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).

इय शारिपुत्रा मम धर्ममुद्रा या पश्चिमे कालि मयाद्य भाषिता ।
हिताय लोकस्य सदेवकस्य दिशासु विदिशासु च देशयस्व ॥ १०५ ॥

iya śāriputrā mama dharmamudrā yā paścime kāli mayādya bhāṣitā |
hitāya lokasya sadevakasya diśāsu vidiśāsu ca deśayasva || 105 ||

This, Sariputra, is the closing word of my law which now at the last time I pronounce for the weal of the world including the gods. Preach it in all quarters.

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

Shariputra, Asmad, Dharmamudra, Pashcime, Pashcima, Kali, Maya, Bhashitri, Bhashita, Hita, Loka, Sadevaka, Disha, Vidisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 3.105). 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: “iya śāriputrā mama dharmamudrā paścime kāli mayādya bhāṣitā
  • iya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • śāriputrā* -
  • śāriputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • 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]
  • dharmamudrā* -
  • dharmamudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • paścime -
  • paścime (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paścima (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    paścima (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    paścimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kāli -
  • kālī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    kālin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mayād -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ya -
  • bhāṣitā -
  • bhāṣitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhāṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • Line 2: “hitāya lokasya sadevakasya diśāsu vidiśāsu ca deśayasva
  • hitāya -
  • hita (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    hita (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    hi -> hita (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √hi class 5 verb]
    hi -> hita (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • lokasya -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • sadevakasya -
  • sadevaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sadevaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • diśāsu -
  • diśā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • vidiśāsu -
  • vidiśā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • deśayasva -
  • diś (verb class 0)
    [imperative middle second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 3.105

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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