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)

इति मे गुरुणादिष्टं श्रुतं मया नराधिप ।
लोकप्रबोधनार्थेन तव प्रीत्या प्रकथ्यते ॥ २१३ ॥ {१}

iti me guruṇādiṣṭaṃ śrutaṃ mayā narādhipa |
lokaprabodhanārthena tava prītyā prakathyate || 213 || {1}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 16.213 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 (16.213). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Asmad, Guru, Adishta, Shrut, Shruta, Maya, Naradhipa, Loka, Prabodhana, Artha, Yushmad, Pritya, Priti, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 16.213). 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: “iti me guruṇādiṣṭaṃ śrutaṃ mayā narādhipa
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • guruṇā -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    guru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    gurū (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ādiṣṭam -
  • ādiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ādiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ādiṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • mayā* -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • narādhipa -
  • narādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “lokaprabodhanārthena tava prītyā prakathyate
  • loka -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prabodhanā -
  • prabodhana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabodhana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabodhanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthena -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • prītyā -
  • prītyā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prīti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    prītī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
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