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)

तदैका देवता तस्यां रात्रौ स्वर्गात्समागता ।
स्वकान्त्या भासयंत्येवं जेतवनमुपाविशत् ॥ १४ ॥ {१४}

tadaikā devatā tasyāṃ rātrau svargātsamāgatā |
svakāntyā bhāsayaṃtyevaṃ jetavanamupāviśat || 14 || {14}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 8.14 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 (8.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Aika, Devata, Ratrau, Ratra, Svarga, Samagata, Svaka, Sya, Bhasayat, Bhasayanti, Evam, Eva, Jetavana, Upa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 8.14). 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: “tadaikā devatā tasyāṃ rātrau svargātsamāgatā
  • tadai -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aikā* -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • devatā -
  • devatā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    devatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • rātrau -
  • rātrau (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    rātra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • svargāt -
  • svarga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    svarga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • samāgatā -
  • samāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “svakāntyā bhāsayaṃtyevaṃ jetavanamupāviśat
  • svakān -
  • svaka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tyā* -
  • syā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhāsayantye -
  • bhās -> bhāsayantī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √bhās], [adverb from √bhās]
    bhās -> bhāsayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √bhās], [nominative plural from √bhās], [vocative dual from √bhās], [vocative plural from √bhās], [accusative dual from √bhās], [accusative plural from √bhās]
    bhās -> bhāsayantī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bhās], [vocative single from √bhās]
    bhās (verb class 0)
    [present active third plural]
  • 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]
  • jetavanam -
  • jetavana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upā -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    upā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aviśat -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
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