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).

एवं च भाषाम्यहु नित्यनिर्वृता आदिप्रशान्ता इमि सर्वधर्माः ।
चर्यां च सो पूरिय बुद्धपुत्रो अनागते ऽध्वानि जिनो भविष्यति ॥ ६८ ॥

evaṃ ca bhāṣāmyahu nityanirvṛtā ādipraśāntā imi sarvadharmāḥ |
caryāṃ ca so pūriya buddhaputro anāgate 'dhvāni jino bhaviṣyati || 68 ||

And so do I reveal all those laws that are ever holy and correct from the very first. And the son of -Buddha who has completed his course shall once be a Gina.

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

Evam, Eva, Bhasha, Yahu, Nitya, Nirvrita, Adi, Adin, Sarvadharman, Cari, Carya, Puri, Purin, Buddha, Anagata, Anagati, Adhvan, Adhva, Ani, Jina, Bhavishyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 2.68). 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: “evaṃ ca bhāṣāmyahu nityanirvṛtā ādipraśāntā imi sarvadharmāḥ
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāṣām -
  • bhāṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yahu -
  • yahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yahu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nitya -
  • nitya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirvṛtā* -
  • nirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ādi -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • praśāntā* -
  • Cannot analyse imi*sa
  • sarvadharmā -
  • sarvadharman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [compound]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “caryāṃ ca so pūriya buddhaputro anāgate 'dhvāni jino bhaviṣyati
  • caryām -
  • carī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    caryā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
  • pūri -
  • pūrī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pūrin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pūrin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ya -
  • buddha -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    buddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putro -
  • anāgate' -
  • anāgata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    anāgata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    anāgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anāgati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • adhvā -
  • adhvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [compound]
    adhva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ani -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • jino* -
  • ji (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    jina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaviṣyati -
  • bhaviṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhaviṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 2.68

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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