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)

इति तेनोदितं श्रुत्व सो ऽश्वघोषो विचिन्तयन् ।
तं नन्दिमुखमालोक्य बोधयन्नेवमब्रवीत् ॥ १०२ ॥ {२}

iti tenoditaṃ śrutva so 'śvaghoṣo vicintayan |
taṃ nandimukhamālokya bodhayannevamabravīt || 102 || {2}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.102 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 (38.102). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Tad, Tena, Udita, Shrut, Sah, Ashvaghosha, Cinta, Yat, Tap, Nandimukha, Alokya, Bodhayat, 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 38.102). 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.

  • Line1: “iti tenoditaṃ śrutva so 'śvaghoṣo vicintayan
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • teno -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • uditam -
  • udita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vad -> udita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> udita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vad class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
  • śrut -
  • śrut (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    śrut (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśvaghoṣo* -
  • aśvaghoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • cinta -
  • cinta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cinta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cint (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yan -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • Line2: “taṃ nandimukhamālokya bodhayannevamabravīt
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nandimukham -
  • nandimukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ālokya -
  • ālokya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bodhayann -
  • budh -> bodhayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √budh], [vocative single from √budh]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
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