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).

वस्त्राणि चो व्याधयु भोन्ति तस्य व्रणान कोटीनयुताश्च काये ।
विचर्चिका कण्डु तथैव पामा कुष्ठं किलासं तथ आमगन्धः ॥ १३३ ॥

vastrāṇi co vyādhayu bhonti tasya vraṇāna koṭīnayutāśca kāye |
vicarcikā kaṇḍu tathaiva pāmā kuṣṭhaṃ kilāsaṃ tatha āmagandhaḥ || 133 ||

Diseases, myriads of kotis of wounds on the body, scab, itch, scurf, leprosy, blotch, a foul smell are, in that condition, his covering and apparel.

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

Vastra, Vyadha, Tad, Vrana, Koti, Nayuta, Kaya, Vicarcika, Kandu, Tatha, Pama, Paman, Kushtha, Kilasa, Amagandha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 3.133). 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: “vastrāṇi co vyādhayu bhonti tasya vraṇāna koṭīnayutāśca kāye
  • vastrāṇi -
  • vastra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • co* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vyādha -
  • vyādha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
  • Cannot analyse bhonti*ta
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vraṇān -
  • vraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • koṭī -
  • koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nayutāś -
  • nayuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāye -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kāyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “vicarcikā kaṇḍu tathaiva pāmā kuṣṭhaṃ kilāsaṃ tatha āmagandhaḥ
  • vicarcikā -
  • vicarcikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaṇḍu -
  • kaṇḍu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kaṇḍu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kaṇḍū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • pāmā -
  • pāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pāman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kuṣṭham -
  • kuṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kuṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kuṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kilāsam -
  • kilāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kilāsa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kilāsā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tatha*ā -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • āmagandhaḥ -
  • āmagandha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 3.133

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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