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).

विशारदश्चाहु तदा प्रहृष्टः संलीयनां सर्व विवर्जयित्वा ।
भाषामि मध्ये सुगतात्मजानां तांश्चैव बोधाय समादपेमि ॥ १३२ ॥

viśāradaścāhu tadā prahṛṣṭaḥ saṃlīyanāṃ sarva vivarjayitvā |
bhāṣāmi madhye sugatātmajānāṃ tāṃścaiva bodhāya samādapemi || 132 ||

And I felt free from hesitation and highly cheered; putting aside all timidity, I began speaking in the assembly of the sons of Sugata, and roused them to 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 (2.132). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Visharada, Ahu, Tada, Prahrishta, Sarva, Varjayitva, Bhasha, Amin, Madhye, Madhya, Sugata, Bodha, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 2.132). 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: “viśāradaścāhu tadā prahṛṣṭaḥ saṃlīyanāṃ sarva vivarjayitvā
  • viśāradaś -
  • viśārada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahu -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prahṛṣṭaḥ -
  • prahṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • līya -
  • -> līya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> līya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> līya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
  • nām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • varjayitvā -
  • varjayitvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhāṣāmi madhye sugatātmajānāṃ tāṃścaiva bodhāya samādapemi
  • bhāṣā -
  • bhāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sugatāt -
  • sugata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sugata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jānām -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tāṃś -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • bodhāya -
  • bodha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    bodha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • samād -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ap -
  • ap (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • emi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 2.132

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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