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)

तन्मे दर्शय राजेन्द्र गान्धर्वगुणामात्मनः ।
कस्ते सास्ता गुरुर्वास्ति तं चापि मे प्रदर्शय ॥ ४१ ॥ {४१}

tanme darśaya rājendra gāndharvaguṇāmātmanaḥ |
kaste sāstā gururvāsti taṃ cāpi me pradarśaya || 41 || {41}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.41 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 (14.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajendra, Gandharva, Guna, Atman, Kasta, Tas, Guru, Asti, Capin, Asmad, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.41). 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: “tanme darśaya rājendra gāndharvaguṇāmātmanaḥ
  • tanme -
  • darśaya -
  • dṛś (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rājendra -
  • rājendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gāndharva -
  • gāndharva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gāndharva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇām -
  • guṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ātmanaḥ -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “kaste sāstā gururvāsti taṃ cāpi me pradarśaya
  • kaste -
  • kas -> kasta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kas class 1 verb]
    kas -> kasta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kas class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kas class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kas class 1 verb], [locative single from √kas class 1 verb]
    kas -> kastā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kas class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kas class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kas class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kas class 1 verb]
  • sās -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tā* -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gurur -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative 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]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
  • darśaya -
  • dṛś (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
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