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)

वृजिषु पुरि वैशाल्यां मर्कटाख्यह्रदान्तिके ।
कूटागारगुहावासे विजहार प्रभासयन् ॥ ८ ॥ {८}

vṛjiṣu puri vaiśālyāṃ markaṭākhyahradāntike |
kūṭāgāraguhāvāse vijahāra prabhāsayan || 8 || {8}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.8 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 (18.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vriji, Pur, Puri, Vaishali, Markata, Akhya, Hrada, Tika, Kutagara, Guhavasa, Vija, Hara, Prabhasa, Yat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.8). 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: “vṛjiṣu puri vaiśālyāṃ markaṭākhyahradāntike
  • vṛjiṣu -
  • vṛji (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    vṛji (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • puri -
  • puri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    purī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • vaiśālyām -
  • vaiśālī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • markaṭā -
  • markaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    markaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ākhya -
  • ākhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ākhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hradān -
  • hrada (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tike -
  • tika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “kūṭāgāraguhāvāse vijahāra prabhāsayan
  • kūṭāgāra -
  • kūṭāgāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guhāvāse -
  • guhāvāsa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    guhāvāsa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vija -
  • vija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vij (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • hāra -
  • hāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prabhāsa -
  • prabhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabhāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yan -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
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