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)

को मे कुर्याच्च संस्कारं कश्च पिण्डं प्रदास्यति ।
कुत्राहं शरणं यायां हा दैवनिहतो ऽस्म्यहं ॥ २२ ॥ {२२}

ko me kuryācca saṃskāraṃ kaśca piṇḍaṃ pradāsyati |
kutrāhaṃ śaraṇaṃ yāyāṃ hā daivanihato 'smyahaṃ || 22 || {22}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.22 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:

Buy now! English translation by Prof. Ramesh Kumar Dwivedi (2005)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (9.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kah, Asmad, Samskara, Pinda, Prada, Kutra, Aha, Sharana, Daiva, Nihata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.22). 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: “ko me kuryācca saṃskāraṃ kaśca piṇḍaṃ pradāsyati
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kuryāc -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃskāram -
  • saṃskāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃskārā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • piṇḍam -
  • piṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    piṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pradā -
  • prada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pradā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asyati -
  • as (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “kutrāhaṃ śaraṇaṃ yāyāṃ daivanihato 'smyahaṃ
  • kutrā -
  • kutra (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yāyām -
  • (verb class 2)
    [optative active first single]
  • hā* -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • daiva -
  • daiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nihato' -
  • nihata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmya -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
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