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).

व्यपनीत सर्वाणि मि मन्यितानि श्रुत्वा च घोषं अहमद्य निर्वृतः ।
यदापि व्याकुर्वसि अग्रबोधौ पुरतो हि लोकस्य सदेवकस्य ॥ १४ ॥

vyapanīta sarvāṇi mi manyitāni śrutvā ca ghoṣaṃ ahamadya nirvṛtaḥ |
yadāpi vyākurvasi agrabodhau purato hi lokasya sadevakasya || 14 ||

All those (former) cares have now been dispelled, since I have heard the voice. Now am I extinct, as thou announcest my destination (to Nirvana) before the world including the gods.

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

Vyapanita, Sarva, Sarvani, Ghosha, Aha, Asmad, Adya, Nirvrita, Yada, Yad, Api, Vya, Agrabodhi, Puratah, Purat, Loka, Sadevaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 3.14). 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: “vyapanīta sarvāṇi mi manyitāni śrutvā ca ghoṣaṃ ahamadya nirvṛtaḥ
  • vyapanīta -
  • vyapanīta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyapanīta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvāṇi -
  • sarvāṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse mi*ma
  • Cannot analyse manyitāni*śr
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghoṣam -
  • ghoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ghoṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    adya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirvṛtaḥ -
  • nirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yadāpi vyākurvasi agrabodhau purato hi lokasya sadevakasya
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vyā -
  • vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • akurva -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • si -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • agrabodhau -
  • agrabodhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • purato* -
  • purataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur -> purat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √pur class 6 verb], [ablative single from √pur class 6 verb], [genitive single from √pur class 6 verb]
    pur -> purat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √pur class 6 verb], [genitive single from √pur class 6 verb]
    pur (verb class 6)
    [present active third dual]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • lokasya -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • sadevakasya -
  • sadevaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sadevaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 3.14

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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