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).

अनूपलिप्ताः पदुमं व वारिणा भित्त्वा महीं ये इह अद्य आगताः ।
कृताञ्जली सर्वि स्थिताः सगौरवाः स्मृतिमन्त लोकाधिपतिस्य पुत्राः ॥ ४६ ॥

anūpaliptāḥ padumaṃ va vāriṇā bhittvā mahīṃ ye iha adya āgatāḥ |
kṛtāñjalī sarvi sthitāḥ sagauravāḥ smṛtimanta lokādhipatisya putrāḥ || 46 ||

These, who are untainted as the lotus is by water; who to-day have flocked hither after rending the earth, and are standing all with joined hands, respectful and strong in memory, the sons of the Master of the world.

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

Anupa, Lipta, Paduma, Vari, Mahi, Yah, Yat, Iha, Adya, Agata, Kritanjali, Sthita, Sagu, Aurava, Smritimat, Sya, Putra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 14.46). 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: “anūpaliptāḥ padumaṃ va vāriṇā bhittvā mahīṃ ye iha adya āgatāḥ
  • anūpa -
  • anūpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anūpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • liptāḥ -
  • lipta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    liptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    lip -> lipta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √lip class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √lip class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √lip class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √lip class 6 verb]
    lip -> liptā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √lip class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √lip class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √lip class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √lip class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √lip class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √lip class 6 verb]
  • padumam -
  • paduma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    padumā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāriṇā -
  • vāri (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhittvā -
  • bhid -> bhittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhid]
    bhid -> bhittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhid]
  • mahīm -
  • mahī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ye -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • adya* -
  • adya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • āgatāḥ -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “kṛtāñjalī sarvi sthitāḥ sagauravāḥ smṛtimanta lokādhipatisya putrāḥ
  • kṛtāñjalī -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sarvi -
  • sthitāḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • sagau -
  • sagu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sagu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    sag (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • auravāḥ -
  • aurava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • smṛtiman -
  • smṛtimat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • lokādhipati -
  • lokādhipati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sya -
  • sya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • putrāḥ -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 14.46

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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