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).

बहुं हिरण्यं च सुवर्णरूप्यं धान्यं धनं शङ्खशिलाप्रवालम् ।
हस्ती च अश्वाश्च पदातयश्च गावः पशूश्चैव तथैडकाश्च ॥ ६ ॥

bahuṃ hiraṇyaṃ ca suvarṇarūpyaṃ dhānyaṃ dhanaṃ śaṅkhaśilāpravālam |
hastī ca aśvāśca padātayaśca gāvaḥ paśūścaiva tathaiḍakāśca || 6 ||

He had plenty of bullion and gold, money and corn, conch shells, stones (?), and coral; elephants, horses, and footboys; cows, cattle, and sheep;

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

Bahu, Hiranya, Suvarna, Rupya, Dhanya, Dhana, Shankhashila, Pravala, Hastin, Hasti, Ashva, Padati, Gava, Pashu, Tatha, Aidaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 4.6). 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: “bahuṃ hiraṇyaṃ ca suvarṇarūpyaṃ dhānyaṃ dhanaṃ śaṅkhaśilāpravālam
  • bahum -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • hiraṇyam -
  • hiraṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hiraṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hiraṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • suvarṇa -
  • suvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpyam -
  • rūpya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rūpya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rūpyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    rūp -> rūpya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √rūp class 10 verb]
    rūp -> rūpya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √rūp class 10 verb], [accusative single from √rūp class 10 verb]
  • dhānyam -
  • dhānya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhānya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhānyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhanam -
  • dhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śaṅkhaśilā -
  • śaṅkhaśilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pravālam -
  • pravāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pravāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “hastī ca aśvāśca padātayaśca gāvaḥ paśūścaiva tathaiḍakāśca
  • hastī -
  • hastī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    hastī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    hastin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśvāś -
  • aśva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aśvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • padātayaś -
  • padāti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    padāti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gāvaḥ -
  • go (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gāva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first dual]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first dual]
  • paśūś -
  • paśū (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    paśū (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • 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]
  • aiḍakāś -
  • aiḍaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (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 4.6

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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