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).

आशीविषा दारुण तत्र सन्ति देशप्रदेशेषु महाविषोग्राः ।
विचित्रिका वृश्चिकमूषिकाश्च एतान आवासु सुदुष्टप्राणिनाम् ॥ ४३ ॥

āśīviṣā dāruṇa tatra santi deśapradeśeṣu mahāviṣogrāḥ |
vicitrikā vṛścikamūṣikāśca etāna āvāsu suduṣṭaprāṇinām || 43 ||

There are in every corner dreadful snakes, most venomous and horrible; scorpions and mice of all sorts; it is the abode of very wicked creatures of every description.

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

Ashivisha, Daruna, Tatra, Sat, Santi, Desha, Pradesha, Mahavisha, Ugra, Vicit, Vrishcika, Ushi, Eta, Esha, Asu, Sudushta, Pranin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 3.43). 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.

  • Line1: “āśīviṣā dāruṇa tatra santi deśapradeśeṣu mahāviṣogrāḥ
  • āśīviṣā* -
  • āśīviṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āśīviṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dāruṇa -
  • dāruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dāruṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • santi -
  • santi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • deśa -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradeśeṣu -
  • pradeśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • mahāviṣo -
  • mahāviṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāviṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāviṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ugrāḥ -
  • ugra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ugrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line2: “vicitrikā vṛścikamūṣikāśca etāna āvāsu suduṣṭaprāṇinām
  • vicit -
  • vicit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vicit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ri -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    rai (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • kā* -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vṛścikam -
  • vṛścika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛścikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ūṣi -
  • u -> ūṣī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √u class 1 verb], [vocative single from √u class 2 verb], [vocative single from √u class 5 verb]
  • kāś -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • etān -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a* -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • āvā -
  • au (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    av (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    u (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    u (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • asu -
  • asu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    asū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • suduṣṭa -
  • suduṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suduṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prāṇinām -
  • prāṇin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    prāṇin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 3.43

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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