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).

ऋजू यदा ते मृदुमार्दवाश्च उत्सृष्टकामाश्च भवन्ति सत्त्वाः ।
ततो अहं श्रावकसंघ कृत्वाः आत्मान दर्शेम्यहु गृध्रकूटे ॥ ६ ॥

ṛjū yadā te mṛdumārdavāśca utsṛṣṭakāmāśca bhavanti sattvāḥ |
tato ahaṃ śrāvakasaṃgha kṛtvāḥ ātmāna darśemyahu gṛdhrakūṭe || 6 ||

When such upright (or pious), mild, and gentle creatures leave off their bodies, then I assemble the crowd of disciples and show myself here on the Gridhrakuta.

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

Riju, Yada, Yad, Tad, Yushmad, Mridu, Arda, Var, Utsrishta, Kama, Bhavanti, Bhavat, Bhavant, Sattva, Aha, Asmad, Shravakasangha, Kritva, Kritvan, Atman, Atma, Ana, Darsha, Yahu, Gridhrakuta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 15.6). 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: “ṛjū yadā te mṛdumārdavāśca utsṛṣṭakāmāśca bhavanti sattvāḥ
  • ṛjū -
  • ṛju (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • mṛdum -
  • mṛdu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ārda -
  • ārda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāś -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • utsṛṣṭa -
  • utsṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utsṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāmāś -
  • kāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavanti -
  • bhavanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • sattvāḥ -
  • sattva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “tato ahaṃ śrāvakasaṃgha kṛtvāḥ ātmāna darśemyahu gṛdhrakūṭe
  • tato -
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • śrāvakasaṅgha -
  • śrāvakasaṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrāvakasaṅgha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kṛtvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ātmā -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ana -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • darśe -
  • darśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    darśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    darśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • im -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • yahu -
  • yahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yahu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • gṛdhrakūṭe -
  • gṛdhrakūṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 15.6

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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