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).

ये ऋद्धिमन्तश्चतुध्यानध्यायिनो ये शून्यतां श्रुत्व जनेन्ति प्रीतिम् ।
रश्मीसहस्राणि प्रमुञ्चमानास्ते चैव वुच्चन्ति महाद्रुमा इह ॥ ४१ ॥

ye ṛddhimantaścatudhyānadhyāyino ye śūnyatāṃ śrutva janenti prītim |
raśmīsahasrāṇi pramuñcamānāste caiva vuccanti mahādrumā iha || 41 ||

Those who, endowed with magical powers and being adepts in the four degrees of meditation, feel delight at hearing of complete voidness and emit thousands of rays, they are called the great trees on earth.

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

Yah, Yat, Riddhimat, Catu, Dhyana, Dhyayin, Shunyata, Shrut, Priti, Rashmi, Sahasra, Pra, Muncamana, Tad, Yushmad, Mahadruma, Iha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 5.41). 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: “ye ṛddhimantaścatudhyānadhyāyino ye śūnyatāṃ śrutva janenti prītim
  • 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]
  • ṛddhimantaś -
  • ṛddhimat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • catu -
  • catu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    catu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dhyāna -
  • dhyāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhyāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhyāyino* -
  • dhyāyin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhyāyin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • 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]
  • śūnyatām -
  • śūnyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śrut -
  • śrut (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    śrut (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse janenti*pr
  • prītim -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “raśmīsahasrāṇi pramuñcamānāste caiva vuccanti mahādrumā iha
  • raśmī -
  • raśmī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    raśmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    raśmi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • muñcamānās -
  • muñc -> muñcamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √muñc class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muñc class 1 verb]
    muñc -> muñcamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √muñc class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √muñc class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √muñc class 1 verb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • 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]
  • Cannot analyse vuccanti*ma
  • mahādrumā* -
  • mahādruma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 5.41

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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