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).

आचारगोचरो ह्येष प्रथमो मे निदर्शितः ।
विहरन्ति येन सप्रज्ञा धारेन्ता सूत्रमीदृशम् ॥ १५ ॥

ācāragocaro hyeṣa prathamo me nidarśitaḥ |
viharanti yena saprajñā dhārentā sūtramīdṛśam || 15 ||

Herewith have I shown the first sphere of proper conduct. Wise are they who, keeping this Sqtra in memory, live according to it.

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

Acara, Gocara, Esha, Prathama, Asmad, Nidarshita, Viharat, Viharanti, Yena, Yah, Yat, Saprajna, Dhara, Dhari, Sutra, Idrish, Idrisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 13.15). 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: “ācāragocaro hyeṣa prathamo me nidarśitaḥ
  • ācāra -
  • ācāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gocaro* -
  • gocara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hye -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • prathamo* -
  • prathama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • nidarśitaḥ -
  • nidarśita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “viharanti yena saprajñā dhārentā sūtramīdṛśam
  • viharanti -
  • viharanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    viharanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    viharanti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    viharantī (noun, masculine)
    viharantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    viharantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    viharat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • saprajñā* -
  • saprajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saprajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhāre -
  • dhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    dhāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhāri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    dhāri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • īntā -
  • sūtram -
  • sūtra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • īdṛśam -
  • īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īdṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 13.15

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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