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)

शृणु राजन्यथाख्यातं गुरुणा मे स्रुतं मया ।
तथाहं ते प्रवक्ष्यामि वसुधाराव्रतोद्भवं ॥ ५ ॥ {५}

śṛṇu rājanyathākhyātaṃ guruṇā me srutaṃ mayā |
tathāhaṃ te pravakṣyāmi vasudhārāvratodbhavaṃ || 5 || {5}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.5 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 (38.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajan, Rajani, Rajanya, Atha, Akhyata, Guru, Asmad, Srut, Sruta, Maya, Tatha, Aha, Tad, Yushmad, Prava, Kshi, Amin, Vasudhara, Avrata, Udbhava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.5). 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: “śṛṇu rājanyathākhyātaṃ guruṇā me srutaṃ mayā
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rājanya -
  • rājanī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    rājanya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājanya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • akhyātam -
  • akhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akhyātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second dual]
  • guruṇā -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    guru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    gurū (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • srutam -
  • sruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    srutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    srut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    sru -> sruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sru class 1 verb]
    sru -> sruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sru class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sru class 1 verb]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “tathāhaṃ te pravakṣyāmi vasudhārāvratodbhavaṃ
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • prava -
  • prava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣyā -
  • kṣi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vasudhārā -
  • vasudhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vasudhāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vasudhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avrato -
  • avrata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avrata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    avratā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udbhavam -
  • udbhava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udbhavā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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