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)

अथासौ भगवान्दृष्ट्वा तान् सर्वान् समुपाश्रितान् ।
आदिमध्यांतकल्याणं दिदेश धर्ममुत्तमं ॥ १४ ॥ {१४}

athāsau bhagavāndṛṣṭvā tān sarvān samupāśritān |
ādimadhyāṃtakalyāṇaṃ dideśa dharmamuttamaṃ || 14 || {14}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.14 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 (12.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Asi, Asu, Adah, Bhagavat, Sarva, Samupashrita, Adima, Dhya, Antaka, Dharma, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.14). 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: “athāsau bhagavāndṛṣṭvā tān sarvān samupāśritān
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • 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]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • sarvān -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • samupāśritān -
  • samupāśrita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “ādimadhyāṃtakalyāṇaṃ dideśa dharmamuttamaṃ || 14 |
  • ādima -
  • ādima (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādima (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ad (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first plural]
  • dhyā -
  • dhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • antaka -
  • antaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    antaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lyā -
  • li (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • dideśa -
  • diś (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    diś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse 14
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