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)

मंत्रिणः पौरिकाः सर्वे शृणुध्वं वचनं मम ।
यदि वांछास्ति वो भद्रे त्रिरत्नं भजतादरत् ॥ १८६ ॥ {९५}

maṃtriṇaḥ paurikāḥ sarve śṛṇudhvaṃ vacanaṃ mama |
yadi vāṃchāsti vo bhadre triratnaṃ bhajatādarat || 186 || {95}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 25.186 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 (25.186). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mantrin, Mantri, Paurika, Sarva, Dhu, Vacana, Asmad, Yadi, Yad, Vancha, Asti, Yushmad, Bhadra, Triratna, Tan, Darad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 25.186). 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: “maṃtriṇaḥ paurikāḥ sarve śṛṇudhvaṃ vacanaṃ mama
  • mantriṇaḥ -
  • mantrin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mantrin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mantrī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • paurikāḥ -
  • paurika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • dhva -
  • dhu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • Line 2: “yadi vāṃchāsti vo bhadre triratnaṃ bhajatādarat
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vāñchā -
  • vāñchā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vāñch (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • vo* -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • bhadre -
  • bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhadrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • triratnam -
  • triratna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhaja -
  • bhaj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • darat -
  • darad (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    darad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
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