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)

एवं तस्या महादेव्या वसुलक्ष्म्या व्रतोद्भवं ।
पुण्यं महदसंख्येयमप्रमेयं विदुर्जिनाः ॥ ३४० ॥ {९०}

evaṃ tasyā mahādevyā vasulakṣmyā vratodbhavaṃ |
puṇyaṃ mahadasaṃkhyeyamaprameyaṃ vidurjināḥ || 340 || {90}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.340 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 (37.340). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Evam, Eva, Mahadevi, Vasulakshmi, Vrata, Udbhava, Punya, Mahada, Sankhyeya, Aprameya, Vidu, Vidus, Jina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.340). 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: “evaṃ tasyā mahādevyā vasulakṣmyā vratodbhavaṃ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • tasyā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • mahādevyā* -
  • mahādevī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vasulakṣmyā* -
  • vasulakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vrato -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • udbhavam -
  • udbhava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udbhavā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “puṇyaṃ mahadasaṃkhyeyamaprameyaṃ vidurjināḥ || 340 |
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • mahada -
  • mahada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkhyeyam -
  • saṅkhyeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṅkhyeya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṅkhyeyā (noun, feminine)
  • aprameyam -
  • aprameya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aprameya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aprameyā (noun, feminine)
  • vidur -
  • vidus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vidus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vidu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • jināḥ -
  • jina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse 340
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