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).

देवांश्च यक्षान् यथ गङ्गावालिका असुरांश्च नागांश्च बहुप्रकारान् ।
तेषां च सो भाषति अग्रधर्मं सुपिनस्मि सर्वेष कृताञ्जलीनाम् ॥ ६१ ॥

devāṃśca yakṣān yatha gaṅgāvālikā asurāṃśca nāgāṃśca bahuprakārān |
teṣāṃ ca so bhāṣati agradharmaṃ supinasmi sarveṣa kṛtāñjalīnām || 61 ||

He sees in his dream gods and goblins, (numerous) as the sands of the Ganges, as well as demons and Nagas of many kinds, who lift their joined hands and to whom he expounds the eminent law.

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

Deva, Yaksha, Yat, Yad, Han, Ganga, Ali, Asura, Naga, Bahuprakara, Tad, Sah, Bha, Agradharma, Saru, Sarva, Esha, Kritanjali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 13.61). 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: “devāṃśca yakṣān yatha gaṅgāvālikā asurāṃśca nāgāṃśca bahuprakārān
  • devāṃś -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yakṣān -
  • yakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative 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]
  • gaṅgāvā -
  • gaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • āli -
  • āli (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āli (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āli (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ālī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ālin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kā* -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • asurāṃś -
  • asura (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāgāṃś -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bahuprakārān -
  • bahuprakāra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “teṣāṃ ca so bhāṣati agradharmaṃ supinasmi sarveṣa kṛtāñjalīnām
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • so* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhā -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aṣati -
  • aṣ (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • agradharmam -
  • agradharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse supinasmi*sa
  • sarve -
  • 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]
    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]
  • 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]
  • kṛtāñjalīnām -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 13.61

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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