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)

एवं मत्वाथ संसारे चरितव्यं सदा शुभं ।
न प्रणस्यंति कर्माणि कल्पकोटिशतैरपि ॥ २५३ ॥ {५३}

evaṃ matvātha saṃsāre caritavyaṃ sadā śubhaṃ |
na praṇasyaṃti karmāṇi kalpakoṭiśatairapi || 253 || {53}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.253 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 (10.253). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Matu, Matva, Atha, Samsara, Samsari, Caritavya, Sada, Sad, Shubha, Shubh, Prana, Syat, Syanti, Karman, Kalpa, Kotisha, Tad, Api,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 10.253). 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: “evaṃ matvātha saṃsāre caritavyaṃ sadā śubhaṃ
  • 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]
  • matvā -
  • man -> matvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √man]
    man -> matvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √man]
    matu (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    matvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • saṃsāre -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saṃsāri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    saṃsāri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • caritavyam -
  • caritavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caritavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caritavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śubham -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “na praṇasyaṃti karmāṇi kalpakoṭiśatairapi || 253 |
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praṇa -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • syanti -
  • -> syat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √ class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 4 verb]
    -> syantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √ class 4 verb]
    (verb class 4)
    [present active third plural]
  • karmāṇi -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kalpa -
  • kalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • koṭiśa -
  • koṭiśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tair -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Cannot analyse 253
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