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)

पीड्याममायमयमेव तु रक्षणीयो वध्यो यमित्यपि सुरोत्तमनीतिरेषा ।
निःश्रेयसात्युदयसौख्यहितैकबुद्धिर्बुद्धस्य नैवरिदवोनहिवं ॥ १५२ ॥ {६८}

pīḍyāmamāyamayameva tu rakṣaṇīyo vadhyo yamityapi surottamanītireṣā |
niḥśreyasātyudayasaukhyahitaikabuddhirbuddhasya naivaridavonahivaṃ || 152 || {68}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.152 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 (27.152). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pidya, Amaya, Aya, Idam, Eva, Rakshaniya, Vadhya, Yah, Iti, Itya, Api, Surottama, Niti, Esha, Nihshreyasa, Yudh, Yut, Ayas, Ayasa, Aukhya, Hita, Ekabuddhi, Buddha, Naiva, Rit, Ava, Avas, Nahi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 27.152). 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: “pīḍyāmamāyamayameva tu rakṣaṇīyo vadhyo yamityapi surottamanītireṣā
  • pīḍyām -
  • pīḍ -> pīḍyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √pīḍ class 10 verb]
  • amāyam -
  • amāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • rakṣaṇīyo* -
  • rakṣaṇīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rakṣ -> rakṣaṇīya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √rakṣ]
  • vadhyo* -
  • vadhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • itya -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • surottama -
  • surottama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    surottama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nītir -
  • nīti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • eṣā -
  • eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “niḥśreyasātyudayasaukhyahitaikabuddhirbuddhasya naivaridavonahivaṃ
  • niḥśreyasāt -
  • niḥśreyasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    niḥśreyasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yud -
  • yudh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yudh (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yut (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yut (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ayasau -
  • ayasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ayas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aukhya -
  • aukhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aukhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hitai -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • ekabuddhir -
  • ekabuddhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ekabuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • buddhasya -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • naiva -
  • naiva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • rid -
  • rit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    rit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • avo -
  • avas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nahi -
  • nahi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nahi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nahi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
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