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)

अथासौ भगवाञ्छ्रुत्वा शक्रेणैवं सुभाषितं ।
तथानुवर्णयन्प्राह कौशिकं तं सुराधिपं ॥ ८३ ॥ {८३}

athāsau bhagavāñchrutvā śakreṇaivaṃ subhāṣitaṃ |
tathānuvarṇayanprāha kauśikaṃ taṃ surādhipaṃ || 83 || {83}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.83 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 (6.83). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Asi, Asu, Adah, Bhagavat, Shakra, Evam, Eva, Subhashita, Tatha, Rina, Yat, Praha, Kaushika, Suradhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 6.83). 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: “athāsau bhagavāñchrutvā śakreṇaivaṃ subhāṣitaṃ
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhagavāñch -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • śakreṇai -
  • śakra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śakra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • 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]
  • subhāṣitam -
  • subhāṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    subhāṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    subhāṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “tathānuvarṇayanprāha kauśikaṃ taṃ surādhipaṃ
  • tathān -
  • tatha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • uvar -
  • ū (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first dual], [perfect active second plural]
    u (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first dual], [perfect active second plural]
    u (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first dual], [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ṛṇa -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yan -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • prāha -
  • prāha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kauśikam -
  • kauśika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kauśika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kauśikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • surādhipam -
  • surādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
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