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 संप्रार्थितं राज्ञा श्रुत्वा स सुगतात्मजः ।
उपगुप्तो नरेंद्रं तं समामंत्र्यैवमादिशत् ॥ ३ ॥ {३}

iti saṃprārthitaṃ rājñā śrutvā sa sugatātmajaḥ |
upagupto nareṃdraṃ taṃ samāmaṃtryaivamādiśat || 3 || {3}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 26.3 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 (26.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Samprarthita, Rajan, Sugata, Upagupta, Narendra, Sama, Antri, Vama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 26.3). 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 saṃprārthitaṃ rājñā śrutvā sa sugatātmajaḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • samprārthitam -
  • samprārthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samprārthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samprārthitā (noun, feminine)
  • rājñā -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sugatāt -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jaḥ -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “upagupto nareṃdraṃ taṃ samāmaṃtryaivamādiśat
  • upagupto* -
  • upagupta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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]
  • samām -
  • samā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • antryai -
  • antrī (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • vamā -
  • vama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • adiśat -
  • diś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
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