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)

इति तेनोदितम् श्रुत्वा धनिकः स विवोधितः ।
ब्राह्मणं तं समालोक्य प्रणत्वैवमभाषत ॥ १११ ॥ {१२}

iti tenoditam śrutvā dhanikaḥ sa vivodhitaḥ |
brāhmaṇaṃ taṃ samālokya praṇatvaivamabhāṣata || 111 || {12}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.111 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 (18.111). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Tad, Tena, Udita, Dhanika, Viva, Dhita, Brahmana, Samalokya, Prana, Tvai, Vama, Bhasha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.111). 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: “iti tenoditam śrutvā dhanikaḥ sa vivodhitaḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • teno -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • uditam -
  • udita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vad -> udita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> udita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vad class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • dhanikaḥ -
  • dhanika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vivo -
  • viva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhitaḥ -
  • dhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “brāhmaṇaṃ taṃ samālokya praṇatvaivamabhāṣata
  • brāhmaṇam -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • samālokya -
  • samālokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praṇa -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvai -
  • tvai (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vama -
  • vama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhāṣa -
  • bhāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
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