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)

पशुवत्किं गृहे स्थित्वा सुखं वा किं यशो विना ।
यशोन्विता मृता ये हि तत्पुमांसो नरोत्तमाः ॥ २१९ ॥ {१७}

paśuvatkiṃ gṛhe sthitvā sukhaṃ vā kiṃ yaśo vinā |
yaśonvitā mṛtā ye hi tatpumāṃso narottamāḥ || 219 || {17}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.219 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 (12.219). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pashuvat, Kim, Grih, Griha, Sthitva, Sukham, Sukha, Yasha, Yashas, Vina, Ita, Mrita, Yah, Yat, Tat, Tad, Pums, Narottama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.219). 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: “paśuvatkiṃ gṛhe sthitvā sukhaṃ kiṃ yaśo vinā
  • paśuvat -
  • paśuvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gṛhe -
  • gṛh (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gṛh (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    gṛhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sthitvā -
  • sthitvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sthā -> sthitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sthā]
  • sukham -
  • sukham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sukhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yaśo* -
  • yaśas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yaśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yaśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vinā -
  • vinā (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yaśonvitā mṛtā ye hi tatpumāṃso narottamāḥ
  • yaśo -
  • yaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yaśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • unvi -
  • u (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • itā* -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    itā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √i class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √i class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √i class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb]
  • mṛtā* -
  • mṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ -> mṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √mṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √mṛ class 6 verb]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pumāṃso* -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • narottamāḥ -
  • narottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
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