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)

पित्रा त्यक्तः कथं रामो राज्यभ्रष्टो वनं ययौ ।
तत्रापि वसतस्तस्य भार्या शीता पतिव्रता ॥ ९२ ॥ {९१}

pitrā tyaktaḥ kathaṃ rāmo rājyabhraṣṭo vanaṃ yayau |
tatrāpi vasatastasya bhāryā śītā pativratā || 92 || {91}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.92 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 (12.92). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pitri, Tyaktri, Tyakta, Katham, Katha, Rama, Rajyabhrashta, Vana, Yayi, Yayu, Tatra, Api, Vasat, Tad, Bharya, Shita, Pativrata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.92). 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: “pitrā tyaktaḥ kathaṃ rāmo rājyabhraṣṭo vanaṃ yayau
  • pitrā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tyaktaḥ -
  • tyaktṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tyakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tyaj -> tyakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tyaj class 1 verb]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • rāmo* -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • rājyabhraṣṭo* -
  • rājyabhraṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “tatrāpi vasatastasya bhāryā śītā pativratā
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • vasatas -
  • vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √vas class 1 verb], [ablative single from √vas class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas -> vasat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √vas class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhāryā -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bhṛ]
  • śītā -
  • śītā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śi -> śītā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śi class 3 verb], [nominative single from √śi class 5 verb]
    śī -> śītā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śī class 4 verb]
    śyā -> śītā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śyā class 1 verb]
  • pativratā -
  • pativratā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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