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)

अश्वघोष नरेन्द्रो ऽसौ तथापि न वहिश्चरेत् ।
तदत्र किं करिष्यावो यन्नृपो न वहिश्चरेत् ॥ १०१ ॥ {१}

aśvaghoṣa narendro 'sau tathāpi na vahiścaret |
tadatra kiṃ kariṣyāvo yannṛpo na vahiścaret || 101 || {1}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.101 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 (38.101). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashvaghosha, Narendra, Asi, Asu, Adah, Tatha, Api, Vahi, Tada, Tra, Kim, Yat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.101). 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: “aśvaghoṣa narendro 'sau tathāpi na vahiścaret
  • aśvaghoṣa -
  • aśvaghoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • narendro' -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vahiś -
  • vahi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “tadatra kiṃ kariṣyāvo yannṛpo na vahiścaret
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tra -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kariṣyāvo* -
  • kṛ (verb class 1)
    [future active first dual]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [future active first dual]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [future active first dual]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [future active first dual]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [future active first dual]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [future active first dual]
    kṝ (verb class 5)
    [future active first dual]
    kṝ (verb class 9)
    [future active first dual]
  • yann -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • po* -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vahiś -
  • vahi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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