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).

प्रणिधानमेतस्य विनायकस्य निषेवितं पूर्वभवे यदासीत् ।
परिनिर्वृतो ऽपी इमु सर्वलोकं पर्येषती सर्वदशद्दिशासु ॥ ३ ॥

praṇidhānametasya vināyakasya niṣevitaṃ pūrvabhave yadāsīt |
parinirvṛto 'pī imu sarvalokaṃ paryeṣatī sarvadaśaddiśāsu || 3 ||

This Leader practised a vow when he was in a former existence; even after his complete extinction he wanders through this whole world in all ten points of space.

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

Pranidhana, Eta, Etad, Esha, Vinayaka, Nishevita, Purvabhava, Yada, Yad, Parinirvrita, Sarvaloka, Pari, Eshat, Sarva, Saru, Disha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 11.3). 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: “praṇidhānametasya vināyakasya niṣevitaṃ pūrvabhave yadāsīt
  • praṇidhānam -
  • praṇidhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • etasya -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • vināyakasya -
  • vināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vināyaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • niṣevitam -
  • niṣevita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niṣevita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niṣevitā (noun, feminine)
  • pūrvabhave -
  • pūrvabhava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “parinirvṛto 'pī imu sarvalokaṃ paryeṣatī sarvadaśaddiśāsu
  • parinirvṛto' -
  • parinirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • apī -
  • ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse imu*sa
  • sarvalokam -
  • sarvaloka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • parye -
  • parī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single], [adverb], [compound]
    pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single], [nominative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
  • eṣatī -
  • iṣ -> eṣat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √iṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √iṣ class 1 verb]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • adaśad -
  • daṃś (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • diśāsu -
  • diśā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 11.3

Cover of edition (2013)

The Lotus Sutra (The Saddharma-Pundarika)
by H. Kern (2013)

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Cover of edition (2001)

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

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