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).

चत्वारिमा पर्ष उदग्रचित्तास्त्वां चाभिवीक्षन्तिह मां च वीर ।
जनेहि हर्षं व्यपनेहि काङ्क्षां त्वं व्याकरोही सुगतस्य पुत्र ॥ ५१ ॥

catvārimā parṣa udagracittāstvāṃ cābhivīkṣantiha māṃ ca vīra |
janehi harṣaṃ vyapanehi kāṅkṣāṃ tvaṃ vyākarohī sugatasya putra || 51 ||

The four classes of the congregation in joyful expectation gaze on thee, O hero, and on me; gladden (their hearts); remove their doubts; grant a revelation, O son of Sugata!

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

Catu, Parsha, Udagra, Citta, Tva, Yushmad, Asmad, Vira, Jana, Jani, Harsha, Vya, Kanksha, Akara, Sugata, Putra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.51). 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: “catvārimā parṣa udagracittāstvāṃ cābhivīkṣantiha māṃ ca vīra
  • catvā -
  • catu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    catu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
  • ārimā -
  • parṣa*u -
  • parṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    parṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    parṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    parṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • ud -
  • udagra -
  • udagra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udagra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cittās -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse cābhivīkṣantiha*mā
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vīra -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “janehi harṣaṃ vyapanehi kāṅkṣāṃ tvaṃ vyākarohī sugatasya putra
  • jane -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    jana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    janā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jani (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jan (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
    jan (verb class 2)
    [present middle first single]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • harṣam -
  • harṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    harṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    harṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vya -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • apane -
  • pan (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • kāṅkṣām -
  • kāṅkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • vyā -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ākaro -
  • ākara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ākara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ākarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uhī -
  • sugatasya -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • putra -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.51

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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