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)

तत्र स प्रेत आलोक्य तां देवीं समुपागतां ।
सहसोपेत्य संपश्यन्पुरस्थ एवमब्रवीत् ॥ ६८३ ॥ {२१}

tatra sa preta ālokya tāṃ devīṃ samupāgatāṃ |
sahasopetya saṃpaśyanpurastha evamabravīt || 683 || {21}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.683 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 (38.683). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Pretri, Preta, Alokya, Devi, Samupagata, Sahasa, Sahas, Upetya, Sampa, Shyat, Purah, Pur, Pura, Tha, 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 38.683). 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: “tatra sa preta ālokya tāṃ devīṃ samupāgatāṃ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • preta* -
  • pretṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    preta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pre (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • ālokya -
  • ālokya (indeclinable)
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • devīm -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samupāgatām -
  • samupāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sahasopetya saṃpaśyanpurastha evamabravīt || 683 |
  • sahaso -
  • sahasā (indeclinable)
    sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahas (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sahas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upetya -
  • upetya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upetya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sampa -
  • sampa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyan -
  • śā -> śyat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śā class 4 verb], [vocative single from √śā class 4 verb]
  • puras -
  • puraḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    puraḥ (indeclinable)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tha* -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 683
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