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).

नमो ऽस्तु ते अप्रतिमा महर्षे देवातिदेवा कलविङ्कसुस्वरा ।
विनायका लोकि सदेवकस्मिन् वन्दामि ते लोकहितानुकम्पी ॥ ३१ ॥

namo 'stu te apratimā maharṣe devātidevā kalaviṅkasusvarā |
vināyakā loki sadevakasmin vandāmi te lokahitānukampī || 31 ||

Homage to thee, matchless great Seer, chief god of gods, whose voice is sweet as the lark's. Leader in the world, including the gods, I salute thee, who art so benign and bounteous to the world.

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

Nama, Namas, Astu, Tad, Yushmad, Apratima, Maharshi, Kalavinka, Susvara, Vinayaka, Lokin, Sadeva, Kah, Kim, Vanda, Amin, Lokahita, Anukampin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 7.31). 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.

  • Line1: “namo 'stu te apratimā maharṣe devātidevā kalaviṅkasusvarā
  • namo' -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • astu -
  • astu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • 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]
  • apratimā* -
  • apratima (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    apratimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • maharṣe -
  • maharṣi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • devātidevā -
  • kalaviṅka -
  • kalaviṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • susvarā -
  • susvarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “vināyakā loki sadevakasmin vandāmi te lokahitānukampī
  • vināyakā* -
  • vināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vināyakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • loki -
  • lokin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    lokin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sadeva -
  • sadeva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sadeva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sad (verb class 6)
    [optative active first dual]
  • kasmin -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vandā -
  • vanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vanda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vandā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • 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]
  • lokahitā -
  • lokahita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lokahita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lokahitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anukampī -
  • anukampin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 7.31

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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