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).

सर्वस्वदानानि परित्यजन्तः क्षान्तीबला ध्यानरताश्च धीराः ।
बहुबोधिसत्त्वा यथ गङ्गवालिकाः सर्वे ऽपि दृश्यन्ति तया हि रश्म्या ॥ ७० ॥

sarvasvadānāni parityajantaḥ kṣāntībalā dhyānaratāśca dhīrāḥ |
bahubodhisattvā yatha gaṅgavālikāḥ sarve 'pi dṛśyanti tayā hi raśmyā || 70 ||

Numerous Bodhisattvas, like the sand of the Ganges, who are spending all their wealth in giving alms, who have the strength of patience, are devoted to contemplation and wise, become all of them visible by that ray.

English translation by H. Kern (2013) Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.70). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sarvasva, Dana, Pari, Tyajat, Kshanti, Bala, Dhyanarata, Dhira, Bahu, Bodhisattva, Yat, Yad, Han, Ganga, Valika, Sarva, Api, Drishya, Drishi, Drish, Anti, Taya, Rashmi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.70). 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: “sarvasvadānāni parityajantaḥ kṣāntībalā dhyānaratāśca dhīrāḥ
  • sarvasva -
  • sarvasva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dānāni -
  • dāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    dān (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tyajantaḥ -
  • tyaj -> tyajat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √tyaj class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √tyaj class 1 verb]
  • kṣāntī -
  • kṣāntī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    kṣāntī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kṣānti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • balā* -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    balā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhyānaratāś -
  • dhyānarata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhīrāḥ -
  • dhīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dhīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bahubodhisattvā yatha gaṅgavālikāḥ sarve 'pi dṛśyanti tayā hi raśmyā
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bodhisattvā* -
  • bodhisattva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative 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]
  • gaṅga -
  • gaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vālikāḥ -
  • vālika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vālikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarve' -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • dṛśya -
  • dṛśya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    dṛśi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛś -> dṛśya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    dṛś (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tayā* -
  • taya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • raśmyā -
  • raśmī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.70

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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