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)

साधु साधु महाभाग यदिदं ते सरोरुहं ।
बहुमूल्येन वांछामि तदर्थं कथ्यते शृणु ॥ ४१ ॥ {४०}

sādhu sādhu mahābhāga yadidaṃ te saroruhaṃ |
bahumūlyena vāṃchāmi tadarthaṃ kathyate śṛṇu || 41 || {40}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.41 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 (27.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sadhu, Mahabhaga, Yadi, Yad, Tad, Yushmad, Saroruha, Bahumulya, Tadartha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.41). 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: “sādhu sādhu mahābhāga yadidaṃ te saroruhaṃ
  • sādhu -
  • sādhu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sādhu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sādhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sādhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sādhu -
  • sādhu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sādhu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sādhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sādhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mahābhāga -
  • mahābhāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahābhāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • dam -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • saroruham -
  • saroruha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saroruha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “bahumūlyena vāṃchāmi tadarthaṃ kathyate śṛṇu || 41 |
  • bahumūlyena -
  • bahumūlya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bahumūlya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vāñchāmi -
  • vāñch (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • tadartham -
  • tadartha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tadartha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tadarthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Cannot analyse 41
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