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 तयोदितं श्रुत्वा तासामेका प्रधानिका ।
सालोक्य चूडदेवीं तां समामंत्र्यैवमब्रवीत् ॥ ७११ ॥ {४९}

iti tayoditaṃ śrutvā tāsāmekā pradhānikā |
sālokya cūḍadevīṃ tāṃ samāmaṃtryaivamabravīt || 711 || {49}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.711 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 (38.711). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Taya, Udita, Eka, Pradha, Ani, Salokya, Cuda, Devi, Sama, Antri, 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 38.711). 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: “iti tayoditaṃ śrutvā tāsāmekā pradhānikā
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tayo -
  • taya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    tay (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • 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]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • tāsām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ekā -
  • ekā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pradhā -
  • pradha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pradhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ani -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sālokya cūḍadevīṃ tāṃ samāmaṃtryaivamabravīt
  • sālokya -
  • sālokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cūḍa -
  • cūḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cūḍa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devīm -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samām -
  • samā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • antryai -
  • antrī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
  • 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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