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)

तत्राहं प्रेतिकामेकां राक्षसीमिव भीषणां ।
कृशाङ्गीं विकृताकारां रक्तविन्दुऽन्वितांवरां ॥ ४१ ॥ {४१}

tatrāhaṃ pretikāmekāṃ rākṣasīmiva bhīṣaṇāṃ |
kṛśāṅgīṃ vikṛtākārāṃ raktavindu'nvitāṃvarāṃ || 41 || {41}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 23.41 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 (23.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Aha, Asmad, Pretika, Ama, Kam, Rakshasi, Iva, Bhishana, Krishangi, Vikritakara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 23.41). 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: “tatrāhaṃ pretikāmekāṃ rākṣasīmiva bhīṣaṇāṃ
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • pretikā -
  • pretika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ame -
  • ama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    amā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kām -
  • kām (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • rākṣasīm -
  • rākṣasī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bhīṣaṇām -
  • bhīṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kṛśāṅgīṃ vikṛtākārāṃ raktavindu'nvitāṃvarāṃ
  • kṛśāṅgīm -
  • kṛśāṅgī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vikṛtākārām -
  • vikṛtākārā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse raktavindu'nvitāṃvarām
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