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)

संबुद्धे निर्वृतिं याते सद्धर्मो ऽपि विनक्ष्यते ।
सद्धर्मान्तर्गते लोके म्लेछधर्मवली भवेत् ॥ १८९ ॥ {८९}

saṃbuddhe nirvṛtiṃ yāte saddharmo 'pi vinakṣyate |
saddharmāntargate loke mlechadharmavalī bhavet || 189 || {89}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.189 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 (10.189). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sambuddha, Sambuddhi, Nirvriti, Yat, Yata, Yati, Saddharma, Api, Tan, Ric, Loka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.189). 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: “saṃbuddhe nirvṛtiṃ yāte saddharmo 'pi vinakṣyate
  • sambuddhe -
  • sambuddha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sambuddha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sambuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sambuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • nirvṛtim -
  • nirvṛti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    nirvṛti (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • yāte -
  • yāt (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    yāta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    yātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    -> yāta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb], [locative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb]
    yāti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • saddharmo' -
  • saddharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative 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]
  • nakṣyate -
  • nakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “saddharmāntargate loke mlechadharmavalī bhavet
  • saddharmān -
  • saddharma (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tar -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ate -
  • loke -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • Cannot analyse mlechadharmavalī*bh
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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