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).

सो चापि आढ्यः पुरुषो महाधनो द्वारस्मि सिंहासनि संनिषण्णः ।
परिवारितः प्राणिशतैरनेकैर्वितान तस्या विततो ऽन्तरीक्षे ॥ १४ ॥

so cāpi āḍhyaḥ puruṣo mahādhano dvārasmi siṃhāsani saṃniṣaṇṇaḥ |
parivāritaḥ prāṇiśatairanekairvitāna tasyā vitato 'ntarīkṣe || 14 ||

And the wealthy, rich man happens to sit at the door on a throne under a canopy expanded in the sky and surrounded with many hundreds of living beings.

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

Capin, Adhya, Purusha, Mahadhana, Dva, Simha, Asan, Asani, Nishanna, Parivarita, Pra, Pran, Pranin, Shata, Aneka, Vitana, Vitata, Antariksha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 4.14). 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: “so cāpi āḍhyaḥ puruṣo mahādhano dvārasmi siṃhāsani saṃniṣaṇṇaḥ
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āḍhyaḥ -
  • āḍhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puruṣo* -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahādhano* -
  • mahādhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dvā -
  • dvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ra -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • siṃhā -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    siṃhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asani -
  • asani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asani (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asani (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asanī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    asanī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    asanī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asan (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • niṣaṇṇaḥ -
  • niṣaṇṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “parivāritaḥ prāṇiśatairanekairvitāna tasyā vitato 'ntarīkṣe
  • parivāritaḥ -
  • parivārita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prāṇi -
  • prāṇin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prāṇin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    prāṇ (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prāṇ (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [locative single]
    prā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first single]
  • śatair -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • anekair -
  • aneka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    aneka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vitāna -
  • vitāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vitāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tasyā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vitato' -
  • vitata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • antarīkṣe -
  • antarīkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 4.14

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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