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 तद्वचनं श्रुत्वा सो ऽनाथपिण्डदः सुधीः ।
आरामिकं तमालोक्य प्रबोधयितुमब्रवीत् ॥ ४० ॥ {३९}

iti tadvacanaṃ śrutvā so 'nāthapiṇḍadaḥ sudhīḥ |
ārāmikaṃ tamālokya prabodhayitumabravīt || 40 || {39}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.40 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 (27.40). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Cana, Sah, Anathapindada, Sudhi, Aramika, Kya, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.40). 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 tadvacanaṃ śrutvā so 'nāthapiṇḍadaḥ sudhīḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tadva -
  • tadvan (noun, masculine)
  • canam -
  • cana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anāthapiṇḍadaḥ -
  • anāthapiṇḍada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sudhīḥ -
  • sudhī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sudhī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ārāmikaṃ tamālokya prabodhayitumabravīt || 40 |
  • ārāmikam -
  • ārāmika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tamālo -
  • kya -
  • kya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bodhayitum -
  • budh -> bodhayitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √budh]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 40
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