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)

धर्मार्थकाममोक्षादि साधनं सुखकारणं ।
अभावे जीविते काये कस्यार्थे सुखसाधनं ॥ ७३ ॥ {७२}

dharmārthakāmamokṣādi sādhanaṃ sukhakāraṇaṃ |
abhāve jīvite kāye kasyārthe sukhasādhanaṃ || 73 || {72}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.73 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 (36.73). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dharmarthakamamoksha, Sadhana, Sukhakara, Abhava, Jivita, Kaya, Kah, Kim, Artha, Sukhasadhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 36.73). 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: “dharmārthakāmamokṣādi sādhanaṃ sukhakāraṇaṃ
  • dharmārthakāmamokṣā -
  • dharmārthakāmamokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adi -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sādhanam -
  • sādhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sādhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sukhakāra -
  • sukhakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sukhakāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṇam -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “abhāve jīvite kāye kasyārthe sukhasādhanaṃ
  • abhāve -
  • abhāva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • jīvite -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    jīvitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √jīv class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √jīv class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √jīv class 1 verb], [locative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √jīv class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jīv class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √jīv class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • kāye -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kāyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kasyā -
  • kas -> kasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kas]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • sukhasādhanam -
  • sukhasādhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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