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).

यस्मिंश्च काले अहु शारिपुत्र पश्यामि पुत्रान् द्विपदोत्तमानाम् ।
ये प्रस्थिता उत्तममग्रबोधिं कोटीसहस्राणि अनल्पकानि ॥ १२८ ॥

yasmiṃśca kāle ahu śāriputra paśyāmi putrān dvipadottamānām |
ye prasthitā uttamamagrabodhiṃ koṭīsahasrāṇi analpakāni || 128 ||

And when I saw, Sariputra, the children of the highest of men by many thousands of kotis, numberless, striving after the supreme, the highest enlightenment;

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

Yah, Yat, Kale, Kala, Ahu, Shariputra, Pashya, Amin, Putra, Dvipadottama, Prasthita, Uttamam, Uttama, Agrabodhi, Koti, Sahasra, Analpa, Kim,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 2.128). 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: “yasmiṃśca kāle ahu śāriputra paśyāmi putrān dvipadottamānām
  • yasmiṃś -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ahu -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śāriputra -
  • śāriputra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyā -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • putrān -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dvipadottamānām -
  • dvipadottama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dvipadottama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “ye prasthitā uttamamagrabodhiṃ koṭīsahasrāṇi analpakāni
  • 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]
  • prasthitā* -
  • prasthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prasthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • agrabodhim -
  • agrabodhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • koṭī -
  • koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • analpa -
  • analpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    analpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāni -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative 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 2.128

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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