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)

तद्गुरोरुपदेशेन चरन्नित्यं समाहितः ।
बोधिचित्तं समाधाय त्रिरत्नानि सदा भजेत् ॥ १०१ ॥ {१}

tadgurorupadeśena carannityaṃ samāhitaḥ |
bodhicittaṃ samādhāya triratnāni sadā bhajet || 101 || {1}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 15.101 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 (15.101). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Guru, Upadesha, Nityam, Nitya, Samahita, Bodhicitta, Samadha, Aya, Triratna, Sada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 15.101). 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: “tadgurorupadeśena carannityaṃ samāhitaḥ
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • guror -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • upadeśena -
  • upadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ra -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • an -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • samāhitaḥ -
  • samāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bodhicittaṃ samādhāya triratnāni sadā bhajet || 101 |
  • bodhicittam -
  • bodhicitta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bodhicitta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samādhā -
  • samādhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aya -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • triratnāni -
  • triratna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhajet -
  • bhaj (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 101
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