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)

कियत्कालं च जीवेयं सर्वेषां मरणं ध्रुवं ।
यावद्जीवितमुक्तायामियं मुक्तापि नक्ष्यति ॥ ५२ ॥ {५१}

kiyatkālaṃ ca jīveyaṃ sarveṣāṃ maraṇaṃ dhruvaṃ |
yāvadjīvitamuktāyāmiyaṃ muktāpi nakṣyati || 52 || {51}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.52 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 (36.52). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kiyatkalam, Sarva, Marana, Dhruvam, Dhruva, Yavat, Jivita, Ukta, Iyam, Idam, Mukta, Api, Kshi, Ati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.52). 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: “kiyatkālaṃ ca jīveyaṃ sarveṣāṃ maraṇaṃ dhruvaṃ
  • kiyatkālam -
  • kiyatkālam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jīveyam -
  • jīv (verb class 1)
    [optative active first single]
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • maraṇam -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “yāvadjīvitamuktāyāmiyaṃ muktāpi nakṣyati
  • yāvad -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jīvitam -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jīvitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jīv class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • uktāyām -
  • uktā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vac -> uktā (participle, feminine)
    [locative single from √vac class 2 verb], [locative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • muktā -
  • mukta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mukta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    muktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> muktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muc -> muktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muj class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muj class 1 verb]
    muj -> muktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √muj class 1 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣya -
  • kṣi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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