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)

साधु पश्य महाभाग दर्शयिस्यामि तं गुरुं ।
यो मे शास्ता महाभिज्ञः सर्वविद्यागुणाधिपः ॥ ४३ ॥ {४३}

sādhu paśya mahābhāga darśayisyāmi taṃ guruṃ |
yo me śāstā mahābhijñaḥ sarvavidyāguṇādhipaḥ || 43 || {43}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.43 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 (14.43). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sadhu, Pashya, Mahabhaga, Guru, Yah, Asmad, Shasta, Mahabhijna, Sarvavidya, Gunadhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.43). 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: “sādhu paśya mahābhāga darśayisyāmi taṃ guruṃ
  • sādhu -
  • sādhu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sādhu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sādhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sādhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • paśya -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • mahābhāga -
  • mahābhāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahābhāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse darśayisyāmi*ta
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • gurum -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “yo me śāstā mahābhijñaḥ sarvavidyāguṇādhipaḥ
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative 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]
  • śāstā* -
  • śās -> śāsta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √śās class 2 verb]
    śās -> śāstā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √śās class 2 verb]
  • mahābhijñaḥ -
  • mahābhijña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvavidyā -
  • sarvavidyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • guṇādhipaḥ -
  • guṇādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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