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)

वणिजः सार्थवाहाश्च शिल्पिनो ऽपि शुभार्थिनः ।
ग्राम्या जानपदाश्चान्यलोकाः कार्पटिकादयः ॥ १२ ॥ {१२}

vaṇijaḥ sārthavāhāśca śilpino 'pi śubhārthinaḥ |
grāmyā jānapadāścānyalokāḥ kārpaṭikādayaḥ || 12 || {12}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 34.12 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 (34.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vanij, Vanija, Sarthavaha, Shilpin, Api, Shubharthin, Gramya, Janapada, Aloka, Karpatika, Aya, Ayas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 34.12). 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: “vaṇijaḥ sārthavāhāśca śilpino 'pi śubhārthinaḥ
  • vaṇijaḥ -
  • vaṇij (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vaṇija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sārthavāhāś -
  • sārthavāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śilpino' -
  • śilpin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śilpin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • śubhārthinaḥ -
  • śubhārthin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śubhārthin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “grāmyā jānapadāścānyalokāḥ kārpaṭikādayaḥ
  • grāmyā* -
  • grāmya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    grāmyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jānapadāś -
  • jānapada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jānapadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cānya -
  • cam -> cānya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √cam]
    cam -> cānya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √cam]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • alokāḥ -
  • aloka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    alokā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kārpaṭikād -
  • kārpaṭika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ayaḥ -
  • ayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
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