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)

ग्रहाः सिद्धगणाः साध्या यक्षगंधर्वकिन्नराः ।
गरुडा नागराजाश्च विद्याधराश्च दानवाः ॥ १० ॥ {१०}

grahāḥ siddhagaṇāḥ sādhyā yakṣagaṃdharvakinnarāḥ |
garuḍā nāgarājāśca vidyādharāśca dānavāḥ || 10 || {10}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.10 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 (18.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Graha, Siddhagana, Sadhya, Yaksha, Gandharva, Kinnara, Garuda, Nagaraja, Vidyadhara, Danava, Danavar,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.10). 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: “grahāḥ siddhagaṇāḥ sādhyā yakṣagaṃdharvakinnarāḥ
  • grahāḥ -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    grahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • siddhagaṇāḥ -
  • siddhagaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sādhyā* -
  • sādhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sādhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sādh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sādh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sādh class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √sādh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √sādh class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √sādh class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sādh -> sādhyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sādh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sādh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sādh class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √sādh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √sādh class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √sādh class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √sādh class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √sādh class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √sādh class 5 verb]
    sidh -> sādhya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sidh], [vocative plural from √sidh]
    sidh -> sādhyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sidh], [vocative plural from √sidh], [accusative plural from √sidh]
  • yakṣa -
  • yakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • gandharva -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kinnarāḥ -
  • kinnara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kinnarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “garuḍā nāgarājāśca vidyādharāśca dānavāḥ
  • garuḍā* -
  • garuḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nāgarājāś -
  • nāgarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyādharāś -
  • vidyādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vidyādharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dānavāḥ -
  • dānavār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
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