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)

विविधानि च दुःखानि भोक्तुं यास्यामि नारके ।
तदुपायं प्रदातव्यं भवता मे ऽनुकंपिना ॥ ३८ ॥ {३८}

vividhāni ca duḥkhāni bhoktuṃ yāsyāmi nārake |
tadupāyaṃ pradātavyaṃ bhavatā me 'nukaṃpinā || 38 || {38}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.38 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 (6.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vividha, Duhkha, Naraka, Tad, Tat, Upaya, Pradatavya, Bhavat, Bhavant, Asmad, Anukampin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.38). 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: “vividhāni ca duḥkhāni bhoktuṃ yāsyāmi nārake
  • vividhāni -
  • vividha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • duḥkhāni -
  • duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhoktum -
  • bhuj -> bhoktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhoktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhoktum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √bhuj]
  • yāsyāmi -
  • (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
  • nārake -
  • nāraka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nāraka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “tadupāyaṃ pradātavyaṃ bhavatā me 'nukaṃpinā || 38 |
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upāyam -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pradātavyam -
  • pradātavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pradātavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradātavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhavatā -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental 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]
  • anukampinā -
  • anukampin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    anukampin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse 38
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