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).

कृताञ्जली तस्य भवन्ति नागरा ग्रामेषु ये चापि वसन्ति ग्रामिणः ।
बहुवाणिजास्तस्य व्रजन्ति अन्तिके बहूहि कार्येहि कृताधिकाराः ॥ ८ ॥

kṛtāñjalī tasya bhavanti nāgarā grāmeṣu ye cāpi vasanti grāmiṇaḥ |
bahuvāṇijāstasya vrajanti antike bahūhi kāryehi kṛtādhikārāḥ || 8 ||

The citizens bow to him with joined hands, as well as the villagers in the rural districts; many merchants come to him, (and) persons charged with numerous affairs.

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

Kritanjali, Tad, Bhavanti, Bhavat, Bhavant, Nagara, Grama, Yah, Yat, Capin, Vasat, Vasanti, Gramin, Bahu, Vanija, Vrajat, Vrajanti, Antike, Antika, Kari, Karin, Karya, Kritadhikara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 4.8). 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: “kṛtāñjalī tasya bhavanti nāgarā grāmeṣu ye cāpi vasanti grāmiṇaḥ
  • kṛtāñjalī -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • 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]
  • bhavanti -
  • bhavanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • nāgarā* -
  • nāgara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • grāmeṣu -
  • grāma (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    grāma (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vasanti -
  • vas -> vasat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √vas class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vas class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas -> vasantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • grāmiṇaḥ -
  • grāmin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    grāmin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “bahuvāṇijāstasya vrajanti antike bahūhi kāryehi kṛtādhikārāḥ
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vāṇijās -
  • vāṇija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • 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]
  • vrajanti -
  • vraj -> vrajat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √vraj class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vraj class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vraj class 1 verb]
    vraj -> vrajantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √vraj class 1 verb]
    vraj (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • antike -
  • antike (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    antika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    antika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    antikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bahū -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • uhi -
  • u (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kārye -
  • kāri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kāri (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kāri (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kārin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    kārin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kārya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [locative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ], [vocative dual from √kṛ], [accusative dual from √kṛ], [locative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ], [vocative single from √kṛ], [vocative dual from √kṛ], [accusative dual from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 3 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 6 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 6 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [locative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṝ class 5 verb], [locative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṝ class 9 verb], [vocative dual from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative dual from √kṝ class 9 verb], [locative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṝ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṝ class 9 verb], [vocative single from √kṝ class 9 verb], [vocative dual from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative dual from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • ehi -
  • ehi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kṛtādhikārāḥ -
  • kṛtādhikāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛtādhikārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 4.8

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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