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)

तथा क्रमाच्चरन्त्येवं द्वीपलोकान्तराणि च ।
व्यतिक्रम्य सुशिघ्रेण रत्नाकरं समाययौ ॥ २४० ॥ {३८}

tathā kramāccarantyevaṃ dvīpalokāntarāṇi ca |
vyatikramya suśighreṇa ratnākaraṃ samāyayau || 240 || {38}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.240 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 (12.240). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Kramat, Krama, Evam, Eva, Dvipa, Lokantara, Ratnakara, Sama, Samaya, Yah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.240). 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: “tathā kramāccarantyevaṃ dvīpalokāntarāṇi ca
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kramāc -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • carantye -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • dvīpa -
  • dvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvīpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lokāntarāṇi -
  • lokāntara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “vyatikramya suśighreṇa ratnākaraṃ samāyayau
  • vyatikramya -
  • Cannot analyse suśighreṇa*ra
  • ratnākaram -
  • ratnākara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • samāya -
  • samāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • yau -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
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