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)

अस्माकमपि या देवी महालक्ष्मी कुलेश्वरी ।
तस्या व्रतं समाधाय चरेमहि सदादरात् ॥ १६४ ॥ {६४}

asmākamapi yā devī mahālakṣmī kuleśvarī |
tasyā vrataṃ samādhāya caremahi sadādarāt || 164 || {64}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.164 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 (37.164). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asmaka, Asmad, Api, Devi, Devin, Mahalakshmi, Kuleshvari, Vrata, Samadha, Aya, Sada, Ara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.164). 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: “asmākamapi devī mahālakṣmī kuleśvarī
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • devī -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahālakṣmī -
  • mahālakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • kuleśvarī -
  • kuleśvarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tasyā vrataṃ samādhāya caremahi sadādarāt || 164 |
  • tasyā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vratam -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samādhā -
  • samādhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aya -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • carema -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active first plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sadād -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • arāt -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
    rās (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 164
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