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).

सर्वज्ञज्ञानं तु यदा स्पृशिष्यथ दशो बला ये च जिनान धर्माः ।
द्वात्रिंशतीलक्षणरूपधारी बुद्धा भवित्वान भवेथ निर्वृताः ॥ १०८ ॥

sarvajñajñānaṃ tu yadā spṛśiṣyatha daśo balā ye ca jināna dharmāḥ |
dvātriṃśatīlakṣaṇarūpadhārī buddhā bhavitvāna bhavetha nirvṛtāḥ || 108 ||

But when you shall have attained the knowledge of the all-knowing and the ten powers proper to Ginas, you shall become Buddhas marked by the thirty-two characteristic signs and have rest for ever.

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

Sarvajnajnana, Yada, Yad, Dasha, Bala, Yah, Yat, Jinana, Dharma, Dvatrimshati, Lakshana, Rupadharin, Buddha, Bhavin, Tva, Han, Nirvrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 7.108). 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: “sarvajñajñānaṃ tu yadā spṛśiṣyatha daśo balā ye ca jināna dharmāḥ
  • sarvajñajñānam -
  • sarvajñajñāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarvajñajñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse spṛśiṣyatha*da
  • daśo* -
  • daśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • balā* -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    balā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jināna -
  • ji -> jināna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
    ji -> jināna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • dharmāḥ -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “dvātriṃśatīlakṣaṇarūpadhārī buddhā bhavitvāna bhavetha nirvṛtāḥ
  • dvātriṃśatī -
  • dvātriṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • lakṣaṇa -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpadhārī -
  • rūpadhārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • buddhā* -
  • buddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    buddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavi -
  • bhavin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tvān -
  • tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nirvṛtāḥ -
  • nirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 7.108

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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