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)

इति तैः प्रार्थिते सर्वैर्भगवान् स मुनीश्वरः ।
तेषां धर्मप्रवृद्ध्यर्थं तूष्णीभूत्वाध्युवास तत् ॥ १४१ ॥ {४१}

iti taiḥ prārthite sarvairbhagavān sa munīśvaraḥ |
teṣāṃ dharmapravṛddhyarthaṃ tūṣṇībhūtvādhyuvāsa tat || 141 || {41}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.141 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 (14.141). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Tad, Prarthita, Sarva, Bhagavat, Munishvara, Dharma, Dharman, Pravriddhi, Artha, Tushni, Adhi, Tat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.141). 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: “iti taiḥ prārthite sarvairbhagavān sa munīśvaraḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • taiḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • prārthite -
  • prārthita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prārthita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prārthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sarvair -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • munīśvaraḥ -
  • munīśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “teṣāṃ dharmapravṛddhyarthaṃ tūṣṇībhūtvādhyuvāsa tat || 141 |
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • dharma -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pravṛddhya -
  • pravṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tūṣṇī -
  • tūṣṇī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tūṣṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • adhyu -
  • adhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    adhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    adhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    adhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    adhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhā (verb class 1)
    [aorist middle first single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [aorist middle first single]
    dhā (verb class 3)
    [aorist middle first single]
    dhā (verb class 4)
    [aorist middle first single]
    adhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • uvāsa -
  • vas (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vas (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse 141
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