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)

एतत्पुण्यानुभावेन सद्धर्मसाधनोद्यतः ।
बोधिसत्वो महासत्वो बोधिचर्यां व्रतं चरेत् ॥ १०२ ॥ {२}

etatpuṇyānubhāvena saddharmasādhanodyataḥ |
bodhisatvo mahāsatvo bodhicaryāṃ vrataṃ caret || 102 || {2}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 15.102 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 (15.102). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Punyanubhava, Saddharma, Sadhana, Udyat, Udyata, Bodhin, Mahasatva, Bodhicarya, Vrata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 15.102). 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: “etatpuṇyānubhāvena saddharmasādhanodyataḥ
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puṇyānubhāvena -
  • puṇyānubhāva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • saddharma -
  • saddharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sādhano -
  • sādhana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sādhana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sādhanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udyataḥ -
  • udyat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bodhisatvo mahāsatvo bodhicaryāṃ vrataṃ caret || 102 |
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • satvo -
  • mahāsatvo* -
  • mahāsatva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bodhicaryām -
  • bodhicaryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vratam -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 102
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