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).

लोष्टं दण्डं वाथ शक्ती आक्रोश तर्जनाथ वा ।
भाषन्तस्य भवेत्तत्र स्मरन्तो मम ता सहेत् ॥ २५ ॥

loṣṭaṃ daṇḍaṃ vātha śaktī ākrośa tarjanātha vā |
bhāṣantasya bhavettatra smaranto mama tā sahet || 25 ||

Where clods, sticks, pikes, or abusive words and threats fall to the lot of the preacher, let him be patient, thinking of me.

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

Loshta, Danda, Shakti, Shaktin, Akrosha, Tarjana, Han, Bhasha, Tad, Tatra, Smarat, Asmad, Tan,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 10.25). 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: “loṣṭaṃ daṇḍaṃ vātha śaktī ākrośa tarjanātha
  • loṣṭam -
  • loṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    loṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    loṣṭan (noun, masculine)
  • daṇḍam -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daṇḍā (noun, feminine)
  • vātha -
  • (verb class 2)
    [present active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [present active second plural]
  • śaktī -
  • śaktī (noun, masculine)
    śaktī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śakti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śakti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śaktin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākrośa -
  • ākrośa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tarjanāt -
  • tarjana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative 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]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “bhāṣantasya bhavettatra smaranto mama sahet
  • bhāṣan -
  • bhāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • smaranto* -
  • smṛ -> smarat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sahet -
  • sah (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 10.25

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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