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).

भूयश्च पश्याम्यहु मञ्जुघोष परिनिर्वृतानां सुगतान शासने ।
उत्पन्न धीरा बहुबोधिसत्त्वाः कुर्वन्ति सत्कारु जिनान धातुषु ॥ ४३ ॥

bhūyaśca paśyāmyahu mañjughoṣa parinirvṛtānāṃ sugatāna śāsane |
utpanna dhīrā bahubodhisattvāḥ kurvanti satkāru jināna dhātuṣu || 43 ||

Further, I see, O Manjughosha, many Bodhisattvas who have displayed steadiness under the rule of the departed Sugatas, and now are worshipping the relics of the Ginas.

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

Bhuyah, Bhuyas, Pashya, Yahu, Manjughosha, Parinirvrita, Sugata, Shasana, Utpanna, Dhira, Bahu, Bodhisattva, Kurvat, Satka, Jinana, Dhatu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.43). 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: “bhūyaśca paśyāmyahu mañjughoṣa parinirvṛtānāṃ sugatāna śāsane
  • bhūyaś -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyām -
  • paśyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    paś -> paśyā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • yahu -
  • yahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yahu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mañjughoṣa -
  • mañjughoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mañjughoṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parinirvṛtānām -
  • parinirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    parinirvṛta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    parinirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sugatān -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śāsane -
  • śāsana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śāsana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śāsanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “utpanna dhīrā bahubodhisattvāḥ kurvanti satkāru jināna dhātuṣu
  • utpanna -
  • utpanna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utpanna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhīrā* -
  • dhīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dhīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bodhisattvāḥ -
  • bodhisattva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kurvanti -
  • kurvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third plural]
  • satkā -
  • satka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aru -
  • aru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • jināna -
  • ji -> jināna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
    ji -> jināna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • dhātuṣu -
  • dhātu (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    dhātu (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    dhātu (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.43

Cover of edition (2013)

The Lotus Sutra (The Saddharma-Pundarika)
by H. Kern (2013)

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Cover of edition (2001)

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

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