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)

तथेत्यनुसंमोद्य पुनर्नत्वैवमब्रवीत् ।
अद्यारभ्य महेन्द्राहं त्रिरत्नानं सदा स्मरन् ॥ ५४ ॥ {५४}

tathetyanusaṃmodya punarnatvaivamabravīt |
adyārabhya mahendrāhaṃ triratnānaṃ sadā smaran || 54 || {54}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.54 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 (6.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Punar, Evam, Eva, Adya, Arabhya, Mahendra, Aha, Asmad, Triratna, Ana, Sada, Sad, Smarat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.54). 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: “tathetyanusaṃmodya punarnatvaivamabravīt
  • Cannot analyse tathetyanusaṃmodya*pu
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • natvai -
  • nam -> natvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √nam]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “adyārabhya mahendrāhaṃ triratnānaṃ sadā smaran
  • adyā -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    adya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ārabhya -
  • ārabhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ārabhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahendrā -
  • mahendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahendrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • triratnā -
  • triratna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • anam -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • smaran -
  • smṛ -> smarat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
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