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)

गत्वा च शरणं तेषां उपासको भवे खलु ।
इत्युक्त्वा स महेन्द्रस्य पुरः स्थित्वा कृताञ्जलिः ॥ ५५ ॥ {५५}

gatvā ca śaraṇaṃ teṣāṃ upāsako bhave khalu |
ityuktvā sa mahendrasya puraḥ sthitvā kṛtāñjaliḥ || 55 || {55}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.55 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:

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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 (6.55). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sharana, Tad, Upasaka, Bhava, Bhu, Khalu, Iti, Uktva, Mahendra, Purah, Pur, Pura, Sthitva, Kritanjali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.55). 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: “gatvā ca śaraṇaṃ teṣāṃ upāsako bhave khalu
  • gatvā -
  • gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • upāsako* -
  • upāsaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhave -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhava (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    bhavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • khalu -
  • khalu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    khalu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    khalu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    khalu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ityuktvā sa mahendrasya puraḥ sthitvā kṛtāñjaliḥ
  • ityu -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahendrasya -
  • mahendra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • puraḥ -
  • puraḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    puraḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthitvā -
  • sthitvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sthā -> sthitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sthā]
  • kṛtāñjaliḥ -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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