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)

तथा स विष्णुदासो ऽपि ससुरस्य गृहे तदा ।
श्रुत्वा यज्ञमहोत्साहं तां भार्यामेवमब्रवीत् ॥ १९३ ॥ {४३}

tathā sa viṣṇudāso 'pi sasurasya gṛhe tadā |
śrutvā yajñamahotsāhaṃ tāṃ bhāryāmevamabravīt || 193 || {43}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.193 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 (37.193). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Vishnudasa, Api, Sasura, Grih, Griha, Tada, Yajna, Aha, Ahu, Utsaha, Bharya, Evam, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.193). 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: “tathā sa viṣṇudāso 'pi sasurasya gṛhe tadā
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viṣṇudāso' -
  • viṣṇudāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sasurasya -
  • sasura (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sasura (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • gṛhe -
  • gṛh (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gṛh (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    gṛhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śrutvā yajñamahotsāhaṃ tāṃ bhāryāmevamabravīt
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • yajñam -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • aho -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ahu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • utsāham -
  • utsāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhāryām -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √bhṛ]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
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