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 च वारिस्य संपूर्णो विद्युन्माली महाम्बुदः ।
निर्नादयन्त शब्देन हर्षयेत् सर्वदेहिनः ॥ ६ ॥

so ca vārisya saṃpūrṇo vidyunmālī mahāmbudaḥ |
nirnādayanta śabdena harṣayet sarvadehinaḥ || 6 ||

That great rain-cloud big with water, is wreathed with flashes of lightning and rouses with its thundering call all creatures.

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

Var, Vari, Sya, Sampurna, Vidyunmalin, Vidyunmali, Mah, Maha, Ambuda, Nih, Nadayat, Shabda, Sarvadehin, Sarvadehi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 5.6). 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: “so ca vārisya saṃpūrṇo vidyunmālī mahāmbudaḥ
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāri -
  • vāri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāri (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vārī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sya -
  • sya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sampūrṇo* -
  • sampūrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidyunmālī -
  • vidyunmālī (noun, masculine)
    vidyunmālī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vidyunmālin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ambudaḥ -
  • ambuda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nirnādayanta śabdena harṣayet sarvadehinaḥ
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • nādayan -
  • nad -> nādayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √nad], [vocative single from √nad]
    nādayat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
  • śabdena -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • harṣayet -
  • hṛṣ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • sarvadehinaḥ -
  • sarvadehin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarvadehin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarvadehī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 5.6

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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