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)

भगवन्नद्य रात्रौ को भवतो ऽन्तिकमागतः ।
ब्रह्मा वा सुरराजो वा लोकपालगणा अपि ॥ ८८ ॥ {८८}

bhagavannadya rātrau ko bhavato 'ntikamāgataḥ |
brahmā vā surarājo vā lokapālagaṇā api || 88 || {88}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 5.88 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 (5.88). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhagavat, Bhagavan, Adya, Ratrau, Ratra, Kah, Bhavat, Bhavant, Antikam, Antika, Agata, Brahma, Suraraj, Suraraja, Var, Lokapala, Gana, Api,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 5.88). 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: “bhagavannadya rātrau ko bhavato 'ntikamāgataḥ
  • bhagavann -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhagavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    adya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rātrau -
  • rātrau (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    rātra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavato' -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • antikam -
  • antikam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    antika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    antika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    antikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āgataḥ -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “brahmā surarājo lokapālagaṇā api
  • brahmā* -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • surarājo* -
  • surarāj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    surarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lokapāla -
  • lokapāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇā* -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: