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)

बोधिसत्वगणैश्चापि महासत्वैः शुभार्थिभिः ।
सर्वसत्वहितार्थाय बोधिचर्यां प्रकाशिभिः ॥ ७ ॥ {७}

bodhisatvagaṇaiścāpi mahāsatvaiḥ śubhārthibhiḥ |
sarvasatvahitārthāya bodhicaryāṃ prakāśibhiḥ || 7 || {7}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.7 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 (18.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bodhin, Satvac, Capin, Mahasatva, Shubharthin, Sarvasatva, Hita, Artha, Bodhicarya, Prakashin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.7). 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: “bodhisatvagaṇaiścāpi mahāsatvaiḥ śubhārthibhiḥ
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • satvag -
  • satvac (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    satvac (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • aṇai -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single]
  • aiś -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mahāsatvaiḥ -
  • mahāsatva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    mahāsatva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śubhārthibhiḥ -
  • śubhārthin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śubhārthin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “sarvasatvahitārthāya bodhicaryāṃ prakāśibhiḥ
  • sarvasatva -
  • sarvasatva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvasatva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hitā -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • arthāya -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • bodhicaryām -
  • bodhicaryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prakāśibhiḥ -
  • prakāśin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    prakāśin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
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