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).

ये चापि सत्त्वास्तहि तेष संमुखं शृण्वन्ति धर्मं अथ वा श्रुताविनः ।
दानं च दत्तं चरितं च शीलं क्षान्त्या च संपादित सर्वचर्याः ॥ ७५ ॥

ye cāpi sattvāstahi teṣa saṃmukhaṃ śṛṇvanti dharmaṃ atha vā śrutāvinaḥ |
dānaṃ ca dattaṃ caritaṃ ca śīlaṃ kṣāntyā ca saṃpādita sarvacaryāḥ || 75 ||

And all in the world who are hearing or have heard the law from the mouth of the Tathagatas, given alms, followed the moral precepts, and patiently accomplished the whole of their religious duties;

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

Yah, Yat, Capin, Sattva, Tad, Tan, Yushmad, Isha, Ishan, Mukha, Shrinvat, Dharma, Atha, Shrut, Shruta, Shruti, Ina, Dana, Datta, Carita, Shil, Shila, Kshanti, Sampadita, Sarva, Cari, Carya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 2.75). 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: “ye cāpi sattvāstahi teṣa saṃmukhaṃ śṛṇvanti dharmaṃ atha śrutāvinaḥ
  • 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]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sattvās -
  • sattva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [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]
  • iṣa -
  • iṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iṣan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mukham -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śṛṇvanti -
  • śru -> śṛṇvat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √śru class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru (verb class 5)
    [present active third plural]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śrutāvi -
  • śrut (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śruta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śruti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √śru class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √śru class 5 verb]
  • inaḥ -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dānaṃ ca dattaṃ caritaṃ ca śīlaṃ kṣāntyā ca saṃpādita sarvacaryāḥ
  • dānam -
  • dāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dattam -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • caritam -
  • carita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    carita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caritā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śīlam -
  • śīla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śīla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śīlā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śīl (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṣāntyā -
  • kṣānti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṣāntī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    kṣāntī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sampādita -
  • sampādita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sampādita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • caryāḥ -
  • carī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    carya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    caryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 2.75

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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