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)

समंतभद्ररूपांशं सौम्यरूपं शुभेन्द्रियं ।
दृष्ट्वा स मुदितो नत्वा कृत्वा त्रिधा प्रदक्षिणं ॥ ७६ ॥ {७३}

samaṃtabhadrarūpāṃśaṃ saumyarūpaṃ śubhendriyaṃ |
dṛṣṭvā sa mudito natvā kṛtvā tridhā pradakṣiṇaṃ || 76 || {73}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.76 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 (27.76). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samantabhadra, Rupa, Sha, Saumyarupa, Shubha, Shubh, Indriya, Mudita, Kritva, Kritvan, Tridha, Pradakshinam, Pradakshina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.76). 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: “samaṃtabhadrarūpāṃśaṃ saumyarūpaṃ śubhendriyaṃ
  • samantabhadra -
  • samantabhadra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samantabhadra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpāṃ -
  • rūpā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śam -
  • śa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saumyarūpam -
  • saumyarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saumyarūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saumyarūpā (noun, feminine)
  • śubhe -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    śubh (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • indriyam -
  • indriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    indriya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    indriyā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭvā sa mudito natvā kṛtvā tridhā pradakṣiṇaṃ
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mudito* -
  • mudita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mud -> mudita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √mud class 10 verb]
  • natvā -
  • nam -> natvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √nam]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tridhā -
  • tridhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pradakṣiṇam -
  • pradakṣiṇam (indeclinable)
    pradakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pradakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
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