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)

तेनात्रोभयथाप्येव वियोगं नौ भवेत्खलु ।
सर्वेषामपि जंतूनामवश्यं मरणं भवे ॥ ८७ ॥ {८६}

tenātrobhayathāpyeva viyogaṃ nau bhavetkhalu |
sarveṣāmapi jaṃtūnāmavaśyaṃ maraṇaṃ bhave || 87 || {86}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 17.87 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 (17.87). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tena, Ubhayatha, Api, Apya, Eva, Viyoga, Asmad, Khalu, Sarva, Jantu, Avashyam, Marana, Bhava, Bhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 17.87). 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: “tenātrobhayathāpyeva viyogaṃ nau bhavetkhalu
  • tenāt -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ro -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ubhayathā -
  • ubhayathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • apye -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    apyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viyogam -
  • viyoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viyogā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nau -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative dual], [dative dual], [genitive dual]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • khalu -
  • khalu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    khalu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    khalu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    khalu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sarveṣāmapi jaṃtūnāmavaśyaṃ maraṇaṃ bhave
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • jantūnām -
  • jantu (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • avaśyam -
  • avaśyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    avaśyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • maraṇam -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhave -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhava (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    bhavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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