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).

श्रुत्वा च सो तत्र प्रविष्टु क्षिप्रं प्रमोचनार्थाय तदात्मजानाम् ।
मा मह्य बाला इमि सर्व दारका दह्येयु नश्येयु च क्षिप्रमेव ॥ ६४ ॥

śrutvā ca so tatra praviṣṭu kṣipraṃ pramocanārthāya tadātmajānām |
mā mahya bālā imi sarva dārakā dahyeyu naśyeyu ca kṣiprameva || 64 ||

And as he hears them he quickly steps in to save his children, lest his ignorant children might perish in the flames.

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

Tatra, Pra, Kshipram, Kshipra, Pramocana, Artha, Tada, Mas, Mahya, Sarva, Daraka, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 3.64). 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: “śrutvā ca so tatra praviṣṭu kṣipraṃ pramocanārthāya tadātmajānām
  • 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]
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṣ -
  • vi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṭu -
  • ṭu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kṣipram -
  • kṣipram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣiprā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pramocanā -
  • pramocana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pramocana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arthāya -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tadāt -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    tada (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]
  • Line 2: “ mahya bālā imi sarva dārakā dahyeyu naśyeyu ca kṣiprameva
  • mā* -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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]
  • bālā* -
  • Cannot analyse imi*sa
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • dārakā* -
  • dāraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dahye -
  • dah (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
  • yu -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • naśye -
  • naś (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    naś (verb class 4)
    [present passive first single]
    naś (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
  • yu -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣipram -
  • kṣipram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣiprā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 3.64

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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