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)

केचिद्धत्वापि सर्वं हरन्ति क्रूरमानसाः ।
धनार्थे किं न कुर्वन्ति दुष्टा लुब्धाश्च निर्दयाः ॥ १२६ ॥ {२४}

keciddhatvāpi sarvaṃ haranti krūramānasāḥ |
dhanārthe kiṃ na kurvanti duṣṭā lubdhāśca nirdayāḥ || 126 || {24}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.126 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 (9.126). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kah, Kim, Cit, Hatu, Hatva, Api, Sarvam, Sarva, Harat, Haranti, Kruramanasa, Dhana, Artha, Kurvat, Dushta, Lubdha, Nirdaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.126). 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: “keciddhatvāpi sarvaṃ haranti krūramānasāḥ
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ciddh -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hatvā -
  • hatu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    hatva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • āpi -
  • āpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • haranti -
  • harantī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    harantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    harantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    hṛ -> harat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √hṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √hṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ -> harantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • krūramānasāḥ -
  • krūramānasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    krūramānasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “dhanārthe kiṃ na kurvanti duṣṭā lubdhāśca nirdayāḥ
  • dhanā -
  • dhana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhan (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kurvanti -
  • kurvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third plural]
  • duṣṭā* -
  • duṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    duṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lubdhāś -
  • lubdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    lubdhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    lubh -> lubdha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √lubh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √lubh class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √lubh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √lubh class 6 verb]
    lubh -> lubdhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √lubh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √lubh class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √lubh class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √lubh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √lubh class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √lubh class 6 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirdayāḥ -
  • nirdaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nirdayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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