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)

एवमेतत्तथानंद यथाख्यातं त्वया किल ।
नाहेतुप्रत्ययं बुद्धा मुञ्चंति हि स्मितं क्व चित् ॥ ७६ ॥ {७६}

evametattathānaṃda yathākhyātaṃ tvayā kila |
nāhetupratyayaṃ buddhā muñcaṃti hi smitaṃ kva cit || 76 || {76}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 34.76 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 (34.76). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Etad, Tatha, Anda, Yatha, Akhyata, Tva, Yushmad, Kila, Naha, Pratyaya, Buddha, Muncat, Muncanti, Smita, Kva, Cit,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 34.76). 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: “evametattathānaṃda yathākhyātaṃ tvayā kila
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tathān -
  • tatha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • anda -
  • anda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    and (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • akhyātam -
  • akhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akhyātā (noun, feminine)
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second dual]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “nāhetupratyayaṃ buddhā muñcaṃti hi smitaṃ kva cit || 76 |
  • nāhe -
  • nāha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pratyayam -
  • pratyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • buddhā* -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    buddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • muñcanti -
  • muc -> muñcat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √muc class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √muc class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> muñcantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muñc -> muñcat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √muñc class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muñc class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muñc -> muñcantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muc (verb class 6)
    [present active third plural]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • smitam -
  • smita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smitā (noun, feminine)
    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]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse 76
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