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)

प्रघ्नन्ति पितरौ केचित्ते ऽपि घ्नन्ति गुरूनपि ।
केचिद्विघ्नन्ति मित्राणि ज्ञातिवन्धुजनानपि ॥ १२७ ॥ {[१२५]}

praghnanti pitarau kecitte 'pi ghnanti gurūnapi |
kecidvighnanti mitrāṇi jñātivandhujanānapi || 127 || {[125]}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.127 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 (9.127). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pra, Ghnat, Pitri, Kah, Kim, Citta, Citti, Api, Guru, Cit, Mitra, Andhu, Jana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 9.127). 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: “praghnanti pitarau kecitte 'pi ghnanti gurūnapi
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ghnanti -
  • ghnat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    han -> ghnat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √han class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √han class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √han class 2 verb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • pitarau -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • 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]
  • citte' -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    citta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    citti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ghnanti -
  • ghnat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    han -> ghnat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √han class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √han class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √han class 2 verb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • gurūn -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “kecidvighnanti mitrāṇi jñātivandhujanānapi
  • 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]
  • cid -
  • 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]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ghnanti -
  • ghnat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    han -> ghnat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √han class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √han class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √han class 2 verb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • mitrāṇi -
  • mitra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jñāti -
  • jñāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • andhu -
  • andhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    andhū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    andhū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    andhū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • janān -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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