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)

येन स धूप आकाशे प्राभ्युद्गम्य पुरीं च तां ।
स्फुरित्वा खे पुनरभ्रकूटीभूत्वाभ्यशोभयत् ॥ २७० ॥ {६८}

yena sa dhūpa ākāśe prābhyudgamya purīṃ ca tāṃ |
sphuritvā khe punarabhrakūṭībhūtvābhyaśobhayat || 270 || {68}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.270 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 (12.270). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yena, Yah, Yat, Dhupa, Akashe, Akasha, Pra, Abhyudga, Puri, Kha, Punar, Abhra, Kuti, Abhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 12.270). 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.

  • Line1: “yena sa dhūpa ākāśe prābhyudgamya purīṃ ca tāṃ
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhūpa* -
  • dhūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākāśe -
  • ākāśe (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ākāśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ākāśa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyudgam -
  • abhyudga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    abhyudga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    abhyudgā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ya -
  • purīm -
  • purī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line2: “sphuritvā khe punarabhrakūṭībhūtvābhyaśobhayat
  • sphuritvā -
  • sphur -> sphuritvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sphur]
  • khe -
  • kha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    khā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • abhra -
  • abhra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhr (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kūṭī -
  • kūṭī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    kūṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kūṭi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kūṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aśobhayat -
  • śubh (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active third single]
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