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).

तव शारिपुत्रैतु रहस्यु भोतु ये चापि मे श्रावक मह्य सर्वे ।
ये बोधिसत्त्वाश्च इमे प्रधाना रहस्यमेतन्मम धारयन्तु ॥ १४० ॥

tava śāriputraitu rahasyu bhotu ye cāpi me śrāvaka mahya sarve |
ye bodhisattvāśca ime pradhānā rahasyametanmama dhārayantu || 140 ||

Let this mystery be for thee, Sariputra, for all disciples of mine, and for the eminent Bodhisattvas, who are to keep this mystery.

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

Yushmad, Shariputra, Bhu, Yah, Yat, Capin, Capi, Asmad, Shravaka, Mahya, Sarva, Bodhisattva, Iyam, Idam, Pradhana, Rahasyam, Rahasya, Etad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 2.140). 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: “tava śāriputraitu rahasyu bhotu ye cāpi me śrāvaka mahya sarve
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • śāriputrai -
  • śāriputra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • etu -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • rahasyu -
  • rahasyu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • bho -
  • bhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • 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]
    cāpī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cāpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cāpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • śrāvaka -
  • śrāvaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrāvaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahya -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √mah class 10 verb], [vocative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √mah class 10 verb], [vocative single from √mah]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “ye bodhisattvāśca ime pradhānā rahasyametanmama dhārayantu
  • 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]
  • bodhisattvāś -
  • bodhisattva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca*i -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ime -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pradhānā* -
  • pradhāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pradhānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rahasyam -
  • rahasyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    rahasya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rahasya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rahasyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • etan -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • dhārayantu -
  • dhṛ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active third plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 2.140

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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