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).

सदाधिष्ठानं मम एतदीदृशं अचिन्तिया कल्पसहस्रकोट्यः ।
न च च्यवामी इतु गृध्रकूटात् अन्यासु शय्यासनकोटिभिश्च ॥ १० ॥

sadādhiṣṭhānaṃ mama etadīdṛśaṃ acintiyā kalpasahasrakoṭyaḥ |
na ca cyavāmī itu gṛdhrakūṭāt anyāsu śayyāsanakoṭibhiśca || 10 ||

Such has always been my firm resolve during an inconceivable number of thousands of kotis of Aeons, and I have not left this Gridhrakuta for other abodes.

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

Sada, Sad, Adhishthana, Asmad, Etad, Idrish, Idrisha, Acit, Kalpa, Sahasraka, Ush, Yah, Gridhrakuta, Anya, Shayyasana, Koti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Lotus Sutra Verse 15.10). 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: “sadādhiṣṭhānaṃ mama etadīdṛśaṃ acintiyā kalpasahasrakoṭyaḥ
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sad (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • adhiṣṭhānam -
  • adhiṣṭhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive 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]
  • etadī -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • īdṛśam -
  • īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īdṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • acinti -
  • acit (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kalpa -
  • kalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrako -
  • sahasraka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasraka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahasrakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṭ -
  • uṣ (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “na ca cyavāmī itu gṛdhrakūṭāt anyāsu śayyāsanakoṭibhiśca
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cyavāmī -
  • Cannot analyse itu*gṛ
  • gṛdhrakūṭāt -
  • gṛdhrakūṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • anyāsu -
  • anyā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • śayyāsana -
  • śayyāsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • koṭibhiś -
  • koṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Lotus Sutra Verse 15.10

Cover of edition (2001)

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

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