखानि कमलायतलोचनानि ॥ ५५ ॥ {५५}

ko nārcayetpravarakāṃcanarāśigauraṃ buddhaṃ vibuddhakamalāyatapatranetraṃ |
yatrādhikārajanitāni viśobhitāni kāṃtāmukhāni kamalāyatalocanāni || 55 || {55}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 5.55 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:

Buy now! English translation by Prof. Ramesh Kumar Dwivedi (2005)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (5.55). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kah, Nri, Pravara, Kancana, Rashi, Gaura, Buddha, Vibuddhakamala, Tapat, Yatra, Adhikara, Janita, Vishobhita, Kanta, Ukha, Ani, Kamala, Cana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 5.55). 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: “ko nārcayetpravarakāṃcanarāśigauraṃ buddhaṃ vibuddhakamalāyatapatranetraṃ
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • arcayet -
  • ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • pravara -
  • pravara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pravara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāñcana -
  • kāñcana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāñcana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rāśi -
  • rāśi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    rāśī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    rāśī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    rāśī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gauram -
  • gaura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gaura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gaurā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • buddham -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    buddhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vibuddhakamalāya -
  • vibuddhakamala (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vibuddhakamala (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tapat -
  • tapat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tapat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tapat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tap -> tapat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tap class 1 verb], [vocative single from √tap class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tap class 1 verb]
  • ranet -
  • ran (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • ram -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “yatrādhikārajanitāni viśobhitāni kāṃtāmukhāni kamalāyatalocanāni
  • yatrā -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhikāra -
  • adhikāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janitāni -
  • janita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    jan -> janita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √jan class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 10 verb], [nominative plural from √jan], [vocative plural from √jan], [accusative plural from √jan]
  • viśobhitāni -
  • viśobhita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kāntām -
  • kāntā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    kam -> kāntā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √kam class 1 verb]
  • ukhā -
  • ukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ukhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ani -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • kamalāya -
  • kamala (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    kamala (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • talo -
  • canāni -
  • cana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
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