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)

ततस्ते मंगलं नित्यं सर्वत्रापि भवेद्ध्रुवं ।
क्रमाद्बोधिपथः प्राप्य संबोधिमाप्नुयाः खलु ॥ १८१ ॥ {८०}

tataste maṃgalaṃ nityaṃ sarvatrāpi bhaveddhruvaṃ |
kramādbodhipathaḥ prāpya saṃbodhimāpnuyāḥ khalu || 181 || {80}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 11.181 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 (11.181). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Yushmad, Mangala, Nityam, Nitya, Sarvatrapi, Dhruvam, Dhruva, Kramat, Krama, Bodhipatha, Prapya, Sambodhi, Khalu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 11.181). 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: “tataste maṃgalaṃ nityaṃ sarvatrāpi bhaveddhruvaṃ
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • maṅgalam -
  • maṅgala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maṅgala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    maṅgalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sarvatrāpi -
  • sarvatrāpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sarvatrāpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “kramādbodhipathaḥ prāpya saṃbodhimāpnuyāḥ khalu || 181 |
  • kramād -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • bodhipathaḥ -
  • bodhipatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sambodhim -
  • sambodhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    sambodhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • āpnuyāḥ -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [optative active second single]
  • khalu -
  • khalu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    khalu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    khalu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    khalu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse 181
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