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)

तां देवीं सगणां ध्यात्वा समावाह्य यथाक्रमं ।
सर्वपूजोपहारैश्च प्रार्चयेयुस्तथादरात् ॥ २५७ ॥ {५६}

tāṃ devīṃ sagaṇāṃ dhyātvā samāvāhya yathākramaṃ |
sarvapūjopahāraiśca prārcayeyustathādarāt || 257 || {56}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.257 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 (38.257). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Devi, Sagana, Dhyatva, Yatha, Akramam, Akrama, Saru, Sarva, Apuja, Upahara, Pra, Tatha, Ara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.257). 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: “tāṃ devīṃ sagaṇāṃ dhyātvā samāvāhya yathākramaṃ
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • devīm -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sagaṇām -
  • sagaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhyātvā -
  • dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • samāvā -
  • sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • ahya -
  • ah -> ahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ah]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • akramam -
  • akramam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    akrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akramā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kram (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single], [aorist active first single]
    kram (verb class 4)
    [aorist active first single]
  • Line 2: “sarvapūjopahāraiśca prārcayeyustathādarāt
  • sarva -
  • saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • apūjo -
  • apūjā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upahāraiś -
  • upahāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • arcayeyus -
  • ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third plural]
    ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third plural]
  • tathād -
  • tatha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • arāt -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
    rās (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
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