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)

गृहेषु सर्वदा तेषं लक्ष्मीस्तिष्ठतु सुस्थिराः ।
धर्मार्थकामभोग्याश्च संसिद्ध्यंतु स मेधिताः ॥ ९९० ॥ {२७}

gṛheṣu sarvadā teṣaṃ lakṣmīstiṣṭhatu susthirāḥ |
dharmārthakāmabhogyāśca saṃsiddhyaṃtu sa medhitāḥ || 990 || {27}

The English translation of Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.990 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 (38.990). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Griha, Griheshu, Sarvada, Tad, Tan, Yushmad, Ish, Isha, Lakshmi, Susthira, Dharmarthakama, Bhogya, Samsiddhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Ratnamalavadana Verse 38.990). 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: “gṛheṣu sarvadā teṣaṃ lakṣmīstiṣṭhatu susthirāḥ
  • gṛheṣu -
  • gṛheṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    gṛheṣu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    gṛheṣu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    gṛha (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • sarvadā -
  • sarvadā (indeclinable)
    sarvadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • iṣam -
  • iṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    iṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    iṣā (noun, feminine)
    iṣan (noun, neuter)
    iṣ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    iṣ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • lakṣmīs -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • tiṣṭhatu -
  • sthā (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third single]
  • susthirāḥ -
  • susthira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    susthirā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “dharmārthakāmabhogyāśca saṃsiddhyaṃtu sa medhitāḥ || 990 |
  • dharmārthakāma -
  • dharmārthakāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dharmārthakāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhogyāś -
  • bhogya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhogyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃsiddhya -
  • saṃsiddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • antu -
  • antu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • medhitā -
  • medh (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    midh (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse 990
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