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).

पुरुषश्च आढ्यः स्मृतिमन्तु व्यक्तो धीरो विनीतश्च विशारदश्च ।
यो देशिकस्तेष भवेत तत्र अटवीय दुर्गाय सुभैरवाय ॥ ९४ ॥

puruṣaśca āḍhyaḥ smṛtimantu vyakto dhīro vinītaśca viśāradaśca |
yo deśikasteṣa bhaveta tatra aṭavīya durgāya subhairavāya || 94 ||

And he who is to act as their guide through that rough and horrible forest is a rich man, thoughtful, intelligent, wise, well instructed, and undaunted.

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

Purusha, Adhya, Smritimat, Vyakta, Dhira, Vinita, Visharada, Yah, Deshika, Tad, Tan, Yushmad, Isha, Ishan, Tatra, Atavi, Durga, Subhairava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 7.94). 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: “puruṣaśca āḍhyaḥ smṛtimantu vyakto dhīro vinītaśca viśāradaśca
  • puruṣaś -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āḍhyaḥ -
  • āḍhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smṛtiman -
  • smṛtimat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vyakto* -
  • vyakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhīro* -
  • dhīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vinītaś -
  • vinīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viśāradaś -
  • viśārada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “yo deśikasteṣa bhaveta tatra aṭavīya durgāya subhairavāya
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • deśikas -
  • deśika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [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]
  • iṣa -
  • iṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iṣan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhaveta -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aṭavī -
  • aṭavi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aṭavī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • iya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • durgāya -
  • durga (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    durga (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • subhairavāya -
  • subhairava (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    subhairava (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 7.94

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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