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)

ततः स धनिकः पत्नीपुत्रस्नुषासमन्वितः ।
दृष्टसत्यः सदा रत्नत्रयसेवारतो ऽभवत् ॥ १३६ ॥ {३७}

tataḥ sa dhanikaḥ patnīputrasnuṣāsamanvitaḥ |
dṛṣṭasatyaḥ sadā ratnatrayasevārato 'bhavat || 136 || {37}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.136 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 (18.136). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Dhanika, Patni, Putra, Snusha, Samanvita, Drishta, Sati, Satya, Sada, Ratnatraya, Seva, Arata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 18.136). 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: “tataḥ sa dhanikaḥ patnīputrasnuṣāsamanvitaḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhanikaḥ -
  • dhanika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • patnī -
  • patnī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • putra -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • snuṣā -
  • snuṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • samanvitaḥ -
  • samanvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭasatyaḥ sadā ratnatrayasevārato 'bhavat
  • dṛṣṭa -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • satyaḥ -
  • satī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    satya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ratnatraya -
  • ratnatraya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sevā -
  • seva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sevā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arato' -
  • arata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
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