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)

महाप्रज्ञावतीनां च सर्वासामपि सद्धियां ।
महर्द्धिप्रतिभाणानामग्रा निर्दिश्यते त्वया ॥ २३७ ॥ {३७}

mahāprajñāvatīnāṃ ca sarvāsāmapi saddhiyāṃ |
maharddhipratibhāṇānāmagrā nirdiśyate tvayā || 237 || {37}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 33.237 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 (33.237). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mahaprajna, Vati, Sarva, Api, Saddhi, Maharddhi, Pratibhana, Agra, Nih, Tva, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 33.237). 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: “mahāprajñāvatīnāṃ ca sarvāsāmapi saddhiyāṃ
  • mahāprajñā -
  • mahāprajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vatīnām -
  • vati (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vatī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vatī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vatī (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvāsām -
  • sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • saddhi -
  • saddhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    saddhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saddhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • yām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “maharddhipratibhāṇānāmagrā nirdiśyate tvayā
  • maharddhi -
  • maharddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maharddhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maharddhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pratibhāṇānām -
  • pratibhāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    pratibhāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • agrā* -
  • agra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nis (Preverb)
  • diśyate -
  • diś (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    diś (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
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