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)

इति राज्ञा समादिष्टं श्रुत्वा दूतः स मोदितः ।
बिम्बिसारं नरेंद्रं तं नत्वा ययौ जिनान्तिके ॥ ५२ ॥ {५१}

iti rājñā samādiṣṭaṃ śrutvā dūtaḥ sa moditaḥ |
bimbisāraṃ nareṃdraṃ taṃ natvā yayau jināntike || 52 || {51}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 25.52 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 (25.52). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Rajan, Samadishta, Duta, Modita, Bimbisara, Narendra, Tap, Yayi, Yayu, Jina, Tika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 25.52). 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: “iti rājñā samādiṣṭaṃ śrutvā dūtaḥ sa moditaḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • rājñā -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • samādiṣṭam -
  • samādiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samādiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samādiṣṭā (noun, feminine)
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • dūtaḥ -
  • dūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • moditaḥ -
  • modita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mud -> modita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mud class 1 verb], [nominative single from √mud]
    mud -> modita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mud]
  • Line 2: “bimbisāraṃ nareṃdraṃ taṃ natvā yayau jināntike
  • bimbisāram -
  • bimbisāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • narendram -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • natvā -
  • nam -> natvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √nam]
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • jinān -
  • jina (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tike -
  • tika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
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