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)

एवं बुद्धगुणान् स्मृत्वा वडिकः स प्रमोदितः ।
कृताञ्जलिः स्मरन्भूयः प्रणत्वैवमयाचत ॥ १७९ ॥ {१७९}

evaṃ buddhaguṇān smṛtvā vaḍikaḥ sa pramoditaḥ |
kṛtāñjaliḥ smaranbhūyaḥ praṇatvaivamayācata || 179 || {179}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.179 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 (13.179). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Buddha, Guna, Vadi, Kah, Pramodita, Kritanjali, Smarat, Bhuyah, Bhuyas, Prana, Tvai, Vama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.179). 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: “evaṃ buddhaguṇān smṛtvā vaḍikaḥ sa pramoditaḥ
  • 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)
  • buddha -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇān -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • smṛtvā -
  • smṛ -> smṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √smṛ]
  • vaḍi -
  • vaḍi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vaḍi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vaḍi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pramoditaḥ -
  • pramodita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kṛtāñjaliḥ smaranbhūyaḥ praṇatvaivamayācata
  • kṛtāñjaliḥ -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • smaran -
  • smṛ -> smarat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • bhūyaḥ -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • praṇa -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvai -
  • tvai (indeclinable)
  • vama -
  • vama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yācata -
  • yāc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
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