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).

अहं पि तस्य वीरस्य यो मह्य परिनिर्वृते ।
इदं सूत्रं प्रकाशेया प्रेषेष्ये बहु निर्मितान् ॥ २७ ॥

ahaṃ pi tasya vīrasya yo mahya parinirvṛte |
idaṃ sūtraṃ prakāśeyā preṣeṣye bahu nirmitān || 27 ||

To that courageous man who shall proclaim this Sutra after my complete extinction I will also send many creations.

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

Aha, Asmad, Tad, Vira, Yah, Mahya, Parinirvrita, Parinirvriti, Idam, Sutra, Prakasha, Presh, Presha, Ishya, Bahu, Nirmita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 10.27). 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: “ahaṃ pi tasya vīrasya yo mahya parinirvṛte
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse pi*ta
  • 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]
  • vīrasya -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahya -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √mah class 10 verb], [vocative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √mah class 10 verb], [vocative single from √mah]
  • parinirvṛte -
  • parinirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    parinirvṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    parinirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    parinirvṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “idaṃ sūtraṃ prakāśeyā preṣeṣye bahu nirmitān
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sūtram -
  • sūtra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prakāśe -
  • prakāśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    prakāśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prakāśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iyā -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • preṣe -
  • preṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    preṣ (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    preṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
    pre (verb class 2)
    [present middle second single]
  • iṣye -
  • iṣya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    iṣ -> iṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √iṣ]
    iṣ -> iṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ], [vocative dual from √iṣ], [accusative dual from √iṣ], [locative single from √iṣ]
    iṣ -> iṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ], [vocative single from √iṣ], [vocative dual from √iṣ], [accusative dual from √iṣ]
    iṣ -> iṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √iṣ]
    iṣ -> iṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ], [vocative dual from √iṣ], [accusative dual from √iṣ], [locative single from √iṣ]
    iṣ -> iṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ], [vocative single from √iṣ], [vocative dual from √iṣ], [accusative dual from √iṣ]
    iṣ (verb class 6)
    [present passive first single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    iṣ (verb class 4)
    [present passive first single]
    iṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
    iṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nirmitān -
  • nirmita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 10.27

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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