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)

तदैव समये तस्यां श्रावस्त्यां पुरि संस्थितः ।
आसीत्सांयात्रिकोत्साही सार्थवाहो महोद्यमी ॥ १६ ॥ {१६}

tadaiva samaye tasyāṃ śrāvastyāṃ puri saṃsthitaḥ |
āsītsāṃyātrikotsāhī sārthavāho mahodyamī || 16 || {16}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.16 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 (12.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Samaye, Samaya, Shravasti, Pur, Puri, Samsthita, Samyatrika, Utsahin, Utsahi, Sarthavaha, Mah, Maha, Udyamin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.16). 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: “tadaiva samaye tasyāṃ śrāvastyāṃ puri saṃsthitaḥ
  • tadai -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • samaye -
  • samaye (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    samaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    samayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sam (verb class 10)
    [present middle first single]
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • śrāvastyām -
  • śrāvastī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • puri -
  • puri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    purī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • saṃsthitaḥ -
  • saṃsthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “āsītsāṃyātrikotsāhī sārthavāho mahodyamī
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • sāṃyātriko -
  • sāṃyātrika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sāṃyātrika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • utsāhī -
  • utsāhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    utsāhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    utsāhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sārthavāho* -
  • sārthavāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • maho -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • udyamī -
  • udyamin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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