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)

तस्योत्पत्तिः कुह स्थाने तत्समादेष्टुमर्हसि ।
इतीन्द्रवचनैः श्रुत्वा स संबुद्धो मुनीश्वरः ॥ ७५ ॥ {७५}

tasyotpattiḥ kuha sthāne tatsamādeṣṭumarhasi |
itīndravacanaiḥ śrutvā sa saṃbuddho munīśvaraḥ || 75 || {75}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.75 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 (6.75). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Utpatti, Kuha, Sthane, Sthana, Tatsama, Iti, Indra, Vacana, Sambuddha, Munishvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.75). 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: “tasyotpattiḥ kuha sthāne tatsamādeṣṭumarhasi
  • tasyo -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • utpattiḥ -
  • utpatti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kuha -
  • kuha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthāne -
  • sthāne (indeclinable)
    sthāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tatsamād -
  • tatsama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    tatsama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • eṣṭum -
  • iṣ -> eṣṭum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √iṣ]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • Line 2: “itīndravacanaiḥ śrutvā sa saṃbuddho munīśvaraḥ
  • itī -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • indra -
  • indra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vacanaiḥ -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sambuddho* -
  • sambuddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • munīśvaraḥ -
  • munīśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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