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 नंदिमुखोपायं येन नृपः स निचरेत् ।
तदहं संप्रवक्ष्यामि तन्नृपाहरणं प्रति ॥ १०३ ॥ {३}

śṛṇu naṃdimukhopāyaṃ yena nṛpaḥ sa nicaret |
tadahaṃ saṃpravakṣyāmi tannṛpāharaṇaṃ prati || 103 || {3}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.103 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 (38.103). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nandimukha, Upaya, Yena, Yah, Yat, Nripa, Tada, Ham, Tan, Aharana, Prati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.103). 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 naṃdimukhopāyaṃ yena nṛpaḥ sa nicaret
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • nandimukho -
  • nandimukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • upāyam -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nṛpaḥ -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “tadahaṃ saṃpravakṣyāmi tannṛpāharaṇaṃ prati
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ham -
  • ham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • sampra -
  • sampra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • tann -
  • tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āharaṇam -
  • āharaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āharaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
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