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)

लोकान्धर्मोत्सुकान्दृष्ट्वा समाधेः सहसोत्थितः ।
तत्सभायां समाक्रम्य सिंहासने शुभासने ॥ ५ ॥ {५}

lokāndharmotsukāndṛṣṭvā samādheḥ sahasotthitaḥ |
tatsabhāyāṃ samākramya siṃhāsane śubhāsane || 5 || {5}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.5 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 (13.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Loka, Dharma, Dharman, Utsuka, Samadhi, Sahasa, Sahas, Utthita, Tat, Tad, Sabha, Sama, Akramya, Simhasana, Shubhasana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.5). 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: “lokāndharmotsukāndṛṣṭvā samādheḥ sahasotthitaḥ
  • lokān -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dharmo -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utsukān -
  • utsuka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • samādheḥ -
  • samādhi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sahaso -
  • sahasā (indeclinable)
    sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahas (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sahas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utthitaḥ -
  • utthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tatsabhāyāṃ samākramya siṃhāsane śubhāsane
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sabhāyām -
  • sabhā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ākramya -
  • ākramya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ākramya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siṃhāsane -
  • siṃhāsana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    siṃhāsana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • śubhāsane -
  • śubhāsana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
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