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).

इमे च सर्वे मम आत्मभावाः सहस्रकोट्यो यथ गङ्गवालिकाः ।
ते धर्मकृत्यस्य कृतेन आगताः परिनिर्वृतं च इमु द्रष्टु नाथम् ॥ ४ ॥

ime ca sarve mama ātmabhāvāḥ sahasrakoṭyo yatha gaṅgavālikāḥ |
te dharmakṛtyasya kṛtena āgatāḥ parinirvṛtaṃ ca imu draṣṭu nātham || 4 ||

And all these (you here see) are my proper bodies, by thousands of kotis, like the sands of the Ganges; they have appeared that the law may be fulfilled I and in order to see this extinct Master.

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

Iyam, Idam, Sarva, Mama, Atmabhava, Sahasrakoti, Yat, Yad, Han, Ganga, Valika, Tad, Yushmad, Dharmakritya, Kritena, Krita, Agata, Parinirvrita, Dra, Natha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 11.4). 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: “ime ca sarve mama ātmabhāvāḥ sahasrakoṭyo yatha gaṅgavālikāḥ
  • ime -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mama*ā -
  • mamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ātmabhāvāḥ -
  • ātmabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sahasrakoṭyo* -
  • sahasrakoṭī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sahasrakoṭī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative 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]
  • gaṅga -
  • gaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vālikāḥ -
  • vālika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vālikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “te dharmakṛtyasya kṛtena āgatāḥ parinirvṛtaṃ ca imu draṣṭu nātham
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • dharmakṛtyasya -
  • dharmakṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kṛtena -
  • kṛtena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [instrumental single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [instrumental single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [instrumental single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [instrumental single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [instrumental single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [instrumental single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • āgatāḥ -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • parinirvṛtam -
  • parinirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parinirvṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parinirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca*i -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse imu*dr
  • draṣ -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṭu -
  • ṭu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nātham -
  • nātha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nātha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 11.4

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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