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)

पुरैकसमये स श्रीशाक्यसिंहो मुनीश्वरः ।
सर्वज्ञः सुगतः शास्ता धर्मराजो विनायकः ॥ ५ ॥ {५}

puraikasamaye sa śrīśākyasiṃho munīśvaraḥ |
sarvajñaḥ sugataḥ śāstā dharmarājo vināyakaḥ || 5 || {5}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.5 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 (18.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kasa, Aye, Aya, Shrisha, Simha, Munishvara, Sarvajna, Sugata, Shasta, Dharmaraj, Dharmaraja, Vinayaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.5). 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: “puraikasamaye sa śrīśākyasiṃho munīśvaraḥ
  • purai -
  • pur (verb class 6)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • kasam -
  • kasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kasā (noun, feminine)
  • aye -
  • aye (indeclinable)
    aya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrīśā -
  • śrīśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrīśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akya -
  • ak -> akya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ak]
    añc -> akya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √añc]
  • siṃho* -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • munīśvaraḥ -
  • munīśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sarvajñaḥ sugataḥ śāstā dharmarājo vināyakaḥ
  • sarvajñaḥ -
  • sarvajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sugataḥ -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāstā* -
  • śās -> śāsta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √śās class 2 verb]
    śās -> śāstā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √śās class 2 verb]
  • dharmarājo* -
  • dharmarāj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dharmarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vināyakaḥ -
  • vināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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