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)

यदियं मे शिरोजापि प्राणेन सह नक्ष्यति ।
तद्दत्ता वाप्यदत्तापि सर्वथापि विनक्ष्यति ॥ ५३ ॥ {५२}

yadiyaṃ me śirojāpi prāṇena saha nakṣyati |
taddattā vāpyadattāpi sarvathāpi vinakṣyati || 53 || {52}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.53 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 (36.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yadi, Yad, Yah, Asmad, Shiroja, Api, Prana, Saha, Kshi, Ati, Tad, Tat, Datta, Vapi, Vapin, Vapya, Adatta, Sarvatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.53). 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: “yadiyaṃ me śirojāpi prāṇena saha nakṣyati
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • śirojā -
  • śiroja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • prāṇena -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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]
  • Line 2: “taddattā vāpyadattāpi sarvathāpi vinakṣyati
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dattā* -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vāpya -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √]
    -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √vap]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √vap]
    -> vāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    vap -> vāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vap]
    -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √]
    -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vap]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vap]
  • adattā -
  • adatta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adatta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sarvathā -
  • sarvathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vinakṣya -
  • vic (verb class 7)
    [present active second single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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