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 स उत्तरो विज्ञः समभीक्ष्य समंततः ।
ददर्श तां संप्रजातां भूतमहर्द्धिकालये ॥ २२१ ॥ {२१}

evaṃ sa uttaro vijñaḥ samabhīkṣya samaṃtataḥ |
dadarśa tāṃ saṃprajātāṃ bhūtamaharddhikālaye || 221 || {21}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 24.221 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 (24.221). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Sah, Uttara, Vijna, Sama, Bha, Ikshya, Samantatah, Samantatas, Samprajata, Bhuta, Aha, Riddhi, Kalaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 24.221). 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 sa uttaro vijñaḥ samabhīkṣya samaṃtataḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttaro* -
  • uttara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vijñaḥ -
  • vijña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sama -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhī -
  • bhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • īkṣya -
  • īkṣ -> īkṣya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √īkṣ]
    īkṣ -> īkṣya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √īkṣ class 1 verb]
    īkṣ -> īkṣya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √īkṣ class 1 verb]
  • samantataḥ -
  • samantataḥ (indeclinable)
    samantatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “dadarśa tāṃ saṃprajātāṃ bhūtamaharddhikālaye
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samprajātām -
  • samprajātā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhūtam -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhūtā (noun, feminine)
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [injunctive active second dual]
  • ahar -
  • ahan (noun, neuter)
    ahar (noun, neuter)
    aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛddhi -
  • ṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ṛddhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ṛddhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ṛddhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kālaye -
  • kālaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kālaya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kal (verb class 0)
    [present middle first single]
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