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).

कारापयन्ती सुगतस्य पुत्रा जिनान धातुष्विह पूजमीदृशीम् ।
येभिर्दिशायो दश शोभिता यः सुपुष्पितैर्वा यथ पारिजातैः ॥ ४७ ॥

kārāpayantī sugatasya putrā jināna dhātuṣviha pūjamīdṛśīm |
yebhirdiśāyo daśa śobhitā yaḥ supuṣpitairvā yatha pārijātaiḥ || 47 ||

Such honour do the sons of the Sugata render to the relics of the Ginas, so that all directions of space are brightened as by the celestial coral trees in full blossom.

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

Kara, Apayat, Apayanti, Sugata, Putra, Jinana, Dhatu, Iha, Puja, Idrishi, Yah, Yat, Dasha, Shobhita, Supushpita, Var, Yad, Han, Parijata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.47). 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: “kārāpayantī sugatasya putrā jināna dhātuṣviha pūjamīdṛśīm
  • kārā -
  • kāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āpayantī -
  • āp -> āpayantī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √āp]
    i -> āpayantī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √i]
    āp -> āpayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √āp], [vocative dual from √āp], [accusative dual from √āp]
    āp -> āpayantī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √āp]
    i -> āpayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √i], [vocative dual from √i], [accusative dual from √i]
    i -> āpayantī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √i]
  • sugatasya -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • putrā* -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jināna -
  • ji -> jināna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
    ji -> jināna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • dhātuṣvi -
  • dhātu (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    dhātu (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    dhātu (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pūjam -
  • pūjā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pūja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • īdṛśīm -
  • īdṛśī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “yebhirdiśāyo daśa śobhitā yaḥ supuṣpitairvā yatha pārijātaiḥ
  • 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]
  • ibhir -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • diśāyo -
  • daśa -
  • daśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daṃś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śobhitā* -
  • śobhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śobhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    śubh -> śobhita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śubh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śubh class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √śubh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √śubh class 6 verb], [nominative plural from √śubh], [vocative plural from √śubh]
    śubh -> śobhitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śubh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śubh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śubh class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √śubh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √śubh class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √śubh class 6 verb], [nominative plural from √śubh], [vocative plural from √śubh], [accusative plural from √śubh]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • supuṣpitair -
  • supuṣpita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    supuṣpita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative 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]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pārijātaiḥ -
  • pārijāta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.47

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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