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).

समालपन्तो अन्योन्यं प्रेक्षन्ते द्विपदोत्तमम् ।
कथंकथी विचिन्तेन्ता व्याकुरुष्व महामुने ॥ २७ ॥

samālapanto anyonyaṃ prekṣante dvipadottamam |
kathaṃkathī vicintentā vyākuruṣva mahāmune || 27 ||

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

Sama, Anyonyam, Anyonya, Pra, Dvipadottama, Katham, Katha, Kathi, Vicinta, Vya, Mahamuni,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 2.27). 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: “samālapanto anyonyaṃ prekṣante dvipadottamam
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • alapanto -
  • anyonyam -
  • anyonyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anyonyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pre -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • īkṣante -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle third plural]
  • dvipadottamam -
  • dvipadottama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvipadottama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kathaṃkathī vicintentā vyākuruṣva mahāmune
  • kathaṅ -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathī -
  • kathī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    kathī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vicinte -
  • vicintā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īntā -
  • 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]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    vyā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ākur -
  • ak (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • uṣva -
  • u (verb class 2)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • mahāmune -
  • mahāmuni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 2.27

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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