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)

स्वदैवचिन्तयस्तस्य मौनात्स ब्राह्मणो रुषा ।
रैवतं तां कताक्षेण दृष्ट्वैनं पर्यभाषत ॥ ६५ ॥ {६४}

svadaivacintayastasya maunātsa brāhmaṇo ruṣā |
raivataṃ tāṃ katākṣeṇa dṛṣṭvainaṃ paryabhāṣata || 65 || {64}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 19.65 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 (19.65). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svada, Cinti, Tad, Mauna, Brahmana, Rush, Rusha, Raivata, Kata, Aksha, Aina, Pari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 19.65). 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: “svadaivacintayastasya maunātsa brāhmaṇo ruṣā
  • svadai -
  • svada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • cintayas -
  • cinti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • maunāt -
  • mauna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    mauna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • brāhmaṇo* -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ruṣā -
  • ruṣ (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    ruṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “raivataṃ tāṃ katākṣeṇa dṛṣṭvainaṃ paryabhāṣata
  • raivatam -
  • raivata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    raivata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • katā -
  • kata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akṣeṇa -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    akṣa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • dṛṣṭvai -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • ainam -
  • aina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • parya -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • abhāṣata -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]
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