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)

तदत्र किं करिष्यामि यत्रोपायं न विद्यते ।
सर्वथाहं विनष्टो ऽस्मि व्रजेय शरणं कुह ॥ ८९ ॥ {८८}

tadatra kiṃ kariṣyāmi yatropāyaṃ na vidyate |
sarvathāhaṃ vinaṣṭo 'smi vrajeya śaraṇaṃ kuha || 89 || {88}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 19.89 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 (19.89). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tada, Tra, Kim, Yatra, Upaya, Sarvatha, Aha, Asmad, Vinashta, Vraja, Sharana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 19.89). 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: “tadatra kiṃ kariṣyāmi yatropāyaṃ na vidyate
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tra -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kariṣyāmi -
  • kṛ (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [future active first single]
    kṝ (verb class 5)
    [future active first single]
    kṝ (verb class 9)
    [future active first single]
  • yatro -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upāyam -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “sarvathāhaṃ vinaṣṭo 'smi vrajeya śaraṇaṃ kuha || 89 |
  • sarvathā -
  • sarvathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • vinaṣṭo' -
  • vinaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • vraje -
  • vraja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    vraja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vraj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • iya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • śaraṇam -
  • śaraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kuha* -
  • Cannot analyse 89
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