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).

उदारस्थामाधिगताश्च ये नराः पुण्यैरुपेतास्तथ बुद्धदर्शनैः ।
प्रत्येकयानं च वदन्ति तेषां संवर्णयन्तो इम धर्मनेत्रीम् ॥ १० ॥

udārasthāmādhigatāśca ye narāḥ puṇyairupetāstatha buddhadarśanaiḥ |
pratyekayānaṃ ca vadanti teṣāṃ saṃvarṇayanto ima dharmanetrīm || 10 ||

And to those who are possessed of strength and vigour and who have acquired merit by virtue or earnest belief in the Buddhas, they show the vehicle of the Pratyekabuddhas, by observing this rule of the law.

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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 (1.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Udara, Tha, Ama, Adhigata, Yah, Yat, Nara, Punya, Upeta, Tatha, Buddha, Darshana, Pratyeka, Ana, Vadat, Vadanti, Tad, Dharman, Etri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.10). 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: “udārasthāmādhigatāśca ye narāḥ puṇyairupetāstatha buddhadarśanaiḥ
  • udāras -
  • udāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • thā -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • amā -
  • ama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhigatāś -
  • adhigata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    adhigatā (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]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • narāḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • puṇyair -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • upetās -
  • upeta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    upetā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tatha -
  • tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • buddha -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • darśanaiḥ -
  • darśana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    darśana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “pratyekayānaṃ ca vadanti teṣāṃ saṃvarṇayanto ima dharmanetrīm
  • pratyekayā -
  • pratyekā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • anam -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vadanti -
  • vad -> vadat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> vadantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • varṇayanto -
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dharman -
  • dharman (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
  • etrīm -
  • etrī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.10

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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