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)

तत्र जेताश्रमे सो ऽर्हन्नवतार्य निजाश्रमे ।
शुभासनसमासीनः प्रभासयन्न्यषीदत ॥ १३५ ॥ {३४}

tatra jetāśrame so 'rhannavatārya nijāśrame |
śubhāsanasamāsīnaḥ prabhāsayannyaṣīdata || 135 || {34}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 29.135 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 (29.135). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Jetri, Jeta, Ashrama, Sah, Arhat, Nijashrama, Shubhasana, Samasina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 29.135). 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: “tatra jetāśrame so 'rhannavatārya nijāśrame
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • jetā -
  • jeta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jeta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jetṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jetā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ji (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    ji (verb class 9)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • aśrame -
  • aśrama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aśrama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    aśramā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • arhann -
  • arhat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • avatārya -
  • nijāśrame -
  • nijāśrama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nijāśrama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “śubhāsanasamāsīnaḥ prabhāsayannyaṣīdata
  • śubhāsana -
  • śubhāsana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samāsīnaḥ -
  • samāsīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse prabhāsayannyaṣīdata
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