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).

प्रयता सुचित्ता भवथा कृताञ्जली भाषिष्यते लोकहितानुकम्पी ।
वर्षिष्यते धर्ममनन्तवर्षं तर्पिष्यते ये स्थित बोधिहेतोः ॥ ९९ ॥

prayatā sucittā bhavathā kṛtāñjalī bhāṣiṣyate lokahitānukampī |
varṣiṣyate dharmamanantavarṣaṃ tarpiṣyate ye sthita bodhihetoḥ || 99 ||

Be well prepared and well minded; join your hands: he who is affectionate and merciful to the world is going to speak, is going to pour the endless rain of the law and refresh those that are waiting for enlightenment.

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

Prayata, Prayat, Sucitta, Kritanjali, Lokahita, Anukampin, Varshishyat, Dharma, Ananta, Varsha, Yah, Yat, Sthita, Bodhin, Hetu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 1.99). 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: “prayatā sucittā bhavathā kṛtāñjalī bhāṣiṣyate lokahitānukampī
  • prayatā -
  • prayatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pre -> prayat (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √pre class 2 verb]
    pre -> prayat (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √pre class 2 verb]
  • sucittā* -
  • sucitta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sucittā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavathā -
  • kṛtāñjalī -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhāṣiṣyate -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [future middle third single]
  • lokahitā -
  • lokahitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    lokahita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lokahita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • anukampī -
  • anukampin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “varṣiṣyate dharmamanantavarṣaṃ tarpiṣyate ye sthita bodhihetoḥ
  • varṣiṣyate -
  • vṛṣ -> varṣiṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √vṛṣ class 1 verb]
    vṛṣ -> varṣiṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √vṛṣ class 1 verb]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
  • ananta -
  • ananta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ananta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ant (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • varṣam -
  • varṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varṣā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse tarpiṣyate*ye
  • 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]
  • sthita -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • bodhi -
  • bodhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bodhin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hetoḥ -
  • hetu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 1.99

Cover of edition (2013)

The Lotus Sutra (The Saddharma-Pundarika)
by H. Kern (2013)

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Cover of edition (2001)

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

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