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)

तद् यदर्थे भवान् स्मितं मुंचति तज्जगद्गुरो ।
समुपादिश्य सर्वेषां संशयं छेतुमर्हति ॥ ७४ ॥ {७४}

tad yadarthe bhavān smitaṃ muṃcati tajjagadguro |
samupādiśya sarveṣāṃ saṃśayaṃ chetumarhati || 74 || {74}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 34.74 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 (34.74). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Yadartha, Bhava, Bhavant, Smita, Muncat, Tajja, Gat, Guru, Upadi, Sarva, Samshaya, Cha, Chi, Asmad, Rihat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 34.74). 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: “tad yadarthe bhavān smitaṃ muṃcati tajjagadguro
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yadarthe -
  • yadartha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yadartha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    yadarthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smitam -
  • smita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    smi -> smita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √smi class 1 verb]
    smi -> smita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √smi class 1 verb], [accusative single from √smi class 1 verb]
  • muñcati -
  • muc -> muñcat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> muñcat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muñc -> muñcat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muñc -> muñcat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muc (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • tajja -
  • tajja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tajja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gad -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • guro -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “samupādiśya sarveṣāṃ saṃśayaṃ chetumarhati
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upādi -
  • upādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    upādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    upādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śya -
  • śā (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • saṃśayam -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • che -
  • cha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    chā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    chi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mar -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • ṛhati -
  • ṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ṛhat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
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