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)

एवं मे गुरुणाख्यातं श्रुतं मयात्र कथ्यते ।
तथा त्वमपि राजेंद्र त्रिरत्नं सर्वदा भज ॥ ७६ ॥ {७६}

evaṃ me guruṇākhyātaṃ śrutaṃ mayātra kathyate |
tathā tvamapi rājeṃdra triratnaṃ sarvadā bhaja || 76 || {76}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 22.76 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 (22.76). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Asmad, Guru, Akhyata, Shrut, Shruta, Maya, Tatha, Tva, Yushmad, Api, Rajendra, Triratna, Sarvada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 22.76). 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: “evaṃ me guruṇākhyātaṃ śrutaṃ mayātra kathyate
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • guruṇā -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    guru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    gurū (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • akhyātam -
  • akhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akhyātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second dual]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • mayāt -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “tathā tvamapi rājeṃdra triratnaṃ sarvadā bhaja || 76 |
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • rājendra -
  • rājendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • triratnam -
  • triratna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvadā* -
  • sarvada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhaja -
  • bhaj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Cannot analyse 76
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