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)

अनेन कुशलेनाहं लोके ऽन्धे ऽपरिणायके ।
यथायं भगवान्बुद्धस्तथा भूयासमात्मवित् ॥ २४१ ॥ {२७१}

anena kuśalenāhaṃ loke 'ndhe 'pariṇāyake |
yathāyaṃ bhagavānbuddhastathā bhūyāsamātmavit || 241 || {271}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.241 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 (13.241). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ana, Anena, Idam, Kushalena, Kushala, Aha, Asmad, Loka, Andha, Apari, Kah, Kim, Yatha, Aya, Bhagavat, Buddha, Tatha, Atmavid,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 13.241). 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: “anena kuśalenāhaṃ loke 'ndhe 'pariṇāyake
  • anena -
  • anena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kuśalenā -
  • kuśalena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kuśala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kuśala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • loke' -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • andhe' -
  • andha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    andha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    andhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • apari -
  • aparī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ṇāya -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “yathāyaṃ bhagavānbuddhastathā bhūyāsamātmavit
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • buddhas -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhūyāsam -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [benedictive active first single]
  • ātmavit -
  • ātmavid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ātmavid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
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