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)

तथा भूतालये शून्यगेहेव निवसेः कथं ।
तथामित्रेषु देशेषु कथमेकोरिव च्चरे ॥ ७८ ॥ {७८}

tathā bhūtālaye śūnyageheva nivaseḥ kathaṃ |
tathāmitreṣu deśeṣu kathamekoriva ccare || 78 || {78}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 24.78 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 (24.78). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Bhutalaya, Shunyageha, Iva, Vasi, Katham, Katha, Amitra, Desha, Eka, Uri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 24.78). 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: “tathā bhūtālaye śūnyageheva nivaseḥ kathaṃ
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhūtālaye -
  • bhūtālaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhūtālaya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • śūnyagehe -
  • śūnyageha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vaseḥ -
  • vasi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vas (verb class 1)
    [optative active second single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tathāmitreṣu deśeṣu kathamekoriva ccare || 78 |
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • amitreṣu -
  • amitra (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    amitra (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • deśeṣu -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eko -
  • eka (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
    ekā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uri -
  • urī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse ccare*78
  • Cannot analyse 78
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