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).

स्तूपान पश्यामि सहस्रकोट्यो अनल्पका यथरिव गङ्गवालिकाः ।
येभिः सदा मण्डित क्षेत्रकोटियो ये कारिता तेहि जिनात्मजेहि ॥ ४४ ॥

stūpāna paśyāmi sahasrakoṭyo analpakā yathariva gaṅgavālikāḥ |
yebhiḥ sadā maṇḍita kṣetrakoṭiyo ye kāritā tehi jinātmajehi || 44 ||

I see thousands of kotis of Stupas, numerous as the sand of the Ganges, which have been raised by these sons of the Gina and now adorn kotis of grounds.

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

Stupa, Pashya, Amin, Sahasraka, Ush, Analpa, Yat, Yad, Hariva, Ganga, Valika, Yah, Sada, Mandita, Kshetra, Koti, Karita, Tad, Tan, Yushmad, Jina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.44). 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: “stūpāna paśyāmi sahasrakoṭyo analpakā yathariva gaṅgavālikāḥ
  • stūpān -
  • stūpa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [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]
  • sahasrako -
  • sahasraka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasraka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasrakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṭ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • yo -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • analpa -
  • analpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    analpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kā* -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hariva -
  • hariva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṅga -
  • gaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vālikāḥ -
  • vālika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vālikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “yebhiḥ sadā maṇḍita kṣetrakoṭiyo ye kāritā tehi jinātmajehi
  • ye -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ibhiḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • maṇḍita -
  • maṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √maṇḍ]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √maṇḍ]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √maṇḍ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √maṇḍ]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √maṇḍ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √maṇḍ]
  • kṣetra -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • koṭi -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative 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]
  • kāritā -
  • kāritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kāritā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ]
  • 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]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • jināt -
  • jina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    jina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • je -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ji (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ji (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.44

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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