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)

व्यहरत्सत्वहितार्थेन धर्मामृतैः प्रवर्षयन् ।
तत्सद्धर्मामृतं पातुं प्राययुर्बोधिवांछिनः ॥ ९ ॥ {९}

vyaharatsatvahitārthena dharmāmṛtaiḥ pravarṣayan |
tatsaddharmāmṛtaṃ pātuṃ prāyayurbodhivāṃchinaḥ || 9 || {9}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.9 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 (12.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vya, Satvan, Hita, Artha, Dharmamrita, Pravarsha, Yat, Tatsad, Harman, Amrita, Patu, Pra, Praya, Bodhin, Vanchin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.9). 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: “vyaharatsatvahitārthena dharmāmṛtaiḥ pravarṣayan
  • vya -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aharat -
  • hṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • satva -
  • satvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    satvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hitā -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • arthena -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • dharmāmṛtaiḥ -
  • dharmāmṛta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pravarṣa -
  • pravarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yan -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “tatsaddharmāmṛtaṃ pātuṃ prāyayurbodhivāṃchinaḥ || 9 |
  • tatsaddh -
  • tatsad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tatsad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • harmā -
  • harman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • amṛtam -
  • amṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pātum -
  • -> pātum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √]
    -> pātum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √]
    -> pātum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √]
    pai -> pātum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √pai]
    pātu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prāya -
  • prāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • yur -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vāñchinaḥ -
  • vāñchin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vāñchin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Cannot analyse 9
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