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).

बहुं खु सो तत्र लभेत पुण्यं मां संस्तवित्वान प्रहर्षजातः ।
अतश्च सो बहुतरकं लभेत यो वर्ण तेषां प्रवदेन्मनुष्यः ॥ १३ ॥

bahuṃ khu so tatra labheta puṇyaṃ māṃ saṃstavitvāna praharṣajātaḥ |
ataśca so bahutarakaṃ labheta yo varṇa teṣāṃ pravadenmanuṣyaḥ || 13 ||

Shall thence derive a great merit, since he has glorified me in gladness of heart. But a still greater merit shall he acquire who pronounces the praise of those (preachers).

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

Bahu, Tatra, Punya, Asmad, Sat, Vid, Vidh, Vana, Praharsha, Jatri, Jata, Atah, Sah, Bahutaraka, Yah, Varna, Varnan, Tad, Pravada, Manushi, Manushya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 10.13). 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: “bahuṃ khu so tatra labheta puṇyaṃ māṃ saṃstavitvāna praharṣajātaḥ
  • bahum -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse khu*so
  • so -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • labheta -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural], [optative middle third single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • saṃs -
  • sat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • vit -
  • vid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidh (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vidh (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vāna -
  • vāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    u -> vāna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √u class 1 verb], [vocative single from √u class 2 verb], [vocative single from √u class 5 verb]
    u -> vāna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √u class 1 verb], [vocative single from √u class 2 verb], [vocative single from √u class 5 verb]
  • praharṣa -
  • praharṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jātaḥ -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • Line 2: “ataśca so bahutarakaṃ labheta yo varṇa teṣāṃ pravadenmanuṣyaḥ
  • ataś -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • so* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bahutarakam -
  • bahutaraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bahutaraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bahutarakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • labheta -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural], [optative middle third single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • varṇa -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    varṇan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    varṇan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • pravade -
  • pravada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pravada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pravadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • manuṣyaḥ -
  • manuṣī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    manuṣya (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 10.13

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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