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).

परिनिर्वृतं दृष्ट्व ममात्मभावं धातूषु पूजां विविधां करोन्ति ।
मां चा अपश्यन्ति जनेन्ति तृष्णां ततोर्जुकं चित्त प्रभोति तेषाम् ॥ ५ ॥

parinirvṛtaṃ dṛṣṭva mamātmabhāvaṃ dhātūṣu pūjāṃ vividhāṃ karonti |
māṃ cā apaśyanti janenti tṛṣṇāṃ tatorjukaṃ citta prabhoti teṣām || 5 ||

In the opinion that my body is completely extinct, they pay worship, in many ways, to the relics, but me they see not. They feel (however) a certain aspiration by which their mind becomes right.

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

Parinirvrita, Asmad, Mama, Atmabhava, Dhatu, Puja, Vividha, Apashyat, Trishna, Tata, Kah, Citta, Prabha, Prabhu, Tad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 15.5). 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: “parinirvṛtaṃ dṛṣṭva mamātmabhāvaṃ dhātūṣu pūjāṃ vividhāṃ karonti
  • parinirvṛtam -
  • parinirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parinirvṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parinirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Cannot analyse dṛṣṭva*ma
  • mamā -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    mamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ātmabhāvam -
  • ātmabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • dhātū -
  • dhātu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhātu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhātu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • uṣu -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • pūjām -
  • pūjā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vividhām -
  • vividhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse karonti
  • Line 2: “māṃ apaśyanti janenti tṛṣṇāṃ tatorjukaṃ citta prabhoti teṣām
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • cā* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • apaśyanti -
  • apaśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse janenti*tṛ
  • tṛṣṇām -
  • tṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tato -
  • tata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    tan -> tata (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    tan -> tatā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
  • ur -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ju -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • citta -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    citta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cit (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • prabho -
  • prabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ūti -
  • ūti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ūti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 15.5

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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