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)

हा मे दुःखानि जातानि कथमत्र प्रतिक्रिया ।
सर्वथाहं प्रणष्टः स्यां सुतयाः कारणे ऽधुना ॥ ७७ ॥ {७५}

hā me duḥkhāni jātāni kathamatra pratikriyā |
sarvathāhaṃ praṇaṣṭaḥ syāṃ sutayāḥ kāraṇe 'dhunā || 77 || {75}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.77 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 (9.77). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asmad, Duhkha, Jata, Katham, Katha, Atra, Pratikriya, Sarvatha, Aha, Prana, Suta, Karana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.77). 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: “ me duḥkhāni jātāni kathamatra pratikriyā
  • hā* -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • duḥkhāni -
  • duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jātāni -
  • jāta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    jan -> jāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative plural from √jan class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √jan class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √jan class 4 verb]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratikriyā -
  • pratikriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sarvathāhaṃ praṇaṣṭaḥ syāṃ sutayāḥ kāraṇe 'dhunā || 77 |
  • sarvathā -
  • sarvathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • praṇaṣ -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṭaḥ -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syām -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active first single]
  • sutayā -
  • sutā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    su -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √su class 5 verb]
    -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sutā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √ class 2 verb]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • kāraṇe' -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • adhunā* -
  • Cannot analyse 77
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