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)

विद्यादानेन पण्डित्यं प्रज्ञाभ्यासेन चाप्यते ।
भैषज्याभयदानेन रोगमुक्तस्तु जायते ॥ १४७ ॥ {१३}

vidyādānena paṇḍityaṃ prajñābhyāsena cāpyate |
bhaiṣajyābhayadānena rogamuktastu jāyate || 147 || {13}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 28.147 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 (28.147). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vidyadana, Prajna, Abhyasa, Bhaishajya, Abhayadana, Rogamukta, Jayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 28.147). 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: “vidyādānena paṇḍityaṃ prajñābhyāsena cāpyate
  • vidyādānena -
  • vidyādāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse paṇḍityam*pr
  • prajñā -
  • prajña (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prajña (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyāsena -
  • abhyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • cāpyate -
  • ci (verb class 0)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “bhaiṣajyābhayadānena rogamuktastu jāyate
  • bhaiṣajyā -
  • bhaiṣajya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhaiṣajya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhayadānena -
  • abhayadāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • rogamuktas -
  • rogamukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
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