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).

हिरण्यु सो मौक्तिकु स्फाटिकं च प्रतिसामयेत्तत्र निवेशनस्मिन् ।
सर्वं च सो संगणनां करोति अर्थं च सर्वं अनुचिन्तयेत ॥ २९ ॥

hiraṇyu so mauktiku sphāṭikaṃ ca pratisāmayettatra niveśanasmin |
sarvaṃ ca so saṃgaṇanāṃ karoti arthaṃ ca sarvaṃ anucintayeta || 29 ||

At the same time he lays up in the house gold, pearls, and crystal, draws up the sum total, and is always occupied in his mind with all that property.

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

Sah, Maukti, Sphatika, Prati, Tatra, Veshat, Idam, Sarvam, Sarva, Sanganana, Karoti, Artha, Anucinta, Ita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 4.29). 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: “hiraṇyu so mauktiku sphāṭikaṃ ca pratisāmayettatra niveśanasmin
  • hiraṇyu -
  • so* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • maukti -
  • maukti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maukti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maukti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ku -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • sphāṭikam -
  • sphāṭika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sphāṭika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sphāṭikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mayet -
  • (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    may (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • veśan -
  • viś -> veśat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √viś class 1 verb], [vocative single from √viś class 1 verb]
  • asmin -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “sarvaṃ ca so saṃgaṇanāṃ karoti arthaṃ ca sarvaṃ anucintayeta
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
  • saṅgaṇanām -
  • saṅgaṇanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anucintaye -
  • anucintā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ita -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 4.29

Cover of edition (2013)

The Lotus Sutra (The Saddharma-Pundarika)
by H. Kern (2013)

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Cover of edition (2001)

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

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