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)

अनुस्मृत्य त्रिरत्नानां नमस्कृतिमुदाहरत् ।
नमो बुद्धाय भद्राय नमो धर्माय तायिने ॥ ५६ ॥ {५६}

anusmṛtya triratnānāṃ namaskṛtimudāharat |
namo buddhāya bhadrāya namo dharmāya tāyine || 56 || {56}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.56 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 (6.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Triratna, Namaskriti, Uda, Nama, Namas, Buddha, Bhadra, Dharma, Tayin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.56). 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: “anusmṛtya triratnānāṃ namaskṛtimudāharat
  • anusmṛtya -
  • triratnānām -
  • triratna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • namaskṛtim -
  • namaskṛti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • udā -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
    udā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aharat -
  • hṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “namo buddhāya bhadrāya namo dharmāya tāyine
  • namo* -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • buddhāya -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • bhadrāya -
  • bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • namo* -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmāya -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • tāyine -
  • tāyin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
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