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)

शृणु राजंस्तथा वक्ष्ये यथा मे गुरुणोदितं ।
श्रुत्वा चैवं सदा बोधिचर्यां चर समाहितः ॥ ४ ॥ {४}

śṛṇu rājaṃstathā vakṣye yathā me guruṇoditaṃ |
śrutvā caivaṃ sadā bodhicaryāṃ cara samāhitaḥ || 4 || {4}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.4 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 (10.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajan, Rajat, Tatha, Vakshya, Yatha, Asmad, Guru, Udita, Evam, Eva, Sada, Bodhicarya, Cara, Samahita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.4). 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: “śṛṇu rājaṃstathā vakṣye yathā me guruṇoditaṃ
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rājaṃs -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • vakṣye -
  • vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative single from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future middle first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • 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]
  • guruṇo -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    guru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    gurū (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • uditam -
  • udita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vad -> udita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> udita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vad class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “śrutvā caivaṃ sadā bodhicaryāṃ cara samāhitaḥ
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bodhicaryām -
  • bodhicaryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • cara -
  • cara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    car (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • samāhitaḥ -
  • samāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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