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)

अवतीर्य क्षणात्तत्र शुद्धासने सुरास्तृते ।
समाधाय समासीनस्तस्थौ ध्यानसमाहितः ॥ १६२ ॥ {६१}

avatīrya kṣaṇāttatra śuddhāsane surāstṛte |
samādhāya samāsīnastasthau dhyānasamāhitaḥ || 162 || {61}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 29.162 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 (29.162). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avatirya, Kshanat, Kshana, Tatra, Shuddha, Asana, Asani, Sura, Trita, Samadha, Aya, Samasina, Tastha, Dhyana, Samahita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 29.162). 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: “avatīrya kṣaṇāttatra śuddhāsane surāstṛte
  • avatīrya -
  • avatṝ -> avatīrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √avatṝ]
    avatṝ -> avatīrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √avatṝ]
    avatṝ -> avatīrya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √avatṝ]
    avatīrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avatīrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣaṇāt -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śuddhā -
  • śuddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
    śudh -> śuddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
  • asane -
  • asana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    asanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asani (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    asani (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    san (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • surās -
  • sura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    surā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tṛte -
  • tṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “samādhāya samāsīnastasthau dhyānasamāhitaḥ
  • samādhā -
  • samādhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aya -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • samāsīnas -
  • samāsīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasthau -
  • tastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • dhyāna -
  • dhyāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhyāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samāhitaḥ -
  • samāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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