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)

ततः स विष्णुदासो ऽपि भार्यां तां धीमतीं मुदा ।
सुप्रसन्नमुखाम्भोजः समालोक्यैवमब्रवीत् ॥ ३५९ ॥ {९}

tataḥ sa viṣṇudāso 'pi bhāryāṃ tāṃ dhīmatīṃ mudā |
suprasannamukhāmbhojaḥ samālokyaivamabravīt || 359 || {9}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 37.359 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 (37.359). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Vishnudasa, Api, Bharya, Dhimat, Mud, Muda, Suprasanna, Ukha, Bhoj, Bhoja, Samalokya, 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 37.359). 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: “tataḥ sa viṣṇudāso 'pi bhāryāṃ tāṃ dhīmatīṃ mudā
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • 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]
  • bhāryām -
  • bhāryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhṛ -> bhāryā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √bhṛ]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhīmatī -
  • dhīmat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhīmat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mudā -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mudā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “suprasannamukhāmbhojaḥ samālokyaivamabravīt
  • suprasannam -
  • suprasanna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    suprasanna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    suprasannā (noun, feminine)
  • ukhām -
  • ukhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhojaḥ -
  • bhoj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhoj (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhoja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samālokyai -
  • samālokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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)
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
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