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)

किं मयात्रापि कर्त्तव्यं को ऽत्र मे हितमादिशेत् ।
सर्वथाहं विनष्टो ऽस्मि को ऽपि त्राता न विद्यते ॥ १४७ ॥ {१४७}

kiṃ mayātrāpi karttavyaṃ ko 'tra me hitamādiśet |
sarvathāhaṃ vinaṣṭo 'smi ko 'pi trātā na vidyate || 147 || {147}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.147 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 (13.147). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kim, Maya, Api, Karttavya, Kah, Atra, Asmad, Hita, Sarvatha, Aha, Vinashta, Trata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.147). 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: “kiṃ mayātrāpi karttavyaṃ ko 'tra me hitamādiśet
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mayāt -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [instrumental single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [instrumental single]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āpi -
  • āpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • karttavyam -
  • karttavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    karttavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    karttavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt -> karttavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛt class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> karttavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛt class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛt class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛt class 6 verb], [accusative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • hitam -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb], [accusative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • diśet -
  • diś (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “sarvathāhaṃ vinaṣṭo 'smi ko 'pi trātā na vidyate || 147 |
  • sarvathā -
  • sarvathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • vinaṣṭo' -
  • vinaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • trātā* -
  • trāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    trātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    trai -> trāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √trai class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √trai class 1 verb]
    trai -> trātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √trai class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √trai class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √trai class 1 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third single]
  • Cannot analyse 147
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