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)

ततः स प्राञ्जलिर्नत्वा ससंघं सुगतं मुदा ।
पुरस्थो मनसा ह्येवं प्रणिधानं व्यधात्स्मरन् ॥ २४० ॥ {२७०}

tataḥ sa prāñjalirnatvā sasaṃghaṃ sugataṃ mudā |
purastho manasā hyevaṃ praṇidhānaṃ vyadhātsmaran || 240 || {270}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.240 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 (13.240). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Pranjali, Sangha, Sugata, Mud, Muda, Purah, Pur, Pura, Tha, Manasa, Evam, Eva, Pranidhana, Vyadha, Smarat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.240). 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: “tataḥ sa prāñjalirnatvā sasaṃghaṃ sugataṃ mudā
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāñjalir -
  • prāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • natvā -
  • nam -> natvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √nam]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṅgham -
  • saṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṅgha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sugatam -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sugatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mudā -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mudā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “purastho manasā hyevaṃ praṇidhānaṃ vyadhātsmaran
  • puras -
  • puraḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    puraḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tho* -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • manasā* -
  • manasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    manasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hye -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • praṇidhānam -
  • praṇidhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vyadhāt -
  • vyadha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • smaran -
  • smṛ -> smarat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
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