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)

तदा ते नारकीयास्तत्प्रभास्पृष्टाः सुखान्विताः ।
किमेतदिति संदिग्धाः संमील्यैवं वभाषिरे ॥ १६१ ॥ {६१}

tadā te nārakīyāstatprabhāspṛṣṭāḥ sukhānvitāḥ |
kimetaditi saṃdigdhāḥ saṃmīlyaivaṃ vabhāṣire || 161 || {61}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.161 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 (14.161). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Tad, Yushmad, Naraki, Narakin, Tat, Prabha, Asprishta, Sukhanvita, Kimi, Iti, Sandigdha, Milya, Mili, Evam, Eva, Bhashin, Bhashi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 14.161). 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: “tadā te nārakīyāstatprabhāspṛṣṭāḥ sukhānvitāḥ
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • nārakī -
  • nārakī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    nārakin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    nārakin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • iyās -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    i (verb class 2)
    [optative active second single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prabhā -
  • prabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aspṛṣṭāḥ -
  • aspṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aspṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sukhānvitāḥ -
  • sukhānvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sukhānvitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “kimetaditi saṃdigdhāḥ saṃmīlyaivaṃ vabhāṣire
  • kime -
  • kimi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kimi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sandigdhāḥ -
  • sandigdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sandigdhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • mīlyai -
  • mīl -> mīlya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √mīl]
    mīl -> mīlya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √mīl]
    mīl -> mīlya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mīl]
    mīl -> mīlya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mīl]
    mīlya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mīlya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mīl -> mīlya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √mīl class 1 verb], [vocative single from √mīl]
    mīl -> mīlya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √mīl class 1 verb], [vocative single from √mīl]
    mīl -> mīlyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √mīl class 1 verb], [nominative single from √mīl]
    mīlī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    mīlī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    mīli (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    mīl (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive first single]
    mīl (verb class 0)
    [imperative passive first single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāṣi -
  • bhāṣin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhāṣin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhāṣī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhāṣī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhāṣī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • re -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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