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).

बहुसहस्रा नयुताः कोटीयो च अनन्तकाः ।
अपूर्वा बोधिसत्त्वानामख्याहि द्विपदोत्तम ॥ ५ ॥

bahusahasrā nayutāḥ koṭīyo ca anantakāḥ |
apūrvā bodhisattvānāmakhyāhi dvipadottama || 5 ||

Here are many thousand myriads of kotis of Bodhisattvas, numberless, whom we never saw before; tell us, O supreme of men!

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

Bahu, Sahasra, Nayuta, Koti, Anantaka, Apurva, Bodhisattva, Dvipadottama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 14.5). 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: “bahusahasrā nayutāḥ koṭīyo ca anantakāḥ
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sahasrā* -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nayutāḥ -
  • nayuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • koṭī -
  • koṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [adverb], [vocative single]
    koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [compound], [adverb]
  • iyo -
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • anantakāḥ -
  • anantaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    anantakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “apūrvā bodhisattvānāmakhyāhi dvipadottama
  • apūrvā* -
  • apūrva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    apūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bodhisattvānām -
  • bodhisattva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • khyāhi -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • dvipadottama -
  • dvipadottama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dvipadottama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 14.5

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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