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)

गांधर्विकानामवदानमेतच्छ्रुत्वानुमोदन्ति नरा मुदा ये ।
ते सर्व एनःपरिमुक्तचित्ता भुक्त्वा सुखान्येव लभन्ति बोधिं ।
अथाशोको महीपालः कृतांजलिपुटो मुदा ।
उपगुप्तं गुरुं नत्वा पुनरेवमभाषत ॥ १ ॥ {१}

gāṃdharvikānāmavadānametacchrutvānumodanti narā mudā ye |
te sarva enaḥparimuktacittā bhuktvā sukhānyeva labhanti bodhiṃ |
athāśoko mahīpālaḥ kṛtāṃjalipuṭo mudā |
upaguptaṃ guruṃ natvā punarevamabhāṣata || 1 || {1}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 15.1 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 (15.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gandharvika, Ama, Vada, Tat, Tad, Anuma, Udat, Udanti, Nara, Muda, Yah, Yat, Yushmad, Sarva, Enas, Parimukta, Citta, Bhuktva, Sukha, Eva, Labhat, Labhanti, Bodhi, Atha, Ashoka, Mahipala, Kritanjaliputa, Mud, Upagupta, Guru, Punar, Evam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 15.1). 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: “gāṃdharvikānāmavadānametacchrutvānumodanti narā mudā ye
  • gāndharvikān -
  • gāndharvika (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • āma -
  • āma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vadān -
  • vada (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ame -
  • ama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    amā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • anumo -
  • anumā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • udanti -
  • ud -> udat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √ud class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √ud class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √ud class 6 verb]
    ud -> udantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √ud class 6 verb]
    ud (verb class 6)
    [present active third plural]
  • narā* -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mudā* -
  • muda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mudā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “te sarva enaḥparimuktacittā bhuktvā sukhānyeva labhanti bodhiṃ
  • 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]
  • sarva* -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • enaḥ -
  • enas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • parimukta -
  • parimukta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parimukta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cittā* -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhuktvā -
  • bhuktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
    bhuj -> bhuktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhuj]
  • sukhānye -
  • sukha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • labhanti -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √labh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √labh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • bodhim -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “athāśoko mahīpālaḥ kṛtāṃjalipuṭo mudā
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aśoko* -
  • aśoka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śuk (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • mahīpālaḥ -
  • mahīpāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtāñjalipuṭo* -
  • kṛtāñjalipuṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mudā -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mudā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 4: “upaguptaṃ guruṃ natvā punarevamabhāṣata
  • upaguptam -
  • upagupta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upagupta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upaguptā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • gurum -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • natvā -
  • nam -> natvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √nam]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • 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]
  • abhāṣata -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]
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