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)

संबुद्धप्रमुखेभ्यश्च संघेभ्यो भवतादरात् ।
अस्मन्नाम्ना प्रकर्त्तव्यं प्रणाममपि सद्गुरो ॥ ३८ ॥ {३८}

saṃbuddhapramukhebhyaśca saṃghebhyo bhavatādarāt |
asmannāmnā prakarttavyaṃ praṇāmamapi sadguro || 38 || {38}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 16.38 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 (16.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sambuddha, Pramukha, Sangha, Bhavat, Bhavant, Adara, Asmad, Namna, Naman, Pranama, Api, Sadguru,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 16.38). 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: “saṃbuddhapramukhebhyaśca saṃghebhyo bhavatādarāt
  • sambuddha -
  • sambuddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sambuddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pramukhebhyaś -
  • pramukha (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    pramukha (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅghebhyo* -
  • saṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    saṅgha (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • bhavatā -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • adarāt -
  • adara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    adara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “asmannāmnā prakarttavyaṃ praṇāmamapi sadguro || 38 |
  • asman -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative plural]
  • nāmnā -
  • nāmnā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nāman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prakarttavyam -
  • prakarttavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • praṇāmam -
  • praṇāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sadguro -
  • sadguru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse 38
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