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)

सद्धर्मं समुपादिश्य प्रचचार ससांघिकः ।
तथा च कोशले राष्ट्रे वरं धर्ममुपादिशत् ॥ ११ ॥ {११}

saddharmaṃ samupādiśya pracacāra sasāṃghikaḥ |
tathā ca kośale rāṣṭre varaṃ dharmamupādiśat || 11 || {11}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 20.11 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 (20.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Saddharma, Upadi, Pra, Sanghika, Tatha, Koshala, Koshali, Rashtra, Rashtri, Varam, Vara, Dharma, Upa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 20.11). 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: “saddharmaṃ samupādiśya pracacāra sasāṃghikaḥ
  • saddharmam -
  • saddharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upādi -
  • upādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    upādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    upādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śya -
  • śā (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • cacāra -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sāṅghikaḥ -
  • sāṅghika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tathā ca kośale rāṣṭre varaṃ dharmamupādiśat || 11 |
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kośale -
  • kośala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kośala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kośalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kośali (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kośali (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • rāṣṭre -
  • rāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rāṣṭri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • varam -
  • varam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • upā -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    upā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adiśat -
  • diś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 11
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