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).

अनिञ्जमानाश्च अवेधमानाः क्षान्तौ स्थिता ध्यानरताः समाहिताः ।
दृश्यन्ति पुत्राः सुगतस्य औरसा ध्यानेन ते प्रस्थित अग्रबोधिम् ॥ ७१ ॥

aniñjamānāśca avedhamānāḥ kṣāntau sthitā dhyānaratāḥ samāhitāḥ |
dṛśyanti putrāḥ sugatasya aurasā dhyānena te prasthita agrabodhim || 71 ||

Immovable, unshaken, firm in patience, devoted to contemplation, and absorbed in meditation are seen the true sons of the Sugatas while they are striving for supreme enlightenment by dint of meditation.

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

Ana, Kshanta, Kshanti, Kshantu, Sthita, Dhyanarata, Samahita, Drishya, Drishi, Drish, Anti, Putra, Sugata, Aurasa, Dhyana, Tad, Yushmad, Prasthita, Agrabodhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.71). 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: “aniñjamānāśca avedhamānāḥ kṣāntau sthitā dhyānaratāḥ samāhitāḥ
  • aniñjam -
  • niñj (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • ānāś -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • avedham -
  • vedh (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    vidh (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • ānāḥ -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kṣāntau -
  • kṣānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṣānti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kṣāntu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṣāntu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • sthitā* -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • dhyānaratāḥ -
  • dhyānarata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • samāhitāḥ -
  • samāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samāhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “dṛśyanti putrāḥ sugatasya aurasā dhyānena te prasthita agrabodhim
  • 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]
  • putrāḥ -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sugatasya -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • aurasā* -
  • aurasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aurasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhyānena -
  • dhyāna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    dhyāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [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]
  • prasthita -
  • prasthita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prasthita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • agrabodhim -
  • agrabodhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.71

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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