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)

ग्राम्या जानपदाश्चापि कार्पटिकाश्च नैर्गमाः ।
तथान्ये ऽपि समायाताः सद्धर्मगुणवांछिनः ॥ १४ ॥ {१४}

grāmyā jānapadāścāpi kārpaṭikāśca nairgamāḥ |
tathānye 'pi samāyātāḥ saddharmaguṇavāṃchinaḥ || 14 || {14}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 16.14 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 (16.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gramya, Janapada, Capin, Karpatika, Gama, Tatha, Yah, Yat, Api, Samayata, Saddharma, Gunavat, Shina, Shi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 16.14). 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: “grāmyā jānapadāścāpi kārpaṭikāśca nairgamāḥ
  • grāmyā* -
  • grāmya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    grāmyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jānapadāś -
  • jānapada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jānapadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kārpaṭikāś -
  • kārpaṭika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nair -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • gamāḥ -
  • gama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tathānye 'pi samāyātāḥ saddharmaguṇavāṃchinaḥ
  • tathān -
  • tatha (noun, masculine)
    [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]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • samāyātāḥ -
  • samāyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samāyātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • saddharma -
  • saddharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇavāñch -
  • guṇavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śinaḥ -
  • śina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
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