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)

रजानः क्षत्रियाश्चापि वीरा राजकुमारकाः ।
अमात्या मंत्रिणश्चापि वैश्याश्चापि प्रजाधिपाः ॥ १२ ॥ {१२}

rajānaḥ kṣatriyāścāpi vīrā rājakumārakāḥ |
amātyā maṃtriṇaścāpi vaiśyāścāpi prajādhipāḥ || 12 || {12}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.12 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 (14.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Raja, Kshatriya, Capin, Vira, Rajakumara, Amatya, Mantrin, Mantri, Vaishya, Praja, Adhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.12). 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: “rajānaḥ kṣatriyāścāpi vīrā rājakumārakāḥ
  • rajān -
  • raja (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • kṣatriyāś -
  • kṣatriya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṣatriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vīrā* -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rājakumāra -
  • rājakumāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāḥ -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “amātyā maṃtriṇaścāpi vaiśyāścāpi prajādhipāḥ
  • amātyā* -
  • amātya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • mantriṇaś -
  • mantrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mantrin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mantrī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vaiśyāś -
  • vaiśya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vaiśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prajā -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhipāḥ -
  • adhipa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    adhipā (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [nominative plural], [vocative single], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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