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)

इति तेन नरेन्द्रेण पृष्टो ऽसौ सुगतांशजः ।
उपगुप्तो महाभिज्ञस्तं नृपं प्रत्यभाषत ॥ ३ ॥ {३}

iti tena narendreṇa pṛṣṭo 'sau sugatāṃśajaḥ |
upagupto mahābhijñastaṃ nṛpaṃ pratyabhāṣata || 3 || {3}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 11.3 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 (11.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Tad, Tena, Narendra, Prishta, Asi, Asu, Adah, Sugata, Sha, Upagupta, Mahabhijna, Tap, Nripa, Prati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 11.3). 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: “iti tena narendreṇa pṛṣṭo 'sau sugatāṃśajaḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • narendreṇa -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pṛṣṭo' -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sugatāṃ -
  • sugatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śa -
  • śa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jaḥ -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “upagupto mahābhijñastaṃ nṛpaṃ pratyabhāṣata || 3 |
  • upagupto* -
  • upagupta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahābhijñas -
  • mahābhijña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nṛpam -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • pratya -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • abhāṣata -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]
  • Cannot analyse 3
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