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)

तथापि क्रियतां यत्नं क्लैब्यं त्यक्त्वा त्वयाधुना ।
यदशक्यं वलैर्द्रव्यैस्तदुपायेन शक्यते ॥ ४२ ॥ {४२}

tathāpi kriyatāṃ yatnaṃ klaibyaṃ tyaktvā tvayādhunā |
yadaśakyaṃ valairdravyaistadupāyena śakyate || 42 || {42}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.42 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 (10.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Api, Kriyat, Yatna, Klaibya, Tva, Yushmad, Adhuna, Yat, Yad, Ashakya, Vala, Dravya, Tad, Tat, Upaya, Shakyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.42). 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: “tathāpi kriyatāṃ yatnaṃ klaibyaṃ tyaktvā tvayādhunā
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • kriyatām -
  • kṛ -> kriyat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kriyat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single], [imperative passive third single]
  • yatnam -
  • yatna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • klaibyam -
  • klaibya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tyaktvā -
  • tyaj -> tyaktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tyaj]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • adhunā -
  • adhunā (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “yadaśakyaṃ valairdravyaistadupāyena śakyate
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • aśakyam -
  • aśakya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aśakya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aśakyā (noun, feminine)
  • valair -
  • vala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dravyais -
  • dravya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dravya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upāyena -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śakyate -
  • śakyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śak (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
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