Lotus Sutra (Saddharma-Pundarika) [sanskrit]

by H. Kern | 2013 | 16,351 words | ISBN-13: 9788120801226

The Lotus Sutra (Saddharma-pundarika) is an important Mahayana Buddhist scripture classified as one of the nine Dharmas. the Lotus Sutra deals with a wide range of important Buddhist teachings in twenty-seven chapters including the nature of the Buddhas and the inherent potentiality of becoming Buddha within all beings. This editions only contains the Sanskrit metrical text and the corresponding English translation. Alternative titles: Saddharma-puṇḍarīka-sūtra (सद्धर्म-पुण्डरीक-सूत्र).

बुद्धांश्च पश्यामि नरेन्द्रसिंहान् प्रकाशयन्तो विवरन्ति धर्मम् ।
प्रशासमानान् बहुसत्त्वकोटीः उदाहरन्तो मधुरस्वरां गिरम् ॥ ७ ॥

buddhāṃśca paśyāmi narendrasiṃhān prakāśayanto vivaranti dharmam |
praśāsamānān bahusattvakoṭīḥ udāharanto madhurasvarāṃ giram || 7 ||

I see also the Buddhas, those lions of kings, revealing and showing the essence of the law, comforting many kotis of creatures and emitting sweet-sounding voices.

English translation by H. Kern (2013) Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Buddha, Pashya, Amin, Narendra, Simha, Prakasha, Yat, Yantri, Viva, Dharma, Prasha, Asamana, Bahusattva, Koti, Uda, Madhurasvara, Gir, Gira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.7). 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: “buddhāṃśca paśyāmi narendrasiṃhān prakāśayanto vivaranti dharmam
  • buddhāṃś -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyā -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • narendra -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siṃhān -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • prakāśa -
  • prakāśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prakāśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yanto* -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √i class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √i class 2 verb]
  • viva -
  • viva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ranti -
  • ranti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ranti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “praśāsamānān bahusattvakoṭīḥ udāharanto madhurasvarāṃ giram
  • praśā -
  • praśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asamānān -
  • asamāna (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bahusattva -
  • bahusattva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bahusattva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • koṭīḥ -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • udā -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
    udā (Preverb)
  • aharanto -
  • madhurasvarām -
  • madhurasvarā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • giram -
  • gira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    girā (noun, feminine)
    gir (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    gir (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.7

Cover of edition (2001)

The Lotus Sutra (Text with Hindi Translation)
by Ram Mohan Das (2001)

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