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)

तद्यथा भगवान्बुद्धः शाक्यमुनिस्तथागतः ।
सर्वज्ञो ऽर्हं जगच्छास्ता धर्मराजो विनायकः ॥ ६ ॥ {६}

tadyathā bhagavānbuddhaḥ śākyamunistathāgataḥ |
sarvajño 'rhaṃ jagacchāstā dharmarājo vināyakaḥ || 6 || {6}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.6 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 (38.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Yatha, Bhagavat, Buddha, Shakyamuni, Tathagata, Sarvajna, Arha, Jagat, Shasta, Dharmaraj, Dharmaraja, Vinayaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.6). 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: “tadyathā bhagavānbuddhaḥ śākyamunistathāgataḥ
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • buddhaḥ -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śākyamunis -
  • śākyamuni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathāgataḥ -
  • tathāgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sarvajño 'rhaṃ jagacchāstā dharmarājo vināyakaḥ
  • sarvajño' -
  • sarvajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • arham -
  • arha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jagacch -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śāstā* -
  • śās -> śāsta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √śās class 2 verb]
    śās -> śāstā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √śās class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √śās class 2 verb]
  • dharmarājo* -
  • dharmarāj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dharmarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vināyakaḥ -
  • vināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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