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)

यदीमं स्वशिरोरूढां बलेनोत्कृत्य दास्यसि ।
तदेयं नक्ष्यते नूनं जीवितेन सह ध्रुवं ॥ ६९ ॥ {६८}

yadīmaṃ svaśirorūḍhāṃ balenotkṛtya dāsyasi |
tadeyaṃ nakṣyate nūnaṃ jīvitena saha dhruvaṃ || 69 || {68}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.69 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 (36.69). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yadi, Yad, Idam, Sva, Svan, Ashira, Ashiras, Rudha, Bala, Utkritya, Tada, Iyam, Nunam, Jivita, Saha, Dhruvam, Dhruva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.69). 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: “yadīmaṃ svaśirorūḍhāṃ balenotkṛtya dāsyasi
  • yadī -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • imam -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sva -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aśiro -
  • aśiras (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aśira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rūḍhām -
  • rūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ruh -> rūḍhā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ruh class 1 verb]
  • baleno -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • utkṛtya -
  • utkṛtya (indeclinable)
  • dāsyasi -
  • (verb class 1)
    [future active second single]
    (verb class 3)
    [future active second single]
    (verb class 2)
    [future active second single]
    (verb class 4)
    [future active second single]
  • Line 2: “tadeyaṃ nakṣyate nūnaṃ jīvitena saha dhruvaṃ
  • tade -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • nakṣyate -
  • nakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • nūnam -
  • nūnam (indeclinable)
  • jīvitena -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • 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]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)
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